The Old Chapel

Staithes, Yorkshire Coast

  • 4 Star
  • A truly unique four bedroom former chapel in picturesque surroundings.

You can book this property from:

  • £905 per week
  • £129 per night
  • 4 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 4 single beds
  • 1 zip & link beds - can be king/super king or single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly
  • Cot
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard
  • On-street parking

How far to...?

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

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Games room
  • Welcome pack

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Watersports

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
  • Ground floor bedroom

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Statement


Property Name: The Old Chapel

Description: Former Methodist Chapel


Pre-arrival and local facilities


Nearest bus stop: Main road at entrance to village, 0.25 mile

Nearest train station: Saltburn, 10 miles

Nearest petrol station: Hinderwell, 4 miles

Mobility equipment hire is: Whitby DAG, Flowergate, Whitby

Nearest food shop: Co-op, top of village

Nearest pub/restaurant: Red Lion, 100 yards

Arrival and car parking


Type of parking available: Public car park

Number of spaces available: Multiple

For what sized car: All

Parking surface is: Off-road, firm

Is the parking level: Yes

Is there good space to unload once parked: No, unload then park in long stay

Distance to property from parking: 30ft, long stay 0,25 mile

Distance to nearest public parking area: 0.25 mile

The car park is pay and display, free off season

The width of the path to the property is approx. 3ft

The number of steps to the entrance is 3 then 4


Main entrance


The main entrance door width is normal, circa 2.5ft

Number of steps to the main entrance is 1

The height of the key safe is 4ft

The height of the key hole is key hole level

How many other entrances to the property are there? 2

The other entrance door widths are: 2.5ft

Number of steps to the other entrances: 3 and 2


Living and dining rooms


Type of flooring: Carpet

Width of doorways: Normal

Is there good space between furniture? Reasonable

Is the furniture movable or fixed? Movable




Type of flooring: Vinyl

Width of doorways: Normal

Worktop height: Normal

Is oven set high or low? Low

Fridge height: Fridge Freezer

Freezer height

Is crockery stored in high or low cupboards: Low

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes, which and where? No


Bedrooms and landings


How many floors does the property have? 3

Number of steps between floors:

Type of flooring: Carpet and wood

Width of the doorways: Normal

Bed sizes: 2’6”, 5ft, 6ft

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed? Movable


Bathrooms and cloakrooms


Type of flooring: Vinyl

Width of the doorways: Normal

Is there an accessible or adapted WC? No

Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? No

Is there a ground floor WC? Yes

Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? Yes

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 sloped and stepped

Is permanent seating provided? Yes

Is there outside lighting? Yes

Is there colour contrast of critical surfaces? No

Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired? No

Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden? N/A

Are there any other hazards? N/A




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: None, very poor

Closest public telephone is: 100 yards

Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? 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


Please add further details on any accessibility items or restrictions found at the property: Listed property means little adaptation possible



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



Truly unique and full of period charm, this former Primitive Methodist Chapel is ideally situated at the heart of the beautiful fishing village of Staithes, just a two-minute walk from the beach! It opened in 1858 and this was the first Primitive Chapel in the village. Converted in 2001 from what had become the Sunday school, Primitive in name only, The Old Chapel is a rarity in the village, a well-presented detached four-bedroom house, with two bathrooms, two lounges and a games room. Set over three floors it offers ample space for the whole family whether aged 8 or 80. This family and pet friendly character property has been completely refurbished and offers a very special experience in one of the most iconic properties in Staithes.

Entrance: Into the small hallway.
Sitting Room: Two three-seater sofas, armchair, coffee table, electric burning stove style fire, Cable TV, selection of DVD’s
Kitchenette: Adjoining the sitting room – tea making facilities, fridge, table with chairs, kitchen units.
Bedroom 1: Two single beds, bedside night table, stand-alone wardrobe
En suite: Electric shower, toilet, washbasin.
Games Room: with table football, stairs to the upper floors
Utility Room: Washing Machine, drying area

Kitchen/Dining Room/Lounge: Fridge freezer, electric hob, electric oven and grill, microwave, dishwasher. Dining table and chairs. DVD player,
Bathroom: Bath with electric shower, washbasin and toilet.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds (Zip&Link), bedside night tables, stand alone wardrobe.

Bedroom 3: Double bed, drawers. Built-in wardrobe on the landing.
Bedroom 4: Twin beds drawers. Built-in wardrobe on the landing.

Pets: One dog is welcome but not in bedrooms.
Parking: Not provided but there is public car park and private car park available at the top of the village. Free short term (40 mins) parking opposite house for unloading.
Heating: Oil fired central heating / hot water and electric fires.
Short breaks: Not allowed at peak times.
Notes: Towels are provided. No smoking. Mobile phone signal is weak. Returnable security deposit of £500 is payable on payment of your balance. No stag or hen parties. Travel cot and highchair available. Unlimited WiFi available free of charge.
Pubs: 0.1 miles. Shops: 0.1 miles.


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 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.