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Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

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)
Access Car advised
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
Other High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking
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

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.

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29 Aug 2014

5/5

"WONDERFUL"

A lovely cottage in fantastic surroundings. Comfortable, well equipped, incredibly peaceful and set in beautiful grounds.Hopefully we will be able to rent again next year.… More

21 Jun 2014

5/5

"Beautiful cottage in stunning grounds for relaxing weekend"

The cottage and surroundings are stunning, feels like a little oasis tucked away from the world. We loved the garden and the games room, all the family enjoyed, the tv lounge is brilliant for some chi… More

9 Jun 2014

5/5

"Marvellous"

Just returned after a weekend with friends at this beautiful cottage. The setting and the cottage itself are stunning; beautifully finished and furnished, and truly private and spacious. What a find! … More

29 Apr 2014

5/5

"Kingfisher cottage A special place to be"

We stayed at Kingfisher Cottage for a week and had a fantastic time. The peace and quiet is very relaxing. Our dog loved the garden and we loved walking round it with her. The cottage is very comforta… More

25 Mar 2014

4/5

"Amazing place to celebrate a 40th birthday!!!"

As my partner turned 40th I surprised him with a week end away in this mazing cottage. We went with a few friends including 2 babies and it was just so easy and relaxing. The house is fully furnished … More

6 Jan 2014

5/5

"Fantastic location, fantastic house, fantastic facilities"

We stayed here for 5 nights over New Years and were so impressed with Kingfisher Cottage. The sauna and pool room are an excellent addition. Very easy to get to from London, situated in a beautiful vi… More

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. I am so glad you enjoyed our cottage and celebrating the New Year there. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

27 Nov 2013

5/5

"This property really has the wow factor!"

This property really has the wow factor. The house is extremely spacious, beautifully decorated and very clean. The pool room is a nice touch as is the second lounge and TV.
The outside is just as well planned as the inside. Even in October we were able to sit outside on the decking most days due to the shelter of the surrounding trees. The grounds are huge, plenty of space to exercise the dog, play football & cricket. We also used the games room for table tennis and darts. My husband fished most days from the riverside decking and caught a couple of good sized Bream.
It is in a secluded position yet within short distances of many interesting places to visit.
We did most of our grocery shopping in nearby St Neots and had trips out to Cambridge, London, St Albans and the Warner Brothers Harry Potter Museum.
We have stayed in many rental properties both at home and abroad and thought this to be one of the best. I thoroughly recommend this property and we will definitely return.

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments about Kingfisher. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon!

13 Jul 2013

5/5

"Fantastic cottage, Superb grounds for our marquee wedding."

We consider ourselves so fortunate that we were able to have our marquee wedding reception within the grounds of kingfisher cottage. The grounds are absolutely stunning.
Family stayed in the cottage on the first few nights - 4 teenagers absolutely loved playing football outside and also having their 'own room'- the pool table room with their own music! The main room had lots and lots of space for a large part of the family to enjoy our nephews birthday together the night before the wedding.
We spent the remainder of the week actually staying in the cottage ourselves. It was amazing - so much space, so relaxing -eating late breakfast on the veranda, playing football and catch, waving to the occasional boat passing by when down by the river.
There are so many wonderful things to do at the cottage, I could go on and on. Our wedding day was better then we could have hoped, the honeymoon at the cottage was
awesome - if ever a place deserved a 5 star rating then this is it!!!!! Treat yourself to a stay there and you will not be disappointed

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. We are so glad that you chose Kingfisher as your wedding venue and that we were able to help make your wedding day and honeymoon special. Come and stay again soon!

29 Apr 2013

5/5

"Wonderful"

The house stands in a wonderfully peaceful location in stunning surroundings, we were a party of four couples and there was masses of room for us all in the lovely house while at the same time feeling very cosy, everyone said what a wonderful property it was and I'm sure we will return for another holiday before too long as it was a welcome oasis of calm in a very busy life.

Thank you so much for your lovely comments and we look forward to welcoming you back for another visit.

31 Dec 2012

5/5

"Perfect place to stay for all ages"

We stayed at Kingfisher Cottage over Christmas and what a lovely time we had.Two families with children age ranging from 19 to 11 ....and the dog!!The cottage was plenty big enough for us all, the sep… More

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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