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The Ticket Office
Whitby
Yorkshire
England
YO21 1NJ

The Ticket Office, Whitby, Yorkshire
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Sleeps a maximum of: 2

Pricing From: £208.00 - 429.00

This unusual and unique property is a Victorian, Grade II listed converted ticket office, offering a romantic retreat for two people.

This Victorian, Grade II listed ticket office has been imaginatively converted and has retained many of its original features. The sitting, kitchen and dining area are all on open plan, and the compact, well-equipped kitchen and farmhouse style dining area are cleverly screened by the spiral staircase from the warm and inviting sitting room with its original ticket office cast iron fireplace and tiles. Winding through this delightfully quirky property, the spiral stairs go up to the eaves where the cosy and intimate cabin style bedroom awaits, and the bathroom is also housed in this space. The lawned area to the front of the property may be enjoyed by the guests. This is a beautiful property and makes a perfect hideaway to enjoy this area.


RECENT CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Great accommodation, wonderful location
We stayed in the Ticket office for a week at the end of August and we had a wonderful time. The location of the property is brilliant and we never got tired of seeing the trains go past. It is a quick 3 minute train ride away from Whitby, or a 20 minute walk if you are feeling a little more active. The downstairs of the property is very comfortable, but the upstairs rooms are sitting in the eves and therefore have sloping ceilings that may not be suitable for particularly tall people. The spiral staircase may also cause issues to anyone who isn't confident with heights but is very secure. We would definitely book this property again as we were very comfortable and everything was immaculate.
viki j
2017-09-09


saved by location
As stated in other reviews, fantastic if you are a steam train fan, obviously why people book. Hated the spiral staircase, freezer compartment in fridge was not efficient. There is only 1 window that opens, this is in the form of a sky light in the bedroom area, which, unless you are 6ft plus [ which we are not] you have to take a chair upstairs and stand on it in order to open the window. The water in the shower was usually cold, at best, luke warm. There is a switch downstairs to turn on landing light, but no switch upstairs. The bed was difficult to get in and out of, like sleeping in a cupboard. Parking can be awkward, when we arrived, our space was being used by people from Station House next door, took a while to find drivers for cars to be moved. We would not return, left on Friday afternoon, so did not encounter 'silent' cleaners.
Nicky N
2016-10-04


Saved by it's location.
I'm a massive (6'5") rail fan and selected this cottage largely cos of this. The location is fantastic. The downstairs of the property is nice but retains little of the original detail. The spiral stair looks OK but is not great for a big man. Upstairs.........Well, no pics I notice. The bed....Very comfy when you can get in but rubbish covers. We swapped around so that we could get in/out easily. The bathroom....No room for me to get clean after the loo. Power points upstairs impossible. Obviously done on the cheap. Next door is massive and some room should have been given to the Ticket Office. Ms Jones the owner was cold on the phone (they have 5 properties) Cleaning staff turn up early of the Saturday leaving day and don't speak. Totall unsuitable for elderly/disabled folk.
graham W
2016-09-04


In a wonderful location with steam trains passing by, and it was a short drive to the coast. It was everything you needed for a relaxing holiday.
Mr Mills
2016-07-10


The Ticket Office is a unique and very interesting property.
Mr O'Meara
2016-05-29


Amenities:

Highlights

Parking Space
Linen provided
Towels provided
Cooker
Fridge
Television
WiFi

Bedrooms
1

Double Beds
1

Bathrooms
1

Details
Heating from storage heaters with additional heating from living flame gas fire in living area
Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, colour TV, video, DVD player, stereo/CD player etc
Fuel and power included in rent
Bed linen and towels included in rent
Off road parking for 1 car
Use of grassed area to front of property with lawn and flower beds
One well behaved dog welcome
Sorry, no smoking
Shop 1 minute walk, pub across road
Note: The bedroom is situated in the eaves and has restricted access from one side only
Note: Property is adjacent to the station platform (4 trains daily) on scenic Esk Valley Line

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Whitby Abbey - 1.5 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Fylingdales, St Stephen's Old Church - 3.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Wheeldale Roman Road - 8.6 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Cawthorn Roman Camps - 13.6 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

North York Moors National Park - 13.7 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Lastingham, St Mary's Church - 15.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Scarborough Castle - 15.7 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Skelton-in-Cleveland Old Church - 15.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Pickering Castle - 16.4 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

North Yorkshire Moors Railway - 16.5 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

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