Sunny Dale Cottage

Pickering

4.66

(91 Reviews)

4 guests

2 bedrooms

2 beds

1 bathroom

Property Overview

Located in the scenic village of Thornton-le-Dale, Sunny Dale Cottage is a beautiful holiday home with plenty of charm. Sleeping up to four guests, it’s the perfect peaceful retreat for couples, families and small groups of friends. Found on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, you’ll be ideally placed to explore picturesque towns, villages and moorland.

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Property Details

The Space
Sunny Dale Cottage has a bright and spacious open plan kitchen, living and dining area. The perfect spot to unwind with your loved ones, you can cosy up on the corner sofa and turn on the flat screen TV to watch your favourite shows. Both stylish and practical, the kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances and cookware so you can prepare meals easily. The dining area includes a wooden table and four chairs.

The cottage has two comfortable bedrooms. Both bedrooms feature king size beds with plush bedding and premium bed linens to ensure you have the best sleep possible. There is ample storage space for your belongings with wardrobes and drawers.

Head to the family bathroom and you’ll find a clean, modern space with a bath and overhead shower, WC and basin.

Sunny Dale Cottage boasts an outdoor space with a dining table and sun loungers. Ideal for morning coffees, evening tipples and al fresco dining, the garden is an added bonus.

Host & Stay are committed to our owners that their homes are protected during bookings. For this reason, we require all of our guests to transfer a £250.00 Damage Deposit (subject to a £10.00 administration charge) or, to purchase an Accidental Damage Waiver for £25.00 which will cover you for up to £500.00 of accidental damage during your stay.

Neighborhood
Sunny Dale Cottage is located in the picturesque village of Thornton-le-Dale just 3 miles east of Pickering. Nestled on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, you can expect the most beautiful views. The perfect place for a relaxing retreat, you can enjoy peaceful walks and explore the several cafes and pubs in the village.

Nearby Pickering is a thriving market town with plenty of independent shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and bars so you won’t tire of things to do. Explore Pickering Castle which is packed with a rich history dating back to the 12th century. Enjoy a walk on the iconic Cleveland Way, or head to Dalby Forest where you can explore the gentle woodland trails. Prefer to push yourself to the extreme? Go Ape Adventure Centre is for you!

Getting Around
Sunny Dale Cottage is within walking distance of all that Thornton-le-Dale has to offer and within 30 minutes’ drive time of Pickering, Hutton Le Hole, Kirkbymoorside, Helmsley and Malton.

The nearest mainline railway station can be found 9 miles away in Malton with routes to Scarborough, Manchester and Liverpool amongst others.

Sunny Dale Cottage is a short 5-minute drive to Pickering rail station where you can experience the infamous North Yorkshire Moors Railway. The station is a must see with a 1930s theme, so you’ll be transported back in time to the steam era. From here, you can travel to popular destinations such as Whitby, Grosmont and Goathland.

Thornton-le-Dale has great bus links to nearby towns and villages. Hop on the 128 bus route which travels to Pickering, Kirkbymoorside and Helmsley.

  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Free parking on premises
  • Heating
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Bathtub
  • Bed linens
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Coffee maker
  • Cookware
  • Dishes and silverware
  • Enhanced cleaning practices
  • EV charger
  • Family/kid friendly
  • Garden or backyard
  • Hangers
  • Hair dryer
  • High touch surfaces disinfected
  • Internet
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pack ’n Play/travel crib
  • Patio or balcony
  • Pets allowed
  • Private entrance
  • Smoke detector
  • Suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • Suitable for children (2-12 years)
  • Toaster
  • Towels provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Path to entrance lit at night

Guests have access to the full property. The keys to the property are accessed via a secure key safe and full details will be provided shortly before your arrival date.

There is free on site parking for one vehicle.

Check-in: 16:00

Checkout: 10:00

Guest Reviews

4.66

(91 Reviews)

Jim

10/12/2023

lovely secluded cottage in a nice village in easy travelling distance of York and the moors.

Gareth

20/11/2023

stayed at Sunny Dale cottage in Thornton le Dale after being let down by another airbnb place a day before my stay.<br/>Was a very lovely place to stay, lots of local walks to explore, places in village and surrounding areas for food/supplies etc.<br/>Was fairly clean, think £60 for cleaning fee on top of cost was a tad excessive though.

Swainston

16/11/2023

The location suited us perfectly.<br/>We were generally very pleased with the whole property and facilities. <br/> However, my husband is disabled, and while the property overall was very accessible there is one point I would like to make--- Many disabled people find it very difficult to sit on low (and low backed ) chairs . May I make a suggestion? <br/>Could a higher backed chair be made available for such clients. It would have made the visit so much more comfortable.

Alison

07/11/2023

Have to say I was a bit annoyed at having to pay a damage waiver close to checking in and in order to receive check in instructions (never had to do that on Airbnb before) but having said that - Sunny Dale Cottage was a gorgeous place to stay. The cottage is lovely and walking distance to everything in one of THE most prettiest villages. We were very cosy and comfortable and loved our stay. Can highly recommend the cottage and Thornton le Dale as a base to explore the beautiful region.

Claire

03/11/2023

Really fabulous stay. Right in the village and yet so private.<br/>Everything we needed.<br/>Will definitely stay again.

Sarah

30/10/2023

Lovely apartment and location. Comfy beds and everything you need. Tricky to find in the dark.

Gill

27/10/2023

Great location for York, Whitby and Scarborough. <br/>The accommodation was beautiful, clean, well presented and welcoming. <br/>Lovely pubs abf tea shops in the village.<br/>Highly recommended

Bays

15/10/2023

Lovely cottage in lovely village. Perfect location. Spotlessly clean and everything we needed. Great bakery next door for breakfasts!<br/>Can't think of anything

Mark

19/09/2023

The accommodation was well presented and perfectly placed for local amenities. On the whole very satisfied with our stay.<br/>The bedroom doors did not click closed so rattled if a window was open.<br/>On the whole the cleaning was OK, just a dirty, used tissue at the side of the bed and a bit around the bath that required cleaning better.

Richard

17/09/2023

Exceptional

Gordon

09/09/2023

Location was excellent as was the outside area and the car parking .Also liked how close the pub was!The kitchen was extremely well equipped.<br/>The bathroom should have a non slip mat in it to use as it became slippery in the shower and difficult to get out.The lack of a full length mirror was also commented on by one of our party.

Duncan

28/08/2023

Clean and well equipped. Great hot water. I think ceramic hard floor in living area, kitchen and bathroom was comfortable due to underfloor heating. Some details missing, e.g. no washing up liquid (rectified a day later) and not enough dishwasher tablets (also rectified). Internet connection was a bit hit and miss because I think it is via a mobile signal which is not great. Be aware you have to pay a damage protection deposit (plus £10 non-refundable admin fee) or a £25 waiver fee on top of the Airbnb fee which is a first for me in very many Airbnb stays.

Rae

25/08/2023

Superb

Yvonne

24/08/2023

Would highly recommend Sunny Dale Cottage for anyone looking to explore the area. Had everything we needed for a family for 4, lockable shed for the bikes was great!

Debbie

20/08/2023

Great location, really comfortable space

Stephanie

14/08/2023

Property was as described, great location and included nice extras such as coffee, tea, milk and shampoo.<br/>Wi-Fi is quite poor but could be due to the area as it is quite rural. Some parts of the property were quite worn - fittings in the bathroom and scuffs on the walls etc.

Nicholas

04/08/2023

Very good

Colin

31/07/2023

This was our second stay at this location and we enjoyed it as much as the first. <br/>The setting within the village of Thornton le Dale is ideal, being behind the main street and the centre of village. There are 2 excellent pubs within 2-3 minutes walk and a few take ways too. There's a saved space for parking too, which the owners (who run a business that's on the main street) let us use for a while past check out time as we purchased snacks for the trip before leaving.<br/>The cottage itself is well presented, with 2 comfortable bedrooms, a light and airy bathroom and a spacious living area. The furniture is comfy and the rooms are clean and tidy with plenty of space to unpack into.<br/>As for the location in North Yorkshire, it's 5mins drive from Dalby Forest, 30 mins from Whitby, 25 mins from Scarborough and 40 mins from York, so if you want a place to go out for day trips, this one is hard to beat.

Kevin

31/07/2023

Location was great for Dalby Forest & things to do. Property was immaculate with all of the right equipment. Secure, off street parking.<br/>Wi-Fi was very poor - needs upgrading. Need an exterior bin for putting rubbish.

Neil

27/07/2023

Self catering, location adjacent to centre<br/>Mattress very uncomfortable, could feel the springs, better quality replacements required.

Karen

27/06/2023

Had a lovely stay at the property. Very modern and clean. Would definitely stay again

Michael

24/06/2023

Great location our second time of staying so can’t say more than that really

Robert

10/06/2023

Great location. Nice secure parking. Absolutely immaculate inside and out. No hesitation staying here again.

Julie

04/06/2023

Pleasant little cottage, beautiful location

Ian

14/05/2023

The location of cottage and village<br/>Could have been cleaner, crumbs down between cushions on sofa,also cobwebs in sky light windows and lots of hairs in bed, But it was ok

Phillipa

08/05/2023

The cottage sign on the post needs to be bigger as if a vehicle is park at the side it blocks the sign.

Julia

01/05/2023

clean and comfortable. Well equipped kitchen everything you could need was there.<br/>Everything was good only small fault was that the underfloor heating was not really efficient in the lounge/kitchen diner. Rest of the property took a couple of days to warm up sufficiently but as we arrived in a Thursday it may well have her empty for a few days beforehand.

Jayne

25/04/2023

Superb

Ian

15/04/2023

Great place & nice location

Louise

09/04/2023

Everything cottage was beautiful inside & outside host was great! Will be staying again<br/>Loved everything

Elizabeth

27/03/2023

Superb

Samantha

24/03/2023

Superb

Sarah

21/02/2023

the property was beautiful- v warm, cosy and very well equipped<br/>the loo seat needs fixing in the bathroom!

Amy

16/02/2023

Very clean, plenty of towels, hot water was piping hot and the facilities were top notch. Really impressed will definitely stay again.

Angus

12/02/2023

Clean, tidy, warm airy and welcoming<br/>Nothing really!

Anonymous

05/02/2023

Nice cottage good facilities and location<br/>Forced to leave before 10am on a leisure weekend Sunday morning! <br/>This marred the end of our weekend away.

Sylwia

22/01/2023

Great place to stay at, perfect location, if you are visiting Dolby forest. <br/>Local pubs within walking distance and great food. Would definitely look to come back.

Julie

12/12/2022

Superb

David

29/11/2022

everything<br/>nothing

Brian

04/11/2022

A bit noise during the night on and off,coming from the loft area.

Charlotte

28/10/2022

The cottage is lovely, spacious and spotlessly clean. It had everything we needed (family of four) and the location was perfect. Communication and check in were very straight forward. We would recommend staying here. Thank you

Dream

26/10/2022

Lovely, modern and cosy property. Would stay again.<br/>There was some long hairs on the top of the sofa where you rest your head, I had to clean them off before relaxing on it but that is being really fussy, other than that couldnt fault it and we would re-book. ?

Jo

16/10/2022

Fabulous little cottage in the most idyllic of Yorkshire villages. We had a wonderful weekend. The cottage had everything we needed, it was spotless and very cosy. We will definitely come back and stay again

Michael

07/10/2022

Super property lovely location for exploring North Yorkshire moors found a superb pub great food. Moors Inn located about 15 minutes drive from property.

Anne

30/09/2022

The property is virtually brand new so everything was fresh and clean. The underfloor heating was very efficient. The kitchen was very well equipped. The location was brilliant - just a minute from the centre of Thornton-le-Dale on a very pretty road.<br/>Astroturf instead of grass in the small garden - horrid. The toilet seat was not the same shape as the toilet and it was loose.

J

25/09/2022

Superb

Christine

19/09/2022

Superb

Michael

10/09/2022

A lovely modern cottage with good facilities ideally placed to explore the Yorkshire moors and coast.

Paul

31/08/2022

clean, spacious and good location for our needs

Terry

24/08/2022

Did not have breakfast. The location was very good.<br/>In general the property was clean, however we did have to hoover on arrival, the carpets needed a once over. The main problem was the amount of cobwebs and spiders, it had clearer not been dusted at high levels around the property, Which was a little disapointing.

James

21/08/2022

The cottage was lovely, warm and inviting. Nicely decorated, very clean and comfortable. It had everything we needed, and situated in a great location.

Katie-ann

13/08/2022

Exceptional

Michael

27/07/2022

Lovely cottage. Feels brand new. Great location just minutes to dalby. easy coms with the host. Highly recommended.

Lisa

05/07/2022

Perfectly appointed in Thornton Dale with everything to make the cottage a home from home. Spotlessly clean & comfortable, in a beautiful part of the country.

Sarah

07/06/2022

A lovely clean, bright and modern property in a great location. ideal for us and our one year old<br/>Nothing

Terri

05/06/2022

The cottage was so peaceful and brilliantly located. A perfect cottage for a much-needed break - everything we needed was there and in the village.

Karen

30/05/2022

Location, size of property. Shower facilities.<br/>Couldn’t open velux window in bathroom. <br/>Pillows not comfortable. <br/>Kettle leaked.

Victoria

20/05/2022

We had to ring regarding no high chair/cot bed. They were promptly delivered which was great but then realised by night time that we have no cot bed sheets. We had to use towels/pillow cases to line the cot

Hayley-louise

16/05/2022

The cottage was stunning immaculate clean.<br/>The location was great<br/>Liked everything

Achini

10/05/2022

I like absolutely everything, Good location, Lovely garden and beautiful cottage. Worth for the money and feels like my home.

Kevin

04/05/2022

Excellent place close to village centre but very quiet, beautifully clean , tidy and well equipped . useful bike storage shed as well - perfect. Looking forward to a return visit

Samantha

26/04/2022

The cottage was beautiful, it was clean and welcoming. I have nothing bad to say about our stay…<br/>Nothing

Andrew

22/04/2022

The cottage was well equipped and in a great location. There was private parking provided too.<br/>The pillows in the bedrooms were very soft and made sleeping a bit uncomfortable. But this is a very personal/biased view. We couldn't fault the cottage in all honesty.

Parkins

19/04/2022

Central location, spacious and clean

Jean

26/03/2022

Great location, close to amenities and lots of places to visit both in countryside and coastal.

Iris

17/03/2022

Very good

Ben

13/03/2022

Great cottage, lovely location, clean warm and cosy!

Charen

25/02/2022

Exceptional

Richard

14/02/2022

Had a very pleasant stay here.<br/>Second time booking from Host & Stay and will certainly book again in the future.<br/>Minor thing worth boring which is not stated anywhere is that Netflix is available and a private parking space included.

Myeongseok

31/12/2021

Clean<br/>Towels were not enough on considering duration of stay and we need to have laundry.<br/>Also, toilet tissue, shampoo and cleaner for dish wash were not enough.

Paul

14/12/2021

Location was excellent. Easy access to all locations of interest.<br/>All good

Marie

22/11/2021

Accommodation is ideally located for Scarborough, York and whitby. We had a lovely stay. Bungalow is cosy yet has a modern feel. 2 nice sized bedrooms plus a bathroom. Kitchen living area is lovely and bright. Kitchen facilties are nice also. Parking is a great extra. The location is lovely there's a really nice chippy, a corner shop, a chocolate shop, a chemist and a few cafes and pubs.

Pierre

15/11/2021

Really nice place and well located. Highly recommended

Katherine

08/11/2021

Superb

Louise

31/10/2021

Clean, modern , well equipped and great location

Oliver

22/10/2021

Exceptional

Sue

13/10/2021

Location very good<br/>Nothing

Marie

07/10/2021

Location was excellent we could not have been better placed<br/>We were disappointed with the television there was a problem with the Ariel as we are not very good with apps and hi tech we had to watch programs in bedroom. we also had trouble with the hob we couldn't turn it on so went out for meals.

Anonymous

05/10/2021

Everything just couldn't fault the place<br/>Nothing it's flawless

Richard

18/09/2021

It was clean and tidy

Philip

25/08/2021

Awesome

Alison

22/08/2021

a lovely cottage in a great location

Charlene

22/08/2021

Excellent location for Scarborough or flamingo land. Plenty of room, nice and modern and exceptionally clean. We have had a lovely stay with our family, nice little garden to sit outside, located in a quiet area. <br/>Exactly like the pics x

James

13/08/2021

Very nice accommodation.

Deborah

02/08/2021

Immaculate, well equipped, the beds were very comfortable<br/>Very disappointed as there was no welcome pack.

Lucy

11/07/2021

We had a lovely stay at Sunnydale Cottage. It’s right in the centre of Thornton Le Dale with easy access to the village amenities, to Dalby and out to the coast. The house itself is great, really clean, well presented and has everything you need. Small children are not particularly provided for so I recommend taking a plastic cup/kids cutlery if you have a little one. The communication from the host was great, they were responsive to emails but not ‘in your face’ which I prefer. Check in and out were simple and effective. Finding it is not the simplest without satnav but Stay provided us with accurate directions via google maps. Would definitely recommend it to friends.

Julie

08/07/2021

Lovely cottage in a perfect location.

Danielle

27/06/2021

What a great find this was! <br/>Sunny Dale cottage is extremely well equipped with all mod cons - even a coffee machine! Everything has been chosen really well and the cottage was clean, bright and airy. It was really good having the outside space to sit in too. <br/>The property is close to the amenities in Thornton le Dale and the village is picturesque and very convenient for lots of places.<br/>The customer service from Stay was excellent, with efficient, prompt replies to my messages. <br/>Thanks for a great stay, Stay.... would definitely visit again.

Gerli

20/06/2021

Exceptional

Willam

19/06/2021

Everything was of a very good standard, and the location was perfect for what we wanted.<br/>Nothing to dislike.

Russell

02/06/2021

Amazing little cottage, lots of facilities and great host!

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