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Town House With Luxury Accommodation And Furnishings Ideal For A Relaxing Stay

Bedrooms 6
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House in Whitby, North Yorkshire Moors, Yorkshire, England - The Property Is Close To Shops And Amenities With A Short Walk To The Harbour, Promenade And Beach

A luxurious extremely spacious townhouse on the prestigious St Hildas Terrace. This Georgian Grade II listed property was built in 1750 to accommodate the family of a sea faring captain. It has recently undergone renovation and retains many of the original features. The house has been furnished to a very high standard to give luxury accommodation that has just been awarded Five Star Gold Standard by Visit England. The House is arranged over five floors, the kitchen and dining room situated in the basement overlooking the garden. The drawing room and television room are on the ground floor. Six large double bedrooms, three bathrooms and a shower room take up the top three floors. Families to a maximum of twelve adults and two children can be accommodated comfortably, or a combination of adults and children to a maximum of fourteen. Outside to the front of the property there is a large south facing landscaped garden with bench seating and access across the road to Pannett Park and Whitby Museum. To the rear of the property there is a courtyard which is the main access route in to the house. There is also a single garage and a parking space to the rear of the property with other parking close by. The property is centrally located on the west side of Whitby, overlooking the lovely Pannett Park and the North Yorkshire Moors on the skyline. The house is close to shops, cafes and restaurants with a short walk to the harbour, promenade and beach. All in all this is a stunning family house, which is ideal for holidaying together in Whitby on the edge of North Yorkshire Moors National Park.

Stuart Haines
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 June, 2017

About Stuart Haines

My wife Karen and I have been frequent visitors to Whitby and the North Yorkshire Moors and we intend to settle here in the next few years. We love staying in our house and use it whenever it is available! We hope you will love our house the way we do and enjoy the beautiful surrounding Town, Coast and Moors.

Why Stuart Haines chose Yorkshire Moors and Coast

Initially we were searching for a property to let in the North Yorkshire Region. We were on holiday locally and spotted 18 St. Hilda’s Terrace was for sale. On viewing the property we loved it and we saw the potential the house had to offer.

We felt the layout of the property and large rooms lent itself to modern living and easily allows for twelve people to stay comfortably and still enjoy the space.

The property is located in central Whitby overlooking Pannett Park, with glimpses of the Abbey, the harbour and fantastic views of the moors. The picturesque town of Whitby has remained unspoiled yet offers something for everyone all year round.

What makes this house unique

The house is a Grade II* listed Georgian property. We are one of a selected number in the area that has attained the Visit England Five Star Gold standard, of which we are very proud.

Whitby is busy all year round and as an historic town has limited parking. At the rear of the property there is a single garage, on street parking for one vehicle and a public car park 100 meters further along the terrace.

The great location places the house within 10 minutes walking distance of the beach, the harbour and the main high street. At the end of the terrace, less than a 5 minute walk, is Skinner Street with numerous cafes, bars, restaurants and independent shops.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Jude and Family, Southampton. A "breathtaking house" 199 steps up to the Abbey but its worth it! Fantastic beach, great fish and chips. A wonderful week.

Sandra, Mike and family August 2014. A great house superb for all our smalls. Everything within walking distance, ideal.

The Barker and Lewitt families London, September 2014.

"Aged 19 to 79. We had a lovely family time with amazing weather. We have thoroughly enjoyed seafood, cafes (Rusty Shears on Silver Street very good),

spectacular scenery, welcoming harbours, colourful moors, steam railway..... "
Mar 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Whitby in North Yorkshire

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • On floor 1 there is a modern shower room and feature bathroom with a slipper bath and an open shower. On floor 2 there is a jack and jill bathroom with a slipper bath, on floor 3 there is a bath with shower over. All bathrooms have a wc and wash basin.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 14 (6 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a King size four poster, Bedroom 2 has a King size, Bedroom 3 has a King size four poster, Bedroom 4 has a King size, Bedroom 5 has zip and link as a super king size or twin beds, Bedroom 6 is the same as 5 also has a day bed or 2 singles.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Garden
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Utility Room: The Utility room is on the ground floor with lots of storage, a sink with mixer taps, a washing machine and separate dryer. There is also an iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels are provided and changed on a weekly basis. Other: The Television room sits along side the Drawing room and has a state of the art flat screen 3D smart TV, with complimentary Sky satellite and a surround sound system. It has similar furnishings to the Drawing room. Complimentary WiFi included.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)



