House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

ILFRACOMBE SQUIRRELS OVERVIEW

Enjoy the laid back breezy atmosphere of a seaside town while staying in an immaculate top quality holiday home. This attractive 3 storey semi-detached home sleeps 10 people, with 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and a double sofa futon in the games room. Highlights include the games room with impressive home entertainment, pristine bathrooms, a secluded sunny rear garden with BBQ, inclusive WiFi internet access and a kitchen to die for!

There is so much to do in Ilfracombe, whatever the weather! Located just a 15 minute stroll from the bustling harbour, shops and restaurants you can walk to many attractions. The Tunnels Beaches, hand carved in the 1820s are steeped in Victorian history. Take a walk along the coastal footpaths and admire the rugged scenery, or watch the kids play safely in the tidal pool and explore fantastic rock pools. Be sure to visit the impressive bronze 'Verity' sculpture, which stands 20 metres tall, created by the world famous artist Damien Hirst who also has a lovely cafe and restaurant on the harbour front.

LIVING AREAS

Enter through the front door into a lobby and beautifully tiled hallway. The expansive lounge is located on the ground floor with a large bay window flooding the room with sunlight. Comfortable designer sofas, silver oak wood laminate flooring and neutral walls complete the look of this lovely room. A gas fireplace is ideal for chilly evenings and central heating ensures year-round warmth.

Kids will be kept occupied for hours in the games room with the excellent home entertainment features on offer. These include a pool table, flatscreen TV, surround sound with CD/DVD player, Playstation & games, XBox console & games, Wii console & games, DVD selection, books and board games. There is a double futon in here that provides informal sleeping for 2 extra people (bedding supplied on request).

Off the kitchen is another living area. This is a lovely bright sunny room which flows into the garden through floor to ceiling glass. A dining table seats 4, perfect for an informal breakfast before heading out for the day. A separate more formal dining room seats 8 people with a solid wood table and soft high back chairs. This room has an attractive feature fireplace and access to outside. A high chair is provided.

KITCHEN

A newly fitted kitchen contains all you could need to make your self-catering stay as relaxing as possible. Cool grey tiles and neutral tones create an elegant yet practical modern kitchen, with exposed original features. Appliances include a fridge/freezer, separate fridge, separate freezer, oven, electric hob, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, blender, toaster, kettle as well as all the mod-cons and essential kitchen utensils including children's crockery.

BEDROOMS

Bedroom 1: A very large double bedroom with king size bed and en suite shower room. Tasteful cream wooden furniture provides plenty of storage space for your belongings.

Bedroom 2: A spacious, airy bedroom with large double bed and en suite shower room.

Bedroom 3: Large double bed and en suite shower room.

Bedroom 4: Bunk bedroom

A travel cot is provided.

BATHROOMS

Bath towels are provided. All the bathrooms are newly fitted with quality modern fixtures and fittings.

Bathroom 1: Family bathroom with masses of space. Includes corner bath, separate large corner shower, wash basin and WC.

Bathroom 2: En suite shower room to Bedroom 1 with shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.

Bathroom 3: En suite shower room to Bedroom 2 with shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.

Bathroom 4: En suite shower room to Bedroom 2 with shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.

OUTDOORS

The front of the house has a covered porch and parking for 3 cars. The rear enclosed garden has a patio and large lawn area with well established trees and shrubs. An outdoor dining table seats up to 8 and a BBQ is perfect for summer evenings outdoors. Chill out in the sunshine on a sunlounger or read your book in the shade of the parasol, the choice is yours!

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Tunnels Beaches 1 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 102 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 19 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The West Country region

Gently rolling Devonshire hills & valleys, the stunning Cornish coastline and miles of lush English countryside, make our landscape heaven for anyone who loves the great outdoors and the seaside. Exciting tourist destinations, mix fascinating history with a vibrant culture and delectable local food produce will tempt your taste buds.

Choice Cottages has hundreds of carefully selected holiday cottages within the West Country and aims to provide you a stay second to none, whatever your budget, however large your party size.

Ilfracombe

WALK TO - Ilfracombe harbour with its bustling seaside atmosphere and delightful treats on offer including cream teas, pub lunches, ice creams and of course excellent fish & chips! This property is ideal for the active with many delightful walks to, in and around the Ilfracombe area. Walk to Combe Martin for a pub lunch, or to the beautiful natural harbour at Watermouth. Or jump on the Ilfracombe Princess boat for a scenic view of the coastline.

CYCLE TO - Ilfracombe and its surrounding areas on the Tarka Trail - National Cycle Network, Devon Coast Route 27. This is a wonderfully scenic circular route on the North Devon coast with a link that allows a start and finish in Ilfracombe and takes in two superb traffic free sections, the National Trust coast route and the former railway path from Ilfracombe to Willingcott Cross. The remainder is along attractive minor roads through quiet villages and rolling Devon farmland. Boat trips run regularly from Ilfracombe harbour and include wildlife cruises around the bay and trips to Lundy Island. Visit Ilfracombe Aquarium, the unique Tunnels Beaches, fascinating Ilfracombe Museum, Larkstone Leisure Park, Hele Cornmill and Chambercombe Manor, one of Britain's most haunted houses.

DRIVE TO - Combe Martin, Woolacombe, Lynton, Lynmouth, the Valley of the Rocks, the choice is endless! This home away from home is perfectly located just minutes from the centre of the historic harbour town of Ilfracombe with its theatre, galleries, restaurants as well as the busy harbour with its boat trips and ferries to Lundy Island. A number of beaches are within easy reach including, Woolacombe, Croyde, Saunton, Putsborough,Instow, and Westward Ho!. The Big Sheep and The Milky Way are great days out for the kids. Lynton and Lynmouth are also well worth a visit, within the Exmoor National Park.