The site comprises approximately 0.84 acre site (0.34 ha), which is regular in shape, is half cleared and half covered in the former Stella Cinema Mount Merrion building now known Flanagan Kerins. This is not a protected structure and apart from the short term tenancies is ready for demolition. The design of the proposed scheme facilitates optimum phasing, allowing for efficient cash flow and risk management. Adjoining the site to the eastern boundary is Union CafÃ© bar & Restaurant on whicha 50 unit residential scheme including a pavilion bar and restaurantscheme has been submitted for planning permission.
The scheme for sale was recently granted planning permission (Ref: PL06D.245755) by An Bord Pleanala for a proposed development of 48 residential units & 4 Offices, up to 6 storeysin height. The granted scheme also includes ancillary services including 85 car spaces all wit helectric charging points and bike parking. The original application to Dublin City Council is Ref: D15A/0121. The sloping nature of the site works to the advantage of the planning permission with the basement car park being half-underground and half-undercroft.
The development scheme is optimised for the current market by Cathal O'Neill Architects who have delivered an interesting and exciting scheme that will have superb appeal to the purchaser market. This is instantly apparent as the scheme was designed in 2015 and recognises the market demand for larger, luxury apartments. All of the units are â€˜dual aspect' therefore the natural light will be maximised through each apartment at different times of the day. All balconies have the best views over either Dublin Bay, the City or Deerpark. These will be two of the finest penthouses in Dublin.
We understand that previous ground investigations were carried out on the site in 2005 which indicated that all soils and weathered rock are expected to be machine removable, that water was not encountered during boring, that appro ...