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House on the River Ouse, St Neots Cambridgeshire

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom terraced town house

River Terrace is situated in a very quiet cul de sac off the market square in the town of St. Neots. It is a terraced house, on three floors. The ground floor has a hallway, downstairs cloakroom, two large cupboards, also a newly fitted kitchen/diner with a door giving access to a patio adjacent to the River Ouse. A new conservatory has been added giving a wonderful place to sit to watch the river passing by.

The second floor has a lounge and a bedroom and the third floor has two more bedrooms and a newly installed shower room and toilet

House on the River Ouse close to Cambridge: If you want a relaxing holiday near to the river, shops and transport River Terrace offers all this. You can sit out on the patio watching the river pass you by and a large park opposite and if you need to go to the shop for a loaf of bread, just go out of the front door and within 3 min you are in the market square. The best of both worlds. A car is an asset but it certainly isn't a necessity as everything is in such easy reach to the house.

More Details

Ann Harris
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017


Bedford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , plus extra mattress - this would accommodate 2 children
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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House on the River Ouse, St Neots Cambridgeshire
average rating of 4.5652175 based on 23 reviews

Best Riverside location in England

  • 5 of 5

This property is a delight. Roomy and spacious inside over three levels with a great eat-in kitchen opening out to the conservatory that we used every day for most meals. Why? Because it looks out over the Ouse river whch is both quiet with swans to feed and also active on weekends and evenings with narrow boats, rowing shells and dragon boats. Relaxed room with a large screen tv and good internet made watching Wimbledon a pleasure. You can cook, but M&S and Waitrose are with a short walk.

We really enjoyed the walks along the river both sides and had a few meals at the Mill about 30 minutes walk south.

We would thoroughly recommend this Riverside property in St Neots as a base in this part of England and a short drive from the much busier Cambridge.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review of River Terrace. We do appreciate it and welcome you back to our house at any time Kind regards Ann
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Just like home - but more scenic!

  • 5 of 5

If you want a sterile, generic, vacation rental, this place isn't for you. But, if you want to stay in a lovely home with a beautiful view, this is the spot. Pros - beautiful, peaceful location; everything you could possibly need in the kitchen; lots of personal decorations making it feel like home. Cons - 2 flights of stairs. Just think of them as great exercise! We'd stay here again in a heartbeat. Thanks, Ann!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review of our house. We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves and we would welcome you back at any time. Kind regards Ann
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Lovely stay at River Terace

  • 4 of 5

We had two weeks with exceptional fine weather. We spent most of the time in the veranda, with a beautiful view at the river. It is a nice house to spend a holiday: big and light kitchen with enough equipment, good bedroom with a good bed. Because the house is in a cul-de-sac it is very quit, still the shops, restaurants and pubs are around the corner.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review of our house in River Terrace. We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves and welcome you back at any time Regards Ann
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  • 4 of 5

As other people have commented this terraced house is in a very good position just around the corner from the main town square. It has its own off-street parking place just outside the front door, a real advantage in a busy town. Washing and drying machines in the kitchen/dining are a boon for the long term traveler. Great wifi which, again, is now essential for the distance traveler. Large TV in the first floor lounge. The three flights of stairs may be difficult for some. We hope we didn't inconvenience Ann too much by using 2 of the three available beds - the main bed was a little too narrow for us (I think my wife & I are getting bigger). All in all a comfortable and homely residence with a wonderful outlook.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Brian for the great review of River Terrace. I am so glad things went well for you both and I would welcome you back at any time Ann
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Lovely property in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

Most enjoyable stay, and the house was perfect , the owner could not have been more helpful .

I would recommend this property to anyone !

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure having you and your family stay in our home and you would be welcome back any time. Ann
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A property in a great location for a holiday

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of four and stayed at the property for a very enjoyable week's holiday. The location of the property is one of its main plus points, being so centrally located to the centre of St.Neots and yet in a very peaceful cul de sac. Also being right on the river with such lovely views across to the park. It was great to sit in the conservatory to either eat or relax and watch the many different boats and birds pass by.

The house was very clean, comfortable and well equipped with everything you need and had a warm, homely feel. Ann was very helpful with all enquiries and provided all relevant information about the property once booked.

There was an M&S Food store in walking distance to the property which was great. We also ate out at Pizza Express and enjoyed a fabulous afternoon tea at Poppy's Vintage Tea Room. As well as exploring St.Neots we visited St. Ives taking a lovely boat trip, Cambridge and also London which was very easy from the station in St.Neots. I would certainly recommend this property as a great holiday base.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review Carolyn. We are so pleased you liked the house and its situation. We would welcome you back at any time. Regards Ann
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Stansted or Luton Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
The Priory
Nearest Ferry
170 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
St. Neots Golf Club
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
St Neots
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Hong Kong Chinese Restaurant
Nearest Beach
150 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

St Neots is an old market town situated between Cambridge and Bedford, both within easy reach by bus to Bedford or bus/train to Cambridge. Also the towns of Peterborough, Huntingdon and Stevenage can be reached by train. The train station is a five minute drive away or a 15 min walk. The station is on a main line which will take you to London in 50 min.

A market is held twice weekly on the square where you can buy fresh produce, clothes etc. There are numerous shops and restaurants within walking distance from the house. The River Ouse runs at the bottom of the garden with Riverside Park opposite which is ideal for pleasant walks and also during the summer there are festivals held in the park and on the river.

At nearby Cambridge you can find so many places of interest to include churches, universities, museums, theatres and of course, the River Cam where punting is a great tourist attraction and not to be missed.

Golf: There are three golf clubs in the area. The distance to each would be about 5 km except for St. Neots which is about 2 km away. All are 18 holes.


Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 4 2017 - Mar 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $320.55

A security deposit will be paid before the rental begins. We charge an extra £50 per week from the lst November until the 31st March. This is to cover the cost of the gas central heating.

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.

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