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Ruswarp, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1139610)

Yorkshire Coastal Cottages rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Pauline

    “Would definitely recommend this delightful spacious property for its super location, for its comfortable and beautiful furnishings and its close proximity to Whitby town centre, the coast and rural villages.”

    - Pauline, October 2023


  • Four bedrooms: 2 x king, 1 x small double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with freestanding, roll-top bath, handheld shower, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, coffee machine
  • Sky Glass TV, Fast WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Garden with lawn and furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Two well behaved dogs welcome
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.3 miles,

The property

Dovedale, a beautifully-presented, four-bedroom home is located in the heart of Ruswarp, North York Moors and Coast.

Situated close to local amenities and the beach, this idyllic home is the perfect base for exploring the North York Moors National Park and all it has to offer. After parking up and unloading your belongings, make yourself at home in the charming sitting room, where you can warm up by the woodburning stove and plan your itinerary for the days ahead. The kitchen is well-equipped for rustling up delicious meals and the dining room is the perfect spot for gathering over a feast.

Both the lounge and dining room have an incredible view over the fields towards the viaduct and steam railway. When the weather is good why not relax in the garden and enjoy alfresco dining on the patio with loved ones, or simply enjoy a good book with a fantastic view. Enjoy homely evenings by the woodburning stove and admire the views of the Yorkshire countryside with a cup of tea in hand. When the evening draws to a close, head upstairs to the stunningly-adorned bathroom, boasting a slipper bath where you can indulge a long soak or revitalising shower. Sleep well in one of four elegantly-finished bedrooms, comprising of two king rooms, one small double and a single, perfect for families. Begin your days at 2 The Avenue by taking a short stroll through the village of Ruswarp, where you’ll find a local store, rowing boats on the Esk River and a cosy traditional pub.

The village of Ruswarp is also well-known for its fantastic butchers- famous pork pies and delicious breakfast sandwiches await you! Explore the picturesque nature trails for a breath of fresh air, before taking a footpath walk or short drive to the seaside town of Whitby, adorned with charming, cobbled streets, a beautiful marina and the iconic Whitby Abbey – a memorable day out for all. Venture further to discover the spectacular Robin Hood’s Bay, a unique costal village adorned with a collection of vibrant fishing cottages, and a beach with plenty of sheltered nooks to relax in. Locals also love heading to Falling Foss, a great place for woodland walks and a waterfall café.

Your North Yorkshire adventure begins at Dovedale.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Whitby 1.5 miles; Robin Hood's Bay 6 miles.

Situated just 1.5 miles inland from Whitby, the small village of Ruswarp lies on the River Esk, with old stone cottages lining the main street. Ruswarp has excellent amenities, including a local pub with hand-pulled real ales, a village shop and a renowned local butcher. The Esk Valley Walk runs through the village, and it is an easy 25 minute walk to the centre of Whitby. Ruswarp has a regular bus service, and the single track railway has regular steam trains running through! Enjoy an hour’s boating on the river, take a ride on the miniature train, feed the local ducks, or enjoy a snack at the tea room. A perfect location for exploring the surrounding coastline and the dramatic North York Moors.

Please note: the gardens are not enclosed either at the front or the back of the property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas