Storm Cottage

Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire Coast

  • 4 Star
  • A beautiful stone cottage situated in a peaceful location in the heart of the old village of Robin Hood's Bay.

You can book this property from:

  • £567 per week
  • £81 per night
  • 4 Star


Beds & bedrooms

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


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided


  • Family friendly


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Private parking

How far to...?

  • Pub 0.2 miles
  • Shop 0.2 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Statement 

Property Name: Storm Cottage, Shell Hill 

Description: Cottage 

Storm Cottage sleeps up to five people and has two bedrooms, one bedroom on the first floor with bathroom, with one step up entry into the shower, and a second bedroom on the second floor. Both bedrooms are upstairs. The cottage has been fully refurbished to make it a real home from home. 



The nearest bus stop is: The upper village of Robin Hood's Bay on Thorpe Lane 

The nearest train station is: Station Square, Whitby 

The nearest food shop is: Muir Lea Stores (01947 880316) in the lower village and there are  three public houses in the lower village, The Bay Hotel, Ye Dolphin and The Laurel Inn 


Arrival and car parking 

Type of parking available: There are no designated parking spaces but a parking permit is supplied for Fisherhead Car Park, a couple of minutes' walk from the cottage 

If additional parking is required, public parking is available in the upper village. The car parks are at the top of Bay bank. Daily payments can be made at the pay and display machines, or permits for longer stays can be obtained from the Post Office (01947 880202). Additional permits for Fisherhead Car Park may possibly be obtained from The Old School House (01947 880723). Some people park in the car park and carry their luggage down to their accommodation. If the distance is too far you can drive down the bank to unload. Please try to park as close to the road edge as possible so that other vehicles can pass, please observe any parking restrictions and return to the car park once unloaded. Please note that the car parks at the top of the hill are free during the winter months. 

There are no disabled parking spaces in Fisherhead Car Park. There are designated spaces in the public car parks at the top of the hill in the upper village. 

There is rear access to the vehicle once parked 

The distance from the parking area to the property is a five minutes' walk 

The width of the path leading to the property is 104cm 

From the road there are 18 gradual steps up to and 2 gradual steps down en route to the entrance 

The ground surface is an uneven stone pathway. 

The key can be obtained from the key safe located opposite the front door of the property 


Main entrance 

How many entrances are there to the property? Two 

The doors widths are: 76cm x 190cm and 84cm x 184cm (rear) 

There are steps at the doors. 

Living and dining rooms 

The flooring is: Laminate 

The door widths are: 70x194cm 

Is it movable or fixed: Movable 



The flooring is: Laminate wood 

The door widths are: 70x194cm 

The worktop height is: 87cm 

The fridge height is: 89cm 

The storage height of crockery varies between 40cm and 134cm 


Bedrooms and landings 

The property has a ground floor, first floor and second floor 

The number of steps between floors is: 11 up to the first floor and another 11 steps to the second floor 

The flooring is: Kardean vinyl flooring to the first floor and carpet to the second floor 

The door widths are: 74x198cm 

Bed sizes are: 3 singles and 1 double 

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable 


Bathrooms and cloakrooms 

The door widths are: 73x196cm 

Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: Yes 

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

The flooring is: Vinyl 

Outdoor Facilities 

There is a WC in the outbuilding to the front of the cottage with one step down into the building with level access into the WC. There is a Belfast sink with turn cross-head taps. There is a standard size washing machine and separate tumble dryer. Both are front loading. The room is lit by two ceiling lights. Flooring is concrete. Door opening to the outbuilding is 81cm wide and 170cm high. 

External areas are firm, stepped and grassed 

Permanent seating is provided 

There is public outside lighting 

There is no colour contrast of critical surfaces 

There are no footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired 

There are step barriers to entry into parts of the communal garden 

There are no other hazards such as ponds, water features 



Fire escape route is either via rear access door at the first floor level or via front access door at ground floor level 

The property has a no smoking policy 

Service dogs are not accepted – there is a pet cage measuring 70cmx50cm 

Details of emergency call facilities are located in the welcome folder 

Additional relevant information not mentioned above 

All areas in the cottage have good colour contrast between the floor, doors and walls 

Generally doors are light wood, door frames are painted light cream and the walls are light cream. 

Mobile telephone reception is not good, signal improves on the second floor. There is a public telephone in the dock in the lower village. 

The nearest general hospital is in Whitby, the nearest doctors' surgery is at the top of the steep hill, approximately one mile from the property 



A beautiful stone cottage situated in a peaceful location in the heart of the old village of Robin Hood's Bay, one minute from the beach. The cottage is full of character, has some original artwork, exposed stone walls and Inglenook fireplace with a woodburning stove. There is a spacious outbuilding to the front and outside seating at the rear of the cottage.

Into a hallway.
Kitchen/Lounge: Flat screen TV with Freeview and separate DVD, iPod docking station. Inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove. Wooden dining table and chairs. Fridge with ice-box, electric cooker with double oven and grill, and microwave.
Outbuilding: Washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge/freezer, sink and toilet. Pet-cage measuring 75cms x 52cms.

Bedroom 1: Double bed, chest of drawers, hanging rail and feature fireplace.
Bathroom: Bath, separate power shower, washbasin and toilet.
Landing: Storage cupboard, rear door.

Bedroom 2: Three single beds, chest of drawers, desk and chair, wooden trunk, wooden winding staircase.

Pets: One well-behaved dog is welcome on ground floor only.
Parking: Parking: Parking permit for the Fisherhead Car Park for one car. Camper vans, mini buses, vans and trade vans over half a ton are not allowed. Fisherhead Car Park is located about 100 m downhill from the cottage. Parking spaces are not allocated. 
Heating: Gas central heating and wood-burning stove.
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Notes: Towels are provided. Communal garden area, with table and chairs. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. Smoking is not allowed at this property. Mobile phone signal is variable.
There is a wooden,winding staircase between first and second floor. There is no door or gate leading from the bedroom to the stairase on the second floor, the cottage is therefore not suitable for children under the age of 3.


Area Information

Robin Hoods Bay 
One of the jewels in the crown of the North East coastline is the small fishing village of Robin Hoods Bay. Located five miles south of Whitby and 15 miles north of Scarborough, it is the perfect place for a self-catering holiday. Steeped in history this quaint village with its winding cobbled streets, dotted with cafes, pubs and shops it is well catered for visitors. It boasts a stunning beach at the foot of the bay which provides a paradise for family fun. Children will be entertained with plenty of rock pools to splash in and fossils to hunt, while adults can take in the breathtaking views of the cliffs which tell the enchanting history of the place.