Laburnum Cottage

Altarnun near Bodmin Moor, Cornwall (Ref. 935455)

  • Rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Laburnum Cottage is a spectacularly unique cottage, dating back to the 18th century and sitting one mile from Altarnun on the edge of Bodmin Moor in the heart of Cornwall. Encompassed by this outstandingly beautiful county, this wonderful property is a unique base for a countryside getaway. Spend your downtime in the delectable sitting room, bursting at the seams with character and period features, including wooden ceiling beams and a fabulously old fireplace housing an open fire to keep you warm. The kitchen contrasts in a beautiful manner, a stylish and well-equipped room boasting crisp units and a breakfast bar to enjoy your meals at. The two first floor bedrooms at Laburnum Cottage are complete in a gleaming white theme, both ensuring a beautifully peaceful spot to catch your much-needed rest after a day of exploring the surrounding Cornish attractions. A smart family shower room concludes the accommodation in a splendid fashion. To the outside of the property rests a charming covered patio with a bench, allowing you to relax in the refreshing countryside air, no matter the weather. You also have access to a well-kept lawn with another small patio for when the sun comes out. Altarnun sits just one mile away and offers a traditional country pub and a village shop, not to mention the excellent access to the Bodmin Moor and a host of Cornwall's other popular destinations. The stunning town of Launceston is easily reachable and offers some fine architecture and a wealth of amenities. For a day by the sea, the captivating village of Tintagel is the pick of the bunch; known for its magical feel, it offers a stunning castle and some incredible scenery. A fascinating cottage in the heart of this awe-inspiring part of England.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast bar. Sitting room with open fire.


Electric wall heaters with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire (October-March) inc. in rent. Further fuel for fire available to purchase locally. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Covered patio area with furniture. Lawned garden with furniture opposite cottage across road. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile.

About the location


Launceston 8 miles; Boscastle 14 miles; Port Isaac 18 miles.

A very pretty village on the edge of Bodmin Moor, located close to the A30, making it the perfect base from which to tour the many visitor attractions within easy reach. Altarnun itself boasts quaint stone cottages, a stream running through the village, a lovely old church, and a traditional country pub. After a long day exploring the stunning countryside around Bodmin Moor this is an ideal place in which to unwind. Explore four unique villages, Boscastle, Tintagel, Port Isaac and Crackington Haven, each situated along the dramatic unspoiled coastline of North Cornwall. Port Isaac, a filming location in Doc Martin, is a busy port where you can still watch the fishermen hard at work. Walking and cycling are popular activities in this area and there are beautiful churches and historic buildings to discover. Venture a little further afield and walk the high tors of Bodmin Moor, surf the waves of the North Cornish coast, sample the delights of the Eden Project or take a cruise from Truro down the misty reaches of the River Fal to Falmouth. There's something for everyone nearby, from moors and river valleys to beaches and harbours, stately homes and museums to potteries and galleries.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas