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Anchors Down

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 948292)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Settled within the desirable Whitehall Landing development, on the outskirts of the popular port town of Whitby, rests this delightful ground-floor apartment, Anchors Down.

Idyllically positioned overlooking the tranquil waters of the River Esk whilst enjoying close proximity to a host of amenities, attractions and an on site play area Anchors Down makes the perfect base for a small family or group of friends looking to explore the delights of this sought-after area.

An off-road parking space greets you at the foot of this lovely dwelling, making loading and unloading an easy task, whilst allowing guests the opportunity to journey far and wide to discover more of North Yorkshire.

Stepping inside, be charmed by the fabulous open-plan living space, beautifully-adorned with nautical artwork and thoughtfully laid-out with a snug seating area gathered in front of the Smart TV, providing a lovely spot to settle down and unwind with a steaming cup of tea following a day of adventure.

Discover the well-equipped kitchen tucked away at the rear of the sociable space, fit with a range of fantastic amenities to help prepare delicious meals to be enjoyed at the nearby dining table throughout your staycation.

As the day grows darker, follow the corridor through to the contemporary family bathroom, stylishly tiled throughout and fit with a bath with overhead shower, giving guests the choice to pour in the bubbles and soak their tired feet, or to wash away the day with a quick rinse.

When sleep calls, retire to either of the two well-presented bedrooms, with the choice between a sumptuous king-size or a twin, benefiting from a handy zip/link feature to provide flexible sleeping arrangements for friends, families or couples sharing.

Take advantage of your idyllic location and head outdoors to explore your surroundings with a stroll along the banks of the River Esk towards the harbour; a truly lovely spot to savour fresh fish and chips as you watch the world go by across the tranquil waters.

For a more exhilarating experience, pack up your bucket and spade and head to the glorious sands of Whitby Beach, where you can make a splash with a dip in the waters of the North Sea, tackle the waves and try your hand at surfing with tuition available at Whitby Surf School, or soak in the sun and sand with a stroll along the promenade, adorned with colourful beach huts.

Whilst you're in the area, be sure to climb the iconic 199 Steps to reach the ruins of Whitby Abbey, a former Benedictine monastery dating back to the 11th-century, famed as the inspiration behind Bram Stoker's novel, Dracula.

Lace up your walking boots and embark on a two-footed adventure along the dramatic coastline via the Cleveland Way towards the picture-perfect fishing village of Robin Hood's Bay, where you can immerse yourself in history with a tour of Robin Hood's Bay Museum or The Old Coastguard Station, preserved by the National Trust.

Further south along the coast is the popular resort of Scarborough, where you can make a splash at at the waterpark, Alpamare UK, come face-to-face with a fascinating collection of sea creatures at SEA LIFE Scarborough, or tour your scenic surroundings aboard a heritage locomotive at Scarborough North Bay Railway.

With all of this and more, choose Anchors Down as your base for an unforgettable staycation to North Yorkshire.


  • Ground-floor apartment
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge, washer/dryer
  • Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.4 miles, beach 1.7 miles

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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 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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