An impressive Georgian mansion which boasts its own wine cellar and tennis court is on the market in Donegal.

Prospect House in the East Donegal village of Carrigans is steeped in history and elegant character. The property is currently for sale with Sherry FitzGerald Rainey for €995,000.

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Prospect House is a protected structure set within 9.58 acres of private parklands within the Dunmore Estate. The Georgian property is comprised of a 3,715 sq ft Main House, converted outbuildings of 4,053 sq ft and an 819 sq ft barn.

A private lake, walled garden, basement wine cellar and sauna are just some of the special features.

Prospect House, Dunmore, Carrigans, Co Donegal. Image: Sherry FitzGerald Rainey (074) 912 2211

Prospect House, Dunmore, Carrigans, Co Donegal. Image: Sherry FitzGerald Rainey

Prospect House, Dunmore, Carrigans, Co Donegal. Image: Sherry FitzGerald Rainey

The house was built in the early 1800s as a ‘Dower House’ for the McClintock Family – a home for a widow close to the main house of her late husband’s estate at Dunmore House.

It was later home to Francis Heron, a Ramelton native, who emigrated to Canada and became a proprietor of the Hudson Bay Company. The current owners have be restoring and preserving the house for over 46 years.

There are five bedrooms in the main house, which has a comfortable family feel. The spacious residence comprises a two storey over basement Georgian home with a rear two storey modern extension.

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Visitors are greeted with bright and elegant reception rooms. Some of the fine original interiors include Wyatt windows and antique fireplaces. There is also a large kitchen / living / dining room, which is warmed by an AGA, leading to a sunroom, utility room, and sauna wing with boot room.

Prospect House, Dunmore, Carrigans, Co Donegal. Image: Sherry FitzGerald Rainey

Prospect House, Dunmore, Carrigans, Co Donegal. Image: Sherry FitzGerald Rainey

Prospect House, Dunmore, Carrigans, Co Donegal. Image: Sherry FitzGerald Rainey

Outside, there is a tree lined winding avenue, private lake with a waterfall and fountain, walled garden, lawn garden and views towards Lough Foyle and gardens.

Prospect House, Dunmore, Carrigans, Co Donegal. Image: Sherry FitzGerald Rainey

Prospect House, Dunmore, Carrigans, Co Donegal. Image: Sherry FitzGerald Rainey

Prospect House, Dunmore, Carrigans, Co Donegal. Image: Sherry FitzGerald Rainey

Prospect House is for Sale by Private Treaty with Sherry Fitzerald. Asking price €995,000. https://www.sherryfitz.ie/buy/country-homes/donegal/st-johnston/prospect-house-dunmore-carrigans-co-donegal-191558

 

 


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