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Seacrest Lodge

Scarborough, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 931230)

4.5

Very good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 20

  • Bedrooms 8

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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40 Customer Reviews

  • "We were delighted to find that this cottage exactly matched the description on the website and easily accommodated our party of 7 adults and 8 children between the ages of 3 and 13."

    A manageable walk to the nearest beach for the little ones and plenty of activities a short drive away for the older ones. We would heartily recommend it.

    Thank you so much for your feedback and for leaving the place so tidy. Would be lovely to welcome you back in the future. Phil and Sam x Property Owner

    Reviewed by HelenApr 2022

  • "We had a great week at Seacrest Lodge."

    The directions took us directly to the cottage and the location was great, with just a 30 min walk into Scarborough town centre or front via the coastal path. The facilities were perfect to fit our requirements and we were very grateful for the milk, tea and coffee supplied for our arrival.

    Glad you enjoyed your stay. Place was left very tidy thank you very much. Hopefully see you again in the future Property Owner

    Reviewed by RyanApr 2022

  • "Brilliant property for large group getaways and perfectly located to walk to Scarborough seafront or town centre."

    Thanks for the feedback Chris. Be lovely to welcome you back in the future if you ever fancy booking again Property Owner

    Reviewed by ChrisMar 2022

  • "We had a great time and the property is ideal for a large party."

    The hot tub is a fab addition and we got plenty of use out of it. Plenty of sitting areas inside and outside for our large party and lots of well equipped bedrooms a couple en-suite. My only criticism was some of the furniture is a little tired and some of the mattresses and bedding could go with replacing. But those are minor considerations and I would definitely use the property again.

    Thank you for your feedback we shall look into that. Be lovely to see you again in the future Property Owner

    Reviewed by RachelMar 2022

  • "The only small critique would have been secure gates on the front of the property for small children."

    Thank you for your feedback. We do have the gates for the front but they are currently being repaired after a previous guest reversed into them. Lovely to welcome you back again of you ever fancy it Property Owner

    Reviewed by AngelaFeb 2022

  • "Fantastic weekend had by all."

    The property was exactly as listed and all our guests loved it. Would recommend.

    Thank you very much for your feedback, hopefully welcome you again in the future Property Owner

    Reviewed by AndrewJan 2022

  • "We had an excellent time."

    It made my husband’s 60th birthday really memorable

    Thank you for your feedback. Pleased you had a great stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by MichelleJan 2022

  • "Great place to stay."

    It was so cosy for our early Xmas get together with all the family. The house was decorated with 3 lovely Christmas trees and we instantly got into the Christmas spirit. The kids enjoyed the Santa express and we had a trip to the fantastic Alpamare waterpark which was brilliant. It was so relaxing and we’d do it all over again. Jackie Garnsey

    Reviewed by JackieDec 2021

  • "Fantastic property couldn't of asked for anything more"

    Thank you so much for your feedback. Would love to welcome you back again in the future Property Owner

    Reviewed by AlanNov 2021

  • "Needs new mattresses and new bedding plus hand towels were all bleached stained ."

    A little tlc is needed and some repairs ,

    Thank you for your feedback, we will address the points you have raised Property Owner

    Reviewed by NicolaOct 2021

  • "Seacrest is a wonderful property and we really enjoyed our stay there (13 people)."

    It's in an ideal quiet area and really roomy. It is well equipped and furnished. My great Nieces (7 & 5 year olds) loved the conservatory and claimed that as their room lol. I especially loved the recliners in the lounge, just what was need after a full day out walking. Having the enclosed garden was fantastic for our 3 dogs. The only small thing I would ask to be changed are the mattresses on the bunk beds, which unfortunately were quite uncomfortable and the frame was very creaky. The shower room could also do with some TLC. Thank you Seacrest for a wonderful holiday!

    Thank you so much for your feedback, we will also address the points you raised Property Owner

    Reviewed by DeborahOct 2021

  • "Fabulous house, and lovely hosts."

    It does require updating. The fridge freezer in the kitchen could do with replacing, as could some of the quilts and pillows!

    Thank you for your feedback, we will address the points you raised Property Owner

    Reviewed by JoanneSep 2021

  • "Good walkable distance to the seafront and town centre but not too close for "seaside noise"."

    Massive selling point is parking. Probably the downfalls are the bedding felt quite flimsy and old, could be a better standard for the price. Also the hot tub was a great advantage but felt quite odd being at the front of the house. Just one thing to note is the address sent us to a house down the road.

    Reviewed by SuzanneMay 2021

  • "Great accommodation and location."

