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Short break vacation and holiday apartment for couples & families.

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Brampton - Brampton House

Guest Suite-2X Bedrooms,Lounge/Diner,Kitchenette,Shower room.

Brampton House is a private gated family house set in two acres of land with large landscaped gardens. The guests are welcome and free to roam and relax in the garden, The apartment also has small private patio outside the lounge. The private parking on front of the apartment can accomodate up to 4 cars.

Brampton House is located in the pleasant traditional English village of Brampton, Cambridgeshire. It has easy convenient access by Rail & Road for wider travelling and sight seeing.

Now with own children grown up, Nina & Ray, owners of Brampton House are semi retired and the newly furbished Independent, self contained, guest suite with it's own private access, is now offered as a holiday apartment or short stay accommodation for HomeAway. The Guest apartment consists of double room with twin beds or one King bed,+ Single room with Bunk Bed & single bed which comfortably sleeps upto 3 children or may be up to 2 adults. Linen and Towels are supplied. Large lounge (5Mtr x 4.5Mtr semi circular) has T.V.; Sofa, dining table for up to 4 persons. The new shower room is warm and modern. The kitchenette has cooker & Oven; necessary utensils, Fridge freezer, microwave and washing machine. The apartment is Centrally heated with hot & cold water supply. Towels and Bed linen are included.

Cambridge is known for its history, world class University and natural beauty. The atom was first split by Rutherford at Cambridge. It is also the natural home of Center for Computing History.

Known as Silicon Fen, the region around Cambridge is home to a large cluster of high-technology companies (computing, biotechnology, electronics and software) many of which have direct and indirect links with the University of Cambridge. This record of high-tech company formation, dating back to the sixties, has become known as the Cambridge Phenomenon. As an area of intense innovation activity, with the City of Cambridge at its heart, it is associated with brilliance and considered one of the most important technology centers in Europe.

VISITOR TOURIST ATTRACTIONS :

Ely Cathedral.

Cambridge University Botanical Gardens.

Imperial war Museum Duxford, .

The guest suite is conveniently located for visits to various attractions and of tourist interest. e.g. comfortable drive by A1 Road nearby to the village of Shuttleworth, with long history - takes about 30 min. - 40 min.; or you may wish to visit London or A14 to Cambridge etc.

Shuttleworth has Swiss Garden ' CROQUET ON THE LAWN' Tuition- Equipment- cream Teas available Learn to play Croquet in the idylic setting of the Swiss Garden.

SHUTTLEWORTH COLLECTION includes the world famous Shuttleworth Collection of aeroplanes and vehicles .

Or Visit The World famous IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD Air craft and WW1 & WW2 museum at DUXFORD . Europe's Premier Aviation Museum An Exhilarating experience for all ages.

There are many interesting places around and within reasonable travel for visitors.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Mrs. Durve
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
4 November, 2016

About Mrs. Durve

Now children grown up ('with wings'!) Nina & Ray, owners of Brampton House are retired and the newly furbished Independent, self contained guest suite is now offered as a self catering holiday apartment or short stay accommodation for HomeAway.

Guestbook comments from the owner

PLEASE NOTE : IN REVIEWS BELOW:



GUEST'S HOME COUNTRY IS MENTIONED TO SHOW DIVERSITY OF GUESTS.



ACTUAL GUEST NAMES ARE NOT PUBLISHED FOR GUEST PRIVACY.



ALL BELOW REVIEWS FROM OUR GUEST BOOK ARE WRITTEN BY OUR PREVIOUS GUESTS.



WE WISH ALL OUR GUESTS, PLEASANT VACATION IN CAMBRIDGESHIRE.





NINA DURVE - BRAMPTON HOUSE
Mar 2013
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Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Short break vacation and holiday apartment for couples & families.
average rating of 4.142857 based on 19 reviews
5

A Home From Home

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed here and again it didn't disappoint. We had a very warm welcome and very soon settled in.

The apartment has everything we needed so we felt at home straight away.

Because the weather was good it was lovely to be able to have breakfast in the garden. We saw a variety wildlife and the highlight was a deer strolling across the lawn.

We are already thinking about our next years holiday and if we come to this area it we will hope to stay again.

Thank you Nina & Ray for another relaxing holiday.

Robin & Glynis

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Glynis & Robin, It was our pleasure to welcome and meet Robin & you again. We were delighted to hear that you both enjoyed your holiday and we look forward to welcoming you in the near future should you visit this area again. With best wishes, Nina & Ray
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5

Quiet, secluded flat. Very comfortable, a perfect place for a break.

