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Destiny Rose

(Ref. 1038935)

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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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60 Customer Reviews

  • "Looks old style but dont be fooled very comfortable accommodation."

    Very good facilities,we had a kettle fail but it was replaced and delivered by next morning. Would definitely stay again and recommend to anyone also short walk into whitby.

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Jun 2024

  • "Lounge cushion covers could do with a wash and courtyard could have been swept but otherwise a great property and well appointed, I would recommend it and would definitely stay there again."

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Jun 2024

  • "The house was spotlessly nice and clean and very comfortable,just a short walk to the harbour and shops."

    A lovely welcome pack of Tea,Coffee,Milk,Sugar and Biscuits. They was one slight hicup When coming in from the court yard to go in the utility room with wet feet from the false grass it made the tiled floor very slippy so we had to take the rug from the hall way and put it down in the utility room the problem was then solved.We had a lovely relaxing stay it was just a shame we could not take our two little dogs in the park which was a five min walk away No dogs aloud. It was good to be able to park at the back of the property. We would book Destiny Rose again, and definitely recommend it to any one thinking of booking this holiday property.

    Reviewed by Mabel5.0May 2024

  • "Destiny Rose was perfect for our party, 4 Adults and a dog."

    Lots of space, really comfy beds and everything we could possibly want or need in the kitchen. Even the dining chairs were comfy, we sat at the table and played games one night, it was great fun. The free parking for 2 cars is a bonus. It’s a fair walk to the centre of Whitby, but we liked that. A very enjoyable stay.

    Reviewed by Susan4.4Mar 2024

  • "This was our 2nd time staying at the property and we have just booked our 3rd stay."

    House is homely and comfortable, the beds are amazing, I have asked where I can buy one of the duvets from as slept amazingly with it. The arms chairs and brown leather sofa are not the most comfortable, however they are acceptable- but you do sink down in them and slide a little. The oven had not been cleaned very well, there was fat at the bottom of the oven which smoked and smelt when we used it. Also it would help to leave cleaning products to clean the work surfaces and the yard, as this may encourage people to do it if available. Internet box could do with being on a shelf, it is currently on top of the shoe box, however it got knocked over getting coats or lifting the box lid and if placed on the floor the internet signal was poor. Outside yard was washed down when the dog had been out there, but I think the astroturf has urine soaked in, as one day it was fairly warm with the sun on it and it stunk, despite me washing the yard. It may be better without the Astroturf as it will be easier to clean and less likely to hold liquid. I was informed about there being staining on the main bedroom ceiling from a leak however we unfortunately had very heavy rain one night and woke to hear drip drip drip. An emergency repair was booked and later in the week we had heavy rain but no issue with a bedroom water feature. So fingers crossed all will be sorted until roof is replaced next month. Location of the house is brilliant, and parking for two cars is excellent (once you master the reverse into the drive) We have found some brilliant places to eat over the past two years (dog friendly) Rusty Shears off Flowergate The Yorkshire wraps are huge and tasty Dog even got treated to a portion of sausage by the staff Sherlocks - flowergate We found this place last year and it is still as good Carrot cake is amazing as are the scones Coffee is good and always hot Chapel on the hill (Brunswick st)- left card in the house We went on the first day and planned to go on our last day but it was shut. Staff are friendly and welcoming and the food was scrummy, with lots of choice. Fuzzy dog bakery (flowergate) Dream place for our dog, the owner makes a fuss of the dog and gives them a treat or 3. Lovely friendly shop, I was so pleased to see that they were still open. Beach and rock pools, we’d only used the beach on the west cliff side, however on our last day we followed the path to the left at the bottom of the abbey steps and followed the street down to the jetty and pier- from here there was plenty of sand areas and rock pools, will definitely explore this more next year. Pannet Park/ Whitby museum The park is nice and clean and good for children, we also found a community book library within the community garden. Museum is free for children or £8 for adults (12 months entry) it was interesting with lots of collections. I did leave our tickets in the house if anyone wants to use to gain entry (left with the leaflets in the dining room) It’s official my heart is lost to Whitby

    Reviewed by Clare4.1Feb 2024

  • "We arrived to bowls on the floor of the double front bedroom room with water leaking through the roof."

    One bed had not been made up. We found a small maggot on the mattress, still alive and wriggling. I think it was a bed worm. It was dirty. Balls of fluff on the floor behind the doors and under the sofas. Red water marks in the bath. I made a complaint to the cleaning company, who arrived within 30 minutes, made the bed, hoovered upstairs and removed the maggot on the mattress. The lady was lovely and really helpful. The downstairs shower was not working, this was not rectified during our visit. The isolation switch was switched on. The owner has given us £125 refund. We looked for alternative accommodation, but none was available.

    We are sorry that this stay was affected by the roof problems and severe December storms… The roof will be completely retiled and the ceilings repainted in March/April. In the meantime the discoloration of the paintwork in the front bedroom should be all that detracts from the property presentation. The downstairs shower is fully operational - the isolator switch had been switched off. We have labelled the switches to clarify for future guests. The property description makes clear the third bedroom has a trundle under the single made-up bed, with spare bedding provided to make the trundle up as required. If guests want the trundle bed made up for their arrival, they only need to advise Sykes or ourselves and this will be arranged with the cleaners. New smart TVs have been installed in the lounge and main bedroom.. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Bethan1.3Dec 2023

  • "We had yet another lovely holiday at Destiny Rose."

    This is a great place to stay for a holiday in Whitby.

    Reviewed by William5.0Nov 2023

  • "We had a great week at Destiny rose,both super king beds were very comfy,although there were 2 bathrooms the downstairs didn't get used to much as it was cold and no way of locking the door which meant the 1st floor bathroom had a few queues."

    The single bedroom was very compact when made up as a double.idealy i think if the property were advertised as a 2 bed with 2 en-suites it would be perfect.parking was useful at the back although a little tight.But after saying all of the above the property was clean and we had a wonderful stay. Ps,shame about the building work at 39,still drilling and banging at 9-30 one night.and the tv could do with being a lot larger.Anthony B

    Thanks for your feedback. We have turned up the new radiator in the downstairs shower room and added a new bathroom lock. A new 43 inch lounge smart TV has been installed, as well as a smart TV in the Chanel double bedroom. The property is deliberately described as two double bedrooms and a single with a trundle under, so, while setting this room up as a superking double is possible, doing so does make it very tight! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anthony4.1Oct 2023

  • "Destiny Rose is a lovely house to spend a holiday in."

    I have stayed in lots of holiday homes and the kitchen equipment in this one is amazing, the owners have thought of absolutely everything. The beds were lovely and comfortable too. We did think that the 10 minutes to the town centre and beach was a bit underestimated. We had a walk into town on the first day and found it really hard going and the walk back up those hills was daunting so we had a taxi back. We were pleased to find the parking card for us to use and it came in very handy on several occasions. Perhaps you should list the fact that you offer this on your website because we found it by accident among the leaflets in the dining room. Overall we had a lovely stay at Destiny Rose it was a delightful property

    Thanks for your feedback. We do try to leave some parking clock cards for visitor use to park for up to 3 hours in many areas (not all so check the signs!), however these do evaporate and are freely available at stores throughout town… The shortcuts to the beach and town are in the information binder - they do involve some steps and slopes, but that is the price of fabulous cliff top sea views! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kay4.7Sep 2023

  • "The property is comfortable, spacious and ideally situated for the beach and west cliff."

    Unfortunately we were plagued with noise from the building works next door with a lot of dust, and sometimes debris. in the yard. The yard is not the most pleasant with weeds around the sides (including a 6ft sycamore) and untended pot plants.

    We have just finished a very deep clean, replaced the microwave and checked over all the facilities, so I hope visitors over the next few months really enjoy their stay! We are also in process of arranging a major roof upgrade that will enable us to redecorate the water damage that lets down the appearance the front bedroom… Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steve3.4Sep 2023

  • "New microwave, deep clean needed, courtyard needs tidying up"

    Reviewed by Nicola1.9Aug 2023

  • "Good size Holliday house, well equipped, good positioning & great to have parking at rear."

