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Borough House

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1015722)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
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  • Mr March

    “Lovely house in a cracking location.”

    Would definitely recommend it. The welcome basket with the lovely local goodies was also a very nice touch.

    Would definitely recommend it. The welcome basket with the lovely local goodies was also a very nice touch.

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The property

Built in 1620, Borough House is a stunning four bedroom Grade II Listed cottage situated centrally, just off the Market Square in Whitby’s enchanting Old Town.

Soak up the wonderful atmosphere of this fantastic property, with its many original details – think beams, magnificent panelling and mullioned windows - then discover the sights and sounds of this most charming district.

Stroll back in time down cobbled streets to discover independent shops, savour a fresh pot of Yorkshire tea at one of the quaint tea rooms, browse for fine Whitby jet jewellery and sample delicious kippers from the famous smoke-house. Children and adults alike will love being so close to the beach, staying in such an unusual house that’s full of character.

The property’s superb communal areas, excellent layout and immaculate décor make for a very memorable holiday indeed.

The ground floor comprises an entrance hall with original tiled floor; this leads to a large kitchen/dining room with range cooker, wood burning stove and seating for 8 people around a large beech table. There is a small utility room, with washing machine, located off the kitchen. The spacious first floor sitting room is simply stunning with its wood panelling.

Creature comforts include comfortable leather seating, TV, DVD and a small library. This floor also has a twin bedroom that benefits from plenty of natural light from its two windows on opposite walls. A good size master bedroom with en-suite shower room and walk-in dressing room can be found on the second floor.

For a touch of added luxury, there is a free standing bath in the main house bathroom – perfect for a relaxing soak after a day out and about. The top floor comprises a compact single bedroom and an open-plan attic area with two single beds and dressing area. Borough House is superbly located for all local amenities, and is just yards from many cafes, shops and an excellent fish and chip restaurant.

Guests will appreciate the convenience and beauty of this central location, and be impressed by the tranquility once inside the property.

It is a 7 minute walk to the bus and train stations; a magical trip on the steam train to Grosmont, ‘Heartbeat’ country, is not to be missed! For those wishing to travel further afield the fantastic city of York, with its imposing Minster, Viking Museum and ‘Shambles’ is captivating whatever the season. With so much to see and do, this superb period property is one you may want to return to more than once!

Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x first floor twin with two windows, 1 x second floor double with two-seater sofa, TV, walk-in wardrobe, shower room and WC, 1 x third floor twin, 1 x third floor single. Two bathrooms: 1 x second floor bathroom with freestanding bath, basin and WC, 1 x second floor shower room and WC. Kitchen with dining area with multi-fuel stove. Utility Room First floor sitting room with panelling and decorative open fire
  • Electric oven with gas hob, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, WiFi. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside Car Parking Nearest parking is a Pay and Display car park approximately 450 metres away on Church Street
  • Parking permits can be obtained from the Tourist Information Centre
  • Time restricted parking is available on Church Street approximately 500 metres away
  • Unrestricted parking on Church Street is available a further 450 metres away. One well-behaved pet welcome. Notes: Welcome hamper of quality Yorkshire goodies on arrival. The entrance to the property is at street level via a small alley off the cobbled section of Church Street
  • The flagstone floored alley called Borough Place is 91 cm wide but narrows to 84 cm in places.

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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 ancient fishing port of Whitby lies at the mouth of the River Esk and is ideally situated for exploring this beautiful part of Yorkshire, with its superb coastline and close proximity to the spectacular North York Moors. Whitby is a charming and atmospheric town of winding streets and hidden alleys, with a picturesque harbour, safe sandy beaches and of course the Abbey, reached by the famous 199 steps.

Note: Free Wi-Fi included. Note: One well behaved pet welcome at a charge of £30.00 per stay. Note: On-street parking 500m from property plus Pay & Display car park. Note: There is a wood burner on the ground floor, the fireplace in the sitting room is for decorative purposes only. Note: The entrance to the property is at street level via a small alley off the cobbled section of Church Street. The flagstone floored alley called Borough Place is 91 cm wide but narrows to 84 cm in places.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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