The subject site is situated in the premier residential area of
Streamstown on a local road which links the coast road and west road to
Belclare, approximately 2.5 kilometres from Westport Quay. It benefits from a
most pleasant and dedicated walk and is 4 kilometres from Westport town centre.
This is a superb location well positioned Vis a Vis the town and
Croagh Patrick with easy access to a wide variety of facilities and amenities
within Westport town.
In a wider context Westport is an immensely popular seaside
coastal town on the Atlantic coast of Mayo and offers a host of excellent
recreational and business facilities, the town has a strong and diversified base
and excellent road connectivity being on the N59, N5 and the main Westport to
Dublin rail service.
The plot which extends to approximately 0.3 of a hectare or 0.75
of an acre enjoys a supreme view in a westerly direction encompassing the
majestic Croagh Patrick. The site is a relatively regular shaped plot which
lends itself to a quality residence in this
This plot will be sold subject to planning permission for a
singular residence which will only apply to qualifying parties – see extract
attached from Mayo County Council Development Plan which identifies qualifying
who are an intrinsic part of the local rural community due to their having spent
substantial periods of their lives, living in the rural area in which they
propose to build a home. This category refers to:
Farmers, their sons and daughters, a favourite niece/nephew2 and/or any persons
taking over ownership and running of a farm, who wish to build on the family
farm holding (a farm holding shall consist of at least 4ha).
b. Sons and daughters of
non-farming persons who have
spent a substantial period of their lives (i.e. at least 5 years) living in the
rural area on which they propose to build and wish to build a home near their
family place of residence (i.e. within 5km in any direction of family
Returning emigrants who spent a substantial period of their lives living in the
rural area in which they propose to build, who now wish to return to reside near
(i.e. within 5km) other immediate family members (i.e. mother, father, brother,
sister, son, daughter or guardian) to care for elderly immediate family members,
to work locally, or to retire.
full-time or part-time in
the rural area in which they propose to build their first house. This category
of housing need refers to:
a Persons involved in
full-time farming, forestry,
inland waterway or marine related occupations.
time occupations where the predominant occupation is farming/natural resource
Persons whose work is intrinsically linked to rural areas such as teachers in
rural schools or other persons whose work predominantly takes place within the
rural area in which it is proposed to build. For the
purpose of clarity, proposed sites shall generally be required to be located
within 10 km (6.2 miles), in any direction, of an applicant's place of
Within the meaning Capital Acquisitions Tax
Consolidation Act 2003 Residential Development (one or more houses)
whose exceptional health circumstances require them to live in a particular
environment or close to family support. Applicants qualifying under this
category of housing need will be required to demonstrate by way of supporting
documentation why their need is exceptional.
permission has been granted for a rural housing proposal to an applicant on the
basis of his/her roots in or links to the area, an occupancy condition (see
Occupancy Condition below) shall normally be imposed under Section 47 of the
Planning & Development Act 2000.
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