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The Longhouse

Front of the Longhouse
48 reviews
Front of the Longhouse
Spacious kitchen with large farmhouse kitchen table
The traditional Yorkshire Longhouse is full of individual touches
The lounge showing the original 'cruck frame' which reaches up to the vaulted ceiling
Cosy log burner in the lounge
Decorated for Christmas, December 2015
The snug
The 'snug'
The dining room showing the traditional range and the historic 'smoke window'
The range
Family room has exposed timbers and a vaulted ceiling
Family bathroom with an electric shower and bath
Twin room has a sloping ceiling and a dormer window
Twin Bedroom showing the 'cruck frame' in the background
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Double room showing en-suite bathroom
Winter sun on the Longhouse
Patio garden with private seating
Heather in bloom in the National Park
York minster in summer
Pickering castle
A field of poppies in the Vale of Pickering
The abbey and fishing port of Whitby
Daffodils in Helmsley
The Victorian pier in Saltburn-by-the-sea
A deserted beach in September
Our guest book
View from Sutton Bank, December 2015
The countryside just north of Pickerig
Ralph's cross, one of the ancient stone crosses on the moors
The coastline with Scarborough castle in the background
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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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About the Owner, Gill S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 19 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 48 reviews and 1 property
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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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Listing #HL666505
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Ludlow, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in March 2018

Just returned from the Longhouse after 5 days it's a super homely cottage it has everything you need would defiantly return

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Thank you for reviewing The Longhouse, we are really pleased that you had a good holiday and liked our cottage. You are very welcome to come back.


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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 for a stay in February 2018

Stayed here with some friends. We had the most amazing time. The cottage is huge downstairs. Fabulous lounge, stunning, and lots of space without it spoiling the cosiness. All bedrooms ensuite. Perfect for friends staying together. The cottage is well equipped, warm, fabulously comfortable beds and generally a wonderful place to stay. We will definitely be returning to this gem...

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Thank you very much for reviewing our holiday home. We are pleased that you liked the house and enjoyed your stay. Hoping to see you again, you are very welcome.


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Harrogate, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 25 January 2018 for a stay in November 2017

We had a wonderful time staying in this beautiful house. We visited previously in September and had such a fantastic time that we planned a return trip with more people! The house was extremely impressive - a real show stopper - and beautifully presented. It was spotlessly clean and had everything you could need including a well equipped kitchen. Our...

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Thanks for your very kind words, we are so pleased that you had such a great time and loved the house. Please come again you would be very welcome.


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  • 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 King
    3 Twins
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
RM 492
24 Feb 2018 -
22 Mar 2018
3 nights
RM 601
RM 2,296
23 Mar 2018 -
12 Apr 2018
7 nights --
RM 4,155
13 Apr 2018 -
3 May 2018
3 nights
RM 765
RM 3,280
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Malaysian Ringgit and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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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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