House of the week

Rural Rathfarnham residence is a hidden gem for €2.95m

Hillcot on Kilmashogue Lane in Dublin 16 has a rich history that includes ownership by the Guinness and Slazenger families, as well as serving as a refuge for Catholic clerics during the Reformation

Hillcot on Kilmashogue Lane in Rathfarnham, Dublin 16: set on 5.5 acres, the period property dates back to the 1600s

Nestled in a deep copse of trees in the hills above Dublin city and between two golf courses, it would be easy to consider Hillcot an isolated country dwelling.

Yet this hidden gem off Kilmashogue Lane in Rathfarnham with its uninterrupted views of the city laid out below it, is within a few minutes’ drive of the M50, a 15-minute drive from a host of facilities in Rathfarnham, Sandyford, Dundrum and Nutgrove, 30 minutes to ...