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Arden House

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1015842)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Pub less than 1 mile


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15 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Morbey

    “The cottage was in a lovely location, was clean and very well equipped.”

    When we had an electrical problem it was rectified very quickly. If I was being picky a new non stick frying pan wouldn't have gone amiss, but this was a home away from home. Loved it.

    When we had an electrical problem it was rectified very quickly. If I was being picky a new non stick frying pan wouldn't have gone amiss, but this was a home away from home. Loved it.

    - Mr Morbey, October 2020

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The property

This gorgeous cottage situated on the outskirts of the delightful village of Sleights is well situated for discovering the outstanding North York Moors National Park and nearby coastal town of Whitby.

Set over three floors, with lovely views from the top, families settle immediately into the pace of village life and appreciate the stunning scenery of this comfortable Yorkshire base.

On entering the handsome, double-fronted property, guests are welcomed by a pleasing reception hall with wooden floors and cosy sitting room with wood burning stove – the perfect place to snuggle up and unwind after a long coastal walk.

The separate dining room boasts a superb original decorative range which adds a pleasing sense of homeliness and nostalgia to mealtimes.

A light and tastefully-decorated kitchen is complemented by a pantry, complete with a very handy shower room, basin and WC.

To the first floor is a tranquil twin bedroom and impressive master bedroom, both with original cast iron fireplaces.

The valley vistas are quite breathtaking from both rooms and it is pleasing to spend time observing the changing effects of light and weather upon the landscape.

The extra-large walk-in shower (no step up) is also a delight. Another spacious double bedroom with TV and an original fireplace, armchair, and superb views is on the second floor.

Together with a single bedroom with TV and fireplace. Guests can enjoy their privacy thanks to the high hedges to the front of the property.

In warmer weather, the front garden is a real sun trap, making it a pleasurable place to sit and have a peaceful cup of tea surrounded by flowers, Japanese maples and other shrubs.

The pink clematis around the front door adds to the charm.

On-street parking is directly opposite. The river Esk, Yorkshire’s only salmon river, runs through Sleights and between October and December salmon leap upriver to their spawning grounds.

The charming village has a very popular cafe and garden centre located on the river bank which is a two minute walk from the property.

The village also has two inns, a bakers, quality butchers and grocers.

Spend time browsing the antiques emporium, sampling fresh fish and chips or spotting steam trains as they pass through Sleights’s small station on their way to Whitby. With lovely walks nearby and Whitby, with its fine maritime heritage and sandy beach, only a five minute drive away, guests are sure to feel rejuvenated by time well spent in this gorgeous part of North Yorkshire.


  • Over three floors Four bedrooms: 1 x twin, 1 x first floor double with TV, 1 x second floor double – all with TV, 1 x single Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. First floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with pantry Dining Room with original decorative range Sitting Room with wood burning stove
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washing machine, 4 x TVs, DVD, WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and high chair available
  • Roadside parking opposite cottage
  • Paved front garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Shop, pubs, renowned butchers and other local amenities 10 mins walk.

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About the location


Robin Hood's Bay 5.5 miles; Scarborough 19.3 miles; Pickering 23 miles; Guisborough 21.5 miles.

The seaside town and port of Whitby lies at the mouth of the River Esk in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire. Ideally situated for exploring this beautiful part of Yorkshire, the local area hosts an abundance of activity so you can be sure to get the best out of both the countryside and the coast. From the nearby North York Moors to its Blue Flag beaches, there's something here for every interest and time of year. Amongst its many attractions, Whitby holds a charming atmosphere, home to winding streets and hidden alleys, where you can find a wide selection of eateries and shops scattered amongst them. Take a trip to the picturesque harbour and lighthouse to watch the sun set, or get involved in some whale watching or a coastal cruise to watch the creatures up close. Climb the famous 199 steps to the Whitby Abbey to immerse yourself with history, or visit the Captain Cook Memorial Museum presenting historical and ethnographic exhibition about Cook himself. Hosting an abundance of leisure facilities, opportunities to explore the natural lands, and plenty of coastal delights, Whitby offers something for everyone. Close to the Robin Hood's Bay full of heritage wonders and scenic spots, and in reach of the bustling towns of Scarborough and Middlesbrough, Whitby is a prime location for exploring all of the delights that Yorkshire has to offer.

Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi included.

Utilities: All bedding and towels are included plus there is a travel cot and high chair available.

Pets: One well-behaved pet welcome.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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