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Gowland Cottage, Charming 18th Century, Old Town, Listed Fisherman's Cottage

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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Gowland Cottage is a charming Grade II Listed Fisherman's Cottage in Scarborough's Old Town. A very short walk from Scarborough's South and North Bays, the Castle and headland, restaurants, pubs, bars and shops. Cosy and comfortably furnished, with a sheltered patio garden and private parking, this characterful house is full of history and makes a family friendly base to explore all that Scarborough and its surrounds have to offer. The cottage offers a romantic master bedroom with king size bed, twin room and single room with daybed & under bed mattress to provide comfortable sleeping for up to six people. All bedrooms have plenty of clothes storage. The sitting room with beamed ceiling and fireplace leads into a separate dining room with table and chairs for six. An archway leads in...Gowland Cottage is a charming Grade II Listed Fisherman's Cottage in Scarborough's Old Town. A very short walk from Scarborough's South and North Bays, the Castle and headland, restaurants, pubs, bars and shops. Cosy and comfortably furnished, with a sheltered patio garden and private parking, this characterful house is full of history and makes a family friendly base to explore all that Scarborough and its surrounds have to offer. The cottage offers a romantic master bedroom with king size bed, twin room and single room with daybed & under bed mattress to provide comfortable sleeping for up to six people. All bedrooms have plenty of clothes storage. The sitting room with beamed ceiling and fireplace leads into a separate dining room with table and chairs for six. An archway leads into a well equipped kitchen, including dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and freezer. All bedrooms have TVs with HDMI connections. There is a radio/CD player and speaker dock with AUX connection. Highchair, travel cot and stair gate are available upon request. Good quality towels and bed linen are supplied. Gowland Cottage is the perfect home from home to enjoy a fabulous holiday in Scarborough, the North Yorkshire Moors and beautiful surrounding area. Prepare to fall in love! More
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About the Owner
catherine M
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2013
Interaction with guests
You have private use of the cottage, we are not on site. However, we are available at the end of a telephone to assist with any problems or queries. Keys are obtainable from key safe outside the parking area to the rear of the property. Instructions will be sent prior to your arrival. The cottage contains lots of suggestions for great places to visit in and around Scarborough, and we recommend you visit 'Discover Yorkshire Coast' website before you travel for up to date information on what's happening during your stay.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's always nice to return to Gowland Cottage. Olde world charm combined with modern luxury and comfort. Another fabulous week.

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Joanne T
Cath D, VR Owner at Gowland Cottage, Charming 18th Century, Old Town, Listed Fisherman's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We really appreciate your time to review us and love to welcome guests back year after year. Warm wishes Kate GC

Reviewed 8 August 2019 via mobile

Just returned from a 4 night stay with my family and we now have the post holiday blues! The cottage was beautiful and the owners had thought of every detail to make it feel like a home away from home from the welcome hamper to...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Rachael M
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Reviewed 11 June 2019

The location was excellent very near to the beaches and restaurants and cafes, there was lovely dog walks nearby and on certain beaches. The owner even let us bring both of our dogs The cottage also had a closed garden which was excellent for our...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank DayTrip68657769744
Cath D, VR Owner at Gowland Cottage, Charming 18th Century, Old Town, Listed Fisherman's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to review Gowland Cottage. It really helps guests decide whether our cottage is right for them. We’re delighted you and your furry family members had a great stay!

Reviewed 10 June 2019

We have never been to Scarborough and did not know what to expect of this holiday. I booked this cottage because of previous excellent reviews. When we arrived at the cottage, we were very impressed. It was beautifully presented and full of characters, which made...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Sunshine62182849202
Cath D, VR Owner at Gowland Cottage, Charming 18th Century, Old Town, Listed Fisherman's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2019

Thanks so much for posting a review. We’re really pleased your family had a great holiday and found the cottage family friendly, which is our aim. We’d love to welcome you again!

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 May 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: May 2019
Cath D, VR Owner at Gowland Cottage, Charming 18th Century, Old Town, Listed Fisherman's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2019

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Gowland Cottage is situated in the heart of the Old Town. It is a conservation area, with cobbled street. The cottage is located in Tollergate which is on a hill and would have been the boundary of the castle settlement 500 years ago. Scarborough has expanded considerably since! The immediate area is residential, Seamen's homes, St. Peter's and St. Mary's churches, fishermen's cottages. Within 7 mins walk are Scarborough Castle (three thousand years of history awaits you there), a vast array of restaurants, cafes, bars, shops and traditional seaside entertainment, as well as some stunning walks, surfing, shopping, food markets, theatre, dancing and Open Air Theatre attracting top music artists.
Getting around
Shops, restaurants, beaches, bars and activities are within a very short walking distance from the house. There is an open air bus tour of the town, bus connections to Whitby and train connections to York. Private parking at the back of the house for two cars means you can have the pleasure of close amenities in the Old Town without the parking hassle and drive out to the North York Moors for breathtaking scenery and walks to suit all abilities; North Yorkshire Moors Steam railway - Goathland, (Heartbeat country), Robin Hood's Bay and much much more.
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