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Cambridge 17 miles.
Nestling in the East Cambridgeshire Fenland countryside is the small historic city of Ely, oozing with charm and beauty. Seen from afar is Ely’s beautiful cathedral with its unique Octagonal tower. The cathedral is also home to the only national Stained Glass museum in England. Visit Oliver Cromwell’s house where you can step back in time and see how his family would have lived in the mid 17th century, or visit Ely Museum, housed in the city’s old gaol. Ely also offers a beautiful waterside area on the River Great Ouse where you can enjoy relaxing boat trips, leisurely riverside walks, explore the antique shops, or visit the Babylon Art Gallery. Stop off at one of the local eateries for a light lunch, afternoon cream tea or to sample traditional ales and listen to music being played in the Jubilee Gardens. Ely also offer excellent leisure facilities which include a swimming pool, golfing, national cycling routes, and walking trails. Within a short drive from Ely local attractions include Wicken Fen and Welney Wetlands Centre or Burwell Museum with historic buildings portraying village life from the stone age to present day with cars, machinery, schools to village shops. The university city of Cambridge is just 17 miles, offering a wealth of places of interest to visit.
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Ely 3.5 miles. A fabulous detached house in the small rural village of Little Downham, just 3.5 miles from the cathedral city of Ely. This beautiful holiday cottage near Ely offers modern comforts, and provides first-class family accommodation in a peaceful village location. This Little Downham holiday home is set over three floors, with the ground floor enjoying a spacious sitting room with woodburner, dining room and a large kitchen with breakfast area. French doors then lead out of this holiday cottage near Ely to an attractive family-friendly garden with patio, seating area, and children’s play equipment. Located over the first floor are five spacious bedrooms, and on the second floor of this Little Downham cottage are the sixth bedroom and a shower room. Little Downham has two village stores, a pub, Thai restaurant, a butcher’s and several take-away outlets. The nearby city of Ely offers a wide selection of shops, eateries, pubs and wine bars, along with its beautiful riverside area, which can be enjoyed throughout the year. Ely enjoys excellent rail links across the country, with Cambridge just a short train ride away. Cambridge is also within easy driving distance of this Little Downham holiday home, and offers excellent shopping facilities and a wealth of interesting and historic places to explore. A fantastic holiday home near Ely for family gatherings or groups of friends.
Over three floors. Six bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double with en-suite bath, shower cubicle, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x twin, 1 x bunk, 1 x second floor double with TV/Freeview and sloping ceiling. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Second floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with breakfast table (seats 6). Utility. Dining room (seats 8). Sitting room (seats 8) with woodburner. Study (seats 2).
Gas central heating throughout, woodburner in sitting room. Electric oven, gas and induction hob, combination microwave, larder fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVDs, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Off road parking for 4 cars. Private garden area with patio, furniture, BBQ and children’s play equipment. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 2 mins walk, pub 1 min walk.
Open until 9.30pm