Lavender Cottage

Sleights, Yorkshire Coast

  • 3 Star Gold
  • Charming stone-built cottage that has been furnished to a high standard

You can book this property from:

  • £355 per week
  • £51 per night
  • 3 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

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


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher


  • 1 WC
  • Towels not provided


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Private parking

How far to...?

  • Beach 4 miles
  • Pub 0.3 miles
  • Shop 0.3 miles

Special Features

  • Open fire or woodburner

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: Lavender Cottage                 
 Description - House          
 Pre Arrival                           Location, Type       Distance       
 The nearest bus stop is:-       Sleights                  50 metres       
 The nearest Train station is    Sleights                500 metres       
 The nearest food shop is       Sleights Spar        250 metres       
 The nearest Pub/restaurant is  The Plough         200 metres       
 The nearest petrol is              Whitby                3 miles       
 Arrival & Car parking                     
 Type of parking available - on site       
 Number of spaces available - two;    For what sized cars - average      
 The parking surface is gravel;     Good space to unload once parked - yes   
 Distance to the property from the parking - 5 metres;  Is parking level - yes  
 Distance to the nearest car parking area - 200 metres;  Is it pay & display? no  
 The width of the path to the property is 2 feet          
 How many steps are there en route to the entrance - nil           
 Main Entrance                     
 How many entrances are there to the property - one           
 The doors widths are normal        
 How many steps are there at the entrance - one            
 Living & Dining Rooms                     
 The flooring is wooden         
 The door widths are normal                
 Is there good space between the furniture - yes;    Is it movable or fixed - moveable   
 The flooring is wooden         
 The door widths are normal                
 The worktop height is normal; Is the oven set high or low - low     
 The fridge height is on floor;  The freezer height is low      
 Is crockery stored high or low - low              
 Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where - dishwasher in porch                      
 Bedrooms & Landings                     
 How many floors does the property have - 2;  The number of steps between floors is - 14   
 The flooring is carpet
 The door widths are normal                
 Bed sizes are   Bunks    2'6" 2 3-4ft    4'6" 1  5ft   6ft  
 Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed - moveable            
 Bathrooms & Cloakrooms                    
 The door widths are normal                
 Is there an accessible or adapted WC - no;  Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower -  no  
 Is there a ground floor WC - no;  Is there a ground floor bath or showroom -  no  
 Does any 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 -  no      
 The flooring is vinyl 
 Outdoor Facilities.      
 External areas are - Gravel grasses  
There is / is not colour contrast of critical surfaces (e.g. White on edge of steps) -  Not   
 There are / are not footpaths to follow for visually /mobility impaired  - Not   
 There are / are not barriers to entry into any part of the garden  - Not   
 There are/ are not any other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep areas - Not   
 Is there a land line for guests use - no           
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 high -  low           
 Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing  or sight impaired guests -  no      


This pretty stone-built cottage lies in the village of Sleights, about four miles inland from Whitby and Sandsend, making it an ideal retreat from the hustle and bustle whilst being just a short journey away from the seaside. The cottage has been furnished to a high standard offering all the modern comforts yet retaining many original features such as beamed ceilings, wooden floorboards, deep set windows and a working fireplace.

TV with Freeview/DVD/radio combi. Beamed ceilings, open fireplace and dining table with chairs.
Kitchen: Fridge, freezer, electric cooker with oven and grill, microwave. Dishwasher in porch and washer dryer in outhouse. Door leading to small backyard.

Bedroom 1: Double bed, wardrobe, bedside table and small chest of drawers.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds, small chest of drawers and small wardrobe.
Bathroom: Roll-top bath, separate shower, toilet, washbasin and heated towel rail.

Pets: 1 dog welcome. 
Parking: Parking for two cars on the drive.
Short breaks: Short breaks not accepted at peak times.
Heating: Open fire in lounge and gas central heating (starter supply of coal/logs is provided and further fuel can be purchased locally).
Garden: Enclosed front garden with bench, small table and two chairs.
Notes: Please bring your own towels. Travel cot and (strap-on) highchair available upon request. This property does not allow smoking. WiFi is not available. Mobile phone signal is strong.

Pub and shop: 0.3 miles.


Area Information

Sleights is a stunning, traditional village located about three miles from Whitby, and is one of the largest villages in country. Along the bottom of the village runs the River Esk, where many salmon can be seen leaping in the river. Salmon fishing permits can be obtained for anyone interested in trying their hand at fishing. The village has fantastic amenities including a shop, bakers, an award-winning butchers, pubs, church, village hall, fish and chip restaurant and a post office. It is a wonderful location for walks and is perfect for a family or couples holiday.

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