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Red House

Scarborough, Yorkshire
Grade 4 Star rating

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Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 3
Pets 2
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Description

You will be entertained for hours at this detached house with large grounds, a games room and pool table, widescreen TV and even a piano.

Ground Floor:
Living room:
With wood burner and Freeview TV.
Dining room: With wood burner.
Kitchen: With gas range, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Conservatory.
Games room: With pool table, piano, Freeview TV and DVD player.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle (no toilet).
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Steep stairs to...
Bedroom 4: With twin beds and low ceiling.
Steep, narrow stairs to...
Second Floor:
Bedroom 5: With twin beds.

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burners included. Travel cot and highchair. Large, enclosed lawned garden with decked area. 2-acre, partially landscaped and wooded grounds with sitting-out area, garden furniture and barbecue. Turret (no access). Private parking for 4 cars. No smoking.

Visit England ROSE award winner 2018
Dating back to 1860, Red House is an imposing, detached holiday property set in over 2 acres of landscaped garden and private woodland. Located within walking distance of the sea, less than 2 miles, this property has panoramic views of both Scarborough bays towards the 12th-century castle ruins. Spread over three floors, with a large games room complete with pool table, widescreen TV and piano overlooking the stunning garden, and a rooftop turret flying the Union Jack, this large house has a real home from home feel, and is an ideal place to celebrate that special occasion. A short walk brings you into Scarborough town with its shops, inns, tea rooms, museums and theatres. Scarborough caters for all the family, with two colourful bays boasting long stretches of award-winning sandy beach, amusement arcades, ice cream parlours, a fun fair and donkey rides. Visit the Sea Life Centre, or stroll around the themed Peasholm Park. Scarborough is well-situated for exploring the Heritage Coast of North Yorkshire, with historic homes, halls and castles easily reached. The North York Moors National Park is home to pretty villages tucked away in the valleys, with inns and tea rooms serving some of Yorkshire’s finest cuisine. Fishing and sea-going trips can be taken from South Bay, and surfing and body boarding available in North Bay. Golf 4 miles. Shop 500 yards, pub and restaurant ¼ mile.

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
    Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Games Room
    Games Room
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Sea View
    Sea View
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Heritage Collection
    Heritage Collection
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle
  • Celebration Houses
    Celebration Houses


Customer Comments

  • 9

    13/05/2019
    Confirmed guest, 06/05/2019
    Had a lovely weekend break at red house with some friends. The house was spacious and well equipped. Great location, excellent host and lovely welcome basket.


  • 10

    30/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 29/04/2019
    Amazing stay at red house. Everything that we could think of needing was available. Jenny was friendly on the phone, and the extra touches to welcome us was much appreciated! We had an excellent time and will definitely look at booking again.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you Becky, it was a pleasure having you to stay at Red House.

  • 9

    18/02/2019
    Confirmed guest, 15/02/2019
    Gorgeous house with lots of games and dvds, and toys for staying occupied on rainy days. It kept our teenage bunch well entertained playing tag, and the garden was lovely and spacious with fabulous views over the south of Scarborough. The owners are very friendly and happy to help should any issues arise (non happened which couldn't be sorted ourselves...but we knew they were there for us), which was reassuring. The furnishings are welcoming and cosy, and in good condition. They are not put in as an after thought which you can often find in hoiday lets, so it was wonderful to feel welcomed in that way too. Thank you for a lovely stay!! Definitely recommended.


  • 10

    21/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 19/11/2018
    Fantastic place to stay! Great location Would recommend to anyone either large adult party or family groups A great welcome pack, and a massive thank you to the owners for letting us stay in there beautiful house 5 stars

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Laura thank you so much, what a great review. It was lovely having you as guests.

  • 10

    13/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 12/11/2018
    We had a family get together to celebrate my 75th birthday. The Red House accommated eight of us very comfortably. A lounge big enough to seat us all together as well as a games room. We all enjoyed a walk along the sea front at Scarborough and a delicious ice cream. We all would recommend a stay at the Red House and hopefully enjoy the house as much as we did. There were a few very thoughtful surprises awaiting us on arrival. Thank you Jenny.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you, I'm so glad the celebrations went well, congratulations.

