Staithes, Yorkshire Coast

  • 4 Star Gold
  • This property can be found on Niche Retreats
  • Luxury property with a high specification finish along with a stylish interior and stunning seaviews

You can book this property from:

  • £1,030 per week
  • £147 per night
  • 4 Star Gold
  • This property can be found on Niche Retreats


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 double beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided


  • Family friendly


  • Garden or courtyard

How far to...?

  • Beach 0.2 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 0.3 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack
  • Sea or coastal views

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.



  • Ground floor toilet

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Statement 

Property Name: Hillsover 

Description: Cottage 


The nearest bus stop is: Whitby Road, 0.5 miles 

The nearest train station is: Lealholm Station, 6.5 miles 

The nearest food shop is: The Co-Operative, 0.8 miles 

The nearest pub/restaurant is: Cod & Lobster, 100 yards 

The nearest petrol is: Hinderwell Station, 2.5 miles 

Mobility equipment hire is:  

Arrival and car parking 

Type of parking available: Car park private and canopy only 

Number of spaces available: None 

For what sized cars: Average 

The parking surface is:  

Good space to unload once parked:  

Distance to the property from parking: 0.3 miles 

Is parking level: Yes 

Distance to the nearest car parking area: Council 0.4 miles 

Is it pay and display: Yes 

You will need to unload then go to park the car – pre-book in private car park 

The width of the path to the property is: 820mm 

How many steps are there en route to the entrance: 10 

Main entrance 

How many entrances are there to the property? 1  

The doors widths are: 840mm 

Keyhole height: 770mm and 1070mm 

How many steps are there to the entrance:

Living and dining rooms 

The flooring is: Wooden and tiled 

The door widths are: None 

Is there good space between the furniture: Yes 

Is it movable or fixed: Both 


The flooring is: Tiled 

The door widths are: 760mm 

The worktop height is: 980mm 

Is the oven set high or low? Low 

The fridge height is: 930mm 

The freezer height is: 510mm 

Is crockery stored high or low? Both 

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where: Freezer in boot room up one step 

Bedrooms and landings 

How many floors does the property have: 3 

The number of steps between floors is: 13 and 13 

The flooring is: Wooden 

The door widths are: 660mm and 670mm 

Bed sizes are: 4'6” 

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Both 

Bathrooms and cloakrooms 

The door widths are: 690mm 

Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: No 

Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?: No 

Is there a ground floor WC?: Yes 

Is there a ground floor bath or shower room?: No 

Does the 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: Tiled 

Outdoor Facilities 

External areas are firm, level, sloped, stepped, rough and grassed 

Permanent seating is provided 

There is outside lighting 

There is no colour contrast of critical surfaces 

There are no footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired 

There are barriers to entry into any part of the garden 

There are other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep areas 


Is there a land line for guests to use? No 

Mobile reception details: None (unless on EE) 

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 

Any other information: This property is on a hill with steps to the ground floor front door. Set out over 3 floors with the lounge on the third floor with a view. The patio from the lounge can be accessed from steps to the left of the property up to the cliff – 31 steps in total. 

This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid Flute's is not to be held responsible for the content therein. 



This amazing luxury property has been refurbished and furnished with a loving care to a very high standard and offers a high specification finish along with a stylish interior to enjoy a very special seaside break. Hillsover is situated close to the beach in the charming fishing village of Staithes. It has a spacious patio with outside seating and breathtaking seaviews. This Fishermans cottage was built into the cliff around 1800 set over three floors, and is a great example of the traditional Staithes architecture. One small dog welcome.

There are twelve steps up to the cottage.
Entrance:  Into the dining room/kitchen
Kitchen/Dining Room: With oak antique dining table and chairs, bespoke kitchen with Belfast sink,  electric hob, electric oven and grill with pizza oven at the bottom, washer/dryer, full size dishwasher, fridge and  microwave, under floor heating and Sonos speakers. Stairs leading to the first floor
Two steps up.
Boot Room:
Space for boots, coats, luggage and freezer
Cloakroom: Toilet with washbasin

Chest of drawers, chandelier, large vintage mirror,
Bedroom 1: Stylish room with double bed feather pillows and duvet, built-in wardrobe and cupboard, matching side tables and lamps, Smart TV with freeview.
Bedroom 2: Double bed, with non-feather pillows and duvet, matching side tables with lamps, cabinet and hanging space. Glass sealed lightshaft offering natural light to the bedroom, with remote controlled intelligent glass for nighttime.
Bathroom: Luxury rolled-top bath, toilet, washbasin with cupboard below, electric under floor pads that are independent to the heating system.

Lounge: Wood burning stove, two comfortable settees and box seat, smart TV with Freeview,  Blu-ray DVD player, Sonos and Sonos playbar, also an independent Denon CD player with speakers, floor-to-ceiling sliding door to the patio.

Pets: One small  well behaved dog is welcome but not allowed in the bedrooms or on soft furnishing!
Parking: This property does not provide parking, and no parking in the village. Public car parks are available at the top of the village also private parking (booked in advance online) at Glen Vale Car Park.
Garden/Patio: Spacious patio with seaviews, decking, glass balustrade and outside seating, dog shower with hot and cold supply to get the sand off after being on the beach or that long walk over the cliffs.
Heating: Underfloor heating on the ground floor and in the bathroom, electric central heating on the upper floors, wood burning stove in the lounge. Start-up logs provided.
Short breaks: Accepted anytime.
Notes: Towels and bedding provided. (Beach towels not provided). Additional cleaning services can be provided if needed during your stay at an extra charge. There is unlimited free full fibre WiFi. Returnable security deposit of £250 payable before arrival. No mobile phone signal in the village, some reception in the house with some providers.
Pub: 0.1 mile. Shop: 0.3 miles. Beach: 0.3 mile.



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.