    Beds were comfortable with clean fresh bed linen & towels. Massively let down by cleanliness of the house. Hit by unpleasant smell & hovered on arrival. In desperate need of a deep clean as previously stated in reviews. Owner being mugged off by cleaning company. Outside area in need of some TLC. Dead plants in pots & on walls cluttering up the space. (& possibly some Jays fluid or alike as got pungent when the sun hit it. Dogs urinal) I understand dogs are allowed but without good cleaning in-between lets it creates unpleasant problems. Spent most of our time out of the property enjoying the town & meeting up with some of the family. Would recommend Whitby as a Holliday destination.

    Thanks for your feedback and sorry that you were disappointed with the presentation on arrival. Firstly dogs using the courtyard - regrettably some guests don’t follow our direction not to let their pets foul there and if they do so to use the hose and tap provided to thoroughly wash it down. We will take a look at reinforcing this… We have replaced the microwave and gave the property a deep clean in September. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Charlotte3.1Aug 2023

  • "Loved our stay at Destiny Rose."

    It is a beautiful property. Lovely, spacious and fun. The kitchen and utilities facilities are great though we didn't use them much. It's in a great position for the town. Parking on the road is a challenge especially when neighbours down the road put out cones to block parking! Fortunately there is parking around the back and I did get the hang of multi point turning to get out! Overall we loved it. We may well return to Whitby and Destiny Rose will top the list for where to stay.

    Reviewed by Sharon4.4Jul 2023

  • "Excellent stay well equipped and comfortable and character."

    Plenty room. Note to park at rear: drive in to the driveway on right then back up to the yard. Then you can get out easy. Neighbor was friendly. Note sign does not say number 41 at entrance track. Whitby is lovely and Robin Hood Bay a must! 10 mins to town and museum 1 mins! Go to museum and see amazing items eg where the word hangover comes from! We all had fantastic sleeps really good beds. Negatives are really minor- bedroom door doesnt close fully, lots dust in places not important eg under beds, cuboard top surface, curtains dont block light, promanade is 10 mins but beach is another 10 mins owing to the bank to get to the sand. Get a fantastic photo of priory in evening from end of the nearest pier. The light then nakes an incredible scene. Go in church next to abbey its very interesting and much better value than abbey. Thanks for a great holiday in a very good location and all important very comfy beds!

    Reviewed by Mike4.1Jun 2023

  • "Hada wonderful time destiny rose is a beautiful place very much"

    Reviewed by M5.0Jun 2023

  • "Destiny Rose is ideally placed to visit Whitby, which is within walking distance (5 - 10 Minutes), and other surrounding towns such as Scarborough and Robin Hoods Bay."

    It is also not too far from York, which makes it a great place to stay. It has very good accommodation, which was clean and you can log into all your accounts for TV buffs.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Jun 2023

  • "Very comfortable beds"

    Reviewed by David5.0May 2023

  • "Really loved staying at destiny rose,will come again thank you,really comfortable and clean."

    Reviewed by Linda5.0May 2023

  • "The house could do with a really good deep clean, finding a pair of black lace knickers on the radiator in the dining room behind the curtains was not something I expected."

    There were cobwebs on the light fittings, some walls and ceilings. The cooker extractor felt very greasy to the touch when we used it. Not being able to get into the property until 4pm we thought that the property would be completely cleaned from the previous tenants. Having said the above the facilities in the property were good, dishwasher used, washing machine & tumble dryer, iron not used. Full sized fridge/freezer, microwave, kitchen was really well equipped. Beds were extremely comfortable and the rooms are very spacious. We took too small dogs with us and the enclosed courtyard was an added advantage. Position was excellent only a short walk from Whitby harbour. Our overall stay was good and we would consider a return visit.

    Thanks for your feedback and I will be taking up your issues with the cleaners and visiting the property this week to check it over. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christine3.8May 2023

  • "The property was gorgeous and had everything we could need."

