Straffan Road, Maynooth, Co. Kildare


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Commercial TypeFor Sale
CountyCo. Kildare
Tel01 6510000
AddressStraffan Road, Maynooth, Co. Kildare


For Sale By Online Auction On April 23rd 2021 @ 12 noon.

Sherry FitzGerald Brady O Flaherty are delighted to offer to the market this landmark residential development site on the highly regarded Straffan Road, Maynooth extending to approx. 0.82 acre / 0.33 hectare. The site which is generally level in topography and is triangular in shape with a derelict single storey cut-stone cottage on the Northern end of the site. Boasting two access points, dual road frontage with approx. 20 meters frontage onto Old Rail Park Lane and approx. 100 meters frontage onto the Straffan Road(R406).
Without doubt one of the finest infill residential developments sites to come on the market in Maynooth town in recent times, offering a superb opportunity to create a high class residential development for either the owner-occupier, build-to-rent or student accommodation market.

The said property commands a prime high profile landmark location on the Straffan Road, a mere 500 metres south of Maynooth town centre. There is a wealth of amenities both social and essential closeby, including schools, university campus, an array of shopping, Glenroyal Hotel & Leisure Centre, Royal Canal Greenway and also nearby is the magnificent Carton House Hotel and demesne which is currently being upgraded to a luxury 5 star Hotel and Golf Resort. Maynooth town itself with its wonderful tree lined Main Street has retained its great sense of character and charm over the years. It also boasts an ever-growing selection of award winning eateries, pubs and bars. Maynooth of course is Ireland s only university town, it has experienced tremendous growth in recent years both in terms of residential and commercial development. It is now widely regarded as the No.1 residential location on the western side of Dublin. Maynooth University has presently an enrolled student population of excess 14,000. There are a number of leading multi-national employers in the area including Intel, Kerry Group as well as Maynooth University.

The site benefits from exceptional transport links to Dublin City Centre, with Dublin Bus stops adjacent to the site and the Maynooth Rail Station adjacent offering frequent daily commuter services to the city and beyond. Under the Government s NTA Dart + Plan, the Maynooth rail line will be upgraded to accommodate Dart Services in the coming years. Dublin city centre is approx. 24kms and is also easily accessible by car via the nearby M4 motorway.

Zoning / Town Planning;

The entire property is Zoned; B Existing Residential & Infill in the current Maynooth Local Area Plan. Under this zoning objective it provides for; To protect and improve existing residential amenity, and to provide for appropriate infill residential development.

A detailed Planning Feasibility / Design Proposal has been prepared by Demesne Architects for the subject site, which highlights it s potential to accommodate a superb upmarket residential development, subject to full planning permission being obtained. Indicative layout configurations have shown possible planning scenarios of;
Option (A); 14no.duplex / apartment units. This option is of medium density i.e. 42 units per / ha, Option (B); 20 no. duplex / apartment units. This option is of high density i.e. 60 units per / ha

Interested parties are obviously advised to seek their own advices in terms of planning possibilities on the property.
Copy of Planning Feasibility Report available on request to interested parties

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April 7, 2021 7:03 am

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