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House on the River Ouse, St Neots Cambridgeshire

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom terraced town house

River Terrace is situated in a very quiet cul de sac off the market square in the town of St. Neots. It is a terraced house, on three floors. The ground floor has a hallway, downstairs cloakroom, two large cupboards, also a newly fitted kitchen/diner with a door giving access to a patio adjacent to the River Ouse. A new conservatory has been added giving a wonderful place to sit to watch the river passing by.

The second floor has a lounge and a bedroom and the third floor has two more bedrooms and a newly installed shower room and toilet

House on the River Ouse close to Cambridge: If you want a relaxing holiday near to the river, shops and transport River Terrace offers all this. You can sit out on the patio watching the river pass you by and a large park opposite and if you need to go to the shop for a loaf of bread, just go out of the front door and within 3 min you are in the market square. The best of both worlds. A car is an asset but it certainly isn't a necessity as everything is in such easy reach to the house.

More Details

Ann Harris
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 January, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Bedford in Bedfordshire

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , plus extra mattress - this would accommodate 2 children
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Boat Dock
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

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House on the River Ouse, St Neots Cambridgeshire
average rating of 4.6296296 based on 27 reviews

Set on the Ouse, own mooring. Well equipped kitchen, large dining area, comfy beds & living room.

  • 5 of 5

I went here with my two "kids" (19 & 23!) for a get away from it all break. We all loved it. The house is so central just off market place. Recommend Il Girasole for a great Italian meal, Wyboston lakes for golf, the Pig n Falcon pub for live music and the Oast Lounge for Snooker. The house set in three floor is the perfect retreat for a relaxing break. Overlooking the river Ouse and remarkably peaceful given its central location. Thank you so much Anne Harris. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You and your family would be welcome back at any time. Thank you Joe
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Fantastic house on the River Ouse ....

  • 5 of 5

A delightful property right on the banks of the River Ouse, well furnished and laid out with plenty of space for us and our two young children. Mornings were spent feeding swans, geese & ducks from the terrace whilst drinking a nice coffee!!

The house is literally a minutes walk from the Market place in St Neots and in a lovely quiet & calm setting. A vast array of shops, Waitrose supermarket, restaurants & pubs all within easy walking distance.

Overall a very nice relaxing week ......

  • Review Submitted: 15-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Riverside relaxed stay.

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful relaxed place to stay. Everything you could possibly need is provided and it is around the corner from town which has a number of restaurants and pubs. Supermarket is a few minutes walk. We only took out the car to travel to Cambridge and other sights. Our daughter had a very easy commute from London and was quite sad to be leaving the lovely river view, from every level, and cosy beautifully decorated house. A thoroughly enjoyable stay.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review . We are so pleased everything went well for you and we would welcome you back. Regards Ann
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Fantastic location, lovely stay by river.

  • 5 of 5

Saw kingfisher, heron and cormorant daily. Very restful sitting by the river. Lots of restaurants very nearby. Visits to Cambridge, Wicken Fen, Little Paxton nature reserve and Hemingford Grey gardens. All good places to visit or just lovely to walk along the river.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for great review of River Terrace - it explains why it is such a lovely place to stay With kind regards Ann
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Just like home - but more scenic!

  • 5 of 5

If you want a sterile, generic, vacation rental, this place isn't for you. But, if you want to stay in a lovely home with a beautiful view, this is the spot. Pros - beautiful, peaceful location; everything you could possibly need in the kitchen; lots of personal decorations making it feel like home. Cons - 2 flights of stairs. Just think of them as great exercise! We'd stay here again in a heartbeat. Thanks, Ann!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review of our house. We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves and we would welcome you back at any time. Kind regards Ann
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Best Riverside location in England

  • 5 of 5

This property is a delight. Roomy and spacious inside over three levels with a great eat-in kitchen opening out to the conservatory that we used every day for most meals. Why? Because it looks out over the Ouse river whch is both quiet with swans to feed and also active on weekends and evenings with narrow boats, rowing shells and dragon boats. Relaxed room with a large screen tv and good internet made watching Wimbledon a pleasure. You can cook, but M&S and Waitrose are with a short walk.

We really enjoyed the walks along the river both sides and had a few meals at the Mill about 30 minutes walk south.

We would thoroughly recommend this Riverside property in St Neots as a base in this part of England and a short drive from the much busier Cambridge.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review of River Terrace. We do appreciate it and welcome you back to our house at any time Kind regards Ann
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Stansted or Luton Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
The Priory
Nearest Ferry
170 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
St. Neots Golf Club
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
St Neots
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Hong Kong Chinese Restaurant
Nearest Beach
150 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

St Neots is an old market town situated between Cambridge and Bedford, both within easy reach by bus to Bedford or bus/train to Cambridge. Also the towns of Peterborough, Huntingdon and Stevenage can be reached by train. The train station is a five minute drive away or a 15 min walk. The station is on a main line which will take you to London in 50 min.

A market is held twice weekly on the square where you can buy fresh produce, clothes etc. There are numerous shops and restaurants within walking distance from the house. The River Ouse runs at the bottom of the garden with Riverside Park opposite which is ideal for pleasant walks and also during the summer there are festivals held in the park and on the river.

At nearby Cambridge you can find so many places of interest to include churches, universities, museums, theatres and of course, the River Cam where punting is a great tourist attraction and not to be missed.

Golf: There are three golf clubs in the area. The distance to each would be about 5 km except for St. Neots which is about 2 km away. All are 18 holes.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Bedford, East of England

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
4 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

A security deposit will be paid before the rental begins. We charge an extra £50 per week from the lst November until the 31st March. This is to cover the cost of the gas central heating.

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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