    It was great to be so close to the town centre and the beach and the on site parking was great as we just parked up and didn’t touch the car all weekend. Our youngest is three and she managed the walking with no problem, although it is quite a steep hill down to town so bear that in mind. The downstairs shower was very helpful as we showered the kids after the beach trip without them getting sand around the house. Absolutely fantastic property and position and we hope to visit again some time.

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Apr 2023

  • "This is a fabulous cottage."

    Beds and living room chairs are very comfortable and there is plenty of space. Kitchen is well equipped and you can cook. Hot water supply is plentiful and the double key access from front and rear worked well.The house is well located for Whitby attractions and bus stops, and the off road parking is a real bonus. We liked the house a lot. There are a few very minor niggles: washing up liquid not provided; only four dishwasher tablets and insufficient liquid soap for the number of bathrooms. These minor niggles were easily fixed. This house will be on our list for next year

    Thank you for your lovely feedback, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and would like to return again! We appreciate your recommendations regarding the supplies that have been left, we will discuss this with our cleaning company and ensure more are left for our guests. Kind regards. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Mar 2023

  • "I would highly recommend destiny rose, everything you need, home from home & an easy walk into town"

    Reviewed by Sallyann4.4Mar 2023

  • "We had another great holiday in this lovely cottage."

    Reviewed by William5.0Mar 2023

  • "We loved the property."

    It had everything you could want. Great location and parking good. Had one minor issue with a request we had made, but after speaking to the friendly owner and his friendly house keeper turned up and sorted it. A previous occupant had left some clothing in a bedroom drawer. One of the beds needed a clean underneath. However this did not spoil our week and would return.

    Reviewed by David4.4Feb 2023

  • "Fantastic location, able to walk into town without needing to worry about parking in town."

    Loved our stay so much that I have booked another stay already. Recommend exploring the little streets, loved Sherlock tea room (flower gate) also fuzzy dog bakery. So many places were dog friendly, beach is dog friendly Sept/Oct until May. From the house we were able to get to the beach within 5/10 minutes Beds are ridiculously comfortable and sorely missed since returning home. Kitchen has all the utensils that you could need for your stay. I parked outside of the house, however on the last night my wing mirror was snapped off pavement side, so for the future booking I will park around the back.

    Thanks for the feedback and sorry about your wingmirror… The parking at the rear is totally private with space for 2 or 3 if you are really good at shuffling in! Hope we can justify a 10/10 for your next visit! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Clare4.7Feb 2023

  • "Beautiful house in a fantastic location with the added bonus of a car parking space."

    The most comfortable beds we have ever had away from home. Fantastic closed courtyard for the dog. Have recommended the house to lots of friends. The only slight negative would be that it could do with a bit of a deep clean especially in the kitchen, but it would not stop us from booking again.

    Thanks for the feedback - the property has had a deep clean since your visit and subsequent visitors have rated the cleanliness at 10/10… Property Owner

    Reviewed by Bethan4.4Feb 2023

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Destiny Rose."

    Really good value for money. Excellent location. Only negative was there isn’t an ironing board. There was an iron but couldn’t find an ironing board anywhere in the house.

    Thanks for the feedback and there is an ironing board in the window side dining room cupboard - we’ll make sure it’s mentioned in the welcome notes!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicole4.1Dec 2022

  • "We had a great holiday at this lovely cottage."

    We've already booked to stay at Destiny Rose again next year

    Reviewed by William5.0Nov 2022

  • "A cottage with parking that close into Whitby centre is a rarity and was much appreciated as we have battled with the Whitby street parking in the past!"

