5 Eglinton Road Bray
|Area: 1,990 sq ft||Bedrooms: 6||Price: €595,000|
|Type: Period house with established commercial (office) use||Location: Commercial heart of Bray|
Zoned for commercial office usage and in continuous use by a well-established publishing business since 2004, this end-of-terrace period property enjoys a prime, high visibility location in the heart of Bray’s commercial and retail centre.
The self-contained property comprises almost 2,000 square feet of space divided into a series of offices over five separate floors. Thanks to its central location, the building offers an outstanding opportunity to secure a ready-to-go office premises in a prime location off Bray’s busy Quinsboro Road, just a short stroll from the town’s Main Street and right next to a new shopping centre currently under construction at the Florentine Centre.
Positioned within easy walking distance of Bray DART station and across the road from the public library, Eglinton Road is home to a number of well-established local businesses, including two solicitors’ practices, a dental surgery, a medical practice and the Bray office of MABS (Money Advice and Budgeting Service).
Thanks to its excellent visibility and high pedestrian footfall, the property guarantees both immediate and lasting impact for any new business, along with an excellent opportunity to trade in a prestigious location.
The building is accessed via a short flight of steps through the Victorian front door, as well as by stone steps leading to the lower level that was previously used as a café/craft shop, for which planning permission still exists.
A laneway to the side provides access to the rear of the property, along with private, off-street parking.
The current owner has undertaken a number of improvements including renewal of joints, frameworks and part of the roof, rewiring, replumbing, replastering and the installation of CCTV cameras.
Originally constructed circa 1865 as one of a terrace of five residential town houses, the property also offers obvious potential (subject to planning regulation) to be restored to residential use as a spacious family home or stylish modernised apartments, perfectly positioned to enjoy the best of town centre living.
According to the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage, when taken together, the terrace of which the property forms part “make the west side of Eglinton Road one of the most complete mid to later Victorian groupings in the whole of Bray.”
FLOOR AREA SUMMARY
Lower Ground Floor: 730 sq ft/68 sq m
Ground Floor: 472 sq ft/44 sq m
First Floor: 297 sq ft/28 sq m
Second Floor: 278 sq ft/25 sq m
Third Floor: 213 sq ft/20 sq m
Total Floor Area: 1,990 sq ft/185 sq m
- Well-established business location
- High footfall position at the heart of Bray’s commercial and retail centre
- Excellent visibility
- Third largest town in Ireland
- Extensive parking in the town
- Frequent bus services
- Five minutes’ walk from Bray DART station
- N11/M11 and M50 road links provide direct access to all major routes
- Only 40 minutes’ drive to Dublin
EXCITING BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
The property is at the hub of a busy commercial and retail community that includes many well-established local, national and international brands. In recent times, new businesses have opened and are flourishing, proving that Bray continues to provide tremendous opportunities for the right business.
With a population of almost 32,000, Bray is the third largest town in Ireland. Set on the border between Counties Dublin and Wicklow, the bustling seaside town is well served by public transport including frequent DART and Dublin bus services, while the N11/M11 and M50 road links give direct access to all the major routes. The active community, proximity to schools, thriving tourism industry and extensive parking in the area all ensure a high footfall for businesses on the main street. Eglinton Road enjoys an excellent position at the heart of it all.
CONTACT: Gabriel Dooley on 01 20 10 300