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Stakesby House Apartment 3

(Ref. 1017003)

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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43 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely apartment for my last minute Christmas getaway."

    Very homely feel throughout ,adequately stocked kitchen, hair dryer and iron were a bonus. I loved the Christmas decorations and it was a nice touch leaving wine, milk and biscuits. A quiet and cosy apartment, very comfy bed and the shower was spot on and easy to use. The location is fabulous, 10 min walk into Whitby centre, slightly longer return as its uphill but this wasn't an issue personally as I'm a hiker. The driveway was adequate for 3 cars, I didn't drive at all during my stay as it was so convenient to walk into Whitby. I wouldn't change a thing.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Dec 2023

  • "Clean, comfortable and warm apartment which we enjoyed staying at."

    We were easily able to walk into Whitby centre and it is a good base for seeing the surrounding area. Car parking space is an absolute bonus and takes the stress out of finding roadside parking. We understood from the details we needed to bring towels, which we did, but forgot a bath mat. Could this be added as a reminder alongside towels for future holidaymakers? Thank you, we really recommend Stakesby House Apartments.

    Reviewed by Rachael5.0Oct 2023

  • "Enjoyable stay."

    However, the bed is so creaky it wakes you up which is not ideal. I think there needs to be clarity on the listing about what’s not included at the apartment.

    Reviewed by Victoria3.8Oct 2023

  • "Excellent apartment as a base to walk into whitby and visit the surrounding villages."

    Our 2nd stay in this lovely apartment and will definetly return. Parking a big bonus too.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Sep 2023

  • "Needs a interior uplift."

    paint coming off some walls, stair rail upright post loose , also top post. freezer under stairs, stood on rickety camp size table,Overall it was dingy.Would not recommend, best thing was parking facility.

    Reviewed by Peter3.1Sep 2023

  • "A lovely place to stay, just uphill from the centre of Whitby."

    Rooms are a good size. There were a few niggles, however, that could be easily improved - for example providing two sets of keys would mean we didn't need to use the key safe (especially as this was difficult to use when the sun was shining on it). Cleaning products were minimal with nothing provided for wiping surfaces. It would simplify parking if the parking spaces were marked out, rather than putting this information inside the flat. The information provided by Sykes was inaccurate as it says towels can not be provided due to covid regulations - that has been incorrect for a long time. Also a fridge and freezer are provided (although the freezer is underneath the staircase - we only found it by accident when looking for cleaning materials!)

    Reviewed by Joyce3.8Aug 2023

  • "Parking tight but manageable- unless someone had a SUV or similar."

    A note saying the freezer was under the stairs would be helpful. We found it by accident. Bed really uncomfortable - sorry folks but we didn’t sleep well at all. Sitting room, bathroom and kitchen nice and clean and everything worked.

    Reviewed by John3.8Aug 2023

  • "Great location and comfy apartment."

    There is insufficient WiFi connection for the property. Bathroom is outstanding but the bed could do with an upgrade. Welcome pack needs sorting to remove content promoting businesses that aren't trading.

    Reviewed by Alix3.4Jul 2023

  • "Lovely home from home apartment."

    Ideally placed, very well equipped & comfortable apartment

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely well equipped apartment not to far from harbour, need to be reasonbly fit though as there are a few steep inclines each way."

    Some good coastal walks to work up a appetite.

    Reviewed by Robert4.4Jun 2023

  • "An immaculate and cosy tasteful apartment."

    I wish every property was of this standard.

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0May 2023

  • "Our stay at the apartment was very comfortable."

    The property is in a great position to enjoy the delights of Whitby and surrounding areas. We enjoyed our holiday very much and would recommend the accommodation and will return in the future. May I suggest a change of bedding for fortnightly guest would be much appreciated.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Apr 2023

  • "Enjoyable few days in a first class apartment and thank you for the gift."

    Reviewed by Steven4.4Apr 2023

  • "An exceptional apartment in a beautiful garden, and with parking so close to town."

    Having a separate kitchen to the sitting room is an added bonus, especially as it has a view across the lovely gardens. Despite being on a busy road, the apartment is remarkably quiet. We have stayed in many places in Whitby as we have family in the area, and this is by far the best we have used - wish we had found you earlier! The only comment I would make is that the bed is very close to the radiator and may be limiting for some people, which might be something that could be included in the description. All in all, highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Andrea4.7Apr 2023

  • "The apartment was very stylish and decorated with art and ornaments to complement the North Yorkshire Moors and coast."

    The mattress was a little tired, sagged in the middle. The garden had great potential but could do to be tidied up and seating added if guests wished to sit out in the warmer weather and admire all the birds the owner had attracted with nest boxes.

    Reviewed by Jane4.7Mar 2023

  • "From parking the car up we loved this place."

    Lovely garden. Close enough to town to walk there and back. So quiet! As I walked up the stairs it was light and airy. Everywhere is beautifully decorated. Furniture and fittings are quality. Very well equipped. Although we only had two nights we felt like we had had a long weekend so relaxed home from home. We will be back .

