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Beautiful Period 2 Bedroom House in Historic City Centre

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Sleeps 3 (4 on pull out bed). 2 Bedrooms. 1 Bathroom

Dating back to the 18th century, Earl Street is a traditional Georgian terraced house in a quiet side street in the very centre of Cambridge.Nestled between Parker's Piece and Christ's Pieces and surrounded by the colleges, the house was completely refurbished in 2013.

With an open plan sitting room and dining area, a separate study area and fully equipped kitchen on the ground floor, with stairs leading up to the first floor with the main bedroom with king-size bed, a single bedroom and the bathroom , with bath and overhead shower.The single bedroom has a roll out guest bed , and can sleep 2 people, it is a little cosy for 2 adults though.With gas central heating throughout, there is also a clear view log burning stove for cosy nights in,

Beautifully furnished ,the house has oak flooring through the downstairs living area,and carpets and rugs upstairs in the bedrooms. The garden is reached through french windows off the study area, is south facing with garden furniture and BBQ.

There is fast broadband throughout the house,which is also equipped with: flat screen TV, DVD player, Bose i-pod dock, Nespreso machine,Bose CD player, dishwasher, washing/drying machine,toaster, microwave.

High quality linen and towels, weekly maid service, a selection of books and DVDs, fresh flowers and a warm welcome.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 July, 2018

About The Owner

Angela and I were both born and brought up in Cambridge, and after living all over the world we are now back in our home town, living just 5 minutes away from Earl Street .We love showing visitors our beautiful city, and have tried to make Earl Street the type of holiday home we would enjoy staying in ourselves.

The Owner purchased this house in 2011

Why The Owner chose Cambridge

We bought Earl Street as it was a rare opportunity to buy a traditional Georgian house right in the heart of the historic city centre.

What makes this house unique

The house is in probably the best location in Cambridge to enjoy a city break, just minutes from the colleges and the market square yet in a quiet side street, it offers an authentic Cambridge experience.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Hi there, thank you Toby, everything was just perfect and we had a wonderful stay in Earl Street.

I will try to post a review on trip advisor, anyway we found your house very charming, well equipped, in a perfect location, and we appreciated the bycicles very much too.

We would definitely suggest Earl Street to anyone who wants to get into Cambridge atmosphere.

We have been very lucky to stay there and we will come back.

C'était merveilleux!

Merci Toby et Angela, à bientot

Lavinia and Michel
Sep 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cambridge in Cambridge

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , single room , single with single bed and roll out guest bed
  • Small single bedroom with single bed and pull out truckle bed if a 4th person staying. When truckle bed pulled out there is very little space in the bedroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful Period 2 Bedroom House in Historic City Centre
average rating of 4.878788 based on 35 reviews

Cosy house in great location!

  • 5 of 5

The house had everything we needed for our two night stay. It was warm and cosy considering the weather outside was rather wet and cold! The location was perfect... easy to walk to all the main attractions as well as shops, bars and restaurants. Would recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Cathy Thanks for the lovely review. Really pleased you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards Angela
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Lovely Period House in Ideal Neighbourhood

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this location. The house is perfectly located, close to the city centre, shops, buses, in a quiet and desirable residential area. The kitchen is well appointed and the house has all needed amenities. The beds are very comfortable. Angela and

Toby are very responsive and were able to accommodate us for an extra night when our flight back to Canada was cancelled.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Carol Thank you for a lovely review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Come again. Kind regards Angela
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Great location and flexible host!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have had a better time in Cambridge! Angela was so helpful with everything. The bread and eggs were such a nice treat. Most of all, we were thankful for her flexibility with our rather last minute changing arrival time. We were traveling by train and were not 100% sure when we would arrive until the day before. Angela did everything to accommodate us upon our arrival and departure. It was so much appreciated! We would def rebook in the future. We also really enjoyed the Clarendon Arms pub right around the corner for a family dinner.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming cottage in great location.

  • 5 of 5

It really felt like a home away from home after traveling from Australia with a toddler. Everything I needed was there and the location was ideal for seeing Cambridge and attending a Wedding at the Clare College all on foot.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Alicia So pleased you enjoyed your stay in Earl Street and the Wedding at Clare College. Lovely to meet you and hope your little girl had a nice time too. Kind regards Angela
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Comfortable and a very good location.

  • 5 of 5

Small and cozy within walking distance of everything I wanted to visit. Visitors with a car should be mindful of where they park. It's not marked on the curb or street as I am used to in America. Check carefully for signs. £70 if you make a mistake! A shelf next to the sink in the bathroom would be very helpful!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful House in a Perfect Location in Cambridge

  • 5 of 5

Stayed two nights at this perfectly located house in Cambridge--a ten minute walk to the City Centre and minutes from shops and a market. The house and garden are cosy, comfortable and very neat. The beds were great and the sitting room was welcoming after a day out exploring. The kitchen was well appointed. Tony and Angela were extremely thoughtful and responsive hosts. Overall, it was wonderful. We'd certainly stay here again the next time we find ourselves in Cambridge.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Car: not necessary



Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cambridge, East of England

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £250
4th guest £20

rates are subject to change until confirmation received, no pets, no smoking, no hen or stag groups

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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