42 & 44 North Street, Swords, Dublin County - Sold

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  • - 720 m² / 7750 ft²


Numbers 42 & 44 North Street comprise two 2 storey granite and red brick fronted houses that have a most attractive external appearance. Number 42 has been in use as parish offices for many years while number 44 is a residence, although it has been vacant for some time. The buildings do not interconnect.
Both properties are contained on the Register of Protected Structures and extend to a gross internal area of approx. 85 sq.m. (915 sq.ft.) each and both houses have two rooms on ground floor level and four rooms on the first floor.
Number 44 has the benefit of a vehicular side entrance leading from a private laneway.

• Two attractive houses on approx. 720 sq.m. site (0.178 acres)
• Both houses are contained on the Register of Protected Structures
• Zoned MC – Major Town Centre and offering potential for many commercial and business uses (subject to planning permission)
• Prominent location on mixed-use street close to Main Street
• Of interest to office owner-occupiers, investors and developers

BER Details

Energy Performance Indicator: XXX kWh/m²/yr



Swords is one of the most important north county Dublin towns and has an overall population of around 44,000 people in its greater area. It has a population target for up to 100,000 people as a Designated Metropolitan Town by the Local Authority. It is located in County Fingal close to Dublin Airport and is the administrative centre for the county with landmark offices of Main Street. The town can trace its origins back to 560, having been founded by Saint Colmcille.

The town has seen enormous growth through the last 25 years with the development of estate such as Rivervalley, Swords Manor, Oaklands, Boroimhe and many others. The growth of the town is set to continue form many years, contributed to by it’s close proximity to Dublin Airport, the M1 Motorway and good access links to Dublin Port. Other growth factors include a skilled local labour force, the existence of large undeveloped green areas north and west of the town, and the proposed developments in public transport such as the Metro-North high speed route linking with the city centre via Dublin Airport and Dublin City Univrsity (DCU). The Metro-North line will facilitate economic and population expansion in the town.

Swords has a wide range of shops, banks, pubs, and other businesses, including a large modern shopping centre, the Pavilions Centre with multi-screen cinema. Swords Castle is undergoing a significant redevelopment and is intended to become a centre of leisure and a tourist attraction. The town is served by a number of schools, including five primary schools and four secondary schools. Local employers include Opec, Bristol Myers Squibb and various employers and businesses in Seatown Industrial Estate and Airside Retail and Business Park.

Town Planning:

The properties are situated in an area zoned MC – Major Town Centre under the Fingal Develoment Plan 2005-2011. This zoning is “to protect, provide for and/or improve major town centre facilities”. Under this land use zoning objective many uses are permitted in principle and the buildings offer potential for change of use to Child Care Facilities, Medical Centre, Doctor/Dentist, Educational Use, Office uses generally of all sizes, Restaurant/Café, Residential and Veterinary Surgery, subject to obtaining the necessary planning permissions and consents. A new Swords Town Plan is under consideration by Fingal County Council.


We understand that the two properties are held under freehold title.

No. 42 Accommodation Details:

Ground floor

Entrance Hall - 2.0 x 1.5
With door to stairs leading to first floor.
Reception 1 located to the left and
Reception 2 located to the right.

Reception 1 - 4.0 x 3.2 (plus 1.9 x 0.79)

Kitchen - 2.6 x 1.6
With door to the rear garden.

Lobby & Toilet - 1.2 x 2.4
With wc & whb. Gas boiler in lobby area.

Reception 2 - 5.4 x 3.2

First floor

Landing - With access hatch to the attic space.

Toilet/Storeroom - 2.6 x 3.2 (Rear)
With wc, whb & built in storage cupboards.

Bedroom 2 - 2.6 x 3.2 (Rear)

Bedroom 3 - 2.6 x 4.1 (Front)

Bedroom 4 - 2.6 x 4.1 (Front)

No. 44 Accommodation Details:

Ground floor

Entrance Hall - with stairs to fist floor.

Reception Room 1 - 5.4 x 3.3
With open fire.

Reception Room 2 - 4.1 x 3.2 (plus 1.9 x 0.7)

Kitchen - 4.6 x 1.6
With some built in units. Door to rear.

Lobby & Toilet - 1.1 x 2.2
With wc & whb. Gas boiler in lobby area.

First floor

Landing -

Bedroom 1 - 2.6 x 3.1 (Rear)
With wc, whb & shower unit.

Bedroom 2 - 2.6 x 4.0 (Front)
With whb.

Bedroom 3 - 2.6 x 4.1 (Front)

Bedroom 4 - 2.6 x 3.2 (Rear)
With whb.

Viewing Details

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