Bungalow in Hatch, Sandy, Bedfordshire, England - Tranquil Location Perfect For Friends Or Families
Newly refurbished, luxury 5 bedroom accommodation which has been designed to create a relaxing and social environment. The open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen makes for a truly enjoyable and social stay for guests, be it a single family, couple of families or a group of friends. The property is set on a secure gated plot which is shared with the property owner. The accommodation has its own garden and guests are welcome to use the owners climbing frame, trampoline and football goals - which are on the same plot.
Top Traveller Review
About the Owner
About Michelle Barnes
As a mother with 3 children, I know what I want and need when I go on holiday. I have tried to ensure the property has a luxurious feel whilst also feeling homely.
I hope you find the bedrooms comfy and cosy, with the living area vibrant and sociable.
I have lived in Hatch for 9 years and still find things to do which I didn't know about.
Michelle Barnes purchased this bungalow in 2005
Why Michelle Barnes chose South Cambridge
I purchased my property as it has a remote, rural feel whilst being less than an hour away from Milton Keynes, Cambridge and London.
(7 traveller reviews)
Michelle and family really looked after us
Ideal property for a family get-together
The property was ideal for our purposes - a family get-together for six adults and four small children. There are five large and comfortable bedrooms, and an open lounge/diner/kitchen which is very large and enables all to be together for preparation of food, watching television, playing with the children etc. Children can be easily supervised while food preparation is in progress. Outside there is an excellent children's playground, a pond with very large carp, and an extensive playing field - perfect for young children, especially as, once the car gates are closed, they cannot get out onto the road.
The property is modern and airy and was clean and tidy, and we were well received by the owners, after which we were left to enjoy our stay without any intrusions.
We hope to return to repeat the event some time soon.
Fantastic Holiday Retreat for people of all ages
I have never written a holiday review before but felt I just had to for the weekend we just spent here because it was simply amazing. I have so much to say but David P (earlier reviewer on here) has pretty much covered everything I wanted to write.
My brother and I booked this accommodation to celebrate our parents' Diamond Wedding Anniversary. There were 10 adults (inc my children aged 21 and 24 years and their partners) and 2 children aged 7 and 2 years (the accommodation is for 10 but the owners were very happy to put a small bed and cot in my brother's room for his children). We chose this accommodation as it looked so lovely - it was on one level which was great for our parents and also for the 2 year old (no stairgate needed) and the large grass area (you could call it a field) with goal posts was excellent for us all.
Michelle was brilliant at communication from the moment I made my first enquiry, right up to making finer arrangements such as child bed, highchair, etc.
Our party arrived at various stages on Friday in 4 cars - all of which were easily accommodated in the grounds. The first to arrive were shown around the house which was simply amazing. The accommodation is so clean and well equipped - we lived in luxury all weekend. Every little detail had been thought of. There was plenty of crockery and cutlery and a dishwasher that we made very good use of. There was also a large fridge and separate freezer which was great for us, as we catered at home for the whole weekend, including a 3 course dinner for Saturday night as an Anniversary meal.
We were very lucky with the weather so the bi-fold doors were open pretty much all the time. We lazed around the accommodation virtually the whole weekend, only going out to a local farm on Sunday afternoon. We had a bbq there too. We were not overlooked at all and didn't feel at all 'watched over' but there was someone there most of the time if we had any queries. We loved having our adopted dog Murphy for the weekend but he didn't try to come in the barn at all, even with our doors open.
Our mum's summary: "It was the best weekend we have ever had - I loved every minute of it - sitting on the terrace chatting to my grandchildren, watching them all get along, lazing around with all my family, playing card games - it was wonderful". Our dad says "we must come back for my 90th birthday".
My brother & I couldn't ask for more. Thank you Michelle & family x
Fabulous, spacious and contemporary
We were a group of 6 working in the area for a few days and we needed somewhere relaxing after busy training sessions. This accommodation was brilliant - very spacious, contemporary and beautifully maintained. Everyone involved with the property was smashing: welcoming, friendly and helpful. Alas, the weather was dreadful whilst we were there, but because the accommodation was so good, at least we were extremely comfortable and had plenty of room to stretch out and relax! We would definitely recommend the venue if you are looking for somewhere that is just a cut above!
Fab weekend November 2015
What a fantastic house. Stayed with a group of 9 girlfriends and the house was wonderful. Very modern with all mod cons, the owners have given100% to make sure you have an enjoyable stay. We loved the Christmas trees they put up early especially for our visit for our Xmas dinner celebration. Thank you so much.
We stayed here for our August break. The cottage was fantastic, you felt you was in some 5 star hotel in Spain. The facilities, the cleanliness all of 5 star standard. We visited for the week a large group of us with small children and teenagers, easy reach to London and surrounding areas. The children enjoyed themselves, playing on the field and the play area. The owners are very friendly a special thanks to them for the help at hand would definitely visit again. Thank you Michelle and family
From the Owner
“I purchased my property as it has a remote, rural feel whilst being less than an hour away from Milton Keynes, Cambridge and London.”
Activity and Interests
Special interest holidays:
The accommodation is ideally suited for guests wanting to visit the RSPB or Shuttleworth.
The property is situated for easy access to lots of different areas.
Milton Keynes and Cambridge are easily accessed by car.
Trains to Kings Cross run from Sandy train station.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
13 Apr 2017 - 18 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
22 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
New Year 2017
29 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£350|
The following breaks are available:
Friday - Friday
Friday - Monday
Monday - Friday
Property will be available from 4pm on the arrival day and guests should depart by 10am on departure day.
Towels and bedding are provided.
Owner's Cancellation Policy
- Available arrival
- Iron & Board
- Living Room ...
- Tumble Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Kitchen ...
- Child's Highchair
- children welcome
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- autumn foliage
- recreation centre
- bird watching
- horse riding
- sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses
- fitness centre
- massage therapist
- medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
- Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
- Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
- Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
- Shower room 4 - Shower Enclosure
- Family bathroom - Jacuzzi bath and shower over. WC En-Suite - Bedroom 2, shower and wc. En- suite - Bedroom 3, shower and wc. En-suite - Bedroom 4, shower and wc. En0suite - Bedroom 5, shower and wc.
- 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
- Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- Bedroom 4
- Bedroom 5
- Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: All bedrooms can be set as double or twin to ensure maximum flexibility for guests. Bedrooms 2,3,4 and 5 have a TV and DVD player. Bedroom 1 - Double bed Bedroom 2 - Double bed Bedroom 3 - Twin beds Bedroom 4 - Double bed Bedroom 5 - Double bed
Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website
- Notes on accommodation: The property has benefits from the following. - Lounge area - Open fire - Fully fitted kitchen with breakfast island. - Fully equipped utility room. - Dining Area - Family bathroom - 4 en-suite double bedrooms ( can be set as twins) - 1 Double bedroom (can be set as twin). Outside: The property is situated on the owners plot which is entered by secure electric gates. Guests are welcome to use the owners climbing frame, trampoline, and football goals. Utility Room: Washing machine and tumble dryer are provided along with iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedlinen is provided along with towels and tea towels. Bedlinen and towels are changed once a week.