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Glen Lough, Gleneraugh, Carrigart, Co. Donegal, F92 X627Sale Agreed D1

5 Bed Bungalow 197 m² / 2120 ft² Sale Agreed

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Glen Lough House was originally built by Lord Dixon, Baron of Glentoran and former Olympic bobsleigh champion as a private lodge. It is a rare opportunity to acquire a stunning lakeside home finished to an exacting standard with water and countryside views. Located on a mature private site at the tip of a peninsula, this property features outstanding privacy and is surrounded on three sides by Glen Lough. Architecturally designed and built in 1993, this home extends to 197 sq m (2,210 sq ft) over two floors and enjoys a gorgeous mature site of 0.53 Ha (1.30 Acres) approximately, offering a haven of tranquillity and an escape from the daily hustle and bustle. Arriving at the property you are greeted with a tree lined avenue leading to the house with a log cabin and children's play area in the grounds. The access is from the rear of the house through a solid timber door with cast iron doorknob and knocker. The flagstone covered floors, which were salvaged from a shipwreck off the coast of Dunfanaghy, 200 years ago, window shutters, farmhouse style internal doors, sliding sash windows and the Iroko hardwood floors in the sitting room shipped from South Africa are some of the features that give the property its charm and homely feel. Through the entrance hall, having passed the boot room and separate utility room, you enter the open plan kitchen / dining space with feature double height vaulted ceiling and upstairs gallery, overlooking the external patio area with Glen Lough appearing through the trees. The kitchen has all the modern appliances you would expect, such as, a solid fuel red Aga cooker, Belfast sink, Bosch dishwasher, a Miele grill and centre island with undercounter storage. The dining area comfortably sits a large eight person dining table. Off the entertaining area is the sitting room with feature fireplace incorporating fire basket and copper hood. Two large sliding sash windows fill the room with natural light which has built in window seats where you can sit and read for hours on end. Off the sitting room is a superb garden room with three sides in glass and direct access to outside. The bedroom accommodation is well served in the house. The primary bedroom and ensuite shower room, double bedroom, nursery and bathroom are all on the ground floor. Upstairs there is an additional large bedroom with ensuite bathroom and the fifth bedroom. Both bedrooms upstairs have elevated views overlooking Glen Lough. The gallery links both bedrooms and an is ideal area for children to hang out or the space would make an ideal home office. Outside The house is surrounded with mature trees and pathway leading directly down to the shore. Location The house is located just outside the village of Carrigart, on the eastern shores of the Rosguill Peninsula overlooking Glen Lough in north-west County Donegal between the Fanad and Horn Head Peninsulas. The Rosguill Peninsula juts out onto the Atlantic Ocean, offering some of Irelands most dramatic coastal landscapes. The village of Carrigart is situated approximately 8 km north of the house and 11 km from the popular seaside village of Downings and all amenities of Rossguill, Fanad and Horn Head Peninsulas are within a short distance. Ideal opportunity to acquire a property suitable for permanent, retirement or holiday / weekend use being located within easy reach of a host of wonderful amenities including the golf facilities available at the Rosapenna Golf Resort, deserted sandy beaches, deep sea and river/ lake fishing plus climbing on Errigal and Muckish mountains.


  • Majestic water views over Glen Lough.
  • Tranquil and scenic location ideal for exploring the wonderful natural amenities of the Fanad and Rosguill Peninsulas.
  • Farmhouse style internal doors with latch openings.
  • Oil fired central heating.
  • Septic tank.
  • Mains water.
  • Derry City Centre: 59 km.
  • Derry City Airport: 72 km.
  • Belfast City Centre: 171 km.
  • Belfast Airport: 150 km.
  • Dublin City: 261 km.
  • Letterkenny: 24 km.
  • (All times and distances are approximate).


Ground Floor - Entrance Porch - 2.66m x 1.78m Sliding sash windows and window shutters. Flagstone flooring. Boot Room - 2.73m x 2.67m External door to the rear of the house, plumbed for washing. Oil fired burner. Utility Room - 2.53m x 2.28m Countertop with Belfast sink. Flagstone flooring. Kitchen / Dining - 6.88m x 4.40m Flagstone flooring. Fitted kitchen units with large Belfast sink. Display shelving, freestanding Bosch dishwasher. Feature red AGA range. Two burner Miele gas hob and grill, centre island with free standing Zanussi undercounter fridge. Dual aspect. Feature gallery landing overlooking dining area, double height vaulted ceiling. Sitting Room - 5.42m x 4.48m plus Window Seat - 0.77m x 0.77m Iroko hardwood flooring. Built in bookshelves. Open fire with fire basket, copper hood and stone hearth. Conservatory - 2.31m x 2.95m Flagstone flooring. Vaulted ceiling. Three sides glass, door to outside patio. Primary Bedroom - 4.36m x 3.52m Flagstone flooring. Vaulted ceiling. Three sides glass, door to outside patio. En-Suite Shower Room - 2.19m x 1.87m Tiled flooring. Three quarter tiled shower cubicle with direct shower. WC and WHB. Mirror. Towel radiator. Bedroom - 2.17m x 2.02m Carpet flooring. Bedroom - 3.17m x 2.90m Incorporating Built in Wardrobe. Carpet flooring. Lough view. Bathroom - 2.17m x 1.51m Tiled floor and partially tiled walls around bath, with telephone shower, WC, WHB and mirror. Towel radiator. First Floor - Gallery Landing - 3.96m x 2.20m Carpet flooring. Bedroom - 6.69m x 4.34m Incorporating En-Suite Bathroom. Bath with telephone shower taps, WC and WHB, towel radiator, skylight. Triple aspect bedroom. Built in storage unit. Wood burning stove, attic hatch, carpet flooring. Bedroom - 5.42m x 4.40m Carpet flooring. Built in storage press. View overlooking Glen Lough. Attic hatch.


Kiara Rainey

BER Details

BER: D1 BER No: 101206639 Energy Performance Indicator: 253.71