Inch House, Moress, Inch Island, Co. Donegal, F93D52A
Inch House, Moress, Inch Island, Co. Donegal, F93D52A
Inch House is an idyllic period house with five bedrooms and a selection of reception rooms, ranging from commanding, to graceful, and cosy. An attractive period family home magically positioned in some 3 acres (1.34 hectares) of mature gardens on the shores of Lough Swilly. Enjoying an idyllic waterfront position within a highly regarded and much sought after location on Inch Island; the situation of Inch House is truly magical. Set within mature well-designed gardens the vistas from the house are superb, over wild flower meadows to the vast expanses of Lough Swilly. Arguably, on one of the best positioned historic manor houses on Lough Swilly. Whilst private the house is just minutes away from Derry City and Buncrana with all their amenities. Included in the sale is a restored Coach house and a two bedroom cottage from which the present owners run a successful culture and educational centre.
The manor house was the hub of the O’Dochartaigh Family Genealogical research centre throughout the 90’s. Overall Inch house with it outbuildings and grounds give prospective purchasers ample business development potential.
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Built in circa 1720 in the Queen Anne style manor house comprises 550 square metres of accommodation. The house enjoys a splendid position, enjoying tremendous views from all the principal rooms. The house itself is a three-storey over basement building of graceful proportions. The light filled and charming living accommodation offers five bedrooms (all ensuite), plus a range of reception rooms to suit all occasions and moods. Exquisite features include ornate cornicing, central rose plasterwork and fine wide plank timber flooring boards, carved timber architraves to doors and windows complete with the original window shuttering The accommodation includes the wide and elegant hallway, in which the current owners have hosted numerous receptions functions. The large drawing room is ideal for entertaining, or relaxing, while the sitting room and study offers cosier spots in the evenings or at weekends. The classic country kitchen, warmed by an Aga, has views from the kitchen sink out over the gardens, while the present owners also enjoy a morning coffee by the patio area overlooked by the recently restored coach house.
The cut stone coach house to the rear of the property has been restored and is used as a cultural and educational centre with living accommodation for approximately 40 international students.
Also included in the sale is a two-bedroom professor cottage on the grounds.
A new laid driveway sweeps up to the front door of Inch House, which is fronted by lawns and gardens. The well-managed grounds are planted with fully mature trees.
The surrounding area offers many amenities, including several golf courses within a 30-minuets drive. Walks can be enjoyed around the Island and includes Inch wildlife reserve with its walking and cycling routes.
Lough Swilly Sailing Club is within a 10-minute drive.
Golfing enthusiasts will enjoy the picturesque and challenging North West Golf club within 15 minutes drive.
Described as “an experience never to be forgotten” Ballyliffen golf resort with its now famous Glashedy links course is within 40km.
The seaside resort of Buncrana is full of wonderful restaurants, hotels, boutiques, specialist shops.
With an abundance of beautiful beaches and scenery available across the Inishowen peninsula.
With Derry City within a 15 minute drive with all the leading retail shops on your doorstep and all the amenities of city life.
Just 25 minutes from city of Derry airport and 90 minutes from Belfast International Airport, Inch House is ideally situated for international connections, while still offering your choice of country pursuits, and rural relaxation.
Truly the best of all possible worlds.
19 km from Derry City
14 km from Buncrana
130 km from Belfast
27 km from City of Derry Airport
110 km from Belfast International Airport
Inch House is listed as Protected Structures and as such, under the terms of the Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations 2006, Statutory Instrument SI 666 of 2006, are exempted from the requirement to have a BER Certificate.
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