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Water's Edge Coastal Cottage in Ruswarp, North Yorkshire

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sleeps 8
4 rooms
2 bathrooms

Water's Edge Coastal Cottage description

Holiday home
Water's Edge is a modern terraced cottage overlooking the river in the village of Ruswarp, just two miles from Whitby in North Yorkshire. The cottage has four bedrooms (three doubles - one with an ensuite - and one with bunk beds) and a family bathroom, making it suitable for eight people. The cottage also has a fitted kitchen with a dining area, a conservatory, and a first floor sitting room. Outside the cottage is off road parking for two cars and an enclosed patio garden with outdoor furniture, a barbecue and a gate to the river. Just a couple of miles from Whitby and in close proximity to the moors, Water's Edge is a superb family holiday home in this beautiful part of Yorkshire.

Just two miles inland from the seaside resort of Whitby and the Yorkshire Coast is the quiet little North York Moors village of Ruswarp. As well as a nine-hole golf course, this quaint little place also enjoys the use of a village pub and shop as well as both sea and river fishing facilities. The river which runs through town provides excellent opportunities for a boat ride, or just a few minutes away is the local miniature steam railway. With so much to do in the area, this is an excellent base for those looking to enjoy the Yorkshire Coast.

The North York Moors National Park covers 554 square miles, with landscape ranging from heather-clad moorland and deep secluded dales, to the cliffs and coves of the magnificent coastline making it a haven for walkers.

Gas central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio/iPod dock, WiFi. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Travel cot. Off road parking for 2 cars. Small, enclosed patio with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 2 mins walk. Note: The property has a riverside enclosed patio, with gated access to the river.


