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6 Bed Farmhouse, Goathland. Own hot tub. BBQ hut available soon.

Bedrooms 6
Space 2,723 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking


About the property

Goathland, North Yorkshire Moors National Park, Whitby, England. - Rural Location Overlooking Goathland Village

Our 6 bedroomed stone built Farmhouse is set in a beautiful idyllic location on the outskirts of Goathland Village, famous for the TV series Heartbeat. With Moor and Goathland Station views the property has a stunning backdrop in all seasons. Private 6 person hot tub. Lots of free parking. Perfectly situated for walkers, road and Mountain bike users, Steam train enthusiasts, Bird watchers or simply those looking for a relaxing country retreat with family or friends. With the Famous seaside town and port of Whitby just 8 miles away, we truly do have the best of both worlds here, countryside and beach holidays all covered. There are weeks worth of entertainment within the area, if you are not planning a relaxing peaceful holiday. From theme parks, to forest trails, to crab fishing and meandering. New for Summer 2018 BBQ hut (additional charge). There is plenty to do if your heart so desires. Strictly 14 + infant maximum. Sorry no pets. Hen/stag parties please enquire first before requesting to book. If the online price calculator is confusing or not as expected please 'enquire now or ask owner a question' for explanation or more accurate quote.

Michelle Leavesley
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

About Michelle Leavesley

My Husband and I bought this Cottage In 2002. The moment we viewed the property we fell in love with it. Hawthorn Cottage is a very special place for us. Goathland is a bustling village, with a variety of amenities and interests to suit all.

Michelle Leavesley purchased this farmhouse in 2002

Why Michelle Leavesley chose Whitby

Hawthorn cottage Goathland, with it's panoramic views and open countryside surrounding the property is the ideal venue for large gatherings. Private hot tub and a well equipped games room to keep everyone entertained. If you prefer outdoor entertaining our BBQ due to open Summer 2018 will certainly put your culinary skills to the test, replacing our basic rear BBQ area, this hut will certainly be fit for any BBQ king or Queen! Nestled on the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors it is close enough to Whitby to enjoy it's charm & character, without incurring additional parking charges during your break or holiday! It's private, peaceful location guarantees a relaxing break for those just wanting to leave the hustle & bustle of everyday life at home.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Spacious secluded setting with walks from the door and panoramic views of beautiful Moorland countryside. The Indoor Hot tub is amazing come rain or shine and you have sole use during your stay, with double patio doors enjoy the views whilst relaxing in the bubbles! Spring 2018 new BBQ hut. Our Games room is very popular with our younger and more competitive guests alike. Complete with a pool table, games console & games plus tv & separate sky box. The little ones may also make use of the toys, books, jigsaws and extensive DVD collection.

Guestbook comments from the owner

'My Family & I stayed here over Easter. A beautiful house in a wonderful part of Yorkshire. Fully equipped for all our needs & requirements, plenty of space inside & out. Loved watching the pheasants popping in & out of garden! Reiss family, Derbyshire'
Feb 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Whitby in Goathland

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2723 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Over occupancy will result in charges
  • Balance refund at owners discretion for cancellations
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Main Bathroom, ground floor with oval bath, toilet, sink and walk in wet room. (Next to Bedroom 6) Bathroom 2, with quadrant shower, sink, toilet. Bathroom 3-En-suite to Master Bedroom.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Luxurious King size suite with day bed & trundle
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Garden & Moorland views, S facing.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Garden & Moorland views, South facing.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , Separate staircase.
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , Separate staircase. Extensive views across the Moors.
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed , Ground floor, near main bathroom.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12-14 (6 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1, Master King-size suite with en suite shower room, Sky tv, Day bed & trundle. Bedroom 2, with Twin beds. Bedroom 3, with Kingsize bed. Bedroom 4, with Double bed. Bedroom 5, with Twin beds. Bedroom 6, Ground floor with Twin beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes: Wi fi USB power sockets Hot tub Ample Parking Oil Fired Central Heating Open Fire. Travel Cot, High Chair. Telephone, Free Wi Fi. Sorry NO pets. Outside: French doors open onto outside Patio and seating area, equipped with table and chairs. Barbecue area and separate large portable Barbecue. Pathway and Lawned garden surrounding the House all enclosed within a boundary of dry stone walling. Children's slide and climbing structure (To be supervised and used at own risk). NB.Parents with young Children need to be aware that there is a stream running through the end of the garden and supervision is advised at all times. Utility Room: Porch for Coats, Shoes etc. Equipped with Hoover, Iron and Ironing Board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All Bed Linen and Towels provided. (Please bring your own Beach Towels) Property is cleaned before your arrival, and is expected to be vacated before 10am on your day of departure and left in a clean and respectable condition. Other: Games Room: Located between Kitchen and Lounge. Equipped with Pool Table, WII Console and Games, TV and SKY Multi room, bar area and seating, bean bags and various board games, books and DVD's. Bedrooms 4 and 5 have a separate staircase to these rooms.


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6 Bed Farmhouse, Goathland. Own hot tub. BBQ hut available soon.
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 19 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Brilliant. Has everything you need and more!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very spatious and comfortable house. very relaxing and entertaining spaces.

  • 5 of 5

An ideal location to truly get away from it all, and a comfortable and enjoyable space to share with a large group - reconnecting and entertaining. The house is laid out in a seat that you're never on top of each other and can either kick back and relax, or be active - something for everyone (and who doesn't love a hot tub, and a games room you can put the kids in). We all loved exploring outside and there is so much to see - either on foot or a drive away.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great cottage for a stay in North Yorkshire

  • 5 of 5

We’ve just returned from staying at Hawthorn Cottage in February.

The cottage has it all by the bucket load: Perfect location, peaceful setting, hot-tub with stunning views of the best of the Yorkshire Moors, and all the comforts of home inside. The kids loved outside play area, whilst the grown-ups enjoyed the inside with log fire and open views from almost every window in the cottage.

Communication with the owner(s) is the best we’ve experienced in years, replies to questions often within the hour, so no worries there then.

Thanks Michelle, a memorable holiday, we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Weekend Stay - 24th - 26th Nov 2017

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from a fabulous weekend in this beautiful Farmhouse. We came here for my mums 60th Birthday surprise, there were 14 of us altogether ranging from 5 - 65. This place catered for us all, we had the best time and would definitely recommend it to anyone! Michelle was lovely and made us feel very welcome and at home. The pictures do not do it justice. Will hopefully be back next year.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stunning property and location. Spotlessly clean and fully equipped. Home away from home.

  • 5 of 5


  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Couldn't fault it

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house, amazing area and all the family from an 8yr old to a 70yr old thoroughly enjoyed it.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
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Nearest Airport
73 Miles
Leeds Bradford
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Birch Hall Inn
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Goathland (Steam train)
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Car: necessary

Goathland Village: Steam train, waterfall, cafés & pubs.


Our nearest beaches of Whitby and Sandsend are just 8 miles away.

Robin Hoods Bay is 12 Miles away.

Brilliant for fossil hunting & exploring.

Whitby Abbey, Scarborough Castle, Alpamare Waterpark Scarborough, Castle Howard are just between 20-40 mins drive from the house.


Teesside Airport 48 miles.

Leeds/Bradford Airport 74 miles.

Car essential


Goathland walking 1 Mile

Whitby 8 Miles

Pickering 16 Miles

Scarborough 22 Miles

York 40 Miles

Flamingoland 18 Miles

Dalby Forest 13 Miles

Robin Hoods Bay, Runswick Bay and Staithes are all within 30 Mins drive from the property.

Further Details:

Sorry no pets.

Stag/Hen parties, prior arrangement only please.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
A 25% Non Refundable deposit required to secure any booking. Balance to be paid 8 weeks prior to arrival plus a £250 security/breakages deposit is required at this time (refunded on a satisfied inspection within 15 days of departure).

Coming soon for Summer 2018, BBQ hut. (Additional charges will apply)

During the Summer the Hot Tub may not always be available for Week bookings.

As an independent provider we advise all guests take out their own holiday/travel insurance.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day for 7 night stays is usually a Saturday. Arrivals AFTER 4pm and departures by 10am please. (Unless alternative arrangements have been made with owner)

Notes on prices:
Weekend breaks: 3 nights stay may be discounted for 3rd night. Summer holidays 4 nights minimum stay. Christmas 5 nights minimum stay. New Year 4 nights minimum stay. If you require a different length of stay during the year please contact the owners for availability & prices. Please just enquire if you do not wish to input card details, or visit our own website or call for our best price. Hawthorn cottage holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.