Asking Price: POA
Wheelwright Cottage, Crislaghmore, Fahan F93 X4E7
Dating back to the 1790’s….
Wheelwright Cottage is a charming 3 bedroom house sympathetically refurbished during the last 4yrs. Providing beautifully appointed accommodation over two floors the property would prove an ideal permanent residence or a holiday home. Each room has its own story to tell with an abundance of traditional features including original flooring, fireplaces and thick stone walls, in addition to the stunning south facing walled garden.
Convenient to Derry city, Buncrana town and local beaches the cottage has picturesque views of Lough Swilly, Inch Island & Wildfowl Reserve, Burt Fort and distant mountain views including Glenveagh National Park.
History of the Cottage
Originally a wheelwright’s workshop converted to a cottage approximately 100 years ago, the large upstairs sitting room window was once a door with a haulage pulley. The upper floors still have some of the original floor timbers and pitch marks.
Across the lane at the rear of the cottage is a south facing walled garden c.1790s which originally belonged to the next door manor farm. There is an established vegetable garden, a variety of fruit trees and bushes, a coppice of young hazelnuts and a small glade of birch trees.
The accommodation is arranged as follows;
Fully glazed pvc front door to;
Back Porch; 3.12m x 2.43m tiled floor, far reaching views of Lough Swilly, Inch Island & Wildfowl reserve and Burt Fort, glazed door to;
kitchen/Living Room; 5.53m x 6.2m stainless steel single drainer sink unit, electric cooker, plumbed for washing machine, opening shelving, tiled floor, raised fireplace with solid fuel burning stove (no back boiler), door to understair recess with open shelving, further door to;
Bedroom 1; 4.96m x 4.28m Tiled floor, ornate fireplace, door to;
Ensuite; 1.91m x 1.49m white 2 piece suite, separate shower enclosure with electric Triton T90 XR shower, grosfillex walls, heated chrome towel rail, far reaching views of Lough Swilly, Inch Island & Wildfowl reserve and Burt Fort
Internal staircase from the kitchen leading to;
1st Floor Living Room; 5.09m x 4.49m original pine flooring, double aspect, spectacular far reaching views of Inch Island, ornate fire place
Internal Hallway; 0.88m x 3.15m door to;
Bedroom 3; 2.66 x 2.78m (rear) original pine flooring, fitted shelving, views over walled garden, door to;
Shower Room; 1.91m x 1.13m white 2 piece suite, separate fully tiled shower enclosure with electric Triton T80 shower, tiled floor
Bedroom 2; 3.43m x 1.88m original pine flooring, far reaching views of Inch Island & Wildfowl reserve
Outside; extensive walled garden with various trees, gravel driveway with parking for 1 to 2 vehicles, raised flower bed, stone built wall with raised flower beds to rear boundary
Outside Shed; stone built shed attached to the main house offering dry storage
- Traditional stone built Cottage
- Completely refurbished
- Large porch/sunroom
- Traditional style kitchen/dining with open shelving
- Master bedroom with en-suite
- 2 first floor bedrooms & bathroom
- First floor living room with spectacular far reaching views
- Fibre optic internet
- Garage/shed & gravelled off road parking
- OFCH, mains water, septic tank (refurbished)
- PVC double glazed windows & door
- Walled Garden
- 0.39 acre plot
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