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The Lodge

(Ref. 1062006)

Stainsacre near Whitby, North York Moors & Coast Show on map

4.4

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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34 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely place kitchen small but big enough for two."

    Dogs enjoyed it . Neighbours are a lovely chatty pair . Door into cottage a bit hard to open have to really push to open and shut hard. We had a lovely time tho thankyou.

    Reviewed by Andrea3.8Jun 2024

  • "Would not book again with Sykes after property left uncleaned"

    The cleaning company somehow missed the lodge on their list of cottages to clean. I called them as soon as I was informed upon your arrival and they came immediately to clean the cottage for you. I can only apologise for this inconvenience. Hopefully its the first and last time this happens Property Owner

    Reviewed by Colin2.2Jun 2024

  • "Perfect in everyway."

    Thought of everything. Nobody should find fault with this property, if they do, there is something wrong with them. Location, comfort, cleanliness, FABULOUS, and the neighbours are nice too.

    thanks for the great review it's much appreciated. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sherry5.0Apr 2024

  • "This was our second time staying at the lodge."

    It’s a lovely cosy cottage in a perfect location close to the cinder track. On our arrival the cottage was icy cold and the heating wasn’t working! there is a lovely log stove in the cottage however on this visit there wasn’t any fuel to light it, the first time we stayed there was enough coal and logs left as a starter for your first night. So we had to go out and find a place that sold coal, this and the heating not working wasn’t a great start to a holiday in December. After calling Sykes who were very kind and helpful I later got a call from the lovely owner who talked me through how to top up the water to get the boiler working. Once we’d done this it was a much nicer evening for us. We felt that the lodge had been stood empty as it was so very cold and putting the heat on caused a lot of condensation. It was running down the walls, windows and even the kitchen floor was wet when the heating is on or you used the oven. There was a smell of damp the whole time we were there and some of the internal walls are crumbling due to this problem. We had a lovely stay and enjoyed our holiday and would stay again but only in the warmer months.

    Sorry you had a problem with the heating on your arrival. I had put the heating on remotely the day before your arrival. Unbeknown to me the pressure had dropped on the bolier. I'm glad we managed to sort out the problem shortly after your arrival. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie3.8Dec 2023

  • "Lovely cottage we have booked to go back next year"

    we're so happy you enjoyed your holiday and are returning for another visit! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Victoria4.7Nov 2023

  • "What a warm, cosy and clean property, every thing you could need on your break, plenty of places to visit in the area and a little further afield, shops and stores for your needs a few minutes away, as always, in this area of the country, locals vary friendly and helpful an added bonus is the local pub a few minutes walk away that also does food, we visited it several times and found the meals very nice and reasonably priced, all in all we had a great weeks stay at the lodge and have already told family and friends how much we enjoyed our stay, this is a place we would definitely return to, once again, thanks for sharing it with us."

    Thankyou for your lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday. Hopefully you'll be back for another visit in the future! Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Nov 2023

  • "A lovely cottage and in a very convenient location."

    Reviewed by Karl4.4Oct 2023

  • "We’ll situated cottage, ideal for a dog."

    Good quality fittings etc and very clean but spoilt but constant musty smell.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.4Sep 2023

  • "I felt the cottage was not dog friendly because the neighbours started complaining within an hour of us being there because the dogs where playing after a long 5hr car journey with breaks."

    I feel that they would have been the same if I had small children with me. I then felt on egg shells the whole time and wouldn't use the garden, was worried the while time that my autistic child would have a meltdown and wanted to keep the dogs separated in case they wanted to play. He continued to complain the whole time. I also wanted to wash the towels and the washing machine was so dirty that I had to clean it 1st but even after that the towels smelled so bad that they couldn't be used again. On the night we arrived we put the kitchen tap on and the pressure forced the tap off and we had to quickly turn off the water and we repaired this ourself, luckily that was just an easy repair of screwing it back on. The one plus was the beds, they were so comfortable and the best that I have ever had in holiday accommodation before.

