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Stable Cottage

(Ref. 986353)

Staintondale, North York Moors & Coast Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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43 Customer Reviews

  • "Excellent location, friendly owners."

    Close to the coast - within walking distance - and very close to the Cinder Track. The Sky box needs to be updated as there was a message superimposed on the BBC 1 channel obscuring the picture (the owner was aware). A good comfortable cottage. Proudfoots supermarket nearby (10 mins drive) is excellent.

    Thankyou for your feedback the property now has a brand new tv and freeview box so bbc1 is no longer an issue kind regards Ben and Wendy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alec4.4Oct 2023

  • "We had a fantastic week here."

    The cottage was fabulous, very clean and comfortable. We've holidayed in this Area many times and never get tired of the fantastic walks and scenery. We'll be back again.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Oct 2023

  • "Fantastic location, very comfy bed, a good getaway experiance for us"

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Sep 2023

  • "Wonderful place to stay, comfortable, quiet and peaceful."

    Cinder trail and Cleveland way with in walking distance. Great place to explore glorious North Yorkshire coastline.

    Reviewed by Shirley4.7Jun 2023

  • "Perfectly adequate but some things needed renewed."

    Reviewed by Jennifer3.8Dec 2022

  • "This was our second stay at Stable Cottage."

    It had everything we needed, and was clean and welcoming, being ideally situated for visiting the East Coast and Yorkshire Moors. However, since our last stay Ben and Wendy have installed frosted windows at the front of the property, which detracted from the feeling that you were staying on a farm, being unable to see any of the farm activities. I would though, on the whole highly recommend Stable Cottage.

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Sep 2022

  • "Me and my mate really enjoyed stopping at Stable cottage for the week."

    The cottage was a perfect location to get to wherever you want on the North Yorkshire coast and moors. The view in the garden is very scenic and breath-taking. Loved every minute at stable cottage and love to return.

    Reviewed by Kristian5.0Sep 2022

  • "Absolutely lovely cottage surrounding some amazing scenery."

    Everything that we could've possibly needed or wanted was provided, so thank you very much and we look forward to staying again!

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had the most fabulous week."

    The cottage was comfortable and was equipped with what we needed for the week. The location is beautiful and the owners were approachable and friendly whilst not intrusive. We didn’t have any issues at all but had we needed anything we wouldn’t have hesitated to ask. The location was ideal for visits to Scarborough; the North York Moors Railway; Thornton-le-Dale and Dalby Forest; Playdale Farm and the coast with lovely walks. There are pubs close by, we especially liked Bryherstones Inn which was also mentioned in the visitor book in the cottage. We’ve had a wonderful week and can’t wait to return.

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Aug 2022

  • "Absolutely lovely cottage, with a beautiful view to enjoy in the garden."

    The property was spotlessly clean and the couple of times we saw the owners, they were lovely and friendly. Good location for exploring the area. It's a beautiful area and we'd definitely stay here again!

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Jul 2022

  • "This cottage was the cleanest and best lay out of rooms compared to all previous holidays ."

    .Also the most modern with double glazed windows and doors ..Another surprise was hand and bath towels plus washing up liquid was supplied ... Very quiet location ..Thank you

    Reviewed by Donald4.7Jun 2022

  • "We enjoyed our stay in this clean and comfortable cottage."

    I thought it was well laid out making good use of the space available. Many original features of the barn had been maintained and the owners have got just the right balance of modern and rustic. The cottage is perfectly situated for Whitby, Scarborough or the North York Moors. It was very quiet at night and we slept very well. The only noise issue during the day are the dogs who are kept kennelled opposite the cottage as they do bark a lot and disturb the peace and quiet during the day. Other than that we had no issues. The cottage had everything we needed for a weeks stay. The only things we had to buy were kitchen roll and extra toilet rolls, there is a good local supermarket just 10 minute drive away so this wasn’t a problem. WiFi is provided but not secure and not always reliable with the signal being unavailable for short periods most days we were there. You can pick up 4G in the cottage. Overall we had a great week and I’d definitely recommend this cottage to others for a relaxing week in a lovely part of the country.

    Reviewed by Clare4.7May 2022

  • "Cosy well maintained cottage in an an ideal location - a great stay and loved meeting one of the farm ‘tigers’."

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Apr 2022

  • "A lovely stay and base for exploring the area."

    Reviewed by Nicola3.8Apr 2022

  • "Most enjoyable stay lovely location friendly"

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Feb 2022

  • "We had a lovely holiday."

    A really nice place in a quiet peaceful setting. Secluded but only a short drive to Whitby, Robin Hood's Bay or Scarborough. Very central. Ben, our host was very helpful when we asked for a travel cot. A really comfortable home from home, Hopefully we will be back.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Feb 2022

  • "Basic accommodation, uncomfortable mattresses, doorways obscured by furniture, heating system very good."

    Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that the property was nice and warm for you Stable Cottage has been rated as a 4 tick property and receives positive comments from Customers. The beds and furnishings are of a high standard. All doors are able to be opened fully without obstruction. If there are any problems during your stay, please let the owners know who will be only too happy to help Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ian2.2Jan 2022

  • "Lovely cottage nice location Owner friendly and helpful and there if needed"

    Reviewed by Paul4.1Oct 2021

  • "Have rented 2 cottages with you and both been lovely and comfortable"

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Sep 2021

  • "Lovely peaceful rural setting, comfortable bed, ideal base for exploring the area."

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2021

  • "Lovely cottage with everything you would need to enjoy a relaxing holiday."

    Ideally situated to explore everything that North Yorkshire has to offer. Very friendly owners who lived nearby and nothing was too much trouble if you had any problems. Fantastic holiday!

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Sep 2021

  • "The stables was in an ideal location for getting g around to all the different places."

    The host we're very welcoming and very friendly.

    Reviewed by Jean4.1Jul 2021

  • "Great cottage in a great location."

    Comfortable, cosy and with everything we needed. We would love to come back.

    Reviewed by Cathryn5.0Oct 2020

  • "Beautiful cottage, amazing location and lovely owners."

    Cant wait to go back

    Reviewed by Wood5.0Sep 2020

  • "Stable Cottage is clean, extremely well equipped and very comfortable."

    It has everything you need and more. Outside to the rear is a fairly private garden and lovely views over the fields. The horses, dogs, cats, goat, and sheep were great to watch. Car Parking is available to the front of the property. We had neighbours to both sides, but due to the thick stone walls, and floorplan, never heard them at all. It was very peaceful and out the way enough to be quiet but close enough to easily visit all resorts from Whitby to Bridlington, and very close to the Cinder Path route, and Cleveland Way. Ben and Wendy were the perfect welcoming hosts, usually working around the farm, and easily available if needed, but never intrusive. Stable Cottage is highly recommended, and we will 100% go back there.

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Sep 2020

  • "Very friendly and polite, would def visit again beautiful place"

    Reviewed by Stephanie5.0Aug 2020

  • "Ben, Wendy and their family are very welcoming, we had a lovely stay, we couldn’t of asked for more."

    We are going back again next year. Would highly recommend. Many Thanks to Ben, Wendy and their family. Deborah and Dolly

    Reviewed by Doris5.0Aug 2020

  • "Nice quiet location,friendly owners and very close to the cinder path,old whitby to scarbourgh railway path."

    Good location for walkers

    Reviewed by Stephen3.8Jul 2020

  • "Great location."

    Great accommodation. Great value. Felt like a million miles away yet only a 10mis drive to civilisation. Loved the lodge burner and just watched it all night in February. If I ever go to this area again I would come back here.

    Reviewed by Andrew3.8Feb 2020

  • "A really nice cottage in a great location."

    A quiet area and ideally situated, halfway between Scarborough and Whitby. Several quality pubs within a few miles. The cottage is located on a farm . Nice , comfy beds, well equipped kitchen and a cosy lounge with a log burner. The cottage owners are nice and friendly and we would certainly stay here again and definitely recommend it to others. Great value for money too.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Nov 2019

  • "A beautiful placed cottage on a quiet farm, ideal for visiting the local area and further."

    the place was well equipped, with the add bonus of a log fire and electric central heating. the owners were really lovely people and made you feel very welcome, would highly recommend it

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Oct 2019

  • "Good Well placed for visiting local area , clean , good wi fi , comfy beds ."

    Relatively cheap , and friendly owners . Bad NOT central heating as stated , electric wall heater in sitting room was on 24/7 , no heater in kitchen , bathroom heater worked for one minute and stopped . Noisy next door, dogs and car doors banging , poor privacy, people walking past front windows ( kept shutters closed ) . Washing machine but no dryer , decoration a bit tatty and unfinished.

    Many thanks for your feedback and for your positive comments. The property has had a new heating system installed and a wood burner with free wood, If any guest has any issues during their stay we are always happy to assist. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christopher3.1Oct 2019

  • "We had a lovely relaxing few days at Stable cottage."

    Ideal location with plenty to do all around. The cottage was really clean and cosy and the owners very kind and helpful. Hoping we can visit again!

    Reviewed by Kristal5.0Sep 2019

  • "Its a great central location to all the resorts."

    The owners Ben and Wendy were fabulous hosts nothing was to much trouble and myself and my daughter got the chance to see their horses, dogs and cats. The cottage was beautiful and had everything we needed. The local pubs served excellent food especially the Brhyerstones Country Inn. We will definetely be making a return journey with more family.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Aug 2019

  • "Lovely cottage and owners."

