Reference 26159
Address Tawstock, Barnstaple, EX31 3PA
(Map Location)
Beds 5
Baths 2
Type Detached house
Tenure Freehold
Plot Area 0.35 m2

A beautiful detached country home in a favoured rural hamlet, 5 minutes from Barnstaple. Idyllic countryside views. South-facing garden, Double Garage. Chain free.


WESTACOMBE BARN is a detached home of individual character having been developed from an original stone farm building in 1985. The property enjoys a southerly aspect across open countryside with spectacular views. Features include exposed beams/stonework, polished floorboards, York Minster fireplace to sitting room and fully-fitted kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom, bathroom and wet room. Excellent decorative order inside and out. Superb rural hamlet location to the edge of Eastacombe, surrounded by the glorious Devonshire countryside yet easily accessible to the local amenities of Barnstaple. The Sainsbury's supermarket and Roundswell Retail Park are only a mile away.

Barnstaple is the regional centre of North Devon and offers excellent amenities with a good shopping centre complemented by interesting local traders, theatre, cinema and leisure centre. The A361 North Devon Link Road gives direct access to the M5 Motorway at Tiverton where there is an Intercity Rail connection. To the north are the natural delights of the Exmoor National Park and the beautiful North Devon coast with glorious sandy beaches, surfing and water-sports. There are excellent sporting facilities including a large Tennis Centre and famous championship quality golf courses at Saunton and Westward Ho!

Accommodation: Entrance veranda, Reception Hall, Sitting Room, Study/Bedroom 5, Cloakroom, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Dining/Sitting Room, Shower/Wet Room, Bathroom, 4 Double Bedrooms. Large paved patio area with hot tub, good-sized, easily maintained south-facing garden. Double Garage and parking for several cars.

Services: Electricity, Mains Water, Oil Central Heating throughout, Private (shared) Drainage, Fibre Optic Internet connection.

Council Tax: Band E

Price: £468,000 Freehold

ACCOMMODATION (measurements approximate)

ENTRANCE VERANDA with wrought-iron railings, quarter pane glazed door and side windows opening to

RECEPTION HALL 12' X 7' (3.66m x 2.13m) with staircase off, spindled balustrade and polished floorboards

INNER HALLWAY OFF leading to cloakroom and study/bedroom

STUDY/BEDROOM FIVE 9'8 x 7'7 (2.95m x 2.31m)

CLOAKROOM half tiled with modern white hand basin and wc

SITTING ROOM 17' x 14'10 (5.18m x 4.52m) highly attractive room with quarter pane glazed French doors with southerly aspect opening onto veranda. York Minster fireplace, central beam to ceiling, polished floorboards

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 17'6 x 11'9 (5.33m x 3.58m) well fitted with range of units, cupboards and drawers. Beamed ceiling, slate flooring, brick fireplace surround with Leisure range dual fuel cooker, Miele Washing Machine, AEG Dishwasher and Fridge/Freezer

DINING/SITTING ROOM 19'9 x 16'9 (6.02m x 5.11m) quarter pane glazed French doors leading to large paved patio area. Polished floorboards, exposed beams and stonework, wrought-iron spiral staircase leading to

BEDROOM ONE 19'9 x 17'5 (6.02m x 5.31m) double glazed doors / Juliet balcony with spectacular countryside views

From the dining/sitting room

WET ROOM fully tiled with walk-in shower, heated towel rail, modern white hand basin and wc

(NOTE: This area has annex potential for dependant relative or holiday let, subject to the necessary consents.)

From the entrance hall / stairs to

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 12' x 9'10 (3.66m x 3m) with dormer window enjoying southerly aspect, double return spindled balustrade, exposed beams access to boarded loft area via pull down loft ladder. Airing cupboard, immersion heater, water cylinder and shelving.

(NOTE: Previously the landing has been used as a study area allowing the downstairs study to be used as a fifth bedroom)

BEDROOM TWO 17'10 x 11'10 (5.44m 3.61m) with heavily beamed ceiling, A frame timbers, dormer window with southerly aspect

BEDROOM THREE 16' x 8'8 (4.8m x 2.64m) beamed ceiling, dormer window with southerly aspect

BEDROOM FOUR 13'9 x 8'4 (4.19m x 2.54m) beamed ceiling, fitted reclaimed pine wardrobe

BATHROOM half-tiled with modern white suite, bidet, bath, hand basin, heated towel rail and wc


The property is accessed through shared double entrance gates leading to a private farm style gate opening to extensive parking/turning area and DOUBLE GARAGE 19' x 16'6 (5.79m x 5.03m) with double doors, useful loft storage space and electric points/lights.

All of the GARDEN area lies to the south of the house with a large expanse of lawn, herbaceous/shrub borders, fruit trees and garden shed. Large dual-level patio area with Hot Tub, all enjoying beautiful countryside views. A discreet, fenced service area contains oil-fired central heating boiler, oil tank and gas cylinders (for Range cooker).

Freehold. No onward chain.


  • Prime Eastacombe location
  • Detached Barn Conversion
  • Spectacular countryside views
  • Excellent Condition
  • Character features
  • Annex Potential
  • South facing garden
  • Rural but accessible
  • High speed BT Fibre Broadband Internet available
  • Chain-free

Map Location