Seatoller ref: UK2006

Kettleness near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Stairgate 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 


Seatoller is a lovely, detached property situated in a peaceful location in the small hamlet of Kettleness, six miles north of Whitby. This contemporary property has been finished off to an extremely good standard with attention to detail in every room, and provides excellent accommodation for couples or families looking to explore this beautiful coastline. An eco-friendly heating system from a ground source heat pump provides underfloor heating on the ground floor, keeping the property at a constant temperature at all times. The large garden and patio area is the ideal place to relax and unwind with a glass of wine on a summer’s evening.

Seatoller is a spacious property for four people, with large living areas, garden and private parking facilities for up to four cars. The area is a haven for keen walkers, cyclists and dog owners with numerous pathways and cycle tracks located right on your doorstep, including the famous 110 mile Cleveland Way that can be accessed literally yards away. It is conveniently positioned for visiting the delightful coastal resorts of Runswick Bay, just one mile away, and Sandsend and Whitby, where you can enjoy beautiful stretches of golden beaches. The quaint village of Sandsend is only four miles away and is an ideal place for all the family with its award-winning, wide sweeping beaches, rock pools and dramatic cliffs. This part of the coastline is known locally as the Dinosaur Coast because of the many fossils found here. Children will enjoy damming the little beck where it crosses the beach to form a freshwater lagoon which is great for paddling and boating. A lovely, scenic six mile walk along the Cleveland Way will bring you into the historic port of Whitby where you will find an abundance of activities for adults and children to enjoy. There is a large selection of pubs, quaint antique and gift shops, the famous fish and chip shops and three miles of golden sandy beach and amusements. You can take a trip on one of the fishing boats that will take you out and around the harbour where you can appreciate the views of St Mary’s Church and the stunning abbey that towers on the east side of the town. Whitby has many events going on all year round which are extremely popular including Folk Week, music weekends including sixties and soul weekends and also Goth Weekends mainly because of Whitby’s connection with Dracula.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The property has ground source heating (underfloor downstairs) and comprises:
Lounge: Spacious with electric coal-effect fire, 40" Freeview TV, DVD player and CD player.
Kitchen/dining room: Spacious with tiled floor, range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Utility room: With washing machine.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With king size bed and TV.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With bath, shower, WC and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All heating, electric, bed linen and towels included. Cot, highchair and stairgate available.


Large lawned garden with patio, garden furniture and chiminea. Bike store. Private parking for four cars. Please note: There are three steps in the garden.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    2 miles
  • Distance
    6 miles
  • Restaurant
    1 mile
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    2 miles
  • Railway station distance
    6.0 miles
  • Lake
    1 mile (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


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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