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Let's Holiday : Mallard Cottage

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Self-catering with 3 units £410-£810 pupw sleeps 4-6

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Mallard House

Mallard House

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Address

Let's Holiday - Mel House Cottages,
Newton-on-Rawcliffe,
Pickering,
North Yorkshire,
YO188QA

Details

Offers 3 Bedrooms & Priced for Sleeping 4, 5 or 6 (in up to 5 Beds) plus Infants in Cots. Accessible to Accompanied Full-time Wheelchair Users.

Immediately prior to our withdrawal from Visit England's 'National Quality Assessment Scheme', Mallard was accredited as '4-Star'.

Tastefully pine-furnished two-storey Cottage, the ground floor offers open plan and spacious Sitting Room and a wood-burning stove set in a stone fireplace. The fitted Kitchen is separated from the Dining Area by a peninsula unit with cupboards under.

Also downstairs is a Twin Bedroom with fitted furniture and adjacent very spacious, fully-tiled Wet Room with Bath, thermostatically controlled Electric Shower, Toilet, Basin with shaver socket alongside, Heated Towel-Rail, and ceiling Extractor Fan.

Because the existing ground floor area is open plan, it has been possible to adapt this cottage to the point where it is entirely suitable for an accompanied Guest with mobility impairment requiring full-time use of a wheelchair. Accessible via the downstairs Dining Area, the Wet Room incorporates appropriate support rails, thermostatically controlled mixer taps on the Basin, etc. In addition, we can make available an aluminium/plastic wheeled shower chair - not self-propelled - but please note that this has a maximum weight limit of 16 stone. Both the Wet Room and the adjacent Twin Bedroom have 1.5 metre turning areas for a wheelchair.

On the First Floor, which has partial headroom due to the original low beams in the eaves, are two cosy bedrooms - One Double (overlooking the Village Green) and One Twin - a Bathroom with hand-held mixer tap Shower attachment, Toilet, Basin with light/shaver socket above, Heated Towel-Rail, and ceiling Extractor Fan.

Immediately prior to our withdrawal from VisitEngland's 'National Accessible Scheme', Mallard was accredited as Access Level 'M3 - Assisted' as applicable to Wheelchair Users taking a holiday in self-catering accommodation, indicating its suitability for accompanied full-time Wheelchair Users. We have made no changes which would affect the level of 'access' offered since that accreditation was first awarded.

Services:

Wood-burning Stove in Sitting Room.
Full Central Heating and Double-glazed Windows throughout.
All Heating and Electricity, Logs, Bed Linen (Duvets), Towels, and Tea Towels included in rental.
High Chair and Cot available without charge but Cot Linen NOT provided.
Colour TV, Freeview, DVD Player, Stereo Radio/CD Player.
Built-in Electric Oven and Hob with Extractor Fan over, Microwave, Fridge/Freezer, and Dishwasher.
Parking for two Cars - more by specific arrangement.
Two shared Automatic Washing Machines and a Tumble Drier (all operated by coin meters) are sited in a separate Laundry Room.

One Well-behaved Dog Welcome

STRICTLY NON-SMOKERS ONLY

Children welcomeRadioTelevisionIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingDisabled facilitiesCentral heatingLaundry facilitiesFreezerMicrowave cookerDishwasherLinen providedSauna onsiteSwimming pool - indoor onsiteFishingPony trekking/horse-ridingGolf available (onsite or nearby)Children's outdoor play areaDogs/pets accepted by arrangementWiFi or internet accessLeisure club (onsite or nearby)DVD playerCD playerSingle sex groups welcomedHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableReal log/coal firesBarbecueDrying facilitiesWashing machineElectric car charging point

Freeview TV; Hot Tub in Leisure Suite; Fibre Broadband; Table Tennis in 3-sided Barn; Children welcome from any age.

Address

Let's Holiday - Mel House Cottages,
Newton-on-Rawcliffe,
Pickering,
North Yorkshire,
YO188QA

Location

Directions

See location of Let's Holiday : Mallard Cottage on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 810906  Lat: 54.30473 Long: -0.75655

How to Find Us
It's easy. Typically, from south of here you'd take the A64 off the A1M, bypass the southern outskirts of the City of York, and the take the A169 from Malton to Pickering. If travelling here from the north, you'd probably travel via the A1M and Thirsk - taking the A170 to Pickering via Sutton Bank. You'll see that we've set out specific details below covering your last 5 miles of travel from Pickering, key collection, etc.

Malton Railway Station (with a regular service running between Scarborough and York Stations) is 25 minutes (14 miles) from Mel House Cottages. Leeds-Bradford Airport is 90 minutes (65 miles) away.

By Car from Pickering…
Please note that Sat Nav devices will no doubt handle your journey as far as Pickering perfectly satisfactorily - but see note below. We suggest that you should not necessarily rely upon them from that point onwards! Instead, just follow the following 'directions' which also include key collection details. Have a safe and trouble-free journey!

