One of a small group of four cottages, Acorn Cottage has been converted from the old barns adjacent to the owner's country house and retains much of the original character and charm. The cottage has a wonderful cosy atmosphere, with original beams on display and providing the structure for the gallery bedroom. The finish is to a very high standard with quality fittings and fixtures throughout including granite worktops in the kitchen and bathroom.
There is a shared games room which includes a 3/4 size snooker table, table tennis, table football and many books, board games and DVDs. The owners can provide special event dinners in the house along with guided walks in the area. Tai Chi lessons and personal tuition available.
Situated just one and a half miles from the popular, busy fishing village of Staithes, the property is surrounded by open countryside and there is access to a 4 acre paddock where holidaymakers can sit and enjoy the views. This well equipped and maintained cottage is personally supervised by the owners.
Lounge/Kitchen/Diner: Electric cooker and hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher. TV with Freeview and DVD. Dining table and chairs and two sofas. Woodburning stove.
Bathroom: Bath, shower over the bath, toilet and washbasin.
Gallery Bedroom: Double bed, fitted wardrobe and cupboards.
This beautiful timber framed Shepherd’s Hut stands on its own in a glorious south facing meadow above the charming fishing village of Staithes. With a luxurious king-size bed, comfortable sofa, FreeSat TV and a terrace with panoramic views over the woods, valley and the sea, it is a perfect get away from it all. This haven of peace is available as an “add – on” for Catkin and Acorn Cottages, so that up to four people can be accommodated, or with Willow and Oak Barns as an extra living space, to escape to for a moments peace. The hut is fully insulated and there is a small electric heater for cooler evenings. There is car parking in the main car park for one car. No WiFi is available.
If you wish to book the Shepherd’s Hut with one of the properties listed above please contact the office for availability and prices.
Pets: Two dogs welcome.
Parking: Off-road parking for 1 car.
Garden: Table and chairs available for use in the paddock.
Heating: Electric central heating.Woodburning stove in lounge (welcome fuel provided, further supplies available at cost).
Short Breaks: Accepted all year round. Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday short breaks only. Full weeks must be Friday to Friday or Monday to Monday.
Notes: Towels are provided. No children under the age of 3. A microwave, breadmaker, barbecue and iron are available for guests to borrow. WiFi available at an extra charge of £20 or £10 for a short break payable direct to the owner. Mobile phone signal is variable.
Pub: 0.8 mile. Shop: 1.5 miles.
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 2
- 1 Bedroom
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi available
- 1 Bathroom
- VisitEngland Gold Award
- Ground floor bathroom
- Private parking
- Open fire/woodburner
- Games room
- Bed linen provided
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Bath towels included
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a tumble dryer
- Nearest shop: 1.5 miles away
- Nearest pub: 0.8 mile away
- 1.5 miles from the coast
Property was gorgeous and exactly as featured. The setting was tranquil and beautiful. The area offered lots to do no matter what the weather.Mrs D Smith - 14th August 2016
Had a brilliant birthday weekend. The cottage is just perfect for a few days away and the use of the field made it even better. Lovely walk on the beach and on the coastal path to Whitby. Thank you for cakes and jam too.Joe and Gary Williams - 4th November 2015
Staithes is a pretty, traditional fishing village with bundles of charm located 10 miles north of Whitby and offers an idyllic location for holidaymakers visiting the seaside. The village boasts some of the narrowest cobbled streets in the north and is connected with ginnels, nooks and winding streets. There is plenty to see and do with pubs, cafes, shops, art galleries and a fish smokehouse. The village hosts real ale and jazz festivals during the year and the September Arts Festival is becoming a very popular event which attracts many visitors. For those fancying taking to the waters there are regular boat trips to Whitby from Staithes. There are many walks around the area along the cliff tops and through to Whitby, it is an ideal location for any holidaymaker.
For more information on Staithes and the surrounding area and local events see our Yorkshire Coast Guide and the Festivals & Events Guide.
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