Beachcomber Cottage

Skinningrove, Yorkshire Coast

  • 4 Star
  • Charming three bedroom, two bathroom pet friendly cottage close to the beach.

You can book this property from:

  • £436 per week
  • £62 per night
  • 4 Star


Beds & bedrooms

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


  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • On-street parking

How far to...?

  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Watersports
  • Surfing

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

Property Name: Beachcomber Cottage
Property Location: 123 Zetland Row, Skinningrove
Description:  Two double bedroom, 1 single bedroom. 2 storey holiday cottage, end terrace.

Pre-arrival and local facilities
The nearest bus stop is: The Square (100 yards).
The nearest train station is:  Saltburn railway station, Saltburn-on-Sea (4.5 miles).
The nearest petrol station is: Asda Petrol Station TS12 2ZL (3.5 miles).
The nearest electric vehicle charging point is: Asda Petrol Station TS12 2ZL (3.5 miles).
The nearest food shop is: Sheila’s General store, Newsagents and Post Office (100 yards).
The nearest pub/restaurant: KasKane Café and Covells Bar, Skinningrove (0.5 miles).
Mobility equipment hire is: M D Mobility, Guisborough TS14 7DH (10 miles).

Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: Street alongside the end of terrace wall (not dedicated).
Number of spaces available: Space for 2 cars
For what sized car: any
Parking surface is: tarmac
Is the parking level: yes
Is there good space to unload once parked? yes
Distance to property from parking: 10 yards
Distance to nearest public parking area: Seafront carpark – 200 yards
Is it pay and display? Free parking
The width of the path to the property is: flat tarmac torear, steps at front onto street.
How many steps are there en-route to the entrance? Single step front and rear.

Main entrance
The main entrance door width is: 29” / 74 cm
Number of steps to the main entrance: One doorstep to front, rear door is lower
The height of the key safe is: 40” / 1m
The height of the keyhole is: 40” / 1m
How many other entrances to the property are there? 2 entrances, one front one rear.
Is the entrance well lit? Front well lit, rear darker

Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: Engineered wood laminate
Are there are any rugs? no
The door widths within these areas are? 29” / 74 cm
Is there good space between furniture? yes
Is the furniture moveable or fixed? moveable
Is the floor level and step free? yes
Are wall plugs set high or low? low
Are electric sockets high or low? low

The flooring is: Engineered wood laminate
Is the floor level and step free? yes
The width of the doorways is: 29” / 74 cm
What height is the worktop to the floor? 3 feet / 90cm
Is the oven set high or low? low built-in
The fridge height is: 16” 40cm (combined low under worktop fridge / freezer).
The freezer height is : 28” 70cm (combined low under worktop fridge / freezer).
Is crockery stored high or low: High – in wall cupboards.
Are wall plugs set high or low? High – just above kitchen worktop level.
Are electric sockets high or low? High – just above kitchen worktop level.
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes;  what and where? No.

Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have? 2.
The number of steps between floors is: 13.
The flooring is: Low pile carpet.
Is the flooring level in each bedroom? Bedroom 1 is level, bedroom 2 has step down into it.
The door widths are: 29” / 74 cm.
Bed sizes are: 2 doubles
Is the bedroom furniture moveable or fixed? Fixed
Are wall plugs set high or low? Low
Are electric sockets high or low? Low

Bathrooms and cloakrooms
Type of flooring: Engineered wood laminate (ground floor shower / WC room), vinyl (1st floor bathroom).
Is the flooring level? Bathroom level, Shower / WC room has step into shower.
Width of the doorways: 29” / 74 cm.
Is there an accessible or adapted WC? Easy access WC in ground floor shower/WC room.
Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? Shower (ground floor) and bath (1st floor).
Is there a ground floor WC? Yes (in ground floor shower/WC room).
Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? Yes (ground floor shower/WC room)
Does any bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted? No
Is there any shower where access is level rather than a step up? No

Outdoor facilities
External areas are: Small rear courtyard.
Is permanent seating provided? No
Is there outside lighting? No
Is there colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg edges of steps) No
Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired? No
Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden? No
Are there any other hazards (eg ponds, water features)? No

Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? No but there is Wifi for smartphone use.
If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls? N/A
Mobile phone reception information: EE good, others generally poor.
Closest public telephone is: KasKane Café and Covells Bar, Skinningrove (0.5 miles)
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? Yes
Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests? Ther are wired smoke alarms, and CO alarm but no ‘speciality’ alarms.

Additional relevant information

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Beachcomber is a lovely cottage in the heart of the historic fishing village of Skinningrove with Cattersty Sands beaches just a short level stroll away, an area very popular for dog walking.  If you are looking for a seaside stay which is in a quiet seaside village but is still close to the hustle and bustle of Whitby, Staithes and Saltburn then Beachcomber is for you.  The quiet sandy northern and rocky southern beaches there are separated by the old ironstone loading jetty to the backdrop of Hummersea cliffs. Known as ‘The Jurassic Yorkshire Coast’ fossils can be found there, and inquisitive seals can often be seen fishing near the shore.

Sited in the middle of the Cleveland Way the area is a mecca for walkers with a very popular café bar nearby. For the more adventurous the coastline here is popular with surfers and national surfing events are held here during the autumn and winter months.

There is plenty to do in this area, in nearby Saltburn you can experience a ride on the Cliff Lift down to the pier on one of the world's oldest water-powered funicular railways or visit the miniature railway there. For the real deal just take the renowned North Yorkshire Moors steam railway that runs across the moors to Pickering and includes Harry Potter’s ‘Hogsmeade’ station at Goathland where ‘Heartbeat’ was also filmed.

There are many festivals along the coast here throughout the year including the ‘Festival of Folk Music, Dance and Song’, the ‘60’s weekend, the ‘ghosts’ festival, Classic Car Shows and the ’Blues, Rhythm and Rock festival’ to name a few.

You can’t stay in this area without a visit to iconic Whitby with its beaches, piers, restaurants and cafes. The Cistercian Whitby Abbey is said to be the inspiration for Bram Stokers “Dracula” and has a large Goth community. No stay is complete without some fish and chips eaten in the outdoors on the Victorian bandstand looking over the beach and sea.


Entrance hallway:
2 steps up into a small lobby with stairs leading to the first floor
Living/Dining room:  This is a lovely stylish room with nods to the seaside such as a wooden beam over the feature fireplace and driftwood used as statement pieces, the whole ambiance is one of restful calm.  There are leather sofas and club chairs and a footstool to rest your weary feet after a day on the beach.  There is a large Smart TV with Blue tooth compatibility and a cosy woodburner making it a great place to stay all year round. The dining area has a beautiful table and chairs, some original artwork and driftwood and a bookcase filled with books and games to entertain you. The floor is stripped wood and contemporary shutters adorn the window.
Kitchen: The kitchen is well equipped and light and airy with lovely views from the window. There is an electric cooker with grill a fridge freezer, microwave and a slow cooker.
There is a small back lobby with hooks for coats and a door to a small enclosed courtyard.
Bathroom: There is a very useful downstairs shower room with an enclosed shower unit, heated towel rail a washbasin and toilet.  This room has storage and is lovingly decorated with a nautical theme.

First Floor:
Bathroom: Bath with shower attachment, toilet, washbasin, heated towel rail, chair and cabinet.  A lovely light room with white tiling and a nautical theme.
Bedroom 1:  The bedroom has a king-sized sleigh bed with bedside cabinets and decorative tiffany lamps. There is a large built in wardrobe and some original artwork.  A bright and airy room.
Bedroom 2: Two steps down into the room where you will find a lovely wooden double bed, built in wardrobe, chest of drawers and shelving.
Bedroom 3: Single bed. bedside table. Built in wardrobe.

Pets:  Two well behaved dogs welcome.
Parking: On-road parking alongside the end wall of the house.
Heating:  Gas central heating and a wood burner stove with some briquettes supplied.
Short Breaks:  Short breaks anytime.

Notes: Towels are provided.  No smoking at this property.  Unlimited Wi-Fi available. Mobile phone signal variable.

Shop: 200 yds
Pub: KasKane Café and Covells Bar 0.5 miles
Coast: 0.3 miles



Area Information

Skinningrove is set between Saltburn and Staithes.  The village had it routes in agriculture and fishing until the opening of the ironstone workings in 1848.  Visit the Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum where on August 7th, 1848, the first mine in Cleveland opened in Skinningrove. It was the first of 83 ironstone mines in the region. Ultimately, they would dispatch iron worldwide, building railways and bridges all across Europe, Africa, America, India and even the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia. Skinningrove has a lovely secluded sand and shingle beach offering fine views and is intersected by a rocky pier dating back to its mining history.  Only a short drive down the coast you will find the small fishing port of Staithes a step back in time with its quaint shops, tea rooms selling local produce and pubs serving serving hearty meals.  The village has an interesting Arts and Heritage Festival each year in September.  Further down the coast is the historic town of Whitby hosting events throughout the year and lots of bars and restaurants to choose from.  Dalby Forest a great day out with mountain bike cycle trails for families or specially designed tracks catering for all abilities.  A great day out for all the family.  The North York Moors railway runs from Pickering to Whitby through the beautiful North York Moors calling at Levisham Goathland and Grosmont you can alight at each station and do a circular walk or just enjoy the ride.

Lying between the North York Moors National Park and the bustling seaside resort of Saltburn-on-Sea with its Victorian pier, cliff lift, and gardens, the small town of Loftus provides the perfect base for exploring the best of town and country. Here you are within easy reach of the attractions of the Yorkshire Coast. The quirky and quaint seaside port of Staithes is under 5 miles away where you will find a mix of local, independent shops, tea rooms and pubs serving fresh local food lining the ancient cobbled streets as well as a sandy beach and annual arts and heritage festival which draws visitors from far and wide. Head down into the North York Moors to be delighted by the seemingly never-ending carpet of beautiful purple heather, with rolling hills and sweeping valleys stretching for as far as the eye can see. This proximity to stunning coastal and countryside landscapes makes Loftus the ideal location for walkers and families looking to take in the fresh air and thrills this part of Yorkshire has to offer while also remaining within easy reach of the larger towns such as Whitby, Guisborough (with its Priory and Forest) and the city of Middlesborough.