The Ticket Office
Ruswarp near Whitby, North York Moors & Coast
An interesting and imaginative conversion of a stone-built Victorian Grade II listed former ticket office, set in the centre of the bustling village of Ruswarp, 1.5 miles from Whitby. Offering quirky accommodation, this Ruswarp cottage provides a perfect hideaway for couples wanting to stay somewhere a little bit different! Retaining many original features, this Ruswarp cottage has a decorative cast iron fireplace, mullion windows and tongue and groove panelled walls. The attractive, open plan living space of this Ruswarp cottage has been sympathetically restored, with slate floors, a cosy living flame gas fire and a small dining area overlooking the station platform. A spiral staircase leads up to a cabin-style bedroom and shower room, tucked into the eaves of the building. Decorated and maintained to a high standard, this Ruswarp cottage provides a comfortable holiday home with steam trains passing the door and excellent village amenities, including a good butcher's, a local shop and a pub serving real ale and good food. With boating on the River Esk and a lovely waterside tea room, the locality has much to offer. The Esk Valley Walk runs through the village and a public footpath offers a pleasant walk into the historic port of Whitby, with its pretty harbour, sandy beaches and wide range of restaurants and shops. With the beautiful heather-clad moors and dramatic coastline to explore, this Ruswarp cottage is in the perfect location.
Cabin-style double bedroom set in the eaves (restricted access and headroom). Bathroom in eaves with shower (on landing area) basin & WC (in separate room). Attractive open plan living area with compact kitchen, dining area & sitting area with living flame gas fire.
Electric panel heaters with gas fire in sitting area. Electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freesat, DVD, radio/CD. All fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 mins walk, pub across the road. Note: The bedroom is situated in the eaves and has restricted access from one side only. Note: Property is adjacent to station platform (4 trains daily) on scenic Esk Valley line.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
About the location
Whitby 1.5 miles; Robin Hood's Bay 6 miles.
Situated just 1.5 miles inland from Whitby, the small village of Ruswarp lies on the River Esk, with old stone cottages lining the main street. Ruswap has excellent amenities, including a local pub with hand-pulled real ales, a village shop and a renowned local butcher. The Esk Valley Walk runs through the village, and it is an easy 25 minute walk to the centre of Whitby. Ruswarp has a regular bus service, and the single track railway has regular steam trains running through! Enjoy an hourís boating on the river, take a ride on the miniature train, feed the local ducks, or enjoy a snack at the tearoom. A perfect location for exploring the surrounding coastline and the dramatic North York Moors.