Somerton, Upper Dargle Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow
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Somerton, Upper Dargle Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow


3 Bed

3 Bath

130 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 130 m²
Dating back c. 1869, Somerton is an attractive double fronted detached Victorian residence set on a superb plot off the Upper Dargle Road in Bray. On approach, one is immediately drawn to the attractive fa ade and the property has two access points. Directly to the front a pedestrian pathway leads to the hall door, while to the left there is access from a gravelled driveway. Internally, some original features remain intact to include fireplaces, doors, and banisters. It is evident that the property has been lovingly cared for by the current owner and given the overall charm, Somerton is a characterful period dwelling. The accommodation is bright and spacious with elegant room proportions akin to the Victorian era laid out over two floors with a two storey return element to the rear. The deceptive footprint measures 130sqm / 1,399sqft approx. Passing through the front door, the entrance hall comprises tiled flooring and under stairs storage. To the right of the hall is the impressive bay windowed living room featuring an original fireplace, and the dining room to the left of the corridor mirrors the living room, similarly containing a bay window and fireplace. The family room sits to the rear of the property incorporating tiled flooring and two windows overlook the side garden. An opening to the left leads through to the kitchen which was an added extension in 1990. Here there is a tiled floor, a range of base and eye level units, integrated appliances include oven and hob, and there is plumbing for a washing machine, dryer, and dishwasher. Off the kitchen, sliding doors lead out to the private rear garden. On the first floor, off the split-level landing, there are two double bedrooms located to the front. Both include an en-suite shower room, carpeted floors, while the main bedroom is complete with sliderobes. On the return there is a single bedroom, and bathroom with freestanding bath concludes the layout. Externally, large gardens border the entire property and high hedging provides a degree of privacy. A gravelled drive caters for of secure off-street parking for three cars and to the eastern side of the property an extensive landscaped lawn wraparounds around to the rear. Directly behind Somerton, there is a private raised patio flanked by an array of colourful flowers and beyond this the boundary rises to a woodland area behind. The location is ideal, being just a short distance from all amenities including Castle Street Shopping Centre and Bray s Main Street, both offering a selection of shops and eateries and for arts lovers there is the Mermaid Theatre and Signal Arts Centre. The Peoples Park with river boardwalk is nearby, not to mention the renowned promenade and seafront, within 2km offering an array of cafes, restaurants, and ice cream parlours, along with wonderful seaside walks, including the famous Cliff walk to Greystones. For commuters, there is no shortage of transport options including bus routes 45 A, 84, 145, 155 and the Aircoach along with the 185-feeder bus to Bray Dart which runs the length of the Upper Dargle Road. In addition, the N11/M50 is accessible in a matter of minutes. Bray plays host to a number of highly regarded primary and secondary schools, as well as a wide variety of sporting facilities including sailing, rowing, tennis, horse riding, hockey, soccer, and GAA to name but a few. Hall Tiled floor, understair storage Living Right of hall, wood floor, bay window, feature fireplace. Dining Left of hall, wood floor, bay window, feature fireplace. Family Room Tiled floor Kitchen Extended 1990, tiled floor, extensive range of wall + floor units, integrated oven, hob, provision for washing machine, dryer & dishwasher. Stairs & Landing Carpet, original banisters, split level landing. Bedroom 1 Double to front, carpet, sliderobe, original door. En-Suite Lino floor, wash-hand basin, WC, shower enclosure with electric shower. Bedroom 2 Double to front, carpet. En-Suite Mirrors other en-suite. Bathroom Floorboards, wash-hand basin, WC, freestanding bath, hot press. Bedroom 3 Single to rear, carpet.
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  • Monitored alarm
  • Virgin TV & Broadband
  • Double glazed throughout

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Energy Performance Indicator: 369.1 kWh/m2/yr





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