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Pickering, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 903429)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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* Based on a combined average customer score (of 4 customer ratings)

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21 Customer Review(s)

  • “Great property in a perfect location”
    This deceptively large holiday cottage is situated in an ideal location opposite the railway station next to the main high street in Pickering. We found the house to be clean, well maintained and very presentable. The owner was very friendly and proactively contacted us to provide key details, local information and mobile numbers in case of any issues (of which we had none). The house is pet friendly with a secure back garden however there was no sign of previous pet visits making it still more ...
    This deceptively large holiday cottage is situated in an ideal location opposite the railway station next to the main high street in Pickering. We found the house to be clean, well maintained and very presentable. The owner was very friendly and proactively contacted us to provide key details, local information and mobile numbers in case of any issues (of which we had none). The house is pet friendly with a secure back garden however there was no sign of previous pet visits making it still more than suitable for visitors without pets. FOC on street parking is available directly outside of the properly outside of the hours of 8-6, and 1 hr parking is available within these times. A parking pass is available for the Trout Farm which is about 900yds up the road to use as and when required. A great cottage in a lovely location, we would definitely return!
    - Steve W, December 2017
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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine

The property

A delightful, stone terraced cottage, situated opposite the steam railway and just a few hundred yards from the centre of the bustling market town of Pickering.

A period cottage, this wonderful Pickering holiday home has been fully restored to offer stylish and comfortable accommodation throughout, and is well placed for families and friends to enjoy time together exploring the North York Moors National Park and the nearby resorts of Whitby and Scarborough.

The cottage features a cosy sitting room with corner sofa and a warming woodburner in a feature fire surround, while a handmade Grandfather clock, a lovely rocking chair and little extra touches link the house back to its original era.

Upstairs in this Pickering cottage, the three spacious bedrooms are tastefully furnished, and offer excellent flexibility to suit the whole family.

The front bedroom of this Pickering cottage has a feature window which looks directly out across the railway station; a must for steam railway enthusiasts.

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 up to the castle?

For both young and old, a trip on the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway is a must, as it 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, family and friends can get together, relax and enjoy this lovely old market town.

A lovely holiday home in a great location, ideal for a family holiday.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin with TV (can be super king-size double on request). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburner.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent, additional fuel on honesty box basis
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car at trout farm 100 yards away
  • Small courtyard with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Due to the location, some associated road and railway noise can be heard.

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
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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