Barnstaple, EX31 2DW

Sticklepath Hill, Barnstaple, EX31 2DW

Detached house 4 Bedroom
EPC Rating: EPC
Guide price £399,950
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Situated in an elevated and prominent position, enjoying far reaching views towards Barnstaple's New Bridge and beyond sits a bold 1930's 4/5-bedroom detached family home. Highways consists of a range of charming features with its sweeping staircase, light and airy halls, solid timber doors and quirky bay fronted windows. The accommodation briefly comprises: Entrance Hall with solid timber doors and light streaming in from the side elevation, open plan dual aspect 23' kitchen and breakfast room which is currently used by the vendors as the social and entertaining hub. Utility Room with arrange of appliance space and plumbing, a converted garage currently used for storage with the vast potential for teenage or granny Annexe subject to any necessary planning consent. A 14'10 Sitting Room makes a perfect room to sit back and relax with a gas fire creating a warm focal point. To the First Floor are a range of Bedrooms, the Master and Second enjoying good exposure of the ever-changing view towards Barnstaple's Estuary. Highways is completed by its sweeping drive, ample parking and enclosed south-facing rear gardens. Introduced to the market with no onward sales chain, we would recommend an internal inspection to avoid any disappointment.

Entrance    Etched solid wood door to front gardens and parking. Opaque and etched wooden door to Hall giving access to the Kitchen / Breakfast Room and Dining Room. The Hall also benefits from natural light from the side elevation. Solid wooden cornice, understairs storage, stairs to First Floor Landing, vinyl flooring.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 20'2" x 12'2" (6.15m x 3.7m). A dual aspect social Kitchen with UPVC double glazed windows to rear and side elevations. The current vendors use the Kitchen as an occasional entertaining space and can amicably fit a 4 seated table. Comprising modern fitted Kitchen with a range of matching base level units with integrated dishwasher, sunk 1.5 stainless steel, extensive wall tiling, Rangemaster cooker with its gas hob and Rangemaster extractor over. An Island takes centre stage and creates further cupboard space and an excellent preparation space. A further 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" (3.4m x 3.12m). 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.

Converted Garage 23'7" x 14'4" maximum (7.19m x 4.37m maximum). 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:

Occasional Bedroom / Hobbies Room 12'1" x 8'5" (3.68m x 2.57m). A handy extra storage room in which could be used as an Occasional Bedroom / Hobbies Room / Study. Laminate Flooring.

Lounge 14'11" (4.55m) x 12' (3.66m) maximum into bay. A light and airy aspect with UPVC double glazed window to front elevation enjoying distant views towards the New Bridge. A gas fire creates a detectable focal point with marble base and hearth and timber surround, an alcove creates further handy shelved storage. Radiator, laminate flooring.

Dining Room 12' x 11'11" (3.66m x 3.63m). A light bay fronted Dining Room creates the ideal entertaining space. UPVC double glazed window to front elevation. Coved ceiling, radiator, laminate flooring.

Shower Room 9' x 6'11" (2.74m x 2.1m). Solid wooden window. Useful space briefly comprising 1.5 shower cubicle in tiled and glazed enclosure, sunk hand wash basin with matching units below and WC. Handy tall standing storage ideal for linen, extensive wall tiling, heated towel rail, tiled flooring.

First Floor Landing    A light space with 2 UPVC double glazed stained glass windows to side and rear elevations. The Landing exposes its charming sweeping character staircase and provides easy access to 4 Bedrooms and a family Bathroom. Loft hatch to loft space, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 1 12'x 12' (3.66mx 3.66m). A bay fronted, delightfully appointed Bedroom with rolling views towards Barnstaple Town. Fitted cupboard with hanging rail, radiator, laminate flooring.

Bedroom 2 12' x 11'10" (3.66m x 3.6m). UPVC double glazed window to front elevation and enjoying distant views towards Barnstaple Town. 2 alcoves providing an ideal space for tall standing wardrobes, radiator, picture rail, laminate flooring.

Bedroom 3 14'11" x 9' (4.55m x 2.74m). UPVC double glazed window enjoying a light aspect to the south-facing rear garden. Radiator, fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving, picture rail, laminate flooring.

Bedroom 4 7'4" x 5'2" (2.24m x 1.57m). UPVC double glazed window to front elevation enjoying far-reaching views towards Barnstaple Town Centre. Radiator, fitted carpet.

Family Bathroom 9' x 6'9" (2.74m x 2.06m). 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.

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

Outside    To the front is a gated sweeping driveway to the ample parking bays that Highways has to offer. There is a frontage packed with mature shrubs, trees and borders. A handy paved path gives easy level access to the extensive, Southerlyfacing and fully enclosed rear garden.

The rear garden has multiple layers that is laid mostly to lawn with some crazy paved patios, chippings and raised beds making the idyllic veg plot. A path runs to the rear for ease of access and well-established trees and shrubs give the garden further privacy. These trees include a well-appointed fruit and red berry. A block-built workshop/potting shed with handy workbench.


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.

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