Land At Sycamore Cottage, Ballydonarea, Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow
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Land At Sycamore Cottage, Ballydonarea, Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow


1 Bed

4 ac



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 4 ac
Not often does the opportunity arise to acquire a c. 4 acre plot with development potential (subject to Planning Permission) in such a scenic location. Sycamore Cottage is being sold on a 4 acre plot in the wonderful south county Wicklow coastal village of Kilcoole, in a tranquil townland area known as Ballydonarea. The cottage itself is now in derelict condition, having been built in the 1800 s, and was once the home to American/Irish writer J.P. Donleavy. His book In All Her Sins and Some of her Graces features photographs of the cottage from the time he lived there with his wife, prior to selling the property in 1951 to the family of the present owners. Subject to Planning Permission, one could explore development potential to build a fine home in a beautiful countryside location, with every modern convenience on hand in the nearby village. Off Lott Lane, you will find the subject property, which comprises two fields of c. 2 acres each, on which the ruin of Sycamore Cottage and outbuildings lie on one, and there is a Mass Path running between the fields bringing you down to the sea. The house was in use until 1981 and has been in derelict condition since, but the charm and beauty of the site are evident, with mountain, forest and sea views across the Wicklow countryside. Kilcoole is a charming village with many of stores, pubs, restaurants, schools, churches, and sports groups. Right outside your door is the gorgeous beach, offering views of the Wicklow mountains and the coast all the way to Wicklow Head in the south. You may stroll down the coast all the way to Wicklow in the south and Bray and beyond in the north. The town provides a frequent bus service for commuters, and a short walk to the nearby train will enable you to go the short distance to the neighbouring towns of Greystones and Bray, which provide access to the Dart, while drivers will be pleased with the convenient access to the nearby N11/M50 corridor. Directions: Approaching the village of Kilcoole on the R761 southbound, take a left turn onto Lott Lane and follow the road along to the right past the Glenroe Farm signage. Take the next turn left before the nursing home, and proceed to the end of the tarmac road. Park and walk the 300m to the gates where you will find the property.

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School Name
School NameKilcoole Primary SchoolDistance1.2kmPupils578
School NameGreystones Community National SchoolDistance3.0kmPupils377
School NameDelgany National SchoolDistance3.6kmPupils218
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School NameSt Laurence's National SchoolDistance4.3kmPupils664
School NameSt Brigid's National SchoolDistance4.3kmPupils450
School NameSt Francis National SchoolDistance4.4kmPupils99
School NameSt Patrick's National SchoolDistance4.6kmPupils362
School NameSt Catherine's Special SchoolDistance4.7kmPupils93
School NameSt Kevin's National SchoolDistance4.7kmPupils479
School NameWoodstock Educate Together National SchoolDistance4.8kmPupils65
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School NameColaiste Chraobh AbhannDistance1.4kmPupils782
School NameGreystones Community CollegeDistance3.0kmPupils287
School NameSt David's Holy Faith SecondaryDistance4.2kmPupils731
School Name
School NameTemple Carrig Secondary SchoolDistance5.4kmPupils916
School NamePres BrayDistance9.8kmPupils647
School NameSt. Kilian's Community SchoolDistance9.9kmPupils411
School NameLoreto Secondary SchoolDistance10.5kmPupils699
School NameSt Thomas' Community CollegeDistance10.9kmPupils14
School NameNorth Wicklow Educate Together Secondary SchoolDistance10.9kmPupils342
School NameColáiste RaithínDistance11.2kmPupils344
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TypeRailDistance590mStopKilcooleRouteRailDestinationWexford (o Hanrahan)ProviderIrish Rail
TypeRailDistance590mStopKilcooleRouteRailDestinationDundalk (clarke)ProviderIrish Rail
TypeBusDistance870mStopBeechdaleRoute84xDestinationKilcooleProviderDublin Bus





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