Welcome to The Elmfield
big house for private hire
boutique style 9 bedroom house with swimming pool
If you're looking for a lovely big house to bring together friends and family for a special occasion like a birthday celebration, wedding or seasonal get together The Elmfield is ideal.
The Elmfield private house for hire is open all year round, sleeps 20 and is in a lovely Victorian villa, where contemporary boutique styling comes with a classic twist and a friendly family atmosphere.
The Elmfield offers an ideal base for your North Devon visit, there is a heated indoor swimming pool, your own bar and games facilities.
The Elmfield is licensed for weddings, so if you're looking for an intimate self catering wedding venue allowing you full control over your special day come and take a look around.
We are Located 10 minutes from Ilfracombes stunning harbour, where Damian Hirsts impressive Verity, dominates, and local restaurants offer exceptional gastronomical treats.
We are also just a few minutes walk from the famous tunnels beaches and wedding venue
We have weekdays available every month except August.
Weekends still available in 2016:
9th-12th, 23rd-26th September
30th Sept - 3rd October
Any weekend in November
2nd-5th, 9th-12th, 16th-19th December
The Elmfield is a perfect venue for an intimate DIY wedding. Hiring the whole house gives you complete flexibility over your day.
When you hire the Elmfield as your wedding venue you have complete freedom in how you choose to cater for your guests. We are more than happy to help you plan your day and put you in touch with excellent local suppliers.
The cost of holding a wedding ceremony at The Elmfield is £500 in addition to the house hire fee.
Where to find us
From Barnstaple (A361): On entering Ilfracombe at the first set of traffic lights turn left towards sea front, then at the next set of traffic lights turn left and left again.
This brings you into Torrs Park. Proceed up the hill, and we are located at the top. There are two approaches to the Hotel, one is opposite Norbury House the second is opposite Upper Torrs.
From Combe Martin (A399): At the second set of traffic lights in Ilfracombe High Street turn right into Northfield Road. At the next set of traffic lights go straight across and immediately turn left into Torrs Park.
We are at the top of the hill on the left. There are two approaches to the Hotel, one is opposite Norbury House the second is opposite Upper Torrs.
Zoë & Matt
t. +44 (0)1271 863 377
f. +44 (0)1271 866 828
High Season Rates 2016
May - September
Monday to Friday (4 nights) : £2500
Friday to Monday (3 nights) : £2500
Friday to Friday (7 nights) : £4500
Midweek 1 night: £1500
A wedding ceremony is an additional £500.
Low Season Rates 2016
Jan-April & October-December
Monday to Friday (4 nights) : £2000
Friday to Monday (3 nights) : £2000
Friday to Friday (7 nights) : £4000
Midweek 1 night: £1000
A wedding ceremony is an additional £500.
You can get an updated calender here, where you can also read some of our more recent reviews
Some of our favourite things to do in and around Ilfracombe
Tunnels Beaches - A firm favourite with our littluns
Woolacombe - Superb Golden Beach
Croyde - The Best Surf Beach In North Devon
Exmoor - Home of the Famous Ponies and Spectacular Scenery
Lundy - This Daytrip is a must, from Ilfracombe Harbour.
Ilfracombe Princess - Fantastic short coastal excursions
North Devons Biosphere Reserve - Learn more about North Devons Biosphere Reserve
Tarka Trail Bike Hire - Time to get active along the mainly flat Tarka Trail
Sea Kayaking at Lundy - Great Adventure
Blakewell Fish Farm - A firm favourite, you can feed the fish and buy superb smoked trout and other local produce.
Golf - this area is renowned for its golf courses.
Torrs walk to Lee and more - there are many superb walks straight from our front door
Keypitts Stables, Quad Biking and 4X4 Driving - This is where we are learning to ride horses, they have lessons and rides for all levels.
The Ilfracombe Aquarium - Always a hit with the kids, the local aquarium is packed with information on the local sea creatures and has displays and a touch pool to get right up close to our sea dwelling friends.
There are plenty of places to surf for the beginner right up to the most advanced professional at - Woolacombe, Combesgate, Croyde, Saunton, Putsborough and Westward ho!
Learn to Surf
Live Saunton Sands Webcam!
Broomhill art centre - Lots of sculpture plus a great restaurant and Jazz
Landmark Theatre - Our local Theatre a short walk away.
Chambercombe Manor - As featured on TV, a very haunted place indeed.
The North Devon Folk Festival is at The Landmark Theatre in September
Historical Research - Get into some background research
There are some superb restaurants to discover in Ilfracombe all personally sampled by your intrepid hosts for research purposes obviously!
Some of our favourites are:
Giovanni & Lucas - Large family run Italian restaurant near the seafront
Black Sands Bistro - Small but well formed menu of fresh locally sourced produce in a laid back out door environment
The Rock Inn Georgeham - Superb Gastro Pub about 15 minutes drive
The Kings Arms Georgeham - Another fantastic gastro pub in the same village!
We have some wonderful caterers in town who can handle parties of any size and who have great feedback from previous guests.
The Deli - Lisa and her team have catered for all kinds of indoor and out door events here and in the local vicinity
The Harbour Deli - Amy has impeccable taste when sourcing her ingredients and comes highly recommended.