Fortuna ref: CC244088

Scarborough, Scarborough, Filey & Area

4 Stars



Local area

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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Bungalow 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 


Fortuna is a very stylish bungalow situated in a quiet area of Scarborough yet not far from all the amenities. The property has an open plan living area with a cosy wood burner and French doors leading out into the enclosed lawned garden where you’ll find a lovely private seating area. It’s spacious and has a very contemporary feel to it, the glass roof over the lounge is a unique feature allowing you to gaze up at the stars from the warmth and comfort of Fortuna.

The location is excellent for exploring all of North Yorkshire from the beautiful moors to the stunning coast, there’s so much to see and do here. For the walkers amongst you, the Cleveland Way is a short stroll away, an excellent introduction to this renowned rugged coastline. Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary is just down the road and from there you can access the long promenade which runs along the seafront of Scarborough from the north bay to the south bay. The castle stands proudly on the cliff top separating the two bays. Dating back to the 1150s, it has been involved in some of England’s finest battles. You can catch the train from Scalby Mills down to the Sea Life Sanctuary and on to Peasholm Park. The park has been one of Scarborough’s favourite visitor attractions for over 100 years. Try boating on the lake or watch the re-enactment of the Naval Warfare Battle. In the summer months sit and listen to the brass bands that entertain you for free. The park is just a lovely place to sit and enjoy the gardens and wildlife.

Being right on the edge of the North York Moors means you have so much to see either by walking or by car. There’s a steam train that runs from Whitby across the moors and down to the market town of Pickering travelling through Heartbeat country. Further up the coast is Whitby and to the south are Flamborough Head, Filey and the traditional seaside resort of Bridlington. The vibrant city of York is less than an hours drive away with an abundance of shops, museums, street entertainers and of course the famous Minster. Take a leisurely river cruise or go on the open top tourist bus.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The property is all on the ground floor, has underfloor gas central heating and comprises:
Open plan living space.
Lounge area: With contemporary glass roof, wood burner, 32" Freeview TV, iPod dock, CD player and French doors to the garden.
Large dining area.
Kitchen area: Large with Aga, electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Bedroom 1: With king size bed.
Bedroom 2: With king size bed.
Bedroom 3: With double bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and heated towel rail.
Cloakroom: With WC.

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Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All gas, electric, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner provided, remainder at cost.


Large, enclosed, lawned garden with patio, garden furniture, patio heater and BBQ. Covered, heated dining area (for 6) available May-October. Bike store. Parking for 4 cars. Please note: No children under 2 years old.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    300 yards
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
    300 yards
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    300 yards
  • Railway station distance
    2.0 miles
  • Lake
    400 yards (beach)

About the local area

Scarborough is situated at the southern end of the North Yorkshire Heritage Coast and, together with Filey, offers beautiful beaches, coastal walks and a variety of entertainment for the whole family.

Scarborough is a town of two halves, with South Bay full of amusement arcades, fish and chip shops and donkey rides, whilst the more genteel North Bay is home to several parks and grand Victorian buildings. The whole family will want to take a trip on the miniature North Bay Railway, which will take you to Sea Life Centre and to the Historic Water Chute and Boating Lake.

Filey is a small traditional seaside town, home to an award-winning museum and a nature reserve that is a haven for wild birds. The town is situated at the eastern end of The Cleveland Way, a long- distance footpath that skirts the Yorkshire Moors and has many beautiful walks with stunning views to offer. Kids will love visiting the Alpamare waterpark for all kinds of aquatic fun, with slides, waves and much more to enjoy. 

Within easy reach is the famous Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo, which has something to offer every member of the family, from thrilling white-knuckle rides to children's entertainment. For something really out of the ordinary, pay a visit to Pesky Husky, where you can take part in a kennel tour followed by walk or even a trek with these charismatic dogs.

Things to do nearby

Peasholm Park

Peasholm Park is open for everyone to enjoy all year round, 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Entrance to the Park, which is never closed, is FREE. Well behaved dogs, held on leads by their well behaved owners, are welcome to the Park.

Stephen Joseph Theatre

The theatre has a national and international reputation and is home to Alan Ayckbourn, the world's most performed living playwright. A backstage tour lasting about 45 minutes can be booked by contacting them.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

One of the country's most popular steam railways, covering 18 miles between the market town of Pickering and the village of Grosmont, travelling through the heart of the North York Moors National Park.

Sea Life Centre & Marine Sanctuary

Overlooking the North Bay and home to thousands of sea creatures as well as a busy hospital for orphaned and injured seal pups. See their Humboldt Penguins and collection of Giant Japanese Spider Crabs! Open daily except Christmas Day.


Scarborough, Britain's first seaside resort is a great a place to stay for a holiday or short break, with the safe, sandy, accredited North Bay Beach and South Bay Beach with the historic Scarborough Castle between them.

Scarborough South Bay

There are two beaches within walking distance of Scarborough.

Scarborough Castle

This 12th Century castle conceals over 2,500 years of turbulent history. It is said the King Richard III enjoyed the view from the battlements so much that he still walks them today! Specially constructed viewing platforms offer visitors wonderful views of the coastline and town.

North Bay Railway

Travel on Britain's biggest miniature railway affording spectacular views of the North Bay, historic headland and Scarborough Castle

Filey Beach

Filey has been a seaside resort since Edwardian times and a fishing village for much longer. The beach is lined with a historical promenade from where the beauty of the dramatic Filey Brigg can be seen.

Wolds Way Lavender

A family run attraction with lots to see and do. Lavender fields, nature walks, tea room and giftshop selling unique gifts.

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