Coastal Cottage For Sale in Co. Donegal
Spectacular coastal cottage on about 44 acres with 350 metres of water frontage and a sheltered lawn area.
Contact: Cianan Duff
Phone: +353 (0)1 663 4307
Approached via a sweeping, steep driveway, the property occupies a waterfront position overlooking Tra Na Rossan Bay. The property was constructed in the early 1960s by the current family and while the house offers flexible accommodation, it requires modernisation. Locally there has been significant re-development of one-off housing so there is scope to extend and renovate the property subject to the necessary planning permissions.
In all the cottage extends to approximately 76 sq m / 820 sq ft.
There is a storage shed to the rear of the main house which could be developed to form part of the main house if required.
A key feature of the property is the surrounding grounds which offers about 350 metres of sea frontage. There is a sheltered lawn area around the house which is fantastic for entertaining and appreciating the view.
There is about 33.7 acres in one block which is above the road and about 10.8 acres with the cottage below the road.
In all, the lands extend to about 18 hectares / 44.5 acres.
County Donegal is located on the north-westerly tip of Ireland and is considered one of Ireland’s most beautiful and unspoilt counties which is renowned for its history, heritage, and landscape. Donegal is typified by its dramatic towering sea cliffs, rolling lush hills and stunning beaches.
Local services are located in Downings and Carrigart which offer amenities such as shopping, bars and restaurants. Further amenities are in Milford, Creeslough with the main shopping hub located in Letterkenny. Letterkenny is the largest and most populous town in Donegal and is considered to be the economic centre of the north-west region.
For golfing enthusiasts, while Rosapenna Golf Resort in Downings (7.5 km) has two championship links courses – Sandy Hills and Old Tom Morris – and a third course St Patrick’s Links by Tom Doak which recently opened in the Summer of 2021, Dunfanaghy Golf Club (28 km) also offers one of the finest links courses in Donegal. Donegal is also famed for its quality water sports with many tourists coming to the area specifically to surf and sail the coast at all times of the year. The surrounding beaches at Tra Na Rossan, Gortnalughoge and Sheephaven Bay are visually magnificent and some of the best in the country for enjoying with family.
Nearby airports include Donegal Airport (59 m), offering local connections within Ireland and Scotland, and City of Derry Airport (82 km) for UK destinations and onwards.