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Kittiwake

Scarborough, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 925885)

4.9

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

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

Reviews & Ratings

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47 Customer Reviews

  • "Great place good location that is why I have rebooked"

    Reviewed by TerryMay 2022

  • "Kittiwake never fails to wow us with its stunning views, comfortable and stylish furnishings, and its own parking bay."

    The improvements made since we were last here made it an even more pleasurable stay.

    Reviewed by SheilaApr 2022

  • "Second time here nothing changes, beautifully clean and superb position overlooking North Bay, within walking distance of town, we love it and can’t fault it."

    Reviewed by WilliamMar 2022

  • "Another great stay at kittiwake just as we remembered we have already booked ..."

    Another great stay at kittiwake just as we remembered we have already booked again for next year, love this accommodation, great location flat has everything you need for a great holiday thank you

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2021

  • "No. Very comfortable as usual"

    Reviewed by AngelaOct 2021

  • "Kittiwake was the nicest apartment we’ve stay in, not only was it so clean but I can’t think of anything that hadn’t been thought of, it’s decor was first class, and for me the view of the bay from the lounge window unbelievable, can’t speak high enough, owner was also very approachable, all in all a very pleasant stay in a highly recommended apartment."

    Reviewed by WilliamOct 2021

  • "The holiday was superb with the added bonus of glorious weather."

    Before we came home we booked another holiday at Kittiwake for next year. Thank you for everything. Gillian and David Fuller

    Reviewed by GillianSep 2021

  • "The flat was better than expected."

    It was on two levels which gave extra space. It was close to attractions and the beach. We would come again without any hesitation.

    Reviewed by InesAug 2021

  • "Brilliant place lovely view very comfortable"

    Reviewed by TerryJul 2021

  • "We loved this holiday cottage."

    Perfect location and views. The only disappointment was that i looked to book the same week next year and the price had increased by £200 putting it out of our price range.

    Reviewed by AnnJul 2021

  • "Nothing."

    Reviewed by TrevorJun 2021

  • "Kittiwake is a great base for a short break."

    There are plenty of walks and things to do. We had hoped to book again for next year. However, we are really shocked at how much you have increased the price for the same short break. Such increases are going to price many people out of booking through you and will mean many properties stand empty. You need to reconsider your pricing.

    Reviewed by RichardApr 2021

  • "Very nice well equipped accommodation"

    Reviewed by AngelaOct 2020

  • "We have stayed at Kittiwake several times now and it never disappoints with views from the lounge window of Scarborough castle and the sea at the North Bay."

    Since our last visit it has been re-decorated nicely and refurbished with the bath ahving been removed and replaced by a shower cabinet. Much of the furniture has been replaced and the reclining sofa was a big hit.

    Reviewed by RogerOct 2020

  • "This was our 2nd year staying in Kittiwake and as ever it’s a fantastic apartment with wonderful views."

    There’s a dedicated car parking space on the front and it’s on the quiet North Bay within 5/10 minutes of Peasholm Park or the South Bay. There’s been a refit to the bathroom since our last visit but we were emailed to inform us that the bath is no longer there. New recliner settee in the lounge makes for comfortable evenings watching tv (WiFi is available so we took our Amazon firestick which worked great!). A very clean apartment with towels & bedding provided. We were emailed prior to departure regarding Covid precautions & contacted by the owner with key collection details. It’s a wonderful apartment with lots of amenities (dishwasher, hairdryer, cooking facilities etc) and there’s some lovely little touches like being provided with hand wash etc that make it a place we’ll definitely be going back to!

    Reviewed by AngelaSep 2020

  • "Fabulous accommodation, wonderful views, a true home from home."

    We will certainly return.

    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2020

  • "The view from the flat was great ideally situated very comfortable the changes since we were last there great"

    Reviewed by SharonJul 2020

  • "Very comfy reclining sofa in lounge."

    Shower bit awkward to get out of as too near to toilet. Handy movable step provided, but it needed a handle support to assist alighting from shower. Very quiet position near bay and beach. Great to have parking.

    Reviewed by RaymondJul 2020

  • "Great sea views from the lovely reclining sofa."

    Everything you needed in kitchen. Very comfy bed in main bedroom. Only downside was no radiator in second bedroom, just a convector heater which we dare not leave on overnight. But all in all a great place to stay.

    Reviewed by KayFeb 2020

  • "Yes you are still showing the property as having a bath when in fact it has been removed and replaced by a shower cubicle."

    Reviewed by CarolDec 2019

  • "Staying at Kittiwake is wonderful, everything you need except a dvd in the lounge."

    The place is well maintained and thoroughly clean. It is the ideal place to relax and do very little which is what this break was all about.

    Reviewed by ElizabethDec 2019

  • "Fantastic holiday home, very comfortable, everything you need, clean and great location"

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2019

  • "The owners let us know the key collection details well in advance."

    There’s a designated car parking space. The apartment has a wonderful view of the North Bay. Everything is clean and the beds are so comfy. Its so quiet and convenient. It’s 10 minutes walk to the town centre and the Albert Pub nearby does an excellent Sunday lunch!

    Reviewed by AngelaSep 2019

  • "Excellent apartment, could not wish for a better view."

    clean and comfortable, had every thing you need. all ready booked for next year.

    Reviewed by TrevorJul 2019

  • "No"

    Reviewed by TerryJul 2019

  • "The washing machine is fairly new but has a fault in that it takes several attempts to select a programme and get the machine to work."

    The owner has put up a note to say it might be difficult, but we found this very frustrating. We had to use the washing machine to wash all the towels we used to mop up water after a major water leak into the flat.

    Reviewed by JohnMay 2019

  • "As it was our fourth visit to the kittiwake."

    Parking is good. Ten minutes walk from the town and overlooking the sea. Ideal holiday destination action.

    Reviewed by AngelaApr 2019

  • "This flat was amazing so lovely clean with excellent views and location is super."

    The little courtyard gives a little extra chill time.

    Reviewed by JasonApr 2019

  • "We had a wonderful holiday, the apartment was 5 star excellence with everything you could want."

    The apartment was fully equipped, very comfortable and spotlessly clean. I really don't want to leave a good review as Kittiwake will then be booked up and I won't be able to return, but I can't leave a bad review and there isn't anything detrimental to say about it.

    Reviewed by ElizabethMar 2019

  • "The accommodation was excellent and we enjoyed being on North Bay."

    Reviewed by CarolDec 2018

  • "Lovely homely flat which is spotlessly clean and well equipped with everything you could wish for."

    Thoroughly enjoyed our weekend break.

    Reviewed by LindaOct 2018

  • "We could not fault one single aspect of this accommodation."

    It is very well equipped, extremely comfortable and has fantastic views. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by ColinOct 2018

  • "Lovely homely accommodation, great views, would recommend."

    ...

    Reviewed by MandyOct 2018

  • "Kittiwake was excellent, very clean , comfortable, well equipped and the view from the sitting room was wonderful of the bay and the castle."

    We needed a relaxing break and that’s exactly what we got . Thank you .

    Reviewed by ChristineOct 2018

  • "We have stayed at this flat three times now."

    It is clean, comfortable, well furnished and well looked after. It is a 10 minute walk from Scarborough town centre and the South Bay beach and about five minutes walk from the North Bay attractions and Peasholme Park. Whitby and Filey are within easy reach by bus or car. I would recommend it.

    Reviewed by RogerSep 2018

  • "The apartment was brilliant"

    Reviewed by TerryJul 2018

  • "The weather helped a lot it was lovely the flat was ideally situated and we could get the car parked"

    Reviewed by SharonJul 2018

  • "The apartment was beautiful, everything from furnishings , bedding, etc was tip top quality."

    We wanted for nothing and the two pairs of binoculars provided were a HUGE hit with us being a stones throw from the sea!! Ship watching and lobster pot watching! - all from an open window and a comfy armchair!!

    Reviewed by JanetJul 2018

  • "Kittiwake never fails to disappoint, this was our 3rd visit and as always we enjoyed our stay."

    Who could not appreciate the stunning view, the overall comfort and the location.

    Reviewed by SheilaJun 2018

  • "It's a great apartment in a lovely spot."

    Away from the bustle of the town but close enough to walk to anywhere you want to go. We recommend a walk p through Peasholm Glen to the lily pond.

    Reviewed by AnneApr 2018

  • "Spacious apartment with excellent facilities and location very good."

    Reviewed by TonyApr 2018

  • "Spotlessly clean little cottage."

    Third visit because we enjoy the sea views and off road parking is a bonus

    Reviewed by AngelaMar 2018

  • "Absolutely brilliant place"

    Reviewed by TerryJul 2017

  • "The location of this property is excellent being on the quieter side of Scarborough and with beautiful views across the sea."

    Reviewed by PaulJul 2017

  • "Having already stayed at the Kittiwake last year we found it to be as good this time as last year."

    Cannot fault any of it.

    Reviewed by AngelaMar 2017

  • "A very comfortable and beautiful place."

    We had everything that we needed. Beautifully decorated. We loved it.

    Reviewed by ElaineJan 2017

  • "We had a wonderful week relaxing and enjoying the fabulous view from the apartment."

    I would definitely recommend staying here to anyone.

    Reviewed by KevinOct 2016

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double with en-suite basin and WC and access to patio, 1 x ground floor single (internal room)
  • Ground floor bathroom with shower over, basin and WC
  • First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, slimline dishwasher, TV with Freeview and NOW TV, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Small front enclosed patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Seafront 5 mins walk
  • Note: There are 10 external steps up to the front door
  • Note: No children under 12 years.

The property

With stunning panoramic views overlooking the sea, headland and castle, this fabulous duplex apartment is in an enviable position in the popular coastal town of Scarborough.

Set over the ground and first floor in a converted former Victorian hotel, the property is perfectly placed for enjoying the many attractions of this vibrant resort, but within close proximity of the spectacular North York Moors National Park.

With upside down accommodation, entry is via a staircase up to a communal entrance into the modern apartment.

The open plan living area is comfortably furnished to a high standard, with a well-equipped, contemporary kitchen and a glass-topped dining table.

The large front window throws in plenty of light in this inviting room and enables guests to sit and watch the sweeping vistas of the ever-changing seas.

Stairs lead down to the two cosy bedrooms and bathroom, the double with a door leading onto the small, enclosed patio.

This lovely apartment benefits from private parking for one car, a rare find in this bustling seaside town and with all amenities at hand, you can leave your car safely and explore on foot.

Across the road, a path leads down to the promenade and the quieter beach of North Bay, but with a couple of excellent cafes in which to indulge in.

Enjoy the colourful gardens of Peasholm Park, with its boating lake, or walk along the promenade to South Bay, with its amusements, restaurants and pubs.

The castle ruins, perched high on the cliffs are worth a visit, whilst culture lovers will be impressed by the renowned Stephen Joseph Theatre in the Round, which features excellent productions.

The beautiful surrounding countryside is well worth discovering, with its heather-clad moors, pretty villages and wonderful network of footpaths and trails for walkers.

Altogether, a superb base for a varied and relaxing holiday, at any time of the year.

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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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No children under 12 years.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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