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7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £330
    Low season
  • £475
    Peak season

Availability 12 month calendar

  • Available
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Calendar last updated: 16th March 2018
Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    1 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children

    No Children

  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Access


  • Open Fire
  • Beach Nearby

About Dunsley

Dunsley is the owners' much-loved holiday home sitting in the picturesque North York Moors village of Staithes. Sleeping two, Dunsley is just perfect for couples looking to escape away by the sea and is an attractive fisherman's cottage that retains much original charm, enhanced by antique furniture, a welcoming classic decor and unique pieces of artwork.

A popular holiday destination at any time of the year, Staithes is a true gem on Yorkshire's stunning coastline. It's narrow little streets are lined with quaint little cottages, shops and traditional inns, winding their way down to the pretty, well-photographed harbour. Famed for being the home of Captain Cook, the town has a rich smuggling and fishing history and today is popular with walkers, artists, photographers and holiday makers seeking peace and sea air.

With a patio courtyard at the front for sitting out and a lovely open fire for cosy winter breaks, Dunsley has wide appeal at any time of the year. A cosy snug for relaxing and playing games, dining table in front of the fire, wooden floors, comfortable bed and stylish shower room ensure guests are comfortable whether staying for a few nights or longer holiday.

Surrounded by the rugged beauty of the North York Moors, the area is a superb playground for a host of outdoor activities. Paddle your way around the beautiful coastline by kayak, take a fishing trip with a local fisherman, lace up your walking boots and explore the coastal path and Cleveland Way which runs through the village or simply relax on the sandy beach. You can walk to Runswick Bay for lunch then catch the coastal bus back afterwards, go on a guided fossil hunting tour from the village or from Whitby or hire a surf board and enjoy the thrill of riding the waves (tuition is available in Sandsend).

When you feel like a change of scenery and can tear yourself away from the beauty of Staithes, Robin Hood's Bay, the seaside town of Scarborough, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Whitby with its majestic abbey and 'Heartbeat country' are all easily accessible.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Judy Armstrong joined Independent Cottages in March 2017

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Pub Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • WiFi

Location (The North York Moors)

Dunsley perfectly blends an eclectic mix of modern conveniences with antique furniture and pieces of art to create a simply charming atmosphere throughout. The cottage sits on a quiet pedestrian street (Chapel Yard) and has a private courtyard at the front with bistro table and chairs, allowing guests to sit out with a glass of wine or morning coffee soaking up the peace, tranquility and sea air.

Accommodation comprises:

  • Kitchen with dining area at the heart of the cottage with open fire where guests can plan the next day's adventures over supper in front of the flickering flames. The kitchen has everything provided for self-catering including an electric oven with hob, washing machine, fridge and microwave. The dining area has a stripped pine table with two chairs and a bench seat on either site, plus a sofa, CD player, iPod dock and television - a lovely place to relax in front of the fire at the end of the day.
  • Spacious bedroom with pretty brass and iron double bed and chaise longue. With no passing traffic or church bells, the only sound that will wake you is the cry of the gulls.
  • Bathroom with antique washstand with hand basin on top, WC and walk-in shower cubicle.
  • On the top floor (next to the shower room) is a snug providing a cosy place to tuck yourself away with comfy seating - a nice place to play cards, read books or watch television.

Additional information: WiFi internet access throughout the cottage. The cottage is kept warm and cosy by electric radiators which are digitally-controlled, maintaining a comfortable temperature on demand. Free parking available. Sorry but no children and no dogs. Prices include heating, electricity, coal for the fire, bed linen and towels (please bring beach towels). A welcome tray is provided upon arrival so you can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee whilst unpacking. Short breaks available (three night weekend breaks offered starting on a Friday, and four night mid-week breaks starting on a Monday).

Dunsley Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom (Double)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £330
Mid Season from £380
High Season from £450
Peak Season £475
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1751 417371 before paying by bank transfer.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Judy Armstrong
Member Since March 2017

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Dunsley 12 month availability calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 16th March 2018