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7 bedroom manor house for sale

Altarnun, Launceston

Withdrawn from Market £1,450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Unique Grade II Listed property
  • Ancient 14th century moorland Manor and Cottage in walled garden
  • Three reception and three / four bedroom dwelling plus three bedroom detached cottage
  • Tranquil hamlet setting with little through traffic
  • Granite mullion windows, spiral staircases, fireplaces, doorways, walls and paving
  • Excellent condition throughout. Oil fired central heating
  • Richly stocked gardens including lawns, terraces and sheltered swimming pool
  • Imposing twin gated gravel drive / parking area and double garage

Full description

Carne Manor is a unique moorland gem. With an 8’ high 360° walled garden providing it’s own micro-climate this ancient property dating from the 14th Century has a richly stocked and private garden where there is guaranteed to be sheltered areas on any day in the year.  

The property has granite and stone solid walls with granite mullion windows creating beautiful elevations beneath a pitched roof with natural slate cladding.     

A large and sheltered conservatory on the sunny side creates a further area of genteel living space with oil burner stove. Astride the wall of the garden is the detached granite and stone cottage again with granite mullion windows, natural slate roof and it’s own conservatory.

The access drive to the property is twin gated (1 electric and 1 manual), level and gravelled flanked by elegant areas of shaped level lawn leading to a private area of gravelled parking and turning with discretely situated double garage. 

Both the Manor and the Cottage have oil fired central heating which also heats the domestic hot water and electric heating.  There are radiators in all principal rooms.    Carne Manor is situated at the heart of West Carne hamlet beside large open stretches of Bodmin Moor. The beautiful village of Altarnun with it’s church known as ‘The Cathedral in the Moors’ is 1.5 miles and the A30 dual carriageway spine road for Cornwall and Devon is within 2 miles.  The beautiful North Cornish Coast is  only 12 miles away, with the South Coast being 25.

Launceston (10 miles) provides a full range of social, commercial and shopping facilities to the east and beyond the city of Exeter (52 miles) provides intercity rail link, M5 motorway access and international airport. Good private schools are accessible at Truro, Launceston and Tavistock.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 June 2014

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