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Exclusive Dublin homes: The best of what's on the market in Rathmichael

Rathmichael offers an amazing proximity to both nature and urban settings, with plenty of schools and public transport links to boot.

HOUSE HUNTING IN Dublin’s leafy southside? The area is one of the most desirable in the country, and with suburbs such as Rathmichael, it’s not hard to see why. 

Rathmichael is an area steeped in history. You may come across castle ruins or the remains of ring forts when out for a stroll in the foothills of the Dublin Mountains.  

It boasts everything you might need in a dream location, from handy access to Dublin city centre (despite its luscious natural surroundings) to plenty of excellent schools for the kids. The M50 and M11 motorways’ convenient location means all of Dublin and the south east of the country is within easy reach. 

If that all sounds good to you, your next step is to visit Daft.ie, Ireland’s number one property listing site, which is the home of exclusive properties in Dublin. You can discover an array of the most high-end luxurious homes on the market in the capital, including those in Rathmichael, on Daft.ie.  

To give you a snapshot of the amazing houses available in this neighbourhood, keep reading to see the best of what Rathmichael has to offer.

Chantilly House

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The first home up in Rathmichael is Chantilly House on Ballybride Road. This will appeal to those with deep pockets, thanks to multi-building grounds. The property consists of the four bedroom main residence, a two bedroom cottage, a one bedroom apartment, a swimming pool, two garages and some additional ancillary buildings that form a courtyard. Add gardens of approximately two acres and you have your own private estate.

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The property was originally used as a stud farm before being refurbished and enhanced into the home you see today. You’ll love the Georgian detailing, the carefully curated living spaces and simply magnificent gardens. With everything from mature trees and flowerbeds to a range of children’s playground features and a croquet lawn, the garden itself deserves as much adoration as the main home.  

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This one of a kind Georgian property is on the market through Sherry FitzGerald, with an asking price of €3,950,000.

Springmount

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We’re going from an ex-stud farm to a stable with our next house, Springmount on Ferndale Road.

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This property boasts impressive grounds, coming in at around nine acres. Enjoy the ample space and tranquil views of the sea and the mountains on all sides at this home that has it all. Built in the late 1800’s, the main house contains six bedrooms and five bathrooms. It combines original features with contemporary charm to create a spectacular living space.  

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A guest gate lodge, a coach house with accommodation on the upper floor off the cobbled stable yard, four stables and a large garage make up the rest of the site. You’ll also find an all weather arena, hard tennis court and plenty of meadows to keep horses if that is desired. You’ll find a nice variety of areas to unwind in across the garden, including those spots perfect for lazing in the sun, designed with sunny afternoons and al fresco dining in mind.  

Purchasing Springmount would set you back €2,950,000 with the property on sale through Sherry FitzGerald. 

Argyle

Homes with extra accommodation on site are popular in Rathmichael, with the trend continuing in this next property, Argyle

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This is a private and substantial property that is perfect for a family. A complete renovation in 2009 breathed life into the home, including a bespoke Porter and Jones top of the range kitchen with Timmy Dunleavy-inspired natural stone worktops and solid walnut breakfast bar. The main of the five bedrooms is a very generous space with an elevated fireplace, en-suite bedroom and a walk-in fitting room. Overall, the house is in turnkey condition and comes with a fantastic BER rating of B3. 

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To the side of the home is a detached residence that incorporates a garage. This space could be used to accommodate an elderly family member or as guest accommodation for any visitors. The garden of the home is beautifully maintained and professionally landscaped. It features a Japanese Zen garden with water feature rockery, two patio areas with remote control awnings and an extensive and safe space for play.

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Argyle has an asking price of €2,750,000 and is on sale through Lisney Sotheby’s.

Woodridge

Continuing on the Ferndale Road, our next house on the market is Woodridge

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This detached six-bedder will stand out for its obvious charm, thanks to a granite stone and brick facade that brings added elegance. Inside the home, it’s evident that great care has been taken in the design. The hallway includes a feature skylight that creates a welcoming atmosphere, combined with a polished tiled floor that adds elegance. A sitting room lies off the hall with stunning dual aspect box bay windows. A highlight is the open plan kitchen, dining and family room which is the perfect space for all the family.

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Woodridge offers great privacy and seclusion through lush greenery, high hedging, trees and carefully curated landscaping that give the home peace and quiet. The garden is spread over three quarters of an acre and comes with a southerly orientation, meaning you’ll enjoy the sunshine for longer in the evenings. A paved patio provides an excellent option for enjoying said sunshine.

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Woodridge is on sale through Lisney Sotheby’s with an asking price of €1,950,000.

Bruíon Caortainn

Last on our list of stunning homes in Rathmichael is 3 Ballybride Road, also known as Bruíon Caortainn.

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This is a very modern home with a slightly abstract design, from the outside at least. A four bedroom bungalow, the one-storey build is cleverly positioned to maximise natural light and provide views over the well-maintained gardens that enjoy sun all day, thanks to a southwest orientation. You can enjoy a high-spec interior as well as a BER rating of B1 which will help keep heating costs low. 

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Bruíon Caortainn enjoys a tangible peaceful environment, complete with your very own meditation room. There’s more spaces to relax outside with a pond, greenhouse and an arbour complete with a chiminea. The garden itself is a rustic space and you’ll no doubt enjoy the tranquillity available in Bruíon Caortainn. This peace does not come at a cost to your proximity to amenities, with shopping in Shankhill, a DART station and the M50 all close by.

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On sale through Daphne Kaye & Associates, purchasing Bruíon Caortainn will set you back €1,450,000. 

The above is a taste of the luxurious homes on offer in Rathmichael. To discover more homes in Rathmichael, and indeed a selection of the finest homes on the market in Ireland, you can visit a Daft.ie landing page which shows you just that.  

Visit Daft.ie, the home of exclusive properties in Dublin.