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April Cottage

(Ref. 1101034)

Filey, North York Moors & Coast Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Hot tub
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • hot tub (15)
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  • great (10)
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19 Customer Reviews

  • "The five of us loved April Cottage for our girly getaway."

    It was spacious, clean and homely. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed. The hot tub was great - worked perfectly and was very close to the door into the house. We parked both cars in the nearby pub car park - I wouldn't recommend leaving one on the main road particularly if it is foggy like it was during our stay. The location is brilliant - easy to get to Scarborough and Filey.

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Feb 2024

  • "April Cottage is a lovely cosy cottage and has all you could wish for and the hot tub was a great way to end your days."

    The host met us and showed us around when we first arrived which was lovely. I would definitely stay here again…

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Oct 2023

  • "The cottage was absolutely beautiful and the owner visited us the first evening to explain the hot tub."

    We had a lovely stay and the cottage provided everything we needed even left Halloween sweets for our grandchildren which was much appreciated. The cottage location is ideal for visiting seaside resorts and the pub over the road is a great place to eat. Although the weather was very wet during our stay. We had a marvellous time and all three grandchild want to return.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Oct 2023

  • "Could do with a blind in the bathroom!"

    And maybe a manual with things like the wifi code and hot tub instructions, check out instructions etc. Other than that, we loved it!! Really clean and spacious and loved the hot tub!

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Oct 2023

  • "Lovely cottage and everything we expected."

    It was clean and well maintained. Good touches such as washing machines tablets, towels for hot tub etc. Great pub across the road which does amazing food. Just a couple of little pointers for the future, a welcome booklet including further information I.e WIFi password, taxi numbers, recommendations for places to eat and to visit etc. would be helpful.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Sep 2023

  • "Had a lovely stay hot tub was fantastic great commute to all areas pub over the road absolutely brilliant food only thing was the downstairs toilet smelt a bit damp, fan in bathroom was mucky and lots of rubbish behind the TV cabinet, baby bottle and party poppers etc."

    Reviewed by Julie3.8Sep 2023

  • "We had an excellent stay at April Cottage."

    It was very clean and had everything we needed throughout. The kitchen was really well equipped with plenty of cupboard space, the bedrooms had more than enough wardrobes and drawers for clothes with plenty of coat hangers. The hot tub and garden were private and well kept. The owner was very friendly and informative about the local amenities. It's ideally placed for exploring the area and has a great pub for food on the doorstep. Perfect!

    We’re glad you enjoyed your stay, we are constantly improving and investing in April Cottage. Thanks for leaving it so clean Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Jun 2023

  • "Just got back from April cottage had a lovely comfortable stay everything there ..."

    Just got back from April cottage had a lovely comfortable stay everything there that you need and nice pub just over road with lovely meals will stay again and also recommend it

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Apr 2023

  • "Absolutely fantastic everything was spot on Couple of utensils missing in ..."

    Absolutely fantastic everything was spot on Couple of utensils missing in kitchen like tongs and fish slice but apart from that we had an amazing week The welcome pack was much appreciated as we had forgotten milk We will return

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Feb 2023

  • "This property looks exactly like it does in the photo, it’s modern and well maintained."

    It’s in a really good location for Scarborough and Filey. You have lots within easy reach. There is new carpet downstairs and the sofa looks new or freshly cleaned. It has everything we needed, fresh linen, towels and comfortable beds. The hot tub was a big hit! We would definitely stay here again and recommend to others.

    Reviewed by Nadine4.7Feb 2023

  • "Lovely, comfortable and cozy cottage."

    We had a very pleasant stay.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Feb 2023

  • "My wife and I stayed recently for a long weekend and we were not dissapointed."

    The Cottage is conveniently located on the main road to Filey with Scarborough and Whitby a short drive away. The Cottage itself was lovely and comfy and surprisingly spacious (photo's dont do it justice) very comfy beds and everything we needed for a lovely weekend, The hot tub was an added bonus and was a great way to unwind after a busy day exploring. The pub over the road is very reasonably priced and the food was lovely and very large portion's. We loved our stay and will definitely return when we can. Would recommend to anyone. Wes and Emily (Manchester)

    Reviewed by Emily5.0Jan 2023

  • "Amazing property, clean, tidy and Spacious Communications was great."

    Would Definitely go back

    Reviewed by Amy5.0Oct 2022

  • "A fantastic cottage in an incredibly well located quiet village placing Bridlington, Flamborogh, Scarborough and Whitby within easy reach."

    Very cosy and modern with traditional touches. And coming back to a hot tub after a long day is a lovely treat.

    Reviewed by Tam5.0Sep 2022

  • "The cottage was very clean and spacious the owner was there to meet us and was very helpful and friendly and the hot tub was great we took my daughter and two grandchildren They loved it we will definitely recommend."

    It to our friends and family

    Reviewed by M5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had an absolutely fabulous stay and brilliant week."

    The cottage is in an excellent location, really close to Filey, Scarborough and Bridlington. It's perfect for families. April Cottage itself is clean, tidy and had everything we needed. We were greeted by the owner on arrival with a welcome hamper of teas and coffees and were given their direct number should we need anything. Prior to arrival we had read some slightly damning reviews but were pleased to find these were all incorrect. The living room carpet and sofa are in excellent condition. The bonus of the hot tub and rear garden was the highlight of our stay and our daughter loved both. There is a wonderful pub across the road which serves amazing food and does take out. We would recommend April Cottage and will definitely be staying again.

    Reviewed by Donna5.0Aug 2022

  • "Firstly we had a great holiday as the weather was fantastic."

