St. Helena Cottage

Danby Dale near Castleton, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1712)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Diane051219
    November 2016
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    Quiet cottage location


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Castleton 2.5 miles. A lovely stone-built period cottage, attached to the owners' house, situated in a wonderfully peaceful rural location at the head of Danby Dale, 2.5 miles from the village of Castleton.

With glorious views over the surrounding countryside from its elevated position, this charming upside down cottage is decorated and furnished to a very high standard, and offers a warm and welcoming base from which to explore the local area, either by foot or by car.

The property has a spacious first floor sitting room with flame-effect fire and spectacular views into the valley head.

There is a well-equipped kitchen with separate dining area, and a lovely lawned garden, ideal for sitting out and relaxing.

A haven for walkers and cyclists, the surrounding countryside offers countless footpaths, bridleways and cycle trails, some of which can be accessed from the cottage door.

This delightful property with its peaceful location, and its proximity to both coast and countryside, provides an ideal base for an enjoyable and relaxing break.


Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. First floor bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC. First floor fitted kitchen with dining area. First floor sitting room with flame-effect fire.


  • Gas central heating with flame-effect fire in sitting room
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with FreeSat, video, DVD, stereo/CD player, WiFi
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Abundant off road parking
  • Enclosed lawned garden to rear with garden furniture and BBQ
  • Up to two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: The cottage enjoys a filtered, natural spring water supply.

About the location


Guisborough 9 miles; Pickering 19 miles; Whitby 18 miles.

The picturesque village of Castleton nestles in the beautiful Esk Valley, in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. Surrounded by stunning scenery, this bustling village offers superb amenities including two pubs, both serving great food, a village shop, a convenience store, a Post Office, tea rooms and a small art gallery. There is a railway station serving the Esk Valley and Whitby, which also links with the steam line to the attractive market town of Pickering. The Camphill Village Trust community of Botton is nearby, with its craft workshops and shops selling home produced food, craft items and books. The historic city of York is just over an hour away, and the coastal towns and villages of Whitby, Staithes, Robin Hood's Bay and Sandsend with its lovely beach, are within easy driving distance, and well worth a visit.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas