Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Pickering is a historic market town ideally located in the heart of North Yorkshire. Home to the North Yorkshire Steam Railway, Castle and Dalby Forest, the town has an interest for all. Access to the countryside and the East Coast. The cottage originates from the 17th century and has kept with the character, with low beams, thick stone walls and Yorkshire sash windows. The property has a large garden, patio/BBQ area and conservatory. A large entrance hall gives way to the living room, carpeted with fire place. A TV with freeview and DVD is provided for use with a comprehensive selection of movies for all ages. A downstairs toilet runs off the entrance hall. The country style kitchen is fitted with a Range cooker and has all expected provisions to meet the needs of any self-catering holidaymaker. For the kids we have a packed cupboard in the downstairs hall full of toys and games.
There are 3 bedrooms and a large bathroom. The first two bedrooms are the larger with bedroom 3 a small single room. Together they will sleep a total of 7 people with the provision of 2 double beds, 1 single bed, then a 2 seater sofa bed in the lounge. Additionally we have a good supply of airbeds which can be used in both double rooms, just ask for details if your party is larger than 7. Provisions for babies can be made by request, there is a junior bed for under 5's in bedroom 2 and a travel cot which will fit nicely in the main bedroom or bedroom 2. Pets are welcome with no charge, but please respect future use. The cottage is being further equipped all the time, therefore the advert here is the minimum you can expect for your stay. Once a booking is made, we will send you a full e-brochure which is being updated all the time, but is comprehensive on both the cottage and local/surrounding area.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Scarborough 30 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Leeds/Bradford 80 km, Nearest railway: York 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
A junior bed for children under the age of 5 is available and will be placed in bedroom 2. The travel cot is available and is stored under the bed in bedroom 3. Extra airbeds are already provided for parties extending beyond 7. Any special requirements will be met to the best of our ability, just let us know what you need. There are 2 dining tables, one in the conservatory (main one) and a smaller one in the kitchen with extra seating added as and when requested. A very comfortable 2 seater sofa bed is in the lounge.
The spacious bathroom has a shower standing over the bath, toilet and large sink. A second toilet is downstairs.
Pets do not incur any charges. There are no hidden charges as heating and water, towels and linen is included in the price. PLEASE DO NOT ALLOW YOUR PETS TO USE OUR BEDDING. Thank you.
Smoking is permitted outside the rear of the cottage only, not the front door. Please dispose of cigarettes (safely) in wheelie bin and not the bins inside the cottage. Thank you.
Internet is available thanks a strong signal picking up BT Openzone in Pickering. If you are a BT customer at home, be sure to get your log in and password from BT prior to your visit. If you are not a customer, you can register and purchase access through various tariffs to suit.
|Further details outdoors||
The large rear garden is in stages. From the Conservatory you take a couple of steps into the first area of the garden, a pathway takes you round to the BBQ area and Patio. From that point, the garden extends to about 50ft made up of shrubbery, trees and a grassed area. The cottage is on the road, opposite the Steam Railway where car parking is available. There is no off-road parking, however there are spaces outside the cottage and various areas to park close by.
A deposit of 10% is required to secure your booking. Full payment to be paid 3 weeks before occupancy. A full refund is payable if you cancel with more than a month to go before occupancy. If cancelled within a month then a 50% refund will be paid. This is negotiable dependant on circumstances.
Please be advised that the war weekend for 2013/14 is now booked. The calendar for 2014 reflects the October war weekend although at this time the dates are not confirmed, this will be updated as soon as Pickering officials announce the 2014 dates. Thank you.
WAR WEEKEND 2013 AND 2014 NOW BOOKED
Northern England region
Yorkshire is the largest County of England that offers a diverse holiday, from country walking, to rugged coastline beaches, historic cities and market towns. Keeping with traditional British weather, Yorkshire offers all seasons in one day, depending where you are, harsh winters and hot summers, warm winters and cold summers are normal, but the county caters for all with the weather bearing no affect on its amenities.
Pickering Castle, North Yorkshire Steam Railway, Dalby Forest, Coastal resorts of Whitby, Scarborough and Robin Hoods Bay are all local to Pickering. Flamingo Land is one of the most popular theme park attractions in the UK and is located within the hour of the town.