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Robin Hood's Bay 6 miles; Scarborough 19 miles; Pickering 20 miles; Guisborough 22 miles.
The ancient fishing port of Whitby lies at the mouth of the River Esk and is ideally situated for exploring this beautiful part of Yorkshire with its superb coastline and the spectacular North York Moors. Whitby is a charming and atmospheric town of winding streets and hidden alleys, with a picturesque harbour, safe sandy beaches and of course the Abbey, reached by the famous 199 steps.
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An outstanding semi-detached property, superbly located in the historic port of Whitby, overlooking the railway and harbour. Set over three floors, this Whitby cottage is immaculately presented throughout, to provide luxurious accommodation for families and friends who wish to enjoy this vibrant seaside town, but be in close proximity to the spectacular countryside of the North York Moors. Furnished and decorated in a contemporary style, this cottage in Whitby has a well-equipped fitted kitchen with dining area and a light and airy sitting room with doors to a rear patio. On the second floor of this Whitby cottage, is a spacious suite with a king-size bed and a deluxe en-suite. From the bedroom, doors lead out to a balcony, with stunning views over the harbour, of Whitby Abbey and the River Esk – a wonderful place to retreat to in the evening with a glass of wine! For extra living space, the single bedroom can be doubled up as a children’s den, with a day bed/settee, a TV and DVD. Outside this Whitby cottage, the enclosed patio offers a sunny spot to sit and watch the steam trains trundling by as they approach the station, a wonderful sight for all the family! All the amenities of the town are on the doorstep of this Whitby cottage, with excellent restaurants and pubs, quaint tea rooms and numerous individual shops. Climb the 199 steps up to Whitby Abbey, take a bracing cliff top walk or enjoy days on the long, sandy beaches. Explore the beautiful moors with pretty inland villages, including Danby, Lealholm and Goathland, or discover the dramatic coastline with Staithes, Runswick Bay and Robin Hood’s Bay all worth a visit. An excellent Whitby cottage all year round.
Over three floors. Four bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link - can be super king-size double on request), 1 x single day bed with pull-out stacker bed, 1 x second floor king-size double with balcony and en-suite shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with breakfast bar. Sitting room (seats 6) with electric fire and dining area.
Gas central heating with underfloor heating on ground floor and electric fire in sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, radio, iPod dock, selection of books, games and DVDs. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Off road parking for 2 cars. Balcony with furniture. Small, enclosed rear patio with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Note: Due to this property's location overlooking the railway, trains can be heard during the daytime and evening - there is a max. of 5 trains per day, with a max. of 4 additional steam trains during the summer.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Railway Cottage:
High standard of finish to cottage, excellent location, ease of access to town on foot.
Mr Buckley, Manchester, April 2013
The cottage made the holiday. We will definitely return.
Ms Adderley, Doncaster, November 2012
We liked the location of the property. We have a small baby so the fact we were far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the centre, yet only within a five minute walk away was perfect.
Mr Jenkins, Cambridge, November 2012
The kitchen was as well equipped as ours at home.
Mrs Lax, Nottingham, October 2012