A light, bright former fisherman's cottage, full of character situated in Bloomswell, one of the quiet old ginnels in the village of Robin Hood's Bay. Tastefully furnished but retaining some lovely old features including wooden floors and stone fireplaces, made cosy by a woodburner. The lounge has a large south facing picture window with stunning views over the rooftops to the sea and the towering cliffs of Ravenscar.
Lounge/Kitchen: Open-plan with TV, DVD and iPod docking station. Large window, window seat and original fireplace with wood burning stove. Fridge, freezer, electric cooker with grill and oven, microwave. Breakfast bar with stools and steep spiralled stairs leading to first floor.
Bathroom: Walk-in shower, toilet and washbasin.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR:
Bedroom 1: Twin beds, original stone fireplace, exposed stone wall and beamed ceiling.
Bedroom 2: Four poster bed, built-in wardrobe, dressing table and reclining bedroom chair to take advantage of sea views.
Pets: One well behaved dog welcome.
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.
Garden: Two benches on lower Bloomswell provide an outdoor seating area.
Heating: Gas central heating.
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Notes: Please bring your own towels. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is variable. The stairs that lead down to the lower ground floor are rather steep and open tread.
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Pet allowed
- WiFi available
- Sorry, no garden/courtyard
- 1 Bathroom
- Private parking
- Open fire/woodburner
- Bed linen provided
- Nearest shop: 0.1 mile away
- Nearest pub: 0.1 mile away
- 0.1 mile from the coast
A lovely place to stay and in a perfect location.Mrs Penny Pitt - 24th August 2018
Lovely cottage with fantastic views!Ms Dionne Hood - 16th April 2018
A lovely well equipped cottage in a great location. Extremely helpful staff during the booking process.Mrs Geraldine Flynn - 4th January 2018
I do love the place.Mr P Bullen - 19th September 2016
Really loved it. It had amazing views. Have already recommended itMiss K Parry - 29th February 2016
Thoroughly enjoyable, wd recommendMs Carol Gaskin - 6th January 2016
Yarra House is very well located in the old village and with a very impressive view. It is cosy but comfortable.Ms Cindy Molenaar - 24th August 2015
A beautiful property with sea view. Located in the quieter area of Robin Hoods BayMrs C Shaw - 14th August 2015
Robin Hood's Bay is a fantastic place - this was our third visit and we hope to visit againMrs B Parker - 7th July 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.
This access statement does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with access needs, but aims to accurately describe the facilities and services that we offer all our guests/visitors.
Access Statement for Yarra House
Yarra House is a light, bright fishermans cottage in Robin Hoods bay on a quite ginnel in the old village. The pubs and beach are 5 minutes walk away, down the very steep hill to the bottom of the Bay.
It sleeps 4 people and has 2 bedrooms, one up a steep spiral staircase, the other down a steep open tread staircase.
The village can be accessed by bus, from either Whitby or Scarborough. The nearest train station is Scarborough.
Key Collection, Welcome and Car Parking
The key is secured in a key safe by the door of the cottage. The customer will be contacted in the week before their stay with the code.
A car parking space is available at Fisherhead Car Park. The parking permit for this can be collected from the cottage. This car park is situated down the hill from the cottage, past the Laurel Pub, on the right as the road bends to the left. It is a long steep walk up hill from the car park to the cottage.
Only one car is permitted to use the car park and a valid permit must be displayed at all time. Vans and trailers are not permitted.
Entrance to Property
the property is situated on a ginnel - so no parking outside the property for loading for unloading. The cottage is approx. 100m from the access road, and a long walk from the car park, up a steep hill.
There is a step down in to the property.
once inside the property there are steps down, then up, to gain access to the lounge
Halls, Stairs, Landings, Passageways
The hall is narrow and contains stairs, up and down
The stair case to the downstairs room is open tread, wooden and steep. It has a handrail.
the stair case to the upstairs room is spiral. It has a handrail to part of the staircase.
The lounge is on the ground floor with access form the hall (up and down a couple of steeps)
It has a mixture of seating with 2 settees and a couple of dining chairs
there is a digital TV with built in DVD player
Lighting is by natural daylight and by night is provided by a lamp
flooring is wood
access to the kitchen is via the lounge, up one step. There is a further step to the cooker area
Worktops and cooker are standard height
Bedrooms and Sleeping Areas
upstairs has a double 4 poster bed
the downstairs bedroom has 2 twin beds
Bathrooms, Shower-rooms and Toilets
the bathroom is accessed via the lounge, then via the kitchen, requiring 2 steps to be negotiated
standard height sink and toilet
walk in shower, with narrow access
No lever taps
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