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Burnside

Fylingthorpe near Robin Hood's Bay, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 4170)

4.5

Very good

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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19 Customer Reviews

  • "Clean ,Comfortable ,spacious well equipped home great position within the ..."

    Clean ,Comfortable ,spacious well equipped home great position within the village for shop, pub, play area , and lots of picturesque walks into Robin hoods bay around 10-15 minutes away on foot ,

    Reviewed by CorrinneAug 2021

  • "Spacious and very well equipped."

    On arrival the tea, milk and biscuits were much appreciated and fresh flowers a really nice touch. Lots of toys for the children to play with and the adults appreciated the finer touches like kitchen roll, cling film, washer and dish washer tabs etc. A great base for a great holiday.

    Reviewed by NigelJul 2021

  • "We had a really lovely time at Burnside and enjoyed our stay very much in the super house, quiet village and stunning surroundings."

    The only problem was that our double bed was too short for us. My partner is tall (6ft 5) but I found it quite short even for me and I am 5ft 7. I suggest mentioning the dimensions of the bed on your site to avoid disappointment. Other than that, everything was perfect

    Reviewed by CarolineJun 2021

  • "We absolutely loved our stay at Burnside."

    There was so much space in the property, it was a quirky layout but we loved all the relaxing space. The bathroom is enormous as well. So much to do in the area and the property allowed us to do it all - we went walking, kayaking, cycling (a struggle with all the hills!) and coming back to the house was always a joy. Plus, so many good places to eat at locally and in the Bay. Everything made sense. Will definitely be recommending this place!

    Reviewed by NaomiJun 2021

  • "A delightful cottage in a lovely little village."

    The cottage is situated in an ideal spot for beach and walking holidays. It is close to historic Whitby which has many interesting shops and is a starting point for the North York Moors Railway. The larger town of Scarborough is a half hour drive away and York about an hour. The beach at Robin Hood's Bay is a short walk away and is good for fossil hunting while the moors provide walks for all levels of walkers and the forests provide unexpected treats such as Falling Foss.

    Reviewed by CatherineOct 2020

  • "We think customers need to be aware of the many steps and stairs around the house."

    Some up to the top bedrooms are very steep, with shallow treads. With no toilet up there any night-time visits are tricky. The property had a rather neglected air. In particular the garden was over grown and untended. Vegetation was growing out of the gutters. Items requiring repair we were advised about, but a shame that they could not be done. We read reviews about a strange smell in the house; I believe this is coming from the lobby in the downstairs cloakroom where all the cleaning materials are. I think if they could be stored in a cupboard or a container with a tight lid this would help. It was rather over powering; although good to have lots of cleaning materials avialable! The mattress on the double bed was very hard and uncomfortable; something also mentioned by other guests. I had prompt and helpful contact with the owner. The off street parking was a plus. The house is also well placed for walking the coastal paths, and catching the bus. A nice location.

    Reviewed by JaneSep 2020

  • "This is not a conventional property."

    There were obviously two sides to the house. The new part consisted of the upstairs lounge and downstairs kitchen which were lovely and comfortable and well equipped The back of the property consisted of a snug and the bathroom and bedrooms set on three floors . You had to go down from the lounge through the kitchen to go back upstairs to bed and bathroom. The smallest room was the double bedroom. The mattress needs replacing very uncomfortable . As we had spare rooms to use this was overcome by doing so. There were a lot of cobwebs and spiders about so a feather duster would be handy.

    Reviewed by KeithSep 2020

  • "Lovely, well equipped, character cottage in a great location."

    The owner is very nice: we had flowers, tea, coffee, milk and even a bottle of wine in the fridge on arrival. This was our second holiday at Burnside and no doubt we will be back.

    Reviewed by JohnAug 2020

  • "The cottage was in a great location we could walk to the beach and the children really liked the playground over the road."

    The living accommodation was spread over two floors and was very good. We really liked the play room for the children. The house was a bit let down by the bedrooms upstairs as they were a bit unclean, smelt strange and the beds were quite uncomfortable. Parking was a bit tricky on the drive if other cars were parked on the street. Overall we had a lovely time and would recommend to families whose children are confident with stairs.

    Reviewed by RebeccaAug 2020

  • "Lovely cottage lots of in door stairs."

    Most of the cottage clean but cobwebs in the bathroom and all over the upstairs windows .We did not use the cooker but noticed it needed a clean .We hope we not too picky .The cottage is a real gem just in the right place ,just needs a bit of a spring clean it did not spoil our holiday .

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2019

  • "The house was very homely and welcoming, the owners were very prompt to respond to any queries we had in a friendly way."

    There were also little extra touches on arrival such as tea bags, coffee, sugar and a small bottle of milk for that essential cuppa on arrival. The village shops are very close and have all the basic things needed with a smile. I would say however our experience of trying to eat out was disappointing due to everything being booked up solid for miles around so no chance of spontaneity unless you want takeaway. On the upside there is plenty to do in the area but be prepared for some hard walking up and down some steep inclines even in the streets... beautiful place to visit!!

    Reviewed by ElaineAug 2019

  • "Great cottage, clean, lots of equipment provided in the kitchen."