    (Though please label it better from the road as we drove past 4 times trying to figure out where to go.) There was also plenty of space for a holiday cottage which again was really nice. One problem we experienced while there was that the recycling bin for the property was ABSOLUTELY full when we arrived so we ended up having to take ALL our recycling home with us, which was not ideal. I also dropped an earring at one point and it rolled under the bed. I wish I hadn't stuck my hand under there to get it out again! Looking under the bed (back bedroom) there was a thick layer of dust and odds and ends that previous other tenants had clearly lost. Under the bed had clearly not been cleaned out for some time (though the cleanliness of the rest of the cottage seemed to be fine). It wouldn't take much to just get a swiffer brush under there

    Thanks for the feedback. We will put a schedule of bin collections into the information to try to encourage visitors to put the right bin out for collection as they leave… As to the parking we will also refer to the neighbours signs, designed to stop Whitby parking space desperados from blocking up their driveway, to clarify this is the entrance! Two unencumbered off street spaces like those provided are gold dust in Whitby! Lastly will also arrange with the cleaners to have the beds lifted and hoovered under quarterly… Property Owner

    Reviewed by Catherine3.8Oct 2022

  • "No pizza cutter No oven gloves 1 x tea towel only No kitchen tongues Outside back light didn’t work Front bedroom bedside light didn’t work Blinds in bedroom full of dust Adverts advise games and dvds available."

    Non available Paperwork indicates games and dvds withdrawn due to covid rules ???

    All missing kitchen equipment replaced with new and DVDs and games restored for visitor use. Outside light switch left off in utility room - can be switched on at will. Changeover clean tomorrow will dust blinds… Property Owner

    Reviewed by Neil3.4Oct 2022

  • "A well equipped and comfortable house with good parking and well situated for the west beach and town."

    Unfortunately, as per other recent comments, it is let down by poor cleaning - the microwave was filthy and we had to clean the drain in the downstairs shower to prevent it flooding the room. Some TLC required, e.g. loose toilet seats, ill fitting back gate, the security light in the yard stays on all the time, the drain by the front door blocked with soil. Lots of potential if better cared for.

    A new cleaning company is now looking after the property and it has had a major overhaul, with all of the items mentioned addressed and both bathrooms renewed Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steve3.1Sep 2022

  • "Tired decor and furniture, difficult parking, beds comfy, facilities fine, needs a deep clean."

    Good location for whitby bus tour, easy walk to beach for younger legs, otherwise an effort, but doable. Front garden overgrown and unkempt. Slightly underwhelmed compared with 6 similar cottages over the last two years. Not bad but not impressive either, could be much better with some tlc. Seriously let down by the cleaners.

    Sorry to hear of this disappointing feedback. The cleaning company contract has now been changed so a new focus on detail should be apparent. A new garden maintenance company has also started their contract… Parking issue strange as general feedback is very positive - two freely accessible secure off street parking spaces in this location are almost unique!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steven2.8Aug 2022

  • "Although we did have a pleasant stay there were a few issues, the tap in the ..."

    Although we did have a pleasant stay there were a few issues, the tap in the utility room was completely detached from the sink, the half door doesn’t stay closed when the bolt is on, the back gate was difficult to close on the latch and to put the bolt on to remain shut, rooms downstairs need a deep clean as the skirting boards were filthy and there was mud splashed under radiator in the living room, toilet seat in upstairs bathroom needs attention as it was loose, the back bedroom had dirty socks left under bed from previous occupants

    Reviewed by Janet3.1Aug 2022

  • "The tiny back yard is a bit untidy the gate/door doesn't close properly, inside ..."

    The tiny back yard is a bit untidy the gate/door doesn't close properly, inside ok the front room is rather dated and settee not comfortable, kitchen all good , upstairs bathroom shower enclosure needs a clean filthyblack round base on top of Bath, overall the house does need a complete deep clean ,it's as tho everything has been rushed for next occupants thank you

    Reviewed by Philip3.8Jul 2022

  • "Very spacious comfortable house with the added bonus of private parking and an outside area to enjoy the sun Quick easy walk to the centre and the beach."

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely place to stay."

    The property had everything we needed. It is in a good location it is just a short 10 minute walk into the centre of Whitby. It was great to have a parking space too.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Jul 2022

  • "The property was excellent the only downside was the blinds need ..."

    The property was excellent the only downside was the blinds need servicing/fixing and it would be nice to update the tv to a smart tv for Netflix, Netflix through the blue ray player was rubbish the property is just a short walk from the town and the beach with parking for two cars at the back + parking on the road

    Reviewed by Malcolm4.7Jun 2022

  • "The travel instructions to the property were good."

