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Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
With the most enviable sea views stretching across the Bristol Channel and boasting two private balconies, this glamorous dual level apartment is but a stones throw from the sea and short walk to the harbour, shops and the famous Tunnels Beaches in Ilfracombe.
Positioned on the headland away from the hustle and bustle of town, Seascapes is a ground/first floor, reverse level apartment in the prestigious Granville Point, once a grand Victorian Hotel, now converted into luxury apartments with secure access and gated parking. Perfectly positioned to enjoy a seaside family holiday or relaxing escape, walkers can explore the dramatic North Devon coastline along the SW Coastal Footpath that runs close by the apartment. Once a Victorian seaside resort, Ifracombe now boasts a fine selection of fashionable cafes, galleries, shops and restuarants and most recently the bronze Damian Hurst sculpture Verity, that draws visitors from far and wide.
Just a 5 minutes walk down hill from the apartment, is the truly unique Tunnels Beaches, a popular wedding venue, and a perfect day at the beach for families with children. Walk through the tunnels that lead to the other side of the cliff revealing two small sandy coves providing a rock pooling haven. There is a large tidal swimming pool ideal for children to play, a beach shop and café on site. Close by are some other magnificent beaches in the area in including Woolacombe and Motehoe ideal for surfing; for families The Big Sheep and Combe Martin Wildlife Park are within twenty minutes, and if you enjoy a round of golf The Ilfracombe Golf Club welcomes non members.
A reverse style arrangement, with access up one flight of stairs to the first floor, the generous open plan living space is uncluttered and spacious, leading out onto two separate balconies offering uninterrupted views of the sea. Tastefully furnished, comfortable settees are arranged to enjoy the captivating views through the patio doors, with a sleek modern kitchen at the far end. 3 bedrooms occupy the ground floor, the master benefitting from en-suite shower room. All rooms enjoy views of the sea!
Sleep 5 Access up one flight of stairs to 1st floor: Hallway. Utility Room. WC. Open plan living room with wall mounted TV, kitchen, patio doors leading to both balconies. Stairs to ground floor: Bedroom 1 with 5ft bed, TV/DVD, en-suite shower room and WC. Bedroom 2 Twin with TV/DVD. Bedroom 3 Single. Bathroom with bath, shower over and WC. Other amenities: American style fridge freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher. Bed linen, towels and under floor heating included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Off road gated parking for 2 cars.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Tunnels Beach 1 km|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|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, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
About this location
The Devon region
North Devon, rich in spectacular coastline, is as diverse as it is beautiful. Beautiful farmland with chocolate box villages hidden amidst rolling hills and narrow lanes, here is some of the most unspoilt countryside in the UK. The invigorating coastline, boasting award-winning beaches offers a variety of activities: whether creating a sandcastle masterpiece; flying kites along the scenic coastline; venturing into the Atlantic waves to surf, dive, kayak or swim; the North Devon coastline has something for everyone, whatever the time of year.
Ilfracombe is the perfect setting for a family holiday by the sea with plenty to do in the town and surrounding area. The town has a good selection of restaurants and cafes including the brand new 11 The Quay owned by the artist Damien Hirst where you can view some of his art.
Visit the truly unique, historical Tunnels Beaches, where four tunnels through the cliff provide access to the coastline, coves and two small beaches. A rock pooling haven, there is a large tidal swimming pool perfect for children, a beach shop, café/bar and play hut. Tunnels Beaches is also a very popular wedding venue and just a 10 minute walk from the property.
A haven for walkers with the SW coastal footpath running close by to the property, explore the dramatic coastline by foot or take a trip across to the peaceful unspoiled haven of Lundy Island.
For those with young children The Big Sheep and Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park are both within a twenty minute drive.
For golfers try the Ilfracombe Golf Club that welcomes non members and has outstanding sea views from almost every tee.
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1 Sep 2014
"Excellent, Modern Apartment with perfect views"
Stayed at Seascapes in Ilfracombe with my wife, baby daughter and my in-laws. The location of the property was perfect, with excellent views over the water. The apartment itself was clean, modern an… More
Thank you for submitting a review of Seascapes and we are delighted that you had a wonderful stay and the apartment was perfect for your holiday. We hope that you will holiday again in Devon in the future, and if so please get in touch direct and I will happily help you personally with your arrangements for your next stay in Devon.
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13 Jul 2014
"worth every penny"
wonderful apartment which was just like on the internet (which is not very often). The view from the terrace to the see was very nice, especially at sundown. Breakfast time was also very nice with the… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Seascapes. Seascapes is a very special apartment in a wonderful location and it certainly lives up to its name! Hopefully you will decide to return to Devon in the future, and if so we would love to help you find the perfect stay for your next holiday. Devonshire Cottage Holidays
4 Jun 2014
"Beautiful Apartment - No Wifi"
This apartment is really lovely. Everything is clean and fresh.Beautiful views of the sea. Location is great too, only a short walk to town.The only downside is that there is poor phone/3G reception i… More
Thank you for your review of Seascapes and we appreciate your comments regarding the Wifi and poor 3G. The signal is good throughout most of the apartment and the owners are currently considering investing in Wifi facilities for the apartment. We hope you will return to Devon again in the future and that we will have the opportunity to assist you with your next stay. Kind regards Devonshire Cottage Holidays.
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