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Coastal Retreat

Scarborough, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 980847)

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4.5

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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24 Customer Reviews

  • "Very enjoyable holiday."

    The flat was very comfortable and had everything you could need. A good position on the north bay near the castle.

    Reviewed by RuthOct 2020

  • "A lovely flat for one or two, close to the North Bay and Castle and just a few minutes' walk from the town centre."

    Attractive, comfortable and very well equipped.

    Reviewed by ClaireSep 2020

  • "When I enquired about the possibility of taking our family dog with us I was informed that I should find alternative arrangements for her as the property was not listed for dogs."

    I accepted this and we proceeded with our holiday. When we arrived at the accommodation they welcome was lovely with a card to greet us and a list of instructions. I also read the visitors book that stated quite clearly that other people had taken dogs! There was also a paragraph that read.. If you find your dog back from the beach is sandy there are towels in the kitchen to use!! I was gutted I had left my dog at home. Please make it clear and check with the owner as I wouldn't like other owners to feel as I did. The owner may even loose revenue if ppl don't go with their pets. We even left a day early as I wanted to go home to my dog.

    Reviewed by MaynieAug 2020

  • "A wonderful well equipped little property that is clean and comfortable."

    The host was very helpful and always on hand to answer any questions. Their are lots of steps to the property and parking at peak season we found a bit tricky. Easy access to the North Bay beach with shops and cafes. Great place to stay for a couple.

    Reviewed by LauraJul 2020

  • "Very nice central flat, lovely views, close to everything."

    Everything provided in flat to meet your needs and some extra touches. Would recommend for two people for a great base to explore Scarborough

    Reviewed by AlisonJul 2020

  • "Stating that the flat is 4 floors up."

    My husband is disabled and the stairs were a big challenge. Plus no wifi

    Reviewed by ElaineJul 2020

  • "Coastal retreat is a nice property which has a well stocked kitchen , with every utensil that you will need on your stay."

    The location is ideal for both the north & south bays, however being on the second floor could be problematic for anyone with mobility issues. Parking no problem at all and dealings with the owner was a delight. Well done Jenny you have a well looked after and spotlessly clean apartment. Would recommend

    Reviewed by JonFeb 2020

  • "I loved this little flat in the centre of Scarborough."

    Both bays were a minutes walk and so much to do there. All the little extras in the flat were a very welcome bonus. Thanks again

    Reviewed by RebeccaJan 2020

  • "Nice comfortable, warm apartment in a great location."

    Plenty of kitchen utensils, cleaning goods and a few essentials to get you started. Tea, coffee, sugar etc. available too. Parking permits provided and no issues with getting parked. Enjoyed my stay and would happily return.

    Reviewed by SteveJan 2020

  • "Lovely little flat with some very nice little touches."

    Reviewed by CarolSep 2019

  • "A very clean, cosy cottage in a prime location for North and South Bay."

    Would fully recommend for a mobile couple as there are a few steps to reach apartment.

    Reviewed by JoyceJul 2019

  • "Coastal Retreat is a well equipped small contained apartment."

    Everything you need plus more is available. Very comfortable and warm. The super sea views are an added bonus. We stayed with our little pooch and she loved it . Although the weather wasn't good didn't stop us enjoying the lovely walks and visiting numerous doggy friendly places knowing that there was a lovely warm place to return to. Jenny the owner was very good at communicating quickly . The possible only downside was that you can hear the person in flat above walking about and our pooch thought that someone was in our flat and had to reassure her otherwise . We enjoyed so much that we re booked for September whilst we were there. Sykes are a very good company too would recommend all the cottages we have stayed in so far.

    Reviewed by ChristinaMay 2019

  • "The view from the living room window was stunning, the actual apartment felt ..."

    The view from the living room window was stunning, the actual apartment felt like a home from home and all the added extras made for a lovely stay

    Reviewed by AbigailMay 2019

  • "The whole weekend was great, the steep hill was a bit of a trek going up from the prom if you don't know Scarborough, but not enough to spoil the break, first time our little dog has been worn out but he loved it all as well."

    Friendly people every where we went. It's definitely a repeat visit for us. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by JulieApr 2019

  • "Although the apartment was in a fabulous location with seaviews it was very compact!"

    The kitchen has everything you could think of, however, the lounge needs more comfortable sofas and the bathroom needs rethinking as we found this to be very small! Overall though it was ok for few nights in our favourite resort of Scarborough

    Reviewed by AndrewFeb 2019

  • "The apartment was very clean and everthing we needed."

    The steps is something I had not realised about. The keypad my friend couldn't use so when she went out on her own she buzzed the intercom and I went down all the steps and back again to let her in and didn't find out till almost last day that I could have let her in by the intercom told by one of the other occupants. I feel there should be some instructions as the side of the intercom not being familiar with this type of entry.

    Reviewed by ChristineOct 2018

  • "Due to unforeseen circumstances I had to cut my stay short."

    I contacted Sykes Cottages and spoke to someone on-line to ask them to let the owner know I had had to leave early and the person I communicated with was extremely efficient as well as the process being simple and quick. I hope to re-book next year all being well as the flat was perfect for me in all respects. Karan Lickers

    Reviewed by KaranSep 2018

  • "Excellent customer service responded to customer queries."

    Reviewed by SharonSep 2018

  • "This was a fantastic escape from our hectic work schedule and to visit family ..."

    This was a fantastic escape from our hectic work schedule and to visit family scattered around Scarborough and Filey the accommodation was excellent and well kitted out with a fantastic sea view parking never an issue even over bank holiday

    Reviewed by NevilleAug 2018

  • "Wonderful location clean flat"

    Reviewed by JoanneAug 2018

  • "It was a very nice clean flat."

    The outside of the building was a bit rundown but there were many properties in the area being renovated. The problem with accommodation was lack of storage space ie there were no wardrobes. Hangers were hung behind the doors which was fine for a few days, we stayed four nights, but any longer and we would have been very short of space.

    Reviewed by EricAug 2018

  • "We both needed somewhere to switch off and relax and this ticked all the boxes."

    In easy reach of Whitby, Pickering (NYMR) and other places that we wanted to visit. A real home from home with absolutely everything we needed.

    Reviewed by CharlesAug 2018

  • "This second floor flat is in a great location,for access to town,or beach( via a very steep path )."

    As it’s up at the top of the cliffs,don’t be surprised if your car gets covered in seagull droppings,so wait till the holiday is over to get it washed. The flat was very clean and smelt clean too. Kitchen well stocked with cooking utensils ,cutlery etc,and decent sized mugs.

    Reviewed by ChristineJul 2018

  • "The flat was ok but there was a issue with the kitchen floor it had lino down ..."

    The flat was ok but there was a issue with the kitchen floor it had lino down but wasnt down properly needed sticking down it was a health and saftey matter especialy in the kitchen

    Reviewed by ElaineJul 2018

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Summary

  • All second floor: One bedroom: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge/diner with electric fire, fan, sofa and armchairs
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge freezer, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking with scratch cards
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: There are 7 external steps to the front door and 4 flights of stairs to the flat door

The property

This second floor apartment lies in a central part of Scarborough, between two bays, with beautiful sea views and only a few minutes walk to the beach.

Perfectly suited for couples and close to local amenities, this apartment has been designed in a heart-warming fashion to bring guests a relaxing holiday experience.

The stylish lounge/diner will become your own cosy haven to spend some quality together, snuggle up on the sofa and armchairs in front of the Smart TV surrounded by floral and geometric prints and a woodburner-effect fire.

The table for two is situated by the original sash bay window, so you can enjoy a warm cup of tea, whilst admiring the peaceful views ahead of you.

The stylish kitchen features a collection of applicances and comes with all the utensils and more that you could need on a holiday.

After a lovely night in, make your way to the wonderful double bedroom, a homely arrangement with bedside units, wardrobe and an en suite bathroom.

A coastal retreat for you and your loved one.

Just outside, North Bay and South Bay present two stretches of golden sandy beaches, popular with families and small children.

Scarborough is a delightful location for outdoor activities, with golf courses, coastal walks along the Cleveland Way, cycle routes such as the old railway to Whitby, beautiful sailing and championship quality surfing.

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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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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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