Restored redbrick in Bray retains its period character

The three-storey home at 6 Eglinton Road has undergone a meticulous refurbishment and is guiding €1.275m

Ready to walk into: 6 Eglinton Road in Bray, Co Wicklow. Picture: Andrew Nolan Photography

The allure of the redbrick period home is an enduring one. For starters, they are of limited stock and, frankly, houses simply are not built with the same decorative finishes and details that occupied our Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian generations.

Most people who buy a period home will have done their homework and will be prepared to put in a bit of work and a good bit of money to repair, restore and enhance original ...