Home is where the heart is, or so they say, so what better way to impress the love of your life than by purchasing a dream home for St Valentine’s Day.
With that in mind, the team at MyHome.ie have put together a list of five of the most romantic properties which caught their eye on the site right now.
True some of them may be a tad pricey and beyond the budget of most of us, but there’s no harm dreaming of that idyllic place to cosy up with your loved one.
We’ve all heard the story of Rapunzel being rescued from her tower by her prince and if you’ve hair long enough you can try to recreate that scene at the stunning Heathfield Castle in Ballinrune, Kilmeedy, Co Limerick. The castle itself extends to circa 3,500sq ft while it offers approximately one acre of secluded gardens to stroll through while holding hands.
- Heathfield Castle, Ballinrune, Kilmeedy, Co Limerick
- Type: 5 bed castle
- Asking price: POA
- Selling agent: John Giltinane & Associates/Adare Properties
Few things scream romance like a penthouse apartment with a stunning view. This particular example in Dublin 2 boasts views of Grand Canal Dock as well as across the city. With 1,787sq ft of living space laid out over two levels and a wide range of restaurants, theatres and hotels nearby, this ticks a lot of boxes on the romantic front.
- Penthouse, The Waterfront, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 2
- Type: 3 bed penthouse
- Asking price: €1,600,000
- Selling agent: Owen Reilly
There’s few things more romantic than watching the sun go down with a loved one. Where better to do that than in a stunning waterfront property in West Cork which boasts coastal views over Tragumna Bay. The 4 bed house also offers complete privacy on its extensive sun patios.
- The Beach House, Tragumna, Skibbereen, West Cork
- Type: 4 bed detached house
- Asking price: €475,000
- Selling agent: Pat Maguire Properties
This two bed apartment in Dublin 8, might not appear the most romantic of homes at first glance but with property it’s all about location, location, location. Situated on Whitefriar Street, it’s just a few hundred metres away from Whitefriar Street Church where the shrine and relics of St Valentine rest. Irish Carmelite John Spratt brought the remains of St Valentine back to the church in 1836 and people have flocked to see them in the last half a century since they were returned to prominence.
- GF3 Adelaide Square, Whitefriar Street, Dublin 2
- Type: 2 bed apartment
- Asking price: €415,000
- Selling agent: Sherry FitzGerald Rathmines
Nothing says old style romance like a traditional thatched cottage. This white-washed one in Killybegs, Co Dublin not only offers somewhere cosy to cuddle up with a loved one but it also benefits from spectacular open-aspect views over Fintra Beach and the Atlantic Ocean.
- Bumblebee Cottage, Killybegs, Donegal
- Type: 2 bed cottage
- Asking price: €275,000
- Selling agent: DNG Dorrian