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Odd Sock Cottage

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 932643)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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51 Customer Reviews

  • "The best cottage we’ve stayed in and it was just as lovely as 2019."

    The cottage’s location is perfect and we have no complaints at all! Perfection.

    Reviewed by FionaMay 2022

  • "Loved this little cottage, great location and views, cosy and had everything we needed."

    Would recommend to others.

    Reviewed by ChristinaMar 2022

  • "Odd Sock Cottage is lovely, cosy place."

    We had a great stay . We'd love to come back and it made a great impression on us. It is also an ideal location to provide a base to explore Whitby and the surrounding area.

    Reviewed by DavidFeb 2022

  • "A lovely cottage ,well maintained and clean."

    The cottage is a mixture of modern and old, you will need to mind you head in places. Conveniently situated overlooking the harbour on the road side , but surprisingly quite. A good selection of game DVD'S etc. if the weather is bad.

    Reviewed by JeffreyNov 2021

  • "Well presented and very clean, very modern furnishings."

    The owners were very helpful and were very friendly. Location was excellent, not to far from Whitby town centre.

    Reviewed by StephenNov 2021

  • "This cottage is fabulous located near every thing, the place is spotless every thing you need within the cottage for a stress free holiday."

    Could go on for ever so just to say we would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by IanSep 2021

  • "A wonderful cottage, small but perfectly formed and immaculate."

    Kitchen was compact but well equipped, beds very comfortable and the shower hot and powerful. The owners personal touch in the cottage is lovely with some quirky interesting pieces to look at and enjoy. The view of the harbour from the windows is an extra bonus and the location is excellent. Would thoroughly recommend!

    Reviewed by DarrenAug 2021

  • "Good location."

    .really nice views.. owner was helpful and rang and really nice checked everything was ok , good instructions on obtaining keys etc..overall very pleased.

    Reviewed by MarieAug 2021

  • "Very nice cottage with quirky extras."

    Reviewed by KeithJun 2021

  • "Odd Sock Cottage is a flat over 3 floors and is very tastefully furnished with with homely touches."

    Sparklingly clean. Smashing views of harbour. Very close to all amenities of Whitby. Over all an enjoyable holiday in charming Whitby.

    Reviewed by IslaMay 2021

  • "Odd Sock Cottage is a perfect place to stay in Whitby."

    Very comfortable, clean and an amazing view of the Harbour. We would definitely book again!

    Reviewed by AnnApr 2021

  • "Lovely cottage spotless inside, it had everything you needed lovely location"

    Reviewed by JuneSep 2020

  • "Odd Sock cottage is a fantastic cottage."

    It was very clean and well stocked with everything you'd need. The furnishings including the bed are of good quality and we had a lovely relaxing holiday. The location of the cottage is good and the view from the front window is amazing. Communication with the owners was very good . The only negative is the parking it was quite difficult finding a space on this side of the river but there was always plenty over the other side,

    Reviewed by MarieAug 2020

  • "Fantastic little cottage with great harbour views."

    Comfy beds and ideal location to explore Whitby and beyond. The owners have added nice little touches and the cottage has everything you need.

    Reviewed by CJul 2020

  • "Lovely cosy, comfy cottage."

    Perfect location by the harbour, 5 minutes walk to the town centre. Charming views over the harbour and town.

    Reviewed by HelenMar 2020

  • "The cottage is very well equipped with all you need iron & board ,hairdryer ..."

    The cottage is very well equipped with all you need iron & board ,hairdryer ,loo roll salt&pepper even washing up liquid & t towel It did take abit to work out the remote control fire but we got there in the end I also left my jacket in the wardrobe which the owners are thankfully arranging to post back to me

    Reviewed by TrishaFeb 2020

  • "Great property in an extremely convenient location."

    Reviewed by IanFeb 2020

  • "The cottage was everything as advertised modern clean well equipped ."

    The way in was a little bit off putting the steps up could do with a good clean and tidy up but once in the cottage it was perfect would definitely recommend as we would love to go back next year

    Reviewed by JamesDec 2019

  • "A home from home is always what you hope for and that is exactly what we got at Odd Socks."

    A warm, cosy, filled with cute trinkets home. There wasn’t anything we didn’t need and had a very comfortable stay. It was clean, well furnished, bright and spacious. Would love to return and will always recommend. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by SamDec 2019

  • "Second stay in the cottage - really lovely and would book again."

    Great location, well equipped and very comfortable.

    Reviewed by ElizabethDec 2019

  • "This is a lovely place to stay."

    The location is perfect with super views of the upper harbour from all the windows. Very clean and comfortable. Well equipped and nicely decorated. Steps to access the property and narrow staircases in the property so probably wouldn't suit the elderly or infirm. My husband and I stayed here twice in 2019 and we are looking forward to our next stay in 2020.

    Reviewed by RosemaryNov 2019

  • "Cottage comfortable, tasteful and extremely clean - probably not suitable for anyone with mobility issues."

    Excellent position - 5 minutes walk to the town centre. Haven't been to Whitby for some years and was pleased it fully lived up to my memories!

    Reviewed by RobertSep 2019

  • "Superb property in a very convenient position in Whitby."

    Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by IanAug 2019

  • "It is a gorgeous cottage everything you could want lovely views and so ..."

    It is a gorgeous cottage everything you could want lovely views and so comfortable the owners where very helpful with everything i will certainly be returning at a later date

    Reviewed by JanetApr 2019

  • "Fabulous views!"

    Cottage was really clean and had everything you need! Only negative is the parking - we got a space and then didn't use the car all week but in high season this might not have been possible!

    Reviewed by CatherineApr 2019

  • "Wonderful location."

    Cottage was just what we needed Our 3 year old grandson love the mouse in the porch and the spiders and made a poo t of saying good morning to them all (all toys of course) Kitchen well equiped View was stunning

    Reviewed by HelenApr 2019

  • "This is a lovely cottage ideally placed for the delights of Whitby."

    The cottage is well decorated, well equipped and very clean. I cannot fault it we had a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by RosemaryMar 2019

  • "On arrival the apartment was everything we wanted for our Christmas break it was very clean with beautiful furniture and a real home from home."

    It was extremely cold on entering as the heating was on a very low heat level and I don’t think there had been any occupants the previous week to air it through!! We turned the heating on full and also tried to use the gas fire but it wouldn’t light at all. This made the upstairs unbearably hot but still very cold in the living areas and a draught seemed to be coming from somewhere. We contacted the owner about this but he said that due to it being the Christmas period he had been unable to find anyone to fix the problem with the fire. Perhaps it would be a good idea to provide some kind of portable heater especially at this time of year. Other than this we had a great time in Odd Sock Cottage and would gladly return but probably in the warmer months.

    Reviewed by MargaretDec 2018

  • "The cottage was wonderfully cosy and full of character."

    Very clean and everything was provided for a comfortable stay. A real home from home that the owners should be very proud of. The location was just right for a pleasant walk to the centre of Whitby. We will definitely book the cottage again.

    Reviewed by CaroleDec 2018

  • "Lovely cottage, perfect location."

    Had everything we required. Thank you

    Reviewed by LucyNov 2018

  • "As soon as we walked in to the cottage we loved it!"

    !!! It is very clean and has everything you need. Just a perfect holiday was sad to leave. The garage was also an added bonus. The views were amazing.

    Reviewed by SarahSep 2018

  • "We had a great time."

    Your customer service was very good, always helpful on the telephone. We will use Sykes cottages again. Jess

    Reviewed by JessJul 2018

  • "Wonderful cottage."

    Really well furnished and equipped.Great location.

    Reviewed by AndrewJun 2018

  • "Brilliant week at Odd Sock Cottage aided by the best weather of the year so far."

    The cottage had many nice touches to make it feel homely. Excellent views of the Marina and Whitby. Very relaxing. Only 5 minutes to walk into the shops etc. Parking is a problem although we did find a spot outside the cottage and left the car there all week. Just one downside with the cottage which is a problem with most cottages near the town centre - lack of outside private space to sit in.

    Reviewed by KeithApr 2018

  • "Odd sock is excellent second time we have been and loved it ,relaxed great in a very comfy cottage."

    with great views of the harbour thanks again will be back

    Reviewed by IanMar 2018

  • "Odd Sockets cottage is a wonderful place."

    It's close to everything but just far enough to be out of all the hassle and bustle of the main town centre. We enjoy being able to sit looking out over the harbour in the evening. We will be back.

