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Sandsend Sunset View

(Ref. 1064260)

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast Show on map

4.4

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

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

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  • parking (7)
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  • views (6)
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11 Customer Reviews

  • "Good accommodation would recommend Would have been nice to have a tumble dryer ..."

    Good accommodation would recommend Would have been nice to have a tumble dryer Well maintained and close to town would stay again Good parking facility Thank you for having us

    Reviewed by Stuart4.7Nov 2023

  • "I agree with the other rave reviews."

    What a wonderful place. I felt I was in a Regency novel and wondered when visitors might leave their calling cards. The views from the large lounge room windows allowed me to enjoy the changing weather patterns and tides without getting wet. The bathroom might be a problem if there were 5 people who would need to coordinate their "ablutions." The welcome pack of chocolate biscuits was sparse in comparison with other Sykes cottages and there was no tea towel or hand towel but it was an outstanding place for location and space.

    Thanks for your very positive feedback and your disappointment with the lack of hand towel , tea towel and sparse biscuits. We will take these shortfalls up with the cleaners as all should not be any cause for disappointment… Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Sep 2023

  • "A beautiful apartment with lovely views."

    Very well equipped & lovely comfortable beds. Great to have a parking space & although a little tight it wasn’t an issue. Had our little grandson with us so nice to be close to the crazy golf & Pannet Park which has a great children’s playground but still within easy walking distance to the shops & restaurants & the old town. Would definitely recommend Sandsend View, super apartment

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Jun 2023

  • "Parking isn’t great , moving bins to get in and out ."

    Very comfortable apartment with great views.

    Reviewed by William5.0May 2023

  • "If you’re thinking of staying here then don’t hesitate to book."

    The pictures do not do this place justice! The rooms are very tastefully decorated to a high standard and everything is as comfortable as can be. Our family of four adults and two children ( three and four months) shared the space without any problems and we all slept very well in the very comfortable beds. The view from the living room and small bedroom are spectacular and we found ourselves sitting watching out of the bay and green when not out and about. We loved the location with the green opposite and the beach just across the road. There were plenty of cafes, bakeries and restaurants within a few minutes walk and a playground near the museum about five minutes away. The outdoor pool and mini golf are in sight when looking out the window along with the spectacular view across the bay.

    Thanks for your great feedback that shows why we love going to this fabulous flat from which to enjoy all of Whitby’s attractions… Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sean5.0Apr 2023

  • "The flat was ideally located, nice views from the lounge, well equipped and very clean, beds were comfy."

    WiFi managed to stream films ok for us. Other reviewers mentioned the parking space, it is tight be we have a Zafira Tourer and managed it fine. It that’s an issue though then between end of Oct and end of Feb there is free parking on the promenade. Would happily book another stay there.

    Reviewed by Duncan5.0Feb 2023

  • "Having just spent a week at this spacious victorian flat on the Royal Crescent in Whitby, we struggle to understand some of the earlier reviews."

    The level of comfort, cleanliness and equipment provided exceeded our expectation, as did the magnificent view from the first floor lounge window across the bay to Sandsend. Easy walking access to the town centre was a bonus and an 'off road' private parking space (albeit not overly generous) so close to town is, in our experience, a rarity. We thoroughly enjoyed all the facilities on offer on the West Cliff (in particular Pizza West which is amazing!) and will definitely be returning to this beautiful flat.

    Reviewed by Nicole5.0Nov 2022

  • "Sandsend Sunset View Well positioned and good views."

    Parking at the rear extremely "tight" in a corner adjacent to two brick walls and a bank of 6-8 large refuse bins in front of the space. From the rear door from the parking area, it is 3 flights of stairs up to the apartment. We were booked for 2 weeks with no change of linen for the 2nd week, I messaged the owner to say that there was no Superking in the cupboard and he organised for the cleaner to drop a set off. For the first 5 days the front door the to the main building was not lockable which was a bit disconcerting, then a workman fitted a new lock and code. As instructed, we left the apartment key in the key safe for the cleaner to drop off the clean linen/ towels and collect the used ones. We returned to find the fresh linen simply dropped in a pile on floor of the main communal stairway not even in a bag! Which was totally un-hygienic. The cleaner had not made any attempt to enter the apartment to deliver the linen and consequently had left the damp towels and used linen which we had left in a bag on the inside by the door. We had expected a mid-fortnight clean. Wi-Fi is not good enough to watch any catch up tv or films, the screen froze every 1-2 minutes. When we arrived the kitchen drawer front was hanging off and the knobs had come off the door to the freezer housing (someone had balanced them on the screws). To open the freezer door, we had to open the fridge and open the freezer from its side. I took photos and sent them with a message to the owner as soon as we arrived. He said he'd repair them at the end of the month. Also, the landing stair light flashes on/off continuously throughout the night and shines through the roughly painted glass window above the apartment door which is like sleeping in a lighthouse. This would easily be remedied by fitting hardboard over the glass. We felt uncomfortable having to keep contacting the owner as he was on holiday in Greece. All in all, great views but the accommodation was very disappointing.

    Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry your stay was spoiled despite my best efforts to supply fresh bedding mid-stay (having offered a full changeover freshening, which was declined). The newly appointed cleaning company policy is that they will not enter a property when visitors are in residence without them there for holiday maker security reasons, hence clean linen left outside the door - to be paper wrapped in future. The kitchen drawer and knobs have been fixed and fettled so this issue will not reoccur. Similarly, the stairwell glass has been painted over to address the light issue and a new higher capacity internet router has been installed. We hope you had a lovely holiday otherwise. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pamela1.9Sep 2022

  • "The views were excellent but the cleanliness wasn’t very good."

