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The Studio, Horseshoe Cottage

Fulbourn near Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (Ref. 5631)



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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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38 Customer Reviews

  • "Great place to stay, ideally situated to go and visit other places."

    We were made to feel welcome by owners. Would recommend this place to stay, we had a relaxing week.

    Reviewed by ToniJul 2021

  • "Excellent Cottage in an Excellent area for touring the local villages and Cambridge."

    Supermarket a couple of miles away as well as a small local market in village. All facilities in cottage for home cooking. Friendly hosts who let you get on with your holiday.Ely,St ives and other visitor attraction easy to reach by car. The walk from Granchester Meadows into Cambridge is fantastic and takes about 40 mins.

    Reviewed by GeorgeJul 2021

  • "Lovely clean apartment in a beautiful quiet location and within easy reach of local pubs and shops."

    Very close to local nature walks with historical sites. We had a very relaxing stay.

    Reviewed by CaroleSep 2020

  • "The hosts at Horseshoe cottage are really welcoming provided lots of information ..."

    The hosts at Horseshoe cottage are really welcoming provided lots of information on things and places to see, the cottage was as described and along with my wife and dog we had a fabulous stay and would not hesitate to return

    Reviewed by MichaelAug 2020

  • "Lovely accommodation in a fantastic location with friendly host."

    Reviewed by WayneAug 2020

  • "Lovely place, beautiful surroundings, perfect for me and my pooch whilst we were attending a course, has everything you could need, great to make own meals, comfy bed and sofas, low sloping ceilings but wasn't a problem for me."

    Would defo return

    Reviewed by CherylNov 2019

  • "The most comfortable bed we have slept in away from home."

    Don't normally sleep well when away but slept like a log here. Ideally placed for exploring Cambridgeshire - a very peaceful spot. Village shops and pubs very good too.

    Reviewed by PetaOct 2019

  • "Great location for access to Cambridge and surrounding area good walks and lovely scenery."

    Studio was compact but very well stocked and comfortable with 2 big settees. The hosts were very welcoming and friendly (including the dogs) the box of chocs and great treat. We had a great stay and would recommend for couples looking to explore this part of England

    Reviewed by CaroleSep 2019

  • "It’s a good place from which to explore the surrounding area"

    Reviewed by PaulSep 2019

  • "Great quiet location off a country lane but only a short walk into the village with two dog friendly pubs for evening meals."

    Nice country walks just down the lane. Nice cosy accommodation with everything you need along with friendly helpful owners.

    Reviewed by KeithJun 2019

  • "The Studio was a great venue for our needs."

    We were in the area visiting an elderly relative and so required a place for a few nights stay that was comfortable but also value for money. The studio was cosy, warm (we loved the under-floor heating) and well equipped. The owner Elaine was very friendly and helpful. The local nature reserve fenland area was perfect for walking our dog and the village of Fulbourn was in walking distance with handy shops and pubs. We would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by SharonFeb 2019

  • "Stayed whilst my wife was in Addenbrookes having major surgery."

    The cottage is warm and comfortable and the owners are very friendly and helpful, thank-you Elaine and Geoff. There are many walks very near and the main routes are easily accessible for traveling around the Cambridgeshire attractions making it a perfect choice for holidays in this area.

    Reviewed by StuartNov 2018

  • "The Studio is quite small & compact but the upstairs living area would not suit tall people!"

    It suited our needs and I loved the surroundings & gardens. It was perfect for our trip to Duxford air show and there are good walks at the end of the lane. We had a lovely peaceful week, the owners were very friendly & helpful and we would definitely return.

    Reviewed by DeniseSep 2018

  • "Very nice accommodation, very friendly hosts, lovely village with two good pubs."

    Reviewed by RodSep 2018

  • "Great location for a look-around Cambridge area."

    Elaine & Geoff great hosts and willing to help their guest strangers in paradise. Nature of the building must have presented design and renovation challenges , but these were well met. Loved our time there and would like to return.

    Reviewed by John AbgusAug 2018

  • "Excellent location and hospitable hosts."

    Plenty of walking in the local area combined with pubs and a Co-op within a few minutes' walking distance. We enjoyed our stay and feel the studio represents good value for money.

    Reviewed by MennaFeb 2018

  • "Perfect location for us."

    Quiet lovely surroundings.

    Reviewed by HelenJan 2018

  • "This property has surely not been inspected?"

    Only toilet is 1.5 metres from cooker, behind sliding door that wouldn’t close, let alone lock. Sink in loo too small to wash face in. Equipment in kitchen cast-offs... odd glasses ( not all x2), one egg cup, one cup size battered cafetière etc. Weeds growing on patio. Location good, but never “ romantic “! Have 2 further bookings with Sykes in 2018. Hoping for so much better.......

    Reviewed by StephenDec 2017

  • "We found the cottage to be very well equipped and very cosy and warm."

    It was ideally located for trips into Cambridge and the surrounding area and is within walking distance of the local shops and pubs. We have no hesitation in recommending this cottage to our family and friends.

    Reviewed by LesleyNov 2017

  • "A little difficult to find--road signs not good , a bit more detail near to would help!"

