18 Foxes Covert


INTERNAL AREA:  305.7 sq.m (3,290 sq.ft)

– SOLD –


Superb detached four bedroom two storey residence of charm and character on magnificent site of over an acre in the heart of the world-renowned Mount Juliet Estate with a sunny orientation and enjoying fine views over the Estate and adjoining countryside. It is very bright throughout with large picture windows. It has 4 double bedrooms with 4 ensuites and two reception rooms.

Foxes Covert is perfectly located within the Estate and is comprised only of large detached houses on their own grounds.

No. 18 was designed by Arthur Hickey of CCH Architects, Kilkenny and was built in 2002; it extends to 305.7 sq.m (3,290 sq.ft) and comprises, on the ground floor, an impressive entrance hall, with a cloakroom with w.h.b and w.c. off it; a very large fully fitted kitchen, utility room, breakfast area and adjoining spacious diningroom which is perfect for family gatherings and entertaining; double bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and ensuite with shower; elegant study with built in cabinets and double doors to patio; attractive bright livingroom with feature windows and fireplace, also double doors to large terrace and barbeque area.

On the first floor there is the very large master bedroom with ensuite bathroom with bath and shower – also large walk-in dressingroom/wardrobes; there are two further double bedrooms and ensuites; also a hot press on this level. There is a double garage, store and boiler house. The large well planted gardens surround the house.

This property is very well designed and laid out. It flows very well and there is literally no waste space in it. It has a very welcoming feel about it and it contains numerous interesting features.

There is parking for 8 – 10 cars. The property stands on a site of approximately 0.44 hectares (1.09 acres). There is oil fired central heating, with underfloor heating on the ground floor and radiators on the first floor.


  • Detached two storey house of considerable charm and character
  • Superbly positioned on Mount Juliet Estate and enjoying a sunny orientation
  • Magnificent site of over an acre, not overlooked, very private
  • Impressive entrance drive up to the house
  • Within walking distance of the Manor House, the Clubhouse and all the amenities of the Estate
  • Wonderful views over the Estate and adjoining countryside
  • 4 double bedrooms and 4 ensuites
  • Sun balconies off 2 bedrooms
  • Large dining area with feature windows and atrium ceiling
  • Fully fitted kitchen and breakfast area
  • Elegant study with built in cabinets and double doors to patio
  • Extends to 305.7 sq.m. with space to extend if required, subject to planning permission
  • The walls and roof area have been injected with insulation material subsequent to the BER being prepared
  • Double garage and storage area
  • Well planted gardens and meadow
  • Extensive west facing sun terrace and barbeque area
  • Parking space for 8 – 10 cars
  • Service charge for 2023: €4,780


This property is very well situated on the Mount Juliet Estate, which is one of the country’s finest golf resorts, incorporating a 5 star hotel with a Michelin Star Restaurant, an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus designed Championship Golf Course and Clubhouse, Leisure Centre, spa, bars, restaurants.

The Mount Juliet Estate is located approximately 1.5 km. northwest of the N9 Dublin-Waterford Road and convenient to Thomastown mainline train station.

Mount Juliet Estate is located approximately 20 minutes from Kilkenny, 30 minutes from Waterford and just over one hour from Dublin. The jewel in the crown, The Manor House, is a stunning example of eighteenth century architecture, overlooking the River Nore and Ballylinch Stud. The Estate comprises 500 acres of Land.

The golf course is globally ranked and has been the venue for many international events over the last three decades and was the venue for the 2021 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open and the 2022 Horizon Irish Open.

The Estate offers a range of activities including trail riding and tuition at the Equestrian Centre. There is an archery range, salmon and trout fishing and even falconry can be enjoyed. The Leisure Centre meanwhile houses a 15-metre heated swimming pool and a wide variety of treatment suites. There are beautiful walks, especially along the banks of the Rive Nore which runs through the Estate, also nature trails.

To own a house in Mount Juliet provides a unique living experience. Not only is it very safe for residents with the benefit of roving security but it is the essence of grandeur and gracious living. It is exclusive while being friendly and welcoming. Mount Juliet has an enviable reputation for quality of facilities and service. Its 5-star rating is genuinely reflective of what Mount Juliet offers to residents and visitors alike.

There is a vibrant resident community in Mount Juliet who enjoy the numerous hospitality features and amenities of the Estate. New house owners in Mount Juliet quickly discover that there is a warm welcome for them with the option to attend family barbecues or events in the restaurants, hotel or clubhouse. The management organize a number of social events and get togethers throughout each year for resident property owners in the Estate. Home owners can also avail of Leisure Centre and Golf membership.

This property is ideal for owner occupation or as an investment or holiday home. There is strong demand for rental accommodation on the estate.

Close to the newly-built Club House, the Equestrian Centre stables horses and ponies which are available for basic and advanced tuition and show jumping. Mount Juliet provides an exhilarating equestrian experience. In a country famous for the quality of its angling, it is still rare for visitors to achieve the combination of delights found along the banks and in the clear waters of the rivers that meander through Mount Juliet Estate.
Atlantic Salmon and brown trout angling guarantee an exhilarating experience. There are other activities such as archery, clay pigeon shooting, tennis, croquet, cycling and walking trails.