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The Cottage Family Cottage in Grafham, Cambridgeshire

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sleeps 6
3 rooms
1 bathroom

The Cottage Family Cottage description

Holiday home
The Cottage is a 350 year old cottage in part of a building that was once owned by the family of Oliver Cromwell, on a 6 acre site near to Grafham Waters which is near to Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire. With three bedrooms (one double, one twin and one with bunk beds) and a family bathroom, it can sleep six people. Also within the accommodation is an open plan living area with a fitted kitchen, a dining area and a sitting room. Outside the cottage is off road parking for two cars and a garden with outdoor furniture and a barbecue. Also available on site is a children's play area and an open air heated swimming pool which is available through the summer months. With so many facilities available on site and the fabulous Cambridgeshire countryside to discover, The Cottage is a wonderful family holiday cottage all year round.

The Cambridgeshire village of Grafham is best known for its Grafham Waters, a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest which cover 1500 acres. The site is also a haven for wild life, with insects, birds, mammals and amphibians. And for those who enjoy fishing, Grafham Waters is the king of the trout reservoirs. The site also offers picnic areas, restaurants, café, and specialist sports hire and sales shops. Within easy travelling distance you will find Huntingdon, St Neots, and Cambridge, all offering many attractions to visit.

Cambridge is a delight to visit in any season: relax in its many pubs, restaurants and cafes whilst exploring the shops around the historic market place. If you want to get up, out and about, you couldn't have picked a better county to explore.

Gas central heating. Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Off road parking for 2 cars. Shared use of open air heated swimming pool, 8m x 22m, open when lifeguard on duty in July and August. Enclosed garden with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Small on-site shop. Supermarket 8 miles, pub 10 mins walk. Note: Max. 6 including infants.


  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Swimming pool
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine

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Mrs Ramus
June 2016
Had an enjoyable stay in a lovely cottage. The bedrooms and living rooms are of a good size.
Mr Ward
May 2014
A fantastic cottage in a very quiet and relaxing location. We would definitely recommend!
Mrs Bentley
September 2014
It was just what we wanted, quiet after a busy day touring.
Ms Mcloughlin
June 2014
The site was very secure and the facilities were second to none. The staff members were so friendly and helpful, they really made the holiday. Always very helpful and informative. The cleanliness of the lodge too was excellent, zero faults. Definitely coming back next year!
Mr Goulesque
April 2013
Very nice and efficient staff members, very nice property, a lot of space, nice and quiet location.
Mr Blake
November 2013
Spacious accommodation that suited our extended family very happily. Easy access to walks, water sports, nature trails, country lanes etc.
Mr Lenoble
October 2013
The house is very beautiful, big, comfortable, and clean.
Mrs Posthuma De Boer
June 2013
It is one of the best holiday cottages we have ever had! Plenty of room, pleasant living room with comfortable chairs for everyone. It was like at home. Super!
Mr Wyatt
May 2013
A very well equipped cottage which is very well maintained. Real luxury. Location is handy for Cambridge and Duxford and the is lots to do around Grafham Water.
Mr Vermeeren
April 2013
We found the cottage beautiful and the the lake very nice for walking and biking.
Mrs Hopkins
October 2012
Good location to explore Cambridgeshire and a well appointed cottage.
Mrs Heppenstall
August 2012
The property was everything we expected. All the caravan club site staff were very welcoming, friendly and helpful. The cottage was extremely spacious and well equipped, we even had some friends round for dinner! We will definitely book this place again. Sykes you are stars - thank you.
Mr Baker
August 2012
Everything went well, from easy booking and very good service to a great property at a beautiful place with friendly people. We had a lovely holiday that left nothing to wish for, except to come back again next year!
Mrs Saunders
July 2012
The standard of cleanliness and furnishings in the property were outstanding. We were blown away by the whole p#322;ace. Being on the caravan club site made it feel like we were camping, but in total luxury!
Mrs Kunkel
November 2011
Our hosts were very nice. The location was perfect for us and we enjoyed walking round the area!
Mr Phull
December 2011
The Cottage is a great place to get away!
Miss Chawner
December 2011
This cottage was the best self catering accommodation I have ever stayed in - outstanding design to the highest specification and very, very comfortable.
Mrs Gould
November 2011
The property was just as it looked on your website - probably the best rental property I have stayed in. The location was great and the wardens on the site were very pleasant.
Mrs Milbourn
August 2011
The beautiful surroundings, the quietness and cleanliness of the site, and the friendliness of the staff were appreciated. The accommodation was excellent and we especially enjoyed the swimming pool.
Miss Reid
August 2011
Beautiful cottage, very well maintained site, friendly owners and a fantastic outside pool.
Mrs Gilman
July 2012
Swimming pool a bonus. Lovely upside-down layout. Secure, as within the Caravan Club site. Loads of cutlery/crockery. Very comfy beds and very clean linen.
Mr Hodby
July 2011
A peaceful spot with excellent access to Grafham Water. A lovely place to walk in the evening and excellent facilities for walking or cycling during the day. Lots to do nearby too - particularly enjoyed Wiken Fen and Wimpole Hall (both NT). The pool was really warm and a real pleasure to swim in. Overall, a very well run and maintained site and a beautiful cottage, especially the balcony.
Mr Wiza
May 2011
We've had a great time. The property actually exceeded our expectations and the overall standard was outstanding.
Mrs Inman
August 2011
The Cottage was light and airy and furnished to a very high standard. The upside down design allowed for views over the site. The area was very peaceful and the Grafham site very well run. The swimming pool added to the overall experience. A lovely cottage. My family and I truly enjoyed staying there.
May 2013
Very pretty, confortable and well equiped accomodation, large enough for a familly with 4 children. Nice location in the countryside, superb for jogging around the lake. A lot of touristic attractions in the aera. Very nice and very eficient staff
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