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Charming 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Character Cottage Barn Conversion With All Modern

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in Glaisdale, Nr. Whitby, North Yorkshire Moors, Yorkshire, England - Spectacular, Peaceful Location In A North Yorkshire Moors National Park Village

Mitre Cottage has just been awarded its 5 Stars by the Visit England Quality Tourism for Self Catering holiday home, something we are very proud of. A lot of hard work and passion has gone into making Mitre Cottage stand out from the rest of its local competitors.

Mitre Cottage been a feature of Glaisdale since the 19th century. It was formerly the barn attached to the Mitre Inn public house. A very tasteful, high specification conversion has resulted in this super home. We have combined antique and contemporary fixtures and fittings and the style of the cottage is quite unique. The cottage is spacious and spread out over two floors with a spectacular open plan ground floor. Lots of (double glazed!) windows produce a light and airy feel and we aim for a tasteful 'home from home' but with high end hotel comforts. Unusually for a central village location, we have allocated parking for two vehicles immediately outside the garden gate. Glaisdale is a super village situated in the heart of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. It has a village shop, a butchers' shop (regionally famous for its local produce), a lovely village pub and a tennis court. It is a useful base for all sorts of holiday makers: walkers and cyclists combining fitness with breathtaking scenery; families looking for some peace and quiet combined with beach time in nearby Whitby; couples wanting some quiet time together in a beautiful location; friends wanting a house party to celebrate special times together. Glaisdale is one of a number of quite stunning North Yorkshire Moors National Park villages. It was built chiefly in the 19th century as an ironstone mining village. Today it is small, beautiful hillside village made up of many slate roofed and pan tiled cottages, wide verges and greens that cling to the hillside on the western side of the dale - just south of the River Esk. Glaisdale is also a very short drive from the historic fishing heritage seaside town of Whitby with all its many, many attractions. It is an equally short drive to the wider splendour of the North Yorkshire coast - including Robin Hood's Bay, Sandsend, Runswick Bay and Saltburn. With the wonderful, historic city of York also only an hour's drive away, Glaisdale is a fantastic location for a North Yorkshire holiday combining coast, country, culture and heritage.

Andrew Rooney
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 September, 2017

About Andrew Rooney

Hi! We are Andrew & Debbie. We have put our cottage together so that it reflects how we live and who we are. We believe that our home is your castle and it is where you should feel warm and happy. We hope by staying at Mitre Cottage you will feel the warmth of this beautiful relaxing cottage - complete with all the the comforts of home and much more. We want you to feel welcome, at ease, and totally relaxed with us trying to provide guidance and assistance for your whole stay. Hopefully a stay that you will want to repeat ! Please tell your family and friends! Get them to experience what the wonderful North Yorkshire Moors has to offer.

Andrew Rooney purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Andrew Rooney chose Glaisdale

We bought Mitre Cottage because we are a couple of old romantics! The area is truly stunning- one of England's best kept secrets. It combines coast, country and culture in hefty doses and never disappoints - whatever the weather and season. Glaisdale is that rare thing in 2014 England- a village with a real community at its heart. We came here in 2007 and have been made so very welcome.

What makes this cottage unique

We have taken the time to really plan for our guests. We have tried to think of everything and we think we have done so! We are terribly fussy guests ourselves and we have tried to apply our exacting standards to our cottage! Do please let us know if we have not!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Glaisdale in Glaisdale

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , On suite with master bedroom
    Family bathroom - Bath with Shower , The family bathroom has a washbasin also.
  • Bedroom One has an en-suite with shower, wc, sink and shaver point. Bedrooms Two and Three share the house bathroom with a bath, sink and shaver point. A further separate wc and sink is shared by Bedrooms Two and Three.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , The master bedroom comes with a super king bed and on suite.
    Green room - 1 Large Double Bed , Lovely double bed in a spacious room.
    Twin room - 2 Single Bed , A big spacious twin room with two single beds.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom One has a super king bed and an ensuite bathroom (two bathrobes are provided in this room). Bedroom Two has a double bed. Bedroom Three has two twin beds. All bedrooms have wardrobes. Bedrooms One and Two also have chests of drawers.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: A comprehensive guest handbook is ready for you on arrival. Guides on the use of certain pieces of equipment in the cottage are displayed within each room. Outside: A fully enclosed garden with patio furniture (stored in the garden shed) is available. A washing line is all up and readily available. Utility Room: The utility room contains the lpg boiler, a washing machine, laundry drying airer, laundry basket and pegs, iron, ironing board, vacuum cleaner, brush and dust pan. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and bed linen are included in the price for hire of the cottage. Bedding and towels are changed by our cleaner on a weekly basis along with the full clean. On arrival beds will have been made up and towel sets placed on each individual bed. Other: The cottage has a very useful heated porch for all those muddy boots, wet coats, hats, gloves and scarves and the occasional damp pooch!


