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Sale agreed €260,000

Gate Lodge , Lough Eske Donegal

Sale agreed €260,000

Key Information

Address Gate Lodge, Lough Eske, Donegal
Style Cottage
Status Sale agreed
Price Offers around €260,000
Bedrooms 2
Receptions 1
Heating Oil


  • Enchanting cottage dating back to 1860, in a fairytale setting at the water's edge of Lough Eske with the Blue Stack Mountains as a back-drop
  • Excellent location close to Donegal Town and the Atlantic coast
  • Most of the original architectural fabric of the house is retained
  • Multi-pane timber casement windows with pointed arches
  • Decorative timber finials and barge boards
  • Decorative ridge tiles and corbelled brick chimney stack
  • Basement with vaulted ceilings
  • Living room
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Two bedrooms with shower cubicle and separate w.c.
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Driveway
  • Gardens in lawn with shrub beds and adjacent woods

Additional Information

Dating back to 1860 this much admired and photographed former gate lodge to Lough Eske Castle, sits at the water's edge with stunning views over the lake to the Blue Stack Mountains. It really is a fairytale cottage in an enchanting setting. It retains most of its original architectural fabric including, multi-pane timber casement windows with pointed arches, decorative ridge tiles, decorative timber finials and barge boards and corbelled brick chimney stack. The accommodation comprises, living room, kitchen with dining area, two bedrooms with shower and w.c.  There is a basement with vaulted ceilings and gardens in lawn with shrubs and adjacent woods.  The location is at the main entrance to the Lough Eske Castle Hotel, just ten minutes from Donegal Town and the Atlantic coast.  



Ground floor

Entrance porch
Entrance hall
Living room
3.15m x 5.31m (10' 4" x 17' 5")
Fireplace with raised hearth. Windows with timber panelled reveals
2.87m x 5.31m (9' 5" x 17' 5")
Range of high and low level units with built in solid fuel range cooker, part tiled walls and dining area

First floor

3.15m x 4.27m (10'4" x 14')
Built in cupboard
Bedroom 2
3.15m x 3.38m (10'4" x 11'1")
With shower cubicle, wash hand basin and separate w.c.


Two basement rooms with vaulted ceilings, oil fired boiler and water pump, extracting water directly from lake
Pebble driveway and parking area. Garden in lawn and shrubs with adjacent woods. Garden runs down to waters edge

From the Clar roundabout take the N15 from Donegal Town towards Ballybofey and Letterkenny. Turn left to Lough Eske after around 2.5 miles and the property is around 1 mile down this road at the entrance to Lough Eske Castle.

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