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Clara's Cottage

(Ref. 950877)

West Lutton near Malton, North York Moors & Coast Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • cottage (14)
  • lovely (8)
  • great (7)
  • nice (5)
  • cosy (5)
  • walks (5)

15 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely old cottage and great place to stay."

    Wifi signal was strong (there's little mobile signal as it's very remote), and the kitchen was big and well fitted out. The fire lit very easily and very cosy living room. Only drawback was the smell of the damp in the cottage as it does have quite a lot of damp. We bought some plug in air fresheners which helped and hey, it's only for a week.

    Reviewed by Mark3.8Jul 2023

  • "We had a great time at a wonderful cottage."

    The little touches at the cottage made a big difference to our experience. Particularly liked the strategically placed notes with helpful information. Thanks to Cathrine for insuring everything ran smoothly. Highly recommend

    Thanks so much Brian - we look forward to your return to Clara’s Cottage some day. Catherine Property Owner

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Jul 2023

  • "What a beautiful ,quaint cottage ."

    A mix of old and modern . Catherine Pasek has successfully combined the old with the new . Her personal touches were great , very friendly and welcoming .The welcome pack was such a nice touch as were the personal notes left by Catherine . Ive been to a few cottages and this one ticked all the right boxes . Centrally located for so many places of interest and amazing walks .

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Nov 2019

  • "Lovely cottage in nice village."

    Very comfortable beds and all you need for a great stay. Very friendly village pub with good food. Would recommend.

    Reviewed by Marilyn5.0Aug 2019

  • "A delightful cottage with everything provided."

    Lovely enclosed garden which was ideal for the dog. Great location for visiting many of the wonderful sites, market and seaside towns . Thoroughly enjoyed our holiday and would happily stay here again if visiting this area.

    Reviewed by Loftus5.0Jun 2019

  • "The location of this cottage is perfect for a real retreat."

    We enjoyed walks up the Wold from the front door each day and then a short car journey takes you to local points of interest. Filey beach is perfect for children and dogs with lots of space to run around. Whitby Abbey is near enough to travel to and well worth a visit. The accommodation has a nice outdoor space and cosy sofas and an open fire which mades for nice evenings around the fire playing games.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.1May 2019

  • "WE had an enjoyable stay at Clara's."

    there was plenty of room for our family and the location was fantastic for dog walking! Catherine the host was exceptionally accommodating and made Clara's feel like a home from home. We would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Ross4.7May 2019

  • "Clara's cottage is just lovely!"

    So cosy, peaceful and well equipped to make for a very relaxing and comfortable break. The booking process was quick and easy and the owner was very welcoming when she called to confirm key arrangements. This is an old cottage and is therefore not pristine, but that was no issue for us as it was clean and I felt able to completely relax and enjoy being there (I didn't want to leave!) The area is incredibly quiet and surrounded by stunning countryside with the beautiful coast only a short drive away.

    Reviewed by Bev4.7Feb 2019

  • "It was a lovely cottage in a beautiful and peaceful village."

    Me, my wife and our son had a really great break.

    Reviewed by David5.0Feb 2019

  • "Clara’s cottage was just what we was looking for."

    Cosy and homely. We felt very welcome as soon as we walked in. And felt right at home straight away. Perfect for a relaxing few days away. We will defiantly be returning

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0Dec 2018

  • "The Cottage was beautifully decorated, it was like getting a warm welcome hug as you walked through the door."

    Set in a lovely village with stunning views & lovely walks on the doorstep.

    Reviewed by Tracey4.7Nov 2018

  • "The cottage was in a lovely small village with beautiful walks."

    The cottage it’s self was clean with plenty of furniture and all the added extras. The garden was a lovely place to relax in the sun even in October. The beds were really comfy and plenty of room to walk around. The bath was lovely with a lovely spa bath. The welcome basket was a nice surprise

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Oct 2018

  • "The cottage was even better than advertised - lots of space both inside and out (five adults and a baby), the huge kitchen being especially handy and well equipped."

    Would definitely visit again - possibly in cold weather next time to make the most of the cosy fire!

