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Large Period Home With Private Indoor Heated Swimming Pool, Large Garden, Wifi

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House in Fulbourn, Cambridge, England - Beautiful period home with heated swimming pool just 10 minutes from Cambridge City centre

This magnificent period home dates back to the late eighteen hundreds providing a wonderful example of spacious Victorian grandeur. Peacefully situated on the edge of the picturesque village of Fulbourn, it is conveniently located just four miles from the historic City of Cambridge and less than an hour from the heart of London. Beechwood House has recently undergone a substantial face lift, and whilst retaining many original features it has been carefully and tastefully extended and fully redecorated, creating a traditional atmosphere blended with the comfort of modern day living. The bright and airy interior opens out onto a delightful terrace and a beautifully established and maintained traditional English garden backing onto open countryside, providing an oasis of unrushed tranquillity and seclusion. A unique opportunity to rent and experience one of Cambridge's finest traditional landmark properties.


Owner
James
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
June 13, 2017

About James

Now semi retired after running a European villa holiday company for over 30 years, my wife and I decided to run Beechwood House as a luxury holiday home for discerning guests visiting Cambridge.

James purchased this house in 1994

What makes this house unique

Seldom does one find an entire period home available for short term holiday rentals, just a few minutes from the historic City of Cambridge. A family home for two and half decades, Beechwood House provides unique opportunity to stay in a beautifully appointed property with all home from home comforts.

Guestbook comments from the owner

“Beechwood House is even better than it looks on line”

We booked Beechwood House and one of the studios for a celebration of a family birthday. James was there to welcome us personally when we arrived. Everything was just perfect, including champagne on ice, chocolates, lots of fresh fruit and flowers. The Bates family.



Perfect place for a family reunion”

We were absolutely blown away by the property, and although the photos look lovely, they really don't do the property justice. The lounge was beautiful and there was plenty of room to hide away in to relax. The garden is massive, and was a wonderful space for the kids to have Easter egg hunts and the pool was a real bonus. James was a fantastic host, and the fruit, champagne and chocolates on arrival were a lovely surprise. We'll definitely be coming back! The Kenny family.



30th Birthday Long Weekend Venue - Great”

Beechwood House is amazing; the house itself is beautiful and the two studio are also of 5 star quality
Oct 2011
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Amenities

Fulbourn House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
  • Bathroom 1 (en-suite to master bedroom) with bath & WC. Bathroom 2 with bath, shower & WC. First floor shower/wet room with shower only. Ground floor shower/wet room with shower & WC.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with super king size bed. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with double bed. Bedroom 4 with twin single beds. Bedroom 5 with twin single beds.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Mid week rentals from £300 per night! Between Monday and Friday you can book a minimum of two nights for as little as £375 per night for all months except July & August! Please call 07767 846957 for details and a quote. Outside: Set in a wonderful one acre garden, mostly laid to lawn with established flower beds, shrubs and mature trees providing almost total seclusion. Large terrace beside house with gas barbecue and quality outdoor dining furniture ideal for 'alfresco' dining. Backing onto open countryside and fruit fields. Small pond. Herb garden and small apple orchard. Private parking for up to five vehicles. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, iron & board, vacuum cleaner. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels provided. Weekly clean included. Wifi access included. Further services available at extra charge, including daily maid, catering, baby sitting. Other: Small conservatory provides an extra seating area overlooking the garden. Indoor heated swimming pool (8m x 4m, 1-2m deep, with integral Roman steps) housed in converted outbuilding close to house.

Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Large Period Home With Private Indoor Heated Swimming Pool, Large Garden, Wifi
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Very prompt when request regarding booking. We had my daughter's hen weekend at the house. Breathtaking from opening the front door. The house so perfectly set out for family events. Beautiful setting, very well kept. Would recommend this house to everyone that is considering booking. James was very helpful and accommodating too. We had a guest chef who confirmed the kitchen area was fabulous for him to work in too. We had a mad hatters afternoon tea in the dinning room and had ample space with 18 of us. The pool area is fabulous too and definitely an added bonus. I promise you won't be disappoint booking Beechwood House it is beautiful. Thank you so much James. Best wishes Sue

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words Sue, and I'm delighted you all enjoyed your stay at Beechwood House and that everything was as you hoped it would be and met with your full expectations. You would all be welcome back any time!
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5

Idyllic place to stage a family get-together

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely perfect family birthday weekend in this beautiful house and garden. It was ideal for us as a group and for young and old... a wonderful country walk on the Saturday, a pub lunch on the Sunday, delicious home-made meals provided by our family on two nights and two mornings, and multiple swims in the indoor pool for the two youngest and their mum.

