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Grade 11 Listed Cottage, Parking And Gardens With Patio And Outside Furniture

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Cottage in Skinningrove, Nr. Staithes, North Yorkshire Moors, England - Peaceful Location, 10 Minutes Walk From The Beach

The cottage is large and airy and would suit larger families or two families. It sits on the edge of a small village which was a former mining village. It is a 10 minute walk from the quiet beach and yet very close to many tourist attractions including the beautiful North Yorkshire moors. The area is suitable for walkers and the cottage sits on the Cleveland way and is within easy reach of many organised walks, woodlands and lovely coastline.

june hume
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2018

About june hume

My Name is June and I have lived and worked as a Nurse in and around the North Yorkshire coastline all of my life. I bought Kilton Mill House in 2003 which I totally fell in love with from the minute I entered.I brought up my 3 sons until they all one by one left home.My lovely cottage became too big for me to live in alone and very reluctantly I began to look for a smaller house to live. Whilst living in the house and convinced I would stay there forever, I totally renovated the whole cottage, although as the cottage is Grade 11 listed I had to work within the restrictions that imposed, but I feel that maintaining and restoring many original features has benefited the cottage. The garden has been my pride and joy and has even won me a couple of local prizes.

june hume purchased this cottage in 2003

Why june hume chose Loftus

This is an area I have loved and lived in all of my life, the people are wonderful, warm and friendly. I love the position of the cottage, as it is very near to the lovely north yorkshire moors and also the north yorkshire coastline, and lovely towns such as Whitby, Saltburn,Staithes, and all the in between charming fishing villages with beautiful scenery. It is a great spot for walkers as it sits on the Cleveland way and has many other lovely walks very nearby. The Cottage itself is just a short walking distance to the small fishing village of Skinningrove & the sea which is only a 10 min walk. Saltburn is a 10 mins drive away & is the nearest train station giving access to many other places of interest. The North Yorkshire moors is also 10 mins drive and has breathtaking scenery.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage benefits from both its seclusion from the crowds or a busy city but also from its ease of access to all local amenities and short distance from many local attractions and lovely places to visit. The cottage is very unique in and is of local public interest as it dates back to the mid 18th century as a millers cottage and even gets a mention in the doomsday book! hence the reason for its grade 11 listing.It sits next door to one of the few remaining Water mill in England which although has recently been renovated into a dwelling it still retains all the original workings of the mill which sit behind large glass panels to preserve the old machinery. The cottage also has the added benefit of being quite large as Cottages built in the same era tended to be quite small and dark.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our Guests so far have commented on the wonderful coastline scenery and have all said they would return.
May 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage around the Loftus around the Loftus

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • There are 2 newly fitted bathrooms each with a full bathroom suite comprising, bath, toilet sink and separate shower, there is also an additional separate toilet.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , room for a cot (provided) and additional blow uo bed(provide
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , room for extra childs blow up bed or cot all provided
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) + baby (cot provided) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with super king bed and a multi fuel cast iron fire, bedroom 2 with double bed, bedroom 3 with double bed and bedroom 4 with twin single beds. There is also a travel cot provided.please note the cottage sleeps 8 guests comfortably plus a cot is provided for a baby. Any extra guests would need to be discussed with owner and would need to make use of folding bed and bring a sleeping bag or similar.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The cottage is provided with a wide range of amenities including inside and outside games. There are TVs/Dvds in all rooms and sky is available along with a range of DVDs. There is also a CD player with a vast amount of music for all tastes. A Bbq is provided with the necessary fuel. There are outside seating areas and on the main patio a table for 8 with a parasol and a garden swing. The cottage is gas centrally heated and has 2 flame gas fires and also a multi fuel stove Although pets are welcome this is strictly limited to one small animal and not to be allowed in sleeping areas. There is ample parking for several cars. Outside: Gardens, Patios, BBQ, Garden Swing, Garden Furniture for 8+, fruit trees (redcurrant and blackcurrant) for guests to pick and use fruit. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Changeover day is Friday. The cottage is provided with all bedlinen and towels. A range of toiletries is provided and also cleaning materials along with washing powder and dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid etc. Other: Two dining areas, A large formal dining room seating 8 people and also an informal dining area seating 8 there is also a high chair provided. There is a study area with a settee and desk. WIFI is also provided free of charge.


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Grade 11 Listed Cottage, Parking And Gardens With Patio And Outside Furniture
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

House full of character

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house, fully equipped.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Outstanding holiday cottage home from home

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous 3 day break in this stunning cottage. Everything there from music to games. The barbecue was very handy as the weather was great and we could sit out in the gardens whilst the children played. Would thoroughly recommend it

  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wow,wow and Wow

  • 5 of 5

What an impressive cottage this is, with every need catered for.

Location is very good close to lots of lovely places to visit.

We had 7 adults and two little ones in our party and cottage is so spacious, we didn't feel on top of each other.

Lovely surprise with the grocery supplies when we arrived.

Owner was so helpful, would recommend to anyone and none of us wanted to leave.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely long weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely family long weekend. Would highly recommend this cottage. Ample space, great property.

Eldest of party was 70; youngest was 6 - it suited all of us.

Delightful journey along the coast to neighbouring towns and villages (Whitby and Staithes); terrific scenery.

Cottage quaint, comfortable, clean and homely. Gardens beautiful.

Owners made our stay more special as I had mentioned when booking that our weekend away was my sister's 40th birthday treat. We arrived to banners, balloons and a birthday cake! That was a lovely touch and greatly appreciated by us.

We will definitely be booking again!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
durham tees valley
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
10 mins walk
Car: recommended


The quite local beach is a 10 minute walk away. The Yorkshire coastline is accessible and visible from as little as a 10 minute walk and only a 5 minute drive to Saltburn Beach and in the other direction a 5 minute drive to Staithes and many small coastal fishing villages.

Whitby is a 20 minute drive along the Yorkshire coast with spectacular coastal views.


Due to the rural location a car would be necessary if you would like to explore the nearby coastal villages or North Yorkshire Moors.


Whitby 15 miles.

Saltburn 5 miles.

Staithes 4 miles.

Runswick Bay 6 miles.

Sandsend 12 miles.

North yorkshire moors 6 miles.

Nearest beach 10 minutes walk

Further Details:

Please contact June 07815839996 or

Dave 07970126803 for a speedy reply to enquiries as our emails are not available to us at all times and our mobiles are the best and quickest way to contact us we cannot guarantee a quick response unless contacted directly but we ask that if you choose to email your enquiry please ensure that you provide a contact mobile number. Thank you


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage around the Loftus,

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late summer
7 Sep 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
21 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

Booking Notes:
For all booking enquires please contact either June or Dave.07815839996
A 50% deposit is to be made at the time of booking and the full balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to arrival.
The changeover day is Friday, but please contact us if you require a different arrival/departure date.
Please contact us should you require any special requirements and we will do our best for you also for any further information or queries please don’t hesitate to give us a call.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Friday but please call if this is not suitable.
Check in time on arrival is not before 3pm and departure time is 10am.

Notes on prices:
Short breaks and occasional offers are available please ring either June or Dave for more information.
please include your mobile number when making an enquiry so we can respond promptly via text. Alternatively please contact June 07815839996 or Dave 07970126803 we are unable to respond via email until each evening so please contact us via mobile whenever possible and you enquiry can be dealt with much quicker. email
PETS. Please note that only one well behaved pet is allowed and pets are not allowed in sleeping areas under any circumstances or on soft furnishings, if these conditions are hard for you to stick by then please do not book this property.
PETS must be thoroughly cleaned up after both inside and out.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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