Carn Lodge, Ramelton, Co Donegal, F92 H398

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For Sale €850,000 - Residential
395 sq m (4,253 sq ft) approx, 1.43 ha (3.53 acres) approx 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Garages Print

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“Carn Lodge” is a superbly appointed and finished 6 bedroom Tudor style country residence with a stunning New England type aspect.

Located just two minutes from the picturesque village of Ramelton, on the Rathmullan Road the home was completed in 2005, extends to 395 sq m (4,253 sq ft) approximately with a detached double garage of 68 sq m (732 sq ft).

The garage has a loft floor, central heating, water supply and would be ideal for conversion to an apartment or staff quarters, subject to planning permission.

The grounds comprise of 1.43 ha (3.54 acres) approximately and are made up of mature woodland,lawns, a boundary stream complete with shore front and stream pathways. There are also the ruins of ‘wall steads’ of two old flax mills which were once powered by the waters from the stream and known as Mill Race.

At the bottom of the garden lies the estuary where the river Lennon meets the sea waters of Lough Swilly, ideal for the boating enthusiast with your own private shore frontage and direct sea access. The sea is subject to tidal variations.

Bedroom accommodation on the first floor includes dual aspect master bedroom and master bathroom. The six generously sized bedrooms are finished to the highest standard whilst retaining a cosy family ambiance throughout.

Surrounded by mature trees, lawns and fronting onto Lough Swilly, the entire property provides a tranquil, peaceful and relaxing experience which can be enjoyed throughout the year.


Special Features

  • 1.43 ha (3.53 acres) approximately.
  • Direct access onto Lough Swilly.
  • Private walkways along the Swilly.
  • Mature landscaped gardens and woodland.
  • Exceptional Tudor style house.
  • Generous living and guest accommodation.
  • Central vacuum system throughout.
  • 3m high ceilings with feature cornicing and ceiling roses.
  • Two open fireplaces, oil fired central heating.
  • Iroko hardwood sliding sash windows throughout.
  • Jerusalem tiles and solid wide plank wood flooring.
  • Alarm system.
  • Bison slabs.
  • 2 minutes to Ramelton Village and 10 minutes drive to Letterkenny Town.


Located within the immediate environs of the historic town of Ramelton with the River Lennon meandering through on its exit to Lough Swilly. Local attractions include the renowned Salmon Leap waterfall, McDaids bottling stores, being the home of the famous “Football Special” non alcoholic drink and the location of “The Hanging Gale” film. The seaside village of Rathmullen with glorious sandy beach and marina/pier is situated 11 KM north on the R247. The Fanad and Rosguill Peninsulas, on the 3500Km “Wild Atlantic Way” route, extending from County Cork to County Donegal along Ireland’s western seaboard, are within easy reach as are the numerous local amenities and facilities such as the scenic Atlantic Drive, Championship Golf at Portsalon and Rosapenna, deep sea, lake and river angling, deserted sandy beaches, hill and mountain walking etc. etc.
Letterkenny, the principal town of County Donegal with extensive shopping facilities/amenities is situated within a short 10/15 minute drive, whilst the more extensive facilities of Derry City are within a 40/50 minute drive, including City of Derry Airport with regular flights to/from London, Glasgow and Liverpool. Donegal Airport is within a 60 minute drive, also with twice daily flights to and from Dublin Airport.


Planning permission has been granted under planning reference 10/40013 to extend the property by an additional 140 sq m (1,506 sq ft). This planning permission does not expire until May 2020. Full details are available on request or on


From Ramelton pass Whoriskeys Spar shop on the left and continue over the bridge. Turn right on to the R247 Rathmullan road and continue for 1km. The property is set back off the road behind trees on the right.

Latitude: 55.0460526 Longitude: -7.6437066 (copy into Google Maps for location / streetview).


Included in the sale
The sale includes all existing floor coverings, curtain poles, curtains / blinds and electrical appliances to include free standing LG American style fridge / freezer, leisure Zenith 100 range cooker and 5 burner electric hob.


BER Details
BER No: 107415135
Energy Performance Indicator: 174.34 kWh/m2/yr



Strictly by prior appointment with the selling agents.  

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