Catkin Cottage is one of four cottages converted from the old barns adjacent to the owner's country house. Providing cosy, high quality accommodation for two, the property oozes character with original floorboards, beams and feature barn windows. 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 small private patio with furniture, perfect for enjoying a glass of wine at the end of a day of sight-seeing in this beautiful area.
There is a small games room on site 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. 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. Patio door to the private patio, facing South with stunning view.
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. Full weeks must be Friday to Fridayor Monday to Monday.
Notes: Towels are provided. No children under the age of 3. Shared games room. Microwave, breadmaker, barbecue and iron available for guests to borrow. The owners can provide special event dinners in the house along with guided walks in the area. Tai Chi lessons and personal tuition available. WiFi is available at an extra charge of £20 for a week and £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
It was a very nice and relaxing break with brilliant hosts and beautiful views and a lovely cottage.Mrs Thea Sutherland-King - 18th December 2016
A really warm welcome. Owner was so friendly and informative. Ingrid Flute: Such a good experience with your website. Prompt and friendly email communication.Mrs M Widdowson - 7th August 2016
It was the first time we have used your services and the cottage we booked was in a good location for touring North Yorkshire. It was the first time we used Ingred Flute's holiday cottages booking and pleased with their services.Mr LJ Langley - 31st July 2016
Would recommend this property for a holidayMr John Lee - 27th April 2016
Wonderful property everything you would need for a great self catering holiday great location for touring the Yorkshire coast. Great finishing touches as it was valentines bottle of fizz & home made chocolate cup cakes. Thanks NickyMrs S Thompson - 18th February 2016
Beautiful well appointed cottage. Had a lovely short break with extended family.Keith and Tina Jackson - 4th September 2015
Thank you for a lovely week, cottage delightful, great views from the lovely large windows. Everything we needed. lovely walks for Marvel (the wonder dog)Richard and Leisl - 4th August 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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