4.69 Ha at Racefield & 3.51 Ha at Sea Road, Newcastle, WicklowSold

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On the Instruction of Mark Reynolds, Receiver, Savills

Residentially Zoned Development Lands:
(1) Racefield c. 11.6 Acres (c. 4.69 Hectares)
(2) Sea Road c. 8.67 Acres (c. 3.51 Hectares)

The lands are situated in the Village of Newcastle, Co. Wicklow c. 2 km east of the N11 at Junction 13 approximately 40km South of Dublin City Centre. The surrounding towns include Kilcoole 4 km, Greystones 8 km, Ashford 9½ km, Wicklow Town 12 km and Newtownmountkennedy 5 km. Newcastle is a small quiet village environment c. 2 km from the coast with the benefit of a pub, shop and garage.

Excellent transportation links are at hand with the N11 just c. 2 km, 84 Bus Route from the Village, DART from Greystones and Train Station in Kilcoole. The Druids Glen Hotel and Golf Resort is only 3 km away, along with Kilcoole Golf Club for the golfing enthusiast. The area is very scenic with the coastline and Wicklow Mountains nearby, ideal for walking or hiking. Glenalough is approximately 25 minutes inland.

The lands contain c. 20.27 Acres (c. 8.2 hectares) in 2 parcels as follows:

(1) Racefield – c. 11.6 Acres (c. 4.69 hectares).
(2) Sea Road – c. 8.67 acres (c. 3.51 hectares).

Situated just off the Main Street (R761) through Newcastle in the Village Centre is a development of 12 previously constructed large houses and the subject lands of c. 11.6 acres (c. 4.69 hectares) held under Folio WW29112F, is located to the rear of this development. Access is obtained through this development and the entire is zoned Secondary Development. Planning Permission previously existed on the site for 41 houses which expired in November 2011.

Sea Road:
The lands are situated between Sea Road and Leamore Lane in the Village Centre, containing c. 8.67 acres (c. 3.51 hectares) of which c. 4.25 acres (1.72 hectares) held under Folio WW28893F is zoned secondary development and c. 4.42 acres (c. 1.79 hectares) held under Folio WW32137F is zoned Tertiary Development in the Wicklow Development Plan 2016 – 2022. The lands border the Hunters Leap development on Sea Road.

The entire is located inside the settlement boundary with approximately 15.68 acres (6.35 hectares) Secondary Development and c. 4½ acres (c. 1.8 hectares) Tertiary Development in the Wicklow County Development Plan 2016 – 2022.

Planning permission was previously obtained under Planning Reference 05/4039 for 41 units which expired in 2011.

Sea Road:
We are not aware of any planning application on the Sea Road lands.

In relation to planning permission we would suggest interested parties do their own due diligence to satisfy themselves as to the planning permissions relating to the lands.

A planning review, traffic report and services review is available on request.

We understand the Village is serviced by mains water and has its own waste water treatment plant but a new treatment plant is planned and any new development is contingent on the commissioning of this new facility.

We suggest any interested parties satisfy themselves as to the availability and timeframe for services.


Fieldfisher, Suite 401, The Chapel Building, Mary’s Abbey, Smithfield, Dublin 07 N4C6 – Tel: 01-8280600. Ref: Paddy Smyth.

Liam Hargaden


 Excellent Sought After Village Environment
 Just 2km from the N11 at Junction 13
 Superb transportation links train, bus and N11
 Tremendous Development Opportunity
 Kilcoole 4km, Greystones 8km, Newtownmountkennedy 5km
 Half an hour from Dundrum Shopping Centre
 1.2km from the Coast and Beach


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