Development land for sale in St Clether

Moorgate, St Clether, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8PU | Ref: 43254_BUD230357
For sale
£300,000 Guide Price
This property is marketed by:
Kivells Ltd


Stunning location on Bodmin moor | Far reaching moorland views | Class Q development of 4/5 bed barn conversion | Full permission granted for detached additional annex | Approaching 2 acres in total | Rare views across unspoilt Bodmin moor | No CIL to pay | Excellent dual family occupation potential | Peaceful location with potential to add value | 270m2 of accommodation in total

Situated on the northern fringe of Bodmin Moor with good road access directly onto the Altarnun to Camelford unclassified road. The nearby villages of St. Clether, Altarnun and Five Lanes provide primary school, two popular public 
houses, churches and village hall. Launceston, some 9 miles distant provides a full range of social, commercial and shopping facilities. Bodmin Moor immediately walking distance to the south, offers superb open spaces ideal for walking and riding, whilst the breathtaking North Cornish coast to the north provides wonderful walking and superb family beaches within a 15 minute drive.

Class Q development opportunity for a detached 4/5 bedroom barn conversion, with additional 1/2 bedroom detached annex with full planning permission. Both are situated in an enviable location on Bodmin moor with outstanding moorland views and approaching 2 acres in total.

Accessed via its own private driveway off the quiet country road is a fabulous opportunity to create a special property of generous proportions. The property when constructed will be 181m2 and enjoy 4 double bedrooms (two ensuite), family bathroom, home office, laundry room, kitchen diner and separate lounge. In addition to this is a separate detached self-contained annex will be 89m2 with bathroom, bedroom, kitchen living room and separate office/bedroom two. Both barns have unrivalled views of Bodmin Moor which has been enhanced in the designs during the planning process.

The land approaches 2 acres in total and includes a further barn which could be replaced for garaging and large concrete yard area.
An excellent "grand designs" style self-build opportunity or a developer looking to add value in a prime location.

Planning permission was granted by Cornwall Council under cover of application number PA22/08470 dated 20th October 2022. Notification for prior approval for a proposed change of use of an agricultural building to a dwellinghouse and associated operational development on: Land at Moorgate, Davidstow, Launceston, PL15 8PU

Planning permission was granted by Cornwall Council under cover of application number PA23/02631 dated 7th July 2023. Conversion of existing agricultural building to form self-contained annex and home office for use in connection with the adjoining approved dwelling, in addition to a change of use of land to form additional curtilage, together with associated works.

A copy of the permission and associated drawing can be viewed on the Cornwall Council website at

The building is a single storey masonry and timber framed barn. There are five bays at approximately 4.6m centres. There are gable walls to the front and rear elevations. The left and right side 215mm thick blockwork walls support timber rafters with a timber post below the apex. 

The central columns consist of a 200 x 200mm timber section surrounded by 600mm x 600mm blockwork masonry to five courses above the floor level. The rafters consist of 80mm wide × 300mm deep timber sections fixed to notched timber post.

There are two timber posts within the rear gable wall at third centres. The wall is infilled with blockwork masonry between the posts to just above eaves level. The remainder of the rear gable wall is infilled with corrugated fibre cement sheeting supported by a timber cladding rail and rafter. The left and right side walls consist of blockwork masonry up to eaves level. The front wall has two vehicular access openings with steel posts to the sides and blockwork masonry up to eaves level between openings. 

There is corrugated fibre cement sheeting above the central wall and above the openings. There is a blockwork masonry dividing wall below the last internal frame up to eaves level. The roof structure consists of timber purlins supported by the timber rafters. The roof is covered with corrugated fibre cement sheeting with intermittent compatible translucent sheets. There is a concrete ground floor slab throughout the building.

The perimeter walls are all 215mm blockwork masonry rendered externally. There are two internal dividing walls consisting of 215mm blockwork masonry. There is a large access opening with a gate within the left side wall. There is a steel lintel over this opening. There are door and windows within the front wall and a single window in the rear wall. These are all shown on the Architect's drawings. The roof structure consists of 75mm × 175mm deep timber purlins at 1.0m centres supported by the gable and internal walls. Within the central room there is a central 80mm x 250mm deep timber beam supporting the purlins. The roof is covered with corrugated fibre cement sheeting. There is a ground bearing concrete slab throughout the building with masonry feed troughs within the central room.

Please note that the proposed development set out in both applications are NOT liable for a charge under the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Regulations 2010 (as amended). The vendor has received confirmation from Cornwall Council for both applications that there is no charge.

The proposed floor plans are not to scale and are for identification purposes only.

The land plan displayed is for indicative purposes only and should not be relied upon as a depiction of precise boundaries.

Prospective purchasers must verify availability for any mains services required and the costs of connection of such services, for themselves. We anticipate a private drainage solution will be required and the existing water supply is a shared private supply and could be negotiated for sole exclusive use and ownership. The vendor informs us that electricity is onsite.



Site plan for identification purposes only, not to scale. Full planning documents and plans are available at the agents office.

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we would like to inform prospective purchasers that these sales particulars have been prepared as a general guide only. A detailed survey has not been carried out, nor the services, appliances and fittings tested. Room sizes should not be relied upon for furnishing purposes and are approximate. If floor plans are included, they are for guidance only and illustration purposes only and may not be to scale. If there are any important matters likely to affect your decision to buy, please contact us before viewing the property.Barn and Annex, Moorgate, St Clether, Launceston, PL15 8PU Guide Price £300,000

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