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Bell Island Cottage: four star, harbour views!

Bell Island Cottage (central red roofed house)
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Whitby, Scarborough District, North Yorkshire, England
A lovely self catering East Whitby cottage converted from a grade II listed building, along the harbour on Church Street, near the old town overlooking the marina with wonderful views. Sleeps 4 plus cot. Groups of 6 can also book our adjoining one bedroom cottage Laverick Steps.

The cottage has undergone an extensive renovation programme to now provide exceptional self catering holiday accommodation with unique style and character. The property commands wonderful views of the River Esk and marina and from here it is a short five minute walk to the town, shops, restaurants, bars and attractions, including the famous cobbled streets, traditional pan tiled roofs, historic abbey and 199 steps.

Bell Island Cottage is spread over three floors and is accessed at street level. The open plan lounge/kitchen is floored with natural slate and feat...
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About the Owner
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2010
Interaction with guests
We do not live in the area but are easily contacted on phone or email. Our housekeeper lives locally.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The cottage is very clean and well equipped. Comfortable beds made up with crisp white bedding. Beautiful white towels in various sizes. The location is ideal and the view from the bedrooms is amazing. Would definitely book again.

Thank happyholidayok
Freedom399079, VR Owner at Bell Island Cottage: four star, harbour views!, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Glad you had a great stay!

Reviewed 28 November 2017

After a slight mishap with our intended rental,"Laverick Steps". Erica (the owner) suggested that we take "Bell Island Cottage" which forms part of the same property and fortunately was vacant for the duration of our stay. Even though Laverick Steps would more than have met...More

Thank Colin G
Management response:Responded 30 November 2017

So glad you enjoyed your stay and apologies again for the mishap!

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

The cottage is situated right beside the river around a three minute flat walk to the east side of town and bridge over to the west side. Great location and with a good pub next door but one, very handy for a relaxing drink after...More

Thank teapot2411
Management response:Responded 22 June 2017

So glad you had a good time and sorry about your knock with the ceiling. Hope you are OK. Theses old cottages can be challenging for taller people!

  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Three night prices quoted include the 3rd night for free.

Groups of 6 can book an adjoining one bedroom cottage (see Laverick Steps which sleeps 2) at a discount
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About the neighbourhood
Central location on the harbour overlooking the boats in the marina.

Whitby has it all and is the perfect tourist destination. A wonderful holiday beckons whatever your age, tastes or pastimes. Here are just a few ideas of things to do from the wealth of attractions not only in Whitby but the surrounding moors and coast around:

• Visit the historic Abbey, St Mary's Church and climb the 199 Steps for stunning views
• Take a steam train ride on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway through fabulous scenery
• Learn about Captain Cook's time in Whitby and his epic voyages at the Memorial Museum
• Explore the scenic delights of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park
• Visit the nearby picturesque fishing villages of Robin Hoods Bay
Getting around
A care is useful but not essential. There are regular buses up and down the coast.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Leeds: 135.0 km
Railway: Whitby: 0.5 km
Ferry: Newcastle: 120.0 km
Whitby is linked by mainland train north to Middlesbrough and by a steam rail service to Pickering (limited service in Winter). There are also regular bus links to Scarborough, Middlesbrough, York and Leeds, towns also served by mainland train services.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 km.
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