About the home
Roma cottage is the ideal location, right in the heart of Staithes, but away from the road so perfect for small children. All three bedrooms have a spacious airy feel and are individually styled with the attic master bedroom having ensuite facilities. This charming cottage is ideal for a romantic break for two - just through some coal on the fire and open the wine! Its spacious layout is just as suited though to a great family holiday. Pictures speak a thousand words, so please look at ours; you will see quality bedlinen, thoughtful touches, loads of kitchen enquipment and 2 bathrooms, all presented to a high standard throughout. Staithes is a quaint working fishing village that has been designated as a conservation village, due to its unique character and is within the National Park. Its cobbled streets and narrow alleyways reflect its rugged past. With its own small sandy beach, welcoming pubs and cliff top walks, no wonder its refered to as "a bit of cornwall in Yorkshire". It is the perfect base for walking, touring and exploring the coast and North Yorkshire Moors. Whitby is only 9 miles, Scarborough is 35 minutes by car and Heartbeat Country is all around. The Cleveland Way passes through this unique conservation village and stunning cliff top walks are straight out of the front door.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||200 yards, 400m|
|Will consider:||Short breaks|
|Access:||Car not necessary|
Nearest amenities: 10m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General:||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 en suite|
|Furniture:||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen provided, please check with the advertiser regarding towels|
Further details indoors:
On the ground floor is a living/dining room with beams and a kitchen with slate floor. The living room has a lovely open fire, Economy 7 ch keeps the cottage warm and cosy through winter. Broadband wifi, widescreen TV, dvd/video player and a library of films and books. The kitchen has an electric cooker, washer, dish washer, fridge and ice box.The first floor homes one double and one twin bedroom (with a playstation 2 to keep the kids out of the way!) and a bathroom with bath, separate shower and toilet. The second floor has one double bedroom with authentic beams, kingsize bed and ensuite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Electric and bed linen is included in the price. Outside to the front is a small patio area, kitted out with furniture, perfect for a glass of wine in the evening. To the rear of the property lies an enclosed private yard with BBQ.
Further details outdoors:
Down in the old part of Staithes parking is restricted to 40 minutes. However a good well lit council car park is available approx 300 yards from the cottage and accessed via a shortcut path that overlooks the village. We provide a parking permit so there is no charge to guests.
- The owner is happy to accept dogs if advised prior (a charge of £10 applies). . But ask that they are not allowed on the furniture or in the cottage if wet. Both pubs are dog friendly and will let you take them in, as regretfully we would have to charge for any damage done if left in the property on their own.
- The cottage has a payphone as mobile signals can be a bit hit and miss, depending upon phone provider.
- We do not supply personal towels, but tea towels, dishcloths etc are all there for you.
- The fire will be layed ready for lighting along with a scuttle of coal. More can be purchased at the hardware shop in the village.
- We now have up to date availability and "book on line" facility through our website and secure payment can be made via paypal using a credit or debit card. Alternatively if time allows, payment by cheque is fine and you should email or phone requesting a manual booking form.
- The owner is always happy to help with any queries potential guests may have so please feel free to ask.
- Cot and high chair are available free of charge upon request.
We also offer short breaks of 3 nights (Friday to Monday) or 4 nights (Monday to Friday).
The Northern England / Yorkshire/Yorkshire Dales region
The North York Moors National Park is one of the most stunning landscapes in the country, it will simply make you stand and stare. You can wander through woods, saunter through picturesque villages of honey sandstone, throw pebbles in a stream or build sandcastles on the beach. All around are the signs of past generations, historic abbeys, embattled castles, churches, crosses, ancient routes. Jurassic geology is perhaps second to none and particulaly good around Staithes. Here the Father of English Geology made his discoveries and at the coast you can see dinosaur footprints and search for fossils as he may have done. Explore the Yorkshire Heritage Coast, from sandy beaches to working harbours and brightly coloured fishing boats. From imposing abbeys to quaint coastal villages, and from bustling seafood markets to the UK’s most delicious fish and chips, this is the stunning Yorkshire Coast. With charming seaside resorts including Scarborough, Whitby and Bridlington waiting to be explored.Yorkshire’s award-winning beaches with blue flag status are all along the coast and Staithes is a great lbase for exploring them all. The award winning town of Whitby is just 10 minutes by car - sample the kippers from the smokehouse at the base of the 199 steps, then climb up to the Abbey for fantastic views across the Esk Valley. Wander into the many Whitby Jet workshops then have fish & chips on the pier, or treat yourself to a meal at the famous Magpie fish restaurant.
Other attractions include; Scarborough's water park and Sea world, York, Flamingo Land and Heartbeat's Goatland, to name but a few. Bike hire, horse riding, golf and swimming are near bye. Locally surfing is on the increase and we are told the waves out of Staithes and nearbye Saltburn enthusiasts attracting more enthuisiasts all the time.
The Staithes area
Staithes’ towering cliffs, quaint, higgledy-piggledy cottages and winding streets lend it the air of a place lost in time. With its sweeping, sheltered bay and collection of charming red roofed cottages and tiny pedestrian lanes. This village's unique charm, with its huddled cottages, and choppy sea, has long been a powerful draw for those interested in fine art, geology and getting back to nature.
