The Byre

Ruswarp, Yorkshire Coast

  • 4 Star Gold
  • This property can be found on Niche Retreats
  • Luxury cottage on the outskirts of Whitby for couples

You can book this property from:

  • £459 per week
  • £66 per night
  • 4 Star Gold
  • This property can be found on Niche Retreats


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom


  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Balcony
  • Private parking

How far to...?

  • Pub 1 mile
  • Shop 1 mile

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Smart TV
  • 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.



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

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Carr Mount Estate Ltd

Access Statement for The Byre

Key collection, welcome and car parking

  • There is ample car parking area for this property
  • The car parking area is tarmac, levelled, flat and even
  • Parking - there is space to leave cars at the side of The Byre additional parking is suited approximately 30 metres across from The Byre. We offer a meet and greet policy to familiarise yourself with your holiday accommodation

Entrance to the property

  • The access for The Byre is approached following the tarmac road past The Barn and Cottage turning to your right and The Byre is situated behind these two buildings, of which you can park directly adjacent to the entrance.
  • The main door is 90cm wide
  • It is all on level ground. The main entrance is well lit and diameter is 2.94 metres x 1.97 metres
  • The floor covering inside the entrance is oak wooden flooring and there is a rubber backed mat just inside the entrance
  • The 3 light switches are located to the right just inside the main door – the first switch is for the hall and wall light half way up the staircase, the second is for lights at the top of the staircase and third switch is for the outside light which is situated on the stone outside wall to the right of the main door.
  • There is an under stairs cupboard opposite the main entrance with ample room for cases and hooks for coats a light switch is located to the right of the inside of the door which is 75cm wide.
  • The entrance to the downstairs bedroom and on suite is situated to the right in the hall.

Double en suite bedroom

  • Door width 75 cm
  • 3 Dimmer switches are situated just to the left on the wall, the first lights the dressing table area, the second for lights above the bed and third for middle part of the bedroom.
  • 1 x 5 foot high quality bed
  • Bed height 20cm from floor to top of mattress
  • Bedside cabinets x 2 H27 x W17cm
  • Large wardrobe L 170cm x W x H 2 metres
  • Dressing table L 1.20 cm x W 43cm x H 30cm
  • Brown tub chair
  • Patio folding doors with blinds to outside private lawned area
  • Hairdryer provided


En suite bathroom

  • Door width 67 cm
  • Bathroom comprises of white bath, shower above, hand basin, toilet and under floor heating. All fully tiled with non-slip tiling on the floor to an extremely high standard


  • The upstairs open plan sitting room/ kitchen/dining area are reached by a wooden staircase with 13 steps with a slight curve in the middle of the treads making easy access to the above living area.

Dining Area/ Kitchen/sitting room

(Total area   7.35 x 4. 60 metres)

  • Is open plan with the dining area and the kitchen
  • Flooring for the area is oak

Dining area

  • A round glass dining table with 2 chairs is situated in the right hand corner of the living area. The table is 75cm from floor to top of the table and is 75cm in circumference
  • Chairs can be folded up are clear plastic and chrome and no arms

Sitting area

  • Two large upholstered swivel chairs
  • The television is HD with free view box /remote control/ Dvd –all are on a television table L80 x W46 x H47 cm
  • An iPod dock
  • A modern Jotul wood burning stove is situated near to the patio doors on stone flags
  • A large rug L 3.40 x 2. 40metres covers a large area of the sitting area
  • Floor lamp


  • Kitchen is open plan
  • The worktop height is 90cm
  • There is an electric cooker with induction hob and is at a height of 90cm as are the worktops
  • Oven situated directly below hob is a drop down door L48cm x W 59cm
  • Round sink at work top height with cupboards underneath        
  • Front loading dishwasher 50cm wide
  • Lighting is spotlight bulbs on ceiling
  • Good contrast between floor, cupboards and other surfaces
  • Microwave on work surface
  • Smoke alarms fitted to current regulations
  • Fire blanket located on wall to the left above the fridge
  • Recycling bin clearly labelled
  • Metal storage shelving unit L 90cm x W 35cm x H 85cm
  • Fridge H83 cm x W 60cm with ice box

Additional information

  • Internet access is available in the property
  • Strictly no smoking policy inside the property
  • All linen and towels are provided
  • All beds have mattress protectors
  • All utilities are included in the price
  • Travel cot and high chair are available on request

Outdoor Area

  • The lawn and patio area face west
  • High quality outdoor furniture, round table, umbrella and 2 chairs

(This is for use on the lawn area outside the bedroom a separate table and chairs are situated on the outside upstairs balcony)

Laundry/ utility room

  • Situated in separate building approximately 52 metres from The Byre
  • Stone building with tiled roof
  • Door width 80cm
  • Washer
  • Tumble dryer
  • Sink / double drainer/ work surfaces
  • Ironing board
  • Steam iron


The Byre is an amazing romantic getaway for couples situated on the outskirts of the popular village of Ruswarp, just three miles from Whitby. Beautifully decorated and presented, furnished to a very high standard, the cottage is a charming and attractive choice for a truly memorable Honeymoon or a holiday for two. It offers some lovely country views and private parking. The Byre may be used together with The Barn (WA006) and The Cottage (WA007).

Into a hallway. Attractive wooden stairs to the first floor. Under stairs cupboard.
Bedroom: King-size bed, wardrobe, dressing table, concertina doors.
En suite: Bath, shower over the bath, toilet, washbasin, heated towel rail.
Separate shared laundry outside: Washing machine, tumble dryer.

Lounge/Kitchen/Dining Room:
Smart TV and DVD, iPod docking station,  woodburner, two large swivelling armchairs which may not be suitable for elderly people, concertina sliding doors. Balcony with table and chairs. Dishwasher, fridge and freezer, a full-size electric cooker with induction hob, microwave, dining table and chairs.

Pets: Sorry, no pets.
Parking: Private parking for one car.
Garden/Patio: Patio with outside seating, balcony with table and chairs.
Heating: Under-floor heating and woodburner (start-up fuel provided).
Short breaks: Accepted anytime.
Pub and Shop: 1 mile.
Notes: Towels are provided. Travel cot and high chair available. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is variable. Fishing and Clay Pigeon shooting can be arranged, please enquire for details.


Area Information

Ruswarp is a picturesque village located just less than two miles away from Whitby and along the river Esk. There is a train station which passes through the village going to Pickering or Middlesbrough. The village has many attractions and activities for the family to enjoy. You can row your way down the River Esk in a rowing boat which are available for hire. There is a soft play area called Mini Monsters for the children and a farm park with a variety of farm animals as well as a miniature railway for children to enjoy. Alternatively if you fancy a walk there are many nice routes including The Monks Trod footpath leading to Whitby or routes to the neighbouring village of Sleights.

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