The Old Police House ref: UK11623

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Whitby & Area

4 Stars

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1
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no pets
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • WiFi 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Green Scheme 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Shower Cubicle 
  • Station within 1 mile 

Description

The Old Police House is a first floor apartment, set in the centre of Saltburn-by-the-Sea, a traditional seaside town on the East Coast. This stunning apartment dates back to 1874 and was the original police house built to service the town and the first original tourists in the Victorian era. The apartment has been modernised throughout and offers light, airy and spacious accommodation. The open plan living/dining room is perfect for sharing a meal or unwinding after a day of exploring. Although the kitchen is compact, it is well-equipped, ready for you to prepare delicious home-cooked meals during your stay. The main bedroom offers a kingsize bed, while the second offers twin beds. There is a lovely shower room too.
A few minutes’ walk from The Old Police House are some great local amenities including restaurants, pubs and some microbreweries. Saltburn-by-the-Sea is rapidly gaining a reputation as a ’Foodie Destination’. The monthly Food Festival is a must visit on any holiday itinerary. Saltburn-by-the-Sea also boasts a great beach to enjoy, with an historic cliff lift and long pier from which to admire the views.

With the wonderful scenery of the North York Moors to explore, why not enjoy a day on the North York Moors railway? With miles of coastal and moorland footpaths, this part of rural North Yorkshire is a walkers and bird watchers paradise. Beach 100 yards. Shop 10 yards, pub 200 yards and restaurant 20 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

First floor

All on the first floor.
Living/dining room: With 32" Smart TV and bluetooth speaker.
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and tiled floor.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed courtyard with sitting-out area and garden furniture. On road parking. No smoking. Please note: No children under 6 years old except babes in arms.
  • Nearest town
    Saltburn-by-the-Sea
  • Shops
    10 yards
  • Distance
    10 yards
  • Restaurant
    20 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Saltburn-by-the-Sea
  • Pub
    200 yards
  • Railway station distance
    10 yards
  • Lake
    100 yards (beach)

About the local area

Found on North Yorkshire's east coast, Whitby is a picturesque seaside town brimming with maritime history and rich cultural heritage. Surrounded by the North York Moors National Park and beautiful coastline, the town and its nearby areas are brimming with attractions.

Nestled in valley at the mouth of the Esk River, Whitby is a great place to visit, with steep winding streets and little boutique shops selling local delicacies and handicrafts. Built on both river banks, it is unified by its landmark swing bridge that spans the water.

Visit the port where Captain Cook first took to the seas, the harbour framed by Grade II listed piers, each with its own lighthouse. Explore the Whitby Abbey ruins, home to the ancient poet Caedmon and St Mary's Church, which dominate the east bank; climb the 199 'Church Steps' to reach the graveyard on the cliff top.

The coastline is a part of the 'Jurassic Coast', renowned for its fossils. In Whitby, fossilised dinosaur footprints are found imprinted on the beach. To see a larger selection of local fossils, visit the Rotunda Museum in nearby Scarborough.

Whitby is small but culturally rich. There are museums, art galleries and also the Pavilion Theatre that hosts a range of events in the summer and the Bram Stoker Film Festival every October. A place of literary traditions it was, amongst other things, used as the setting for 'Dracula'.

There is a yearly regatta every August and numerous sea and land activities for adventurers, from the Cleveland Way to windsurfing and diving off the shore.

Things to do nearby

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.

Staithes Beach

The sheltered harbour at staithes has a small beach and lots of rock pools to explore when the tide goes out.

Captain Cook Memorial Museum

Situated in the house by the harbour side where James Cook came to serve his apprenticeship in 1746. With period rooms as Cook knew them, original paintings, manuscripts, models and artefacts from his voyages.

Sandsend
Sandsend

A small picturesque beach situated on Yorkshire's heritage coastline. It is a popular haunt with fossil collectors and fishing enthusiasts.

Farsyde Stud and Riding Centre

Farsyde Stud located in Robin Hoods Bay caters for riders of all abilities in a beautiful location.

Runswick Bay
Runswick Bay

Runswick shelters at the northern end of a beautiful sandy bay. Narrow paths wind between the attractive cottages and houses with their small colourful gardens.

Whitby Beach

Whitby beach is a sandy and rocky beach backed up by the cliffs that dominate the area.

North Yorkshire Off Road Centre

The idyllic setting of Robin Hood's Bay provides the perfect backdrop for a day that you'll never forget. The centre has its own private hillside and quarry site which has a super selection of terrain providing courses which are perfect for beginners and excellent for the experienced and daring 4x4 drivers.

Robin Hoods Bay

When visiting Whitby and the surrounding area Robin Hood's Bay, one of the most charming and popular villages in the North York Moors National Park should be one of the first places you visit.

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