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The Hayshed

Hawsker near Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 916823)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Banks

    “What a gem of a cottage, tiny (but adequate for us two plus our dog) quirky, clean and a wonderful stay.”

    We had welcome milk, and a packet of gorgeous local biscuits. We didn’t need to bring any washing up liquid or tea towels, towels dressing gowns etc, the cottage was ready for us to holiday in straight away. There was a handmade games cupboard where we could chose a DVD for the evenings also a board game too. There is a walk/footpath practically opposite the cottage that takes you to Robin Hoods Bay (mark who is part owner of the cottage leant us an ordnance survey map which was great) ...

    We had welcome milk, and a packet of gorgeous local biscuits. We didn’t need to bring any washing up liquid or tea towels, towels dressing gowns etc, the cottage was ready for us to holiday in straight away. There was a handmade games cupboard where we could chose a DVD for the evenings also a board game too. There is a walk/footpath practically opposite the cottage that takes you to Robin Hoods Bay (mark who is part owner of the cottage leant us an ordnance survey map which was great) there is also a walk that takes you to Hawkser and the Cinder Trail, we did this one day and walked to Whitby and back (14 miles in all but a great walk) our owners were nearby but left us alone but it was good to know they were about if we needed them. The views across to Whitby were fantastic, all in all a fantastic stay.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi
Facilities -
88/100
* Average score of 6 customer ratings

The property

Hawsker 1 mile.

This endearing compact stone cottage, an annexe to the owner's home, is close to the small village of Hawsker and just three miles from both Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay.

With glorious views towards the sea and Abbey, this delightful property is perfect for couples wanting to explore the spectacular scenery of the North York Moors and the dramatic heritage coastline.

Imaginatively converted, The Hayshed provides rustic and quirky accommodation, with the use of reclaimed timber and exposed stone work.

Full of charm and character, there is an open plan living area, with stripped wooden floors and a bespoke hand-crafted kitchen with retro appliances.

The large picture window throws in plenty of sunlight and houses the glass dining table, where guests can sit and enjoy a meal whilst admiring the views.

In the comfortable sitting area, there is a cosy woodburning stove creating a warm and homely feel for a romantic night in.

With superb attention to detail, the bespoke timber staircase leads up to the double bedroom, with a built-in bed and an en-suite shower room.

Across the drive, guests have private use of an enclosed meadow garden; a lovely spot to sit with a glass of bubbly and watch the sun go down over the sea!

A few minutes’ drive brings you to the ancient fishing village of Robin Hood's Bay, with its steep, winding cobbled streets lined with quaint cottages tumbling towards the sea.

Explore the hidden coves, stroll along the beach, or take an invigorating cliff top walk along the long distance Coast to Coast trail.

The popular seaside town of Whitby has long, sandy beaches, a beautiful historic harbour and its famous 199 steps leading up to the Abbey, perched high on the cliffs.

Partake in afternoon tea in one of the cafes, sample the restaurants, including the very best of fish and chips, or enjoy a cocktail in one of the trendy bars.

The cobbled market place and narrow ginnels are a joy to meander around, with lots of independent shops and a wealth of local inns.

With both the countryside and the coast on the doorstep, this gem of a property is one not to be missed!

Note: This property is next to Ref. 916824, together they sleep 6.

Accuracy of the listing -
97/100
Value for money -
100/100
* Average score of 6 customer ratings

Accommodation

One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.

Comfort -
97/100
Cleanliness -
94/100
* Average score of 6 customer ratings

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas Baby Belling oven and hob, microwave with combination oven, fridge/freezer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc.in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc.in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Meadow garden across from the property with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Beach 3 miles
  • Note: This property is on the A171 and there may be some associated road noise
  • Note: There are steep stairs up to the bedroom.

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About the location

HAWSKER

Whitby 2.5 miles; Robin Hood's Bay 2.5 miles; Scarborough 17 miles.

The pretty village of Hawsker is situated half way between Whitby and Robin Hood’s Bay, just two and a half miles from each, making it an ideal base from which to explore the area. Cottages and farms complete this pleasant village, with a local pub serving food, a tea room, a village hall, primary school and children's playground. Set on the National Cycle Network and the Whitby/Scarborough Railtrail (Cinder Trail), Hawsker provides a great base for walkers, cyclists and lovers of the outdoors. The superb coastline in this beautiful part of Yorkshire, and the spectacular North York Moors are well worth exploring, as is the fishing village of Robin Hood's Bay and the ancient port of Whitby. With its winding streets and hidden alleys, Whitby is a charming atmospheric town with a picturesque harbour, long, sandy beaches and the famous Abbey, reached by the 199 steps! Taste the freshly caught fish and chips, take a trip on a local boat or browse a great selection of unique and independent shops.

Location -
100/100
* Average score of 6 customer ratings

Note: There are steep stairs up to the bedroom.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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