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Idyllic seaside apartment with outstanding coastal and town views

Bedrooms 2
Space 376 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

2 bedroom apartment that can sleep and cater for 6 people.

Situated in a commanding coastal location in North Devon, this 2 bedroom, 4th floor waterside apartment, with sea-facing balcony, enjoys fantastic uninterrupted views over the Bristol Channel and rugged coastline towards the Welsh coast. The apartment is within short walking distance of the sea front, harbour and town with all of its restaurants, cafes, shops, cinema and theatre. There is secure gated parking and lift access to the apartment.

Stephanie Fitzwilliams
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 April, 2018

About Stephanie Fitzwilliams

We spent 2 years looking for the right property in many locations, including abroad, and fell in love with this apartment. The location is quite outstanding and the views from all windows are exceptional. Ilfracombe is ideal for walkers, cyclists and holiday makers looking for a relaxing beach holiday, or, for the more energetic, there are fantastic surfing beaches just down the road. We are within a couple of minutes walk of the famous Tunnel Beaches which is nestled amongst the most beautiful setting where they hold weddings and events. Even during the winter months we have found that there are still activities going on and the coastal walks are beautiful. We are a busy family with 2 children and a dog and we always look forward to coming down and re-charging our batteries. If you book our apartment, we hope you will find it as tranquil and idyllic as we do.

Stephanie Fitzwilliams purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Stephanie Fitzwilliams chose Ilfracombe

Our apartment is located literally on the water front. We are on the top floor and the views are phenomenal from every window. We can see out to sea towards the Welsh coastline, out over the town of Ilfracombe and also towards the Harbour. We have secure gated parking, lift access and when the weather proves chilly, underfloor heating. The apartment has everything you should need for a relaxing stay and an added bonus is that there is plenty to see and do within walking distance. Saunton Sands, Woolacombe Bay and Croyde Bay are a short drive away and we are not far from train stations that can take you to London or down to Cornwall.

What makes this apartment unique

What makes this apartment unique is the layout and outlook. We have a turret on one side looking out over the sea and a tower on the other side looking out towards the town and harbour. When you open the door to the living room, it is hard to choose where to sit as the views are just spectacular! The balcony looks out over the sea and the town and feels private being up on the 4th and top floor. The main bedroom has windows the length of the room overlooking nothing but sea. Having secure gated parking is a bonus as the car parks in the Summer months get very busy.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Ilfracombe in North Devon District

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 376 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Lift ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite to bedroom 1
  • Bath towels provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , En suite - sea view
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • There is a sofa bed which pulls out as a small double bed in the lounge. To offer flexibility with children, we also have a babies cot, an easy to assemble single camp bed or air mattress that can be made up in a bed room or lounge.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • limited accessibility
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Idyllic seaside apartment with outstanding coastal and town views
average rating of 4.870968 based on 31 reviews

Incredible location, very comfortable and spacious apartment.

  • 5 of 5

We visited Ilfracombe for a wedding in the Tunnels (a wedding venue only a few minutes walk away). We were more than delighted with our choice of accommodation. This is probably the best located property in Ilfracombe. It's on the top floor of a building prominently placed overlooking the town and coastal areas. The view is a 270 degree panoramic one which we couldn't take our eyes off!!! Furthermore the apartment is very cosy and spacious. We were 5 people and we were not crowded. It was a very cold and wet weekend (Easter) but the apartment was nicely warm and cosy. It's well equipped and appointed. It's also very handy for the town; just a few minutes walk to the main area and the harbour. We dined at the Quay which we would recommend and at the Watersmeet Hotel in Woolacombe, where the food was high quality but was a more formal environment. Lots of walks to do if the weather was better; we only ventured on the magnificent beach at Woolacombe! Overall, a great weekend and we recommend this apartment wholeheartedly.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great location. Stunning apartment! Love it!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting a review, and I am glad you loved the apartment.
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Fantastic apartment with spectacular views

  • 5 of 5

We spent there 3 wonderful days and have to admit that the apartment is very well equipped with great facilities. Each room is with view, either you can see the sea or the town, or in the case of the living room you can see both.

We arrived late in the night and thanks to the booklet provided it was easy to get in. It was very thoughtful to have a welcome pack on our arrival containing champagne, cappuccino, biscuits and milk. It was a great fun to explore our surroundings with the telescope we found in the flat. Location is great too: town centre, harbour, nice restaurants and pubs are just a few minutes walk away.

We loved to wake up in the morning for the roar of the waves and to watch the sunrise from the living room.

Thanks for Stephanie and Ben for the lovely holiday.

The Tanacs Family

  • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased that you enjoyed the apartment, the views and the surroundings. There is never a dull moment with the views and the roar of the sea for sure!
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5 star luxury apartment, complete with stunning views from every window!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment had everything we needed. Comfort and relaxation in a superb location. The best views in Ilfracombe from every room. Yes I'm a poet, but it is justified in every way!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your poetic review! I agree with you about the views! I am so glad you had a lovely time. Warm Regards Stephanie
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The property is very modern and ideal for couples. It has amazing views over both sea and the town

  • 4 of 5

We had mixed weather but staying in is almost like going out when you can sit in the warm and look at the views. There are some really interesting places to see with the ladies bathing pool and the Damien Hirst statue both being an unexpected surprise. There are also some good places to eat .... but more information in the apartment information on local eateries etc would have been useful. Better weather would have made it perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review and agree that the views are fabulous even when you can't get out! We will look at providing more information on local restaurants - thank you for the tip!
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Absolutely fantastic apartment with fabulous view

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was spacious, well decorated and well equipped. There are wonderful views from every room in the apartment. The owner's were so thoughtful with the welcome basket too.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting a review. I am glad you had a good break and that you enjoyed the welcome basket!
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Tunnels Beaches
Nearest Airport
110 Kilometres
Exeter Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Many to choose from all within 500m
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Lundy Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
3 courses - Ilfracombe, Saunton & NDevon
Nearest Train
18 Kilometres
Barnstable Station (with bus link to Ilfracombe)
Nearest Motorway
90 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Many to choose from all within 500m
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Tunnel Beaches or Ilfracombe Promenade beach
Car: recommended

An ideal sea view apartment for:

Summer holidays on the North Devon Beaches.

Ideal for all year round walking breaks along the North Devon coast, Exmoor & Dartmoor.

Ideal base for cyclists and mountain bikers.

Weddings held at the many venues including the Tunnel Beaches only 50 meters away.

Ilfracombe town is only 500m away with its all year around art galleries, bars and restaurants.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £150

Rates are subject to change

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.