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East Yorkshire Self Catering cottage, Smugglers Den, Skipsea, sleeps 6

Areas: East Yorkshire

Smugglers Den
YO25 8SW

Smugglers Den, Skipsea, Yorkshire

  Booking through:
Sykes Cottages
Telephone Sykes Cottages booking line   01244 352 197

Sleeps a maximum of: 6

Pricing From: £261.00

This first-floor apartment rests in Skipsea and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.

Smugglers Den is a first-floor apartment resting within the village of Skipsea. It houses three double bedrooms, together sleeping up to six people and is serviced by a bathroom with a shower over, basin and WC. Completing the interior is a kitchen, a dining room and a sitting room.

To the outside, there is off-road parking. Smugglers Den is a superb base for exploring this part of Yorkshire.

Pet friendly accommodation Pet Friendly


Noisy. Dangerous electrics. Dirty towels. Not clean. No beach nearby.
The noise from the pub downstairs was a constant thudthudthud until Thursday night quiz night when it was really loud. The switch for the hot water boiler is not adequate for the power going through it, and has gone brown, is hot and is cracked. It is a fire risk. We turned it off at night and when out, and tried to move to a safer place to stay. The owner was informed and called a plumber out to fix an electrical fault (?!). It wasn't fixed. The towels smelled of dog and were stained. They didn't come clean when washed. Only small towels are provided. The people staying in the smaller 2 bedrooms were bitten by something in the night. The smallest bedroom only has a skylight window that you can't see through. It was half decorated but clean. The hallway was also partly decorated. The next smallest bedroom was dusty with cobwebs and had not been cleaned. The larger bedroom was ok. The hot water was intermittent when we stayed...it is shared with the pub potwash. There are many steps, all different heights. The stairs up to the flat are narrow and steep. There are shallow steps in the hallway. There are steep steps down to the two smaller bedrooms and the bathroom. The kitchen has basic equipment but is large and has all you need. There is a dishwasher and washing machine and cleaning tablets are provided. There is a good sized dining room with TV, and the lounge is nice, with games. There is no DVD player. The feeling I got from the owners, when complaining about cleanliness and the electrics, is that they had no clue about what they were doing. Sykes cottages, who we booked through, did not reply to my complaint about electrical safety. The village of skipsea is nice, but the beach access has fallen into the sea and is dangerous and inaccessible. I recommend finding somewhere else to stay. Like hornsea. We stayed from 21 June 21 to 25 June 21.



Parking Space Parking Space
Linen Provided Linen provided
Dishwasher Dishwasher
cookewr Cooker
Refrigerator Fridge
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Televsion Television
High Chair High Chair
Cot Cot
WiFi WiFi


Double Beds


Oil central heating
Fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, electric oven, ceramic hob
Smart TV with Netflix, TV, books, games and WiFi included
Fuel and power inc in rent
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
1 x Highchair and cot available on request
Sorry, no smoking
Pub and shop within 200 yards
Note: The property is situated above a working pub

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Skipsea, All Saints Church - 0.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Skipsea Castle - 4.4 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Hornsea Museum - 5 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Brandesburton, St Mary's Church - 5.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Sigglesthorne, St Lawrence Church - 5.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Harpham, St John's Church - 6.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Burton Agnes Hall - 6.5 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Catwick, St Michael's Church - 6.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Goxhill, St Giles Church - 6.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Lowthorpe Church - 6.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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