This modern, mid terrace, pet friendly cottage can sleep 4 people and is located on the banks of the River Esk next to the railway viaduct just a short walk away from the centre of the historic harbour town of Whitby in North Yorkshire. Biffins Berth is a cosy, modern, mid-terraced cottage situated near the banks of the River Esk, close to the historic fishing port of Whitby. Overlooking the famous old railway viaduct, under which a steam train passes every day on its way to Whitby, this delightful property boasts comfortably furnished and tastefully decorated open plan living, with a small patio area outside and a large, enclosed, communal... garden with children's play equipment. Providing shared use of the indoor swimming pool and a slipway down to the river from the garden, the property also makes an ideal base from which to enjoy the delights of Whitby and the many coastal villages nearby, such as beautiful Robin Hoods Bay and the popular seaside resort of Scarborough.
Amenities: Storage heaters with electric fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, use of communal washing machines, TV, DVD, radio/CD player. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Shared use of communal indoor swimming pool (available 9am - 6pm seven days a week, excluding month of Feb). Off road parking for one car. Enclosed, communal garden with private patio with garden furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: Due to the proximity of the river, please ensure children are supervised at all times. Note: TV reception can be limited in this area.
Region: The North York Moors National Park covers 554 square miles, with landscape ranging from heather-clad moorland and deep secluded dales, to the cliffs and coves of the magnificent coastline making it a haven for walkers.
Town: The ancient fishing port of Whitby lies at the mouth of the River Esk and is ideally situated for exploring this beautiful part of Yorkshire with its superb coastline and the spectacular North York Moors. Whitby is a charming and atmospheric town of winding streets and hidden alleys, with a picturesque harbour, safe sandy beaches and of course the Abbey, reached by the famous 199 steps.
All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. Winter Short Breaks (WSB) are available at many properties in the "Winter" period - subject to availability. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. Off Season Breaks (OSB) are available at many properties in parts of the "Low" and "Mid" periods - subject to availability. The price for a 3 night break is either 75% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. OSBs can be booked within a calendar month of the start date of the holiday. "Last Minute Breaks" (LMB) are available at most properties throughout the "LOW", "MID", "HIGH", "PEAK", "XMAS" and "NEW YEAR" periods. The price for a 3 night break is either 65% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. LMBs can be booked within one week of the start date of the holiday.
Left on 11/03/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | Martin
A beautiful location , and a very nice House with all you may need.
However , we shall not stay again unless they improve the bed !It was creaky , and the thinest most uncomfortable mattress ever!
That ruined our stay.We woke up tired as it took so long to get comfy.Then woke with bad backs . Im not being overly fussy, I was in the Forces and have slept in allsorts of places.
Shame because other wise this is a loverly place.
A nice weekend under the old viaduct.
Left on 05/25/2012 for a stay in March 2012 | Mike G
Cracking little place to stay, just outside the middle of Whitby; about ten - twenty mins walk I think. Biffins Berth is part of an estate of maisonettes on the river bank, with a childrens play park and an indoor swimming pool for the use of visitors.
ideal location badly let down by cleanliness
Left on 08/19/2011 for a stay in May 2011 | David
Living/dining area did not appear to have been dusted properly; magazines left by other renters had not been cleared for what seems like months. Main wardrobe very untidy, spare blanket and other thing I do not remember just thrown in. Mattress and pillows in main bedroom should have been replaced months ago; mattress so warn could feel the wood slats through it! Toilet seat broken and the tap fitting shower head and hose was a joke. All in all an ideal location badly let down by cleanliness, bedroom furniture and fittings
Excellent place for children
Left on 12/20/2009 for a stay in September 2009 | Lorraine Knowles
The location was excellent for my 2 boys - they spent many an hour feeding the ducks and watching the trains go by.
We have been twice now and would definitely go again
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