Overview of Fantastic location, Cambridge. Lovely cottage in Grantchester village

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Fridge, microwave, oven, hob
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TV, DVD player, books, video library
Fridge, microwave, oven, hob

4.9/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Outdoor Space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationThe Backs3 min drive
    Popular LocationMathematical Bridge5 min drive
    Popular LocationQueen's College11 min drive
    AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)33 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 3
Bathroom 1

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About this area


Located in Cambridge, this holiday home is in a rural area. Cambridge Corn Exchange and Imperial War Museum Duxford are cultural highlights of the area. Scott Polar Research Institute and Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with fishing and swimming nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking and cycling.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • The Backs - 3 min drive
  • Mathematical Bridge - 5 min drive
  • University of Cambridge - 9 min drive
  • Fitzwilliam Museum - 9 min drive
  • Queen's College - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Shelford Station - 8 min drive
  • AirportLondon (STN-Stansted) - 33 min drive


  • The Orchard - 8 min walk
  • Millworks - 3 min drive
  • Green Man - 3 min drive
  • Hudson's Ale House - 3 min drive
  • The Oak Bistro - 4 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Fantastic location, Cambridge. Lovely cottage in Grantchester village

Adults-only holiday home in Cambridge
Character Victorian cottage in the famous village of Grantchester, overlooking Grantchester Meadows.
Unlimited broadband. Good phone signal.
Linen and towels included. Free on street parking.
The house is attractively furnished with an eclectic mix of antique and modern furniture and original artworks. Wooden floors throughout the house. Well equipped with everything you might need. There is a small front garden / patio area to sit and enjoy views directly over Grantchester meadows. Large open plan living room / dining room with views over the meadows. Wall mounted heaters individually controlled in each room.

Double bedroom with wardrobe, chest of drawers and views over fields. Very quiet.

Large Single bedroom with wardrobe, chest of drawers, and desk facing the street with meadow and town views.

Grantchester is the ideal base for exploring Cambridge. Situated just 2 miles from central Cambridge, 1 mile from the M11 and A10, perfect for a quiet weekend break, tourists, University alumni, and visiting friends and relatives and also for those wanting access to Addenbrooke's hospital, Astrazeneca and the Science Park.

The village has 4 good pubs, a gin distillery and two cafes. All shops within 1 mile.

Come and enjoy time in this friendly, picturesque village, a favourite location for generations of students and townspeople to wander to for it's four wonderful pubs (all serve good food, wine and real ales) or the historic Orchard Tea Rooms. The meadows inspired such spirits as Rupert Brook and Pink Floyd. The great poet Byron lived in the village and bathed at the nearby Bryon's Pool.

Enjoy the scenic rive walk or cycle along Grantchester Meadows 2 miles into central Cambridge. Or drive, take a taxi or the bus. There is a regular bus service. Taxi approx £7-£10 to town centre/railway station.

A unique and romantic place to stay.
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a shower and hairdryers.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Tess Pannu

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Property is kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • WiFi available

Parking and transport

  • On-site parking
  • Car not required


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Electric kettle
  • Paper towels
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Toaster
  • Spices


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels provided
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Hairdryer

Living spaces

  • Dining room


  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Video library
  • Games
  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In a rural location
  • Near a hospital
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Hiking nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 3
  • Unit size: 450 sq ft (42 sq m)
  • Property does not allow children

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Check-in time starts at 4:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 12


Check-out before 9:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector

We should mention

A car is not required for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Fantastic Location Lovely Cottage Grantchester Village House
Fantastic Location Lovely Cottage Grantchester Village
Fantastic Location Lovely Cottage Grantchester Village House
Fantastic Location Lovely Cottage Grantchester Village House
Fantastic Location Lovely Cottage Grantchester Village

Frequently asked questions

Is Fantastic location, Cambridge. Lovely cottage in Grantchester village pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at Fantastic location, Cambridge. Lovely cottage in Grantchester village?
Check-in begins at 4:30 PM.
What time is check-out at Fantastic location, Cambridge. Lovely cottage in Grantchester village?
Checkout is at 9:30 AM.
Where is Fantastic location, Cambridge. Lovely cottage in Grantchester village located?
Situated in a rural location, this historic holiday home is within 3 miles (5 km) of The Backs, University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke's Hospital. King's College and Cambridge Corn Exchange are also within 3 miles (5 km).
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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Grantchester Cottage
Great views of the Grantchester Meadows, peaceful, very comfortable and homely with large living and dining space.

5/5 Excellent

Charming, well-equipped property
Well-located with good pubs and walks, and easy access to Cambridge, Ely, and other places of interest, this comfortable cottage was a perfect place for a relaxing break.

4/5 Good

Tess was very welcoming and helpful. The cottage is well placed to walk along the river to Cambridge, no need to use the car. We had a wonderful time.

5/5 Excellent

Excellent small property minutes from the centre of Cambridge.
We had an amazing time.

5/5 Excellent

Lovely stay
Lovely house very quite . Beautiful area.

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