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Timaru, Mount Venus Road, Rockbrook, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16. D16 X218

5 bedrooms (279 sq.m) Bungalow for sale by private treaty

Price €1,100,000

5 bedrooms  4 bathrooms  2 receptions


  • A rural secluded location yet highly convenient being only 7km to the south of Rathfarnham and 12km from Dublin City Centre.
  • Oil fired central heating - brand new oil fired boiler.
  • Garage of 6.2m x 5.1m (20'3" x 16'7") and three stables.
  • Sweeping cobble-lock drive approached through electric metal gates.
  • Overall Floor Area of approximately 279 sq.m. (3,000 sq.ft.).
  • Double glazed UPVC windows throughout (all the glass in the windows and doors have been replaced with Energlaze Pilkington glass in the last 12 months).
  • Monitored security alarm system.
  • Security external lighting.
  • Wireless Broadband.
  • Standing on approximately 0.86 of an acre.
  • Convenient to the M50 and arterial road networks.
  • Fitted carpets, curtains and integrated kitchen appliances included.
  • Septic tank and mains water.

Full Description

Enjoying an idyllic rural setting yet located just 7km to the south of Rathfarnham village and 12km to the south of the City Centre, this very fine detached home, built in 1978, stands on substantial gardens and grounds of approximately 0.86 of an acres, further benefiting from a large detached garage of 6.2m x 5.1m (20'3" x 16'7") and three stables. The boundaries of this wonderful home are well defined with high hedging and the property is approached through solid electric metal gates at the end of a private lane approached from Mount Venus Road. The impressive well-proportioned accommodation of approximately 279 sq.m. (3,000 sq.ft.) briefly comprises of a lovely wide inviting entrance hall which is approached through a veranda to the front of the property with a large cloakroom / storage area, an outstanding drawing / dining room which enjoys triple aspect overlooking the front, side and rear gardens, a living room / dining room / kitchen, study / office, utility area and five substantial double bedrooms, master ensuite with walk-in wardrobe and a second bedroom ensuite.

This is a truly enviably picturesque setting nestling on the lower slopes of the Dublin Mountains, positioned mid-way between the junctions with Stocking Lane and Cruagh Road, adjacent to Rathfarnham golf club. The location benefits from many of the attractions of rural living, yet is only a short drive from an array of facilities and amenities available at Rathfarnham, Knocklyon and Nutgrove. There are local and boutique shopping facilities close by, not to mention numerous shopping centres and a selection of restaurants within easy reach and highly regarded primary and secondary schools to include Loreto Rathfarnham, Gaelcholáiste an Phiarsaigh, Terenure and Templeogue Colleges, among many others. There are also a variety of recreational and sporting activities within easy reach including GAA, rugby, soccer and tennis clubs, beautiful walks and activities at Marlay Park and St. Enda’s Park, not to mention Rathfarnham, The Grange and Edmonstown golf clubs.


  • Entrance Porch:
  • Entrance Hall: (4.2m x 4.5m)
  • there is an alarm panel, ceiling coving, recessed lighting and radiator cover.
  • Kitchen / Breakfast Room: (4.3m x 8.0m)
  • there is a solid limed oak fitted kitchen with a range of fitted cupboards and units, polished granite worktops, sink unit, integrated De Dietrich double electric oven, integrated De Dietrich four ring electric hob with extractor fan over, integrated Neff microwave, raised coal effect gas fire with polished marble hearth, triple aspect and large picture window overlooking the rear. Door through to the
  • Utility Room: (4.3m x 2.4m)
  • there is a range of fitted presses and cupboards, work surfaces, sink unit, plumbed for washing machine, plumbed for dishwasher, tiled splashbacks and door to the rear garden.
  • Inner Hall: (6.4m x 1.2m)
  • there is recessed lighting and ceiling coving.
  • Living / Dining Room: (11.5m x 4.7m)
  • there is a coal-effect gas fire, recessed lighting, triple aspect, sliding patio door to the raised Indian sandstone slab patio.
  • Study / Office: (4.3m x 3.0m)
  • there is a range of fitted shelving and cupboards.
  • Cloakroom: (1.7m x 1.8m)
  • there is a door through to
  • Guest W.C.: (1.8m x 1.0m)
  • there is a w.c. and w.h.b.
  • Landing:
  • there is a large walk-in hotpress.
  • Master Bedroom: (5.8m x 4.4m)
  • there is a range of mirrored sliderobe wardrobes, ceiling coving, recessed lighting, sliding patio door out to the rear patio garden, video intercom for the electric gates, alarm panel and
  • Ensuite Shower Room: (2.1m x 2.8m)
  • there is a w.c., w.h.b. with fitted cupboards under and polished marble worktop, step-in shower, ceiling coving, tiled ceramic floor, partially tiled walls and heated towel rail.
  • Walk-in wardrobe: (3.0m x 2.1m)
  • there is a large walk-in wardrobe, fitted shelving and hanging area.
  • Bedroom 2: (5.3m x 3.0m)
  • there is fitted wardrobes and sink unit with cupboards under.
  • Bedroom 3: (5.3m x 2.7m)
  • there is fitted wardrobes and sink unit with cupboards under.
  • Bedroom 4: (4.4m x 2.8m)
  • there is fitted wardrobes and
  • Ensuite Shower Room: (3.5m x 0.8m)
  • there is a recently fitted shower room with w.c., w.h.b., step-in Mira Elite QT electric shower, fully tiled walls and tiled ceramic floor.
  • Bedroom 5: (3.0m x 3.6m)
  • there is fitted mirrored sliderobe wardrobes.
  • Bathroom: (1.8m x 5.2m)
  • there is a w.c., w.h.b., jacuzzi bath, separate step-in shower and tiled ceramic floor.


This delightful home is approached by a sweeping cobble lock drive through electric metal gates with intercom system and substantial gardens and grounds of approximately 0.86 of an acre enjoying immense privacy and seclusion with well-defined boundaries adjacent to Rathfarnham Golf Club incorporating a large double garage and three stables.

BER Details

BER No. 105202139
Energy Performance Indicator: 199.56 (kWh/m2/yr)

Contact Details

Address: 2 Rathfarnham Road, Terenure, Dublin 6
Telephone: 01-492 4670 or you can also email us at

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