    We were a party of 11adults, 4 children, a baby and 2 dogs (Big family!) Ages ranged from 83yrs down to 10 months. The house had plenty of space for us to be all together and to separate out for quieter time. The dinning room accommodated is all with ease. Enclosed garden was great for the dogs and huge garage for bike storage etc. Hot tub was great! Kitchen had all the equipment needed to cook for big numbers and loads of fridge and freezer space.House was clean and well equipped and the owner really helpful. A great week! Highly recommended!!

    Reviewed by TomJul 2020

  • "The cottage was like home from home had everything we needed."

    The group of us that went had such a good time with a lot of memories made! Thankyou for having us!!

    Reviewed by RosieMar 2020

  • "What a lovely place to stay!"

    We thoroughly enjoyed it. Top rated facilities, we would love to return in the future. Thank you

    Reviewed by DeniseFeb 2020

  • "We arrived for the weekend a last minute booking."

    19 of us ages ranging from 2 upto 60 and 3 dogs. We all really enjoyed getting together but also having enough room to have your own space. We walked to the beach and then onto the seafront toolk about 30-45 mins we did have some little legs so it could be done quicker. The lodge had everything we needed. We will 100% return in the near future thank you.

    Reviewed by GavinJan 2020

  • "Perfect house for our family gathering."

    Well equipped kitchen. 3 toasters, 3 kettles which was great. Loads of space in whole house, fantastic for playing hide and seek.

    Reviewed by CaroleDec 2019

  • "Have just spent a weekend at this great property and can't praise it enough."

    The house had everything we needed and with 14 adults, 1 toddler and 2 dogs, having 2 cookers is just brilliant and makes it so easy to cater for everyone. We had a fantastic visit and really felt comfortable and at home there. Would definitely recommend and hoping to return very soon.

    Reviewed by SueNov 2019

  • "We had an excellent weekend at Seacrest Lodge."

    The bedrooms and bathrooms were spotless. All the beds were very comfortable. There were clear instructions left for us of the hot tub and showers, light switches, rubbish collection etc. Phil and Samantha were most helpful when we left some items after our stay and they are posting them back. I would recommend this cottage for a family getogether and we can't wait to go back!

    Reviewed by SherylNov 2019

  • "Great house for a large family ,just a small walk into Scarborough,would book again."

    Reviewed by MargaretOct 2019

  • "Every thing was as expected and we had a hassle free week in the property."

    Reviewed by TyroneAug 2019

  • "Cleanliness not very good."

    Found dirty cutlery and dirty plates and bowls.cobwebs obvious in the corners of most rooms and stained bed sheets on some of the beds

    Reviewed by RebeccaJun 2019

  • "Hopefully will return again to this property"

    Reviewed by JoanneJun 2019

  • "We were a hen party of 11."

    Hot tub perfect. It felt like home from home. Would definitely recommend

    Reviewed by LisaApr 2019

  • "The house sleeps 20 however, with 12 adults and 3 children it felt just about right."

    The house is very well presented. The reclining sofa's in the living room are perfect after a day out walking. The amount of space for parking was great after years of having to mess around with Permits and ensuring we swap tickets over each morning. We comfortably fit 6 cars within the property and there was easily enough room for 1 or 2 more without blocking anyone else in. Plenty of room in for food and drinks in the 2 fridge freezers and utility room. This is by far the best property we have rented in Scarborough. The only slight issues that we had found was the dial-up level of Internet coming from the WiFi (the owner spoke with BT and apparently the property will have Fibre broadband shortly, unfortunately this didn't happen during our stay), of which the owner was quick to deal with and respond. Communication was great. We have booked to stay again.

    Reviewed by BiaggioFeb 2019

  • "Spent a week at sea crest with our family of 12 adults & 5 grand children ..."

    Spent a week at sea crest with our family of 12 adults & 5 grand children Absolutely had a great time cottage was really clean loads of space , all bedrooms good sizes Only thing would have helped if extra shower upstairs as only one in en suite Would recommend this cottage to anyone stayed in a few and this was the best by far Great location near to Scarborough

    Reviewed by StephenFeb 2019

  • "This property was ideal for our stay in Scarborough."

    It was a family party and there were 12 adults a baby & 3 dogs. There was a minor problem on arrival which was sorted immediately by the owner. Two of our party were celebrating a special anniversary while we were there so the large dining room was perfect. The whole house has been recently refurbished and is lovely (See the updated photos on the website). There was enough space for everyone, without being on top of each other. The enclosed rear garden was a bonus for the dogs. The kitchen was large and everything to cater for a large party was available. A Nice 20-25 Minute walk into Scarborough Centre via the beach or the Esplanade. Would recommend this property to any family group wanting a get to gather in the Scarborough area.

