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Denby Retreat

The Bay near Filey, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 925372)

Features

  • Sleeps 4 people

  • 2 bedrooms

  • 2 bathrooms

  • Pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Sauna Sauna
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    JulieO629
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    “Excellent”

    We stayed for a week and had a lovely stay. The apartment is great; well equipped and has everything you need. It is in a great location. The Bay complex is great; swimming pool and pub and playground all close. It is a lovely walk to the dog friendly beach and from there the walk to Filey town is wonderful. We had various grandsons staying with us at different times in the week( ages 1,3 and 9) and there was something for them all including DVDs games and books in the apartment. The apartment ...

    We stayed for a week and had a lovely stay. The apartment is great; well equipped and has everything you need. It is in a great location. The Bay complex is great; swimming pool and pub and playground all close. It is a lovely walk to the dog friendly beach and from there the walk to Filey town is wonderful. We had various grandsons staying with us at different times in the week( ages 1,3 and 9) and there was something for them all including DVDs games and books in the apartment. The apartment was so well stocked with everything we needed. Even two garden chairs, doggy treats bowls etc. We had the best time. The weather was brilliant which always makes a difference! Put it this way we spent so much more money getting some sun in Gran Canaria last month! I’d recommend this apartment to anyone who wants home from home comforts in a great setting. The only thing be aware of is that the meadow and lakes behind have been closed due to the building of a new development BUT this wouldn’t put us off staying again. There is a lovely lake and grassed area on the way to the beach where dogs ( and children) can have a run around. Thanks again

The cottage

Filey 3 miles.

This modern, spacious first floor apartment is situated on The Bay holiday village, just three miles from the traditional seaside town of Filey.

With light and spacious accommodation, this lovely apartment is ideal for families wishing to enjoy the extensive on-site facilities, along with direct access to an expansive, beautiful sandy beach.

There is a large open plan living area, furnished and decorated in a contemporary style, with a well-equipped, galley-style kitchen, dining area and comfortable seating, while the double bedroom has the added benefit of an en-suite shower, in addition to a family bathroom.

There’s also an adult bunk room available, along with a double sofa bed in the sitting area to enable flexible sleeping arrangements.

Outside are extensive communal grounds with two lakes, barbecues and picnic areas for guests, 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, and children may wish to partake in a snorkelling lesson?

A pleasant stroll brings you to a glorious Blue Flag 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 rock pooling and crabbing on Filey Brigg, take an invigorating clifftop walk or visit the animal park.

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 and Bridlington close by and the rolling countryside of the Wolds to explore, this welcoming apartment provides an ideal base for an excellent holiday.

Summary

  • All first floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x adult bunk
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven with ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair, please bring own cot bedding
  • Parking for 1 car in shared car park next to property
  • Communal lawned grounds with picnic areas, lakes and BBQs
  • Communal leisure facilities including free use of large indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam room
  • Gym, beauty treatments, tennis, putting green, bike hire etc are available at an additional charge
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • On-site shop, pub and cafe 5 mins walk
  • Beach 10 mins walk
  • 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: Lakes on-site, children to be supervised. Note - The owner has been informed the site is due to have 75 new lodges added, this will be taking place opposite the property
  • There may be associated noise and the works plan to be completed by the end of October 2019

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About the location

FILEY

Scarborough 7.5 miles; Bridlington 11 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, with donkey rides available on the beach, children’s play areas, 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.

Note - The owner has been informed the site is due to have 75 new lodges added, this will be taking place opposite the property. There may be associated noise and the works plan to be completed by the end of October 2019.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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