Property overview

Asking price €248,000
Property type Residential
Bedrooms 2
BER Rating

Crohy, Maghery, Dungloe (House video)

Asking Price: €248,000


Exceptional, exquisite cottage & boathouse in magical coastal location

Be prepared to be enchanted! Properties of this ilk are rare to the market. The owner has designed and created a home of genuine charm. Spectacular lough and sea views are enjoyed. Internally the property is designed and finished to an exceptional specification with luxury bathrooms and a superb kitchen. Design optimizes space intelligently. The heated boathouse/studio opposite has lough access. Viewing essential.


Important notes: The property has been used successfully for summer holiday rentals (details of past rental income available on request) / the property is located in an area of special conservation / all windows, exterior doors & staircases are in teak / the property has 5 velux windows illuminating the cottage / all flooring is solid Canadian oak / internal doors & architraves mahogany / local stone sourced for walls & fireplace / walls were built with double cement & solid block laid flat to provide wide window sills and to make for a traditional style / a deep artisan well was drilled 100 metres through 2 reservoirs providing superior quality water / lifelong filter system in place with a saline CIP (clean in place) for self-filter cleaning / on demand heating & hot water provided from a Grant combi system / the boat house is of double block cavity construction & is insulated with 6 inch Kingspan – heating is provided by an 8,000 kw Blacksmith stove / 2 kayaks, paddles, new bbq grill & outside furniture are included with the sale of the boathouse / some furniture is available for sale by separate negotiation


The accommodation is arranged as follows;

Tongue & groove front door with glass panel leading to;

Living Area; 7.00m x 4.07m double aspect with magnificent coastal & country vista, lough view opposite, high vaulted antique pine tongue & groove ceiling, halogen spotlights, 2 large velux windows, exposed stone open fireplace with stone hearth, wide plank solid oak floor, fitted curtains & vertical blinds

Kitchen; 3.56m x 3.27m comprehensive range of solid oak wall & base units, worktop with stainless steel circular sink unit, integrated Zanussi electric oven with 4 ring ceramic hob & extractor canopy with light over, dishwasher, matching floor to living area, integrated fridge/freezer, recessed halogen spotlights

Rear Hall; Tiled floor, rear door, door to;

Utility Room; Zanussi washing machine, Hotpoint tumble dryer, worktop, fitted wall units, wc, tiled floor

Master Bedroom; 4.75m x 3.13m (front) overlooking lough, wide plank solid oak floor, 2 sets of fitted oak double wardrobes, door to;

En-Suite; High quality marble tiling to walls & floor, white 3 piece suite, mirror & shaver light over wash hand basin, mixer taps & shower attachment to bath with shower screen

Open staircase to first floor;

Landing; Galleried seating area with wrought iron bannister overlooking the living area, door to;

Bedroom 2; 4.60m x 4.21m double aspect, wide plank solid oak floor, large velux skylight, door to;

En-Suite; High quality fully tiled walls, tiled floor, white 2 piece suite, corner shower cubicle with curved & sliding shower doors, velux skylight window

Outside; Grounds of c.3 acres

Boathouse; c. 200 sq metres by lake with solid fuel wrought iron burner – useful for a studio/workshop or boatshed with the land having direct lough access

NB:  Sale of the main house without the boathouse will be considered – please call the office for further information


  • 2 bedrooms (both en-suite)
  • Oak effect double glazed windows
  • Solid mahogany doors, skirtings & architraves
  • Constructed with steel side beams to allow for a 3rd bedroom in place of the vaulted living room ceiling
  • Scenic views
  • Located in a special area of conservation


Proceeding on Quay Road from the town of Dungloe take a left turn signposted Mhin Na Croise after approximately 6 kms. Turning right at the crossroad after 3 km (by the church) continue on this road to the property on the right hand side.

Whilst the location of this property is coastal and quite remote, the town of Dungloe with its comprehensive amenities is just 5 minutes’ drive. The aforementioned is the main town in the vicinity and attends to the needs of a wide catchment area.


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.

Crohy, Maghery, Dungloe (House video)