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The Bay Filey-Beautiful Cottage -Award Winning Location. Book Direct with Owner. - Ivy Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights



Ivy Cottage

Ivy Cottage is an attractive 2 bed Cottage situated at the prestigious East Yorkshire Coast holiday village 'The Bay'. The location is excellent for visiting Filey a charming and historic seaside town only 3 miles away, and also Scarborough and Bridlingtonand the Moors, York and the City of Hull all within a hours drive. With fabulous on-site facilities and direct access to the beach, the cottage offers excellent accommodation for a traditional holiday in a lovely area. Tastefully decorated and furnished this beautiful cottage is situated within 100 acres of communal lawn and landscaped grounds, including ornamental lakes, picnic areas and meadows. On the Complex there is free access to the indoor heated pool, with children's pool, and a steam room. Well equipped Gym and children play area. Guests can also book daily classes, a beauty spa, bike hire, archery,fishing, putting green and tennis courts. A good pub serving great food,a coffee shop and Italian Bistro and on site Chemist Shop

About the property


LOBSTER POT COTTAGE and IVY COTTAGE are Beautiful 2 bedroom Cottages situated on the Prestigious and Award Winning Coastal Holiday Village of The Bay near Filey.

FREE AND UNLIMITED W-FI IN BOTH COTTAGES - for the use of our Guests. Password protected.

IVY COTTAGE has a Double Bedroom with walk in wardrobe, bedside tables with lamps and a chest of drawers with mirror, and bedroom chair. There is a Juliette Balcony with an Amazing View over The Meadows.

We provide a hair dryer also for your personal use. On arrival you will discover excellent quality and freshly hand laundered bed linen and towels.

The 2nd bedroom in IVY COTTAGE is situated to the front of the property has a single bed with bedside table and lamp, wardrobe and chest of drawers and mirror. If you require another single bed we can provide a Z Bed regularly used for a child or adult, or accommodates a Travel Cot for a young child.

LOBSTER POT COTTAGE: Has a Master Double Bedroom with a Dressing Area Side to the Bedroom, which includes Drawers/ Dressing Table, and Large Built in Wardrobes. Bed side tables with Lamps. Hairdryer provided.

The second bedroom in LOBSTER POT COTTAGE has Twin Beds, bed side Tables and Lamps. Wardrobes and Drawers and mirror.

The Modern Bathrooms in BOTH COTTAGES are fully equipped with Bath and Shower. Small step and Bath Toys for children if required. Mirror and Shaver Point . Toilet rolls and Hand Gels included.

The Open Plan Lounges and Dining Area are extremely well and tastefully furnished and in addition to the Settees, Chairs and Stools also have Good Quality Flat Screen TV with a good selection of DVDs.

Coffee tables and Lamps, CD Players and Comfortable 4 Seater Dining Table and Chairs.

The Kitchens are well planned and includes all the equipment you require, including Washing Machine/ Dryer, Fridge and small Freezer, Hob and Oven, Dishwasher, Microwave, Toaster and Slow Cooker. Excellent selection of Crockery and Cutlery and Cooking Equipment. Kettles, Coffee Percolator, Sandwich Maker.

We are well equiped to cater for families with Young babies and children. We provide Travel Cots, High Chairs, Changing Mats, Stair Gates, Baby Relax Chair, and Steriliser, plus children's crockery and cutlery if required, all included within your holiday cost. We have a Good selection of Outside Toys, Paddling Pools, Balls, Buckets and Spades, Fishing Nets, badminton racquets etc....Portable folding chairs for use at the Cottage or to take out on that Picnic.

There is an additional toilet/ cloakroom downstairs.

Outside to the rear of the property overlooking The Meadows we have a patio area with table and chairs and a small portable/ table top but effective BBQ for you to use. Sit, Relax and enjoy the Tranquillity.....

We provide Picnic Blankets and Cold Bags for you to take out for days out.

The rear of the properties overlook The Meadows, and are surrounded by 100 acres of communal and landscaped gardens, and lakes. It is a great location for visiting an area of outstanding beauty, including the North Yorkshire Moors, York, Scarborough, the City of Hull, Filey and Bridlington.


We have been taking Direct Bookings and BACS or Cheque payments for 8 Yrs with no problems at all. We contact our Guests personally for verification before any personal details or Payments are made.

This means no extra Booking Costs or Direct Payment Costs for our Guests....

More Details

Andree Nolan
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2017

About Andree Nolan

Hi everyone... Our names are Andree and Tony Nolan and we have owned our Beautiful Cottages at The Bay since 2008, in fact the very First Family to buy.... Tony is an Accountant and I am a very happy Mum and Grandma.. I personally look after the Cottages, in order to ensure your stay with us is as perfect as is possible. They are immaculate, and welcoming for you and your family. We believe the time we spend together is so precious, as we all have such busy lives - so allow us to make your holiday Special.... Call us and have a chat, we love to talk to all our Guests...

Andree Nolan purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Andree Nolan chose North Yorkshire

This Beautiful Cottage is a real home from home, used personally by our own family.. We were the very first family to buy on The Bay. It was originally the former Butlins Site and my father was Manager on the Camp back in the 50s - the Hey Day of Butlins !!!!!! .. My dad proposed to my mum on the Camp. Now both my parents are no longer with us, this place still remains a very special place to our family. Children and now grandchildren....

What makes this cottage unique

Our Beautiful Cottages were hand picked because they back onto the Beautiful Meadows so we have amazing views, open and tranquil and safe ...... You can walk openly over the acres of lush meadows and sit by the lake up at the Boathouse (no boats)....

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
33% deposit required to secure your booking and full payment 6 weeks prior to your arrival date.

If the booking is within 6 weeks of arrival then the full amount will be due on booking.

