11 May 2023



Demand for property in Donaghadee has soared following the news that the coastal gem was named as the ‘

Local estate agent John Minnis has seen a rise in demand for sales and lettings in the seaside town, listing 25% more properties in the area when comparing Q1 2023 to the same period in 2022.

Company Director, John Minnis, said:

“In addition to the benefits that Donaghadee being named Northern Ireland’s Best Place to Live has had on tourism and the local economy, there has been an uplift in the demand from people and families that want to live and work here.

“This is unsurprising given its vibrant high street, beautiful coastline, and assortment of cafes and restaurants, making it an idyllic location for households of all shapes and sizes.

“The boost in demand will inevitably lead to an increase in property value, which will be welcome news for current homeowners and potential investors.”

The rate of Northern Irish properties being snapped up by buyers from elsewhere continues to grow at a steady pace and as the exclusive Guild member for the areas in which we operate, John Minnis is in a unique position to capitalise on this.

Director at John Minnis and Donaghadee Branch Manager, Stephen McLean, added:

“The calibre of property available in Donaghadee certainly plays a role in its popularity, with an expansive range of beautiful homes to suit all budgets currently on the market.

“Whether its for a first-time buyer, someone seeking more room for their family, or for downsizing, there has never been a better time to relocate to Donaghadee.”

With five branches across Greater Belfast and North Down, John Minnis Estate Agents offers a range of property services including valuations, property management, rental management, and new development sales.

To view the properties currently on sale in the Donaghadee area or to book a free valuation, please visit

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