    The cottage however was a little disappointing and not up to the usual standards we would expect for a holiday let. The main issue was the wet dog smell in the main living area coming from the sofa. For a pet free cottage this was not what we would expect and we had to keep the windows open to stop the smell from building up. We spoke to the owners mid week and they informed us that they were replacing the carpet and sofa in that room as soon as we had left, this didn't help us but will hopefully resolve the issue for the future guests. The property could do with some finishing touches, repainting for example, this seems to have been done here and there but not full walls and some walls were quite dirty or marked. The main living areas were clean but there were very dusty places all over, corners of the living room, under the wall mounted heaters etc. The hot tub was one of the main reasons we booked the property and this got progressively cloudy as our holiday progressed. The information left in the property said that the owners would check this every day but this wasn't happening. We arrived on Friday and someone came very early Monday morning but didn't do anything. We called Sykes to complain on the Wednesday and following a conversation with the owner they came around whilst we were out and did something with the hot tub as it was much better on our return. The property is also right on a busy main road so there is a considerable amount of road noise, especially in the living room and the front bedroom. There was no information left in the property about waste collection or recycling so we just left bags tied up in the side alley.

    Thank you for your feedback,the living room has now been redone with all new carpets and brand new furniture. Regarding the hot tube, the chemicals and levels were regularly checked and filters changed, prior to each stay. We take your comments on board. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Charles2.2Aug 2022

  • "The cottage has a awful smell which can only be described as wet dog the plug ins did not disguise this ,the sofa needs a deep clean ."

    A few finishing touches would be helpful - no slip mat in bath or blind at the window a drainer maybe in the kitchen for dishes. Lounge blinds broken cord and no child safety fasteners .Back bedroom blind only closes not tilts . When we turned on the hot tub it had a brown rim around looking like false tan off someone before us which we cleaned before use.

    Reviewed by Karen2.2Jul 2022

  • "On arrival at the cottage we opened the door to a smell of pet odour we went to ..."

    On arrival at the cottage we opened the door to a smell of pet odour we went to shop for air fresheners but this did little think the sette needs deep clean we had a issue with no hot water which was sorted with the owners several of the window blinds need attention and the bathroom window was not locked properly but no key to open or shut which allowed road noise to enter house the back inner door looked like a dog had chewed it the cottage is in a lovely village with pub over road that we used brilliant food and we parked car there we used the hot tub which was a bonus if few items mentioned were addressed it could be a lovely cottage

    Reviewed by Mark1.9Jul 2022

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x king-size, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Electric heaters with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Parking at pub car park
  • Enclosed rear garden with lawned area, furniture and hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: There are steps in the garden leading up to the lawned area

The property

April Cottage is a detached house in Flixton, a 10 minute drive from Filey and a 20-minute drive from Scarborough.

A perfect place for families to come and spend some time together.

There is an enclosed garden with a hot tub for you to relax in the evenings, and a wood-burning stove in the living room to keep you warm during the day.

Enter into the open-plan living space, an ideal space for entertaining, containing a sitting room furnished with a corner sofa, a coffee table and a Smart TV for some downtime.

Settle down at the dining table to enjoy mealtimes together, which can be prepared in the contemporary kitchen area, with an electric oven and hob to assist you.

From here, head outside onto the enclosed rear garden; on summer evenings savour cold beverages at the picnic bench and watch the sunset from the bubbling hot tub.

When night draws in, retire inside and climb upstairs to choose between a zip/link super-king-size with a walk-in wardrobe, a king-size, and single bedroom, all tastefully furnished.

Begin your day with a soothing soak in the bathroom or rinse off in the overhead shower as your towel keeps warm and dry on the heated rail.

Just paces away is the friendly pub, Foxhound Inn, where you can dine out and enjoy local ales or venture into the village of Cayton for a greater selection of pubs and shops.

Visit the coastal town of Scarborough, home to Scarborough Castle, SEA LIFE Scarborough, and the Scarborough Spa's Cliff Lift, among other popular attractions.

Whether you're interested in exploring the town's rich history or simply want to relax and enjoy the stunning views, Scarborough is the perfect place to visit.

Filey is a beautiful seaside town, which hosts Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park, as well as several excellent restaurants and bars, including the San Marco Restaurant.

For a memorable getaway with your loved ones, choose April Cottage.

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About the location


Scarborough 7.7 miles; Bridlington 10.5 miles.

Set in the magnificent Filey Bay, Filey is a traditional English seaside resort with a friendly atmosphere, offering a restful holiday, making it an ideal place to stay for walkers and wildlife watchers at any time of the year. Filey Brigg is a low headland that protects Filey Bay and provides good bird watching and seawatching opportunities all year round. The 400 ft high Bempton Cliffs (RSPB Reserve) to the south of Filey Bay are home to over 250,000 seabirds in the summer. The town itself seems almost caught in a time warp, retaining much of its character with individual shops, narrow paths and ginnels and there is a slipway where local fishermen keep their boats, plus delightful beach chalets that can be hired through the summer months. The bay is edged with two promenades and there are various gardens, where brass bands play on a Sunday afternoon. This small town is family orientated and there are loads of family activities such as Alpamare UK waterpark, Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park and the Filey Dams Nature Reserve, a wetland reserve where all kinds of common and rare birdlife can be seen. A short drive brings you to the busier town of Scarborough where you will find great beaches, a castle, the Rotunda Museum and the acclaimed Sea Life Centre. Other towns worth visiting close to Filey include Bridlington, Whitby, Hornsea and Saltburn, which all demonstrate the vibrancy of this picturesque North Yorkshire region.

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