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Oceanside Penthouse

Ilfracombe, Devon (Ref. 959932)

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  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi


    • “The apartment was in a fantastic location and was just as described. Just a a couple of things really to be aware of, the master bedroom got really warm and it was too noisy outside to leave the window open over night. The balcony although it is to be expected to get seagull poo on it was evident that this had not been cleaned for some time and we coukd not make best use of it. We also had an issue with the water where there was none. On speaking to the owner she stated she was aware that this issue was happening intermittently and it was being investigated. A note advising of this would have been of benefit on arrival. Perhaps with some bottled water in case it occurred. Although a few negatives it did not have a huge affect on our holiday and we did still have a fantastic time and the location of the apartment was just perfect.”

    Miss Chadwick, Stoke-on-Trent, August 2018

    • “Absolutely fantastic. The apartment was stunning with the most beautiful views ever! If you are looking for a relaxing seaside holiday then this is the one to choose. We are considering staying again on the future.”

    Mrs Higman, Gosport, August 2018

    • “Lovely apartment,great views and close to all amenities,parking fine just parked around the harbour.”

    Mr Seabright, Worcester, July 2018

    • “Loved staying here, view is fabulous and will definitely return. Just wish they could get rid of pesky seagulls which will come into the apartment if you leave the door open.”

    Ms Ley, Leighton Buzzard, June 2018

    • “Small point, if I had been offered the higher parking figure, so we could have parked in the Cove, we would have paid it.”

    Mr Palin, Lincoln, July 2017

    • “When cleaning the Penthouse there should be a final inspection around the apartment. For example; 1. Beside lamp in the front bedroom didn't work, I assumed the bulb didn't work. Even if the previous persons using the apartment before us should of reported this, this why there should be a final inspection carried out by a different person.The front bedroom windows were dirty with sea gulls poo over them.The toilet seat was not fitted correctly or the wrong type, I tried to tightening up but still no joy. 2.Chairs & table on the balcony needs much cleaning. & the decking was a disgrace, I don't think its seen a brush, I understand there is a big problem with sea gulls in the area still no excuse for cleanliness. I will suggest to you & to the owner if the apartment was mine, I would leave the table & chairs inside cleaned ready to be put out by the next client. At least it has time to stay clean away from the sea gulls. Even the outside gutter could have been cleaned very easily, but it had not. Even one of the gutters had a small shovel in it, don't know why? 3.The outside balcony lights didn't even work. 4.We had to remove a drinking glass from the cupboard as it was badly chipped and could of cut someones lip.We did leave it out with a note. Apart from some areas of cleaning being missed the apartment was okay. The mezzanine I think is a waste of space, and not very easy to get up and down the stairs such a shame. Parking was not easy to do every day, but we survived. We did enjoy our holiday, but a different accommodation with a balcony and a bit more space would be better.”

    Mr Stevenson, Beckenham, July 2018

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The Property

For those seeking a holiday beside the sea, you might be hard pushed to find somewhere closer than Oceanside Penthouse. Perched on the enviable top floor of the Oceanside apartments on Capstone Crescent in Ilfracombe, the position is just a moments walk from the coastal footpath and the pretty harbour of Ilfracombe, guarded by the famous bronze statue 'Verity' created by Damien Hirst.

A charismatic seaside destination, Ilfracombe once made popular by the Victorians is now one of the most thriving resorts on Devon's North Coast. A walkers paradise, Ilfracombe is a central location for some of the finest walking countryside in England and suitable for all levels and abilities. On the edge of Exmoor National Park the scenery in this region is quite spectacular and encompasses some simply breathtaking walking routes across cliff tops, valleys and moorland. The town offers a plethora of modern cafes, restaurants and a variety of shops and beaches, the famous Tunnels Beaches with its turquoise blue waters and shallow rock pools providing safe bathing and paddling for all ages. Beach lovers who prefer long sandy stretches and rolling waves for surfing can enjoy the award winning Woolacombe and Croyde, both within a short car journey and perfect for family day trips to the beach. A trip to this area wouldn't be complete without visiting the Valley of the Rocks and the famous funicular railway at the picturesque Lynton and Lynmouth often referred to as Devon's little Switzerland, and where Exmoor meets the coast.

Breathtaking, uninterrupted views of the sea greet you as you enter this modern contemporary apartment. Step through patio doors onto an impressive balcony its top floor position benefiting from day round sunshine, a perfect spot for an evening drink whilst the sun sinks slowly beneath the horizon. The light and airy open plan living space is arranged to take full advantage of the incredible sea views, where on fine day it is possible to see the Welsh coastline. There is a useful mezzanine level providing additional seating with a TV, exercise bike and desk for anyone needing to study or work. Positioned on the third floor, there is lift access from the ground hallway. Enjoying a central position close to the harbour, you can enjoy morning strolls to enjoy coffee on the harbour side or lunch in one of many restaurants and cafes in the town. Parking is in a nearby car park roughly 5 minutes walk, a permit is provided. Space permitting it is possible to park outside for 1hr to unload.


All third floor (lift access). Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC. 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living room with kitchen, breakfast bar and sitting area with patio doors to balcony. Mezzanine floor with seating, TV, exercise bike and desk.


  • Gas central heating
  • Gas cooker and hob
  • Microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Sky Sports, Movies and Children’s TV, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and high chair available
  • Parking in chargeable car park, permit provided 400m
  • Roadside parking in street outside subject to space, restricted 1hr Mid March – End Oct
  • Balcony with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking
  • Sorry, no children under 5yrs except babes in arms
  • Shop, harbour, pub 3 minutes walk
  • Note: Owner provides parking permit, car registration number required prior to arrival
  • Sorry, no children under 5yrs, babes in arms accepted.

Regional Information

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.