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Development Site & Two Detached houses at Brighton Rd, Foxrock

Development & Land Property (2.36 acres) Sold



  • On the instructions of the Receiver Aiden Murphy.
  • Lot 1 Major residential development site approx. 0.95ha (2.36 acres) with direct access from Brighton Road.
  • Lot 2 Craughwell comprises a magnificent detached 5 bedroom residence on approx. 0.17ha (0.42 acres).
  • Lot 3 St Benedicts comprises a wonderful Colonial style 5 bed detached residence on approx. 0.21ha (0.54 acres).
  • Total Site area including St Benedicts & Craughwell 1.3ha (3.3 acres).
  • Located on the western side of Brighton Road on the heart of Foxrock.


The properties are located on the western side of Brighton Road which links with the R113 Leopardstown Road via Torquay Road approx. 1.5km north west of the property in the heart of Foxrock village. The surrounding area is a mix of mature and modern density housing developments and one of large residences. Foxrock village is located approx. 500m to the north and provides basic range of amenities while a more extensive range of services are available at Stillorgan and Blackrock villages approx. 3km and 4km to the north and north east respectively. Dundrum Town Centre is approx. 4km to the north west while the properties all back on to Leopardstown Horse Racing Grounds. There are extensive primary and secondary schools in the area with excellent road links to the M50 and N11. The LUAS green Line park ad ride services are available at Sandyford.

Full Description


The property comprises a magnificent detached two and a half storey five bedroom house on a site of approx. 0.17ha (0.42 acres). The property was previously occupied by the Kenyan Embassy. At ground floor level it has a main reception hall, kitchen/dining and family room, wc, utility room, housekeepers studio and three reception rooms and a study. While at first floor level there are three en-suite bedrooms and access to a first floor level balcony and external hot tub. The attic level has two further ensuite bedrooms and a laundry room. It has large front and rear gardens. The total accommodation comprises approx. 497 sq. m. (5,353 sq. ft.).

St Benedict’s

St Benedicts is located on the same side of Brighton Road as Craughwell but has one property located between them, called Fairholme. St Benedict’s is a detached substantial residence on a proposed site of approx. 0.21ha (0.54 acres). It is a Colonial style house clad externally in timber with single glazed sliding sash windows throughout. On the ground floor there is the main hall, reception room, kitchen/family/breakfast area, utility, two further reception rooms and two ensuite bedrooms. While upstairs there is the master bedroom and two additional double bedrooms. Two of the bedrooms opens out on to a rear veranda overlooking the garden. Total accommodation comprises approx. 280 sq. m. (3,014 sq. ft.).

Rear Development Site

The rear development site comprises approx. 0.95ha (2.35 acres) and is accessed directly off Brighton Road via an access between Craughwell and Fairholme.


All the properties are all situated in an area that is zoned objective A “to protect and/or improve residential amenity” under the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Development Plan 2016 – 2022. Part of the property is located within an architectural conservation area.




Viewing and Information

Viewing is strictly by appointment only with the sole selling agents.

David Bewley

Robert Lawson

Cathal Daughton

Ross Shorten

Viewing Details

By special appointment with the sole letting agent, Lisney.

BER Details

BER: B3-C3

Contact Details

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

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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.