Teach an tSrutháin, Kilcar, Donegal F94 T2W6€285,000

4 Bed 109.66 m² / 1180 ft² For Sale C3


DNG Dorrian are proud to present to open market, this charming and instantly appealing detached cottage known locally as the “House by the Stream”. Perched on the south-facing slopes of Crowkeeragh Mountain, set amongst the delightful rolling hills of the Glenaddragh River Valley. The cottage sits in a very special, private location situated just off the main access road linking Killybegs to Glencolmcille forming part of the world-famous Wild Atlantic Way passageway. The peaceful seclusion is balanced by the easy reach of the thriving rural communities of Kilcar and Carrick with their excellent local pubs, cafes, shops and recreational amenities.

Rich in history, the original cottage dates back to the 18th-century and was extensively extended and sympathetically restored by the current owner between 2006-2007 with careful consideration given to retaining many of the original characteristics and features found in a property of this era. Similar attention to detail has been paid to the surrounding gardens wrapping around the entire property are a real treasure trove for wildlife and entertaining or relaxing by the stream as it flows to the valley below.


• Charming ‘four’ ‘bedroom’ detached cottage set in a stunning rural location.
• Extensively extended and sympathetically restored by the current owner between 2006-2008.
• Peaceful private setting standing a mature site extending to around 0.4 acres in area.
• The original cottage and the rear extension has been thoroughly designed to offer self-contained accommodation suitable for a wide variety of uses including AirBnB accommodation or a teenagers den.
• Bespoke hardwood kitchen with granite worktops.
• Oil fired central heating with domestic hot water supplemented by non-PV solar panels and solid multifuel stove.
• New natural slate Spanish roof installed on cottage and extension with deep rigid Kingspan thermaboard internal insulation.
• Pumped cavities in new extension in addition to deep rigid Kingspan thermaboard internal insulation.
• Convenient location just under 4.5 kms from Kilcar Village and it’s essential amenities.
• Double glazed hardwood windows throughout.
• Cast iron multifuel “Charnwood” stove in kitchen / dining room.
• Victorian style bathroom suite with cast iron slipper bath in addition to (2) x en-suite shower rooms.
• Viewing by prior arrangement with DNG Dorrian on 074 97 31291.

BER Details



Storm Porch: 2.68m x 1.48m - with featured exposed stone arch leading into kitchen / dining room, hardwood front door, stone effect tiled floor, dual aspect windows, pitch pine tongue and groove panelling to ceiling, centre light.

Kitchen / Dining room: 5.33m x 3.35m - open-plan configuration incorporating a kitchen with causal dining and living area, featured vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, distressed oak fire place with built-in “Charnwood” solid fuel stove on marble hearth, stone effect ceramic tiled floor, comprehensive range of solid wall and base units with granite worktops, built-in low-level “Baumatic” electric oven with “Neff” (4) x ring gas hotplate, matt black extractor canopy over, integrated fridge / freezer, plumbed for washing machine, white ceramic 1 and 1/2 “Franke” sink with brass swan neck centre tap, dual aspect windows, inset ceiling lights.

Bedroom 1: 3.34m x 2.93m - with featured vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, stone effect ceramic tiled floor, centre light, 2 x velux skylights.

Bathroom: 2.59m x 2.19m - with “Victorian” style suite comprising of a white single flush w.c, featured cast iron lion foot slipper bath with chrome mixer taps and shower cradle, pedestal wash hand basin with mirror and frosted glass light over, ceramic tiled floor, chest-level tiling to wall, wooden fireplace with tiled insert, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, centre light.

Inner Hall: 2.59m x 1.47m - single pitch corridor linking the original cottage to the rear extension, with dual aspect glass panelled “French” patio doors leading to garden and patio facing East to West.

Kitchenette / diner: 3.23m x 1.93m - with wood effect tiled floor, double glass panelled French door leading into garden / patio, country-style wall and base unit with 0.875m deep breakfast counter worktop with seating, white ceramic sink with polished steel swan neck, slot-in undercounter dishwasher and fridge, inset ceiling lights.

Bedroom 2: 3.90m x 3.60m - with dual aspect windows, glass panelled door to inner hall, light- oak floor, centre light.

En-suite: 2.20m x 1.87m - with modern “Saina” sanitary ware in white comprising of an oval wash hand basis with polished steel mixer taps and mirror plus light over, dual flush w.c, fully tiled quadrant shower cubicle with 5mm tempered glass doors, fitted “Triton T90xr” electric shower, ceramic tiled floor, chest-level tiling to walls, centre light.

Bedroom 3: 3.90m x 2.30m - with dual aspect windows, light-oak floor, centre light.

Living room: 5.25m x 3.90m - with glass panelled “French” doors leading onto west facing balcony, half vaulted ceiling with (2) x cast iron effect centre lights, solid oak floor, t.v and PSTN wall sockets, built-in hotpress with factory insulated cylinder tank, velux skylight window.

Bedroom 4: 3.90m x 3.60m at widest point - with glass panelled “French” doors leading onto east facing balcony overlooking garden and stream, solid oak floor, centre light, access point into attic.

En-suite: 2.50m x 0.95m - with modern sanitary ware in white comprising of dual flush w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, with vanity mirror and light over, fully tiled rectangular shower cubicle with 5mm tempered glass screen, fitted “Triton As2000” pumped power shower, tiled floor, centre light, velux skylight window.


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Directions to Teach an tSruthain Cottage:
From Killybegs, take road to Kilcar,Carrick etc. Approaching Kilcar, bypass the village continuing on road to Carrick, turning right at T junction. Take second road rhs next after humped back bridge. (The first has Udaras Na Gaeltachta sign and a For sale Dorrian sign). The next/second road - Gleann An Bhaile Dubh- also has a For sale sign at end of road. This is the road to the cottage. Go up it for circa 2km. After a small road to right continue straight on by Coguish old school and 2 other houses, on left , one with new house bring built opposite. The cottage is just after the next derelict cottage on lhs inside old black gates.

Viewing Details

Viewing by prior arrangements with DNG Dorrian on 074 97 31291.


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Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.