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charming period cottage in historic town centre

Bedrooms 2
Property type house


About the property

charming period cottage in historic town centre

Our property is a charming grade 2 listed Victorian cottage in the historic city centre of Saffron Walden. Beautifully furnished, with comfortable beds, perfect for a family or business who wish to be ideally located just 2 minutes walk from the centre of Saffron Walden to explore this beautiful area full of history, independent shops and restaurants. The house is newly renovated, with a modern kitchen and bathroom, with a cobbled court yard for summer evenings.

Saffron Walden is a medieval market town with a wealth of period properties, local shops and restaurants. Ideally located for Stansted airport, with main roads putting you in easy striking distance of Cambridge and Duxford Imperial War museum.

There is a good train service to London and Cambridge from Audley End station less then 3 miles away.

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Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
March 5, 2018


Saffron Walden House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(3 traveler reviews)

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charming period cottage in historic town centre
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews

We loved every moment of it

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay. Saffron Walden is beautiful village and this cottage is well suited for visitng Audley End house. We stayed for 3 nights and loved it. Cottage is beautifully decorated , we felt homely instantly. They got the right balance of personal touch without making you feel that you are encroaching on someone’s privacy, which is always my fear when thinking of staying at someone’s home. I think it is perfect for a couple for romantic break or even a family of three to four. The basement room is perfect for child as it is the quietest room and in summer heatwave the coolest room. It stayed a nice constant 21 degrees despite outside being nearly 30 C degrees. AS it is a period cottage it has narrow stairs so one just needs to be a bit more careful but it all adds to it’s charm. I stayed with my husband and 6 months old baby and we were fine carrying him up and down with care obviously. I personally think 4 adult people might struggle for space, plus the bathroom is through main bedroom so you really need to know each other to be comfortable for people to walk through your bedroom in night to use the loo. But for a family it is a fantastic little place. That is just my thoughts, different people have different preferences.

The owner is very considerate and anticipated our needs providing extra bedding for basement in case we needed to stay with our son. She also provided towels, soaps, ironing board, hair dryer, and basic food staples as bread, butter, eggs, milk juice , coffee , tea etc. There is virgin TV and wi-fi. Although on first look cottage seems small, it is full of clever crooks and crannies’ you can put your stuff in, so it does not feel like you have crowded the space. We do not travel light, and we tidied everything away including the pram with plenty of space still left. I have friends living in London in smaller places than this with two children. One disadvantage is, it is by a main road so it can be a bit noisy, but we all (including our baby) slept well. But if you are particularly sensitive to noise just bring ear plugs, I think the place is worth it despite the road noise.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Zuzana and her family would most definitely be welcome to stay again. It was a very straight forward booking, communication was excellent and they left the house very clean and tidy - thank you very much. We are so pleased they enjoyed their stay and the cottage and thank them for their positive feedback.
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Nice little cottage close to town centre.

  • 5 of 5

Nice brake over christmas time. Cozy little place with all you need. My children loved it so much.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The price and the offering was in a good relation to our needs.

  • 4 of 5

Nice place in a nice village

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
High Street, Saffron Walden
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Audley End
Nearest Restaurant
High Street, Saffron Walden
Car: not necessary

Audley End House & Gardens


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $346.21

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.