The Power House
Skinningrove near Whitby, North York Moors & Coast
A wonderful conversion of a former Victorian powerhouse, 800 yards from the sandy beach in the former fishing village of Skinningrove. Restored to a very high standard, this house in Skinningrove includes a magnificent entrance hall with central ash staircase leading to a galleried landing with leaded glass dome. The Power House offers superb, light and airy accommodation, including a sitting room with feature Victorian cast iron fireplace, arched windows and sea views. Two separate kitchens provide all the facilities that you will need including a glorious Yorkshire range, a real focal point of this Skinningrove cottage, and one of the dining tables incorporates a slate bed snooker table. There are two sitting rooms, both with TVs, one of which has a double sofa bed and ramped access, which may make this delightful property suitable for accompanied disabled. Six bedrooms include two with four poster beds and two with en-suite bathrooms, offering a touch of luxury as well as great flexibility over the sleeping arrangements. A family sized bedroom that sleeps four has two single beds on a mezzanine floor with a distinctive porthole giving sea views, plus there are three further bathrooms, one of which boasts a beautiful roll-top slipper bath. The historic town of Whitby and the coastal villages of Staithes and Runswick Bay are all easily reached, as is the lovely scenery of the nearby North York Moors National Park, making this a great Skinningrove holiday cottage for exploring this fabulous region, any time of the year.
Six bedrooms: 2 x four poster king-size double (one with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC), 1 x king-size double (can be twin on request) with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double (can be twin on request), 1 x twin (can be double on request) with pull-out stacker bed, 1 x family room with 1 king-size double and 2 singles on mezzanine. Bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower, bidet, basin and WC. Bathroom with corner bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Two kitchens with dining areas. Utility. Two sitting rooms (one with sofa bed).
Gas central heating. Gas ovens and hobs, microwave, fridge/freezers, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Large enclosed garden with courtyard, furniture and BBQ. Four well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Note: There is a spiral staircase leading from one of the sitting rooms to the bedrooms. Note: This property was formally Refs. 1352 and 1353 which have been combined into one property.
At a glance
- Four poster bed
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
Saltburn 6 miles; Whitby 15 miles.
The former fishing village of Skinningrove sits on the Cleveland Way, and offers visitors a collection of quaint cottages, a shop and a pub, as well as a sandy beach. Ideally placed for visiting attractions such as the Abbey and harbour at Whitby, the village of Staithes, pretty Runswick Bay and the rest of the coast, the village is also a good base for exploring the dramatic sceneryof the North York Moors National Park, making it a great location for all the family.