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Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 936 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 - 60 nights


About the property


We have recently purchased this property, finished renovations and from February 2015 are ready to rent! If you would like to see reviews on our properties please see our 5* reviews on our London flat that we also rent. homeaway.co.uk/p1193734

The property has the advantage of an outside locked gate for the storage of bikes, before entering the front door.

Downstairs consists of a hall and toilet, before entering a wonderful open plan and incredibly airy (due to skylights along half the ceiling) long kitchen, dining and sitting area. Downstairs has an incredibly homely feel, as it is possible to sit on the tractor bar stools and talk to whoever is cooking or just relax on the sofas.

In the summer it is possible to sit on the outside private patio.

On the middle floor is a double bedroom with double bed and a separate single bedroom. Between these bedrooms is a bathroom with large shower.

On the top floor is another double bedroom with an incredibly comfortable king size bed and an en-suite bathroom (with bath).

The whole house has been redecorated in January 2015 with new furniture added.

As the house is a relatively recent conversion, it is well insulated and remains warm through the use of a smart Nest thermostat.

More Details

Charles Towers-Clark
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 November, 2017

About Charles Towers-Clark

After we had kids we decided to move around and explore other parts of the country and the world - which we are still doing. So we know what it is life looking for an apartment for a family which is central and well furnished and is somewhere you would like to call your own.

Charles Towers-Clark purchased this house in 2014

Why Charles Towers-Clark chose Cambridge

Cambridge is, in our view, one of the more interesting cities in the world. Where else would you get into a conversation at the local pub with two strangers at the bar as to whether 2 pints of Pegasus are Pegasuses or Pegasi?

Though we travel a lot, we wanted somewhere to call our own which was in an international city and central enough to be able to walk everywhere. This house fitted the bill perfectly.

What makes this house unique

Location, location, location!

Oh! and we loved the airy downstairs which was so homely. In fact it is the first place my wife has ever called home!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cambridge in Cambridge

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 936 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Historic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , en-suite to top bedroom with king size bed
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Downstairs in entrance hall
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Between the double and single room on middle floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Chest of drawers, clothes cupboard and bookshelf in room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Chest of drawers with hanging space and bedside cabinets
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , Chest of drawers and bookshelf in room
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
Vancouver, Canada

Terrific house and location

  • 5 of 5

My family and I (2 adults, 3 kids - ages 3, 7, 10) stayed here for three weeks during part of my sabbatical. We had a terrific time and experience. The house is spacious and worked well for sleeping all of us as well as giving us each some space to ourselves.

The location is extremely convenient for the train station as well as the city centre - it was a short walk to Parker's Piece and then beyond to shops, food, the mall, etc. We visited the local Parkside pool with waterslides, the North Pole fair at Parker's piece, the Vue movie theatre (with giant automatic reclining seats), the many museums around, punting, the King's College choir, etc. There was so much to love.

Charles was fantastic to interact with. He was very responsive, friendly, and all-round terrific to have as a host.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful house for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We are very satisfied with our stay in this house. The house is big, fully furnished, the location is near the city center, the owner was very helpful. We recommend it 100%.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enoted the stax!
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A great house with good facilities and location

  • 5 of 5

This house was finished to a high standard. It was in a great central location very comfortable and felt like a home from home.

Many Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a very pleasant stay in this property. The house was clean, large, comfortable and fully furnished. Very close to the train station and walking distance from the city center too. Definitely recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very good !!!

  • 4 of 5

Really good home from home would definitely recommend it!!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely flat in the heart of Cambridge

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 4 days in this beautful flat. Its location is perfect for the station and to explore Cambridge. The streets around it are buzzing with life, especially Mill Lane where you can find all kinds of small shops and cafés. Tastefully decorated, kitchen well equipped, very warm. Help was always on hand, Charles answered our queries immediately. We recommand this flat and we would definitively go back again.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed it - you were great guests! (for future guests- it is a house rather than apartment)
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Various pubs all within a couple of minutes walk
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
A14 & M11 both about 4 miles away
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Various restaurants on Mill Road (2 minutes away)
Nearest Beach
73 Miles
Aldeburgh, Suffolk

Incredibly centrally located, Glisson Road runs between Mill Road and Hills Road. Mill Road (which is closer) has a lot of different (including ethnic) restaurants and supermarkets.

Walk across Parkers Piece (a large park in Central Cambridge) and you are amongst the Cambridge colleges (5 - 10 minutes walk).

On the other side of Mills Road is Anglia Polytechnic University and beyond that the shopping facilities of the Grafton Center (again only 5 - 10 mins away).

Apart from the smaller supermarkets on Mill Road, there is also a Tesco Express and Co-Op on Hills Road at the other end of Glisson Road. The nearest large supermarket is Asda is the Betree Center (about a 15 min walk or less by bike!).

Addenbrookes Hospital is 2 miles or 9 minute drive.

As all of the housing around the colleges is owned by the colleges for students - this is as close as one can be without staying in a college itself!


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £99

Bookings will not be accepted more than 9 months prior to the intended stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 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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