  • 5 of 5

A very nice flat, well maintained with lovely gardens. The perfect spot for a restful break or as a base for exploring the surrounding areas. Lounge/diner area provides a perfect area for family time and all beds were comfortable and inviting so if a lie in is on the cards the peaceful surroundings allows this. My 3 children wanted a 'sit and chill' day on the Sunday and this flat provided the "at home" feeling required to make it a lovely, lazy day. The owners are two of the nicest people one could hope to meet.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Served our purposes admirably

  • 4 of 5

Nice week spent in the area primarily to visit family. The property was as described and the owners were most welcoming. It had all the facilities we required and was well maintained.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ummm what to say?!

  • 2 of 5

The property itself is a nice size. The grounds are fabulous. It's lovely that you can explore them. The location is perfect. The house is set back from the road so nice and quite

Downside: the accomodation is adjoined to the main house! The owners seemed to be directly behind the adjoining door, every evening from 9-11pm making lots of noise, banging about, talking loudly, clashing of crockery etc didn't seem to have respect for their holiday visitors in the adjoining cottage, esp with young children!

There was also the dog! Albeit a lovely dog I'm sure, but again, the dog was directly behind the adjoining door, so every time you walked passed or you were doing something down that end of the kitchen, the dog did nothing but bark constantly.

The owners did eventually move the dog or tell the dog off but this was a daily occupancy at any time of the day or night! They also tied the dog up outside the front of the property, so again, as you were coming and going from the property the dog did nothing but bark profusely. Which the owners ignored!!!

Then there was the loud banging round, up and down stairs, what sounded like furniture moving, door slamming etc right above the holiday cottage, I'm not talking day time either, I'm talking night time. As in late night / early hours of the morning......even kept me awake from 1-3 am with the noise.

The owners very much seem to be late risers, therefore mornings were very quite but as the day and night went on they got louder, really not good when you have a two year needing to sleep, a 10 year old gymnast needing to sleep as she had hours of practice during the day, an elderly lady and a disabled lady all in need ofa good nights sleep, sadly it was hard to sleep due to the noise.

The accomodation itself also reminds me some thing of faulty towers! Lamps held on a wall by a hook and gaffer tape! Bed head bored made from a peice of 2x2 wood simply screwed to the wall, not shaved down or painted, over hanging with a peice of matlerial on it. Dressing table made from a peice of old worktop screwed to the wall but not fitted properly! Wall lighting attached in their own unique way from using the existing ceiling light! Cracks in wall. In need of a full over haul of painting and cleaning. I was shocked when dropping something on the floor of the kitchen, to see the cooker full off cobwebs and dust underneath it!

The list could go on. Overall, could be fantastic if money spent on it. I'm sure the owners lovely

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. The television series, ‘faulty towers’ you point to is based on hotel service with funny staff. Regret we do not run a hotel nor supply any staff or servants. For hotels you may visit, websites such as, ukhotels.co.uk. www.lhw.com/ Ours is a HomeAway self catering apartment, where guests like to feel at home, with its homely freedom to cook, eat, sleep hours as they please, come and go at leisure; away from the formal hotel room atmosphere with its time schedules and high rates. The apartment is strictly non smoking. Any inconvenience to our guests for their smoking habits or late evening smoking outside the apartment is unavoidable. Cobwebs behind the cooker! That is a new one! We shall certainly note that. The dog is a family friendly, affectionate, intelligent Alsatian; however he is kept on a long lead for guest privacy. We note your financial advice, the rate of £390 / week for four persons, with homely freedom and amenities is low. We shall certainly raise our rates and investment from next season. Thank you once again.
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5

First Class Accomodation

  • 5 of 5

Great accommodation whilst we were working in Cambridgeshire - facilities were first class and the owners very accommodating to our needs. Would definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ideal location

  • 3 of 5

Owners very welcoming. Apartment was clean and tidy but building fabric and internal maintenance had been neglected. Access to large sunny garden was a bonus. Within walking distance to local shops and pubs ideal.

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
58 Kilometres
London Stanstead
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
The Black Bull and The Dragoon
Nearest Ferry
115 Kilometres
Felixstowe
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Brampton Golf Course
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Huntingdon
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
A1; A14 /M11
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Brampton Mill Restaurant
Nearest Beach
124 Kilometres
Cromer, Norfolk.
Car: recommended

Brampton House is a private gated house on two acres of private land in the village of Brampton, Brampton House's independent Guest suite is offered to HomeAway visitors. The guests have access to free private parking on enclosed front drive and access to the large private gardens. WiFi internet access is free for our guests.

The village of Brampton, is a pleasant English country village with a traditional English Tea house, many pubs, restaurants and other amenities. Within walking distance of Brampton House are The Black Bull and The Dragoon, both have Restaurant with Bar and provide traditional food and drinks with pleasant local atmosphere. About 3km away from the house is the very popular Brampton Mill Restaurant; it's surrounding atmosphere aids relaxation with picturesque river and beauty of the area.

