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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 gas 'wood-burner effect' fire, this room also has 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 (see picture to the left). The spacious dining room has a wood burning stove. Wooden logs can be bought locally.

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 which 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 with gas 'wood-burner effect' fire, 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

- Linen (duvets) is included.

- Most of 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 and/ or curtains.

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

- The open fire and the gas fire have fire guards.

- 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 4pm. 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
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

Why Mrs. Denise Nugent chose Yorkshire Moors and Coast

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:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome
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 ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
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.


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Unique child friendly large holiday cottage. Close to Whitby & Robin Hoods Bay.
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

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: Apr 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: Jul 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: Dec 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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top place to stay for large family

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend grange farm to anyone with a large family to get away from it all. The house was spotless and had everything we needed. loads of space downstairs, a table big enough for 14 of us to get round, LARGE pans(great) and lots of pots. Dishwasher was good too. Bedrooms were fine but maybe a bit more hanging space would be nice.

Lots of places to visit in the area but we spent lot of time on beach with grandchildren . Great, would go again any time

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything we could wish for ...

  • 5 of 5

Our family holiday to celebrate my daughter's 40th birthday with a collection of friends and family dropping in for the week was so much fun. Our expectations of the cottage were fully met - it is comfortable and very well equipped. Plenty of space for old and young alike - easy parking - easy access to Whitby, Runswick Bay, Ruswarp and Sandsend. We would definitely go again if the circumstances allow and will recommend the cottage to our friends and family.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that everything in the house met your expectations.
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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

Whitby Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
22 April - 19 May 17
Apr 22 2017 - May 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
20 May - 23 June 17
May 20 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
24 June - 7 July 17
Jun 24 2017 - Jul 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
8 - 14 July 17
Jul 8 2017 - Jul 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
15 July - 1 Sept. 17
Jul 15 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
2 - 8 Sept. 17
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
9 - 15 Sept. 17
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
16 Sept. - 13 Oct. 17
Sep 16 2017 - Oct 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
14 - 27 Oct. 17
Oct 14 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
28 Oct. - 20 Dec. 17
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
21 Dec. 17 - 5 Jan. 18
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 5 2018
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $320.93

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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