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3 Stafford House, 8 Hillsborough Terrace, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9NR, United Kingdom
Tel: 01993 771346

Our apartment sleeps 4-6 in good sized rooms with high ceilings in this grade II listed building. Beatrix Potter holidayed here as a child with her parents. We are open all year round and accept short breaks except in the summer school holidays. The apartment is decorated for guests during the Christmas and New Year period.

Our spacious lounge has panoramic sea views over the town and harbour and across to the Welsh coast. Sit and enjoy the views at the shuttered sash window with window seat. Feature fireplace with remote control flame effect wood burning stove electric heater. Equipped with 42" wide screen Digital TV, Modem, DVD/Audio system, Freeview recorder, sofa bed and settee, coffee table with storage, extendable oak dining table and 6 chairs.

Bedroom 1 has similar "breath-taking" sea views to the lounge. It has a king size bed with pine bedhead, shaker style pine bedside cabinets and chest of drawers, wardrobe. A comfy seat with footstool is provided for you to sit and read or watch the world go by.

Bedroom 2 with twin beds, bedside cabinets and wardrobe. En-suite toilet and sink.

Bathroom including bath with shower attachment, spacious shower, WC and pedestal basin.

Well equipped, fully fitted kitchen with plenty of storage, integral double oven, hob, extractor hood, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washer dryer and microwave. There is also a small breakfast bar where you can sit for breakfast while listening to the radio.

The apartment has gas central heating to radiators.

Free broadband internet access with Wi-Fi.

Outside: a single parking space is allocated to this apartment with telescopic parking post.

Room/unit types


Gradings & Awards

  • Local Inspection

Establishment Features

  • Children Welcome
  • Car Parking - On Site - Single space with parking post
  • Car Parking - Off site - Car Park nearby
  • Credit/Debit Cards - MasterCard & Visa - If booked by TIC.  Paypal accepted
  • Kingsize Room
  • Linen Available - Free of charge - Bed Linen provided - Towels can be ordered and are Chargable
  • Sea Views
  • Short Breaks
  • Washing/drying facilities
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties - Arrangements on individual basis.  Security deposit required.
  • Wifi

Driving directions

From junction 27 of the M5, follow the A361 to Barnstaple. Continue on the A361 to Ilfracombe. On entering Ilfracombe from Mullacott Cross, drive straight on at the first and second set of lights, then straight along the High Street. Continue along the High Street. Bear right at the point where the road divides (towards Combe Martin on the A399). Continue on this road for approximately 600yds past the Scarlet Pimpernel garage on the right, take next access road on right up to Hillsborough Terrace, which stands above the main road. Stafford House is located in the centre of the terrace, near the entrance to the access road.

Other transport

By Coach
National Express and other operators from London Victoria and other major cities and towns. Most connect or transfer at Taunton, Exeter or Barnstaple with some direct routes to Ilfracombe.
By Train
Intercity trains to Exeter, change to the scenic Tarka Line for onward travel to Barnstaple, with coach bus or taxi connections to Ilfracombe.
For more information call: ?National Rail enquiries on: (0845) 7 48 49 50
National Train timetables and railway information: Network Rail
Book Train tickets online at www.thetrainline.com

TypeMax peopleName
Sleeps up to 66
Tariff nameRoom / unit type
TariffSleeps up to 6From £299.00 per week 


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