The Lisselan Estate: Your very own Irish country estate, with stables, sea views and a helicopter pad...well we can dream!

Ireland is now leading property price growth around the world, according to new figures.

Knight Frank, a Dublin property market advice bureau, released a report that shows that Irish home values jumped 16.3 per cent in the final quarter of 2014

With this in mind, having already looked at some amazing castles for sale in Ireland, and the cheapest homes, this month, we decided to take a look at the most expensive homes on the Irish property market.

Even if they’re way beyond your budget…it’s no harm to dream.

Here’s the ten most expensive homes in Ireland:

Sorrento House



Where: Sorrento Terrace, Dalkey, County Dublin
What: Six-bedroom and six-bathroom house, with further accommodation in the gatehouse
Price: $13 million (€12m)
Features:
- Floor area of 714 sq. meters (7,685 sq. feet)
- Waterfront property with uninterrupted panoramic views, on 2 acres of landscaped gardens
- Eight miles southeast of Dublin city center, closer to Dalkey village
- Extensively refurbished with particular care taken to retaining the original features of the house

High Cross



Where: 40 Temple Road, Dartry, Dublin 6
What: Five-bedroom house with four bathrooms
Price: $8.17 million (€7.5m)
Features:
- Floor area of 603 sq. meters (6,491 sq. feet)
- Built c 1860
- Located on just under an acre of manicured south-facing gardens

The Lisselan Estate



Where: Clonakilty, County Cork
What: Eight-bedroom house
Price: $ 7.58 million (€6.95m)
Features:
- Floor area of 1,000 sq. meters (10,764 sq. feet)
- Located on an estate of 315 acres / 127 hectares or less with 30 acres of gardens - "French Chateau" style Country Estate set on the banks of the Argideen River
- The Henry Ford Ancestral Site is located on part of the Lisselan Estate
- 1,170 meters of double bank fishing with ten named pools and 455 meters of single bank fishing on the river
- The Lisselan Golf Club is a nine hole golf course set on 80 acres

Ashtown Lodge



Where: River Road, Castleknock, Dublin 15
What: Ten-bedroom house with eight bathrooms
Price: $6.49 million (€5.95m)
Features:
- Residence with Tudor origins and Georgian additions
- Manicured gardens extending to 10.5 ha (26 acres)
- Commercial possibilities afforded for site also. Can be purchased in one or more lots
- The three properties are approximately 1,500 meters squared (16,125 feet squared)
- Properties include an orchard, a floodlit tennis court, a magnificent indoor 57ft swimming pool, five stables, a stream and woodland (one mile of a walk) walks, and it is bordering the Royal Canal

Dromgarriff Estate



Where: 5 Waterfront Villas And Cottages, Glengarriff, County Cork
What: 15-bedroom house with 22 bathrooms
Price: $6.33 million (€5.8m)
Features:
- Floor area of 1,585 sq. meters (17,061 sq. feet)
- Estate made up of five properties, traditional cottages and contemporary villas as well as a 9-hole golf course
- Located amid approx. 96 acres of meadows and woodland
- Two minutes away from the village of Glengarriff

Myrtle Lodge



Where: Ballyflannigan, Brittas Bay, Co. Wicklow
What: Six-bedroom house with three bathrooms
Price: $5.4 million (€5m)
Features:
- Estate stands on c.185 acres of secluded land
- Maintained agricultural land divided into many well fenced paddocks with some forestry
- Property incorporates both an inner and outer cobbled courtyard, stables, a tennis court, a large three-bedroom mews, a manager’s house, an agricultural yard, a livestock yard, indoor and outdoor riding arenas, and a American barn

Capard House



Where: Rosenallis, County Laois
What: 13-bedroom house with ten bathrooms
Price: $5.1 million (€4.75m)
Features:
- Floor area of 1,539.9 sq. meters (16,575 sq. feet)
- Late 18th century mansion on 40.40 hectares/100 acres of land
- Protected structure two-storey non basement Greek Revival period house
- The Capard House was home to the Piggott family. The family owned vast tracks of lands in both Co. Laois (The Queens County) and Co. Limerick
- Grounds include terraced lawns and formal gardens broken into segments, the walled gardens, the long pond and lake, the folly and stables

Windgate



Where: Windgate Road, Baily, Howth, Dublin 13
What: Seven-bedroom house with seven bathrooms
Price: $4.3 million (€4m)
Features:
- Floor area of 450.6 sq. meters (4,850 sq. feet)
- Located on c.1.4 acres / c.0.56 ha of land
- Art Deco residence on elevated site with panoramic views of Dublin Bay
- Two km to Howth Village and 15 km to Dublin city center
- Large outdoor areas and landscaped gardens, including balconies and timber decks

St Leonard's



Where: Marino Avenue East, Military Road, Killiney, County Dublin
What: Eight-bedroom house with two bathrooms
Price: $3.98 million (€3.65m)
Features:
- Floor area of 531 sq. meters (5,716 sq. feet)
- Tudor Style family home with views over Killiney Bay and coast
- Built in 1886 in the middle of a private tree lined avenue off Military Road on approx. 0.85 acres (0.34 hectares) of land

Pine Lodge



Where: Carrickbrack Road, Howth Summit, Howth, Dublin 13
What: Six-bedroom house with eight bathrooms
Price: $3.82 million (€3.5m)
Features:
- Separate guest quarters
- Floor area of 687 sq. meters (7,395 sq. feet)
- Located on 1.78 acres of land
- Situated in an elevated and secluded enclave on Howth hill, close to Howth Summit
- Property includes security gates,  driveway, manicured grounds with strands of old growth trees, gardens and terraced gardens, two helicopter pads and a stunning courtyard