Happy visitors from overseas countries include, The Netherlands, Germany, Spain, The U.S.A; Australia, New Zealand, China, Scandinavia, India and Brazil. The apartment has especially been popular with American tourists visiting their friends and family based in and around Cambridgeshire. Brampton House's convenient location to world renowned Papworth Hospital has served many visiting families.

Brampton House accommodation is well placed for pleasant countryside drives, walks, cycling and tourist attractions. Cambridge city is about 20-30minutes by car. Cambridge is famous for its University, culture, theatres & history. You may take a scenic route using the new guided bus route from Brampton to Cambridge direct.

Nearby towns include: Papworth, Ely (famous for its Ely Cathedral), Bedford and Peterborough for their history, shopping and tourist attractions. Brampton is conveniently located with good road and rail links for wider travel, for example the local Huntingdon Train Station is 3km away from Brampton House. Huntingdon to London Kings Cross (the heart of London) is approximately 55minutes by train. Off peak all day car parking at Huntingdon Train station is £5.50 / day at present. Tourists enjoy visiting London by day and then returning to relax, eat & drink in pleasant Cambridgeshire. There are cheap off-peak train passes with unlimited bus & underground travel - ideal for family outings. Alternatively, you can visit by car using the A1 road to London which only takes one hour.

There are many opportunities for a variety of shopping. Peterborough, Cambridge and Bedford all have many shopping centres to fill the needs of high street fashion. On the other hand, why not visit the famous Oxford Street, Westfield Shopping Centre or world-famous Harrods luxury department store, all of which are an hour away by train.

The upmarket Brampton Park Golf Club proves very popular and is open to visitors. It is within short walking distance of Brampton House (about 1km). Even for those just wishing to relax and enjoy the country air and life, the atmosphere at the golf club is welcoming. After a game of golf, you could dine in the on-site restaurant at a good reasonable price.

Milton Keynes which is 30 minutes away by car has ‘Xscape’ the very famous and exhilarating indoor ski slope as well as opportunities to snowboard.

Local to this area we have Grafham Water Centre with many activities such as Sailing, Windsurfing, Climbing, Cycling, Rock Climbing and Archery. Air displays and special events at the Imperial War Museum at Duxford can provide a deeper insight into history. The Museum is about 20 - 30 minutes by car from the guest suite at Brampton house.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Brampton, Huntingdonshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Autumn
12 Sep 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£95
From
£95
Fri,Sat,Sun
£480
£1,650
 
 
Christmas Vacation
19 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£95
From
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
£480
£1,650
 
 
spring
4 Jan 2017 - 12 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£95
£480
£1,650
 
 
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3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£95
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£80
Fri,Sat,Sun
£480
£1,650
 

Additional pricing information

Administration £30
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Rates may change in future but will not affect bookings already taken.
Reservation will be confirmed by email on receipt of due booking fee of £30 and security/damage deposit of £100. Then 50% of rate payment sixty days before arrival. Remaining balance 50% payment thirty days before arrival.Security/damage deposit of £100, will be refunded 14 days after departure.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Brampton in Cambridgeshire

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
  • village
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Warm New shower room in brilliant white, has thermostatic shower, cubicle with natural grey green slate tiles; Sink; Toilet, central heating radiator. The shower room is not en suite but is separate. This means use of the shower room is independent.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Guest Main Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Double or twin bed - flexible
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed , plus Bunk bed
  • Guest Suite : Centrally heated. Comfortable newly furbished 1 x double bedroom and 1 x Single bedroom to rest after a day out sightseeing and enjoying the surrounding Cambridgeshire Countryside or day visit to London West end or Cambridge University and Cambridge. Double Bedroom door opens into small hallway with separate door to shower room and another door to the kitchenette. The single bedroom door is through the Lounge. The Guest suite is not open plan. Each room area is isolated by doors for those little moments of privacy when required. Please see sketch plan in the photo section. The guests have access to the landscaped large main garden with brook at the end. We appreciate our guests are on sight seeing vacation or short stay with limited time and have much to see and do. We for our part have done the best we can to provide a comfortable relaxing, pleasant atmosphere and accommodation for our guests and hope they have a pleasant stay.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • ice skating
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Main home owners have a family friendly pet German Shepherd dog kept at the owners side of home as additional security and peace of mind. The guest suite apartment is completely independent for relaxed vacation. Brampton village with its English Tea house, traditional pubs, restaurants and that unique traditional English relaxed atmosphere of years gone by; yet all modern life facilities (such as supermarkets, gym & sports centre, etc) can be found nearby - provides a perfect vacation for couples of all ages and families alike.

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