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Spacious first floor apartment in Whitby with a sea view near the beach & center

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

Description

Whitby Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, sleeps 6, first floor flat with parking, 2 bedrooms near beach/sea.

The apartment has two bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a large lounge and a dining kitchen with a small balcony. The dining kitchen has a gas 'wood-burner effect' fire. The lounge has a TV, DVD and stereo/radio/cassette/CD and a bed settee which sleeps two. The well equipped oak kitchen has a turret with a dining area with sea views. The kitchen is equipped with a range cooker, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, American fridge- freezer with plumbed-in ice and water. The first bedroom has a king size bed with a put up bed for further accommodation. The second bedroom has a small double and a single bed giving very flexible accommodation for six people. There is a shower room with a walk in power shower and a bathroom, both with toilets. There is a parking space allocated to the apartment. Due to popular demand, we now have wifi.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Sean and Gill Gavin
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Very nice apartment, had everything we needed (very unusual ). Love the location, being able to walk everywhere a bonus. Visited Robin hoods bay + runswick bay. Walked to sandsend along beach.

Good coffee at moon and sixpence. Best crab sandwich pub in Robin hoods bay next to slipway (no shell) best grilled fish magpie cafe.

Best place for breakfast sitting in the turret window in the sunshine. Would recommend a stay at whitby in the turret retreat to everyone
May 2013
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Spacious first floor apartment in Whitby with a sea view near the beach & center
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 30 reviews
4

Great flat and location.

  • 4 of 5

We all enjoyed our stay. Plenty of room.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Fabulous stay in Whitby

  • 4 of 5

We loved staying in the turret retreat and had a wonderful time there. The location is excellent and it is very handy to have a parking space in Whitby. We found the place clean and well organized and were welcomed with fresh milk and bread! Two small downsides: dryer didn't work and washing machine sometimes didn't complete the rinse cycle. Also, no wifi as stated and no open wifi networks nearby. Thankfully Cranberry swamp in town was fabulous for fast wifi, as well as gluten-free food! We read more books and watched movies without wifi anyway. There are some DVDs in the flat and it is easy to pick up used DVDs from the charity shops in town. Anyway, we had a great time and the turret retreat lived up to its description. If we come back to Whitby we would stay here again and recommend to others. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ideal Base in Whitby

  • 5 of 5

The Turret Retreat had everything we needed for our weekend break in Whitby. The apartment was clean, very spacious and well equipped. The location was ideal for exploring the town and visiting the abbey and harbour areas . We didn't need to use the car at all after we arrived.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous apartment in good location

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous stay at the Turret Retreat. The description was very accurate, and the owner has thought of everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible. The kitchen and utensils were fabulous, and she had even left milk, bread, butter etc which was an excellent start to our stay. The location is great, within easy walking distance of all Whitby has to offer. We have been numerous times before but always stayed in a hotel. The flexibility of saying in an apartment was great, it was like home from home and you could just sit and relax after a long walk. We will definitely be booking again.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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An excellent base in a pleasant part of Whitby.

  • 5 of 5

Turret Retreat was an ideal base for our party of two couples, (with a brief visit from a third). It is within easy walking distance of all the attractions and everything else we needed in the town. We quickly felt comfortable and 'at home' in the property and particularly liked the large kitchen and the turret dining area.. As well as a generous welcome pack of bread, milk, juice, tea-bags etc. there were many of the basic necessities left in the cupboards which made self-catering much simpler. The owners were very helpful and prompt in replying to our queries. Knowing how difficult it can be to park in Whitby we particularly wanted a property with a car parking space and the owners kindly provided us with daily car parking permits for our second car, which we greatly appreciated. Having two bathrooms was also very convenient. There are some excellent guide books and maps provided as well as a selection of games DVDs etc. for rainy days, though we were extremely lucky with the weather and were out and about most of the time. All of us would happily come back to this apartment in future and would certainly recommend it to anyone wanting a self-catering holiday in Whitby.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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Happy holiday, fantastic flat!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Whitby, and this flat really was perfect! Very clean, well maintained and extremely spacious, especially the kitchen, which was very well equipped too. The bed in the master bedroom was very comfortable and it was great to have the option of a powerful shower or a bath! It did rain a bit, so it was good to be able to stay in and watch dvds in pleasant surroundings.

Very good location, just a minute or 2 from the beach (you can even see a bit of the sea from the dining table!) and a short walk into the centre of Whitby. There's also a well stocked Costcutters shop nearby which seemed to be open all hours - til 10pm we think - (walk in in the opposite direction away from the beach and turn right at the roundabout).

There's plenty to see and do in the Whitby area, and tourist info is easily available. We would definitely stay in this flat again, and would recommend it to anyone! Many thanks!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

On the west side of Whitby in a quieter location, the first floor apartment is 5 minutes walk from the cliff top and beach. Whitby pavilion is close by and the municipal swimming pool is in walking distance. The harbour and attractions are 10 minutes away. Shops and local transport are nearby. Whitby is dominated by the cliff-top ruins of the beautiful 13th century Whitby Abbey. This traditional maritime town, with its old cobbled streets, picturesque houses and sandy blue flag beach is a great place for a holiday or short break, Whitby is set among fine stretches of coast with spectacular cliffs, beaches and bays. Whitby is famous for its sea food, Captain Cook and Dracula.

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Rates & Availability

Whitby Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low
Nov 4 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
$107
$426
 
 
Peak
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
$869
 
 
Low
Jan 6 2017 - Feb 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
$107
$426
 
 
Mid
Feb 10 2017 - Feb 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$127
$533
 
 
Low
Feb 17 2017 - Mar 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$107
$426
 
 
Mid Sum
Mar 24 2017 - Apr 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
$140
$600
 
 
Mid
Apr 7 2017 - Apr 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$127
$533
 
 
Mid Sum
Apr 28 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$140
$600
 
 
High
May 26 2017 - Jun 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$160
$666
 
 
Mid Sum
Jun 2 2017 - Jun 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$140
$600
 
 
High
Jun 23 2017 - Jul 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$160
$666
 
 
Peak
Jul 21 2017 - Sep 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$869
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The 25% deposit is non-refundable unless I get another booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Whitby Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • The shower in the bathroom is attached to the taps so is for hair washing. The shower in the shower room is very powerful as it has a pump.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 child bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double sofa bed in lounge
  • The flat can technically accommodate 8 but for comfort it should only have 6 occupants as the dining area only accommodates this. Additional children (more than 6) should not be a problem and the extra beds have been added for flexibility.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Children are not allowed on the balcony.

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