• 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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      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
    • 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
    • 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.\nOil 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 for holiday makers and £300 for business bookings.\nWhere ‘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

    8.5 out of 10 – based on 8 reviews

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    out of 10

    Stayed here with family for my wedding, was a lovely house to share with them



    out of 10

    Lovely house to stay in. Welney in the Fens so very flat. Nice pub opposite easy access to visit Ely and Cambridge



    out of 10

    We had a wonderful couple of days in the cottage. Enjoyed the fire and friendly pub opposite, with brilliant food.



    out of 10

    The owners gave us a very warm and friendly reception when we arrived, and had thoughtfully provided milk and other essentials, including a bag of local Norfolk potatoes. The cottage has a history as a village shop and is full of character. It is spacious and comfortable and well furnished, with a log fire at one end of the long living room. Three of the five bedrooms are very large, and one has en-suite facilities. There was a very good collection of guide-books and leaflets in the house, as well as books and DVDs. Altogether a thoroughly enjoyable and memorable stay.



    out of 10

    Lovely place to stay rooms are fantastic



    out of 10

    Great location for our visit. The house is very quirky and there isn't a floor in the whole building that is level! We all tripped up the step between the lounge and kitchen. There was no downstairs loo - which is could be an issue for some. It has an open sided staircase but a good bannister rail to hang on to. Outside there was a small table and bench seats on gravelled area which could have been made to be more comfortable as it really catches the sun. On our visit the shower in the main bathroom was out of action, which for a group of 5 ladies made it quite awkward. There is a good fridge freezer, dishwasher and washing machine in the kitchen and cooker with double oven. The local Asda delivered our groceries (I think Tescos do as well) and the pub directly across the road served great food.



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