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Ruswarp near Whitby, North York Moors & Coast, YO21 1YL (Ref. 5190)



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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/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “The house is superbly well equipped and decorated with a lovely location.”

    Steam trains regularly passing by was an added bonus!

    Steam trains regularly passing by was an added bonus!

    - Jane, September 2021

The property

A superb, modern terraced property, situated in an enviable position on the banks of the River Esk, in the bustling village of Ruswarp, two miles from the centre of Whitby.

Set in the grounds of a former mill, this spacious Ruswarp cottage has been beautifully furnished to provide first-class accommodation, with contemporary styling throughout.

This Ruswarp cottage boasts a bright and airy first floor sitting room, with lovely views over the river, whilst downstairs, the well-equipped kitchen leads into a sunny conservatory, a perfect room to sit and relax in and watch the abundance of wildlife on the river.

Offering four stylish bedrooms, this Ruswarp cottage provides a very comfortable holiday home for both families and friends.

Outside this Ruswarp cottage, a small enclosed patio has gated access to the river, a lovely spot to enjoy a glass of wine and watch the steam trains that regularly pass by in the summer months.

Ruswarp itself offers good amenities, including an excellent butcher's, local shop, village pub and boating on the river.

A nearby public footpath provides a pleasant walk into Whitby, with its narrow cobbled streets, long sandy beaches and famous abbey.

With the stunning countryside of the heather-clad moors close by, and a spectacular coastline, this Ruswarp cottage provides a good base to explore this beautiful area.


  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 2 x second floor doubles, 1 x second floor adult bunks, 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower and basin
  • Second floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen with dining area
  • First floor sitting room
  • Conservatory.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio/iPod dock, WiFi
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Travel cot
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Small, enclosed patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: The property has a riverside enclosed patio, with gated access to the river.

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About the location


Whitby 1.5 miles; Robin Hood's Bay 6 miles.

Situated just 1.5 miles inland from Whitby, the small village of Ruswarp lies on the River Esk, with old stone cottages lining the main street. Ruswarp has excellent amenities, including a local pub with hand-pulled real ales, a village shop and a renowned local butcher. The Esk Valley Walk runs through the village, and it is an easy 25 minute walk to the centre of Whitby. Ruswarp has a regular bus service, and the single track railway has regular steam trains running through! Enjoy an hour’s boating on the river, take a ride on the miniature train, feed the local ducks, or enjoy a snack at the tea room. A perfect location for exploring the surrounding coastline and the dramatic North York Moors.