Houses for Sale Rathfarnham

Local Area Guide

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Rathfarnham is a town in the foothills of the Dublin Mountains, located 8.1km to the Southside of Dublin’s city centre. It is a 30-minute drive by car, and numerous Dublin Bus routes, as well as the Luas Green line at Dundrum primarily service the town.

Rathfarnham is in close proximity to the M50 Motorway. The town is enjoying a recent growth in both population and new housing developments.

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Rathfarnham is considered the busiest postcode for new home developments in recent years. The town has become incredibly popular due to its historic charm and fresh technology integration.  Home views are unparalleled, with many featuring picturesque seaside, lofty mountains, lush greenery, blossoming gardens, leafy terraces, and the quaint Rathfarnham Village.

The town is incredibly convenient, with many major attractions within walking distance. Rathfarnham homes, both new construction and refurbished, are idyllic. Dwellings retain old world charm while boasting modern amenities, tasteful and bright décor, roomy living space, and energy efficient technology.

Among the many homes in Rathfarnham, one can expect to find Victorian, Tudor, Georgian, Edwardian, Mid-Century, modern, contemporary, Terraced, and cottage styles.


Rathfarnham is easily equipped with retail shopping centres, banks, post offices, and convenience stores. The town is also full of delicious restaurants, cafes, and pubs, many of which feature worldly cuisines.

Notable historic landmarks consist of Loreto Abbey, Rathfarnham Castle, Beaufort House, and Berwick House. Parks, walking, and cycling trails are aplenty in Rathfarnham, including famous Marlay Park, Walkabout Wicklow, Slieve Eire, and St. Edna’s Park.

The town is also rich in many golf courses, and sporting facilities. There are a number of GAA Clubs, soccer teams, Boxing Clubs, WSAF Athletic Club, and more. Rathfarnham also has a vibrant music and concert scene, featuring the latest acts in the music world.


Rathfarnham has a number of primary and secondary schools. The schools are focused on academic excellence as well as character formation. The most notable awards from Rathfarnham schools include: Digital School of Distinction and Green Flag Awards.

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