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Unique child friendly large holiday cottage. Close to Whitby & Robin Hoods Bay.

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, 2 sitting rooms, dining room with log burning stove, private parking

Grange Farm holiday cottages Whitby is a really spacious mid 19th Century Yorkshire Stone Farmhouse, well- furnished and full of character. The house offers self catering accommodation, for maximum 14 people, and is excellent for families and friends wanting to holiday together. The self catering accommodation has five bedrooms and two sitting rooms. The Yorkshire Tourist Board has awarded us with a 4 star rating.

Grange Farm is a child friendly holiday cottage close to Whitby. We are on the Yorkshire Coast in the village of High Hawsker, which is in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, mid way between Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay, approximately 2.5 miles from each. For those of you who like walking: Whitby, as well as Robin Hoods Bay can be reached by foot in about 1 hour.

Ground Floor: the first sitting room has a 2 and 3 seater leather sofa, as well as 2 high back chairs, a TV, DVD player, and stereo/radio/cassette/CD. The second sitting room (we call it the yellow room) has a high vaulted beamed ceiling. This room has two 3 seater, and one 2 seater leather sofas, some other furniture, some children's toys , and a music centre. The spacious dining room has a wood burning stove. Wooden logs can be bought locally. There is also a book library in the dining room.

The well equipped pine kitchen is next to the dining room. The kitchen is equipped with a 110cm wide gas-oven/cooker, microwave, kettle, dishwasher, fridge, freezer. There is a separate utility room which has a washing machine, tumble-dryer, iron and ironing board. A separate downstairs toilet is also located in the utility room.

The house also has a large conservatory with 2 leather corner sofas and some children furniture. The conservatory gives entrance to a south facing fenced garden and patio with garden furniture and barbecue.

Due to the age of the farmhouse, Grange Farm holiday cottage has some steps on the ground floor, as well as a few narrow and low doorways downstairs and upstairs, which gives the property its unique character.

Ground floor

- One sitting room with vaulted ceiling, large leather sofa's and music system.

- Dining room with log burner, and seating for 14 people.

Selection of books and magazines.

- Kitchen + utility room

- WC.

- Second sitting room also with leather sofas, a TV, DVD player and music system.

- Hallway, leading to large conservatory / sunroom and a south facing fenced garden and patio area.

First floor

- One family room with double bed and full-size bunk-beds, and one family room with king size bed and full-size bunk beds.

- Two twin rooms.

- Bathroom with bath (shower over bath), sink and WC.

- Second separate WC.

Second Floor

Attic conversion (sloping ceiling), into an excellent bedroom with a king size bed, and en-suite bathroom/WC.

Other information

- Bed linen (duvets) is included.

- The bedrooms have a flat screen 19" TV. There also is a wash basin in each room.

- You need to bring your own towels, or you can hire towels from us for £ 4 per person per week.

- Electric, full gas central heating and hot water is included in the rental price.

- Two travel cots, two high chairs, and a stair-gate are available.

- Baby changing mat is available.

- All the beds have mattress protectors.

- All the bedrooms have black out blinds or curtains.

- There is a children's step present in the main bathroom.

- The open fire has a fire guard;

- Some children's cutlery, plates and cups are present in the kitchen.

- There is a hand-blender in the kitchen.

- There is a book library for adults, and there are also books and toys for children.

- Grange Farm holiday cottage is a no smoking area.

- Sorry, but No pets are allowed.

- On the starting day of your holiday, you can enter the house at 4 pm. On day of departure, please leave the house by 10 am.

- Private parking for up to 4 cars is next to the house.

For more information or bookings for Grange Farm holiday cottages, which is in between Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay, please contact us.

PS. High Hawsker, Whitby is a family orientated peaceful village. Please keep this in mind when organising your holiday / weekend-break.

The location of Grange Farm holiday cottages is perfect for exploring Whitby, Robin Hood's Bay and many of the other nearby villages on the coast and moors.

More Details

Property Manager
Mrs. Denise Nugent
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english, german, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 8, 2018

Why Mrs. Denise Nugent chose Whitby

Grange Farm is a traditional Yorkshire stone farmhouse. The house is at least 200 years old (we think), but it could even be a lot older. The house has some unique features, like exposed stone walls and door-frames of different heights and widths.

Children love to play hide and seek in the house, as there are many rooms to hide in.

Over the last 20 years the property has undergone extensive restoration works.

Most recent works are: In 2015 the very old sash windows were replaced with modern double glazed sash windows, and in 2016 the roof of the house was renewed, and the insulation upgraded to modern standards, making the house a lot more energy friendly. The house also benefits from solar power.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We loved this house. It is really roomy and comfortable with several living spaces space for an extended family stay. It's in a quiet location just off the main road but excellently located for easy access to Whitby, robins hood bay, staithes, Scarborough etc all great days out. The accommodation was spotless when we arrived and really well stocked for a large group. We holiday in large houses once a year and this has definitely been one of the best we've stayed in.
Aug 2016
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Whitby Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , on second floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , on first floor
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , on ground floor
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , on first floor
  • There are 4 WC's in the house. One in each of the bathrooms, one additional on the ground floor, and one additional one on the first floor.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , family bedroom with double bed are bunk beds
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , twin room
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , twin room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Family bedroom with double bed and bunk beds
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , en-suite attic bedroom
  • All the bedrooms have a colour TV and a wash-basin. Family rooms have a double bed and full size bunk-beds.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 14 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The dining room has a wood burning stove. The kitchen has a large double gas oven with a gas hob, which has 6 burners.


