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Hawthorn Cottage

Littleport near Ely, Cambridgeshire (Ref. 923652)


  • Sleeps 4 people

  • 2 bedrooms

  • 1 bathroom

  • Pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

Accuracy of the listing

* Based on a combined average customer score over the last 3 months

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20 Customer Review(s)

  • “Hawthorn Cottage is in a glorious location with stunning views over the fens to Ely Cathedral.”

    It is extremely comfortable and beautifully furnished and decorated. Highly recommended!

    It is extremely comfortable and beautifully furnished and decorated. Highly recommended!

    - Mr Pateman, June 2019

The property

Littleport 1.2 miles.

This beautiful semi-detached cottage is full of character and has extensive views for miles across farmland, just over a mile from Littleport.

This delightful cottage is ideal for a family or group of friends looking to explore this lovely area of Cambridgeshire.

Step into the cottage through its delightful sun room which overlooks the back garden and land beyond; it is an ideal place for watching the local birdlife while enjoying a morning coffee and planning your day.

From the sun room you walk into the well-equipped kitchen with its beautiful original feature stove, don't worry though, there is an electric oven for cooking a good meal!

The sitting room is located at the front of the property with a beautiful open fire, ideal for enjoying a cosy night in after a day out exploring.

On the first floor there are two bedrooms; the master room overlooks the front of the property and the twin looking towards the back of the property has views for miles, you can even see Ely Cathedral in the distance.

With flat roads and extensive paths on your doorstep the property is perfect for walking and cycling, and there are also a number of golf clubs to try.

Close by, are the famous Welney Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust offering events throughout the year, and the RSPB Ouse Washes, the UK’s largest area of washland.

This really is a fantastic location for outdoor enthusiasts.

Alternatively, why not pop into Ely and see the beautiful cathedral, enjoy some shopping and grab a lovely meal out at one of the excellent restaurants?

A wonderful cottage for friends and families to visit all year round.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Sun room with dining area.
  • Oil central heating with log burner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for log burner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Hair dryer
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.2 miles, pub 2 miles.

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About the location


Welney 6 miles; Ely 7 miles.

Littleport is the largest village in East Cambridgeshire and is set on the banks of the River Ouse, approximately 6 miles north of Ely and 6 miles south-east of Welney. The historic village of Littleport has a range of amenities including pubs, shops and a leisure centre. The area surrounding Littleport is low lying and is home to the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) reserve in the Ouse Washes, the winter home of thousands of swans and ducks from northern Europe and the Arctic. Also close by is the RSPB reserve at Ouse Washes which has walks across the wet grasslands, and the historic city of Ely with its museums and Oliver Cromwell's house is just a short drive away. The village of Littleport is a wonderful base for a holiday exploring Cambridgeshire.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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