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Geraldine Road, Athy, Kildare€625,000 EXEMPT

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Ready-to-Go Residential Development Site with full Planning Permission for 25 Residential Units. Geraldine Road, Athy, Co. Kildare.

Residential Development Land extending to c.2.2 Acres, ideally located on the Geraldine Road, an established residential area on the Dublin side of Athy. The lands are being sold by private treaty with the benefit of full planning permission for 25 residential units. The sale of this property presents an excellent opportunity to build much needed new homes for the community and commuters within the greater Dublin area. The property benefits from its close proximity to the train station, town centre and easy access to the M9 and M7. The long awaited distributor road which will bypass the town is to commence shortly and will have a positive impact for the community and the further development of the town.
The property is located on the Geraldine Road, North of Athy town centre. Athy is a Heritage town which is built on the River Barrow and lies 40 miles south of the M50 and one hour from Dublin Airport and Dublin City centre. The town is well serviced with a choice of excellent schools, new library and an abundance of sporting activities and clubs including Athy Golf club, K Leisure Swimming pool, numerous clubs and water activities on the River Barrow.
Newbridge: c. 17 miles. Naas: c.25 miles. M50 Roundabout: c. 40 miles. Dublin: c. 50 miles. Citywest Luas Stop. 38 miles. Dublin Airport: c 53 miles.

The lands are located within the administrative authority of Kildare County Council, and planning was granted for 25 Residential sites in 2018. The number of units consist of 6 x 3 Bed Semi-detached houses, 8 x 4 Bed Semi-detached houses, 1 x 4 Bed Detached house, 6 x 4 Bed Terrace Houses, 4 x 4 Bed Terrace Houses. (Planning Register Reference; 17/751) Plans and further information available on request.

The development site is located just a few minutes’ walk to Athy Train Station which provides a regular service on its Dublin/Waterford line with connections at Kildare Station. CIE & J J Kavanagh provide national bus links along with South Kildare Bus Service which connects towns and villages in South Kildare. Athy is also very accessible by a good road network linking it to the M9 & M7. Dublin Airport and the deep-sea ports of Dublin & Waterford are all within one hour’s drive.

Athy Heritage town is located south-west in County Kildare, on the Banks of the River Barrow, The Grand Canal, and the Dublin/Waterford train line. The town is linked to the M9, exit 3 by the N78 which connects Athy to Kilkenny. As of the 2016 Census, the Settlement of Athy reports a population of 9,677, with a considerable expansion since 2002. The market town of Athy and its environs is rich in architectural and natural heritage. The town provides excellent amenities and services for families living in the town and the rural population from the surrounding villages. The River Barrow and Grand Canal provide popular water-based activities including triathlon, dragon boating, fishing, and canoeing and the development of the Blueway this year should see the activities increase.


 Full planning permission for 25 houses granted by Kildare County Council
(Planning File Ref 17/751)

 Established residential location only minutes’ walk from Athy train station and Athy town centre.

 Site located Dublin side of Athy, with easy access to M9 Exit 3, M7 Exit 13.
Naas, Newbridge and Carlow all within 30 minutes’ drive. Dublin Airport, M50 and Dublin City Centre all within one hour’s drive.
Grid Reference: S69249 94423

 Permission to develop 6 Semi-detached 3 Bed houses, One detached 4 Bed house, 8 Semi-detached 4 Bed Houses, 10 Terrace Four Bed Houses.

 Host of amenities in the immediate area including Athy Golf Club, Four Star Clanard Court Hotel, Sports Grounds, River Barrow and Grand Canal, choice of excellent schools, shops including Shaws, Supervalue, Lidl & Aldi.

BER Details

BER: Exempt


From the M9 drive into Athy and at the first traffic lights turn right onto the Geraldine Road in the direction of Kildare town. Drive past Earlscourt and the site is located on the left past Rheban Manor and Earlscourt Residential Estate.

Viewing Details

The site can be viewed from Geraldine Road if an investor wishes to do an initial inspection. Access to the site can be arranged through Fingleton & Co.
Email for appointment to view.