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The Old Police House

(Ref. 1129637)

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  • 12 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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9 Customer Reviews

  • "Highly recommend this property!"

    My family booked this property as an alternative to the usual holiday campsites that would entertain the younger children and older children age range 2 yrs - 15 yrs and so glad we did. This house provides so much from board games, pool table, retro arcade games (adults loved!) to the jacuzzi, plus so much more. On arrival we was treated with essentials, breakfast cereals, snacks, tea, coffee, wine and beer- amazing! The kitchen is well equipped with everything. Every room was furnished to a high standard and we loved all the little touches, including the welcome book with local recommendations which we used. Wifi was great, the garage was spacious and could park my car very comfortably ( Land Rover). Our only recommendation the jacuzzi jets need maintenance as only one side is powerful so means the rest are just low, but still was enjoyable and didnt feel the need to contact the owners. Couple of minutes walk up the sea front and local shops. Great stay making memories, will 100% book again!

    Reviewed by Kim5.0Apr 2024

  • "Good Points: house was lovely."

    It had absolutely everything from toys for children to games for adults. There was ironing board, iron, hoover, just like home. Also location great for amenities etc. Bad points: it looked clean on initial entry but needed a deep clean, such as skirting boards, bathroom, around the toilet. The duvets were very thin (although the house was warm). There was no mattress protector and the mattress was full of bobbly bits which felt uncomfortable. The leather settee downstairs was most uncomfortable. The seats fell off every time you stood up. The other settee had loads of crumbs when we lifted the cushions. It would also benefit from downstairs toilet. (Maybe the left corner as you walk in the door). I struggle with mobility, so it was a nightmare every time I needed the loo. Also the parking is horrendous if you have more than one car. Would have given 5 star rating if these faults could be addressed as the property has everything you need.

    Reviewed by Sharon3.4Mar 2024

  • "Stayed over for a long weekend."

    First thing we noticed was that this place definitely had the wow factor! The place has a huge open plan kitchen and living room which was perfect for socialising with all the guests! Every bedroom was beautifully presented, there were Nespresso pods for the machine, and everything was sparkling clean. The hot tub was brilliant, we absolutely loved it! The pool room (which also came with an N-64, and an arcade machine) was fantastic! Nothing was half broken or worn out, you can tell the owner really takes pride in the presentation of the house. Speaking of the owner, they were extremely accommodating with us and helped us out when we had a couple of issues (not to do with the house). We’re already planning on returning! Thank you for making our stay memorable!

    Reviewed by Alistair5.0Dec 2023

  • "Amazing house ,we have enjoyed a weekend full of fun and laughter ."

    The house had everything you could need ,will definitely try and return .

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Dec 2023

  • "Property is in a great location, 5mins to the beach with Aldi, pubs and arcades very close by on foot."

    We arrived very late but access was absolutely straight forward and house was warm. We had some queries, although late, Charlie went out of his way to help, he was extremely helpful and made our stay a lot easier. The house has absolutely everything you need, all clean and tidy. Lots of things for kids to do, games room and hot tub was excellent. We will definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Jamie5.0Nov 2023

  • "This house is beautiful inside."

    It's spacious, well presented and it was warm throughout our stay (November 2023) with hot water all day and night. There was everything we might have needed, even a stair gate for our little ones. There is a garage for one car but the on street parking isnt great. The road is extremely tight so if you are staying with multiple families like the house suggests (sleeps 12) then good luck finding a parking space (not the fault of the owners at all). We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay here at the Old Police House but there were a few things that we feel needs mentioning. Firstly, 1 shower for potentially 12 people is not enough. The little ones loved the small quirky bath, and it is tiny, but we thought it needed a shower over it to help cut the adult shower wait time down. Secondly, we had to wash all of the glasses and cutlery as a lot were dirty on arrival. It wasn't just dishwasher remnants, it was greasy finger prints and something sticky was on some of the glasses. Easily sorted but not something you expect. I had to throw one glass away as it was chipped in the cupboard. The cutlery drawer had fluff, hair and crumbs in it so we needed to wash that too. And lastly, the bed we slept in had bedding that smelled very fusty. All these things are easily fixable and were probably isolated to our stay. Thankfully we're all clean people who sorted the issues we could straight away. All in all, it's a gorgeous place, right in the middle of a little seaside resort so don't let these small problems put you off. We had the best time in the end.

    Reviewed by Mark3.4Nov 2023

  • "The property was lovely, and fantastic bonus of games room which kept kids entertained, for the week."

    Great location only minutes walk to the shops and beach. A bit snug for 12 people, as sofa bed in upstairs lounge not comfortable and anyone needing the toilet has to walk past you. The parking is a real issue, we should have had access to the garages but no keys were left, so unable to park a car there! We had to park all cars on the street, and they remained there all week as, soon as a car pulled off there were three cars waiting for the space.

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Oct 2023

  • "Lovely property in walking distance of all the town’s facilities."

    Welcome basket was full of holiday goodies,there was something for everyone.Dogs had great fun on the beach,walks on the old railway track and the lighthouse nearby too.Hot tub needs a service only one set of jets worked properly.

    Hi Peter Thank you very much for your feedback and really pleased you had a good time . The hot tub has been serviced again since your stay and is fully operational. Hope to see you at the old Police house in the future . Regards Simon Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter4.4Oct 2023

  • "A really lovely cottage, ideal for a big family like ours."

    Homely touches making it cosy. Very versatile. Responsive and helpful owner. Upstairs bedrooms v small with no windows that got very warm, but okay for a short period of time.

    Hi Beth Thank you for the kind words and delighted you had a lovely stay . I appreciate the upstairs can get hot and we are looking at ways to improve this . Whether this is fans for each bedroom or other options is still to be decided ahead of next summer . Regards Simon Property Owner

    Reviewed by Beth4.7Sep 2023

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  • Five bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor double, 2 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x bunk, plus sofa bed in upstairs lounge sleeps 2
  • 2 Bathroom, both situated on the first floor, with bath, shower over, basin, and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • First-floor sitting room
  • Games room.
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, coffee machine, hairdryer
  • 2 x TV, WiFi, selection of games, pool table and arcade games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • On-street parking
  • Rear patio with furniture and hot tub
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Smoking permitted in the garden areas only
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles, Withernsea Central Promenade 0.3 miles, beach 1.1 miles
  • Note: There is a step up into the home
  • Note: There are security cameras to the exterior
  • Note: The property sleeps 10 adults and 2 children
  • Please note; this property only accepts a minimum of 3 nights stay.

The property

Located in the heart of Withernsea, East Yorkshire, a stone's throw away from the bustling high street, is The Old Police House, a characterful, five-bedroom home.

Oozing both charm and style, The Old Police House offers a wonderful base for a large group break or celebration, inviting twelve guests to the coastline, complete with a hot tub, a private games room, and flexible sleeping arrangements.

Benefit from private secure parking for one car in the garage with further spaces available on the neighbouring road, and be welcomed by the grand exterior of your new home, ahead of reaching the sitting room, where you can unwind after a day of traveling.

Continue through to the well-equipped kitchen/diner, complete with state-of-the-art appliances to ease your self-catered stay and ample seating where you can dine together; here you'll find all the essentials, including a washing machine, dishwasher, and coffee machine.

As the evening unfolds, head upstairs to the first-floor sitting room for a quiet nook, or enjoy some friendly competition in the games room, complete with arcade games and a pool table, before climbing into the babbling hot tub for an indulgent soak; the patio also offers the perfect space for alfresco dining, with your two furry companions in tow.

Catch some rest from one of five bedrooms, including a ground-floor double, serviced by a shower room, whilst on the first floor you'll locate two further doubles, a twin, and a bunk room, serviced by a bathroom.

Awaken to explore the area, starting off with a tour of Withernsea Lighthouse Museum, a stroll along Withernsea Central Promenade and Beach, or a round of golf at the Withernsea Golf Club, before purchasing the essentials for a night in, or heading to the local pub for a tipple.

Hull and its centre of attractions is nearby, where you can discover the Streetlife Museum, book tickets to attend a show at Hull New Theatre, or head to The Deep, one of the most popular aquariums in the world.

Remaining near the shore, enjoy a day out at Hornsea Beach, or a visit to Bugtopia Hornsea Zoo, before grabbing your walking boots to hike across the Kilnsea Wetlands and Spurn Heritage Coast.

Gather your entire group at The Old Police House.

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About the location


Kingston upon Hull 17 miles; Market Weighton 37 miles.

The popular seaside town of Withernsea, lies in the East Riding of Yorkshire. This cosy, coastal haven has a relaxed atmosphere, the perfect location for a family break. The flat, rural landscape surrounding the town offers some magnificent sweeping views and a wild, windswept atmosphere to blow the cobwebs away! The surrounding villages offer some historical landmarks, including a lighthouse now housing a museum, a Napoleonic fortress and a huge nuclear bunker which runs award-winning tours. Withernsea's sand and pebble beach boasts a grand tower-like entrance, plenty of delicious fish and chip cafés nearby and, further along the coast, the spindly and atmospheric Spurn Peninsula that stretches three miles out to sea. Withernsea offers a traditional promenade, ornamental gardens, children’s playgrounds and fun attractions including amusements, plus there's also the convenience of two supermarkets in the town.

Note: Property sleeps 10 adults and 2 children.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas