Altarnun, Launceston


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A Grade II Listed former chapel offering a wealth of character features in the heart of this popular and picturesque moorland village and less than 12 miles from the North Cornish coast. Sitting room, kitchen/breakfast/dining room, 3 bedrooms, road level workshop/storage area and rear garden. No Onward Chain.


Situated in the heart of the picturesque and popular moorland village of Altarnun, it has, rarely, a post office located in the village hall catering for day to day needs. The beautiful Church, which is known affectionately as 'The Cathedral on the Moor', is a magnet for film locations, featured in Doc Martin as well as the Rosamund Pilcher novels made into popular German films. For Daphne du Maurier fans, Jamaica Inn is no distance on the vital A30. The A30 is accessed at Five Lanes (approx. 0.5 miles away) and links Exeter, Bodmin and Truro. There are two pubs in the area, the Kings Head at Five Lanes and the Rising Sun, gastro pub on the moorland road towards Davidstow Moor and the North Cornish beaches. The local primary school is located at Five Lanes.

A more comprehensive range of amenities can be found at Launceston, with its excellent range of shopping facilities including 24-hour supermarket, M&S Food Hall, doctors', dentists' and veterinary surgeries, leisure centre and two testing 18 hole golf courses. There are, in addition, numerous sporting and social clubs. At Exeter there is access to the M5 network, main line rail station serving London Paddington and an international airport. The city port of Plymouth is some 24 miles.


An impressive Grade II Listed former chapel offering a wealth of charm and character features and generous versatile accommodation. It also benefits from a street level workshop/storage area with electricity and water connected. The property is offered with No Onward Chain.


The accommodation is clearly illustrated on the floorplan overleaf and briefly comprises: Front door which leads into the entrance hall with doors to the rest of the property. The sitting room has a feature exposed stone wall with a 36 pane sash window and a coal effect electric fire with surround. The kitchen/breakfast room comprises a range of granite topped base units with wall unit cupboards, space and plumbing for appliances, Butler style sink, space for a range style cooker, exposed wooden flooring and a stable door to the rear. The kitchen extends into the dining room with a woodburner set on raised hearth. There are 3 bedrooms, 2 with built-in wardrobes and a bathroom comprising WC, 2 wash hand basins, panelled bath with electric shower over and built-in airing cupboard.


Large granite steps with cast iron railings lead up to the front of the property with storage underneath, housing the LPG bottles. Double doors opens into the basement workshop/storage area underneath the property, which could offer a range of uses, subject to gaining the necessary consents, as it is street level complete with water and electricity. A side door from the basement leads to steps past the kitchen door and through to the mature and enclosed rear garden which offers a range of trees, shrubs and a level lawned area. There is also a paved patio area with summer house, with electrics, which has been previously used as a glass making studio.


Mains electricity, drainage and water. Oil fired central heating. LPG for cooking. Please note the agents have not inspected or tested these services. The property is sold subject to all local authority charges.


Strictly by prior appointment with the vendor's appointed agents, Stags.


From Launceston take the A30 west towards Bodmin, passing through Kennards House, Two Bridges and Plusha. Leave the dual carriageway signposted Five Lanes and proceed down the slip road to a mini-roundabout taking the third exit back under the A30. At the T-junction turn left and almost immediately first right into Five Lanes, taking a left hand turn to Altarnun, opposite the Kings Head public house car park. Proceed into the village of Altarnun where the property will be found on the right hand side identified by a for sale board.

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Stags - Launceston

Kensey House, 18 Western Road, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 7AS

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