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House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 127 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Welcome to our family home, located in Coton, one of the prettiest villages in Cambridgeshire, within walking distance of the university town of Cambridge. Whether you are organising a family holiday, friends reunion or special event, look no further!

Cambridge train station is just a 10 min drive (3 miles). Approximately, 40 min from Stansted Airport, 1 hour from Luton Airport and 1 hour from London by car.

The house is on the Coton Footpath, a quiet cul de sac, via which bicyclists can reach the centre of Cambridge in 15 minutes. From here you can access all the delights of Cambridge's historic centre, extensive shopping, punting on the Cam and much much more!

For the energetic, you can explore the network of paths through the Coton Countryside Reserve, as well as the Wimpole Way that runs through the village. The village recreation ground also offers an active cricket and football club, playground and a tennis court.

The house is surrounded by fields and trees, with its windows looking out on the recreation Ground to the front and the allotments and Coton orchards to the rear. It is a peaceful haven, with a large garden ideal for children of all ages and terrace for outdoor dining. The house is also pet friendly, bring your pet on holiday! (contact first).

Our home has all the facilities and space you will need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. The spacious family kitchen-dining room and sitting room with large double-glazed windows are cosy in winter but airy and light in summer. The house is simply but attractively decorated, with pictures, rugs and books from around the world.

This house sleeps 7 people. The 5 bedrooms can hold 7 people and there is a single bed and a sofa bed downstairs for extra people (£10/night after 7 guests). If you are driving, there is off street parking on the drive.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach Holkham Beach (not nearest but one of the pretties 127 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 800 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Stansted Airport 46 km, Nearest railway: Cambridge Railway Station 7 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General Central heating, TV, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (5), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, Trampoline
Access Parking

About this location

The Cambridgeshire region

Things to do in Cambridge...

Architecture & Heritage : King's College, Trinity College, St.John's College, Claire College, Queen's College, St.Catharine's College, Peterhouse College, etc.

Museums & Galleries: Fitzwilliam Museum, Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge & Country Folk Museum; Byard Art Gallery.

Theatre & Cinema: ADC Theatre, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Cambridge Corn Exchange; Arts Picturehouse, Vue cinemas.

Sports & Leisure: Cambridge Bike Tours, Jesus Green Outdoor Swimming Pool, Cambridge Leisure Park, Scudamore's Punting.

Parks & Green spaces: Cambridge University Botanic Garden, Jesus Green Park, Parker's Piece Park, The Backs, Fellows' Garden in Claire College.

Bars & Pubs: Baroosh, La Razza, Ta Bouche, The Eagle, The Pickerel Inn, The Castle Inn, etc.

Shopping: Market Square, Grand Arcade, Sidney Street, St. Andrew's Street, Trinity Street, Magdalene Street, Grafton Centre, etc.

Outside Cambridge: Ely (Cathedral), Bury St. Edmunds, Newmarket (Racecourses), Saffron Walden (Audley End House).


Coton has a 12th century Church, The Plough restaurant-pub, a garden centre with a Post Office, farm shop and a tea room. Visit the well-known Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial situated on the Coton stretch of Madingley Road. Practice your walking excursions though public footpaths or visit the Coton Countryside Reserve.

Walk or cycle the off-road Coton Footpath to Cambridge, starting at the village recreation ground, bypass Coton Orchard, crossing the M11 motorway bridge, then passing alongside the University's West Cambridge site south of Madingley Road, crossing the River Cam and finally arrived at Cambridge city centre.

To Cambridge City Centre: 10 min by car or drive to Madingley Road Park & Ride (CB3 0EX) and take the bus (10 min to city centre). There are several bus routes to chose from taking 15 min to Cambridge, a short 10 min walk from this house, and 15 min bike ride thought the Footpath. Cambridge Train Station (less than 3 miles away), a short 10 min taxi drive or 25 min ride by bus.

Nearby villages: Madingley, Grantchester, Hardwick, Barton and Comberton

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11 Aug 2014


"Excelente en ubicación, características y equipamiento"

Casa ubicada en un entorno precioso, muy espaciosa y con un jardín ideal, que nuestros hijos disfrutaron mucho. Está muy bien acondicionada y equipada, lo que hace la estancia muy agradable. Nos gus… More

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