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Sheen Cottage

Flyingthorpe, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1071247)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Four poster bed
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi


2 Customer Reviews

  • "The house is a great size for our family of 6 adults and 4 children, plus dog."

    Excellent for kids to pair up in double rooms and for parents and grandparents to have space for a few private moments. The hallway and utility provided room for active holiday luggage and was easy to keep clean. The kitchen is well equipped although a knife sharpener would have helped. Plenty of storage for food of all kinds. Wonderful to have a kitchen fridge and fridge freezer in utility room. Good selection and quantity of crockery, cutlery, pots, pans and utensils. Dishwasher and washing machine have eco settings. Garden is lovely with outside table and summerhouse. Love the wild bit at the bottom with compost, separated by a gate. Two bathrooms and a separate toilet were a God-send! One snag, the waste disposal arrangements. Only a grey bin, so no recycling enabled. We found inaccurate and incomplete paper instructions about waste management. We have a mainly plant based diet so food waste went on the compost but had to bring all recycling home! Overall, an excellent place that we all enjoyed. Thank you.

    Reviewed by ChrisJul 2022

  • "Lovely large house well situated for exploring Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby and the Yorkshire coast."

    Lovely garden, lots of walks from the door and lovely views. We arrived in the dark and it was impossible to find the cottage from the directions provided (the picture of the house is of the back of the house and Google maps takes you to another house). After calling the number provided of another holiday company where no-one had actually visited the property, we were promised a call from the cleaner to give us more information. This didn't happen and we had to knock on a number of doors along the street to identify where we were staying. Parking also is difficult and there seems to be some tensions from neighbours (with lots of cones being placed in front of the cottage). Apart from that, we had a lovely stay and would recommend.

    Reviewed by JeniDec 2021

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  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x second-floor king-size, 2 x twin, 1 x second-floor twin
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Gas central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, freezer, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available
  • Roadside parking
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 mile

The property

Resting in the small village of Flyingthorpe on the North Yorkshire coast is this spacious property, Sheen Cottage.

Set over three floors and sleeping ten guests, Sheen Cottage is an ideal dwelling for your next getaway to North Yorkshire, within easy reach of the coastal resorts of Whitby and Scarborough, as well as the magnificent North York Moors National Park.

Entering the property into the long hallway, discover the well-equipped kitchen/diner on your left, which is certain to entice any budding chefs into cooking a wonderful meal for all the guests to enjoy round the dining table in either the kitchen or the separate and spacious dining room.

There is also a utility with extra freezer space, and a handy washing machine and tumble dryer, as well as a traditional sitting room with an open fire, adding warmth to the room as you cosy up with some popcorn and a film after a long day by the coast.

Climbing upstairs there is sweet landing space with armchairs to relax, and take in the views, with leads to a gorgeous room with a four-poster king-size bed, a feature fire place and a charming dressing table, a twin room with a feature fireplace and lovely views, and another twin with great storage to unpack any personal belongings.

The first floor is complete with two bathroom, offering a bath and shower, allowing enough space for all guests to get ready in style.

Moving on to the second floor, where there is another couple of chairs on the landing to enjoy, there is a well-decorated room with a king-size bed, a wooden cot, and great views of the countryside, as well as a further twin room also with amazing views and a lovely green theme throughout.

Outside there is an enclosed garden with plenty of lawn space for pets and children to enjoy, as well as a patio and summer house, making a really lovely spot for those evenings under the stars, as well as roadside parking.

Flyingthorpe is a small town, just back from the coast, and is home too a convenience shop for any essentials you may need during your stay, an inn which serves food and drink with outdoor seating available, and a horse riding centre.

Flyingthorpe in the edge of the North York Moors National Park, so there is great opportunity for walking and cycling in the area, as well as fishing, golfing, and chance to get on board the steam train to explore some of Yorkshire’s best scenery, such as the beautiful Esk Valley and the famous village of Goathland.

Just a short walk away is the old fishing village of Robin Hood's Bay which has a few more options for food and drink, as well as coastal walking routes, sea views and the National Trust, Boatman's Loft, whilst the narrow cobbled streets and quaint cottages make it one of the most picturesque villages on the English coastline.

A short drive away is the lively seaside town of Whitby, which not only has a gorgeous and popular sandy beach, with a historical lighthouse, but also the Captain Cook memorial and museum, the Whitby Cliff Lift which is a vertical shaft from the cliff top leading to a 221ft long pedestrian tunnel out to the beach, another museum, beach huts, donkey rides, the picturesque Abbey, and the 199 stone steps which take you to views of the harbour, town and sea.

In the other direction, you can explore Scarborough which boasts a water park and an amusement park, as well as an open air theatre, gorgeous parks, ample shops, bars and eateries, a popular beach, the SEA LIFE aquarium and seaside rides on the 19th century Scarborough North Bay Railway.

Find something to do for everyone in this area, with Sheen Cottage as your base.

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About the location


Robin Hood's Bay 0.6 miles; Whitby 5.2 miles; Scarborough 15.8 miles.

Fylingthorpe is a North Yorkshire coastal village, close to Robin Hood's Bay, offering a pub serving food and drink, a shop for picking up any essentials, a bakery and a horse riding centre. The ancient fishing village of Robin Hood's Bay showcases rows of fisherman’s cottages, cobbled streets filled with shops, tea rooms, inns and restaurants, and a sandy cove. A short drive away is the historic port of Whitby, where there is a colourful promenade which covers a 3-mile stretch of award-winning sandy beach. Flyingthorpe rests on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, where you can find scenic walking and cycling routes, as well as the opportunity for golfing and fishing, and a steam train ride to discover some of Yorkshire’s finest scenery, such as the beautiful Esk Valley and the famous village of Goathland. A little further south is the elegant seaside town of Scarborough, where you can find an aquarium and a medieval castle.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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  • Off-season
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  • Christmas