Delightful former fisherman's cottage steeped in history - sleeps 4. Facing onto the elegant Barrass Square in the heart of the ancient fishing village of Staithes.
Open log/coal fire -starter pack of coal, logs, kindling provided
Exposed wooden beams, folding wooden window shutters and wainscotting in sitting room.
Shower room and toilet on ground floor.
Night storage heaters throughout.
Fully fitted kitchen with microwave, washing machine and coffee maker. Welcome pack of tea coffee milk and sugar
2 bedrooms one with en suite shower room and toilet
Front courtyard sun trap with sitting out area.
Partial sea views.
We welcome LGBT guests.
Pet friendly- up to 2 dogs 🐕🐩
Literally a stone’s throw from the sea
Parking is short stay only - in the village
Long stay parking available at the top of the hill just before you drop down into the village a short walk away
Nearest parking to Glendevon cottage is
Glen Vale Website. www.staithesparking.co.uk
This car park is CCTV monitored for your security
Tel Jimmy Pink M 07890073273
T 01947 840590
History of Glendevon
Although we're not sure exactly how old Glendevon is precisely we have a documentary records dating from the early 19th century up to the present day
We know that the cottage has been inhabited by a succession of families working in seafaring and mining - industries and occupations of importance to the local area. Glendevon is a genuine fishermens' cottage
The profession of Master Mariner features in the ownership records commentary - a Master Mariner was the highest qualification possible in the Merchant Navy
Local Staithes names are connected to the cottage - Ward - Shippey - Crooks - Theaker
In 1861 Glendevon had 3 residents - this had risen to 8 in 1871 and included a young girl as a house servant - Sarah Crooks, and a lodger Ann Theaker
In 1881 one of the sons of the household Matthew Ward was at sea and is recorded as serving on the 'True Love' a fishing vessel from Whitby manned by Staithes fishermen
By 1911 Matthew was in the fish business on his own account as a Hawker owning his own horse and cart. It is not hard to imagine Matthew shouting his wares on 'The Staithe' then delivering orders by horse drawn transport to local villages