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*The Bay Filey ** Fabulous Cottages ** Award Winning Location. *** First Class. - Lobster Pot Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Separate WCs1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Indoor Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking



Lobster Pot Cottage

Lobster Pot is an attractive 2 bed Cottage, with WIFI situated on 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, Bridlington and 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 area, steam room. Well equipped Gym, and children play area. Guests can book for daily classes, a beauty spa, bike hire, archery,fishing, putting green, tennis courts. A good pub serving great food,a coffee shop, Italian Bistro and onsite chemist.

About the property


IVY COTTAGE and LOBSTER POT COTTAGE are both 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 and provided to our Guests with your Final Arrival Details.

*** IVY COTTAGE, which is of slightly smaller dimensions, 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 Amazing Rear 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, the slightly larger of our 2 Cottages, 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.A Hairdryer is also provided for your use.

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 Ivy Cottageand Lobster Pot Cottage coms fully equipped with Bath and over bath Shower. There are Mirrors and Shaver Points also.

A good supply of Toilet rolls and Hand Gels are also included for your stay.

The Open Plan Lounge and Dining Areas are extremely well and tastefully furnished and in addition to the Settees, Chairs and Stool, both Cottages also have Good Quality Flat Screen TV with a good selection of DVDs.

There are Side Coffee Tables and Lamps a CD Players and Comfortable 4 Seater Family Dining Table and Chairs for you to enjoy your meals at.

The Kitchens are well planned and include all the equipment you require, including Washing Machine , Fridge and small Freezer, Hob and Oven, Dishwasher, Microwave, Toaster and Slow Cooker.

We like to think, and have been told that 'we have thought of everything possible' that you might require

We provide an excellent selection of Crockery and Cutlery and Cooking Equipment, including Kettles, Coffee Percolator, Sandwich Maker, toaster and a Slow Cooker, Casserole Dishes and a Hand Blender.

We are extremly 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, plus booster chair seat for those little ones that can't quite reach the table when eating out, all of this equipment to make your holiday with little ones easier and enjoyable and saves you bringing it all with you and is 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 are also additional toilet/ cloakroom downstairs in both Cottages.

Outside to the rear of both of the properties you can gaze over our The BEAUTIFUL 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 Blankets and Cold Bags for you to take out of the property, if you decide on a Picnic.

As already mentioned The rear of both Cottages overlook The Meadows, and is 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.


Once you have had your Booking accepted we will personally make contact with you, call us a little old fashioned if you will, but dealing directly with our Guests is very important to us. We will then send out a Booking Form for you to complete online.

*** We send additional information once you have paid your Final Balance, which includes information about the Property, Heating, Key Codes, potential possible extensions for check out or earlier check in times. WIFI codes and detailed instructions on how to arrive on our Doorstep!!

*** A Welcome Pack for your arrival includes- Full Canisters of Tea, Coffee ans Sugar plus a 4 Pint of milk, a snack for your arrival and a nice Bottle of Wine for you to enjoy at your leisure***

When we make contact personally , we will enquire as to your milk preference and your Wine choice.


For your information ours is a GOOD HOUSEKEEPING BOND... this will be fully explained once you have booked your holiday, but simply it means its not for the odd broken glass or plate, but that the Cottage is left tidy (we do not means a Spring Clean) just that generally bins are emptied and the dish washer is emptied and there are not pots left in the sink etc


Both Cottages are well located on The Development, being only a few minutes walk from The Leisure Centre, which includes a Swimmimg Pool, and Baby Pool alongside, plus a Sauna and Steam Room. Also a Fully Equipped Gym and Fitness Suite. These are all included FREE of Charge in your holiday with us. You will be supplied with a Card to use these facilities whilst on holiday

*** In addition there are other activities, ( which are planned and supervised by The Bay, and changed from time to time) which are chargeable, for example Tennis, Crazy Golf, Pool Zorb Balls and Inflatable Play Sessions, swimming lessons, Pool Keep Fit Sessions, Archery, Rifle Shooting etc which are charged for by The Bay Management Team, these charges apply both to ourselves as Owners and yourselves as Guests, if we choose to partake in additional planned and scheduled Activities.

The Restuaurant and Pub' The John Paul Jones', is also only a few minutes walk from us, however far enough for us not to be disturbed by any music or noise. (Not that there are ever any of these).

The Italian Resturaunt - 'Lorenzo's', is also located next to The John Paul Jones along with a Pharmacy, selling additional items for your stay.

More Details

Andree Nolan
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

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 Filey

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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* Pets Policy.. Unfortunately we do not have Pets at our Cottages.

* 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 Lobster Pot Cottagein Filey in Scarborough District

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • 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...."


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Lobster Pot Cottage
average rating of 4.9555554 based on 45 reviews

Beautiful clean property with every detail thought of and every item you could need

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Lobster Pot cottage for 2 nights over the bank holiday weekend and had a wonderful time. The cottage was very well presented, clean, modern and a good size with the kitchen separate from the main living space. The master bedroom with dressing space had lots of room.

What made a difference at this cottage is that everything you could need was provided and there was no need for rushing to the shops for those few essentials that you left behind at home (we were so pleased to find buckets and spades, other sand toys, a cool bag and some garden games along with the highchair, stairgate and bedguard).

If we could suggest any improvements it would be that the decorative sign near the front door is really worn and rusty and could do with changing. Also the wifi was really slow (I think this is due to it being shared with the property next door and on our stay it would seem they were on it a lot). Neither of these had a big impact for our holiday but it might for others.

We would be more than happy to book here again on our next trip to The Bay

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jenny, I am so delighted you had such a good holiday at Lobster Pot Cottage and I would love the opportunity to welcome you and your family back in the future.. Thank you for your feed back regards the sign outside, it does hold sentimental value to us, however I agree it’s getting a little rusty.. I will look into replacing it. Also the WiFi on The Bay during your particular stay was encountering problems site wide, it had already been reported by other Guests staying elsewhere and was a result of the Mast on Oliver’s amount. Thankfully we have never before encountered problems in our Cottages prior to this, and if we were to it would be in our other Cottage as Lobster Pot is the primary receiver (where it is installed ) and Ivy Cottage has the Booster.. however again thank you for your feedback.. and so pleased that everything you expected at The Cottage lived up to your expectations and more. Family time is precious and I am delighted that we made it a special time for you all.. Warmest regards Andree
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Fantastic Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beautiful and clean cottage in the lovely town of Filey. We had our 2 very young children with us and Andree was extremely helpful with providing everything we might have needed - highchair, travel cot, changing mat and even safety gates! It was lovely, quiet, private and clean and exactly the break we needed! Thank you so much, I'm sure we will be returning during our next stay on the East Coast :)

  • Review Submitted: 04-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Cottage in lovely area

  • 5 of 5

When we first arrived we weren’t expecting the property to be on a holiday park but this was an added bonus. The house was spotlessly clean and really cosy with a great seaside feel. The house was so well equipped with everything you could possibly need and the beds were really comfortable. Onsite amenities were also great. The swimming pool was warm and the onsite Italian restaurant serves lovely food! Having the beach in such close proximity was also good. Overall a fab stay and we will be returning in summer.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

booked both cottages for all my family plus one border terrier and despite the awful weather enjoyed the spotlessly clean and very well equipped cottages. Would highly recommend the cottages for a family get together.

Thanks for an enjoyable visit.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was an absolute pleasure having you and your family to stay and so very pleased you enjoyed your time at Lobster Pot and Ivy Cottage. Look forward to welcoming you all back again soon xxx
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A lovely clean, well stocked cottage

  • 5 of 5

Good communication with the owner. Really pleased with the cottage and I would recommend it to others. The owner kindly let us check in early and out late which was very much appreciated.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A little gem of a find!!!

  • 5 of 5

Exceptionally well presented cottage in an ideal position and offering all the home comforts you are ever likely to need. On our arrival we had a welcome pack of tea coffee sugar milk a bottle of wine and a tin of local shortbread biscuits. The cottage was spotlessly clean. Parking was just 20 yards away and the view from the rear was open fields. A two minute walk took us to the leisure club with pool sauna steam room and gym and next to it was a family pub serving traditional pub grub and offering sky sports. Alongside the pub was an Italian restaurant although this closes through the winter months. The beach is a 10 minute walk. In the cottage it is very light and airy but also warm and cosy. For the children there were numerous dvds and board games. The kitchen was just like being at home It had everything!!! The owner also has the cottage next door so would be ideal for 2 families wishing to holiday together. We will most definitely return and will be recommending to our friends

  • Review Submitted: 16-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Ferry
36 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
45 Miles

The location is Excellent for visiting Filey a Charming and Historic Seaside Town only 3 miles away, and also Scarborough and Bridlington and the Moors. The Beautiful Medieval City Of York and the City of Hull, voted The 2017 European City of Culture....boasting Great Shopping, Restaurants, Theatres and Marina Area. all within a hours drive. " ....what a fantastic Location this is.. Stunning scenery and so much to see and do... Or just Relax..."

Filey Golf Club is only a few miles away for the family Golfer... Plus family Mini Golf Onsite...

This stunning area boasts many Beautiful Country Estates and Houses, Burton Agnes Hall only 10 miles away is definitely worth a visit, Burton Constable hall a little further ....about 30 miles to name a few. We have details within our Cottages for you of all the best and most interesting places to visit......