Crathie Cottage

West Barnby, Yorkshire Coast

  • Comfortable cottage with a garden perfect for a rural escape close to the beach

You can book this property from:

  • £284 per week
  • £41 per night


Beds & bedrooms

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


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided


  • Family friendly
  • Stairgate


  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking

How far to...?

  • Beach 3 miles
  • Pub 3 miles
  • Shop 3 miles

Special Features

  • Open fire or woodburner

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 7:00pm
  • 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.

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement


Access Statement


Property Name: Crathie Cottage

Description: Cottage


Pre-arrival and local facilities


Nearest bus stop: Scar Lane End, ½ mile

Nearest train station: Whitby, 6 miles

Nearest petrol station: Hinderwell, 4 miles

Mobility equipment hire is: Whitby DAG, Flowergate, Whitby

Nearest food shop: Lythe, 3-4 miles

Nearest pub/restaurant: Lythe or Ellerby, 3-4 miles 


Arrival and car parking


Type of parking available: On-site

Number of spaces available: 1-2

For what sized car: Small or large

Parking surface is: Gravel

Is the parking level: Yes

Is there good space to unload once parked: Yes

Distance to property from parking: 3yards

Distance to nearest public parking area: 

Is it pay and display? 

The width of the path to the property is: Paved area, 7ft wide

The number of steps to the entrance is: 1


Main entrance


The main entrance door width is 32”

Number of steps to the main entrance is: 1

The height of the key safe is: 

The height of the key hole is: 57”

How many other entrances to the property are there? 

The other entrance door widths are: 

Number of steps to the other entrances: 


Living and dining rooms


Type of flooring: Laminate

Width of doorways: 30”

Is there good space between furniture? Small cottage therefore not large gaps

Is the furniture movable or fixed? Movable




Type of flooring:  Laminate

Width of the doorway is:  Open plan

The worktop height is: 33”

Is the oven set high or low: Free-standing 35”

The fridge height is: 29”, top 45”

The freezer height is: Fridge/freezer

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? Under-stairs cupboard for ironing board, clothes horse, hoover, brushes etc within living room.


Bedrooms and landings


How many floors does the property have? 2

Number of steps between floors: 12

Type of flooring: Carpet

Width of the doorways: 27”

Bed sizes - 2ft6”, 4ft6”

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed? Movable


Bathrooms and cloakrooms


Type of flooring: Vinyl

Width of the doorways: 27”

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? 2 handles on bath

Is there any shower where access is level rather than a step up? No


Outdoor facilities


External areas are: firm, level, stepped, ramped, gravel and grassed

Is permanent seating provided: No

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?: Yes

Are there are any other hazards: Yes




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: Patchy and depending on network used

Closest public telephone: 

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? High

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: The garden is accessed via road - short walk then 1 wide step up, a 3ft wide gate then 1 small step up to small lawned area. Garden furniture is one round table and fold-up chairs. There is a free standing stone bird bath in one corner of the garden. Outside light at entrance to cottage but no outside light in garden, however it can be illuminated by the living room lights. Ramp up to wheelie bins storage area. Car parking space is level and gravelled. The stone coal bunker is in the form of a bench.


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


West Barnby is a quiet, sleepy hamlet just three miles from Sandsend with its two mile golden beach which stretches all the way to Whitby. There is a garden with garden furniture. It is an ideal place for a peaceful, get away from it all holiday. The lovely beach at Runswick Bay is only five minutes drive away.

Lounge/Kitchen/Dining area:
TV with Freesat and built-in DVD player, music centre and open fire. Fridge freezer, electric cooker with hob and microwave. Dining table and chairs.

Bedroom 1:
Double bed, wardrobe, dressing table and stool.
Bedroom 2: Single 2ft 6'' bed, small wardrobe and chest of drawers.
Bathroom: Bath, toilet and washbasin.

Pets: Sorry, no pets.
Parking: Private parking space off the road.
Heating: Open fire in lounge and night storage heaters, and additional electric heaters. Firelighters and kindling are provided for open fire. Coal can be provided at additional cost by arrangement with the owners prior to arrival.
Garden: Paved sitting out area at the front and small, lawned enclosed garden at the back with garden furniture.
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Notes: Towels are provided. Child gate at top of the stairs.WiFi is not available . Mobile phone signal is variable. No smoking at this property.
Pub and Shop: 2 miles.


Excellent peaceful get away,owners very welcoming,friendly and informative of local area.

Ms Sheila D,

Lovely cosy quaint cottage

Mrs Angela W,


Area Information

West Barnby
West Barnby is a secluded little village situated six miles outside the historic seaside town of Whitby.Surrounded by farmland with good views across the valley to the moors, this is a great base for walking and cycling holidays. Its location makes it a prime spot for nature lovers, and gives easy access to the National Park and attractions such as the North York Moors Steam Railway. There is also the picturesque Esk Valley line and local beaches. This is an ideal place for both country and beach holidays.

For more information on West Barnby and the surrounding area and local events see our Yorkshire Coast Guide and the Festivals & Events Guide.