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32 Marlborough Road

Ilfracombe, Devon (Ref. 1049304)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
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  • Mr Nowell

    “House spot on, very clean, and has most things you will need for a week away.”

    Close to town centre but does have parking restrictions, which is manageable but a pain.

    Close to town centre but does have parking restrictions, which is manageable but a pain.

    - Mr Nowell, October 2020

The property

Located on the main road that runs into the centre of Ilfracombe, 32 Marlborough Road is a charming Victorian terraced cottage with a blend of original and contemporary features, boasting rolling countryside and sea views, ideal for a family of five wanting to discover the picturesque North Devon coastline and the nearby Exmoor National Park.

Parking is available outside the property at weekends with restrictions in place Mon-Fri, 8-6.

There is free parking just a short walk from the property and as you enter the cottage, you will discover beautiful, original tiled flooring in the hallway, which leads to a cosy sitting room with exposed wooden flooring, a lovely fireplace with electric fire to heat the space, a large bay window, which you can sit under with a good book from the bookshelf, plus two sofas to relax onto as you enjoy a film night on the Smart TV, or take part in a games night with one of the games provided under the coffee table.

The dining room can comfortably seat the whole group, where you can enjoy home-cooked meals together beside the beautiful feature fireplace and a step down takes you into the fully-equipped kitchen, with all the appliances you could wish for during a self-catering holiday, with additional appliances located in the garden shed.

The back door leads onto an enclosed courtyard garden, ideal for sitting out with a morning coffee or a relaxing glass of wine in the evening, whilst admiring the rolling countryside views.

Heading back into the property and taking the stairs up to the first floor, you will find three spacious and comfortable bedrooms, with a king-size with zip/link which can be transformed into a twin, along with a double and a 4' double offering distant seas views, all served by a family bathroom with shower over bath and separate toilet.

The centre of Ilfracombe is just a short walk away, where you'll be spoilt for choice by the selection of shops, pubs, restaurants, cafés and takeaways on offer, as well as an aquarium, museum, theatre, a choice of stunning beaches and an idyllic heritage harbour & quay.

From here, catch a boat over to Lundy Island, a Site of Special Scientific Interest and England's first Marine Conservation Zone, due to its unique range of flora and fauna, or simply enjoy some fishing or a wildlife cruise.

Walkers will enjoy a gentle promenade walk around Capstone Hill, as well as the rugged coastal path, providing spectacular views of the coastline, while nearby Exmoor National Park offers tranquil moorland hills and pretty river valleys.

To the east of Ilfracombe, you will discover the unique villages of Lynton and Lynmouth with its clifftop railway, while to the west you will find the charming Clovelly and Hartland, and the 3-mile stretch of golden sand at Woolacombe Bay is a short drive away, offering fabulous surfing and watersports opportunities.The principle town of Barnstaple is a short drive away at the lowest crossing point of the River Taw, with an extensive history in the wool trade which dates back to the 14th century, plus numerous day out opportunities at its golf course, trampoline park and museum.

32 Marlborough Road is a wonderful, homely base to return to after a fun-filled day exploring North Devon.

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size (zip/link), 1 x double, 1 x 4ft double
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin and separate WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Unrestricted roadside parking is available at weekends and roadside parking around the corner from the property is available weekdays
  • Enclosed courtyard garden with seating and shed
  • One pet welcome free of charge
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.2 miles, beach 0.7 miles
  • Note: Strictly no parking in front of the property on weekdays between 8am-6pm.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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 high-quality eateries, with 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, which was been voted one of the top 20 beaches in the world, the perfect 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.

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