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“Perfect location for a family get-together”
Set in large south-facing and established garden
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Set in large south-facing and established garden
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Master bedroom
Double bedroom
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Master bathroom
Family bathroom
Garden
Double bedroom
Utility room
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5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Fulbourn, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

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Aylesbury, Bucks
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80 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Perfect location for a family get-together”
Reviewed 10 February 2016 for a stay in December 2015

We stayed for a pre-Christmas family weekend, 6 adults and 3 very young children. The house was perfect – all the adults said that this was just the house we would like to live in all the time. The huge garden was just right for the children to work off extra energy in and the pool was a real bonus. Another bonus was the pub just a short stroll (stagger?) down the road.
Most outstanding was the way the house is equipped. While other self-catering establishments we’ve been to had the right number of pieces like glasses for the number of people it held, Beechwood House has more than enough of everything. If you wanted to cook, the kitchen range is huge, as is the fridge-freezer. If you need to do any laundry, there is a washing machine and dryer. One of our party brought some lights to put up as Christmas decorations – they were unnecessary as there was a large, beautifully decorated Christmas tree in the dining room. And the gingerbread Christmas biscuits went down very well with all.

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Management Response
23 Feb 2016
It was a pleasure having you as guests and we're delighted that everything was as you hoped and that you all enjoyed your stay at Beechwood House. James
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ijcoops
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fabulous Country House in Beautiful Village”
Reviewed 2 February 2016 for a stay in January 2016

We had a great weekend in Beechwood House - the building is fantastic with plenty of space for 8 of us to hang out in & a well equipped kitchen. The grounds are very pretty & Fulbourn is a beautiful village to explore. The owner, James, was super friendly and helpful & made us feel right at home.
We also enjoyed the food at the local pub, the White Hart, where everyone was very warm and food was excellent.

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Management Response
2 Feb 2016
I'm so pleased you all enjoyed your weekend and that you chose Beechwood House for your University reunion.
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Robert B
London
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lovely large house with pool in village near Cambridge”
Reviewed 6 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

As a large mixed group (12 adults and 5 children) we booked Beechwood House for a NYE celebration/5 day getaway. The main house has 5 bedrooms and there are two separate self contained stables/studios of which we took 1. The other studio was occupied for part of the time we were there, but as the studios have their own entrance we were not disturbed.

The house and grounds are enormous. The ground floor of the house has two living rooms, a massive (and astonishingly well equipped) kitchen diner with gas range cooker and huge fridge freezer. The dining area of the kitchen/diner could seat our entire group for evening meals. There was also a wet-room shower/bathroom and a utility room downstairs.

The garden is huge and is split into three distinct sections. There is a small pond at the end of the garden so small children need to be supervised. There was a swing that the children enjoyed... and best of all a short walk from the back door was an indoor pool. I regret not bringing flip flops, as it was December and the 10m walk to the pool-house with bare feet was cold!

The bedrooms were of various sizes ranging from the massive master bedroom with en suite, 2 medium sized rooms, and two smaller rooms. Even in the second smallest room we managed to fit in a cot for a baby. The beds were comfortable, and linen and towels were provided for all. Two more shower/bathrooms complete the upstairs.

James the owner met us on the first day, and is really nice. Prosecco and chocolates on arrival were a very nice touch. He told me he lived in the village and was on hand if we had any questions, but we didn’t really need anything.

Fulbourn is a quiet village, 10 minute drive from Cambridge town centre. As it was between Christmas and New Year one of the two pubs in the village was closed (the White Hart) but the Six Bells was open and had friendly staff. The village also has a co-op and an excellent butcher. A huge Tesco in Cherry Hinton is a 5 minute drive away.

This was a brilliant large house for a group, and thoroughly recommended. We are already considering booking it again next year.

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Your age range 25-34
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Management Response
19 Jan 2016
I’m delighted Beechwood House was everything you hoped it would be and that you all enjoyed your New Year holiday with us.
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Steve F
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
“The perfect place to celebrate a special family Christmas”
Reviewed 6 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

We selected this house to celebrate my wife's significant birthday and have a special Christmas with our oldest son and his family living in England and our youngest son and family visiting from New Zealand. Beechwood House provided the perfect place. Our grandchildren had great fun in the swimming pool and there was plenty of space in the house for family games. The bedrooms were very comfortable and in spite of the size of the house it always felt warm and cosy. Cooking Christmas dinner was a committee affair but the end result was awesome.

The house was decorated for Christmas with a great Christmas tree which we all sat round opening presents.

Our thanks to James who was a great help with both the booking arrangements and the stay at the house. Nothing was too much trouble and he was always available if needed.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
19 Jan 2016
It was an absolute pleasure to see you all enjoying the house so much for your large family get together over the Christmas week, and I’m delighted it was such a success for you. It reminded me of some of our own Christmases in years gone by!
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Tbird858
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great celebration weekend”
Reviewed 15 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

I cannot recommend Beechwood House enough.

From start to finish everything was perfect .

The owner James fully meet our expectations and couldn't have been more helpful.

We stayed as a party of 16 (age group 5 -70) celebrating my husbands 50th birthday and stayed in both the house and the accompanying "Stables" not only was the house perfect and fully equipped but the location meet everyone's needs and the pool was used each day of our stay.

Locally we visited "The White Hart" for a birthday meal , which was a great night out.

We left today with sad faces , I would throughly recommend "Beechwood House" we had a great family weekend.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
16 Dec 2015
I'm so pleased you all had such a good weekend and are taking nothing but happy memories away with you. It was an absolute pleasure having you all as guests at beechwood House for a long weekend.
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