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Blue Skye, 17 Talisker Walk

(Ref. 1024575)

The Bay, Filey, Vale of York & Yorkshire Wolds Show on map

4.6

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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44 Customer Reviews

  • "Beautifully presented home from home."

    Spotlessly clean with attention to detail. Obviously on a complex so not for those who seek a rural retreat . We loved the easy access to the beach and the added bonus of pool and steam room. Only downside is all spaces are open so no garden for dog/ children. We love the area and this was a great base . Booked the Bay again in June sadly this property was already reserved .

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Feb 2024

  • "It was like a home from home, the kitchen stocked with everything we could need."

    The front room was lovely and the christmas tree was a lovely touch. Only thing the sofa isnt comfortable. Upstairs the bedrooms were lovely amd bed were very comfortable. The pictures need updating onnthe listing although i read it didnt have a bath when going back through them to choose the one we wantes we only looked at the pictures. Thats said in the end we didnt miss the bath and the shower was lovely. All in all we had a lovely time away at blue skyes

    Reviewed by Beth4.4Dec 2023

  • "The property is well appointed and well thought out."

    The beds were very comfortable which was very welcome when you have had a busy day. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Jul 2023

  • "Beautiful property."

    .couldn't wish for anything more..very well equipped with everything you need for your stay. Bed really comfy..WiFi was spot on as we've stopped in other properties on the same site there has always been an issue with the WiFi which is very frustrating..not here superb Love love love this place with definitely being booking again x

    Reviewed by Kerry5.0Jun 2023

  • "Clean, well stocked and comfortable making an enjoyable stay would highly recommend."

    Lovely area to visit Bempton cliffs for puffins and Flamborough for seals. The Bay is clean, quiet and enjoyed early morning swim in pool. Will return!

    Reviewed by Julia5.0May 2023

  • "This was our 2nd stay at Blue Skye we have been regularly staying at The Bay for a few years now."

    … A beautiful well appointed cottage, everything you could possibly need and more, welcome pack is a lovely touch and a great starter for newbys that haven’t been to the bay before. The cleaning could be better ( as we’ve noticed in other cottages/apartments ) and the bedding ( duvet cover ) was bitty and extremely tired looking, obviously out of the owners hands and really didn’t detract from the fabulous break we enjoyed, just thought it should be mentioned. Many thanks Diane J.

    Reviewed by Diane4.1Apr 2023

  • "We have stayed at The Bay Filey many times and love it."

    Blue Skye has everything that you would need and is in a lovely location. Particularly love the layout of this property and having a double bed in the second bedroom is a great idea. Mostly there are single beds or bunk beds. For us extra marks for comfortable beds as in the majority of accommodations the mattresses are far too soft. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Dorothy5.0Feb 2023

  • "The cottage was very pleasant."

    It provided a great base to make into our personal space. It was clean and had lots of additional extra equipment e.g. icemaker, slow cooker etc. The listing on the website shows a picture of a bath. A shower unit has been installed in 2021. Not a problem, but do like a soak. The property had its usual wear and tear issues, but in view of footfall not surprised. My view is if we all treat it as our own, the next guest is less inclined to feel that the property needs further cleaning. We had a great stay. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Jane3.4Feb 2023

  • "This was our second stay at 17."

    The house and facilities were great. Could do with a lick of paint to freshen the house up. Still a great stay. A big Thank you to the cleaning company “sparkle and shine” we had a small issue they were very prompt in sorting this out so Thanks.

    Reviewed by Peter4.1Jan 2023

  • "Very good. Really enjoyed it."

    Property was clean and comfortable. Will definitely be back again.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jan 2023

  • "Really well kept clean modern property wouldn't hesitate to recommend or stay again excellent"

    Reviewed by Christopher3.8Dec 2022

  • "We stayed over Christmas and it was lovely."

    Everything you need for a comfortable stay. Lounge great corner sofa, separate chair with a foot stool, tv lots of channels via digital watching. Lots of games and books if you want an alternative to the TV. Plenty of cutlery and plates so using the dishwasher was easy. Washing machine, slow cooker and even an ice making machine. The heating was self regulated so always comfortable. The beds were super comfy, great walk in shower. Lots of storage space to keep everything neat and tidy. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Wendy4.7Dec 2022

  • "Nice location and layout of the property No concerns whatsoever If we’re looking to stay at Filey again we would definitely look at possibly booking Blue Skye."

    Reviewed by Peter4.1Oct 2022

  • "We had a lovely week at Blue skies and would recommend it to friends."

    The house was very clean and comfortable and the little welcome packs were a nice touch. We would definitely stay there again. The only down side we found was that the pub John Paul Jones was priced way over the top - a large glass of wine and a pint of beer was £15.00. really not on considering the size of the complex.

