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Exclusive Golf Villas for Sale on one of
Europe’s Most renowned Sporting Estates


An exclusive development of twenty-two golf villas set in the beautifully wooded environs of Mount Juliet Estate in Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, has just been released for sale on the international Market by agents Hamilton Osborne King.  Being developed by Mount Juliet Properties, ‘Walton’s Grove’ has proven to be a very popular concept with over 35% of the development already sold from the plans.  These three and four bedroom villas which are situated beside the 12th fairway of this outstanding Jack Nicklaus signature Golf Course (dubbed ‘The Augusta of Europe’) are likely to appeal to golf enthusiasts looking for a private and tranquil holiday home.  Prices are from IR£460,000 to IR£525,000.  The strength of sterling makes purchasing a home in the Republic of Ireland a particularly attractive proposition at present, with a 25% differential in exchange rates.  The scheme is expected to be ready for occupation by the end of the year.  An interior designed, fully furnished show house is open for viewing – strictly by appointment. 

The Mount Juliet Estate is situated on the banks of the River Nore at Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, only a ninety minute drive from both Dublin and from Cork City – each with international airports.  Commuting time from Dublin will be dramatically reduced in the near future, as the main Dublin-Waterford route is set for significant improvement and upgrading. 

Nestled in a wooden enclave completely surrounded by magnificent Beech and Oak trees, these houses are built to the highest specification and are exceptionally spacious inside with the three-bedroom house measuring 2,340 sq.ft. and the four bedroom at 2,850 sq.ft.  A unique feature of the property is the spectacular split-level living and dining area with its double volume height timber vaulted ceiling.  A magnificent fully fitted kitchen comes complete with black granite work tops, tiled floors and hardwood French doors which open out onto an elegant decked patio area.  Oak flooring comes as standard in the hall and the dining room.  A feature of all of the properties in Mount Juliet are the spacious bedrooms, all of which have an en-suite.  Other features include a spectacular Spanish slate roof and double glazed timber windows. 

Every property comes complete with a four-person shuttle buggy for commuting around the estate, and a private buggy bay is also provided.  Purchasers qualify for nomination to Mount Juliet Golf Club without payment of entry fee and subject only to annual membership fee.  Purchasers are also entitled the use of the Leisure Centre on the Estate. 

According to Mr. Pat Hegarty, managing Director of Mount Juliet properties Limited, a number of houses sold to-date at Mount Juliet have been purchased by British and U.S. Nationals but the majority of purchasers are mainly Dublin based executives who are already familiar with Mount Juliet and its environs.  According to Ronan Driscoll, of selling agents Hamilton Osborne King, the houses will also appeal to investors who will appreciate the strong rental demand available in Mount Juliet.  However most of the purchasers are expected to be those seeking top quality property as a second/holiday home or full time residence.  The wide variety of leisure pursuits available in Mount Juliet makes this development totally unique and appealing.  Walton’s Grove is the most exclusive holiday home development to ever come to the Irish market and the demand for top quality holiday homes is clearly holiday homes is clearly illustrated in the strength of sales to-date. 

A service charge of IR£3,250 per annum applies, covering insurance and security costs, etc and to maintain the extensive landscaped areas.