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Strategic Commercial Site, Watergrasshill, Co Cork

Development & Land Property (1.80 hectares) For Sale by Private Treaty

Price €800,000


  • Site area extends to approximately 1.8 hectares (4.45 acres)
  • Zoned ‘Business B-01’ in the Fermoy Municipal District LAP 2017
  • Potential for development subject to planning permission
  • Suitable for a motorway service station and ancillary accommodation given the excellent accessibility from the M8 Junction 17.
  • Situated in a popular commuter village just off the M8 at Junction 17.


The property is situated in Watergrasshill, a commuter village served by an excellent road infrastructure providing easy access to Cork city centre via the Dublin M8. The property fronts Cork Road at its northern boundary and the slip road from the Dublin M8 at Junction 17 to its southern boundary while also situated alongside the exiting roundabout.  The property is conveniently situated in close proximity of the village centre and National School.  


Watergrasshill is an attractive commuter village strategically located just off the Dublin M8. The village has a rural population of approx. 1,464 according to the CSO preliminary results for Census 2016. Watergrasshill is conveniently located approx. 15km south west of Fermoy town and 19km north east of Cork city.

Full Description

The property comprises an irregular shaped greenfield site extending to approximately 1.8 hectares (4.45 acres) with an easy to work with topography.

The property has extensive road frontage of approximately 180 metres to the southern boundary fronting the M8, 160 metres fronting Cork Road to its northern boundary and approx. 40 metres fronting the exiting roundabout from the motorway. The site is suitable for a motorway service station and ancillary accommodation subject to planning permission.

Viewing Details



    1.8 hectares (4.45 acres)


    Town Planning

    The property is situated within the settlement boundary of Watergrasshill in the Fermoy Municipal District Local Area Plan 2017 with specific zoning for ‘Business’.


    Proposals Invited

    Proposals are to be submitted no later than 12.00 noon on Friday 19th October 2018.

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.