The Stick House

Located in Umberleigh, Devon

This remarkable property has been furnished to a high standard throughout, offering a private hot tub, wood burner and much more. It truly is the perfect bolt hole.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 2


Ideally located close to some of North Devon s finest beaches, Woolacombe and Croyde are popular with surfers and bathers alike. The regional towns of Barnstaple and South Molton are nearby with popular pannier markets. Walkers and cyclists can enjoy the Tarka Trail and walk through the surrounding landscape, stunning in any season and with the property being just on the edge of the Exmoor National Park you will be spoilt with walks and views. In the height of the summer, cream teas are served from The Retreat outdoor patio and dining area A short car journey to the village of Umberleigh where the local pub nestles, and all are welcome, you will also find the community shop here which sells a range of produce. Other attractions include RHS Rosemoor Gardens or Dartington Crystal. As you arrive at this delightful Devon retreat, take a moment to enjoy the greatness of this beautiful property.

On entering this upside-down barn conversion the entrance hall is the perfect place to hang your coats. On the ground floor, you will find a wet room and the first of the two bedrooms. The ground floor bedroom consists of a super king-size bed (Which can be made up as a twin on request) and boasts a set of French doors which provides you with beautiful views over the rolling countryside as well as access onto the enclosed rear garden. Completing this room is a utility cupboard that offers a washer machine and tumble dryer. The wet room offers a bath, a sperate shower and WC. Heading upstairs to the first floor where you will need to take a moment to enjoy the grandness that this remarkable property offers where parts of the property dates to the Tudor period. The magnificent open plan lounge/kitchen/diner is the perfect backdrop for catching up whilst cooking up a storm in the remarkable kitchen area. The kitchen offers an electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. The fabulous lounge area offers an impressive floor to ceiling feature window allowing you to sit back and relax amongst the rich, soft furnishings and watch your favourite programme on the Smart TV whilst the wood burner crackles in the background or just enjoy views. Completing this floor is the last of the two bedrooms. A mezzanine bedroom offering a king-size bed and a sperate WC.

Outside the enclosed garden wraps around the property, offering a private hot tub which is situated in a beautifully converted outbuilding which offers views over the rolling countryside where Stags and Deer can often be seen grazing, lawn area and decked area with garden furniture. The property offers off-road parking for two cars.


  • Enjoy the luxury of your very own private hot tub during your stay at this beautiful Devon retreat
  • A truly perfect holiday home for comfort and relaxation with the whole family
  • An array of beaches to choose from nearby which include Woolacombe, Croyde and Westward Ho!
  • 2 bedrooms 1 king size and 1 super king size (which can be made up as a twin request)
  • 1 wet room and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave
  • Utility cupboard with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Electric and heating included
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Wi Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Beach 19 miles, shops and pubs 2 miles
  • Smart TVs in the lounge and both bedrooms


Close to coast
Cot Available
Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs facilities
Family friendly
High Chair
Hot Tub
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
On a Farm
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine


Area Details


Umberleigh is a small village by the River Taw. The villages of Warkleigh, Chittlehampton, High Bickington and Atherington are all within 10 minutes drive and the town of Barnstaple is 6 miles away. There are plenty of riverside walks to explore and the Tarkka train line runs through here on the way to Barnstaple and Exeter which offers fantastic views along the way. Visit the Cobbaton Combat Collection, a military museum that has 50 vehicles and exhibits from the Boer War to the Gulf War. Umberleigh has access to a lot of great fishing, being so close to the River Taw. The village has a convenience store and a pub. For those involved with the National Trust, Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, 10 miles away, is one to visit with 20 miles of footpaths to discover. Marwood Hill Gardens, RHS Garden Rosemoor and Castle Hill Gardens are within 10 miles of Umberleigh.

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