Property overview

Asking price €165,000
Property type Residential
Bedrooms 4
BER Rating

18a Riverdale Park, Straboe, Buncrana, F93AP92

Asking Price: €165,000

Safely positioned on the banks of the River Crana          

Constructed around 2003 and representing the largest semi-detached property available in Buncrana (c.1800 sq ft) Riverdale is a relatively small development of mainly owner occupied homes just 2 miles from Buncrana town centre. No 18a is positioned on a corner plot with the green area to the side and like the others it offers 4 spacious bedrooms (2 en-suite). Being occupied from new by the vendors, the property is being offered for sale with high quality fixtures and fittings throughout including the extensive use of brick paving to the outside. Strongly recommended.

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The accommodation is arranged as follows;

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

Entrance Hallway; 5.00m x 2.00m porcelain tiled floor, cornice to ceiling, central ceiling rose, open understair recess with telephone point, door to;

Living Room; 5.10m x 3.90m (into square bay window) marble open fireplace with cast iron inset & granite hearth, solid oak flooring, tv point, cornice to ceiling, central ceiling rose, recessed lighting

Kitchen/Dining Room; 5.80m x 4.10m comprehensively equipped with coloured wall & base units incorporating wine rack, work surfaces with tiled splashback, stainless steel single drainer sink unit with separate waste bowl, fully integrated fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher, electric oven & 4 ring gas hob with stainless steel extractor canopy over, cornice to ceiling, central ceiling rose, recessed lighting, porcelain tiled floor, double fully glazed doors to outside decked area, door to;

Utility Room; 3.40m x 3.00m comprehensive range of matching wall & base units to those in kitchen, plumbing for washing machine, wiring for tumble dryer, stainless steel sink unit, worktop, laminated flooring, half glazed pvc door to outside, door to;

Cloakroom/WC; White 2 piece suite, shaver light & socket, tiled floor

Bedroom 4; 3.80m x 3.50m laminated flooring, tv point, door to;

En-Suite; White 2 piece suite, fully tiled shower enclosure with manual Aqualisa shower, shaving light & socket, extractor fan, fully tiled walls, tiled floor

Open pine staircase to first floor;

Landing; Door to hoptpress, loft access with Stira staircase, cornice to ceiling, central ceiling rose, carpet flooring

Bedroom 1; 3.80m x 3.80m carpet flooring, door to walk in wardrobe with full range of hanging rails & fitted shelving plus solid oak flooring

Bedroom 2; 5.00m x 3.80m solid oak flooring

Bedroom 3; 4.30m x 3.40m solid oak flooring, tv point, door to;

En-Suite/Walk in Wardrobe; Full plumbing provisions for an en-suite but not fitted

Bathroom; 3.40m x 2.80m white 3 piece suite incorporating corner Jacuzzi bath, vanity unit with fitted storage & matching mirrored shelving, radius fully tiled shower enclosure with manual Aqualisa shower, fully tiled walls, tiled floor

Outside; Extensive front garden with low level wall & gravel flowerbeds, brick paving to front door incorporating uplighters. Extensive concrete side garden with parking for several vehicles, well stocked gravel flower beds, low level walls & 3ft picket fencing. Decked area to rear (off the kitchen), further bricked patio, 6ft wall with gravel embankment & picket fencing beyond, small lawned area, enclosed rear yard with iron gates separating front & back.


  • Large semi-detached property
  • 4 bedrooms (2 en-suite)
  • Spacious kitchen with integrated applicances
  • Living room with marble fireplace
  • Luxury bathroom
  • Spacious grounds


From Cockhill Chapel proceed in the direction of the Illies for c.300 metres and turn left into Riverdale. No 18a is located a short distance along on the left 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.

18a Riverdale Park, Straboe, Buncrana, F93AP92