The Question and Answer section for Rebecca is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The narrrator, Madame de Winter, is traveling with her husband at the start of the novel. They have left their home at Manderley, which is now nothing more than a ruin destroyed by fire. The narrator and her husband are quite happy.
Do you mean in her dream or when she actually gets there.
The road to Manderley lay ahead. There was no moon. The sky above our heads was inky black. But the sky on the horizon was not dark at all. It was shot with crimson, like a splash of blood.