    Reviewed by Claire4.7Aug 2018

  • "Fabulous cottage very nicely presented with everything you require, dog friendly and nice decor."

    Reviewed by Sally4.8Jun 2017

  • "An excellent comfortable cottage, with every possible need catered for."

    Lovely garden, fully enclosed, so perfect for my dog who had a great time and it was within easy reach of lovely beaches for long walks. We hope to return.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Apr 2017

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with whirlpool bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • LPG central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with BT TV, DVD, CD/radio with Bluetooth speaker, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars at front of cottage on bridge over stream
  • Secure bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with summerhouse, furniture and BBQ
  • Use of two bicycles (to be used at own risk)
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Farm shop 3 miles, pub 2 mins walk
  • Coast 15 miles
  • Note: Property has steep stairs, there’s one step down from the double bedroom and the floors are uneven in places, not suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: Sloping ceilings in bedrooms
  • Note: Shallow stream to front of property, children and pets must be supervised at all times.

The property

This delightful Grade II listed cottage is situated in the charming, rural village of West Lutton, in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds and close to the towns of Driffield, Malton and Scarborough.

Built around 1801 as an estate workers’ cottage, this superb property is an ideal base for families and friends wishing not only to explore the Wolds, but also the stunning North York Moors National Park, the Hambleton Hills, The Howardian Hills, the stunning coast and even the historic city of York, which is just 50 minutes' drive away.

You can leave your car on the cottage's wooden bridge over the pretty Gypsey Race stream.

Once you have parked up and gone inside, you will find a holiday home that caters for all your needs, with character features throughout, including exposed beams and fireplaces.

There is also the added bonus of modern features including BT Infinity WiFi and BT TV.

The kitchen has everything you require to rustle up a tasty breakfast before venturing out for the day, or a heart-warming meal in the evening, which can then be enjoyed in the dining room with feature fireplace.

On chilly evenings, you can relax in the snug sitting room whilst the logs on the warming woodburning stove crackle away.

Alternatively, summer nights can be spent enjoying an alfresco meal, or curling up and unwinding in the summerhouse with a cold drink and good book.

On the first floor are three bedrooms, including the master king-size double with an apex ceiling and feature fireplace, and the bathroom has an electric shower and a deep whirlpool bath, perfect for resting those achy legs after long walks out and about in the Wolds.

Nestled in the beautiful Great Wold Valley, West Lutton has an historic church and a dog-friendly pub, The Three Tuns, which is just a two minute walk from the cottage and serves great beer and home-cooked food.

The Blue Bell and The Star in nearby Weaverthorpe are both also excellent choices for dining out, as is The Triton Inn in the beautiful estate village of Sledmere.

There is a good farm shop at Sledmere as well as Butterwick, both only a few miles away.

The gentle, undulating Yorkshire Wolds, stretching from the River Humber to the south to the chalk cliffs of Flamborough Head are ideal for walking and cycling, and are well worth exploring.

There’s plenty to see and do in the area, including the historic properties of Castle Howard, Sledmere House and Deer Park, Burton Agnes Hall and Gardens, the RSPB reserve at Bempton near Flamborough, the coastal resorts of Bridlington, Filey, Scarborough and Whitby.

Inland there’s Thirsk, Helmsley, Easingwold, Pickering and of course York.

A wonderful Wolds cottage for a varied break.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Driffield 10 miles; Malton 11 miles; Scarborough 15 miles.

West Lutton is a small, pretty, rural village situated in the open countryside of the rolling Yorkshire Wolds. The village has one pub, but close by is the village of Weatherthorpe, which has a shop, Post Office and two excellent inns. Ideally located, West Lutton is just a short drive from the delightful historic market towns of Malton and Driffield, while the east coast resorts of Filey, Bridlington and Scarborough, with their long, safe, sandy beaches and seaside amenities, are also easily accessible. The surrounding countryside is ideal for walking, cycling and touring, with many outstanding inns, stately homes and open gardens to visit. A day out in the medieval, walled city of York, with its famous minster and Jorvik Viking Centre is well worth a visit, as is the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway at Pickering.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas