Description1 Lower Road is a unique opportunity to acquire a cottage and outbuildings with scope to extend subject to planning permission, in this quiet mature location adjacent to Shankill Village. The cottage and cowshed stand on approximately 0.1 acre and offer multiple options for development dependent on your individual requirements.
Currently the property comprises of a pebble dashed single storey two bedroom cottage, constructed in the early 1900s. There is a large gated courtyard to the centre and an L-shaped one and a half storey cowshed which generously extends to approximately 152 sq.m. (1,636 sq.ft.). Internally the accommodation in the cottage extends to approximately 59 sq.m. (635 sq.ft.) and comprises of a sunroom, entrance hall, kitchenette, bathroom, sitting room and two bedrooms. The property is very much in original condition throughout and there is no central heating system installed. It would now benefit from upgrading and modernisation throughout.
The location of this cottage is unparalleled being within seconds' walk of Shankill Village with its excellent range of facilities, shopping and amenities including Tesco Express, Brady's Pub, Lidl and Costa Café. The area is very well served by public transport links including the local DART at Shankill and numerous bus routes as well as the LUAS at Cherrywood. The N11 and M50 interchange are both within easy reach of the property and provide ease of access to and from the city centre and nationwide. There is also a wide selection of recreational amenities close by including golf, rugby and football clubs as well as pleasant walks along Shankill Beach, over Killiney and Dalkey hills and Shanganagh Park with its fields and playground. There is also an excellent selection of primary and secondary schools with Rathmichael National School, St. Anne's and St. Gerard's just to mention a few.
RoomsSunroom - 3.2m x 1.4m
with door opening out to the courtyard, single glazed windows, Beko washing machine, Servis freezer and step up into the
Entrance Hall - 1.0m x 3.7m
with the fuse board, electricity metre and door opening through to the
Kitchenette - 2.1m x 3.7m
with laminate floor, stainless steel sink and drainer unit with cupboard under, Tricity Bendex electric oven with four ring hob, freestanding undercounter fridge, partially tiled walls, attractive 1930's fireplace with tiled surround and ceiling tiles
with tiled floor, bath, w.c., wash hand basin, partially tiled walls and hot water tank over the bath and single glazed frosted window overlooking the rear of the property
Sitting Room - 3.6m x 3.9m
with stone fire surround with timber mantle and gas coal effect fire, single glazed window overlooking Lower Road
Bedroom 1 - 3.6m x 2.3m
dual aspect with single glazed window overlooking Lower Road and the other looking into the sunroom, and hatch to the attic
Bedroom 2 - 3.6m x 4.0m
dual aspect with single glazed window overlooking Lower Road and the other overlooking the courtyard
L-shaped extending to approximately 152 sqm overall, with window and up and over vehicular door opening out onto Lower Road, two doorways accesible from the courtyard and a corrugated roof
FeaturesFloor area of approximately 59sq.m. (cottage) and 152 sq.m. (outbuildings)
Scope and opportunity to extend and modernise subject to planning permission
Gated off-street carparking
Approximately 0.1 acre
Walking distance to Shankill DART Station
Mature secluded road of cottages adjacent to Shankill Village and a regular bus route
Fitted carpets, curtains and kitchen appliances included in the sale
OutsideThere is a large concrete central courtyard between the cottage and cowshed, it is gated and provides off street car parking. There is also a coal bunker and garden store.