Holbrooks House

Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire Coast

  • 3 Star
  • Airy apartment in a former sea captain's house with sea views.

You can book this property from:

  • £486 per week
  • £69 per night
  • 3 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels not provided


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate


  • Private parking

How far to...?

  • Beach 0.1 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Sea or coastal views

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.



  • Walk-in shower

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Statement 

Property Name: Holbrooks House 

Description: Apartment occupying top two floors of three storey house 


The nearest bus stop is: Thorpe Lane, 400m 

The nearest train station is: Whitby Railway Station, 7 miles 

The nearest food shop is: Station Road, 300m 

The nearest pub/restaurant is: Grosvenor, Station Road, 200m 

The nearest petrol is: Stainsacre Village, 5 miles 

Mobility equipment hire is: Whitby DAG, Flowergate, Whitby, 7 miles 

Arrival and car parking 

Type of parking available: On site parking in front of property 

For what sized cars? Standard 

Good space to unload once parked? Yes 

Number of spaces available: 2 – 1 reserved for this property 

The parking surface is: Cobbled 

Distance to the property from the parking: Immediately in front of property 

Is parking level? Yes 

Distance to nearest parking area: Immediately in front of property 

Is it pay and display? Pay and display car park 300m 

The width of the path to the property is: 1m 

How many steps are there en route to the entrance: None 

Main entrance 

How many entrances are there to the property? 1 

The doors widths are: 1m 

Keyhole height: 1.5m 

How many steps are there to the entrance: None 

Public areas/apartments 

Is there a lift? No 

How many steps leading to the apartment? 15 

The public corridors are how wide? 2m 

The flooring is: Tiled/carpet 

Living and dining rooms 

The flooring is: Carpet 

The door widths are: 1m 

Is there good space between the furniture: Yes 

Is it movable or fixed: Fixed 


The flooring is: Laminate 

The door widths are: 1m 

The worktop height is: 1m 

Is the oven set high or low? Low 

The fridge height is: 1.5m 

The freezer height is: 1m 

Is crockery stored high or low? High 

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where: No 

Bedrooms and landings 

How many floors does the property have: 3 

The number of steps between floors is: 15 

The flooring is: Carpet 

The door widths are: 1m 

Bed sizes are: bunks ; 3-4ft, 5ft  

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable 

Bathrooms and cloakrooms 

The door widths are: 1m 

Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: No 

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

Is there a ground floor WC?: No 

Is there a ground floor bath or shower room?: No 

Does the bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted: No 

Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up?: Level 

The flooring is: Tiled 


Is there a land line for guests to use? No 

Mobile reception details: Variable 

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 high? Low 

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

Any other information:  

This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid Flute's is not to be held responsible for the content therein. 



Built at the end of the 19th century and known as 'Sea Captain's Houses', these large houses in the top part of Robin Hood's Bay still breathe the air of those times. 'The Holbrooks' is one of these houses, but has been converted into two apartments. Sleeping up to 6 people, Holbrooks House is set over the first and second floor and has some great views of the sea. Combined with the ground floor 'Garden Apartment' which has a garden, the entire property can sleep up to 10 people.

Hallway with original Edwardian tiled floor with stairs leading to the first floor.

Half Landing:
Toilet and washbasin.
Shower Room: Rainfall shower, toilet and washbasin.
Lounge: TV and DVD, gas coal fire in ornate surround and great sea views.
Dining Room: Table with chairs and feature fireplace.
Kitchen: Fridge/freezer, gas hob with electric grill and oven, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bathroom: Bath, electric shower over the bath, toilet, washbasin.

Bedroom 1:
Double bed, chest of drawers, shelving and feature fireplace and sea views.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds, bedroom chair, feature fireplace.
Bedroom 3: Full-size bunk beds and ample storage.

Pets: One dog is welcome but not allowed upstairs.
Parking: Private parking for one car in front of property.
Heating: Gas coal-effect fire in lounge and gas central heating.
Short breaks: Short breaks accepted anytime.
Notes: Please bring your own towels. A travel cot, high chair and safety gates are provided. Although the property sleeps six because of the bunk beds, the property is more suitable for a maximum of four adults. Can be booked with 'Garden Apartment' (R566) to accommodate 10 people. This property does not allow smoking.  Unlimited WiFi is available. The mobile signal is variable.


An enjoyable & relaxing stay - thanks!

Cook Family,


Area Information

Robin Hoods Bay 
One of the jewels in the crown of the North East coastline is the small fishing village of Robin Hoods Bay. Located five miles south of Whitby and 15 miles north of Scarborough, it is the perfect place for a self-catering holiday. Steeped in history this quaint village with its winding cobbled streets, dotted with cafes, pubs and shops it is well catered for visitors. It boasts a stunning beach at the foot of the bay which provides a paradise for family fun. Children will be entertained with plenty of rock pools to splash in and fossils to hunt, while adults can take in the breathtaking views of the cliffs which tell the enchanting history of the place.