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Pickering 6 miles; Scarborough 9 miles.
The delightful village of Ebberston is situated on the edge of Dalby Forest, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just 6 miles from Pickering and boasting a main street lined with pretty stone cottages and an excellent inn. The sound of running water can be heard from the stream which swiftly flows through the village down to the Derwent River at nearby Yedingham, whilst the surrounding area provides a good range of activities, including a horse riding centre, a 9 hole golf course, a children's playground and mountain biking for the more adventurous! Castle Howard and Dalby Forest both provide great walking and cycling opportunities for visitors of all abilities, whilst the lovely nearby market town of Pickering offers quaint shopping streets, an historic castle and access to the famous North York Moors Steam Railway. With the popular seaside towns of Scarborough and Filey, with their long, safe, sandy beaches and interesting tourist attractions within easy driving distance, this ideal location has plenty to offer all the family, at any time of year!
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A delightful, semi-detached, stone barn conversion situated on the edge of Ebberston village, between Pickering and Scarborough. One of five Ebberston cottages on the site, clustered around a secluded gravelled courtyard, this spacious Ebberston cottage has been lovingly renovated to a high standard, with an open plan living area, open fire and tiled floors, and pretty, spacious bedrooms. The excellent facilities at this Ebberston cottage include a heated indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi and shared games room. Outside this Ebberston cottage, the pretty Victorian walled garden is ideal to relax and enjoy a glass of wine, whilst beyond it, one acre of woodland, with a pond and stream, is waiting to be explored. Visit picturesque Pickering and Helmsley, spend a day at the seaside resorts of Scarborough and Whitby, or for the more energetic, Dalby Forest offers biking and walking. A lovely Ebberston cottage in an outstanding area. Note: This cottage can be booked with Ref. 13727 and together they accommodate 10 people.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC. Ground floor WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, archway to sitting area with open fire, separate dining area. Shared utility room. Shared games room.
Gas central heating with open fire in sitting area. Electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, shared laundry room with coin-operated washing machine & tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV & flat screen TV, both with Freeview, DVD, radio/CD. Fuel, power & starter pack for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair & stairgate on request. Off road parking for 1 car. Shared, enclosed garden & grounds of 4 acres with furniture & ancient living tree house. Shared use of heated indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi & games room with table tennis, pool, dartboard (bring own darts) - leisure facilities available from 8am to 9pm daily. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop 1 mile, pub 2 mins walk. Note: The washing machine takes £1 coins & the tumble dryer 50p. The site reception is able to give change if necessary. Note: Swimming pool and Jacuzzi available 8am - 9pm Feb - Nov inclusive.
Previous visitors' comments about Lilac Cottage:
Excellent location and facilities.
Mr Robbins, Barnsley, February 2013
We received a very warm welcome and got showed all around the cottage and grounds. We also had lovely fresh baked muffins and a tea tray awaiting our arrival.
Mrs Smith, Runcorn, October 2012
The general location was excellent. The garden and facilities including the indoor swimming pool and hot tub were very good.
Mr Archer, Peterborough, July 2012
A good location for getting about the region, with beautiful scenery. The pool was a nice feature to enjoy with our son.
Mrs Wilkinson, London, April 2012