    The bedrooms were very nice with comfortable beds and lovely bed linen. The towels were lovely too. Both sets of venetian blinds were broken in the 2 main bedrooms. The downstairs shower did not work. The upstairs shower over the bath was fine. However with mobility issues I found it very difficult to climb into the bath as it's quite high. The riser rail in this bathroom needs attention. The central heating comes on during the night.. Not during the early evening when needed. The kitchen is very nice and modern. Overall the property is good but needs attention to the window blinds, the showers and the central heating.

    I am sorry Sally had difficulty using Destiny Rose...and disappointed to receive such a low out-of-character score. The shower has been checked and is working perfectly well - it had be switched off at the isolator switch - a possibility that Sally was advised to check when she called over the issue. The blinds are both also working well, if a little heavy due to their size - am considering installing vertical blinds instead as these are easier to adjust.... The central heating is programmed to come on as requested by sally, however if switched to manual, as had been done, it will remain on at the temperature selected permanently. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sally3.1May 2022

  • "We all loved Destiny Rose."

    It was a lovely house, and I am so glad we chose to stay there. A wonderful and accommodating place and an overall delightful stay!

    Reviewed by Anna-marie5.0Apr 2022

  • "The downstairs shower dirty, but that wasn't an issue with having an upstairs bathroom."

    The accommodation is in a brilliant location close to all amenities and homely.

    Reviewed by Sharon3.8Apr 2022

  • "Beautiful house exceptionally well maintained beds very comfortable, we all had a great time at Destiny Rose and will be visiting again, it was a home from home ."

    John the owner was very helpful .

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Apr 2022

  • "Fantastic accommodation,about a 9 minute walk to Whitby Swing bridge,private parking was a massive benefit,whole house was spotlessly clean and every need we had was met."

    The Biscuits were a welcome touch on our arrival,all key collection information was easy to follow. Thankyou for a great stay and we will be recommending to everyone we know,we will be back again! Alan and Alison.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Mar 2022

  • "Excellent cottage very spacious, usually stay below the steps but found this better as nice and quiet and good parking"

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Dec 2021

  • "We honestly can't relate to the few negative reviews here."

    We've had a fabulous week here and honestly did not want to come home! Everywhere was clean and comfortable. Very tastefully decorated. Parking at the rear was a bit of a squeeze but an added bonus of the property. Excellent value for money, it's made us want to visit Whitby again!

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Oct 2021

  • "Really brilliant property with really good facilities :) would definitely recommend it :)"

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Oct 2021

  • "Four relatively minor things that could be corrected : window blind in front bedroom seems totally stuck, couldn't free the cords at all."

    as curtains are thin this meant street light was very noticeable no working clocks, clock on cooker an hour fast, not clear how to reset saucepans are cheap and have non-insulated handles, potential for burns instructions suggest there is a key-safe at rear of property near parking; I couldn't see it anywhere obvious; was able to park on road so it didn't matter

    Reviewed by Martin4.4Oct 2021

  • "The cottage is an great location that is very close to the town with off road parking and is a very good size house for a large family and has everything you would need for your stay."

    The only downside is the general cleaning especially curtains within the front bedroom have very noticeable stains and the general / detail cleaning around the property from skirting to window sills / light shades are very heavy with dust. On our first day we noticed that on the dinning table and sofa had crumbs left from previous guest . I think a deep clean is in order to correct all detail in every room.

    Reviewed by Paul3.8Sep 2021

  • "An excellent, well equipped cottage."

    Spacious and stylish; it had everything anyone would need for a pleasant stay. We met the owner and he provided useful local information. Access to designated parking is a brilliant asset. Good proximity to town, the sea front and Pannett Park.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Sep 2021

  • "As a regular customer with Sykes this fully met our Expectations."

    The cleaning was not exceptional but it was acceptable . The location is excellent and Whitby is a wonderful place . My only issue is the costs for next Year should you wish to rebook. All prices have risen to an unacceptable level. When European holidays get back to normal you will struggle for sales. The prices are now based on supply and demand which will eventually mean you will struggle for customers when normality returns.

