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The Captain's Hideaway

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 12116)

  • The Captain's Hideaway - (Ref. 12116)

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  • Sleeps 7 people

  • 3 bedrooms

  • 3 bathrooms

  • Pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • 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/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    “This is a great place for a holiday.”

    Lots of room. Very comfortable beds. It’s in a great spot for Whitby centre. Very close to all the attractions. There’s a great bistro yards away. Fantastic food an... more

    Lots of room. Very comfortable beds. It’s in a great spot for Whitby centre. Very close to all the attractions. There’s a great bistro yards away. Fantastic food and a great place. I was with a party of 6 friends and a Border Collie, Meg and everybody enjoyed their stay.

The property

With eye level views of the abbey, and across to the sea from the 5th floor terrace, this lovely, terraced Georgian property is in the centre of Whitby, quietly tucked away from the main hustle and bustle of this historic seaside town, close to the beautiful Pannett Park.

Providing spacious, traditional and well equipped accommodation, this cottage is ideal for family groups and friends wishing to enjoy this popular port and to explore the beautiful Heritage Coast.

Set over five floors, the cottage retains many original features, including stripped pine doors and floors, wood panelling, beams and a feature fireplace in the comfortable sitting room.

The top floor bedroom has patio doors leading onto a rooftop terrace with views of the abbey and the sea - a lovely spot to sit and watch the world go by, or indeed enjoy afternoon drinks!

A couple of minutes' walk brings you to numerous restaurants, tea rooms, pubs and individual shops, with quaint narrow streets, cobbled ginnels and the picturesque harbour.

Climb the 199 steps to the abbey, take a bracing cliff-top walk on the Cleveland Way or relax on the long, sandy beaches, complete with donkeys in the summer months!

The surrounding area from this Whitby cottage has a wealth of attractions, including the steam railway at Grosmont, the spectacular scenery of the North York Moors and pretty inland and coastal villages such as Robin Hood's Bay, Goathland and Danby.

A superb cottage at any time of the year.


  • Over five floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x second floor king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and separate WC, 1 x third floor family room with 3 singles, 1 x fourth floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area and gas flame-effect stove
  • First floor sitting room with open fire.
  • Night storage heaters with gas fire and open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD, radio, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent, starter pack for fire inc. in rent Oct - March, at other times of year logs can be purchased locally
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Travel permit provided for roadside parking for one car nearby plus private, allocated lockable garage unit for one small/medium sized car 250 yards away
  • Small rooftop terrace with garden furniture
  • Small enclosed yard with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Steep cottage stairs leading to top bedroom
  • Note: Garage suitable for standard cars only
  • Note: Small, high-walled yard unsuitable for large dogs

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About the location


Robin Hood's Bay 6 miles; Scarborough 19 miles; Pickering 20 miles; Guisborough 22 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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