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Crab Cottage on the oldest street in Ilfracombe leading to the harbour

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 0.1km

Situated on Ilfracombe's oldest street just a short stroll from the harbour & beaches, Crab Cottage is the perfect place for a classic coastal holiday.

This centuries old cottage has been carefully restored and equipped to provide comfortable accommodation with modern conveniences. Access is up a flight of steps to a terrace above the street and the front door opens into a comfortable lounge, alongside there is a spacious kitchen diner and upstairs two well appointed bedrooms. At the back of the house you will find a surprisingly large garden with stunning coastal views.

If you don't want to venture far then you will find that Crab Cottage is at the heart of Ilfracombe's harbour area with all it's restaurants, pubs and shops; not forgetting the fantastic tunnel beaches, which are just a short stroll away.

The property is a great place for families or couples to stay, but is easily large enough for couples sharing. Dogs are also welcome.

Ground floor - On the ground floor there is a large kitchen diner with plenty of space to cook, to eat and relax. There is also a comfortable lounge with plenty of room for all guests.

Upstairs - on the first floor you will find two good sized bedrooms. The main bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom has two full size twin beds.

Outside - the garden at Crab Cottage is quite unique for central Ilfracombe, as well as there being a patio area with seating for eating outside, you will find a large rambling garden of fruit trees and grass, from which there are fine views across Ilfracombe and the coast.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Ilfracombe harbour 100 m
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 110 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden

The West Country region

Devon is a fantastic place to holiday with traditional seaside towns and stunning beaches as well as the moors and fabulous countryside as seen in the film War Horse. The north coast has cliffs and rocks punctuated by beautiful coves and beaches- some bust and so so secluded that you can end up with them to yourself.


Ilfracombe is a classic seaside resort that is undergoing a revival, especially around the harbour area where Damian Hirst's verity stands gard at the entrance. Love it or hate it you can't deny that it is a landmark and a must see. Damian's restaurant on the quay is leading the charge in the food revival with several really good little places working with local ingredients as well as a big range of cafes and pubs

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