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The Longhouse

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Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Pickering, North Yorkshire, England
Dating back to 17th Century, our Grade II listed Yorkshire longhouse is located in the picturesque market town of Pickering, at the edge of the beautiful North York Moors National Park. The cottage is a fine example of a cruck-framed Yorkshire longhouse which was traditionally built to accommodate both family and cattle under one roof. It is featured alongside similar longhouses in Ryedale, in a book entitled 'Houses of the North York Moors' by Royal Commission on Historical Monuments. The house is brimming with character having a host of original features such as the oak cruck beams, stone flagged floors, exposed stonework, a traditional cast iron Victorian range with a 'smoke window' in the dining room.

The spacious accommodation is decorated in a style to compliment the character of the cottage. Downstairs, the ce...
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Listing #HL666505
About the Owner
Gill S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2013
Interaction with guests
We will be available during your stay should you need any suggestions about things to see in the area or any other information you might need.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, this is a lovely well equipped home from home, with everything you could need. I based myself and my four year life led daughter here and had different family members staying through the week. I haven’t even left yet and I am planning our...More

Thank GerrynOlly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from a lovely one week break to the longhouse, this cottege Is beutiful we loved everything about it, Gill and Ivan the owners are so lovely and welcoming and also left us some jam, biscuits and eggs which was a lovely...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2018

An excellent clean very spacious cottage. The Longhouse had everything lovely comfortable beds with cotton linen a very well equipped kitchen only problem was the traffic noise.

Thank DonnaC3697
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Well behaved dogs are welcome, we ask guests to not to leave their pets unattended or allow them on the furniture. Please be aware that there are uneven floors, stone flags and...
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    3 Twins
    1 Queen
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Getting around
Pickering is situated in Ryedale and has bus links to Helmsley, Scarborough, York, Malton, Whitby and other smaller towns and villages. The nearest station is Malton, approximately 10 miles away, which is accessible by bus or taxi. There is also the popular North York Moors railway, a heritage steam train from Pickering to Whitby. There is also a Moors bus service to visit the National Park and Dalby Forest. However, travel by car is probably the most convenient way to see the area.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Leeds Bradford International: 96.0 km
Railway: Malton or York (train to Manchester airport): 14.0 km
Ferry: Hull Ferry Port: 77.0 km
Leeds Bradford Airport and Hull Ferry Port are both 1 hour 25 minutes drive away.
Manchester Airport is 2 hours drive by car or there is a regular train service from Malton.
There are buses to York, Scarborough, Whitby and the surrounding villages.
A car is advisable for reaching more rural areas.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 28.0 km.
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