Rigg Cottage

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast(Ref. 1015758)

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A beautiful, character cottage situated in a quiet location in the heart of Sandsend with sea views, wood burning stove, private parking and rear lawned garden. A charming period cottage with beamed ceilings near the beach, this property has an interesting heritage being one of four cottages that Captain McGregor built for his four daughters in the early 1900s. A lovely cottage, recently renovated and ideal for families, it is an ideal base for a wonderful family holiday.

We always love it here and look forward to booking again very soon

Thank you for our guest pack!

About

Layout

Ground Floor
The superb accommodation has beach-inspired decor and includes an entrance hall which leads to a glorious beamed sitting room with comfortable seating, a bay window, the wood burning stove and TV/DVD. The hallway also leads to a lovely dining room which seats up to five people, ideal for enjoying a family breakfast or discussing the day's adventures over dinner - and overlooks the rear garden.

The brand new kitchen is very stylish with its superb granite work surfaces and original Yorkshire stone floors; well-equipped, it has an electric oven and hob, dishwasher and microwave, plus a built-in wine rack and a washing machine and dryer. It is open plan with the dining room, so you can keep the cook company! The kitchen leads to the garden.
First Floor
On the first floor there are two bedrooms. To the front is a good-size family bedroom with double bed and a single bed. The master bedroom has sea views and can be a twin or the two 3' single beds can be joined to make a 6' super king bed.

There is an immaculate house bathroom tiled in quality white and blue Delft tiles with a bath, shower over, WC and hand wash basin plus an electrc shaver socket in-built into the over-basin mirror.
Outside
Outside is a pretty lawn and planted borders wih shrubs and plants plus a flagged terrace with a table and chairs – enjoy the first cuppa of the morning and enjoy the view or a nightcap under the stars!

Location

Location

WHITBY

Rigg Cottage is located just 500m from the beach in the heart of Sandsend and is only two miles from the historic fishing port of Whitby - five minutes by car or a 25 minute walk along the beach at low tide.

The cottage is very well equipped although I could not seem to find an ice cube tray for my G&T! The cottage was very clean overall

Rigg Cottage has been a haven of calm and comfort after the Christmas festivities. It's location, equipment and decor are excellent. Far enough off the main road to be quiet but near to the beach, walks and pub to be ideal. So glad we booked it.

What's on nearby?

WHITBY

WHITBY MUSEUM.

There’s many great exhibits that show the vast history Whitby really has.

WHITBY ABBEY.

Situated on the top of Whitby’s East Cliff, it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in the seaside town.

ST MARY'S CHURCH.

Climb the famous 199 steps for glorious views of the harbour and the town of Whitby.

CAPTAIN COOK MEMORIAL MUSEUM.

A wide range of art exhibitions on a regular basis or enjoy a tour of being informed on Captain Cook’s voyages of discovery.

THE DRACULA EXPERIENCE.

Brave the Dracula Experience tour where you’ll hear the story of Dracula and the connections to Whitby.

WHITBY BEACH.

The beaches are sandy and golden and the a pretty harbour – with its famous swing bridge – is edged with stylish wine bars and award-winning restaurants.

WHITBY HARBOUR.

Catch Whitby crabs from the harbour or simply watch the sun go down over the old town.

WHITBY GOTH WEEKEND / FOLK WEEK / REGATTA.

Why not come during the two Goth Festivals, during Folk Week or the wonderful Regatta? All of which are incredibly popular extravaganzas that take place annually.

Other Info

A beautiful, character cottage situated in a quiet location in the heart of Sandsend.

Notes to guests
Access Statement
Guest Comments

Free Wi-Fi included.
Welcome hamper of quality Yorkshire goodies included. Starter pack of kindling and logs for the wood burning stove supplied from mid-October – end of March.
Up to two well-behaved pets welcome.
There is private parking space for 2 cars on the front driveway. There is also unrestricted on-street parking, on a first come, first served basis immediately outside the house.


ACCESS STATEMENT - RIGG COTTAGE, SANDSEND.
Rigg Cottage is a period property situated around 200 yards from the beach at Sandsend.

Arrival and Car Parking

There is parking space for 2 cars on the front driveway. There is also unrestricted on-street parking, on a first come, first served basis immediately outside the house.

Entrance and Ground Floor

Access to the front door is via the front driveway. The drive is block paved and has a gentle slope down towards the property. This area has side borders with mature planting and also provides a storage area for the wheelie bins. The front door is an inward opening half glazed uPVC door with a clear opening width of 62cm. The frame height is restricted at 177cm. The lever handle and lock is 106cm from floor level. The frame has a 6cm threshold at the bottom. The door opens into the ground floor entrance hallway, which is carpeted and measures 80cm by 1.8M.

All of the internal timber doors in this property have round knobs for handles at around 80cm from floor level. Heating is provided through radiators which are supplied via a gas fired combi boiler. Most of the rooms in this cottage have exposed timber beam ceilings. The light switches are all around 1.3M from floor level.

Hallway has access on the left to the lounge through a wooden door, which is 68 cm wide. The lounge is 3.5M by 3.8M and has a carpeted floor. There are 2 sofas and 1 single chair in this room, along with a TV unit. The room also has a side table and a bookcase. The room contains a multi fuel stove that sits on a stone hearth and surround.

The hallway leads through an open doorway, with a clear width of 69cm into the dining area. The dining room is carpeted is measures 3.1M by 4M. The room contains a table with a height of 77cm and 4 chairs. The room also contains a bookshelf, a built in cupboard for crockery and a small under stairs storage cupboard.

The dining room leads on to the kitchen via an open arch. The kitchen has a stone floor and measures 2.8M by 3.1M. There is a small 2cm oak threshold between the dining room and kitchen. The room has wall and floor cupboards and a granite worktop at 90cm from floor level. The room has a built in electric fan oven, with electric 4 ring hob and an extractor above. The kitchen also has a built in washer dryer and slim line dishwasher. The combi boiler is housed in one of the wall cupboards.

The kitchen contains an inward opening half glazed uPVC door that leads out to the rear garden. The door has a clear width of 63cm and has a 12cm threshold.

The rear outside space is made up of a flagstone patio against the cottage that has fuel storage for the multi fuel stove. 3 small steps which vary in height from 8cm to 12cm lead up to the lawned area of the garden. There are borders with mature planting, and a shed which contains outdoor furniture. Caution needs to be exercised in the rear garden as it contains a small plastic pre formed pond. Children will need to be supervised whilst using the rear garden.

Access to the first floor is via the ground floor hall. There are 13 carpeted steps that each measure 18cm in height. The stairs have a clear width of 74cm and a handrail on the left at 82cm from floor level.

First floor

The first floor T shaped landing is carpeted and is 2M by 2.5M. The 3 first floor rooms are off this hallway and are as follows:

The rear master double bedroom is entered through a 67cm doorway. This room is carpeted and measures 2.8M by 2.9M. There are 2 single beds which are joined together to form a large super king sized bed. The mattress height is 68cm. The spaces around the bed are 60cm on the left that narrows to 25cm in places, 35cm to the right and 90cm at the bottom. The room also contains 2 bedside tables, a chest of drawers and hanging space via hooks.

The front family room has a door with a clear opening width of 68cm. The room is carpeted and measures 3.4M by 4.1M. The room has a 4 foot 6 inch double bed and a 3 foot single bed. The mattress heights are 60cm. The spaces around the beds are 35cm to the left, 50cm between beds, 70cm to the right and 1.4M at the bottom. The room also contains 2 bedside tables, 2 chests of drawers and hooks and pegs for hanging clothes. The room also has an original but non-working fireplace and surround.

There is a small storage cupboard next to the family bedroom.

The bathroom has a door with a clear opening width of 67cm. The room has painted floorboards and measures 2M by 2.5M. The room contains a WC, a washbasin, a heated towel rail and a bath with shower over and screen.


 

We always love it here and look forward to booking again very soon. Thank you for our guest pack!
Ousey Family
The cottage is very well equipped although I could not seem to find an ice cube tray for my G&T! The cottage was very clean overall. Rigg Cottage has been a haven of calm and comfort after the Christmas festivities. It's location, equipment and decor are excellent. Far enough off the main road to be quiet but near to the beach, walks and pub to be ideal. So glad we booked it.
Livesey Party
The cottage and location were wonderful as was the welcome bag of goodies awaiting our arrival. Thank you very much. We particularly enjoyed the Bridge Cottage Bistro at Sandsend. The cottage had everything we needed for an excellent week away. A very relaxing holiday.
Beattie and Horsman Party
Everything was lovely. Location/standard of decor/furnishings/cleaning all highly satisfactory. Also ease of booking/helpfulness & courtesy of staff and customer service all highly satisfactory. Will book again.
Sue Bartlett
We enjoyed every single day in this beautiful cottage. The perfect place for a family, the staff at Yorkshire Coastal Cottages were superb especially Amy!! Thank you so much for the wonderful welcome pack and the doggie treat for Trixe our poodle.
Kim, John and Friends
Fantastic holiday had by all, helped by a beautiful cottage providing everything we needed. Home from home and really comfortable beds too.
Ben and Jill Ketch
Great location and a lovely dog friendly cottage!
Mr and Mrs James
We enjoyed our stay, the cottage was lovely, warm and cosy, and we found staff to be helpful, especially over the fact that our friends left their dog baskets there! We enjoyed the Welcome Pack, which was very generous. We would definitely book through you again. Best wishes, Paula.
Paula and Jim
Superb cottage in a stunning location, it was beautifully presented and extremely clean, thank you to the housekeepers. Just 300yds from the beach - wonderful.
S and D Mitchell
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