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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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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 and sitting area with living flame gas fire.
Electric panel heaters with gas fire in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freesat, DVD, radio/CD. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and 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.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about The Ticket Office:
The property was well situated for amenities and within walking distance of Whitby. Friendly locals. Beautiful countryside.
Mrs Mardling, Stevenage, March 2013
Great location, brilliant quirky accommodation, good parking , pub serving very good food nearby, being on the railway, information from the Owner, welcome pack , walking into Whitby by the railway and river.
Mr Cooper, Telford, December 2012
Good location and easy access to tourist areas - Yorkshire Moors and East Coast seaside resorts. Local pub very near serves food. We enjoyed our stay in the Ticket House. We are returning customers and will book with Sykes again, they are very efficient. Thank you.
Prof Marriss, Wakefield, November 2012
The setting was great and very convenient for a walking holiday and access to Whitby without needing to drive.
Mr Thomson, Llanarth, October 2012