Deer Lodge ref: UK2637

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

4 Stars

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bathrooms
1
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pets
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  • Detached Property 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Open Plan 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Deer Lodge has been refurbished in 2018 and is set at the bottom of a steep hill in a quiet part of the picturesque fishing village of Staithes in the North York Moors National Park, with all rooms on a single level. With a small enclosed garden to the rear and an open plan living/dining room/kitchen and a fabulous multi-fuel burner, as well as a sought after private parking area, Deer Lodge is the perfect base to relax after a day of exploring this fantastic coastal area. Staithes Beck runs along side the site with its waterfall and wildlife.
The charming and sleepy seaside village of Staithes, with its cobbled streets and alleyways, is considered something of an artist’s dream and even holds a popular art and heritage festival along with regular workshops and artisan displays. Pretty houses and cottages are dotted around the old harbour and it is surrounded by high craggy cliffs on three sides and a sheltered sandy beach set amongst the rocky coastline.
Steeped in history, Captain Cook served his apprenticeship in Staithes and there are many old buildings to admire and a museum to take you back in time. Modern day Staithes is a must for anyone visiting the Yorkshire Coast and has a good selection of pubs, shops and tea rooms. The village is still home to an RNLI lifeboat station and a small fleet of cobles (fishing boats) landing fish, crab and lobster, with boat trips for birdwatching, fishing and even whale watching available. There is even an Illusion Trail, which guides visitors around the network of backstreets and alleyways. The best views of the town can be enjoyed from the Cleveland Way which runs down the cliff to the sea edge. The Cleveland Way stretches its way along this dramatic coastline and is a firm favourite with walkers as it drops into many hidden bays and caves such as Robin Hoods Bay and Saltburn-by-the-Sea.
The wonderful town of Whitby is just 10½ miles away with its regular events and festivals including the Goth Weekend, a regatta and regular live music events to complement its many fabulous restaurants and bars, tea rooms and delis. Climb the 199 steps up to the abbey and take in the breathtaking views down into the town and out to sea. Head inland to enjoy a myriad of walking and cycling routes that the national park has to offer, enjoy a warm welcome in one of hundreds of village inns dotted across the North York Moors or take it easy on board a steam train journey into the heart of this beautiful part of the world. Surf enthusiasts will enjoy Saltburn-by-the-Sea with its numerous surf schools, there’s plenty of courses for the golfers or just sit back and relax and enjoy the peace and tranquillity around Deer Lodge. Beach 500 yards. Shops, pub and restaurant 170 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

2 steps to entrance.
All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space:
With beams.
Living area: With multi-fuel burner and 36’’ Freeview Smart TV.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bedroom 3: With single bed.
Bathroom: With shower over P-shaped bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Central heating (from multi-fuel burner), electricity, bed linen, towels and coal for multi-fuel burner included. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Whitby
  • Shops
    170 yards
  • Distance
    10.5 miles
  • Restaurant
    170 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Whitby
  • Pub
    170 yards
  • Railway station distance
    10.5 miles
  • Lake
    500 yards (beach)

About the local area

Found on North Yorkshire's east coast, Whitby is a picturesque seaside town brimming with maritime history and rich cultural heritage. Surrounded by the North York Moors National Park and beautiful coastline, the town and its nearby areas are brimming with attractions.

Nestled in valley at the mouth of the Esk River, Whitby is a great place to visit, with steep winding streets and little boutique shops selling local delicacies and handicrafts. Built on both river banks, it is unified by its landmark swing bridge that spans the water.

Visit the port where Captain Cook first took to the seas, the harbour framed by Grade II listed piers, each with its own lighthouse. Explore the Whitby Abbey ruins, home to the ancient poet Caedmon and St Mary's Church, which dominate the east bank; climb the 199 'Church Steps' to reach the graveyard on the cliff top.

The coastline is a part of the 'Jurassic Coast', renowned for its fossils. In Whitby, fossilised dinosaur footprints are found imprinted on the beach. To see a larger selection of local fossils, visit the Rotunda Museum in nearby Scarborough.

Whitby is small but culturally rich. There are museums, art galleries and also the Pavilion Theatre that hosts a range of events in the summer and the Bram Stoker Film Festival every October. A place of literary traditions it was, amongst other things, used as the setting for 'Dracula'.

There is a yearly regatta every August and numerous sea and land activities for adventurers, from the Cleveland Way to windsurfing and diving off the shore.

Things to do nearby

Sandsend
Sandsend

A small picturesque beach situated on Yorkshire's heritage coastline. It is a popular haunt with fossil collectors and fishing enthusiasts.

North Yorkshire Off Road Centre

The idyllic setting of Robin Hood's Bay provides the perfect backdrop for a day that you'll never forget. The centre has its own private hillside and quarry site which has a super selection of terrain providing courses which are perfect for beginners and excellent for the experienced and daring 4x4 drivers.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

One of the country's most popular steam railways, covering 18 miles between the market town of Pickering and the village of Grosmont, travelling through the heart of the North York Moors National Park.

Captain Cook Memorial Museum

Situated in the house by the harbour side where James Cook came to serve his apprenticeship in 1746. With period rooms as Cook knew them, original paintings, manuscripts, models and artefacts from his voyages.

Robin Hoods Bay

When visiting Whitby and the surrounding area Robin Hood's Bay, one of the most charming and popular villages in the North York Moors National Park should be one of the first places you visit.

Runswick Bay
Runswick Bay

Runswick shelters at the northern end of a beautiful sandy bay. Narrow paths wind between the attractive cottages and houses with their small colourful gardens.

Staithes Beach

The sheltered harbour at staithes has a small beach and lots of rock pools to explore when the tide goes out.

Farsyde Stud and Riding Centre

Farsyde Stud located in Robin Hoods Bay caters for riders of all abilities in a beautiful location.

Whitby Beach

Whitby beach is a sandy and rocky beach backed up by the cliffs that dominate the area.

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