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Barnstaple 11 miles.
The bustling seaside town of Ilfracombe lies on a beautiful stretch of North Devon coastline, with five beaches, much of it owned by the National Trust. Ilfracombe is only a ten minute drive from Exmoor National Park, with its rolling countryside and quaint villages. Ilfracombe's heritage harbour and quay are spectacular, with many pubs, restaurants and shops that create a lively, friendly atmosphere. From here, take a boat trip to magical Lundy Island, a place of natural beauty, which will provide you with an unforgettable experience. Ilfracombe is the centre for some of the finest walking country in England. Whether you enjoy a gentle promenade walk around Capstone Hill, tackling the rugged coastal path or prefer the river valleys and tranquillity of the moorland hills of Exmoor, you will find the scenery spectacular. To the east of Ilfracombe are the unique villages of Lynton and Lynmouth with its cliff top railway, and to the west lie the delights of Clovelly and Hartland. Moreover just a couple of miles away is the 3 mile long golden coast of Woolacombe beach, a place to relax in the sun or catch some waves surfing. Ilfracombe is the perfect location for a North Devon holiday, offering you a gateway to an exciting blend of stunning coastal scenery, seaside fun, rural tranquility and centuries of heritage and style.
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This traditional Victorian terraced house is situated in a quiet residential street overlooking the National Trust-owned Torrs Park in the seaside resort of Ilfracombe, on the North Devon coast. The accommodation at this Ilfracombe holiday cottage is set on three floors with four bedrooms and three bathrooms making it ideal for families and groups of friends. There are superb feature fireplaces in the two large reception rooms on the ground floor complemented by modern kitchen facilities, making it a spacious family holiday home. From the small back yard there are several steps up to a sun trap patio which overlooks the rooftops of the terrace. From your Ilfracombe holiday home, take a ten minute walk to the harbour and traditional seaside attractions or why not blow away the cobwebs with a bracing walk along the spectacular coastline towards Woolacombe? There are plenty of attractions for families in Ilfracombe, including four beaches, an aquarium, a theatre and boat trips to Lundy Island, where you will see a wealth of wildlife including basking sharks. Nearby are the coastal villages of Lynton and Lynmouth with a cliff top railway and boutique shops, and farther afield are the sweeping hills and valleys of Exmoor where native ponies can be seen. A lovely Ilfracombe holiday cottage offering all the traditional seaside treats and more.
Over three floors. Four bedrooms: 2 x double, 2 x second floor twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Shower room with shower and WC. Second floor bathroom with free-standing bath, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room.
Gas central heating. Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking outside property. Small private raised courtyard with furniture accessed by a flight of steps. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops, pubs and harbour 10 mins walk.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Hillview:
It was a very comfortable base with plenty of room for 6 adults. The owner was very friendly and welcoming about the dog. We liked Ilfracombe, a quaint and charming seaside town.
Mrs Reid, New Milton, August 2012