    Reviewed by LorraineNov 2018

  • "I can't praise this property enough, as a family group of 19 and 4 dogs we had everything we needed."

    The kitchen and its facilities were spot on for catering for large groups, lovely warm and comfortable lounge leading into a delightful conservatory. All bedrooms beautifully decorated and dressed. One minor comment, another shower room upstairs would have been great. Would definitely recommend staying at Seacrest Lodge.

    Reviewed by MarilynNov 2018

  • "Before I go into the specifics of this review, I would like to tell you about the group."

    We were a group of 12 people from one family the age group was late twenties to Mid 90s. The surrounding area had a lot to offer and Filey Whitby and York were all in easy reach out the property. The property was the problem. The upstairs had 4 bedrooms and only one had en suit facilities. Every one else had to go downstairs to shower and use the toilet. One of the rooms was basically a cupboard with no window. Downstairs had only en suit room so the rest of the guests had to use the same bathroom toilet and shower facilities. The shower room cubical was very small and so was the sink in that room. The temperature of the showers fluctuated depending on who was flushing the toilet and running a tap. There was a smell coming from the kitchen because the drains and pipe work were blocked. We had to use a plunger to clear the kitchen sink the bathroom sink and the bath. The fact that there were 2 plungers available would suggest that this problem had occurred before. The kitchen equipment was very basic and would not look out of place in your camping gear. Some of the pots were in poor condition with the non stick scraped away and handles melted. The cooker hood just did not work. There was a crack in the wall in the conservatory that let in a draught. Overall the house was in need of a refurbish. We have stayed in many houses before and have NEVER felt the need to complain but this needs to said for the sake of the future tenants, the Owners and Sykes cottages. Had there been a visitors book these issues could have been resolved much earlier than this. We enjoyed our holiday due to the area it’s in and the company NOT DUE TO THE ACCOMMODATION. We would not recommend this house. Unfortunately for Sykes its the first time we have used them as a medium to book a holiday and sadly reflects badly on them too.

    Reviewed by MargaretSep 2018

  • "This property was advertised as an eight bedroomed house, one of the bedrooms involved crossing through the garage and one of them was a windowless glorified cupboard in the eaves."

    Although there was plenty of living space we felt that the whole property was in need of a deep clean and possibly a bit of an refurbishment.

    Reviewed by JennieSep 2018

  • "Well equipped, a few glitches but soon sorted."

    Reviewed by PeterAug 2018

  • "Lovely large family holiday home in convenient location for Scarborough and surrounding area."

    Reviewed by StephanieJul 2018

  • "We had a very enjoyable time at Seacroft Lodge there was plenty of space and comfortable."

    I did however feel that the lodge was looking a little bit tired aesthetically could definitely do with an overhaul.

    Reviewed by DeborahMay 2018

  • "Sixteen of us, aged 8 up to 96, went to Seacrest for a birthday celebration."

    It was perfect for us. Although we spent most of the time in the huge lounge there was plenty of room to spread out with a large conservatory, dining room seating 20, and lovely well-equipped kitchen. The 60” TV was ideal and there were DVDs and books for us to use. Then there was the hot tub which could be used day or night. The driveway is big enough for 6 cars and there’s a double garage too. We would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by JulieMar 2018

  • "Seacrest Lodge was a great location."

    It exceeded my expectations in every way. Very well equipped for a large group, all crockery matched enough glasses for everyone. Two ovens,two fridges,two freezers, two kettles, two toasters . May sound basic but I have been in other properties sleeping large numbers but not equipped for it. Fabulous weekend thanks

    Reviewed by SandraJan 2018

  • "We were delighted with the house and location."

    The house was very clean when we arrived, comfortable beds. Plenty of space for our group of 15 to all sit around the dining table together. Spacious lounge. Two ovens, two large fridges, plus a hot tub which was a luxury. One morning the water was not draining away in the bath, I phoned the owner and someone came the same day to fix it. We would definitely recommend this house and hope to stay here again.

    Reviewed by SueNov 2017

  • "It was in a really great location."

    The owners were very friendly as some contact was required. Clean property and had everything we needed.

    Jan 2017

  • "Excellent accommodation."

    Near beach and facilities. Owner checked we were all ok and very understanding when one of our party left with a set of keys (they were returned immediately!) Had a fabulous birthday weekend with the family.

    Reviewed by JohnNov 2016

  • "Owners very helpful regarding hot tub."

