We are sure you will enjoy a stay in this beautiful and tastefully equipped cottage that sits on the edge of open countryside on the outskirts of the pretty market town of Pickering. There are many and varied things to do for all ages in the picturesque North Yorkshire Moors. The visitors’ book reflects the enjoyment that guests have experienced whilst out exploring and also whilst staying in the cottage itself. So whether you are looking for an action packed holiday or a quiet retreat, Vivers Mill Cottage is the ideal place to be.
The cottage is an 18th century listed building, full of beams, nooks, fireplaces, antiques, romantic charm and intriguing collections. It will sleep four people in two comfortable bedrooms and there is a double sofa bed for an extra two guests in the sitting room. We also keep a couple of single Z beds for flexible sleeping arrangements too. The cottage is centrally heated and artistically decorated throughout. Upstairs there is a very pretty double bedroom, a twin room and a bathroom with shower. Downstairs is a separate dining room, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher; a downstairs washroom/toilet and a utility area with washing machine, dryer and small freezer. There is a huge sitting room with plenty of soft seating and a log burning stove for maximum evening cosiness, TV, DVD and video. French doors open out from the sitting room onto the terrace and a gravelled driveway with private parking.
There are lovely walks along the stream and out into the fields directly from the cottage. But is also so handy for the town, just a five-minute walk along the footpath by the stream into the pretty market town of Pickering, gateway to the North York Moors, for fantastic walking and cycling, and the beginning of the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway. The town hosts a range individually styled shops, cafes and restaurants catering for a wide range of interests and tastes. There is a swimming pool within five minutes walk from the cottage.
Scarborough, Whitby and the delightful Robin Hood's Bay, on the east coast are about twenty miles away. The beautiful city of York, for a spot of culture and a helping of history is just thirty miles away. There are excellent public transport services to and from Pickering with regular buses to York, Whitby, Scarborough and the Moors Bus that will take you to many charming villages up on the North Yorkshire moors, the steam railway also operate a service from Pickering to Whitby,
Pillows, blankets and lots of duvets are there along with wooden garden furniture, high chair, jigsaws, DVDs, games, toys, and books. We ask you to bring your own sheets, duvet covers, pillowcases, towels and tea towels.
Gas, electricity and logs are paid for at the end of your stay according to what you have used.