Lantern Court

Lantern Court, Hillsborough Road, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9FF

property description



Breathtaking views to the harbour greet you immediately you enter the stunning contemporary styled living accommodation of this equally fantastic Apartment. A huge expanse of glazing with French door to Juliette balcony brings the stunning view right into the room. The open-plan layout is represented by a quality recently fitted kitchen enjoying a range of 'state of the art' appliances. The principle bedroom has a extensive range of fitted furniture in addition to the walk-in wardrobe. The second bedroom also has built-in wardrobes. A well-fitted bathroom has both a bath and a separate shower cubicle. For those who want to enjoy the stunning view with the sun on their face the development boasts a wonderful decked terraced area. Located on the 1st floor the apartment is just one floor below the main reception area and is serviced by a lift to all floors.

Completed in 2012 Lantern court is a flagship contemporary development occupying a commanding location with the most breathtaking views across the picturesque Ifracombe Harbour, Lantern Hill, Capstone, the Bristol Channel and distant Welsh coast. The property was built by McCarthy and Stone specifically for those over 60 years of age. It is located convenient to the High Street and Sea front and local amenities which include a Post office, Pharmacy, Hairdressers, Bakers, Banks and Supermarkets. St. James’s Park is adjacent to the development with pathways leading to the Harbour

The development enjoys a host of communal facilities for the benefit of Homeowners not least of which is the beautiful Homeowners lounge with large balcony and magnificent coastal views. In addition, there is a lift serving all floors, mobility scooter store, laundry room and a landscaped garden with harbour viewing deck. Further peace-of-mind is found in the service provided by our House Manager who will oversee the smooth running of the development and a 24-hour emergency call system in the apartments and communal areas. There is a guest suite available to receive family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night is made.


Having a solid Oak veneered entrance door with spy-hole. Dimplex panel heater, security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord, good sized store cupboard with light, shelving and Vent Axia unit, further store/airing cupboard with light, shelving and housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water. Purpose built cloaks cupboard. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the open-plan Living accommodation.


With a white WC, wall-hung wash-basin, mirror, wall cabinet, fully tiled walls and floor.


A wonderful open-plan contemporary living space enjoying the most outstanding coastal and harbour views from the extensive full height double glazing. A French door opens onto a Juliette balcony allowing for plenty of fresh air as required. Panel heater.

Kitchen area: A luxury and comprehensive range of recently fitted units in a soft cream 'shaker' style with attractive woodblock effect worktops and an inset stainless steel sink unit set into a double width counter-top that divides the kitchen from the living space. Integrated appliances comprise; a AEG four-ringed induction hob touch control and a SMEG stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, AEG oven with warming drawer under and a matching microwave oven over. Concealed dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Attractive mosaic tiled walls and polished floor tiles.


A lovely double bedroom with a double-glazed full height window with those super views. Electric panel heater. Fantastic range of bespoke fitted furniture with double wardrobes, fitted top-boxes, concealed chest of drawers and dressing table, shoe rack and sliding doors. This is in addition to the standard walk-in wardrobe with light shelving and hanging space. No shortage of storage space in this apartment, that's for sure.


With a full height double-glazed window enjoying a Harbour view. Electric panel heater. Built-in wardrobe with mirror-fronted doors. Currently arranges=d as a occasional bedroom/further sitting room.


Modern white suite comprising; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin with under-sink storage and mirror-fronted cabinet, strip light and shaver point over. Panelled bath and separate shower cubicle with glazed shower door. Heated towel rail, electric wall heater, emergency pull cord. Fully tiled walls and floor,


•Cleaning of communal windows
•Water rates for communal areas and apartments
•Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
•Window Cleaning (outside only)
•24-hour emergency call system
•Upkeep of gardens and grounds
•Camera door-entry system
•Intruder-alarm system
•Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
•Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
•Buildings insurance
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.


Lease Information: 125 Years from 1st January 2012
Ground rent: £495 per annum
Managed By: McCarthy and Stone Management Services


  • Breathtaking harbour and coastal views
  • Stunning contemporary-styled two bed apartment
  • Open-plan living space
  • Luxury recently kitchen with many appliances
  • Bathroom with separate shower
  • House Manager provides day-to-day support
  • 24 Hour Careline for further peace-of-mind
  • Fantastic communal facilities
  • Landscaped gardens and 'viewing deck'
  • Guest Suite for visiting family

Property Consultant


Paula Squire

01202 508081