Danby 0.5 miles.
This attractive period stone cottage, adjoins the owners' property in the charming hamlet of Ainthorpe, near Danby village.
Set deep in the North York Moors National Park, it has delightful views overlooking the village green, with the local inn just a five minute walk.
Full of warmth and character, it offers a welcoming sitting room, with exposed beams and comfortable seating set around the cosy woodburning stove.
The dining table is deftly arranged in the window, to take in the glorious vistas, while the separate modern kitchen is well equipped, enabling guests to prepare tasty meals.
Upstairs, there is a pretty double bedroom, with a contemporary en-suite shower room.
Tastefully furnished in a traditional style, the property has a relaxing feel to come home to after a busy day out exploring.
The surrounding area is a walkers’ haven, with footpaths and trails taking you through breathtaking scenery over the open moorlands and secluded valleys.
An easy pleasant walk to Danby, brings you to a lovely bakery and tea room, with another country inn, serving good food to sample.
Nearby Castleton has excellent village amenities, with a small Co-op, pubs, a hairdressers and tea rooms.
A short drive will bring you to the coast, with Saltburn and Whitby offering superb, long sandy beaches and many attractions, while the small fishermen's villages of Staithes and Runswick Bay are always popular for day visits.
A wonderful romantic retreat for couples to enjoy a memorable holiday.
About the location
Staithes 10 miles; Whitby 15 miles; Guisborough 10 miles.
The village of Danby nestles in the beautiful and peaceful Esk Valley in the heart of The North York Moors. The village has two pubs (both serving food), a bakery, a tea room and a health food shop. There is also an excellent National Park Visitor Centre at Danby Lodge – an historic building set in 13 acres of riverside pasture, with facilities which include exhibitions, nature trails and tea rooms. Danby also boasts the ruins of a 14th century castle and the only remaining working water mill on the River Esk. The scenic Esk Valley Railway line runs through the village on its way to Whitby. The quaint moorland villages of Hutton-le-Hole and Lastingham, the market town of Pickering, the city of York and the Yorkshire Coast villages of Staithes, Saltburn and Robin Hood’s Bay are all within easy touring distance.
Note: Adults only, no children or infants.