Ballyboe Cottage, St. John's Point, Dunkineely, Co. Donegal, F94 KD57

4 Bed Detached House In the Region of €490,000. Viewing Strictly by appointment

  • Property Ref: 4410
  • BER E2
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths

Built in the mid-1800s as the Coast Guard Station Manager's residence, this is a very unique and attractive property in mainly original condition. Stone-built with a natural slate roof, flagstone floors in numerous rooms, four working chimneys all with solid fuel stoves fitted and stunning sea views from many of the windows. Enclosed on a large, private plot with superb quality dry-stone walls around the perimeter. Overlooking Donegal Bay, this dream property is located in the highly sought after St. John's Point peninsula in scenic south-west Donegal. Internal accommodation comprises of two reception rooms, kitchen, utility, four bedrooms, two bathrooms plus a large integral garage. A comfortable, traditional historic family home. Viewing strongly recommended.

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Entrance Hall  4.5m x 1.5m  Carpeted stairs leading to first floor. Original flag-stone flooring. Composite front-door with glass side panel and arched fanlight. 2.75m ceiling height.  
Sitting Room  4.35m x 4.2m  Original cast-iron fireplace with Stanley 'Cara' glass-fronted, inset stove. Large window with sea views. 2.75m ceiling height. Floor carpeted. Picture rail on all four walls. Traditional deep skirting boards.  
Kitchen  4.6m x 3.2m  Free-standing cooker with electric ovens and five ring-gas hob. Belfast sink fitted to a granite worktop unit. Various free-standing antique pine dressers / cupboards / work units / Butcher's block. Traditional flagstone flooring. Double aspect windows. Mahogany timber half door. Two double-brass finished ceiling lights.  
Utility  3.2m x 1.7m  High and low level fitted units. Stainless steel sink. Dishwasher - included. Fridge - included.  
Stone Room / Boot Room  3.2m x 2.7m   Accessed from utility. Access into garage / store area. Cast-iron Stanley 'Oisin' glass-fronted stove. Traditional flagstone flooring. Circular cast-iron stairs to bedroom three (second access point).  
Dining Room / Living Room  4.75m x 4.5m  Cast-iron stove with stone surround. Large front window with sea views. Solid flagstone flooring. Two radiators with ornate timber enclosure. 2.75m ceiling height. Ornate pine display unit. Picture rail on all four walls. One step up into kitchen. Six-person dining table and chairs.  
Downstairs Bedroom / Study  3.5m x 3m  Original cast-iron fireplace with glass fronted stove fitted. Built-in wardrobe. 2.75m ceiling height. Floor carpeted.  
Landing  4.8m x 2.4m  Front window with sea view. Velux window overlooking return staircase. Floor carpeted.  
Main Bedroom  4.75m x 4.5m  Window with sea views. Ornate pine bed, various pine wardrobes, drawers units and bedside lockers. Recessed ceiling lights. Floor carpeted.  
Jack and Jill Bathroom  4.5m x 3m  Antique WC and WHB. Antique cast-iron free-standing bath with shower over. Range of built-in storage units. Contains hotpress. Recessed ceiling lights. Velux window. Floor tiled with Italian marble floor.  
Bedroom Three  4.5m x 3m  Velux window. Access to Jack and Jill bathroom. Access to ground floor via cast-iron circular stairs. Recessed ceiling lights. Floor carpeted.  
Bedroom Four  4.5m x 4.5m  Window with sea views. Floor carpeted. Recessed ceiling lights. WHB with tiled splashback.  
Shower Room    WC, WHB and electric shower. Floor and walls tiled. Velux window.  
Garage / Store Area  11m x 6m  Lofted storage area. Double aspect windows. Concrete floor. 2/3 slate roofed. 1/3 corrugated iron roof. Motorized vehicle doorway. Pedestrian door to rear garden. 
  • Originally built in the 1800s.
  • The Coast Guard Station Manager's Residence.
  • Finished in a very attractive, exposed-stone design/
  • A high quality dry stone site perimeter wall with handcrafted capping stones.
  • Expansive sea views from all front windows.
  • Original flagstone floors in a number of rooms.
  • 9ft ceiling heights throughout the main ground floor area.
  • Double glazed windows throughout.
  • Oil fired central heating.
  • Solid fuel stoves in the four main living areas.
  • Large integral garage which could easily be converted into additional living space if desired.
  • Located in the sought-after St. John's Point peninsula.
  • Secure, walled field with mature apple trees plus redcurrant and gooseberry bushes.
  • 360° views from Sliabh Liag to Benbulben, Donegal Bay and a five county view.
  • Substantial amount of furniture may be included as an optional extra.