Staithes, Yorkshire Coast

  • Awaiting Grading
  • Stepping back in time in the charming old world fishing village of Staithes where you will find this gem of a property tucked away in a tiny alleyway and only 15 metres to the Cod and Lobster pub on the cobbled road at the harbour.

You can book this property from:

  • £580 per week
  • £83 per night
  • Awaiting Grading


Beds & bedrooms

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


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Parking permit provided

How far to...?

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

Special Features

  • Smart TV
  • Harbour views
  • Sea or coastal views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Fishing

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4pm
  • Check out: 10am

  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.



  • Walk-in shower

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Property Name: Bramla Cottage
Property Location: Gunn Gutter, Staithes
Description: Large 2 bedroomed cottage by harbour

Pre-arrival and local facilities
The nearest bus stop is: ½ mile
The nearest train station is: Whitby – 10 miles
The nearest petrol station is: Hinderwell – 2 miles
The nearest electric vehicle charging point is: Loftus – 4-5 miles
The nearest food shop is: village shops – 250 yds, supermarket (Co-op) ¾ miles
The nearest pub/restaurant: 15 yards
Mobility equipment hire is: 10.5 miles in Whitby

Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: Permit provided for Bank Top council car park.
Number of spaces available: 118 spaces in long stay car park
For what sized car: all cars
Parking surface is: gravel and tarmac
Is the parking level: yes
Is there good space to unload once parked? Usual to drive to harbour to unload to cottage 15 yards away but no parking in harbour for public
Distance to property from parking: 620 yards downhill
Distance to nearest public parking area: 620 yards uphill
Is it pay and display? Yes 1st March – 31st October but we provide a free permit
The width of the path to the property is: 2 yards
How many steps are there en-route to the entrance? No steps into cottage from alley however guests should be aware Staithes is down a steep hill with some cobbles and many alleyways with steps

Main entrance
The main entrance door width is: 71cm
Number of steps to the main entrance: 1
The height of the key safe is: 160cm
The height of the keyhole is: 115cm
How many other entrances to the property are there? 0
Is the entrance well lit? yes

Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: Dining/Kitchen – quarry tiles, living room – Karndean tiles
Are there are any rugs? 1 in living room, 2 runners in kitchen diner
The door widths within these areas are? Living room door access from alley 71cm/access to kitchen/diner via 3 steps from living room
Is there good space between furniture? yes
Is the furniture moveable or fixed? moveable
Is the floor level and step free? Yes but 3 wooden steps between the 2 rooms (approx. 3ft wide)
Are wall plugs set high or low? low
Are electric sockets high or low? low in living room

The flooring is: quarry tiles
Is the floor level and step free? yes
The width of the doorways is: access via 3 steps from living room, no doorway
What height is the worktop to the floor? 95cm
Is the oven set high or low? low
The fridge/freezer height is: Freezer ground to 85cm/fridge 85-170cm
Is crockery stored high or low: both
Are wall plugs and electric sockets set high or low? high except for fridge in kitchen cupboard & washer/dishwasher
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes; what and where? Vacuum in living room 

Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have? 3
The number of steps between floors is: 11 from ground to 1st and 4 steps from 1st to bedroom, 13 steps from 1st – 2nd floor
The flooring is: carpet
Is the flooring level in each bedroom? yes
The door widths are:  1st floor bedroom 73cm, open plan entrance to 2nd floor
Bed sizes are: 4ft 6” double, 3ft twin bedroom beds
Is the bedroom furniture moveable or fixed? Moveable but heavy
Are wall plugs set high or low? low
Are electric sockets high or low? low

Bathrooms and cloakrooms
Type of flooring: tiles
Is the flooring level? yes
Width of the doorways: 73cm
Is there an accessible or adapted WC? no
Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? no
Is there a ground floor WC? no
Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? no
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:
Is permanent seating provided?
Is there outside lighting? yes
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 garden
Are there any other hazards (eg ponds, water features)? No garden

Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? no
If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls?
Mobile phone reception information: limited reception in harbour area (15 yards)
Closest public telephone is: kipper corner, high street (100 yards)
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? No, provide a plug in night light

Additional relevant information
Please add further details on any accessibility items or restrictions found at the property: This cottage has 2 flights of stairs & two short sets of step to kitchen/bedroom. There is open plan access via stairs to 3rd floor twin bedroom, with open panelled banister so care must be taken with young children and therefore may not be suitable for toddlers unless supervised.





If you are looking to escape the hustle and bustle of modern living, step back in time to the hidden gem of Staithes on the North York’s coast, an ancient fishing village with it’s cobbled road and multiple fascinating alleyways, where gas, WiFi and mobile phone signal are hard to find! (unless you stand on the harbour wall or frequent the old pub) Bramla is an 18th century fisherman’s cottage located up a tiny alleyway typical of Staithes, in a quiet location, yet only 15 metres to the Cod and Lobster pub on the cobbled road by the harbour.  The two bedrooms have a view of the sea and catch the early morning light. The living room has a three-piece suite and TV with a free sat box and DVD player, ideal for cosy nights in listening to the sound of the sea. From this room there is an open access down three steps to the quarry tiled, antique pine, well equipped kitchen. Stairs from the living room lead up to a spacious first floor landing with storage space and shelving. There is a dual aspect bathroom with both a bath and separate shower cubicle. From this landing there are two steps down to a sunny double bedroom with a view in-between the cottages to the harbour. Back across the landing is a further set of stairs up to an open plan twin bedroom with three windows, again one with a glimpse of the sea.

Door leading from the alley into a spacious lounge. There is a two-seater sofa and two armchairs, standard lamp, nest of tables, TV on stand with DVD
Kitchen: Three steps take you down to the Kitchen with Quarry tiled floor and a range of hand-built pine units. There is a fridge/freezer, washer, dishwasher and electric oven with ceramic hob.  The dining table and chairs are also here
Landing: Stairs lead from the lounge to the first floor with a large landing boasting storage space and bookcase.
Bedroom: There are two steps down to this bright and airy double bedroom with views of the harbour and sea through the large window.  A lovely bedroom with a double bed, two bedside sets of drawers with lamps and a wardrobe.
This room has a separate shower cubicle, bath, WC and wash basin. There are two windows which let lots of light into the room.

Bedroom: From the landing there is a further set of stairs up to an open plan spacious twin room. This is decorated with a seaside theme and has two large single beds, a dressing table, chest of drawers and built in wardrobe.

Pets: 1 small to medium sized dog welcome.
Parking: There is a parking permit to park at Staithes Bank Top Council car park in season free 1st Nov- end Feb
 Via electric panel heaters
Short Breaks: Available
Notes:  Towels are provided. No smoking at this property.
Shop: 50 metres  Pub: 15 metres


Area Information

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.