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Traditional Fisherman's Cottage + stunning view N4

Can you resist waking up to this view? Relax here with morning coffee, afternoon tea or G&T
Very good
39 reviews
Can you resist waking up to this view? Relax here with morning coffee, afternoon tea or G&T
View from the cottage on a bright new year's day 2017
Imagine sitting here all day and watching the world go by - the view from the bench outside No4
Cottage No4 is the location for the BBC's new series Old Jack's Boat
And here is Bernard Cribbins as Old Jack coming out of the cottage in the morning
Where better for sitting out than on our bench on our new (fake) grass? The only lawn in the village
The cottage has a cosy, comfy traditional sitting room with an open fire and a stunning vie
Warm winter evenings watching telly in front of the fire
The bedroom in cottage No4
Artists regularly stay here. Zoom into the painting left of the window - it's of the bedroom it
Looking out of the bedroom window
The shower room
Looking over lobster pots - The Fishermen's Cottages from down on the Staith
The Fishermen's Cottages have been our family business for almost 15 years
Sunset over Cowbar Nab behind the Fishermen's Cottages
View from the cottage over Staithes beck at dawn
Sitting room
Where better to relax over afternoon tea?
View from the cottage which is on the left of the photo
Staithes is a higgledy piggledy bunch of houses tumbling down to the sea.
Sunset over Staithes looking north
View from our cottage - you don't need to go anywhere else
We are at 4 Cowbar Bank, Staithes TS13 5BZ.
They say this is one of the best views in England - the cottage is on the left above the bridge
Spot the cottage from the other side of the village
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Staithes, North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire, England
Wake up to this stunning view, relax and put your feet up, and enjoy your morning coffee or afternoon tea sitting outside our traditional cottage gazing at the fishing boats bobbing about in the beck, or out to sea. No need to go anywhere.

Regularly stayed in and painted by artists, this 18th Century former fisherman's cottage at 4 Cowbar Bank is quaint and cosy, and ideal for a romantic getaway or walking holiday. The cottage is in the middle of the three Fishermen's Cottages, with blue windows and a front terrace with a seat - and now a new lawn!

More recently, our cottage has become celebrated as 'Old Jack's' - home to the main character (played by Bernard Cribbins) in the BBC's popular children's series Old Jack's Boat on CBeebies.

The cottage sleeps 2 in a pretty double bedroom on the first floor...
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About the Owner, Max Velody + Jackie Ambrosini .
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2012
Overall rating: 4.4 / 5.0
Based on 112 reviews and 3 properties
Interaction with guests
Our housekeepers will clean the cottage just before your arrival and leave the door open, with the key inside on the table - that way you can relax the minute you arrive. They live two minutes away across the footbridge and are always on hand if you need anything, day or night. They may well pop across to make sure everything is to your satisfaction but mostly will leave to in peace to enjoy your stay with no intrusion.
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Very good - based on 39 reviews
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Jackie C
Grimsby, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in April 2018

I have just come back from staying for a week in cottage no 4 and I can highly recommend the cottage, the owners and Staithes itself. My initial email enquiry was replied to promptly, as were all follow up emails. The owner was very helpful with local advice too, walks, places to eat etc. The cottage is a lovely little...

Management response:

Thank you for such a brilliant review - we're thrilled you enjoyed your stay at our cottage, and appreciated everything the village has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you again - Jackie


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Charles A
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 for a stay in December 2017

As jack and salty dog would say this is the place to be with stunning views from inside and evev better from the seat outside looking out to sea with parking right outside the front door a very big bonus for staithes inside you have free wi-fi and heating also a open fire for those cosy nights in its got...

London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2017 for a stay in December 2017

Visiting Staithes in winter when its less busy really evokes an atmosphere of days gone by, and staying in this traditional cottage with its view over everything is the perfect spot to get immersed right in it. The cottage is spotless, the bedlinen crisp and clean, the library of books and maps thoughtful, and the owners provide everything you need...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We are happy for people to bring their dog but think the cottage is best suited to one. If you have two quiet well-behaved dogs, please contact us. As the cottage is famous for...
    1 Shower
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
Staithes is a natural harbour where Roxby Beck meets the sea, surrounded by breathtaking coastal scenery. It's on the Cleveland Way with stunning walks either along the cliffs or inland. There's a sandy beach, a stony shore and piers for fishing.

Visiting Staithes is like stepping back in time. Picturesque, higgledy-piggledy cottages with red pantiled roofs are grouped around tiny yards, up steps, down winding cobbled streets or through a maze of alleyways - and clearly steeped in history. There's not much that hasn't sprung from the sea and fishing - even the houses are named after boats - Blue Jacket House, Star of Hope Cottage, Mizpah Cottage, Confidence Cottage, Unity House and Wavelet.
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Saltburn: 10.0 km
A car is best for exploring the whole area;, however it is possible to arrive at Saltburn station and get a taxi down to Staithes. There are buses to Whitby and, of course, the walks along the Cleveland way.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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