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The Stables

Wicken, near Ely, Cambridgeshire (Ref. 917548)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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    “The address given is Padney and the address was Padney Drove.”

    It can be a little difficult to find in the beginning as the road sign for Padney is very small and partly obscured by long grass.The cottage is easily found once you have been as the owners have cones on the road side at each side of the gate.The cottage is quite isolated but in beautiful surroundings and with large gardens full of fruit and nut trees.There are many interesting places nearby and a Sunday service at Ely cathedral is a great experience.(parking in Ely is FREE).To go into ...

    It can be a little difficult to find in the beginning as the road sign for Padney is very small and partly obscured by long grass.The cottage is easily found once you have been as the owners have cones on the road side at each side of the gate.The cottage is quite isolated but in beautiful surroundings and with large gardens full of fruit and nut trees.There are many interesting places nearby and a Sunday service at Ely cathedral is a great experience.(parking in Ely is FREE).To go into Cambidge try park and ride from Milton it is less stressful than driving in Cambridge ( Bus passes can be used).

    - Mrs Whalley, September 2018

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher

The property

This spacious, ground floor former stable has been converted to a high standard using reclaimed bricks.

Set in the owner's extensive garden and offering a quite escape on the edge of Wicken village with pleasant rural views.

Ideal for walkers, cyclists and nature lovers the property is located just a short distance from one of the oldest nature reserves, Wicken Fen, a wetland Site of Special Scientific Interest.

The reserve offers extensive walks, boardwalks and cycle trails.

This lovely ground floor cottage lends itself perfectly to friends, families and those with mobility issues.

There is ample off road parking directly outside the front door which opens onto a light, bright entrance room which gives access to the sitting room and kitchen and dining area, both enjoy views of the back garden and beyond.

There is a shared wetroom centrally located in the property and three bedrooms beyond the sitting room.

A twin room and a walk-through twin room leading to the master bedroom.

The location is ideal for exploring the cathedral city of Ely, racing town of Newmarket, and the historic colleges, museums, shops and eateries which the university city of Cambridge has to offer.

This really is an ideal, rural spot for exploring everything this wonderful area has to offer.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x twin. Wet room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 8 mins, pub 4 mins walk
  • Note: Double bedroom is accessed through twin bedroom
  • Note: Use of owner's washing machine on request.

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About the location

WICKEN

Ely 9 miles; Cambridge 17 miles.

The land is mainly fenland and the river Cam runs through the area, making this a wonderful location for bird and wildlife. Wicken is home to one of Britain's oldest nature reserves, the first to be cared for by the National Trust. Visitors can enjoy wonderful wildlife, walking and cycling on fenland, farmland, marsh, and reed beds. For cyclist the Sustrans Route 11 runs through the village all the way north towards Kings Lynn and south from Harlow.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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