A Good Housekeeping Bond of £50 due only 1 week prior to arrival and returned directly by BACS payment once the Cottage has been checked..We do not expect a Spring Clean.. Or even to strip the Beds..You've been on holiday!! Just ask that the Cottage is left tidy, bins emptied, dishwasher emptied .etc

Changeover Day:
We do try to be as Flexible as possible.

Please contact the Owner for further information, or Specific requests.

Notes on prices:
We feel our prices are very reasonable and pride ourselves on the excellent Service we provide. We include so many lovely extras to enhance your Stay with us. We fully appreciate how special Family Holiday are and endeavour to make yours as Perfect as is humanly possible.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Hunmanby in Yorkshire

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Internet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Golf ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: These Cottages are ideal for Booking individually or as they are both next door to each other are perfect for a larger Family Gathering. Our aim is for you to have a fantastic holiday in Beautiful Cottages with All those little extras to make your Holiday Just Perfect ..!!!!!! Outside: A Small patio to the rear of the Cottage which includes Patio furniture and BBQ and then directly onto communal gardens leading directly onto the open Meadows. "The landscaped Gardens are so Lovely, just perfect to to sit out of an evening with a nice Glass of Wine... So relaxing ..." There are 3 Lovely Lakes to walk or sit around, or purchase a Day Fishing Pass and let the day meander along. " The Bay is so safe for children, they made so many friends , and really enjoyed the Planned Activity Programme....we all had a Ball...." "The Swimming Pool is great for the Kids... The Gym was well equipped too and All Inclusive in the Price, for me, I loved The beauty Room... Felt so pampered...."


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)


Absolutely gorgeous cottage.. amazing stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was lovely and homely! So cosy, all the beds and the sofa are lovely and comfy, everything you could need is in the kitchen! The welcome wine, milk and snack were the nicest thing to arrive to! We love The Bay and have usually booked through hoeseasons but we will never book through them again after the ease and the personal touches we got from Andree! Love, love, love this cottage made our week away all the more special. But the lovely sunshine didn't hurt either :) xxx

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family break

  • 5 of 5

Well what can we say, everything one would need for an excellent family break. Both cottages are very well presented, equipped and managed.

All the excellent facilities that anyone would need for a stress free break.even a nice bottle of red for adults, lovely touch.

TV, games, toys for kids, outside and in. Would certainly recommend these excellent properties and would not hesitate in recommending to anyone.

The facilities on the Bay, pool, gym, restaurants, pub, leisure facilities all overlooking beautiful Filey Brigg. Brilliant, and the weather on Saturday / Sunday could not have been better. Coming over on Friday from Lancashire the weather was terrible, rain, mist, sleet, not the sort of weather we were expecting. But it did not fail, beautiful sunshine on Saturday afternoon and Sunday made. For an excellent break.

Thank you so very much for letting us use your cottages.

Jimmy Bunting.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely cottage

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay, the cottage is well looked after, modern, clean and nicely decorated.

It had a fully equipped kitchen, and nice dining and living area, bedrooms were very nice.. The cottage is set in lovely grounds and was a short walk to the beach.

The owner was lovely and left us a bottle of wine, milk and muffins. There was also cleaning products, tea towels for us to use, as well as other items such as buckets and spades, etc that we were able to use.

We had a great stay and would definitely recommend it and hope to come back soon.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Gabriella, I am so pleased you enjoyed staying in our cottage. We would be delighted to welcome you back again. We do try to make all our guests feel welcome and at home and so pleased you did. warmest regard Andree
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Ivy Cottage; fabulously furnished, beautiful and clean, couldn't be better.

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was perfect. Everything we might have wanted or needed was there. Beautifully decorated and clean throughout. We couldn't have hoped for a nicer place to stay. Highly recommended. Perfect location for a walk down to the quiet beach. Close to Brid and Scarborough. Wonderful place to return to after a busy day with our 7 year old. Everything was easy to arrange with the owners. Great holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Helen, Thank you for your lovely review and I am delighted that you had such a lovely time and experience at our cottage. We pride ourselves on our direct contact with our guests, and on the personal attention we can give them because of this. In a world where "Family Time" is so very precious, our aim is to make as near perfect holidays for our guests as humanly possible. Thank you again and really look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warmest regards always Andree
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Excellent accommodation , couldn't ask for any more . 5 star !

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 3 nights , but only wish we were there Longer. Ivy cottage is lovely , Andree has thought of everything there . Lots of amenities in the cottage , from each chairs to bbq , games , dvd's ect . Nice little touch when you arrive milk , wine and muffins .

The bay complex is well kept , lovely walk to a nice beach . Had a nice meal in the pub too . We will definitely revisit the bay and will definitely stay at ivy cottage or lobster cottage . Also liked the fact this is a pet free accommodation !

Deborah Williams

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Deborah. Thank you so much for your lovely Review of Ivy Cottage. I love Ivy Cottage and it's so nice when our Guests do too.!!! I am so pleased you had such a nice stay and I will look forward to welcoming you back again very soon... Warmest regards Andree
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Wish we were there for longer!!

  • 5 of 5

Ivy Cottage is a perfect base for visiting Filey and the East Coast.

It's extremely well equipped with everything you need, beautifully furnished to a high standard and spotlessly clean.

You can get on with your holiday straight away thanks to the owner supplying tea, coffee, sugar, milk....and even a very nice bottle of wine!!

The cottage makes the holiday, our only regret was that we weren't there for longer.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much Adam- we aim to please !!! Delighted you had such a great stay. Family time is so precious these days and we really want you to enjoy your stay with us from the moment you "turn that front door key"- look forward to welcoming you back again soon and enjoy the rest of your Summer .. Warmest regards Andree
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