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BB House

(Ref. 1053798)

Roxhill Manor Farm, Cambridgeshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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34 Customer Reviews

  • "This is our second visit to the well furnished, spacious ground floor apartment in a superb location."

    Beds are comfortable, facilities are excellent and there is plenty of space for lounging in the sitting room. The owner is friendly and responsive, but in no way intrusive. There is a shared courtyard, but the listing does not state that the owners have added a garden to the rear of the property which allows level access and a private sitting area. We enjoyed a picnic sitting under the trees overlooking the lake and walking in the grounds. Plenty of places to visit in the area. Would recommend.

    Reviewed by Janet4.7Jun 2024

  • "Very comfortable bed."

    Best equipped kitchen. Attention to detail and visitor comfort was excellent. Very friendly and helpful hosts.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0May 2024

  • "The property was clean and comfortable, with lots of homely touches - including little extras for the baby."

    We would definitely recommend. It's in a beautiful location on a farm, with plenty of parking and a fab bathroom.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0May 2024

  • "Lovely property and everything you need for a self catering holiday."

    The downside is the noise from the property above you. Floorboards creeks everytime somebody moved, noise from the shower washing machine etc.The property could do with some noise insulation and also make people aware there is a property above.

    Thank you so much for staying with us, we are so sorry for any issues and we will certainly try and rectify this immediately. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.7Apr 2024

  • "The cottage is absolutely lovely, so cosy and full of all the things you could need for a break away."

    Everything was spotless and the location was ideal. Baby products left out with a highchair etc were all lovely touches. The only negative we found was that someone was above us which we didn’t realise when booking. I doubt this would have changed our minds on booking, however there was loud noise from the people above us all the way to midnight, sometimes later, which with kids wasn’t ideal. This was every night we were there, although this was of course not the property owners fault. Overall I would highly recommend the property for a short break.

    Reviewed by Leanne4.7Apr 2024

  • "A spacious, comfortable, well maintained property with all the amenities you could ask for."

    A responsive owner who is friendly but not intrusive. An easy place to get to and to access within reach of many attractions. We had a wonderful time at BB house and have booked to return in June.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Apr 2024

  • "A lovely space for a family of up to six, there is space for all to relax and eat meals together."

    There is space to park, a dishwasher, washing machine. Everything you could need. The roll top bath is beautiful too!!

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Feb 2024

  • "Absolutely beautiful place and such welcoming hosts BB house is pure luxury ..."

    Absolutely beautiful place and such welcoming hosts BB house is pure luxury clean and cosy the pictures do not do it justice, can’t recommend enough, we will be back for sure

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jan 2024

  • "Lovely clean and comfy home from home."

    The owners were extremely welcoming (especially the much needed hug after loosing my dear husband.) It is located in beautiful surroundings which give a nice calm feeling. The house was well equipped even with washer and dryer for those staying longer. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Kendall5.0Oct 2023

  • "BB House is a holiday let of a very high standard."

    Clean, bright and modern, with every facility. Part of an eco friendly farm, it is well located for visiting nearby attractions. The highlight of our week was a visit to Bletchley Park, less than half an hour away, but there is so much more to see and do in the area.

    Reviewed by Kathy5.0Oct 2023

  • "This is a very spacious ground floor property in excellent condition."

    . It is well equipped with everything you need. The beds are comfortable as are the leather settees. We had an enjoyable time here and visited many places of interest. Just one small thing - For us elderly ones the only downside was the lighting in the lounge... we like reading and felt the lights were inadequate. But otherwise Aok. Thank you for a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2023

  • "Really beautiful cottage, well equipped and great that its all on one level."

    Good location for walks.

    Reviewed by Rachel4.4Mar 2023

  • "A fabulous place to stay with the family."

    A spacious, well equipped cottage with many things around to do locally such as Bletchley Park, Woburn Safari park or simply a walk around the lake at the nearby Forest Centre. My morning, traffic free runs around the farm were perfect. Lovely owners, always happy to help. Thanks for a wonderful getaway.

    Reviewed by Abigail5.0Feb 2023

  • "Amazing property, plenty of space for a family of 6 and equipped with everything you could possible need."

    We will deffo stay again.