    Reviewed by DanielMar 2018

  • "Had a fantastic holiday here and the cottage was beautiful,enjoyed many mornings ..."

    Had a fantastic holiday here and the cottage was beautiful,enjoyed many mornings and evening sat by the window looking out towards the harbor,very quiet which was surprising due to its location near the main road would defiantly recommend this stay

    Reviewed by NicholasFeb 2018

  • "Everything was perfect."

    My daughter was delighted with her lovely decorated room. Up to now I have always been very pleased with the holiday homes booked with Sykes Cottages.

    Reviewed by HeidemarieFeb 2018

  • "A really lovely comfy home from home cottage."

    There were no issues... Very well equipped kitchen, extremely comfortable beds and very clean. Location perfect on the quieter side of the river, close to the town. Car parking wasn't an issue at this time of year, however it possibly may become a little challenging in high season. We would certainly book again without hesitation. Although there is a lock up small garage we didn't make use of it.

    Reviewed by GordonJan 2018

  • "Wonderful cosy cottage."

    Facilities were excellent. Its the little things that make all the difference - Quality washing up bowl, sweet painted mousehole, good selection of books and games. Clear directions and excellent communication from David and Barbara. We have already recommended this gem to friends. We have stayed in a number of self catering places in Whitby, but this is the one we'll be coming back to from now on. Superb.

    Reviewed by RobertDec 2017

  • "The cottages is lovely with some nice touches such as a welcome tray and a chocolate by your bed, the views are to die for could sit looking at it all day, location is great, close to all amenities."

    The kitchen is very well equipped with good quality utensils. Only negative thing is parking can be very busy not always guaranteed a space. Would stay again without a doubt such a lovely comfortable, relaxing place.

    Reviewed by JanisNov 2017

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Odd Sock Cottage."

    From the moment we opened the door to this quirky little cottage we felt at home. We loved the fabulous views of the river and Marina on all 3 floors. Ideally located the town centre is just a very short walk away. It was clean, cosy and the beds really comfortable. We would defininitely book Odd Sock Cottage again.

    Reviewed by JacquiNov 2017

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location!"

    Extremely clean and welcoming, with a few extra special touches, we’ll definitely be coming back

    Reviewed by EleanorOct 2017

  • "Always immaculately clean well presented properties"

    Reviewed by CarolOct 2017

  • "Absolutely no complaints."

    Well appointed cottage in a superb location.

    Reviewed by Roger TOct 2017

  • "The cottage was lovely but we did not realise there would be so many stairs and ..."

    The cottage was lovely but we did not realise there would be so many stairs and we live in a bungalow due to mobility issues

    Reviewed by StephenSep 2017

  • "Lovely cottage, with everything you might need."

    We managed to park across the road ( no designated parking) and then didn't use the car! Plenty to see, do and eat within walking distance ( trains and buses also available).

    Reviewed by AnneApr 2017

  • "The location was great with views of the quay."

    A very comfortable stay in a well equiped and cosy cottage.

    Reviewed by MaureenJan 2017

  • "We enjoyed the view of the River Esk from the windows of the property"

    Reviewed by MartinJan 2017

  • "Amazing time, wonderful cottage, beautifully decorated, just gorgeous!"

    The most comfy-est bed I've ever slept in too :-)

    Reviewed by AlexisDec 2016

  • "Very comfortable cottage and great location."

    Everything on your doorstep.

    Reviewed by SandraNov 2016

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Summary

  • Over first, second and third floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x third floor open-plan double, 1 x second floor twin, both accessed via steep stairs
  • Second floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire.
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for one small car in garage located 1 mile from property
  • Parking on the East side in Whitby can be tricky, free parking spaces on Church Street are snapped up quickly, however, numerous pay and display car parks on the West side and a small public car park within 5 minutes walk on the East side
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Beach and all amenities 10 mins walk.

The property

Enjoying an idyllic position, overlooking the picturesque upper harbour in Whitby, is this delightful apartment, set in a converted period property.

Situated over three floors, there are superb views from every window, where you can sit and watch the activity of the fishing boats and sailing craft.

Although in the heart of this historic seaside...

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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 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.

Please note: odd Sock Cottage is the property above the the images of the house with the red door, access is via a gate to left side of the prpoerty.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas