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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 hour’s 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.
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A lovely, modern end-terrace cottage, situated on the banks of the River Esk in the charming village of Ruswarp, just 2 miles from Whitby. Offering superb accommodation, this delightful property offers views over the river from the spacious first floor sitting room, whilst the kitchen provides access via French doors to the patio area, an ideal place to sit and watch the abundance of riverside wildlife. Ruswarp itself offers boat trips along the river, a small golf course, a miniature railway and a local pub and shops just three minutes’ walk from the cottage, whilst the fishing port of Whitby can be easily accessed via a nearby public footpath. A great location ideal for exploring all the coastal and inland villages of the east coast and the striking countryside of the North York Moors.
Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. First floor sitting room with living flame-effect gas fire.
Gas central heating with gas fire in sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV, video, DVD, radio/CD player. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Small, sunny patio with garden furniture and river frontage. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 3 mins walk. Note: This property only accepts children of 8 years and over.
Previous visitors' comments about Kingfisher Cottage:
We liked the view of the ducks.
Mr Avern, Croydon, March 2013
This property is part of our annual pilgrimage to Whitby and no doubt we will make many more return trips.
Mrs Lewis, Warrington, September 2012
Excellent location, particularly for viewing the wildlife on the river. Comfortable and well-designed property. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Kingfisher Cottage and hope to return.
Ms Porter, Leeds, September 2012
The views, the position on the river and proximity to Whitby. Owners were friendly and helpful especially when we locked ourselves out!
Mr Rushton, Accrington, March 2012