Property overview

Asking price €695,000
Property type Residential
Bedrooms 6
BER Rating

Hillmount Manse (c.1896), New Line Road, Letterkenny

Asking Price: €695,000

One of Letterkenny town’s finest period residences on c.1 acre

An extremely rare opportunity to acquire a substantial, beautifully appointed period home in the heart of the town with mature park like grounds affording considerable privacy. Originally the residence of the Presbyterian minister for Letterkenny this outstanding property maintains most of its original features and was substantially refurbished by its present owners in 1998. With over 350 sq metres of accommodation (including a guest annexe off the kitchen) we anticipate considerable interest in this unique property and therefore recommend your early appointment to view.

The accommodation is arranged as follows;

Paved front steps to front door with glass panels to side & above leading to;

Entrance Vestibule; Black & white tiled floor, half glazed secondary door to;

Entrance Hall; 6.00m x 2.50m cornice to ceiling, telephone point, door to;

Main Living Room; 5.64m x 4.60m cornice to ceiling, bay window with high quality roman blinds & fitted curtains, oak & wrought iron fireplace with black tiled hearth, tv point, picture rail, carpet flooring, half glazed double doors to;

Dining Room/Office; 4.60m x 3.09m cornice to ceiling, picture rail, high quality roman blinds & fitted curtains, oak & wrought iron fireplace with black tiled hearth, carpet flooring

Lounge/Music Room; 5.80m x 4.60m (front) cornice to ceiling, marble fireplace with tiled hearth, high quality roman blinds & fitted curtains, carpet flooring

Kitchen/Breakfast Room; 10.00m x 4.44m Kitchen Area: Comprehensive range of bespoke wall & base units, granite worktop, stainless steel sink unit, Lacanche range (electric & gas) with 5 ring gas hob & extractor canopy over, ‘De Dietrich’ American style fridge/freezer, recessed halogen spotlights, solid pine floor, aperture to; Dining Area: High vaulted ceiling, recessed halogen spotlights, triple aspect with fitted roman blinds, ‘Morso’ wrought iron solid fuel burner with Adams style surround & slate tiled hearth, solid pine floor, mainly glazed double doors leading to outside patio

Rear Lobby; Black & white tiled floor, stable door to outside, further door to;

Utility Room; Plumbing for washing machine, wiring for tumble dryer, black & white tiled floor, fitted shelving, double doors to hotpress, door to;


Guest Suite/Annexe:

Office/Family Room; 8.43m x 3.74m double aspect with 3 sets of glazed double doors leading to enclosed courtyard area on one side and paved patio area on the other side, solid oak floor, high quality lined curtains Study Area: Good range of book shelving, door to;

Lobby; Solid oak floor, door to storage cupboard with fitted shelving, door to outside, door to;

Cloakroom/WC; White 2 piece suite, black & white tiled floor, one exposed stone wall

Staircase to first floor annexe;

Landing; Velux skylight window, solid pine floor, door to;

Bedroom 1; 4.50m x 4.25m window to side overlooking mature gardens, velux skylight, door to built in cupboard, further door to;

Jack & Jill En-Suite; White 3 piece suite, splashback to bath with electric shower & shower curtain, wash hand basin with cupboards below plus splashback & vanity mirror over, velux skylight window, door to;

Bedroom 2; 4.24m x 3.60m large velux skylight, window to side overlooking garden, solid pine floor, high quality fitted curtains


Staircase to first floor (main house);

Mezzanine Landing; Further stairs to;

Main Landing; Door to;

Master Bedroom; 5.00m x 4.63m double aspect, picture rail, high quality lined curtains, fine partial town view from front, Georgian style windows, solid pine floor, tv point, door to;

En-Suite; White 3 piece suite, porcelain tiled splashback to bath with gravity fed shower & shower screen, vanity mirror & light over wash hand basin ‘Vernon Tutbury’ with cupboards below

Bedroom 2; 4.55m x 4.00m (front) partial town view, high quality lined curtains, picture rail, solid pine floor, original slate & wrought iron fireplace with period style tiled inserts

Bedroom 3; 4.54m x 3.30m picture rail, high quality lined curtains, solid pine floor, original fireplace

Bedroom 4; 4.85m x 4.30 high quality lined curtains, solid pine floor, original fireplace

Bathroom; ‘Imperial’ white 3 piece suite, large panel enclosed bath with brass shower attachment & mixer taps, separate fully tiled corner shower cubicle, solid oak floor

Separate WC; Adjacent to bathroom

Outside; Grounds of c.1 acre in total. Enclosed Courtyard: Attractively paved courtyard with established shrubs & trellis attached to the house, double doors leading on to garden, door to garden shed/storage. Main Grounds/Gardens: Magnificent grounds of c.1 acre are undoubtedly a feature of this highly desirable property with beautifully maintained lawns surrounding the house, curved gravel drive to the front & side approached by wrought iron gates & entrance pillars and providing extensive car parking areas. Several established trees of considerable maturity afford a high degree of privacy from the main road. It is undoubtedly quite rare for a property of this type & size to enjoy mature grounds of this size in the centre of town.

Integral Garage; Double doors, approached from the side drive


  • Substantial period home of c. 350 sq metres
  • 4 bedrooms (1 en-suite) & 2 bedroom guest annexe
  • Refurbished in 1998 / most original features maintained
  • White painted doors, skirtings & architraves
  • White wooden double glazed windows
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Mature grounds of c.1 acre
  • Eircode – F92PF6E


Turning into New Line Road, off the High Road, the property will be found after about 300 metres on the right easily identified by our For Sale sign.

Letterkenny takes its name from the Irish Leitir Ceanainn meaning ‘Hillside of the O’Cannons’ – the O’Cannons being the last of the ancient chieftains of Tir Conaill. Letterkenny is the county’s principal town providing the necessary commercial, retail, social and economic facilities.

There is a large 8 screen cinema complex in the town plus the popular An Grianan Theatre. Behind the latter is the Letterkenny Regional Cultural Centre. The Letterkenny Shopping Centre is the largest centre in the county with leading multiple and individual retailers.

The main schools are Educate Together N.S., Scoil Mhuire Ghan Smal N.S., Ballyraine N.S., Woodlands N.S., Glenswilly N.S., Scoil Colmcille N.S., St. Eunans College, Loreto Convent, The Vocational School, Coláuste Ailigh and the Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

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.