Hartwood Cottage is an attractive mid-terrace property is conveniently situated in the old town of the popular coastal resort of Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
With just a few minutes' walk to the beach and the town centre, it is well-placed for families wishing to enjoy a traditional seaside holiday, but be within easy reach of the stunning scenery of the North York Moors National Park.
The accommodation is set over three floors, with a modern kitchen with dining area on the ground floor, along with a cosy and comfortable sitting room, with a flame effect electric fire.
A useful cloakroom completes the ground floor layout.
On the first floor there are two tasteful bedrooms with a seaside theme running through them, while the top floor hosts another double bedroom and a large family bathroom, complete with a walk-in shower and separate bath, perfect for a long soak after a day's exploring.
From the top floor you can enjoy spectacular views of the coast and Scarborough Castle.
To the outside there is a private, enclosed yard with table and chairs.
Warm and inviting throughout, the cottage is just a short stroll down the hill to the lively seafront of South Bay, with seaside stalls, ice cream parlours, amusements arcades and good fish and chips from the many cafes and takeaways.
The safe, sandy beach is perfect for children to enjoy a paddle, build sandcastles or take a donkey ride.
From here, you can walk along the promenade to North Bay, with the majestic castle perched high on the cliff above, along with many nesting seabirds.
Discover the many other attractions in the immediate vicinity, including the legendary Open Air Theatre, Peasholm Park, the Sea Life Centre and the amazing Alpamare Water Park with its wave pools and heated outdoor infinity pool overlooking the bay.
A little further afield are miles of cycle paths and footpaths, including the Cinder Track that runs from Scarborough to Whitby and the breath-taking cliff top Cleveland Way.
With pretty coastal villages such as Robin Hood's Bay to explore and the vast expanse of heather clad moorland, visitors will be captivated by this very special area and want to return time and time again to Hartwood Cottage.
About the location
Pickering 17 miles; Whitby 20 miles; York 40 miles.
Popular since Victorian times, the vibrant seaside town of Scarborough retains many of its original fine buildings, parks and gardens, as well as its historic castle which overlooks the town. North Bay and South Bay provide two superb stretches of beautiful, golden sandy beaches, popular with families and small children. There are a number of child friendly activities and many excellent visitor attractions for grown-ups too, including the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough Spa and Scarborough Open Air Theatre for live music. Scarborough is a great location for outdoor activities, with golf courses, lovely coastal walks along the Cleveland Way, stunning cycle routes such as the old railway to Whitby, beautiful sailing and championship quality surfing. Add to this all the usual seaside entertainment and bustling promenades located close to the beach and Scarborough is the destination with something for everyone. Ideally situated for touring the coastline and the moors, Scarborough is an ideal base for a fun-filled break.
Note: There are fairly steep stairs up to the 2nd floor.