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Blackburn’s Retreat

Whitby, Yorkshire
Original Cottages

This property is managed by our sister brand Original Cottages info_outline

Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 1
4
star
Towels included
Internet access
Enclosed garden / patio
Shop nearby
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
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At a glance

  • Romantic getaway for two in the heart of Whitby
  • Stroll into town to explore the many cafes, bars and restaurants
  • Relax on the patio taking in the sea air after a busy day exploring
Property code: OC-B27485

Experience the best of two worlds by staying in this newly fully refurbished / well presented historical property in a tranquil hide-away setting in the heart of Whitby. Head down the steps from the cottage ,cross the yard (built circa 1828) and take the short passageway into Church Street where you are transported in an instant in the bustling centre of town with its tea rooms , bars, and restaurants along with wonderful gift shops. If you wish you can then follow in the footsteps of Count Dracula and climb the 199 Steps to Whitby Abbey or stop off at the Captain Cook Memorial Museum, set in the harbourside house where the explorer lodged as a merchant navy apprentice. Stroll around the harbour or take a boat trip and watch the seals and porpoises. Or travel further afield and enjoy a hike through the North York Moors National Park or visit the many pretty Yorkshire villages nestled among the moors.

When you walk into Blackburns Retreat full of original features you will find a cosy living room with a beamed ceiling and wood-panelled walls. The character and atmosphere of the past has been retained whilst at the same time adding the modern elements you will love. So snuggle down to read , listen to music or watch Smart TV. The kitchen has been newly fitted to include granite work surfaces and modern appliances. For storage, there is a large cupboard under the stairs. The stairs lead from the kitchen to the galleried dressing room with built-in wardrobes to hold all you will need to get ready for an evening out in Whitby. Take one step down into the bedroom which boasts a king-size bed, and lots of  storage space for your belongings.

At the front of the property is a paved patio overlooking a small ornamental garden , where you can sit and enjoy a drink while watching the sun go down. Alternatively you can sit and enjoy the upper sun terrace atop your large secure side garden where you can gaze out over the old town  - an amazing view – with all its charm and history.

  • 1 bedroom – king-size
  • 1 shower room with WC
  • Gas cooker with 5 rings, dishwasher, fridge, microwave
  • Smart TV
  • 1 dog allowed
  • Patio area with seating at the front and a separate enclosed garden
  • Beach 0.25 miles, pubs and shops 0.1 miles
  • Please note, there are steps up to the property
  • There is no parking at the property – the nearest car park is 0.2 miles in Church Street, Whitby (subject to availability and charges apply)
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00
  • 1 dog allowed. Additional charges may apply

James Ward

This property joined our collection in 2023 and is managed by James.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 11 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Leonarda, 29th April 2024

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Reviewed by Caroline, 21st February 2024

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The cottage was very clean, comfortable and is in a perfect location up a small alley off church street and close to the 199 steps. It has a lovely courtyard with seating outside. It is a small cottage but more than adequate for a couple. It has everything you need. The bed is very comfy. We would recommend a stay.

Reviewed by Sally, 14th January 2024

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Beautiful, well equipped cottage in a great location. We had a very relaxing stay. Would recommend a torch and not ideal for tall people!

Reviewed by Edward, 24th September 2023

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Reviewed by Michael, 17th September 2023

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The property is in a great location to visit Whitby. It was very clean and well equipped. The owner is extremely helpful, and we would definitely stay there again.

Reviewed by Myke, 10th September 2023

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Comfortable, in a quiet, but central location in Whitby

Reviewed by Rachel, 27th August 2023

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This property was perfect for my daughter and me. We had the best time. Great location, great facilities. The only thing j would say is there are a lot of steps to get to the property but this wasn't a problem for us. Xxx

Reviewed by Claire, 20th August 2023

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Reviewed by Mark, 27th July 2023

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Lovely cottage in the centre of whitby, everything you needed was provided at the cottage, a brilliant 5 nights away

Reviewed by Jude, 16th July 2023

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Reviewed by Mal, 3rd June 2023

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The cottage had bee restored with much love and care

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Location

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1/3 Deposit

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