Briar Cliff, Fahan, Co.Donegal F93A6Cy

Positioned in the heart of Fahan village

‘Briar Cliff’, as the name suggests, is positioned on an elevated site overlooking Lough Swilly and the Fahan Marina. Set over 3 floors, the property retains many of its charming original features however it does now require internal and external redecoration. To the lower ground floor is a self-contained 2 bed apartment which has access both from the main house and separately from the side of the building. Lower level vehicular access and parking is provided to the rear of the property. Surprisingly spacious, Briar Cliff including the apartment extends to c.2960 sq ft with 4 bedrooms in the main house and 2 in the apartment.


The accommodation is arranged as follows;

Hardwood front door to;

Entrance Vestibule; 2.00m x 2.00m half glazed hardwood door with original stained glass to;

Hallway; 6.80m x 4.90m (L shaped) carpet flooring, cornicing & picture rail, step to;

Family Room; 3.90m x 3.70m tiled floor, tiled fireplace with open fire, recessed bookshelf, door to lower ground floor (apartment);

Living Room; 4.60m x 4.20m original fireplace & open fire, carpet flooring

Sitting Room; 5.20m x 4.80m (into bay window) spectacular views over Lough Swilly, original marble fireplace, picture rail

Kitchen/Dining Room; 3.90m x 3.50m modest range of wall & base units, stainless steel single drainer sink unit, electric cooker point, vinyl flooring, stairs to lower level apartment

Shower Room; 2.00m x 2.00m white 2 piece suite, wet room shower with grosfillex walls & electric Redring shower with screen

Stairs to first floor;

Split Level Landing; Carpet flooring

Bedroom 1; 4.90m x 4.30m (front) stunning views of Lough Swilly & the Fahan Marina

Bedroom 2; 4.60m x 3.00m (front) carpet flooring, stunning views of Lough Swilly

Bedroom 3; 3.90m x 3.00m door to built in wardrobes, carpet flooring

Bedroom 4; 3.20m x 2.90m (front) original sash window, door to built in wardrobe

Bathroom; 2.90m x 2.10m white 3 piece suite, separate shower enclosure, double doors to hotpress

WC: Original sash window, avocado 2 piece suite


Self-contained Apartment

Half glazed white pvc front door leading to;

Entrance Hall; 6.90m x 1.10m door to;

Cloakroom/WC; White 2 piece suite

Living Room; 4.80m x 4.50m (into bay window) laminated wooden floor, pine fireplace with cast iron inset & tiled hearth

Kitchen/Dining; Modest range of wall & base units, work surfaces with tiled surrounding walls, electric oven & 4 ring electric hob with extractor hood over, stainless steel single drainer sink unit

Bedroom 1; 4.90m x 2.30m tiled floor, door to storage cupboard

Bedroom 2; 3.30m x 2.40m tiled floor

Shower Room; White 2 piece suite fully tiled shower enclosure with Redring electric shower

Stairs to kitchen of main house


  • Spectacular lough & marina views
  • High ceilings, original cornicing, marble fireplaces
  • C.2960 sq ft
  • Self-contained apartment to the lower level
  • Requires some renovation


The property will be found in the centre of Fahan Village on the on the left hand side as you are travelling towards Buncrana – identified by our For Sale sign.

Fahan village has historically proven itself as one of Donegal`s most prestigious addresses. With its stunning views over the Fahan Marina, Grianan Fort, Inch Island and the Fanad Peninsula its appeal is unquestionable and unrivalled. Local amenities include 2 first class hotels, The Railway Tavern & The Red Door together with a local convenience store, petrol forecourt and churches – Fahan Presbyterian and St. Muras Parish Church. Local schools include Cockhill N.S., Gaelscoil Bhun Crannach, Naomh Eighneach, Scoil Isogain, St. Oran`s and The Parish School St. Mura`s. Buncrana town centre, within a 3 minute drive, offers a good range of independently owned shops, pubs and restaurants together with multiple traders such as Aldi, Lidl and Supervalu.


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.