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The Old Bakery

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Little Downham, Ely
Grade 4 Star rating
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A bright, modern home providing all amenities, just a 30 minute drive from the historic cathedral city of Cambridge.

Once the old village bakery (and more recently a shop), this pretty detached cottage has been totally renovated providing a spacious, bright and airy holiday home. With beams, an exposed brick wall and natural floors, it exudes much character yet provides all modern amenities, and is set in a slightly elevated position overlooking a cottage garden with an abundance of wisteria. Close by is the historic city of Ely with imposing cathedral, attractive river and good selection of individual shops, pubs, restaurants and tearooms. Within a 30-minute drive lies the city of Cambridge with its art galleries, colleges, botanical gardens and punts on the River Cam. Also close by is Newmarket for stud farms and racing. Shop 400 yards, pub 100 yards.

Large beamed living room with wood-burning stove in brick fireplace. Beamed kitchen/dining room with TV. Utility. Single bedroom. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Four bedrooms; one double, one twin and two single. Bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - fuel included
  • Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Two TVs
  • DVD
  • Stereo/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Large enclosed garden, patio, furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Parking (3 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • No smoking

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  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Bike StoreBike Store
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / PatioEnclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • WifiWifi
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Heritage CollectionHeritage Collection
  • Car Parking - On SiteCar Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 16/09/2016
    The best cottage in Cambridgeshire excellent location you won't go wrong this one great for family's

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 09/09/2016
    Our second stay at the Old Bakery. It suits our four generation family group ideally with its location, ground floor bedroom and spacious enclosed garden. An interesting area to explore with two welcoming pubs and a general store all within easy walking distance. Ely is a fascinating place, Cambridge only half an hour away (on a good day / time) and the local Nature Reserve is well worth a visit.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 19/08/2016
    We had a wonderful time staying at this beautiful and cared for cottage, and exploring the local area. We particularly enjoyed breakfast each morning in its pretty garden, which our boys adored. Would love to visit again.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 15/07/2016
    Third year we've stayed in this lovely cottage. My son lives in the village and its nice to take the family and visit him. The only things that can be improves is a larger pedal bin indoors and more fridge space.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 03/06/2016
    A great place to stay to explore around Ely, Cambridge and Newmarket. Lots of places to walk the dog and a lovely garden to chill out in. The accommodation is very comfortable and suited our mixed family group of Grandma, parents and teenagers. We loved it1

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 27/05/2016
    It is a very spacious and comfortable cottage, well equipped and tastefully decorated and furnished. We enjoyed sitting and eating in the lovely garden - the wisteria on the house was beautiful. It is a great location for exploring Ely (super cathedral), Cambridge and Sandringham and for going on wonderful country walks.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 10/03/2016
    Spacious accommodation in a really lovely Cambridgeshire village. Close to Ely and Cambridge. Enclosed garden a boon for our two dogs, and log fire in the lounge made it really cosy at night. Will be back!

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 19/02/2016
    Good heating system

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 13/11/2015
    Brilliant holiday.Great location.Excellent cottage.Had a delicious meal in and takeaway from The Plough.Would love to visit here again.

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8.9 out of 10 – based on 20 reviews collected by Reevoo
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