    The majority of our bookings are from people with dogs.Not once in all the time we've had the cottage have we ever had a complaint from the neighbours about a guest. They are lovely people who wouldn't have complained without good cause. We were informed your dogs were constantly barking 24 hours a day the whole time you were there. I'm sure this would have driven a Saint mad! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pauline2.8Aug 2023

  • "The cottage was lovely, everything we needed and more for our family of 4 and our dogs."

    Great facilities, comfy beds, really close to the cinder track… everything we wanted for our stay in Whitby!

    Reviewed by Rosie5.0Aug 2023

  • "The cottage is very well presented."

    Everything was very clean. I would love to go back.

    Reviewed by Angela4.7Jun 2023

  • "Lovely cottage with parking outside on the road in a cute wee village."

    The local pub was friendly and the food good with sensible prices. Very dog friendly too, so much so that our two fluffy friends dragged us in most nights! You can walk into Whitby on the Cinder Track, or drive in less than 5 minutes. Great base for exploring the area.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Jun 2023

  • "Superb quirky cottage , all the home comforts you need ."

    Perfect quiet location . Lovely walks, great if you have a dog .A brilliant base to visit the surrounding areas . A place we would definitely return .

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0May 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at the lodge."

    Its a great location from whitby and surrounding areas. We walked the cinder track or drove about easily. There is also a bus not too far from the house travelling from Middlesbrough to Scarborough. We ate at the windmill one night and would definitely recommend. We wish we'd gone sooner. The house is great, set back from the road. I've never seen our anxious dog so relaxed. The house was well equipped, we used the washing machine and had a maiden to dry clothes. I would say the kitchen wasn't as clean as expected. Notes say to empty cupboards and it looks like this was trusted to be done however still old food items and stains in cupboard. We rewashed the cutlery as had food stains (possibly from the dishwasher, we dont have one at home so just used the sink) and the cooker and microwave had dried food stuck to them. As a dog friendly property i appreciate it may be harder to keep on top of the hairs etc. Our dog doesn't malt and the rug in the living room had alot of dog hair left behind. We were out throughout the day staying busy and everybody's standard of cleanliness is different. I would still recommend the lodge to stay due to the great location.

    Reviewed by Terrie4.1Apr 2023

  • "What a delightful cottage."

    So warm and cosy. We had such a lovely time here, very relaxing at night and access to beautiful walks and countryside. The cottage has everything if fact it’s better equipped than mine at home. Would definitely recommend and book again

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Mar 2023

  • "Booked as a last minute break to avoid fireworks for our 2 dogs."

    The cottage was comfortable and within 10 minutes driving for all the local resorts (Whitby, Robin Hoods Bay etc) The local pub is 2 minutes walk, is welcoming, serves good food and is dog friendly. Most pubs and eating places were. Great for us for a short break and would be an excellent base for anyone wanting to visit this area from further away.

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Nov 2022

  • "The Lodge provided us with a great base to explore this area of the coast."

    Ideal location with a great little pub in walking distance, a great childrens playground and a lovely walk through the woodland and along the cinder track. The cottage was cosy and the log burner was a treat on cold October evenings. Daughter enjoyed finding the mice around the house. Thanks

    Reviewed by Amy4.4Oct 2022

  • "The Lodge was a really comfortable cottage for us to stay in."

    There were 3 adults plus our Labrador sharing the space for 4 nights. Such a great location for walking as the Cinder Track is just across the road. The local pub is a bonus, very friendly and serves great food. We had a fabulous few days enhanced by lovely weather with a cosy cottage to return to after long walks along the coast. No problem parking in the village unlike some of the cottages we considered in Whitby!

    Reviewed by Caroline4.1Oct 2022

  • "Had a lovely week here."

    Location is ideal as we do alot of walking. Beds were comfy . My husband bearing in mind is 58 loved looking for the mice. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay . Only thing was a slug trail on the rug in the living room but we didn't mind that you are in the countryside. Would highly recommend

    Thankyou for your kind review. We're pleased to see that your husband enjoyed hunting for the little wooden mice, we did originally add them for the children to find but it seems to be that the adults enjoy it just as much. We hope you'll return for another visit to the lodge soon! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kathryn4.7Sep 2022

  • "We had a wonderful break."

