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Raygill Cottage

Sneaton, North York Moors & Coast, YO22 5HP (Ref. 1001712)



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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/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Everything was wonderful, would definitely go again”

    - Mr Watkins, September 2021

About the property

This pretty, stone cottage lies in the sleepy village of Sneaton, just two miles from the popular seaside town of Whitby.

Well-maintained and thoroughly furnished, it is ideal for families wishing to enjoy the beautiful mix of moorland and coast, in a wonderful part of North Yorkshire.

Offering all ground floor accommodation, you enter into a cosy and welcoming sitting room, with an electric imitation woodburner for ambience and a dining area to the rear.

The modern, well-equipped kitchen is bright and cheerful, enabling you to cater for everyone, while the two attractive bedrooms and shower room are just along the hallway.

Outside a small, enclosed courtyard garden is a lovely suntrap - a peaceful spot to sit and relax with a glass of wine, after a busy day out exploring.

Conveniently situated, a five-minute walk along the lane brings you to the local pub serving food, a real bonus if you don't feel like cooking.

Also nearby, Beacon Farm Ice Cream Farm and Tea Rooms is sure to be a big hit with everyone!

The immediate area has a superb network of public footpaths, including the ancient monks trod, that led the monks to Whitby Abbey in days gone by.

Cyclists are also well catered for, with the surrounding challenging terrain.

Just a few minutes' drive brings you to Whitby, with its long sandy beaches, quaint streets, alleyways and cobbled market square.

The town has much to offer, with restaurants, tea rooms, museums, pretty gardens in Pannett Park and an historic harbour.

Climb the 199 steps up to Whitby Abbey or take a bracing cliff top walk along the Cleveland Way.

For something a little different, why not book a night time ghost walk, or a whale watching trip?

From harbourside cocktail bars to famous fish and chips, it has something for everyone.

With the beautiful scenery of the North York Moors to discover nearby and numerous coastal and inland villages to visit, guests at Raygill Cottage are spoilt for choice.


  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with electric fire.
  • Electric heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine
  • TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • parking for 1 car in a lay-by next to the property
  • Rear enclosed courtyard garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile
  • Pub 0.4 miles
  • Whitby 2.5 miles
  • Note: There are 3 steps up to the bedrooms
  • Please note: the cottage sits by a B road running through Sneaton village; traffic noise may be heard from the front of the cottage during busy times but the bedrooms are at the back

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About the location


Whitby 3 miles; Scarborough 21 miles.

The small rural village of Sneaton lies in an elevated position, just less than 3 miles from Whitby, and 21 miles from Scarborough. Pretty stone cottages line the main street, and the local pub - a traditional inn, with a welcoming open fire and beamed ceilings - offers excellent local fayre. Close by is Beacon Farm, which produces wonderful ice cream and also has a tea room and a small shop. Sneaton is a wonderful location for walkers, and numerous public footpaths can be found around the village, notably the Monks Trod; an ancient stone path that monks followed to worship at Whitby Abbey. Down the road lies the village of Ruswarp which has a railway station, a friendly local pub.a grocery store and a renowned butcher's shop. Here visitors can go boating on the River Esk and also make use of the small golf course. The famous fishing port of Whitby is only a short drive away, with its cobbled streets and alleys, good beaches, excellent restaurants, and array of cafes. A must for any holidaymaker!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas