This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 19 °C Wednesday 27 May, 2020

#dream home

# dream-home - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Explore this centuries-old Rathfarnham villa's 21st century makeover

Riversdale House shares its name with WB Yeats’ final Dublin home, just a mile down the road.

# dream-home - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Light-filled Dublin home with spectacular views just 25 minutes from the city

Look over the surrounding Malahide countryside from floor-to-ceiling windows.

# dream-home - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Step inside a refurbished €1.7m five-bed in the heart of Blackrock

The three-storey home recently had a full interior makeover.

# dream-home - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Explore this sprawling luxury Dublin villa that comes with its own log cabin

Number 22 Coundon Court also boasts views of the Dublin Mountains.

# dream-home - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Hilltop haven in South Dublin with its own spa room, cinema and bar

Hendre sits on an estate dating back to 1906.

# dream-home - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Modern living in a historic villa once owned by the original Copper Face Jack

This two-bedroom apartment comes with 250 years of history – and a price tag of €1.4m.

# dream-home - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Victorian elegance gets a modern makeover in leafy Rathgar

This beautiful €1.9m property is a 15-minute hop from Dublin city centre.

# dream-home - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Sea views and Hamptons-inspired design in south Dublin for €2.15m

This elegant Killiney home features a snooker room, cinema room, and a gazebo to the rear.

082dd883281638d7712224f449f66dd3 Source: Daft

KILLINEY, COUNTY DUBLIN is one of the country’s most desired addresses, and it’s not hard to see why. The seaside village is filled with beautiful properties, and Rock Lodge House is no exception.

567a346e5de90133b0d3f0e95e971b86 Source: Daft

This four-bedroom, four-bathroom home has been standing since the nineteenth century. Over time, it has been transformed from a former embassy to a classically-inspired luxurious property.

Driving up the gravel avenue, there’s ample time to admire the trees, lawn and hedgerows. Step inside and you’re greeted by a smart, high-ceilinged entrance hall.

fc696d1cde18ac170935b0965a6caed9 Source: Daft

An open-plan kitchen space is flooded with natural light, and gives way to a magnificent dining area. The property’s separate dining room is the picture of period glamour, complete with solid wooden flooring.

1bb5ccb11f1343e27f1782b0ecdbfb99 Source: Daft

The master bedroom is sizeable, with its own en-suite bathroom, a dressing room, and a terrace that looks out towards the sea and over to Howth.

Rock Lodge House’s other three bedrooms are beautifully decorated, and two have direct access to spacious shower rooms.

02c9644d4412c83fabf181c3705ed7c6 Source: Daft

This sizeable property also features well-kept gardens that have been planted with Thuya trees. Off the kitchen, you’ll find a gazebo and a pond, complete with waterfall: a perfect area for relaxing in summertime.

89fce34b229a1ca925ac7bf81b2c90fc Source: Daft

From Killiney village, you’re 40 minutes from Dublin city centre, plus there’s a range of excellent shops, delis, bars, restaurants, sports clubs and more right on your doorstep.

Rock Lodge House, Claremont Road, Killiney, Co Dublin is on sale for €2.15m from Knight Frank via

# dream-home - Thursday 30 November, 2017

This Georgian mansion just minutes from Dublin is packed with high-end tech features

It dates back to 1792, but the 17-acre estate has had an impressive contemporary upgrade.

# dream-home - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Five-bedroom Castleknock mansion with imaginative design inside and out

Past the front pillars sit a gym, a bar and an atrium.

# dream-home - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Step inside the 18th century Donnybrook home once visited by Queen Victoria

A €2.4m period gem in the heart of leafy South Dublin.

# dream-home - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Georgian charm with a contemporary makeover in the heart of leafy Dublin 6

Snap up a piece of history on Ranelagh’s Mountpleasant Square.

# dream-home - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Spacious €3m period home within strolling distance of Stephen’s Green

A Victorian redbrick on one of Dublin’s most desirable roads.

# dream-home - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Nature meets elegance in this €1.65m Galway home near woods and sea

The property is nestled between Barna Woods and Silver Strand.

# dream-home - Thursday 19 October, 2017

This chic €2.3 million redbrick in Dublin 6 is named after a famous American jazz composer

The five-bed in Dartry is inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement.

# dream-home - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Impeccable design with luxury touches just five minutes from the sea

If you’re a fan of swims at the Forty Foot, this €2.6m home is for you.

# dream-home - Thursday 5 October, 2017

A spectacular €2.4 million Donnybrook home that has over 250 years of history

It’s thought that it was built for a mistress of Milltown Park’s owners.

# dream-home - Thursday 28 September, 2017

A spacious six-bedroom house with a mews in the heart of Foxrock

It’s also got an indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub and sauna.

# dream-home - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Regency style meets modernity in this five-level Dublin townhouse with its own lift

Don’t fancy the stairs? Just take the elevator in this impressive Dublin 4 home.

# dream-home - Thursday 14 September, 2017

This 19th century castle sits on 250 acres with its own helipad and spa

It also has two tennis courts, an equestrian centre, a library and a billiard room.

# dream-home - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Lodge-style living with elegant finishings just ten minutes from Galway city

Wake up to views of Lough Corrib every morning in this inviting family home.

# dream-home - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Sea views, privacy and ample outdoor space in this €2.1 million Foxrock home

It’s filled with the latest heating, entertainment and security technology.

# dream-home - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Imaginative design makes this €2.75m Dublin home a delight inside and out

Not to mention the fact that it comes with its own professionally designed putting green.

# dream-home - Thursday 17 August, 2017

This stylish six-bedroom Galway home comes with its own cinema

Step inside €1.6m of luxury and stunning design.

# dream-home - Thursday 10 August, 2017

This beautifully restored Cork home comes with its own bar and horse stables

Plus four family rooms, five bedrooms and six bathrooms.

# dream-home - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Stylish design and brilliant use of light create a €2.5 million dream home in Blackrock

Take a video tour of the five-bedroom house.

# dream-home - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Mountain views and mature gardens make this Wexford five-bed an idyllic haven

It’s full of high ceilings, natural light and open-plan spaces.

# dream-home - Thursday 20 July, 2017

This chic three-storey Dalkey house has perfectly renovated period elegance

A 19th century home with a gym and underfloor heating.

# dream-home - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Bold design comes to the fore inside this ultra-modern Dublin home

Backlit onyx panelling, a leisure room with its own pool – and plenty of other custom features.

# dream-home - Thursday 6 July, 2017

This ultra-modern Sligo retreat looks out onto a seal sanctuary

It’s filled with solid oak and has breathtaking bay views.

# dream-home - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Share a driveway with Van Morrison and Eddie Irvine in this split-level Dalkey mansion

Wake up to stunning views of Dublin Bay every morning.

# dream-home - Thursday 22 June, 2017

This New England-style house is so beautiful it's used for wedding photos and poetry festivals

The 3.5 acres of woodland includes streams, seashore and a variety of wildlife.

# dream-home - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Wake up to sea views from this breathtaking cliff-top home in Howth

The €1.5m property is perched right on the Howth Peninsula.

# dream-home - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Three-level home near the sea at one of Dublin's most desirable addresses

It’s five minutes drive from Dublin Bay and another ten from the city centre.

# dream-home - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Look around this Scandinavian-style haven with its own golf bunker

Located in the countryside yet only minutes from Galway city.

# dream-home - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Luxurious family residence in Dalkey with views over Dun Laoghaire pier

The Dalkey home has more than 400 square metres of living space over three floors.

# dream-home - Thursday 18 May, 2017

This magnificent home has a tennis court and room for horses - less than an hour from Dublin

Look inside this stunning architect-designed Kildare home.

# dream-home - Thursday 11 May, 2017

# dream-home - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Look inside this €5.5m Wicklow mansion featuring a bar, a cinema and a sauna

The six-bedroom home is just a 40-minute drive from Dublin city.