We were also overwhelmed not only by the gracious space and decor of the house, and the delightful garden, but especially by the owners' generosity in leaving us flowers, chocolates, fruit and even a birthday cake! These caring and personal touches went way beyond the call of duty and made us feel so welcome.

We will definitely be recommending Beechwood House, and hope to return there one day ourselves.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are most welcome and thank you for your kind words, acknowledgement of our attention to detail is very much appreciated and makes all our efforts worthwhile. James
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Map

Nearest Airport
22 Miles
London Stansted
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
White Hart Inn
Nearest Ferry
120 Miles
Dover
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Gog Magog
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Cambridge station
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
M11
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
White Hart Inn
Nearest Beach
70 Miles
Hunstanton
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Nearest beach is Hunstanton 58miles (90km), on the north Norfolk coast. This is a sandy beach, along with many others further up the coast: Wells, Sheringham, Cromer. On the Suffolk coast, Southwold is a popular pretty seaside town only 70 miles (110km).

Travel:

London Stansted international airport 27 miles (43km). London Heathrow and London Gatwick are approximately an hour and a half by car, or there are excellent rail links to Cambridge rail or coach stations. Dover ferry terminal (for Channel crossings) is approximately two and a half hours by car, or Felixstowe ferry terminal (for North Sea crossings) is about an hour and a quarters drive. Whilst local amenities are in walking distance, it is recommended you have a vehicle for your stay.

Distances:

Approx 150 metres to White Hart pub offering quality food and family atmosphere. 700 metres to village centre (see Further Details below). Cambridge city centre is only 4 miles (7km) away with numerous places of interest, and must-do activities like punting along the River Cam. Nearby towns also worth a visit: Saffron Walden, Ely, Bury St Edmunds. Some attractions & activities within south Cambridgeshire: Linton Zoo, Wimpole Hall & Home Farm, Duxford Imperial War Museum, Fowlmere nature reserve.

Further Details:

Fulbourn village offers 3 pubs/restaurants all together, a cafe/snack bar, co-op supermarket, butcher, takeaway food, chemist, beautician, florist. C of E parish church. Large Tesco supermarket less than 2 miles away, with free cashpoint. Cambridge Leisure Park at 3 miles offers ten-pin bowling, 9 screen cinema, gym, restaurants, bars and a live music venue/night club.

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Rates & Availability

Fulbourn House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Mar 31 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$644
From
$841
Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,262
 
 
Peak Season
Jun 30 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$644
From
$841
Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,262
 
 
High Season
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$644
From
$841
Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,262
 
 
Mid Season
Sep 29 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$515
From
$798
Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,133
 
 
Christmas Week
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$711
 
 
New Year
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
$893
$4,980
 
 
Low Season
Jan 3 2018 - Mar 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$669
$3,169
 
 
Mid Season
Mar 2 2018 - Mar 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
$798
$4,133
 
 
High Season
Mar 30 2018 - Jun 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$841
$4,262
 
 
Peak season
Jun 29 2018 - Aug 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
$893
$4,980
 
 
High Season
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
$841
$4,262
 
 
Mid Season
Sep 28 2018 - Dec 20 2018
3 night minimum stay
$798
$4,133
 
 
Christmas Week
Dec 21 2018 - Dec 27 2018
7 night minimum stay
$711
 
 
New Year
Dec 28 2018 - Jan 1 2019
5 night minimum stay
$893
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$385
From
$669
Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,169
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
30% deposit required to confirm. Remaining balance due 6 weeks prior to arrival.
No Stag groups & single sex groups on request.

Minimum stay of 3 nights, or 5 nights during High Seasons.

Mid week rentals from £250 per night in low & mid season!

Important note for Christmas & New Year bookings: Christmas is a minimum 1 week (7 nights) from 21st to 28th December and New Year is also a minimum 1 week from 28th December to 4th January.

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover day. 4pm arrival, 10am departure.

Notes on prices:
Sliding scale rates apply for durations under 7 nights in each price band...the longer you stay the lower the nightly rate! There is a reduction on subsequent weeks after the first full week rented.
Midweek rentals available from £250 a night!
Please contact us with exact dates for an accurate quote or visit our principle website for comprehensive costing details and more pictures and floor plan etc.

A 30% deposit is requited to secure a booking and the balance is due six weeks prior to arrival.

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.
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