Little Beck Cottage Sandsend - Beautiful Escapes
North Yorkshire Coast

Little Beck Cottage Sandsend

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Chic and boutique this luxury seaside escape is nestled in ancient woodland on the renowned Raithwaite Estate hotel and spa. As the name suggests, there’s a little beck running through the bottom of the large private garden, and all of this is just a 5 minute stroll from the spectacular beach in the beautiful seaside village of Sandsend, famous for its spectacular long sandy beach and low tide rock pools. In the village you will also find beachside cafes, independent shops, pubs and restaurants, you can even walk along the beach to Whitby, one of the most famous seaside towns on the North Yorkshire Coast with world beating fish n chips!

Owners Sarah & Darran have created a glamorous yet practical holiday home from home, a stunning interior with beautiful furniture and exquisite finishes throughout. The open plan living space is well laid out with lots of space and opens onto the expansive terrace and garden where you will find everything you need for dining al fresco, all you need to do is fire up the BBQ and kick back with a glass of something cool on a summer’s evening.

Sleeping 6 across three sumptuous bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms – the perfect escape for families and friends alike.

Dog friendly, one small to medium dog.

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PROPERTY DETAILS

Entrance Hall & Bootroom

The entrance hall is both welcoming and practical, with a large boot room area for hanging up wet clothes and storing muddy boots. Off the hall is a handy downstairs cloakroom which has a fun feel with fabulous lobster wallpaper!

Living Space

The living space is furnished with relaxation in mind, large squishy sofas and a soft neutral colour palette create a laid back vibe, perfect for when you want to enjoy movie nights with the Smart TV complete with Netflix and Sky. This is also the perfect spot for snuggling up with a book, light floods in from the 3 metre wide sky lantern and Bi-fold doors open up onto the terrace with panoramic woodland views. With underfloor heating throughout you can stay warm and toasty on chillier days.

Kitchen & Dining

A bespoke kitchen and open plan dining area with a butler sink, quartz surfaces and fully integrated high-end appliances including fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, induction hob, oven, microwave, wine cooler, Nespresso coffee machine and a Bose portable speaker. Providing plenty of storage and the fully equipped kitchen is ideal for a private chef, if you’re feeling extravagant. A large dining table comfortably seating six people overlooking the grounds and a wall mounted TV providing the perfect entertaining and social space.

Sandsend Suite

The Sandsend Suite is on the ground floor and features a sumptuous velvet sleigh bed, Smart TV and views out across the woodland garden, a welcome retreat at the end of a day spent exploring the Yorkshire coast.

Woodland Suite

Set on the first floor, this room has twin beds with luxurious soft linens, a private en-suite and lovely views out to the woodland all around it is the perfect place for a restful nights sleep.

Stargazer Suite

The super stylish principal suite has been thoughtfully designed by Sarah, the colour scheme is a restful colour palette of soft greys, and gentle hues, taking centre stage is a stunning rattan super king sized bed, directly under the sky light so can drift off to dreamland as you gaze at the stars, the perfect recipe for restorative sleep.

Terrace & Grounds

Boasting a 60-meter, south facing woodland patio terrace, with a dining table for 6 guests, lounging area, awnings with heaters, lighting, a firepit and BBQ. Enjoy views of the surrounding woodland and landscaped gardens and with plenty of comfy seating, you can relax outside and unwind in the evenings with a glass of wine or why not try the famous local Whitby Gin or soak up the sun on warm Summer days.

From the lawned area, leading down to Newholme Beck, you will find an abundance of wildlife including all manner of songbirds, fresh-water ducks, squirrels, owls and deer. Relax and unwind with the sound of the two streams that trickle past the cottage providing a haven for the local wildlife

We provide a selection of outdoor and beach equipment including spades, buckets, kite, beach trolley, beach chairs, windbreaker, beach games, football, wetsuits, paddle board and bodyboards.

The garden is dog friendly and has a fence surrounding it for their safety.

Exploring

Sandsend

  • Raithwaite Estate – You can stroll up the hill to take pre-dinner cocktails in the stylish bar or enjoy fine dining in the Brasserie for a special treat, if you fancy a bit of pampering there’s a Spa too. 
  • Short stroll to the beach and village
  • Walking & Cycling from the door
  • The Wild Hart near the bridge by the beck offers a delightful selection of vintage pieces for the home plus beach-inspired accessories.
  • Serendipity, a charming gift shop which also accommodates The Healing Touch, offering holistic therapies.
  • The well-stocked Sandsend Stores is a must, it sells groceries, deli, fresh bread, dairy, newspapers, postcards, wine, beer and chocolates
  • Fish Cottage 20 yards from the beach for locally caught seafood
  • Sandside Cafe and Tides Cafe on the seafront
  • The Hart Inn serves great pub food – you can sit outside when it’s warm – or treat yourself with dinner at the award-winning Estbek House restaurant.

