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Sunday Cottage

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Grosmont, North York Moors & Coast Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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32 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely property that has great facilities for my elderly mother who has mobility issues."

    We loved the fact they each of the 3 bedrooms has its own en-suite. Set in a beautiful location overlooking Grosmont. The only negative is the limited parking which is just for one car. We had two cars but did find parking on the road close by. Overall a great holiday destination.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Jun 2024



    Reviewed by Jennifer Ann5.0Jun 2024

  • "A wonderful accessible holiday cottage."

    We had a great week where my mum could be independent. Grosmont is gorgeous and the steam trains disability friendly too. All perfect.

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Oct 2023

  • "Lovely cottage - very comfortable and clean."

    We had a couple of issues - the fire alarm and the sink in the downstairs bedroom but both were sorted straight away and the owner was really friendly. The disabled facilities were perfect for my Mum. Thank you for providing such a beautiful place to spend a few days.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Sep 2023

  • "We have now been to Sunday Cottage 3 times & it is perfect for our family's needs - my brother is severely disabled & the facilities in his bedroom replicate his home environment."

    The only feedback that we have would be that the option to split the double bed into 2 singles would also be helpful.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Jul 2023

  • "Clean, comfortable and well equipped."

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Jul 2023

  • "Starting with parking, I have a large WAV luckily no one else was in he other accommodation so we had plenty of space but I could see it being problematic if more vehicles there."

    The cottage itself is excellent, clean, tidy and modern the disabled bedroom has a ceiling hoist from bedroom into the large wet room. I could get around the bed in my manual wheelchair but maybe not in an electric one. All in all the pros outweighed the cons, after a lovely stay I would certainly recommend it to others.

    Reviewed by David5.0Nov 2022

  • "We came with our disabled teenage daughter."

    I had seen a picture online of the disabled parking place. We have a large WAV and found parking difficult just wanted to mention it for anyone thinking of booking. The parking space is near the ramp to the cottage, we had to park sideways which made it difficult to drive out of the space as there are parking spaces for the other cottages next to the space. The non disabled spaces were bigger and would have been better for our vehicle. Also if you have a large powered wheelchair there is not enough room in the disabled bedroom. A lovely cottage if you do not have any mobility problems.

    Reviewed by Christine3.8Oct 2022

  • "It was a lovely well equiped property and we really enjoyed our stay."

    The facilities for the lottle boy we has on holiday was great. So many things to do in the area. It is hilly though if you are a wheelchair user. Beach wheel chairs in Whitby to hire and if you book early enough wet wheels yorkshire have boats.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Aug 2022

  • "Very good cottage to stay in."

    A little steep from parking area, but managed ok. We had a very enjoyable holiday. A very lovely village to stay in, plus not to far to get to the coast.

    Reviewed by Shaun5.0Aug 2022

  • "I found the accommodation faultless in all respects."

    As a wheelchair user my daughter particularly enjoyed the freedom of being able to do things like use the shower that she would normally have rquired assistance with. The owners could not have been more gracious and helpful throughout and everything possible to make our stay a comfortable one had been done.

    Reviewed by Glenn5.0Jul 2022

  • "‘Sunday Cottage’ is the second half of a beautiful Sunday school conversion."

    The access is by a steep ramp, best viewed on pictures of ‘Limber View’, the first half of the conversion. The property is immaculate with everything you could possibly need. The views are stunning and there was nothing nicer than looking out across the countryside and listening to the steam trains coming into the station. The disabled facilities were excellent - hoist, profiling bed, wet room. The space around the bed was a little tight for the wheelchair, but Jill, the helpful owner explained that the furniture was on castors and could be moved. We had a very enjoyable stay and hope to come again!

    Reviewed by Juliana4.7May 2022

  • "A first class holiday cottage with furnishings, fittings and equipment to the highest standard."

    Ideal for the disabled.

    Reviewed by Robin5.0May 2022

  • "Very good facilities, would highly recommend for anyone looking to stay in the North Yorkshire Moors."

    Reviewed by Jason5.0Apr 2022

  • "We have just returned from a very comfortable week in this extremely well equipped holiday cottage."

    I have never found , for example, a cheese grater, set of scales and measuring jug in any similar establishment before. I needed to use the disabled bedroom, which was everything I needed, spacious, very well planned and comfortable. Plenty of hanging space & drawers, good bed and warm. There is a gentle eccentricity to the washbasin plumbing, which took some working out, the " plug", and the 45 seconds it took for the hot water to emerge, once the lever tap was pushed right round to the right, but once I'd fathomed that out all went swimmingly. One warning though! The key safe is fiddly, and positioned right over a drain! Take care! I'd go there again, happily.

    Reviewed by Zoe5.0Apr 2022

  • "Sunday cottage was a lovely places to stay well equipped with everything you need spotless clean on arrival"

    Reviewed by Janet4.7Dec 2021

  • "Very comfortable and well-equipped."

    We were very impressed by the heating and would like to know more about how it works. If this is an example of what an air source heat pump can achieve, then roll on the green revolution!

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Nov 2021

  • "I chose Sunday Cottage because my husband is sevrely disabled and reading what the owners said online about their personal experience of caring for a disabled person I felt confident that the accommodation would be suitable."

    The disabled suite is very good except that the toilet did not flush well and the seat was very flimsy and loose. A major difficulty was getting my husband seated comfortably and a great deal of help was needed to get him up once he sat down. I took a riser chair for granted when I booked. Huge mistake and a major cause of difficulty during our stay. The Cottage is very attractive and well presented but there is a definitely room for improvement. I believe a riser chair has been ordered which is a very good thing for future users.

    Reviewed by Jean3.8Oct 2021

  • "Very clean, well equipped, warm and cosy."

    Wet room and disabled facilities well provided. The only problem I had was that the cottage was situated high on a hill with steep access to and from. My partner is a big man in a wheelchair with only one leg and is constantly in a wheelchair. I am a very small, frail woman with arthritic wrists and without the help of relatives who joined us for the stay, it would have been impossible for me to push my partner from the car, up a very steep incline to the cottage. When I booked our stay at first there was only going to be the 2 of us. If that was the case, then we wouldn't have been able to access the property.

    Reviewed by Valerie4.4Oct 2021

  • "Nice cottage not suitable for more than one disabled person ."

    Very noisy on two days , builders doing the roof ,scaffold obscured views ,only taken down on day thee of our stay. Furniture not comfortable ,television gave you neck ache . We would not use the cottage again .

    Reviewed by Lynn3.8Sep 2021

  • "Very surprised to find out the picture shows two rental units not one."

    A chair for the disabled visitor to use is really an essential item that should be provided. Loved the location, beautiful walks including one that was ideal for a wheelchair user.

    Reviewed by Christine4.1Sep 2021

  • "Really nice helpful owners,property kept to a great standard."

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2021

  • "A lovely cottage in a lovely village."

    Really enjoyed all the walks and activities that the surroundings have to offer and to retreat into a comfortable cottage at the end of a long day.

    Reviewed by Nicholas5.0Apr 2021

  • "Sunday Cottage was perfect for our needs."

    However, we felt a TV in the bedrooms upstairs would be welcome. The double bed mattress was in need of an upgrade, far too soft and a king size would be better. The rooms were spacious and could take a chair in the room also. The kitchen was well thought out and contained items that you might forget to put in your bag to bring with you like kitchen roll, kitchen foil etc.,the welcome pack was a lovely surprise. Any negatives are only personal and do not detract from the quality of the property. The underfloor heating is awesome. There are not many properties that cater for people with mobility issues in such a nice way, so, well done to the owners. It is definitely 5 star.

    Reviewed by Jannette4.7Dec 2019

  • "Beautiful, well equipped apartment/home in idyllic location."

    Everything we needed for our family break, including the bottle of wine which we enjoyed once the kids were in bed! Lots of space for everyone and lovely views across the countryside. Would recommend and hope to return.

    The Cave FamilyAug 2019

  • "Perfect for our needs, especially the adapted bedroom and wet room - made our stay so easy."

    Loved the cottage and Grosmont. Hope to return!

    Burton FamilyJun 2019

  • "What a beautiful place!"

    Thank you for the wine, flowers and cake. Sunday Cottage was well thought out for anyone with mobility and care issues. Our son, Lee, really loved his stay here. A great location for visiting all areas. Great food at The Magpie and Alberts in Whitby; thanks for the recommendation Rod! Loved the Old School Coffee Shop in the village - excellent coffee and Lee loved watching the trains - 5 stars!

    Oliver FamilyJun 2019

  • "Brilliant. We couldn't have asked for a nicer cottage."

    Well equipped and spacious for Reece and his wheelchair. We all thoroughly enjoyed it. For a steam train enthusiast (Reece) he had a great time travelling on the train at the bottom of the hill. A highly recommended trip for fantastic views. Thank you so much Rod. We look forward to coming back again.

    Reece, Carol Luke And DawnJun 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, suitable for all our needs and more!"

    Thank you. Would definitely return.

    Sarah, Shannon And LouiseMay 2019

  • "Thank you for a lovely stay, picture perfect cottage, loved it."

    Hopefully see you again next year. xx

    Michael, Nicola, June And KeithMay 2019

  • "Beautiful accommodation with fantastic accessible bedroom and wet room."

    Scenery stunning and excellent train service to Whitby and Goathland. Very clean and delicious cakes on arrival laid out on the table. Love the underfloor heating - thank you!

    Finn FamilySep 2017

  • "Amazing place to stay."

    Fully accesible for John's stay, a great place to spend quality time with the family. Thank you for the cakes - yummy. See you next year.

    Watt PartySep 2017

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor single (Bakare Nursing bed) with large en-suite shower room with wet room, basin and WC, 1 x first floor double with en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC, 1 x first floor twin with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room.
  • Underfloor heating. Electric oven, hob, additional microwave/oven, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, Blu-ray, WiFi. Bed linens and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available on request. Dedicated car parking space for one car. Flagged patio area with furniture. Sorry, no pets. Pub 5 mins’ walk, Whitby 7 miles. Note: Access details to the property are as follows: • Sunday Cottage has one car parking space which is clearly marked with a blue badge sign
  • The property is accessed from the car park by either the access ramp or the 9 steps at the side of the ramp
  • Once you are at the top of the ramp, Sunday Cottage is to the rear of Limber View. • Ings Terrace is off Front Street, halfway up the bank, on the left when you leave Grosmont railway station. • Front Street is a steep road with a gradiant of 25%
  • Ings terrace has a 1 in 10 incline. • Grosmont station is the northern station on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and also on the national railway Esk Valley Railway line. • The nearest bus stop is at the railway station and is the Esk Valley hopper that travels hourly from Whitby through Grosmont to North Yorkshire Moors National Parks Centre at Danby. • Our local accessible taxi company is Harrison's Taxi's on 01947 600600 or 01947 600606 • There is no public phone at Sunday Cottage
  • Vodafone reception is good but other mobile networks are very limited. Car Parking and Arrival • Sunday Cottage has a parking space for one car which is designated with a sign
  • If you bring more than one car, we would respectfully ask you to park the second vehicle in the public car park at the railway station or further down the village and respect the parking on Ings Terrace which is for the local residents of Ings Terrace only. • From the car park area go up Ings Terrace to the bottom of the access ramp, a distance of 11.5 metres. • We are sure that the residents of Ings Terrace would not mind using the ramp base as a dropping off point
  • Please park your car as soon as possible after dropping off. • The access ramp to the main level patio area is 19 meters long, with a 1 in 12 gradient
  • 10 metres up there is a half landing which forms a 180 degree turn. • At the top of the ramp turn 180 degrees right onto the main patio level, then travel past Limber View and turn left
  • Sunday Cottage entrance is 25 metres from the top of the ramp. Note: For full details about the facilities available for guests with mobility issues, please contact Sykes/Yorkshire Coastal Cottages to discuss your specific requirements
  • If you need to use these facilities, please let us know when you book as the owner will meet guests on arrival
  • We would regretfully like to point out that the kitchen area at Sunday Cottage is not to M3 accessible standard.

The property

A luxury three bedroom cottage huddled in the heart of the Esk Valley in the picturesque village of Grosmont, with fantastic views over North Yorkshire’s finest scenery. This converted village school is proudly ranked as ‘one of Britain’s best-equipped holiday properties for those with mobility issues’ in the Yorkshire Post and offers a fantastic and welcoming base for anyone seeking a special getaway close to the coast. To the ground floor you will find a good size sitting room with comfortable seating, TV with Freeview and a Blu-ray player.

The property benefits from underfloor heating throughout – lovely and cosy in the cooler months. The smart kitchen is well equipped and has a lovely granite worktop to add a touch of luxury.

Keep the cook company in the nearby dining area, and enjoy mealtimes seated on one of the renovated pews – a delightful nod to the property’s Wesleyan history. The ground floor has been specially designed for the elderly or those with mobility issues.

There is an additional fully-equipped ground floor bedroom with a large en-suite shower room with wet room, basin and WC.

Throughout, there are wider doors for wheelchair access, external ramp entrance and a covered area for electric charging of any equipment. Upstairs, There’s a double bedroom with a king-size bed and an en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC.

A twin bedroom has two full size single beds, plus an en-suite bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Moving outside, the patio has spectacular valley views of woodland, moors and rolling meadows.

Head into Grosmont village, where you will find several cafes and a cosy pub, including a tearoom at the 1952 themed heritage railway station.

Take a ride on the steam train from Grosmont to the bustling market town of Pickering, gateway to the North York Moors.

Or head to the coast on the Esk Valley line from Grosmont to picturesque Whitby, known for its lovely sandy beach, Abbey ruins, St. Mary’s church and, of course, top notch fish and chips. This superb luxury cottage really is a gem of a find, perfect for everyone!

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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.

Free Wi-Fi included.

Dedicated car parking space for one car.

Mobility: If a member of your party has mobility issues, this cottage is ideal – it was ranked as ‘one of Britain’s best-equipped holiday properties for those with mobility issues’ in the Yorkshire Post. There is an additional fully-equipped ground floor bedroom with a large en-suite shower room with wet room, WC and hand wash basin, plus wider doors for wheelchair access, external ramp entrance and a covered area for electric charging of any equipment.

For full details about these facilities or to discuss your specific requirements, please call us here at our Whitby office on 01947 820949 If you need to use these facilities, please let us know when you book as the owner will meet guests on arrival to explain the system.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas