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Dolphin Cottage

Whitby - Whitby

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Sorry, no WiFi
  • Sorry, no garden/courtyard
  • 1 Bathroom
W040
£346 - £551 per week *

Description

This cosy cottage is situated in a small ginnel off Sandgate, close to the old swing bridge in the heart of old Whitby. Although the cottage is in a busy and popular part of Whitby, close the door behind you and it is a quiet place to stay yet just a stone's throw from the delights of what the old town has to offer, bistros, cafes, restaurants, boutiques, the harbour and Tate Hill beach.  Suitable for families or couples.

GROUND FLOOR:
Entrance:
Small hallway, coat hanging area.
Kitchen/Diner: Fridge with icebox, electric hob, oven, grill, microwave, washer dryer, dining table and chairs.
Bathroom: Bath, electric shower over bath, toilet and washbasin.

FIRST FLOOR:
Lounge:
Two leather sofas and a chair, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod docking station, electric wood burning stove.

SECOND FLOOR:
Bedroom 1:
Full-size bunk beds, chest of drawers, TV with DVD.
Bedroom 2: Double bed and built-in wardrobes.
Cloakroom: Toilet and washbasin.

Pets: One dog welcome.
Parking: Scratch cards are provided for zoned, local on-street parking. This is on a first come first served basis.
Heating: Gas central heating.
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Notes: Travel cot available. Please bring your own towels.  No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is weak.

Features

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Sorry, no WiFi
  • Sorry, no garden/courtyard
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Stars
  • Bed linen provided
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • Travel cot
  • Equipped with a washing machine
  • Equipped with a tumble dryer
  • Nearest shop: 0.3 mile away
  • Nearest pub: 0.1 mile away
  • 0.4 mile from the coast

Prices

Reviews

Overall the cottage was excellent, so much so we have recommended to others and would ourselves return again.Miiss H Wilson - 14th November 2016

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Area Information

Whitby
Whitby is a popular choice for visitors all year round. It is well known for its long sandy beach and delicious seafood. The river Esk flows through the town to the sea and cottages are perched on the hills on each side, with cobbled streets and historic yards providing a maze of places to explore. The town has a fantastic mix of modern shops and services, traditional stores and boutique shops. Whitby jet continues to be made into beautiful jewellery and sold in a number of shops.  There are plenty of excellent restaurants which serve local fish and seafood, as well as a wonderful choice of cafes and tearooms.

The ruins of Whitby Abbey stand dominantly on the clifftop and can be reached by climbing the 199 steps from the old town. The Abbey is said to have been the inspiration for Bram Stoker's novel Count Dracula, and its gothic splendour is the perfect place from which to take in some truly stunning views over the town, harbour and coastline. Whitby harbour is steeped in history and visitors can see where British explorer Captain James Cook first worked as an apprentice before setting sail and discovering Australia. A statue of this great explorer stands proudly above the town, along with some huge whalebones, a sign of the town's maritime history. The harbour is a buzz of activity and you can enjoy early mornings watching the fishing boats come ashore before getting first choice of their catch of the day.

There's always something happening throughout the town, with festivals and fairs are held throughout the year. These include Whitby Folk Week and the Whitby Regatta, and there are two popular Goth festivals each year. For more information on Whitby and the surrounding area and local events see our Yorkshire Coast Guide and the Festivals & Events Guide.

Access Statement

Access Statement 

Property Name: Dolphin Cottage 

Description: House 

Pre-arrival 

The nearest bus stop is: Church Street, 300 yards 

The nearest train station is: Station Square, 5 minutes walk 

The nearest food shop is: Langbourne Road, 5 minutes walk 

The nearest pub/restaurant is: Sandgate, 200 yards 

The nearest petrol is: Upgang Lane, 10 minutes walk 

Mobility equipment hire is: WhitbyDAG, Flowergate, Whitby 

Arrival and car parking 

Distance to nearest parking area: 300 yards 

Is it pay and display? Yes 

The width of the path to the property is: 98cm 

How many steps are there en route to the entrance: 2 

Main entrance 

How many entrances are there to the property? 1 

The doors widths are: 73cm 

Keyhole height: 117cm 

How many steps are there to the entrance: 1 

Living and dining rooms 

The flooring is: Wooden 

The door widths are: 73cm 

Is there good space between the furniture: Yes 

Is it movable or fixed: Movable 

Kitchen 

The flooring is: Tiled 

The door widths are: 73cm 

The worktop height is: 92cm 

Is the oven set high or low? Low 

The fridge height is: Low 

The freezer height is: Low 

Is crockery stored high or low? Work top height 

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where:  

Bedrooms and landings 

How many floors does the property have: 3 

The number of steps between floors is: 14/13 

The flooring is: Carpet/laminate 

The door widths are:  

Bed sizes are: 3ft, 4'6”  

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable 

Bathrooms and cloakrooms 

The door widths are: 67cm 

Is there an accessible or adapted WC?:  

Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?:  

Is there a ground floor WC?: Yes 

Is there a ground floor bath or showroom?: Yes 

Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up?: No 

The flooring is: Tiled/laminate 

Outdoor facilities 

External areas are: Firm and level 

Permanent seated is not provided 

There is outside lighting:  

There is no colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg white on edge of steps)  

There are no footpaths to follow for visually impaired/mobility impaired  

General 

Is there a land line for guests to use? No 

Mobile reception details:  

Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not WC or baths)?:  

Are electrical sockets generally set low or height: Low 

Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests?: No 

Any other information:  

 

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