Hillcrest ref: CC233055

Pickering, North York Moors

4 Stars



Local area

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  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 


Hillcrest is a lovely, spacious Edwardian house situated in a peaceful location in the heart of the market town of Pickering. This traditional property has been sympathetically modernised and provides a good standard of accommodation for couples and families looking to explore this beautiful area. The log burning stove gives it a cosy welcoming feel. It is a perfect base for walkers with a number of countryside walks close by.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property has gas central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With 32" Smart TV, DVD player and log burning stove.
Kitchen/Diner: With range electric oven and ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, ipod docking station and digital radio.
Utility Room: With washing machine, dishwasher and wash basin
Cloakroom: With WC and wash basin
Garden Room: With refectory table and benches for alternative dining.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed and DAB clock-radio with docking station
Bedroom 2: With single bed
Bedroom 3: With single bed
Bathroom: With shower over the bath, wash basin and WC

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Third floor

Fourth floor


All heating, bed linen, towels and starter basket of logs included. Cot and booster seat available on request.


Enclosed garden with furniture. Bike storage available. On street parking. The banister/balustrade height of this property is less than 1m and therefore extra care maybe needed if you have small children in your party
Please note: There is an Access statement available for this property, if required please call 01228 599950
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    200 Yards
  • Distance
    500 Yards
  • Restaurant
    500 Yards
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    200 Yards
  • Railway station distance
    7.0 miles
  • Lake
    15 Miles

About the local area

Pickering itself has a lot to offer and holds a market twice a week and there are many shops, cafes, pubs and some excellent restaurants for you to enjoy their award winning cuisine. The North Yorkshire Steam train is a must for all visitors, travelling from Pickering and as far as the historic fishing town of Whitby, stopping off at the beautiful North York Moors villages of Grosmont and Goathland (otherwise known as Heartbeat Country). They also host many special events at the station there including war weekends and much more. It is a perfect location for exploring the Moors and coast and for a more cultured day out you can enjoy Eden Camp, the gardens of Scampton Hall, the Ryedale Museum and the famous Castle Howard. Dalby Forest, a premier mountain biking destination is a great day out for all the family with its Go Ape assault course ideal to keep the kids amused. Pickering is a great central location for great days out within a 20 mile radius, including Flamingo Land theme park and zoo, the beautiful historic city of York and the seaside town of Scarborough and Whitby.

Things to do nearby

Wolds Way Lavender

A family run attraction with lots to see and do. Lavender fields, nature walks, tea room and giftshop selling unique gifts.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

One of the country's most popular steam railways, covering 18 miles between the market town of Pickering and the village of Grosmont, travelling through the heart of the North York Moors National Park.


Pickering is a tranquil market town situated in the centre of the Vale of Pickering, the official gateway to the North York Moors National Park.

Castle Howard

An historic 18th century house with extensive collections, sweeping park lands and famous gardens. Outdoor tours, events, exhibitions and guides. Adventure playground, plant centre, farm shop and gift shop.

Sledmere House

Home to Sir Tatton Sykes, there has been a manor house at Sledmere since medieval times. The present house was begun in 1751 and extended in the 1790s. Visitors will find beautiful interiors and peaceful walled gardens.

The National Railway Museum

Home to the 'Flying Scotsman', visitors will discover the story of the train with three large galleries to explore and the only Bullet Train outside Japan.

Dalby, Great Yorkshire Forest
Dalby, Great Yorkshire Forest

8,000 acres of forest to explore and enjoy. The nine mile drive gives visitors access to play areas, BBQ places, waymarked trails and cycle routes. Plenty of wildlife. Visitor Centre (wheelchair friendly). Refreshments and cycle hire.

York Minster

York Minster is the largest medieval Gothic Church north of the Alps. It is a prime example spanning from Roman remains in the foundations through its time as a Norman Church and of course the 250 year period it took to complete.

Yorkshire Lavender

Double award winning visitor attraction, farm and gardens. Specialist lavender, herb and perennial nursey, gift shop, restaurant, lavendar maze , sculpture and deer park all set within the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Nunnington Hall

The sheltered walled garden, with spring flowering organic meadows, orchards and peacocks, complements this beautiful Yorkshire house nestling on the quiet banks of the River Rye. Explore period rooms while hearing about the Hall's past.

Jorvik Viking Centre

The world famous Jorvik Viking Centre is a `must-see' for visitors to the city of York and is one of the most popular visitor attractions in the UK outside London. Everything in the Jorvik Viking Centre is based on the evidence unearthed at the site.

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