Old Theatre

Whitby, Whitby

  • 5 Star
  • An elegant historic building in the heart of Whitby with luxurious furnishings sleeping eight.

You can book this property from:

  • £1,085 per week
  • £155 per night
  • 5 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 king/super-king beds
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 4 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • Bath


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Outdoor storage
  • Parking permit provided

How far to...?

  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.2 miles
  • Shop 0.2 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Golf

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.



  • Ground floor toilet
  • Walk-in shower

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Property Name: The Old Theatre
Property Location: 2 Newton Street, Whitby, YO21 1QX
Description: Georgian Town House

Pre-arrival and local facilities
The nearest bus stop is: 300 yards
The nearest train station is: 300 yards
The nearest petrol station is 0.25 mile
The nearest electric vehicle charging point is:
The nearest food shop is: 200 yards
The nearest pub/restaurant: 100 yards
Mobility equipment hire is:

Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: On street scratch cards provided for the W zone in Whitby
Number of spaces available: N/A
For what sized car: N/A
Parking surface is: N/A
Is the parking level: N/A
Is there good space to unload once parked? Can unload outside house and then move car
Distance to property from parking: N/A
Distance to nearest public parking area: 300 yards
Is it pay and display? yes
The width of the path to the property is: standard
How many steps are there en-route to the entrance? 1 step at back 10 steps at front

Main entrance
The main entrance door width is: standard
Number of steps to the main entrance: 1
The height of the key safe is: medium height
The height of the keyhole is: medium height
How many other entrances to the property are there? 2
Is the entrance well lit? yes inside yard

Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: Treated floorboards
Are there are any rugs? no
The door widths within these areas are? standard
Is there good space between furniture? yes
Is the furniture moveable or fixed? moveable
Is the floor level and step free? living room, dining room in basement
Are wall plugs set high or low? low
Are electric sockets high or low? mixed

The flooring is: lino
Is the floor level and step free? Yes – in basement
The width of the doorways is: standard
What height is the worktop to the floor? standard
Is the oven set high or low? low
The fridge height is: standard fridge freezer
The freezer height is: as above
Is crockery stored high or low: standard draw
Are wall plugs set high or low? mixed
Are electric sockets high or low? mixed
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes;  what and where? (ironing board, iron, heat rail in utility room)

Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have? 4
The number of steps between floors is: ten each level?
The flooring is: carpet
Is the flooring level in each bedroom? yes
The door widths are: standard
Bed sizes are: 2 x king, 1 x double, 1x twin
Is the bedroom furniture moveable or fixed? moveable
Are wall plugs set high or low? low
Are electric sockets high or low? low

Bathrooms and cloakrooms
Type of flooring: tile
Is the flooring level? yes
Width of the doorways: standard
Is there an accessible or adapted WC? no
Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? no
Is there a ground floor WC? yes
Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? no
Does any bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted? no
Is there any shower where access is level rather than a step up? Both have small step

Outdoor facilities
External areas are: table and chairs at front and back
Is permanent seating provided? yes
Is there outside lighting? yes
Is there colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg edges of steps) no
Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired? no
Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden? Yes wall + railings
Are there any other hazards (eg ponds, water features)? Steep steps at front we recommend not to use – white staircase

Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? no
If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls?
Mobile phone reception information: good
Closest public telephone is:
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? yes
Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests? no

Additional relevant information
Please add further details on any accessibility items or restrictions found at the property:


This property stands out from the crowd, a stunning Grade II listed Georgian house, perfectly located in a quiet residential area, a short stroll from Whitby's harbour, stylish bars and award winning restaurants. Set over four floors this sumptuous property has been decorated and furnished to a very high standard - with all the mod cons you would need.in the heart of Whitby.  Period features, sash windows, high ceilings and open fire - add elegance and grandeur. The four delightful bedrooms make this the perfect holiday choice for extended families or groups of friends looking for a special place to stay. There are two living areas on the ground floor a cosy snug to the rear with a large Smart TV, and an elegant drawing room to the front with views over the church. Light the fire and snuggle up on the comfortable sofas, borrow a book from the small library and make time for the things you love. Notice the tranquil decor throughout, decorated in lovely Farrow and Ball neutrals, as you pass from the main elegant sitting room to the entrance hall. Go down the stairs to the lower ground floor and you will discover a well equipped open plan kitchen leading into the dining room. What a great space, it's easy to imagine good food, drink and conversation will flow into the night around the large wood table surround by comfortable leather chairs. There is also a wall mounted large screen TV for your enjoyment. Next to the dining room there is a small games room set up with table football - a great place for the kids to play. A belfast sink for washing sandy feet and a washing machine leading through to a cloakroom with toilet and wash hand basin.

From the dining room a corridor leads to the front door which opens onto the front garden,  There is a spiral staircase here leading up to the living areas.

A real Suntrap

Linger here under the copper beech tree and enjoy a chilled glass of bubbly. A large wooden table and chairs provide a welcome place to rest.
Back inside head up to the first floor which boasts two luxurious bedrooms. the first features a king size bed and en-suite shower room with basin and WC. the soft furnishings in the bedroom create a lovely opulent ambience. The room also has a TV and plenty of storage with built in closets and a chest of drawers.
The second bedroom is chic and airy with an elegant king sized French style bed, TV, useful closets and a chest of drawers.
A super house bathroom tiled in natural stone boasts a large free standing oval bath, double sized walk in shower, basin and WC.
A second large bathroom also with a free standing bath, basin and WC can be found on the second floor.
Two more lovely bedrooms await, tucked up in the eaves, a cosy double and a cute twin with 3ft beds and seaside inspired accessories. All four bedrooms have hairdryers and TVs and the additional storage on the upper landing is a bonus.

As you enter the property through a locked gate at the rear there is a small courtyard, ideal for storing bikes or beach equipment. There is also a small wrought iron table and chairs ideal for relaxing in the fresh air after a days sightseeing.

Whitby is a very popular seaside town retaining old world character and has lots of events throughout the year. Whatever your interests there is something for everyone in the locality, historic castles, even older abbeys, museums, farms, walking, cycling, superb local markets with the very best Yorkshire produce and of course restaurants and tea rooms too numerous to mention.

Entrance from the rear: Leading to a flight of stairs taking you down to the lower ground floor.
Kitchen: Well equipped large kitchen, electric oven with grill, ceramic hob with hood over, tall fridge, freezer, dishwasher, wine fridge, microwave, Kitchenaid coffee maker and plenty of storage. This room is open to the dining area.
Dining Area: Large wooden table with matching leather chairs with comfortable seating for eight, large screen wall mounted TV, open fire (not in use) traditional wooden storage cupboard, an original safe repurposed as a side table.
Games Room: Football table, Belfast sink ideal for washing sand from between toes, washing machine, leading through to a cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin.


Rear Snug: Three seater sofa, leather armchair, two side tables, table lamp, standard lamp, coffee table, wall mounted large screen Smart TV
Drawing Room: Four seater sofa and three seater sofa, coffee table, two standard lamps, boat shaped bookcase, ornate cast iron open fire with marble surround and elegant mirror over, Smart TV, view from the window over the front garden and the church.


Bedroom One:  King size velvet sleigh bed, built in closets, chest of drawers, two bedside cabinets with lamps, wall mounted TV, tall free standing gilt framed mirror, two steps down to:
En-Suite: Fully tiled walls, walk in shower with large rainfall shower head, WC, wash hand basin with mirrored cabinet over.
Bedroom Two: Silver gilt French style king size bed with velvet headboard, two bedside cabinets with lamps, ornate chandelier over bed, chest of drawers, closets for clothes storage.
Bathroom: Tiled walls and floor, double sized walk in shower with large rainfall shower head, WC, Wash hand basin with mirrored cabinet over, large oval bath, heated towel rail, wooden shutters to window

SECOND FLOOR: Landing area with large wardrobe serving the two bedrooms.

Bedroom Three: Double bed, bedside cabinets with lamps, velux window, wall mounted TV
Bedroom Four: Twin beds, one bedside cabinet with reading lamp, wall mounted TV
Bathroom: Sumptuous family bathroom with mood lighting under the eaves, free-standing oval bath, WC, wash hand basin with mirrored cabinet over, tiled floor, heated towel rail.


Front: Through a gate to a small garden area with table and chairs. There are two front doors to the property, one opening into the kitchen level and up stone steps to a door leading to the drawing room level.
Rear: Through gate to small courtyard with wrought iron table and chairs.

Pets: Up to 2 well behaved dogs welcome.
Parking: On street parking.
Garden: To the front and courtyard to the rear.
Heating: The cottage is heated throughout with gas central heating.
Short Breaks: Accepted all year round.
Notes:  Towels are provided. No smoking at this property. Travel cot and high chair available on request.  Unlimited WiFi available free of charge. Mobile phone signal strong.
Shop: 0.2miles  Pub: 0.2miles



Area Information

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.