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Rampart Lane, Kinsale, Co Cork

Development & Land Property (1.33 acres) For Sale by Private Treaty

Price €750,000


  • Prominent site extending to 0.54 Ha (1.33 acres)
  • Situated centrally in Kinsale to the west of the town centre with frontage onto both Blind Gate and Rampart Lane
  • Zoned ‘Established Educationcal, Institutional and Civic Uses’


The property is centrally situated in Kinsale in an elevated position to the west of the town centre with frontage onto both Blind Gate and Rampart Lane. The immediate surrounding area is residential in nature with a series of terraced houses along Blind Gate and Rampart Lane. The Convent Garden residential development surrounds the site to the east and south with Blindgate House B&B located immediately to the south.


Kinsale is situated approx. 30km south of Cork City and approx. 22km south of Cork International Airport. Kinsale is a commuter town for Cork City and it is also an important tourist and yachting destination. Kinsale town is situated in a picturesque waterfront location overlooking Kinsale Harbour and the mouth of the Bandon River. Kinsale is known internationally for it’s restaurant and leisure activities with the renowned Kinsale Yacht Club and Old Head Gold Links located in the area.

Full Description

The property comprises the former St Joseph’s School situated on an elevated site of approx. 0.54 hectares (1.33 acres) laid out in 3 principle tiers. The former school comprises a part single part two storey detached building. The building is of traditional masonry block construction plastered and painted externally with a flat asphalt roof. Access to the site is through a gated entrance off Blind Gate to the west and there is a pedestrian access only off Rampart Lane. The remainder of the site is laid out with surface car parking, concrete surface yard and a series of mature landscaped areas.

Viewing Details

By special appointment with the selling agent, Lisney.


    Approx. 0.54 hectares (1.33 acres)


    Town Planning/Zoning

    The property is situated in an area zoned ‘Established, Educational, Institutional and Civic Uses” in the Kinsale Development Plan 2009-2015. The existing Development Plan is due to be reviewed over the next year in conjunction with the review of the existing Cork County Development Plan and it is anticipated that the new Development Plan is due to be in place from December 2020.

    There is a pedestrian right of way access from Rampart Lane along the northern section of the site to access the neighbouring burial ground.

Contact Details

Address: 1 South Mall, Cork
Telephone: +353-21-427 5079 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.