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Plum Tree Cottage

Castleton near Danby, North York Moors & Coast, YO21 2HA (Ref. 914908)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine

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78 Customer Review(s)

  • “The shower is not very efficient.”

    Very poor water flow. The fitting of a pump may sort this issue?

    Very poor water flow. The fitting of a pump may sort this issue? Otherwise, everything is amazing and we would love to visit again.

    - Carolyn, August 2021

The property

Castleton 0.7 miles.

A charming semi-detached cottage, attached to owner’s home in a peaceful location on the edge of Castleton village, nestling in the heart of the North York Moors National Park.

This welcoming Castleton cottage is an ideal base for couples interested in walking, cycling and touring in the beautiful, surrounding countryside, with easy access to the dramatic Heritage Coast.

Comfortably furnished throughout, this lovely ground floor Castleton cottage has one super king-size double bedroom with en-suite shower room.

The kitchen has a stable door which overlooks the garden, and this North York Moors holiday home also has a spacious sitting room with dining area.

Outside this Castleton cottage is a sunny south-facing garden, a perfect spot to sit, relax and unwind with a glass of wine whilst watching the sun go down.

A few minutes’ walk brings you into the centre of this friendly moorland village, with traditional local inns, a quaint tea room and shops.

An excellent network of public footpaths, quiet lanes and cycle routes are a walkers’ and cyclists' paradise, taking in fine views of the breathtaking scenery in this wonderful area.

Well worth a visit is the nearby Danby Moors Centre, with its exhibitions, cafe and walking trails, whilst train enthusiasts will enjoy a trip on the North York Moors Steam Railway at Grosmont, which winds its way through heather clad moors to Pickering.

A short drive from this Castleton cottage brings you to the small seaside resort of Saltburn, with gardens leading from the town centre to the sandy beach, with its renowned cliff lift and long pier.

Further down the coast lies the bustling town of Whitby with many attractions, including boat excursions, ghost walks, museums and long golden sands.

Take in the sights on the open top bus, wander around the cobbled market square and quirky ginnels or tempt the taste buds with the famous fish and chips!

With so much on offer in the vicinity, this lovely Castleton cottage provides an excellent base.


  • All ground floor
  • One super king-size double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and electric fire.
  • Bio-mass central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 10 mins walk, pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Access to the entrance is via a flight of 17 shallow steps, divided into groups of 3 with short level areas in between, and a handrail on one side
  • There are also two steps up to the patio and garden area
  • Note: There is an internal locked door connecting to the owner’s home

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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.

Please note: This property does not except infants