With style and class in abundance, The Lakehouse is a stunning property on the outskirts of Whitby. Perfectly placed to explore the coast and countryside, this three story property is ideal for large family breaks or retreats with friends. Boasting an open plan kitchen and dining area, an extremely spacious living room, six bedrooms, and exquisite outdoor space, you’ll have full access to the property during your stay.
Property Highlight #1
Incredible Property for the Whole Family
The Lake House has impressive interiors throughout and bags of space for the whole family. Sleeping up to 12 guests across 6 guests, it is the perfect place for getaways on the coast. Plus there's free on site parking too!
Property Highlight #2
Beautiful Outdoor Space
With mature gardens, private terraces and seating areas, The Lake House has a stunning outdoor space where you can relax in the sunshine.
Property Highlight #3
The Lake House is dog friendly so your pup can enjoy a holiday in Whitby with all of the family too!
The Lakehouse has everything you could need and more for a coast and country getaway. The whole property has been expertly designed and styled with premium interiors.
The large living area is spacious and welcoming. With seating for all guests this area is perfect for socialising with your loved ones. A solid wood dining table sits directly behind the L-shape sofa your guests can unwind and dine in this relaxed space.
The kitchen is a social hub and features modern appliances and a wide selection of cookware and dinnerware. There is a second dining table in this kitchen-dining space. This is the perfect spot for dining and entertaining or sharing those special celebratory meals.
Three sets of double doors surround this area, open them wide and enjoy the beautiful outdoor terrace.
The property features six bedrooms, each styled with unique and premium furnishings.
The master bedroom features a truly stunning feature wall with wild flower detail. The super king bed is finished with bold orange fabric headboard and crisp white linens. This room benefits from an ensuite shower room.
Step out onto the large, covered balcony and enjoy the peaceful surroundings with your morning coffee.
The second bedroom on the first floor is a double bedroom with ensuite.
The remaining bedrooms are on the second floor and there are three superking rooms and one double. One of the superking room features another ensuite shower room.
Please note that one of the superking rooms on the second-floor benefits from a double sofa bed which can be made up if requested prior to your stay. This will increase the occupancy to 14.
Modern and spacious, the family bathroom is located on the first floor and features bathtub with overhead shower, a WC and a wash basin.
A large, bright space on the first floor is home to a second living area. With large occasional chairs, two plush sofas and doors which open out onto a small balcony, this room can be used to escape, with a good book or in the late afternoon with your favourite aperitif.
The outdoor space of The Lakehouse is just as wonderful as the inside. With mature gardens, private terraces and outdoor seating areas you can enjoy the wonderful north Yorkshire air in a stunning setting.
Raithwaite Estate also offers spectacular grounds to explore during your stay.
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.
The Lakehouse situated on the Raithwaite Estate, Sandsend, located a just a 10-minute drive from the centre of Whitby so you’ll be within short distance of all that the town has to offer. You’ll find cosy cafes, restaurants and shops lining the historic streets in the town.
On Pier Road, you’ll find fun arcades and plenty of fish restaurants where you can sample the catch of the day.
The other side of Whitby is full of narrow, mediaeval streets dotted with boutiques and pubs. Climb the famous 199 steps up to the Church of Saint Mary. You can also discover the renowned ruined Whitby Abbey, which was the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s gothic novel ‘Dracula’.
Step outside of Whitby and you’ll uncover a haven of woodland and moorland. Whitby forms part of the North York Moors National Park so it’s the perfect place for long walks.
The Lakehouse is located in Sandsend on the outskirts of Whitby,
Whitby train station is just a short 15-minute drive away so villages and towns along the North Yorkshire coast can easily be reached via rail. There’s also a taxi rank in close proximity to the train station.
There are plenty of bus routes throughout Whitby. Hop on the X4 and you can visit beautiful coastal villages like Runswick Bay and Staithes. The X93 travels along the coast to Scarborough. The 95 route features plenty of quaint villages, such as Grosmont and Lealholm.
- Pets allowed
- Suitable for events
- Suitable for children (2-12 years)
- Suitable for infants (under 2 years)
- Free parking on premises
- Smoke detector
- Carbon monoxide detector
- Fire extinguisher
- First aid kit
- Family/kid friendly
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee maker
- Dishes and silverware
- Garden or backyard
- Hair dryer
- High chair
- Indoor fireplace
- Laptop friendly workspace
- Patio or balcony
- Private entrance
- Towels provided
- Bed linens
- Wide clearance to bed
- Wide hallway clearance
The Lakehouse is located on the grounds of Raithwaite Estate.
Guests have access to the full property. The property is accessed via a secure key safe and full details will be provided shortly before your arrival date.
There is plenty of private on-site parking available to guests staying at The Lakehouse. Please note that redevelopment works are currently being carried out at Raithwaite Hall. The Lakehouse is some way from the hotel so your visit will not be effected by the development, however you will need to drive along the estate road to get to the Lakehouse, which will take you through the development site. Whilst the road through the estate is sometimes dirty and there are some obvious signs of the redevelopment taking place at the hotel, once you pass through the gates to the Lakehouse, you will still have your own peaceful & private retreat.
Please note there is a high retaining wall at the side of the property so we ask children to be closely watched at all times when in the outdoor area.
From the guestbook
The house is stunning, spacious and beautifully presented. I loved the aga cooker, the outside space, the decor and the bathrooms.<br/>It could have been a bit cleaner, there was a lot of animal hairs on all of the soft furnishings and carpets, there were also a lot of dead flies around the house which I hoovered up on a few occasions.
Lovely house ideal location
Ann & Brian H.
Beautiful house shame it was let down by the amount of dust and spider webs<br>No vacuum no broom no plug in sink broken freezer draw extractor fan and lights above not working laundry area flooded and boiler broke so no hot water for 4 days! Apart from that nice…
We raised a number of concerns with Host and Stay about the property during our stay. None of these were addressed adequately and eventually they just ignored our messages presumably hoping we would just go away. They even suggested we buy our own replacement batteries for all the TV’s in the bedrooms (none of the bedroom remotes had batteries). They said as we were a weekend booking they couldn’t address the issues during our stay. The service from Host and Stay was very poor.
Lovely location, fantastic communication from the hosts. Would highly recommend.
Perfect house and we enjoyed alot
Terrible after service of this property. Lovely house and great location but to be accused of damage to a bed and theft of a key is disgraceful when this is just nonsense and untrue.<br/>Would warn anyone else to be aware of this before booking.
The house felt homely and cosy despite its size. We congregated in the kitchen in the morning and then in the lounge in the evening. A very good house for socialising but also for having a bit of space alone now and again. The showers were very good, and there was never a lack of hot water. The beds and bed linen were extreme comfortable. I would book again.
Great house for a family get together. Nice location and handy having hotel so close. Various kitchen utensils were dirty is only minor complaint.
The Lake House is a three storey property and the living room is on the first floor so you will need to climb stairs throughout your stay.
The property is nestled in the beautiful village of Sandsend which is a short 10-minute drive from Whitby.