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Riverbank View

(Ref. 1060040)

Grosmont, North York Moors & Coast Show on map


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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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3 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely family break in a village that had woodland and countryside walks on the doorstep and beaches only a few miles away."

    Really enjoyed the view over the river and spotting Kingfishers, cormorants and dippers whilst we had breakfast. A compact but well laid out cottage with easy access to the village shop, steam trains, local walks. We hadn't spotted that there was no washing machine but this was no big deal. Everything worked as it should. Would quite happily return in the future.

    Reviewed by Keir5.0Oct 2023

  • "So central but quiet location."

    Ideal for us as we used train every day. Nice to relax on balcony with river running by

    Reviewed by Geoffrey5.0Sep 2023

  • "The cottage was everything we wanted and it was great having the electrical recharge as well, although the railway was so close that we used the trains more."

    The facilities were as described and we had enough of everything. Thank you for the welcome treats. Parking is a little awkward, we would recommend that you suggest driving down and reversing back in your instructions. As any car driver would have to reverse one way or the other it's only a minor change.

    Reviewed by Janet Ednie4.7Sep 2023

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove and balcony
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, counter-top freezer
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • EV charging point
  • Private balcony with furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles, Murk Esk 0.2 miles
  • Note: The parking space is quite tight; recommended to reverse into the private road to reach the parking space as there is nowhere to turn around

The property

Enjoying breath-taking, riverside views in the pretty village of Grosmont, North Yorkshire is Riverbank View, a charming, two-bedroom cottage.

Centrally positioned near the shops and eateries of Grosmont, whilst resting within the North York Moors National Park, Riverbank View offers a homely abode for a self-catering stay, inviting four guests.

Benefit from a private off-road parking space and an EV charger, before making your way into your new home-from-home.

Be welcomed into the traditionally-styled living/dining room, featuring original beams, dining seating for four, a rustling woodburning stove, and plush seating, whilst also enjoying access out to the private balcony.

Head into the kitchen to prepare delectable meals, before gathering alfresco, with the River Esk in your backdrop; you'll also get the chance to watch the steam trains go by, crossing the nearby bridge from the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.

As the night unfolds, locate two well-appointed bedrooms, including a double and a twin, before awakening to a refreshing shower in the bathroom.

Watch the world go by from your riverside position, before heading into the village to stock up on the essentials, to grab brunch from Old School Coffee Shop, or a tipple from The Station Tavern.

Fabulous transport links are near Riverbank View, with Grosmont Station a stone's throw away, offering services towards both Whitby and Pickering.

Within proximity you'll find the Museum of Victorian Science, the stunning landscape of the Mallyan Spout Waterfall, and a plethora of walking and cycling trails zig-zagged through the national park.

Head for the coastline, reaching Whitby and its hub of attractions, where you can hike towards the Larpool Viaduct, tour Whitby Museum, enjoy a leisurely afternoon at Pannett Park, climb the 199 Steps for an elevated view, devour a bag of fish and chips along Whitby Sea Front, or take in the towns culture by discovering the remains of Whitby Abbey.

Box off your break by strolling along Robin Hood's Bay Beach, or visiting Robin Hood's Bay Museum, before heading to the Browns Robin Hood Bay for a delicious, sweet treat.

Experience the best of the coast and the country at Riverbank View.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Whitby 5 miles.

The pretty village of Grosmont sits at the junction of the River Esk and Murk Esk in the midst of striking North Yorkshire Moors scenery. The area is characterised by its narrow roads, steep hills and scenic views over valleys of patchwork fields and wide-open expanses of moorland. Grosmont itself lies in the ‘Heartbeat Country’ and is famous for being the home of the North York Moors Steam Railway. The Railway has been preserved and run by enthusiasts since 1973 and today carries upwards of 300,000 passengers a year. The village has a general store, post office, book shop, art gallery, cafes and a pub. It makes a great base for exploring the many pretty farming villages along the Esk Valley and the wider North York Moors National Park, as well as the North Yorkshire Coastline with characterful harbour towns and villages.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas