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Beautifully styled open plan space
Enjoy spending time with family in the lounge or dining space
Prepare your favouite meals
Regency style large picture windows
Seat for everyone at the table
Well equipped kitchen with bar stools
Sea views from the second floor king-size bedroom
King-size bedroom with en-suite
Enjoy breakfast in bed with watching the ever changing view
Seperate bathroom with bath and shower
Bathroom with shower and bath on second floor
Double bedroom on second floor
Bright flash of colour detail
Single bedroom on second floor
Enjoy reading a book
3 of the bedrooms benefit from en-suite shower rooms
Super-king size zip-and-link (can be twin upon request)
Benefits from en-sute and sea views
Bright and airy room
First floor super king size zip-and-link
First floor king-size bedroom
King-size bedroom with en-suite
Large bay windows flood the room with light
Twin bedroom on first floor
Seperate shower room with WC
Games room with pool table, table football and darts
Cinema room for a quiet evening in
Views from the two of the bedrooms
Ilfracombe Bay looking to The Landmark Theatre
Damien Hirsts Verity
View towards the property
1 / 31  Beautifully styled open plan space
2 / 31  Enjoy spending time with family in the lounge or dining space
3 / 31  Prepare your favouite meals
4 / 31  Regency style large picture windows
5 / 31  Seat for everyone at the table
6 / 31  Well equipped kitchen with bar stools
7 / 31  Sea views from the second floor king-size bedroom
8 / 31  King-size bedroom with en-suite
9 / 31  Enjoy breakfast in bed with watching the ever changing view
10 / 31  Seperate bathroom with bath and shower
11 / 31  Bathroom with shower and bath on second floor
12 / 31  Double bedroom on second floor
13 / 31  Bright flash of colour detail
14 / 31  Single bedroom on second floor
15 / 31  Enjoy reading a book
16 / 31  3 of the bedrooms benefit from en-suite shower rooms
17 / 31  Super-king size zip-and-link (can be twin upon request)
18 / 31  Benefits from en-sute and sea views
19 / 31  Bright and airy room
20 / 31  First floor super king size zip-and-link
21 / 31  First floor king-size bedroom
22 / 31  King-size bedroom with en-suite
23 / 31  Large bay windows flood the room with light
24 / 31  Twin bedroom on first floor
25 / 31  Seperate shower room with WC
26 / 31  Games room with pool table, table football and darts
27 / 31  Cinema room for a quiet evening in
28 / 31  Views from the two of the bedrooms
29 / 31  Ilfracombe Bay looking to The Landmark Theatre
30 / 31  Damien Hirsts Verity
31 / 31  View towards the property

St James Villa

Ilfracombe, Devon
VE We’re good to go scheme

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Sleeps 11
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 5
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 2
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Cinema Room
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Superb holiday home great for large groups of friends or family with cinema room, games room and sociable lounge/kitchen/diner
  • Easy walking distance from the harbour beach, shops, pubs and restaurants and typical seaside amusements
  • Trips to Lundy Island, coastal cruises, fishing, sea-life safaris, and diving are all available along the harbour – try spot seals, porpoises and sea birds nesting on the cliffs
  • Venture further afield to the spectacular beaches of Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton

 

Property code: 59752

This superb, spacious Regency house sits close to the harbour, beach, restaurants and shops making it a perfect spot for all ages. The seaside town has a variety of amenities and the house is very close to the Tunnels Beach and only a short drive to the nearby golf course. There is fabulous walking direct from the property which puts you right on the South West Coastal Path, or just wander along towards the harbour. Further afield you have local attractions including the picturesque coastal village of Woolacombe which boasts a three mile long golden sandy beach, pubs, restaurants and shops. As well as Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, Watermouth Castle and the National Trust's Arlington Court.

