Dove Cottage - Pickering - Gorgeous Cottages Yorkshire

Dove Cottage

North York Moors, Yorkshire Coast (Pickering)

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  • Welcome to the lovely Grade II listed Dove Cottage in Pickering.

    Welcome to the lovely Grade II listed Dove Cottage in Pickering.

  • Time to switch off and relax in this cosy period property.

    Time to switch off and relax in this cosy period property.

  • Let's get the fire roaring before settling down to a movie.

    Let's get the fire roaring before settling down to a movie.

  • Or curl up on the comfy sofa and delve into a glossy mag for the afternoon.

    Or curl up on the comfy sofa and delve into a glossy mag for the afternoon.

  • The striking inglenook fireplace is just one of many original period features.

    The striking inglenook fireplace is just one of many original period features.

  • Definitely time for a glass of red and a good old catch up!

    Definitely time for a glass of red and a good old catch up!

  • What will you discover in this beautiful part of Yorkshire...

    What will you discover in this beautiful part of Yorkshire...

  • Lots of little touches make this property feel like a real home from home.

    Lots of little touches make this property feel like a real home from home.

  • Sit by the window and take in the sights and sounds of this Yorkshire market town.

    Sit by the window and take in the sights and sounds of this Yorkshire market town.

  • Country chic wallpaper gives the lounge a warm welcoming feel.

    Country chic wallpaper gives the lounge a warm welcoming feel.

  • Make your way through to the light and airy kitchen dining room

    Make your way through to the light and airy kitchen dining room

  • Plenty of room to cook and entertain in here.

    Plenty of room to cook and entertain in here.

  • Rustle up something delicious for dinner - grab some local produce from the local shops first.

    Rustle up something delicious for dinner - grab some local produce from the local shops first.

  • Wine and cheese time.

    Wine and cheese time.

  • The dining table seats 4 people comfortably.

    The dining table seats 4 people comfortably.

  • Its a lovely bright spot for breakfast too.

    Its a lovely bright spot for breakfast too.

  • Arrive to a hamper of local Yorkshire goodies!

    Arrive to a hamper of local Yorkshire goodies!

  • The beautiful master bedroom is on the first floor.

    The beautiful master bedroom is on the first floor.

  • Stretch out on the king size bed - no need to rush today.

    Stretch out on the king size bed - no need to rush today.

  • Another little window seat to enjoy.

    Another little window seat to enjoy.

  • We love the period features in here including an orginal cast iron fireplace.

    We love the period features in here including an orginal cast iron fireplace.

  • Lots to love about this Yorkshire cottage.

    Lots to love about this Yorkshire cottage.

  • Warm wooden floorboards and rugs keep your feet nice and toasty.

    Warm wooden floorboards and rugs keep your feet nice and toasty.

  • Breakfast in bed at least one is a must!

    Breakfast in bed at least one is a must!

  • The house bathroom is also on the first floor.

    The house bathroom is also on the first floor.

  • You'll find a bath to sink into with a shower overhead.

    You'll find a bath to sink into with a shower overhead.

  • Make your way up to the top floor to find the second bedroom.

    Make your way up to the top floor to find the second bedroom.

  • Another original fireplace adds more period charm.

    Another original fireplace adds more period charm.

  • Peaceful hues of white and purple make this a lovely room to wake up in.

    Peaceful hues of white and purple make this a lovely room to wake up in.

  • This spacious bright room offers twin beds which can also be configured as a super-king if preferred.

    This spacious bright room offers twin beds which can also be configured as a super-king if preferred.

  • Well choosen pieces add to the cosy, elegant effect.

    Well choosen pieces add to the cosy, elegant effect.

  • Take a seat and plan the day ahead.

    Take a seat and plan the day ahead.

  • Your cosy home for the next few days.

    Your cosy home for the next few days.

  • The handsome exterior of Dove Cottage.

    The handsome exterior of Dove Cottage.

  • To the rear you'll find a sweet little courtyard.

    To the rear you'll find a sweet little courtyard.

  • A great little spot to enjoy an afternoon G & T!

    A great little spot to enjoy an afternoon G & T!

  • Which walking route to choose - there are so many here!

    Which walking route to choose - there are so many here!

  • Pots filled with flowers give this courtyard a colourful vibrant appeal.

    Pots filled with flowers give this courtyard a colourful vibrant appeal.

  • Accessed via the kitchen its handy for al afresco dining.

    Accessed via the kitchen its handy for al afresco dining.

  • You'll find a washer/dryer and freezer out here.

    You'll find a washer/dryer and freezer out here.

  • Get to know the stunning North York Moors

    Get to know the stunning North York Moors

  • Bubbles and strawberries anyone?

    Bubbles and strawberries anyone?

  • Take in the evening air snuggled under a blanket.

    Take in the evening air snuggled under a blanket.

  • Discover the pretty town of Pickering on your doorstep.

    Discover the pretty town of Pickering on your doorstep.

  • Pickering is a popular and very picturesque town.

    Pickering is a popular and very picturesque town.

  • Enjoy dinner at one of the local Inns

    Enjoy dinner at one of the local Inns

  • You can also hop on the North York Moors Railway here all the way to Whitby through some of the UKs most stunning scenery.

    You can also hop on the North York Moors Railway here all the way to Whitby through some of the UKs most stunning scenery.

The Essentials

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Children Welcome
  • Pub Within 2 mins
  • Shop Within 2 mins
  • Internet Access
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly 2
  • LCD TV
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Docking Station
  • Travel Cot / High Chair
  • Cot

About Dove Cottage

Welcome to Dove Cottage, a charming 3-storey traditional cottage set in the pretty market town of Pickering. This lovely little cottage is perfect for couples and small families who enjoy town and country life, with lots of cafes and restaurants on your doorstep and the stunning North York Moors National Park just a few miles away...

Dove Cottage is set within a terraced row just a few minutes' walk from Pickering town centre. It is Grade II listed and retains much of its historic charm, with beamed ceilings and original features throughout giving it a cosy authentic feel.

Step inside to discover a good-sized lounge featuring a beautiful inglenook fireplace and wood-burner. There's a comfy sofa to curl up on and two easy chairs you can pull up to the fire each evening. Pop open a bottle of red, unwind and catch up with your loved ones. For your evening entertainment there's a TV with Freeview, a DVD Player and MP3 docking station. Wi-Fi is also provided if you want to catch up online.

Make your way through to the rear of the cottage to find the kitchen / dining room. This is a lovely bright space with an open tread staircase leading upstairs. The kitchen has cream shaker-style units, a white porcelain sink, gas hob, microwave and electric oven. There is also a washer / dryer and freezer across the courtyard to the rear of the cottage. The dining table seats up to 4 and offers a pleasant space to enjoy dining together. Pick up some Yorkshire produce from one of the local shops in Pickering and settle down to a holiday feast.

Both bedrooms in Dove Cottage are upstairs. The gorgeous master bedroom is on the first floor and offers generous proportions, a King-size bed, cast iron fireplace, original wooden floorboards, beams overhead and a charming window seat to watch village life go by. The house bathroom is next door. There's a bath with a shower overhead, perfect if you fancy a long hot soak each evening.

Head up to the top floor to discover the second bedroom. Another spacious room with wooden floorboards, this time offering twin beds which can also be configured as a super-king if requested. The comfy chair up here also converts to a single sofa bed should you need it.

Please contact the owner directly to confirm how you would like the beds to be configured if different from standard set up.

Outside the cottage you'll find a small courtyard with patio furniture offering a sheltered space for al fresco dining. It's also a nice spot to take your morning coffee in the warmer months, easing yourself into the day over the daily papers.

Local Area

Dove Cottage has a fantastic location in the heart of Pickering, a beautiful North York Moors market town.  Grand Georgian architecture stands alongside cosy traditional cottages to create a picture postcard setting.  There are several excellent restaurants, pubs and cafes in the town, all within a stone's throw from the cottage. 

The wonderful North York Moors Railway starts in Pickering (the station itself is just a few hundred yards away) where you can catch a steam train to Whitby and back again through some of the most picturesque countryside in Yorkshire.

Beyond the town lies Dalby Forest and the amazing North York Moors, a landscape of gentle rolling hills of heather, ancient woodland and lazy rivers winding through lush green valleys.  If you want to get away from it all take a trip to the top of the high central moorlands.  Also a great option if walking is your thing.  For families the lure of Flamingo Land may be difficult to resist with its high octane rides and wild animals and Go Ape and Dalby cycling trails are a short distance away.

In addition to Pickering there are many well-heeled towns and villages dotted about the Moors, where honey-coloured sandstone buildings lend warm contrast to the deep purple and green of the surrounding hills.  The beautiful market town of Helmsley is close by and is well worth a visit. If you fancy a little pampering you'll find a fantastic day Spa here; the Verbena Spa.  Perfect for a little me time indulgence! 

You're also close to Castle Howard, York, Scarborough and the North Yorkshire coast with the RSPB nature reserve at Bempton, for keen sea bird watchers. So lots of choice for day trips

Reviews

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Comfort and Equipment
8.6
Location
8.0
Cleanliness
9.1
Local amenities
9.1
Value for money
8.1
Overall rating
8.4
Scores 8.4 out of 10 based on 14 reviews
10 out of 10

Dave

Ponte Vedra GB Family
We loved our stay at Dove cottage. The location was perfect, the place was very well appointed and nicely decorated. So much to do in the area: Dalby Forrest, Robin hoods Bay and Castle Howard to name a few spectacular things!!
Confirmed guest: 11 June 2018
Published on: 13 June 2018
9 out of 10

Michael

Sunderland GB Family
Fantastic location with great amenities for all the family. Lovely cottage that is obviously loved with excellent facilities.
Confirmed guest: 04 June 2018
Published on: 05 June 2018
6 out of 10

Fiona

Lanarkshire GB
This is a lovely cottage. The rooms are all beautifully furnished and comfortable. Pickering is a nice town and there are good places to eat and shop within walking distance.
I didn't like the location. The description doesn't quite make clear that it is on an A road and next to two takeaways, creating a bit of noise and lack of privacy. It's not the swanky end of town. Although you can park outside, the parking is always busy.
This cottage is a good base for a touring or walking holiday, but not the place to go for rest and relaxation.
Confirmed guest: 28 May 2018
Published on: 02 June 2018

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