Grange Farm Cottage Whitby
Farmhouse | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 14
Grange Farm is a large house and provides 4 star Self Catering Accommodation. The child friendly holiday cottage provides self catering accommodation for up to 14 people. The house has two sitting rooms, a large dining room with log burner. There is a well equipped kitchen, a utility room and a conservatory.
There are five bedrooms. It is suitable for large groups, a family holiday or for friends wanting to holiday together.
Grange Farm holiday cottage is located in the village of High Hawsker, on the Yorkshire Coast. Mid way between Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay, 2.5 miles from each. Both towns can by reached by foot in less then one hour. Grange Farm is an excellent base to explore the Yorkshire Coast and the North Yorkshire Moors. There are plenty of activities in the area. Amongst others walking, cycling and of course exploring the little alleys and streets of Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay.
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Whitby & Robin Hoods Bay|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Durham Tees Valley, Nearest railway: Whitby|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
- One sitting room with vaulted ceiling, large leather sofa's and music system.
- Dining room with log burner and seating for 14 people. Selection of books and magazines.
- Kitchen + utility room
- Second sitting room with gas 'wood-burner effect' fire, TV, DVD player and music system.
- Hallway, leading to large conservatory / sun room and a south facing fenced garden and patio area.
- One family room with double bed and full-size bunk-beds, and one family room with king size bed and full-size bunk beds.
- Two twin rooms.
- Bathroom with bath (shower over bath), sink and WC.
- Second separate WC.
Attic conversion (sloping ceiling), into an excellent bedroom with a king size bed, and en-suite bathroom/WC.
- Linen (duvets) is included.
- All the bedrooms have a TV and a wash basin.
- You need to bring your own towels, or you can hire towels from us for £ 4 per person per week.
- Electric, full gas central heating and hot water is included in the rental price.
- Two travel cots, two high chairs, and stair-gate are available.
- Baby changing mat is available.
- All the beds have mattress protectors.
- All the bedrooms have black out blinds and/ or curtains.
- There is a children's step present in the main bathroom.
- The log burner and the gas fire have fire guards.
- Some children's cutlery, plates and cups are present in the kitchen.
- There is a hand-blender in the kitchen.
- There is a book library for adults, and there are also books and toys for children.
- On the starting day of your holiday, you can enter the house at 4pm. On day of departure, please leave the house by 10 am.
- Private parking for up to 4 cars is next to the house.
Due to the age of the farmhouse, Grange Farm holiday cottage has some steps on the ground floor, as well as a few narrow and low doorways downstairs and upstairs, which gives the property its unique character.
|Further details outdoors|
There is private off street parking for max. 4 cars.
Northern England region
The area around the holiday cottage is a mixture of Coast & Moors. There are many coastal villages that are worth a visit, and a walk along the cliffs is a must..
We are located in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, this beautiful area is a unique landscape which changes with each season. During the winter a white landscape is a pleasure to see and when the heather is in bloom in the summer, the scenery is simply breathtaking. Again there are many villages worth a visit all over the moors.
The village of High Hawsker is situated in between Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay, two and a half miles from each, and is ideally situated to explore the area. The village has a pleasant atmosphere, and the locals are very friendly people. A drink and a meal can be enjoyed in the Hare & Hounds Inn, which is about 50 yards from the house. The village hall which is situated about 100 yards from the property, has a playground.
Historic Whitby with its beautiful harbour and little alleys and streets is one of the most atmospheric towns in the area. The town is built on the mouth of the river Esk, the only salmon river in Yorkshire, and has strong connections with Captain Cook, Dracula, and the photographer Frank Meadow Sutcliffe. Whitby is also famous for its jet (a semi-precious stone, which is a pure and hard form of fossilised wood of the monkey puzzle tree). Jet has been collected and used in jewellery for thousands of years, but it really became fashionable in the Victorian area. Queen Victoria herself used jet mourning jewellery, which contributed to a greater public demand for this type of jewellery. Today there are still a few jet workshops in town and jet jewellery can be bought in several shops in Whitby.
Visitors to Whitby will find that it is a place they want to come back to. What you can not miss on your visit to Whitby is Whitby Abbey, which is a magnificent site on your entry into the area. If you like museums you will enjoy a visit to one of Whitby's many museums. Among others, the Captain Cook Memorial Museum, the Whitby Museum (a treasure throve of Whitby's past), and the lifeboat museum. Whitby also has a number of Galleries, which are worth a visit.
Other places to visit and things to do
Other places, which are certainly worth a visit are, Robin Hoods Bay, Runswick Bay, Scarborough, Danby Moors Centre, Falling Foss - a 30ft (9 meter) waterfall, Grosmont from which the steam train to Pickering runs, etc. etc.
The area around High Hawsker is ideal for cycling or walking. There are many public footpaths and bridleways. A cycle hire centre is just a short walk from Grange Farm.
Other activities within a 5 miles radius are Rowing, Canoeing, Swimming, Golfing, Riding, Fishing.
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16 Nov 2011
"Grange Farm Cottage was an excellent place to celebrate my 7Oth Birthday."
We very much enjoyed our stay at Grange Farm. The house is so spacious and warm and comfortable, and it was an ideal place for my family and friends to stay and help me celebrate my 70th birthday. Whitby is such a magical place and holds many happy memories, and this last holiday was no exception. Grange Farm is very well equipped and we lacked nothing, and is ideally placed for access to many lovely walks, including the Cleveland Way. I would certainly recommend it to anyone.
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