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Apartment 4

(Ref. 1034058)

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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46 Customer Reviews

  • "The apartment overall is lovely and in a great location however there are a few minor maintenance niggles that prevented this from being a full 5 star feedback."

    1) The window in the rear bedroom needs fixing to address the seal around the opener. It was whistling loudly from the wind when we arrived. £5 worth of blutack to seal the window fixed it for our stay. 2) The shower head in the shower room is in desperate need of cleaning / replacing. 3) There is a very small leak in the toilet in the shower room. Either at the bas of the bowl or the waste pipe joint at the rear. 4) There is very limited space for clothes storage in the second bedroom. We had to store almost everything in the main bedrooms wardrobe. 5) A proper pair of oven gloves wouldn't go amiss rather than the heatproof pads provided. In summary, if the above were addressed then we would stay again. The second bedroom let's the property down a little

    Reviewed by Roger4.1Dec 2023

  • "A really lovely place to stay."

    Great position, and nicely decorated. The parking permit was very useful, tea/coffee milk etc helpful and the view spectacular!

    Reviewed by David4.7Oct 2023

  • "We loved your apartment comfortable ,spotless."

    It was a perfect place to stay we enjoyed it very much .

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Oct 2023

  • "Fantastic location, easy parking and great flat."

    Super dog-friendly. Will definitely book again

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Sep 2023

  • "Stayed iin Whitby many times, but this is our first time at apartment 4."

    . Lovely apartment, well equipped and very comfortable. Excellent location, virtually on seafront, loved view every morning. Added bonus of parking permit and lift up to apartment if needed to use. Would definately reccommend and visit again in future.

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely flat, great location, had a wonderful time"

    Reviewed by Corinne5.0Sep 2023

  • "We visited this apartment for the second time."

    Again it was perfect. Clean, 2 bathrooms, care for details, comfortable, very pretty views, very pretty interior, perfect location. Everything was taken care of. Free parking when using the parking permit. A good location for exploring the Yorkshire Coast, Yorkshire Dales, York etc... We do recomment this holiday property.

    Reviewed by Tineke5.0Jul 2023

  • "The property was in a great location with a great sea view."

    The property was comfortable and nicely decorated. The lift was an added bonus. The only negative was the water pressure on the shower, but that said I would still recommend the property. My friend and I really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Alison4.4Jul 2023

  • "This is a very pleasant flat, situated near the sea, which can be seen from the side windows."

    It was clean and comfortable and well equipped, and the open plan area is quite spacious, which is not always the case. There is a lift up to the flat from within the building but there are steps up to the front door, so access would be difficult for people with mobility issues. I would have liked more information for arrival: the key safe was not obvious and it took us a bit of puzzling to work out how to use the lift key. Once in, though, we had a lovely holiday. Would recommend.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.4Jun 2023

  • "Water pressure for shower was an issue otherwise a lovely apartment, well furnished, clean and lovely views."

    Very relaxing

    Reviewed by Maria4.1May 2023

  • "Very good enjoyed our stay and have booked again for next year."

    Reviewed by James5.0May 2023

  • "Apartment was lovely and clean , very well equipped with Everything u could need ."

    Location was perfect. Only 1 problem was that the key safe needs updating as we could not get into it .

    Reviewed by Catherine4.7Apr 2023

  • "We really enjoyed staying in Apartment 4, not only is it a great location but the eclectic feel of the apartment was lovely."

    Clean, tidy, spacious, comfy beds - all great.

    Reviewed by Tammy5.0Apr 2023

  • "Nice place, it is as described and I would certainly stay there again"

    Reviewed by Dave4.7Mar 2023

  • "Flat 4 is an extremely clean, warm and very well equipped apartment."

    Its location is good and has good views. It has everything you should need including a great selection of books, DVD's and games. There is even a torch and hot water bottle should you need them as well as complimentary tea, coffee, milk and biscuits on our arrival. The host was friendly and helpful on the phone.

    Reviewed by Sandra4.4Jan 2023

  • "Great property in a great location."

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Nov 2022

  • "A lovely warm welcome via text from the owner, plus hospitality box."

    Well equipped, artistically decorated and lovely light flat to be in in. Well located on west Cliff and views of the sea from the dining area and bedroom. delightful

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Oct 2022

  • "The property was perfect,everything you need ,spotless and the icing on the cake was the lift up to your door."

