Ballinahinch, Ashford, Co. Wicklow

Address: Ballinahinch, Ashford, Co. Wicklow
Bedrooms: 0
Status: Sold
Price: Sold
The land comprises c. 27.92 Acres (11.29 HA) of mixed zoned lands located in the townland of Ballinahinch on the Western outskirts of Ashford village. The land is irregular in shape with direct road frontage onto the R763 roadway linking Ashford village centre and Nuns Cross.
  • C. 27.92Acres (11.3 Ha) Mixed Zoned lands.
  • c. 1 Acre zoned "RE" Existing Residential.
  • Remaining Land Zoned SLB (Strategic Land Reserve) & OS (Open Space).
  • Considerable future development potential.
  • Highly accessible location just minutes from M11 roadway.
  • Superb development opportunity in one of the most sought after areas in County Wicklow 40kms South of Dublin
  • Adjoining site at Ballymacahara, Ashford c 29.8 acres (12.06Ha) also available
Additional Information

he site has a superb aspect overlooking Ashford village and the Vartry river valley. The land is currently laid out in 3 large divisions under grass and tillage. There is direct access onto the main R763 roadway to the North of the site and the land is gently sloping downwards towards the Vartry river. A piece of land with considerable future potential and an ideal investment opportunity in a highly sought-after residential location. Location The lands are ideally located on the Western outskirts of Ashford village in the townland of Ballinahinch. The land is situated just 500m from Ashford main street along the R763 roadway linking Ashford village centre and Nuns Cross. The property enjoys a superb position close to the centre of Ashford and is less than 1km from the new M11 bypass. Ashford is just 6kms north of Wicklow Town and just 40km from Dublin City Centre. The M50 is easily accessible at Loughlinstown, just 30km north of Ashford and the M11 provides easy access to all aspects of Dublin city. The surrounding area is predominantly in established residential use with the adjoining developments of Bramble Glade and Ballinahinch Park as well as a mix of high quality one-off residential dwellings. The adjacent site at Ballinahinch Ashford has recently had planning permission granted for c. 169 residential units. Ashford is beautifully positioned in the valley of the Vartry River and is well known as an area of outstanding natural beauty. This thriving small town is home to the world-renowned Mount Usher Gardens and Ashford Films Studios, and boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in the County. Close proximity to M11 and an easy commute to Dublin has led to huge demand for residential property and development sites in the locality. Town Planning/Zoning The lands are zoned as follows as per the County Development Plan 2006-2022. c. 1 Acre of land surrounding adjoining the R763 roadway is zoned for "RE" Existing Residential under the Ashford Town Local Area Plan and County Development Plan. The remaining land is zoned SLB (Strategic Land Reserve) and OS (Open Space). It is expected that the SLB land will be considered for rezoning in future development plans once existing zoned lands are predominantly developed (as per directives under County Development Plan 2016 -2022). The Ashford Town Local Area Plan has identified potential for up to 128 residential units in the Strategic Land Reserve associated with the Mount Alto (Vartry river valley) area after 2022. Population Projections for the area as provided in the County Development Plan show a target population of 2,675 by 2022 (1,484 in 2011) with housing stock projection of 1,182 units by 2022 (531 in 2011).


Coming from Dublin heading south on the M11 take the exit for Ashford, in the village at the roundabout take a right signposted Roundwood. At the next junction stay left, Ballinahinch is on the left marked by a Clarke Auctioneers signboard.