About this listing
Welcome to idyllic Cambridge and all of the quaint shops, wonderful restaurants, the River Cam and 31 different colleges to explore!
Just 1 mile from Cambridge City Center, our serene and comfortable detached home, built in 2006, (non-smoking and pet free) offers 3 bedrooms (all upstairs) and 3.5 bathrooms (two with ensuite & all with private bath) and library.
This listing is for a single twin bedroom with a private, full bathroom (not ensuite but right outside in the hall) available in our 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom house. Bed linens and towels are provided. There are 3 TV/DVD combos., microwave, toaster and hot water kettle.
WiFi, cable and all the comforts of home are only a 40-minute train ride from the heart of Central London and all of the wonderful sights and sounds that this great city has to offer! There is a fast and frequent train service from London King’s Cross & London Liverpool Street through to Cambridge.
**Please note that we also have a second twin room with 2 beds and an ensuite bathroom available.**
**The entire house, which will comfortably accommodate 5, is also available during Winter, Spring and Summer school breaks. The other two rooms (both with either 1 or 2 twin beds and private baths) are available the entire year when we are at home and are perfect for a group of 3 or less.** These are both listed on Airbnb.
Our indoor dining area seats four and the outside dining area will seat six comfortably. The fenced back yard is a tranquil and serene Japanese style garden, complete with an Irish granite rock water feature, black bamboo and cherry blossom trees.
It is the perfect base for a group of 5 (when we are away) or 1-3 (when we are at home) who want to explore the United Kingdom and all it has to offer with easy access to London, Heathrow, Stansted and more.
** My work schedule is quite busy, so I am away from early in the morning until the evening. Due to my schedule, early/late check-ins are not possible and quiet hours are from 10PM-6AM during the work week, Mon.- Thur. NON-SMOKERS only and If you are driving, please do not park on the grass or private drive in front of our house. There is free parking either at the end of the private drive or anywhere along the street.**
Interaction with Guests
My work schedule is quite busy, so I am away from early in the morning until the evening. Due to my schedule, early/late check-ins are not possible.
Our home is located in a quiet and secluded area (you might see fox, deer, pheasant, hedgehogs and more) on a private driveway just 1 mile from the heart of Cambridge!
The bus (a short walk from the house) costs either £2.10 single, or £3.90 return/day fare, runs every 20 minutes throughout the day and is just a quick, 10-minute ride into the heart of Cambridge!
Other Things to Note
Professionals, mature students/travelers, etc. who are looking for a quiet place to study and/or relax and rejuvenate are always welcome!
Please, NON-SMOKERS only, shoes removed when entering the home and no additional guests in the house other than those stated in the reservation request. A letter explaining everything will be provided upon arrival if you are staying in our home while we are away. Our next door neighbors will be able to answer any questions in our absence. We honor our American Indian heritage by respectfully requesting that no alcohol be brought into our home.
Sherri was very welcoming, showed me where everything was, made me feel at home, the house was immaculate, warm, the neighbourhood is very quiet, about 15 minutes cycle or bus ride from City centre.
Sherri was a welcoming host and teh room was well furnished and very clean. A nice place to sty.
Sherri was welcoming and kind . I was only able to stay one night, but got a great rest in a cosy place. Thanks Sherri
The House was very charming clean and neat with very beautiful decoration. It is everything in the descriptions and more!
My room was really warm and cosy made me feel like home. I liked the fact that I had my own private bathroom.
Sherri the host is a wonderful person, on my arrival she gave me very helpful pointers how to tour Cambridge. Sherri gives you your space but she is there when in need. I had very interesting conversation with her one night, she is filled with spirituality and experience. I am so glad I got to meet her.
My experience was a very pleasant one. I wanted to stay at a place near girton college and it was 5 min walk from there in a very calm neighborhood. At the same time it is just 5 min walk from the bus station that takes you to the city center within 10 to 15 min max.
I highly recommend anyone to stay in this beautiful house.
If I get to visit cambridge again I would definitely stay again at Sherri's, if she is still there.
Sherri thank you for making my stay such a pleasant one. I wish you the best of Luck in every step you make.
Lovely house and lovely person. Sherri is a very kind and generous woman and the room is neat, clean and attractive. I was staying for a few nights and Sherri kindly offered to organise my laundry which I thought was a kind thing to do. The first night there was Halloween. It was interesting to hear children coming to the front door and saying 'you should knock on this door as the American lady is lovely and will give you chocolate.' This says it all!
Lovely peaceful location which was the perfect place to retreat to after two full-on busy days. Appreciated having my own private bathroom.
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