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Holly Cottage

West Barnby near Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 960331)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • 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/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    “Just one point, we would have preferred to have a washing machine rather than the dishwasher which we did not use.”

    However a washing machine would have been very useful after a day on the beach.

The property

Whitby 6 miles.

A cosy detached stone cottage that sits in the hamlet of West Barnby, near Whitby in North York Moors National Park.

The abundance of wooden furniture along with beamed ceilings give this cottage a comforting and homely feel, perfect for a couple's break.

Holly Cottage bares a welcoming open plan kitchen diner, bursting with established equipment.

A walk up the traditionally stairs leads you to the twin room and the double en-suite shower room.

The living area continues the antique feeling with its open fire protected by a metal cage, perfect for resting your feet in front of whilst watching the TV of a night time.

On a warm evening you may want to open the French patio doors and venture onto the decking for a drink whilst watching the sunset.

This cottage also offers around half an acre of land to use at your disposal should you need some thinking time whilst planning the day's activities.

A pub, shop and restaurant are just 1.5 miles away from Holly Cottage, with the beach just a further half mile.

With plenty of fields and walk paths, West Barnby is perfect for walking your dog.

Just six miles away from West Barnby is the seaside town of Whitby, a place which offers a stunning harbour and a whole host of beaches.

A cosy cottage in a tranquil location, suitable for couples any month of the year.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with sofa bed
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Electric storage heaters with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and fuel for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned garden to front, decking to rear with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles.

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About the location


Robin Hood's Bay 5.5 miles; Scarborough 19.3 miles; Pickering 23 miles; Guisborough 21.5 miles.

The seaside town and port of Whitby lies at the mouth of the River Esk in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire. Ideally situated for exploring this beautiful part of Yorkshire, the local area hosts an abundance of activity so you can be sure to get the best out of both the countryside and the coast. From the nearby North York Moors to its Blue Flag beaches, there's something here for every interest and time of year. Amongst its many attractions, Whitby holds a charming atmosphere, home to winding streets and hidden alleys, where you can find a wide selection of eateries and shops scattered amongst them. Take a trip to the picturesque harbour and lighthouse to watch the sun set, or get involved in some whale watching or a coastal cruise to watch the creatures up close. Climb the famous 199 to the Whitby Abbey to immerse yourself with history, or visit the Captain Cook Memorial Museum presenting historical and ethnographic exhibition about Cook himself. Hosting an abundance of leisure facilities, opportunities to explore the natural lands, and plenty of coastal delights, Whitby offers something for everyone. Close to the Robin Hood's Bay full of heritage wonders and scenic spots, and in reach of the bustling towns of Scarborough and Middlesbrough, Whitby is a prime location for exploring all of the delights that Yorkshire has to offer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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