Sidmonton House, Sidmonton Road, Bray, Co Wicklow

An exceptionally elegant three storey bay window Victorian residence of immense aesthetic appeal, built in the late 19th century enjoying a most convenient location on Sidmonton Road opposite Sidmonton Park, close to Bray Main street, the seafront and only minutes from the DART.<br><br>The house boasts elegant spacious room proportions and the superb light filled orientation of the accommodation throughout is further enhanced by the magnificent original period detail.<br><br>As soon as you enter the main reception hall through the distinctive pillared porch, the quality and high standard of workmanship is immediately evident in the detailed and ornate cornice work, well maintained over the years and beautifully cared for, this home is the epitome of elegance. The main dining room, kitchen and family rooms are on this level, with Kitchen and dining rooms featuring unique large box bay windows to the side with ornate stained glass. The large bay window and black marble fireplace in the dining room add to the ambience of the period. To the rear, the family room, also with original fireplace, leads into the garden level utility and rear shower room with w.h.b. and w.c..<br><br>Upstairs is the formal drawing room with bay window overlooking the park, and second window out to the balcony. Stunning cornice work and period detail with all sash windows and magnificent fireplace. There are four spacious double bedrooms and one single which would be an ideal en suite for the bedroom next to it as its present use, a study. The wonderful room proportions are evident, with each double bedroom boasting feature fireplaces with decorative tiling, with all rooms having its own feel and character and of course are all beautifully presented with subtle classic tones and lush fabrics. From the top floor both front rooms boast stunning panoramic views over the park, surrounding treetops and out to the sea and beyond. Our present owner's sense of style and eye for quality and detail makes this a perfect combination of walk in perfectionism and superb location.<br><br>An impressive home, blessed by space all the way through to the Victorian rear garden, meticulously maintained over the years by its present owners. Perfectly positioned offering the utmost convenience for growing families with schools such as St. Gerards, Loreto and Presentation college all only a short distance. Bray is buzzing with eateries, excellent restaurants, arts and crafts shops along with a myriad of leisure facilities such as tennis and sailing clubs only a few minutes walk away. The M50, N11, many bus routes and the DART makes the commute to and from both the city centre, city west and the sunny south east easily accessible.Garden: Sidmonton House is entered via black wrought iron entrance gates opening to a gravel driveway providing ample off street parking. The original pillared sheltered porch is under the balcony and opens into this stunning home. A side entrance leads to the west facing sunny rear garden which has sun throughout the day and boasts such privacy that it is difficult to believe you are so close to all amenities. There is a patio area at the top of the garden laid with Indian sandstone slabs and surrounded by lavender beds neatly tucked atop a shallow red brick wall, a perfect private haven to enjoy outside entertaining. The velvet lawn is so beautifully kept with an abundance of colourful flowers, shrubbery, herbaceous borders and mature trees surrounding providing year round enhancement. An original entrance wrought iron gate has been put to wonderful decorative use at the end of the garden leading into a "secret garden" home to the children's play area.



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