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Pretty Fisherman's Cottage In Heart Of Old Staithes, A Few Steps From Sea

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in Staithes, Nr, Whitby, N. Yorks Moors, England - Beautifully Fitted, Warm & Cosy, A Few Metres To The Beach And Pub

An ideal holiday cottage for families, groups of friends, and couples. This cottage has 3 large bedrooms and two bathrooms, a living room and farmhouse dining kitchen. Close to the beach, coastal footpaths, local pubs, cafes and the hub of the village. Great for seaside, walking, painting, fishing off the rocks, swimming or surfing (for the experienced surfers only), beach combing, fossil hunting or bird watching, relaxing and holidaying! Please note that changeovers are Friday's or Monday's only and there is a returnable breakage deposit.

About Us

Sara Esler
the barn, sand hutton
YO41 1LL york
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sara esler
Member since: 2004
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This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, I use google translate
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About sara esler

My name is Sara Esler.

sara esler purchased this cottage in 2008

Why sara esler chose Staithes

We wanted somewhere that was easily accessible to us and offered lots to do for the children as well as ourselves. We love the village, there are so many nooks & crannys, alleyways, paths, steps, hiding places, look outs, climbing & scrabbling spots, activities, walks, sea views, ghost stories, historic tales, rock pools, fossils, fish in the sea & friendly faces...that we never tire of going up there.

The North Yorkshire Coast is a beautiful part of England with many beautiful beaches & coastline to visit from Robin Hoods Bay to Saltburn on Sea, and in land from Surfing at Scarborough & Sandsend, the North Yorks Moors Steam Railway, the famous Magpie restaurant & Abbey at Whitby, Castle Howard, Dalby Forest, picturesque Hutton le hole and Riverleux Abbey.

What makes this cottage unique

Salmon Cottage is a few steps from the sea and right in the heart of Staithes. The cottage is unusual in the village as it has plenty of space and a garden at the back where you can enjoy a BBQ in the summer months. The cottage is easily heated and enjoys a cosy stove to warm up the living room in winter. Please note although the garden is enclosed it is not secure - dogs can v easily escape!

The 2 pubs in the village are literally a stones throw from the front door, as well as the Endeavour which serves high quality meals.

The butchers shop next door is open every morning mon-sat and sells fresh bread and milk as well as all the usual.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Staithes in Hinderwell

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Ensuite - small bath with mixer hand held shower, toilet and sink. Main bathroom - large bath, shower, sink and toilet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 + cot (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with ensuite bathroom, double bed and large wardrobe. Bedroom 2 bunk beds, day bed and futon if required. Bedroom 3 on 2nd floor with double bed. Travel cot available on request.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: The minimum price for 3 night stay in low season is £250. Outside: There is a garden with a BBQ and picnic table. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath towels and bed linen included. House cleaned at end of stay. Other: The house is very old and the stairs are steep and narrow and may not be suitable for all. It has been designed to be warm and comfortable rather than designer and formal.


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Pretty Fisherman's Cottage In Heart Of Old Staithes, A Few Steps From Sea
average rating of 4.730769 based on 26 reviews

Stunning property and fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful cottage has everything you need and we had a wonderful long weekend break and felt sad to leave - we will definitely book again.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
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Perfect for our family

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. Everything was provided and we loved the character of the cottage. Location was brilliant so close to the beach.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
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Comfy and cosy!

  • 5 of 5

Large with everything you could need.

  • Review Submitted: 25-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
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Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and everything was as you wished.
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Spacious stylish cottage

  • 4 of 5

Our third visit which says it all really.We hope to return

Lovely location.A parking permit is a welcome addition and the wi fi

seems a lot more reliable than I-remember from previous visit

Top notch,

  • Review Submitted: 18-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
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Lovely fisherman’s cottage

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely home, we had a really lovely stay. The kitchen was one of the best stocked for cooking pans and equipment we’ve stayed in. The location was excellent. We had a lovely night at the cod and lobster, food was great along with the prices, huge portion sizes! We had such a lovely stay in April, quiet, cozy and a perfect break away. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
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lovely stay certainly get in your 10,000 steps daily, lovely cottage not for the unfit though

  • 5 of 5

cottage was well equipped with all you need for your stay apart from an hairdryer, wished I had thought to put mine in, but all in all lovely, we went as a family, grandparents, mum,dad and an eight year old and six year old and we all had fun crabbing, building sandcastles, beachcombing etc., lovely meal in the Royal George and shop owners where all pleasant, *****

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a lovely holiday and enjoyed Salmon Cottage. We have left hairdryers before in the cottage and will look into doing so again.
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Nearest Airport
56 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Kilometres
The George
Nearest Golf
11 Kilometres
Hunley Hall
Nearest Train
19 Kilometres
Egton Bridge
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Kilometres
The Endeavour
Nearest Beach
0.2 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Walking, surfing or at Sandsend, kayaking, sightseeing, sea fishing with Sean of Staithes, crabbing, sailing nearby at Runswick or Scaling Dam, paddle boarding, rock pooling and fossiling, art courses at Gallery; horse riding at Saltburn beach; cycling along the old coastal railway line.


The beach is a few metres from the house, there are also lovely beaches at Port Mulgrave (less than 2 miles), Runswick bay (2.5 miles) which are also accessible along the coastal path. Sandsend is 7.5 miles south and Skinningrove is 6 miles and the fabulous beach at Saltburn, further north, is 7.5 miles long!

Surfing available at Sandsend and at Saltburn


Teeside airport; local bus service from Whitby.


Whitby (well worth a day out) is 10 miles, and there is a bus from the main road.

Middlesborough 22 miles. Hartlepool 39 miles and HMS Trincomalee.

Goathland home of the TV show 'Heartbeat' with the steam train on the Moors is 15miles. Ryedale Folk Museum at Hutton le Hole 25 mile

Dalby forest & GO APE 26 miles

Scarborough 29 miles.

Rosedale Abbey, 20 miles, Helmsley and Helmsley Castle 25 miles

Robin Hoods Bay is 30 miles.

There is a well equipped supermarket at the top of the village.

Further Details:

Both of the pubs in the village are worth a visit, there are cafes and restaurants in Staithes and at Runswick and Sandsend. Whitby is the nearest large town.

If you like art have a browse around where there are also courses run. There are many well know artists in the area as well including Rob Shaw and Ian Burke.

We highly recommend fabulous home made cakes in a fairy tale setting at Also highly recommended within Staithes . For an enormous fresh fish supper with every kind of fish you can think of and also in Whitby

You can learn to sail at Scaling Dam which is just 7 miles away; and hire bikes at in Whitby.

Gisborough Priory; Whitby Abbey; Ormesby Hall; Robin Hoods Bay; and Roseberry Topping are all close by.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Staithes, North Yorkshire

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
4 May 2018 - 19 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High season
20 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
31 Aug 2018 - 25 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Oct half term 2018
26 Oct 2018 - 4 Nov 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
winter 2018
5 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas/NYE 2018/19
22 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
I accept pay pal. A holding deposit/breakage charge is payable when booking with the rental payable 30 days prior to arrival at the cottage. If you cancel less than 60 days in high season - 23rd July to 4th September & 20th December - 2nd January) prior to arrival date you will forfeit the holding deposit should I not be able to find an alternative booking
Short breaks welcome 3 nights over the weekend £250 minimum price, and 4 nights mon-thurs minimum price £300.
Holding/ breakage dos it returned after satisfactory end of stay clean. Please leave the property in a reasonably clean and tidy state to ensure rentals costs remain reasonable.

Changeover Day:
For short breaks changeover days are fridays or mondays, otherwise. Changeover is Friday. The minimum rate for a 3 night short break is £275 and 4 nights for £350
Arrive after 3pm and depart by 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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