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Violet Cottage, Behy, Cashelard, Ballyshannon F94 N2C2

Guide price €245,000

Key Information

Address Violet Cottage, Behy, Cashelard, Ballyshannon
Price Guide price €245,000
Style Cottage
Bedrooms 2
Receptions 1
Bathrooms 2
Heating Oil
BER Rating
Status For sale
PSRA License No. 001425

Additional Information

 Behy, Cashelard, BALLYSHANNON F94 N2C2

Beautiful 300 year old Thatched Cottage

“ Violet Cottage”


Peaceful, tranquil setting yet only 1.3 miles off the Ballyshannon / Donegal Town Road, 3.6 miles from Ballyshannon and 12 miles south of Donegal Town.   Rossnowlagh Beach and Murvagh Golf Links are within 10 minutes drive.  Forest walks within minutes.

Dating back to the late 1700’s, the cottage was tastefully refurbished in 2004 to modern day

requirements yet it retains many of it’s original features and character.


Living Room with open fire (back boiler),  Kitchenette,  2 No. Bedrooms (both with open fires), Large Bathroom with open fire,  Separate Shower Room.

Terrific potential for rental.

Price Guide  -   € 245,000


Living Room 12’8”  x  14’9”

Original  floor and timber ceiling;  traditional open fireplace – back boiler which heats all rooms



Kitchenette 9’5”  x  6’4”

Fitted units with integrated fridge; microwave and cooker included in sale



Bedroom No. 1 11’7”  x  12’10”

Tiled floor, original timber ceiling; antique fireplace


Bedroom No. 2 12’4”  x  12’10”

Tiled floor, original timber ceiling; antique fireplace


Bathroom 11’7”  x  12’10”

Originally an out-office but converted in 2004.

Stand alone “slipper” bath, walk-in pump shower, toilet and wash basin;  open fire


Shower Room Electric Shower, Toilet and Wash Basin


Surrounding the cottage is a range of byres including –


Fuel Shed / Utility 16’4”  x  12’8”

Plumbed for washing machine and dryer; oil fired burner


Garage 11’3”  x  15’8”


4 No. Original Byres , Large shed, Turf Shed


* Oil fired central heating

* Re-thatched in 2005

* No.3 Original Byres,

* Garage and Turf shed at the front

*Large Shed and Byre at rear


  • Oil fired central heating
  • Mains water and electricity
  • Septic Tank on adjoining land but with legal right of way
  • Enclosed large private garden with view of Behy River from patio



Directions. Leaving the roundabout at Ballyshannon, follow the Donegal Road for 2.3 miles, turn right at Crossroads (signpost for Breesy Centre) and continue for 0.35 mile, turn right (before Co-Op) and continue straight for 1 mile – “Violet Cottage” on left.