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Feb 2023

  • "Quiet and Tranquil property, with amazingly kind and courteous hosts."

    I would recommend this property for large families, we traveled with 5 adults and had a great time.

    Reviewed by Sinclair5.0Oct 2022

  • "Our second stay at the BB House and we thoroughly enjoyed it again."

    The cottage is well equipped with everything you need, is clean and really nicely decorated. Julia is a great hostess and it was lovely to see her again and hear about the plans for gardens etc. The cottage is well located and the information pack gives great suggestions on things to do. We will definitely be back, in fact we're thinking of booking the granary next year!

    Reviewed by Ros5.0Sep 2022

  • "A beautiful cottage in a picturesque setting!"

    All of the creature comforts thoughtfully provided, all good quality. Stylishly furnished and very comfy to stay in. A delicious homemade apple and almond cake was a much welcomed greeting! Thank you for a wonderful stay!

    Reviewed by Lara5.0Sep 2022

  • "We had an amazing holiday!"

    The holiday house was so well equipped and immaculate! Every detail had been thought about! The children enjoyed the games and the freedom of the beautiful landscaping, horses, farm and courtyard area! The lake was absolutely stunning! (I would suggest to add some photos of the lake when the sky is blue!) We have wonderful photos and memories! Air was a really home away from home! Owners were amazing and so helpful and understanding!

    Reviewed by Hanna5.0Aug 2022

  • "The cottage was beautiful, had everything you could wish to need and the owners were a pleasure to deal with."

    Would certainly visit again Thank you again

    Reviewed by John4.7Jul 2022

  • "From the photo and description it is easy to assume that the property is single story when in fact it is not ."

    On several nights there was obviously someone above us watching tv , which was loud and prevented some members of our party getting to sleep . The time for leaving the property 9am is very early , it being the earliest I can remember . The property owners are very pleasant ( the homemade brownies on the table when we arrived were delicious) and dealt with our complaint about the noise coming from above us .

    Reviewed by David4.7May 2022

  • "Beautiful property, very comfortable and in a great location."

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Apr 2022

  • "BB House is a great location, within easy reach of everywhere we wanted to visit including Bletchley Park."

    The accommodation is spacious but had a very cosy feel to it. A lovely lake to sit by and watch the ducks in good weather and pretty walks around the farm if you don’t want to drive anywhere. Host was very friendly and the chocolate brownies on arrival were very much appreciated. Would definitely stay there again when we are next visiting the area.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Mar 2022

  • "Lovely countryside location with lake views on arrival."

    BB House over looks an inner court yard which is an ideal place to sit outside during the warmer months. Very clean, well equiped, spacious property with some luxury touches - a soak in the roll top bath in a luxury bathroom went down a treat & the bottle of wine & tray of cakes went down a treat too. Property is located in Bedfordshire and not Cambridgeshire as described by Sykes which I mentioned to them when booking as I noticed that there isn't a search area for Bedfordshire.

    Reviewed by Ann4.7Mar 2022

  • "Very comfortable and well equipped property."

    Chocolate brownies and red wine were much enjoyed.

    Reviewed by Hilary5.0Mar 2022

  • "Great place to stay, we really enjoyed our family break over the Christmas holiday."

    Facilities, layout and attention to detail for a cozy stay were great. Perfect location for getting about, we will definitely be looking to go back.

    Reviewed by Nicholas5.0Dec 2021

  • "A fantastic three night stay."

    Julia was very welcoming as were the coffee, tea, milk and bottle of wine and the homemade, still warm brownies were fantastic. This was a lovely cottage which more than lived up to it's description. We will definitely be booking again and would recommend to anyone.

    Reviewed by Ros5.0Nov 2021

  • "Just returned from a wonderful, relaxing weekend at BB House."

    Upon arrival Julia was very friendly and the milk, wine and brownies were a delightful touch! Immaculately presented three bedroom cottage with lots of home comforts and special touches to make this cottage a wonderful place to stay! Nothing was too much trouble when we advised Julia that we had an issue with the TV and heating it was immediately fixed. Highly recommend and will hopefully return very soon! Thank you

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Nov 2021

  • "It was such a lovely holiday."