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Dec 2022

  • "Very nice flat very clean and warm"

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Dec 2022

  • "Everything we needed for a short stay in Whitby."

    Thank you

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Oct 2022

  • "A lovely apartment."

    Clean and comfortable. Close to West Cliff area. 10-15 minute walk into centre of Whitby (uphill coming back!) Parking space a bonus. I would definitely recommend this apartment.

    Reviewed by Jane Elizabeth5.0Oct 2022

  • "Property was very good."

    Not a huge problem, but disappointed no towels were supplied, dont understand the reason for this when dish towels and bedding were supplied.

    Reviewed by William5.0Sep 2022

  • "Fantastic find,this apartment had everything,big bonus was the off road parking."

    Will stay here again when we visit Whitby. Cannot compliment the owners enough,everything was well thought out and made to feel comfortable and relaxed. Whitby never fails to please love this place made all the better for Stakesby house.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Sep 2022

  • "Very nice and clean, felt at home."

    Thanks.

    Reviewed by Sabine4.1Jun 2022

  • "Great position away from the town centre but within walking distance."

    Buses run every 30 minutes if you can't manage the walk back. The apartment is tastefull furnished and decorated, very clean and well equipped although just a minor point: perhaps a couple of serving spoons and a slice to lift food off the baking tray would be useful. Otherwise we cannot fault it and would recommend it without any hesitation.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Jun 2022

  • "Excellent apartment."

    Thank you very much. Just read the leaving instructions properly and realised we forgot to strip the beds. SORRY.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0May 2022

  • "A lovely property that was well maintained and in a good location."

    Beautifully presented and very clean.

    Reviewed by Emilia5.0May 2022

  • "Lovely apartment conveniently located only a 10 minute walk into Whitby centre."

    The dedicated driveway was extremely handy. Clean and well equipped throughout. We would happily return.

    Reviewed by Jack5.0Apr 2022

  • "This was perfect for our needs, well located, clean & cosy apartment, ideal for exploring Whitby, the coast and moors."

    We found the bus service reliable especially for linear walks

    Reviewed by Carole4.7Nov 2021

  • "Easy to find, parking was good, no issues accessing the property, property was ..."

    Easy to find, parking was good, no issues accessing the property, property was clean, maps with directions into town were useful, reasonable walk, just be prepared for a few hills

    Reviewed by Jennifer4.7Oct 2021

  • "This is a beautiful apartment,it had everything we needed, walking into Whitby was easy and only 10 minutes and the highlighted map in the information book was really useful."

    We will definitely stay again, already recommended to a few friends

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Sep 2021

  • "Stayed here 3 times says it all and will be back again I hope"

    Reviewed by Wendy4.7Sep 2021

  • "We loved every minute of our stay in whitby, lots to do and see and it was great coming back to a lovely and relaxing apartment after a day out exploring."

    Would highly recommend this apartment and would love to stay again.

    Reviewed by Thomas5.0Aug 2021

  • "Gorgeous holiday and made even more special by brilliant weather."

    Apartment was extremely comfortable and tastefully decorated, really special. We loved being able to just cone back after a full day and just fully relax. Wine, milk and biscuits on arrival a lovely touch. Definately one to return to as we loved Whitby and Yorkshire Moors too, great holiday.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jul 2021

  • "We had a fabulous time in Whitby made all the better by choosing to stay at Stakesby House Apartment 3."

    The apartment has everything you need while on a break with the added bonus of the garden to sit on an evening and enjoy a glass or two of wine. The apartment was clean,well equipped and very comfortable( best nights sleep in a long while) the welcome gifts provided by the owners was a lovely touch , they are lovely people,thank you Jacqui and Col, we can't wait to come back.

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Jul 2021

  • "Lovely accommodation had everything we needed."

    Would definitely return parking was great, nice walk into Whitby.

    Reviewed by Joe5.0Jun 2021

  • "Fantastic accommodation, had everything you needed for an enjoyable stay ."

    Would definitely stay again . THANKYOU

    Reviewed by Victor5.0Jun 2021

  • "We had a wonderful week at Stakesby House."

    The apartment was immaculate and very well equipped. The coastal walk and cinder trail are within easy walking distance as well as Lidl! Would highly recommend staying here if you are going to Whitby.

    Reviewed by Yvonne5.0May 2021

  • "Fantastic apartment we have stayed here 5 times now"

    Reviewed by Karen5.0May 2021

  • "Lovely little apartment, well located, perfect for 2 people."

    Reviewed by Stacy4.4Oct 2020

  • "This is a lovely comfortable apartment."

    Exactly as described, only one fault the neighbours below were noisy loud talking and banging until after 12 midnight other than that all good thank you Sykes holiday cottages.

    Reviewed by Eileen A5.0Dec 2019

  • "Had an enjoyable weekend stay, very comfortable & welcoming apartment to stay in, fully equipped & lovely setting."

