• About Croft House

    Located in the pretty village of Wenley, relax and immerse yourself in the countryside that surrounds this hoilday property.

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      Cottage

    • Asset 46

      5 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 6 people

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      Yes 2 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Detached property
      Detached property
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
      Dishwasher
    • Main fuel or power incl.
      Main fuel or power incl.
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Open fire
      Open fire
    • Pets - no charge
      Pets - no charge
    • Rural location
      Rural location
    • Television
      Television
    • WiFi
      WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Heritage collection
      Heritage collection
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "Located in the pretty village of Wenley relax and immerse yourself in the countryside that surrounds this hoilday property. \nGround Floor\n\nWooden floors throughout.\n\nLiving room\n With open fire 31 Freeview TV and DVD player.\n\nDining room.\n\n\nKitchen\n Farmhouse style with breakfast area cooker microwave fridgefreezer dishwasher and washerdryer.\nOpen-sided stairs to...\n\nFirst Floor\n\n\nBedroom 1 \nWith double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.\n\nBedroom 2 \nWith double bed.\n\nBedroom 3\n With twin beds.\n\nBedroom 4 \nWith single bed for flexible sleeping arrangements.\n\nBedroom 5\n With single bed for flexible sleeping arrangements.\n\nBathroom\n With bath double shower cubicle and toilet.\n Oil central heating electricity bed linen towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for open fire included. Welcome pack. Courtyard with patio and garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note This property has a security deposit of £150. Couples family bookings and holidaymakers only.\n Where ‘Gentlemen Adventurers’ turned marshland into farmland overseen by Ely’s towering cathedral The Fens is a landscape both mystical and earthy. Legendary sunrises and sunsets are the bookends of the working day in a region founded on arable farming. Welney is an old Fen town with a world-renowned centre for migratory birds and Croft House is an attractive Victorian property which has been lovingly restored with authentic original features from its past. Croft House is named after the old Croft River now a trickle running under the front garden along which barges transported Lincolnshire stone to Ely for its construction almost 1000 years ago. It keeps its original fireplaces floorboards and doors which provide a rustic style. Previously the village shop its glass frontage has been retained to allow the light to flood in and you can trace its history on the floors of the main living room counters customers’ footsteps and with a bit of imagination shillings being rung up on an old-fashioned cash register. Croft House is at once spacious and cosy. Two living rooms are joined by an arch forming a double-aspect space with one part a ‘snug’ gathered round a working open fire and the other larger ideal for more substantial groups. Its conviviality ideal for family gatherings or getting together with friends results from its rustic charm and comfort. The owners have respected the original character of the house but delivered a contemporary and comfortable environment where it counts with hotel-quality beds and mattresses. Some clever decorating tricks have been used to maximise the space available for guests instead of bulky wardrobes you have chests of drawers and coatstands. Elegant wooden shutters retain the property’s light and airy feel.\nWith the UK’s lowest rainfall you will be able to appreciate the outdoors. The Welney Wetland Centre is just over a mile away and with a fair wind you can hear hundreds of swans in the afternoon cooing for their food. You can sometimes feel the beating wings of a half dozen Whooper swans as they fly in formation thirty feet above you. Many miles of walks away from roads along the waterways of the Welney Washes are available just two minutes from the front door. The views are magnificent from the raised dykes and you can see Ely Cathedral from 10 miles away. Local sights and attractions include Ely’s Cathedral Oliver Cromwell’s House the Stained Glass Museum and the Prickwillow Drainage Museum which tells the history of this fascinating area. Dutch drainage engineers replicated what they had achieved in Holland by draining the marshes and creating farmland to thrive alongside the original wetlands of the Fens.\nCroft House is about 20 miles north of Cambridge with its beautiful colleges and visitor attractions and a similar distance from the old Hanseatic port of Kings Lynn. Slightly further afield within an hour you can be on the wide sandy beaches that stretch from Hunstanton along the whole North Norfolk Coast taking in the royal Sandringham estate along the way. The village pub and restaurant just across the road is an old-style inn renowned locally for its food booking recommended. Shop 5 miles pub and restaurant 100 yards. \n " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/942/840/942062.jpg CDDJ

    Croft House reviews collected by Reevoo

    8.0 out of 10 – based on 8 reviews

    Overall rating

    8.0

    Comfort and Equipment

    8.0

    Location

    8.3

    Cleanliness

    8.5

    Value for money

    8.4

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    9
    out of 10

    House and client have been great. Would recommend.

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    2020-02-17

    9
    out of 10

    Brilliant family Christmas at Croft House. Comfortable and spacious with historic quirkiness. Welney was flooded and we saw all sorts of wildlife. So peaceful. Will certainly be booking more family gatherings here.

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    2020-01-11

    10
    out of 10

    Lovely home, lovely host

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    2019-10-28

    8
    out of 10

    As a book group of six ladies travelling together, Croft House was a real find with five bedrooms, two bathrooms and plenty of space for sitting, preparing food and eating together. The house was once the village shop and it is a nice touch that the shopfront windows have been retained. But there is still plenty of privacy with the slatted blinds and a position that is set back from the road. We really enjoyed our stay and all slept well in the extremely comfortable beds. And a shout out to the friendly owners who even promised us good weather... and delivered! Joking aside though, they were helpful, welcoming and gave the impression that nothing would be too much trouble.

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    2019-09-14

    7
    out of 10

    Nice spacious cottage with good facilities. Rooms need to have wardrobes as there is no where to hang any clothing. It is essential to have a car as there are no local facilities near the cottage. Even though it is set in a village we found the farm traffic very noisy, especially as we were having a mini heatwave and needed the windows open.

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    2019-10-28

    9
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    2020-01-22

    10
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    2019-11-26

    2
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    2019-08-19

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