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Stakesby House Apartment 1

(Ref. 1017906)

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Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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37 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely property."

    Well equipped. Thoughtful milk, biscuits and wine upon arrival. Decent location.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Oct 2023

  • "Thanks for a comfortable stay"

    Reviewed by Jack5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely apartment, immaculately clean."

    Very comfy bed, great location. Apartment well stocked with everything you need. Fab location and nice and quiet. Would definitely stay again and recommend to others.

    Reviewed by Darren5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely apartment."

    We really enjoyed our stay. We enjoyed walking to Whitby through the park at the bottom of the road. Good bus service, we got the bus to Scarborough. Plenty of parking on the road outside the apartment- we didn’t bother parking on the drive. Welcome pack was a nice touch. Loved the dressing room with the dressing table - great for contact lenses & make up. Good shower.

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Jul 2023

  • "The key safe was a good idea."

    Very comfortable apartment everything worked great. We both said we'd love to live here it was that good. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by George5.0Jul 2023

  • "Loved the place, very clean."

    In a great location, near to all amenities. Definitely will be back. I do think that blackout curtains or blinds in the bedroom would help

    Reviewed by Lisa4.7Jun 2023

  • "Apartment was very clean & comfortable."

    All the facilities were as described on website. Ideally situated for the town centre & West Cliff area & made a really good starting point for walks both local & on the North Yorkshire moors. Directions to the apartment were spot on.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0May 2023

  • "The property was beyond our expectations, very spacious and comfortable."

    Very well located only a 15 minute walk into Whitby centre. The welcome pack was much appreciated. We would highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Therese5.0Apr 2023

  • "We were very impressed by the standard and cleanliness of the Stakesby house apartment."

    We found everything necessary within the very spacious apartment which helped to make our stay in Whitby very enjoyable. The welcome pack of wine, cake and milk were a pleasant surprise.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Apr 2023

  • "Bright, clean and welcoming property."

    Well appointed with everything that we needed for our stay. The property is walking distance from all of the amenities of Whitby and handy for lots of walking routes.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Mar 2023

  • "Blinds needed in dressing area and bedroom as being on the ground floor you are overlooked, so we had to have both sets of curtains drawn in the morning until we were dressed from coming out of the bathroom."

    A few more more items in the kitchen would be appreciated such as a baking sheet. Thanks Julie

    Reviewed by Julie3.8Mar 2023

  • "A very clean and comfortable apartment near whitby centre (about 20 min walk) welcome wine, biscuits and milk was a very nice gesture."

    Will certainly recommend and would return as like a home from home.

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Mar 2023

  • "It is hard to understand why Covid is still being used as an excuse for not providing towels and oven gloves, especially as Sykes information stated that towels WERE provided."

    This meant that on arrival we had to go out to buy them. Bedroom would have benefitted from a mirror, ( 1 was provided in the lobby but was not near a plug for a hairdryer). Parking was very tricky, due to the incline of the driveway. If all apartments were occupied, it would potentially have caused problems.

    Reviewed by Glynn3.8Feb 2023

  • "A first class location and an experience we would like to repeat and fully intend to do so."

    Reviewed by John5.0Nov 2022

  • "Lovely apartment, clean & well equipped."

    Great location as Whitby harbour and attractions were a short walk away. Surprisingly quiet given location on a busy road. The only negative was there was no information available about the area.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely apartment."

    Ideal base for exploring Whitby and surrounding areas.

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Jul 2022

  • "Really enjoyed our stay in the property as always we’ve stayed there four times now."

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jun 2022

  • "We thought Joe was very polite and helpful ."

    And the property was very clean and well equipped. The appartment was so spacious Splendid holiday

    Reviewed by Patrick5.0May 2022

  • "Spacious and clean flat, we enjoyed watching and listening to the birds in the garden."

    Convenient for local shops, far away enough from town to be quiet, but not too far to walk in. Went for long walk to Robin Hood’s Bay along the disused railway. Would come again.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Apr 2022

  • "It really felt homely and when the weather prevented us from staying outside all day it was very relaxing to come back to this accommodation to chill out."

