Altarnun, Launceston


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A charming extended cottage in a moorland hamlet close to Bodmin Moor with stables and pasture land. 4 Bedrooms, sitting/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and study. Barn with stables, garden and 5.03 acres of pasture land. EPC Band E.


The property is located in the rural hamlet of Tregirls, which is situated on the edge of the majestic Bodmin Moor. The village of Altarnun is less than a miles away with its Post Office/general store located in the village hall catering for day to day needs and a beautiful Church which is known affectionately as 'The Cathedral on the Moor'. At Five Lanes you will find the Kings Head public house and local primary school. The A30 trunk road links the cathedral cities of Truro and Exeter and provides easy access to the former market town of Launceston. At Launceston there is 24-hour supermarkets, M&S Food Hall, two testing 18-hole golf courses, doctors , dentists and veterinary surgeries together with places of worship. Access onto the moor is within a few hundred yards where one can enjoy extensive walks and some of the finest horse riding in the West Country.


This traditional stone and slate cottage possesses tremendous charm and character and has been extended by the current owners to provide a comfortable family home. Some work is still outstanding, details of which are available from the Agent.


The accommodation is clearly illustrated on the floorplan and briefly comprises: a covered porch with a glazed door leading into a hall area with open tread stairs rising to the first floor. The open plan sitting/dining room has a central two-sided wood burner, with doors from both the sitting room and dining room leading out to the garden. The farmhouse kitchen has base units with worktop over and inset Butler sink. There is space for a Range cooker housed within the chimney breast and at the far end of the kitchen is a stone fire place housing a wood burning stove on a slate hearth. Off the kitchen is a study, a utility room with space and plumbing for washing machine and a downstairs bathroom with panel enclosed bath with shower above, WC and wash hand basin. To the first floor there is a principal bedroom with an en suite (currently unfinished), 3 further bedrooms and a family bathroom (currently unfinished).


The property is approached through a five-bar wooden gate over a short concrete driveway leading to a car standing area for approximately four vehicles. There is a lawned area to the front and side of the property. The barn 13.72m x 5.05m (45' x 16'7'') is divided into three loose boxes with stairs leading to an elevated gallery TACK ROOM/STORAGE AREA. The barn offers an opportunity for conversion (subject to gaining the necessary permissions and consents).

On the opposite side of the quiet 'No Through' parish road is a pasture paddock extending to approximately 5.03 acres with the River Lynher forming a natural boundary to the north.

The property extends to 5.41 acres in all, or thereabouts.


Mains electricity. Private drainage and private water. Oil fired central heating. LPG for gas hob. Please note the agents have not inspected or tested these services.


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


From Launceston head west on the A30 dual carriageway towards Bodmin and take the exit signposted Altarnun, Trenilk and Tredaule. At the roundabout take the second exit signposted 'No Through' road to Tregirls/Trenilk/Havanna. In approximately of a mile the property will be found in an elevated position on the right, just over a small bridge that crosses the River Lynher.

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Stags - Launceston

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

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