The Hollows, Ballyboe, Kilmacrennan (House video)



Fine county house built c. 2000 on approximately 2.5 acres

Peacefully situated rural idyll located c.15 minutes from the town of Letterkenny. This highly impressive home of just under 3500 sq ft is tastefully designed and well maintained by the present owners as can be clearly seen by our photographs. The kitchen/dining room is particularly noteworthy – of an attractive design with far reaching views. This desirable home further benefits from a substantial basement accessible from the entrance hall and from the lower ground floor providing an abundance of space for storage, garden furniture, etc.

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The accommodation is arranged as follows;

Front door to;

Entrance Vestibule; Large square floor tiles, 2 windows, half glazed door to;

Entrance Hall; 5.04m x 4.05m large square floor tiles, recessed halogen spotlights, door to;

Living Room; 4.71m x 3.71m double aspect with fine far reaching country views, dark oak laminate flooring, large open fireplace with Stanley solid fuel stove & raised tiled hearth plus timber mantle over (back boiler supplying domestic hot water & radiators), tv point, good quality lined curtains, neutral carpet

Family/TV Room; 4.87m x 3.54m (rear) fine far reaching country views, neutral high quality carpet, open local stone fireplace with raised hearth & timber mantle over, recessed halogen spotlights, tv point, good quality lined curtains, double glazed doors to rear terrace

Kitchen/Dining Room; 5.55m x 5.17m double aspect, comprehensive range of cream shaker style wall & base units, wood effect worktop with tiled splashback, stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps over, ‘Waterford’ range  cooker with 5 ring gas hob & extractor canopy over, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge/freezer, matching floor tiles to those in entrance hall, recessed halogen spotlights, two velux skylights providing extra light, ‘Blacksmith’ wrought iron solid fuel burner with timber mantle, door to;

Utility Room; 3.88m x 1.83m matching floor tiles to those in kitchen, base units, work surfaces with tiled splashback, plumbing for washing machine, wiring for tumble dryer, half glazed door to outside, door to;

Shower Room; High quality fully tiled walls, tiled floor, white 2 piece suite, mirror over wash basin, heated towel rail, double width shower cubicle with large circular shower head & shower screen

Bedroom 4; 4.18m x 4.04m (front) neutral carpet, lined curtains

Staircase to first floor;

Landing; (L shaped) Loft access with retractable ladder, door to walk in hotpress (Coolwex water cylinder providing constant hot water)

Master Bedroom; 4.63m x 4.25m (front) double aspect with excellent country views, neutral carpet, fitted curtains, exposed timber beam with halogen spotlights, tv point, door to walk in wardrobe with good range of fitted shelving & hanging rails, door to;

En-Suite; Contemporary classic tiling to walls, oak effect tiled floor, white 2 piece suite, mirror & shaver light over wash basin, corner shower cubicle with curved & sliding shower doors plus gravity fed shower with large circular shower head, heated towel rail, skylight window

Bedroom 2; 4.75m x 3.85m (front) good country views, two windows with lined curtains, good quality neutral carpet, recessed halogen spotlights, exposed timber beam with further spotlights

Bedroom 3; 4.57m x 4.23m (rear) far reaching country views, skylight window plus side window with good quality curtains, neutral carpet, exposed timber beam, recessed halogen spotlights

Bathroom; Stylishly appointed with grey tiling to walls & floor, slate effect tiling behind roll top & claw feet bath with mixer taps & shower attachment, wc, corner shower cubicle with curved & sliding shower doors & large circular shower head, heated towel rail, wash basin with mirror & shaver light over, velux skylight window, recessed halogen spotlights

Carpeted staircase to;

Lower Hall Area; Tiled floor, door to;

Basement; Divided into three sections & c. 100 sq metres in total, currently used for the storage of garden equipment & winter fuel, concrete floor, central heating boiler, good lighting, set of half glazed double doors & further single door to outside rear garden

Outside; Grounds of c.2.5 acres in total surrounding the property, extensive lawned area to front – extremely well maintained. Local stone and slate entrance pillars, kerbed & tarmacadam to front & rear providing extensive car parking areas, concrete walkway surrounding house, recently planted laurel hedgerow. Extensive tarmacadam street providing further parking, raised shrub borders, ranch fencing enclosing garden area. Further c. 1.25 acres of uncultivated land to woodland beyond rear boundary


  • C.340 sq metres
  • 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Oil fired central heating plus back boiler
  • Coolwex water cylinder providing constant hot water
  • Individual room stats
  • Bison concrete slabs to first floor
  • Exterior drylined
  • Grounds of c.2.5 acres
  • Owner’s structural survey report available


Proceeding in the direction of Kilmacrennan turn right at the crossroads about ½ mile before the village. Continue along this lane for about ½ mile turning left just before Leiter Church (elevated on the right hand side). The property will then be found on the right hand side after about ¼ mile and is situated immediately after a bungalow.

The village of Kilmacrennan has local shopping facilities including a filling station and mini supermarket. The comprehensive amenities of Letterkenny are within a 15 minute drive including a large range of schools, recreational amenities and extensive shopping facilities. In the opposite direction the popular coastal areas of Creeslough, Portnablagh and Dunfanaghy are c.15 minutes distant.


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.