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The Ticket Office Allerston

Allerston near Thornton-Le-Dale, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1101295)


Yorkshire Coastal Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • Emma

    “We had a very enjoyable stay.”

    - Emma, September 2023


  • Single-storey
  • Two king-size bedrooms (zip/link can be twin on request) with TVs and en-suite walk-in showers, basins and WCs
  • Kitchen with TV
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • The accommodation is all on one level so is ideal for guests with mobility issues
  • This 3 acre historical site has train carriages and there is a refurbished brake van
  • The van may be used by guests to watch the sunset at the end of the day with a glass of wine after enjoying this beautiful area.
  • Air source underfloor heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher and coffee maker
  • 4 x TVs and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and logs inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.5 miles, pub 0.7 miles

The property

The Ticket Office Allerston is a single-story, adult-only, former railway ticket office in the North Yorkshire village of Allsterton that has been the recipient of the National Highways Award for Restoration on a Closed Line.

This superb accommodation is a fantastic retreat for two couples or friends sharing, with quality furnishings and easy access to the magnificent coast and picture-perfect countryside.

Train and railway enthusiasts will appreciate the one-of-a-kind nature of this offering, which includes three railway carriages and a wealth of heritage to discover on this 3-acre historic site.

When you arrive at this fantastic property, look for off-road parking to make unloading your bags in your temporary home away from home a breeze.

Step inside and take your shoes off to benefit from the underfloor heating.

The large living/dining room with large Chesterfield sofas and a toasty woodburning stove, as well as plenty of wood supplies for cosying up in front of the flickering fire on cooler evenings.

The space also has dining seating for four guests, so you can enjoy a home-cooked meal while catching up on the day's events and planning your next adventure.

The kitchen has everything you need to prepare elaborate breakfasts to fuel your days out, or a quick lunch to enjoy out on the patio while admiring the stunning views surrounding the property; the kitchen also has the added bonus of a TV, so you can watch your favourite cooking shows while preparing a meal, or sip your morning coffee at the breakfast table.

After a day of exploring, either two twin beds or king-size double bedrooms complete the interior of the home, each with plenty of storage for your belongings and a convenient en-suite shower room that makes it easy to freshen up after a day out.

The accommodation's ground-floor location makes it ideal for those with limited mobility, as well as easy access to the garden area, where you can spend warmer evenings with a glass of wine in hand.

The 16 mile Forge Valley Line, opened on May 1, 1882 by the North Eastern Railway Co., is right outside your door.

Wilton Station, in the nearby village of Allerston, was renamed Ebberston in 1903.

The village of Ebberston is only one mile east of Allerston, and the line's last passenger train ran on June 3, 1950.

If you can tear yourself away from this magnificent vacation home, there is plenty to see and do within a short driving distance, including the sweeping coastlines of Scarborough, where there are plenty of pubs and restaurants, as well as the imposing Scarborough Castle and plenty of coastal walks to enjoy.

Closer to your accommodation is the charming market town of Pickering, which is home to Pickering Castle, the Beck Isle Museum, North Yorkshire Moors Railway and a variety of dining options if you want to give your group's chef a break from the kitchen.

Choose The Ticket Office Allerston for an unforgettable stay in a truly one-of-a-kind residence.

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About the location


Pickering 3 miles; Scarborough 16 miles; York 25 miles.

The beautiful village of Thornton-le-Dale lies just two miles to the east of Pickering within The North York Moors National Park and the Dalby Forest. This is an idyllic location at the head of a beautiful valley and is a walkers, bikers and nature lovers paradise. Scarborough and Whitby are 13 and 20 miles away and offer all the amenities and facilities of two of the country's best coastal resorts. York and Castle Howard are about an hours drive away and offer all the history and culture that any holiday would need. The neighbouring market towns of Pickering, Malton, Kirbymoorside and Helmsley are great destinations and are the hubs for many summer festivals and shows. The National Park and Coastline offer many opportunities for a great day out. The North York Moors National Park is on the doorstep with miles of open moor to wander through.

Note: There is underfloor heating throughout.
The beds are set up as two king beds, if you require them to be made up as twins, please inform us on booking.
Please note this is an adult only property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter