DescriptionBeautifully appointed c.312 Sq.m semi-detached period property with ample off street parking to the rear, with a sunny large and private south west facing rear garden. Retaining many of its original period features, this property provides a blank canvas for any discerning buyer looking to buy in this superb location, in the heart of Bray.
Positioned on Sidmonton Avenue overlooking Sidmonton Square only minutes' walk from every essential amenity and lovely walks along Bray Promenade, Manderley has been well maintained over the years. Although the property will benefit from the usual upgrades a family will undertake as part of their creation of their ideal home.
Many of the original features are still intact in the property including seven fireplaces, original joinery, some beautiful ornate cornicing and original window shutters. The house is laid out over two main floors with a three storey return. The rear reception at ground level can be used as an Annex which would comprise of Livingroom, Kitchen area, full shower room and bedroom above. This area can be accessed separately or from the main house offering superb flexibility that could suit a variety of uses.
There are exceptional reception rooms at ground floor level and depending on how you choose to lay out the house the potential of four or five bedrooms.
The location as discussed is second to none. Sidmonton Avenue is a quiet, mostly residential road, and Manderley, overlooking Sidmonton Park with the pretty park and playground and the period Square is positioned literally a two minute walk from the main Bray thoroughfare with a colourful array of shops and restaurants. A short stroll will bring you to the sea which can also be seen from the upper floor as can Bray Head. The popular Cliff Walk and the Dart are within easy reach.
The accommodation currently comprises Entrance hall, guest wc /utility, three receptions and kitchen at hall level with doors from the return to the garden. There is also a second full shower room in the return. There is also a bedroom above the rear most reception accessed via a separate rear staircase. The first floor return has a bedroom and a bathroom and the main first floor features two exceptionally spacious bedrooms. The second floor return comprises of a large bathroom and bedroom. So in total you have nine principal rooms to be used as required.
This property is recommended viewing and simply combines the best of house and garden.
AccommodationEntrance Hall 1.99m x 12.44m. Attractive original polished timber floor. Fanlight over front door with ornate ceiling cornice and dado rail. Decorative plaster arch over, steps down to the return with under stairs storage and guest wc / utility off.
Drawing room 5.72m x 5.18m. Beautifully appointed main reception with attractive bay window overlooking the private and mature front garden. c.12 ft ceiling with ornate ceiling cornice and original ceiling rose. Picture rail and original shutters. White marble fireplace with tiled hearth.
Kitchen Dining Room 5.72m x 4.40m. Currently used as the kitchen, this original dining room overlooks the rear yard and garden which all faces south west. Original polished floor boards. Ornate ceiling coving and center rose. Modern shaker style kitchen with breakfast bar and granite work tops. Tiled splash-backs. Built in appliances. Truly stunning Donegal Marble fireplace with cast iron and tiled inset and tiled hearth.
Lobby Ground floor return with under-stairs storage and door to Guest wc with wc and WHB. Gas fired boiler and plumbing for washing machine.
Family room 4.20m x 4.50m. Fine reception with minimalist fireplace and door to rear yard and garden. Door to rear reception / Annex.
Annex reception / reception four 4.20m x 3.45m. Additional reception or annex living space with stairs to bedroom above. Open plan arch to rear lobby and shower-room with double sliding patio doors to the rear garden.
Shower room 2.00m x 1.78m. Fully tiled floor. Wc and pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled shower unit with electric shower and Velux window over.
Bedroom 5 / Study 4.09m x 3.93m. Accessed via a back stairs from the reception below. Good sized double bedroom overlooking the sunny south west facing rear garden.
First Floor return Landing with stairs to first floor level and access to bathroom and bedroom.
Bedroom 3 4.27m x 4.88m. Large double bedroom with built in wardrobes and attractive original cast iron fireplace.
Bathroom 2.09m x 1.96m. Bath with fully tiled surround and electric shower over. Wc and pedestal wash hand basin. Timber wainscot paneled walls.
First Floor 2.00m x 8.14m. Lovely bright landing with ceiling coving and window overlooking the front garden, Sidmonton Park and the sea.
Bedroom One (Front) 5.70m x 5.15m. Truly stunning large bedroom with superb bay window commanding sea views, views of Sidmonton Park and Bray Head. Original ceiling coving, window shutters and picture rail. Built in wardrobes. Superb grey Marble fireplace with cast iron and tiled inset and tiled hearth.
Bedroom two (rear) 5.70m x 4.40m. Fine double room with lovely sunny south west aspect. Original cast Iron fireplace with tiled inset and hearth.
Second floor return Landing with Velux window over. Door to large store room (was originally a bathroom), door to hot-press.
Bedroom 4 4.20m x 3.41m. Good sized double room with cast iron fireplace. Lovely sunny south west aspect.
Main Bathroom 3.20m x 4.83m. Very large main bathroom. Fully tiled floor. Cast Iron Fireplace. Freestanding Claw Bath. Fully tiled separate shower unit with electric shower. Twin wash hand basins set in vanity unit with polished granite top. Inset lights.
FeaturesSpacious semi detached Victorian residence C.312 SQ.M.
Many original period features.
Seven original fireplaces
Polished original timber floors
Sea Views and views of Bray head form the upper floors
Superbly positioned overlooking Sidmonton Park
Bray main street and Sea Front and Dart all within a short stroll
Annex to rear which can be accessed via the main house, could suit a variety of uses
Ample off street parking to the rear
Private mature front garden with side access
Sunny private south west facing rear garden
Beautiful main receptions
4/5 generous bedrooms depending on chosen layout
Gas Fired Central Heating
BER DetailsBER: F
BER No: 100756139
Performance Indicator: 430.74 kWh/m²/yr
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Bray on 01 286 6630