Large village bungalow with stunning garden near to Cambridge City

Large village bungalow with stunning garden near to Cambridge City

Lynda

 

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Lynda(74)nd Guy (83) own this beautiful bungalow which is situated just outside of the City of Cambridge near to the Imperial War Museum in Duxford. The village is small and has a rural atmosphere with three local pubs that serve excellent food and real beers. Duxford is within 20 minutes of the famous University City of Cambridge with its many old Colleges and the famous college "Backs" on the River Cam. There are many local amenities including museums,art galleries a theatre and cinemas. Close by there are National Trust and English Heritage Stately Homes and a fast rail link to London from the local train station(45 minutes to London). The nearest airport is Stansted which is 30 minutes away by car on the M11 motorwayor a quick train journey away .If you are interested in sports Cambridge has many golf courses, swimming pools, tennis courts and numerous health clubs. Supermarkets are quite close by and there are farmer's markets in Cambridge, Saffron Walden and Shelford. The bus into town leaves from the village . We are considerate and tidy people and will care for any other person's home as we care for our own houses.

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  1. We are retired and love travelling. Our previous holidays have been to Argentina, Peru and the Galapagos, Australia Canada and Alaska and more recently two months with exchanges in New Zealand in February and March 2013 and Australia 2014, plus exchanges in South Africa in February 2017. We like good food and have an interest in wine appreciation . We also enjoy golf, cycling and going to our exercise classes locally. We have six grandchildren between us and have now become friends with some of our home exchangers from New Zealand.
    We have a second home in France so non simultaneous exchanges are possible and our Duxford home is available during the summer months from June- October.

  2. We love art and culture and we belong to the U3a in the Pyrenees Orientales France where we have our second home which could be possible for a home exchange as well.

  3. We love visiting vineyards and enjoy eating out in local restaurants whenever we are abroad - We are also sun lovers so warm places suit us in the UK winter months

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The bungalow has two double bedrooms with en suite facilities and a twin room with a separate toilet and bathroom. The study has broadband internet access and has two desks. The kitchen is well equipped and opens into the large dining area overlooking the garden. The lounge area has a wood burning stove and three sofas plus a large TV and video and hifi unit with large picture windows looking into the garden.
Our garden is very private and mature with many plants and trees and is a haven for wildlife . There is space for two cars in front of the house in the driveway .our neighbourhood is a thriving South Cambridgeshire village with a shop, three eating places and two Beuty Parlours.

Buzzy restaurants
John Barleycorn Public house ten minutes walk away ,Graystones delicatessen twenty minutes walk away Plough Public house other end of the village plus favourite pubs Red Lion Hinxton,
Cool bars
Three pubs in village and plenty of night life in Cambridge
Cozy cafés
Graystones Duxford , various cafes in Cambridge or Saffron Walden
Retail therapy
Marks and Spencer local on main A505 road ,Tesco in Royston,Waitrose in Trumpington, Coop in Sawston Sainsbury’s in Cambridge
Bit of culture
All Cambridge colleges and the famous Kings College chapel and the backs. Audley End house English Heritage ,Saffron Walden castle and town, Wimpole estate and Anglesey Abbey National Trust , Imperial War Museum Duxford .
Walks in the park
Little alleyways through the village with stone walls and footpaths across the fields ,Gog Magog Down and Wandlebury .
Spot of exercise
Sawston Sports Centre
Day tripping
London ,North Norfolk ,Aldeburgh Suffolk ,Southwold Suffolk ,Bury St Edmunds Suffolk .

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