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Delightful Victorian Townhouse in the Heart of Cambridge, sleeps 4

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Central Cambridge Townhouse with Outdoor Space, sleeps 4

This freshly renovated 2 bedroom townhouse dating back to the 1800's, on two levels, is situated less than a mile from the historic University town centre of Cambridge, in the vibrant Mill Road area. Within easy walking distance of the town centre near Parker's Piece, and from the end of the road a great selection of independent shops, restaurants and pubs. The main train line station to London is less than 10 minutes walk from the house giving easy access to London for day trips, work or whatever! Ideal for sightseers, professionals who prefer a home from home, and parents visiting studying university students.

The open plan layout of this original 1800's Townhouse has a comfy leather sofa, chair and pouffe to relax in after a hard days sight seeing. You can enjoy the new technology, Freeview flat screen SMART TV and i-pod docking station/DAB radio or settle for some good old fashioned games and jigsaw puzzles. For cooler nights there is an original open fire, with fire guard.

If the wide selection of restaurants locally doesn't tempt you there is a well appointed kitchen and dining area in the open plan downstairs space, including a dishwasher, stainless steel fridge freezer, gas cooker and washing machine.

The open plan living leads to a small courtyard garden that gets the evening sun, a nice place to chill before heading out into the town for the evening.

The hallway takes you upstairs to a newly fitted bathroom with a drencher shower and adjustable hose, bath, basin, WC and heated towel rail.

The main bedroom with a super comfy king-size bed and luxury feather duvet has bedside tables and lamps, has a beautiful dressing table and fitted wardrobes, very elegant.

The second bedroom, at the back of the house, has a double bed to make the most of the space, again with a luxury feather duvet and fitted wardrobe.

This great little Townhouse in the heart of Cambridge gives you easy access to Cambridge and London. There is free on street free parking, but you don't need a car here to get around! The handy side room gives you space to store bikes inside [there are plenty of bike hires around] and also houses a washing machine.

This is a pet free and NON-smoking holiday home.

We are currently renovating the house, it will be available from the start of August to rent [possibly earlier], pictures to follow as rooms get finished. Please get in touch if you are interested.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 January, 2018

About The Owner

We have lived in Cambridge for over 15 years, this was our very first house, with great memories of the fun we had living in such a central place, we couldn't part with it! We moved as our family grew, but we don't live far away. We love living in Cambridge. Internal pics will follow over the next few weeks as we finish the renovation by mid July. Please get in touch if you are interested in staying.

The Owner purchased this house in 1999

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cambridge in South Cambridgeshire District

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Drencher shower with separate hose, bath, basin and WC; brand new
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
5

Clean and well appointed. Very well situated. Comfortable and warm

  • 5 of 5

As above. Very easy to live and relax in, which is important when travelling. No tricky appliances to work out.

Location made all excursions very simple and convenient.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Comfortable & Convenient

  • 4 of 5

Well equipped and conveniently located to stores, restaurants & bus downtown e.g. Tom's Cakes, train station within walking distance. Garden very pleasant for afternoon tea. Bed comfortable & area quiet. Bathroom lighting could be improved. Owner very helpful and responsive to requests.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Very nice property and close to city. Nice town.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent.

  • 5 of 5

Great location and wonderful accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A real gem in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

The house is really lovely. Very well equipped and very comfortable.

It feels much more like a home than a holiday let.

The location is great as it's very close to a great mix of local shops and restaurants and an easy walk into the centre.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We felt relaxed from the minute we arrived. The house is really stylish and spotlessly clean. A lovely warm house which made all the difference. It had everything we needed for our holiday. The location is fantastic too. There are brilliant cafes and shops on the next road and you are minutes in the car from the city centre. We had a great time and would love to come back again soon. Would definitely recommend this house.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
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Location

Backs
"Lovely to punt along the Cam and take in The Backs of the collages. Either do it yourself wh..."
Fitzwilliam Museum
"There is a lot to see here from pictures, to armour, to Egyptian artifacts!"
Cambridge University Botanic Garden
"Lovely spot, an easy 20 mins walk from Stockwell Street. The gardens are good all year, nota..."
Midsummer House Restaurant
"Very nice for Michelin Star food, is high end but worth it."
Parker's Piece
"A lovely big open green park space where folks congregate and hangout, justvatbthe end of Mi..."
Scudamore's Punts
"These are the guys that will take you punting along The Backs! "
The Backstreet Bistro
"Tucked away on one of the little side roads near Stockwell Street, nice food, a great find. "
Kingston Arms
"A good independent pub selling a wide range of ales from local breweries and simple pub grub. "
Cotto
"Excellent food, Michelin type quality, need to book. Only 15 mins walk near the centre from ..."
Urban Larder
"Found at the end of Stockwell Street on Mill Road, lovely fresh food, an independent cafe wi..."
Limoncello Delicatessen
"On the short stretch of independent shops at the end of Stockwell Street, selling lovely Ita..."
Grantchester Village
"Worth a trip to the outskirts of town to walk along the meadow that lines the river Cam and ..."
King's College
"You can't come to Cambridge without visiting this famous Hall with King's Chapel where the C..."
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cambridge, East of England

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
£875
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Minimum 3 nights stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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