Bracken Edge

Sleights near Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 887)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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8 Customer Review(s)

  • “Good cottage always very clean and ...”
    Good cottage always very clean and well looked after.
    - Mr Bright, June 2017


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

Situated on the edge of the North York Moors, this charming detached bungalow enjoys breathtaking views over the Littlebeck Valley to Whitby and the coast.

Set off a quiet road and surrounded by its own pretty gardens, this comfortable, well-equipped accommodation provides a great base from which to explore this spectacular area, being ideally situated close to the stunning moors and rolling dales and within easy reach of the dramatic coastline.

With both Scarborough and York also close by, Bracken Edge is an ideal property for walkers and cyclists alike or for those simply seeking some peace and quiet.


Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double, 1 x ground floor adult size bunks, 1 x first floor twin accessed by narrow spiral staircase. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with glazed side porch and door out to patio and garden. Sitting room and dining area with open fire (electric fire also available) in stone fireplace and views to Whitby and the coast. Second glazed porch to front and door out to front garden down narrow steps. Entrance hall with storage for coats, boots etc.


  • Oil central heating with open fire/electric fire in sitting room
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, video, DVD, portable stereo/CD player
  • Fuel, power and generous supply of fuel for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Pretty gardens to front and side with patio area, seating and fixed BBQ with views of Whitby and the coast
  • One well-behaved dog by arrangement
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Village of Sleights with pubs, shops, baker's etc 1 mile.

About the location


Whitby 4 miles.

Sleights is ideal for both a coastal and country holiday. Just 4 miles from the picturesque Yorkshire coastline, it is also on the edge of dramatic moors country, littered with attractive villages and scenery. Though quiet, Sleights boasts a pub, a fish and chip shop, an antique shop (with cafe), a butcher's, a bakery, a hairdressers and a Post Office within a Spar shop. The North Yorkshire Steam Railway terminus is a few minutes’ drive, together with regular public transport to and from the nearby port of Whitby. Whitby lies at the mouth of the River Esk and is ideally situated for exploring this beautiful part of Yorkshire. It is an atmospheric town of winding streets and hidden alleys, with a picturesque harbour, safe sandy beaches and, of course, the abbey, reached by the famous 199 steps.

Note: Up until 6th January 2017, this property has a Saturday changeover day. From 6th January 2017, the property has a Friday changeover day.