    Reviewed by Albert4.7Jul 2021

  • "We found destiny rose to be in a ideal location and the added bonus of parking spaces for 2 cars."

    Good size house, 3 people stayed for 4 nights 2 people stayed for the whole 7 nights. (the third bedroom is more suited for a child, or short stay adult). We found the beds to be very comfortable (good quality bed covers). Just a couple of negative points On arrival although the work surfaces (kitchen) bathrooms/shower had been cleaned and the place hoovered, skirting boards, slatted blinds, and internal doors had not been cleaned. The window blinds very dusty, food splatter and general dirt on skirtings, doors dusty could do with a wipe. I know it takes time to clean slatted blinds etc, but once a month maybe a deep clean would be in order. Also towels and tea towel are provided (1 tea towel for the week!) if i had known this i would have brought some rather than having to buy some while i was there. These are just little niggles and could be easily rectified. It would not put me of staying again. :)

    Reviewed by Melanie3.8Jul 2021

  • "We had a lovely holiday in Destiny Rose - it is a beautiful and comfortable place to explore Whitby from."

    The location is perfect - ten mins walk into Whitby but away from the crowds - and the off road parking very useful (although it can be a tight squeeze if the neighbours both have two cars in!). The bed was very comfortable and the kitchen has anything you might need. As a heads up for dog owners, the courtyard has astroturf which dogs are not allowed to soil and the nearby park is no dogs, although there are a few grassy verges around for morning toilet walks. Overall, would highly recommend staying here!

    Reviewed by Kathy5.0Jul 2021

  • "Stayed in whitby around 30 times in the last 12 years and never written a bad review however on this occasion this cottage was not clean!"

    The CHARMING OWNER response did not help. He thought the best resolution to our complaint was to pack are bags and leave and receive a 50% refund, as he could let the property to someone less picky, on response to saying i had a right to expect a clean cottage he replied he had a right to a quiet weekend without me or Sykes bothering him. I have pictures to prove dirty rugs bathroom floors, cooker , dishwasher and more and even an admission from the cleaning team,that things hand been missed and on offer to do a deep clean , very best of look with the more than 50 % price increase for next year, very disappointing!!

    Reviewed by Ian3.4Jun 2021

  • "Lovely homely Cottage."

    Everything you could need was there.

    Reviewed by Shirley4.4May 2021

  • "Great house, clean and comfortable."

    everything you need for a great stay. Short walk to park and sea front. Shops are a short drive away. would stay again

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0May 2021

  • "Great location, great space, great facilities, comfy and pleasurable stay, even on a rainy day."

    Boot room was unexpected bonus The only downside, was we moved a chair which clearly hadn't been hoovered underneath But great value stay in highly recommended accommodation Thanks Jay

    Reviewed by Jay4.4Dec 2020

  • "Amazing cottage!"

    Close to centre but far enough away to enjoy it all! I will stay again. Luxury and practicality mixed

    Reviewed by N5.0Dec 2020

  • "Very enjoyable Holiday."

    Great location and well equipped property. Plenty of parking and convenient walk to the beach and into town

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2020

  • "Great accommodation, very clean, beds are extremely comfortable."

    Facilities in the accommodation are ideal and with the added bonus of off road parking, parking space on the road is limited. Situation of the accommodation is Great for going into whitby and main park.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Sep 2020

  • "A very clean and comfortable house."

    Well done to the owner.

    Reviewed by Cliff4.4Aug 2020

  • "Lovely, well appointed property, handy for town centre"

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Aug 2020

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super king (zip and link, can be made into a twin) 1 x super-king, 1 x single with trundle (can be 6ft double)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC, ground-floor shower room with electric shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with gas fire.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer in the utility, TV with Freeview, DVD player, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Highchair, travel cot and stair gate
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Courtyard with storage room
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 0.4 miles, beach 0.6 miles
  • Note: Parking at rear - entrance is at end of the terrace - follow the driveway round behind the terrace and the parking is through the gate at the end - please do not block the driveway as this is also access to two other properties behind Please note: This property has a £300 good house keeping bond

The property

This striking, 19th century, Tudor-style terraced property has been renovated to an extremely high standard and retains many of its original period features.

