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Sale Agreed

Residential Development Site being sold Subject to Planning Permission, Streamstown, Westport, County Mayo




Location of Residential Development Site being sold Subject to Planning Permission

From Westport, go out the Quay road passing through the harbour continue for c. 2.5 km Take a left turn at the end of the third bay there will be a bungalow sea facing continue for c. 100 metres and the subject property is on your left hand side.

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  • Exclusive Residential Area
  • Superb vista of Croagh Patrick
  • Coastal walk to Westport Quay
  • Close proximity to the inlet of Clew Bay
  • Large Site circa 0.75 Acres (0.3 Hectares)
  • Being sold subject to Planning Permission for qualifying parties.




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 location.




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 parties;


Persons 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:

a. 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 residence).

c. 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.


Persons working 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.

b Part time occupations where the predominant occupation is farming/natural resource related.

c 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 work.  Within the meaning Capital Acquisitions Tax Consolidation Act 2003 Residential Development (one or more houses)


Persons 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.


Where 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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GUIDE PRICE €140/160,000



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  • Status: Sale Agreed
  • From€160,000

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Tuohy O'Toole
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