Directions from MALTON to Mel House Cottages, Newton-on-Rawcliffe, YO18 8QA
The route from Malton (about 20 miles north east of the City of York) to Pickering is straightforward. After taking the bypass around Malton, exit the A64 at the A169 for Pickering.

Directions from the centre of Pickering to Newton-on-Rawcliffe are as follows:-

Approximately ½ mile after entering the 30mph speed limit, turn left at the roundabout onto the A170 whick links Thirsk to Scarborough.
After approximately 600 yards, turn right at the traffic lights. [You will follow the road you have turned into for roughly 4½ miles to reach Newton-on-Rawcliffe.]
After 200 yards, a road enters from the left and another from the right. Keep straight ahead!
Pass the North York Moors Steam Railway Station on left, terraced housing on right.
Leave restricted 30mph speed limit and proceed to New Bridge Level Crossing (about ½ mile) under a canopy of trees, stream on left.
Road rises approx. 600 feet and then levels out, having a series of straight stretches with occasional bends.
Oon enetering Newton-on-Rawcliffe (30mph speed restriction) you will find us approx. 600 yards on right - facing the Village Green and immediately before the Pub.
You will see the ‘Let's Holiday - Mel House Cottages' sign on the end of 'Mallard' Cottage. Before this Cottage is our concrete drive and before that our 3-storey house.
Go up the drive and ring the doorbell on the right - where the 6 foot wooden fence meets the back of our house - to let us know you've arrived. [Please note that we do not hear a knock on our front door!]
Directions from THIRSK to Mel House Cottages, Newton-on-Rawcliffe, YO18 8QA

The route from Thirsk to Pickering is straightforward. Take the A170 to reach the set of traffic lights at the centre of Pickering.

Directions from the centre of Pickering to Newton-on-Rawcliffe are as follows:-

Turn left at the traffic lights. [You will follow the road you have turned into for roughly 4½ miles to reach Newton-on-Rawcliffe.]
After 200 yards, a road enters from the left and another from the right. Keep straight ahead!
Pass the North York Moors Steam Railway Station on left, terraced housing on right.
Leave restricted 30mph speed limit and proceed to New Bridge Level Crossing (about ½ mile) under a canopy of trees, stream on left.
Road rises approx. 600 feet and then levels out, having a series of straight stretches with occasional bends.
On enetering Newton-on-Rawcliffe (30mph speed restriction) you will find us approx. 600 yards on right - facing the Village Green and immediately before the Pub.
You will see the ‘Let's Holiday - Mel House Cottages' sign on the end of 'Mallard' Cottage. Before this Cottage is our concrete drive and before that our 3-storey house.
Go up the drive and ring the doorbell on the right - where the 6 foot wooden fence meets the back of our house - to let us know you've arrived. [Please note that we do not hear a knock on our front door!]
[Note: With regard to Sat Nav 'directions', if travelling on the A170 from Helmsley to Pickering we recommend that you do not follow an instruction to turn left at Wrelton and then take a right up Cawthorne Lane unless you like living dangerously! Instead, just remain on the A170 heading for the centre of Pickering - at that point, switching to our 'directions' above - and then everything will turn out just fine!]

By Train from Malton…
Malton Railway Station is 14 miles away from Mel House Cottages.

Taxi: To get to us from Malton Station by taxi you might use any of the following, obviously pre-booking to be on the 'safe side':-

Pickering Taxis - Tel: 01751 617181
Ring a Taxi - Tel: 07711 756512
Appleby's - Tel: 01751 474430
Harpers Taxis - Tel: 01751 476060
Vale Taxis - Tel: 01653 698877
By Air…
Leeds-Bradford Airport is 90 minutes (65 miles) away.

To get to us from Leeds-Bradford Airport you would best make your way to Leeds Railway Station and get a train to Malton or else pick up a Hire car at the Airport.

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • Disabled facilitiesDisabled facilities
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • Sauna onsiteSauna onsite
  • Swimming pool - indoor onsiteSwimming pool - indoor onsite
  • FishingFishing
  • Pony trekking/horse-ridingPony trekking/horse-riding
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Children's outdoor play areaChildren's outdoor play area
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • Single sex groups welcomedSingle sex groups welcomed
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Washing machineWashing machine
  • Electric car charging pointElectric car charging point

Freeview TV; Hot Tub in Leisure Suite; Fibre Broadband; Table Tennis in 3-sided Barn; Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
  • concrete leading to gravel.

  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesSwimming pool
    • YesGym/leisure centre
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall

Bedrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath
    • YesWet room
  • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
  • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available
  • YesWCs with handrails available
  • YesBedrooms available with separate, private or shared bathrooms suitable for guests who use a wheelchair

Entrance

  • YesEntrance well lit

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

General

  • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours

Notes

Guests with disabilities are holidaying with others in their Party who do not have disabilities.