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York House

Staithes, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 22255)

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  • Sleeps 9

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Gledhill

    “York House was a wonderful base for our stay with lots of character and charm, it was perfect for our needs and the views were beautiful!”


  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • 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/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

A beautifully presented detached stone property, tucked down a footpath in the centre of the charming, historic coastal village of Staithes, enjoying wonderful sea views towards the harbour.

Offering first class accommodation, this Grade II listed Staithes cottage has been lovingly renovated to provide a superb holiday home for families or groups of friends, perfect to enjoy time together in a wonderful part of the country.

Blending a wealth of character with modern amenities, this Staithes cottage offers a comfortable, spacious sitting room with a warming open fire set in the original cast iron and carved wooden fireplace.

The modern, well-equipped kitchen of this Staithes cottage has exposed stone walls and a large dining table, providing a lovely sociable space to sit and chat with a morning cup of coffee, whilst the beamed, additional basement games room provides a full-size pool table.

Wonderful age-worn timber stairs lead up to the tastefully-furnished bedrooms, with glorious views over the village and the sea.

With the added luxury of a freestanding slipper bath and wet room, this Staithes cottage exudes quality, with accommodation of real distinction and style.

A couple of minutes' walk brings you to the beach, local inns and shops of this quaint seaside village.

Discover the narrow cobbled streets and alleyways or indulge yourself in the quirky tea rooms.

Children will enjoy exploring the rock pools and paddling in the sea, or for the more energetic, there are breathtaking views from the cliff-top walking trails.

Well placed for visiting numerous attractions such as the steam railway at Grosmont, the Danby Moors Centre and the spectacular scenery of the North York Moors, this cottage in Staithes offers something for everyone.


Over four floors. Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double with en-suite wet room with shower, basin and WC, 1 x single, 1 x second floor king-size double leading to 1 x second floor twin. Bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 8). Utility. Sitting room (seats 7) with open fire. Basement games room with pool table.


  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVDs, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Parking permit for 2 cars for car park at top of bank 10 mins walk from property (can unload/load nearer to property)
  • Small patio with furniture (accessed by several steps)
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and beach 2 mins walk
  • Note: Property accessed via a footpath with several steps, approx 50m from the road
  • Note: Some restricted headroom on top floor
  • Note: £30 refundable deposit required for parking permits.

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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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.

Note: Up until 16th December, 2016 this property will have a Saturday changeover. From 16th December, the property will have a Friday changeover.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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