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Period Townhouse with parking on The West Cliff

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

House in Whitby, North Yorkshire Moors, Yorkshire, England - Short Stroll From the beach, the Pavilion theatre and the Town Centre

Recently awarded 3 stars by Visit England, this is a period townhouse with fully refurbished and equipped kitchen and bathroom offering facilities for up to 6 people in two twin and one double bedroom with secure off-road parking in an ideal location to explore Whitby town, it's beaches and cliff top walks. Whitby is a popular choice for visitors from all over the World, all year round. It is well known for its long sandy beach, cliff and moors walks and delicious freshly caught fish and seafood. Climb the famous 199 steps from Tate Hill sands where Bram Stoker placed Dracula's shipwrecked boat to the 11th century Whitby Abbey for spectacular views across the town. If you're feeling energetic, catch the bus down to historic Robin Hoods Bay and walk back to Whitby for stunning views from the cliffs. Whitby harbour is steeped in history and offers the location where Captain James Cook served his naval apprenticeship, before in later years he Captained the expedition which discovered Australia in Whitby built vessels.

Now includes the use of a beach hut in the tourist season. Located right on the beachfront promenade, just down from the Pavilion


Note: Discounts are available for regular guests. Please ask

More Details


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Whitby in Scarborough District

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Recently remodelled bathroom with bath with shower fixing over, full walk in shower, wc and wash handbasin and chrome towel drier / radiator Ground floor wc with handbasin.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with traditional double bed, flat screen tv, 2 built in wardrobes and large chest of drawers Bedroom 2, also first floor with two single beds, and 2 built in wardrobes Bedroom 3, 2nd floor with two single beds, wardrobe and chest of drawers.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Dogs are welcome, at no extra charge, although we do ask that they are kept downstairs Outside: Back door gives access to rear yard providing secure parking for one car, and external seating for those warm evenings. Private parking is also available for one further car outside the rear gates, and roadside parking is available directly outside the house, with parking scratch cards being provided so that visitors can park at no charge in any of the authorised areas under the new parking scheme Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen is provided, but you do need to bring your own towels


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Period Townhouse with parking on The West Cliff
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Wonderful Whitby

  • 5 of 5

In short, Number 5 West Terrace was and is an excellent choice for us, 2 adults, for 2 weeks in a perfect seaside location, well positioned for car, bus and train trips to loads of lovely other Yorkshire attractions, too many to list here. The town is bulging with fantastic restaurants, not all of them Fish and Chips specialist. The house is well located immediately behind the Bay Royal Hotel which is operated by Shearing's Coach Holidays so no rowdy parties there! A casual walk to the harbour takes about 10 minutes although No 5 comes with an inclusive Blue Beach Hut adjacent to the Lifeguard station beside Whitby Pavilion looking over the busy Harbour entrance and the North Sea. And there are 4 Cliff Lift passes provided that eliminate the steep steps and the Khyber Pass to the Harbour and Beach, perfect. Would we go again? Most definitely. But next time we will take our 3 generation family with us to utilise all 3 bedrooms over 3 floors, together with the massive provision of games, DVD, Video and , Audio, Kitchen, and other equipment. BUT, be careful to learn about the recently introduced parking arrangements or risk a hefty £70 parking fine. Not even the parking wardens or the Tourist Information are sure about how it works. Be warned before you go. Free parking is provided for visitors but only if you display the provided scratchcards And finally, we were warned by the owner expertsTony Watkins that despite many reassurances that the Electrical System is safe, but overly sensitive resulting in frequent fuse box tripouts , we found it very annoying to have to climb a set of ladders to reset the fuse switches. As it happens, that did not cause us a problem as we had resolved to eat out every night, so we turned the Cooker Main Switch off, and hey presto, the fuse box never tripped again during our entire 2 weeks. Except that is on one evening when we chose t heat some soup. And as soon as switched the cooker on, the fuse switch tripped. I have let Tony Watkins know about this and hopefully the problem will now be resolved. As already stated, we will return again with our 3 generation family, but only if we get a solid assurance that the electrical problem has been resolved. Otherwise, a lovely house in a great location and great value for money.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay in Whitby and our house. We have had problems with the electrics being very sensitive and blowing fuses for years, but, after an extensive analysis by the electrics specialists at British Gas, we have now had the complete ground floor ring main replaced and have fingers crossed that thus has cured the problems, and that the days of clambering up stepladders to reset fuses are over.
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Tony Watkins
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2018

About Tony Watkins

We are Tony and Jan Watkins, and we live in Sheffield.

I am semi-retired and Jan works for the NHS

Why Tony Watkins chose Whitby

Perfect location on the West Cliff.neasy walk into town , 50 yards from cliff path down to beach.

What makes this house unique

Own parking



Located 50 yards from the cliff top and Whitby Spa, with sloping pathways past the Pavilion theatre down to the main Whitby beach

Now includes the use of a beach hut on the main beach


Less than half a mile (easy walking distance) from Whitby town centre with its individual shops, harbour, old pubs, fine restaurants, gastropubs and of course, fish and chip shops - the best in Britain, according to AA Gill in the Sunday Times.

Further Details:

Beautifully situated for long walks along the beach to Sandsend, clifftop walks both North and South, and visits to North Yorkshire Moors ant the NYM steam railway through Heartbeat country to Pickering.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Booking Notes:

Please contact me direct with any queries, and to arrange bookings.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. although dates quoted above refer to weeks ending on the Friday, your stay price includes Friday night, until 10.00am on Saturday morning.
Guests may occupy property from 4.00 and are requested to leave by 10am to allow time for cleaning.

Notes on prices:
Short break ranging from 3 days upwards are available, but only outside main season. Please contact me for pricing

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.