Thistle Cottage

Staintondale, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 999651)


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Island Farm Cottages

These two well-presented barn conversions rest in the small village of Staintondale, near the coast of the North York Moors National Park and only a few miles from the coastal town of Scarborough. Both stone cottages provide an exceptional base for couples looking to explore all this picturesque coastal region has to offer. Look forward to spending your evenings in this contemporary dwelling, taking full advantage of the private patio area outside, enjoy a sparkling glass of wine whilst delighting in those rural views. From Staintondale you can set off for country walks and reach the Beast Cliff, a steep sea cliff formed from rocks of Jurassic sandstone and shale, and enjoy finding hidden coves and beaches and other coastal villages. You are also within reach of the thriving resort town of Scarborough, resting alongside the North Sea coast. With two bays offering long stretches of sand where you can spend a fun-filled afternoon sunbathing on the soft sands, or taking the opportunity to learn how to surf! Discover the Japanese-themed gardens of Peasholm Park situated around a lake, perfect for couples and families to explore on a sunny afternoon. For a spot of history, visit the medieval Scarborough Castle which is set in an elevated position with stunning coastal views, whilst the town centre offers the wonderful SEA LIFE housing many exotic underwater creatures that you will delight in spotting. Also available is the 19th century Scarborough Art Gallery with rotating art exhibits for you to get involved with. Further afield is the thriving historic town of Whitby, boasting a plethora of other tourist hot spots, including the wonderful Captain Cook Museum, the famous Whitby Abbey said to have been the inspiration for Dracula and the 199 steps which boasts far-reaching views across the town. Return to your Island Farm Cottage for a delightful evening with your loved ones in this rural location.

The property

Thistle Cottage is a delightful barn conversion resting in Stationdale, North Yorkshire.

All rooms are on the ground-floor, hosting one king-size bedroom, able to sleep up to two guests and served by an en-suite shower room.

There is an open-plan living room with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area.

Outside has communal lawned garden and gravelled area with a private patio area, furniture and a hot tub.

There is also off-road parking available.

Thistle Cottage is the ultimate choice for a seaside break to North Yorkshire.


All-ground-floor. One bedroom: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Open-plan living room with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area. External utility.


  • Underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge with ice box, dishwasher, shared washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Communal lawned and gravelled gardens
  • Private patio area with furniture and private hot tub
  • Lockable bike storage available
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 6.9 miles and pub 1 mile
  • Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead, working farm
  • Note: No smoking at all on the farm
  • No Fireworks on the property due to animals
  • Grazing and stabling available at an additional cost and prior arrangement with owner
  • Please note: due to the valley location, mobile phone signal is limited
  • Note: No children under the age of 11.

Note: No children under the age of 11.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Scarborough 8 miles; Robin Hood's Bay 10 miles; Whitby 13 miles.

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.

Scarborough is a town in North Yorkshire, England, resting on the North Sea coastline. Discover two lovely sandy beaches, perfect for a romantic afternoon on the golden sands, or take advantage of your coastal position for some watersporting activities. Discover a wealth of pubs, restaurants, shops and supermarkets for all of your amenities.