Enclosed walled patio overlooking the sea
View towards the apartment
Pull down bed in lounge/dining area
Lounge area
Pull down bed in lounge/dining area
Lounge area
Sleeping area
Kitchen area
Shower room
1 / 9  Enclosed walled patio overlooking the sea
2 / 9  View towards the apartment
3 / 9  Pull down bed in lounge/dining area
4 / 9  Lounge area
5 / 9  Pull down bed in lounge/dining area
6 / 9  Lounge area
7 / 9  Sleeping area
8 / 9  Kitchen area
9 / 9  Shower room

Smuggler's Cove

Ilfracombe, Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Sky TV
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Studio apartment sleeping two
  • Stunning seafront location benefitting from private patio with sea views
  • Located in the harbour town of Ilfracombe
  • Walking distance to shops, restaurants, and beach
  • Explore the rugged North Devon coastline
Property code: SMUGC

Lower-ground-floor studio apartment with its own private seafront patio, right on the water’s edge in the popular North Devon town of Ilfracombe, within walking distance of the town’s amenities.

Located right on the water’s edge with a private patio garden boasting panoramic sea views, this lower-ground floor studio apartment is ideally suited for adventurous couples looking for excitement in North Devon. The popular harbour town of Ilfracombe is a fun destination in itself, with plenty of local seafood to sample, shops to explore, an aquarium to visit and much more right on your doorstep.

No space is wasted in this cosy studio apartment. Cleverly implemented features allow you to convert the space to suit your needs, such as the easily hidden wall mounted double bed. Step in for a break from seaside shopping to a space bathed in natural light, subtle decor and sea views from almost anywhere in the open-plan living area. A shower room tiled in ocean colours is handy for rinsing off sandy feet after a day on the beach, then for a perfect evening follow this up with a drink on the patio watching the waves lap at the shore as the sun sets.

There are plenty of things to do close to Smuggler’s Cove without ever needing to get in the car. Take a trip to Tunnels Beaches, where for a small fee you can access an incredible private beach; explore rock pools and walk through tunnels carved in the 1820’s. Further around the coast, you’ll find the larger sands of Woolacombe and Putsborough beaches just 7 miles away. Alternatively, for the chance to visit historic caves, witness wild seals and deer and experience a truly unspoiled British gem, boats to the majestic Lundy Island leave frequently from Ilfracombe Harbour.

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

  • Open plan studio living space with pull-out double bed
  • Shower room with shower and WC
  • Sky Q TV, DVD, CD player, and iPod dock
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Oven, gas hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, and washing machine
  • Electric and heating included
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • 2 small dogs, or 1 medium dog welcome
  • Digital safe available for guest use
  • Parking pass provided for local car park for 1 car
  • Pubs, shops, and beach within walking distance

This property is personally managed by Sarah.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 16 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Kim 5th October 2019

In a word, Outstanding! The apartment was spotless and well equipped with quality products. Arrangements for parking, key collection etc was faultless. Perfect location and stunning views of the sea.

Reviewed by Janette 28th September 2019

A wonderfully clean well thought out cottage in an amazing location. We could not fault it in any way.

Reviewed by Susan 14th September 2019

Absolutely wonderful holiday perfect for us and our little dog . Smugglers cove was much more than I expected . Thoughtful little extras like wine milk doggie treats were very much appreciated. There is lots to do and see in and around Ilfracombe and most places are dog friendly . Ideally situated for good coastal walks and exploring the countrysidRead moree. We had a fantastic week and would defiantly visit again thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Paul 20th July 2019

Had a great stay with our dog Alfie. Great location and very peaceful location with views to die for.will be back again soon.

Reviewed by Adrian 13th July 2019

Superb 7 day stay, everything was in place for our needs, the small secure courtyard that backed onto a great rock/sea view was brilliant for the two small Yorkie dogs we had with us to wonder in and out of the cottage. Some would say compact but it worked for us and only 5 mins walk to the harbour. Great view, good walks, car parking organised andRead more a nice welcome pack to enjoy, all good. Hide

Reviewed by John 15th June 2019

Was a brilliant holiday again I will be booking again next year fantasic accomadation right on top of the harbour pubs and shops greatt place to bring your dogs 10 out of 10

Reviewed by Maureen 8th June 2019

Great flat and location very well equipped shame about the weather. Didnt spoil our stay though.

Reviewed by Roger 25th May 2019

Property location provides great view from its patio over the sea. Easy walking distance from town and owner has drawn together good information pack. Overall very relaxing environment and well appointed, self catering apartment.

Reviewed by Melanie 1st May 2019

Amazing views, fantastic apartment, absolutely loved our short break, love to go back sometime

Reviewed by Nadine 27th April 2019

Loved Ilfracombe, apartment was cosy and everything was there that you needed . A bottle of prosecco was provided which was enjoyed sitting out garden looking at the sea . Lovely view from garden and lots of birds and plants to see .Didnt want to come home .

Reviewed by Debbie 6th April 2019

This property had the most amazing views. Dog friendly but you would not have known as the place was spotless.

Reviewed by David 13th March 2019

First class accommodation and location, brilliant little touches throughout, could not think of one single thing that was needed or missing, really perfect place for a stay , will definitely be going back. Stunning views, warm cosy , tidy, ease of location.

Reviewed by Tom 29th December 2018

Great location. Everything you need and nothing you dont. Excellent.

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