If you are looking for a pretty, traditional stone cottage with roses around the door, look no further than this lovely, well-equipped cottage. Set in a quiet location next to the owner's organic farm, the property offers plenty of peace and quiet and yet is just 20 minutes walk to the centre of the bustling market town of Pickering. Open plan downstairs, the cottage has some lovely character features. Outside is a carport and plenty of parking, with a garden and patio furniture.
The cottage has a large, enclosed private garden with patio furniture where you can relax to the sound of birdsong. There are plenty of walks through the farmland and woodland which surrounds the cottage.
Pickering is a popular town, best known for its steam railway which takes passengers through the North York Moors National Park and Heartbeat Country. The coast, including the old port of Whitby and resort of Scarborough are within easy reach, as is the historic city of York.
Kitchen/Dining Area: Electric hob and oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washer dryer, dining table and chairs. Opens to:
Lounge Area: TV with Freeview and DVD, VCR, hifi, woodburner.
Bedroom 1: King-size double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, TV with Freeview.
Bedroom 2: Twin bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers.
Bathroom: Bath, shower over the bath, toilet, washbasin.
Pets: Sorry, no pets.
Parking: Ample private off-road parking and a car port for one car.
Garden/Patio: Enclosed garden with patio and patio furniture. Gas barbecue stove available
Heating: Gas central heating, woodburner (logs provided).
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Notes: Towels are provided. Travel cot and a high chair available. Lockable bike shed. No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is weak. Computer facilities available in the farmhouse
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- Sorry, no pets
- WiFi available
- 1 Bathroom
- VisitEngland Gold Award
- Private parking
- Open fire/woodburner
- Bed linen provided
- Equipped with a highchair
- Travel cot
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Bath towels included
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a tumble dryer
- Nearest shop: 1 mile away
- Nearest pub: 1 mile away
- 18 miles from the coast
Our cottage was one of the best we have stayed at. Mike & Pam, the owners, were truly wonderful.Mr J H Jones - 25th July 2017
Homemade scones and a roaring fire on arrival was a good touch.Mr Mike Swift - 7th December 2016
Brilliant place to stay to explore local area, clean, comfortable and quiet.Mr Alast Cowie - 16th August 2016
Just wanted to thank you both for a lovely holiday! We had a great week exploring and didn't want to go home, particularly the boys! We visited a few places I had been to as a child and some we had never been to. The cottage was perfect and full of character, it is very peaceful down there but still well placed for days out. We hope to return one day as we all loved the area. Thanks again for the lovely scones etc, it was the perfect welcome after a long drive.The Bradfords - 23rd July 2016
Beautiful cottage & lovely fresh scones&jam awaited us on arrival-lovely touch.great weather&lots of lovely places to visit.&helpful staff.Thank you.Great holiday.Mrs Gillian Sharp - 18th July 2016
superb cottage,ideal location,excellent booking agent.Mr M Chambers - 10th May 2016
The bustling market town of Pickering is a great place to enjoy a self-catering break. Our cottages in Pickering offer easy access to the town centre while the Vale of Pickering offers a peaceful location to relax. On Mondays you''ll find the popular Pickering Market in the town and there are a variety of independent shops to potter around, with cafes and tea rooms to drop by and indulge in after a day of exploring. You'll be spoilt for choice for things to do in the area, from the North Yorkshire Moors Railway taking you from Pickering to the coastal town of Whitby through breathtaking moorland, Pickering Castle and the Beck Isle Museum of Rural Life. Each October you'll catch the annual Pickering War Weekend, where the town is transported back to the 1940s with fantastic costumes, stalls and period vehicles everywhere to be seen.
Property Name: Standfield Hall Cottage
The nearest bus stop is: on Westgate (town bus), 0.5 mile. 128 bus services to Scarborough or Helsmley. Bus stops on Middleton Road (about 0.75 mile)
The nearest train station is: Malton, 10 miles
The nearest food shop is: Middleton Services/Londis, 1 mile
The nearest pub/restaurant is: Sun Inn, Westgate, 1 mile. There are several in Pickering, distance about 1.5 miles
The nearest petrol is: Middleton Services/Londis, 1 mile
Mobility equipment hire is: Scarborough, 20 miles
Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: On-site
For what sized cars? Any
Good space to unload once parked? Yes
Number of spaces available: 2
The parking surface is: Gravel
Distance to the property from the parking: One car outside the main door
Is parking level? Yes
Distance to nearest parking area: Public parking in Pickering
Is it pay and display? Yes
The width of the path to the property is: Wide gravel area
How many steps are there en route to the entrance: None
How many entrances are there to the property? 2
The doors widths are: 21” main door, 35” garden door
Keyhole height: 44”
How many steps are there to the entrance: 2 steep steps to main door, level to garden door
Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: Carpet
The door widths are: From kitchen to living room is an archway 59” wide
Is there good space between the furniture: Yes
Is it movable or fixed: Movable
The flooring is: Vinyl
The door widths are: archway to living room 59”, outside door 32”
The worktop height is: 37”
Is the oven set high or low? Low beneath the worktop
The fridge height is: 32” fridge freezer
The freezer height is: below the fridge
Is crockery stored high or low? High, 55” upwards
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where:
Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have: 2
The number of steps between floors is: 12
The flooring is: Carpet
The door widths are: 29”
Bed sizes are: 3-4ft ; 5ft
Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable
Bathrooms and cloakrooms
The door widths are: 29” – one bathroom on first floor, with shower over bath
Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: No
Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?: No
Is there a ground floor WC?: No
Is there a ground floor bath or shower room?: No
Does the bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted: No
Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up?: No
The flooring is: Vinyl
The garden is fenced with a gravel drive leading to the main door. There is a patio with wooden patio furniture, table 4 chairs, parasol. There is a low wall with plants and a flower bed and there are plum and apple trees around the edge of a mown grass lawn.
Is there a land line for guests to use? No
Mobile reception details: Alright outside on the patio. Some networks may be accessible indoors
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not WC or baths)?: Yes
Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? Low
Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests?: Only the fire alarm, very loud
Any other information: It is possible to access the cottage from a level gravel area beside a side gate. From the gate to the garden door is about 14 yards. There is one step from the side gate onto grass and one step from the grass onto the patio. Stone flags lead to the garden door into the living room. There is no step there.
This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid Flute's is not to be held responsible for the content therein.
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