    Reviewed by RobertAug 2017

  • "A home from home."

    Reviewed by WilliamJan 2017

  • "A fabulous place to stay, we were made to feel so welcome."

    I stayed there for two weeks and didn't want to leave.

    Reviewed by AlisonJan 2016

  • "Brilliant location, warm and accommodating hosts; everything you needed was readily available."

    We really enjoyed our time there.

    Reviewed by C LJul 2015

  • "Very friendly owners, very flexible in accepting two well behaved dogs."

    Brilliant location for ramble walks through woods and totally natural fields with wild orchids and wild garlic smells as you continue. Superb quiet location in the countryside with local access to shops.

    Reviewed by JillJun 2014

  • "Very convenient to Cambridge and lovely setting."

    The owners of the studio were very friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by LynnMar 2014

  • "Warm welcoming owners, perfect quiet country location with only a short walk to the village shops and pubs, clean, comfortable well equipped accommodation, a very relaxing holiday."

    Just perfect.

    Reviewed by SusanSep 2012

  • "Sitting on the patio area in the sunshine."

    Enjoying the company of the landlord's friendly dogs.

    Reviewed by CaroleAug 2012

  • "The Studio was a great place to stay and the village was lovely - lots of amenities and a good base to travel from."

    The owners were friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by EdwardAug 2012

  • "Peaceful setting, lovely hosts, comfortable studio."

    Reviewed by RichardJul 2012

  • "The property is in a good quiet location but is still very near the city."

    Reviewed by SusanJun 2012

  • "The owners treated us like family, nothing was a bother, especially when the weather changed and we requested the heating to be turned up!"

    Greetings from the family dogs each time when we left and returned each day. The thatched cottage in which the owners lived was a dream house.

    Reviewed by JonathanMay 2012

  • "The Studio was very comfortable and in a nice peaceful rural location but very convenient for the city of Cambridge and the surrounding area."

    The owners were pleasant and helpful.

    Reviewed by IsabellaFeb 2012

  • "Very well equipped, they made great use made of the space available."

    Perfect location for Cambridge, yet beautiful countryside views. Very clean and well maintained.

    Reviewed by JemmaFeb 2012

  • "Very quiet location, adjacent to a lovely nature reserve with walks."

    The accommodation was very good, and the hosts were very friendly and amenable. Nothing was too much trouble. Our little dog had a great time. We would certainly return in the future.

    Mr MurphyOct 2011

  • "The peaceful setting was ideal and the hospitality of the owners was very good and included fresh eggs from their chickens."

    The kitchen was very user friendly and the garden was good for quiet contemplation. We had a very good week!

    Reviewed by AgnesSep 2011

  • "We particularly liked the idyllic location of the property, central enough for getting around and yet a complete sanctuary when "chill out" time was called for."

    Reviewed by AnneAug 2011

  • "We had a fantastic holiday."

    The Studio is very well equipped. The owners of The Studio were very welcoming and also gave us good information on places to visit and to eat. I would recommend The Studio cottage to everyone.

    Reviewed by ShonaJul 2011

  • "We enjoyed The Studio and the lovely countryside."

    The owners could not have been more helpful or kind.

    Reviewed by ReneeMay 2011

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The property

A detached property located next to the owner's thatched cottage in the village of Fulbourn, a pretty village hidden in the delightful Cambridgeshire countryside.

This Cambridgeshire cottage has a modern kitchen and a small shower room on the ground floor, with stairs leading to the first floor.

Here, guests to this Cambridgeshire cottage will find an open plan living area with dining area, sitting area and bedroom area, with sloping ceilings and Velux windows providing views over the countryside.

This Cambridgeshire cottage also enjoys a private decked garden area, with table and chairs providing views over the owner's garden and surrounding countryside.

Just a short walk down the lane at the bottom of the drive is the wooded area of Fulbourn Fen nature reserve.

A 5 mile drive takes you to the beautiful city of Cambridge, with museums and gardens, where you can enjoy a punt down the river or sample the many delights of the cafés and restaurants.

From the museum at Duxford to racing at Newmarket, and country houses such as Audley Endand Wimpole Hall, there is so much to enjoy from this Cambridgeshire cottage.


  • First floor open plan living area with double bed, sitting area and dining area
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor kitchen.
  • Electric underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private decked garden with table and chairs
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 8 mins walk
  • Note: Dog sitting service available by arrangement.

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About the location


Cambridge 5 miles.

The delightful Cambridgeshire village of Fulbourn sits near the borders of Essex and Suffolk, enabling you to county-hop and enjoy the varied local attractions within a 15 mile radius. Spend a day or two in the nearby university city of Cambridge, viewing its stunning architectural university buildings, museums and gardens, enjoying its many independent shops, cafés and restaurants, or taking a leisurely punt along the river. Visit Duxford Imperial War Museum which is just a short drive away, or enjoy a day at the races in Newmarket, taking in a visit to the Horseracing Museum. There are several country houses and gardens to visit locally, including Anglesey Abbey, Audley End and Wimpole Hall. Or, visit Wicken Fen, the oldest nature reserve in the country, or the beautiful Cathedral of Ely and Ely museum, just a short drive away.

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