    Reviewed by Celia4.7Oct 2022

  • "The cottage was fabulous, every creature comfort you could imagine and so much more."

    We’ve stayed at the bay Filey a few times now and find the privately owned property’s are far in front of the holding company’s. An abundance of tea and coffee in all forms as well as a welcome pack which apart from the biscuit ( which were scrumptious ) was not really necessary as with the cleaning welcome pack, so many products under the sink ! The bed was very comfortable and the shower always hot, plenty of towels and clean smelling bedding. The large jar of dog treats were very much enjoyed! The only down side was the dirty finger marks on most of the cupboards in the kitchen ( of which I cleaned most of them off ) and the small tvs upstairs. Over all a wonderful week of home from home relaxation, wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this cottage Blue Skye to any one who asked. Lovely.

    Reviewed by Diane4.7Oct 2022

  • "Very clean comfortable cottage with everything provided for a relaxing stay."

    It is very convenient for Flamborough Head Bempton cliffs for birdwatching and superb beaches especially at Fraiseborough. Nearby Whitby town and Abbey is also a good day out. Thank you for a great holiday

    Reviewed by Vivienne5.0Sep 2022

  • "This cottage is perfect."

    The location and layout of the cottage is ideal for all age groups. Beds are very good quality. The utensils in the kitchen are good too and plentiful.

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Sep 2022

  • "Just got back from a lovely stay in Blue Skye."

    There were lots of facilities and nice little extras. Comfy beds and plenty of storage. Close to the parks facilities Would definitely stay again

    Reviewed by Claire4.7May 2022

  • "We had a lovely short break here the property was clean, comfortable and perfect for bringing along our pooch."

    It was well equipped with everything we needed and we appreciated the welcome pack and doggy snacks on arrival. No issues with parking and good to see that a shop has now opened on the site. We look forward to a return visit

    Reviewed by Kathy5.0Mar 2022

  • "We stayed in Blue Skye for 5 nights from 21st March 2022."

    The house is beautiful, comfortable and very inviting. The bed is lovely and comfortable and the house has everything you need to have a great stay in Filey. We have stayed a The Bay 5 times now and this is our favourite house so far. Needless to say we will be back. Credit to the owners on such a fab place to stay. ❤️

    Thank you very much. This is the best review we have had, We really appreciate your kind words. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0Mar 2022

  • "Well equipped cottage for our short break."

    Everything was very clean and comfortable. Would book again.

    Reviewed by Catheryn5.0Mar 2022

  • "Lovely home from home,brilliant facilities, everything we needed for a relaxing ..."

    Lovely home from home,brilliant facilities, everything we needed for a relaxing and stress free week (except for two teenagers we brought with us

    Reviewed by Shirelle5.0Feb 2022

  • "Very very nice cottage, would definitely consider going again."

    The beds were exceptionally comfy and very good quality, mattresses, bedding and pillows. You may laugh but when you sleep well the holiday is a holiday! The place accepts dogs but as non dog owners we were pleased to find that it didn't smell of dogs and wasn't much evidence of them being there before us. Very homely and well equipped. Loved our stay. The bay itself is a lovely well kept resort. quiet (at least in January ) we had no parking issues and enjoyed the use of the archery, table tennis and swimming pool. Proximity to beach is fab down a well maintained path. Only improvement I could think of is an outside tap for washing boots (and dogs) after a welly walk on the beach. Perhaps the site has one that I didn't see?

    Reviewed by Sarah4.7Jan 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at this cottage it had everything we needed."

    Location is perfect. However we have a one year old daughter and we didn't realise there was no bath until we got there. We will definitely recommend this house to our friends.

    We do have a brand new, collapsible child bath suitable for children 0-6 years which is stored with the travel cot in the landing cupboard, as stated in Sykes information as well as the house directory. Also in the bathroom there is a bath stool for the parent to sit on when bathing the child. We will put a notice in the bathroom to re-iterate this information. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lee4.1Dec 2021

  • "Very good and relaxing."

    Everything we required was available

    Reviewed by Andrew4.1Dec 2021

  • "No problems with the property, lovely and clean, beds really comfortable, felt like home from home."

    The only issue we had was with the parking, very difficult to find a space close to the property, this was not helped by one of the people close by having people over for the day taking up numerous spaces. I think this is something the resort/sykes should be looking at. Also the pub on site is very overpriced for the menu on offer.

    Reviewed by Angela4.7Oct 2021

  • "Excellent location for the beach and local villages/towns."

    House very clean and had everything you could possibly need, especially in the kitchen. Lounge seating and beds very comfortable. Would like to have blackout curtains in the bedrooms. Having said that, we would not hesitate to book again.

    Reviewed by Martin & Claire5.0Oct 2021

  • "This cottage was brilliant, all mod cons and the little extra touches made all the difference, in a good location too, near pub and other amenities."

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Sep 2021

  • "Really enjoyed our visit ."

    Everything good except parking. Details states off road parking for one car this is definitely not the case,as we very rarely managed to find a parking space anywhere near cottage. We would love to rebook but this issue has put us off.

    Reviewed by Paul3.8Aug 2021

  • "A lovely cottage in a good location on the bay."

    Really enjoyed our stay here, appreciated the welcome pack and use of the table tennis bats. The welcome guide the owners provide was useful too. Didn't give full marks for everything as the double bed in bedroom 1 wasn't comfortable (far too soft!), the house could have been cleaner on arrival (dusty in places, house didn't smell clean) and the dishwasher isn't very good. Unfortunately the prices for 2022 have almost doubled (thanks Covid!) so no plans to rebook at the moment.

    Reviewed by Helen4.4Aug 2021

  • "Lovely house with everything you could possibly need and more but the cleaning could have been better."

    having said that we would stop here again

    Reviewed by Darren4.4Jul 2021

  • "Lovely house with good space and well equipped in all areas."

    Nice outside seating opening onto a shared area with a table tennis table.

    Reviewed by Roy3.8Jun 2021

  • "Great accommodation, the site is quiet, and yet there is plenty for a family to enjoy"

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2021

  • "A lovely holiday home on a beautiful site"

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely quiet clean site, perfect location for days out & Close to the beach for walks."

    Both pub & cafe onsite serve delicious food to eat out or take away. Superb quality furnishings, exceptionally clean throughout, lovely little extras included like garden furniture, picnic blanket, welcome pack, dog treats, ice maker, coffee maker, tissues, reading light, hand-wash & cream, bulbs & batteries, first aid kit, torch & free facility pass. Clear instructions left, wall mounted hand sanitiser & extra bottles left, all keys and remotes in sealed sanitised bags - made us all feel much safer from covid. Our 2nd visit here & certainly not our last! Our favourite holiday home by far! 5*+

    Reviewed by Leslie5.0May 2021

  • "This was a lovely clean property that had everything that we needed."

    The bed was so comfortable and the central heating had the easiest controls that I have ever had to use. Quite convenient as we stayed In April and had a couple of cooler evenings. The site is very clean and quiet and there are plenty of walks that can be done including walking along the beach to Filey. Super break. Thoroughly enjoyed everything about the holiday.

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Apr 2021

  • "Sadly holiday was cut short due to covid lockdown2 ,"

    Reviewed by Kathleen4.7Oct 2020

  • "Accommodation was brilliant."

    Had everything you needed to make our stay perfect even left some treats for the dog. Location to the beach was perfect. Will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Oct 2020

  • "Very enjoyable holiday, would go back again."

    Reviewed by Moya5.0Sep 2020

  • "This is a nice cottage in a fantastic location."

    Myself and kids had a great time, we love the east coast and this was in an ideal spot for travelling from

    Reviewed by Pete3.8Aug 2020

  • "A well equipped cottage, comfortable and nicely decorated."

    We enjoyed our stay at Blue Skye cottage.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Aug 2020

  • "First time at both the bay & blue Skye, and most certainly wont be our last!"

    We had a lovely week. The house was exceptionally clean, very nicely decorated and provided everything we needed including lovely extras like ice maker, welcome pack, treats for the dog, tissues, toiletries etc could not ask for more. This property is most definitely by far the best self catering cottage we have ever had the pleasure of staying in. The site was very well maintained and provided a nice variety of activities, the pub was great and we loved the free use of the swimming pool. Such a great location within the park and for access to the beach. Can not recommend highly enough 5*+

    Reviewed by Leslie5.0Mar 2020

  • "Fantastic place very clean great people in reception very helpful ideally ..."

    Fantastic place very clean great people in reception very helpful ideally situated on the coast very good amenities but needs a supermarket our cottage was outstanding it had everything and was very well decorated and clean we’ve booked again for another break there later in the year highly recommended thank you

    Reviewed by David5.0Feb 2020

  • "This was our first time at the Bay for a weekend, so didn't know what to expect."

    The site itself is absolutely great, very clean and well maintained withe lots of amenities. The property was very clean, roomey and very well equipped and set in a very convenient location. The one thing that took the edge of it was the downstairs toilet which was broken, I was told about this, but I was told it would be repaired by the time we got there. This was not the case as it was not fixed by the time we left. When we had family visitors for a day it meant we had one toilet for seven of us, which was not ideal,hence why I booked a house with two toilets. Putting this aside I will definitely book again for a short break.

