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Station View

(Ref. 951135)

Pickering, North York Moors & Coast Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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43 Customer Reviews

  • "Beautiful upstairs flat in the centre of Pickering, very comfortable and modern."

    The town goes to sleep in the evening so there is no traffic noise . So handy with everything on your doorstep, shops bars restaurants public transport, the railway and of course the Yorkshire moors, will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Oct 2023

  • "Very comfortable flat with everything you need ."

    Good variety of shops and eateries. Would definitely stay again

    Reviewed by Rosemary4.4Sep 2023

  • "Lovely property in a great location just as we remembered it from our last stay, ..."

    Lovely property in a great location just as we remembered it from our last stay, had not been cleaned/checked properly after the last guests ie kitchen floor, cupboard door handles not cleaned, complementary milk was out of date in April, bathroom sink plug needs replacing, toilet flush surround loose will return one day

    Reviewed by Terry4.1Jul 2023

  • "We stay in Station View every July, its a shame there is problems with the internet there so we only have Catch Up TV to watch but being a listed building they cannot put a satellite dish up."

    I would recommend a new TV remote (the Catch Up remote is OK but) the TV remote is well worn and one cannot read the words on the buttons to tell which is the volume etc on it.

    Reviewed by Marian4.1Jul 2023

  • "A very well presented flat, location couldn't have been any better, a stone throw from the station that takes you into Whitby, and all the local shops you could ever need to make your stay perfect."

    And I would use this flat again in the future.

    Reviewed by Hadleigh4.1Jun 2023

  • "Great place to stay."

    Lovely view up The High Street from the sitting room. The flat was very clean and comfortable and supplied with everything you could possibly need . The location is a perfect base for exploring the local area . We will definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Apr 2023

  • "Having obtained this booking at short notice for what seemed a very reasonable price and read some previous reviews, we approached our stay with a certain amount of caution."

    We need not have feared though, as Station View turned out to be a cracking base for a great week. The only serious downside was the wi-fi based TV system which simply doesn’t do the job for much of the time.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Feb 2023

  • "Nice, cozy flat."

    Tastefully decorated and very clean. The beds were very comfortable. Good quality bed linen and towels. Ideal, central location with nice views up the high street and the station, lovely with all the Christmas lights. Quite quiet despite being the the town centre. Safe, secure off road parking. Will definitely recommend and be back.

    Reviewed by Paula4.7Dec 2022

  • "We felt it wasnt up the the sykes standard as we have been used too."

    We feltthat the cottage had no ,tbeen serviced with mouldy bread in the bread bin,short of light bulbs,very sparce and not inviting the wardrobe was very poor well there wasnt one jyst a hanging area withno door .the entrance was far more challenging than how it was expressed to someone who struggled with stairs .no welcome pack or i nstrutions how to use everything

    Reviewed by Alan1.3Oct 2022

  • "Unfortunately we were disappointed with station view, whilst the property was clean and in a good location it was let down seriously by cheap mattresses, one of which had collapsed in the middle making it unusable."

    Add to this that the internet tv (Freeview signal now theoretically restored after the fire but aerial obviously not good enough for normal tv) was plagued by buffering after 10 minutes of watching anything, and eventually timing out meant the property was not fit for purpose. Also other minor niggles such as broken or faulty light bulbs. Went home early after one night.

    Reviewed by William2.5Sep 2022

  • "We regularly stay at Station View, at least once a year for a few years now, and find it comfortable, clean and welcoming."

    Lovely view for people watching from the living room window. Only problem is the steps up to the apartment - they seem to get steeper and more of them as I get older!!!!! Just a small point, a couple of Pirex dishes would be handy for heating things in the microwave.

    Reviewed by Marian5.0Jul 2022

  • "Firstly let me say we had a lovely week at Station View."

