Lovely B & B with Garden and Spa

Private room

4 guests

1 bedroom

2 beds
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A highly recommended bed & breakfast in Duxford near Cambridge with excellent accommodation, warm hospitality & helpful service.From the homemade cake to breakfasts in the garden when it’s sunny, Orchard Pond offers touches to make your stay special

The space

Welcome to our luxurious Bed & Breakfast close to Cambridge and Duxford, providing excellent accommodation, warm hospitality and helpful service to both business and leisure visitors. We offer extremely comfortable guest bedrooms and bathrooms, individually designed and fully refurbished to provide luxurious B&B accommodation. Our 3 double bedrooms have flat screen TV, free wifi, private or en suite bath/shower, and tea & fresh coffee making facilities. Our breakfasts have been much praised, and we can usually offer evening meals Monday to Thursday, and salad or sandwiches over the weekend. We have off street car parking. There are 3 pubs within walking distance, and more pubs and restaurants a short drive away. Our location is within easy reach of Cambridge, Duxford Imperial War Museum, and business and research facilities such as Granta Park Abington, TWI, Great Chesterford Business Park, Genome Campus Hinxton, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Babraham Research Campus, Volvo Construction Duxford and Spicers Sawston. We’re also a convenient B&B for Stansted Airport and only an hour’s train ride from London Liverpool St, for easy access to central London. Free parking is available on our drive. We are less than 10 minutes walk from the railways station with services to London ( just over 1 hour) and Cambridge (8 minutes).

Guest access

Orchard Pond is set back from the road in large secluded gardens with a pond, terrace, orchard and decking area. Guests are very welcome to relax in the gardens and also have the use of a large sitting-room which overlooks the large front garden. Free bikes also available for our guests to use. For a small extra charge, they can also use the hot tub and sauna.

Interaction with guests

We much enjoy meeting and greeting our guests, and where possible like to offer tea/coffee and homemade cake on arrival. We live in the house, and although guests have their own key and come and go as they please, we enjoy chatting to them when our paths cross.


The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Private room

Amenities
Free parking on premise
Internet
Hot Tub

Prices
Extra people £25 / night after the first guest
Security Deposit £100
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 4PM

We ask simply that our guests are quiet when arriving, leaving or staying in the house and garden, to ensure that other guests have a peaceful stay. I'm afraid we cannot accommodate pets. Smokers are welcome to smoke in the outside areas.


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Availability
1 night minimum stay

30 Reviews

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Dale User Profile
September 2017
Janet's charming and comfortable home, set aback from the road and surrounded by a large, treed garden, was very welcome after a flight and drive from Luton. Janet has a flare for the smallest detail and went out of her way to recommend a restaurant and even make a reservation for me, and the next morning whipped up a lovely hot breakfast. I can't recommend her BnB enough for anyone visiting the area, or heading to the IWM just down the road.

Shelley User Profile
July 2017
Janet's home is gorgeous and well maintained. The bed and bedding provided the best night sleep we had in our entire trip. The breakfast was delicious. She was very good to us and we could not be happier with our stay. The opportunity to visit with other guests was very much appreciated.

Louise User Profile
July 2017
We had a wonderful stay in Janet's home. We stayed for a wedding nearby in Cambridge. I was able to get the train back in the morning from whittlesford parkway which is only a 5-10 minute walk away. Janet was a very kind and organised host and the breakfast was delicious!

Peter User Profile
July 2017
Janet was a fantastic host and we had a really relaxing couple of days in her wonderful home. Location is great as there is a train station only five minutes away to Cambridge (8 mins) or London. Also went to a beautiful pub in the next village and had a great evening meal in a wonderful setting. I would highly recommend this place for a relaxing few days away.

Helen User Profile
July 2017
Thank you Janet and Simon for a lovely stay in your beautiful home. Short and sweet. Wonderful breakfast - thanks. Helen and family.x

Sharon User Profile
June 2017
This is one of the best air bnb's that we have stayed in. Janet and Simon were such wonderful hosts and they truly have an idyllic home. Breakfast was wonderful and it was the perfect place to stay with our 11 month old daughter - they couldn't do enough for her. She loved the garden, watching the fish in the large pond and seeing the chickens. If you are in duxford or even Cambridge stay here!

Ying User Profile
May 2017
The neighborhood is quiet which is perfect to have a rest.Just 8minute s for walk from Whittleford parkway. 1 station to cambridge.The hostess is really nice to us and the breakfast is good, anyway a wonderful experience.

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Whittlesford, United KingdomJoined in May 2012
Janet User ProfileJanet is a superhost.

Hi, I used to work as a cookery book publisher and now run a bed and breakfast business. I have been married to Simon for over 30 years and we have 2 grown up children. I enjoy cooking, reading and socialising with our friends. We have lived in this house since 1983, it is a large house, so we had always thought that one day we would ruonce the children had left home. We started in early 2012 and have met some great people. I enjoy it enormously and I look forward to welcoming new guests.

Languages: Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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