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Detached House

For Sale



318 sq.m.

EPI: 209.94 kWh/m2/yr


This property, is located on a mature, elevated 0.67 acre site at Ballybegley, a short stroll to Lough Swilly shore and c1 mile from the village of Newtowncunningham, off the N13. Situated in a prestigious rural residential cul-de-sac with stunning views over Lough Swilly, this large (c.315 sq. m/3,400 sq. ft.) architect-designed home was constructed in 2003 using quality materials (mica report provided) by top class tradesmen. The house is centrally located between Letterkenny and both Buncrana and Derry (with flights to Heathrow and Glasgow), which offers excellent commute possibilities and access to beaches. There are boat launch facilities at the nearby shore. The shore area is listed as one of the ‘hidden gems’ off the Wild Atlantic Way.

The house is in excellent decorative order both inside and out. The high standard finish includes double glazing, solid oak floors, solid doors throughout, fully tiled hall and bathrooms, quality fireplaces, a solid wood fitted kitchen with granite work tops and an AGA range with attached integrated cooker with 2 additional electric ovens and 4 additional gas stovetop rings. The house is fully wired and alarmed and fitted with rear camera. Most rooms, except the rear facing bathrooms, utility room, den and gymnasium, offer great Swilly views.

The downstairs accommodation comprises a generous hallway leading to a large formal sitting room, a further smaller sitting room/den, large kitchen/diner/utility/WC, and a large home office. The property has two ground floor bedrooms, one of which is currently used as a gymnasium. The large kitchen/diner, ideal for entertaining, has a walk-in pantry and access to the deck, and two sun rooms, one to catch the morning sun and the other to enjoy the stunning sunsets over Lough Swilly.

Upstairs, there are four additional large bedrooms (two en-suite, fitted with electric showers), with walk-in wardrobes and some built in furniture and a large well-appointed family bathroom, with jacuzzi jet bath and steam fitting in enclosed shower.

There is a large garage/workshop to the rear with extensive electrical outlets and water connection, which, with planning permission, could accommodate a wide range of uses. There is attached a pumped diesel tank and a floodlight that comes on automatically as darkness falls.

Outside there are numerous patio areas with seating and tables, a wooden deck off the dining area with bar counter, suitable for entertaining. The front garden is set out in lawn with many gravelled beds with a wide selection of mature shrubs and trees. The south facing rear garden has raised beds, natural stone, feature garden walls, with a raised seating Arbour with fabulous views over the Swilly. The kerbed drive is tarmac with lights. There are cement, block and decorative panel, walls and hedges bounding the entire property from adjacent properties.

This spacious home would suit either the needs of a growing family or provide a spacious country retreat for a city dweller. Particularly, it would meet the needs of an intergenerational family, with its 2 reception rooms and 2 downstairs bedrooms, or working from home either in the office in the house or the workshop facility to the rear, or to operate a guest house or Air B&B. This property must be viewed for its location and property facilities to be fully appreciated.

The Eircode for the Property is F93 CK61.


  • Prestigious sought after residential area overlooking Lough Swilly with access to shore
  • Large family home/workshop on mature site suitable for live/work combinations
  • 3 400 sq ft layout with 6 bedrooms/4 bathrooms/3 reception/2 sunrooms/open-plan kitchen-dining
  • Just off the N13 Convenient to Letterkenny Derry (Airport) & Buncrana (beaches)
  • Quality finishes including granite work tops beam vacuum solid wooden doors and floors throughout
  • Proximity to shore with swimming and boat launch facilities


From Derry on main Letterkenny Road (N13) passing Newtowncunningham, take right at junction (L2041 sign posted for Moyle) just after Kernan`s Service Station, Drive on 1.3 miles this property is third of 3 houses on left hand side
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