This cottage is a delightful, single storey semi-detached stone property offering a peaceful retreat for two people. A charming, single storey semi-detached cottage next to the owner's house in the peaceful village of Littlebeck, this picturesque cottage offers a serene haven full of character, with simple but tasteful accommodation all on the ground floor. The compact kitchen is well equipped and there is a spacious en-suite double bedroom with beams, creating a restful atmosphere to unwind in at the end of a day's activities. The sitting room with its beamed ceiling is a relaxing, warm and inviting room. The cottage garden is a delight and... visitors can while away happy hours listening to the beck as it gently babbles past the cottage. The property is a romantic hideaway and a fabulous base to discover all that this beautiful region has to offer.
Amenities: Oil central heating in the sitting room and bedroom with electric stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio (through TV). All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car 20 yards from property entrance. Small, pretty, lawned rear garden with furniture and steep bank to unfenced beck. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Note: Access is via a country lane and 2 fords over the beck, in very wet weather cars may need to be left 0.25 miles from property due to high water levels in the fords - pedestrian access unaffected. Note: Due to steep bank down to unfenced beck, babes-in-arms only.
Region: The North York Moors National Park covers 554 square miles, with landscape ranging from heather-clad moorland and deep secluded dales, to the cliffs and coves of the magnificent coastline making it a haven for walkers.
All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. Winter Short Breaks (WSB) are available at many properties in the "Winter" period - subject to availability. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. Off Season Breaks (OSB) are available at many properties in parts of the "Low" and "Mid" periods - subject to availability. The price for a 3 night break is either 75% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. OSBs can be booked within a calendar month of the start date of the holiday. "Last Minute Breaks" (LMB) are available at most properties throughout the "LOW", "MID", "HIGH", "PEAK", "XMAS" and "NEW YEAR" periods. The price for a 3 night break is either 65% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. LMBs can be booked within one week of the start date of the holiday.
peace and quiet, the most beautiful sounds and smells
Left on 08/30/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | Valerie
We have enjoyed two visits to Throstle nest. The service we received was second to none, nothing was to much trouble, it made our much needed holiday so much more special.
We loved the house it was so clean, well decorated and so well equipped you don't need to take anything apart from your clothes!Even toiletries were supplied,lots of thought had been put into the needs in the kitchen, nothing was missing, home from home.
The location was amazing,very remote and quiet although we were close enough to Sleights to walk across the fields to shop,visit the pub or go to the very nice garden centre. The shops at Sleighs were lovely village shops.Or a short drive to Whitby and surrounding villages.The surrounding area is so pretty.A really good part about this area is you have the best of both worlds because you have beautiful country side and the seaside as well.we love to walk so we had some woodland walks, cliff top walks and the beach.You also have the steam trains which run to Pickering etc.The cake shops are amazing! And the fish and chips. There is something for everyone.
I must say I don't really have any least parts to the holiday location, apart from having to o home
Jan and Ron
Waltham Abbey Essex
Magical and so Relaxing
Left on 12/03/2011 for a stay in October 2011 | Jan and Ron
Alison and George were perfect hosts nothing was too much trouble and yet they were unintrusive.The cottage was ideal and in a magical place you couldnt fail to enjoy the stay it draws you back like a magnet definately go back
An idyllic holiday
Left on 10/23/2011 for a stay in July 2011 | The Burtons
Spotless accomodation, warm welcome - scones, homemade jam, tea, coffee and milk awaiting our arrival. Everything needed to make our stay an excellent holiday was provided, including all those essentials - tea towels, detergent, soap, toiletries, toilet rolls, clingfilm, - that are so easy to forget. Even a locker to house our muddy boots. The service was exemplary - the slight problem with the shower was dealt with immediately. The location was quiet, secluded and peaceful - the fords provided no problem (but we didn't anticipate quite so many 1 in 3 gradients!). The reference literature and maps in the cottage meant that we actually needed no advance planning. Our hosts seem to have anticipated every need. We were fortunate in the weather, but had it been wet and cold, the cottage was well heated and spacious. The bird feeder and bird identification book were a thoughtful touch and the the outdoor furniture ideal to enjoy a sunny breakfast or warm evening.
Dawn and Mick
Scenic and relaxing
Left on 11/13/2010 for a stay in September 2010 | Dawn and Mick
What a wonderful place to stay. Tranquil and beautifull scenery. So many geat places to visit from this idyllic cottage. The owners provided a wealth of local information and the welcoming home produce was a delight. A gorgeous well equpped cottage that we were sorry we had to leave.
A wonderfully relaxing place to stay with wonderful hosts
Left on 11/11/2010 for a stay in August 2010 | Pat
The cottage was clean and so comfortable in beautiful surroundings. With home made scones and jam waiting on arrival nothing was too much trouble for our hosts. It is a little piece of heaven on earth in a beautiful part of the country couldnt have asked for any more. We hope to revisit.
A lovely place to stay
Left on 12/02/2009 for a stay in August 2009 | Nicki
A very pleasant cottage in an intriguingly remote-feeling rural location, yet quite close to towns like Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay.
Lovely bedroom looking out on the garden.
The sitting room is a wee bit small, and there's not a lot of room for eating, though quite adequate for two people.
it's a place we'd certainly think of going back to.
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