Self-Catering Staithes

River Cottage Staithes, North Yorkshire

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From: €368 weekly Guests 4 Rooms 2 Bathroom 1

Key Features

  • Garden
  • Parking
  • By the sea

Property Description

Holiday home
River Cottage is a traditional, semi-detached sandstone cottage in the hamlet of Dalehouse on the edge of the historic North Yorkshire coastal village of Staithes. With one double and one twin bedroom as well as a family bathroom, this cottage can sleep four people. The rest of the accommodation is made up of a well equipped, fitted kitchen, a dining room and a sitting room with woodland views. Outside the cottage is a small enclosed, decked courtyard with furniture and a BBQ. With not only the stunning Yorkshire coast to explore, River Cottage is also on the edge of the North Yorks Moors National Park and so will appeal to all tastes.

Accomodation Details
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Modern, well-equipped fitted kitchen. Dining room with French windows to small decked courtyard. Light, airy sitting room with views over woodland.

The seaside village of Staithes, with its cobbled streets and back alleys, is something of an artist's dream. Its pretty houses and cottages are clustered around the old harbour and surrounded by high craggy cliffs on three sides and there is a sheltered sandy beach set amongst the rocky coastline. The village can claim connections with Captain Cook who was apprenticed to a draper near the harbour. Nowadays, Staithes is a must for anyone visiting the Yorkshire Coast and has a good selection of pubs, shops and tea rooms. The best views of the town can be enjoyed from the Cleveland Way which runs down the cliffside to the sea's edge.

The North York Moors National Park covers 554 square miles, with landscape ranging from heather-clad moorland and deep secluded dales, to the cliffs and coves of the magnificent coastline making it a haven for walkers.

LPG central heating with electric fire in the sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Towels not inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Parking for one car in pub car park, additional parking in layby 50 metres along the road. Small enclosed decked courtyard with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 5 mins walk. Note Wi-Fi is option and can be paid at an extra cost to the owner. Quiet country pub next door.

Holiday Rental Amenities

  • Cooker
  • Baby Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Near Pub
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Key Features
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • By the sea

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Self-Catering Reviews

Mr Hayter
August 2020
Very clean and comfortable cottage.. Lovely walks straight from the door step.
Mr Hayter, August 2020
July 2020
Lovely, high quality cottage with walks from the front door.. Staithes is a short walk away (with steep hills!). Lovely area to explore. Only downside of this delightful place is the difficulties for taller people in the bathroom (sloping ceiling everywhere except the shower ... ouch!) and kitchen (very low cooker hood). Otherwise gorgeous!
Mrs Stonehouse, July 2020
February 2020
A very well appointed Cottage in a nice quiet location.. There are walks from the doorstep and Staithes is within easy reach by foot. The Pub next door is very welcoming and comes highly commended with great home cooked food to be sampled. Note; we didn't suffer any disturbance at all so no worries there! We had a minor issue with the Shower which was repaired in a very timely manner - thanks. River Cottage provides an excellent base to cover this part of North Yorkshire and is well recommended.
Mrs Iqbal
April 2019
Lovely, clean cottage in a quiet location.. It was ideal base for exploring. Would definitely go again
Mrs Harrison
April 2019
River cottage is a beautiful cottage in a quiet village.. The country pub next door was superb.. All communication with Sykes and the owner were first class.. Would highly recommend..
Ms Falshaw
August 2018
River Cottage is very well furnished and equipped.. It is very comfortable and an excellent base for visiting the North Yorkshire coast and moors. The Fox and Hounds next door is very welcoming, excellent food, friendly staff and good cheap drinks - yes it’s still £1.80 for a pint of Bombardier.
Mr Rowden
August 2018
Next door to a very pleasant friendly quiet pub with good food..
Miss Watson
July 2018
We enjoyed our week near Staithes and Whitby, visiting several places in the area.. River Cottage is lovely and clean and thoughtfully laid out. The Fox and Hounds next door is nice and friendly and good value. There is an excellent view of the harbour in Staithes from the Cod and Lobster pub at the bottom of the village; well worth a visit even with a steep climb back up. We love this part of Yorkshire and the fantastic scenery.
Mr Falkiner
June 2018
River cottage is beautiful.. It is spotlessly clean, extremely well equipped and the decor and furnishings are of very high quality. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit, thank you.
Mr Hartley
May 2018
Cottage was comfy clean and comfortable.. It was next door to the village pub,there was no noise and it was nice to be able to wander in knowing it was a short walk home.The pub itself had fine meals and good (inexpensive) drinks.the staff were most helpful. It was a short walk into Staithes and there were a number of coastal resorts up and down the coast to drive to. All in all a most enjoyable holiday.
April 2018
Lovely clean, well equipped and comfortable cottage. Well positioned for exploring the coast and countryside of North Yorkshire. Faboulous pub next door with very friendly welcome and great food. The pub is very quiet and did not disturb us at all.
April 2018
First class facilities
Mr Mcgibbon
July 2017
Great cottage very handy for exploring the area.. Not for general steep hills as it is steep locale
Mrs Bailey
June 2017
The cottage was lovely very clean &modern.. The fox &Hounds next door was great, food good, landlord &staff made you feel at home . Loved the location &surrounding areas would come back next year.
Mrs Price
October 2016
Very cosy and comfortable cottage, it was lovely to come back to after a day walking.. The position was great, very secluded. I was unsure about booking somewhere next to a pub because of potential noise, but there was none whatsoever, in fact it was a particularly quiet location. The only negative point is that I was disappointed to be asked to pay separately for access to the wifi. I would expect it to be included in the rental cost. Wifi is particularly essential as there is absolutely no phone signal at the cottage.
Liz A
August 2016
Very well appointed cottage. Had everything we needed for a weeks holiday.. One down side was no washing machine, If travelling with young children this could be a hinderance.. Cottage is in a beautiful, quiet rural village, very peaceful. right next door is the only pub in the village(great food). River cottage was very clean with lovely decor, beds were very comfortable The cottage has wifi, which is an additional cost..Also you dont get a mobile phone signal, but there is a payphone in the house and the pub, so it is not really too much of a problem.
April 2016
A lovely cosy cottage with everything you needed for a break away.
Ms Purnell
August 2015
The cottage was so clean and they had thought of everything, it was well worth the money. If you rent this cottage go to Runswick Bay, what a place.
Mr Martin
July 2015
A very calm, relaxing cottage and the second time we have stayed here. Love it!
Mrs Milner
July 2015
We've had a lovely stay at River Cottage. The cottage was clean, had excellent furnishings, was well equipped and had a lovely little sun trap garden. We enjoyed visits to the pub next door.
Kathleen M
July 2015
