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Shelstone, Sandsend, Whitby

, Whitby, North Yorkshire, England

Shelstone, Sandsend, Whitby in , Whitby, North Yorkshire, England
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About Shelstone, Sandsend, Whitby

Delightful 18th century cottage/house with spectacular views across Sandsend Bay to Whitby. Purchased as family holiday home with children in mind, it provides warm comfortable accommodation. Right on long sandy beach, the lounge and all bedrooms overlook the sea and there is a secure terrace (with outdoor furniture) which is a real sun trap and safe play area for young children. Sandsend is a small totally unspoilt village with an excellent general store, art gallery, 2 pubs, restaurants and seaside cafes, cliff walks to Staithes and Runswick Bay. Beach walk to Whitby and North York Moors close by. Some unrestricted parking.
This property offers 2 Double rooms, 2 twin rooms and a single room - sleeping 9 in total. It has one bathroom with bath, shower and toilet on the first floor and a second toilet and hot power shower /basin/shaver point accessed from outside the house on the ground floor( particularly useful for small children coming off the beach covered in sand!). A hair dryer is also provided.
It has a fully fitted kitchen with seating for 9 and a useful cellar which acts as a storage area for beach toys etc.
The lounge overlooks the sea from all its' windows and is comfotable and cosy. It has a large flat screen TV with a DVD and video player
All room are heated with storage heateres and there is supplemental electric heating if required.
There is a stair gate at the top of the first flight of stairs. A second flight of stairs gives access to the twin rooms. The largest of the twin rooms has two twin beds and a sofa which converts into a bed if required. It also has a lagre flat screen tv with blue ray player .
There is unrestricted (but not reserved) parking immediately outside the House for approximately 300 yards. When it is busy there is public parking very close by. There is a bus stop for buses to Whitby, 100 yards from the house.

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(7.3 miles, 11.7 km, direction SE)

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