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The Old Jail Barber Shop

Seamer, North Yorkshire, North York Moors & Coast, YO12 4QD (Ref. 1055061)



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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • 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/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • “Great time had, great dog friendly location with great facilities.”

    In easy reach of Whitby, Scarborough and dog friendly beaches as well as York

    In easy reach of Whitby, Scarborough and dog friendly beaches as well as York

    - Mrs Rotchell, August 2021

About the property

Nestled in the centre of Seamer village in North Yorkshire is The Old Jail Barber Shop, a brand new and contemporary, high-quality Eco-friendly property.

Within easy reach of the coast and the magnificent North York Moors National Park, this high-spec air source heated property is ideal for a family or group wanting to to get outdoors and explore the best of the coastline and countryside North Yorkshire has to offer.

With its interesting history as a jail and later a barbers, step inside the property to find a bright and airy space, with laminate flooring, spotlights in the ceiling and quirky wooden beams adding to the character and charm of the home.

The sleek kitchen/diner makes excellent use of the space; filled with integrated appliances to enable you to create wonderful home-cooked meals to enjoy at the breakfast bar beneath the stunning crystal light, you can even turn on the Smart TV and watch your favourite Netflix shows while you eat your breakfast.

Take a few steps up into the sitting room, brightened by the incredible skylight, which lights up at night and is beautiful to sit and admire from the spacious corner sofa, enjoying a movie night on the Smart TV, or simply relaxing with a good book.

The patio doors can be opened up onto an enclosed gravel garden, where you can sit out in the evening sun with a glass of wine, before ending the day with a luxurious dip in the private hot tub, unwinding beneath the stars.

When it's time to catch up on rest, the ground-floor triple bunk can comfortably sleep three and boasts Jack and Jill access to the shower room, while upstairs the master double benefits from a free standing bath tub, a Smart TV and an en-suite shower room, providing everything you could possibly need to prepare for each new day.

Head outdoors and explore the pretty village of Seamer, which boasts a delightful mix of contemporary and traditional architecture with an array of wonderful old stone houses, as well as an award winning fish and chip shop and two fantastic award winning pubs serving food, perfect for a special occasion or when you want to take a night off from cooking.

Here you will also find a supermarket and general store, ideal for picking up any essentials.

For a day beside the sea, drive to the Victorian seaside resort of Scarborough, which offers two wonderful stretches of sandy beach, North Bay and South Bay, popular with families who want to build sandcastles and go for a refreshing dip.

Stroll through the magnificent Japanese-inspired Peasholm Park, head to Alpamare UK for an adrenaline-filled day at a waterpark, catch a show at Stephen Joseph Theatre, and catch a live music event as Scarborough Open Air Theatre.

Walkers will delight in a coastal stroll along the Cleveland Way, while cyclists can take the disused former railway track up to Whitby.

Here you can enjoy award-winning fish and chips on the popular beach, walk along the pier to the lighthouse to watch a scenic sunset, hop on a boat trip to try and spot whales and climb the famous 199 steps to Whitby Abbey, where you will be rewarded by incredible coastal views from the top.

Head into the North York Moors National Park to find an abundance of walking and cycling trails through rugged moorland, wooded valleys and timeless villages.

With so much to see and do from your doorstep, The Old Jail Barber Shop is a fantastic base to return to each evening with your loved ones.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with Smart TV, bath tub and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor triple bunk with Smart TV and Jack and Jill access to shower room
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with Smart TV
  • Sitting room
  • Air source heating
  • Combi oven/grill, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • 4 x Smart TVs with Netflix, sound bar, excellent WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • One designated parking space
  • Electric vehicle point
  • Enclosed gravel garden with seating and hot tub
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 mile
  • Note: Due to finishing touches taking place at this new property, a new photograph of the exterior and of the hot tub will be added shortly

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About the location


Scarborough 5.1 miles; Whitby 22.4

Seamer is a pretty village near the coast in North Yorkshire, with a charming blend of old and new buildings adding character to the area, while the main street boasts a collection of old stone houses. You have three traditional pubs serving tasty food, a supermarket, a general store with a Post Office and a church. Spend a day being entertained by all the seaside amenities of Scarborough, which can be easily accessed by car, where you will find parks and gardens, as well as its historic castle overlooking the town. Head to either the North Bay or South Bay for an afternoo stroll of sandcastle building on the beach and later you can grab a bite to eat at one of the pubs or restaurants. You also have the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough Spa and Scarborough Open Air Theatre for live music. Coastal walks can be enjoyed along the Cleveland Way and you also have the cycle route taking you on the old railway to Whitby, where you can climb its famous 199 steps to the ruins of the abbey. You are in a wonderful position for exploring Heritage coast and the moors, a superb base for a holiday in Yorkshire.