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Altarnun, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15

Guide price £1,250,000

7 Beds 4 Baths 5 Receptions

REF: TRU180134


CALL US 01872 261160 EMAIL US AT Truro
FIND US: 44 Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2NS


  • Dining Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Snug
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Study
  • Cloakroom/WC
  • Conservatory
  • FIRST FLOOR, 3 Bedrooms. Dressing Room/ Bedroom 4, Bathroom. Shower Room
  • COTTAGE. Entrance Hall. 2 Reception Rooms. Kitchen. Conservatory. 3 Bedrooms. Bathroom
  • OUTSIDE Attractive walled garden. Garden. Double Garage


A Grade II listed 14th Century Moorland Manor House with Cottage and walled garden set in a tranquil Cornish hamlet. THE PROPERTY Carne Manor dating from the 14th Century is an outstanding moorland home uniquely featuring an 8' high 360 walled garden. The property has granite walls, staircases, doorways and mullion windows creating beautiful external elevations, beneath a pitched roof with natural slate cladding, and an interior with a wealth of period character. There are three reception rooms and on the side a large and sheltered conservatory, with an oil-fired stove, creating additional living space. The whole, being in first class condition throughout is heated by oil fired central heating with radiators in all the principal rooms. On the first floor there are four bedrooms with a bathroom and shower room. Astride the wall of the garden is a detached granite and stone cottage again with granite mullion windows, natural slate roof and its own conservatory. It has two reception rooms plus kitchen and three bedrooms and enjoys full oil fired central heating. The cottage has full planning consent for a permanent or holiday use. LOCATION Carne Manor is situated at the heart of picturesque Bodmin Moor in the peaceful hamlet of West Carne in an area which offers wonderful recreational opportunity for both walkers and riders. There is little through traffic in this idyllic setting. The beautiful village of Altarnun and its famous church known as ''The Cathedral in the Moors' is 1.5 miles away where there is a Post Office and Village Shop (Waitrose also delivers to Carne Manor from Saltash) and also a Gastro pub within walking distance. The A30 dual carriageway, linking to Devon and Exeter in one direction and further West into Cornwall in the other, is within 2 miles. The North Cornish Coast is only 12 miles away featuring stunning scenery and food choices in Widemouth Bay, Tintagel, Boscastle, Port Issacs (of Doc Martin fame & Nathan Outlaw) Padstow (Rick Stein), Watergate Bay (Jaime Oliver) and the South Cornish Coast only 25 miles. The historic market town of Launceston (10 miles via the A30) provides a full range of social, commercial and shopping facilities. The City of Exeter (52 miles) provides an intercity rail link, M5 motorway access and an international airport with further domestic air links being found at Newquay. Good primary and secondary schools (both private and public sector) are accessible at Truro, Launceston and Tavistock.