Fore Street, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34
2 bedroom apartment for sale
Upper Floor Apartment
- Located on the historic Fore Street only 150 yards from the seafront
- Modern, open plan living area
- Impressive views towards Capstone Hill and Ilfracombe Harbour
- Currently running as a successful holiday let (via Sykes Cottages)
- Recently fitted modern kitchen
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Located in a superb position on Ilfracombe’s oldest street and just approximately 50 yards from the picturesque harbour, with its range of galleries, restaurants and exciting new water sports centre which is currently under construction. Harbour's Loft is a top floor flat with two bedrooms which has undergone a course of updating in recent years to include a modern re-fitted kitchen and redecoration throughout. The property has the distinct advantage of sensational views over the nearby harbour and Bristol Channel.
This apartment offers great flexibility for a purchaser as either a main home, holiday bolthole or as a buy to let investment. The current vendor has successfully holiday let the property for the last few years using Sykes Cottages.
We understand the property has a ¼ share of the freehold with the remainder of a 999 year lease which commenced in 2017. The service charge is currently £300 which includes the buildings insurance. There are no restrictions on holiday letting within the property. No pets are are allowed in the building.
The town of Ilfracombe itself has a variety of small independent shops as well as larger supermarkets including Tesco, Lidl and Co-Op. There are schools for all ages, a health care centre, cottage hospital, theatre, post office and a bank. The picturesque seafront and harbour has further shops, bars and some fantastic restaurants. Watermouth Beach and the famous Victorian handcrafted Tunnels Beach are along the Esplanade which leads to the harbour area. The renowned artist Damien Hirst’s influence can be felt by the addition of many art galleries which have appeared over recent years, together with his majestic 60’ tall ‘Verity’ statue at the harbour mouth. Barnstaple, North Devon’s main trading centre is approximately 12 miles away with many of the big name shops and rail link to the intercity network at Tiverton. North Devon has a huge amount to offer with fabulous golden sands and surfing beaches at Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton, just a short car ride away and Exmoor National Park is within easy reach and enjoys some breath taking scenery and mile and miles of walking.