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  • The South Garden
    The South Garden
    The South Garden
    Kitchen showing 2 oven Aga Cooker
    Informal dining area
    Looking towards informal dining area from kitchen
    Property description
    Holiday Rental House – 
    5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
    A fascinating 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom detached hilltop property set in over 4 acres of grounds. This is an eclectic property consisting of the original agricultural cottage married to a collection of converted outbuildings to provide a rambling home ideally situated on the top of the Gog Magog Hills, in open countryside yet only 8 minutes drive from Addenbrookes Hospital.

    The layout is excellent for entertaining all year round;
    Winter entertaining-The large sitting room and adjacent dining room are well suited to entertaining, featuring vaulted ceilings, oak flooring, high efficiency contemporary log burners and both rooms are dual aspect. These main reception rooms are also in a different wing to the bedrooms.
    Summer entertaining-There is a choice of areas including decking and patio aro...
  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Cots:(1)
    • Deck
    • Dining Seats (17)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (17)
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Patio
    • Ping Pong Table
    • Pool Table
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Secure Parking
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Single Beds:(4)
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Stereo System
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    The house has two wings with the kitchen/informal dining area is set at the functional and physical centre. In the west wing are most of the bedrooms and majority of the reception rooms are in the South wing, which has proven to be an excellent layout for entertaining with the minimum disruption to people who wish to sleep/relax.

    Note: The house is split level and there are three steps down to the main reception rooms in the South Wing.

    In true English farmhouse style the cooker is a 2 oven oil fired Aga and off the kitchen is a pantry, utility room fully equipped with Miele appliances and an informal dining area that can seat 10 people.

    The main reception rooms have a flexible layout with the lounge extending to approximately 10m and the linked dining room 6m. Both have vaulted ceili...
    Listing #HL236635 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Stansted: 41.0 km
    Railway: Shelford: 3.0 km
    Ferry: Harwich: 120.0 km
    Flying - Nearest Airport is Stansted - approximately 42km and there are several options in addition to car hire, including train and coach. Please contact us for specific details.

    Driving - We strongly suggest that you enter the post code CB22 5BX into either your sat. nav. or Google Maps. Either will probably get you to the junction of Haverhill road and Gog Magog Way. (Tested with Tom Tom and Google maps but not all sat. nav. systems)

    With the Stapleford recreation ground on your left, drive out of the 30 mph speed zone and after approximately 1/2 mile take the first driveway on the left (sign for Keepers Cottage). This is a shared driveway over which we have right of way. Drive to the top of the hill (400m) passing signs for The House on the Hill and No Through Road. Just after...
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 22 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

A group of eight of us stayed at Keepers Cottage for a hen weekend - the cottage was lovely. It has five double bedrooms, a large dining area and sitting room, a good kitchen and huge garden. As its quite secluded you get a lot of privacy but you're actually only a 15 minute drive away from Cambridge (about £15... more

Management response:

I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Keepers Cottage and look forward to seeing you again. Best Wishes John more

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Ben M
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Booked the cottage for a stag group in late June and all loved it - spacious; nice outdoor areas; BBQ; pool table; easy taxi journeys / drives to Cambridge / Newmarket. The owner John was very helpful and friendly and having known that the group included golfers even set up a pitch and putt - which was a nice extra... more

Management response:

Thank you for being such lovely guests and you will be pleased to know that the pitch and put has been extended to 5 holes. I hope we see you again soon. John more

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Josie A
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

This house was perfect for our weekend away from start to finish. John, the owner met us at the house and was very friendly & helpful, even helping us in with all our bags! We had quite a few cars, but there was plenty of room for parking. The house was very clean, well presented, and beds comfortable. There was... more

Management response:

Thank you for your excellent review and for being such good guests. I hope we see you again. more

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