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18A/20A York Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin A96 E6R9

Development & Land Property (0.30 acres) For Sale by Private Treaty

Price Open to Offers €1,100,000


  • • Well located site 0.3 acres with 52m road frontage offering an outstanding development opportunity.
  • • Situated in the suburb of Dun Laoghaire / Monkstown to the rear of Vesey Place in an area full of character and charm.
  • • Includes attractive existing 3-bedroom mews house approx. 86 sq.m. (926 sq. ft.) in need of refurbishment.
  • • Planning permission for 3 no. terraced dwellings granted by An Bord Pleanala in 2007 (expired). Offers potential for a higher residential density (subject to planning permission).
  • • Long established builders’ yard with steel double gate entrance and a pedestrian entrance from York Road as well as a steel double gate entrance from Vesey Mews.


The property is located on the west side of York Road opposite Northcote Avenue and to the rear of Vesey Place, with its attractive Victorian period homes, and is close to all the amenities of the Borough, 7 minutes’ walk to Dun Laoghaire Harbour (550m) and only 10 minutes’ walk to the DART at Salthill, Monkstown (850m). 

Dun Laoghaire is 12km south of Dublin City Centre and is an integral part of the south suburbs of the city. It offers a wide range of services, shops, restaurants, schools and churches as well as excellent water-based leisure facilities and public transport links with DART and bus services. The surrounding area is mature and affluent and comprises sought after residential houses as it extends north eastwards towards Monkstown which offers a range of shops, restaurants, and cafes.

Full Description

The property comprises a rectangular shaped site with former builders’ yard and mews house of 86 sq.m. (926 sq.ft.) in need of refurbishment. The site extends to approx. 0.12 ha (0.3 acres) and has excellent street frontage of approx. 52m to York Road and rear frontage and vehicular access from Vesey Mews. There is a 3-metre high wall with metal double gates and a separate pedestrian entrance fronting York Road. The builders yard has a hardcore surface and contains a number of prefabricated storage and workshop buildings of approx. 228 sq.m. in mainly poor condition.

Accommodation (Approx. sq.m.)

Mews House Approx. Gross Internal Area: 86 sq.m. (926 sq.ft.)


The property is situated in an area Zoning Objective ‘A’ ‘‘To protect and/or improve residential amenity’ under the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Development Plan 2016-2022 and the permitted and open for consideration uses briefly include the following:

Permitted in Principle

Residential, Residential Institution, Assisted Living Accommodation, Public Services

Open for Consideration

Doctor/Dentist etc., Education, Community Facility, Childcare Service, Cultural Use, Funeral Home, Guest House, Health Centre / Healthcare Facility, Embassy, Enterprise Centre, Offices less than 200 sq.m., Petrol Station, Place of Public Worship, Restaurant, Shop Neighbourhood, Veterinary Surgery.

Previous Grant of Planning Permission

Planning permission (Register Reference D07A/0557) was granted on 30.07.2008 by An Bord Pleanala (PL06D.226899 and since expired) following a third-party appeal of a DLRCC decision to grant planning permission but conditioned to 3 no. two storey 2-bedroom dwellings. As a result of changes in density policies the property may now offer potential for a higher residential or apartment density to be achieved (subject to planning permission). 

Th permission granted subject to a reduction to 3 houses (house No. 3 to be omitted) and for a slight reduction in the depth of the dwellings to allow more rear garden depth. The proposed original development consisting of the demolition of existing builders stores (area 228 sq.m.) and the change of use from a builder’s yard (the application site area was 920 sq.m.) to a residential scheme comprising of 4 no. two storey 2 bedroom mews houses as set out below. For information purposes copies of the previous grant of planning permission and the drawings are available on request in a dropbox link.

House No. 1 - 2 bedrooms, area 122 sq.m. with private open space of 124 sq.m.

House No. 2 - 2 bedrooms, area 120 sq.m. with private open space of 56 sq.m.

House No. 4 - 3 bedrooms, area 131 sq.m. with private open space of 139 sq.m.


We understand that the property has good marketable title and is mainly freehold.


BER No. 109045112. G. 526.52 (kWh/m2/yr)


On application.


Viewing is highly recommended and is by prior arranged appointment only. Contact either Ross Shorten 01 638 2745 or Martin O’Halloran 01 638 2791 for further information and an appointment to view.

Viewing Details

By special appointment with the sole letting agent, Lisney.

BER Details

BER No. BER No. 109045112
Energy Performance Indicator: G. 526.52 (kWh/m2/yr) kWh/m2/yr

Contact Details

Address: St Stephen's Green House, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
Telephone: +353-1-638 2700 or you can also email us at

Lisney for themselves and the Vendor/Lessor whose Agents they are give notice that:

1. These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract.

2. All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of the Agents or the Vendor/Lessor and none of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact.

3. The particulars, various plans, photographs, dimensions, references to condition and permissions for use and occupation  are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed and any intending Purchasers or Tenants shall satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to correctness of each of them. No omission, accidental error or misdescription shall be ground for a claim for compensation or for the rescission of the contract by either the Vendor/Lessor or the Purchaser/Tenant.

  4. Neither the Vendor/Lessor nor Lisney nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to the property. 5. Prices are quoted exclusive of VAT (unless otherwise stated) and all negotiations are conducted on the basis that the Purchaser/Tenant shall be liable for any VAT arising on the transaction. PSRA No. 001848.

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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