About Us

Home Sweet Home is a kitchen & bathroom showroom and homewares shop based in Barnstaple, family-run by Joe & Laura. Both are proud to be bringing high-quality kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms and homewares to the beautiful North Devon area. Home Sweet Home offers customers the ability to discover their ultimate living space within the busiest rooms of their home.

Come visit us at the showroom for inspiring ideas on kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom design and storage, and take a look at the wonderful homeware items we stock to compliment your home. We’re looking forward to bringing your dream home to life.


Meet The Team

Joe Farnell Home Sweet Home Kitchen Showroom

Joe Farnell - Director & Designer

Joe has worked for many years in the kitchen industry, having gained experience from both the retail and manufacturing side by managing a kitchen showroom and becoming an area manager for a British manufacturer. This enabled Joe to design large kitchen showrooms across the South West, Midlands and even covering Dubai. Joe is able to put into action all the design flair and industry knowledge he’s learnt to deliver you a kitchen & bathroom which perfectly reflects your lifestyle.

Laura Farnell Home Sweet Home Kitchen Showroom

Laura Farnell - Director

Laura has also gained experience in the kitchen industry having previously worked as a marketing manager for a kitchen & bathroom showroom. She’s also worked internationally with her marketing career, organised diverse events and running her own marketing company, Leopard Marketing. Laura puts those customer service and marketing skills to work in the showrooms & shop and loves welcoming customers. The window displays are her passion & was very proud the shop won the Britian In Bloom Business award in 2023 for them.

Lucie Upton Home Sweet Home Bathroom Showroom

Lucie Upton - Bathroom Designer

Lucie joined the team in 2023 and has quickly advanced her skills in bathroom designs, building wonderful relationships with customers and incredible bathroom concepts. She makes everyone feel welcomed in the bathroom showroom and very good at recommending the best products and solutions to maximise your space.

Lisa Rottenbury Home Sweet Home Kitchen Showroom

Lisa Rottenbury - Kitchen Designer

Lisa gained experience working with both retail and trade whilst training to become a kitchen designer prior to joining the Home Sweet Home family. Lisa is fantastic at visualising the best use of your space and making it a reality. 

Kim Brewer Home Sweet Home Homewares and Gift Shop

Kim Brewer - Shop Executive

Kim has a wealth of experience in the retail industry having worked for many mainstream clothing and homeware brands from retail assistant to manager roles. She loves assisting customers looking to update their home decor or searching for the perfect gift. Christmas is a particular highlight for her when the homeware shop becomes a grotto.

Steve Watson Home Sweet Home Kitchen Showroom

Steve Watson - Aftersales Care

Steve has worked in the home industry for many decades providing kitchens and bathrooms to many North Devon homes. Steve helps our customers with his exetensive knowledge with any queries they have during the installation process of their kitchens and bathrooms and helps them feel supported.

Ella Harris Home Sweet Home Homewares and Gift Shop

Ella Harris - Shop Assistant

This is Ella’s first job & we love being able to help her learn retail whilst studying to become architect. She has a real passion for interior design and loves seeing the new trends coming into the shop.

Loki Home Sweet Home Homewares and Gift Shop

Loki - CHO (Chief Happy Officer)

You may see Loki when you pop in, checking in on the team and customers and ready to give cuddles if needed!

 Why choose us?

  • Stunning showroom displaying modern, shaker, handless and classic style kitchens with innovative design features and top brand name appliances ready to guide you to your perfect kitchen.
  • Beautiful homewares shop for inspiration for all rooms of your home.
  • Receive a free, no-obligation survey – this enables us to to create a personalised design to your requirements and measurements.
  • Many years of experience from both the retail and manufacturing sides of the kitchen & bathroom industry.
  • We pride ourselves on being competitively priced across our range of products.
  • We can create photo-realistic designs on CAD software making it easy for you to visualise your dream kitchen.

The kitchen showroom and homewares shop is located on Gammon Walk in Barnstaple’s town centre. Visit the showroom for more ideas or send us an enquiry to book a free home survey.

We look forward to welcoming you at our Barnstaple Kitchen & Bathroom Showroom and Homewares Shop soon.

Discover the range


Let our stunning brochures help you find inspiration. They display the quality and choice that we pride ourselves on, assisting you to discover your perfect, smile-inducing kitchen design.

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