The subject property is located on the Kitestown Road within the well-established suburb of Howth and is a short walk to Howth village. The village offers an abundance of amenities including restaurants, pubs, shops, schools, churches, and many sporting and recreational facilities. Howth is a desirable residential location and is renowned as vibrant, scenic location. The site benefits from bus routes 6 and H3. The bus stop is located on Kitestown Road providing access to and from the city centre as well as the DART station.
The subject site is an irregular shape which slopes from north to south and extends to approx. 0.47 hectares, (1.17 acres). An existing two-storey dwelling extending to approx. 322 sq.m. occupies the site. The site also benefits from full planning permission for an additional two dwellings extending to approx. 237 sq.m. and approx. 319 sq.m. respectively.
Land Use Zoning
Under the Fingal Development Plan 2017-2023, the site is zoned ‘RS’ – Residential, the objective of which is;
‘Provide for residential development and protect and improve residential amenity’.
Planning Reference F15A/0394
Permission was granted on 19th October 2015 and subsequently extended on the 15th of October 2020 until the 30th of March 2024 (Ref. F15A/0394/E1).
The construction of 2 new houses to the east and west
of the existing building.
House ‘A’ to the west, a detached 2 – storey, 3-bedroom
dwelling consisting of a bungalow over basement with
rooflights, balcony and 2 parking spaces.
House ‘B’ to the east, a detached 3 – storey, 4 –
bedroom dwelling consisting of dormer house over
basement with rooflights, 2 balconies and 2 parking
spaces and widening/alterations to existing vehicular
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