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Coil Coille, 80 Slieve Rua Drive, Stillorgan, A94 N6Y5


Price
P.O.A.

Type
Bungalow House

Status
For Sale

BEDROOMS
3

BATHROOMS
1

BER
BER
F

Area
115 sq.m.

Floorplan
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Location
Stillorgan

Description

Development potential abounds with this bungalow on 0.38 acres of land. Extensive land like this with 18.75 metres of road frontage is hard to come by in such a prime location in South County Dublin. Architects concept drawings show options to replace the bungalow with a sizeable detached house to open up access to the backland which could potentially accommodate four more detached houses or 7-10 units for the elderly. Needless to say it would also have plenty of space for one or two large detached houses with lots of garden space for each one.

Alternatively the existing bungalow could be extended to your hearts content. The attics on these properties have plenty of height for conversion to habitable space. The option is also there to possibly replace the bungalow with a much larger detached house with a very large garden.
Needless to say, any of these options would require planning permission. The drawings shown are architects concept drawings which have not been discussed with the planning authorities.

This is a highly desirable location on a quiet tree-lined road between Stillorgan and Dundrum, just 14 minutes walk from the LUAS in Kilmacud, 15 minutes from Stillorgan Shopping Centre or 25 minutes from Dundrum Town Centre.

It is very close to Mount Anville Primary School, or an easy walk to Little Dale Academy Preschool, St. Laurences BNS, St. Benildus College, Mount Anville Secondary, St Raphaela's Primary and Secondary Schools.

There are superb sporting facilities nearby including Kilmacud Crokes and Naomh Olaf GAA Clubs. Airfield Farm provides a local haven of tranquility.
O'Dwyer's Pub and the SPAR on Lower Kilmacud Road are just around the corner. In the other direction at the junction with Sweet Briar Lane you have a Centra, a high quality butchers and an organic fruit and veg shop.

From here both Dublin City Centre and the Dublin Mountains are easily accessible.

The bungalow itself was very solidly built in 1953 by well known builder Peter O'Connor. His daughter, following her wedding, was the first owner. It has stayed in the one family ever since. The property has now been passed down to the next generation. Paperwork is in order and contracts for sale can be issued within days of an offer being accepted.

The builder, Peter O'Connor was a veteran of the 1916 rising, where he was one of the few survivors from the GPO. He was know for high quality work and his consideration of others. He and his sons built a large number of properties in the area including all the bungalows on Slieve Rua Drive, houses, shops and O'Dwyer's Pub on Lower Kilmacud Road, the houses on Hazel Avenue and many more. There is no better way to ensure a pub and shops are within easy walking distance of your daughter than by building them yourself! When they started the Kilmacud area was open fields. It is said he named Slieve Rua Drive after the association between Red Hugh O'Donnell and Three Rock Mountain after his escape from prison in 1590.

The bungalow measures approximately 115m2 with accommodation consisting of a spacious hallway, interconnecting reception rooms with fireplaces in each, a kitchen with a southerly facing kitchen window and a door to the back garden, three bedrooms and separate bathroom and guest WC. It presents a blank canvas with the ideal southerly orientation, attractive arched doorway, and a large bay window. The enormous back garden, a large attic suitable for conversion, and a garage provide further opportunities to extend this living space. While the house itself if in good structural order, it would clearly benefit from a full refurb. giving you the opportunity to configure, equip and decorate it to your own preferences. If you wish to retain it, the option is there to reconfigure the existing bungalow to permit access to the backland plot.

Features

  • Spacious garden with development potential
  • 18.75m road frontage
  • Two storey house next door
  • Southerly orientation
  • Architects concept drawings available

Floorplan

Directions

Viewing by appointment. On the Lower Kilmacud Road turn south beside O`Dwyer`s Pub onto Rathmore Avenue. Turn right at the staggered crossroads onto Slieve Rua Drive. The FOR SALE sign is visible from here.
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