    Reviewed by Peter3.8Feb 2020

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x small double & single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, (From the 29/11/2021, the bath will be removed and replaced with a Aquability Shower), basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs, TalkTalk TV package (Sky channels included), WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 1 car first come first serve
  • Private patio with furniture
  • Communal grounds with picnic areas and lakes
  • Communal leisure facilities inc. free use of indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam room
  • Optional charge for other facilities inc. gym, scuba diving lessons, fishing, bike hire, beauticians, archery etc
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, chemist, cafe and pub 5 mins walk
  • Beach 1 mile
  • Note: Use of the indoor heated swimming pool, children's pool, sauna and steam room is included in the rental price
  • The gym and additional facilities and activities are available at additional cost, payable on-site
  • Note: Open lakes in grounds, children should be supervised at all times
  • Please note: From the 29/11/2021, the bath will be removed and replaced with a Aquability Shower, there will be a stowaway bath available for 0-6 year olds

The property

Filey 3 miles.

This modern, end-terrace property is situated on The Bay holiday village, just three miles from the traditional seaside town of Filey.

This family-friendly accommodation is ideal for enjoying the extensive on-site facilities, along with direct access to an expansive, beautiful sandy beach.

There is a comfortable sitting room with a dining area and French doors opening onto a small private patio, just perfect for a morning coffee in the sunshine.

The separate kitchen caters for all needs and includes an icemaking machine and slow cooker, while upstairs are two bedrooms, with the double having an additional TV, a dressing area and a double wardrobe for convenience.

The second bedroom has one small double and one single bed.

Outside are extensive communal grounds with two lakes, barbecues and picnic areas for guests to enjoy, while the popular pub and cafe are just a five-minute walk.

On the complex is a leisure centre with a large indoor heated swimming pool, children's pool, sauna and steam room, which guests have unlimited access to.

Outdoor pursuits include tennis courts, a fishing lake and putting green, or why not relax with a beauty treatment whilst the children partake in a snorkelling lesson?

A pleasant stroll brings you to a glorious beach, whilst the traditional charm of Filey will not fail to please, with its pretty promenades, colourful beach huts and unique coble landing for fishing boats.

Go rockpooling and crabbing on Filey Brigg, take an exhilarating clifftop walk or visit the nearby animal farm.

A little further along the coast lies Flamborough Head and Bempton RSPB Reserve, abounding with nesting seabirds on the chalk cliffs, including puffins in the summer months, a sight not to be missed.

With the larger resorts of Scarborough, Whitby and Bridlington close by and the rolling countryside of the Wolds to explore, this welcoming property provides an ideal base for an excellent holiday.

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About the location

FILEY

Scarborough 7.7 miles; Bridlington 10.5 miles.

Filey is a traditional English seaside resort with a friendly atmosphere, offering a restful holiday, making an ideal place to stay for walkers and wildlife watchers at any time of the year. A real gem on the Yorkshire coast. A fishing town on the North East Coast, Filey has enjoyed a reputation of being a resort since Victorian times, set beside the magnificent Filey Bay, a long stretch of beautiful sand, with Filey Brigg and its shallow rockpools to the north. 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. Gannets, kittiwakes, puffins, guillimots and razorbills all nest there. Gannets are regularly seen diving for fish in Filey Bay. The Brigg area is an ideal place to watch for common and rarer waders, seabirds and migrating warblers,finches and thrushes. As well as seabirds, seals and other marine life, such as porpoises dolphins and minke whales can be seen in the sea around the Brigg. The town itself seems almost caught in a time warp, retaining much of its character with individual shops, narrow paths and ginnels. There is a small coble landing, 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, crazy golf and candy floss. Also in Filey there is the Filey Dams Nature Reserve, a wetland reserve where common and rare waders and wildfowl can be seen as well as autumn gatherings of swallows, sand martins and house martins. Also there is Parish Wood (just off Sycamore Avenue) an unexpected gem that offers a wealth of wildlife. Willow warbler, chiffchaff, blackcap and tree sparrows breed there and a wide variety of other species are regularly seen such as great spotted woodpeckers and sparrow hawks. Parish Wood also provides shelter and food for a wide range of migrant bird species such as goldcrests, pied and spotted flycatchers, warblers, finches, thrushes and woodcocks. A short drive brings you to the busier town of Scarborough where for family fun you can visit the Alpamare Waterpark, a waterpark unlike anything the UK has ever seen before, as well as plenty to explore and discover in this lovely area.

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Note: This property as of 16th July 2022 will no longer have a bath. It will be replaced for a walk in shower facility and a small store away bath for children aged 0-6years.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas