Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Kingfisher cottage is an ideal holiday getaway. It is a unique contemporary and highly individual modern luxury cottage. It is situated in an unvrivalled position within established gardens of around two acres. It overlooks the Great Ouse and has extensive river frontage and mooring facilities. The cottage has four bedrooms, four bathrooms (three en-suite), luxury Shaker style kitchen and french Oak flooring throughout.
It is ideal for two families or a group of friends with an indoor games room with a luxury pool table and another games room in the garden with table tennis, table football and darts. It is also ideal for small family gatherings or birthday parties as there is a music system throughout and the main sitting room is triple aspect 30' square with large dining table. There is also a separate TV room with DVD player.
The kitchen is fully equipped with American style fridge, range cooker and small table for breakfast. There is an adjoining utility room with washing machine and condensor dryer. At the back there is a very large wooden deck overlooking the river as well as a barbeque patio area. There is private fishing (with license) on the riverbank. The property is situated within 45 from London, 25 minutes from Cambridge and 15 minutes from Bedford and St Neots both of which have extensive shopping and markets.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Luton 50 km, 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 3 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 10|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details outdoors||
The property is approached via a long driveway and leads through electric gates to approximately two acres of mainly lawned gardens that surround the property on all sides. Additional there is a large wooden deck with seating at the rear to dine or relax on with beautiful river views. A lower patio area is also used for BBQ's. At the front of the house there is a separate building which is a games room with table tennis, table football and darts.
The South East England region
Bedfordshire has a host of exciting activities for all ages. The most famous is Woburn, home to Woburn Safari Park with wild animals visible from the car and on foot which is massively popular with the children, Woburn Abbey housing one of the most important private art collections in the world and for the active young visitors Go Ape an active day out for all the family including zip wiring high in the tree canopy.
Leighton Buzzard with its small railway is also popular with families, while cruises down the Grand Union canal are enjoyable for all ages. Cambridge with the famous University and the opportunity to go 'punting' on the river as well as offering excellent shopping and nightlife is only 20 miles away. Central London with all the famous historical sites and this summer access to the Olympic village and all the amazing events that are organised is within one hours drive.
Great Barford is situated on the river Great Ouse. It is a picturesque village with a lovely pub situated on the river well frequented by narrow boats as it has a 24 hour mooring. Village amenities include a local store and an excellent Chinese restaurant. There are many lovely gastro pubs within easy reach. Walking, fishing, cycling and boating are popular pursuits. There are also local museums and National Trust properties to explore. Cambridge with the University colleges and punting is only 25 minutes away and Central London is easily reached within the hour via car or mainline train. Shuttleworth hosting the oldest collection of Edwardian planes, a state of the art play facility and beautiful gardens is 5 minutes away.