An ultra-modern coastal residence offering panoramic sea views
Bankhead has some of the most spectacular coastal views in Ireland. It is positioned overlooking the sea, where the view stretches over Lough Foyle across to the Binevennagh Hills which are listed as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This is an architecturally designed house to simultaneously take advantage of the private, secluded location, and to capture the breath-taking scenic views.
The house was completed in 2018 and offers extensive, stylish, and luxurious accommodation which incorporates the latest in modern technology for a fully automated home. The internal accommodation extends in total to approximately 244 sq m / 2,626 sq ft of cleverly designed living space. The house is approached by a well-maintained tree lined drive which leads up to a private entrance. From here a gravelled driveway approaches a parking area to the side of the property.
The entrance hall opens into the stunning open plan kitchen, living room and dining room, which is the focal point of the house and features dual elevation floor to ceiling windows to enjoy the breath-taking waterfront views. The open plan kitchen is a particular feature with Neff and Bora appliances all focused on a stunning central island with a breakfast bar. Additional features include remote-control blinds in the kitchen/living space and a wood burning stove. Sliding doors from the dining room opens out onto the balcony which is ideal for enjoying peace and tranquillity in the splendour of the far-reaching views. Also on the first floor is the master bedroom suite which offers magnificent views and comes with a walk-in wardrobe and a bathroom. There is one further bedroom on this level, along with a wc.
The accommodation on the ground floor is flexible and includes two further bedrooms, one of which has an ensuite, a snug with sliding doors leading out to the garden, plant room, utility, bathroom, and a garage which is currently used as a games room.
Please refer to the floorplans for a full list and layout of the accommodation.
Gardens & Grounds
The garden and grounds are a particular feature with a south-facing aspect. Situated to the side of the house is a lawned area. The grounds are well sheltered and provide direct access to the water. The beautifully maintained gardens offer spectacular views and are landscaped. The boundary is well defined and protected by mature trees to the rear. The grounds extend to about 1.9 acres / 0.78 hectare in total.
County Donegal is located on the north-westerly tip of Ireland and is considered to be one of Ireland's most beautiful and unspoilt counties which is renowned for its history and landscape. Donegal is typified by its dramatic towering sea cliffs, rolling lush hills and stunning sandy beaches. The house is situated on the Inishowen peninsula, which is the beginning of the Wild Atlantic Way and is also Ireland's largest peninsula. The peninsula is renowned for including Ireland's most northerly point, Malin Head, and having numerous Blue-Flag beaches.
The popular coastal area of Redcastle (2 km) is very accessible as is the well-renowned Redcastle Oceanfront Golf & Spa Hotel.
The property is situated in in the townland of Tullyally in Redcastle. Local shops and amenities will be found at the nearby picturesque town of Moville (5.5 km). The city of Derry/Londonderry is 25 km distant and includes a wide range of amenities, services, and shops.
The property enjoys stunning views of the Binevennagh hills which are listed as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the position of the house on the banks of Lough Foyle offers fantastic coastal views across the bay in all kinds of weather.
The Foyle Ferry runs from Greencastle (9 km) to Magilligan, offering access to the Causeway Coast and the famous Giant's Causeway. The scenic and rugged landscape of Donegal inspires and captivates the senses, and locations in the county have been used in the television series Game of Thrones and the movie series Star Wars.
An abundance of sporting and leisure activities are available on the Inishowen peninsula, with the coastline of Lough Foyle being ideal for all water and fishing activities. Moville's Inish Adventures - an outdoor water activity centre offering kayaking and various sea activities - is conveniently situated.
For golfing enthusiasts, Ballyliffin Golf Club (31 km) is one of Irelands finest links courses and host of the Irish Open 2018. There is also Greencastle Golf Club (12 km), an 18-hole links course on the banks of Lough Foyle in the surrounds of the Inishowen Peninsula. Importantly, Royal Portrush Golf Course (home of the 2019 Open) is approx. 75 minutes' drive from the property.
Local schooling includes Moville National School and Moville Community School with further primary and secondary school options in both Derry/Londonderry and Letterkenny.
The Eircode is F93 DPF1.
Strictly by appointment with Savills Dublin - Country on + 353 (0) 1 618 1300
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