    We were lucky to have very good weather. Cottage well equipped and ideal for our large group.

    Reviewed by SheilaAug 2016

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Summary

  • Eight bedrooms, six with TV: 1 x ground floor king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x ground floor king-size doubles (one with access through garage), 1 x ground floor family room with 1 king-size double and 1 adult bunks, 1 x first floor king-size double with en-suite bath, shower, basin and WC, 1 x first floor family room with 3 singles, 1 x first floor family room with 1 super king-size double and 2 singles (can fold away to be seating area),1 x first floor single
  • Ground floor bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 6)
  • Utility
  • Dining room (seats 20)
  • Sitting room with gas fire
  • Conservatory
  • Rear porch with sun room.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 8 x TVs with Freeview (one 60" plasma HD TV with DVD and surround sound), WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, travel cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Ample off road parking for approximately 10 cars
  • Remote controlled double garage
  • Enclosed lawned gardens with hot tub (recently added privacy feature to hot tub) and furniture
  • Four well-behaved dogs welcome downstairs only
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Beach 1.5 miles
  • Note: There are infra-red remote CCTV cameras at the property covering the property boundaries and front door
  • With effect from 18.10.19 - this property has a £400 Good House Keeping Bond that will be pre-authorised from your payment card

The property

Scarborough 2 miles.

Surrounded by beautiful gardens, this immaculate, modern dormer bungalow with a hot tub, sits in an enviable position close to the seafront and all amenities in the popular town of Scarborough.

With light and spacious rooms, this spacious cottage provides superb accommodation for family groups to get together and explore the wonderful coastline and the dramatic scenery of the North York Moors National Park.

Entry to this lovely cottage is through an open gateway, where there is ample parking for even the largest of parties, plus a two car remote controlled garage.

Walking through the generous sized entrance hall, you are drawn into the stunning sitting room, beautifully furnished with leather reclining settees and a living-flame gas fire, set in a wonderful limestone fireplace.

Dual aspect windows throw in plenty of light and overlook the pretty gardens, while the adjoining conservatory affords breathtaking views across rolling countryside to the sea.

With a 60" plasma TV and a Bose speaker surround system, guests can't fail to be delighted with this holiday home.

The contemporary and sociable kitchen boasts granite flooring, neon skirting lights and a full range of equipment, ideal for preparing family meals.

With a dining table for six, guests can sit and chat over coffee at breakfast, whilst planning the day’s activities.

Entertaining is no problem here, with a formal dining room that seats eighteen and an additional cosy sun room at the rear, where you can relax quietly with a book.

Set over two floors, there are eight bedrooms, offering very flexible sleeping arrangements, with a stylish family suite on the first floor.

Outside, the enclosed wrap around gardens provide a lovely safe environment for children and your four-legged friends to play!

A top of the range bubbling hot tub seats eight people with neon colour changing lights; a luxurious and welcoming addition to this beautiful property.

There are also sun loungers and garden furniture on which to relax, the perfect way to enjoy a balmy summer's evening.

This charming cottage is located directly between the two halves of South Cliff golf course, and 50 yards away is a public footpath that leads down to the beach and coastal walks.

The traditional seaside town of Scarborough offers a vast choice of activities, with its castle ruins, open air theatre, long sandy beaches and a choice of two contrasting bays, complete with brightly painted beach huts and donkey rides.

The area has miles of scenic cycle routes and bracing clifftop walks, including the Cleveland Way long distance trail.

Explore the quaint fishing villages, such as Robin Hood's Bay and Flamborough Head, or spend a cultural day in historic York, visiting the Minster, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre.

With so much to do in this wonderful part of the country, your stay in this delightful cottage won't be your last!

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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About the location

SCARBOROUGH

Pickering 17 miles; Whitby 20 miles; York 40 miles.

Popular since Victorian times, the vibrant seaside town of Scarborough retains many of its original fine buildings, parks and gardens, as well as its historic castle which overlooks the town. North Bay and South Bay provide two superb stretches of beautiful, golden sandy beaches, popular with families and small children. There are a number of child friendly activities and many excellent visitor attractions for grown-ups too, including the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough Spa and Scarborough Open Air Theatre for live music. Scarborough is a great location for outdoor activities, with golf courses, lovely coastal walks along the Cleveland Way, stunning cycle routes such as the old railway to Whitby, beautiful sailing and championship quality surfing. Add to this all the usual seaside entertainment and bustling promenades located close to the beach and Scarborough is the destination with something for everyone. Ideally situated for touring the coastline and the moors, Scarborough is an ideal base for a fun-filled break.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas