Making holiday memories since 1970

Swordfish Cottage

Whitby - Whitby

Spacious one bedroom apartment perfect for a romantic getaway
  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi available
  • Sorry, no garden/courtyard
  • 1 Bathroom
W059
£309 - £509 per week *

Description

A fabulous one bedroom harbour side apartment, spacious and beautifully presented. Conveniently located on Church Street within the Grade II listed, former Bank House. Ideal for a romantic getaway, The beach and all of the town's amenities are only a short walk from the property.

GROUND FLOOR:
Communal Entrance:
 Spacious hall leading to apartment door on the left.
Apartment Entrance: Stairs leading down to apartment.
Lounge/Kitchen/Diner:
Gas hob, oven & grill. Fridge freezer, microwave. Dining table and chairs, TV with Freesat. DVD player and iPod docking station.
Bedroom: Double bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe.
Bathroom: Large shower cubicle with electric shower. Toilet,washbasin.

Pets:
One dog welcome.
Parking: Scratchcards are provided for on street parking within the designated zones on the West Cliff 15-20 minutes walk away. This is on a first come first served basis.
Heating: Gas central heating.
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Notes: Towels are provided. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is strong. Travel cot and high chair available upon request.
Outside: Communal yard to the rear for bin storage.

Features

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi available
  • Sorry, no garden/courtyard
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Stars
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • Bed linen provided
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • Travel cot
  • Bath towels included
  • Nearest shop: 0.3 mile away
  • Nearest pub: 0.2 mile away
  • 0.3 mile from the coast

Prices

Date Range 7 night price *
22 Jul 17 - 2 Sep 17 £486
2 Sep 17 - 30 Sep 17 £389
30 Sep 17 - 21 Oct 17 £356
21 Oct 17 - 11 Nov 17 £389
11 Nov 17 - 23 Dec 17 £309
23 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £494
23 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £494
6 Jan 18 - 10 Feb 18 £326
10 Feb 18 - 24 Feb 18 £375
24 Feb 18 - 24 Mar 18 £326
24 Mar 18 - 14 Apr 18 £409
14 Apr 18 - 26 May 18 £375
26 May 18 - 2 Jun 18 £458
2 Jun 18 - 30 Jun 18 £409
30 Jun 18 - 21 Jul 18 £458
21 Jul 18 - 1 Sep 18 £509
1 Sep 18 - 29 Sep 18 £409
29 Sep 18 - 13 Oct 18 £375
13 Oct 18 - 3 Nov 18 £409
3 Nov 18 - 22 Dec 18 £326
22 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19 £509

* Please note: The prices displayed are guide prices and do not include optional items such as pet charges.

Reviews

Lovely property. Great location. Will return. Always book through Ingrid Flute sometimes twice a year. Excellent choice of properties and all reasonably priced.Mrs Allison Walker - 11th October 2016
Have stayed in this property once before and it was great to see the standard was still as good enjoyed our stay very much. Ingrid Flute: Friendly and experienced staff.Mrs J Fulton - 14th September 2016
Lovely cottage in a good location.Mrs G Sunderland - 14th July 2016
Please try Swordfish Cottage. It's location alone is excellent but the cottage itself is perfect.Mr W Adams - 8th March 2016
Beautiful, spacious, very well presented cottage style apartment, with everything needed for self catering. Easy access to town, harbour, beach and cliffs. Will definitely stay again.Mrs S Eller - 10th January 2016
Exceptional, we have stayed in many cottages and this was an absolute pleasure.Mr CR White - 2nd December 2015

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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 standdominantly 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: Swordfish Cottage 

Description: Apartment 

Pre-arrival 

The nearest bus stop is: Across the road, 100 yds 

The nearest train station is: Whitby, 0.1 mile 

The nearest food shop is: Co-op, 0.1 mile 

The nearest pub/restaurant is: Endeavour, 100 yds 

The nearest petrol is: Sainsburys, 2 miles 

Mobility equipment hire is: Whitby DAG, Flowergate, Whitby 

Arrival and car parking 

Type of parking available: Mixed 

For what sized cars? All 

Good space to unload once parked? Outside 

Number of spaces available: 100 

The parking surface is: Tarmac 

Distance to the property from the parking: 10 yards 

Is parking level?  

Distance to nearest parking area: 10 yards 

Is it pay and display? Yes 

The width of the path to the property is: off street 

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

Main entrance 

How many entrances are there to the property? One 

The doors widths are: 2ft 5” 

Keyhole height: 3ft 7” 

How many steps are there to the entrance: 2 up 10 down 

Living and dining rooms 

The flooring is: Carpet 

The door widths are: 2ft 5” 

Is there good space between the furniture: Yes 

Is it movable or fixed: Fixed 

Kitchen 

The flooring is: Tiled 

The door widths are: 2ft 

The worktop height is: 3ft 

Is the oven set high or low? Low 

The fridge height is: 2ft 

The freezer height is: 3ft 

Is crockery stored high or low? Low 

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: 1 

The number of steps between floors is: 0 

The flooring is: Carpet 

The door widths are: 2ft 5” 

Bed sizes are: 5ft 

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Fixed 

Bathrooms and cloakrooms 

The door widths are: 2ft 5” 

Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: No 

Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?: No 

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: Vinyl 

Outdoor facilities 

External areas are: Firm 

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 

There are no barriers to entry into any part of the garden 

There are no other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep areas 

General 

Is there a land line for guests to use? No 

Mobile reception details: Excellent 

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

Are electrical sockets generally set low or height: Both 

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

Any other information: This property has WiFi 

 

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