Exploring the Coast & North York Moors National Park

  • Whitby 2 miles
  • Robin Hood’s Bay 7 miles – end point for the famous Coast to Coast walk
  • Scarborough 22 miles
  • Runswick Bay 6 miles
  • Staithes 7 miles
  • Saltburn 12 miles
  • Brimham Rocks National Trust 68 miles
  • North York Moors Visitor Centre – Danby 12 miles
  • Surf schools in Whitby, Saltburn & Scarborough

Further afield

  • City of York 45 miles
  • Castle Howard 35 miles
  • Howardian Hills AONB 35 miles
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park miles 60 miles
 Airports/Railway
  • Whitby Railway Station 3 miles
  • York mainline station, 47 miles, London 2 hours
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport 37 miles
  • Leeds Bradford Airport 77 miles
Good to know
  • Wifi
  • Private off road parking at the cottage for two or more cars
  • Safe, contactless self check-in
  • Terrace and large garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • BBQ grill
  • Firepit
  • Luxury Bed linen & Towels
  • All bedrooms have a GHD hairdryer and Cloud Nine Hair Straighteners.
  • Iron
  • Smart  T.V.
  • Log burner including logs
  • Supermarket in Whitby, delivery available
  • General store, cafe’s, pubs and restaurants within walking distance
  • Walking and cycling from the door
Dogs
  • Maximum of 1 dog no bigger than an average Labrador.
  • Dogs are not allowed upstairs.
  • Dogs are not allowed on the furniture.
  • Muddy/wet dogs must be cleaned off before entering the cottage.
  • Dog toileting must take place away from the cottage and any mess cleaned up.
  • There will be a charge if additional cleaning is required.

ROOM DETAILS

Sandsend Suite

Ground Floor

Double Bed

GHD hairdryer

Cloud Nine Hair Straighteners

Walk in shower

W.C.

Vanity Basin

Woodland Suite

First floor

Two single beds

GHD hairdryer

Cloud Nine Hair Straighteners

Shower

W.C.

Vanity basin

Stargazer Suite

Super king size bed

GHD hairdryer

Cloud Nine Hair Straighteners

Large shower

W.C.

Vanity basin

THE LOCAL AREA

The picturesque village of Sandsend lies on Yorkshire’s heritage coastline, between Runswick Bay and Whitby, you can enjoy a lovely walk along the beach to Whitby. There a fine views down the coast towards the romantic ruins of Whitby Abbey which is said to be the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

Sandsend beach is popular with fossil hunters, fishermen and walkers.  In summer an area of the beach is zoned off for swimming.

There are plenty of beachside cafes, restaurants and a smattering of independent shops to explore.

Dog friendly beach all year round with a designated area in May to October.

Sandsend

  • Wild Hart near the bridge by the beck offers a delightful selection of vintage pieces for the home plus beach-inspired accessories.
  • Serendipity, a charming gift shop which also accommodates The Healing Touch, offering holistic therapies.
  • The well-stocked Sandsend Stores is a must, it sells groceries, deli, fresh bread, dairy, newspapers, postcards, wine, beer and chocolates
  • Fish Cottage 20 yards from the beach for locally caught seafood
  • Sandside Cafe and Tides Cafe all on the seafront
  • The Hart Inn serves great pub food – you can sit outside when it’s warm – or treat yourself with dinner at the award-winning Estbek House restaurant.

Exploring the Coast & North York Moors National Park

  • Whitby 2 miles
  • Robin Hood’s Bay 7 miles – end point for the famous Coast to Coast walk
  • Scarborough 22 miles
  • Runswick Bay 6 miles
  • Staithes 7 miles
  • Saltburn 12 miles
  • Brimham Rocks National Trust 68 miles
  • North York Moors Visitor Centre – Danby 12 miles
  • Surf schools in Whitby, Saltburn & Scarborough

Further afield

  • City of York 45 miles
  • Castle Howard 35 miles
  • Howardian Hills AONB 35
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park miles 60 miles
 Airports/Railway
  • Whitby Railway Station 3 miles
  • York mainline station, 47 miles, London 2 hours
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport 37 miles
  • Leeds Bradford Airport 77 miles

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