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Penrose Cottage

Launceston, Cornwall (Ref. 1020627)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
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  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Review(s)

  • “What a great place to stay if you enjoy the Cornish coast.”

    Penrose is a beautiful, comfortable cottage and the owner Brian is a pleasure to deal with. We'd go back in a flash.

    Penrose is a beautiful, comfortable cottage and the owner Brian is a pleasure to deal with. We'd go back in a flash.

    - Mr Hutley, September 2021

The property

Positioned on the outskirts of the town of Launceston is this charming cottage; Penrose Cottage.

Attached to the owner’s property, this base is ideal for a family or small group of friends to uncover the hidden gems of Cornwall.

Begin the exploration of your surroundings in the living/dining room; a bright and airy spot perfect for all of your social occasions, here you can choose to unwind in front of the television for a relaxing evening indoors or gather around the dining table to enjoy a home-cooked delight.

Moving through the property will bring you to the kitchen, a modest spot housing all of the essentials for your self-catered stay, this room continues with the traditional theme of the property with its wooden furnishings, giving the property a sense of rustic character.

Head up the stairs and onto the first floor where you discover the two homely resting spots, consisting of two doubles with their own lavish en-suite bathrooms, the layout of the property is ideal for friends and families to enjoy their countryside settings, especially with the master bedroom boasting its own balcony where you can let in the fresh breeze of the natural lands.

To the rear of the property is a large lawned area, where you can soak in your settings with a refreshing beverage in hand while your four-legged friends run around freely.

The immediate area of the dwelling is tranquil and rural, perfect for afternoon walks and nature spotting, or for a day full of vibrant action take a trip into the nearby town of Launceston, offering an abundance of historic wonder and various attractions for all ages including a golf club, river walks and a selection of shops, it makes for a great family day out.

Slightly further afield are the coastal destinations of Bude, Tintangel and Padstow, offering sandy beaches and even more amenities, they’re well-worth a visit to uncover their coastal delights.

In a wondrous base for exploring areas of both Cornwall and Devon, Penrose Cottage is perfect for a trip to the south of England.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with balcony and en-suite free-standing bath, hand-held shower, separate shower, basin and WC and 1 x double with en-suite bath with shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room.
  • Gas central heating
  • Oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Rear garden with patio and lawn with furniture
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 6.6 miles
  • Note: The drive down to the house is unsurfaced
  • The access maybe unsuitable for vehicles with low clearance

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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:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas