A beautiful stone cottage situated in a peaceful location in the heart of the old village of Robin Hood's Bay, one minute from the beach. The cottage is full of character, has some original artwork, exposed stone walls and Inglenook fireplace with a woodburning stove. There is a spacious outbuilding to the front and outside seating at the rear of the cottage.
Entrance: Into a hallway.
Kitchen/Lounge: Flat screen TV with Freeview and separate DVD, iPod docking station. Inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove. Wooden dining table and chairs. Fridge with ice-box, electric cooker with double oven and grill, and microwave.
Outbuilding: Washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge/freezer, sink and toilet. Pet-cage measuring 75cms x 52cms.
Bedroom 1: Double bed, chest of drawers, hanging rail and feature fireplace.
Bathroom: Bath, separate power shower, washbasin and toilet.
Landing: Storage cupboard, rear door.
Bedroom 2: Three single beds, chest of drawers, desk and chair, wooden trunk, wooden winding staircase.
Pets: One well-behaved dog is welcome on ground floor only.
Parking: Parking: Parking permit for the Fisherhead Car Park for one car (subject to the previous guests having returned it to the cottage). Camper vans, mini buses, vans and trade vans over half a ton are not allowed. Fisherhead Car Park is located about 100 m downhill from the cottage. Parking spaces are not allocated.
Heating: Gas central heating and wood-burning stove.
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Notes: Towels are provided. Communal garden area, with table and chairs. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. Smoking is not allowed at this property. Mobile phone signal is variable.
There is a wooden,winding staircase between first and second floor. There is no door or gate leading from the bedroom to the stairase on the second floor, the cottage is therefore not suitable for children under the age of 3.
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 5
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Pet allowed
- WiFi available
- 1 Bathroom
- Private parking
- Open fire/woodburner
- Bed linen provided
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Bath towels included
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a tumble dryer
- Nearest shop: 0.2 mile away
- Nearest pub: 0.2 mile away
- 0.2 mile from the coast
Storm Cottage is a gem! Compact and cosy and being in the heart of Robin Hoods Bay it has a fantastic location. The cottage is comfortably furnished and extremely well equipped. Would thoroughly recommend it.Mrs Jenny Rowan - 25th October 2017
Loved it......again.Mr M Jackson - 20th December 2016
Great cottage in an excellent location.Mrs Louise Lawrence - 11th July 2016
It's a beautiful cottage in a lovely location!Mrs Vikkii Antill - 2nd December 2015
Wonderful holiday in Robin Hoods Bay. Fabulous walks to be enjoyed. Plenty of places to eat in the Bay and surrounding areas to cater for all tastes and pockets. Lovely, cosy cottage. So comfortable after a long days walking with great log burning stove.Mr Nicholas Pickard - 4th October 2015
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.
Property Name: Storm Cottage, Shell Hill
Storm Cottage sleeps up to five people and has two bedrooms, one bedroom on the first floor with bathroom, with one step up entry into the shower, and a second bedroom on the second floor. Both bedrooms are upstairs. The cottage has been fully refurbished to make it a real home from home.
The nearest bus stop is: The upper village of Robin Hood's Bay on Thorpe Lane
The nearest train station is: Station Square, Whitby
The nearest food shop is: Muir Lea Stores (01947 880316) in the lower village and there are three public houses in the lower village, The Bay Hotel, Ye Dolphin and The Laurel Inn
Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: There are no designated parking spaces but a parking permit is supplied for Fisherhead Car Park, a couple of minutes' walk from the cottage
If additional parking is required, public parking is available in the upper village. The car parks are at the top of Bay bank. Daily payments can be made at the pay and display machines, or permits for longer stays can be obtained from the Post Office (01947 880202). Additional permits for Fisherhead Car Park may possibly be obtained from The Old School House (01947 880723). Some people park in the car park and carry their luggage down to their accommodation. If the distance is too far you can drive down the bank to unload. Please try to park as close to the road edge as possible so that other vehicles can pass, please observe any parking restrictions and return to the car park once unloaded. Please note that the car parks at the top of the hill are free during the winter months.
There are no disabled parking spaces in Fisherhead Car Park. There are designated spaces in the public car parks at the top of the hill in the upper village.
There is rear access to the vehicle once parked
The distance from the parking area to the property is a five minutes' walk
The width of the path leading to the property is 104cm
From the road there are 18 gradual steps up to and 2 gradual steps down en route to the entrance
The ground surface is an uneven stone pathway.
The key can be obtained from the key safe located opposite the front door of the property
How many entrances are there to the property? Two
The doors widths are: 76cm x 190cm and 84cm x 184cm (rear)
There are steps at the doors.
Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: Laminate
The door widths are: 70x194cm
Is it movable or fixed: Movable
The flooring is: Laminate wood
The door widths are: 70x194cm
The worktop height is: 87cm
The fridge height is: 89cm
The storage height of crockery varies between 40cm and 134cm
Bedrooms and landings
The property has a ground floor, first floor and second floor
The number of steps between floors is: 11 up to the first floor and another 11 steps to the second floor
The flooring is: Kardean vinyl flooring to the first floor and carpet to the second floor
The door widths are: 74x198cm
Bed sizes are: 3 singles and 1 double
Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable
Bathrooms and cloakrooms
The door widths are: 73x196cm
Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: Yes
Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?: Yes
The flooring is: Vinyl
There is a WC in the outbuilding to the front of the cottage with one step down into the building with level access into the WC. There is a Belfast sink with turn cross-head taps. There is a standard size washing machine and separate tumble dryer. Both are front loading. The room is lit by two ceiling lights. Flooring is concrete. Door opening to the outbuilding is 81cm wide and 170cm high.
External areas are firm, stepped and grassed
Permanent seating is provided
There is public outside lighting
There is no colour contrast of critical surfaces
There are no footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired
There are step barriers to entry into parts of the communal garden
There are no other hazards such as ponds, water features
Fire escape route is either via rear access door at the first floor level or via front access door at ground floor level
The property has a no smoking policy
Service dogs are not accepted – there is a pet cage measuring 70cmx50cm
Details of emergency call facilities are located in the welcome folder
Additional relevant information not mentioned above
All areas in the cottage have good colour contrast between the floor, doors and walls
Generally doors are light wood, door frames are painted light cream and the walls are light cream.
Mobile telephone reception is not good, signal improves on the second floor. There is a public telephone in the dock in the lower village.
The nearest general hospital is in Whitby, the nearest doctors' surgery is at the top of the steep hill, approximately one mile from the property
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