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Hillcrest

Scarborough, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1026707)

4.7

(20 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 16

  • Bedrooms 8

  • Bathrooms 8

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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20 Customer Reviews

  • "The property is well placed for the North Bay, and within yards of the main park."

    Very clean, and fitted out with quality furniture. All bedrooms were en-suite, which was a plus for us. Parking was tight, but we managed to get 5 cars on the front quite easily. The dining room was great and all twelve of us fitted around the table with room to spare. Kitchen is kitted out well but a bit 'cosy' , so no room for two many cooks issues. Could have done with more pint glasses and wine glasses, but on the whole fine. We are a family group that meet up two to three times a year. This was one of the best ones we have had. Thank you for arranging the weather too. Possibly the only negative, was the lack of information, guides etc in the house, but probably a Covid response to move them. We would certainly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by DavidMar 2022

  • "A well equipped property in a very good position in Scarborough."

    Facilities were very good, and spacious rooms. Warm and well heated throughout. Only one issue re a shower which we reported. Would certainly recommend for larger family gatherings. Gordon and Ros.

    Reviewed by GordonMar 2022

  • "We had 14 people in the property, every room has an en-suite and it never felt like a crowded place with all them people there."

    Great location, short walk to peasholm park or the beach. Great if you have dogs.

    Reviewed by CraigFeb 2022

  • "This is a lovely property in a good location, having all the rooms en-suite was a real bonus."

    We appreciated the provision of towels and good quality sheets. However, the kitchen is too small for the number of guests. Also having the lounge split across too rooms made it difficult for all of use to be together in the evening.

    Reviewed by JanetFeb 2022

  • "Beautifully decorated, very clean, beds top spec and comfortable, front door needs sign as it closes on security lock and we left keys inside whilst we unpacked the cars , so locked ourselves out :) (Owner was in Scarborough on that weekend so he came within 15 minutes to help) plenty of car spaces which is a premium, there were 15 of us and not enough wine glasses for our evening meal, but that is not a real issue, plenty of sitting rooms and very well thought out, great kitchen and utility room too."

    Nice outside space although a little bit too cold when we went to sit out. Great location to get in to town and seafront.

    Reviewed by TraceyJan 2022

  • "A wonderful place with lots of room and all our needs met for a large family stay with a wheelchair user and small children."

    Only issues we had were with the front inner door which we couldn't open with its key and the lack of a bottle opener and corkscrew. Also as the ground floor accessible room is a brilliant selling pint it would be great to get hand rails fitted as this would appeal to groups like us with elderly members who need more help with access.

    Reviewed by KarenDec 2021

  • "Our stay was excellent, a family get together after so long apart, 5 children, 3 and under, plus 9 adults."

    The house was perfect for us and the location with parks and beaches so close by was excellent. We even saw dolphins in the bay and were blessed by glorious weather. The front door keys were VERY difficult and stuck regularly, so we would suggest the lock and keys should be checked and possibly replaced In the house all the doors were very squeaky which would not ordinarily be a problem, but when constantly checking on small children they were quite iritating. A cafetiere or similar or coffee machine would have been a nice addition. The above are minor points on what was a very comfortable house and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by JaneOct 2021

  • "Everything was fine apart from the bathrooms."

    The shower mats wevery dirty and beyond cleaning. One of the showers had a blocked drain and when used it overflowed. The cord for the light in one bathroom had broken off and the fitting had been glued so the light would not turn off and could not sleep as light filtered into bedroom. Needs instructions for the cooker as it did not get hot enough. However we would all stay here again as all our issues were addressed quickly to our satisfaction. The location is fantastic.

    Reviewed by JanetSep 2021

  • "Beautiful house with plenty of room, some of the bedrooms on the small side but that didn’t matter to us!"

    Some of the bathrooms and shower cubicles very small, if you’re on the larger side can be a problem.

    Reviewed by TeresaSep 2021

  • "House a very high standard."

    We have booked again for next June. One request would you please supply another table(s) for the garden.

    Reviewed by StanSep 2021

  • "Butiful house, clean,,had a good time,five cars on this car park, challenging, but can be done."

    Reviewed by ColinAug 2021

  • "Absolutely had a fantastic time."

    Location was brilliant for us. Very close to all amenities. House was spotless. We needed a cot bed and the owner was amazing in sorting this for us within an hour. A massive thank to them. Will definitely be going back.

    Reviewed by HelenAug 2021

  • "Good location."

    Parking good. Kitchen is small but manageable as dining area large.

    Reviewed by RobertJul 2021

  • "Fabulous house."

    Excellent location. Super handy for Peasholn Park, the beach, cafe, supermarket etc. Great to have a basic kitchen stock of tea bags, salt and sugar etc. House was lovely and warm and welcoming. ONLY negative is lack of recycling facilities.....the bin is for general waste only. We saved ours up to drop at Sainsburys recycling but they've removed the containers so it was a trip home for our bottles and cans and plastic.

    Reviewed by MelMay 2021

  • "Absolutely fantastic property."

    Lovely little courtyard garden not shown on photos. Location great. We had a couple of issues which were resolved immediately.

    Reviewed by ShirleyMay 2021

  • "The pictures of the kitchen are misleading , as the kitchen is so small for the amount of people who can stay there"

    Reviewed by KiethMay 2021

  • "House was really lovely had everything you would need for a large group."

    There was rubbish left near the entrance door, which would have been thrown away but wasn't, this is the only issue we had.

    Reviewed by KamaljeetSep 2020

  • "Fantastic house in a lovely location will be definitely staying again and will ..."

    Fantastic house in a lovely location will be definitely staying again and will recommend this house to family and friends

    Reviewed by NicholaAug 2020

  • "Really lovely clean and well equipped property, it seemed recently refurbished with new carpets etc, the double/king rooms vary in size, most are really spacious but a few are a bit of a tight squeeze around the bed, all ensuite though."

    Excellent long dining table and two comfy lounges. The only thing it is lacking really is outdoor space & BBQ, there is a small yard at the back with a washing line and a tiny table & chairs but it is not large enough to accomodate the number of people that the house does. Having said that, it couldn't be much closer to the beautiful Peasholm Park (one of the best parks I've seen, so much to do) and easy walking distance to the beach so outdoor time can be done there. The location really is excellent, it is in North Bay which was beautiful and surprisingly unspolit, very tastefully done with a few shops & cafes and colourful beachuts, but you can easily walk to the shopping centre and to South Bay if you want a taste of the arcades, fairgrounds, boat ride etc

    Reviewed by LisaAug 2020

  • "A great holiday home for a large family gathering, with all rooms ensuite."

    Location is quiet and handy for the beach, town and Peasholm Park. As it becomes more used to being a holiday let, rather than a hotel, it will hopefully provide a few more things that we felt were missing... for instance - a bin in each bedroom, a standard sized teapot, a larger sieve, some kitchen scales. We were very pleased to see that the owners left some basics - washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets etc - to get us started.

    Reviewed by JohnMar 2020

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Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Eight bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor super-king-size with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x first-floor double with TV and en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 2 x first-floor king-size double with TVs and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x first-floor single with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x second-floor double bedrooms with TVs and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second-floor family room with double and single with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with gas fire
  • Additional sitting room
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, Smart TVs with Freeview, a selection of books and games and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc.in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available upon request
  • Off-road parking for 4-5 cars
  • Enclosed rear courtyard with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and park 2 minutes walk
  • Beach 5 minute walk
  • No hen/stag or similar.

The property

Nestled in the centre of the beautiful seaside town of Scarborough, on the coast of North Yorkshire, is this superb detached, three-storey cottage.

This property is an excellent retreat for friends, families or a group of travellers, with a delightful modern interior and quality furnishings, making it a warm and homely base.

Be welcomed into a sitting room with a gas fire...

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

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About the location

SCARBOROUGH

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.

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Note: No hen, stag or similar

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas