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  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Pets
  • Dishwasher
  • Golf nearby
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
  • Satellite TV
  • Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Washing Machine
  • Heritage Collection
  • Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
  • Shower Cubicle
  • Station within 1 mile
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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

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Dating back some 250 years, this Grade II listed apartment is just yards from Scarborough’s popular beach and promenade.

Dating back some 250 years, this Grade II listed apartment is just yards from Scarborough’s popular beach and promenade.

Ground Floor:
Lower Ground Floor:

The property has two steps down to the entrance, is all on one level, has gas underfloor central heating and comprises:
Open plan living space: Beamed with wooden floors.
Lounge area: With multi-fuel burner and 27" Freeview Smart TV.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: Galley style with breakfast bar, electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Bedroom 1: Beamed with double bed.
Shower room: With shower, WC and heated towel rail.

All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for multi-fuel burner provided. Wi-Fi. Welcome pack.

Parking permit (1 car). No smoking.

Forming part of a Grade ll listed Georgian house, this self-contained lower ground floor apartment is steeped in history. Just two steps down from street level, its private front door would once have been the servants’ entrance to the house above. Built around 1730 the house stands on the foundations of a medieval stone cottage that was originally on the site. Later on, this lower floor served for many years as the local dairy with milk being dispensed from churns and delivered around the old town by horse and cart.

Bright, light and characterful, this lovely apartment balances style and comfort in equal measure. With its underfloor heating and multi-fuel burner, it’s a superb place to come back to after that long walk along the cliff tops. The Cleveland Way passes through Scarborough to its final destination in Filey, so there are plenty of good walks right from your doorstep.

The town centre is just along the road with some excellent restaurants and bars. If you fancy the theatre there’s the Stephen Joseph Theatre, home to most of Sir Alan Ayckbourn’s world premieres. Just a two minute walk and you can be sat on the beach. Scarborough is famous for its two bays, the North and South Bay. They are both very different in that the South Bay is the livelier of the two, with donkeys, amusements and traditional seaside facilities, whereas the North Bay is a quiet bay overlooked by Scarborough Castle.

The resorts of Filey, Flamborough Head and Bridlington are just a short drive away, with their award winning beaches. The RSPB bird sanctuary at Bempton is well worth a visit. You’ll see thousands of puffins and guillemots in their natural habitat as well as the seals that lounge on the rocks. In the area there are plenty of stately homes to visit such as Castle Howard, home to the filming of Brideshead Revisited, Sledmere House, Burton Agnes Hall and Sewerby Hall. The medieval city of York can be reached in less than an hour by train or by car. With plenty to see and do there, it makes for a great day out. Visit some of the local market towns such as Pickering, Beverley and Driffield, all selling local produce and gifts.

The Old Dairy is a perfect base to visit the North York Moors, the coast and the Wolds.

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What do our customers say?

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    Posted by anonymous

    We had a lovely time at the Old Dairy. It was in a perfect location for walks & plenty of places for food. Cleanliness was generally ok, but as a whole we felt that the cottage does need abit of maintenance, I.e the beams in the bedroom had mould on, there was a little bit of mould in the bathroom also. Overall we both loved the Cottage & would love to visit again!

    Confirmed guest, 12/10/2020 18/10/2020

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner: Hello Zoe thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry that you felt that the cottage needed a bit of attention. But I'm really happy to hear that you still loved it and intend to visit again. We pride ourselves on cleanliness and as you can see from our other reviews we usually score extremely highly. Coincidentally I actually stayed in the property myself for the 4 nights immediately after your visit for a regular maintenance session. During that time I spring cleaned the whole place top to tail including the beams, and replaced some of the grouting in the bathroom. So I believe that the things you mentioned are now fixed.
8.7 out of 10 – based on 6 reviews collected by ReeVoo