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Seagull House

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1015669)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Hart

    “I had major problems trying to ring you prior to the holiday and twice got sent through to the wrong people, was told new system.”

    House booklet said washer dryer so I happily washed a bunch of towels only to discover there was no tumble dryer. House is fantastic and staff in office very helpful.

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The property

A truly lovely Georgian townhouse, sumptuously furnished throughout and in a prime location, just minutes’ walk from Whitby’s bustling array of shops, restaurants and beautiful sandy beach. Seagull House oozes elegance and style.

Set over four floors, if offers plenty of space for large families or groups of friends to enjoy a coastal getaway to remember. Tucked away in a quiet residential area, yet very central, the upper floors of this luxury property boast some delightful views of Whitby Abbey that are sure to wow. Guests will also appreciate the wide range of convenience and specialist shops immediately on hand catering for all yur daily needs. On entering the property, follow the stairs from the hallway down to the lower ground floor and make yourself at home in the superb kitchen; with its cosy woodburning stove, exposed brick chimney breast, scrubbed farmhouse table and beautiful stone flagged floor the space has a contemporary rustic feel that is immediately welcoming.

There is an adjacent utility room.

Also on this floor, you’ll find a fantastic shower room with shower, basin and WC – wonderfully practical after a day at the beach. To the ground floor there is a good size sitting room, with comfortable seating and TV/DVD, a selection of DVDs, books and games plus a state-of-the-art Sonos music system 3.

The high ceilings and period coving add to the refined atmosphere.

It is a lovely space to relax together, watch a movie or simply read the morning papers in tranquility. An elegant curved staircase, with its polished original wood balustrade, leads to the first floor, where there are two bedrooms both with views towards the harbour – a large double bedroom with king-size bed with an original fireplace (decorative) and TV.

There is also a twin bedroom with two full-size single beds.

On this floor is a shower room with underfloor heating, shower, basin and WC. Make your way up to the second floor and you’ll discover a gorgeous king-size double bedroom with TV, plus a twin with full size single beds.

Look out for those stunning harbour and Abbey views from both rooms!

Also on this floor, a smart house bathroom is furnished with an elegant free-standing bath – for the perfect pamper, don’t forget the chilled glass of fizz! Step outside and enjoy your morning cuppa in the small garden area to the front.

Or discover the little oasis situated to the rear of the property: a delightful enclosed courtyard garden, dotted with planters with flowers and small shrubs plus a table and chairs and a stone-built stand for disposable BBQs, lovely in the warmer months. Whitby is a town best explored on foot, so take a stroll down to the harbour and see the boats come and go – pleasure trips are available daily along the heritage coast.

Meander over the swing bridge into the ‘old town,’ following twisting cobbled streets, pausing a while to soak up your charming surroundings.

If you are feeling energetic, climb the ‘199 steps’ to Whitby Abbey – you’ll be glad you did, the views there are spectacular. Those wishing to explore Yorkshire’s stunning coastline are spoilt for choice.

Head south to Filey for 5 miles of unspoilt sandy beaches or explore its rugged Brigg.

The headlands around Staithes or Robin Hood’s Bay are also extremely beautiful.

Inland, the North Yorkshire Moors are spectacular, whether heather clad or verdant.

Seagull House is so well-located for a coastal holiday, you’ll be able to get the most out of every day with your family or friends.

Summary

  • Over four floors. Four bedrooms: 1 x first floor king-size double, 1 x first floor twin, 1 x second floor king-size double, 1 x second floor twin. Lower ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC, first floor shower room with underfloor heating, shower, basin and WC, second floor bathroom with underfloor heating, free-standing bath, shower attachment, basin and WC. Lower ground floor kitchen with dining area and woodburning stove. Utility. Sitting room with gas fire.
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV/DVD, Sonos music system 3, WiFi, selection of DVDs, books and games. Bed linens and towels inc. in rent. Highchair, travel cot, stair gate and booster chair available
  • Scratch card for 24/7 on-street parking provided. Small front garden with seating
  • Enclosed rear courtyard garden with furniture, also planters containing flowers/small shrubs and a stone-built stand for disposable BBQs (not included). Up to two well-behaved pets are welcome at £30 per pet, per stay. Restaurants, shops, harbour 5 mins’ walk.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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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 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.

Free Wi-Fi included. High chair, travel cot and booster chair available. Four hair dryers available. Up to two well-behaved pets are welcome at £30 per pet, per stay. Parking scratch card for 24/7 on-street parking provided.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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