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Whitby 9 miles; Runswick Bay 3 miles; Sandsend 6 miles.
The small, rural village of Ugthorpe lies 9 miles from the historic port of Whitby. Surrounded by the beautiful and dramatic countryside of the North York Moors, this scattered village makes a lovely peaceful place to stay. There is a local village inn serving food, very welcome after a day’s walking on the numerous public footpaths and bridleways in the area. The seaside villages of Sandsend and Runswick Bay are close by and both provide lovely, sandy beaches, fossil hunting and beachcombing. Ugthorpe is in an ideal location, with easy access to the steam railway at Grosmont, the Danby Moors Centre, the market towns of Pickering and Hutton-le-Hole and all the seaside attractions of Whitby.
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A traditional, stone and pantile terraced cottage, situated next to the local inn in the sleepy village of Ugthorpe, nine miles from Whitby. Basic but comfortable, this Ugthorpe cottage provides inviting accommodation for couples wanting to explore this beautiful area of the country. Warm and cosy, this Ugthorpe cottage offers a quaint and quirky living area with a wealth of original features, including beams, boarded doors and an old salt cupboard next to the brick fireplace. There is a tiny, kitchenette in one corner, whilst the Belfast sink is situated in the adjoining lobby. Steep, winding cottage stairs lead up to the two bedrooms, whilst the shower room is situated on the ground floor. Furnished in keeping with the age of this property, this characterful Ugthorpe cottage is surrounded by stunning scenery but within easy reach of the coastal towns. Enjoy countless walking and cycling opportunities from the doorstep of this cottage in Ugthorpe, then visit the excellent village pub for an evening of good food and real ales! A short drive brings you to the bustling port of Whitby, with its historic harbour, individual shops and long sandy beaches. Why not climb the 199 steps up to the abbey, or take a bracing cliff-top walk on The Cleveland Way? A lovely stroll along the beach brings you to Sandsend, a tiny village with some excellent tea rooms overlooking the sea, whilst a little further north, lie Runswick Bay and Staithes, both well worth exploring. With many pretty inland villages to discover and in close proximity to the market towns of Pickering and Kirkbymoorside, this Ugthorpe cottage provides a good base for a very happy holiday.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Cosy, open plan living area with small kitchenette (the sink is in the adjoining lobby), dining area and sitting area with electric fire.
Electric heaters throughout with additional heating from electric fire in sitting area. Baby Belling oven with 2-ring hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD player, radio. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking outside property. Small, grassed area at front with bench. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Village pub next door, shop 4 miles. Note: There are steep, cottage stairs at this property. Note: This property accepts a maximum of 2 adults and is not suitable for children.
Previous visitors' comments about Holmlea:
The location was good for arranging walks. Cottage was warm and cosy with a lot of history.
Mrs Pilkington, Belper, September 2012
Very peaceful location, ideally situated to explore the North Yorkshire coast. Quirky cottage with plenty of character.
Mrs Jacques, Sheffield, September 2012
The cottage was cosy and quiet. We were able to visit lots of places of interest as it was so central. The cottage had everything that we needed - there was even foil and cling film provided!
Mrs Caunt, Grantham, July 2012
Very peaceful, had a nice rest. Would book again with Sykes.
Mr Angliss, Chelmsford, May 2012