Hardstone Barn

Dunterton near Launceston, Devon (Ref. 4192)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

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    2 Customer Review(s)

    October 2013
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    “Lovely location with very helpful owners”
    We have just returned from a relaxing trip to Hardstone Barn. The owners were very helpful. The living space was great - very spacious. The kitchen was well-equipped. It suited our needs very well.


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

Launceston 4 miles. A charming and very spacious traditional barn conversion, located in a peaceful country setting on the Devon/Cornwall border, next to a family-run livestock farm, 4 miles from the town of Launceston.

This unique Launceston cottage offers upside down accommodation, taking advantage of the countryside views, while original features, including all the open beams and exposed stone work this Launceston cottage has to offer, are showcased throughout.

Guests are free to explore the owner's 35 acres, which include 15 acres of woodland running down to the River Tamar.

Positioned right on the Devon/Cornwall border, this Launceston cottage provides the perfect country retreat, ideal for touring both counties and visiting many of the local family attractions.

The historic Cornish market town of Launceston is within 4 miles and offers a wealth of interesting shops, pubs and restaurants along with its castle and steam railway.

Both the north and south coast are easily accessible and offer many sheltered coves, long golden sandy beaches and small traditional fishing villages.


Upside down accommodation. Five bedrooms: 1 x ground floor half-tester double with en-suite large corner bath, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Ground floor bathroom with bath, basin and WC. First floor basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner. Utility. Note: The kitchen, dining area and sitting area are divided by internal steps.


  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, video, radio, selection of books
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 5 cars
  • Patio with furniture, BBQ and use of owner's field
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Milton Abbot village shop/cafe//takeaway and pub 2.5 miles.

About the location


Bude 19 miles.

The town of Launceston, situated on the Devon and Cornwall border, has wonderful architecture, including some fine Georgian buildings in the central square, and is dominated by the ruins of a Norman castle sitting high above the town. Visit the Tamar Otter Park just 3 miles away or take a trip on the steam train from Launceston through the beautiful Kensey Valley on a 5-mile round trip. Launceston is within driving distance of the seaside resorts of Bude and Padstow to the north, and Plymouth to the south, as well as the stunning Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor. A superb base for exploring Cornwall and Devon.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

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