€2,950,000 arrow_downward €-300,000 on 11th Aug 16
An exceptional period country house in a totally private setting with walled garden, stables and yard on the borders of Co Wicklow and Kildare.
Tynte Park was built by the Tynte family in c.1835. The family owned the village of Dunlavin and large tracts of lands and their roots in the area trace as far back as the 16th Century. A
notable member of the family was Miss Voilet Tynte who resided at Tynte Park until her death, at the age of 83, in 1963. She was renowned as a fierce horsewoman and noted player in international women's golf. She was the driving force behind the formation of the Baltinglass Golf Club. In 1903 when the Gordon Bennett Cup Motor Race was held in a local estate, Miss Tynte was so impressed she went on to co-found
the Royal Irish Automobile Club on Dawson Street.
The Tynte Park Estate occupies the most wonderful position, sitting at a height overlooking its own parkland, the rolling hills of Wicklow and the mountains beyond. The essence of Tynte
Park is not only the very fine house but the estate in which it sits. Tynte Park is a walled estate which is further protected by a band of mature woodland which includes oak, beech, copper
beech and other specimen trees. The house sits well back within the estate in a sheltered position with glorious country views from all sides and with the upmost privacy.
The house is approached by a front and back avenue. The front avenue has a walled entrance with wrought iron gates and this leads to a sweeping avenue which passes through mature woodland and opens to the parkland which is
framed by the magnificent trees. The house is classical Georgian in style and stands two storeys over lower ground level. There are ...