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Sandsend, North York Moors & Coast

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The Property

This charming cottage is tucked away in the picturesque seaside village of Sandsend, 2.5 miles from Whitby. Built in the Arts and Crafts period, with original exposed timbers, this quirky Sandsend cottage provides spacious accommodation suitable for family holidays, and is just 150 yards from a long, sweeping sandy beach. With far-reaching sea views, this Sandsend cottage offers a very comfortable sitting room, a separate dining room and a modern kitchen with an extra dining area – ideal for young children. Warm and welcoming, this well-equipped Sandsend cottage is in a fabulous location where guests can enjoy this quaint little village with delightful beach-side cafes and tea rooms, an art gallery and an excellent pub and renowned restaurant. A little beck meanders into the sea where ducks congregate and children can paddle safely. A little further along the headland there are plentiful rock pools and superb opportunities to go fossil hunting along the Jurassic Coastline. From this Sandsend cottage, why not walk along the sands to Whitby and enjoy fish and chips by the harbour side? A walk around Whitby takes you through narrow cobbled streets where there is a wide range of interesting shops, pubs and eating places. Climb the 199 steps to the imposing abbey overlooking the town or enjoy a boat trip from the harbour. With the dramatic North York Moors and the stunning coastline on the doorstep, this Sandsend cottage will appeal to everyone.


Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over and basin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with small dining area. Dining room. Sitting room with electric fire. Porch/boot room.


Gas central heating with flame-effect electric fire in sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Roadside parking outside cottage. Small rear seating area with furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Beach 2 mins walk. Note: Mobile phone reception can be limited in Sandsend. Note: Between 1st May – 30th September dogs are not allowed on the parade section of the beach. Guests can use steps around 350 yards from the cottage to reach the extensive dog friendly stretch of beach during this period.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

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At a glance


Cottage features

  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

About the location


Whitby 2.5 miles.

Lying on Yorkshire's spectacular Heritage Coastline, Sandsend is the ideal place for a family holiday with its award winning, wide sweeping beaches, rock pools and dramatic cliffs. Indeed this part of the coastline is known locally as the Dinosaur Coast because of the many fossils found here. In the season, beachside stalls offer everything from light snacks and drinks to boats, buckets and spades! Children will enjoy damming the little beck where it crosses the beach to form a freshwater lagoon - great (and safe) for paddling and boating! For the more energetic the village sits on the lovely long distance Cleveland Way Trail, which offers great off-road cycling along the disused coastal railway as well as breathtaking clifftop walks. The National Trust now own the nearby headland, Sandsend Ness, where there is a delightful nature trail in the old quarry pits. A special place with something for everyone!

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Enjoyed the whole package. Location was great for us. The local pub was very welcoming.

Mr Peters, Wakefield, March 2014

A beautifully decorated, well kept, high specification cottage. First class.

Mrs Melleney, Goole, March 2014

A very well equipped cottage, comfortable and very clean, a home from home. The location is excellent, near to the beach.

Mrs Metcalfe, Windermere, March 2014

A warm, comfortable and well-equipped cottage situated in an excellent location with easy access to the beach and village. Delightful sea views from the sitting room and one of the bedrooms. Really comfortable beds. Excellent inner porch for drying/cleaning off dogs after being on the beach.

Mrs Taylor, Nottingham, February 2014

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