    It was just the right distance from the town centre and the local buses.

    Reviewed by Glynis5.0Feb 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our short break at Stakesby House,wished it could have been longer!"

    ! Very clean and comfortable,everything we needed. Owner very helpful. Would recommend it and would hope to go again. Lyn and John Pearson

    Reviewed by John5.0Feb 2022

  • "Comfortable, warm apartment in a good location."

    A few more glasses and a better DVD player would improve things but really minor points

    Reviewed by Mccarthy5.0Jan 2022

  • "This is the second time we have stayed."

    Very cosy and relaxing - home from home. The chocolate and Prosecco were a very lovely surprise - thank you. Will definitely return and have already recommended to family and friends. Helen & Tim

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Dec 2021

  • "A lovely cosy, clean and comfortable flat ideally situated for exploring the area."

    A real home away from home, we loved it.

    Reviewed by Rosanne4.7Dec 2021

  • "Lovely clean comfortable apartment."

    Excellent service from owner- shower broke repaired within a couple of hours.

    Reviewed by Dorothea5.0Dec 2021

  • "A beautiful well kept apartment."

    Location fantastic to Whitby centre

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Nov 2021

  • "A bit more cutlery would have been nice."

    It would also have been useful to know that we needed to bring dishwasher tablets and bin bags. Overall a very nice rental.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Nov 2021

  • "Apartment was lovely, clean and spacious."

    Bed so comfy. It had everything we needed.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Oct 2021

  • "The apartment was very clean and comfortable, having parking was a bonus also the communal garden to sit in."

    It was about a 20 minute walk into Whitby. Whitby itself was a perfect place to stay, with plenty to see and do. We enjoyed looking round the Abbey, James Cook Museum and Pannet Park. Also walking round the harbour to see the boats, and the footpath by the river Esk. There are regular short boat trips around the harbour and a steam railway. There were many cafes, restaurants and pubs to choose from all serving quality food and drink. We found it a lively and interesting place to stay. Only one negative- the public toilets were either closed or flooded during our stay!

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Sep 2021

  • "We had a brilliant time able to fully relax in the beautiful apartment"

    Reviewed by Judy5.0Aug 2021

  • "Great base in this lovely area."

    Bempton Cliffs, North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Staithes and Whitby are all well worth a visit.

    Reviewed by George4.7Jun 2021

  • "We are not that familiar with self catering and weren’t sure what to expect."

    We were both very satisfied with all aspects of the accommodation, it was clean and had everything that we required, well placed to walk into town and in a nice area with very little noise. I would recommend this accommodation and would return at a later date if possible.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Apr 2021

  • "The DVD player lost sound a number of times when watching films so we had to restart."

    Could be the age of the player. Also maybe a smart tv option so people can watch their own streaming sites like Netflix, usually not a big deal but with COVID-19 we didn’t have much choices to do things on a night.

    Reviewed by Craig4.7Oct 2020

  • "Our week in apartment 1 at stakesby house was very comfortable and the property is well situated, we felt reasonably safe there regarding the covid 19 pandemic which had given some concern following reports of a flare up in the north east of the Country, when we live in East Anglia a safer area, I am eighty years old and the thought of driving well over 200 miles in to uncertainty was somewhat daunting, but we were quite happy there, a pleasant break in these uncertain times, we will certainly consider Sykes holiday cottages in the future, thank for the wonderful service."

    Robert G W Rolph

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Sep 2020

  • "The apartment was scrupulously clean on arrival, exceeding any expectations we had with the current pandemic, when you would expect the accomodation to be spotless."

    It is spacious, comfortable, conveniently located and therefore everything we wanted for our stay. Well done to Joe & Jacqui.

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Aug 2020

  • "We were pleasantly surprised with the accommodation."

    A small niggle was the poor internet connection, didn't intend to sit over my laptop while on holiday but I couldn't access the website to check my emails, disappointed with this. With reference to the information booklet for residents, it might be worthwhile including information on using Parking Discs in the disc parking zones in Whitby town. I've never came across them before and in my ignorance managed to get a £50 parking charge. I've found out since that the cards can be obtained free from many local shops, my fault, lesson learnt. Lovely accommodation though and the off street parking very welcome. We spent a few evenings in the very nice back garden enjoying a g and t before we walked into the town centre (about 15 mins) and plenty of taxis to bring you back for £5.00. We ate out for our main meals, having a traditional Sunday lunch at The Stables, a Thai meal, an Italians an Indians at restaurants in the town and of course the traditional fish and chips ( recommend Alexanders opposite the Irish Bar in town ) This is the first time we have used Sykes Cottages but it will not be the last, we were talking about booking this place straight away for next year!!!

    Reviewed by Michael4.1Aug 2020

  • "Going on holiday in March was brilliant."

    Whitby was busy but not to rammed, a little bit chilly but dry . All in all with quality of the apartment it was nice short break.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Mar 2020

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  • Ground floor apartment
  • One bedroom: 1 x double
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room.
  • Gas central heating
  • Oven, hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, books, DVDs, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Rear communal garden
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.5 miles
  • Note: Can be booked with 1017003 to sleep 4

The property

Situated within a converted manor house within the bustling fishing port of Whitby with the glorious North York Moors amidst is this superbly appointed ground floor apartment.

This coastal haven is ideal for a couple seeking a refreshing break to this picture-postcard setting of Yorkshire, carved by its dramatic coastline, historical landmarks and rolling countryside.

Be welcomed into this contemporary styled accommodation, where you will be delighted by the carefully selected furnishings and the quality appliances required for a self-catering holiday with your partner.

Step into the kitchen and look forward to packing up a picnic for the beach or preparing heart-warming meals that can be enjoyed with your loved one in the dining space.

Moving through the space will bring you to a spacious sitting room, where a superb selection of books await you to enjoy as you unwind of an evening, or a TV to catch up on your favourite shows before you head to bed.

The interior is completed by a well-presented bedroom, where the refreshing hues of colour complement the plush bedding and the ample storage to keep your holiday essentials.

Spend a moment or two within the communal garden, where you can roam the lawn area before settling down with a refreshing drink as you soak up the sun.

If you don’t feel like cooking one evening, head into the centre of Whitby where a superb selection of amenities awaits you, including famous fish and chips, freshly caught seafood and idyllic pubs for those special moments.

As well as the winding streets and hidden alleys lined with independent shops to explore one afternoon, Whitby comes with plentiful attractions and activities to keep a couple of all ages and tastes busy.

Whilst here, relax and unwind on the glorious sandy beach or brush up on the local history by climbing the famous 199 steps up to the ruins of the Abbey.

Alternatively, explore miles of walks upon the North York Moors, or venture to the larger town of Scarborough for an action-packed day out.

Stakesby House Apartment 1 is an idyllic base for exploring the delights of this location.

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About the location


Robin Hood's Bay 5.5 miles; Scarborough 19.3 miles; Pickering 23 miles; Guisborough 21.5 miles.

The seaside town and port of Whitby lies at the mouth of the River Esk in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire. Ideally situated for exploring this beautiful part of Yorkshire, the local area hosts an abundance of activity so you can be sure to get the best out of both the countryside and the coast. From the nearby North York Moors to its Blue Flag beaches, there's something here for every interest and time of year. Amongst its many attractions, Whitby holds a charming atmosphere, home to winding streets and hidden alleys, where you can find a wide selection of eateries and shops scattered amongst them. Take a trip to the picturesque harbour and lighthouse to watch the sun set, or get involved in some whale watching or a coastal cruise to watch the creatures up close. Climb the famous 199 to the Whitby Abbey to immerse yourself with history, or visit the Captain Cook Memorial Museum presenting historical and ethnographic exhibition about Cook himself. Hosting an abundance of leisure facilities, opportunities to explore the natural lands, and plenty of coastal delights, Whitby offers something for everyone. Close to the Robin Hood's Bay full of heritage wonders and scenic spots, and in reach of the bustling towns of Scarborough and Middlesbrough, Whitby is a prime location for exploring all of the delights that Yorkshire has to offer.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas