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Sticklepath, Barnstaple
Sold Subject to Contract

4 beds | 2 baths | 3 receptions | £410,000

  • A spacious 4 Bedroom Detached Home offering excellent living space
  • Approached via its own private driveway with parking for several vehicles
  • A fantastic large back garden
  • Spacious family friendly Kitchen-Breakfast Room
  • Lounge with attractive feature fireplace & wood effect flooring
  • Ground floor Shower Room & first floor Bathroom
  • Large converted garage with access to Home Office/Bed 5
  • Highly convenient position

Prime location!

If you have been looking for a large 4 bedroom family home close to local amenities and the popular Tarka trail then take then take a look at Highways, a distinctive non estate 1930s home with easy off road parking, estuary views and a large back garden.

Chequers estate agents of Barnstaple are delighted to offer for sale Highways, a spacious non estate 4 bedroom detached 1930s family home occupying a large plot with estuary views and offering lots off road parking ideal for motorhome / caravan storage. 

An additional feature to highlight is the surprisingly large back garden, ideal for children to play and for pets to potter. The garden enjoys a southerly aspect and features an extensive seating area, a vege plot and a level lawn all enclosed by mature hedging and bushes which adds colour and interest. 

Highways occupies an elevated position and can be found towards the top of Sticklepath Hill it is tucked away being approached via a private driveway with a distinctive stone pillared entrance. This Substantial home offers excellent living space ideal for a growing family, it briefly comprises on the ground floor, an impressive entrance hall, lounge with a bay window, separate dining room, large kitchen / breakfast room, utility room and shower room. The utility room adjoins a large converted garage and this area offers obvious potential to be developed further and a quick look at the floor plan will reveal a large area which offers obvious potential for a self contained annexe. An additional room has already been created and is an ideal space for an independent teenager ( bed5) / home office.

On the first floor you will find a bright and airy galleried landing with a family bathroom and 4 bedrooms arranged off. Three of the four bedrooms face the front of the house with bedrooms 1 & 2 enjoying open views towards the Taw estuary and beyond.

Highways is superbly located being within walking distance of everything you could need therefore reducing the need to use the car on a daily basis. At the bottom of Sticklepath Hill you will find the train station and the popular Tarka Trail while Barnstaple town centre and the two superstores of Tesco and Asda are close by. Petroc College can be found towards the top of Sticklepath Hill together with Sticklepath's local amenities which include a primary school, shop & post office, fish & chip shop and inn. 

If you are looking for an individual 4 Bedroom non estate home and would like to wake up each morning to an interesting and variable view then Highways will be of interest. Appointments to view can be easily arranged by prior notice please by calling Chequers Estate Agents on 01271 379314 or by emailing


From Barnstaple continue over the long bridge and up the new Sticklepath Hill continuing over the Barnhenge roundabout, continue up the hill and before the mini roundabout, the entrance to Highways will be located on the left hand side with name plate clearly displayed.


Second door to 


Am impressive entrance with wood effect flooring. Door off to

LOUNGE 14'11 X 12'0 

A spacious room with UPVC double glazed window to front elevation enjoying distant views towards the New Bridge. Feature fire place with a gas fire with a marble base and hearth and timber surround with alcoves either side with shelved storage. Radiator, wood effect flooring

DINING ROOM 12'0 X 11'11

With a UPVC double glazed bay window to front, coved ceiling, radiator and wood effect flooring


A spacious dual aspect kitchen / breakfast room ideal for family life with a UPVC double glazed window to rear overlooking the back garden. Comprising modern fitted Kitchen with a range of matching base level units with integrated dishwasher, single drainer sink unit extensive wall tiling, Rangemaster cooker with its gas hob and Rangemaster extractor over. Centre Island feature creating further cupboard space and proving a further work surface. A range of matching eye level units including glass display units. Space and plumbing for tall standing American style fridge / freezer. Tiled flooring.

UTILITY ROOM 11'2 X 10'3

UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation. A sizeable Utility Room briefly comprising a range of matching modern base level units with space and plumbing for washing machine, inset stainless steel sink with extensive wall tiling / splashbacking. A further range of matching eye level units, tiled flooring. door to converted garage


A triple aspect room with UPVC double glazed windows to side, front and rear elevations. The vendors currently utilise this space for storage. Light and power connected, solid concrete floor. Option to convert to a potential Annexe, subject to any needed planning consent. Door to


A room with a variety of possible uses overlooking the back garden with laminate flooring. Door from main Hallway to


With a tiled shower with a glazed shower screen, wash hand basin with matching units below and WC. Handy tall standing storage ideal for linen, extensive wall tiling, heated towel rail, tiled flooring


With a landing window and hatch to loft space

BEDROOM ONE 12'0 X 12'0

A spacious bay fronted bedroom, with open views towards Barnstaple town and the taw estuary, fitted cupboard with hanging rail, radiator, wood effect flooring

BEDROOM TWO 12'0 X 11'10 

UPVC double glazed window to front elevation and enjoying views towards Barnstaple town and the Taw estuary, radiator, picture rail, wood effect flooring


UPVC double glazed window overlooking the south-facing rear garden. Radiator, fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving, picture rail, wood effect flooring


UPVC double glazed window to front elevation enjoying views towards Barnstaple town centre. Radiator, fitted carpet


Opaque UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation. Suite comprising panelled bath and pedestal hand wash basin. Cupboard housing wall mounted boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating system, extensive wall tiling, Vinyl flooring


Opaque UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation. WC. Vinyl flooring


To the front is a private driveway providing off road parking for numerous vehicles and turning area. The front garden has been designed for ease of maintenance with area laid with pea gravel, with established trees, plants and shrubs. If you have a motorhome or caravan to keep then the parking on offer will be of added interest.

There is access to one side of the property leading to the rear garden. Being child and pet friendly whilst enjoying a sunny facing aspect, from the utility room there is access which leads out onto an area laid to lawn, a pathway leads to a further area laid with crazy paving ideal for alfresco dining, and area currently used as a vegetable plot. Further expanse of level lawn screened with established laurel hedging and mature trees. A superb garden for children to play and for pets to potter.


For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. Some photographs may have been taken using a wide angle lens. We have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. If there are important matters which are likely to affect your decision to buy, please contact us before viewing the property.

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