The subject property is located on the corner of Steeven’s Lane and James Street, opposite the entrance to St. Patrick’s Hospital. The Luas (Red) line runs directly outside the western elevation on Steeven’s Lane with the James’s Street stop situated in close proximity to the southwest. Heuston Station is located 300m to the north. The site is bounded to the east by the recently renovated 133 James Street and wider Guinness brewery lands to the north and northwest.
The property comprises a two-bay, four-storey over basement mid-eighteenth-century house most recently in use as music rehearsal studios. The building has a two-storey nineteenth-century return which was originally a separate structure and a later two-storey flat roof modern extension. Although much altered internally, the building retains a number of architectural features including the staircase, sections of cornice and joinery. There is a right of way to the rear of the return over the adjoining site and onto Steeven’s Lane.
Situated in a prominent end of terrace position, the subject property and site extends to approximately 0.0268 hectares (0.066 acres). The existing building (incorporating rear extension) extends to approximately 484.92 sq.m. (5,220 sq.ft.) GIA.
The subject property is subject to a planning application (Ref: 2410/20);
‘Permission is sought for the redevelopment, conservation, refurbishment and change of use of No. 134 James's Street, Dublin 8, D08 v6H (Protected Structure) to provide a 20-bedroom hotel.’
A full planning pack is available upon request.