Oak Cottage

Stretham, Cambridgeshire (Ref. 1038207)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
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  • Mr Andrews

    “Lovely place!”

    So nice to just relax for 3 nights and do nothing. Lovely dog walk up the riverbank, perfect for a stress free break! Definitely recommend and I'm sure they will see us again

    So nice to just relax for 3 nights and do nothing. Lovely dog walk up the riverbank, perfect for a stress free break! Definitely recommend and I'm sure they will see us again

Gravel Farm Cottages

This collection of three bright and contemporary family-owned holiday cottages can be found on a small 12-acre farm alongside the River Great Ouse and just outside the charming village of Stretham. Just four miles south of Ely and 12 miles north of Cambridge, all three enjoy countryside views and are set over the ground-floor and together can sleep a total of eight guests. Each of the properties features a small enclosed garden to the rear with artificial grass and outdoor garden furniture, as well as off-road parking to the front. With the city of Ely and Cambridge a short drive away, these holiday cottages provide a great base location for exploring Cambridgeshire and visiting the many captivating historic and wildlife sites which include Ely’s stunning Cathedral. See the famous Stretham Old Engine and embark on one of the many country walks on your doorstep or spend the day swinging from the tree tops with a Go Ape adventure at Thetford Park.These attractive ground-floor apartments are the perfect location for a group getaway with friends.

The property

This enchanting all-ground floor dwelling can be found on a small 12-acre private farm close to the village of Stretham in Cambridgeshire.

With a rustic exterior offering a farmhouse feel and a delightful, contemporary interior, Oak Cottage promises to be the perfect escape for families or couples seeking a stylish base.

Step inside to the open-plan living space and take a seat in front of the television on one of the inviting sofas in the brightly decorated sitting area, before heading into the kitchen area to prepare a delicious meal.

The kitchen hosts all the essential amenities for any self-catered stay, with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine tucked beneath its sleek neutral units, you'll be sure to prepare that family-favourite meal in no time.

Sit at the dining table together and toast to a terrific holiday, with the patio doors letting in the fresh countryside breeze in the summer months, it's a true haven.

Rest your head in one of the bright and airy king-size bedrooms at the end of the day, with one of the rooms doubling up as a twin room upon request, offering flexibility for a variety of group needs.

Spend a moment or two in the enclosed garden in the mornings soaking in your surroundings or gaze at the view across the Fens from your front door, before heading out on a day of excitement in Cambridgeshire.

Oak Cottage is the perfect base from which to explore and enjoy East Anglia.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs.1038208 and 1038209, together they sleep eight guests.

A travel cot and highchair are also available.

Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twin upon request) and 1 x king-size
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Green heating & hot water systems
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for four cars
  • Enclosed lawn and patio with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.7 miles, pub 1.6 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

About the location

STRETHAM, CAMBRIDGESHIRE

Cambridge 14 miles; Peterborough 30.9 miles

This village and civil parish is some 4 miles south-west of Ely in Cambridgeshire. It boasts a few local amenities, including the Red Lion pub, a former coaching inn, now serving traditional pub food and a friendly atmosphere. The Stretham Old Engine is the main attraction in the village, a steam-powered engine used to pump water from the flood-affected Fenlands to the River Great Ouse. There are other notable buildings in the area, including Stretham Windmill, a Grade II listed building, now a private home, dating back to the 19th century. The cathedral city of Ely, with its unique Octagonal tower, is home to the only Stained Glass museum in England. For the historians of the group, you can visit Oliver Cromwell’s house or Ely Museum, housed in the city’s old gaol and even explore some of the antique shops along the main streets. The River Great Ouse offers relaxing boat trips, riverside strolls and opportunities for picnics. However, there are many local eateries to choose for a light bite, afternoon teas or a tasty dinner. Wicken Fen is a wonderful spot for wildlife watching and the Welney Wetlands Centre provides plenty of family-friendly activities to enjoy. The university city of Cambridge rests on the River Cam and offers many fascinating attractions, such as the Bridge of Sighs, the Church of St Mary the Great and the Cambridge University Botanic Gardens. A lovely base to choose for a restful holiday in Cambridgeshire.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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