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Firbank Cottage

Castleton near Danby, North York Moors & Coast, YO21 2EU (Ref. 30565)


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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Wonderful cottage in amazing grounds set right in the heart of the North Yorkshire Moors: a real getaway from city life.”

    - Laura, August 2021

About the property

Castleton 1 mile.

A very attractive, stone cottage, attached to the owner’s property, in a beautiful, tranquil, hillside setting, on the edge of Castleton in the heart of the North York Moors.

This Castleton cottage, retaining glimpses of exposed stone walls, has been converted into the perfect base for small families and groups of friends, wishing to explore the spectacular surrounding countryside and the dramatic Heritage Coastline.

This spacious Castleton cottage provides wonderful, comfortable accommodation, featuring two generous bedrooms, including a king-size double room.

There is also a bathroom where you can enjoy a relaxing soak after a day on your feet exploring and a ground floor shower room.

The well-equipped kitchen and dining area provide a wonderful place to gather and enjoy family meals, while you plan tomorrow’s escapades.

Retire to the cosy sitting room, boasting a warming open fire, and unwind with a film or relax in the large conservatory, overlooking the enchanting, tranquil garden.

Take your tennis rackets and enjoy a game of tennis on the nearby court, arrangeable with the owners.

Guests staying at this Castleton cottage also benefit from access to two acres of private woodland featuring a private lakeside seating area.

The immediate area is a walker’s paradise, boasting a network of public footpaths and quiet rural roads.

The traditional moorland village of Castleton offers a range of excellent amenities, with a selection of quaint tea rooms, two welcoming pubs, and friendly local shops.

A short drive from this Castleton cottage brings you to the seaside town of Saltburn, with its sandy beaches, a long pier and a cliffside lift.

Enjoy a walk through pretty gardens from the seafront to the town centre, where there are some excellent restaurants to sample and lots of independent shops and galleries to peruse.

The bustling market town of Guisborough, just eight miles from this Castleton cottage, hosts a twice weekly market along the cobbled main street.

The popular seaside town of Whitby lies a little further down the coast and offers many attractions, including whale watching, harbour boat trips and the Captain Cook Museum.

A well-placed Castleton cottage, perfect for a relaxing break, exploring the North York Moors.


  • Two bedrooms with basin: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Conservatory.
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Enclosed private lawned garden and patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Access to two acres of woodland with lake
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 5 mins walk

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About the location


Guisborough 9 miles; Pickering 19 miles; Whitby 18 miles.

The picturesque village of Castleton nestles in the beautiful Esk Valley, in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. Surrounded by stunning scenery, this bustling village offers superb amenities including two pubs, both serving great food, a village shop, a convenience store, a Post Office, tea rooms and a small art gallery. There is a railway station serving the Esk Valley and Whitby, which also links with the steam line to the attractive market town of Pickering. The Camphill Village Trust community of Botton is nearby, with its craft workshops and shops selling home produced food, craft items and books. The historic city of York is just over an hour away, and the coastal towns and villages of Whitby, Staithes, Robin Hood's Bay and Sandsend with its lovely beach, are within easy driving distance, and well worth a visit.