    Would recommend

    Reviewed by Penny5.0Oct 2019

  • "Yes. Arrival could have been so much better."

    Confusion with another couple arriving at same time & wanted access to our flat. They had same key box code, eventually it was sorted when they’d spoken to their agent, but it was not a great start to the holiday for everyone. Please ask the owner /manager to kindly do three things: 1) label each flat door A, B, C 2) change key box code so that the three different flats have three different codes. 3) the front drive desperately needs the house name, SatNav is a bit erratic so we weren’t exactly sure we’d arrived until we saw the back garden for which we had seen photos on your website. We will re-book next year, thank you.

    Reviewed by Joy4.7Oct 2019

  • "It was just what we wanted."

    The location was perfect. Off road parking was ideal. The property was clean, we'll equipped. We would definitely recommend this place. The welcome gifts was an added bonus. Thank you

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2019

  • "We had a lovely stay."

    The cottage was beautifully decorated and clean. I would say the only negative feedback and it is only minor is the signage or lack of it at the front of the property. We drove past numerous times before having to get out of car and check house numbers. It doesn't also state that there is a up hill walk back to the house from the centre of Whitby which ever way you take, which for some people could be a problem. Great for walkers though. Perhaps having a hairdryer available in bedroom would be a nice touch and the welcome gift which is a lovely touch could have tea bags added to the milk and biscuits. Having said all that the location especially the rear gardens are lovely and the area which the property is located is also very nice and quiet. We would recommend this property to stay in and wouldn't hesitate in staying there again.

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Sep 2019

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Summary

  • All-first-floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x double
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Oven, hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, books, DVDs, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent, towels are not provided at this property
  • Off-road parking
  • Rear communal garden
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed
  • Shop within 0.4 miles, pub within 0.5 miles

The property

Nestled within an impressive converted manor house within the charming fishing port of Whitby is this well-presented, first-floor accommodation, Apartment 3.

This romantic retreat is the ideal base for a couple seeking to spend time within the bustling town, where a vast array of attractions and amenities can be found, in addition to the rolling countryside of the North York Moors awaiting to be explored.

After situating your car within its off-road parking space, head up the staircase to be welcomed into this elegantly appointed accommodation, boasting carefully selected furnishings and everything you could possibly need during a week-long break with your partner.

The spacious kitchen is well-equipped for a self-catering holiday and houses a quaint dining space for you and your partner to settle down to tuck into a home-cooked meal as you plan the day's ahead.

After dinner, head into the sitting room where a plush sofa awaits you where you can tune into the TV to truly to unwind after an action-packed day.

The interior is completed by a double bedroom, where you will find a refreshing colour palette and ample storage space to house your personal belongings.

During a balmy afternoon, spend a moment or two soaking up the sun within the communal garden, where you can pour yourself a drink and soak up your picturesque surroundings.

If you can tear yourself away from this tranquil retreat head to the centre of Whitby where you will find plentiful pubs, inns and restaurants serving freshly caught seafood and the famous Whitby fish and chips, ensuring that all tastes are catered to.

Attractions within the town, including soaking up the sun at the glorious beach or climbing the famous 199 steps to the ruins of the Abbey.

For those feeling active, look forward to exploring miles of walking and cycling routes upon the North York Moors to immerse yourself in breath-taking scenery.

Apartment 3 is a superb base for exploring this part of the coast and countryside with your partner.

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About the location

WHITBY

Robin Hood's Bay 5.5 miles; Scarborough 19.3 miles; Pickering 23 miles; Guisborough 21.5 miles.

The seaside town and port of Whitby lies at the mouth of the River Esk in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire. Ideally situated for exploring this beautiful part of Yorkshire, the local area hosts an abundance of activity so you can be sure to get the best out of both the countryside and the coast. From the nearby North York Moors to its Blue Flag beaches, there's something here for every interest and time of year. Amongst its many attractions, Whitby holds a charming atmosphere, home to winding streets and hidden alleys, where you can find a wide selection of eateries and shops scattered amongst them. Take a trip to the picturesque harbour and lighthouse to watch the sun set, or get involved in some whale watching or a coastal cruise to watch the creatures up close. Climb the famous 199 steps to the Whitby Abbey to immerse yourself with history, or visit the Captain Cook Memorial Museum presenting historical and ethnographic exhibition about Cook himself. Hosting an abundance of leisure facilities, opportunities to explore the natural lands, and plenty of coastal delights, Whitby offers something for everyone. Close to the Robin Hood's Bay full of heritage wonders and scenic spots, and in reach of the bustling towns of Scarborough and Middlesbrough, Whitby is a prime location for exploring all of the delights that Yorkshire has to offer.

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Please note that due to the current Covid situation, towels cannot be provided and guests would need to bring their own. Bedding linen will still be provided. We apologise for this inconvenience regarding the towels but hope you understand that this is for safety reasons due to the current situation.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas