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Lighthouse View

Ilfracombe, Devon (Ref. 1045599)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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4 Customer Review(s)

  • “This was a lovely spacious Victorian terraced property.”

    We found it to be very clean and comfortable. For a large property having only two bathrooms was tricky although they were both well equipped. The only downside to this property is that it is on a steep road out of town which is not suitable for those who are not fully mobile as well as being difficult to park on a daily basis.

    We found it to be very clean and comfortable. For a large property having only two bathrooms was tricky although they were both well equipped. The only downside to this property is that it is on a steep road out of town which is not suitable for those who are not fully mobile as well as being difficult to park on a daily basis.

    - Miss Mcelroy, August 2020

The property

This immaculately presented, three-storey property can be found on the outskirts of the seaside town of Ilfracombe in Devon, a short walk from the beaches and harbour.

With five bedrooms and wonderful sea views, Lighthouse View is ideal for a large family gathering wanting to enjoy a coastal retreat to Devon.

Entering the property you will see many Victorian period features including the lovely high ceilings, Victorian tiles and cornicing.

The sitting room has lovely wooden flooring, a large bay window allowing in plenty of light, a choice of seating with two generous sofas and a comfy looking armchair placed around the feature fireplace, with a TV in the corner so you can enjoy your favourite shows together.

Double doors open up into the dining room, with a beautiful vintage-style rug, bookcase with a small selection of books, a fireplace and seating for eight, so you can gather as a group to enjoy a home-cooked meal.

The spacious country-style kitchen is equipped with a huge Range cooker, ideal for cooking up delicious meal after delicious meal, along with a range of other amenities, such as a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine tumble dryer and Belfast sink.

The property has a choice of five bedrooms, with two king-size, two double and a twin to choose from, all stylishly decorated, spacious and with storage space for your belongings.

One of the bedrooms has a telescope where you can admire the night's sky, along with wonderful views of the coast and Hillsborough Fort in the near distance, while the twin and one of the double bedrooms boast stunning feature fireplaces.

There are two bathrooms to choose from, one has a bath with electric shower over and one has a walk-in shower, so you can choose how you want to start or end each day.

Outside, there is parking on the street and two gardens, a small and pretty garden to the front and a larger south-facing terraced area at the rear with a sunny courtyard, decking area, and a further cobbled terrace with a selection of tropical plants, ideal for enjoying lunch in the sunshine.

The centre of the coastal resort of Ilfracombe is just a few minutes walk away, with an idyllic harbour, choice of sandy beaches to stroll along, the South West Coastal path, Devon Cycle Route, and a range of cafés, restaurants and fish and chip shops to enjoy a bite to eat.

Ilfracombe Museum is filled with items of natural history as well as cultural relics, the Chapel of St Nicholas is worth paying a visit to and the little ones will love wandering around the aquarium and observing the marine life.

Ilfracombe is a great base from which to explore the North Devon coastline; follow the South West Coast Path in a westerly direction and pass a collection of small bays and the 19th Century Bull Point Lighthouse, before reaching Woolacombe and its stunning sandy beach, surrounded by rugged cliffs and dunes and excellent for surfing those large Atlantic waves, while heading east from Ilfracombe will lead you to Combe Martin, a charming village on the edge of the Exmoor National Park with excellent hiking trails, beaches and a fascinating dinosaur museum.

Head further into the national park and visit Dunster Castle, a former motte and bailey castle on top a steep hill that has more than 1000 years of history, the idyllic dry valley of The Valley of Rocks, where you can see goats roaming and glorious panoramic coastal views, and for more excellent coastal views, take a trip on the Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway, a water-powered funicular railway that joins the towns of Lynton and Lynmouth and at the top, enjoy a cream tea at the Grade II listed Cliff Top café.

Lighthouse View is an excellently located holiday home for exploring the North Devon coastline and the nearby Exmoor National Park.

Summary

  • Five bedrooms: 2 x king-size, 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath and electric shower over, basin and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, twin basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room with a period feature fire place
  • Sitting room with fire place
  • Games room.
  • Gas central heating
  • Range with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • 2 x cot (one standard, one travel), highchair and stairgate
  • The standard cot is available on request
  • On-street parking
  • Small front garden, rear terraced garden with courtyard, decking.area and cobbled terrace with summer house
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Large dog crate available on request
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, The Thatched Inn 100 metres, Ilfracombe swimming pool 300 metres, Harbour 500 metres, Lundy Island trips 500 metres, Aquarium 500 metres, Museum 600 meters, Cinema 700 metres, Hele Bay beach 800 metres, Golf Club 1 mile, Tunnel Beaches 1.3 miles, Mullacott Riding Stables 2.6 miles, Woolacombe Beach and surf hire 7 miles, Exmoor Zoo 13 miles
  • Please note; the decking area has a raised balcony
  • Please note: No stag/hen parties, or similar
  • Please note: Check out is at 10am to allow for sufficient cleaning between guests.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

About the location

ILFRACOMBE

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, shops and restaurants and frequent live music, creating a lively, friendly atmosphere. From here, take a wildlife cruise, a fishing trip or 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. Ilfracombe also boasts a number of Michelin Guide restaurants, the historic Fore Street boasting a Michelin-starred restaurant among its many high-quality eateries, local fish being prominent on their menus. To the east of Ilfracombe are the unique villages of Lynton and Lynmouth with its clifftop railway, and to the west lie the delights of Clovelly and Hartland. Moreover just a short drive away is the 3 mile long golden beach of Woolacombe Bay, 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 tranquillity and centuries of heritage and style.

Region Information

Check out is at 10am to allow for sufficient cleaning between guests.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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