Boulevard Apartments

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Boulevard Apartments, St Brelade



This former merchant's house at St Aubin, which has 17th and early 18th century datestones, is now divided into apartments

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Property name

Boulevard Apartments


Bulwarks, St Aubin, St Brelade

Other names

Ambleve [1]

Type of property

Merchant's house now divided into apartments


Individual apartments in the building have sold for £250,000 and £350,000 in 2007 and £385,000 in 2009

Families associated with the property

  • Reeves
  • Chaperon: Shown as occupants in 1941


  • 1686 ILC on corbel stone [2]
  • IM♥IB1704

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

Important 18th century merchant's house, dated 1704, retaining exterior character. Prominent location overlooking St Aubin's Harbour. Important as part of terrace of similar merchants houses set back along Le Boulevard. Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795. A mahogany open-well staircase survives, but otherwise there are few original features. Reputed to have cellar to left, southeast of front door.

Old Jersey Houses

Despite the age and importance of the property, it does not feature in either volume of the work.

In 1964 Ambleve was a guesthouse run by the Reeves family

Notes and references

  1. The original name of the property is not mentioned in the HER entry, but is shown in the Jersey Datestone Register
  2. Neither of these stones is contained in the 903 listed in Old Jersey Houses and only the 1704 stone is included in the Jersey Datestone Register, with no explanation of its meaning
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