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Rewind Time & Discover a Fantastic Spacious Period Home for every occasion

People20
Bedrooms 11
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
chateau / country house
People
20
Bedrooms
11
Bathrooms
4
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 11 bedroom holiday chateau / country house in Peterborough - The Cedar House

Beautiful Spacious Heritage 10 Bedroom Home Close To Stamford And Peterborough

(Please see our link website for panoramic photos)

This lovely modernised heritage home sleeps 19 adults plus a Z bed is available to take it to 20 adults and 8 of our bedrooms can take an infant in a cot or two in some of the large rooms so we can accommodate really large families and parties and changeover days can often be flexible to suit your needs.

Features 6 double bedrooms, 1 twin and 3 singles and there is a smaller extra room too on the top floor that would take two cots or there is room in there for the Z bed.

There are 6 wcs, 2 bathrooms and 2 shower rooms.

This period property has many original features and well located for days out in Stamford, Peterborough, Cambridge and Rutland and close to Ferry Meadows country park and well positioned for walking, cycling and shopping and days out.

This used to belong to the Duke of Wellington's Great Grand Daughter at the turn of the century and also was home to a diplomat and spy novelist called William Le Queux who used the study here for a time for writing best selling spy novels at the turn of the century.

This home provides spacious warm accommodation throughout and has been largely unchanged for over 100 years until the recent renovation but all the lovely original features remain such as the servants bells from the main bedrooms and reception rooms and the riders bell on top of the house near the riders riding block for the Gentlemen to announce their arrivals to the coachhouse annexe at the rear are all intact.

There are Lovely lawns and trees and space for children to play and the large front oak riding field gate can be closed for peace of mind.

It is set in a lovely stone village location but very close to amenities and has good road links from the A1 and also bus routes and Peterborough main railway station whcich is only 4 miles away which has a line to and from London Kings cross in only 44 minutes.

(many villagers commute to London from here)

The house accommodation being so large is actually not only very lovely but also represents very good value for money when families get together or businesses use it for team building meetings and is far better value than any hotel and much more homely and more comfortable too.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Mr C Hussey
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 November, 2016
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About Mr C Hussey

I have lived in this area for over 10 years and able to assist with any local knowledge the best I can to make your stay more welcoming.

Mr C Hussey purchased this chateau / country house in 2005

Why Mr C Hussey chose Peterborough

Spacious, Beautiful and Well located in a quiet conservation village, Close to lots of amenities and room for even the largest of groups and Great value for money considering the price per person per night.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Spacious and beautiful throughout with lots of original features with many modern comforts too. Wifi in most of the rooms. Aga for great home cooking. Large lawns to play on. Lots of outdoor furniture for entertaining and coal fires for the cooler times of year. We also have 2 Xbox 360 games consoles with a selection of games for the kids and big kids too for entertainment on wet days and BT Freeview with BT sport.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Rewind Time & Discover a Fantastic Spacious Period Home for every occasion
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Perfect getaway for all the family

  • 5 of 5

We came here for a long weekend in August for my husband's 60th birthday with family and friends. This is a lovely old house, very tastefully modernised and clean. A big enclosed garden for the children and dog to run around in. Plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms and lots of facilities to keep everyone happy, from a cupboard full of games to two TVs and an Xbox. There's a small playroom with some toys, and in the garden is a BBQ and two playhouses with outdoor toys. In the house we found there was so much provided. There was even washing up liquid and the tea, coffee and sugar canisters were already filled up for us. Great starter pack of bread, milk etc. and also a bottle of fine wine. We had the most wonderful weekend here. Our ages ranged from 2 to 91 and everyone loved it. While you're here it's worth a visit to Ferry Meadows to take a boat out on the lake and in Stamford it's a real treat to have a meal in the courtyard at The George. Thank you so much to Colin for a very enjoyable stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Great property for a quiet weekend away with friends!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this house with a large group of University friends as an informal reunion and it could not have been better. The house comfortably slept the 12 adults and 7 children and we weren't fighting over bathrooms with plenty of baths and showers to go around.

The house is beautifully restored with two living rooms plus a dining room and kitchen on the ground floor and then the bedrooms and bathrooms on the two upper floors. We made good use of the kitchen, which has ample storage space for food and drink plus the small table in the kitchen was ideal for quick kids snacks where we could keep an eye on them while cooking.

The kids also especially enjoyed the play structures outside as well as spirited games of hide and seek in the multiple rooms. We walked around the small village where the house is located but we were really more interested in catching up with everyone so spent much of the long weekend in the house.

The owner was very helpful and ready to answer any questions we had plus being onsite meant he could respond quickly when he was home.

Overall I'd recommend this property to anyone looking to find a peaceful home to meet up with large groups of people.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic stay in this beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

We had an great time staying here over Christmas. The house is beautiful and has been tastefully and comfortably restored and furnished with the perfect balance between original features and modern facilities. The location is lovely, with easy access to many walks and nice places to visit not too far away. The owner Colin was extremely helpful and the welcome hamper provided was a thoughtful touch. My whole family could not recommended a stay here highly enough!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent for families

  • 5 of 5

We hired Cedar house to enable us (three families with small children) to get together for a holiday and be able to all sit down together after the kids have gone to bed for a catch up with a glass of wine, whilst a log fire roars in the background.

This house ticked all the boxes plenty of room for the kids to explore safely/ play hide and seek etc, loads of kids board games, out door games, enclosed walled (safe garden) etc; they had even thought to have bed time story books!

There is an excellent pub (Prince of Wales Feathers) 100 meters away which coped well with 7 small children (no kids menu but they do half size portions) descending upon them.

We had no problems having take-away food delivered to the house though to be honest the house has an exceptional kitchen with an Aga as well as a conventional cooker, dishwasher, washing machines etc.

House was surprisingly warm and at a perfect temperature night and day; hot water was ample even at kids bed/ bath time.

Best bit was after the kids were asleep (baby monitors coped with thick walls fine) when the adults sat done for a relax in the fantastic main living room with a log fire roaring (kids loved toasting marshmallows before bed) for a really good catch up and a few glasses of wine.

We couldn't recommend this house enough- excellent in every way and way better than even the photos look!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for a celebratory weekend

  • 5 of 5

I hired the house for my 30th and had an incredible weekend. The house is in a perfect location for people to gather from all over the UK, it's comfortable, warm and equipped with everything you need for a large gathering. Colin was incredibly helpful and the welcome basket was a lovely touch. Also-the most comfortable bed I have ever stayed in, and cracking baths for a post party Sunday soak. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the house for a gathering.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cambridgeshire stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a big family gathering. The house was wonderfully well equipped and suited adults and teens alike. It was a great location in a beautiful village with great walks and pubs nearby. We'll definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

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"Films for everyone for a wet day"
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Stansted London airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
The Prince of Wales feathers and royal oak
Nearest Ferry
180 Miles
Portsmouth
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Milton golf club
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Peterborough
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
A1(M)
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
The Haycock at Wansford
Nearest Ski
55 Miles
Milton Keynes
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Hunstanton
Car: necessary

The property is situated in a delightful conservation village midway between Stamford town and Peterborough cathedral city which also has a direct 44 minute train service from and to London Kings cross which is rapid so access to the capital is very convenient.

Local attractions include Rutland water, Ferry meadows country park, Sacrewell Farm for children, Peterborough Lido provides one of the best 50 metre Olympic sized outdoor swimming pools in the UK and also has a great indoor pool adjacent which has a high diving pool too.

Stamford Georgian town has so much history to take in and shopping in the day and also an arts centre for music and a huge choice of restaurants and public houses for great nights out.

Peterborough has many national shops in its city centre and a huge John Lewis department store at its heart.

This property is situated next door to a great restaurant in the village (although undergoing refurbishment at present) but there are two other public houses within a 2 minute walk.

This property would equally suit a large family get together or just a large group of friends and please feel free to bring your cycles as we can make a locked store available to you if required and for dog walkers as there are lots of country walks to undertake here including Roman walks as we are situated where the second largest Roman building was ever built in the UK. There are clay pigeon and outdoor pursuits available closeby at Grange farm Wittering and for wet weather days Peteborough has a large multiplex cinema and two bowling alleys and two indoor childrens play areas. There are also many other theme pubs and also many restaurants around Peterborough city.

Cambridge City is only a short drive of 35 minutes away for another trip back in time with the famous colleges and unique shopping and there are also sports to watch such as Cambridge United football or Peterborough United and also roller skating and ice skating in Peterborough available too.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Peterborough, South Kesteven

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
 
JAN
6 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£786
for 3 nights
From
£262
From
£595
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,839
 
 
FEB
1 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£870
for 3 nights
From
£290
From
£680
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,050
 
 
MAR
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£807
for 3 nights
From
£269
From
£595
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,884
 
 
APR
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,110
for 3 nights
From
£370
From
£865
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,600
 
 
MAY
1 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 3 nights
From
£350
From
£795
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,450
 
 
MAY HOL
26 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 3 nights
From
£500
From
£1,165
Fri,Sat,Sun
£3,500
 
 
JUNE
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,056
for 3 nights
From
£352
From
£795
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,468
 
 
JULY
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 3 nights
From
£500
From
£1,150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£3,500
 
 
AUG
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,455
for 3 nights
From
£485
From
£1,125
Fri,Sat,Sun
£3,400
 
 
SEPT
1 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£960
for 3 nights
From
£320
From
£750
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,250
 
 
OCT HOL
20 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,263
for 3 nights
From
£421
From
£975
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,950
 
 
NOV DEC
1 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£780
for 3 nights
From
£260
From
£595
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,825
 
 
XMAS NY
22 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,025
for 3 nights
From
£675
From
£1,580
Fri,Sat,Sun
£4,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£780
for 3 nights
From
£260
From
£595
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,825
 

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Peterborough in Cambridgeshire

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
  • The two main bathrooms both feature original Victorian cast iron baths which are really deep and very rare. The 3 showers are all power showers and we have two really large hot water cylinders so hot water for everyone is never a problem
Bedrooms:
  • 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Super king in this room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 9 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 10 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , (The bed is 5 feet wide which in the Uk we call a king size)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , (The bed is 5 feet wide which in the Uk we call a king size)
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed , (The bed is 5 feet wide which in the Uk we call a king size)
    Bedroom 8 - 3 Single Bed , This bedroom has 2 singles plus a guest pull out bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , This room has a single bed with a pull out guest bed
    Bedroom 11 / Small cot room - 1 Cot , Small top floor bedroom with a travel cot with room for 2
  • Lovely bedrooms throughout all with original features and very comfortable beds. It's very quiet here apart from the church bells on occasions and the birds singing on a spring morning. Lovely period features throughout and all bed linens are provided with lots of extra pillows for a good nights sleep. Lots of WC and washroom facilities with 1 ensuite and 2 main bathrooms and also another shower room and other wcs.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Racquetball
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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