    It was really everything it was described to be. The location was great with a brilliant view up the main street. Perfect for people watching. Also very convenient for picking up a fresh coffee, or local shopping. Access to railway station (one of the main reasons we chose this property) was perfect. There was nothing really that we were short of. BUT, would we stay there again????? Maybe not. Too many niggly shortcomings that were really unnecessary and which spoiled what would have been a brilliant stay. Firstly a constant dripping tap in the kitchen, like Chinese water torture. A mirror in the bedroom that anyone under 5.5 can't see into. A smoke alarm which went off if the oven door was opened (unless it was covered in cling film as it was when we arrived.) A tiny tv, and no terrestrial coverage, only online apps. No shower caddy, so had to put soap down on the floor tray!!! No hook on the bathroom door, so clothes had to go on the loo, or on the floor. The cheapest of cheap 2 slice toasters and a leaky kettle. As I say, all only minor in the grand scheme of things, but so easily put right and which would have made a world of difference.

    Reviewed by Diane2.8Jun 2022

  • "Spent another fabulous week in Station View enjoying Pickering and nearby favourite places ."

    The flat has everything you need and is a terrific spot from which to people-watch. It's extremely comfortable and spotlessly clean. My only problem is managing the stairs up to the flat but I won't let them put me off and I'm sure to be back.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0May 2022

  • "This was our second visit to Station View and although some of the furnishings are looking a little tired, once again enjoyed our stay."

    Just a couple of points to note. The TV currently is internet based and we were plagued with it buffering despite the owners kind help in trying to resolve it. Also we feel the signage for the car parking area could be improved to avoid confusion.

    Reviewed by Jean4.1May 2022

  • "Cannot fault the apartment re cleanliness, facilities or comfort at all."

    The only downside was that the tv had to run off internet (due to a fault at the mast which we understand is out of owners control) however the tv buffered quite a lot and really disrupted any programmes. We believe an upgrade to the internet would solve this until the mast is repaired. We also struggled finding the correct parking space so had to use the one for the other apartment as that was fortunately unoccupied during our stay. Otherwise excellent.

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Jan 2022

  • "Extremely warm and comfortable apartment, very well situated right in the middle of town with the extra bonus of a secure parking space."

    Good bus routes almost from the doorstep and a good choice of pubs/ restaurants in town. The only one negative was just one cooking tray for the oven. We enjoyed our stay and would certainly visit again

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Oct 2021

  • "All ok nice postion in pickering"

    Reviewed by Ron3.4Sep 2021

  • "Really well situated apartment."

    Had everything we needed. Easy key collection and excellent communication from Sykes Cottages and from the owners.

    Reviewed by Carla4.7Aug 2021

  • "Parking is very tight when the other spaces are occupied."

    We took a Ford Fiesta and managed to fit / turn it in the allocated space OK. Had we taken a larger car we would have struggled. Location in Pickering is excellent for the NYM Railway. (you can see the buffer stops from the windows) We go to the Moors fairly regularly. This accommodation will be the first one on our list to look at for availability next time.

    Reviewed by Selwyn4.4Jul 2021

  • "Apartment as described, very comfortable, spacious."

    and clean and well equiped. However, can be very noisy due to traffic which comes to life around 5.30am, as apartment is situated in a busy street. There is a pub directly next door and this too can be extremely noisy in the evenings. Having said that it does quieten down around 10.30pm. The sitting room window looks straight onto the main street, interesting watching people and life! Please note that there are 2 sets of internal stairs to climb to get to the door of apartment. Although there is a parking space, it can be awkward to get in, as it is a small area for 6 cars.

    Reviewed by Mary4.7Jul 2021

  • "Lovely apartment with a great outlook to Pickering."

    Very clean and welcoming and we would definitely return again.

    Reviewed by Liz4.7May 2021

  • "We really enjoyed our stay, we most of all enjoyed the lovely view of the High Street from the window people watching and also from the other window catching a glimpse of the steam engines as they changed track."

    The weather was wet and cold for much of the time but the apartment was always cosy and warm. We liked the location and the parking right outside. We had everything we needed and it was spotlessly clean. There are 2 flights of stairs (not steep) which were fine for us. Also in all self catering now it is worth noting that you will need to take with you salt and vinegar, tea and coffee, tea towels and dishcloths etc. We are looking forward to going back next year.

    Reviewed by Julia5.0May 2021

  • "We only was expecting 1step of stairs 2 was a bit too much for older people with a few issues."

    It was going up with our luggage the main problem . No laminated information we usually get in a Sykes accommodation to let us know where things are and how they work . We did have issues and was difficult to get hold of anybody to sort out . The shop sadly due to the virus was only open a few hours and no one ever answered the out of hours phone . We did eventually solve things ourselves.The View from window is very nice makes a change for us to see the human life as we are used to seeing cows and sheep . We didn’t think the property was as well as equipped as other properties we have been in . Sorry I had to give a low mark for cleaning but when the sun shone on kitchen units they where really marked up with finger marks and the bottle opener felt really dirty . I may sound a bit picky but for years I was a caretaker cleaner and housemaid and my partner ran a 9 bedroom BxB so know what we are saying would loved to have cleaned them but if I had you wouldn’t have believed me . Will say this didn’t spoil our holiday as we are the age of make do and mend and we are only here for a week so make the most of it . Sorry I’ve been to many Sykes holidays over the years and this is the first time I’ve had to say things like this . If it wasn’t for the stairs we would probably go back to Station View again .

    Reviewed by Margaret2.8Aug 2020

  • "The shower didn’t drain quickly enough & overflowed which made it unusable."

    The only way to wash my hair was by turning it on & off while using shampoo & conditioner. The light in the hallway & one of the kitchen lights didn’t work. The apartment was very clean and put us at ease as it was the first time away since coronavirus. Ideally placed to explore old & new places.

    Reviewed by Beverley4.7Aug 2020

  • "We were generally very happy with the quality of the accommodation."

    However, the shower needed some maintenance as it did not drain water effectively. And when my husband went to iron his shirt, the iron only had a 3amp fuse in it, which meant it didn't work. These are only minor issues, and overall we found it a comfortable and smart place to stay with lovely views down the high street.

    Reviewed by Katherine3.4Aug 2020

  • "We were very comfortable."

    ..and loved the convenience of its situation! Only one wee suggestion: the expelair in the bathroom was not effective at all and we had to leave the bathroom door open! And it might help if the number of very steep stairs to reach the flat was in the description there were more than one would normally espect.. Thank You, Bruce and Gina

    Reviewed by Gina4.7Aug 2020

  • "Station View, Pickering is a lovely apartment overlooking the Main Street."

    This is great for people watching. There are plenty of places to eat and all on your doorstep.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Mar 2020

  • "Excellent accommodation in a perfect setting"

    Reviewed by Terry5.0Aug 2019

  • "Pickering is a good base to explore Yorkshire lots to see and enjoy."

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Jun 2019

  • "Great service from Skyes and kept up to date with everything."

    We have holidayed a few times with you and also with this property (Spires View twice and now Station View) all in Pickering. The flat was comfortable and perfectly located for everything. Our only grump was their wasn't any basic things like washing up liquid, very little toilet roll and toilet soap. The kitchen sink was blocked which was partially fixed, it blocked later again and the bed collapsed which we fixed but it does need better attention and an allen key to repair it properly. Minor problems but otherwise a perfect flat. We will use it again though as we enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Tom4.7Jun 2019

  • "Station View is a delightful apartment very conveniently situated in the centre of pickering close to all amenities especially the steam railway."

    We have stayed there before an will definitely be staying there again. The apartment is small but extremely well equipped and clean with all amenities. The view from the lounge down market street is magnificent and like an ever changing picture. We feel at home there and intend to make Station View our base for all further visits to Pickering. We would definitely recommend Station View to any couple looking to stay in Pickering. A huge bonus is the private off road parking.

    Reviewed by Michael Stephen5.0May 2019

  • "Good Central position, ideal for people watching!"

    Spotlessly clean and everything provided. Unfortunately I had to cancel last year's booking due to my husbands ill-health so I was desperate to get up here and wasn't disappointed. Will be back!

