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For Sale

The Former Bray Head Hotel, Strand Road,

Co. Wicklow, A98 XN80
1.10 Acres
Development & Land Property

Property Overview

The property comprises a four storey Victorian building of 3,716 sq.m. (40,000 sq.ft.) Gross Internal area which has been extended over the years and includes a substantial return building, on a site of approximately 0.45 hectares (1.1 Acres). To the front of the hotel there is a large tarmacadamed area that is enclosed within a boundary wall surmounted by a wrought iron railing.

The property is situated close to Bray Head and enjoys considerable prominence at the southern end of the promenade. The Bray Head is situated directly opposite the beach and many important commercial, hotel, guest house and business occupiers situated along the seafront.

Town Planning

The property is situated in an area Zoning Objective ‘SF’ Bray Sea Front ‘To provide for the development and improvement of appropriate seafront uses” under the Bray Municipal District Local Area Plan 2018.

The vision of this zoning is to “To protect and enhance the character of the seafront area and to provide for mixed – use development including appropriate tourism, retail, leisure, civic and residential uses. The Seafront area shall be promoted as the primary tourist, recreational and leisure center of Bray”.

The building is also recorded on the Record of Protected Structures Reference No. B99.

The property comprises a four storey Victorian building of 3,716 sq.m. (40,000 sq.ft.) Gross Internal area which has been extended over the years and includes a substantial return building, on a site of approximately 0.45 hectares (1.1 Acres). To the front of the hotel there is a large tarmacadamed area

  • Situated on the Bray seafront with superb beach and sea views looking towards Bray Head, Dalkey and Killiney.
  • Illustrious history being extensively used by Ardmore & RTE for filming over the years and frequented by stars such as Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
  • Close to DART and Train and the many amenities of Bray.
  • Purpose built Former Victorian hotel from 1870s with Full Planning Permission for a new bar/restaurant/cafe and 44 superb apartments with under croft carparking

Accommodation

The property, which is included on the Record of Protected Structures, has full planning permission for development on the subject property which includes the demolition of the building to the rear of the existing hotel and partial demolition of the existing hotel. The development comprises of the demolition of poorer quality additions to the hotel (c.575sqm) and redevelopment of the hotel site bar / restaurant / cafe use (c.409m2) and the development of 44 apartments to be incorporated into the hotel and in a new rear extension.

Type No.Size Range (Sq.m)
Studio Apartment 140
One Bedroom Apartments 1245-68
Two Bedroom Apartments 2476-119
Three Bedroom Apartments7 100-117sqm

Type Floor Level Size Size (Sq.m)
Bar/Restaurant Ground 234
Café/BistroGround 63
Back of House Ground 103
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