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Al fresco dining with the best backdrop in Woolacombe

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Ocean View Penthouse is located on the top floor one of the most splendid detached houses on Woolacombes famous Esplanade. The penthouse is available all year round and has its own parking space for 1 car at the rear with steps down to its own entrance. The house is centrally located along the sea front both near to the beaches and the village so is placed superbly for a perfect beach holiday.

This stunning penthouse apartment is located on the top floor of one of the most prestigious detached houses on Woolacombes famous Esplanade. With parking for 1 car at the rear in Rockfield Road and steps down from here to its own private entrance, this is a fabulous place to stay for a UK beach holiday.

There are a few small flights of internal stairs to the penthouse, once inside it is on one level and is very spacious with unusual, almost Gothic style windows and lofty ceilings. It really is a truly special place, having been completely modernised to a very high standard, it sleeps four in two good size bedrooms and contemporary living area.

You enter into the main living space comprising kitchen, dining and living room in one open plan room. The view is breathtaking from the main arched window overlooking the sea, beach and bay of

Woolacombe.

The cream slab kitchen units house integrated Bosch double oven and microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. The central island has the hob and conical extractor, wine rack and plenty of storage. The granite worktops gleam and really make the black stone sink stand out. It is smart, contemporary and functional. There is a fine solid oak dining table with glass top and 4 chairs.

In the lounge area the focal point is the wood burning stove and huge hearth, complemented by luscious black leather sofas and armchair. Sky TV, Blu ray and Wi-Fi offer all you need for entertainment.

The master bedroom overlooks the sea and beach below through another lovely arched window and has a shower room en suite. King-size bed, oak wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside units make this room a comfortable retreat after a busy beach day. There is a second good size bedroom with side window and zip n link beds, giving the option of either two 3ft single beds or a super king bed. Please advise your choice when booking. This room has oak wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside units. Just outside the bedrooms is the family shower room with walk in shower and white contemporary suite offering the second bedroom its own facility.

Please note this property is one of nearly 60 other places in Woolacombe featured on my own website called Holiday Home Hunter where you can find more info, updated availability, prices and book and pay online.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach 0.2km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 110 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 22.5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
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 Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Beautifully designed contemporary living on Woolacombe's famous Esplanade.

Gothic windows and views to die for.

Parking and only minutes from the glorious beach below.

Stylishly furnished and finished.

The twin 3 ft beds can be zipped together to provide a super kingsize bed if preferred.

Further details outdoors

Outside by the entrance door is a lovely limestone paved patio area with a wall mounted clothes airer, table and chairs for al fresco dining and space to hang wetsuits. This is for the private use of the apartment although is in a through way that the owners, who live on site sometimes pass. Ocean View Penthouse offers a rather special place to spend your UK holiday in the unique setting of a long established sea front property yet with the benefits of modern living and comfort. A perfect combination!

Further details

Ocean View Penthouse is a two bedroomed apartment. There is a master double and a twin/superking depending on how you wish the beds to be made up. Please advise on booking.

The West Country region

Woolacombe is sitauted in North Devon and is in an area of outstanding natural beauty, also known for having one of the cleanest, safest beaches in the area which is manned by lifeguards during the main summer season. Ideal for families and water sports enthusiasts. Also great for walkers as the coastline in this area is stunning.

Things To Do North Devon has a wealth of things to do during your stay. With some of the best beaches in Europe, including some of the finest surfing beaches, you can either relax and sunbath or take part in exhilarating water sports.

In the Area

Mortehoe and Woolacombe are within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), providing wonderful walks including the beautiful South West Coast Path. In early May you can join in guided walks in the North Devon and Exmoor Walking Festival.

The Tarka Trail (180 miles of walking and cycling routes through stunning countryside) offers the energetic a perfect opportunity to explore the highways and byways of North Devon. You can download a range of easy-to-follow cycle route to print out and enjoy.

Exmoor National Park also offers the walker a unique landscape to explore with added bonus horse trekking expeditions for those with equestrian interests.

For total peace and quiet and a truly memorable experience there is Lundy Island, a three mile long island, 12 miles off the North Devon coast. A paradise for wildlife watchers it also has a marine reserve which you can dive off.

North Devon also has several golf courses, with the championship courses at Saunton and the Royal course at Westward Ho! Locally we have courses at Easewell and Willingcott.

Woolacombe

Situated in North Devon, along England’s western coastline, lie some of Europe’s finest and cleanest beaches, ideal for both families with children and watersports enthusiasts. The village of Woolacombe can be found along this spectacular golden coastline of soft sandy beaches, flanked by the dramatic headlands of Baggy Point and Morte Point.

Almost three miles of golden sands stretch from Putsborough in the south to Woolacombe village itself offering plenty of space for everybody. Bathing is particularly safe in the shallow waters which are patrolled by lifeguards during the main summer season.

The small settlement of Mortehoe is a pretty stone built village mentioned in the Doomsday Book. The village features several tea rooms and pubs, a thirteenth century church and Mortehoe Heritage Centre which recounts the areas rich maritime history. Mortehoe is also the starting point for many scenic walks along this dramatic stretch of coastline. Just north of the village and reached only on foot, is Rockham Beach lying at the base of the 100 ft cliff, an ideal location for a peaceful day on the beach. A picturesque village on a surf spot, what more could you want!

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22 Jul 2013

5/5

"An Amazing Flat with Spectacular Views!!!"

This flat has everything you'll need for a pleasant and comfortable visit to the beach. One of the most important aspects of travel for us is getting sleep … and lots of it. The beds are the most comfortable I have ever experienced (including my own). The sound of the surf outside your window lulls you to sleep after a long day at the beach. The flat appears to be brand new with everything you'll need and the location couldn't be more convenient ... steps away from the beach. The name Ocean View doesn't tell the entire story. On a clear day (luck us, we had 7 of them) it is a Sunset View from the comfort of your living room and bedroom. We would stop what we were doing every night just to watch that beautiful sun go down. The wonderful hosts Sheila and Tom spared none to make the place sparkle. Thank you so much Tom for giving us the history lesson on Woolacombe's contribution during WWII. Our daughter thanks you for offering the beach toys. Our visit turned out to be one of our most memorable. Thank you Tom and Sheila, we hope to return to the Ocean View (I mean Sunset View :-) sometime soon. We promise to bring the good weather with us.

24 Sep 2012

5/5

"Fantastic stay in this wonderful apartment"

We have just returned from a week at Ocean View Penthouse. It is a beautiful apartment in a fantastic position with the most magnificent and ever-changing view.

The apartment is very high spec and brilliantly equipped with everything we needed for it to feel just like home for our week there. We stayed with our 2 year old son and enjoyed having a good quality cot with lots of bedding, a nice new high chair and plastic bowls and cups.

The views really are spectacular, we all enjoyed sitting on the large window ledges watching the sun go down in the evening and being able to hop, skip and jump over to the beach whenever the mood took us.

The 2 large shower rooms were a really high standard, and now our son is a lover of showers having previously been very scared.

There are lots of steps to this apartment but it didn't cause us a problem, our son enjoyed counting his way up and down them each day. The parking space is very useful as the Esplanade gets very busy. There is a small supermarket in Woolacombe and a larger Tesco close to Ilfracombe but we had an internet shop delivered on our arrival day which made life much easier.

All in all we had a great holiday and really enjoyed our stay, the family are extremely welcoming and hospitable.

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