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Fossil Cottage

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1015799)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • 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
  • Mr Fields

    “A lovely cottage in an excellent location.”

    The welcome pack was a real treat too. Would gladly stay here again and I hope the next guests enjoy their stay as much as we did.

    The welcome pack was a real treat too. Would gladly stay here again and I hope the next guests enjoy their stay as much as we did.

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The property

A charming Grade II Listed former fisherman’s cottage, located on Henrietta Street in Whitby’s Old Town.

You couldn’t get much closer than this to Whitby’s famous 199 steps and Abbey ruins – inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Renovated and decorated to a high standard, yet retaining its beamed ceilings and exposed wooden flooring, Fossil Cottage is a wonderful choice for family and friends who are seeking a cosy base in Whitby’s historic centre. Relax in the spacious sitting room after days out on the beach.

The cosy woodburning stove is so comforting in the colder months – a lovely radiating warmth.

How wonderful to snuggle up and chat or simply make time to read a book.

The fully fitted and well-equipped kitchen has integrated appliances plus there’s a useful pantry. Keep the cook company or enjoy a lazy breakfast at the kitchen table.

Upstairs there is a double bedroom which is nicely lit from its two windows, with views over cobbled Henrietta Street.

The beamed ceiling and feature cast iron fireplace add period charm.

There’s also a twin bedroom with full size 3′ single beds. The compact shower room has a good size corner shower, basin and WC. Fossil Cottage is perfectly located for exploring Whitby on foot.

Meander through the cobbled, winding streets of the ‘old town’, pausing for a cup of traditional Yorkshire tea.

Hunt for your own fossils on the nearby beaches or treat yourself to some traditional Whitby jet as a keepsake of your holiday.

Foodies are spoilt for choice when it comes to excellent fish restaurants.

Don’t leave without trying a famous ‘Fortune’s’ kipper, the amazing smokehouse is located a few doors away on Henrietta Street. Take a heritage steam locomotive from Whitby to Grosmont, ‘Heartbeat’ country; the North York Moors are stunning, especially in August and early autumn when the heather blooms.

For coastal splendour, walk the cliff tops between the fishing villages of Staithes and Runswick Bay.

Just over an hour’s drive away, the Bempton Cliff Reserve supports England's largest population of seabirds on its chalky cliffs. Whether for rest and relaxation by the sea, or a beautiful cottage from which to explore, Fossil Cottage is an excellent choice.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with fireplace, 1 x twin Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Sitting room with woodburning stove. Kitchen with dining area and pantry.
  • Electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, TV, WiFi. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Vehicular access can be gained outside the cottage for unloading luggage, and a car parking space is available in the Abbey car park at a separate cost
  • Alternatively on-street parking and a Pay & Display is available on Church Street, approximately 800 yards away. One well-behaved pet welcome at a cost of £30. Shop, pub, beach 50 metres.

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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.

Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi included. Utilities: All utilities, bed linen & towels included. Pets: One well-behaved pet welcome at a cost of £30. Parking: Vehicular access can be gained outside the cottage for unloading luggage, and a car parking space is available in the Abbey car park at a separate cost. Alternatively on-street parking and a Pay & Display is available on Church Street, approximately 800 yards away

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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