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40ft x 20ft indoor heated pool

House | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 23

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Bicclescombe Grange is a large detached 4* VisitEngland rated luxury house, formerly a substantial Gentleman's residence, built around the turn of the last century. The property has accommodation on three storeys, with a magnificent indoor heated swimming pool and many other fantastic features.

The Grange lies on the outskirts of Ilfracombe, the main coastal resort on North Devon's beautiful coastline and is set at the end of a private drive, within 3 acres of superb gardens which guests are free to explore or just to sit and observe our alpacas in their enclosure within the grounds, adjoining open fields and countryside. Bicclescombe Park, with its many amenities, sits at the end of the drive whilst nearby are the wonderful sandy beaches of Woolacombe, Saunton and Croyde.

It's a very big house with a games room with full sized snooker table, dart board and table tennis. There's a 60" flat screen TV with all Sky's channels and a computer with internet access and WiFi, and for the younger children there are lots and lots of toys! The kitchen is luxurious, with granite surfaces, marble tiles, solid oak furniture, 2 dish washers, a 7 burner range, American style fridge freezer with ice maker, large capacity wine cooler, flat screen tv with Sky, making this a wonderful place to cook.

With eight bedrooms this large holiday home sleeps up to 23 plus babies and is perfect for a luxury self-catering family holiday or a fantastic party venue to celebrate special birthdays or anniversaries. All double rooms have king-size beds.

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Size Sleeps up to 23, 8 bedrooms
Nearest beach Ilfracombe Harbour 2 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Barnstaple 22.7 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 Private indoor pool, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private indoor pool
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 8 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (13), Double beds (5), Cots (2), Dining seats for 24, Lounge seats for 25
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Private indoor pool, 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 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. There are some spectacular walks along the Devon part of the South West Coast Path with breathtaking scenery across the Torrs to Lee. Enjoy a drink and meal at the Grampus Inn and stroll back, or catch a bus. Local buses will 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


Ilfracombe is situated at the edge of Exmoor National Park, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Some of the world's greatest surfing beaches are nearby, such as Croyde or Putsbrough, four golf courses, theatres, horse riding, quad biking, go-karting, cycling, kayaking, surfing, to name but a few of the activities that can be found within a few minutes drive from Bicclescombe Grange. Or you can simply relax and enjoy the gardens and wonderful indoor swimming pool.

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31 Jul 2014


"The house and location worked extremely well for our family group"

Allison and Andrew were incredibly helpful and friendly from initial enquiry to final farewells, providing good local information as well as ensuring we were happy with the workings of the house befor… More

24 Jun 2014


"A perfect property situated in an idyllic location."

We all left thoroughly satisfied with our long weekend away at this excellent property.All the rooms have beds which are almost too comfortable, it was a struggle to leave them in the mornings. The en… More

Thank you, Tom, for your great review. We are so pleased you all enjoyed your stay and we hope you will visit again in the future.

20 May 2014


"Lovely clean welcoming place"

Stayed at bicclescombe grange for a long weekend for my friends hen do between 15 of us was the same price as going abroad for the weekend with lots of money spare for food The house was lovely and bi… More

21 Apr 2014


"Fantastic for large family group"

We stayed here for a week in April 2014 and thoroughly enjoyed our time here. There were 16 of us in our group and there was ample space for us. The huge pool was put to a lot of use, as was the full … More

25 Mar 2014


"Fantastic for families, spacious house with great facilities."

We stayed here for a long weekend and could not fault the house and facilities. The heated pool was a big hit with plenty of toys and floating aids for children. A beautiful spacious kitchen and larg… More

17 Mar 2014


"Family weekend away."

My family and I, have just had a family weekend away, staying at Bicclescombe Grange.Would just like to say what a wonderful house this is, with fantastic surroundings. The bedrooms we stayed were ver… More

17 Feb 2014


"Fabulous weekend with family of all ages"

We had a wonderful weekend at Bicclescombe Grange - Myself, my husband, our four children, their partners and 10 grandchildren ranging in age from 6 months to 8 years - 20 of us in all! The children … More

Thank you very much for this lovely review. We are so glad you all had such a good time and we hope you will visit us again in the future.

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