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Charming 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Character Cottage Barn Conversion With All Modern
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews

beautifully equipped, very comfortable and cosy

  • 5 of 5

one of the nicest cottages we've stayed in, really comfortable and the kitchen was beautiful and very well equipped. Very cosy base to return to after a day walking in the rain. Would recommend to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gill We are so glad you had a wonderful time, we like to ensure that the 5 star cottage gives our guests a 5 star holiday. We look forward to seeing you again real soon.
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Excellent, will stay again.

  • 5 of 5

Nice and clean, well equipped, very warm.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks, We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Fab cottage.

  • 5 of 5

This is the 3rd time in the cottage .

We love it .

Colin and Val.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Val We look forward to you both coming back real soon.
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Fabulous Cottage

  • 5 of 5

A really beautiful Cottage, extremely well equipped and as comfortable as if it were your own home. This is not just any holiday cottage, this is Mitre Cottage. Andrew, Debbie and their housekeeper Gemma deserve top marks all round.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous property.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage has everything you could possibly want in a holiday home or even in your own home, more crockery etc than you could ever use. The enormous TV was a great talking point, very comfortable furnishings and comfy beds. If there was one thing that I would have liked to have brought home it would have been the house itself.

We had a superb holiday catching up with family. The area is beautiful and a trip on the steam train from nearby Grosmont is an absolute must. The only negative thing I could say about Glaisdale is that the pub is a little further away from the village centre than we were expecting but if you don't mind the walk then it's not a problem. We will definitely be back. Many thanks to Andrew and Debbie who really know how to make a holiday home very memorable.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ellen Many thanks for your lovely kind words, we try are hardest to ensure that all guests have a home from home and a holiday of a life time. We believe if we can give you the loving memories of a visit and the hope of you coming back to stay with us, then we have achieved what we set out to do. We are always thinking of new idea's and things to enhance the cottage to ensure that it always gives that wow factor. Once again, many thanks and we hope to see you soon. Andrew & Debbie
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Great holiday in Mitre Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely time staying in Glaisdale, the cottage is a real home from home which is exactly what you want with 3 young children!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lynne Thank you coming to stay with us, we are so happy that you all had a great stay with us. We are always striving to ensure that all guests get to come and have a wonderful time and go home smiling. We look forward to seeing you again. Andrew & Debbie
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Car: necessary


The wonderful North Yorkshire coast is minutes away by car.

Runswick Bay (north) and Whitby (south) can both be reached in 20 minutes by car. Robin Hood's Bay is approximately 30 minutes away by car.

The coast is simply beautiful. It is rugged, spectacular, and breathtaking at all times of year.


The nearest international airport is Newcastle International Aiport. This is 74 miles away - approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes drive.

Leeds-Bradford International Aiport is the second closest. This is 81 miles away - approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes drive.

Whilst Glaisdale does have both a bus and a train service, we do recommend that guests do have access to a car for maximum travel flexibility.


Whitby is 7.2 miles south of Glaisdale - a 15 minute drive.

York is 53 miles south of Glaisdale - 1 hour 25 minutes drive.

All other North Yorkshire Moors National Park villages are all within short short drive and a short walk

Further Details:

Local shop

Post office



Public house

Community hall/theatre


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Glaisdale, North Yorkshire

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Rate
4 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas Week
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
Low Rate
6 Jan 2018 - 26 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £30
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Booking through website or direct to us.
A damages security deposit of £200 is required to confirm the booking and this will remove the dates requested. This will be refunded within 5 working days after guests have left the cottage.
Payment for your holiday must be paid within 6 weeks of confirmation date.
Pets welcome, (one small dog). An additional charge of £30 per week for a pet is necessary due to the extra cleaning required.
Any late cancellations result in a fee being charged.

Changeover Day:
Change over days are Saturday mornings. Guests must check out of the cottage by 10.30 am. Guests can arrive at the cottage anytime after 3 pm.

Notes on prices:
We will consider short breaks for people, but potential guests must understand that change over day is Saturday's, so if you are looking at a short break it must start on the Saturday of any respective day after up to the followings Saturday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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