Lot 146


The White Hart Hotel, 15 Broad Street, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8AL
The White Hart Hotel, 15 Broad Street, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8AL

An historic building believed to date back to the 17th Century located in central Launceston overlooking the Town Square with nearby retailers including Costa Coffee and Boots Pharmaceuticals. The property has extensive hospitality facilities on the ground floor which includes bars, dining area and large ballroom which has previously hosted weddings, wakes and parties. The upper floors include a manager's flat and twenty letting rooms, many of which are serviced by en-suite facilities.

Individuals may wish to continue use of the property in its current form or alternatively it is considered the property may be suitable for sub-division or conversion of the upper floors into a number of well-proportioned residential units. Any development works would be subject to all necessary consents being obtainable.


Separate beer cellar and store.

Ground Floor

Entrance hall, reception, office, snooker room, cocktail bar, dining room with overflow room, lounge, ballroom and conservatory, function room with servery, boiler room, staff room, kitchen, wash up area, separate ladies and gentlemen's W.C.s and a number of store areas.

First Floor

Twelve bedrooms (each with en-suite), three further bedrooms, office, linen room, two bathrooms and cloakroom with W.C.

Second Floor

Five rooms and bathroom.

Third Floor

Four bedrooms with en-suite facilities and four further rooms. Manager's accommodation comprising three bedrooms, living room, kitchen, and bathroom


Private courtyard, yard area and car park to rear.

Local Planning Authority

Cornwall Council. Tel: 0300 1234 151. Website: cornwall.gov.uk.

Auctioneer's Note 1

The internal photograph has been provided by the joint agent and was taken in July 2019 whilst the property was trading. Many of the fixtures and fittings have now been removed and the property would require improvement works prior to the recommencement of trading.

Auctioneer's Note 2

The accommodation details listed in the catalogue have been obtained from fire safety floorplans. Prospective bidders are advised to make their own enquiries to ensure the accuracy of the details provided.

Freehold with Vacant Possession


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