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Withnails Hideaway

Whitby - Whitby

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Sorry, no WiFi
  • Sorry, no garden/courtyard
  • 1 Bathroom
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£219 - £350 per week *

Description

Hidden away off cobbled Church Street down one of the little alleys on the east side of the harbour, this tiny 300 year old Grade II listed cottage with harbour views is featured in one of Frank Sutcliffe's photographs and is a reminder of life in Whitby in times gone by. Close to pubs, cafes, shops and the 199 steps leading to the Abbey, the New Way Ghaut is a quiet backwater in this bustling part of the old town. originally part of a larger house this is an atmospheric cottage on three floors with spiral staircases to each room.

GROUND FLOOR:
Kitchen:
Fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, gas cooker and dishwasher. A steep staircase leads into the lounge.

FIRST FLOOR:
Lounge:
TV/DVD with radio and steep spiral staircase leading upstairs.

SECOND FLOOR:
Bedroom:
 Three quarter bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers.
En-suite: Walk-in shower, toilet and washbasin.

Pets: Sorry, no pets.
Parking: Scratchcards are provided for on street parking within the designated zones on the West Cliff 15-20 minutes walk away..
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Heating: Gas central heating.
Notes: Please bring your own towels. There is a steep spiralled staircase which leads between the floors. Therefore, the property may not be suitable for those with mobility problems. WiFi is not available. No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is weak

Features

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Sorry, no WiFi
  • Sorry, no garden/courtyard
  • 1 Bathroom
  • On-street parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Nearest shop: 0.2 mile away
  • Nearest pub: 0.2 mile away
  • 0.2 mile from the coast

Prices

Date Range 7 night price *
22 Jul 17 - 2 Sep 17 £342
2 Sep 17 - 30 Sep 17 £275
30 Sep 17 - 21 Oct 17 £251
21 Oct 17 - 11 Nov 17 £275
11 Nov 17 - 23 Dec 17 £219
23 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £350

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

Reviews

Beautifully quaint old cottage with bags of character and a great place to stay for a hideaway ???Mrs Tracey Thompson - 11th November 2016
The service from the ingrid flute team is consistently great, and the staff are friendly and supportive. We have used the agency for over 20 years and always had good service.Mrs Beverley Bird - 31st October 2016
Loved the quirkiness of the property!Ms Jude Gibson - 16th August 2016
Always found Ingrid flute website and brochure easy to navigate. The staff are second to none and have great knowledge of all their properties. They will always advise you on a suitability of a property to meet your needs. you never feel pressured. They are so friendly. That makes it all the more easy to book again through them. WELL DONE.Mrs C Richards - 8th August 2016
Absolute gem in a perfect location, couldn't fault it, full of charm and character.Mr R Middleton - 3rd August 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: Withnail's Hideaway 

Description: House 

Pre-arrival 

The nearest bus stop is: Church Street, 300yds 

The nearest train station is: Station Square, Whitby, 0.25 mile 

The nearest food shop is: Town centre, 0.25 mile 

The nearest pub/restaurant is: Board Inn, 50yds 

The nearest petrol is: Sainsburys, 1 mile 

Mobility equipment hire is: Whitby DAG 

Arrival and car parking 

Type of parking available: Street/car park 

Distance to the property from the parking: 500 yards plus (scratch cards) 

Distance to nearest parking area: 500 yards 

Is it pay and display? Yes 

The width of the path to the property is: Pavement access 

How many steps are there en route to the entrance: 0 

Short term loading/unloading only outside the post office, 50 yds from the property 

Main entrance 

How many entrances are there to the property? One  

Living and dining rooms 

The flooring is: Carpet 

Kitchen 

The flooring is: Tiled 

Bedrooms and landings 

How many floors does the property have: Three 

The number of steps between floors is: 10-13 

The flooring is: Carpet 

Bathrooms and cloakrooms 

The flooring is: Laminate 

General 

Is there a land line for guests to use? No 

Mobile reception details: Good on top floors 

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: Low 

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

Any other information: The property is 300 years old with narrow twisting staircases to each floor and is unsuitable for people with mobility problems. There are no outside facilities. 

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