river cottage is a lovely cottage. clean comfortable, lovely décor throughout. its location is peaceful even though next door to a pub and a road runs by it. there is everything you need in the cottage, very well equipped. the patio at the back is a lovely place to sit and chill out.
Mrs Baker
March 2015
Great cottage in a very convenient location.
Jake C
December 2014
I can honestly say, this is the best rental cottage I have ever stayed in! Clean, open plan and spacy. Fantastic utilities and a great location, me and my family can't wait to come back! Also situated next to a lovely, country pub with friendly staff and nice locals!
Mrs Naylor
November 2014
We loved everything about this cottage. Everything was very well stocked.
Mrs Thomas
October 2014
Clean, comfortable, well equipped cottage in a great location.
Mrs Wall
October 2014
River Cottage is very well decorated throughout, comfortable furnishing with nice homely touches.
Mrs Wall
October 2014
River Cottage is very well decorated though out, comfortable furnishing with nice homely touches. We need not have worried about the noise from the pub next door, they were very considerate, we never heard any noise at the end of the evening and we enjoyed a few drinks and a meal there during our stay which we can recommend.
Mrs Wall
October 2014
River Cottage is very well decorated throughout, with comfortable furnishing and nice homely touches. We need not have worried about the noise from the pub next door, they were very considerate, we never heard any noise at the end of the evening and we enjoyed a few drinks and a meal there during our stay, which we can recommend.
September 2014
River Cottage is in a quiet location ideal if you want to totally switch off as no mobile phone coverage. Next door to a quiet country pub offering good food. However if you have disabilities the double bed which is on the floor would not suit you as you cannot get up or down my wife and I ended up sleeping separate still having to put two single mattresses on one bed for her to manage. The shower over bath could be difficult as no holding rail to assist. The seater settee very low and if you sat on it even lower as was bed settee you disapeared in it. The cottage smelt damp on arrival but once heating on it was OK. Some of the crockery was chipped, oven dishes cracked and frying pans not nice so didn't use could do with throwing away. With just a little upgrade this place could be really comfortable and a place to return to.
Mr Dale
August 2014
Fantastic location within easy reach of all the areas sights and attractions.Very comfortable and cosy property very well equipped and tastefully decorated to a very high standard.Located next to a brilliant country pub was a bonus!
April 2014
A really lovely cottage. Well equipped and cosy we felt very at home here. Some nice touches too with things like magazines and books for all to read. For us the only thing that let it down was the pub next door which aside from being very unfriendly towards us also created a large amount of noise on one of the nights with noisy loud smokers underneath our windows until the early hours. Aside from this we loved the location and the locals were so friendly we would definitely return.
Mrs Schofield
March 2014
We loved everything about this holiday cottage. The overall size of the property was larger than expected and the layout was fabulous. The owners had thought of absolutely everything, could not ask for more. The décor was perfect. Location brilliant for exploring this part of the east coast by car or a short walk to Staithes. We would absolutely return to this cottage and would feel 100% confident in recommending to family and friends.
Ms O'Hanlon
January 2014
The cottage was in a lovely location, quiet yet adjacent to the local pub. A ten minute walk on Staithes meant we had a wider choice of eating and drinking establishments. Overall a lovely stay.
Mrs Kelly
October 2013
Lovely area and friendly people, lots to do and easy to get around even used public transport on a number of occassions. Excellent pub next door with first class cooking. Very quiet area and beautiful scenery.
Mr Goodwin
September 2013
Beautiful cottage could not fault anything.
Ms Chambers
July 2013
Ideally situated for our itinerary, spotlessly clean and extremely comfortable.
Mrs Lloyd
July 2013
Lovely area and lovely cottage. Fantastic break away!
July 2013
It was very easy to book and access the cottage. We loved the cottage, comfortable, really well equiped and well heated.The locatiion is ideal to visit the coastal resorts, an easy walk int Staithes and conveient for the North York Moors. We liked the cleanliness and high standard of fittings and furniture.
July 2013
A delightful holiday cottage, extremely well equipped, and although next to the local pub, quiet and peaceful. The meals served were excellent although the only problem was that they stopped serving at 7.30.p.m. but there are plenty of options for eating out, the fish and chips near the pier at Saltburn and The Ship Inn at Saltburn are worth putting on your list. The cottage is ideally placed for Whitby, Robin Hoods Bay, Moors, etc. We used the cottage as a base for playing golf in the Redcar area and it was ideal. We would certainly recommend River Cottage for a quiet and relaxing stay.
Mr Finch
June 2013
The cottage is modern, clean and spacious. The dining area with doors onto the patio is excellent.
Miss Jarvis
June 2013
The location and atmosphere of the cottage was perfect.
Mr Lowe
June 2013
