The Stable is a pretty stone-built period cottage, situated in the popular North Yorkshire village of Sleights. Its history dates back to around 1740 when the cottage used to house horses belonging to the Esk Hall - the charming manor house within whose grounds it was built. The cottage has a pretty enclosed garden, Summer House with large lawn and private parking. Located in the beautiful Esk Valley just three miles from the historic seaside town of Whitby, The Stable offers fantastic opportunities to explore the town and the picturesque countryside of the North Yorkshire Moors, ideal for walking and cycling.
Entrance: Through the garden into the lounge.
Kitchen/Diner: Fridge/freezer, electric cooker with oven and grill, microwave.
Lounge: TV with Freeview and DVD, woodburner style electric fire, stairs to the upper floor.
Bedroom 1: Double bed, chest of drawers, two fitted wardrobes, washbasin, TV.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds, chest of drawers, fitted wardrobe, washbasin, TV.
Bathroom: Bath, shower over the bath, toilet, washbasin.
Outbuilding: Summer House in paddock and private parking.
Pets: Sorry, no pets.
Parking: There is a private parking for two cars.
Garden/Paddock: Enclosed garden and small patio with outside seating and further large enclosed garden with Summer House.
Heating: Gas central heating and woodburner style electric fire.
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Notes: Towels are not provided, they may be provided for an extra charge of £5 per person. Cot and high chair available. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is weak. Please note that this property is not available for let during the months of January, February, November or December.
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- Sorry, no pets
- WiFi available
- 1 Bathroom
- Original Cottages Gold Award
- Private parking
- Bed linen provided
- Equipped with a highchair
- Bath towel hire available
- Nearest shop: 0.2 mile away
- Nearest pub: 0.2 mile away
- 3 miles from the coast
2nd visit and will be back again in the future.Mr Neil Carrington - 30th October 2017
A comfortable cottage in an ideal location for exploring the coast of North Yorkshire.Dr D. J. Brooke - 11th September 2017
Ideal location and accommodation.Superb scenery and wildlife. Most probably will book again.Mr A Little - 20th June 2016
Absolutely lovely would stay there again wonderful owners helpful but not intrusive Highly recommendedMrs Linda Button - 19th May 2016
Fantastic property. Made to feel at home by the owner, and nice quiet location allowing easy access to Whitby. "Best Holiday Ever" my 7 year-old son exclaimed!Mr Neil Carrington - 26th November 2015
Fabulous cottage, lots of lovely personal touches which are so thoughtful and elevate this from a holiday cottage to a home away from home. I can see myself returning many times. First class in every respect. Thank you.Ms Helen Cheers - 7th September 2015
Beautiful holiday cottage in s stunning location. Highly recommended!Mr A Smy - 31st August 2015
The quality of the accommodation was fantastic. Upon arrival we had milk,tea/coffee, biscuits, chocolates & sweets for the children - these were a great unexpected bonus which we valued very much. There was only one negative point, which was the poor internet connection. Not sure if this can be rectified but it did not distract us from our enjoyable stay. A lovely couple who own the place & made us feel welcome. Loved Yorkshire - would return to the area because it was a great place to exploreMr Brett Macklin - 13th August 2015
Home from home, everything is catered for.Mr M Ward - 28th June 2015
We had a wonderful week at The Stable at Esk Hall Farm. The cottage was cosy, bright, clean and a home away from home. We had everything we needed. We absolutely loved the location, there was so much to see and do and the scenery was amazing. The Stable has been my favourite cottage so far on our trip. The owner clearly puts a lot of thought and care into the dÃƒÂ©cor and furnishings, and it was immaculately clean and smelled nice too. We give The Stable a 10/10 - a gorgeous, interesting, character-filled cottage in a spectacular location. We didn't want to leave!Mrs M Norris - 12th May 2015
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.
Property Name The Stable
Description House/Bungalow/Apartment Cottage (Attached)
Pre Arrival Location, Type Distance
The nearest bus stop is:- Sleights 1/4 mile
The nearest Train station is:- Sleights (local ) 1/2 mile
The nearest food shop is:- Sleights 1/3 mile
The nearest Pub/restaurant is:- Sleights 1/3 mile
The nearest petrol is:- Whitby 1 1/2 miles
Mobility equipment hire is :- Whitby D.A.G. 3 miles
Arrival & Car parking
Type of parking available On site - street - car park - mix -other On Site
Number of spaces available 2 For what sized cars Any
The parking surface is Rolled Tarmac planings Good space to unload once parked Spacious
Distance to the property from the parking 10 metres Is parking Level Yes
Distance to the nearest car parking area In village 1/3 mile Is it pay & display? No
The width of the path to the property is 1 metre
How many steps are there en route to the entrance 6 steps Wide
How many entrances are there to the property 1
The doors widths are 0.8 metre Keyhole Height 0.84 metre
How many steps are there at the entrance 1 (10cm high )
There is a lift / no lift n/a There are n/a steps leading to the apartment
The public corridors are at least n/a wide
The flooring is carpet / wooden / laminate / tiled / other n/a
Living & Dining Rooms
The flooring is carpet / wooden / laminate / tiled / other Fitted carpet & vinyl
The door widths are 0.8 metre
Is there good space between the furniture No Is it movable or fixed Movable
The flooring is carpet / wooden / laminate / tiled / other Vinyl
The door widths are n/a
The worktop height is Standard Is the oven set high or low Standard
The fridge height is Standard The freezer height is Standard
Is crockery stored high or low High
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where
Bedrooms & Landings
How many floors does the property have 2 The number of steps between floors is 12
The flooring is carpet / wooden / laminate / tiled / other Fitted carpet
The door widths are 0.8 metre
Bed sizes are Bunks 2'6" 3-4ft 4'6" 5ft 6ft
Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed:- Movable, but present arrangement best possible
Bathrooms & Cloakrooms Please give details of any grab rails etc that are fitted, or any other accessabilty items provided, in the box at the end of the form.
The door widths are 0.8 metre
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 / wooden / laminate / tiled / other Vinyl
Outdoor Facilities. Delete as necessary, add further information in the box below
External areas are:- firm/level/sloped/stepped/ramped/gravel/rough/grasses Stone paving & grass
Permanent seating is provided / not provided Not provided There is / is not outside lighting Security only
There is / is not colour contrast of critical surfaces (e.g. White on edge of steps) No contrast
There are / are not footpaths to follow for visually /mobility impaired Not provided
There are / are not barriers to entry into any part of the garden Gates to be opened
There are/ are not any other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep areas Steps to and from cottage
Is there a land line for guests use No Accepts incoming only/incoming & outgoing calls
Mobile reception details variable, good on Vodophone
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
Additional Relevant Information Not Mentioned Above
Please add further details on any accessability items or restrictions found at the property.
From the above questions and information with realistic answers, the owners conclude that the property is totally unsuitable for disabled persons and are unable as such to recommend it.
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