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Newly Refurbished Cottage Overlooking The North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway

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


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

MCNS London Limited
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2018

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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 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 4.5384617 based on 14 reviews

A cosy little hideout with a fantastic location!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay. Only 2 mins from Pickering centre and ideally situated for a number of great tourist attractions. Comfy beds with super soft linen. A fantastic shower! Very small kitchen but with everything you need and some lovely yorkshire brack on arrival! Comfy sitting room and lovely outdoor area! No wifi but could access the stations free wifi; so managed okay with that!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cosy, clean, well maintained little Yorkshire cottage

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed staying in Daisy Cottage. It was our first time in Pickering and the cottage is so well placed for the town. Literally a couple of minutes and you are on the main shopping street. As it snowed while we were there (for Christmas) being able to walk in was a big advantage.

The cottage has been refurbished recently I believe and we thought it was tastefully done. It's small but cute and we thought well equipped.

There is a fully enclosed small garden, up quite a few steps, but it was great to be able to let the dog out there and not be concerned about him escaping.

There are some lovely walks from the cottage up past the castle and in to the woods. But also walking around the town is very nice too, and there are so many dog friendly shops, coffee shops and pubs. It really is an ideal place to go with your dog.

The owners had put a Christmas tree up for us and left some milk, tea bags and mince pies. A very thoughtful gesture.

The cottage is right across the road from the North Yorks Steam Railway and it was great to see and hear the occasional trains leaving. In the summer they run right into Whitby and you can take dogs on them.

We really liked staying here and would love to return again in warmer times!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great little cottage. Convenient for town strolls and country walks. Comfortable and convenient.

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in Daisy Cottage. Although compact, it has been extremely well planned. The kitchen is well-equipped and unlike some holiday cottages, its possible to cook a full meal with no trouble. The sitting room is comfortable and cosy - an electric faux wood burning stove is an excellent idea for extra warmth in winter. Our dog loved it!

The bathroom is a good size with an excellent shower.

The location couldn't be better - 2 minutes will take you straight past the castle into a lovely walk through woods, and in another few minutes you can be in town. Fish and chips in the much-praised fish restaurant/cafe round the corner is extraordinarily good. Will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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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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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.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

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.