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1 Knocknacree Road, Dalkey, Co. Dublin

3 Bed

3 Bath

186 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 186 m²
A unique opportunity to acquire a prime residential development property in Dalkey which overlooks Sorrento Road, with panoramic views over Dublin bay. Location No.1 Knocknacree Road is conveniently located less than 600 meters to the south of Dalkey Village along the east coast railway line. The property is located on Knocknacree Road at the junction of Ardeevin Road. The property holds a high profile position adjoining the railway line and overlooking Sorrento Road and Nerano Road. Sorrento Road leads onto Coliemore Road and Vico Road, these are among the most prestigious and expensive residential roads in south Dublin with properties commanding some of the highest property prices in Ireland. Sorrento Road is named after the famous seaside town overlooking the Bay of Naples in Italy, as the stunning sea views over Killiney and Dublin Bay are believed to be similar to Sorrento in Italy. This site has panoramic views out over Dublin Bay overlooking Howth, and the upper floors of a new development should have views of Dublin bay, the city, Howth, and Dun Laoghaire harbour. Dublin Bay is very active with myriad pleasure boats and yachts, ferries and commercial boats visiting Dun Laoghaire and Dublin Port daily. Description The total site area of No.1 Knocknacree Road is approximately 0.08 hectares (0.2 acres). The existing detached house is a large two-storey approximately 185.5 sq.m. (2,000 sq.ft.) in size set into the site with excellent floor-to-ceiling height at first floor level with excellent ceiling height and feature wooden beams and flooring creating a bright and spacious area with some sea views. The ground floor is set down from the sloped driveway and the main entrance has been raised to accommodate cars together with a raised first floor entrance. The ground floor and garden benefit from good natural light throughout the day. The existing house is approximately 55 years old and was designed to make the most of natural light and the surrounding area. The accommodation includes: upper floor; large living dining room, TV room, kitchen, cloakroom, Bathroom,W.C. Lower floor: 3 bedrooms, 1 larrge bathroom, 1 shower and WC room, 1 WC, utility room, Study/office. Outside store/boiler (gas) house,large gated driveway. We understand that the current house is not a protected structure and can be demolished or replaced with a new residential development subject to Planning Permission. Planning report The vendor has commissioned Hughes Planning and Development Consultants to provide a detailed planning report that shows the full development potential of the site and the different development options e.g. houses and apartments. This planning report is available upon request. The property is located less than 600 meters/eight minutes walking distance on the flat to Dalkey Village and Railway Station, two churches, and a host of popular pubs, cafés, restaurants and shops, including Finnegans Public House, The Magpie Inn, The Queens, The Dalkey Duck, Guinea Pig seafood restaurant, Ouzos, DeVilles, 1909 Restaurant and Wine Bar, the Corner Note Café, Thyme Out, Supervalu, and more. It is also located less than a ten minute walking distance from Sorrento Park, Dillons Park, Coliemore Harbour or Hawk Cliff and the Vico bathing place. These are some of the most scenic spots in south Dublin overlooking Dalkey Island and Killiney Bay and provide an excellent amenity for residents, visitors and tourists and appeal to cyclists and sea swimmers, Dalkey was founded as a Viking settlement and was a busy trading port in the Middle Ages, in modern days Dalkey is renowned for its pubs and restaurants and is home to several famous writers and celebrities. The town also hosts the Dalkey Book Festival in May June, and the Lobster Festival in August, which celebrate literary talent together with the best of local seafood and jazz musicians from around the world. The property is conveniently located less than six minutes walking distance from Dalkey Railway Station, which is approximately 26 minutes commute from Dublin city centre and serves the east coast of Ireland. Dalkey Village is also served by the number 7d, 59, 111 Dublin buses and the 703 Aircoach to and from Dublin airport. The subject property is located close to Loreto Abbey Girls Schools, Harold Boys National Primary School, Castlepark, St. Joseph of Cluney, and Rathdown Girls School. The property is approximately 5.5 km from the N11 and the Quality Bus Corridor and 6.5 km from the M50 motorway at Cherrywood also within a short driving distance from Killiney, Sandycove, Glasthule and Dun Laoghaire. Dalkey is an established and affluent residential suburb of Dublin, located less than 14 km or a 30 minute drive from Dublin city centre. The immediate area is mainly residential in nature and is within close walking distance to the village. There are a number of other amenities within close proximity to the property including churches, cafés, pubs, restaurants, shops, shopping centres, Killiney Castle Hotel and Leisure Centre, swimming baths, cycleways, schools, parks and several sports clubs including Cuala GAA and Dalkey United. There are two harbours within a short walking distance, with Dun Laoghaire Harbour only 13 minutes driving distance from the property (9 minutes by train) and is the home of four long-established yacht clubs within the two harbour walls. In addition to the yacht clubs, fishing boats can be rented, there are kayaking tours, and Dublin Bay cruising boat trips around Dalkey Island and Dublin Bay. zoning and development potential Zoning The site is zoned as Objective A - Residential under the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Development Plan 16/03/2016 - 15/03/2022: ~ To protect and or improve residential amenity Existing residential Objective A (R2). Some plans distinguish between residential zones where the land involved is undeveloped and where there is existing housing. The zones related to this latter category are most frequently termed Existing Residential or some very similar name. Such zones would be classified into this sub-category.
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Property Features

  • panoramic sea views over Dublin bay
  • located less than 600 meters from Dalkey village
  • excellent local amenities in Dalkey village and the surrounding area - Coliemore Harbour, Hawks Cliff, Vico
  • development potential - full planning report is available upon application
  • located close to the train station

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Property Facilities

  • Parking
  • Alarm
  • Wired for Cable Television

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Energy Performance Indicator: 86.24 kWh/m2/yr





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