Stunning Victorian House in Central Cambridge

Stunning Victorian House in Central Cambridge


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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
1 Bathrooms

About our home

My house is my pride and joy. It's spacious, comfortable, tidy and smoke-free. I have spent many hours repainting and decorating it. It's a typical Victorian house with, on the ground floor, a large living room overlooking a quiet street and a dining room and kitchen (both blue as is my door) overlooking a patio and large garden where I grow beans and peppers, as well as many roses and hydrangeas. Upstairs, the main bedroom overlooks the street and the bathroom and guest bedroom overlook the garden. I'm two seconds away from the liveliest and most international street in Cambridge but the house is quiet. There's a piano in the dining room, the most comfortable couch in England in the living room (most of my guests end up taking long naps on it) and books everywhere (except in the bathroom!). I'm looking for one-week swaps, preferably in Italy, by the sea, but I'm open to other destinations too. Don't hesitate to send me a message if you're interested and/or have any queries. I look forward to hearing from you!


More about us

  1. I'm a fiction writer and freelance editor with a passion for traveling.

  2. I was born in Paris and moved to Cambridge fifteen years ago.

  3. I speak French, English and Italian.

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Where is it?


My house is in a quiet street two seconds away from the liveliest street in Cambridge (Mill Road) where you can taste food from several continents, get your milk and paper, feed yourself good coffee or drink a pint. It takes a five-minute walk to get to the station from my house and a fifteen-minute walk to the city centre. And it's two hundred metres away from the best pub food in Cambridge: the Kingston Arms.

Buzzy restaurants
Golden Curry, Bedouin, La Margherita, Loch Fyne, Cau
Cool bars
The Kingston Arms, The Cambridge Blue, The Alex, The Devonshire Arms,
Cozy cafés
Hot Numbers, the Ibis Hotel café, Urban Larder, Relevant Record Café, Garden Kitchen Café
Retail therapy
John Lewis, Grafton Centre, Grand Arcade
Bit of culture
Kettle's Yard, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and, of course, all the Cambridge University Colleges (31): King's College, Trinity College, Jesus College, Magdalen College, etc.
Walks in the park
The Botanical Garden, Parker's Piece, Jesus Green, The Backs, Grantchester
Spot of exercise
Parkside Pool, Jesus Green Pool, cycling paths along the river
Day tripping
London (45 mins by train), Ely (15mns), Norwich (1h15), King's Lynn (45mns), York (3h), Norfolk Coast (1h30), Brighton (2h45)

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