    The area was top class very clean and ideal for strolling down to the beach, the harbor or the town. This was our first visit to Whitby, we will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Ray5.0Oct 2022

  • "Lovely property, wonderful owner, would highly recommend this property"

    Reviewed by William4.7Sep 2022

  • "Lovely place to stay."

    Every home comfort you could ask for. The owner was on hand should we needed them but we had no issues. The flat is truly special a proper home from home. Stunning views will recommend

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had a very pleasant stay."

    The Victorian flat was perfect with a very good view over the sea at the side. Eating your breakfast with a wonderful view what more do you need! It is perfect located and the parking permit does the trick. Everything is taken care off. We do recommend this flat to all. Enough to see and to do in the area We did a lot of fossil hunting. A daytrip to York is also recommended. We wish the owner good luck and a happy life!!

    Reviewed by Tineke5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely flat in an excellent location!"

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Jul 2022

  • "The flat is a great size and is clean and comfortable."

    It is in easy reach of the town and is handy for the beach too. The owner is helpful and friendly and is easy to contact for information or queries.

    Reviewed by Patrick5.0Jun 2022

  • "Amazing apartment and such a great cyst experience"

    Reviewed by James5.0Jun 2022

  • "Great flat in a very good location ."

    Very well presented with good facilities ideal for a family of four. The lift was a great bonus once we had worked out how to operate it. Better instructions for the lift and car parking would be of great help. The car parking was very easy and the lift easy to use after a phone call to owner who was very helpful. We would only book this flat when we return to Whitby any other would only be second best.

    Reviewed by John5.0May 2022

  • "The beds were a little hard for me personally and my sons struggled."

    But otherwise it’s a beautiful place and just perfect in every other way.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.4May 2022

  • "Great location, extremely well equipped and spotless."

    Lovely thoughtful owner, couldn't ask for more! Highly recommended

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Apr 2022

  • "Excellent stay."

    Location great and the property has everything you need for you stay. The lift is also a boon for those less mobile

    Reviewed by Pat5.0Apr 2022

  • "Fab,fab,fab"

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Dec 2021

  • "Lovely apartment in a great spot."

    Close to the beach and a short walk into the centre. Facilities were great and we will book again.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Nov 2021

  • "Apartment was in great building and location and was very clean, well equipped and if visiting Whitby is perfect for both beach walks and town centre - parking was just at the rear and use a permit."

    The car park can get full so may need to park elsewhere but always seemed to be a place close by so not a problem as laso can use disc parking. When going to Whitby again we would book this apartment.

    Reviewed by John3.8Oct 2021

  • "Lovely flat in a lovely place."

    The flat is well equipped with pretty much everything you need and is in a convenient position for both town and beach. We really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Oct 2021

  • "Needs new mattress in master bedroom."

    Flat is described as having a sea view but this is only from looking sideways through a bay window. The flat faces other flats across a view and is not facing the sea.

    Reviewed by Philip4.1Sep 2021

  • "We were disappointed with the safety and security at the rear of the property."

    The back bedroom window would not close as the handle was broken. On top of that the window opened fully and had no safety device to prevent anyone (especially children) falling out. We text the owner upon arrival and expressed our concerns, initially we were ignored and the 2nd text she responded saying it would not be repaired for 3 weeks. We have two young children that were sleeping in that room and we had to make a temporary fix in an attempt to prevent any accidents or break ins. As a Mother concerned with the safety of our children I did not sleep well whilst there so therefore did not fully enjoy my stay at Whitby due to tiredness and anxiety. I feel owners need to respond to their guests promptly and carry out repair work swiftly especially when it comes to safety of their guests and their property. We certainly have, due to Covid paid well over the odds for a holiday this year which as I stated earlier I could not enjoy fully due to the owner failing to maintain their property.

    Reviewed by Karen3.8Aug 2021

  • "I would recommend Flat 4 highly for anybody."

    The communication from the outset from the owner and facilities provided were excellent. The flat itself is up to date and with a washing/drying machine, dishwasher and other bits make it easy to keep on top and spend time exploring the area. We have stayed at a number of different properties in Whitby and this is by far the best. To the Host (Margaret) Thank You

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Aug 2021

  • "The flat was well stocked with all cleaning equipment."

    Games.books.dvds it was well looked after and we had a great stay.

    Reviewed by Darren4.7Jul 2021

  • "What a spot!"

    We loved everything about the apartment. Great location for exploring the local area as well.

    Reviewed by Jeanette5.0Jul 2021

  • "Sea View Fabulous , Lift to Room Brilliant ."

    Excellent Location . Lovely welcome Milk bread and biscuits . Fabulous Decoration.

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Jun 2021

  • "A really lovely apartment in a great location on West Cliff."

    Around a 10 minute walk into town, it’s handy for shops, pubs and restaurants. Also only about 5 minute walk to the beautiful beach. The apartment has everything you’d need for 4 people. We absolutely loved everything, it was so peaceful. The owner was very quick to answer questions and was lovely to deal with. I’m sure we’ll be back!

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0May 2021

  • "The flat was very comfortable and homely and in a perfect location."

    Reviewed by Chris4.7Oct 2020

  • "What a little gem of a flat."

    Just perfect. Great location, wonderful facilities and an owner that really cares about her flat and those staying in it. Shouldn’t be recommending this so highly as we want to book again

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Sep 2020

  • "Fantastic apartment spacious with great views out to sea with the benefit of a balcony definitely going to book again"

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Sep 2020

  • "Really well equipped flat with lovely sea view in a great location for accessing town."

    Parking permit for the car park was great to have and the bread and milk left by the owner was a lovely touch. The beds were a little squeaky but otherwise comfortable. Enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Victoria4.1Aug 2020

  • "Flat 4 is a lovely, well equipped flat in a fabulous location."

    The owner left us some bread, milk and biscuits which was a nice touch. We had a problem with the bed while we were there and she rectified the problem immediately. It is a home from home and everything you could possibly need whilst away is in this flat. Parking was no problem. The owner left us a parking pass and there was a car park at the rear of the property. Would recommend.

    Reviewed by Lisa4.7Aug 2020

  • "Flat 4 in Whitby was perfect for our family holiday."

    The flat was very clean and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. We all loved looking out of the window at the sea while eating at the dining table. Great place for our toddler and dog. Would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Lindsey5.0Jul 2020

  • "Our short break at this property started poorly (the key safe would not open) the owners arranged for a spare set of keys in a timely manner."

    When we gained entry to the property we where pleasantly surprised to find a very clean and well presented property with complimentary milk, bread & biscuits. We only had a few very minor issues which I have past on to the owner. The location of the key safe is not obvious so a little bit more information on key safe location would be good. The location is close to the centre and we had a good time walking around all the old narrow street. Car parking can be difficult in Whitby but the close proximity of the car park and free parking permit is a big plus. I would defiantly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Len4.7Jul 2020

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with balcony and en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with balcony
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking permit for West Cliff/Leisure car park provided for one car
  • Pets are welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.2 miles

The property

Nestled in the heart of Whitby town centre, on the beautiful North Yorkshire coast, is this charming apartment.

This tranquil spot is perfect for friends and families who wish to wake up to glorious coastal views, with the benefit of a fast-paced town centre to explore.

Accessed via a lift directly into the property, this well-presented property benefits from a lovely light decor and contemporary furnishings to make this a homely space to holiday.

Towards the rear of the apartment is a spacious open-plan living room, complete with a large corner sofa and armchair, perfect for unwinding in front of the TV.

Use the dining space to play some board games brought from home, or break open the champagne and toast to a wonderful holiday over a home-cooked meal.

The compact kitchen has been equipped with everything you could need for a week-long stay, including a dishwasher and washer/dryer as an added benefit.

Once the evening draws to a close, get some much needed rest in either the king-size or twin bedrooms.

Each bedroom comes with plenty of storage space, whilst the master bedroom comes with its very own balcony so you can enjoy a cup of tea and watch the sun rise over the coast in the morning.

Situated in the centre of the bustling town of Whitby, you are well-placed for accessing a number of popular attractions, whilst also exploring the delightful Yorkshire coast.

Home to some lovely Blue Flag beaches, the perfect spot for a family picnic on the golden sands, or taking the opportunity to learn a new skill such as surfing.

If you're feeling more adventurous, see if you can conquer the 199 steps, which lead up to the historic 7th century Whitby Abbey, said to have been the inspiration for Bram Stoker's Dracula and boasting a wealth of history.

Venture towards the historic Captain Cook Memorial Museum, hosting a range of exhibitions detailing Cook's voyages and life.

For a more scenic attraction, Pannett Park is within reach and has been awarded a Green Flag, ideal for long walks with your four-legged friend by your side.

Flat 4 is the ideal property for friend and family celebrations to the coast of the North York Moors.

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About the location

WHITBY

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 steps 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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