Blackberry Cottage, Blackberry Lane, Delgany, Co. Wicklow



Travelling south on the N11, take exit for Delgany Village. Continue along the main road in the direction of Greystones and take the right hand turn just passed the Delgany Inn. Upon taking the first take the immediate right hand turn onto Blackberry Lane. Continue travelling up the road to the top turn right and ‘Blackberry Cottage’ is on the left hand side clearly identified by the ‘Dooley McGovern’ for sale sign.


Blackberry Cottage is a quaint country cottage with substantial outbuildings comprising stables and tack rooms. The property sits on 3.2 acres with spectacular views to the front and a southwest orientation to the rear. The total site area is circa ~3.2 acres (1.3 hectares). The site is zoned R5 in the current Greystones LAP (To preserve and improve residential amenity, max. 2.5 units per hectare).

There is one current grant of planning permission relating to the site. The reference of the application is An Bord Pleanala Ref: PL27.236978/ Wicklow Co.Co. Ref: 10/2152. A copy of the grant document is attached.
The permission is for the demolition of the existing Blackberry Cottage and outbuildings on the site and the construction of a new 4 bed dwelling (294sqm) and a garage (28sqm), a waste water treatment system and percolation area, a new vehicular entrance, driveway, gates and landscaping.
Subject to planning it may be possible to build the new permitted dwelling and apply for retention of the existing cottage that is to be demolished in the permitted development.

Therefore a development of 3 dwellings on the site could be achievable in accordance with its area and zoning An opportunity also exists for the discerning purchaser to redevelop the property and outbuildings (subject to the relevant planning permission). This elevated site is situated in a unique setting on Blackberry Lane in Delgany with excellent road frontage and sight lines. Accommodation briefly comprises of an entrance hallway, living room, kitchen/dining room, conservatory, cloak & utility room, bedroom, walk-in-dressing room and family bathroom. The roof has also recently been upgraded. This property offers enormous potential for development and we highly recommend inspection to appreciate this unique opportunity.

Viewing Details

By appointment only


Entrance Hallway 2.18m x 1.1m - Solid wood flooring. Recessed lighting. – Low ceiling. Alarm panel.

Living Room 3.8m x 3.5m - Solid wood flooring. Open brick fireplace with solid wood mantle and wood burning stove inset. Access to sunroom / conservatory.

Kitchen/ Dining Room 4.9m x 4.4m - Tiled flooring. Fitted kitchen. Storage cupboards. ‘Whirlpool’ electric oven and microwave. Gas cooker and extractor fan. Double doors to rear patio area. Recessed spotlights. Stainless steel sink unit. Doors to hotpress.

Conservatory 3.0m x 2.7m

Cloak & Utility Room 1.7m x 1.7m - Tiled floor.

Bedroom 1 4.0m x 4.0m - Carpeted. Fireplace.

Walk in Wardrobe 4.0m x 2.1m - Carpeted. Shelved.

Family Bathroom 1.8m x 1.6m - Tiled floor. Wash hand basin with tiled Splashback. Tiled shower unit with ‘Triton T90i’ electric shower with glass panelled doors. Extractor fan. Recessed lighting.

Outbuildings 4m x 12m 12m x 4.6m - The outbuildings are divided into a number of stables and tack rooms. These buildings represent 103 sq.m (1110 sq ft.) of a footprint on the site

BER Details


  • Stunning Picturesque location in Delgany
  • Excellent development opportunity
  • South & West Orientation to Rear
  • 3.2 Acre Site with existing cottage,Stables & Tack Rooms
  • Opportunity to achieve full planning permission for a further 2 dwellings.
  • Detached Cottage approx 820 sq ft.
  • May be possible to retain existing cottage and outbuildings.
  • Outbuildings approx 1110 sq ft.)