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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 a short stroll to the shore of Lough Swilly at Ballybegley, c1 mile from the village of Newtowncunningham off the N13. Situated in a prestigious rural residential cul-de-sac just off the N13, 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 by top class tradesmen. The house is centrally located between Letterkenny and Buncrana and approx 15 minutes from Derry (with flights to Heathrow and Glasgow), which offers excellent commute possibilities and access to beaches and boating.

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 shaker style kitchen with stone work tops and an AGA range (which provides hot water) with attached integrated electric & gas cooker.

The downstairs accommodation comprises a generous hallway leading to a large formal sitting room, a further smaller sitting room, large kitchen/diner/utility/WC, and a large home office. The property has two further 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 offers views of the stunning sunset over Lough Swilly. Every room, except the bathrooms, utility room and gymnasium, offer great water views over the Swilly

Upstairs, there are four large bedrooms (two en-suite, fitted with electric showers, with walk-in wardrobes) and a large well-appointed family bathroom.

Outside, there are extensive patio areas with seating, a wooden deck, with bar counter, overlooking the Lough, to entertain guests on lovely summer evenings. The gardens are set out in lawns with a wide selection of shrubs and maturing trees in formal beds. The kerbed drive is tarmac with lights. There is a large detached garage and workshop to amuse the hobbyist or facilitate home working if required. There is a diesel tank with pump to facilitate bulk buying and an EV charger.

This is a lovely spacious, comfortable family which would suit a variety of circumstances be it a city dweller seeking a spacious country retreat, or to meet the needs of a growing family. It also offers the prospect of meeting the needs of an intergenerational family with its two separate sitting rooms and the option of having two downstairs bedrooms, or to operate as a guest house.
Viewing is, therefore, highly recommended.

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 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, carpet floor, 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, oak kitchen units with chrome shaker style handles, black and grey speckled worktop, double sink, free standing Whirlpool black American style fridge-freezer, Fisher and Paykel stainless steel double drawer dishwasher, central island, full size oil fired AGA stove comprising two ovens (and simmering oven to keep food warm) and two hot plates, and the add on has two more electric ovens, one fan and the other with grill, and 4 gas rings, oak laminate floor in the dining area and coving in ceiling. Side patio door leading to raised decking area also leading to side patio area.

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, oak style 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)

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 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 Triton T90 electric shower, fully tiled.

Bedroom 5/Library - 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.

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. Door leading to roof storage unit.

Master Bedroom 2 - 17'0" (5.18m) x 12'4" (3.76m)
Side view facing with carpet floor.

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 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 Triton T90 electric shower and Jacuzzi bath, tiled above.

Hallway - 5'6" (1.68m) x 20'10" (6.35m)
With side velux 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 and 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.

Garage at rear
(8m x 13m)

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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