Redrow - Glenwood Park,
Prices from £284,995 to £380,995
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About the Development
Glenwood Park residents can find local GP's at Fremington Medical Centre on Beards Road (sat nav EX31 2PG, call , with a choice of local dentists, including Pure Dental Centre (sat nav EX31 3UD, call .
There is also a local Sainsbury’s supermarket just a short drive from the development.
Barnstaple is a veritable foodie paradise when it comes to dining out, with no fewer than 35 restaurants listed on the local guide, including many with romantic, historic interiors.
Local seafood is not to be missed, with your dinner often caught just a few miles from where you are sitting, just a few hours earlier. Barnstaple has a great reputation for its food, and even the local gastro pubs go the extra mile to raise their game. Check out the Old Barn Inn in Bickington, (close to the development), or The Wrey Arms, The Cedars or Han Court also within easy reach.
Dining out reaches its peak during the annual North Devon Food Festival, which draws huge crowds to the town every year.
Glenwood Park residents can choose from a number of good primary schools, all within easy reach, including Sticklepath Community Primary, Shirwell Community Primary and Fremington Primary.
And when it comes to secondary education, you couldn't be better placed, with the excellent and much improved Park Secondary School close by. Set in 30 acres of beautiful grounds, Park was in the top 100 nationally for GCSE improvements in 2014.
Older children and young adults can also choose Petroc College, which offers a range of both academic and vocational courses designed to give you the best possible start in life.
Barnstaple is the local leisure capital, with something for everyone, all year round. Check out the Barnstaple Fair and Carnival every September, or the Fringe Theatre Festival in June, brimming with top local and national talent. There’s also the Barnstaple Grand Prix, with crazy characters racing lawn mowers and pedal powered cars right through the streets of town just like the Monaco Grand Prix (sort of)!
Barnstaple has a huge range of sports facilities too, including the Tarka tennis Centre, which holds an annual Open with £75,000 prize money. Golfers will enjoy the many excellent local courses, including the ‘St Andrews of the North’, the Royal North Devon. As you would expect in such a picturesque location, there’s plenty of great walking in and around the town, including the Tarka Trail along the banks of the Rover Taw and the North Devon Coastal Path.
Barnstaple has a remarkable range of shops for such a small town, with a wide range of independent shops as well as high street brands.
The historic Pannier Market, dating back almost 160 years, is open six days a week, with regular general markets as well as a weekly antiques and collectables market.
For designer bargains, head for the Affinity Outlet Devon in nearby Bideford where you’ll find a wide range of discounted products.
Barnstaple lies at the meeting of all of the major North Devon roads, giving you access right across the South West.
The A377 will take you to Exeter in around 47 miles, the A361 will take you to the M5 in around 40 miles, The A386 reaches Plymouth in 60 miles and the A39 takes you right along the coast into Cornwall.
Barnstaple is well served by local buses, with connections as far as Exeter, while Barnstaple Station also links direct to Exeter in just over an hour.
Exeter Airport is the closest for flights, with services across the UK and Europe, including many popular holiday destinations.