Harbour Cottage

Located in Ilfracombe, Devon

Harbour Cottage sits in Ilfracombe and can sleep four people in two bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 1


There is a first-floor kitchen with an electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and a first-floor living/dining room with dining seating for four and a seating area with TV and DVD player. There is also a ground-floor games room with Xbox 360 and selection of games. The bedrooms consist of two second-floor bedrooms with a king-size (zip/link) and a double, along with a ground-floor shower room, second-floor shower room and first-floor cloakroom. Outside, there is a rear patio with bistro set and furniture. One well-behaved dog is welcome. WiFi, fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price. One well-behaved dog is welcome; however, smoking is not permitted. Within 0.1 miles there is a shop and pub and within 0.2 miles, a beach. Harbour cottage is a unique dwelling for a getaway to Devon.

Property Details

Enjoying a prime position on the famous Fore Street in the seaside town of Ilfracombe is this pretty pink mid-terrace property, Harbour Cottage. A small family or a couple can settle in this classic three-storey terrace cottage and be within strolling distance of Ilfracombe's beaches, shops and pubs providing a perfect holiday setting in Devon.

Enter straight into the entertaining games room and find the perfect spot for the kids to enjoy a game on the Xbox with a sofa to relax on too. From here you can find the ground-floor bathroom, home to a corner bath and shower attachment for a calming soak after a day of walking. Head upstairs to the heart of the home on the first floor, gather in the evening to watch a DVD in the sitting area after a sit-down meal at the dining table, amidst the many period features retained. An ample-sized kitchen hosting all you need for a self-catered stay, including a gas hob and electric oven and even a handy dishwasher, leads to the outdoor patio area, with further steps leading to a larger decking, an ideal spot to enjoy the afternoon sun and take in the views of Hillsborough. Discover the lovely two bedrooms on the second floor, comprising of a king-size with zip/link features, so it can be a twin on request, and a double bedroom, along with a shower room on this floor too.

You can step out onto Fore Street and be spoilt for choice with what to do in this delightful town; grab a drink in the popular George and Dragon pub just a few doors down, browse the independent shops for some souvenirs or head down to the beach. Begin exploring the harbour and catch sight of the boats coming and going, maybe even booking a wildlife cruise or a fishing trip for a day. Visit the Ilfracombe Aquarium which offers local fish exhibits, feeding demonstrations and has a café and gift shop. Sink your toes in the sand on Cheyne Beach, a small stretch of sands between the headlands, before heading to Capstone Hill where beautiful views of the surrounding coastline can be enjoyed as well as panoramic views of the town. A must-visit is the famous Tunnels Beaches; four tunnels hand-carved in the 1820s leading to a beach and Victorian tidal bathing pool.

Only a little further out you can find more wonderful coastal spots like Woolacombe, Saunton Sands, and Combe Martin.

Enjoy a relaxing break in Ilfracombe at Harbour Cottage.


  • Set over three floors
  • Two second-floor bedrooms: 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x double
  • Ground-floor bathroom with corner bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Second-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • First-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • First-floor Kitchen
  • First-floor living room/diner
  • Ground-floor games room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • 2 x TV, DVD, Xbox 360, selection of games and WiFi
  • Fuel and power are included in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels are included in the rent
  • A highchair and travel cot are available on request
  • Rear patio with bistro set, steps leading to decking and furniture
  • Parking is available at the local public car park
  • One small well-behaved dog is welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 150 metres, beach 300 metres


Close to coast
Cot Available
Games Room
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Pet Friendly
Washing machine




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Area Details


Ilfracombe is a picturesque harbour town on the North Devon coast with a reputation as being the culinary and cultural hub of the area. With the 20m high Damien Hirst sculpture Verity overlooking the water (Ilfracombe is Hirst's home town) and a collection of local galleries featuring both local and international artists. There are plenty of great restaurants to try in Fore Street and around the Harbour serving locally sourced food and catering for all tastes and budgets. Booking ahead is recommended especially for restaurants such as The Olive Room.

Lots to do and see in the area including the Tunnels Beaches, Watermouth Family Theme Park and Castle with a great mix of children's activities that appeal to all ages or take a tour of haunted Chambercombe Manor. Visit the award-winning Aquarium to take in a fascinating insight into the marine life of the area or discover the history of the area at Ilfracombe Museum. The scenery is stunning and can be enjoyed along the South West Coast Path with views across the Bristol Channel.

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