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CONVERTED RAILWAY CARRIAGE, family friendly, character holiday cottage, with a

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
3 nights minimum
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This is a once in a lifetime experience. Converted from a former railway carriage and based at the former station in Hawsker, this cottage sleeps six people in character accommodation.This is a holiday cottage like no other. Converted from a railway carriage and based on the old station at Hawsker in North Yorkshire, this cottage has character written all over it. Six people can be accommodated in three bedrooms. The master double room has an en-suite shower and WC as well as a single chair bed suitable for a child. There is a double, cabin style room (with the bed accessed from one side only) and a twin bunk bed room which is suitable for children, making this the perfect cottage for a family holiday that no child will ever forget. Also within the cottage is a separate shower room with WC...This is a once in a lifetime experience. Converted from a former railway carriage and based at the former station in Hawsker, this cottage sleeps six people in character accommodation.This is a holiday cottage like no other. Converted from a railway carriage and based on the old station at Hawsker in North Yorkshire, this cottage has character written all over it. Six people can be accommodated in three bedrooms. The master double room has an en-suite shower and WC as well as a single chair bed suitable for a child. There is a double, cabin style room (with the bed accessed from one side only) and a twin bunk bed room which is suitable for children, making this the perfect cottage for a family holiday that no child will ever forget. Also within the cottage is a separate shower room with WC and fitted kitchen with breakfast bar. The sitting room is made up with 'first class' railway carriage seats so that you can pretend you are rolling along whilst watching television. If you can bear to tear yourself away from this amazing cottage, then the North Yorkshire Moors are just a few miles drive away as well as the famous old fishing village at Robin Hood's Bay and the historic town of Whitby, making this an incredible holiday for all the family. Amenities: Gas central heating with cooler air circulation option. Electric combi 250 degree convection oven/microwave, gas hob, fridge, freezer, TV with Freeview, Wi-Fi, DVD, radio/CD. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Travel cot & highchair on request. Off road parking for 4 cars. Cycle & motorbike parking. Bike hire and cycle sales from Trailways at reduced rates. On-site refreshments. Enclosed lawned area with furniture. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop 1 mile, pub 5 mins walk. Note: For bookings made during Nov-March, Customers will need to purchase LPG from the owner when required at market price. Region: The North York Moors National Park covers 554 square miles, with landscape ranging from heather-clad moorland and deep secluded dales, to the cliffs and coves of the magnificent coastline making it a haven for walkers. Town: The village of Hawsker is half way between Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay on the North Yorkshire coast. This small village has a local pub which serves food and is close to the Cleveland Way. Just a couple of miles to the south is the quaint fishing village of Robin Hoods Bay with its steeply sloping main street and numerous craft shops, whilst to the north is the famous abbey town of Whitby with its glorious harbour, sandy beaches and fantastic fish and chip restaurants.More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Sykes Holiday Cottages
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2009
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

The location of this converted railway carriage is situated on the old railway line from Scarborough to Whitby in the village of Hawsker, Robin Hood's bay and Whitby are within minutes of the location. The owner, Keith, also runs a cycle hire business to which...More

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank Kev G
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We found this an exceptional experience. Close to Whitby, right alongside the cycle path and easily accessible. Keith, the owner, was great, fitting us out with bikes to ride (including an electric bike)-offering advice about where to go. He was a star and so relaxed...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

This converted railway carriage, provides excellent accommodation in a great location. Sited at the former Hawsker station, it sits adjacent to the Whitby to Scarborough cycle trail. Bike hire is available next door, but a keen walker could stride out into Whitby or Robin Hood's...More

Date of stay: February 2017
1  Thank BeeksYork
Reviewed 13 April 2016

The accommodation is none other than a complete converted railway carriage. There was loads of room inside and it was very comfortable, the master bedroom being quite large. The showers (his and hers), were very powerful and very hot, just the thing after a long...More

Date of stay: March 2016
1  Thank 538JohnC538
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Had a wonderful time here. Myself, daughter and 3 children.. Facilities were excellent. The owner was a very accommodating host. The location is excellent for visiting Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay. Several good eating places nearby. On site cycle hire, which was very popular, with...More

Date of stay: August 2015
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
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