One of our favourite hobbies is taking a peep inside the homes of the rich and famous.
Be it looking at influencers house tours or perusing My Home.ie and plotting what properties we’d buy when we win the Lotto – we’re all obsessed with mega-mansions!
Here are the most expensive properties available for sale in Ireland right now. Including indoor pools, at-home golf courses and walled gardens, these properties, from regency-era to modern, are pretty spectacular.
Costing from 14 million to 8.5 million, a mortgage on these homes is out of reach for the majority, but we can dare to dream!
Number 73 Ailesbury Road in Ballsbridge – often cited as Dublin’s most sought after road address – has been listed for sale by Colliers luxury real estate.
The home is thought to be the priciest gaff ever put on the market in Ireland.
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The incredible home is a piece of Irish history, having been built in 1913 by an connoisseur of architecture, Rudolf Maximilian Butler, prominent architect, architectural historian, academic, journalist and founding member of the Architectural Association of Ireland.
Boasting six bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, three-car garage, drawing room and formal Dining room, the home is perfect for entertaining.
Another feature of the garden is the three hole putting green for practicing your golf when the drive to the country club seems like too much effort.
The home also comes with plans for expansion, should you want more amenities. The potential design concept for the home extends an area of about 10,000 sq.ft for future needs, to include multi-functional cinema, wine cellar, 20m swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym.
Completed circa 1815 in the Georgian Villa style, Bushey Park is the second most expensive home in Ireland right now, according to My Home.ie’s offerings.
The home is famous thanks to its former owner – musician Chris de Burgh. The warbler and his wife Diane, and their children Rosanna, Michael and Hubie called this mansion their family home for many years before it was placed on the market in 2020.
The house itself features, eight bedroom suites, a home cinema, music studio games room and even and indoor swimming pool.
The grounds are expansive, and include a nearby guest lodge.
The most modern offering on our list, this sprawling Killiney property known as Ananda comes in at a cool 10 million.
Easily mistaken for something you would see in the rolling hills of Hollywood, this modern and luxurious mansion is a sight to see, and includes seven bedrooms and six bathrooms.
The entire home boasts a blend of modern meets nature, with hardwood floors and Carrara marble framing huge glass windows and architecturally curved walls.
Designed for entertaining and home life, Ananda offers a magnificent double living room featuring a striking glass climate controlled wine room.
The master suite bedroom features a unique curved glass wall offering views overlooking Killiney Bay, Bray Head and the Wicklow Mountains, automated curtains and his and hers walk-in closets.
Simple landscaped gardens are neatly arranged in a rectangular fashion in the south garden, offering sweeping views.
A classically elegant late Georgian country house, Ballindoolin has been at the heart of Kildare affairs since it was built in 1822.
A classic four-bay three storey over basement Georgian country house, Ballindoolin is built from local limestone.
The home has seven bedrooms, as well as a sun room and a wine cellar.
A dramatic library (which would also work well as a home office in these work from home times) takes pride of place on the third floor of the behemoth home.
It boasts huge grounds and a stunning walled garden, and has a farm and gate lodge.
The home is surrounded by the peaceful Kildare countryside.
Summerhill House,Marino Avenue West,Killiney
This seven-bed, five-bathroom mansion is set on five acres, and offers an incredible view of Killiney Bay.
The pastel pink palace is perched cliffside, offering sweeping views and gorgeous gardens.
Reminiscent of an Amalfi coast getaway, the home has split levelled gardens and patios as well as a golf course and tennis court.
The Victorian residence dating from the mid-1800’s has a feature waterfall and pond leading to the house with ample off street car parking to the front and side.
The garden level/basement includes gym, bar and plant room with access to the lower gardens and lawns.
Upstairs there are seven bedrooms, the master bedroom suite includes a large en suite bathroom and the bedroom itself enjoys fine views.
There are six further bedrooms, one of which is en suite together with a second staircase – so plenty of space for hosting!