    The area is one that we know well but we’ve not come across the cinder trail before and the cottage was well placed for that. The Lodge was perfect for our needs. We hope to come back. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Sue4.7Aug 2022

  • "The Lodge Stainsacre is a lovely place to stay, set in a brilliant location, perfect for exploring the Yorkshire coast and surrounding areas!"

    Would definitely recommend!

    Reviewed by Oliver4.7Jul 2022

  • "Great location in a quiet setting with good links to everything you need."

    Had most of the things you would need for a week away with small children. Only negatives for us personally were the mattresses being super firm and when we arrived it hadn't been cleaned properly with clumps of white dog hair in the living room all over the rug and floor. Not ideal when you have young children picking it up. Other than that it ticked the boxes for everything you would need.

    Reviewed by Leigh3.8Jun 2022

  • "Off road parking would have helped if only to avoid road re surfacing issues, ..."

    Off road parking would have helped if only to avoid road re surfacing issues, occupant from big house behind viewed using the lodge wheelie bin but not an issue for us, that said it was a great holiday in a smashing area, location perfect for Whitby

    Reviewed by Julian5.0Jun 2022

  • "Absolutely superb."

    Great location, beautiful fully equipped cottage. Loved it !!

    Reviewed by Darren5.0Jun 2022

  • "A lovely property in a good location had everything we needed shops and pub very close by ."

    Reviewed by Jan4.4May 2022

  • "The Lodge is a beautiful and very comfortable house which made a perfect base for exploring both the coast and the North Yorkshire Moors."

    It was spotlessly clean, well equipped, and welcoming. An ideal home away from home!

    Reviewed by Claire5.0May 2022

  • "We absolutely loved the cottage and have fell in love with such a beautiful part of the country."

    When we arrived there had been a misunderstanding with the booking so the cottage wasn’t ready. After a call to Sykes the team we’re around within 40 mins to rectify it and the owner couldn’t of been more apologetic. That aside we had a fantastic holiday and we will definitely be returning when we have the opportunity.

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Apr 2022

  • "Lovely property, in a great location."

    We will return. Only comments would be mattresses weren't very comfy and we bought and left some champagne flutes for the next guests as there was on 1 available on our arrival. Overall everything else was great.

    Reviewed by Victoria3.8Apr 2022

  • "A quaint cottage in a good location."

    However the central heating would not work and no wood provided for the log burner. Fortunately we were able to buy some wood . The oven grill had not been cleaned after it’s last use. The towels particularly for one of us were inadequate. No bath towel. I am sure these things can be addressed but I felt they needed mentioning. Re the central heating there were no instructions which would have been helpful.

    So sorry to read you had a few problems with your stay. Sykes customer services would have been glad to help with the heating problem it's a shame you didn't call them. We hope If you return you'll find everything to your satisfaction. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Victoria3.1Dec 2021

  • "Just great and everything we needed with some lovely touches."

    We somehow managed to leave our house keys at the property (!??) And this was dealt with very well and we were very grateful to get them back, so thanks. The owner even rang me to confirm the keys were on the way to us. Couldn't ask for more.

    Reviewed by A5.0Oct 2021

  • "A very well equipped cottage in a perfect location."

    Sykes were amazing as a laptop was left behind after we had left the property and Rachael from the cleaning team ensured we were able to go back to collect it. Will be staying here again.

    Reviewed by Keeley5.0Jul 2021

  • "I rang to ask if there was a hairdryer and told that there wasn't as it was not on inventory."

    There was one so inventory needs updating.

    Reviewed by Susan4.1Jul 2021

  • "A lovely location just outside the hustle and bustle of Whitby lovely extras ..."

    A lovely location just outside the hustle and bustle of Whitby lovely extras include in the lodge really comfortable beds everyone slept even the kids with a brilliant local that couldn't do enough for you good food good drinks over all a enjoyable holiday

    Reviewed by Martin4.7May 2021

  • "Last minute booking and we were lucky this property appeared!"

    Excellent , it had everything we required for a enjoyable stay . Just please sort the bathroom window, although it had a window film, it is low and overlooks the neighbour's! we didn't trust it, so had the blackout blind down permanently. Minutes from large Sainsbury, s Aldi and B&M Minutes from Stunning Whitby, and 10 mins from Goathland and the beautiful Moors Loved it!!

    Reviewed by Paul4.1May 2021

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with dressing room, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with claw-foot bath, hand held shower shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with, WiFi
  • Power inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Unrestricted roadside parking
  • Front enclosed garden with lawn, patio and picnic bench
  • Two well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 0.1 mile.

The property

Positioned in the charming village of Stainsacre within the North York Moors National Park, The Lodge is a delightful end-terrace cottage offering four guests a base for outdoor adventures.

With an enclosed garden, traditional features including exposed stone walls and beams, and close proximity to Whitby, the coast and The Cinder Track, The Lodge is an excellent choice for your next break to North Yorkshire.

Enter in via the front enclosed garden, a neat space with a lawned area, patio and picnic bench for alfresco dining.

Discover a homely living and dining room to relax in, complete with leather sofas, a woodburning stove and a TV, amidst the exposed timber beams and rustic stonework, with a dining table to the rear.

Head into the kitchen to find ample appliances to assist you on your self-catered stay, including an electric oven with gas hob, a washing machine and a dishwasher.

Take the stairs to the first floor and come upon the stylish bathroom, boasting a claw-foot bath with a hand held shower, overhead shower and subway tiling.

Lay your head down in one of the two delightful bedrooms, including a master double bedroom which benefits from a dressing room, and a twin room.

The village of Stainsacre is home to a lovely pub, Windmill Inn, lying just a short stroll away, perfect for evening meals and drinks, while the nearest supermarkets are around half a mile from the cottage on the outskirts of Whitby.

Close to the cottage is The Cinder Track, a disused railway line turned into a 22-mile walking and cycling route running just inland from the coast from Whitby to Scarborough, offering the perfect way to explore the national park with your family.

Just two miles away is the coast where you can embark on further walks, this time with sea views, along the Cleveland Way, coming to the likes of Robin Hood's Bay, a delightful village to stop at for refreshments in one of the pubs or cafés.

Enjoy days within the town of Whitby, choosing from an array of attractions with firm favourites being the dramatic Whitby Abbey which sits over the town, reached via the 199 Steps, with the Whalebone Arch and Whitby Lighthouse providing perfect photo ops, and the Captain Cook Memorial Museum shedding light on the history of the town and its famous explorer.

Venture further into the North York Moors National Park for walks along the Esk Valley, searching for waterfalls, and hiking the various hills and peaks found here.

Enjoy a fun family break or a walking adventure to the North York Moors and coast at The Lodge.

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About the location

WHITBY

Robin Hood's Bay 5.5 miles; Scarborough 19.3 miles; Pickering 23 miles; Guisborough 21.5 miles.

The seaside town and port of Whitby lies at the mouth of the River Esk in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire. Ideally situated for exploring this beautiful part of Yorkshire, the local area hosts an array of activities so you can be sure to get the best out of both the countryside and the coast. From the nearby North York Moors to its Blue Flag beaches, there's something here for everyone. Amongst its many attractions, Whitby holds a charming atmosphere, home to winding streets and hidden alleys, where you can find a wide selection of eateries and shops scattered amongst them. Take a trip to the picturesque harbour and lighthouse to watch the sun set or get involved in some whale watching or a coastal cruise to watch the creatures up close. Climb the famous 199 steps to the Whitby Abbey to immerse yourself with history, or visit the Captain Cook Memorial Museum presenting historical and ethnographic exhibition about Cook himself. Close to the Robin Hood's Bay, rich in heritage, wonders and scenic spots, and in easy reach of the bustling towns of Scarborough and Middlesbrough, Whitby is a prime location for exploring all of the delights that Yorkshire has to offer.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Christmas