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PRIME ZONED RESIDENTIAL 2-ACRE SITE WITH EXISTING FAMILY HOME ALONG WITH FULL PLANNING PERMISSION FOR A TWO-BEDROOM DETACHED BUNGALOW Just fifteen minutes from the city centre lies this beautiful manor home, built in the 18th Century. The large reception room to the left of the property has a splendid wood burner which is the centre focus of the room as you enter. The property itself has ample character and charm of all the original features such as thick walls, sash windows, ceiling coving and architraves, downstairs there is a kitchen which overlooks the grounds and access to the wine cellar. Upstairs has four spacious bedrooms with original fireplaces in each room and main bathroom. The present owner’s family created a wonderful home that has been cherished by the family. GROUNDS AND FACILITIES The c.2 acres of gardens and grounds at Prospect Hill are thriving with potential for development. The site itself had full planning permission for 5 wonderful detached new homes, this planning has since lapsed but the potential for future development is imminent (please refer to local planning guidelines) PLANNING HISTORY In March 2004 Fingal County council granted planning for the construction of 40 no. 2 and 3 bedroom apartments in 3 individual 3 storey blocks with 31 no. balconies in total, surface car parking for 58 cars. However, an appeal was lodged and a decision to Refuse Permission was made by An Bord Pleanala on 30 Jul 2004. CURRENT PLANNING PERMISSION There is currently full planning permission for a two-bedroom bungalow to the right-hand side of the manor home (drawings on request) LOCATION Donabate is famous across the world as being one of Ireland’s most scenic, and popular spots. A short distance from the city (10km), 20 mins by train and 5km from the M50 which leads you in every direction throughout Ireland. Prospect Hill is set on an elevated site in the heart of Donabate Village, with all amenities at its doorstep. Donabate is a popular coastal town on a peninsula located on the east coast of North County Dublin and is a central and accessible location. The nearby towns of Swords (8 km) and Malahide (13 km) provide for a wide range of shops, services, restaurants and amenities including the Pavilion Shopping Centre (8 km). Newbridge House and Farm (2 km) comprise 370 acres of wild meadows, parkland, play areas and a restaurant, all centred around a Georgian House. It is a popular recreational area and a fantastic amenity serving Donabate. There is also the Donabate to Portrane Cliff Walk, offering wonderful scenic coast views across to Lambay Island, and Donabate (Balcarrick) Beach, one of Dublin's finest sandy beaches with sand dunes backing onto the nearby golf courses. Only a stone' s throw from Beaverstown Golf Club, this area of North County Dublin is a golfer's paradise with five courses on the peninsula including Donabate Golf Club, Balcarrick Golf Club, Corballis Links Golf Course and The Island Golf Club which are all within easy reach. For schooling, the house is located within walking distance of a number of schools including Donabate/Portrane Educate Together, Donabate Community College and St. Patricks N.S. while a number of Montessori and Pre-Schools are within easy reach. Donabate Train Station is a two minute walk away which offers convenient access to Malahide and Dublin City Centre. There is also a Dublin Bus Terminus in the town. The M1 is 5.0 km distant and provides direct access to Dublin Airport (12 km) and the M50 (13 km), while the City Centre can be reached via the Dublin Port Tunnel (15 km) for commuters and city shopping.
Entrance porch Reception Hall Dining room 16’ 0’’ x 27’ 6’’ With fireplace Living room 14’ 3’’ x 14’ 6’’ With Victorian marble fireplace First floor Landing with projecting box window Bedroom one 14’ 4’’ x 14’ 3’’ Victorian fireplace with metal surround and built in wardrobe Bedroom two 14’ 0’’ x 13’ 3’’ With built in wardrobe, whb, Victorian fireplace with metal surround Bedroom three 18’ 0’’ x 10’ 3’’ With feature brick fireplace and mahogany surround Bathroom With part tiled walls, bath with shower, whb, wc. Garden level Kitchen/breakfast room 22’ 6’’ x 9’ 0’’ Spacious and bright with solid fuel stove, wall and floor mounted units, hot press Utility with plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher Bathroom with bath, wc, whb, part tiled walls A secondary staircase leads to Bedroom four 14’ 6’’ x 12’ 0’’ with Built in wardrobe Basement Store room 13’0’’ x 13’ 9’’ Boiler Store room Two 12’ 3’’ x 13’ 9’’
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