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Unique child friendly large holiday cottage. Close to Whitby & Robin Hoods Bay.
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Wonderful Whitby

  • 5 of 5

A family of 14 enjoyed a wondeful stay in N. Yorks. Grange Farm is large with a great amount of living space, enabling different people to do many different things. A small but sheltered garden was more than sufficient for our annual BBQ. The area is spectacular, with many beaches, interesting towns, cliff walks and the N York Moors on the door step. Sainsburys and Bike Hire are very close by. The property was very clean, exceptionally equipped and well maintained. Thoroughly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well appointed and equipped house

  • 5 of 5

The property was very clean and spacious, ideal for 8 adults and 6 children ranging in age from 1-12. Lots of places for hide and seek to be played as well as plenty of children's toys and books. There is a pretty garden and barbecue space at the end of it.

There is a very good pub/restaurant about 50m away and children's playground and cinder and cliff paths to Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay close by. Falling Foss Falls and tea rooms are a few minutes drive away and there are easy drives to Staithes and Scarborough. The North Yorkshire Moors are nearby and it is about 40 minutes to Rievaulx Abbey.

We enjoyed our week in Yorkshire and would recommend the house to friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ideal family holiday venue.

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, clean holiday home with a well equipped kitchen. The house was warm and welcoming and suitable for families, the beds ensured a good nights sleep. Various sitting areas meant plenty of room for different activities with children of differing ages. The house is ideally situated for visits to the coast or for local scenic walks. Would recommend this property to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Easter at Grange Farm

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week over Easter at Grange Farm. What a beautiful place to stay. When we arrived the Tesco delivery man had beaten us to it, but Denise, the owner had taken our order in for us and even unpacked it! The cottage was very clean and had everything we needed. We had five children in our party all under 9 years old. The cottage was perfect for children and the amount of space meant that they could all play freely but safely. The garden was fully enclosed too. The surrounding area is very pretty. Robin hoods bay was a firm favourite. Would highly recommend a visit to fosse falls waterfall and tea garden, about a 10 min drive away. Very beautiful place to visit.

Thank you to Denise for providing us with a lovely place to stay, with everything we needed. Highly recommend booking this cottage, especially for families with young children.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2012
  • Stayed: April 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your writing such a lovely review. I can not take all the glory for unpacking your shopping. The Tesco delivery man helped as well, as he needed to take his crates back! Sounds like you enjoyed your stay. Falling Foss Waterfall is one of my favorite places as well. Thanks again for staying with us.
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Perfect Holiday, Perfect House

  • 5 of 5

Our family (8 adults and 6 children) spent a fantastic week at Grange Farm Holiday Cottage at the beginning of July.

The house was just perfect! The accommodation is beautiful, maintained to a very high standard and very clean. The facilities in the house are excellent and everything you would need for a large family holiday.

The house was perfect for our large family, especially for our family events and fun evenings. The children loved the layout of the house and there are plenty of rooms for the various needs of individual families.

The location of the house was also ideal, just a short drive into Whitby (which was a revelation to us – such a lovely place) and to Robin Hood’s Bay. Our grandchildren especially enjoyed going crabbing!

We would highly recommend Grange Farm Holiday Cottage and location – Perfect Holiday – Perfect Home!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2011
  • Stayed: July 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We enjoyed the fact that you all had a fantastic holiday. It is good to hear you made such good use of the all the rooms in the house. Crabbing in Robin Hoods Bay is a favourite with most children.
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When Can We Come Back?

  • 5 of 5

After the worst December on record for weather we travelled from all corners of the UK to the snowy North Yorkshire Moors full of trepidation as to how cold we were going to be in an old farmhouse. How wrong we were!!

The central heating was on full blast and the log fire was burning brightly.The owner greeted us as if we were old friends. Somehow we knew we were going to be in for a good holiday.

Within minutes of arrival the Tesco Van arrives with our supplies and plenty of wine!! (Stroke of genius by daughter, recommend to everyone to do this.) So within an hour of arriving it was as if we had lived here forever.

The cottage was immaculate, well maintained, well equipped, and the beds were very comfy. Rooms are a good size and the baths are HUGE, especially the romantic 2 person bath in the attic en-suite, perfect for a stargazing romantic evening!!

The cottage is ideally suited to large families or groups and is deceptively large and cosy. The facilities for the children were brilliant, the owners had provided a stair gate, high chair and even some toys! We had some wonderfull family walks over the cliff tops to Robin Hoods Bay & Whitby itself, and a great time in Goathland(where Heartbeat was filmed).

Must recommend The Magpie Fish Restaurant in Whitby. They accomodated our large party (including children and one with food allergies) superbly, and the fish and chips were to die for! Just ring and book a few weeks in advance to avoid the queues.

There is plenty to do around the area, even in the snow and we will hopefully return for another visit soon.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2011
  • Stayed: December 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a great review. Thank you very much, it is much appreciated. We are so pleased that you all had a wonderful time and hope to welcome you again some time in the future.
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Durham Tees Valley
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Hare & Hounds Inn
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
South Shields
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Hare & Hounds in Hawsker
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Robin Hoods Bay
Car: recommended

The area around High Hawsker is ideal for cycling or walking. There are many public footpath and bridleways. A cycle hire center is just a short walk from the house. Other activities within a 5 miles radius are Rowing, Canoeing, Swimming, Golfing and Riding.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $346.21

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund