English Country Cottages

Hungate Cottages - Levisham

Pickering


Property Reference: KAK
  • Sleeps6
  • Pets 1
  • Bedrooms3
  • Grade4 Star rating

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Availability & Price

Prices are per property not per person includes a £30.00 booking fee.

 
Available start days
Unavailable days

2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Property Features

  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • StairgateStairgate
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • BroadbandBroadband
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Property Description

"Winner of prestigious Pickering in Bloom 2013 - relax in the beauty and tranquillity of Hungate’s award-winning gardens . . ."

For over 30 years, English Country Cottages has featured Hungate Cottages in its brochure.
A short stroll from the heart of this charming old country town, Hungate Cottages are tucked away with a delightful ‘secret garden’ atmosphere of peace and tranquillity. A wonderful holiday location, with the vast and magnificent North Yorkshire Moors on the doorstep, there is easy access to the beautiful east coast, the city of York and a whole host of fascinating places to visit. Outstanding comfort and style of these cottages, combined with a superb location, makes this an ideal all-year holiday destination.
Pickering is a delight - old fashioned friendliness and an unhurried pace of life combine with charming old inns, 12th-century castle, museums, and remarkable medieval frescoes in the local church, and the North Yorkshire Moors Railway takes visitors on a nostalgic journey through spectacular heather-clad moorland scenery to Grosmont. City of York 26 miles. .Castle Howard, setting for TV’s Brideshead Revisited, Nunnington Hall (NT), Duncombe Park, and Rievaulx Abbey, are just a few treasures to discover. York offers the majestic minster, the fascinating Jorvik Viking Centre, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum, and excellent shopping facilities. On the east coast lie Scarborough and Bridlington, the picturesque fishing villages of Robin Hood’s Bay, and Staithes, and the fascinating old port of Whitby, with its Captain Cook connections, as well as 3 miles of sandy beaches and a colourful harbour, while the popular resort of Scarborough is 17 miles away offering excellent shopping and family entertainment. Closer to home visitors can enjoy free use of Pickering’s swimming-pool, just 3 minutes’ walk away, good cycling in Dalby Forest (bikes can be hired in Pickering), as well as forest walks, fishing, pony trekking and golf. Local cricket pitch 50 yards. Shops 200 yards.

THE CHARACTER OF HUNGATE
The cottages have been converted with great flair by the owners, Mike and Sue Kitching, from the outbuildings of Hungate House. The delightful setting includes eight secluded gardens, courtyards and an orchard, as well as a safe, enclosed play area for children. Each cottage retains much character, with old stone arches, fireplaces and beams carefully retained. Immaculately maintained, warm, clean and superbly well-equipped, these cottages are truly a ‘home from home’. No wonder so many visitors return time and again. The owners provide plenty of helpful information on the huge choice of places to visit, as well as menus from the local restaurants. Visitors have unlimited free use of Pickering’s swimming pool, 1 free multi-entry car pass to Dalby Forest (two passes with Hungate Garden Cottage - ICH), free entry to Eden Camp, an exciting children’s adventure playground, and free entry to Ryedale Folk Musem. Free entry for Eden Camp and Ryedale Folk Museum are only applicable for stays of 7 nights or more.
Hungate is best summed up by a visitor who wrote, "There was nothing more we could have wished for in a holiday home. We loved the fire, the free logs and little touches such as fresh flowers – it felt like home. The children loved the freedom of the gardens and could not wait to get home from our excursions! We loved coming and going through the heavy black gate into an oasis in this nice town."

Part of a careful reconstruction of the original hay barn, this is a most attractive and bright cottage. The spacious, open-plan sitting room overlooks the cricket pitch, while the dining area looks on to the courtyard, and the cottage enjoys its own garage. Entrance hall. Cloakroom/toilet. Sunny, south-facing sitting room with open fireplace. Adjoining dining area separated from sparkling modern kitchen with French windows leading to garden. First floor: Master double bedroom with en-suite shower room with basin and toilet. Two twin bedrooms. Bathroom with toilet. Separate shower room.

  • Open fire – logs included
  • Electricity and full gas central heating included
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Shared garden with furniture
  • Integral garage

  • Bed linen, towels and tea towels included (blankets by arrangement)
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Bed guard on request
  • Night lights
  • Hair dryer
  • HDMI flatscreen TVs with Freeview
  • DVD
  • Cassette/CD
  • DAB radio/iPod docks
  • Shared utility with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Broadband
  • Shared children’s outdoor play area
  • Barbecues available
  • Ample parking
  • Cycle store

ADDITIONAL FACILITIES

  • Open fires or wood-burning stoves in all cottages - logs included
  • Digital HDMI flatscreen TVs and DAB radios with iPod docks
  • Fenced-off children’s play area – with basket swing, climbing frame and Wendy House
  • Private half-mile stretch of nearby Pickering Beck – fishing is available by arrangement
  • Cycle storage on site (bike hire locally)
  • Pets welcome in Saltersgate, Ellerbeck, The Carrs, Bransdale, Levisham, Lockton and Hungate Garden Cottage all year round

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. Great location, opposite Pickering Town FC and near to the town centre. Good facilities and access to the local swimming pool. We’d stay again. April 2012.
  2. it is a very well-equipped house and close to shops, restaurants etc in the town. Pickering is an excellent base for visiting the North Yorks Moors, the east coast and towns such as Scarborough and Whitby. Aug 2011.
  3. This property is in an ideal location, it is private and yet very close to the many local amenities. The use of a car would not be essential. Aug 2011.
  4. Excellent size for our group (6). Well maintained, clean, good fixtures and fittings. Having internet was of great use. Aug 2010.
  5. Excellent location for food shopping, pubs and restaurants in Pickering. All 3 minutes walking! Pretty arrangement of cottages and cleverly developed. Private and quiet. Car parking for this cottage next to back door; very convenient! Aug 2010.
  6. Stayed in one of the other cottages before and this was just as good. Absolutely every facility available (we went as 3 couples on a long weekend), near the town centre, log fire was wonderful, good heating system and comfortable beds. Dec 2009.
  7. Very nice accommodation - modern furnishing, modern facilities - a lovely place to visit. Nov 2009.
  8. This was our second visit, Hungate is excellent accommodation and I would recommend to everyone. Aug 2009.
  9. I have used your company for a number of years.This accommodation was the best equipped I have had. July 2007.
  10. Excellent accommodation, a quiet, peaceful haven even though in the midst of town. Dec 2007.
  11. Superb accommodation and facilities and extremely helpful caretakers. It really felt like home from home. June 2006.
  12. Clean, welcoming, well equipped cottage. Centrally located and a regular home from home! June 2006.
  13. A warm welcome to a lovely cottage and wonderful area. wonderful area. The children had a great time playing princesses in the castles. Plenty to do, even in February. Feb 2006.
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