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Village Location 8 miles North East of Cambridge

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Detached house, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps up to 5

Property comprises of double bedroom with en suite bathroom, twin bed and single bedroom. Family bathroom upstairs. Downstairs there is a large kitchen/diner, living room, study area, separate utility and WC. Sheltered/private garden and off road parking for 2 cars.

Ladbrooke House is a detached 3 bedroom self catering property located in the heart of the picturesque Cambridgeshire village of Swaffham Bulbeck. The village is just 8 miles from the historic university city of Cambridge and 5 miles from Newmarket, the home of English horse racing. The property faces the village green and has views across open farmland at the rear. Both the village shop and pub are only a hundred yards away.

Local attractions include the National Trust property's of Anglesey Abbey (which is in the next village) and Wicken Fen nature reserve. The fenland city of Ely, famous for its Cathedral known as the Ship of the fens, is only 15 miles away.

There is an abundance of fenland walks and cycle ways all easily accessed from the house.

The nearby village of Bottisham, 1 mile away, has a sports centre with swimming pool as well as a shop and takeaways.

There are fast rail line links to London from Cambridge.

Within a few miles are the major roads A14 and M11 and Stansted Airport is a 45 minute car journey away.

More Details

Sarah Dodge
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017


Cambridge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , En suite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Downstairs
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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Village Location 8 miles North East of Cambridge
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Fantastic house and location.

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time our family has stayed at this house. We love how much space there is and how well equipped it is. The location is half way between Cambridge and Newmarket where we have family so it makes for very easy access. A quiet village with lots of places to walk and enjoy the countryside. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five stayed for 9 nights. We had a fantastic stay. Wonderful to stay in such a spacious, clean and beautiful home. This holiday let has everything. It is in a fantastic location very close to Cambridge. Sarah was fantastic with her communication and responded quickly to any questions that we had. The pictures are extremely accurate. This holiday let is extremely we equipped. It is very close to the road but it did not disturb us. We had the best stay and would love to stay next time we visit Cambridge. Thanks Sarah for everything.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wethersfield, CT

Perfect Location for Visiting Cambridge and East Anglia Sights

  • 5 of 5

We echo all the positive comments from other reviewers about the comforts and convenience of this delightful house. We even put on a dinner for a couple from France and their son and daughter-in-law and two young sons who visited from London. The long dining room table, charming garden area, and the living room and sitting room all provided great spaces for entertaining, and the extra parking right across the street was perfect. Sarah was so helpful in giving us pointers for our stay. We found it an extremely well-located "base camp" for exploring the East Anglia area, where we were fascinated to see the superb Anglo-Saxon Sutton Hoo Museum in Woodbridge, wander around the medieval, half-timbered houses in Lavenham, attend 5:30 evensong (Vespers) at Ely Cathedral, spend the day in Bury St. Edmunds, take a one-hour boat ride through the canals in Wicken Fen, tour Anglesey Abbey and Gardens down the street, and leave our car in a convenient Park/Bus lot outside Cambridge, where we took a wonderful walking tour of the colleges and town and tried our hand at punting on the Cam (without falling in!). All our touring was interspersed with meals and drinks at the most delightful pubs imaginable. One morning we took a walk around Swaffham Bulbeck to visit the old church, began chatting with a gentleman walking his dog, and learned he was the neighbor of a recently deceased Cambridge University researcher and two-time Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry, Frederick Sanger.

So many people limit their England visits to London, the Cotswolds, the Lakes, or Cornwall/Devon, without considering East Anglia, a beautiful place that is also special for being the home of so many New Englanders' English ancestors. We highly recommend this area, and this well-appointed, well-managed and conveniently located home!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Titirangi, New Zealand

Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed "living" at this cottage for our 4 week stay. It is very spacious and extremely well equipped with everything you need. The kids loved the big village green and park right across the road. The road is busy in the daytime, but the house is double glazed throughout so this wasn't a problem at all. The village is ideally situated next to plenty of great places to visit, and it is very easy to get into Cambridge or anywhere else. The owner was very helpful, friendly and communicative. I would love to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ideal family sized house in lovely area

  • 5 of 5

The house is easy to locate as it is right in the centre of the village. Don't be put off by the proximity to the road as traffic reduces to a trickle as night falls and none of the people staying with us were disturbed in any way. The house is a warren of large rooms with plenty of space for guests. The kitchen is well equipped and with the adjoining dining room it meant that everyone had loads of room to relax and eat.

I cannot over emphasise how clean and well presented the place is and how helpful the owners are.

Some of our group spent the week horse riding whilst the others occupied their time cycling. The fens are just north of the village and we cycled along roads without seeing a car for ages. Ely, Cambridge and Saffron Walden are easy routes and several Sustrans cycle ways criss cross the area.

Anything negative? Not at all. We were not wanting for anything that wasn't provided. It really contributed to a lovely week. Superb!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Starcross, Devon

Clean, Beautiful, Large, Fully Equipped throughout

  • 4 of 5

House was very easy to find. It was fully equipped and had everything we needed for a very relaxing holiday. Very large inside, ample space for a family of 5. Very conveniently located as was 2 minutes drive down the road to National Trust Property Anglesey Abbey and it is a 10 min drive into the heart of beautiful Cambridge. Only bit we didn't like was the road in front which looks small but is very busy 24 hours a day. More noticeable as we needed all the windows open in the heatwave. However this is just our personal preference as we live in the countryside and are not used to vehicle noise - no fault of the house. Owners were excellent. Would recommend the property to all as it was excellent value for money. Thank you for letting us borrow your house.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
33 Miles
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
The Black House
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Car: recommended

Self catering property, located in picturesque village of Swaffham Bulbeck only 8 miles North East of University City of Cambridge and 5 miles form Newmarket, home of English horse racing.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

£100.00 Booking Deposit Required.
Short breaks are available please contact us for rates

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.