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12 Castlegate

Pickering, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 954083)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

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3 Customer Review(s)

  • Miss Brooks

    “The cottage is in a great location, only 5 minutes into town and nice and quiet at night.”

    Parking can be a bit of a challenge at times as it can get fairly busy. The cottage was fairly clean on arrival, fireplace a little dusty and the microwave door wasn’t cleaned but other than that I was happy with the standard of cleaning throughout. The kitchen is very well equipped. One downside is the size of the fridge, for a family of 4 there was no where near enough room for a weeks worth of essentials and had to keep leaving items outside in the cold. The fridge was also a little ...

    Parking can be a bit of a challenge at times as it can get fairly busy. The cottage was fairly clean on arrival, fireplace a little dusty and the microwave door wasn’t cleaned but other than that I was happy with the standard of cleaning throughout. The kitchen is very well equipped. One downside is the size of the fridge, for a family of 4 there was no where near enough room for a weeks worth of essentials and had to keep leaving items outside in the cold. The fridge was also a little temperamental and kept turning on and off throughout our stay. The cottage has a lovely little garden, great for our dog. Bedrooms are comfortable and the master has plenty of space.

    - Miss Brooks, December 2020

The property

An attractive, characterful terraced cottage in a quiet position close to the castle, in the centre of the historic market town of Pickering.

This charming Grade II listed property, is perfectly placed for exploring the stunning scenery of the North York Moors and the numerous attractions in this beautiful part of the country.

Tastefully furnished and decorated, using pretty Laura Ashley fabrics, a lovely homely feel runs through the cottage, from the moment you step through the front door.

Downstairs, there is a cosy sitting room, with beamed ceilings and a warming open fire, perfect for a romantic night in.

The separate dining room and modern kitchen cater for family needs, whilst upstairs, there are two comfortable bedrooms.

The back door opens onto a delightful and very private rear garden, where you can relax in the sunshine, with a morning coffee, before heading off for the day.

A short walk up the hill brings you to the castle ruins, whilst a gentle stroll down the hill brings you into the hustle and bustle of this popular town, with restaurants, quaint tea rooms, pubs, independent shops and a twice weekly market held in the main street.

Pickering is known as the Gateway to the North York Moors National Park, with fabulous walking and cycling opportunities over the stunning moorland and quiet country lanes.

A must is a nostalgic trip on the famous steam railway, that winds its way through wonderful scenery, from Pickering to Grosmont, or if you fancy trying your hand at trout fishing, it’s just a few minutes’ walk away.

The seaside towns of Whitby and Scarborough are just a forty minute drive away and nearby York is the ideal place for a day out, with its Viking Museum, National Railway Museum and Minster.

A warm and welcoming cottage at any time of the year.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single with pull-out bed
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Gas central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, under worktop fridge with freezer box,washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking on first come, first served basis
  • Bike storage
  • Private enclosed garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: There are two steps down to kitchen.

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About the location

PICKERING

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
  • Christmas

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