9 Riverdale, Straboe, Buncrana, F93D3H3

An ideal starter home

Located just 1 mile from Buncrana town centre, Riverdale is a small development of semi-detached houses. Positioned on the banks of the Crana River the properties enjoy a spacious floor plan of c.1550 sq ft with 4 bedrooms over 2 floors. No 9 is a fine example with just one caring owner from new.


The accommodation is arranged as follows;

Part glazed white pvc front door with fully glazed side panels leading to;

Entrance Hall; 5.20m x 1.80m solid oak flooring, open understair recess, telephone point

Living Room; 5.30m x 3.70m (into square bay window) maple & cast iron fireplace with granite hearth & open fire, recessed lighting, tv point, solid oak flooring, double doors to;

Kitchen/Dining Room; 5.60m x 3.70m comprehensively equipped with cream coloured wall & base units incorporating glazed display units, work surfaces with tiled surrounding walls, stainless steel single drainer sink unit with separate waste bowl, integrated dishwasher, tiled floor, recessed lighting, door to;

Utility Room; 3.60m x 3.20m matching range of coloured wall & base units, work surfaces with tiled surrounding walls, stainless steel single drainer sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, wiring for tumble dryer, space for fridge/freezer, recessed lighting, tiled floor, half glazed pvc door to outside, door to;

Cloakroom/WC; White 2 piece suite, half tiled walls, tiled floor, fitted mirror, shaver light & socket

Games Room/Bedroom 4; 4.80m x 3.50m solid oak flooring, double aspect, recessed lighting, tv point, telephone point

Open pine staircase to first floor;

Landing; Door to walk in hotpress, loft access

Master Bedroom; 4.10m 2.70m carpet flooring, door to;

En-Suite; 2.40m x  2.20m white 2 piece suite, separate fully tiled shower enclosure with electric Triton T90si shower, recessed lighting, extractor fan

Bedroom 2; 3.10m x 2.80m (rear) carpet flooring, velux window

Bedroom 3; 4.20m x 2.70m (front) carpet flooring, telephone point, recess for built in wardrobe

Bathroom; 2.50m x 2.30m white 3 piece suite, vinyl flooring, velux window, recessed lighting, shaver light & socket, chrome fittings

Outside; Front garden extensively laid to lawn, concrete driveway with parking for several vehicles, retaining wall & picket fencing to side boundary. Rear garden extensively laid to lawn, 6 ft picket fencing to side & rear boundaries, garden shed on concrete base, extended concrete area suitable for BBQs etc.


  • C.1550 sq ft
  • 4 bedrooms (1 en-suite)
  • Pvc double glazing
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Well maintained
  • Ideal starter home
  • Viewing recommended


From Cockhill Chapel proceed in the direction of the Illies for c.300 metres and turn left into Riverdale. No 9 is located a short distance along on the right hand side identified by our For sale sign.

Buncrana, the largest town in the Inishowen Peninsula, is positioned on the shores of Lough Swilly, Buncrana just 14 miles from Derry City and 27 miles north of Letterkenny. With a population of some 7000, the town has much to offer in terms of shopping, sporting and recreational amenities:-

Churches: Christchurch, St. Mary’s Oratory, St. Mary’s Church Cockhill, Star of the Sea Desertegney

Schools: St Oran’s N.S., St. Mura’s N.S., Scoil Iosagain, St. Joseph’s N.S., Gaelscoil Bhun Chrannacha, Crana College and Scoil Mhuire

Shopping: In addition to Buncrana’s long Main Street the town has also been boosted in 2007 with the creation of Ardravan Square which, like the Main Street, offers a variety of independent shop traders plus Supervalu, Aldi & Lidl providing the local residents with a good selection of local, national and international produce.

Restaurants/Bars/Hotels:  Buncrana has three hotels, The Inishowen Gateway Hotel, Lake of Shadows and The Harbour Inn, as well as a wide variety of bars and restaurants both on the Main Street and within a 2 mile radius – notably The Drift Inn Bar & Restaurant, The Beach House Restaurant, The Ubiquitous Chip Restaurant and O’Flaherty’s Bar

Beaches: Being positioned on the shores of Lough Swilly, Buncrana is blessed with some beautiful long sandy beaches namely – Lisfannon, The Shorefront, Porthaw and Stragill.

Sports: Buncrana has several local, well run sports clubs offering soccer, GAA, boxing and golf.


Franklins property details are intended as a guide only and do not form part of a contract, nor are they guaranteed. Buyers should satisfy themselves as to any information contained therein, measurements, structural condition and boundaries. Franklins are not chartered surveyors. Prospective buyers are recommended to employ their own surveyor/architect for independent guidance and advice.