  • 5 of 5

Two families descended on Whitby for our tenth New Year break in a row. We've stayed in some lovely properties in Wales, Cumbria, Northumberland, and the Scottish borders. But 18 St Hilda's is the nicest one yet. Great big house yet cosy and snug. Lovely period features with modern appliances, a huge tv and great wifi. Tastefully decorated throughout. And it's slap bang in the middle of Whitby. Cracking house.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review, we are so glad you liked 18 st Hilda's. Anyone at any age can find great things to entertain themselves here in the heart of Whitby with breath taking views especially from the house we welcome you back soon.
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Simply stunning

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend at st Hilda's terrace. The house is amazing with beautiful decor and furnishings throughout. We stayed for our daughters 30th birthday with friends and family and we had plenty of space for everyone. The house is equipped with everything you could possibly need. The location is superb just 3 min walk and your in the hustle and bustle of Whitby. I can't recommend this house enough and we will definitely be returning .

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you liked St Hilda's and found your way around, it's great to have a park opposite the house when you have children especially. Close to cafes bars and restaurants, small independent shops selling local produce and a fantastic butchers. There is so much to see in Whitby and we would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us and hope to see you again soon.
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Fabulous, imposing, wonderfully presented house.

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautifully presented and well equipped. The layout of the property suited us, providing different areas for each of us to do our own activities and with plenty of space for us to dine together and play games in the lounge area. As a large family we enjoy cooking and eating together, in terms of equipment and dinnerware, there was nothing we couldn't find. The bedrooms were beautifully presented and the whole house was heated adequately. The close proximity to town was excellent, we walked over a disused railway track which is close to the house to Robin Hoods Bay. My 12 year old nephew has voted that we ditch our annual Center Parcs pre Christmas break next year and return to St Hildas.....seems we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review, so glad you found everything you needed. We have tried to equip the house for everyone's needs, we always ask for any suggestions. Our Georgian Grade II* listed building is a great location close to great shops and cafes. Come rain or shine Whitby is a fantastic place to take a holiday any time of the year. We would like to thank you for staying at our holiday home and welcome you to come back anytime.
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Georgeous Home in Whitby

  • 5 of 5

7 of us stayed in the property for 3 nights. The interior is gorgeous with plenty of room. The bedrooms were fabulous, spacious and clean. Everything we needed, and more, was available within the house and it was all clean and lovely. We really enjoyed the weekend and would recommend to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely response. So glad you enjoyed your stay at our Georgian house, with the beautiful views and close to Pannett Park and the harbour there is so much to do in Whitby. The house ideally placed and in the prime location we cater for all your needs. We will you see you again next year!
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18 St Hildas

  • 5 of 5

We adored St Hilda's, the house was absolutely amazing and the attention to detail took it to another level. The location was central and close to the town centre, yet was also peaceful and the garden was a bonus. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Debbie for the wonderful review, its a fabulous house, so glad you liked it, hoping you got to visit most of the wonderful things in Whitby including Robin Hoods Bay and the harbour there are some fantastic beaches and shops to see, we shall look forward to seeing you again soon.
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  • 5 of 5

This is by far the best place we have stayed in Whitby (we have between us stayed in over a dozen different Whitby cottages over the years). We found the property immaculately presented, tastefully decorated with quality furnishings and well equipped with everything you might need for a self catering holiday. There's plenty of space- Ideal for a family get together, we used the huge kitchen and lounge to host a murder mystery dinner party. The spacious rooms mean that you won't feel cooped up if you decide to stay in or if the weather is bad. It's an easy walk to town, the beach and all the other attractions and its easy to park at the property (this is invaluable in Whitby). I particularly enjoyed the bath with the view! We really enjoyed our week and were made to feel very welcome on our arrival. The only point to note is that there are a lot of stairs and steps between the bedrooms and bathrooms and down to the kitchen so probably not suitable for those with mobility problems.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you James for the lovely review, yes there are great views from the St Hildas house, so pleased you had a wonderful break the location is spectacular especially when you visit the harbour and Pannett Park, so close to the beach. Point taken about all the stairs and not mobility friendly. Any visitors with mobility issues need to contact us prior to booking, we even suggest a visit to the house first. Hope to see you and the family again soon.
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 2
15 Jul 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Half Term 2017
21 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.

Changeover Day:
Our Change over day is Saturday for weekly bookings, we will accept requests out of season. The property is available from 3pm and is to be vacated by 10am.

Notes on prices:
The minimum weekly cost is £1900. The minimum weekend charge Friday to Monday is £1400 and Mid week Monday to Friday is £1200. More detail about specific weeks is available on our web site

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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