Beautiful apartment with wonderful views out to sea sitting in the popular Victorian town of Ilfracombe. This seaside town offers a host of activities whether you wish to laze at sunny cafes watching the world go by or see the sights. The tunnels beach is a fabulous experience where you can learn about bathing in the Victorian times, hand carved in the 1820's you can walk through and admire the rugged landscape while the children play in the tidal pool or explore the rock pools. The pretty harbour area is ideal for relaxing or to start your sailing adventures to the wildlife haven of Lundy Island or a coastal trip to find the seals. A wide selection of pubs and restaurants are available offering tasty delights for everyone, book a table at Damien Hurst's restaurant, try some freshly caught fish and indulge in the essential Devon Cream Tea. Gift shops, and amusements and plenty of nightlife for the young and young at heart ensure that this is a holiday for everyone and every age group. Pack a picnic and visit the beautiful National Park of Exmoor, within easy driving distance it offers some outstanding scenery whether you walk, cycle, ride or drive through. As the fields roll away you will come across Lynton and Lynmouth, step back in time at these two quaint and quirky towns linked by a water powered funicular, pick up a walking trail and set off to Watersmeet for lunch and a paddle in the river. For the water enthusiast, there are an abundance of water sports and stretches of golden sands at Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton and for shopping lovers, the market town of Barnstaple offers a good selection of shops, cinema and plenty of nightlife. A fabulous family location.
5 Arlington Villas is an apartment on the third floor with views to the sea. There are two lovely bedrooms and a spacious, well-equipped open plan kitchen, dining area and lounge with doors opening onto the balcony.
Third floor (lift and stair access). Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with doors to balcony. Utility. Storage facility.
ILFRACOMBE Barnstaple 11 miles. The bustling seaside town of Ilfracombe lies on a beautiful stretch of North Devon coastline, with five beaches, much of it owned by the National Trust. Ilfracombe is only a ten minute drive from Exmoor National Park, with its rolling countryside and quaint villages. Ilfracombe's heritage harbour and quay are spectacular, with many pubs, shops and restaurants and frequent live music, creating a lively, friendly atmosphere. From here, take a wildlife cruise, a fishing trip or a boat trip to magical Lundy Island, a place of natural beauty, which will provide you with an unforgettable experience. Ilfracombe is the centre for some of the finest walking country in England. Whether you enjoy a gentle promenade walk around Capstone Hill, tackling the rugged coastal path or prefer the river valleys and tranquillity of the moorland hills of Exmoor, you will find the scenery spectacular. Ilfracombe also boasts a number of Michelin Guide restaurants, the historic Fore Street boasting a Michelin-starred restaurant among its many high-quality eateries, local fish being prominent on their menus. To the east of Ilfracombe are the unique villages of Lynton and Lynmouth with its clifftop railway, and to the west lie the delights of Clovelly and Hartland. Moreover just a short drive away is the 3 mile long golden beach of Woolacombe Bay, a place to relax in the sun or catch some waves surfing. Ilfracombe is the perfect location for a North Devon holiday, offering you a gateway to an exciting blend of stunning coastal scenery, seaside fun, rural tranquillity and centuries of heritage and style.