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Nantucket Cottage

The Bay near Filey, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 920001)

4.7

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Sauna
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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56 Customer Reviews

  • "Cosy, bright, well equipped cottage."

    Clean and spacious for 4. Bay facilities are well kept and lovely surroundings.

    Reviewed by FrancesJun 2022

  • "Excellent cottage in a very good location."

    Reviewed by PatrickJun 2022

  • "We will return in the future."

    Reviewed by BerylMay 2022

  • "Stayed at Nantucket Cottage for Easter 2022 with my husband, 5 year old and dog."

    It was very comfortable, clean and set in a lovely spot at The Bay. The bed was comfortable and we had everything we needed to make our stay stress free and relaxing. Only slight downside was the shower that just needs a little attention due to age. Would recommend and considering staying again next year.

    Reviewed by SallyApr 2022

  • "This is a great cottage and very comfortable."

    It’s been well looked after and one of the best holiday cottages we’ve stayed in over the years. The beds are super comfy which really helps too! It’s also well kitted out. The cottage location on the resort is great and we liked that the whole site is so well kept. The over all standard of cleanliness was good however some attention to detail would make it excellent: the kitchen cupboard doors need a good clean - we found them all sticky; the oven needs a good clean too, or else replace the shelves which look dirty/rusty; the pots and pans also should be checked before arrival - we found both pots with the remains of some one else’s food. The cooker extractor fan does not work - not big issue as we opened the window, but given the open plan layout it would be useful.. This is a small point but the owners information pack should be left on display and needs updated; we found it in the cutlery drawer; the Bayside Cafe no longer exists! And finally ahead of arrival, it would be good to know you can book swimming slots up to 3 weeks ahead of your stay. We were not aware of this and resulted in all swimming slots being fully booked for the duration of our stay. Our 11year old was very disappointed by this and so we’re we. As said above it’s a lovely spacious cottage especially the open plan living room, dining, kitchen area (don’t think the pictures do it justice) and we’d stay here again. Thanks

    Reviewed by LesleyApr 2022

  • "Lovely location, brilliant cottage."

    Wonderfully decorated and kitted out. We really Enjoyed our stay thank you.

    Reviewed by JoshuaMar 2022

  • "Stopped at Nantucket before, hope to stay there again."

    Clean and well appointed. The Bay site is spotless, however the only source of food is the John Paul Jones, the cafe is currently closed, the food and service at the pub are both substandard and best avoided.

    Reviewed by StevenMar 2022

  • "Cooker extractor fan not working to take away breakfast smell ..."

    Cooker extractor fan not working to take away breakfast smell There was no laundry bag that we could find to put our laundry in at the end of our stay But all in all it was a lovely place

    Reviewed by JudithFeb 2022

  • "This Cottage is fantastic!"

    Warm, very well equipped, clean, lovely big bath, and a comfy bed. A couple of minutes walk from the pool and the pub. 10-15 minutes walk to the beach. Absolutely loved it and will definitely be going back!

    Reviewed by RachelFeb 2022

  • "What a lovely cottage, so clean and cosy we could have stayed longer."

    Facilities in the property were fab, everything you needed was there. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by KellyFeb 2022

  • "We had a very enjoyable stay at Nantucket cottage, very clean and wonderfully ..."

    We had a very enjoyable stay at Nantucket cottage, very clean and wonderfully quiet , thanks to Sarah for the phone chat,

    Reviewed by ElizabethFeb 2022

  • "Lovely cottage on the Bay where we stay frequently."

    Particularly good location with good outdoor space. Internally was very comfortable and clean.

    Reviewed by Kelly-anneJan 2022

  • "Our second stay in this lovely property; another great week."

    Beautifully clean and well presented, with excellent facilities so close by and just a few minutes walk to the beach - perfect! Our thanks once again to our hosts for a wonderful, relaxing break!

    Reviewed by DavidJan 2022

  • "Fab place, lovely cottage and great correspondence from the owner."

    Reviewed by WayneDec 2021

  • "A most comfortable stay lovely clean cottage ."

    A credit to the owners.

    Reviewed by DavidDec 2021

  • "Had a exellent stay ,spotless accomomodation,warm and cosy, great location,nice pub on site"

    Reviewed by SimonNov 2021

  • "Once again loved staying in Nantucket cottage, our week in the Bay went too fast and we look forward to our next stay."

    Reviewed by PeterOct 2021

  • "Gorgeous cottage, everything we needed, good quality furnishings & very clean."

    Quiet & relaxing location on The Bay, we will certainly be returning.

    Reviewed by CorinneOct 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage, nice and clean when we got here, nice and quite an out the way, I would fully recommend coming here for your holiday."

    Reviewed by ChristopherOct 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage perfect location."

    Best we have found at the Bay.

    Reviewed by AndreaAug 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in great location, will definitely book again in the future."

    Reviewed by JillJul 2021

  • "Cottages was lovely like a home from home, the site was quiet clean & tidy."

    Enjoyed our stay & would happily book again. Fantastic

    Reviewed by DawnJul 2021

  • "Excellent property on a lovely site We've already booked again for next year."

    Very clean and well equipped. A very relaxing stay had by all.

    Reviewed by SimonMay 2021

  • "The double matress in the master bedroom need turning or changing as its very lumpy and uncomfortable."

    The kitchen table needs a deep clean as very sticky from the varnish. The WiFi need upgrading as can't watch films on the fire stick and there is no dvd player. The landing bulb was not working. These comments are for improvement purposes and not to be used as negativity comments. Lovely a warm and homely place to stay on a lovely site. We really enjoyed our weeks stay.

    Reviewed by Mary-janeMay 2021

  • "Had a very enjoyable stay at the Nantucket, the weather was very kind and had five glorious sunny days."

    The facilities at the cottage provided us with everything that we required even under Covid restrictions. We have stayed at the Bay on numerous occasions and find the site to be very clean and in a great place to reach all other coastal areas.

    Reviewed by KatherineApr 2021

  • "No every thing was fine and we had a really good relaxing 2 weeks"

    Reviewed by GrahamSep 2020

  • "Generally the property was clean and had a few basic provisions."

    Unfortunately the cooker ignition rarely worked, we had problems with the boiler resulting in the heating randomly coming on when it was 30 degrees outside and not having hot water. Also the vacuum didn't work. The Bay resort was great and all the leisure/entertainment facilities were Covid secure and made you feel very safe.

    Reviewed by KellyAug 2020

  • "Very nice property ideal for trips out , parking adjacent to property ideal for ..."

    very nice property ideal for trips out , parking adjacent to property ideal for loading and unloading car on arrival and departure,

    Reviewed by DavidJul 2020

  • "A lovely cottage, perfect location and ideal for a weekend away."

    Will definitely book again.

    Reviewed by KayMar 2020

  • "Lovely house, very well equipped, great location."

    Reviewed by CarolineJan 2020

  • "Second visit to Nantucket and again was not disappointed, this is a beautiful cottage which has everything you could wish for set in the lovely holiday village at The Bay."

    Filey beach is fantastic especially if you have a dog to enjoy it with you and will definitely be returning soon.

    Reviewed by PeterSep 2019

  • "Nantucket is a lovely cottage at the Bay Filey, with everything you need for a week away."

    This was our second stay here and equally as comfortable as before.

    Reviewed by NicolaAug 2019

  • "What a lovely house the owners have done them selfs proud, We recently stop at Nantucket t between 14th-21of June and had a fantastic time at the house."

    The house was cosy and relaxing with all the mod-cons the beds were so comfortable,lovely bathroom and shower,kitchen and lounge were so relaxing just couldn't fault it and it's in a quiet part of the holiday village to stay in Can't wait to go back again next year

    Reviewed by RobertJun 2019

  • "We really enjoyed our stay, the cottage was lovely and is situated in an ideal location to travel to other towns nearby."

    Lovely beach just a short walk from the cottage which allows dogs. The whole resort is very dog friendly which was perfect! Would recommend walking to the Royal Oak Pub which is just under a mile walk from the cottage which serves good food.

    Reviewed by CharlotteApr 2019

  • "The Bay is a great location."

    The cottage is lovely.

    Reviewed by SamApr 2019

  • "Overall a lovely cottage"

    Reviewed by DebbieApr 2019

  • "Lovely cottage - had everything we needed, very clean."

    Great complex - super facilities. Doglad friendly atmosphere is super. Pub on complex was dog friendly & catered for gluten free diets - so was perfect. 10/10 for everything.

    Reviewed by JoelleFeb 2019

  • "Whoever the cleaner is needs to clean the shower head, the shower screen and the oven had a used grill pan."

    No one's fault apart from the cleaner. The place was good and I would stop again. The mattress wad extremely hard though. But I suppose that's personal preference.

    Reviewed by StuartDec 2018

  • "Accommodation was lovely and clean and had everything we needed."

    The complex was brilliant. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a get away.

    Reviewed by SarahOct 2018

  • "Great base to discover the North Yorkshire coast, there's a nice walk up the beach (dog friendly) to Filey."

    Its about 1 hour by car to Whitby for a great day out. We took the bus from Filey to Scarborough with the dog £3:50 return, Flamborough Head is worth a visit The cottage itself is clean and warm with everything you could possibly need for a weeks stay, beds were comfy plenty of hot water all the mod-cons wifi works well, nice quite location. The local pub diner is Ok big portions there are other country pubs within a short drive if you fancy something different. Would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by StevenSep 2018

  • "We loved the cottage itself, fantastic location close to the beach."

    We will definately revisit

    Reviewed by TomJul 2018

  • "Lovely cottage at The Bay Filey."

    Peaceful plot on the site with a well equipped cottage. Well presented and we really enjoyed our stay! We will definitely book Nantucket Cottage again.

    Reviewed by FionaJul 2018

  • "Fantastic cottage with lovely homely touches from the owners."

    Great location and lots of space for the kids to play outside. Would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by EmmaJun 2018

  • "Lovely cottage in a quiet spot."

    Have stayed at the bay before and this is the cleanest cottage we have stayed in . Well kept, comfortable sofa , tv with firestick and Wi-Fi included . Perfect .

    Reviewed by MandyJun 2018

  • "Very well organised, from booking to arriving the communication and process was faultless."

    The property was great, perfect location, well equipped, couldn’t fault it. Lots to do in the area to keep both adults and kids entertained, would highly recommend the cottage and Sykes.

    Reviewed by JoJun 2018

  • "I had a money off voucher but forgot to use it when I booked this April break (we already had a summer holiday booked for July and went with you last year also) but when I telephoned to say so, you wouldn’t honour it."

    I’ve worked in customer service practically all my life and found this extremely poor service.

    Reviewed by AngieApr 2018

  • "The cottage was amazing and far better than what we expected, would definitely come again and recommend to anyone"

    Reviewed by SamMar 2018

  • "Excellent well appointed and clean property."

    Always get good service from Sykes and they are my first option for UK bookings

    Reviewed by RichardNov 2017

  • "Had a fabulous holiday at Nantucket cottage."

    Very relaxing, lovely long walks along the beach, dog loved it. Cottage was nice, everything you needed was there. Just a few things I could comment on! The overflow pipe in bath is not connected, while having a bath there was water coming through kitchen ceiling where lights are present. A very bad health and safety issue! Small toilet down stair has a funny musty smell in it, not very pleasant, think it could be coming from mop and bucket which is kept in there. Kettle was full of lime scale, needed de scaled. Apart from these few things all your needs for a relaxing holiday in Nantucket cottage were covered.

    Reviewed by GrantNov 2017

  • "A lovely cottage on an excellent holiday village."

    A very dog friendly site with a beautiful beach just a short distance away. The Bay is a perfect location for exploring other areas.

    Reviewed by NealOct 2017

  • "The cottage was lovely, even better than expected."

    And the location was great, with the beach just a short walk and lots of places to visit which were easily accessible. A fantastic holiday all round.

    Reviewed by EveAug 2017

  • "Lovely clean cottage."

    Had everything we needed and in a nice area, will book again.

    Reviewed by JenApr 2017

  • "I loved my holiday at the bay Filey in Nantucket cottage and will return again."

    My experience with Sykes cottages has been a good one each time I have used them and highly recommend them thamkyou

    Reviewed by GailMar 2017

  • "Had a fantastic weekend away wish we could move in"

    Reviewed by JulieFeb 2017

  • "Absolutely lovely cottage , the site was a little muddy due to the building going on."

    The village itself is very nice . Would like to visit again when all building work completed and weather a bit dryer . But we still enjoyed it.

    Reviewed by ChristineDec 2016

  • "Exceptionally nice place, very clean and quiet."

    Great location and had everything you could possibly need. Can't wait to come back.

    Reviewed by AndrewAug 2016

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Small, private patio with furniture and BBQ
  • 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 etc
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Beach 1 mile. Note: Between the dates of 4th November to 16th December the leisure centre will be under renovation with no access to the pool, sauna and steam room
  • The gymnasium will still be accessible. However, there will be access to the Flower of May campsite swimming pool Monday to Friday
  • Access is complimentary with the Bay leisure pass.

The property

Filey 2.5 miles.

This modern, mid-terrace property is situated in The Bay holiday village, within easy reach of the seaside town of Filey.

With excellent on-site facilities, it provides a superb base for an enjoyable, traditional family holiday, with close proximity to both the beach and some wonderful countryside.

With a nautical theme throughout, there is a spacious open plan living area, with a well-equipped modern kitchen, comfortable seating and French doors opening onto a small, south-facing private patio.

Upstairs are two bright and airy bedrooms and a bathroom, with an additional cloakroom on the ground floor.

With a cheerful, contemporary feel, the property is just a five-minute walk from the holiday village pub, cafe and pharmacist.

Surrounded by extensive communal grounds, with picnic areas and two lakes, it has a host of outdoor activities to partake in, including fishing, tennis and bike hire.

Guests are able to book scuba diving, archery and fencing lessons, whilst the indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam room will be a big hit with everyone.

A pleasant walk brings you to a long, sandy and safe beach, whilst the quaint seaside resort of Filey has fine promenades, lovely ornamental gardens and a unique coble landing for fishing vessels.

Why not explore Filey Brigg with its rock pools, or take an invigorating clifftop walk with panoramic views along the coastline?

Nearby Bempton RSPB reserve is well worth a visit - especially in the summer months, to see the puffins, kittiwakes and gannets, whilst culture lovers will enjoy the surrounding stately homes, such as Sledmere House, Sewerby Hall and Burton Agnes Hall.

With something for everyone in the vicinity, the property is an ideal choice.

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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.

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Note: Between the dates of 4th November to 16th December the leisure centre will be under renovation with no access to the pool, sauna and steam room. The gymnasium will still be accessible.
However, there will be access to the Flower of May campsite swimming pool Monday to Friday. Access is complimentary with the Bay leisure pass.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas