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Self Contained Cottage In The Grounds Of A Thatched Cottage



Updated: 21-Oct-2016
Cottage in Haslingfield, Cambridge - Peaceful Location, 5 Miles From City Centre

Garden Cottage Norbrook is in the village of Haslingfield yet only 15 minutes from Cambridge historic centre. It offers the tranquillity of a rural location and convenient access to the attractions and facilities of Cambridge .

The village has a shop, post office and deli and access to a network of pathways to enjoy its rural environment.

There are ‘must see’ attractions on hand in Cambridge, Ely and the iconic aircraft collection at IWM Duxford.

The cottage is set in the gardens of the owner’s home, and they are on hand to ensure that you have an enjoyable stay.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

Garden Cottage lies in the garden of our house which we have restored over the last 10 years. Garden Cottage was originally a small barn.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

This is a new converted property and feedback will be posted as soon as it is available.
Apr 2014
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13 Reviews

based on 13 holidaymaker reviews


Quality, compact and modern little cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the cottage for a week late August. The accommodation suited us, a couple, extremely well. Although small, everything was good quality and we felt 'at home'.

Our hosts were charming and helpful. The weather was particularly good and we were able to dine 'al fresco', not only on our patio, but in the garden where our hosts provided dining furniture and parasol.

If you need, or want to be in the area, the cottage is a good base and we would certainly return.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing break

  • 4 of 5

The property was well equiped and very relaxing. The owners have the perfect mix of being, helpful, informative and available if needed without being intrusive. We found our stay to be most enjoyable and relaxing.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and many thanks for your kind review Mike
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quite and idyllic

  • 5 of 5

After driving off the m11 motorway we drove through some quite idyllic villages and arrived at this quite wonderfull cottage. It had absolutely everything you would need without you having to go out straight away and buy stuff all linin and towels are provided and also anything you can think of that you would need for the kitchen we brought some things but honestly we didn't need to the accommodation is rented as a two person max and it is spacious and well laid out for two. The living/kitchen diner area is comftable for cooking eating or just slumming in front of the telly all is comftable and honey there is an outside patio area and with the right weather makes for a peacfull place to eat weather it be for breakfast or evening the bedroom is large enough and tastefully decorated with a soft but comftable bed there is a large wardrobe and two side cabinets and plenty of places to put your clothes there are sockets in abundance and no noise to keep you awake. The walk in wet room is an absolute joy and made me want one of my own it is again tastefully decorated with an eye for detail the shower works to perfection but if you are not used to a wet room don't be too alarmed by it flooding if you like long showers. We were sad to go it was a lovely quite slow paced life that you adopt and is ideal to get away from the stresses of work and life with so many local reasonably priced pubs within a quick drive you will not go without. Mike the owner sorry I forgot his partners name. Was more than helpful in all ways before and during our stay he sent me his mobile number with plenty of info and we kept in touch on our way will hopefully returned one day to The Garden Cottage untile then thankyou both for a lovely stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review. This is very helpful to me and to other potential visitors. So glad you enjoyed your stay - that's our objective so its is good to know we got it right. Mike & Ann
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Perfect Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We needed somewhere to stay to complete a course of radiotherapy sessions at Addenbrookes hospital and couldn't believe our luck when we found this accommodation.

It was ideal for us just 15 minutes to the hospital which left us a lot of time to explore the Cambridge country side around.

We had many lovely walks taken out of a walking book lent to us by the owners and were able to finally make use of our National Trust membership and visited Anglesey Abbey and Wimpole Hall and gardens.

The Village of Haslingfield is adorable and has a store, pubs and an award winning Deli all within walking distance.

The accommodation was beautifully decorated, immaculately clean, well equipped and very comfy with fresh flowers picked from the wonderful gardens surrounding the property making a very thoughtful touch to greet us on arrival.

The owners are lovely ,helpful but not intrusive and we would love to go back sometime for a proper Holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for that kind review. It is gratifying to know that your stay at Garden Cottage delivered all you wanted. WE will, of course be delighted to welcome you back. Mike & Ann
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Lovely compact cottage in a good location

  • 5 of 5

Cottage was as described, well equipped, clean and comfortable which allowed us to have a perfect weekend away to celebrate our ruby wedding anniversary. Mike and Ann were the perfect hosts without being intrusive Highly recommended

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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cosy 1-bedroomed cottage-lovely stay

  • 5 of 5

cottage is well equipped and comfortable. Owners friendly and helpful without being interfering. Even left welcoming flowers and some basics for self-catering.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your comment6s. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Mike & Ann
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Stansted Airport at 46.3 Kilometres Nearest Train : Cambridge Station at 10.5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : M11 at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 3 Kilometres


Nearest airport Stansted 40 mins by car. Transfers can be arranged.

Car recommended.


Haslingfield has a general shop, Post Office and deli all within walking distance of the cottage.

The city of Cambridge, accessible by car or by bike, has a full range of services: banks, supermarkets shops and a general market.

Further Details:

Most of the Colleges in Cambridge have historic or architectural interest and are well worth visiting.

National Trust properties Wimpole Hall and Anglesea Abbey with in easy reach.

Imperial War Museum, Duxford has a collection of 200 iconic aircraft on display.

Ideal base for walking or through countryside and to picturesque villages with many opportunities for pub lunches.


Rental rates

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3 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
First check availability on this website or directly with the owners. Request booking form. Complete and return booking form with deposit. Final payment details will be forwarded. After final payment is received (6 weeks before holiday date) arrival details will be dispatched.

Changeover Day:

Short lets available on application.

Notes on prices:
The prices quoted are weekly. Short break prices are available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 21-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Television


  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • village


  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • tennis


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Wet room, wc


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Double bedroom with king sized bed. Double doors opening onto patio area.


  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Iron and ironing board are available on request. Outside: Patio area with table and chairs, barbecue and access to garden. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels included and changed weekly. The property is cleaned on a weekly basis. Additional housekeeping services are available on request.

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