The Anchorage was ideally situated to visit local places in Whitby, being a short walk from everything we needed. While I appreciate that we stayed there during a very busy week, parking was a nightmare and involved much juggling from space to space. The house itself was rather tired and dated and the kitchen cupboards and trays in the oven not as clean as they could have been.
We had a comfortable stay there but the downstairs rooms contained a lot of furniture which made it feel very crowded, especially with 6 adults, 2 children and a toddler. Fortunately we took our own black out blinds because the curtains were thin and did not block out the light, although I appreciate that this is not a problem for many people. The description of the house did not emphasise the potential dangers of all the stairs but again we had taken our own safety gates which really were a necessity and perhaps ought to be provided if young families visit. The house was otherwise well equipped.
I think this would be a great location for a week away with groups of friends but is not ideal for young children.
One real hazzard I would like to point out is the entrance to the downstairs toilet which is accessed via 3 stone steps- the door to this toilet does not have a lock on the outside and our two year old leaned against the door and tumbled backwards down the steps, somehow miraculously escaping serious injury.
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