  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • Near pub

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Ms Cripps
April 2016
Liked the standard of the accommodation and the homely feel. It is well equipped and furnished to a high standard. This particular property is situated in a beautiful spot with the river and steam train at the bottom of the garden.
Mrs Hayton
April 2016
The location was superb and the layout of the house was ideal, particularly the kitchen and conservatory area. There was easy access to Whitby without the need to drive. The kitchen was like a home from home with everything you could possibly need.
Mrs Stewart
October 2015
A beautiful cottage in a beautiful setting - didn't want to leave!
Mrs Ward
July 2015
Location is superb. The property itself is excellently maintained and has great views of the river and railway.
Mrs Cuthbertson
March 2015
We had a great time in this lovely house, can't praise it enough. The house had all we needed and was furnished throughout to a very high standard. The setting was fabulous and enjoyed all the sights on the river. A great base to explore the surrounding Yorkshire coast, will be returning in the future that's for sure. Would highly recommend this property.
Mr Hughes
April 2015
The accommodation was beautiful and in such a lovely position overlooking the river and steam railway. The standard of the furnishings was particularly high.
Mrs Berry
November 2014
Our party of 8 adults have just enjoyed a lovely three night break here. There wasn't a single thing we could find fault with, there was everything and more that made our stay enjoyable. The location is ideal and the view over the estuary and watching the passing steam train was so relaxing. It is furnished to a very high standard and a credit to the owners. Whitby is just a short walk or taxi away. We will definitely be returning.
Mrs Marmion
November 2014
I just liked the whole package, it is a beautiful place and was very relaxing. My whole family, from the 4 year old to the 65 year old had nothing but praise, well done.
Mr Poole
October 2014
The location was excellent and the house was very luxurious. We were amazed at the size of the house. We would definitely return.
Miss Newton
June 2014
Great outside space, views of the river and steam trains were incredibly relaxing, very pretty. The lounge was huge and amazing. It had all mod cons. A very clean house and garden, the bedrooms very comfortable. A great house, would love to visit again. The location was also excellent as it was a 1 mile walk to Whitby and boating up the road is great fun!
Mr Guthrie
April 2014
We all loved the property as it was well decorated to a high standard and not just as a holiday let, the walk into Whitby was easy and comfortable to all of us. I would recommend this property to all and hope to use it again.
Mrs Mucci
April 2013
The property suited us very well with plenty of space. It was situated very well, close to Whitby and we enjoyed watching the trains go past. The property was furnished to a high standard and was very comfortable.
Mr Halliday
May 2013
The quality throughout was outstanding and the position by the river with the steam trains going by was magic.
Mr Holland
November 2013
We would thoroughly recommend this property, and would have no hesitation in staying there again.
Mrs Brown
October 2013
We had a fantastic weekend staying in this beautiful property. The photographs do not do it justice! We would 100% recommend, and fully intend to return!
Ms Colley
April 2014
The location of this property is fantastic, the children (and adults!) really enjoyed seeing the trains and the river outside was very peaceful. It's an easy walk into Whitby from the property.
Mrs Aspinall
October 2012
Quality accommodation. The location was excellent, we loved the steam train passing by.
Mrs Round
February 2013
The property is in a beautiful riverside location and furnished, equipped and decorated to a very high standard. Comfiest beds we have ever slept in!
Mrs Morton
July 2012
The property was decorated extremely well and was like a home from home as there was everything we could have needed. The location of the property was great too, within walking distance of a wonderful Inn that served lovely meals. It was also central enough with Whitby, Pickering, Flamingoland and lots of other things to do within reasonable distance. I would happily stay there again - thanks.
Mrs Wright
July 2012
A great house in an ideal situation. We loved seeing the steam trains go by.
Mrs Ormerod
July 2012
The house accommodated three generations of our family with ease. It was comfortable, well decorated and clean. The steam train running directly behind the house over the river was a hit for us all, particularly our two year old grandson - the people always waved to him! Facilities in the village were brilliant; pub, rowing, butcher, play barn, station and petting farm. Also, it was a lovely walk to Whitby.
Mr Tye
February 2012
The cottage was decorated very tastefully, every detail has been given careful consideration. The position is ideal for walking into Whitby and the surrounding areas. Overall an excellent choice!
Mrs Hannah
August 2012
A nice location on the riverside, we especially liked seeing the steam trains. The cottage was very spacious and with modern decor.
Miss Phillips
January 2012
The house has been decorated to a very high standard. A really beautiful house and wonderful setting overlooking the River Esk. We loved it and the local pub was great too.
Mrs Duncan
September 2012
Lovely house, we liked being near the trains.
Mrs Milburn
August 2012
An excellent spacious riverside property with a high standard of furnishings and cleanliness. It is situated in a quiet cul-de sac-in a pretty village on the outskirts of Whitby. Very good and frequent bus services within a short walking distance from the property. High quality local butchers in the village also selling bakery items and milk. Certainly one to return to.
Hayley B
September 2014
This house is amazing and I cannot recommend it enough - great so close to the river and steam trains, house very well equipped with everything you could wish for - thanks to the owners for lots of careful thought. Beds really comfy and lots of storage. The conservatory was a great place to spot the herons and kingfishers along with the residents ducks of course!! Loads to do in the immediate area - boating down the road along with mini train and Mini Monsters with climbing wall which was a great hit with our 7 year old!! Lots to do further afield and beautiful moors with gorgeous purple heather in bloom!! Great quiet village with wonderful butchers and lovely walk to Whitby with the river on one side and railway line on the other - amazing to see a steam train so close!!! We all had such a great time we booked again for next year before we even got home!!! Thanks again - we are all excited about next summer already!!
Bruce B
September 2014
After spending the last 4 holidays travelling around Wales, this year we wanted to go somewhere different. Having to accommodate 3 seniors, 2 adults and 2 under 10s isn't always easy. Found this property via Sykes. This is a fantastic place to stay!! 3 double bedrooms and 1 bunk bedroom, very large lounge, nice well equipped kitchen, conservatory, garden with patio, a river, ducks, herons, kingfishers and a steam train passing the back garden. Everyone had a fantastic time. Easy 1 mile walk to Whitby. Jackson butcher in the village is fab, must try his pork pies!! We have done something we have never done before and have re-booked for next year, before we even got home!!
Joel M
December 2013
We stayed here as two families, five adults and a baby overall, and had a wonderful time. Great quality facilities, big TV, TV in the dining room with a built in kitchen next to it, the balcony was lovely and we enjoyed waving to the steam train going past all day. The bedding was nice, the shower was good and the location great too with easy access to Whitby and the coast by road, rail or foot. Staying over the three floors was a bit of a workout and not great for someone who isn't as mobile as they used to be but overall it was great.
December 2013
We had a wonderful holiday at Water's Edge. We turned up earlier than expected and at the same time as the cleaners, but the cleaners were so lovely and understanding. The propert itself is very comfortable, spacious, modern and has an interesting aspect at the back ot the house looking over the river and at the stem trains as they passed by. Don't be put off by the trains, they did not bother us at all. The nearby cafe where the boats can be hired from serves excelent food and their latte's were voted the best ever! We visited Whitby, Goathland, Robin Hood's Bay, Saltburn by The Sea, Sandsend, all of which portray the beauty of Yorkshire. The best bit of the holiday was the comfiness of the property, the worst bit was only having one front door key (we had two families staying together) and the Keybox on the front of the house was not easy to use. I would thoroughly recommend the property and we intend to go again. Nb: Our party consited of adults and a newborn baby so I do not know how children would cope with the steps into the property and at the back of the property.
October 2013
Nice place would book again all the fittings and furniture are good quality ie Roberts radio leather sofas enough room for everyone and good supply of hot water for everybody getting ready on a morning good views of the river and steam trains
July 2012
Lovely house - tastefully decorated. Parking for two cars. Peaceful - conservatory had good view of river and pleasant small garden. Comfortable beds too. Remember to take towels, diswasher powder and dishcloths!
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