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Large Period Home With Private Indoor Heated Swimming Pool, Large Garden, Wifi

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

House in Fulbourn, Cambridge, England - Beautiful period home with heated swimming pool just 10 minutes from Cambridge City centre

This magnificent period home dates back to the late eighteen hundreds providing a wonderful example of spacious Victorian grandeur. Peacefully situated on the edge of the picturesque village of Fulbourn, it is conveniently located just four miles from the historic City of Cambridge and less than an hour from the heart of London. Beechwood House has recently undergone a substantial face lift, and whilst retaining many original features it has been carefully and tastefully extended and fully redecorated, creating a traditional atmosphere blended with the comfort of modern day living. The bright and airy interior opens out onto a delightful terrace and a beautifully established and maintained traditional English garden backing onto open countryside, providing an oasis of unrushed tranquillity and seclusion. A unique opportunity to rent and experience one of Cambridge's finest traditional landmark properties.

If you would like to discuss the possibility of booking, please either email James at or call 07767 846957. We look forward to hearing from you.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 June, 2018

About James

Now semi retired after running a European villa holiday company for over 30 years, my wife and I decided to run Beechwood House as a luxury holiday home for discerning guests visiting Cambridge.

James purchased this house in 1994

What makes this house unique

Seldom does one find an entire period home available for short term holiday rentals, just a few minutes from the historic City of Cambridge. A family home for two and half decades, Beechwood House provides unique opportunity to stay in a beautifully appointed property with all home from home comforts.

Guestbook comments from the owner

“Beechwood House is even better than it looks on line”

We booked Beechwood House and one of the studios for a celebration of a family birthday. James was there to welcome us personally when we arrived. Everything was just perfect, including champagne on ice, chocolates, lots of fresh fruit and flowers. The Bates family.

Perfect place for a family reunion”

We were absolutely blown away by the property, and although the photos look lovely, they really don't do the property justice. The lounge was beautiful and there was plenty of room to hide away in to relax. The garden is massive, and was a wonderful space for the kids to have Easter egg hunts and the pool was a real bonus. James was a fantastic host, and the fruit, champagne and chocolates on arrival were a lovely surprise. We'll definitely be coming back! The Kenny family.

30th Birthday Long Weekend Venue - Great”

Beechwood House is amazing; the house itself is beautiful and the two studio are also of 5 star quality
Oct 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Fulbourn in Fulbourn

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Bathroom 1 (en-suite to master bedroom) with bath & WC. Bathroom 2 with bath, shower & WC. First floor shower/wet room with shower only. Ground floor shower/wet room with shower & WC.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with super king size bed. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with double bed. Bedroom 4 with twin single beds. Bedroom 5 with twin single beds.
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Notes on accommodation: Mid week rentals from £300 per night! Between Monday and Friday you can book a minimum of two nights for as little as £375 per night for all months except July & August! Please call 07767 846957 for details and a quote. Outside: Set in a wonderful one acre garden, mostly laid to lawn with established flower beds, shrubs and mature trees providing almost total seclusion. Large terrace beside house with gas barbecue and quality outdoor dining furniture ideal for 'alfresco' dining. Backing onto open countryside and fruit fields. Small pond. Herb garden and small apple orchard. Private parking for up to five vehicles. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, iron & board, vacuum cleaner. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels provided. Weekly clean included. Wifi access included. Further services available at extra charge, including daily maid, catering, baby sitting. Other: Small conservatory provides an extra seating area overlooking the garden. Indoor heated swimming pool (8m x 4m, 1-2m deep, with integral Roman steps) housed in converted outbuilding close to house.


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Large Period Home With Private Indoor Heated Swimming Pool, Large Garden, Wifi
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  • 5 of 5

Very prompt when request regarding booking. We had my daughter's hen weekend at the house. Breathtaking from opening the front door. The house so perfectly set out for family events. Beautiful setting, very well kept. Would recommend this house to everyone that is considering booking. James was very helpful and accommodating too. We had a guest chef who confirmed the kitchen area was fabulous for him to work in too. We had a mad hatters afternoon tea in the dinning room and had ample space with 18 of us. The pool area is fabulous too and definitely an added bonus. I promise you won't be disappoint booking Beechwood House it is beautiful. Thank you so much James. Best wishes Sue

  • Review Submitted: 04-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words Sue, and I'm delighted you all enjoyed your stay at Beechwood House and that everything was as you hoped it would be and met with your full expectations. You would all be welcome back any time!
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Lovely holiday home

  • 5 of 5

Stunning 5 star managed property with an amazing garden and swimming pool.

We had an awesome family break here for the second time this year.

It was only for a few days but the rooms are spacious, the children loved the swimming pool and there are lots of things to do in Cambridge (punting, Seeing the cathedral or university).

Fully recommend and the owner is always willing to help and go the extra mile.

This place is only 40 minutes away from where we live so we will be back.

Thank you James for another memorable family break.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely to see you all again and seeing you and the children enjoying both the house and facilities. Please come again soon!
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Idyllic place to stage a family get-together

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely perfect family birthday weekend in this beautiful house and garden. It was ideal for us as a group and for young and old... a wonderful country walk on the Saturday, a pub lunch on the Sunday, delicious home-made meals provided by our family on two nights and two mornings, and multiple swims in the indoor pool for the two youngest and their mum.

We were also overwhelmed not only by the gracious space and decor of the house, and the delightful garden, but especially by the owners' generosity in leaving us flowers, chocolates, fruit and even a birthday cake! These caring and personal touches went way beyond the call of duty and made us feel so welcome.

We will definitely be recommending Beechwood House, and hope to return there one day ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are most welcome and thank you for your kind words, acknowledgement of our attention to detail is very much appreciated and makes all our efforts worthwhile. James
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Nearest Airport
22 Miles
London Stansted
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
White Hart Inn
Nearest Ferry
120 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Gog Magog
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Cambridge station
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
White Hart Inn
Nearest Beach
70 Miles
Car: recommended


Nearest beach is Hunstanton 58miles (90km), on the north Norfolk coast. This is a sandy beach, along with many others further up the coast: Wells, Sheringham, Cromer. On the Suffolk coast, Southwold is a popular pretty seaside town only 70 miles (110km).


London Stansted international airport 27 miles (43km). London Heathrow and London Gatwick are approximately an hour and a half by car, or there are excellent rail links to Cambridge rail or coach stations. Dover ferry terminal (for Channel crossings) is approximately two and a half hours by car, or Felixstowe ferry terminal (for North Sea crossings) is about an hour and a quarters drive. Whilst local amenities are in walking distance, it is recommended you have a vehicle for your stay.


Approx 150 metres to White Hart pub offering quality food and family atmosphere. 700 metres to village centre (see Further Details below). Cambridge city centre is only 4 miles (7km) away with numerous places of interest, and must-do activities like punting along the River Cam. Nearby towns also worth a visit: Saffron Walden, Ely, Bury St Edmunds. Some attractions & activities within south Cambridgeshire: Linton Zoo, Wimpole Hall & Home Farm, Duxford Imperial War Museum, Fowlmere nature reserve.

Further Details:

Fulbourn village offers 3 pubs/restaurants all together, a cafe/snack bar, co-op supermarket, butcher, takeaway food, chemist, beautician, florist. C of E parish church. Large Tesco supermarket less than 2 miles away, with free cashpoint. Cambridge Leisure Park at 3 miles offers ten-pin bowling, 9 screen cinema, gym, restaurants, bars and a live music venue/night club.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
30% deposit required to confirm. Remaining balance due 6 weeks prior to arrival.
No Stag groups & single sex groups on request.

Minimum stay of 3 nights, or 5 nights during High Seasons.

Mid week rentals from £250 per night in low & mid season!

Important note for Christmas & New Year bookings: Christmas is a minimum 1 week (7 nights) from 21st to 28th December and New Year is also a minimum 1 week from 28th December to 4th January.

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover day. 4pm arrival, 10am departure.

Notes on prices:
Sliding scale rates apply for durations under 7 nights in each price band...the longer you stay the lower the nightly rate! There is a reduction on subsequent weeks after the first full week rented.
Midweek rentals available from £250 a night!
Please contact us with exact dates for an accurate quote or visit our principle website for comprehensive costing details and more pictures and floor plan etc.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.