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Swallow Cottage

Staintondale, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1196)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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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
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  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
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151 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Pickthall

    “Fantastic holiday in a beautiful cottage.”

    Loved the location- almost halfway between Whitby and Scarborough. Lots to see and do to occupy us for a week. Peaceful countryside surrounds the cottage, our little girl loved playing in the fields behind the house.

    Loved the location- almost halfway between Whitby and Scarborough. Lots to see and do to occupy us for a week. Peaceful countryside surrounds the cottage, our little girl loved playing in the fields behind the house.

    - Mrs Pickthall, July 2021

About the property

A charming, stone and pantile semi-detached barn conversion, situated in the small scattered village of Staintondale, between Whitby and Scarborough, in the North York Moors National Park.

Set amidst stunning countryside on the owners' smallholding, this lovely Staintondale cottage would appeal to anyone wanting peace and tranquillity, within close proximity of the popular east coast seaside resorts.

Bursting with character, this Staintondale cottage has exposed timbers, boarded doors and quirky low windows, providing very comfortable, quality accommodation.

The spacious open plan living area of this Staintondale cottage boasts a warming woodburning stove, ideal to relax around on cooler evenings, and a well-equipped kitchen and dining area, whilst upstairs is a pretty double bedroom and a cosy twin.

Outside this Staintondale cottage is a shared lawned area and extensive grounds and fields that guests are welcome to explore and take in the spectacular views.

From this Staintondale cottage, there are excellent walking and cycling opportunities, with the 23 mile Cinder Track just down the road and a superb network of public footpaths, including the cliff-top Cleveland Way.

Be sure to take the five minute drive to Ravenscar, where you can walk down to see the resident seal colony at the foot of the cliffs - a superb sight all year round.

Enjoy the nearby quiet beach of Stoupe Brow, with fossils and rock pools, or take a fifteen minute walk from there to Robin Hood's Bay smugglers village, with its narrow steep streets and fishermen's cottages tumbling down towards the sea.

With such a wide range of activities in the local area, this Staintondale cottage is one not to be missed.

Note: This property adjoins Ref. 1195 and together they can accommodate up to 8 people.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath with hand held shower on taps, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with FreeSat, CD/radio, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Shared lawned garden with furniture and BBQ and swings
  • Ample off road parking
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.5 miles, pub 1.7 miles
  • Note: WiFi can be slow

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About the location


Scarborough 8 miles; Robin Hood's Bay 10 miles; Whitby 13 miles.

Staintondale is a delightful scattered village on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors, close to the coast. Midway between the fishing town of Whitby, with its famous Abbey, and the Spa town of Scarborough, with its theatres and entertainment, it is a haven of peace offering the best of both worlds. From Staintondale itself, a network of footpaths and bridleways can be enjoyed. A superb base from which to explore the region.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas