Property overview

Asking price €545,000
Property type Residential
Bedrooms 5

Stranorlar Country House, Letterkenny Road, Stranorlar

Asking Price: €545,000

Fascinating period gem – totally private on secluded grounds of c.2 acres

Dating back to c.1820, Stranorlar Country House offers c.330 sq metres of charming characterful accommodation, importantly retaining the majority of the original features. Cross the threshold into a bygone era. High ceilings, ornate cornicing, original tiled & solid wood floors, leaded light glass and wood panelling surrounding windows – to name but a few of the fine features. Accommodation comprises 5 en-suite bedrooms, capacious reception rooms and a kitchen/breakfast room leading on to the utility room. If it’s period charm you’re looking for – look no further! An early appointment to view is strongly recommended.

NB: If viewing with young children please be aware that there is an unguarded pond to the right when facing the property.


The accommodation is arranged as follows;

Front steps to original double front doors with leaded light glass panel above, leading to;

Entrance Vestibule; Original tiled floor, high ceiling with cornice, secondary door with leaded light glass leading to;

Entrance Hall; 8.93m x 1.80m original cornicing, oak parquet floor, door to linen cupboard, door to;

Storage Room/Office; Fitted shelving, door to outside

Cloakroom/WC; Fully tiled walls, original tiled floor, white 2 piece suite, mirror over wash hand basin

Living Room; 5.97m x 4.30m double aspect, cornice to ceiling, bay window with pelmet & curtains, original solid pine floor, original dark oak & tiled open fireplace

2nd Reception Room/Dining Room; 4.53m x 4.30m original cornicing, bay window with pelmet & curtains, original solid pine floor, mahogany & tiled fireplace with electric fire point, aperture to;

Further Dining Area; 4.30m x 3.03m oak parquet flooring, open fireplace, pelmets & curtains, half glazed door with leaded light glass leading to;

Breakfast Room; 4.30m x 3.40m attractive original tiled floor, central red brick fireplace area with large timber mantel & housing a wrought iron solid fuel burner

Kitchen; 5.56m x 2.23m comprehensive range of solid oak wall & base units, timber worktop with tiled splashback, white enamel Belfast sink, Rangemaster range cooker with double oven & ceramic hotplate, original tiled floor, loft access, door to;

Utility Room; Further range of wall & base units, worktop with tiled splashback, plumbing for washing machine, wiring for tumble dryer, corner area for large fridge/freezer, door to outside

Staircase to;

Mezzanine Landing; Stained glass window & curtains

Staircase to first floor;

Landing; Door to;

Bedroom 1; 4.50m x 3.70m double aspect, curtains & pelmet, original pine floor, loft access with retractable ladder, door to;

En-Suite; Half tiled walls, tiled floor, 3 piece suite

Bedroom 2; 4.43m x 3.06m original pine floor, curtains, door to;

En-Suite; Half tiled walls, tiled floor, white 2 pieces suite, fully tiled shower cubicle with electric shower

Bedroom 3; 4.56m x 3.50m (front) bay window overlooking grounds, original pine floor, door to;

En-Suite; Half tiled walls, tiled floor, white 2 piece suite, shaver point, fully tiled shower cubicle

Bedroom 4; 5.60m x 3.00m large bay window, curtains, original pine floor, tv point, door to;

En-Suite; Half tiled walls, tiled floor, white 2 piece suite, shaver point, fully tiled shower cubicle, large window affording an abundance of natural light

Bedroom 5; 4.45m x 3.00m solid pine floor, curtains & pelmet, door to;

En-Suite; Full tiled walls, tiled floor, white 2 piece suite, shaver point, fully tiled shower cubicle

Outside; Magnificent grounds of c.2 acres in total surround the property and provide absolute privacy & tranquillity. The property is approached via large entrance pillars, wrought iron gates, gravel drive to front & side of property with car parking area for numerous vehicles. The grounds provide an abundance and a rich diversity of trees, shrubs, plants, evergreens, etc. A further drive exists to the side accessed via 2 wooden gates leading to the rear of the property with further car parking area. Side vegetable garden with wrought iron gates, polytunnel & timber shed – all enclosed with established trees.

Detached Garage Block; Up & over door, fitted shelving – ideal for the DIY enthusiast, door to adjacent storage area (with fireplace) for garden machinery, etc., door to further storage room which could potentially be used as a home office, etc.


  • C.330 sq metres of period charm
  • 5 en-suite bedrooms
  • Original sash windows with ornate woodwork throughout
  • Original high ceilings, cornicing & picture rail
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Painted doors, skirtings & architraves
  • Magnificent private grounds of c.2 acres
  • Eircode – F93R882
  • LPT €945


Proceeding from the Letterkenny/Convoy direction towards Stranorlar, Stranorlar Country House is located on the left hand side (immediately after Admiran development on the right).

Ballybofey offers a good range of local amenities including two leading supermarkets and the ever popular McElhinneys Department Store and Donegal Town is accessible in around 15 minutes by car. Letterkenny, the county’s principal town, is just over 20 minutes by car with its comprehensive amenities.

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.

Stranorlar Country House, Letterkenny Road, Stranorlar