    There was a lot of dust in the rooms, especially around the rubbish bins. The bathroom could be awkward for any disabled person as could the stairs leading up to the front door of the apartment. All in all, a reasonable place to visit for a short time.

    Sorry that the new premium wool carpets were still settling in, shedding the fluff mentioned - this has been addressed by regular hoovering so should no longer be an issue. The flat access from the front of the property has fewer steps and has a wide and imposing stairwell - however, as it is on the first floor, mobility impaired access is limited. Lastly shower/bath step-over access has been improved with a wall mounted assistance handle. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Linda3.1Jul 2022

  • "Apartment was excellent both in comfort and location within Whitby."

    Only problem was the 40 steps up to the apartment from the parking place. It is on the first floor, but the parking space is in the basement area. My wife had great difficulty getting up them, but we did manage, just. Outside stair light constantly going on and off 24/7, which was annoying while sleeping. We recomend the apartment highly, but mobility problems with access.

    The access from the front is recommended for any mobility impaired visitors, as this involves 26 steps up from the road to the first floor via the wide Hallway and main staircase. From the basement level parking there are 36 steps. Believe me the view is well worth it! The stairway light visibility in the flat hallway has also been resolved. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mervyn4.1Jul 2022

  • "An extremely well appointed and furnished apartment."

    Ideally situated for Whitby attractions, restaurants, and tea rooms, combining to make this holiday apartment the perfect ‘getaway’, in this part of North Yorkshire.

    Reviewed by Fran5.0Jun 2022

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Summary

  • First-floor apartment with fabulous uninterrupted sea and coastal views towards Sandsend
  • Three bedrooms
  • 1 x super king Zip/link room which can be made into twins on request and also has a Smart TV
  • 1 x double room and 1 x Trundle room which is set up as single, but can also be a double on request
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with gas oven, gas hob, microwave, toaster, coffee machine with complimentary ground coffee
  • Fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • 1 x Smart TV in main bedroom and also 1 x 40 inch Smart TV in lounge/dining room
  • WiFi is sufficient for Netflix etc
  • Both Smart TVs have the usual apps but guests need their own account and please remember to log out before departure
  • Central heating, with fuel and power, inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • 2 hairdryers
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Cycling/Walking/hiking/watersports, birdwatching/ fishing guests also welcome
  • Local surf school 200 yards away
  • Pizza West restaurant and coffee shops etc close by
  • Leisure Centre, outdoor pool, mini golf, skate park, Pavillion Theatre within 150 yards
  • Steam trains at Whitby with standard railway at Scarborough
  • The Coastliner bus is only a 10 minute walk away linking to Flamingo Land, Howard Castle, Malton, York and Leeds
  • Only 20 miles to Scarborough's Aquarium and Alpamare Water Park
  • RSPB Bempton Cliffs viewing platforms and Flamborough Head with the UK's oldest working lighthouse are within driving distance
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Highchair and travel cot upon request (bedding to be supplied by guests)
  • Shop 0.8 miles, pub 0.3 miles, beach 0.2 miles
  • , Please note: This property has a £300 good house keeping bond

The property

Fabulous sea views towards Sandsend, Sandsend Sunset, a delightful first-floor apartment centrally located in the charming seaside town of Whitby.

Sandsend Sunset View boasts three bedrooms and can sleep up to six guests and is the perfect setting for a memorable trip to Whitby with family or friends.

A sought-after off-road parking space greets you and, upon entering the first-floor apartment a quaint entrance hall awaits, here you get a glimpse into the Edwardian décor that is woven into the other rooms.

Relax after a day of exploring the coast in the spacious living/dining room and savour the magnificent views over the beautiful gardens and out to sea.

Flick on the TV or enjoy a home-cooked meal with your friends or family at the large dining table.

Head into the galley kitchen equipped with everything to fulfil your culinary needs.

Retire to any of the three bedrooms , all with storage to house all your belongings, one of these rooms is host to a Smart TV, ideal for those who enjoy drifting off to something playing in the background.

Travel next into the third bedroom with trundle bed, with breath-taking views of the sea and the North Yorkshire coastline.

There is also a bathroom with a large bath and shower over that you can unwind in.

Sandsend Sunset View is situated in the heart of Whitby, just a stone’s throw away from the beach.

The Pavillion and extensive lesure facilities, plus local shops and a variety of pubs and restaurants are just a few minutes walk away.

Whitby is home to a myriad of activities, on a summer’s day take a stroll along the idyllic beach or sea front, or for the braver guests, immerse yourself in the Dracula Experience a spooky guided walk filled with special effects, continue the literary theme, and visit Bram Stoker’s bench, the spot that inspired him to write Dracula.

Explore local history and heritage by visiting the plethora of museums available such as: Whitby Museum, Captain Cook Museum or the RNLI museum or for those that like a challenge climb the famous 199 Steps leading up to the historic St Mary’s Church, here you will also be able to find and explore the ruins of Whitby Abbey all while admiring the phenomenal scenic views.

If you time your visit just right, you may also be able to experience the twice-yearly Whitby Goth Weekend musical festival.

Those seeking excellent walking and cycling opportunities can venture into the North York Moors National Park, where you can tackle imposing peaks, hop aboard the North York Moors Railway for a scenic ride through the lush countryside or hike along the vast moors or the famous Cleveland Way trail.

Follow the Cinder Track to Scarborough, where you will find the delights of Scarborough Castle, Alpamare and Luna Park and the Scarborough Open Air Theatre.

Sandsend Sunset View is perfectly situated for an adventure filled getaway for family and friends in Whitby.

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

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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 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