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Lion's Gate

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (Ref. 1059010)

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  • Sleeps 11

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

About the property

Settled just outside the centre of the bustling city of Peterborough is this fantastic, large and detached house, 257 Park Road, providing a group or family of twelve with a fabulous base for a holiday to Cambridgeshire.

Featuring spacious rooms and high, lofty ceilings, 257 Park Road is a true delight for a family get-together.

Park up on the large driveway which is wonderfully gated and enclosed, before walking into the entrance hall and finding the beautiful living/dining room.

Enjoy evenings relaxing in here after fun-filled days, with sofas to sink into and a TV with a DVD player perfect for a movie night snuggled up with your loved ones.

Come together around the dining table to the end of the room, placed before the patio doors which offer views out to the pretty garden, you can tuck into a feast here and toast to your trip.

Around the corner you'll find the excellent kitchen, well-stocked with all the essential appliances for cooking up a storm, along with a utility/snug in the next room containing further convenient additions including a washing machine as well as an armchair perfect for stealing a few quiet moments with a good book.

Pass the handy cloakroom before stepping into one of the best features of the house, a games room which is sure to provide hours of entertainment for all ages.

When you're in search of sleep, climb the turning stairs up to the first floor to find five lovely bedrooms on this floor, with a super-king-size bedroom with the benefit of an en-suite shower room, three double rooms and a quirky bunk room perfect for little ones!

Enjoy some relaxation time in the roomy bathroom where a fabulous Jacuzzi bath awaits you, or take a shower in the superb digital shower with a host of features to discover.

Completing the layout is a set of stairs leading to the converted attic, transformed into a log cabin style bedroom with wood panelled walls, two single beds, a play area and served by an en-suite bathroom too!

In the summer months the enclosed garden can be enjoyed whether sitting out on the patio furniture as you watch the children play on the lawn, with storage in the outbuilding too for bikes, it's your own private haven.

When you're ready to start exploring head into the bustling city centre of Peterborough, finding the amazing 12th century Peterborough Cathedral in the heart of the city, near to Peterborough Museum where you can learn more of the local history with fossil collections here and art.

Enjoy a stroll around Woodston Ponds Nature Reserve before heading up to Longthorpe Tower where medieval pictographs are still visible, there is also a park nearby called Princess Garden where you can have pitnic, play tennis or just enjoy a walk.

A beautiful summer’s day is the perfect time to walk around Nene Park and Ferry Meadows, with little ones sure to love the sweet Ferry Meadows Miniature Railway, afterwards stopping in at Ferry Meadows Café or heading back into the centre for a wider choice of eateries and restaurants.

Just outside the centre is the amazing Flag Fen Archaeology Park, an incredible 3,500 year old Bronze Age site with evidence of causeway remains and now home to reconstructed roundhouses, with another site, Must Farm Bronze Age Settlement nearby, great for any history buffs.

Within easy reach is the Barnwell Country Park which can cater to a host of tastes, with fishing lakes here perfect for a peaceful day on the water, nature paths for easy strolls and play areas for children to enjoy.

Spend a fun day at Hamerton Zoo Park and meet some new furry friends, or delight in a day of family-fun and excitement at Wicksteed Park with rides and a narrow-gauge train.

The National Trust properties of Houghton Mill and Peckover House and Gardens are not far, as well as Ayscoughfee Hall Museum and Gardens.

Discover a jam-packed itinerary on your trip to Peterborough with your loved ones at 257 Park Road.


  • Over three floors
  • Six bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 3 x double, 1 x second-floor twin with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x bunk room
  • Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Living/dining room
  • Games room
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for four cars within gated driveway
  • Enclosed rear garden with patio, lawn, seating and outbuilding for storage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 mile, pub 0.4 miles

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About the location


Stamford 14 miles; Kettering 32.4 miles; Cambridge 41.3 miles.

Peterborough is a bustling cathedral city in Cambridgeshire, which has rapidly grown in the heart of rural east England throughout the years and borders Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Rutland. The city is well-known for its 13th-century Cathedral, with its Gothic façade, as well as its seamless blend of heritage attractions to countryside walks and nature reserves, catering to all tastes. Look forward to exploring the 900-year-old Norman cathedral, before stepping back in time and visiting the Peterborough Museum and the city highlights of Burghley House, John Clare Cottage and Sacrewell Farm, as well as the historic watermill in the Country Centre. After immersing yourself into city’s history and culture, explore the vast array of shops before refuelling at one of the many eateries, bars and pubs. Whether you are seeking a fine-dining restaurant, an afternoon tea or late night entertainment Peterborough has it all. For a unique experience, why not try one of the floating restaurants down by the river or sample the tastiest street food at the City Market. On the outskirts of the city are a further selection of things to do, including the grand stately home of Burghley House near Stamford, the baronial Elton Hall and Gardens in Cambridgeshire and Ferry Meadows in Nene Park, where you will find opportunities for sailing, kayaking and windsurfing classes. The city of Peterborough promises to be a wonderful city break, like no other.

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  • Off-season
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  • Christmas