Sale Agreed

FOR SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY | Zion House, 66 Orwell Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6

There period red brick building with a modern extension of approximately 504 sq.m. (5,425 sq ft.) that has been fitted out to accommodate 18 bedrooms (12 ensuites) and kitchen, dining and living areas. The main house is a Protected Structure and is in reasonably good condition and has maintained most of its original period features while accommodating modern residential accommodation with en-suite bathrooms. A purchaser may look to amend the current residential layout to accommodate one house occupier or a mix of larger sized apartments throughout the property. We understand that the rear extension is not protected and could be knocked and replaced with 2 large houses or a 2 - 3 storey apartment block. Services: We understand that all mains services are available to the property. However, interested parties are required to satisfy themselves as to the adequacy of all services. Town Planning: Under the city development plan, the property is zoned Z2 (Residential Conservation Area), the objective of which is To protect and/or improve the amenities of residential conservation areas. Planning Permission: We understand that outline permission was granted on 30th July 1992 for the erection of a third-storey extension to the (then) nursing home (Reg. Ref. 0810/92). As the main house is listed as a protected structure a developer will have to apply for planning permission for any material changes to the main house. There is a full planning report available upon application that outlines the full development potential of 66 Orwell Road Solicitor:Joe Clancy Solicitors, 41 Main Street, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14 t:: +353 1 4920464 | e:

Location Description

66 Orwell Road is located in a prime south Dublin location within a short walking distance from Rathgar Village and a host of shops, cafes and restaurants. The property is located on a high profile corner at the junction of Zion Road and Orwell Road. 66 Orwell Road would have originally been a large 2 storey period house on the site before it was refurbished and extended to accommodate a 2 storey extension that accommodates an 18-bedroom nursing home on a rectangular site of approximately 0.38 acres. There is a vehicle access gate to the south west of the site onto Zion Road that allows access to the rest of the site. There may be potential to create another gateway on the south east of the site with road access to Orwell Road, subject to planning permission. The property is located directly opposite Stratford College private secondary school on Zion Road and is also located close to the High School, Sandford Park, Alexandra College, Gonzaga College, Terenure College and St. Mary’s College. Dublin Bus stops serving the 14, 14C and 15B are situated adjacent to the site. In addition to this, Dublin Bus Nos. 15, 15A, 65, 65B and 165 passes through Rathgar village which is a short distance from the site. Some of the surrounding Marienella lands and are being developed by Cairn Homes to provide a mix of high end houses and 1 – 3 bedroom apartments.

Lease Information & Charges

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For sale

Price On Application


Zoning Objective Z2

Usage Type


Specification/Key Benefits

  • Excellent redevelopment opportunity (SPP)
  • Established South Dublin residential suburb
  • Established use for apartments and short term residential accommodation
  • Lapsed planning permission for a 3-storey extension to the rear of the main house
  • Zoning Objective Z2 - To protect and improve the amenities of residential conservation areas


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