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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ireland - 1 Winton Avenue, Rathgar, Dublin 6


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Call: 03339 390826

Key features:

  • Beautiful detached villa style period house
  • c. 2,500 sq.ft / 232 sq.m
  • 4 double bedrooms
  • Generous off street parking and side access
  • Secluded well stocked garden
  • GFCH
  • Security alarm

Full description:

A rare opportunity to acquire a beautiful detached double fronted Victorian villa style residence dating from the 1860s. Designed by Edmund Figgis and described by architect Jeremy Williams as "the most elegant Greek Revival residential development in the southern suburbs".

This truly delightful property can be admired for its wonderful symmetrical design, spacious classical proportions, fine period features, and harmonious contemporary feel. The attention to detail throughout is of a standard rarely seen.

Lovingly cared for by its present owners and sympathetically restored and developed over 29 years, No.1 is flooded with natural light. Functionality and elegance are perfectly combined throughout.

There are 4 double bedrooms, shuttered sash windows in every room, and a magnificent Victorian style conservatory by renowned English manufacturers Amdega.

The charming garden to the rear is a haven of peace and tranquillity, beautifully landscaped and abundantly planted around a spacious lawn, offering privacy and seclusion. There is generous off-street parking to the front and side access.

1 Winton Avenue

Granite steps lead to an imposing main entrance though the original classical portico built in the Greek Ionic style. One is greeted by an unusually wide hall running the full depth of the house, complete with egg and dart ceiling cornice in the Greek classical style, centre rose, dado rail and picture rail topped with original anaglypta.

To the left of the hall is the green drawing room with feature marble mantelpiece and fire hearth, egg and dart ceiling cornice and centre rose, arched wall alcove to match the arch of the large sash window opposite. To the right of the hall in mirror image is the red dining room, also with marble mantelpiece and hearth, egg and dart ceiling cornice, centre rose, and large sash window; fitted bookshelves are an additional feature.

The inner hall has six steps to the first floor landing; bedroom 1 is to the left with period mantelpiece and hipped ceiling with cornice. To the right in mirror image is bedroom 2, also with period mantelpiece and hipped ceiling with cornice.

The large bathroom on this landing features a beautiful 4-panel glazed door painted after originals by Matisse. The natural light though these colourful glass panels creates a most pleasing impression over the full length of the hall. This bathroom, which is surrounded by natural light on three sides, has travertine tiled marble floor in the Victorian style, and is complete with shower, WC, WHB, bidet and antique radiator.

The inner hall also has stairs leading down to garden level which is tiled throughout in travertine marble. The kitchen with polished granite countertop is fitted with extensive solid wood wall and floor units in American oak, Neff and Miele appliances (integrated gas hob, electric oven, microwave, freezer, fridge, dishwasher, extractor) and 1 sink unit.

Fine double doors in the 'Cardiff' style with corner panels in stained glass lead from the kitchen into the magnificent Amdega conservatory, comprising Canadian red cedar framed glazed panels and arched glazed roof, complete with travertine tiled marble floor and gas stove. A second set of double doors opens into the garden.

Off this level is the superb family bathroom with Villeroy & Boch blue and white tiled floor, part tiled walls, period mantelpiece, and ceiling cornice. Comprising bath with period style shower attachment, WC, WHB, bidet, and separate shower.

Also at garden level is a bright naturally lit laundry room with fitted units, sink, and plumbed for washing machine, dryer and CH boiler. There is a door to the rear. Directly opposite the laundry room is a walk-in linen room with extensive purpose built deep shelving in Scots pine for storing and airing clothes, and a water cylinder.

Four steps lead to two further bright double bedrooms: on the right is bedroom 3 with ceiling cornice, centre rose and shuttered sash window. Across the lower hall in mirror image on the left is bedroom 4, also with ceiling cornice, centre rose and shuttered sash window. These bedrooms each have a 'Cardiff' style door with corner and side panels in stained glass.

There is a substantial purpose built household storeroom with extensive fitted deep shelving and quarry tiled floor.


Winton Avenue is a quiet residential road linking Rathgar Road and Rathgar Avenue. It is one of the prettiest roads in Rathgar comprising villa style residences and a terrace of red brick houses. It is within walking distance of primary and secondary schools to include Rathgar National and Rathgar Junior, High School, Stratford, Zion National and convenient to Terenure College, St. Mary's, Alexandra College and Gonzaga. It is beside the village of Rathgar with its selection of shops, restaurants and bars, bus routes, sports facilities etc. The M50 and city centre are within easy reach.

Beautiful detached villa style period house
c. 2,500 sq.ft / 232 sq.m
4 double bedrooms
Generous off street parking and side access
Secluded well stocked garden
Security alarm

BER Details
BER: E2 BER No.108901158 Energy Performance Indicator: 376.38 kWh/mē/yr

Granite steps leading to front door

Reception Hall, arch to

Inner Hall

Drawing Room 15' 9" x 14'

Dining Room 14' 11" x 14'

Stairs to 1st floor landing

Bedroom 1 14' 2" x 14'

Bedroom 2 14' 2" x 14' 2"

Bathroom 1 10' 10" x 7' 6"

Stairs to garden level

Lower Hall

Kitchen 15' 1" x 13' 11"

Conservatory 19' 7" x 12' 6"

Bathroom 2 13' 9" x 9' 6"

Laundry Room 12' 4" x 5' 2"

Linen Room 8' 6" x 4'

Bedroom 3 14' x 13' 5"

Bedroom 4 14' x 13' 3"

Storeroom 9' 3" x 6' 5"


Double gates lead into the front garden and driveway which has parking for a number of cars. The front garden is stocked with a mature laurel tree, hedging, flowering shrubs and plants bordered by granite sets. The rear garden is unusually wide and is 55 ft long; it is wonderfully secluded in a spacious lawn bordered by mature trees, flowering shrubs, bulbs and flowers. There is side access, an outside tap both front and rear, and security lighting front and rear.

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Nearest Airports*

  • Dublin (International), 8.1 miles
  • Waterford (International), 85.3 miles
  • Belfast (International), 93.2 miles

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To view this property or request more details, contact
DNG, Terenure

98 Terenure Road East, Terenure, Dublin 6W
03339 390826  Local call rate


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98 Terenure Road East, Terenure, Dublin 6W
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