Turnstone Cottage, Sandsend

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£545 - £1395

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With stunning sea views this is a newly, lovingly renovated cottage in the heart of Sandsend - perfect for families or couples wanting something special.

This is fabulous – a wonderful, newly renovated property right on the front with superb sea and beach views and a superb balcony to sit and enjoy the views – just stunning!

The beach inspired decor and great attention to detail make this a perfect choice for a holiday in glorious Sandsend.

Beautiful in all respects

What a gem, a fantastic cottage in a fantastic location.



Ground Floor

This lovely cottage has two beautiful bedrooms, one is a double with a king size bed and a stylish en-suite bathroom with bath, shower, WC and hand wash basin. The second bedroom, with its bunting and beach-inspired accessories, is a twin room with two full size single beds, TV and an en-suite shower room with large walk-in shower, WC and hand wash basin.

First Floor

The first floor is dedicated to a wonderful, vast open-plan living space to take advantage of the amazing views. There is a sitting room area with TV/DVD, dining space for enjoying meals together and a stylish kitchen with granite work surfaces, integrated dishwasher, oven, induction hob, fridge freezer and microwave. The property also has a utility room with a washing machine and dryer plus a WC/cloakroom off the living area.


French doors open onto a fabulous balcony, with table and chairs – it’s a simply gorgeous place to sit and relax, whether from early morning whilst watching the sun rise over Whitby in the distance, or late in the evening.



Turnstone Cottage is located just across the road from the beach in the heart of Sandsend.

Stunning views of the beach

The best we have stayed in in the last 15 years.

What's on nearby?


Browse in the charming Wild Hart near the bridge by the beck; it’s a delightful selection of vintage pieces for the home plus beach-inspired accessories. Wander next door to 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.

Cleveland Way

The Cleveland Way National Trail is a walking route through beautiful landscape and scenery and is one of may nature trails over the cliff paths, attracting not only walkers but surfers and fishing enthusiasts too.


A leisurely 3 mile stroll along the beach leads to the ancient sea port of Whitby, famed for its connections with the explorer Captain James Cook and steeped in history and is packed with antique shops, tea rooms, and all kinds of restaurants.

North Yorkshire Moors National Park

The nearby national park offers superb mountain biking, hiking and horse riding.

North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway

Aboard the steam railway, is the stunning ‘Heartbeat’ heritage coastline to explore, with its quaint fishing villages and smugglers coves.

18-hole Golf Course

Between Sandsend and Whitby is a fabulous 18-hole golf course perched on top of the cliff.

Mulgrave Woods

Discover the romantic castle ruins along secluded footpaths.

Sandsend Dining

Visit the lovely Wits End, Sandside and Tides Cafes, all on the sea front; 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. Whether you want a hearty breakfast whilst watching the waves, delicious homemade cakes with afternoon tea or a romantic candlelit supper for two, there’s plenty of choices in Sandsend.

Other Info

A newly, lovingly renovated cottage in the heart of Sandsend.

Notes to guests
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Notes to guests

Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi included.

Utilities: All utilities, crisp bed linens and towels plus a welcome pack included.

Pets: One well-behaved pet welcome at a cost of £30.00 per stay.  (We would consider two small dogs).

Parking: There’s the advantage of a garage for private parking for added convenience.



Access to the cottage is via the front paved area. There is a drive that leads to a single enclosed garage. The garage door opening is 2.5M wide by 2.2M high.

A door leads from the garage to the utility room and then into the cottage. All rooms in the cottage and the roof top balcony have views out to sea.

The front entrance door is a half glazed inward opening hardwood door and has a clear width of 78cm. The lever handle and lock is 115cm from floor level and there is a 16cm step up into the cottage. The door opens into an inner entrance porch and then another door with an opening width of 78cm leads through to the hallway. The ground floor has hardwood flooring that runs throughout. The lever door handles in the property are all around 98cm from floor level. The light switches are around 140cm. Electric sockets are around 30cm from floor level.

The ground floor rooms are all accessed from the hallway and are as follows: The master bedroom has a door opening width of 80cm. The room contains a double bed with a 5 ft mattress. The mattress height is 65cm. The spaces around the bed are 50cm to the left, 70cm to the right and 60cm at the bottom. The room also contains a clothes hanging unit, and 2 bedside tables. The room also has an en-suite bathroom with a door opening width of 64cm. The fully tiled room contains a bath, WC, basin and quadrant shower enclosure. The shower door opening width is 57cm and there is an 8cm step onto the shower tray. The twin room has a door opening width of 80cm. The room has a pair of 3 ft beds with mattress heights of 65cm. The left bed has spaces of 130cm to the left, 80cm to the right and 50cm to the bottom. The right bed has spaces of 50cm to the left, 150cm to the bottom and the right side is against the wall. The room also contains a clothes hanging unit and 2 bedside tables. The room also has an en-suite wet room that has a door opening width of 64cm. The room contains a WC, a basin and a walk in shower with a clear door opening of 78cm.

The utility room has a door opening width of 72cm and a further door that leads out to the garage. Another door leads out to a rear yard. The utility room contains a washing machine and tumble dryer and also has a cupboard that houses the combi boiler. There is an under stairs storage cupboard off the hallway.

There are 12 carpeted stairs leading to the first floor and they are all around 20cm tall. The stairs have spindles and a handrail on the right at 1M from floor level.

The first floor of the cottage is open plan and contains a kitchen, dining and lounge area and has hardwood flooring throughout. The kitchen contains a built in electric oven, electric hob, fridge freezer and dishwasher. The granite worktop has a height of 91cm. The dining area contains a table and 4 chairs. The lounge area contains 2 sofas that can comfortably seat 5. The room also has a corner TV unit, a side unit and a central coffee table that sits on a loose rug.

There is a small cloakroom with a door opening width of 64cm off the lounge that contains a WC and basin. A pair of sliding doors gives access to the roof balcony. The door opening width is 85cm and there is a 10cm step out to the balcony. This exterior space has glass balustrades with a metal handrail at 122cm. There is a table and 4 chairs.

All highly satisfactory. Will book again.
Gallimore Party
Lovely stay again at Turnstone. The location, standards, equipment and cleanliness would be hard to beat! We are very much looking forward to returning to Turnstone in August. We love the location and walks into Whitby. I ordered an online shop from Sainsburys to be delivered which was very useful!
Langhorn Party
A really well equipped cottage with superb views. A wonderful stay in this gorgeous cottage. Lovely walks in Mulgrave Woods up to the castle and a superb meal at The Bridge Bistro!
Vallette Party
Beautiful cottage.
Perry Party
A beautiful cottage. Well maintained and appointed. Superb location and the visitor experience clearly thought about and reflected in the service and environment provided.
Metcalf Party
A very stylish and well equipped cottage. Maintained to a high standard of cleanliness. Superb location. Would highly recommend.
Bingley Party
Very well appointed roperty. Great location and views.
Deakin Party
A lovely place - you can spend hours just looking out of the windows.
Iam Balm & Bertie the dog.
Turnstone Cottage is a beautiful property with amazing views. It is well maintained and the levels of cleanliness are high.
Elrick Party
A beautiful property in a perfect location. This is listed as a 5 star property and it truly is! Gorgeous!
We had a super time - it was such a very special property . Very stylish with a definite wow factor but also very relaxing & comfortable.
Rachel Cook - September 2018
All aspects of the cottage and our dealings with Yorkshire Coastal Cottages were highly satisfactory.
Batty Party - July 2018
The cottage is beautiful in all respects and well equipped, we will certainly book again.
Jan Marshman - November 2017
What a gem, a fantastic cottage in a fantastic location.
Irene Taylor - October 2017
Fabulous cottage, stunning views of the beach, the best we have stayed in in the last 15 years.
Simpson Family - September 2017
Everything one could want! Spotless and beautiful bathrooms, stylish, comfortable interiors and classy design features. Great TV and WiFi reception and opposite the beach!
Mrs Rippington
A beautiful cottage!
Peter and Kate
Gorgeous cottage, really well equipped, couldn't ask for more, amazing views and lovely location, yards from the beach.
The Jacksons, Manchester - February 2018


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