Houses for Sale in Dublin 6

Local Area Guide

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Dublin 6 is a revitalised district comprised of Rathgar, Ranelagh, Rathmines, Palmerstown, Milltown, Sandford, Dartry, and Terenure. Located between 4.5-6km south of Dublin’s city centre. It is about a 15-minute drive by car via the R114 and M50 Motorways.

The Luas and a number of Dublin Bus routes primarily service the area. Dublin 6 is a great area for families of all ages, as it offers wonderful schools, and is in close proximity to the city centre.

Property Types:

Dublin 6 homes are traditional in old-world architecture, charm, and design. Residences are treated to views of parklands, the banks of the canal, quiet acreage, leafy terraces, blossoming gardens, pristine landscaping, the scenic River Dodder, and mature trees.

Dublin 6 properties retain Period aesthetics, and one can expect to find homes of Victorian, Georgian, Tudor, Terraced, Red Brick, Edwardian, modern, and contemporary styles. Residences enjoy the peaceful tranquility mixed with vibrant village centres.

New construction and refurbished dwellings are outfitted with: modern amenities, luxurious décor, spacious living areas, and sustainable energy efficiency.


Dublin 6 is host to several quaint and well-equipped Village centres that offer all conceivable amentities including retail shopping, cinemas, pharmacies, supermarkets, post office, banking, health care facilities, and a number of small and large businesses.

Dublin 6 is also plentiful in delicious restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, and pubs, many of which feature delectable International cuisine. The neighbourhood offers opportunities for walking, cycling, picnicking and sport.

Local parks and sporting facilities include Bushy Park, Palmerstown Park, Eaton Square, Lower River Trail, Darty Park, Yoga, Milltown Golf Course, Rathgar Tennis Club, Brookfield Lawn Tennis Club, Leinster Cricket Club, and Portobello GAA.


Dublin 6 is host to a number of well-respected primary, national, secondary, and Scoil schools. Academic excellence is a top priority, and school awards include The Great Reads Award, Golden Shamrock Award, Student Enterprise Awards, and Scholastic Writing Awards.

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