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Mount Venus,
Killakee Road,
Dublin 16




Nestling on the lower slopes of the Dublin Mountains in a truly wonderful rural environs 8 km from the city, this modern B rated detached 4 Bedroom residence stands on c.1 acre enjoying exceptional and uninterrupted panoramic views over the surrounding countryside spanning Dublin City skyline over to the coast. Superbly well appointed to a very high specification throughout and tastefully decorated to superb walk-in condition, the contemporary open plan design maximises the benefit of the all-day sunny orientation and the breathtaking vista. The spacious c. 362 sq m (3,895 sq ft) of free flowing accommodation offers rooms of generous dimensions with feature high ceilings and dual aspect to exceedingly bright interiors. Set behind neatly clipped hedging and electronic wrought iron gates ‘Mount Venus’ is approached via a sweeping driveway. Set on a level holding of c. 1 acre the manicured gardens surround the residence affording total privacy and tranquillity. The appeal of this impressive residence is enhanced by the stunning views enjoyed from the principal Reception Rooms, the extensive wrap around balcony and the large patio. This prime family location is within easy access of the M50, Rathfarnham Village and Dundrum Town Centre. ‘Mount Venus’ will appeal to families seeking a home within easy commuting distance of the city, whilst enjoying the rural ambiance and with parks such as Marlay Park, St Endas Park, Cruagh, Hellfire Club, Kilmashogue and Massy`s Estate all only minutes away. The property is also close to a number of excellent primary and secondary schools. Extensive retail options in the area include Ballinteer and Knocklyon SCs, Dundrum Town Centre, Nutgrove S.C., Rathfarnham S.C. and Carrickmines Retail Park. Local shops within minutes away Tesco, Lidl and Woodstown S.C. There are wonderful walking trails within 5 mins drive up towards the feather beds. Montpelier Hill leading up to the Hellfire Club, Massy’s Wood, and Cruagh Woods to name a few. There are various golf clubs nearby - Rathfarnham Golf Club, Edmondstown Golf Club and the Grange Golf Club.


  • Natural light filled interiors extending to c.362 sq m (3,895 sq ft)

  • Open plan accommodation with rooms of generous dimensions

  • Feature high ceilings and dual aspect

  • Stylishly appointed to a very high specification throughout

  • Newcastle Design fitted Kitchen with quality appliances

  • Oil fired central heating (4 zones)

  • Sophisticated security system

  • Quality flooring throughout and recessed lighting

  • Electronic wrought iron gates

  • Decorative radiator covers

  • Feature plaster cornice ceiling detail

  • Extensive floored Attic

  • Polished chrome electrical points

  • Electronic wrought iron gates on illuminated granite pillars

  • Bio Cycle and well water

  • Extensive external lighting

  • A tranquil setting on manicured gardens of c. 1 acre.

  • An all-day sunny orientation with a very private aspect

  • Panoramic views over the countryside to the City skyline and beyond

  • Easy access to the M50, Dublin City, Dundrum Town Centre and Rathfarnham

  • Local retail shopping is within a 5 minute drive - Tesco, Lidl and Woodtown S C




Energy Performance Indicator:140.74 kWh/m²/yr


Entrance Hall

6.71m x 1.83m with Italian polished porcelain tiled floor. Triple aspect. Glazed double doors to:

Reception Hall

8.83m x 1.34m with Italian polished porcelain tiled floor. Feature wall panelling to dado rail level. Newcastle Design Cloaks Press.

Drawing Room/Dining Room

8.84m x 5.93m with wall panelling to dado rail level. Built-in drinks cabinet and window seats. Dual aspect. Bevelled glass double doors to:

Open plan Kitchen/Breakfast/Family room and Dining area

Extending to 10.76m x 6.87m max. Italian polished porcelain tiled floor, window seats and Door to Balcony. Triple aspect.

Stunning Newcastle Design fitted units incorporating granite worktop areas with tiling surround, Falcon double oven range with grill, warming drawer and 5 ring ceramic hob. Concealed extractor. Two Fisher & Paykel integrated dishwashers and integrated larder freezer and integrated larder fridge. Built-in larder and stainless steel sink. Large island unit incorporating microwave and large warming drawer. French doors to the extensive wrap around Balcony.

Master Bedroom 1

7.78m x 5.64m max. Extensive range of fitted wardrobes. Large wall mirror. Door to Terrace and gardens.

Bathroom En Suite

3.38m x 2.6m White contemporary suite incorporating bath in tiled surround, shower attachment, separate power shower, w.h.b. in tiled vanity unit, inlaid illuminated wall mirror and w.c. Recessed mirror shelving. Fully tiled walls and floor.

Bedroom 2

4.65m x 3.42m with double fitted wardrobes

Bedroom 3

4.53m x 3m with built-in wardrobe

Family Bathroom

2.68m x 1.64m White contemporary suite incorporating bath with shower attachment, pedestal w.h.b., illuminated mirror in tiled inset and w.c. Fully tiled walls and floor.


Bedroom 4 (currently in use as a Family Room)

5.95m x 5.54m with sliding doors to Terrace and gardens


6.9m x 5.4m max Glazed walls incorporating double sliding doors to patios and gardens.


4.4m x 2.2m with extensive range of floor to ceiling fitted units incorporating stainless steel sink, washing machine and dryer. Tiled floor

Guest Cloakroom

2.15m x 1.88m Contemporary white suite of pedestal w.h.b., w.c. and heated towel rail. Tiled floor.

TYLO SAUNA, fully tiled power shower and tiled floor


The sweeping driveway leads to generous front of house car parking and branches off to provide access to the lower level.
The manicured gardens extend to c. 1 acre and are set in rolling lawns, an extensive Indian sandstone paved patio, raised flowering beds hosting an array of specimen plants and shrubs carefully designed to create a wonderful splash of colour.
The elevated wrap around balcony provides a great vantage point overlooking the adjacent fields of the Rathfarnham Equestrian Centre to best enjoy watching the horses graze and frolic around.

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