    Peaceful location with a beautiful backdrop. Perfectly located for exploring Scarborough and Whitby beaches and the surrounding countryside. Would highly recommend. Thank you Ben and Wendy for making our stay great.

    Reviewed by Carrie5.0Aug 2019

  • "This is the second time we've been here - lovely place and the owners are too!"

    This time, we came back with friends who were in the neighbouring Hayloft cottage. They also had a great time! Nice peaceful location, loads to do and see in Whitby, Scarborough and surrounding area and comfortable, well equipped accommodation. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by James5.0Aug 2019

  • "The location of "The Stable" was ideally placed if you wished to travel around and explore that area of Yorkshire, being equally placed between Whitby and Scarborough, and being but a stone's throw from the dramatic and remote moorland of NE Yorkshire."

    Reviewed by Patrick5.0Apr 2019

  • "Great cottage and we'll equiet kitchen."

    Owners on hand if needed for advice but not intrusive. Nice peaceful location with viewsome accross the countryside and down to the sea. Nice to see the animals around the place. Though it was very windy during our stay the cottage was warm and we'll presented. Whitby, Scarborough, the North Yorkshire Moors and Robin Hoods Bay were all within easy drives. Very enjoyable and relaxing week with plenty of nice local pubs serving good food. Thanks to Ben and Wendy for all the tips and supplies of wood for the burner, just take plenty of change for the abundance of parking metres in all tourist locations!

    Reviewed by Stuart Vaughan5.0Mar 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, really nice place and we were well looked after."

    Thank you x

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Feb 2019

  • "Great location - owners very helpful."

    Comfortable and cosy

    Reviewed by Kim4.1Oct 2018

  • "Lovely young couple working hard to make a success of their venture!"

    Even with the poor weather at the beginning of our stay the cottage was a cosy place to be with a number of good eating places close by and an excellent position for coastal and inland visits. Would certainly return and try out the lovely new cottage which is nearing completion.

    Reviewed by Marion5.0Oct 2018

  • "The cottage was central to the places we wanted to visit,and the owners were very helpful and pleasant."

    The surrounding views were very nice,with good walks from the cottage.the furniture was comfortable and very clean with all the facilitys you need.

    Reviewed by Les5.0Sep 2018

  • "Lovely cottage and owners the only issue I have is that the postcode takes you to another farm down a dirt track and you then have to reverse all the way back up."

    It’s a few more yards down the road to what the postcode and directions tell you. Overall the cottage was lovely and clean in a lovely location and ideal 15-20 minutes drive into Whitby :-) cloughton is also not far away and this has some lovely friendly village pubs. Lovely log fire would highly recommend

    Reviewed by Leanne4.4Sep 2018

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  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburner.
  • Air source central heating from a renewable energy source with logburner
  • UPVC windows and doors fitted in 2022
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire/stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking
  • rear garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles and pub 1.5 miles
  • Note - Check in after 3.00pm - Checkout before 10.00am

The property

A lovely stone barn conversion adjoining a hamlet of cottages in the village of Staintondale, near Scarborough.

Ideally suited to a small family of four, this single storey property boasts modern design combined with traditional features, exuding a homely feel.

Step inside the open-plan sitting room showcasing a high apex ceiling with central beams, where you can cosy together in front of the woodburning stove.

The well-appointed kitchen features neutral dècor and a door leading out to the enclosed garden at the rear.

Enjoy the peaceful surrounds and lovely views out to the countryside beyond.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 980869, 980870, and 980868 together they can sleep up to 18 people.

Meeting House Farm

In the village of Staintondale you will discover this group of four cottages, each beautifully presented and providing homely accommodation for a variety of guests; from families, to travellers and couples. Whether you are planning a relaxing holiday or a sightseeing adventure, this location promises the best of both worlds, with its network of footpaths and coastal entertainment. Return home to the wonderful cottages after an adventure-filled day, and relax amongst the comfortable interior, which features a lovely lounge with sumptuous seating, along with a charming kitchen for those early morning refreshments. Offering a selection of sleeping arrangements you will be spoilt for choice come night time, with the neatly decorated bedrooms creating a soothing escape away from it all. Wake up to it all over again, and get ready in the modern bathroom before heading out to be at one with the village and beyond. Three of the properties, Carters, Farrow and Hayloft offer hot tubs and so why not relax and reflect on your holiday so far, and plan those up and coming adventures whilst sipping a refreshing drink under the sun? Midway between the fishing town of Whitby, with its famous Abbey, and the spa town of Scarborough, with its theatres and entertainment, this is a true haven to enjoy all-year-round. From Staintondale itself, a network of bridleways can be enjoyed as well as peaceful strolls. A lovely collection of cottages to make your holiday that much more memorable.

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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