Houses for Sale Kilmainham

Local Area Guide

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Kilmainham is a quiet neighbourhood located 4.7km west of Dublin’s city centre. It is about a 34-minute drive by car via the R148, M50, M7, M4, and M6 Motorways. The Luas and a number of Dublin Bus routes primarily service the area.

Kilmainham is highly sought after as it is in close proximity to the bustling city centre, yet it retains a peaceful atmosphere.

Property Types:

Kilmainham homes are traditional in architecture, style, and character. Residents are treated to views of: leafy terraces, blossoming gardens, mature trees, verdant parklands, lovely riversides, and beautiful shrubbery.

Kilmainham homes retain old-world Period aesthetic, and one can expect to find styles of: Victorian, Terraced, Red Brick, modern, and contemporary. Many homes are within walking distance to local Village attractions.

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

Local Amenities:

Kilmainham is well served by a charming Village centre that includes shopping amenities of: retail stores, convenience stores, supermarkets, pharmacies, health care facilities featuring the notable St. James Hospital, post office, and a number of small and large businesses.

Foodies will enjoy a plethora of delicious restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, and pubs, many of which feature global cuisine. Kilmainham is green, and offers notable landmarks of Irish National War Memorial Gardens, Phoenix Park, and Hurling Grounds. There are many opportunities for walking, cycling, picnicking, recreation, and leisure.

The neighbourhood features attractions of: Kilmainham Gaol, IMMA, and The Guinness Storehouse. Sporting clubs include: Kilmainham GAA, Commercial Rowing Club, and Kilmainham GFC.


Kilmainham has a number of nearby primary, secondary, and Scoil schools. Academic excellence is a high priority, and local school awards include: Student Enterprise Awards, Cycle Against Suicide Ambassador School Awards, and Universal Design Grand Challenge Student Awards.

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