Tawny Owl

Cowbar, Yorkshire Coast

  • 4 Star Gold
  • Tawny Owl is a beautiful cottage, well presented and decorated to a high standard. All the rooms are ground floor level, suitable for guests with mobility problems and in wheelchairs. Five minutes from the village of Staithes.

You can book this holiday cottage from:

  • £439 per week
  • £63 per night
  • 4 Star Gold
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Garden/Courtyard

Features

Special Features

  • Hot tub
  • Welcome pack provided

How far to...?

  • Pub 2 miles
  • Shop 2 miles

Outdoors

  • Garden, courtyard or patio
  • Private parking

Families

  • Family friendly
  • Cot
  • Highchair

Bathrooms

  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Wet room

Kitchen

  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds

House rules

House Rules

  • Check in: 2pm
  • Check out: 10am

Accessibility

Accessibility

  • Ground floor toilet
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Wet room

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Statement 

Property Name: Tawny Owl 

Description: Cottage 

 

Pre-arrival 

The nearest bus stop is: Boulby, 50 yds 

The nearest train station is: Station Square, Whitby, 10.5 miles 

The nearest food shop is: Staithes, 1 mile 

The nearest pub/restaurant is: Dale House, 5 miles 

The nearest petrol is: Hinderwell, 2.8 miles 

Mobility equipment hire is: Guisborough, 13.3 miles 

 

Arrival and car parking 

Type of parking available: Private 

For what sized cars? Large 

Good space to unload once parked? Yes 

Number of spaces available: 4-6 

The parking surface is: Tarmac 

Distance to the property from the parking: Driveway 

Is parking level? Yes 

Distance to nearest parking area: 20 yards 

Is it pay and display? No 

The width of the path to the property is: 5ft 

How many steps are there en route to the entrance: 0 

 

Main entrance 

How many entrances are there to the property? One and one fire door 

The doors widths are: 3ft 31” 

Keyhole height: 3ft 

How many steps are there to the entrance: None 

 

Living and dining rooms 

The flooring is: Tiled 

The door widths are: 3ft 

Is there good space between the furniture: Yes 

Is it movable or fixed: Movable 

 

Kitchen 

The flooring is: Tiled 

The door widths are: 3ft 

The worktop height is: 3ft 1” 

Is the oven set high or low? Low 

The fridge height is: 3ft 1” 

The freezer height is: 3ft 1” 

Is crockery stored high or low? High 

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where: Washer dryer, iron, ironing board are in the boiler room (2 steps) 

Bedrooms and landings 

How many floors does the property have: One 

The number of steps between floors is: Master none, second two 

The flooring is: Tiled 

The door widths are: 2ft 9” 

Bed sizes are: 3-4ft, 5ft  

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable 

 

Bathrooms and cloakrooms 

The door widths are: 2ft 9” 

Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: Yes 

Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?: Yes 

Is there a ground floor WC?: Yes 

Is there a ground floor bath or showroom?: Yes 

Does the bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted? No 

Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up?: Yes 

The flooring is: Tiled 

 

General 

Is there a land line for guests to use? No 

Mobile reception details: Poor 

Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not WC or baths)?: Yes 

Are electrical sockets generally set low or height: Low 

Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests?: No 

Any other information: 

 

Description

Tawny Owl is a superb high quality cottage, it is well presented and decorated to a high standard. All the rooms are situated on the ground floor level so the cottage may be suitable for guests with mobility problems and in wheelchairs. There is an off-road parking near the property. The cottage is located at the top of the cliff, only a few minute drive to the seaside village of Staithes, with shops, pubs and restaurants. Tawny Owl can be used in conjunction with Barn Owl next door (WA022).

GROUND FLOOR
Entrance: Ramp access into the kitchen/lounge/diner.
Kitchen/Dining Room/Lounge: Fridge, freezer, gas hob, electric oven with grill, dishwasher, microwave. Dining table and chairs. TV with Freeview.
Bedroom 1: Double bed, wardrobe, dressing table, TV with DVD. 
En suite Wet Room: Shower, toilet and washbasin.
Bedroom 2: Two steps up. Double bed, dressing table with drawers, hanging space, TV with DVD.
En suite Wet Room: Shower, toilet and washbasin.
Laundry: Washing machine, tumble dryer.

Pets: Sorry, no pets.
Parking: Off-street parking for two cars.
Garden/Patio: Shared patio with outside seating. NOW WITH HOT TUB SHARED WITH BARN OWL (WA022)
Heating: Gas central heating with underfloor heating throughout.
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Notes: Towels are provided, but not for use with the hot tub. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Static cot and highchair available. Shared hot tub (seven seater jacuzzi). Please note that this property has two double beds and therefore is not suitable for children/teenagers of mixed sex. There is a working potash mine within a mile from the property. Mobile phone signal is variable.

 

Reviews

Enjoyed our stay at this property ;very good host

Anon

Lovely friendly hosts in Liz and Russ and nice touch to have bottle of Prosecco and chocs and Yorkshire tea and coffee! Lovely

Anon

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Area Information

Cowbar
Cowbar is a picturesque hamlet tucked under the Cliff Nab connected with the village of Staithes by a footbridge. It is popular with artists, photographers and birdwatchers. Cowbar is an ideal base to explore the beautiful Yorkshire Coast and Moors.

The neighbouring village of Staithes is a pretty, traditional fishing village with bundles of charm located 10 miles north of Whitby and offers an idyllic location for holidaymakers visiting the seaside. The village boasts some of the narrowest cobbled streets in the north and is connected with ginnels, nooks and winding streets. There is plenty to see and do with pubs, cafes, shops, art galleries and a fish smokehouse. The village hosts real ale and jazz festivals during the year and the September Arts Festival is becoming a very popular event which attracts many visitors. For those fancying taking to the waters there are regular boat trips to Whitby from Staithes. There are many walks around the area along the cliff tops and through to Whitby, it is an ideal location for any holidaymaker.

For more information on Cowbar and Staithes and the surrounding area and local events see our Yorkshire Coast Guide and the Festivals & Events Guide.