Charming holiday home with a hot tub | Thistle Cottage - Island Farm Cottages, Staintondale, near Whitby
Stylish living area | Thistle Cottage - Island Farm Cottages, Staintondale, near Whitby
Barn conversion
Staintondale, near Whitby

Thistle Cottage

  • Sleeps up to 2
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Up to 1 pet allowed
Hot Tub


out of 5

Nestled in the North York Moors National Park known for its incredible beauty and it’s calming sense of tranquility.
Ground Floor:
All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area:
With 50" Freeview Smart TV and tiled floor.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, slow cooker, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Bedroom: With kingsize bed and TV.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet, heated towel rail and tiled floor.
Electric underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. External utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer (shared with other properties on site).
Private patio leading to garden (shared with other property). Hot tub for 2 (private). Stabling (at cost, by arrangement with owner). Bike store. Private parking for 1 car. 1 small well behaved dog welcome. No smoking. Please note: There is a small step to the patio. No children under 11 years old.
This gorgeously presented semi-detached cottage is an ideal choice for a romantic break away, or for close friends to unwind together. Take in the wide stretch of fields rolling out towards the forests and watch the sky light up with stars at night, one of the many benefits of being in such a rural location. What could be better than enjoying these views from your own private hot tub. Simply soak in the bubbles and relax. You can see why this is so popular with honeymooners, as well as couples celebrating special birthdays and anniversaries. Once inside you will discover a luxurious and welcoming interior, designed to provide you with the most comfortable, memorable stay. The owners aim to delight you with a lovingly created welcome gift including home baked treats, wine and a selection of local produce including fresh eggs from Hens. Stretch out on the sofa and make yourself at home, you are sure to feel cosy with the underfloor heating. The kitchen has been fitted to a high standard with a range of contemporary appliances, so you can cook up a lovely romantic meal to be enjoyed at the breakfast bar. Retire to the spacious king size bedroom for a restful night’s sleep, ready to wake refreshed for a day of exploration. The en-suite shower room is modern and sleek. Back outside, the patio area has a seating area beside the bubbling hot tub for al fresco dining or simply admiring the scenery.

The surrounding area is a paradise for walkers and cyclists, with a network of public footpaths and bridleways such as the Cleveland Way and the Cinder track. There are horses in the fields around you belonging to the owners. Your horse is welcome to join you on your holiday by prior arrangement.
You will be delighted by the variety of the scenery that you will encounter, from the golden sands of some of Britain’s finest beaches to the towering cliffs and roaring waves of Flamborough Head. Get the true English seaside experience by visiting the coastal town of Whitby. Or roam the miles of ancient forests, the infinity of pink and purple heather stretching as far as the eye can see over the hills and through the valleys and dales, the rugged coastline with the vast blue sea below and the wheeling seagulls above. This is the ideal location to enjoy the great outdoors.

Whitby is just a 20-minute drive away, this seafaring coastal town has so much history. It has winding cobbled roads and hidden yards, boats bobbing along the harbour, a long stretch of beach stretching to the aptly named Sandsend all overlooked by the iconic Abbey. Discover the tales of smugglers, pirates, pioneers, Vikings and even Dracula! For lovers of wildlife plan a visit to the seal colony at Ravenscar, or see the gannets, guillemots, and puffins at the nature reserve at Bempton Cliff. Nearest fishing can be found around 30 minutes’ drive away. Beach 3 miles. Shop 5 miles, pub, and restaurant 1 mile.

Thistle Cottage can be booked together with Orchard Cottage (ref UK30524) and Bee’s Cottage (ref UK30527) to accommodate up to 6 guests.


    Awarded for achieving an overall rating of 4.75 or higher

    Customers' Choice 2021, 2022, 2023


Barn Conversion
Coastal Within 3 Miles
Customers' Choice
Cycle Store
Decorated at Christmas
Garden or Patio
Golf nearby
Ground Floor Accommodation
Ground Floor Facilities
Grouped Property
Hot Tub Privacy - Private
Open Plan
Parking - On Site
Pets Allowed
Pub Within 1 Mile
Romantic Getaways
Shower Cubicle
Washing Machine
Welcome Pack


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 17:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 1 pet allowed - charges apply

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please

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