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Unique Cottage in Heart of old Staithes

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking


About the property

Perfect for Couples or Smaller Families. Sea Views. Free Wi-Fi

The perfect hideaway for couples Cinder Path is an unusual two storey cottage set high above the High Street with magnificent views out across the roof tops to Staithes harbour and the sea beyond. The cottage is very cosy with storage/electric heaters throughout and has been furnished to reflect the character of the property. It is located on one of the many cliff top paths that surround the village, but is also conveniently just off the main High Street. There are double and single bedrooms at the cottage, which is perfect if you wanted to bring an additional guest. Modern bathroom and kitchen. Free Wi-Fi available.

Property Manager
Amanda Ing
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Staithes in Hinderwell

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Modern house bathroom with shower over full sized bath, sink, toilet and heated towel rail.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 3 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has king sized bed. Bedroom 2 has a single bed. A travel cot is available for use at the cottage
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
Notes on accommodation: Character property which is a perfect retreat for singles and couples alike. Unusual first floor lounge with full height ceiling Velux windows. Free Wi-Fi available from June 2016. Great location in heart of old Staithes with short walk to the sea front.


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(12 traveller reviews)

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Unique Cottage in Heart of old Staithes
average rating of 4.5833335 based on 12 reviews

It is a beautiful cottage, in perfect location to enjoy staithes and the area.

  • 5 of 5

A quaint cottage. We stayed with a 3 year old and baby and there was plenty of room. It has lots of character especially the living room. The cottage was well presented and clean. The only thing missing for us was a washing machine due to having young children but I appreciate most people probably don't want to wash on holiday! The owners were easy to communicate with and deposit returned promptly. We would definitely recommend to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quaint and central

  • 3 of 5

Property: lovely location if you don't want to bring a car. Loading and unloading is a pain. Close to pubs and cafe. The cottage was clean and essentials provided were a nice touch.

Shower was a little bit temperamental but owner quickly sorted the issue out.

The bed in the single room is a little noisy, had to resort to ear plugs in the double room.

I would say the cottage was just about an ok size for three people.

The sea view is stretching it a bit, you have to stand up in the living room to look out of the windows.

Place: In short, Staithes is great for a day trip but very small and limited when staying for three nights. The pubs do food between 6-830pm and were packed due to only having three available to choose from and all quite small, in terms of tables available to eat food. The menus are quite similar too so the variety of available food is limited. It would have been nice to not worry about whether you'd get a table and then have people hovering whilst you are eating.

There's no post office,news agents, shop or bakery within a reasonable walking distance. There's only a butchers! The Co-op is a good 40minute walk away, including the steep hill! Best to stock up but difficult to get car near to unload.

There are some beautiful walks from the cottage which are worth doing.

A visit to Whitby is worth doing and there is a vast array of shops/pubs/restaurants to choose from. With hindsight we would have stayed in Whitby and had a day trip to Staithes.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is a shame that you appeared not have enjoyed your recent short break. The issues you outline with the village are the key reasons why people love Staithes so much and return several times a year. The cottage has two good sized bedrooms and large lounge none of which are as small or cramped as you imply - I doubt very much that you would find as much space in a central location in Whitby for a cottage sleeping 3 people. Thank you for taking the time to write a review, but I would suggest that you do bit more research before you decide on a location for your next trip.
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comfortable well equipped cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was in a very good location in the old village. It was warm, clean, well equipped and comfortable. The chairs in the sitting room were very comfortable. The stairs were quite steep and would benefit from a hand rail. The bedroom overlooked the main street. We were not disturbed by noise, but it was a bit light at night.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review - delighted you enjoyed your stay!
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Great little cottage

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage, great location , owners very helpful , would definitely recommend

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Relaxing and reviving stay

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a 2week stay in this comfortable and well furnished cosy cottage. Have been visiting Staithes since 1985 and stayed in many different cottages and this one has an ideal location for the harbour and beach. It was exactly as described - clean and comfortable and well stocked with items such as a large umbrella and even a walking stick with a seat! The parking permit was a godsend and must have saved us over 80 pounds in parking fees and no daily dash to the top car park to put the ticket on the car. Highly recommended and lovely people to deal with.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to submit your review. As a regular visitor to Staithes it is great that you found the cottage just as described and how you would want it to be for your stay. Hope to welcome you back very soon!
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Sunny weekend by the sea

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is in a perfect spot tucked just above the main cobbled street, a few minutes stroll from the seafront. It's a beautiful unspoilt village with lots of quirky character,a handful of art galleries and places to eat and drink. The pub on the seafront serves amazing chips and a good selection of ales and wine. The cottage was as described, neat, very clean and surprisingly spacious. The lounge is bright and airy and we found the cottage a perfect base to get out and enjoy the sun! Will certainly consider staying again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review and hope to welcome you back very soon!!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Durham Tees Valley
Nearest Barpub
50 Miles
Nearest Ferry
90 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Saltburn or Whitby
Nearest Motorway
50 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Runswick Bay
Car: recommended


Staithes has a small harbour beach 200 yards from the properties, Runswick Bay 5 miles - long sandy beach renowned as the best beach combing beach in Britain, Sandsend 7 miles - beautiful long sandy beach with stunning views towards Whitby and very popular with surfers.


Staithes is on the main bus route from Middlesbrough to Whitby with hourly services. Stations - Saltburn by the Sea 9 miles, Whitby 9 miles. Airports - Durham Tees Valley 25 miles, Leeds Bradford 75 miles, Newcastle 75 miles. Use of a car is not essential, but recommended.


Whitby 9 miles, Saltburn by the Sea 9 miles, North York Moors Railway at Grosmont 11 miles, Scarborough 28 miles, York 45 miles.

Further Details:

Two local pubs The George and Cod & Lobster in the village plus The Cleveland Corner bistro, an intimate dining experience. In Dalehouse there is the Fox & Hounds and in Hinderwell the Badger Hounds offering good pub food. All are within 10 minute drive or 30 minute walk if you are feeling energetic! Further afield there are many award winning restaurants in Goldsborough, Sandsend and Whitby.


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
Peak Season
30 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
1 Sep 2017 - 11 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
12 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
October Half Term
13 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas/New Year 2017
18 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £35
Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Changeover Day: Saturday for full week arrivals. Fridays or Mondays for short breaks, but other arrival days may be considered. Arrival is time is 4pm and departure time 10am.

Our minimum stay is 2/3 nights most times of the year unless otherwise shown on the pricing table. If you can only stay for 2 nights this will entitle you to a later departure time- please ask for more details.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.