Wheatsheaf Cottage

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An idyllic stone-built cottage in this glorious village, lovingly restored and thoughtfully designed, providing comfortable accommodation for all ages - a charming cottage in a perfect location.

A charming cottage with views over the village green, a wonderful open fire, Rayburn range and particularly charming, a ‘witching post’ where you can have your initials carved as a permanent reminder of your holiday!

Set in the picturesque village of Egton – a five minute drive from the sea/Whitby – this lovely village has wonderful views over the North Yorks Moors, with many excellent walks.

In a beautiful location

A charming yet spacious cottage with open fire. Perfect stay!



Ground Floor

The cottage has lots of character with open beams and a wonderful atmosphere. There is a stone flagged entrance porch which leads to an open plan living area, so everyone can be together whilst cook prepares meals! To the right is an elegant drawing room with wooden floors, oriental rugs, an open fire – perfect for cosy evenings –  TV/DVD, lovely artwork on the walls and a collection of books. It also boasts a ‘witching post’ – folklore says it protects a property from passing witches! – and guests can have their names carved by the owner, on request – what a wonderful and permanent way to remember holiday memories and in turn be remembered.

To the left is the kitchen, with dining area, a charming place to enjoy meals together. The kitchen has granite work surfaces, a Rayburn cooker, an electric cooker, a Belfast sink, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine/dryer.

First Floor

To the first floor are two lovely bedrooms – a double with a brass bed, which has a stylish en-suite shower room with shower, WC and hand wash basin, plus a twin bedroom, which also has an en-suite shower room, with a shower, WC and hand wash basin. Both have views over the picturesque village green.

Second Floor

To the second floor is a demi-landing with two comfortable armchairs, a table and books – perfect to sit and enjoy a quiet read. There is a lovely third double bedroom and this floor also has a fun children’s bunk bedroom. A fabulous house bathroom has the original stone walls, beams, a wonderful large free-standing bath, WC and hand wash basin – light the candles, sink down and relax!


At the rear is a good size gravelled garden and terrace which is edged with hedges and lovely trees shrubs. There is a large table tennis – always fun for inter-generation matches! Plus, a BBQ and a large stone table with chairs to sit and enjoy meals, a morning cup of tea in the sunshine or to relax in the evening over drinks to discuss the day’s activities.



Wheatsheaf Cottage is situated in the centre of Egton, in our opinion, is one of the prettiest villages in the North Yorkshire Moors.The village boasts several pubs, one of which is next door, and is locally renowned for its excellent menu. There are several more fantastic restaurants and gastro pubs within a few minutes drive. Egton village is famous for the annual gooseberry show every August, thought to be the oldest of its kind in England.

What's on nearby?


Countless pretty towns and villages within easy driving distance, with the Yorkshire Coast and Whitby within a few miles. Find miles of purple heather moorland, dense pine forests, hills and coastline.

North York Moors

For serious walkers, hikers and cyclists, the Moors are crossed by a number of long distance footpaths, including the Cleveland Way and the famed Coast to Coast walk.

Grosmont to Pickering Steam Railway

Travel the 18 mile journey on the steam railway through the Moors for a leisurely but no less stunning experience.

Rievaulx Abbey

Its landscape gardens are beautiful and a delight to explore.

Helmsley and Pickering

These areas are renowned for their ancient castles.

Castle Howard / Ryedale Miniature Railway

For family-friendly options, try the grounds of Castle Howard or the Ryedale Miniature Railway, as well as the coastline dotted with rock pools and the stunning beaches at Sandsend and Whitby.

Other Info

Lovingly restored and thoughtfully designed, providing comfortable accommodation for all ages.

Notes to guests

Notes to guests

Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi included.

Utilities: All utilities, bed linens and towels provided.

Pets: Well-behaved dogs welcome at a supplement of £30.00 per pet per stay.

Parking: There is plenty of on-street parking to the front and also at the rear.

Note: The bunk beds are not suitable for adults.

Wheatsheaf Cottage: Wheatsheaf Cottage is next door to The Wheatsheaf, a smart and renowned gastro-pub with elegant dining and a wonderful bar with oak floors and a Yorkshire range. If you do not want to self-cater every night, you can pop in and be waited on – the food is superb and reasonably priced.




Pet Friendly
Outside Space
Wood Burning Stove or Open Fire
Washing Machine
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