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Property

Updated: 01-Nov-2016
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.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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.

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20 Reviews

4.9
based on 20 holidaymaker reviews

5

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: Nov 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 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: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 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: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 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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A wonderful place to stay, highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed many times and it's a lovely homely cottage, thoughtfully equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay.

The area is delightful, ideal for dog walking, I would highly recommend walking to Sunday lunch at The Board Inn, Leaholm, booking essential. Whitby is a short drive away, really great base for a wonderful holiday in Yorkshire.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you had such a good time at the cottage and in Glaisdale, the North Yorkshire Moors are breathtaking. We have always tried to ensure a that all guest get that home from home with all the creature comforts thrown in, just to help them feel at home. By doing this we hope to ensure that all our guests come back time and time again. Many thanks....
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An excellent property, idealy situated for the coast, moorland and the fabulous Yorkshire villages.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was well equipped with everything that you needed plus more, especially the TV system, computer and WIFI etc.

There was 3 generations in the cottage and we all thoroughly enjoyed our stay. One evening we had a BBQ and again all the equipment was provided and the meat from the local butcher was top quality.

Thank you Andrew and Debbie for allowing us the pleasure of staying at your cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you all had a wonderful time at Mitre Cottage, it's our home from home and we so make sure it's our guests home too. We believe if you give the wow factor and provide the best you will get your guests coming time after time. Once again thank you.
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Lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

A great week for 4 adults and 2 young children plus toddler. Cottage was lovely, comfortable and very well equipped. Well maintained and very clean. Highly recommended. Great river walks nearby. Board Inn in Lealholm excellent for a meal out. Nearby North York Moors Railway a hit. Whitby delightful.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ali We are so pleased you all had a wonderful time at the cottage, we try I hardest to ensure that we provide all the comforts you would expect at home and extra ones just to make it special. We hope to see you again real soon. Andrew & Debbie
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Location

From the Owner

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.

Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

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.

Travel:

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.

Distances:

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

Butcher

Cafe

Public house

Community hall/theatre

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Rate
29 Oct 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 
 
Christmas week
21 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Wednesday
7 night minimum stay
£825
for 7 nights
£825
 
 
New Year
28 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£825
 
 
Low Rate
7 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£375
for 7 nights
£375
 
 
February Half Term
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£675
 
 
Low Rate
18 Feb 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£375
for 7 nights
£375
 
 
Easter Holidays
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
14 night minimum stay
£675
 
 
Low Rate
22 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£375
for 7 nights
£375
 
 
May Bank Holiday
29 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£675
 
 
Middle Rate
6 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 
 
Spring Bank Holiday
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£675
 
 
Middle Rate
3 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 
 
Summer Holidays
15 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
Low Rate
9 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£375
for 7 nights
£375
 
 
October Half Term
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£775
for 7 nights
£775
 
 
Low Rate
28 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£375
for 7 nights
£375
 
 
Christmas Week
20 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Wednesday
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
New year
27 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Wednesday
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
Low Rate
6 Jan 2018 - 26 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£380
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Pet Fee £30

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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Facilities

From the Owner

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!

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • 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

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.

Bedrooms

  • 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.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • 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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