Sleeper Cottage

Filey, North York Moors & Coast(Ref. 1015771)

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**NEW** A lovely cottage with outside space and private parking, plus free use of indoor heated swimming pool, gym, sauna and steam room, with six miles of sandy beach just a short stroll away! With smart contemporary decor, this is an immaculate, well-equipped cottage, perfect for families or two couples wanting a superb cottage near the sea and beach, with plenty to see and do nearby.

the cottage only just met expectations

it's the third time we're at the bay and thisneas the least comfortable cottage. felt a little basic no curtains meant it felt cold both in temperature and atmosphere, no day to day items such as washing cloth ment we had to go out doe these too. little underwhelmed.

About

Layout

GROUND FLOOR

Enter this lovely cottage into a good-size reception hall which leads to the open plan ground floor living space with its stylish, contemporary decor.

The living area has a well-equipped kitchen with gas hob, electric oven, fridge with integral freezer box, dishwasher, microwave and a washing machine/dryer.

The living space has comfortable seating and a TV and DVD player - great to sit back and relax after supper following a day on the beach or the many wonderful attractions nearby!

The dining area has a table and seating to comfortably seat four - isn't that one of the best parts of being on holiday, enjoying meals together, whether planning the day over breakfast or discussing the day's adventures over dinner? - with French doors leading to the rear terrace, so you can enjoy outside dining too.

Please note, one of the sofas will convert to being a sofa bed if anyone in your party has mobility issues plus there's no steps to the front of the property and it has a downstairs cloaks with WC and hand wash basin for extra convenience.

FIRST FLOOR

The master bedroom has a double bed with wardrobe and bedside tables and lighting if you like to read before bed! The twin room has full size 3' single beds plus bedside table and a chest of drawers.

The house bathroom has stylish modern fittings with a bath, a shower over that bath, WC and hand wash basin.

OUTSIDE

There is a small, landscaped garden area to the front plus a terrace with table and chairs with large communal gardens nearby.

There is private parking on a first come, first serve basis near the cottage.

Location

Location

FILEY

Filey is a traditional English seaside resort with a friendly atmosphere, offering a restful holiday, making an ideal place to stay for walkers and wildlife watchers at any time of the year. A real gem on the Yorkshire coast. A fishing town on the North East Coast, Filey has enjoyed a reputation of being a resort since Victorian times, set beside the magnificent Filey Bay, a long stretch of beautiful sand, with Filey Brigg and its shallow rockpools to the north. Filey Brigg is a low headland that protects Filey Bay and provides good bird watching and seawatching opportunities all year round. The 400 ft high Bempton Cliffs (RSPB Reserve) to the south of Filey Bay are home to over 250,000 seabirds in the summer. gannets, kittiwakes, puffins, guillimots and razorbills all nest there. Gannets are regularly seen diving for fish in Filey Bay. The Brigg area is an ideal place to watch for common and rarer waders, seabirds and migrating warblers,finches and thrushes. As well as seabirds, seals and other marine life, such as porpoises dolphins and Minke Whales can be seen in the sea around the Brigg. The town itself seems almost caught in a time warp, retaining much of its character with individual shops, narrow paths and ginnels. There is a small coble landing, a slipway where local fishermen keep their boats, plus delightful beach chalets that can be hired through the summer months. The bay is edged with two promenades and there are various gardens, where brass bands play on a Sunday afternoon. This small town is family orientated, with donkey rides available on the beach, children’s play areas, crazy golf and candy floss. Also in Filey there is the Filey Dams Nature Reserve, a wetland reserve where common and rare waders and wildfowl can be seen as well as autumn gatherings of swallows, sand martins and house martins. Also there is Parish Wood (just off Sycamore Avenue) an unexpected gem that offers a wealth of wildlife. Willow warbler, chiffchaff, blackcap and tree sparrows breed there and a wide variety of other species are regularly seen such as great spotted woodpeckers and sparrow hawks. Parish Wood also provides shelter and food for a wide range of migrant bird species such as goldcrests, pied and spotted flycatchers, warblers, finches, thrushes and woodcocks. A short drive brings you to the busier town of Scarborough where for family fun you can visit the Alpamare Waterpark, a waterpark unlike anything the UK has ever seen before, as well as plenty to explore and discover in this lovely area.

This cottage was clean and tidy, conveniently placed on at the Bay complex

Ideal for touring the area. Very dog friendly and the site has an on site pub and swimming pool. Easy enough access to the beach from the site. The creaking floor upstairs and up the stairs does need addressing though manageable for a weekend break but try being quiet when you need the loo in the night!! or if you go to bed later than anyone else. Three bulbs need replacing in the kitchen area. Didn't find any information pack or details of things to do in the area however as regular visitors to the area we were fine. We recommend Triccolos is Scarborough (not sure of the spelling) with their early bird menu and also The Honey Pot Inn, huge Yorkshire portions and lovely. That is at Speeton. The cottage was clean and tidy but would benefit from some TLC. Parking is first come and first served and we were never lucky so had to park a bit away so bear that in mind if you would like a definite spot.

What's on nearby?

FILEY

Filey is a popular choice and is reminiscent of childhood holidays – an elegant and tranquil seaside town boasting a beautiful, award-winning beach, charming shops and plenty of activities for all the family.

FILEY BEACH With miles of golden, sandy beach nearby – recently voted the UK’s Best Beach in 2018 – there’s always plenty of room for the little ones to let off some steam and for the adults to walk for miles uninterrupted.

Or try your hand at water sports such as sailing or surfing or just settle down in a deck chair with a good book and enjoy the sunshine.

THE COBLE LANDING Lined with boats and kiosks selling coffee, tea, seaside snacks and even those ever-popular bacon sandwiches, The Coble Landing is a must to enjoy the views before a walk along the spacious promenade, dotted with coastal themed sculptures.

THE FILEY BRIGG You can walk to the tip of this narrow rock peninsular during low tide and maybe see a seal, sunbathing on the rocks.

The cliff top above The Brigg forms part of the Country Park, which is popular with picnickers, birdwatchers and hang-gliders and is the start of The Wolds Way.

FILEY MUSEUM A past winner of Discover Yorkshire Coast’s Small Attraction of the Year award, is housed in a building dating from 1696, and is crammed with fascinating memorabilia, including an extensive photographic archive.

DALBY FOREST Cyclists can enjoy a challenge at Dalby Forest, or perhaps follow some of the Tour De Yorkshire route and tackle the famous Cote De Harwood Dale or just pedal village to village along the idyllic country roads of the nearby Wolds and admire the views made famous by leading artist David Hockney.

BEMPTON CLIFFS Bird Lovers will love the nature reserve at Bempton Cliffs to see the 250,000 guillemots, gannets and puffins who flock there to raise their young between April and August.

It is a haven for birds and animals, including an important colony of great-crested newts and has an interesting Visitor Centre.

STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE Scarborough is 20 minutes north of Filey where theatre goers can enjoy the world premieres of Alan Ayckbourn plays plus Scarborough Open Air Theatre attracts many world-class artists – recent concerts have included Britney Spears, The Beach Boys, Little Mix and Tom Jones! RESTAURANTS Filey has a number of restaurants including many renowned fish and chip eateries, good local inns, English, Chinese and India restaurants.

There are charming tea rooms to enjoy the gentle pleasure of taking afternoon tea SHOPPING Boasting splendid Edwardian architecture, Filey is home to many quirky shops – while away an afternoon browsing and collecting souvenirs.

There are many independent shops for groceries and provisions plus a Co-op and a Tesco supermarket.

Other Info

Notes to guests
Access Statement
Guest Comments

One dog – or two small/medium size dogs – welcome at a cost of £30 per pet per stay

High chair and travel cot available at no extra cost

Parking spaces on a first come, first serve basis

NOTE: Please be advised that the swimming pool will be closed for refurbishment between 4th November 2019 and 16th December 2019, guests will be able to use the pool at the Flower of May Holiday Park but only from Monday to Friday.

ACCESS STATEMENT SLEEPER COTTAGE

OUTSIDE:
• There is a parking space, to the front of the property, which is paved with wooden sleepers
• The front door is behind the parking space.
• At the front of the property is a grassed area.
• A small path leads to the front door.

FRONT DOOR:
• Blue door opening inwards, 78cm wide with a lever handle and lock 96cm from floor.
• Enters into a hall 90cm x 360cm.
• With doors leading to a toilet, the open plan living & kitchen area and stairs to 1st floor.

TOILET
• Laminate floor 100cm x 250cm.
• Toilet seat height of 42cm.
• Sink height of 75cm.

LIVING AREA
• Open plan laminate floor 300cm x 510cm, with rugs.
• 2 & 3 seater sofas measuring 120cm &150cm length with seat height of 40.
• Coffee table,cm x 50cm 100 with a height of 45cm.
• Wall mounted 32” Alba smart TV with a Sony DVD beneath.
• Table 120cm x 100cm with a height of 77cm, with 4 dining chairs with seat height 46cm.
• Numerous occasional tables, lamps and pictures.
• French doors to rear of the property leading to a patio area and barbecue.

KITCHEN AREA
• Laminate floor, 210cm x 240cm.
• Worktop 60cm deep and 91cm high.
• Built in 4 hob gas stove with extractor fan, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dish washer and stainless steel sink 16cm deep.
• Kettle and toaster on worktop.
• Fire blanket and extinguisher.
• Various drawers and cupboards.

STAIRS TO 1st FLOOR
• 14 carpeted steps, 84cm wide and 19cm deep.
• Carpeted 'L' shape landing, 245cm x 87cm, leading to master bedroom, bathroom, twin bedroom and boiler cupboard.
• Fire extinguisher located on landing.

BATHROOM
• Door opens inwards
• Laminate floor, 200cm x 210cm.
• Bath with shower 145cm length 59cm wide with height of 55cm.
• Toilet height is 44cm from floor to seat.
• Wash basin has lever tap, stands 84cm from floor.

MASTER BEDROOM
• Door opens inwards, carpeted floor 260cm x 320cm.
• Double bed, mattress 50cm from floor.
• 2 x bedside tables with lamps.
• 19” Bush smart TV on 4 drawer tall boy.
• Walk in wardrobe105cmx 150cm.

TWIN BEDROOM
• Door opens inwards.
• Carpeted floor, 240cm x 320cm.
• 2 single beds, mattress 42cm from floor.
• Approx’ 80cm between beds.
• 1 x Bedside table with lamp
• Wardrobe and drawers units.

BOILER CUPBOARD
• Contains Alpha CD20s boiler plus immersion tank.

PATIO
• To the rear of the property, a flag stoned area
• Patio Table and chair set, with seating height of 45cm.

the cottage only just met expectations. it's the third time we're at the bay and thisneas the least comfortable cottage. felt a little basic no curtains meant it felt cold both in temperature and atmosphere, no day to day items such as washing cloth ment we had to go out doe these too. little underwhelmed.
Mr Fritz
This cottage was clean and tidy, conveniently placed on at the Bay complex. Ideal for touring the area. Very dog friendly and the site has an on site pub and swimming pool. Easy enough access to the beach from the site. The creaking floor upstairs and up the stairs does need addressing though manageable for a weekend break but try being quiet when you need the loo in the night!! or if you go to bed later than anyone else. Three bulbs need replacing in the kitchen area. Didn't find any information pack or details of things to do in the area however as regular visitors to the area we were fine. We recommend Triccolos is Scarborough (not sure of the spelling) with their early bird menu and also The Honey Pot Inn, huge Yorkshire portions and lovely. That is at Speeton. The cottage was clean and tidy but would benefit from some TLC. Parking is first come and first served and we were never lucky so had to park a bit away so bear that in mind if you would like a definite spot.
Mr Williams
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