Destiny Rose is situated in the coastal resort of Whitby in North Yorkshire and is ideal for a family or small group wanting to explore both coast and countryside; well-placed for seaside days out as well as walks and bike rides through the North York Moors National Park.

Destiny Rose is just a short walk to both the beach and the town centre, making it a wonderful base for an adventure filled break.

With off-road parking available for two cars, walk through the front gate and past the pretty front garden, entering the property, you will be greeted by the sitting room,tastefully decorated with chandelier lighting, leather sofas and arm chairs to relax on and a large bay window adding to the spacious feel of the room, while the feature fireplace complete with gas fire gives a cosy feel.

Heading straight through to the dining room, with seating for six, antique furniture with a selection of books, games and DVDs, this is the perfect place to gather for meals together, or to just sit quietly in a chair and enjoy a good book.

The contemporary country-style kitchen is beautifully styled with a stunning wooden beamed ceiling and exposed wooden flooring, with all the appliances and amenities you could wish for during your stay, even a wide range if specialty teas which can be enjoyed at the small breakfast bar with seating for two.

A ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower is a great way to prepare for each day and a convenient utility room with useful dog flap into the enclosed courtyard, completes the layout of this floor of the property.

Upstairs, you will find three spacious bedrooms, two super-kings, one with wooden flooring and one with grey carpet, both with large windows allowing in plenty of light and lots of storage space, while the third single with trundle bedroom is ideal for younger guests, complete with storage and a bedside table with lamp for a spot of reading before bedtime.

The large white family bathroom suite with grey tiled flooring is spacious and bright, with a bath and shower over, so you can choose between a relaxing soak and a quick rinse to prepare for the day.

Heading outside, there is parking on the road at the front, as well as private off-road parking behind the property, while the rear courtyard garden has patio furniture for alfresco dining and a storage cupboard for useful holiday equipment.

Whitby town is full of amenities, all of which are within easy reach of the property, including a selection of pubs, restaurants, cafés, supermarkets, convenience stores and takeaways.

There are many popular attractions and day out opportunities from your doorstep, with the Captain Cook Memorial Museum, 199 Steps, which offers wonderful coastal views from the top and the ruins of Whitby Abbey are all just over the Whitby Bridge.

Enjoy the Dracula experience with a spooky guided walk and learn more about the history of the town, jump on a boat from the River Esk out to sea, where you may be lucky enough to see some whales, see the Whalebone Arch, a whale jawbone replica that has been drawing visitors since the mid-19th century and if you're a keen golfer, Whitby Golf Club is close by.

Whitby Beach is the main attraction in the summer, with its striking and colourful beach huts lining the sand and two lighthouses stood at either side of the harbour, perfect for a day of laying on the sand or taking a dip in the sea, or just for a stroll along the coast.

Pannett Park, just a few minutes walk from the property, offers pretty walks through immaculate and colourful gardens, and you can explore Whitby Musuem and Pannett Art Gallery, both of which can be found in the park.

Further afield, you can venture along the coast in either direction and find beaches, coastal resorts and plenty of things to do; Scarborough and Filey are south of Whitby, both known for their sandy beaches, with Scarborough Castle and Peasholm Park the must-visit attractions.

The post-industrial town of Middlesbrough is to the north, with an art gallery and museum, as well as great shopping and a range of eateries, bars and pubs.

Head into the North York Moors National Park, one of the largest expanses of moorland in the UK, where you can walk or cycle across a variety of terrain, from heather moorland to woodland and forest, and keep an eye out for birdlife that inhabits the area.

Destiny Rose is a unique and charming property in the centre of Whitby, close to a host of attractions that will keep you entertained throughout your stay in North Yorkshire.

Please note: This property has a £300 good house keeping bond

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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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 array of activities 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 everyone. 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. Close to the Robin Hood's Bay, rich in heritage, wonders and scenic spots, and in easy 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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Please note: This property has a £300 good house keeping bond

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas