Croft Cottage

Pickering, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 3727)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mr McFarlane
    November 2015
    “The cottage was amazing, been once ...”
    The cottage was amazing, been once before and they have somehow managed to make the cottage even more amazing. The décor and atmosphere was amazing. Added WiFi is also a bonus and the location is ideal. Can't wait to come back.


  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A charming, stone-built, detached cottage, situated in a quiet location, five minutes' walk from the centre of the pretty market town of Pickering.

Retaining its original character, this traditional 200-year old cottage boasts wooden floors, stripped pine doors and beamed ceilings, and with a welcoming, homely feel, it makes the perfect Pickering holiday cottage.

Lovingly furnished and decorated to a high standard, visitors will enjoy the cosy, comfortable rooms, and large, pretty, secluded garden, complete with a decked area, perfect for alfresco dining.

With good shops, quaint tea rooms, excellent pubs and restaurants, trout fishing, and a castle, the town of Pickering has something to satisfy every taste.

Enjoy a steam train ride on the famous North York Moors Railway, or explore the breathtaking scenery and wonderful walking opportunities available on the North York Moors.

The coastal resorts of Scarborough and Whitby are within easy reach, and the historic city of York is close by.

A truly wonderful Pickering cottage, and an ideal base all year round.


Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Additional outdoor basin and WC (adjacent to kitchen, access is from outside only). Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with gas fire.


  • Gas central heating with gas fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, larder freezer in snug/bar, washing machine, dishwasher, 4 x TVs (all with Freeview), DVD player, WiFi, selection of books and games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Ample roadside parking
  • Bike storage
  • Large, enclosed, lawned and gravelled garden to rear with decked area, garden furniture, BBQ and solar lighting
  • Small, heated outdoor snug with bar, music and dartboard
  • Two well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk.

About the location


Kirkbymoorside 7 miles; Helmsley 13 miles; Scarborough 18 miles; Whitby 22 miles; York 27 miles.

This historic market town, with its full range of amenities and traditional shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants, serves as the official gateway to the beautiful North York Moors National Park, home of the Heartbeat countryside. Enjoy a ride on the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway, where Harry Potter fans can even explore some of the locations used in the filming of The Philosopher’s Stone! The Beck Isle Museum is also well worth a visit, with its unique collection of black and white photography and displays of rural life. Walkers will be spoilt for choice by the rolling hills, valleys, rivers and abundant wildlife of the North York Moors, whilst the city of York and the Heritage Coast are just half an hour’s drive away. All in all, a wonderful setting for a relaxing holiday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas