Cabinteely has grown from a rural village in south county Dublin to a suburb of greater Dublin. It is predominantly a residential area with new houses, apartments and homes being built up until recent times. Close to Stillorgan and Blackrock, Cabinteely is accessed by the 84/84a bus from Newcastle or Blackrock. The 63,145 and 84x stop near by at stops on the N11 and Cabinteely is also accessible from the airport by Aircoach. By road it is easily accessible from the Stillorgan duel carriageway and the M50. Local amenities include to two large parks shopping centres, restaurants, pubs and coffee shops with Sandycove and Killiney beach a short drive away.