1 Bedroom (Sleeps 2) Cottage in Whitby

Luxury couple's country retreat in spectacular location in the North York Moors
At a glance: Child Friendly, Wifi, Parking, Garden.
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Owner: Mark and Moya Hollingworth
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  • Property Type: Cottage
  • Location: Whitby
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Minimum nights stay: 1
  • Low season price per night: £69
  • High season price per night: £98
  • Average price per night:£76
  • Property Rating: 5/5 Average Rating (67 Reviews)
  • Please contact the owner directly to confirm the price and availability


Double bed holiday cottage with open plan living room with beautiful views

The Nook at Postgate Farm is a one bedroomed holiday cottage within the beautiful, peaceful setting of Postgate Farm, set up by the owners to provide a luxurious, peaceful setting for a romantic break for couples. The Nook is full of character, featuring exposed beams, stonework and wood burning stove. Downstairs, the Nook has an open plan living room, kitchen and dining area with ample facilities for 2 persons. Upstairs there is a king sized double bed, en-suite toilet and luxurious free standing bath area. Ample off-road parking is provided, and outside is a private sitting area with stunning views over Glaisdale Dale. There is a TV with Freesat satellite TV, FREE superfast wi-fi broadband and a DVD player with a range of DVDs.

Note The Nook may also be suitable for parents with one young infant (plenty of space to set up a travel cot either upstairs or downstairs).

The Nook is set in a beautiful, peaceful location in Glaisdale Dale, within the fabulous North York Moors National Park, yet less than half an hour from Whitby and the beautiful Cleveland coastline. The cottage has stunning views to the South over the Dale to the forests and moorlands beyond. The Dale itself is served by just one road which means very little traffic, yet is only a mile from the thriving village community of Glaisdale and all its amenities including the village pub, award winning butchers, post office and general store, tennis court and the Robinson Institute, home of the renowned Esk Valley Theatre Company. The village has a railway station and is served by local bus routes. Glaisdale is an ideal holiday location, with stunning walks and cycling available without even getting in your car. A little further afield are other parts of the North York Moors, with pretty villages such as Goathland, Grosmont, Egton, Lealholm, Rosedale Abbey and Egton Bridge just a few minutes drive or a healthy hike away, or by using the picturesque Esk Valley Railway, which runs from Whitby to Middlesborough, and also connects to the famous North York Moors Railway, complete with steam trains, connecting to Pickering. The local bus service connects to Whitby, and the other villages of the North York Moors.The towns of Pickering in the heart of the North York Moors, and Whitby on the coast are less then half an hours drive away and can also be accessed by rail as mentioned above. York and Scarborough lie approximately 50 minutes drive from Glaisdale. Whether you want to see the beauty of the North York Moors with its expansive moorlands and hidden valleys or the stunning Cleveland coastline, Glaisdale is an ideal base for your stay.

For food and drink lovers we are surrounded by great pubs and restaurants, and for those wanting to cook for themselves, great suppliers such as award winning butchers, fishmongers and smokehouses.

The property is a conversion of traditional farm buildings. As such, there may be some compromises to accessibility.
Car parking is approximately 60m from the entrance door and access to the property is along a path which is reasonably level and includes a ramp, however there are 2 steps to access the property.
The bedroom, bathroom and toilet are on the first floor, accessed by stairs.

67 Reviews - 5/5 Average Rating

gorgeous rural retreat

By Julie e on 16-Jan-2021

Gorgeous rural retreat. Just back from 4 wonderfully relaxing nights in this delightful cottage. So warm and cosy with fabulous views over Glaisdale. Excellent facilities throughout and lots of thoughtful touches. Mark and Moya are very warm and friendly hosts who made us feel very welcome. Lots of interesting walks around the area - not enough time to see everything - will definitely return! 10/23/2020 at 1:59 PM You responded on 10/23/2020 at 10:21 PM thanks for the review Julie! so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Postgate Farm. turns out you were pretty accurate with your weather forecast; the week wasn't as bad as we'd expected. so pleased to see you both exploring the area on foot. we are so lucky to have so many lovely walks from our doorstep and pleased you enjoyed them too. Hope to see you back sometime soon!! Mark and Moya

5 of of 5

wonderful retreat

By Jennifer Morries on 05-Jan-2021

Wonderful retreat We had a lovely time at Mark and Moya’s property. As hosts they were friendly, helpful and we really appreciated the welcoming touches as well as the insider knowledge of what to do in the local area. We made the most of the tips we were given and spent a very enjoyable and relaxing few days in the middle of rolling countryside and an idyllic setting. The cottage itself was as described. It was cute, well maintained, cozy and comfortable, stocked with everything you need for a few days away. We have wood burning stoves at home and it was a great addition to the cottage; keeping it warm and welcoming throughout our stay. The bed was comfortable and as mentioned above, the setting was wonderful. We would thoroughly recommend staying here if you are a couple wishing to experience all the area has to offer and it has the added bonus of being owned by two wonderful hosts! 01/05/2021 at 11:49 AM You responded on 01/05/2021 at 12:35 PM thanks so much for your very kind review! we're glad you enjoyed staying with us at Postgate Farm!!

5 of of 5

paradise's garden

By anonymous on 31-Aug-2020

Paradise’s garden This is a beautifully done, cosy cottage. You are surrounded by a valley of green which you can walk down and through in 1.5 hrs. The hosts were very welcoming and are so kind. We couldn't have asked for anything more! So many stylish and meaningful touches. We would love to return again. Heartily recommended! 08/31/2020 at 6:59 AM You responded on 08/31/2020 at 9:20 AM thanks for your lovely comments and sorry we missed you when you left!! glad you enjoyed your stay at Postgate Farm, even if it was a short one!! hope to see you again sometime!

5 of of 5


mar-may 2022 (ex east/sb) Spring 22 £531/week
April 15th-22nd 2022 Easter 22 £655/week
jun-sept 2022 Summer 22 £655/week
oct-nov 2022 Autumn 22 £531/week
Dec22-Feb23 (exc Xmas / NY) Winter 22/23 £485/week
22/12/22-6/1/23 Xmas / Ny 22/23 £691/week
Mar-May2023 (ex Easter) Spring 23 £560/week
April 7th- April 14th 2023 Easter 2023 £691/week
26th May- Sept 23 Summer 23 £691/week
Oct-Nov 23 autumn 23 £560/week
all 1 night stay 50% of week rate
all 2night stay 65% of week rate
all 3 night stay 80% of week rate
all 4 night stay 90% of week rate
all 5 to 7 night stay 100% of week rate
jun-sep 22 summer 22 offer / week £550 per week
jun -sep 22 summer 22 /3 nights £400 for 3 nights



Children Welcome


Pantry Items
Coffee Maker
Dining Seats
Dining Room
Wood stove
Linens Provided
Washing Machine
Tumble Dryer
Living Room
Ironing Board
Video Library
Water Sports Equipment


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