    Reviewed by Jane5.0May 2019

  • "Lovely flat in a great location we have been to Pickering many times the railway and the moors it is central to them all and a good bus service on the door step for Scarborough fantastic break just to short we will be back."

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Apr 2019

  • "Loved the place, great location close to town, and easy access to local attractions."

    The flat was quiet, didn't here any noise when windows were closed. Flat was fully stocked with everything needed for a comfortable stay.

    Reviewed by John5.0Mar 2019

  • "Lovely flat and across the road from the heritage railway,ideal for anoraks like ourselves."

    Reviewed by Adrian4.4Sep 2018

  • "The flat was very nice, good accommodation & in a central place for everything we wanted."

    The washing machine did not work, and although we reported this early in the week it was not fixed. We like to walk & it's important to me that I can wash my clothes ready for the next time!

    Reviewed by David4.4Sep 2018

  • "We were not informed this property was joined onto a pub that had an outside drinking area below our windows."

    On most nights the noise and language from there lasted way past closing time with gangs of people shouting and laughing drunken banter until the early hours. Friday night began with extra loud youngster music and did not end until 12 - 12.30am. By the time all the hanger on people had shouted their goodbyes and cars and taxis had cleared them all away it was gone 1. am and we had had enough. Had we been informed it was next to us we would not have booked such a noisy flat. The flat itself was lovely, new and clean though.

    Reviewed by Garry3.4Aug 2018

  • "It was all very straight forward to book and the flat was lovely - great position, clean and comfortable."

    We enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Maggie4.7Aug 2018

  • "It is a bit loud, but on the whole a very enjoyable place to stayin."

    Would recommend it to our closest friends.

    Reviewed by Udo5.0Jul 2018

  • "The flat is in a great central location in Pickering, it is possible to spend time sat by the window just watching the activity in the main shopping street."

    I made use of the railway to get to the starting point of a couple of walks, it is sometimes good to leave the car and get out for a day without driving. Directions to the flat were accurate, on arrival the key collection worked well and the flat was spotlessly clean. Read the visitors' book for some useful suggestions about places to visit and places to eat in town.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2018

  • "We had a problem with water on arrival."

    Contacted the owner who was with us in minutes and fixed it Yoy can't ask for more It would be nice to have some bigger glasses and a bread knives

    Reviewed by Ron3.8Apr 2018

  • "Station view was a lovely, cosy apartment and we really enjoyed our stay."

    We will return soon.

    Reviewed by Christine4.7Mar 2018

  • "Lovely apartment in a great location."

    Had everything you needed for a comfortable stay.

    Reviewed by Jean4.7Mar 2018

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  • All first floor
  • One twin bedroom
  • Shower room with basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WIFI, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: Washing machine in cupboard next to shower room
  • Note: This property has two flights of internal stairs with handrails and may not be suitable for people with mobility issues

The property

This contemporary first floor apartment overlooks the attractive North Yorkshire town of Pickering.

With the excellent central location and fantastic features, Station View is the perfect place for a cottage holiday in one of Yorkshire's prettiest towns.

The property comes above a delightful gift shop, walk in and be welcomed by this fresh, homely apartment.

The open plan living area is an ideal relaxing room with comfortable, modern seating and a kitchen baring all of the appliances that you will require.

The bedroom is immaculately decorated with stylish bed linen and plenty of hanging space.

Station View also offers a shower room with a spacious walk-in shower.

The property overlooks the well-known North York Moors Steam Railway which takes you on an idyllic journey with some incredible scenery and great towns and villages to visit.

Pickering itself is an historic market town with plenty of choice in terms of shops and places to eat and drink as well as some castle ruins.

The North York Moors National Park is a short journey away with plenty of walking and cycling opportunities.

If you fancy a trip to the coast, the popular coastal resort of Scarborough is also accessible and well worth a visit.

Station View is a high quality apartment in a brilliant central location.

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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.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas