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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


Access over terracotta tiled covered porchway, into:


Central Hallway - 17'0" (5.18m) x 14'0" (4.27m)
Tiled floor with feature patterned centre and coving in ceiling. Double doors, leading into:

Living Room - 17'0" (5.18m) x 18'0" (5.49m)
Front and side facing with front bay window, solid oak parquet flooring, fireplace with black granite hearth and granite mantle, cast iron surround and marble inset and black marble mantle, coving in ceiling and light fittings. Leading to:

Lough facing Sunroom - 11'6" (3.51m) x 9'10" (3m)
Front, side and rear facing with terracotta tiled floor, wall lights, patio doors leading to enclosed and sheltered patio area with seating area and leading to raised decking area.

Open-plan Kitchen/Dining room - 17'6" (5.33m) x 27'4" (8.33m)
With tiled floor in kitchen area, solid wood (beech) kitchen units with chrome shaker style handles, black granite worktop, double sink, free standing black American style fridge-freezer, black dishwasher, central island, full size oil fired AGA stove comprising two ovens and two hot plates, and the add on has two more electric ovens, and 4 gas rings, both appliances served by extraction fans. Dining area is separated by low level granite countertop and has oak laminate floor, coving in ceiling and double patio doors leading to raised decking area, also leading to side patio area.

Second Sunroom - 10'0" (3.05m) x 10'0" (3.05m)
Rear and side facing with tiled floor, coving and downlighters in ceiling, leading to rear patio and parking area and access to rear garage.

Rear Porch/Utility - 9'8" (2.95m) x 13'0" (3.96m)
With tiled floor, solid wood (beech) kitchen units with chrome shaker style handles, sink, plumbed for washing machine and tumble dryer.

Hot Press - 3'9" (1.14m) x 4'2" (1.27m)

WC - 4'9" (1.45m) x 8'0" (2.44m)
Side facing with tiled floor, wc, wash hand basin and Beam internal vacuum cleaner unit.

Walk-in Larder - 3'8" (1.12m) x 7'0" (2.13m)

Den/Family Room - 9'8" (2.95m) x 13'2" (4.01m)
Rear facing with oak laminate floor, coving in ceiling, fireplace with granite hearth, ornate cast iron surround with electric fire and carved pine mantle.

Hallway - 3'7" (1.09m) x 19'3" (5.87m)
Leading to:

Office/Study - 12'7" (3.84m) x 13'0" (3.96m)
Front facing with oak laminate floor and coving in ceiling.

Walk-in Cupboard - 6'8" (2.03m) x 4'7" (1.4m)

Bathroom - 10'10" (3.3m) x 7'10" (2.39m)
With tiled floor and fully tiled walls, wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps, wc, bath with a handheld shower attachment and corner mains and Triton T90 electric shower, fully tiled.

Bedroom 5 - 12'3" (3.73m) x 13'9" (4.19m)
Front facing with oak laminate floor and coving in ceiling.

Bedroom 6/Fitness Room - 10'0" (3.05m) x 15'0" (4.57m)
Rear and side facing with oak laminate floor and coving in ceiling. Fitness Equipment can be left if requested.

Solid oak staircase, leading to:


Gallery Style Landing - 6'4" (1.93m) x 17'0" (5.18m)
Leading to:

Bedroom 1 - 13'2" (4.01m) x 15'5" (4.7m)
Front view facing with oak laminate floor and built in furniture. Door leading to roof storage unit.

Master Bedroom 2 - 17'0" (5.18m) x 12'4" (3.76m)
Side view facing with carpet floor and built in T. V. unit

Walk through Dressing Area - 8'3" (2.51m) x 7'7" (2.31m)
With carpet floor and mirror slide robes.

En Suite - 7'10" (2.39m) x 8'2" (2.49m)
Rear facing with tiled floor, wc, wash hand basin unit with shelf and mirror above and corner mains fed shower, fully tiled.

Master Family Bathroom - 17'7" (5.36m) x 8'3" (2.51m)
With tiled floor, full-length chrome towel rail and full-length mirrors, his and hers wash hand basins, wc, bidet, recessed mains and Triton T90 electric shower with steam fitting and Jacuzzi bath, tiled above.

Hallway - 5'6" (1.68m) x 20'10" (6.35m)
With two south facing side velux windows and oak laminate floor, leading to:

Bedroom 3 - 14'3" (4.34m) x 13'0" (3.96m)
With front dormer bay and oak laminate floor.

En Suite - 7'0" (2.13m) x 5'5" (1.65m)
With tiled floor and fully tiled walls, wc, wash hand basin with shelf, mirror and light above and corner Triton T90 electric shower, fully tiled.

Bedroom 4 - 13'8" (4.17m) x 20'0" (6.1m)
Front & side facing with front dormer bay, oak laminate floor and full-length slide robes with one mirror door and built in desk unit.

Garage/Workshop at rear
(8m x 13m) Split into 2 areas (each with a side roller door and smaller entrance door) and 2 front and 1 side double glazed windows, with commercial standard electrical sockets and water connection laid on, with south facing rear roof (suitable for solar panels if converting this space).

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.


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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