  • 10

    17/10/2018
    Confirmed guest, 15/10/2018
    Fantastic we had a lovely time. It rained on our second day so we made the most of the house playing games with the kids in front of the fire. The views are beautiful and the house feels happy. I wanted to stay forever.


  • 10

    19/10/2018
    Confirmed guest, 08/10/2018
    Had a brilliant weekend with family. Could not wish for more there is everything you need and a lovely welcome pack and chocolate cake on arrival. Would definitely stay again.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you, I'm so glad you had a lovely time.

  • 10

    26/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 24/09/2018
    What a fantastic house. I have been hiring cottages and homes for holidays for 20 years. Redhouse has to be up there with the very best. Well done for giving us a great weekend. Thankyou

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you, that is a wonderful thing to say. I'm so glad we gave you a memorable weekend.

  • 10

    01/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 31/08/2018
    Absolutely would love to return to this beautiful house. Started with an amazing welcome pack, tour off the lovely Jenny and ended with a week of great memories. So much to do in the house we barely left! Kids loved building dens in the woods and starting the log burning fires. Games room was well used, especially the piano, as was the trampoline. DVD, CD and book collection were all great bonuses. Everything is high spec, beds are really comfortable and fantastic added bonus of lovely towels and big utility room full of toys and washer and dryer so I’ve returned for the first time from a holiday with no washing! Attention to detail is excellent, it sleeps 10 but the downstairs feels like 20 could easily fit in as there’s plenty of space to spread out. Thanks for a wonderful week Jenny!

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you - it was an absolute pleasure to have your lovely family stay at Red House.

  • 6

    15/08/2018
    Confirmed guest, 10/08/2018
    The house itself is fantastic but the garden lets it down in my opinion, although it is fully enclosed there is a really steep slope/drop within the grounds which is only partially fenced off, this part of the garden is really overgrown and full of brambles. Luckily we had a few large dog crates with us that we had to make a barrier with, we had to do this whenever the dogs were in the garden. If this had been highlighted in the description of the house I would not have booked it. I also thought it was unfair of the owner to come back mid week to pot her plants! We have holidayed several times a year for the past 15 years and have never had this happen before. The last thing you want is the owner dropping in. This alone would also stop us holidaying here again.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; So sorry you thought I had dropped in, in fact, I received a text from a member of your party about all the breakages at the weekend and we arranged for me to clear up the broken garden pot and transfer the plants on Tuesday while you were all at the beach. Was this not mentioned? We do have blackberries and raspberries in the orchard on the bank; the path is kept clear, I am sorry if your golden retrievers struggled. We did let you drop off your two trailers at noon on changeover day, let you in early as it was raining, and stored your trailers on the final day until 3pm, we had no idea about these issues and a member of the party text to say you were all having a fantastic time.

  • 10

    29/07/2018
    Confirmed guest, 27/07/2018
    A beautiful and very interesting house. Old and new blended together beautifully. Amazing views.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner: Glad you enjoyed the history of the house, its certainly a quirky building. The Yorkshire flag is flying this week for Yorkshire Day. Hope to see you again.

  • 9

    13/05/2019
    Confirmed guest, 06/05/2019
    Had a lovely weekend break at red house with some friends. The house was spacious and well equipped. Great location, excellent host and lovely welcome basket.


  • 10

    30/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 29/04/2019
    Amazing stay at red house. Everything that we could think of needing was available. Jenny was friendly on the phone, and the extra touches to welcome us was much appreciated! We had an excellent time and will definitely look at booking again.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you Becky, it was a pleasure having you to stay at Red House.

  • 9

    18/02/2019
    Confirmed guest, 15/02/2019
    Gorgeous house with lots of games and dvds, and toys for staying occupied on rainy days. It kept our teenage bunch well entertained playing tag, and the garden was lovely and spacious with fabulous views over the south of Scarborough. The owners are very friendly and happy to help should any issues arise (non happened which couldn't be sorted ourselves...but we knew they were there for us), which was reassuring. The furnishings are welcoming and cosy, and in good condition. They are not put in as an after thought which you can often find in hoiday lets, so it was wonderful to feel welcomed in that way too. Thank you for a lovely stay!! Definitely recommended.


  • 10

    21/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 19/11/2018
    Fantastic place to stay! Great location Would recommend to anyone either large adult party or family groups A great welcome pack, and a massive thank you to the owners for letting us stay in there beautiful house 5 stars

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Laura thank you so much, what a great review. It was lovely having you as guests.

  • 10

    13/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 12/11/2018
    We had a family get together to celebrate my 75th birthday. The Red House accommated eight of us very comfortably. A lounge big enough to seat us all together as well as a games room. We all enjoyed a walk along the sea front at Scarborough and a delicious ice cream. We all would recommend a stay at the Red House and hopefully enjoy the house as much as we did. There were a few very thoughtful surprises awaiting us on arrival. Thank you Jenny.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you, I'm so glad the celebrations went well, congratulations.

  • 10

    17/10/2018
    Confirmed guest, 15/10/2018
    Fantastic we had a lovely time. It rained on our second day so we made the most of the house playing games with the kids in front of the fire. The views are beautiful and the house feels happy. I wanted to stay forever.


  • 10

    19/10/2018
    Confirmed guest, 08/10/2018
    Had a brilliant weekend with family. Could not wish for more there is everything you need and a lovely welcome pack and chocolate cake on arrival. Would definitely stay again.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you, I'm so glad you had a lovely time.

  • 10

    26/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 24/09/2018
    What a fantastic house. I have been hiring cottages and homes for holidays for 20 years. Redhouse has to be up there with the very best. Well done for giving us a great weekend. Thankyou

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you, that is a wonderful thing to say. I'm so glad we gave you a memorable weekend.

  • 10

    01/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 31/08/2018
    Absolutely would love to return to this beautiful house. Started with an amazing welcome pack, tour off the lovely Jenny and ended with a week of great memories. So much to do in the house we barely left! Kids loved building dens in the woods and starting the log burning fires. Games room was well used, especially the piano, as was the trampoline. DVD, CD and book collection were all great bonuses. Everything is high spec, beds are really comfortable and fantastic added bonus of lovely towels and big utility room full of toys and washer and dryer so I’ve returned for the first time from a holiday with no washing! Attention to detail is excellent, it sleeps 10 but the downstairs feels like 20 could easily fit in as there’s plenty of space to spread out. Thanks for a wonderful week Jenny!

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you - it was an absolute pleasure to have your lovely family stay at Red House.

  • 6

    15/08/2018
    Confirmed guest, 10/08/2018
    The house itself is fantastic but the garden lets it down in my opinion, although it is fully enclosed there is a really steep slope/drop within the grounds which is only partially fenced off, this part of the garden is really overgrown and full of brambles. Luckily we had a few large dog crates with us that we had to make a barrier with, we had to do this whenever the dogs were in the garden. If this had been highlighted in the description of the house I would not have booked it. I also thought it was unfair of the owner to come back mid week to pot her plants! We have holidayed several times a year for the past 15 years and have never had this happen before. The last thing you want is the owner dropping in. This alone would also stop us holidaying here again.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; So sorry you thought I had dropped in, in fact, I received a text from a member of your party about all the breakages at the weekend and we arranged for me to clear up the broken garden pot and transfer the plants on Tuesday while you were all at the beach. Was this not mentioned? We do have blackberries and raspberries in the orchard on the bank; the path is kept clear, I am sorry if your golden retrievers struggled. We did let you drop off your two trailers at noon on changeover day, let you in early as it was raining, and stored your trailers on the final day until 3pm, we had no idea about these issues and a member of the party text to say you were all having a fantastic time.

  • 10

    29/07/2018
    Confirmed guest, 27/07/2018
    A beautiful and very interesting house. Old and new blended together beautifully. Amazing views.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner: Glad you enjoyed the history of the house, its certainly a quirky building. The Yorkshire flag is flying this week for Yorkshire Day. Hope to see you again.

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