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Black Gem Cottage in Whitby, North Yorkshire

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
1 bathroom

Black Gem Cottage description

Holiday home
Black Gem Cottage is a quaint, former fisherman's terraced cottage set in central Whitby, North Yorkshire. With two bedrooms, one first floor twin and one second floor double, as well as a first floor shower room, this cottage can sleep four people. There's also an open plan living area with kitchen, breakfast area and sitting area. There is parking in a nearby public car park five minutes' walk away, and the beach, harbour and amenities can all be reached within a short stroll. Black Gem Cottage sits in a fantastic location and offers a contemporary base whilst retaining plenty of character.

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.

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.

Underfloor central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Loading/unloading outside property only. Off road parking for 1 car available 10 mins walk uphill from property, additional parking in public car parks (5 mins walk). One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop, pubs and restaurants 2 mins walk. Beach and harbour 5 mins walk. Note: There are steep cottage stairs, may be unsuitable for less mobile guests.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Fridge
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Near beach
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • By the sea
  • Near pub

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Mr Shipman
June 2016
The property was in a very good, and central position. It was one of the best holiday cottages we have stayed in. Whitby is a good place and we would go again.
Mr Merriott
December 2015
It's a wonderful cottage in a wonderful place looked after and owned by wonderful people. We loved it so much. Warm, central, totally fantastic. We will be back next year.
Mr Merriott
December 2015
It's a wonderful cottage in a wonderful place looked after and owned by wonderful people. We loved it so much. Warm, central, totally fantastic. We will be back next year.
Miss Greatbatch
August 2015
A beautiful cottage that is clean and well furnished. It is very comfortable and in a central location, yet quiet handy for shopping etc. There is a lovely atmospheric feel to property and we would definitely stay again.
Mrs Turner
July 2015
Central location within Whitby and also close to other local places. The parking area was good and close to the Cottage.
Mrs Waterhouse
April 2015
We like the fact that everything was on our doorstep. It was our first time in Whitby and we loved it, we'll definitely be going back.
Mr Atkinson
March 2015
The cottage was decorated to a very good standard, it was very clean and tidy and in a great location handy for everywhere. Everything in the cottage was excellent, even the parking area was good. Me and my wife will definitely stay here again at Black Gem Cottage, a fantastic holiday, thank you.
Mr Fisher
November 2014
Black Gem Cottage was delightful and any questions we had were answered promptly, excellent stay and will definitely visit again and recommend.
Mr Booth
February 2015
We loved the location of the property and how homely it felt
Mrs Stevens-cash
September 2014
Black Gem Cottage was just perfect inside - very clean and comfortable and had everything we needed for a fabulous holiday.
Mrs Ritchie
July 2014
A central location which was very dog and family friendly. It was clean and comfy, a real home from home.
Mrs Wilson
July 2016
Black Gem Cottage is in a beautiful cottage in an excellent location with parking which is a rarity in Whitby.
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