Dockacre Road, Launceston


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  • Bedrooms: 6
A unique and enchanting Grade II* Listed residence situated in the historic town of Launceston. 6 Bedrooms, spacious reception hall, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room and drawing room. Off road parking, garage, beautiful gardens and views.


The property is situated a short distance from the town centre of Launceston with a comprehensive range of amenities and access to the A30 trunk road, which links the Cathedral cities of Truro and Exeter. At Exeter there is access to the M5 motorway network, main line railway station and an international airport. To the south is the city of Plymouth with its deep water marina and regular cross channel ferry port.


A fine example of an Elizabethan residence, with a well documented history, offering 6 bedrooms, off road parking and gardens. The property has been maintained by the current owner and family for over 50 years and retains immense charm and character, with origins dating back to 1524.


The accommodation comprises an entrance hallway with storage cupboards and cloakroom. The impressive kitchen has a wealth of character features including an original door, slate flooring and original mullioned windows. There are a range of units, butler sink, space for a range cooker and space for a fridge/freezer. The dining room enjoys panelled walls and an open fireplace. From the dining room, a door leads to the spacious reception hall with a feature central staircase and on to the drawing room which has an impressive fireplace and panelled walls.

On the first floor there are 6 bedrooms. The impressive family bathroom has a shower cubicle, bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and laundry cupboard with space for appliances and storage. A second staircase in the rear hallway leads to bedroom 2 (interconnecting door to bedroom 1) and bedroom 6, which has an en suite. The stairs continue to a loft room/study.

Accessed via an external staircase, there is a cellar which has the remains of what is thought to have been two concealed passages to both the Castle and St Mary Magdalene Church.


The property is approached through double wrought iron gate onto a gravelled driveway with off road parking for a number of vehicles in addition to the garage. To the side of the property is a courtyard with a pond and a range of mature shrubs. The gardens are an undoubted feature and are laid to lawn with a variety of mature shrubs, plants and trees. To the far end of the garden there is a patio providing an ideal seating area to enjoy the views across the valley. There is also a further area of garden which has previously been used as a productive vegetable garden.


Mains water, mains drainage, mains gas, mains electricity. 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 Stags office in Launceston, head down St Thomas Road, passing the castle on the right hand side. Take your first right hand turning, signposted to Polson. Continue along this road where the entrance to the property will be found on the left hand side, immediately prior to the sharp left hand bend.

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

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