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Rockton House Pet-Friendly Cottage in Whitby, North Yorkshire

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sleeps 6
3 rooms
1 bathroom

Rockton House Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
Rockton House is an attractive, mid-terraced Victorian property, a short walk from the centre of the popular seaside town of Whitby and can sleep six people. The cottage is set over three floors and has a double bedroom, a second floor double bedroom, a second floor twin bedroom, a bathroom, a kitchen, a dining room and a sitting room with a electric stove. Outside is roadside parking outside the property on a first come, first served basis and a small rear enclosed yard with furniture and a barbecue. Rockton House is a wonderful holiday base at any time of the year.

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.

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 with electric stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio, video, selection of books, games, DVDs and videos. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Roadside parking outside property on first come, first served basis. Small enclosed yard with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 2 mins walk. Harbour 5 mins walk. Beach 10 mins walk. Note: The harbour is a five-minute walk away down a steep bank, please take care.


  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Fridge
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • By the sea
  • Near pub

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Mr Vincent
July 2015
This was our third stay at Rockton House and we'll definitely go again.
Mrs Jackson
July 2015
A wonderful property - a real home from home.
Mr Owens
November 2015
The cottage was lovely, warm and cosy, it is well equipped with everything you need. I felt very comfortable. Good info was provided and the location was handy for the town.
Mrs Daly
February 2016
The house was warm, well equipped, comfortable and gave very good value for money. There was a wealth of information about the area; where to eat etc. We will certainly recommend this property to friends and family and would consider returning at a later date.
Mrs Dean
June 2016
An extremely lovely property which was very, very tastefully furnished to a very high standard and obviously very well loved by the owners too. We didn't need use of the top two bedrooms but two or three times I just popped up to look at them as they are done out so lovely. You should be proud to have this property on your books.
Mrs Mellor
June 2015
Rockton House was very clean, well furnished and brilliantly situated in Whitby. We absolutely loved it, all of the rooms were furnished beautifully and the wonderful big bathroom.
Mr Lidster
January 2015
High specification fixtures, fittings and furnishings. Clean tidy and well presented.
Mr Vincent
February 2015
This was our third stay and we'll definitely stay again in this property.
Mr Robinson
March 2015
A great place to stay, it was close to town, immaculately clean, well decorated and had very comfortable beds! Our 4 year old daughter loved it, as did our Jack Russell. Guest needs were well catered for with books, DVD's and board games. Would definitely recommend to others and hope to stay again.
Mrs Smith
April 2015
Rockton House was really comfortable and furnished to a high standard. We felt at home at once. The house had been decorated and furnished with care and attention which we really appreciated.
Miss Simmons
December 2014
Had such a lovely time and cannot wait to visit again. Thank you so very much!
Mrs Rudd
October 2014
Close to all amenities. Very nice accommodation. We would definitely go back there.
Mr Convery
September 2014
Great value here with this beautiful gem of a house. The living room was sumptuous and spacious with the wood burning stove a central feature, there was also a well stocked log pile. The dining room was elegantly furnished as were all of the bedrooms. Particular attention has been paid to the lighting with LED's in the kitchen and all other rooms fitted with dimmers - a very nice touch! The large free standing bath and walk in shower help sooth tired bodies following lot's of long walks - A house you wish you could take home - a special place.
Mr Westerman
September 2014
We were a party of four who had travelled from various parts of the country to enjoy a relaxing break in Whitby. Our first impressions were good and continued in this fashion throughout the length of our stay at Rockton House. The house felt warm and inviting right from the word go and its location just five minutes walk from the bustling town centre was very convenient.
Mr Paynter
December 2013
Fantastic holiday in lovely Whitby; first time I have rented a property it was perfect.
Miss Spillane
February 2014
Had a fabulous long weekend. House was great for three mums and three babies in travel cots. Loved the four poster bed and roll top bath!
Miss Holmes
March 2014
The cottage was in a superb location, very close to the harbour, shops and restaurants. The owners have clearly spent a lot of time and effort to get the house looking and feeling very welcoming and we felt very much at home here. There was plenty of information about places to visit, both local and further afield, along with a very good selection of books, DVDs and games. An excellent cottage and we would thoroughly recommend this to anyone wishing to visit Whitby.
Mr Venus
September 2013
The cottage was just like a home from home with everything you could need provided. Local amenities just a five minute walk from the door, perfect for exploring the local town, and within easy reach of many site seeing opportunities in the local area.
Mrs Downs
October 2013
The house is very warm and comfortable. Loved the wood-burner and the Victorian bath. Great standard overall.
September 2013
When I was a young boy in the sixties I lived in house almost identical in layout, but without the excellent and tasteful fittings and furniture the owners have installed . Unlike many holiday accommodation's they have not opted for old cast offs and jumble sale tat, but bought new quality items, the kitchen is well appointed and the bathroom and shower is better than most quality hotels, the living room with log burning fire and leather furniture is warm and very comfortable. Altogether a great place and location to enjoy time in Whitby, very well done and thank you to the owners. My only adverse comments, the parking is as advertised "first come first served" but not insurmountable and there is no internet, but the house still won out.
October 2013
Lovely home with many features. The cosy lounge with wood burner must be great in the winter months. The lounge is well appointed with a leather suite, TV + add on`s and original wood floors. The dining room is spacious with a dining table that could seat eight people. We liked having access to a wide range of books/DVD's and games that were all accessible in this room. Information about the home and an `Out and About` guide was extremely useful. The well designed kitchen was fully equipped and easy to use. The quality of the utensils/crockery was pleasing. We ate out on the back patio most breakfast times...what a sun trap! On the next floor was a huge bathroom with complimentary toiletries which covered all your needs. The shower was powerful and free standing bath had a quaint traditional feel, but again was huge. Again this had such a homely feel. The double bedroom was gorgeous with a four poster bed. It was so comfortable we did not want to get up in the morning. Wardrobe was spacious, which in some holiday homes can be limited. On the second floor there are two more bedrooms, a double bedroom and room with single beds. Both rooms were lovely. We could have walked in this home with nothing but a suitcase of clothes...everything else was taken care of. Already booked for next year with the family. it really is a `not so little` gem! Whitby was full of historical sites, lovely restaurants and spectacular scenery, particularly on the coastal walk to Robin Hoods Bay. Now we have found such a wonderful place to stay it will ensure we return more often than first intended.
Jayne D
July 2016
Stayed at Rockton House in June for a week. Found the property delightful, really tasteful, clean and very welcoming. It is obvious the place is well loved by the owners who have chosen the furnishings very well and have also matched the character of the property perfectly. It has everything you need to have a very enjoyable stay. The owners have left lots of useful information of recommended places to visit which we enjoyed finding on our travels. Its is a a few minutes walk into Whitby and close to all the amenities, many pubs and restaurants. Two dog friendly beaches in Whitby which was good. Whitby itself we found also to be very dog friendly. Parking was never a problem at the property we managed to park nearby all the week with no problem which was ideal. As others have said it is top of a hill which helped keep us fit...Would highly recommend this property and very much hope to return.
Yvonne H
January 2017
Just returned from four lovely days at Rockton House. I cannot recommend this enough. Beautiful home so tastefully decorated and immaculately clean. It felt like visiting a family home not a rented holiday let. Comfy beds with crisp white bedding I slept like a log. Quick walk into Whitby in a fabulous location. Stunning stunning stunning. I didn't want to come home.
January 2014
Easy, friendly and efficient booking service via the Sykes team. 1st experience of using them and would definitely use again. Rockton house was well situated with supermarket 5 minutes walk away (but steep uphill return for those with poor fitness or disability) Delightful house, spotlessly clean and very well equpped. Loved the deep bathtub and the woodburner. Faultless
Sally w
September 2015
This mid terraced house is a short walk from the centre of Whitby, down bank! So be prepared for the up bank coming home! There is road side parking as the streets including this one are surrounded by terraced properties but we didn't experience any issue, parking outside to drop of our stuff and then finding a space a few streets away.. There is a local shop, butchers, fish and chip shop within a five minute walk.. The house itself has been lovingly restored and has some original features like sash windows. It is modern inside and spotless, a gate provided to stop yr dog going upstairs and everything you could need is in it.. It is warm and homely and has an enclosed back yard area. It was quiet despite being in a populated area and had the benefit of a log burner which I would imagine to be very cosy in winter time. The owners had provided lots of information and we used it to enjoy walks in the area. This is a lovely part of Yorkshire and for a convenient location close to amenities it is great!!!
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