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The Firs

(Ref. 1081611)

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Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


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

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17 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely property, well equipped and maintained."

    Reviewed by Phil5.0Jun 2024

  • "Property was great everything you need for your holiday."

    Good location for travel into Scarborough and surrounding areas. Just one problem the open fire was not in use. We were not informed of this until we arrived at property. We specifically book properties with fires open or log burners . Has we love to settle down in the evening in front of a fire and read our books with a bottle of wine. So this was disappointing. Otherwise no complaints

    Reviewed by Clive4.7Mar 2024

  • "Lovely comfortable property."

    Well equipped with all that you need. The bed was super comfy after a long day exploring. We had taken our slow cooker but there was one in the property. Close to all areas and a steady walk into town. Would definitely recommend and go back.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Mar 2024

  • "A spacious property, well looked after maintained to a high standard."

    Welcome gifts milk bread etc was a nice treat. Location ideal for the coast and on a bus route to Scarborough. Easy parking a bonus,.Booked our next holiday at The Firs already. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Edwin5.0Feb 2024

  • "The house was worth staying at would stay there again"

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Oct 2023

  • "A clean well kept property which was a delight to stay in."

    The welcome pack was much appreciated.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had a really good time at the Firs."

    The property is very well located to explore the area, whether by car, walking and by bus. We especially enjoyed the windfall apples in the garden and to have our breakfast out in the terrace - we were very lucky with the weather! The house is in a quiet location so we had a very restful time. Our pet who is very old and sensitive to change settled very well in the house and this was a real bonus. Unfortunately we couldn't get the washing machine to work and the dish washer was out of rinser so couldn't be used. Perhaps the owners could look into this in between customers? We really appreciated the local milk and we went back for more as it was so delicious. We plan to be back as we loved out time at the Firs.

    Reviewed by Rubina5.0Sep 2023

  • "Excellent House, very well equipped."

    We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Jayne5.0Aug 2023

  • "The photos do not do the property justice"

    Reviewed by Roy5.0Aug 2023

  • "We had a lovely time at The Firs in Scalby, Scarborough."

    Everything was very clean and the beds were very comfortable. It is a good location and we would like to visit again hopefully with my other daughter who missed out on a great trip.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jun 2023

  • "This was a great property with lots of little extras to help us feel at home."

    We will definitely want to stay again!

    Reviewed by Brianne5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely property, really clean and well equipped."

    Less than half hour walk into Scarborough over the headland, and a short walk into beautiful Scalby Village.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Oct 2022

  • "This home is absolutely beautiful."

    I have only good things to say about our stay here. The home is warm, comfortable and inviting. The owners left, milk, cake, tea, coffee and biscuits. It was so kind of them to do that. The location is wonderful and so peaceful. The garden is gorgeous and the house is literally minutes from the North Bay of Scarborough, which is stunning. We had a wonderful time here and would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Oct 2022

  • "The house met all expectations and the photos didn’t do it justice."

    It is a very comfortable house with everything you could need for a stay. Everywhere was clean and gave us no concerns whatsoever. The garden was ideal for our dog to wander around, and access rot Scarborough and the general area was very easy. Would stay again if we visit the area

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Oct 2022

  • "The images on the web site don't do this cottage justice."

    It is lovely. With a great and big garden, The kitchen is very good along with the layout of the house. We fully enjoyed the stay and nicely surprised when we arrived.

    Thank you for the feedback, sorry the listing doesn't quite do the house justice, we keep asking for it to be updated. So glad you enjoyed you're stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ashley4.4May 2022

  • "We’ve enjoyed a great family break at The Firs."

    The holiday home is clean, comfortable and well equipped, with everything we needed for a relaxing stay. The house is in a great position to enjoy costal walks along the Cleveland Way and into Scarborough. We’d highly recommend staying in this lovely home and hope to visit again soon.

    Thank you so much for your feedback, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Apr 2022

  • "Me, my partner and 6 year old son had a lovely holiday stay at the Firs."

    The house was bright, extremely clean and had everything you would ever need for a stress free stay. From the amazingly comfy beds to the spacious open plan kitchen/diner everything was perfect. The house is in a great location. Just a steady costal walk to Scarborough sea front, easily managed by my 6yo, and even closer to Scalby village with a lovely village pub and shops. I cannot recommend The Firs enough and will definitely be booking to stay again. Thank you.

    Really appreciate your feedback, glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again. Thank you. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tom5.0Apr 2022

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with open-fire
  • Games room with Smart TV
  • Gas central heating with open-fire
  • Electric range cooker, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer, dishwasher and coffee maker
  • 2 x Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Front garden with lawned area, enclosed rear garden with lawned area, patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.9 miles, pub 0.6 miles, beach 1.9 miles

The property

Settled in the quaint village of Scalby, near the bustling amenities of Scarborough, rests this semi-detached holiday home, The Firs.

Just under two miles away from a sandy beach, this welcoming abode is ideal for a family of five and their canine companion.

Admire the stone cottages that are scattered around the village before you reach your home-from-home, with a large driveway for ample parking.

Enter through the side of the property into the utility room, here you can wash and dry your sandy clothes after a day lounging on the beach.

Be charmed by the country-style kitchen/diner, hosting an electric range cooker and gas hob to rustle up hearty meals and a dishwasher for a fuss-free clean.

When the dishes are piping hot, serve them at the dining table, where you can dine together and toast to a splendid getaway.

Throw open the French doors to discover the large lawn and when the sun is shining enjoy an alfresco affair on the garden furniture!

Moving through the property, locate the sitting room, where you can snuggle up beside the crackling open-fire and flicker through the Smart TV.

Adjacent, you will find the games room to keep the young ones entertained, with a Smart TV and bean bags for a fun film night, away from the adults.

As the night draws in, climb upstairs and why not indulge in a leisurely soak in the bathroom or if you're still sandy, enjoy a rinse in the overhead shower.

When eyes grow heavy, there is a king-size, a twin and a single to rest your head; all with fantastic storage to house your belongings.

Awaken with a steaming cup of coffee, courtesy of the coffee maker, to soak in the views from the rear garden before exploring your scenic surroundings.

Be sure to bring your bike to tour the National Cycle Route 1 and pack your bucket and spades to take advantage of the Blue Flag beach, North Bay Beach.

A short car journey will lead you to the seaside resort of Scarborough, where you can test your swing on a cliff top golf course or have some family fun at Crazy Golf.

Spend an afternoon seeing a range of marine life at SEA LIFE, unveil 3000 years of history at Scarborough Castle or enjoy fresh fish and chips on the beachfront.

Why not head to Whitby, home to the 7th-century Whitby Abbey, the unique Captain Cook Memorial Museum and the little ones can enjoy donkey rides along the beach?

For long-lasting memories, whisk your loved ones to The Firs.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Scarborough 3 miles; Whitby 17 miles.

The picturesque village of Scalby lies just 2.5 miles from the seaside resort of Scarborough. The village centre, with its stone cottages and Victorian houses, boasts good facilities, with a pub, two local shops, a quaint tea room, a hairdressers and a beauty salon. Surrounded by rolling hills and beautiful countryside, with thousands of hectares of moors and forest, it makes the perfect place to stay, with numerous public footpaths and the well-known Scalby Beck, which winds its way to the coast. A weekly farmers market is held in the grounds of St. Lawrence’s Church Rooms, selling local produce. With Scarborough on the doorstep, with its fine, sandy beaches, good restaurants and bustling town centre, Scalby provides a lovely retreat after a busy day out!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas