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85 Queen Street

Filey, East Yorkshire

85 Queen Street is a well appointed Victorian terraced house with sea views and is just two minutes walk from the Beach and Cobble Landing.

Situated in a quiet cul de sac in ‘Filey Old Town’, 85 has private parking for up to 3 cars, a private courtyard with Pizza oven,

sea thrift green roof ,pretty flower garden with soft fruit, vegetables and herbs and a lilac Summer House with 15 movable red velour Cinema seats and TV/DVD

 

The bedrooms are arranged over 3 floors and named after former Filey Lifeboatmen.

Antiques and unusual contemporary furniture and artwork have been used throughout to create an attractive and thought provoking holiday experience.

The Conservatory is East facing and decorated with driftwood furniture and leads on to the  kitchen has a cooker, microwave, fridge and freezer washing machine and down stairs loo.

Next door the sitting room has a porch, tv, music system and wood burning stove.

The house boasts a number of unusual artistic features including cricket ball door knobs, a top hat lamp, a specially designed stained glass sea themed door panel and a cuckoo clock. The stairs which have lights let in to the risers lead to;

Floor One
Buggins which has a partial sea view and bay window looking onto Queen Street. This
floor also has a house bathroom and loo, a separate drying room and loo. The
house benefits from modern pressurised central heating throughout.
All 4 bedrooms have twin single beds, an ideal house for families or groups of up to 8 friends.

Floor Two

‘Laughy’ which overlooks Queen Street with a partial sea view and ensuite shower room and loo.

’ Tint’ (named after the lifeboatman who always said ‘tint my fault’) has twin beds and washbasin with views over the garden and to Filey Country Park and Brigg.

Floor Three

‘Crow’ as in Crow’s Nest is the Penthouse and could be one of the highest bedrooms in Filey with views East, South and West to Filey Brigg, Filey and Flamborough Head. It has an ensuite bathroom loo, fridge and solid oak wardrobes and bedside tables. I know because I helped carry them all the way up three flights of stairs!! I won't tell you about the freestanding bath, which is now in Cliff Top -  we also carried that all the way up, then all the
way back when it wouldn’t go up the last few steps!!

Buggins, Laughy, Tint and Crow are equipped with kettles and hairdryers.

 

‘Filey Old Town’ was the original traditional fishing port and has many attractive painted cottages under red pan-tiled rooves with numerous little courts, yards,  wells and alleyways. It is part of the Filey Conservation Area and many buildings and Sail Lofts are listed.

 

Queen Street has a hard wired emergency lighting and smoke alarm system. Gill looks after the house and her husband the garden.

What to do?

Concerts at Leeds Arena, visit relatives, enjoy the Leeds Indie Food Festival, exhibitions at the Henry Moore Gallery, golf the wonderful courses of Alwoodley and Moortown, shop to your heart's content or search the visit Leeds or www.treasuretrails.com websites. All with a stay at Dunstarn Cottge, Leeds.

 

For all rentals please contact May Rhodes on

mayrhodes-update@outlook.com or 07474449190 or Linda Burrows

07801651783 at pinkceb@aol.com. Dunstarn Cottage is also available through Air B and B.

 

Our inaugural outdoor picnic theatre event  Pride and Prejudice was held in 2017 at Dunstarn Farm Adel Leeds 16 by Chapterhouse Theatre Co. 250 guests attended. 2018 we  performed Robin Hood . 2019 we took a break and hope to be back in 2020.

 

Last updated 7th Sept 2019

Web photos courtesy Linda Burrows

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