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Tarka Cottage

Ilfracombe, Devon (Ref. 1156219)

Helpful Holidays rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle and toaster
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking
  • Enclosed garden with decking and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.8 miles, pub 0.9 miles, beach 1.4 miles
  • Please note: The garden is private however the neighbours will occasionally need to access the outdoor area for their waste disposal.

The property

Tarka Cottage is a charming holiday home nestled in the heart of Ilfracombe, Devon, just a short stroll from local amenities and the beach.

With convenient roadside parking, this delightful retreat is perfect for families or friends seeking a coastal escape filled with ease and convenience.

Be welcomed into an inviting sitting room, complete with a Smart TV for your entertainment needs.

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to whip up a delicious meal, which can be enjoyed in the separate dining room.

When it's time to retire for the night, head upstairs to find two welcoming bedrooms.

The king-size room boasts a window with views over the garden, providing a tranquil setting for a peaceful night's sleep.

The twin room is equally as inviting, making it the perfect space for children or friends.

The property also benefits from a stylish shower room, complete with a walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC.

Outside, you'll find an enclosed garden with decking and furniture.

This is the perfect spot for enjoying a morning coffee or dining al fresco in the warmer months.

Step out of Tarka Cottage to explore the glorious Devonshire surroundings.

Ilfracombe provides a wealth of attractions; Barnstaple Pannier Market and the Broomhill Estate, with its enchanting sculpture garden, art hotel and dining options, offer a cultural experience, while the Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon is a must-visit for history enthusiasts.

Tea By The Taw promises a delightful afternoon tea experience in a charming setting.

For seaside pleasures, head to the vibrant Ilfracombe Harbour and perhaps embark on an exhilarating Ilfracombe Sea Safari for a unique oceanic adventure.

Tantalise your taste buds with the hearty fare at the George & Dragon, or enjoy a joyful evening quaffing wines at The Terrace Tapas and Wine Bar.

A short drive will take you to the Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park which promises a unique day out for the children, while the Combe Martin Museum offers deep insights into the local history and heritage.

End your day with a refreshing pint at The Dolphin Inn LTD.

Promise yourself a Devonshire holiday to remember at Tarka Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


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 high-quality eateries, with 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, which was been voted one of the top 20 beaches in the world, the perfect 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas