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Spectacular Waterfront Location with Balcony

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

One bedroom Fishermans cottage located on the harbour with stunning views.

This romantic lovely Fishermans cottage is set on the Harbour and enjoys the sound of the waves lapping its toes.....the balcony is the perfect place to enjoy morning coffee or an evening apero. With beamed ceilings, log fires and a roll top bath. Master bedroom and further attic bedroom for a child.Galley kitchen. All rooms have stunning Harbour views. Central heating. Wifi. TV/DVD and music system. Watch the fishing boats coming in to unload their catch.....

Davina Fox-Hill
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
27 February, 2017

Why Davina Fox-Hill chose Yorkshire Moors and Coast

The Folly is a very special place. Its tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Church Street and is the perfect bolthole to enjoy the stunning views over the Harbour and out to Sea and to watch the fishing boats coming in to land their catch.

What makes this cottage unique

Unique location for this romantic cottage

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our host was flexible about arrival time which was greatly appreciated,and easily contactable-also appreciated. The house was immaculate and beautifully presented and in a lovely private location with stunning views of the Harbour.

Would definitely stay again, thank you for a marvellous weekend.
Apr 2015
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Spectacular Waterfront Location with Balcony
average rating of 4.882353 based on 18 reviews

Stay here you will be hooked.

  • 5 of 5

Another wonderful stay at this lovely cottage on the water. We stayed over goth weekend not intended but made our stay extra special. Amazing location ( the best) lovely Cosy place. Thanx to davina and debs for communicating so well with us throughout our trip. We look forward to our next stay at the folly ..

  • Review Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brilliant Experience

  • 5 of 5

Me and my wife had the best time staying at The Folly. The location is absolutely brilliant, in the nicest part of Whitby. The views from every room in the cottage are stunning at day and night. We planned on many nights out, but opted to stay in a enjoy a bottle of bubbly on the balcony, overlooking the harbour. The decor throughout the cottage is very classy and tasteful and the nautical theme throughout is very Whitby. The bed is very comfortable indeed. We would thoroughly recommend this trip for a romantic trip away. Davina is great to deal with and gave excellent instructions on how to find the cottage, which was a bit tricky the first time! She also gave an excellent fish and chip shop recommendation :) I could go on for ages about how great this place is, but you should book and find out for yourselves.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely WONDERFUL!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at The Folly for 3 nights. When we arrived and opened the front door and saw the inside we were taken a back, it was beautiful. The whole cottage was beautifully decorated, the furniture was lovely and the kitchen was quaint. The Folly was clean and tidy it was a real joy to stay there. The views from all the windows were great - all sea views, and sitting on the balcony at night and watching what was happening around the harbour was utterly delightful. We will be booking The Folly again. Thank you Davina for a wonderful stay in Whitby.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I couldn't fault this cottage from the moment we unlocked the door.

We had family staying close and they fell in love, my sister in law wants to book it with us next year.

The owner has perfect taste in the decor, and she hasn't left anything to chance.

The cottage has everything one would want.

I was layed in the roll top bath looking at the cliff tops on a Monday morning, thinking not a bad start to a day.

And then sat at the end of a lovley days on the balcony with glass of wine looking at the refections on the water in the harbour is sublime.

The only thing I was disappointed with is that we can't book it for new years eve.

If you have booked all ready you will have a great time, If you are thinking about it, book it now you won't be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Modern, Cosy and central

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a few days in this stunning property and we could not fault it.

Very easy to find, though parking is a bit of a pain. We parked in the train station car park and just walked along, which was perfect and very easy.

The house is stunning and there has been a lot of attention to detail. The views are beautiful and it is lovely to sit on the balcony and read with a nice glass of wine.

Right in the heart of Whitby, there is easy access to all of the attractions and a lovely walk up to the abbey.

Thank you for a brilliant few days and I have recommended it to all of my friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your lovely comments.
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  • 5 of 5

Not only is Davina a delight to deal with, but this flat is like a dream: all details are wonderfully curated, the location is perfect (both central and quiet), and it is totally comfortable. The Folly manages to feel both antiquated and modern at once. I would definitely stay here again and again!! Highly recommended!!

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
The Duke Of York
Nearest Golf
0.5 Kilometres
Whitby Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
White Horse and Griffin
Nearest Beach
1 Metres

Whitby is a picturesque fishing town surrounded by the stunning North Yorkshire Moors. Its a lovely place to stay at any time of year with fresh fish restaurants, local pubs and beach walks or explore the villages of Robin Hoods Bay and Staithes .


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Whitby, Yorkshire Moors and Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £40

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Whitby in North Yorkshire

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 65 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Roll Top Bath in Bedroom
  • Large shower cubicle. Washbasin and WC with Heated towel rail. Sea View
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed , Attic Room with sloping ceilings.
  • Master Bedroom with Sea view, open fire, roll top bath, king size bed with feather duvet and pillows. En suite shower room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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