    The cottage was beautiful. Comfy beds, lovely kitchen with huge table, beautiful walks around the farm. The lounge had 3 sofas so we could all comfortably rest and chat. The owners were lovely and helpful. On arrival there were some delicious brownies and tea, coffee, milk and cold water in the fridge. There were lovely little cards around the house with instructions which made things easier. The WiFi speed was really good, despite the card with the code saying it was slow! We were able to stream TV via out Roku which we brought with us so we could watch Disney with the kids. Is there a downside? The parking isn’t directly outside the property, you have to walk round through the courtyard and down a small passage and then down 2 steps, so remember to take shopping bags when you pop to the shops! We have a plug in hybrid and are getting a fully electric car soon, so it may be tricky in future as we will need to find electric charging points or plugs near where the car is parked…but this applies to any holiday rental. Maybe Sykes and other rental platforms can lobby the government to provide funding to install car charging points at holiday properties so that more people going electric can holiday more easily in the UK to boost the economy more?!

    Reviewed by Kate5.0Oct 2021

  • "BB House was a great find and a great stay, questions before visiting were answered quickly by the owner via customer services, we were met by the owner Julie on arrival and given plenty of additional information in addition to the pack inside the property."

    The property was immaculate and extremely clean which made us feel very at ease and at home, it was a great base to work out from for the surrounding area and beyond. The internet is much quicker than information provided before arriving (measured at 10Mbps), the TV does lose signal occasionally and can be irratic but also has stable periods more often than not. The rest of the rooms were great with a built-in fridge as well as a under counter fridge/mini freezer unit which can easily store a week's shopping for meals. Overall we were extremely pleased with our stay and would happily recommend this to anyone who is looking to stay in the area.

    Reviewed by James4.4Oct 2021

  • "Sykes site easy to use and book."

    Few issues with property, TV remote not good, too hot and no fans, but location fantastic.

    Reviewed by Kim4.7Sep 2021

  • "Our second stay in this property this year, a lovely cottage in beautiful surroundings."

    Everything is very clean and the cottage feels spacious and comfortable. It is unusual to find a cottage for 6 that actually has enough sofas and space to sit round the dining table! We were there for a family christening but also managed to visit Ampthill and the Forest Park nearby. Plenty of shops and takeaways in the vicinity. Would highly recommend the cottage and the area. We hope to return next year.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Sep 2021

  • "The BB house was excellent accomodation, spacious, well-specced and had everything that a family could need in three good sized bedrooms as well as decent sized living room and dining area."

    It is directly linked to a farmhouse and the owner was very helpful and friendly However the description on Sykes website is incomplete as it says only 'ground floor accomodation' . In reality the apartment is accessed through a narrow downward sloping passage, with a right angle bend at the end and two steps with the doorway immediately to the left. This was a problem for us as my daughter is a wheelchair user and it was difficult to get her in and out of the apartment. As it was stated 'ground floor accomodation' with no mention of accessibility otherwise I did not expect this. The reference to the passageway and steps is buried in the directions to the apartment which one received after booking and is easy to miss However BB house was kept to a high standard, and I would recommend it to another family once they had no mobility issues. Please correct the listing to be clear that this property may not be suitable for persons with mobility problems. Otherwise the accomodation was very good.

    Reviewed by Villon4.4Aug 2021

  • "The property was delightful and had everything available and then some."

    We had a couple of small issues with the property and both were dealt with promptly. Jules is a great host and very informative about what’s around and where to go. A great place to stay.

    Reviewed by Diane5.0May 2021

  • "We have just returned from a weekend away."

    The house has exceeded all of our expectations. We just wanted a basic place to stay to allow us to visit family, however this house was much more than that. The owner and her family were lovely and welcoming going above and beyond to make our stay comfortable. From providing us with all the essentials needed for travelling with a baby to informing us about the local area and even giving us bread for the little one to feed the ducks. The house was amazingly clean and comfortable. We will definitely be back. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Scott5.0Apr 2021

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  • All-ground-floor
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x twin, 1 x kingsize
  • Shower room with basin and WC
  • Bathroom with roll top bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner for eight
  • Sitting room
  • Wood pellet central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, WiFi, Smart TV with Freeview and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for three cars
  • Shared courtyard with patio, dining seating and sun loungers
  • Access to lake for open water swimming
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.8 miles, pub 1.1 miles
  • Note: This property is based on a working arable farm, guests must stay in their designated area
  • Please note: the property only accept bookings with a 3 day minimum

The property

Among the Bedfordshire countryside is this beautiful three bedroom property, located on a working farm within reach of stunning lake views.

