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Post Box Cottage

Dalehouse near Staithes, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 934802)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Hughes
    July 2017
    “The cottage was lovely and in a ...”
    The cottage was lovely and in a great position to visit the many gems of North Yorkshire. Elaine, Gerard and Tom were very helpful and friendly. I would recommend this cottage to friends and family should they wish to visit this part of the country.
    The cottage was lovely and in a great position to visit the many gems of North Yorkshire. Elaine, Gerard and Tom were very helpful and friendly. I would recommend this cottage to friends and family should they wish to visit this part of the country.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Dalehouse Farm Holiday Cottages

Staithes 0.5 miles. These two, pretty, stone semi-detached cottages, are quietly tucked away in the small hamlet of Dalehouse, just a few minutes’ walk from the charming fishing village of Staithes. Set on the owners’ farm which has suckler cows and sheep, and where they breed Cleveland Bay horses, the cottages overlook fields and countryside and are in the perfect spot to enjoy a relaxing holiday, with an abundance of walking tracks and cycling trails in the area. Originally the milking parlour, they have been converted to a good standard and provide comfortable accommodation with a traditional feel running through them. Both cottages have L-shaped open plan living areas, with leather sofas, electric stoves and family dining areas. The larger cottage offers the flexibility of a ground floor bedroom and wet room, enabling the less mobile to stay, while both have family bathrooms and first floor bedrooms with views of the lambs skipping around in the springtime. With both cottages having off road parking, guests can leave their cars safely behind and walk into historic Staithes, with its narrow cobbled streets and cottages that tumble down the bank towards the picturesque harbour, with a feeling of stepping back in time. Wander around the quaint shops, partake in tea and cakes, or enjoy fine fish and chips in one of the local inns. The Captain Cook's Museum is well worth a visit, or blow the cobwebs away with a bracing cliff top walk along the Cleveland Way long distance trail, that follows the coastline for miles. This special corner of North Yorkshire offers some superb countryside, with the North York Moors on your doorstep and delightful inland and coastal villages to explore, including Runswick Bay, Saltburn and Danby, with attractions such as the Danby Moors Exhibition Centre, the steam railway at Grosmont and the interesting mining museum at Skinningrove. Two well-placed cottages for wonderful family holidays.

The property

Post Box Cottage offers family-friendly accommodation with three bedrooms, one double and two single rooms.

Downstairs, the cosy open plan living area is traditionally furnished, with comfortable leather sofas, a well-equipped kitchen and a dining table to one end.

It has the added benefit of a downstairs cloakroom, always useful for families.

Outside, there is off road parking for two cars and a private front patio, enabling guests to sit and enjoy a morning coffee in the sunshine, before heading off for the day.

With Staithes just a 10 minute walk away, and the surrounding countryside at your fingertips, this delightful cottage provides a lovely, quiet place to stay.

Note: This property adjoins Ref. 919000, together they sleep 10.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric stove.

Amenities

  • Electric central heating with electric stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private front patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 5 mins walk, pub 1 min walk
  • Beach 10 mins walk
  • Note: Due to rural location, WiFi can be slow.

About the location

STAITHES

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