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Newly Refurbished Cottage Overlooking The North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Pickering, North Yorkshire Moors, England - 5 Minutes Walk From Both The Shops And 5 Minutes From The Historic 11th Century Pickering Castle

Daisy Cottage is a newly refurbished yet cosy Grade II listed holiday cottage in the heart of Pickering, North Yorkshire. A stones throw from the 11th Century Pickering Castle and overlooking the main station of the beautiful and world famous North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway where the steam railway travels over the North Yorkshire Moors to the beautiful villages of Goathland, Grosmont as seen in Heartbeat and The Royal and on to Whitby. The cottage provides an ideal base for exploring the glorious North Yorkshire countryside, including York, Whitby, Scarborough, Helmsley and Thirsk. You’ll find everything you need to make your stay very comfortable in this home from home plus there’s loads to do in and around Pickering as well as great access to the rest of North Yorkshire.

More Details

Owner
MCNS London Limited
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
14 December, 2017

About MCNS London Limited

Matt and Nicki Mulqueen. We are a family of 4 who grew up in the Pickering area. We are looking forward to sharing this beautiful cottage with those who would like to enjoy it with us.

MCNS London Limited purchased this cottage in 2014

Why MCNS London Limited chose Pickering

We grew up in the area and have been waiting to buy a property here to share with our two boys.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is so well placed, 5 minutes walk from the main street in Pickering, but yet tucked away down a nice quiet lane - and best of all you can watch the steam trains leaving from the front windows!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Ian, Jackie and Cara, from Perth Australia



“Lovely well equipped cottage, great location to visit with North Yorkshire Museum of Railway, Whitby, Scarborough, and Pickering Castle all nearby! Brilliant holiday!”



Joan, Eddy, Ray & Lucy



"Have had a wonderful stay at Daisy Cottage - such a clean, tidy and welcoming place. Being able to watch the trains was fantastic! Would definitely recommend to anyone. You've catered to our every need and we can't thank you enough - also thanks for the cakes and mile. What a lovely gesture! Thank you."



Iain & Maeve



"We loved the cottage! It had everything we needed and was warm and cosy. The cakes and milk were a loverly thought and a nice way to start our stay. My husband watched many trains arrive and depart from the lounge window. All in all a wonderful 6 days. Thank you"
Feb 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Pickering in Scarborough District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • A modern, newly refurbished, shower room is provided on the ground floor. Fully equipped with luxurious towels and toiletries.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom one has a king bed and boasts a period cast iron fire place and views of the steam trains departing Pickering train station. Bedroom two offers a double bed and views of the garden.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with small dining area and electric coal-effect fire. Outside: Daisy Cottage has it’s own elevated rear garden with summer house, giving roof top views over the rooftops of Pickering. An off road parking space is available outside the cottage. Utility Room: A utility room is located on the ground floor of the property where the gas bolder and washing machine can be found. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and towels are provided (included in the prices stated). The cottage will be thoroughly cleaned prior to arrival (and for stays of more than 2 weeks will be cleaned again at the start of the 3rd week). Pets also welcomed.

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Newly Refurbished Cottage Overlooking The North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway
average rating of 4.4 based on 11 reviews
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Does the job very well, great location.

  • 4 of 5

So much thought has been put into providing everything you could need, great bathroom, even down to leaving things like fresh milk in the fridge. Thank you so much, not a fan of the staircase though, but you are well advised of it.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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great cottage in perfect location, could do with a spruce up for the price but overall good.

  • 4 of 5

Did not apply to us, but if taking small children a stair gate would be good the stairs are very steep and straight out of the bedroom

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Susan, and thank you for your comments. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Daisy Cottage. As you suggest, a stair gate is supplied with the cottage - this is located under the bed in the second bedroom and can on request be fitted before arrival or our guests can choose to do so during their stay. In relation to your comment regarding a 'spruce up' I'm surprised to hear this, as the Cottage has been recently refurbished and is priced in the middle of all properties in the area. If you do have specific comments please do let us know as we will action these immediately. Regards.
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second bedroom very disappointing

  • 3 of 5

Stairs we knew about but they were worse than we expected. The second bedroom was not suitable for two people, no wardrobe or drawers and very little room to move around the room.Not suitable for 4 persons, as advertised.

The TV caused some problems but we managed to figure out what should be done to keep it working, after 3 nights of missing programs. Would not book there again.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments Mr and Mrs Pearce. We are sorry to hear that the second bedroom was not to your liking and certainly appreciate your time taken in making this comment. Fortunately this is the only time we have received such feedback, and I suppose it is a natural consequence of running a Grade II listed property, which cannot be altered from its original 1810's layout, that we cannot meet everyone's expectations. However I do hope the fact that we attended swiftly on two consecutive days to turn the television on to the correct channel for you shows our commitment to ensuring that our guests are well looked after. Best regards.
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Such a lovely property, with everything you could need

  • 5 of 5

We really loved our stay in this beautiful cottage, perfect central location for the town of Pickering.

The Cottage has everything you could ever want or need, on our arrival it was lovely to find cake, coffee, tea, and milk and all the cleaning items you could ever need.

It was lovely being able to just open the front door to watch the steam trains, a real highlight to my son. Also only a short walk to the castle.

The cottage has a great DVD collection and so much information about the local area.

We had no problem with the stairs and it added to the cottages charm.

We very much look forward to staying again.

A big thank you to the owners for making such a great holiday home

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Quaint little railway cottage

  • 4 of 5

Quaint little cottage with everything thought of . Very handy for railway of course! and also central for general sight seeing . Stairs needed a bit of care and couldn't open windows but would recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely place to chill out

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was very comfortable and well equipped. The staircase was a bit of a challenge for two elderly women, the garden was also out of bounds due to the number of steps to reach it but the cottage couldn't have been better located for the type of holiday we wanted, I didn't find the parking a problem, the car was parked when we arrived and it didn't move again till the day we left, everything we needed was within walking distance.

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Distances:

Shops - 2 minutes walk

Pubs - 2 minutes walk

Pickering Castle - 5 minutes walk

North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway - on the doorstep

Further Details:

Location Information: Pickering is a market town offering traditional shops, pubs and restaurants and serves as the official gateway to the North York Moors National Park. The Beck Isle Museum is well worth visit, plus take a ride on the steam railway. There are wonderful walking routes nearby, whilst the City of York and the Heritage Coast are just half an hour's drive away.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Pickering, North Yorkshire

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Christmas and New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£435
for 3 nights
From
£125
£460
 
 
Winter 1 2018
8 Jan 2018 - 16 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
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£45
£285
 
 
School Holiday 1
17 Feb 2018 - 24 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
£380
for 4 nights
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£80
£395
 
 
Winter 2 2018
25 Feb 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
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£45
£285
 
 
Easter Holiday
31 Mar 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£380
for 4 nights
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£80
£395
 
 
Late Spring
16 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
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£85
£375
 
 
School Holiday 2
26 May 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
£420
for 4 nights
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£90
£420
 
 
Early Summer
3 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
£380
for 4 nights
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£80
£415
 
 
Summer
21 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£416
for 4 nights
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£89
£450
 
 
Late Summer
2 Sep 2018 - 10 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
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£80
£380
 
 
War Weekend
11 Oct 2018 - 15 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£500
for 4 nights
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£110
£500
 
 
Early Autumn
16 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
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£65
£375
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
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£360
 

Additional pricing information

Change Over/Cleaning Fee £60
Pet Fee £10

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner


Changeover Day:
Friday is the designated change-over day for the cottage - however we will try to accommodate requests for alternative days if you would like to contact us.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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