Property overview

Property type Land & Sites

St Mary’s Road, Buncrana

 

Prime town centre development opportunity

Positioned on the corner of St Mary’s Road and Church Street this c.0.4 acre plot, zoned ‘Residential’, offers prospective purchasers a rare opportunity to acquire a town centre site with potential for low density residential units.

‘Residential’ as defined in the Buncrana & Environs Development Plan 2014-2020

To reserve land primarily for residential development as guided with the Housing Land Requirement of the Core Strategy.

Local Area Guide Video: www.franklins.ie/area-guides/inishowen

 

  • Town centre location
  • Development potential
  • c. 0.4 acre
  • Walking distance to all local amenities
  • Zoned ‘residential’

 

Proceeding along St Mary’s Road passing the Oratory Chapel, continue for 150 metres and the vacant site will be found on the corner of St Mary’s Road and Shore Road.

Buncrana, the largest town in the Inishowen Peninsula, is positioned on the shores of Lough Swilly, Buncrana just 14 miles from Derry City and 27 miles north of Letterkenny. With a population of some 7000, the town has much to offer in terms of shopping, sporting and recreational amenities:-

Churches: Christchurch, St. Mary’s Oratory, St. Mary’s Church Cockhill, Star of the Sea Desertegney

Schools: St Oran’s N.S., St. Mura’s N.S., Scoil Iosagain, St. Joseph’s N.S., Gaelscoil Bhun Chrannacha, Crana College and Scoil Mhuire

Shopping: In addition to Buncrana’s long Main Street the town has also been boosted in 2007 with the creation of Ardravan Square which, like the Main Street, offers a variety of independent shop traders plus Supervalu, Aldi & Lidl providing the local residents with a good selection of local, national and international produce.

Restaurants/Bars/Hotels:  Buncrana has three hotels, The Inishowen Gateway Hotel, Lake of Shadows and The Harbour Inn, as well as a wide variety of bars and restaurants both on the Main Street and within a 2 mile radius – notably The Drift Inn Bar & Restaurant, The Beach House Restaurant, The Ubiquitous Chip Restaurant and O’Flaherty’s Bar

Beaches: Being positioned on the shores of Lough Swilly, Buncrana is blessed with some beautiful long sandy beaches namely – Lisfannon, The Shorefront, Porthaw and Stragill.

Sports: Buncrana has several local, well run sports clubs offering soccer, GAA, boxing and golf.

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