Luxury holiday cottages near Whitby
Beautifully furnished and decorated with Farrow & Ball colours and Cole and Son wallpaper this fabulous semi-detached cottage is located in the village of Sleights, just 2 miles from Whitby.
On the ground floor is a comfortable open plan area with underfloor heating, designed for relaxed sociable living - fully equipped kitchen with granite worktops, low level lighting over kitchen table, fridge, freezer, breadmaker, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine, a large dining table, comfortable sofas, armchairs and a wood burning stove. Entertainment is provided by a Smart Flat screen TV with Sky + HD, wireless bluetooth speakers, music streaming and an iPad for guest use, there is a small library of DVDs and Blu-ray discs. A glazed door leads onto a large private balcony with furniture, built-in barbecue and breath-taking views of the valley and steam trains.
On the first floor is a double bedroom with king size bed and pocket sprung mattress and a twin bedroom (can be made into a super king on request) together with a stylish shower room with wash basin and WC, on the top floor the luxury master bedroom has a king size bed with pocket sprung mattress and boasts a boutique free-standing bath and separate shower room with washbasin and WC. All bedrooms have Flat screen TV's on the walls.
Luxury 600TC Egyptian cotton bed linen and fluffy towels included. Complimentary Elemis toiletries. Freshly baked bread on arrival with local jam, butter, homemade cake, tea and coffee.
Travel cot and highchair available on request, free Internet connection, private parking for two cars.
Fabulous balcony/patio to rear with garden furniture and BBQ. One well behaved pet welcome at a cost of £30.00 per stay.
Can be booked with Sleights House next door to sleep up to 12 people. A £100 refundable security deposit is required on all bookings.
Located in the village of Sleights there is a bakers, butchers/deli (renowned in the area as the best), post office, local convenience store, restaurants and 2 pubs which are all within easy walking distance and plenty of gastro pubs, fine dining only a short drive away.
Whilst two miles away Whitby has ample additional facilities, as well as wide sandy beaches, bracing cliff top walks and a fantastic harbour offering boat trips, the town is famous for its association to Bram Stoker's ‘Dracula’ and make sure to look out for Fortunes Kippers and the numerous Whitby Jet shops.
Further down the coast are: Filey, a relaxing seaside town with golden sands, Scarborough, a 360 year old seaside resort with castle and elegant Victorian Esplanade and Bridlington, a great seaside town for all the family.
The cottage is an ideal base for visiting the beautiful North York Moors National Park with its pretty villages, some being used in the filming of TV’s ’Heartbeat’ Series and home of the famous Steam Railway. Ideal for keen walkers there are dozens of walks to waterfalls, moorland and coast from your doorstep. The ancient city of York is only 40 minutes away with its cobbled streets and Minster. Picturesque coastal villages are within a few minutes’ drive away
How to get there: Leeds Bradford airport is one hour away, Newcastle airport one hour away. There is a train station in Sleights which is a 10 minute walk away. Distances: York 40 miles, Scarborough 20 miles, Whitby 2 miles.
Car Park sloping down towards the Retreat with tarmac central apron with gravel over the remaining areas.
Front door over threshold is 700mm wide into the hallway with floor tiles.
Downstairs toilet door is off the hallway 750mm wide.
Through doorway is 750mm wide into open plan kitchen and lounge area with floor tiles and rugs.
Patio Doors onto the balcony are 750mm wide single opening and 1580mm wide double opening.
Up 13 carpeted stairs then turning left at the top onto the landing to 2 bedrooms each with a 700mm wide doorway and bathroom door with a width of 700mm. The step into the shower is 80mm.
Up 13 carpeted stairs and turning left at the bottom and top onto the landing to bedroom with 700mm wide door opening and in bathroom of 650mm wide door opening. Step up into the shower is 150mm and step over into the bath is 600mm.