ORIEL is the penthouse apartment of Gabriel House. Built around 1880, it’s right on the promenade so from your balconies you get a seagull’s view of the beach and bustle of the promenade, and on a clear day, the Welsh coast.
The apartment has three bedrooms:- a double, overlooking the beach, with an en-suite shower room and a small balcony, a small room also at the front with sea views and full size bunk beds. The large twin room at the rear of the house has french windows opening on to a veranda, this bedroom also has an en-suite shower room. A full size toilet/bathroom off the lounge completes the list of facilities.
The large open plan living/kitchen looks South over the garden and North across the spectacular views to the beach and Welsh coast. The large South facing windows give the apartment terrific light. A small balcony overlooks the beach and offers a place to sit and watch the world go by!!
Ilfracombe is a super base for a North Devon holiday – some of the best surfing beaches in England just a short drive away or enjoy the small coves around Ilfracombe great for rock pooling with little ones.
Gabriel house is right in the centre of Ilfracombe so in easy walking distance to loads of great eating places and to the picturesque harbour – see Damien Hirst’s Verity standing and guarding our harbour entrance.
Area with excellent sea-sports, including diving & fishing – boat trips including to Lundy Island via steamer. Coastal path starts just outside with great walks in both directions.
Frontline, 2 bedroomed apartment with the most amazing views in the town – uninterrupted views of Wildersmouth Beach, Capstone Hill and the Welsh coast. Enhanced by a wonderful large decked terrace. A perfect place to watch the sun set over the sea and to sip a glass of wine.
The master bedroom has an en-suite shower, there is another small bunk bedroom suitable for children.
The lounge has two 2-seater settees, one of which converts into a double bed. The apartment also has a separate bathroom and toilet. Raphael apartment has a modern fully fitted kitchen with washing machine and dish washer, it opens into the conservatory and deck where you can breakfast overlooking the sea. The lounge/diner is airy and light with fantastic views of all the bustle of the sea front, it has French doors leading onto the decked terrace making it a lovely area to relax in. You can sit all day and enjoy the seaside atmosphere from you own apartment. Traditionally furnished with a real home from home feel.
Great location only 5 minutes from the famous Tunnel’s beach and within walking distance of some great places to eat. Coastal path starts from the door step!!
Gabriel House is situated overlooking Ilfracombe seafront and promenade. Eden apartment overlooks the walled garden of Gabriel House.
The apartment has 2 bedrooms, 1 very sunny, large double with an en-suite shower room. The 2nd , a good sized twin bedroom, a shower room, a lounge/diner and a well equipped modern kitchen. There is off street parking on site and at the front of the house a shared seating area overlooking the beach – great place to watch the world go by and enjoy a sun-downer!!
There is an excellent choice of restaurants just minutes walk from the house – loads if lovely places selling locally sources fish and Exmoor meats. Since the arrival of Damien Hirst’s Verity, the town is now becoming a centre for art – lots of galleries to browse. The High Street still has local food stores – excellent butchers, bakers and green grocer and a deli’s just minutes walk away.
We have a great choice of beaches in the area – famous Tunnel’s beach just a 5 minute walk. Ilfracombe is an excellent base from which you can discover the joys of North Devon – easy access to spectacular surfing beaches – coastal & Exmoor walks. Good facilities for sports – indoor swimming pool/gym – town tennis courts and golf course with spectacular views. Lots of opportunities for boat trips including the steamer trip to Lundy, fishing and great diving. Farms in the outlying area offer good horse riding and quad biking.