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Mount St. Joseph's, Passage West, Co. Cork

Development Land For Sale | 6.92 acres (2.80 hectares).
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Property Description:

- Conveniently located approx. 12km south east of Cork city centre, 5km east of Rochestown and 2.5km north of Monkstown
- Site area extends to approx. 2.8 hectares (6.9 acres)
- Incorporates a period building dating c.1855 with single storey extensions extending to approx. 1,254.2 SqM (13,500 Sq Ft)
- Elevated site with panoramic views of Cork Harbour and beyond
- Potential for development subject to planning permission
- Zoned 'Existing Built-up Area' in the BallincolligCarrigaline Municipal District Local AreaPlan 2017

The property is situated centrally in Passage West on the west side of Fair Hill and at the mid way point between Cork Street R610 to the north and Church Hill to the south.

The surrounding area is mainly residential in character with a series of one off houses in the vicinity. Árd Chuain is adjacent and comprise a high end development of exclusive one-off detached houses with the Former St Mary's Convent site situated opposite the subject property.

Passage West is a popular commuter town with a population in the region of 5,800 (Census, 2016) and is situated approx. 12km south east of Cork city centre, 5km east of Rochestown, 2.5km north of Monkstown and the subject property is an estimated 15 minute walk to the local primary and secondary schools.

The property comprises an irregular shaped site extending to approximately 2.8 hectares (6.9 acres) and is situated on an elevated site in Passage West which offers tremendous scenic views overlooking Cork Harbour and beyond.

The property incorporates a period detached five bay two storey building with dormer attic built in c.1855 (according to the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage) with single and two storey extensions built in the 1970's/80's. The entire building extends to approx. 1,254.2 sqm (13,500 sqft).

The period building and its gardens are situated towards the northern end of the property leaving the remaining lands to the south uninterrupted and available for development subject to planning permission.

The property's primary access is from the eastern boundary from its mid way point with an entrance roadway traveling up alongside the eastern boundary and circling around to the building's front elevation and courtyard area to the buildings southern end.

The property is in an area zoned 'Exisitng Built-up Area' in the Ballincollig-Carrigaline Municipal District Local Area Plan 2017. The property is within an area zoned 'Architectural Conservation Area' and is in a 'High Value Landscape' area within the Cork County Development Plan 2014.

Mount St Joseph's is listed in the Record of Protected Structures (RPS ID - 01471).

Conditional planning permission (Cork County Council planning ref: 17/7272) for a mixed commercial and residential development was recently secured on the Former St Mary's Convent site close by with the immediate area set to change and improve in the medium term.

All main services are available. Each interested party are advised to undertake their own due diligence with regard to services.

Comyn Kelleher Tobin Solicitors, 2 George's Quay, Cork
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Date Entered/Renewed:

23/9/2020 (today, 13 hours ago)

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Distance to City Centre:

9.6 km (6 miles), 90 minute walk
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