Season Park, Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow

Address: Season Park, Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow
Bedrooms: 0
Status: Sold
Price: Sold
Wonderful opportunity to acquire a superb town centre development site close to the centre of Newtownmountkennedy. The property is ideally situated in an established residential area just off the main street and adjacent to the centre of this vibrant and expanding town on the M11 corridor.

The site is ideally situated just on Church Road Newtownmountkennedy just 100m from the main Street in Newtownmountkennedy. The property adjoins Season Park House to the North and the Season Park residential development to the North and . The site is situated on the Northern side of Newtownmountkennedy, adjacent to St Matthews Church and Fishers of Newtownmountkennedy.

The subject site comprises 1.57 HA (3.88 Acres) of land zoned "TC" Town Centre (as per Newtmountkennedy Local Area Plan 2008 to 2018). The land is irregular in shape and predominantly level with approximately 50m road frontage onto Church Road in Newtownmountkenedy. The land is currently under grass for grazing and laid out in two large divisions. The land is currently accessed via a gated entrance onto the main road.

A planning application was granted by Wicklow County Council in 2006 (Ref 05-3014) for "a Mixed town centre development - c.372sqm of retail/coffee shop in 7 units c.10187sqm of office accommodation, c. 152.5sqm creche, 73 no apartments/duplex, 144 parking spaces and entrance, access road and associated site works" subject to 40 conditions. The grant of planning permission was subsequently appealed to ABP and refused (ref ABP 27.218740.

The land is zoned "TC" Town Centre under the Newtownmountkennedy Local Area Plan 2008-2018. Town Centre Zoning has the following objective: "To provide for the development and improvement of appropriate town centre uses including retail, commercial, office and civic use, and to provide for 'Living Over the Shop' residential accommodation, or other ancillary residential accommodation. To consolidate and facilitate the development of the central area, and to identify, reinforce, strengthen and promote urban design concepts and linkages between town centre activity areas."

Uses Permitted include: Residential, Retail, Office, Hotel, Hospital/Nursing Home, Public House, Restaurant. See Local Area Plan for full listing.

Under "TC" Town Centre for lands in the core of the town, which are zoned TC (Town Centre), a density of 25/acre or 40/ha is assumed.

Newtownmountkennedy is a medium size town situated in the north-east of County Wicklow, just to the west of National Route N11, c.17km to the north of Wicklow Town, c.7km south-west of Kilcoole and c.9km south-west of Greystones. The national primary route N11 (Dublin – Rosslare) formerly passed through the town. A by-pass was opened in 1990 and the N11 is now located approximately 1km east of the Main Street. There is a continuous dual carriageway from Dublin City to Newtownmountkennedy and on to Wicklow.

Under the Regional Planning Guidelines Newtownmountkennedy is considered a "Moderate Growth" Town with estimated population targets of between 5,000 and 15,000.

Due to its proximity to the M11 motorway and ease of access into Dublin City the town has become popular as a commuter town and new residential developments in the area have seen considerable take-up levels.

  • 1.57 HA (3.88Acres) of prime development land zoned "TC" Town Centre.
  • Town Centre zoning permitting higher density mixed-use development.
  • Ideal location within 100m of Main Street and close to all local amenities
  • C. 2km from M11 motorway
  • Growth town ideally situated on the M11 corridor.
  • Potential for medium-sized development would suit variety of builders developers & investors.