BB House is a perfect base for a family or group of friends to rest their heads before exploring the East of England.

Stroll through the pretty shared courtyard area, benefiting from outdoor dining seating and sun loungers for you to enjoy on a warm summer's day.

An alley takes you to the property, Please note Three shallow steps take you to the property door.

Enjoy a family games night in the sitting room, perching on one of three leather sofas.

Resting behind is the kitchen/diner where you'll find a grand dining table where all guests can sit around and catch-up over a home-cooked meal made using the amenities in the kitchen, or if you're feeling cheeky, you can order from Cranfield Chinese takeaway.

Take your pick between three charming twin rooms, all with flourishes of a bright sunflower theme, decorated with yellow and grey features.

This cottage boasts two showers in two bathrooms, there is a luxurious main bathroom complete with roll top bath, separate shower and WC, and another shower room saving heaps of time when everyone is rushing to ready in the morning.

BB House is the ideal spot for groups to relax after a fun-filled day in Bedfordshire.

Note: Property can be booked with Refs.1051624 and 1053797, together they can sleep 14 people.

Marston Moretaine Cottages

Marston Moretaine 2 miles, Cranfield 2 miles. Nestled between 2 local villages are three beautiful properties boasting rural character, contemporary features, as well as breath-taking lake and countryside views. They are the perfect holiday destination for a large group looking to explore this stunning East corner of England. Comprising an old granary and two barn conversions, these properties offer a unique stay with two sharing a Grecian-esque courtyard. These gorgeous holiday homes are in a scenic rural location on a working arable farm in the peaceful ward of Marston Moretaine, but also a short distance from university village of Cranfield. A walk down the road will take you to Evans and Son butchers, a traditional butcher shop where you can buy locally produced meats for a family Sunday roast dinner. Marston Moretaine is a fantastic hidden gem, with lots to offer, a good selection of shops, pubs, cafes and takeaways, including walking and cycling opportunities around the nearby Marston Thrift or Marston Forest centre and Millennium park with its two lakes, walking trails and a delightful café for you to relax with a hot coffee and cake. Spend a day exploring the bustling towns of Milton Keynes and Bedford. Milton Keynes is home to thrilling activities like the indoor ski slope, Snowzone, as well as Gulliver’s Land Theme Park, whereas Bedford, you can enjoy the café culture in the castle quarter overlooking the river banks of the Great Ouse. Other attractions within a short distance include, Box End Aqua Park, set in a 100 acres there is something for everyone from water skiing, open water swimming to a water obstacle course, Woburn Safari Park and Go Ape, Bletchley Park home of the code breakers. These properties are in a prime location to explore beautiful countryside and take part in fun activities with your family and friends.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Milton Keynes 8 miles; Bedford 8.5 miles; Northampton 21.1 miles

Roxhill Manor Farm is situated just south of Bedford and nestle between the rural villages of Cranfield and Marston Moretaine. Cranfield is in a prime location between Bedford and Milton Keynes, boasting its very own university and based in a former RAF training facility is perched on a hill with stunning views of far reaching countryside fields, and home to many shops, restaurants, bars and an airfield. Walkers, ramblers and nature enthusiasts will relish in the chance to stroll along the John Bunyan Trail, and follow in the footsteps of John Bunyan the author of Pilgrims Progress. There’s also lots of walking and wildlife opportunities at the nearby Marston Thrift Nature Reserve, as well as the Marston Vale Millennium Country Park. The bustling market town of Bedford is in close reach, home to the Higgins Art Gallery and Museum, the John Bunyan Museum, Priory Park and a thriving nightlife. Other destinations in easy reach include Milton Keynes, Cambridge and Northampton. Cranfield is a tranquil spot, where you can enjoy a peaceful UK holiday, in easy distance from all the action.

Please note there are 3 shallow steps down to the property

Smoking is NOT permitted in the courtyard on the grounds of the property

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas