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Spurling Cottage

Cheveley near Newmarket, Cambridgeshire (Ref. 925898)


(30 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor accommodation

Reviews & Ratings

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30 Customer Reviews

  • "Wonderful little gem, lots of thought to make a comfortable cottage in perfect location."

    We loved the welcome pack and quirky shed and summer house for our afternoon tea. Thank you Marei.

    Reviewed by BrianJun 2022

  • "I was very surprised with the thought and facilities in this bungalow."

    We needed help because the TV aerial had fallen down (previous gales) and the owners sons was with us within half an hour and refixed the aerial.

    Reviewed by DavidApr 2022

  • "Extremely clean and tidy."

    Plenty of facilities, everything and more that you require. Welcome goodies were a lovely touch. Very homely and comfortable and perfect location.

    Reviewed by ClareMar 2022

  • "Comfortable cottage and a good base for exploring the surrounding area."

    Reviewed by RichardMar 2022

  • "Lovely spotlessly clean, well equipped cottage ."

    Good location. Owners very welcoming.close to shop and pub that did great food. had a great week.

    Reviewed by JanetOct 2021

  • "Owners were very helpful and accommodating and on site to meet us to show how everything worked."

    Accomodation had excellent standard of cleanliness and very well equipped. Set in a lovely village, a few miles from a big town, local shop on the doorstep with friendly helpful people.

    Reviewed by DebraSep 2021

  • "The cottage was spotlessly clean and comfortable."

    Everything we needed was provided, including a warm welcome! We were out and about seeing the area each day of our short stay (Bury St Edmunds, Framlingham Castle, the Hational Horee Racing Museum, Cambridge and Aldeburgh) so didn't have a chance to sit and relax in the summer house. We would be happy to return and stay longer.

    Reviewed by AnnAug 2021

  • "An immaculate cottage with attention to many details."

    A quiet location in a pretty village. Would definitely return.

    Reviewed by JoanneAug 2021

  • "Great hosts provided a wonderful welcome pack."

    The cottage is very comfortable, very clean and had many facilities. The garden seating and summerhouse were great. Very quiet neighbourhood and close to shop and a pub which was mainly a restaurant with good food.

    Reviewed by MichaelJul 2021

  • "Everything was provided for - and more."

    Delightful sun trap garden, very quiet area. If you want a holiday in the Newmarket, this is the place to stay.

    Reviewed by BrendaJun 2021

  • "Very welcoming owner."

    Everything we needed was there. Beautiful garden with somewhere to sit at all times of the day

    Reviewed by DoloresApr 2021

  • "Cottage very clean and comfortable."

    The area is quite but a car is needed to get about as buses are infrequent.

    Reviewed by PamelaAug 2020

  • "The Cottage was old fashioned but in a lovely way."

    Everything you could want . The owner was so sweet . I will be staying again Dissapointed in Skyes I called to book an extra night I was told somebody would get back to me . But No Phone call In the end I arranged with owner

    Reviewed by MichelleOct 2019

  • "Our first sight of the Cottage was very pretty and Marie welcomes us very happily."

    The backyard is a great credit to the owners, quirky and spacious. Equipment in the kitchen was more than anyone could need and the wine and chocolates, plus tea, coffee, sugar and milk very much appreciated. Little things like the number of extra towels, toilet paper, etc, all contributed to a wonderful week. This year is the first time we have used Sykes Cottages and we will certainly make them our first choice next time.

    Reviewed by AndrewAug 2019

  • "The cottage was spotlessly clean."

    When I rang the owner 2 days before regarding key collection she asked about the third person in the party, my 18 year old son. The reason, she dresses the bedrooms accordingly, even down to the Headboard being in same colour. The carpets and bathmats lovely and soft. The towels and other accessories to give it that 'vintage dress code'. The kitchen, well it is extremely well equipped, you wouldn't have a problem doing a three course meal. The owner was really nice and met us and shown us where things were, she left some lovely treats in the fridge, around the cottage, and tea, coffee, sugar etc. There were jigsaws, games and books should you be bored, the television had an excellent choice of programmes to watch and my son extremely pleased with the WiFi and its speed. The garden Room a pleasure to sit and read in, as August bank holiday weekend was very hot and reached a dizzy 35degrees. The man shed, that was pure pleasure sitting in there, such treasures you've collected, I did notice all your Nottingham DA Pennants, our home county. We wouldn't hesitate at returning.

    Reviewed by VivienneAug 2019

  • "Spurling Cottage is probably one of the best cottages stayed in."

    We received a lovely welcome and an introduction to the cottage. We were really grateful for the little treats left for us. So kind. The garden is beautiful a real credit to the owners. The cottage is ideally suited for visiting all the local tourist attractions. We absolutely would stay here again We had the most fabulous week and were sorry to leave.

    Reviewed by KatherineAug 2019

  • "Our second visit to Spurling cottage was as delightful as the first and we had a very restful and comfortable holiday."

    Mrs D was as charming and helpful as before, she has clearly put a lot of thought into the cottage and was keen to ensure we’d have an enjoyable stay. The cottage was spotlessly clean, is very well equipped with everything you'd ever need and has a lovely and very private garden. The welcome gifts in the fridge were greatly appreciated, another mark of someone who cares about her guests. The location is great for visiting Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and a variety of charming National Trust places. Cambridge is close by with so much to see. Some of the less central colleges are well worth a visit and are free with few, if any, restrictions on entry (unlike those such as King's, John's and Trinity). As before, we’d highly recommend Spurling Cottage

    Reviewed by ElizabethJul 2019

  • "It’s a very clean, bright and well equipped bungalow with a lovely comfortable bed."

    The welcome gifts & hidden treats were much appreciated. There is a pretty rear garden with a lovely summerhouse. We enjoyed our stay despite the awful June weather. Due to the central location we were able to go either to the East coastal area or the North Coastal area to find some sunshine.

    Reviewed by MargaretJun 2019

  • "A great place to stay"

    Reviewed by JulieMar 2019

  • "Good location,had everything that was required"

    Reviewed by JulieMar 2019

  • "The accommodation was great but the location directions were a bit misleading, as they seemed to assume we were travelling from the east."

    Reviewed by KeithOct 2018

  • "From the moment we arrived to be met by Maira the owner this cottage lived up to our hopes!"

    Superb location,spotlessly clean and comfortable and containing everything you could think of (and a lot we never thought of!) Also loved the his and hers summer houses in the garden!All in all this cottage is a gem!!

    Reviewed by ChrisSep 2018

  • "We enjoyed our relaxing stay at Spurling cottage."

    This was a lovely welcoming bright cottage, well looked after, clean and extremely well equipped (for which a lot of thought had gone into). As an owner managed and maintained property, the quality was a lot better than some of the managed Sykes cottages of a similar grade which we have stayed in recently. There is a washing machine (which is not made clear in the Sykes details). As self caterers we would normally liked to see larger fridge and freezer facilities but we managed with the local shops and Newmarket being close by. The cottage was well placed for exploring Cambridge and West Suffolk area.Thanks for the warm welcome, fresh flowers and other gifts which awaited us The Sykes directions with the key collection details (which we only used from the B1063) may need revisiting as we found the Brook Stud sign on Left (not right as stated) and we were confused about the left fork mention. Mrs D met us with the key and gave us a brief tour pointing out the main features, which was very useful. Further guidance/instructions to get the best out of the high spec tv (which we are not used to) and details of local walks could be added to the 'welcome file'. . As we book several cottages each year through Sykes we would consider an annual insurance policy rather than a one off. See previous feedback on other cottages re current Sykes website and improvements which could be made.

    Reviewed by JimAug 2018

  • "The cottage was spotless and bright with everything we needed."

    Beautifully tended gardens. A super, peaceful place.

    Reviewed by RAug 2018

  • "We loved staying at Spurling Cottage, it was extremely comfortable and beautifully clean."

    It was delightfully decorated with a "vintage seaside" / "afternoon tea" feel to it and it had a lovely restful and warm atmosphere. It was clear that a lot of thought had gone into ensuring it was extremely well equipped. Mr and Mrs D were charming hosts who clearly care deeply that their guests enjoy their holiday at the cottage. They were very friendly and attentive, we very much appreciated their kind welcome gifts and we were so pleased to have had the chance to meet them. We would very much recommend Spurling Cottage and would enjoy paying a return visit if we were holidaying in the area again.

    Reviewed by ElizabethJul 2018

  • "Great location, perfect place to stay in the Cambridge/Newmarket/Duxford area."

    Lovely Cottage, restored to a modern standard, super clean and tidy, comfortable beds, well equipped kitchen, nice garden with two lovely sheds, lovely host, warm welcome, it could not have been better!

    Reviewed by WolfgangJul 2018

  • "Warm and friendly reception from the couple who own the bungalow along with very thoughtful provisions left for us."

    The gardens were outstanding

    Reviewed by SuzanneMay 2018

  • "Lovely cottage in gorgeous village a few miles from Newmarket."

    Great location for travelling to Cambridge, Norwich and Suffolk. Booked last minute and Susan from Sykes Cottages was very helpful. The cottage was lovely, spotlessly clean and very well equipped. Lots of vintage items to help make it very cosy. Lovely garden which I enjoyed sitting out in. The owner met us on arrival and welcome gifts were appreciated. Would recommend this cottage

    Reviewed by JoannaJul 2017

  • "Compact but very well equipped and lovingly decorated cottage."

    The owners were very welcoming, even waiting to greet us despite our very delayed arrival time. Wi fi was intermittent but given the property location, not really unsurprising since its a more rural area. The garden is compact but large enough to enjoy a meal sitting outside surrounded by the trees and listening to the birds singing. We had a very relaxing time and would certainly go back.

    Reviewed by DebbieJun 2017

  • "We had a fantastic week."

    Cottage was everything we wanted it to be. Such a lovely welcome, extremely comfortable, well equipped and clean. Summer house and other delightful surprises in the garden made it a memorable stay. Very thoughtfully prepared. Would definitely book it again.

    Reviewed by SarahApr 2017

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  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Additional roadside parking available on first come, first served basis
  • Secure bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned garden to front and rear with shed and summerhouse
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk.

The property

This charming bungalow is full of character and is set in a quiet residential area in Cheveley, around three miles from Newmarket.

This peaceful area will ensure a relaxing holiday in a lovely location, ideal for friends or a small family to discover the many towns and villages in the area.

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About the location


Newmarket 3 miles; Cambridge 16; Ely 16 miles.

This charming village is less than four miles from Newmarket and is a fantastic base with a local shop and pub which serves delicious meals from a seasonal menu. Set within easy travelling distance of some popular towns and villages including Cambridge and Bury St Edmonds, this delightful village is a fantastic base. Spend a day at Thetford Forest Park where there are fantastic opportunities for walkers, runners, mountain bikers and horseriders. Free fishing is available all year round on the River Lark, and with the lovely towns of Newmarket and Ely within easy driving distance there is plenty to keep everyone entertained.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas