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.