A great cottage which was really clean, well decorated and equipped with everything we could need. We couldn't have asked for anything more!
Mr Appleton
May 2013
Excellent cottage in a good location, lots of lovely places to visit.
Mr Beattie
May 2013
This was by far the best cottage we have stayed in. The standard was excellent and the owner has thought of everything. We would definitely stay here again.
May 2013
Had a short break at River Cottage (3 nights) in early May. Thoroughly relaxing time and the cottage was beautifully appointed. Immaculately clean and good quality fixtures and fittings. Owners were a pleasure to deal with (my wife handled that!). They provided a high chair and travel cot for our 5 month old and a bottle of wine for the adults! Lovely location, pub friendly next door and the guest book revealed a good menu although we didn't eat there. Ideal spot to explore the Cleveland Coast - you can walk to Staithes, close to Whitby, Guisborough, North York Moors attractions, Robin Hoods Bay etc. No mobile signal was a blessing!
January 2013
We went for a Christmas break, from the South the journey is normally 5 hours, however this was a bad day to travel on, i think we went on the 22nd Dec, the journey was 8 hours of stop and start traffic with a rammed full car and the kids in the back. So we got there in the dark all hungry and tired and in need of stretching our legs. We opened the door and hoped it would be nice, well, WOW, it was the cleanest holiday cottage we have had in the north east, there was a very welcome bottle of wine in the fridge and the Christmas tree was up with the lights on and a few lamps on around the house, it was beautiful !!! all mod cons very modern and up to date decor, everything was so clean. the area so blissfully peaceful, the pub next door like a step back in time but thats how these pubs should be, very friendly locals and landlady made us very welcome, especially on Christmas day while we had our turkey cooking next door we popped in for a drink. Totally reccomend this cottage and will be coming again. Two slight criticisms, would of been good to have a washing machine, more so if we had been staying for two weeks, andthe sofas, not the most comfortable especially the sofa bed extremely painful thing to sit in. But wold not put us off coming again, it was a superb first class, five star Cottage and location.
Mr Turner
October 2012
We particularly liked the quiet location and it was nice to pop next door for a drink.
September 2012
everything about this cottage is excellent, from it's comfort to its location. each room is well appointed and althought the garden area is small, it is more than adequit complete with patio table, chairs and bbq. the cottage was clean and the furnishings very good, there are two bedrooms one with a doublke and the other slightly smaller with twin beds. the location is very good, and handy for the moors and close to the coast. the pub next door is a bonus,the landlord and landlady make you very welcome, really good beer prices and the meals excellent. this cottage is a real gem and i would recommend.
Mrs Tume
August 2012
The setting of River Cottage is superb for exploring the area. Beautifully decorated and furnished, a real home from home.
Mrs Tebay
August 2012
We enjoyed the relaxed away from it all atmosphere, whilst being only a short distance from moors, coast, Whitby and Staithes.
Mr Lilley
July 2012
The cottage was well presented and it delivered what it said in the brochure. The location of the pub and the welcome given by the owners was excellent.
Mr Martin
July 2012
The cottage was so cosy and I can honestly say that this was the best holiday I have had in many years!
Miss Walker
December 2011
This was our second stay at the cottage and we like everything about the property. It is peaceful and a wonderful place to relax. The pub next door is fabulous, with a warm welcome and wonderful food. We will be booking again for the summer so we can explore the area in more depth.
Miss Walker
November 2011
The cottage is situated in a quiet location. Even though it is next to the Fox and Hounds pub it was very quiet and peaceful. I would definitely book to go there again.
Mr Pittard
August 2011
The cottage as a whole was fantastic. Great location and a perfect venue to holiday.
Mrs Briggs
July 2011
A very nice cottage, very well maintained and tastefully decorated. In a very pretty spot and right next door to a pub! We had an excellent holiday there.
Mrs Gibson
May 2011
The cottage was well thought out and had everything that we needed. It was in a good location for the activities we had planned.
Mrs McDonough
May 2011
The cottage was excellent! Clean, modern fittings and in a lovely quiet location. The location is convenient for many good walks and trips to the coast.
Mrs Barber
April 2011
A great property, stylish yet cosy. A wonderful area to explore.
Mr Leech
March 2011
The property was great and the lounge in particular made for a very comfortable and enjoyable stay. We had a great time!
Mrs Ryan
October 2010
The property was exactly as described which is not always the case, and it was clear that the owners had gone the 'extra mile' to ensure that visitors felt comfortable and welcome.
Mr Hutson
October 2010
Cottage was as described, a relaxing quiet break in a beautiful part of the country.
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