House | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 16
A bright, airy, and sunny Edwardian villa in its own, well maintained, grounds with car parking for 8 cars, right in the centre of town. Free wi-fi access, central heating.
8 large bedrooms, seven of which are en-suite and the eighth has its own bathroom. Two lounges, large dining room, kitchen and utility room with super size washing machine and tumble drier.
Large garden with all weather barbecue area plus Mediterranean style terrace for outdoor eating. 5 minutes walk to Ilfracombe sea front. Adjacent to Tunnels Beaches, a popular wedding venue.
Ideal for South West Coast Path and walking on Exmoor. Great holiday house for family gatherings, hen and stag parties, friends' get-togethers, wedding parties, fishing groups, golfers, foodies, corporate bonding, clay pigeon shooting parties (gun safes provided for secure storage),
Historic harbour 10 minutes walk. 200yds to town centre with theatre, shops and restaurants. Ideal location to visit Clovelly, The Eden Project, Bideford, Bude, Rosemoor RHS Gardens.
We support the Walkers are Welcome initiative, and have a Courteous Business Award.
|Size||Sleeps up to 16, 8 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Tunnels Beaches, just next door|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 85 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 19 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms of which 7 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 18|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The West Country region
Ilfracombe is located on the north coast of Devon, enjoying a mild climate and boasting spectacular scenery and a friendly welcome. Visitors have been returning for many years and yet still find new and exciting places to explore.
Come and meet Verity, Damien Hirst's statue, taller than the Angel of the North, overlooking the entrance to our picturesque harbour, nestled between St Nicholas Chapel to the west, a 13th Century Chapel sitting on Lantern Hill, and Hillsborough and the great sleeping elephant to the east, site of an old Iron Age fort. The Victorian town houses mingle with old pubs and smugglers' cottages, offering a glimpse of times gone by. Wander round the town and visit Ilfracombe Museum where children, and grown ups alike, can wonder at some of the most curious exhibits, such as the two headed kitten, and the Chocolate Emporium in the High Street with its museum explaining the history of chocolate making.
The Landmark Theatre along the seafront, less than five minutes walk from Westaway Villa, offers a wide variety of entertainment throughout the year, from musicals, comedies, drama, ballet, etc.
Ilfracombe is the gastronomic centre of North Devon, you just would not have enough time in one visit to experience all the great restaurants; a great excuse to come back.
Try your hand at deep sea fishing, or just enjoy a boat trip from any of our experienced boat tour guides along the Exmoor coast, or to Lundy Island. The Waverley visits Ilfracombe every summer for those who wish to take a trip on the world's last ocean going paddle steamer.
Those who like to don their walking boots are spoiled for choice for some of the most spectacular walks along the Devon part of the South West Coast Path. With easy access from the comfort of Westaway Villa, you can enjoy the breathtaking scenery across the Torrs to Lee. Enjoy a drink and meal at the Grampus Inn and stroll back, or catch a bus if you wish.
You can leave the car behind in our large car park and hop on a bus just across the road to take you to Woolacombe, Barnstaple, Bideford, Appledore, Westward Ho!, or to Lynton and Lynmouth on Exmoor and onwards to Minehead across Exmoor on an open top double decker bus.
For an up to date diary of events, and further information on local restaurants, attractions and the surrounding area, etc., visit www.visitilfracombe.co.uk
Ilfracombe is situated at the edge of Exmoor National Park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A local coach company does day trips to all points, including the Eden Project. Some of the world's greatest surfing beaches are nearby, four golf courses, theatres, horse riding, quad biking, go-karting, cycling; there is something for everyone all within easy reach of Westaway Villa. Or just sun bathe, barbeque and relax in the extensive gardens at Westaway Villa.
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6 Apr 2014
"Beautiful large house"
House was spotless on arrival and lovely and warm. 7 double rooms and 3 twins. We stayed for our daughter and husbands weeding next door at Tunnels Beaches, with a mix of family & friends. Lovely larg… More
30 Dec 2013
"Very comfortable large house within easy-walking distance of centre of Ilfracombe"
We had a great XMAS at Westaway Villa! Having family scattered throughout England, we needed a venue where we could all meet up and Westaway proved to be an excellent choice. The accommodation is ver… More
10 Aug 2013
"Fabulous Big house for a holiday by the sea."
We have just got back from a week at Westaway Villa and we thoroughly enjoyed the whole trip. The accommodation is spacious, with a grand entrance hall and all necessary amenities. The kitchen is very… More
Thank you for your lovely email, and we're really pleased you enjoyed your stay.
5 Aug 2013
Just spent a week at Westaway Villa - 15 of us ranging from six months to older than I would care to let on. Lovely house, lovely facilities, clean! and everything that you need. Ilfracombe is a great… More
Thank you for your complimentary review Margaret. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay at Westaway Villa so much, and we look forward to welcoming you back next time.
14 May 2013
"Fab place, great location, wonderful time."
We have just spent a long weekend in Ilfracombe for a wedding at Tunnel Beaches. The house was great, perfect location and superb place to stay with family and friends. The rooms are large and everyth… More
Thank you for the great review Mike, and so pleased you had a good time. Look forward to seeing you soon. Richard and Lynda
17 Feb 2013
"Fantastic New Year"
We stayed at this house for New Year and how wonderful the house was. There was flowers, wine and party poppers waiting for us. We all had a great time and the house is a fantastic large house. We … More
Thank you for the great review Ruth, and so pleased you enjoyed your New Year stay at Westaway Villa.
12 Oct 2012
We needed to book a let which would accomodate thirteen people for a week, obviously Westaways met that criteria.When we arrived we were not disappointed, everyone was more than happy with their rooms… More
Thank you for taking time to submit this lovely review Gwyn. We did promise good walking weather and felt safe in doing so, as any weather is good for walking if you dress for it!
13 Sep 2012
"Spacious , well presented and ideally located"
Lovely, spacious property that provided ample space for our family of 15, who were in Ilfracombe for our wedding blessing this august. Good communication from the owner beforehand and met by a frien… More
Thank you Wendy and Kieron for your lovely review, and glad you had a good stay. We discovered a fault with the scart connection on the tv, so have replaced tv and dvd players. We look forward to you booking another stay and an opportunity to spoil you.
5 Sep 2012
Linda was very good with her communication, and we were greeted with flowers and wine on arrival - lovely!16 of us (8 couples) Stayed for a week for a surprise birthday celebration. Had an amazing tim… More
Thank you Lin. It was a pleasure helping with your arrangements for your husband's 60th birthday surprise, and we are so pleased you all enjoyed your stay.
23 Aug 2012
"Perfect holiday home"
Myself and my partner got married at The Tunnels Beaches, Ilfracombe on 16th June 2012. We booked Westaway Villa for my family, there were 16 couples in total and the house was everything we had hoped… More
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