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Balnagowan House, St. Mobhi Boithrin, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

Development Site


4,816 sq.m.


Superb development opportunity in heart of Glasnevin suitable for variety of uses including residential, student accommodation and nursing Home.

The subject property is situated on the southern side of a residential cul de sac, known as St. Mobhi Boithrin, to the west of its junction with Mobhi Rd in Glasnevin, Dublin 9. This is a mature and desirable north Dublin suburb with good transport links to the city centre which is only 4kms away.
There are a host of amenities and attractions nearby, including the national Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin cemetery museum and local parks and sports clubs such as Na Fianna, Tolka Rovers, Botanic Hockey Club and Charleville Lawn Tennis Club as well as pubs, shops and restaurants. There are several primary and secondary schools nearby. Dublin City University has its main campus and other facilities in and around the area making it an ideal location for a student accommodation development.

Balnagowan house is located in the north eastern corner of the site and is an L-Shaped multi bay, two storey building, comprising of 346sqm of accommodation, which was constructed originally as a private house but was last occupied in active use by the central fisheries board. The building has been vacant since 2004 and is need of renovation and repair. Balnagowan house is registered on the record of protected structures in the current Dublin City Development plan. Full details on this listing are available on request.

The site comprises of a triangular block of land that covers an area of 1.19 acres (0.48 Hectare) which borders the car park of the Bons Securs Hospital to the west and the gardens of an infill residential development on Mobhi rd to the east. Access to the site is on the northern boundary which has frontage onto a road known as St. Mobhi Boithrin of just over 73m. There is a curtilage of large conifers surrounding a large portion of the site which are not specimen trees or in need of any protection. The topographics show there is a cross fall along the frontage to St. Mobhi Boithrin of 2.5m running from east to west. Additionally the site levels fall away to the south with the rear boundary a further 2m lower than the point of the northern boundary. The former Fisheries board premises is located in the north eastern corner of the site by the access on St. Mobhi Boithrin.

The site is located in an area zoned Z1, “To protect, provide and improve residential amenities” under the Dublin City Council development plan 2016-2022. Some of the uses permitted within this zoning objective include residential development as well as nursing homes and assisted living. A full list of the appropriate uses is listed on the information pack for the sale.

We understand all mains services are available to the property including, electricity sewage, surface and fresh water, any interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the adequacy of these services.

Fully serviced site of 1.19 acres (0.48 Hectare)

Zoned Z1 and suitable for variety of uses

Desirable location near city centre

Close to local amenities and transport links

Excellent selling and rental location

To view please contact Bohan Hyland & Associates on 01 491 3000 or reply via email.

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