Cherish the past. Dotted around this 17th century cottage are touches of brilliance and dedicated restoration that will leave you spellbound. Truly unique, truly exceptional. Luxury, magnified through the lens of history.
This is a restoration like no other, carried out with love and an attention to detail that is truly above and beyond. The owners have researched and restored period paint colours, furnishings and fabrics to reawaken the cottage’s past, without clutter, and with an added dose of luxury.
You’ll be charmed by the traditional Salt Box carved into the alcove recess, the beautifully restored period display cabinet, beamed ceilings and a handcrafted monks bench. You’ll feel at ease with the capacious scale of the rooms, the light and airy feeling somehow weaving through this ancient cottage.
You’ll enter through the lower ground floor and find a sitting room with a choice of aged leather and classic linen sofas, stone floors, wooden beams and a wonderful wood burner hinting at cosy evenings in, and the classic handcrafted monks bench. The magnificent kitchen with gas range cooker is complemented with a butler’s sink and another monks bench.
Little touches of history - a barometer, a pipe rack there, give nods to the building’s past and you’ll soon be imagining who lived here in years gone by. Come the festive season, the sitting room is beautifully bedecked with a Christmas tree bringing seasonal cheer for celebrating guests.
Setting the scene for Whitby’s historic tales, step out for a short wander to explore the town and harbour. Cast your net further and dive into the sheltered moorlands of the Esk Valley, the astonishing sea of purple heather in the North York Moors, or the dramatic towering cliffs and sheltered coves of the North Yorkshire and Cleveland Heritage Coast. Know that a roaring log fire and a cosy sofa and armchairs await at your home away from home.
Bedrooms and bathrooms
Upstairs, the historic yet understated theme continues and you’ll find two grand bedrooms with luxurious linen dressing very comfortable beds. There are two high quality bathrooms complete with fluffy towels too.
At a glance
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- No pets allowed
- Open fire/woodburner
- 0.2 mile from pub
- WiFi available
- Bed linen provided
- Bath towels provided
- 0.5 mile from coast
- Equipped with a freezer
- No smoking
- 0.2 mile from shop
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Welcome pack provided
Would definitely book it again!Ms Meghan Jones - 29th September 2019
Lovely cottage and very nice and helpful owner, who dealt with a slight problem we had straight away. Mrs Julie Bean - 16th June 2019
Beautiful cottage, had a lovely stay with fantastic weather. The Italian and the tiny burger place over the bridge were both great - 16th January 2019
A delightful cottage full of character, it's like stepping back in time. Everything you need so clean. The beds are warm and comfortable and the log fire is lovely. - 2nd November 2018
Thank you Russell and Jill, have had a fabulous 2nd visit, cottage as gorgeous as ever. Love it's proximity to Whitby shops, restaurants etc. Hope to return for a 3rd visit. - 20th September 2018
Love Whitby, loved this cottage, a perfect holiday.Mrs Judith Williams - 29th August 2018
Really comfortable and well appointed. Ideal location, we have had a very relaxing week. - 24th August 2018
A lovely holiday - cottage well equipped. Enjoyed the Regatta - everyone friendly and helpful. Thank you for the wine - 14th August 2018
Beautiful cottage, everything great. Beds very comfortable, first class restoration on this cottage.Joe and Liz - 12th May 2018
Excellent cottage, beautiful restored. Mitchell family - 1st April 2018
Russell and Jill what a fantastic restoration - everything first class. It is truly a lovely cottage and we both feel so lucky to have been able to stay here. Thank youKev and Julie - 26th January 2018
We have had an amazing few days in this beautiful cottage, we feel so lucky to have been able to stay so close to Christmas and love all the festive touches. Would highly recommend Russell's fish and chips. We can't thank you enough Russell and Jill!The Bowes - 28th December 2017
Lovely cottage, comfy beds and an en-suite in each bedroom a luxury! Well equipped kitchen and fantastic cottage location. Will certainly return - 15th November 2017
We all love Whitby, but staying in your beautiful cottage has made it all the more wonderful, it is an absolute credit to you both. Emma, Darren, Lauren - 2nd November 2017
This was a fantastic cottage. The owners should be very proud of their renovation work. Every detail has been thought about and catered for. We loved the area and staying in Bagdale Cottage made it a very special week.Mrs Jill Cadman - 16th April 2017
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