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Kingfisher Cottage

Pickering, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 19356)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Brown

    “Kingfisher Cottage is lovely.”

    The location is perfect being close to shops and restaurants and just across the road from the steam railway. There were nice welcoming touches such as milk, wine and biscuits. ...

    The location is perfect being close to shops and restaurants and just across the road from the steam railway. There were nice welcoming touches such as milk, wine and biscuits. There were five people in our party. The lounge is quite small (removing the wall between the lounge and dining room would give much more space!). The rest of the house is a good size, particularly the loft bedroom, which has a spacious bathroom. We went on the steam train to Whitby and drove to Filey. Afternoon tea at the Old Post Office was a treat and our meal at Spice 4 U was first class.


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

A delightful, stone terraced property, situated opposite the steam railway and benefiting from exceptional views of the steam trains, in the bustling market town of Pickering.

Believed to date from 1700, this Pickering cottage is well placed for families and friends to enjoy time together, exploring the North York Moors National Park and the nearby east coast resorts of Whitby and Scarborough.

With a wealth of original features, this cottage in Pickering has a quarry tiled hallway, stripped pine doors and a cast iron fireplace.

The cosy sitting room in this Pickering cottage has a romantic open fire set in a beautiful marble and tiled fireplace, whilst the bright and cheerful dining room offers additional comfy seating, providing a lovely social area to gather and discuss the day's activities.

Upstairs in this Pickering cottage, the spacious bedrooms are tastefully furnished, while the second floor bedroom boasts a sumptuous super king-size bed and a fabulous modern en-suite, with freestanding bath and separate shower.

A short stroll from this Pickering cottage brings you to the centre of this historic town, with a weekly market, a rich array of tea rooms and pubs and some lovely independent shops.

Why not visit the interesting Beck Isle Museum or climb the steps close to the cottage up to the castle?

For both young and old, a must is a trip on the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway, which winds its way through the stunning scenery of the heather-clad moors to Grosmont and Whitby.

With local walks through the woods and trout fishing just opposite, you can park up and not need your car for the whole stay!

A fabulous Pickering cottage, ideal for a family holiday.


Over three floors. Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 2 x single, 1 x second floor super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite freestanding bath, separate shower, basin and WC. First floor bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room with comfy seating (seats 2). Sitting room with open fire.


  • Gas central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, combination microwave/oven, slow cooker, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Small, rear courtyard with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: There are very steep stairs in the property, may be unsuitable for young children or the less mobile
  • Note: Stairs to second floor open directly into bedroom, children to be supervised
  • Note: Pickering War Week commencing 16th October 2015 charged at £463.

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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:

  • Christmas
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