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Grimes Nook

Staithes, North York Moors & Coast, TS13 5DE (Ref. 933837)


Very good

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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside


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52 Customer Review(s)

  • Ms Willerton

    “This is a fabulous location.”

    The cottage was as described and perfectly well equipped for two people with dogs, it's probably going a bit far to describe a patio area and the railings at the front are in need of some repair.

    The cottage was as described and perfectly well equipped for two people with dogs, it's probably going a bit far to describe a patio area and the railings at the front are in need of some repair. A great spot and quite happy to return.

    - Ms Willerton, August 2021

The property

This cosy lower ground floor apartment was formed from the net store of what was once a fisherman’s cottage, quietly tucked away within the charming village of Staithes.

Set over the lower ground floor level, this holiday home is situated below a two-storey cottage and is an ideal retreat for couples wanting to get away from it all.

The open plan living area with exposed stone walls, beamed ceilings and a warming woodburning stove creates the perfect space to snuggle around on cooler evenings!

With a pretty double bedroom and spacious shower room, Grimes Nook provides traditional, comfortable accommodation.

Outside is a small front patio with bench where you can sit with a morning cup of coffee, whilst soaking up the atmosphere in this quaint, historic village.

A two minute walk brings you to local inns, tea rooms and village shops, whilst the harbour and beach are just a stone's throw away.

Wander around the narrow, cobbled streets and alleyways, or enjoy an invigorating walk along the cliffs to nearby Runswick Bay.

A little further up the coast you will find the old spa town of Saltburn, with its elegant architecture and lovely sandy beach, whilst the vibrant port of Whitby offers excellent restaurants, independent shops and ancient abbey.

With both the stunning North York Moors and the coast to discover, Grimes Nook can be enjoyed at any time of the year.

Note: This property is situated below Ref. 933838, together they sleep 6 people.


  • All lower ground floor situated below Ref
  • 933838
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchenette, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Electric panel heaters with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Pay and display car parks available in the top part of the village, charges apply at certain times of the year
  • Loading/unloading area approx
  • 100 yards from cottage - no parking at the bottom of Staithes village
  • Front patio with bench
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and beach 2 mins walk
  • Note: This property is accessed via a short flight of steps
  • Note: Mobile phone reception is limited in Staithes
  • Note: Parking and stairs may mean cottage is unsuitable for the less mobile
  • Note: Check-in 4pm
  • Note: No children, including infants
  • Note: This property has recently been refurbished
  • Note: There is no glass on the front of the woodburning stove, pets to be supervised at all times

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About the location


Whitby 10 miles.

The charming and sleepy seaside village of Staithes, with its cobbled streets and back alleys, is something of an artist’s dream. Its pretty houses and cottages are clustered around the old harbour and surrounded by high craggy cliffs on three sides, with a sheltered sandy beach set amongst the rocky coastline. The village can claim connections with Captain Cook who was apprenticed to a draper near the harbour. Nowadays, Staithes is a must for anyone visiting the Yorkshire Coast and has a good selection of pubs, shops and tea rooms. Staithes is still home to an RNLI lifeboat station and a small fleet of cobles (fishing boats) landing fish, crab and lobster, with boat trips for birdwatching, fishing and even whale watching available. It’s also the location of the popular BBC children’s TV series, Old Jack’s Boat. Staithes has a strong attraction for artists, with an annual Art and Heritage Festival, galleries and artists studios with art courses and workshops regularly on offer. There’s a free Illusion Trail, which guides visitors around the network of ginnels (alleyways), with trail guides available locally. The best views of the town can be enjoyed from the Cleveland Way which runs down the cliff to the sea’s edge. Altogether a superb base for exploring the Yorkshire Coast, visiting the larger resorts of Whitby or Scarborough and enjoying the moorland villages of the North York Moors National Park.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas