In recent times this remarkable property has served as a large family home and successful business. With three spacious floors above a private apartment (writer’s retreat!), it offers everything a family seeking the country life could want.
The ground floor consists of a ruby-red living room, and a vast open-plan dining area combined with a cosy stove sitting area. On the west wing there are two spacious rooms, divided by a stained glass partition, that serve equally well as a master bedroom suite as an extended living area.
The first floor accommodates 3 master bedrooms, one en-suite bathroom, and a main bathroom with tub and shower. There is also an exclusive snooker room, lined floor to ceiling with books, and a mini tea-kitchen. This floor accesses two balconies; one with panoramic views of Inch and the Swilly, and the other overlooking the patio and pastoral views.
The upper loft is reached by a charming spiral-staircase. Here there are two pine-panelled rooms, together with a bathroom and electric shower.
The gem of Moress lies in The Library; a private apartment built in the cosy style of J.R.R Tolkien’s Hobbit Hole. This retreat is the perfect place to unwind, read and relax.The Library has received much notability amongst architectural enthusiasts and weekend-getaway rental sites, remarked as Our New Dream Home on Lovin.ie and the #1 place to stay in Donegal on TheIrishRoadTrip.com.
The expansive 3 acre garden of Moress is steeped in history. There still remains outbuildings of the original estate, dating c.1603, one of which a long ‘Scottish Bane’. Enchanting walkways and gravel paths bring one past the tennis court, round the avenues and through the ever-blossoming apple and pear-bearing orchard.
This one-of-a-kind property is priced to sell, and is sure to make a beautiful family home or the location for any dream business endeavour.