Staithes was once an important fishing base, home to locally built boats and a small fleet of brightly coloured Whitby Cobles. Now, the boats are used by local fishermen to catch cod, lobsters and crabs and some vessels offer short pleasure cruises. The beach and cluster of rock pools make this a wonderful place to explore, and there are so many fossils that this area that it has been nicknamed the ‘Dinosaur Coast' - so keep your eyes open! The Royal George and Captain Cook Inn are both perfect for popping in for a drink after a walk along the coast and the Cod & Lobster offers the ideal place to enjoy a real ale while watching the waves. Whatever you choose you will be guaranteed a cosy atmosphere, real ales, real coal fires and a warm and friendly welcome. Both pubs in the village welcome well behaved dogs and children!
Take a walk accross the cliff tops to Port Mulgrave (approx 1.2 miles or Runswick Bay (approx 3.5 miles) and one of the Yorkshire Coast’s prettiest destinations with a good quality local pub and cafe. If you dont want to walk back, just catch the bus from the main road.
Fishing trips out to sea can be arranged in the village or you can fish from the pier. Surfing is becomming increasingly popular and a surf school is located in Saltburn, just a 15 minute drive away.
How to get there
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Activities near Staithes
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
15 Mar 2013
Stayed for 4 nights for a winter break in this cottage. Very well equipped for the 6 of us. Good furnishings not like some holiday homes which are furnished from second hand shops! Good location in... more
15 Mar 2012
lovely spot...everything we need for a short break .
11 Mar 2012
Roma Cottage is a cosy and comfortable place to say, scrupulously clean and tastefully decorated. There are 3 bedrooms each sleeping 2 people and with 2 bathrooms (1 ensuite) there was plenty of room for everyone. We loved the open fire which was ready for lighting when we returned from a stunning walk along the cliff top. The kitchen is really well equiped for those who like to cook for themselves but we enjoyed a tasty bar snack at the Cod and Lobster and an excellant steak at the Bistro, both within 5 minutes walk of the front door. Staithes is a delightful unspoilt coastal village with a small beach and a wonderful unhurried atmosphere and Roma Cottage the perfect spot from which to enjoy it. We will definitely return!
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|Prices for group size 6|
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|3 Nov 12||21 Dec 12||£ 295||£ 65||£ 65||3 Nights|
|21 Dec 12||5 Jan 13||£ 575||-||-||1 Week|
|5 Jan 13||15 Feb 13||£ 275||£ 60||£ 60||3 Nights|
|Feb Half Term||15 Feb 13||22 Feb 13||£ 345||£ 49||£ 49||1 Week|
|22 Feb 13||22 Mar 13||£ 295||£ 49||£ 69||3 Nights|
|22 Mar 13||29 Mar 13||£ 375||£ 375||£ 375||1 Week|
|Easter||29 Mar 13||5 Apr 13||£ 495||£ 495||£ 495||1 Week|
|Easter||5 Apr 13||12 Apr 13||£ 470||£ 470||£ 470||1 Week|
|12 Apr 13||24 May 13||£ 365||£ 62||£ 82||3 Nights|
|24 May 13||31 May 13||£ 595||£ 595||£ 595||1 Week|
|31 May 13||28 Jun 13||£ 395||£ 73||£ 98||3 Nights|
|28 Jun 13||5 Jul 13||£ 465||£ 325||£ 325||3 Nights|
|5 Jul 13||12 Jul 13||£ 495||£ 87||£ 115||3 Nights|
|12 Jul 13||19 Jul 13||£ 549||£ 549||£ 549||1 Week|
|19 Jul 13||26 Jul 13||£ 595||£ 595||£ 595||1 Week|
|26 Jul 13||9 Aug 13||£ 649||£ 649||£ 649||1 Week|
|9 Aug 13||23 Aug 13||£ 595||£ 595||£ 595||1 Week|
|23 Aug 13||30 Aug 13||£ 549||£ 549||£ 549||1 Week|
|30 Aug 13||27 Sep 13||£ 395||£ 81||£ 108||3 Nights|
|27 Sep 13||25 Oct 13||£ 325||£ 61||£ 82||3 Nights|
|Oct Half Term||25 Oct 13||1 Nov 13||£ 395||£ 395||£ 395||1 Week|
|1 Nov 13||23 Dec 13||£ 295||£ 61||£ 82||3 Nights|
|23 Dec 13||30 Dec 13||£ 595||£ 100||£ 100||5 Nights|
|30 Dec 13||6 Jan 14||£ 595||£ 100||£ 100||4 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
We are pleased to also offer 3 night stays (Fri to Mon) or 4 night's for the price of 3 on all midweek (Mon to Fri) short breaks. Just mulitiply the nightly rate by 3 for total short break cost. We offer up to the minute live availability by clicking the link to our website. You can then confirm the holiday price and also book online using the Paypal secure payment facility, we also accept cheques but you need to contact us first to arrange. Alternatively please feel free to contact by phone if you prefer.Book
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