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Killynure House, Killynure, Convoy, Co. Donegal

5 Bed

3 Bath



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
LOCATION Killynure House is located in an idyllic, peaceful and tranquil setting approximately 3kms from Convoy, a small village in the east of County Donegal, an area renowned for its rich heritage and excellent farmland. Conveniently located along the R236, easy access is offered to Raphoe (5.3kms), Letterkenny (14.4kms), Stranorlar (9.7kms) and Derry City (19.3miles). The River Deele flows along the north boundary of the estate and any keen fisherman will be aware that it is traditionally known as an excellent trout river from June onwards. THE HOUSE Accessed via a stoned-pillared entrance, Killynure House, with its striking black and white faé§ade, is approached along a sweeping tree-lined avenue which opens out to a gravel forecourt at the front of the house and continues on to the equestrian facility, stables and paddock. The entrance porch opens into an impressive hall with ornate plaster cornicing, a feature which is carried on throughout many other rooms of this fine property, and leads off to the drawing and dining rooms, each having bay windows and original fireplaces. The dining room extends to the breakfast room which is easily accessed by the kitchen. A large utility room gives access to a back staircase which leads to a spacious bedroom with ensuite facilities, a room which would have formerly been the maid€TM quarters. On the 1st floor are 4 other generous bedrooms and family bathroom, all with picturesque views overlooking the surrounding countryside. The property benefits from a downstairs shower room and integral garage. THE YARD AND EQUESTRIAN FACILITY The purpose built 2 storey equestrian facility includes a 40ft x 46ft (12.19m x 14m) general purpose/machinery shed, 8 stables (one having horse handling facilities), enclosed yard, covered sand arena, grain store, tack room, 1st floor mezzanine and viewing area, WC, storage to rear and access to a paddock to the side. THE LAND The land surrounds Killynure House to form a compact block, easily accessed from the yard. Flat, manageable fields offer excellent grazing against the backdrop of the River Deele. KILLYNURE HOUSE Accommodation (All measurements are approximate and to the widest point) ENTRANCE PORCH: Tiled floor, glass panelled door to: HALLWAY: 9.09m x 2.38m Carpeted, dado rail, coving and ceiling rose, 2 radiators, power point, door to: DRAWING ROOM: 6.95m x 4.6m Carpeted, bay window with view to front, 1 window to side, ornate fireplace with overmantle, tiled hearth and fender, dado and picture rails, coving and ceiling rose, 5 radiators, power points DINING ROOM:7.06m x 4.64m Carpeted, bay window with views to front, 1 window to side, fireplace with marble surround, tiled hearth and mahogany overmantle, dado and picture rails, coving and ceiling rose, 4 radiators, power points, sliding panelled door to: BREAKFAST ROOM:4.64m x 3.81m Carpeted, 1 window, dado and picture rail, coving and ceiling rose, 2 radiators, power points KITCHEN:5.0m x 2.79m Tiled floor, part tiled walls, 1 window, range of eye level and base units with worktop space over, stainless steel unit, tiled splashbacks, under counter fridge, integrated dishwasher, ceramic hob and integrated double oven, coving to ceiling, power points SHOWER ROOM:3.45m x 1.67m Tiled floor, tiled walls, WC, wash hand basin, shower cubicle, 1 window, 1 radiator UTILITY: 5.23m x 4.57m Tiled floor, base units with worktop space over, stainless steel sink unit, plumbed for washing machine, 2 windows, 1 radiator, power points, stairs leading to: BEDROOM 1: 4.49m x 4.26m (formerly maid€TM quarters) Carpeted, 2 windows, 1 radiator, power points, door to ENSUITE BEDROOM 2: 4.62m x 3.73m Carpeted, 1 window, sink with vanity unit under, picture rail, 2 radiators, power points BEDROOM 3: 6.04m x 4.62m Carpeted, bay window with views to front, 1 window to side, sink with ornate vanity unit under, picture rail, 5 radiators, power points BEDROOM 4: 6.15m x 4.62m Carpeted, bay window with views to front, 1 window to side, sink with marble vanity unit under, picture rail, 5 radiators, power points BEDROOM 5: 4.74m x 4.64m Carpeted, 2 windows, picture rail, 3 radiators, power points BATHROOM: 2.89m x 2.36m Carpeted, tiled walls, hotpress, WC, wash hand basin, bidet, OUTSIDE INTEGRAL GARAGE: 7.87m x 3.12m ACCESS, DRIVEWAY & GARDENS Stone pillars and wrought iron gates offer private access along a sweeping driveway which is lined by mature trees and shrubs and opens to lawned area positioned to your right as you approach the dwelling EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES For any horse enthusiast, Killynure House offers an ideal setting with green pastures surrounding the equestrian centre. It has been purpose -built and offers the complete package with workshop, sand arena, stables, storage and paddocks. THE LAND Just over 20 acres of excellent grazing in a compact block surrounding the house and yard, well fenced and watered and offers an ideal smallholding set in a fertile area of County Donegal which has always been renowned for its productive qualities. Important notice to purchasers: We have not tested any systems or appliances at this property. Alexander Gourley Estate Agent, for themselves and for the vendors of this property, whose agents they are, give notice that:- (1) The particulars are set out as a general outline for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute part of an offer or contract, (2) All descriptions, dimensions, references to conditions and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details, are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspections or otherwise as to their correctness, (3) No person in the employment of Alexander Gourley Estate Agents has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to this property
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Property Features

  • Delightful period house set on approximately 23 acres of excellent agricultural land
  • Stables and purpose built equestrian facility
  • Idyllic, peaceful location setting approx 3kms from Convoy
  • 23 acres surround Killynure House to form a compact block having flat manageable fields offering excellent grazing

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Property Facilities

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  • Oil Fired Central Heating

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BER No: 114315468

Energy Performance Indicator: 378.8 kWh/m2/yr





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