Prepare to be impressed with the style and space, on entering the property you are lead through a porch into a large open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. The Regency style of this house offers high ceilings and large picture windows flooding each room with natural light. Relax, cook and dine in this bright social space, well-equipped with two electric ovens and induction hob, microwave, American style fridge/freezer, wine cooler and dishwasher. There is a  very hand utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer, and separate WC. The dining area has a large table ideal for family feasting and the lounge area has comfy sofas and Smart TV which beckons you to just chill out. Just beyond this room is a separate snug, ideal for younger children with TV and a selection of books, games and puzzles. Back to the hallway steps down lead to the leisure floor where you can find a cinema room with sofas and a large screen. Adjoining this room is a games room with pool table, table football and music can be played via the large Smart TV or via Bluetooth speakers. Seating means this is where the sporting challenges start, there is something for everyone. The bedrooms are all situated on the first and second floor as you climb the wide staircase to the first floor you come to a half landing with a shower room with shower and WC. Up the stairs to the first floor there are three bedrooms, one twin room and one king-size (zip and link can be a twin on request) with an en-suite shower and WC and views over the town. A further king-size zip-and-link (which can be made into a twin on request) with en-suite shower and WC. Carrying on to the second floor there are a further three bedrooms, one small double, one single and the master bedroom which has a king-size, sea views and an en-suite shower and WC. A separate bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC completes the superb accommodation.

Stepping outside there is a rear garden with patio, garden furniture and BBQ, giving easy access to the coastal footpath. At the front of the property is off-road parking for four cars. There is also an outside shower and tap ideal for rinsing off wetsuits or sandy toes and paws.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

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  • 6 bedrooms – 1 king-size zip-and-link (which can be made into a twin on request), 2 king-size (1 can be a twin on request), 1 small double, 1 twin and 1 single
  • 1 bathroom, 3 en-suite shower rooms, 1 shower room, and 1 WC
  • Two electric oven and induction hob, microwave, American style fridge/freezer, wine cooler and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Cinema room
  • Games room with pool table and table football
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome - please note dogs must be kept on the ground floor
  • Beach, shops, theatre and pubs within walking distance
  • Smart TV
  • Charcoal BBQ available

This property is based in Ilfracombe, close to shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as a famous piece of Damien Hirst's artwork, Verity. There are plenty of day trips you should think about adding to your agenda while you're here, including Woolacombe Beach which is just 7 miles away - a vast stretch of golden sands and an excellent place to surf or SUP. If you continue west around the coast, you'll find a series of beautiful beaches that include Croyde (10 miles) and Saunton (10.5 miles). Keen golfers should check out the famous course at Saunton. To the east of the property is the wild landscape of Exmoor, a stunning national park that has plenty of great walking and cycling routes.

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Beautifully styled open plan space
Enjoy spending time with family in the lounge or dining space
Prepare your favouite meals
Regency style large picture windows
Seat for everyone at the table
Well equipped kitchen with bar stools
Sea views from the second floor king-size bedroom
King-size bedroom with en-suite
Enjoy breakfast in bed with watching the ever changing view
Seperate bathroom with bath and shower
Bathroom with shower and bath on second floor
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Sarah Lees

This property is personally managed by Sarah.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 21 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Elaine 16th April 2021

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Reviewed by Neil 15th October 2020

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The cottage is in a great location close to the harbour and had everything we needed. Simon was very friendly, helpful and on hand if we needed any questions answering. The property was clean and well laid out with lots of space. Everyone in our party was really pleased and we would stay here again.

Reviewed by Sharon 2nd October 2020

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Reviewed by Amber 21st September 2020

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St. James Villa was amazing, beautiful and fantastic location! We were happy to find a separate laundry room and small kids games room next to the main living area. The rooms are very spacious, light and airy. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would be happy to return!

Reviewed by Bettina 11th September 2020

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One of the best kept and equipped holiday houses my family and I have ever been to in this country and abroad. The owner was welcoming and very helpful. Great for multi generation family or friends group holiday. Lovely area with easy access to the sea and many, very hilly but, beautiful walks.

Reviewed by Avril 4th September 2020

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I can not recommend this beautiful large and well situated house enough

Reviewed by Nilam 28th August 2020

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The Villa was very clean and spacious for our group. The cinema and entertainment areas was perfect for all ages. The kitchen was well equipped and very modern with two ovens. Beautiful location. Simon was very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed by Susan 21st August 2020

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Fabulous Central location A high specification on all rooms of the property. It was great to have the open plan main hub of the house with something for all ages of our family from the play room for the younger children to the games room for the older ones and cinema room for the tv addicts all well used as the weather wasnt great. An excellent holRead moreiday enjoyed by everyone in the party. Hide

Reviewed by Kirsty 14th August 2020

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Lovely property. Plenty of room for 3 families so you dont feel like youre on top of each other. Great location, only a 5 min walk to the shops and restaurants.

Reviewed by Keith 7th August 2020

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Fantastic spacious property, off street parking, modern kitchen and bathrooms that match the size of the property (e.g. 2 ovens), pet friendly, very approachable owner close by. Property is in centre of Ilfracombe, 2 minutes walk to the harbour. We really enjoyed our week there

Reviewed by Claire 31st July 2020

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This house is amazing for a group to stay in, there's so much space and the bedrooms are all really comfortable. The kitchen is well stocked and the outside space is a great place to sit and relax. The cinema room was so well used by our teenagers and everyone had lots of fun in the games room. A really great house in a wonderful location with IlfrRead moreacombe centre to one side and coastal paths to the other. Simon was so helpful in showing us around the house and was available nearby if needed. Hide

Reviewed by Julie 4th July 2020

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The house is fantastic, very clean, well equipped and very spacious over 4 floors, the games room is a great addition. Shops, beach etc all in walking distance. It was exactly as advertised and would definitely recommend this property.

Reviewed by Andy 15th February 2020

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A very comfortable and spacious house which was exactly what we required for 11 people of differing ages. Games room and tv room were an excellent feature given the very wet February weather! All immaculate throughout and lots of nice touches e.g. washing powder, soap etc. provided.

Reviewed by Heather 17th January 2020

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Fabulous spacious cottage in a perfect location

Reviewed by Sue 27th December 2019

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This house is great, 10 adults and 2 dogs in our party and everyone loved it. We had plenty of space, lovely location and were lucky with the weather. The bedrooms are nicely finished, the open plan kitchen/lounge/diner works excellently and its all beautifully designed and finished. We could have lived there. The games room and cinema room are welRead morel worth the investment. Landlord Simon is very nice and easily contactable should you need him. We would all come back again. Hide

Reviewed by Sophie 1st November 2019

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We stayed here for a weekend and it was absolutely perfect! The location is easy to find and there is a great amount of space for a full house. All bedrooms and bathrooms and are clean and stylish and the kitchen facilities are excellent. The host was really accommodating and friendly, came to see us on the first night to check everything was ok anRead mored even let us stay a bit later on the Sunday as there wasn't a changeover. All in all one of the best places I've stayed in recent years! Hide

Reviewed by Jayne 25th October 2019

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Would highly recommend this house for families with children and also dog friendly. Newly refurbished, nothing was missing and the house was really well equipped.

Reviewed by Shaun 4th October 2019

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Amazing house , Quality through out . Simon the Landlord was really really helpful. Had a great break in perfect location

Reviewed by Stephen 23rd August 2019

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Our group of 9 all considered this to be the best holiday accommodation we had ever booked (and we have several to go by). The cinema room and games room were used throughout the week. The location is perfect for restaurants and walks to the sea front. The landlord was extremely helpful, and never intrusive.

Reviewed by Denise 9th August 2019

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Great location---near beaches harbour shops cliff walks----ideal for all members of family including dogs! House exceptionally designed decorated and fitted out----plenty of room for 3 families to live without being on top of each other Games room and cinema a real bonus on wet days

Reviewed by Abi 2nd August 2019

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