    NB photo take from the rear, parking for 1 car off the road. Lots of stairs. Ideal for our family. I would recommend the property, it is inland but walkable to the sea (about 20 mins), ideal location for Whitby, North York Moors, Robin Hoods Bay and Scarborough. Great bus service. Quiet with local shop and bakery/butcher/pizza shop. Nice walks around the country lanes.

    Reviewed by DominicMay 2019

  • "The photos don't really do the house justice."

    Perfect for a short break away. Brilliant location close to robin hoods bay and Whitby. Local pub 2 minutes walk away with decent food. Would recommend this house definitely.

    Reviewed by AlexandraMar 2019

  • "We have been to this cottage on several occasions and always find it kept to a good standard."

    It has its own parking space which is a bonus in this very popular area. Thankyou to the owners.

    Reviewed by CarolineOct 2018

  • "We made a last minute decision to go away and the staff at Sykes were amazing at finding us somewhere suitable at very short notice."

    The cottage we staying in was lovely, great location, really spacious and comfortable.

    Reviewed by VictoriaOct 2018

  • "This was a fantastic property for a family holiday."

    Although the multiple staircases were difficult with a small child this was more than balanced by the fact that there was a high chair and cot, toys and DVDs which kept the kids very happy.

    Reviewed by KathrynSep 2017

  • "Really nice and comfy with excellent facilities"

    Reviewed by BrianDec 2016

  • "Fantastic location for touring the surrounding area, warm, cosy and comfortable ..."

    Fantastic location for touring the surrounding area, warm, cosy and comfortable cottage, Robin Hoods Bay is the perfect place to visit, by the end of the week we felt like part of the local community, Amazing holiday

    Reviewed by RachaelNov 2016

  • "This cottage is a wonderful place for a holiday, as long as you don't mind stairs."

    It is remarkably spacious and bright, considering its modest appearance from the street. Its subtle front made it hard to find at first, even though it sits on the main road through Fylingthorpe. It's better to look for it before dark! Although we did not meet the owner, we felt personally welcomed. The cottage was well supplied with everything we required, there was a generous supply of firewood, and some of it was skillfully arranged in the stove, ready to be lit. We were greeted by a package of biscuits on the table, tea in the cupboard, and fresh milk in the fridge. The back of the house has great views of the dales. Fylingthorpe is a very small village, but there are two shops (a butcher-baker that makes excellent meat pies, and a general store) just a stone's throw away. There is more shopping and pubs at Robin Hood's Bay which is a moderate walk down the hill. We could also walk there along a footpath through some farms. For a more urban experience, there is a bus to Whitby every 30 minutes. The North Sea coast here is spectacular. We are not serious walkers, but we challenged ourselves to go to Whitby by foot along the Cleveland Way (about 7 miles) for the best fish-and-chips in the world.

    Reviewed by MikelisSep 2016

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Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x second floor twins
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area with woodburner
  • Utility
  • First floor sitting room
  • Second snug sitting room
  • Gas central heating with woodburner in dining area
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, Freeview, DVD, radio/CD, iPod dock, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 1 car, additional roadside parking
  • Lawned rear garden and patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: There is an unfenced stream at the bottom of the garden, children should be supervised
  • Note: There are 5 steps to the front door, a flight of steps to the side door and 3 steps to the garden
  • Note: House is on a slope, front door opens into first floor sitting room.

The property

Robin Hood's Bay 0.5 miles.

A superb, Edwardian semi-detached property, situated in the village of Fylingthorpe, just 10 minutes' walk from the pretty fishing village of Robin Hood's Bay.

This cottage has been lovingly renovated to a very high standard and retains delightful original features including cast iron fireplaces, high ceilings and a freestanding bath.

It boasts two welcoming sitting rooms and a well-equipped, open plan kitchen with dining area, which has the bonus of a cosy woodburner and comfy seating.

Outside, the rear garden and patio are ideal in the summer and perfect for alfresco dining.

The village of Fylingthorpe provides a good village shop, butcher's and local inn serving food, whilst a ten minute stroll from this Fylingthorpe cottage takes you to the bustling village of Robin Hood's Bay.

Explore the steep, winding, cobbled streets with quaint cottages, gift shops, tea rooms and restaurants.

Nearby, the Cleveland Way is widely used for cycling, walking and horse riding.

With the coast and the beautiful North York Moors on the doorstep, this cottage provides the ideal base for all the family.

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About the location

ROBIN HOOD’S BAY

Whitby 6 miles; Scarborough 17 miles.

Robin Hood's Bay, with its narrow cobbled streets and quaint cottages, is one of the most picturesque villages on the English coastline. Situated between Scarborough and Whitby, this charming old fishing village is to be found nestling at the edge of a wide sweeping bay backed by spectacular cliffs and dramatic moorland scenery, and was once home to author Leo Walmsley. All holidaymakers will love the beach and its cliff-top walks, whilst more serious walkers will enjoy the many long distance trails that pass through the Cleveland Way, the Lyke Wake Walk and the Coast to Coast walks which all take in Robin Hood’s Bay. The village amenities are superb, with charming alleyways to explore and plenty of places to rest, relax and take refreshment. A perfect base for enjoying the Yorkshire Coast.

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