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Cottage sleeps 6 Home Counties/Chiltern Cycleway.
Holly House Cottage - Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England Sleeps 6
Cottage in rural setting in Home Counties/Chiltern Cycleway.
A mix of farmed fields and open countryside, and mature gardens. Footpath directly opposite the property links with a Bridleway giving unrivalled views over the Mimram valley (a dry bed - river currently emerges slightly to the east of this viewpoint. Great network of footpaths accessible from the doorstep..
Nearest Airport and Railway Station: Harpenden, Luton Airport Parkway
Nearest city or town: Hitchin
Type of holiday rental: Self catering cottage.
Short Breaks and weekend breaks: All year round
About this Hitchin Cottage for 6
3 bedroom cottage with indoor swimming pool, heated all year round, and grounds of 2.5 acres in rolling Hertfordshire countryside. Set in rural location yet close to London and its attractions. Sleeps up to 6.
Facts about this holiday accommodation in Hitchin. There is a separate outbuilding which houses a table tennis table for guests' use - great for rainy days. The pool has double patio doors which open out onto a paved terrace overlooking the garden (east facing). Guests have full access to all the grounds - shared only with the owners and their family and friends.
- Sitting Room: TV, DVD player, Free Internet Access
- Dining table seats: 6
- Kitchen: Freezer, Dishwasher, Washing Machine
- 3 bedrooms. Sleeping arrangements: 1 kingsize bed(s), 1 double bed(s), 2 single bed(s)
- 1 Bathrooms, Power Shower
- Garden: 2 acres of mature trees and lawn
- Central Heating
Particular holiday let requisites:
- Child-friendly facilities: Yes, Highchair.
Holiday recreational activities in Hitchin:
- Games Room
- swimming pool - Accessed directly from the cottage via an interconnecting door. Owners also have access.
- Local Pub: Good pubs for real ale and food in neighbouring villages - check out the Rusty Gun and the Wellington for food; the Strathmore for beer and genuine Italian pizza and pasta on Wednesday evenings.
- Local Sporting Activities: The Chiltern Cycle route passes the end of the road; There are numerous footpaths and bridleways across the two local estates of Kings Walden Bury and St Pauls Walden Bury (with open gardens three times a year). A short car journey away: Stanborough
Flexible changeover day: Yes
Local attractions: Rolling countryside - excellent location for walking and cycling
Good places to visit: Whipsnade Zoo, London, St Albans, Woburn Safari Park, Duxford Imperial War Museum, Hatfield House, Knebworth House Warner Bros Studios, Leavesden: Harry Potter Tour, Whipsnade Zoo, Woburn Safari Park, Hatfield House, Knebworth Park, Duxford Imperial War Museum, A short drive away: St Albans cathedral city, the lovely villages of Hertfordshire such as Tring (with ZSL and Roal Dahl museums) and Ashridge Park for blueball walks, Berkhamsted for a canal walk and good farmers market. London - a half hour train journey (we are 15minutes drives from Harpenden Station). Within an hours drive: Cambridge & Newmarket Windsor & Ascot Races Thorpe Park Woburn
Annual Events: Numerous village fairs and fetes with family entertainment in the summer months.
Good places to eat: Neighbouring villages: The Rusty Gun and Wellington pubs, Strathmore Arms - Wild Food Events and pizza and pasta on a Wednesday evening, The Brocket Arms, Redcoats Further afield: Hitchin, St Albans, Welwyn, Harpenden, Wheathampstead
Short Breaks: Yes
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