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Highfield Farm Holiday Cottage

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7 Nights  

  • £700  to  £760

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Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    9 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Star Rating

    4 Star

About Highfield Farm Holiday Cottage

Highfield Farm is home to four well presented holiday homes (and also the owners Bed and Breakfast business) which sit on the borders of Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. Nicely placed on a family-run arable farm, extending to some three hundred acres, the cottages nestle amongst rolling countryside and are conveniently located within easy reach of the M1, A1 and A14 motorways.

Converted from two barns, Highfield Farm offers a large cottage which sleeps up to eight guests in four bedrooms and three cottages accommodating smaller parties of up to four, making them equally appealing to couples, families and friends. The cottages sit in a charming courtyard setting and are also ideal for larger parties of up to eighteen when hired together. and provide a comfortable and welcoming retreat.

There are many attractions and places of interest close by including:

  • Old Warden which is a beautiful little village boasting the Shuttleworth Collection, the Bird of Prey Centre, The Swiss Garden and also The Hare and Hounds Pub for an excellent meal.
  • The Imperial War Museum at Duxford for lovers of aviation history.
  • The RSPB Headquarters at Sandy which is great for not only nature but walking with lots of different routes.
  • Wimpole Hall, an impressive country house owned by the National Trust.
  • Woburn Safari Park and Abbey - sure to be a holiday highlight with the children (and adults!).
  • Cecil Higgins Art Gallery and museum in Bedford.
  • Wrest Park with its stunning French architecture providing the perfect backdrop for regular historical re-enactments.
  • The attractive Bedfordshire town of Ampthill with its antique shops.
  • The Glenn Miller museum and for a leisurely walk or alternatively, why not go to Priory Country Park.
  • For those who love shopping - Milton Keynes is thirty minutes away as is the historic City of Cambridge with its colleges, universities and shops.

If a holiday also means no cooking, the owners can recommend a number of good pubs in the area.

Photos: The photos offer a selection taken from different cottages.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Margaret & John Codd joined Independent Cottages in January 2009

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Off-Road Parking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay

Location (Bedfordshire)

You have the choice of four lovely cottages at Highfield Farm with Acorn sleeping eight guests; Ash and Chestnut sleeping four and Walnut providing accommodation for two. Alternatively, larger parties of up to eighteen can be accommodated if more than one cottage is rented, thus allowing friends or families to enjoy a holiday together whilst having a degree of privacy in their own cottage.

There is an onsite laundry room which guests have the shared use of, providing a washing machine and tumble dryer.

Chestnut is equipped to a very good standard and offers:

  • One double bedroom with an en-suite shower room.
  • One twin bedroom with a bathroom next door.
  • The cottage is all on one level with polished hard wood floors throughout.
  • Spacious kitchen diner, fully equipped with dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave, cooker and dining table with four chairs.
  • Large and airy sitting room equipped with television, video and DVD player. A double door gives way to an enclosed patio area at the back complete with garden table and chairs, and overlooks the farm yard and fields.

Ash is also equipped to the same high standard and offers single-level accommodation comprising:

  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower room equipped for those less able (grab rails and fold down shower chair)
  • One twin bedroom.
  • Second bathroom which has a bath including overhead shower.
  • Kitchen with dining area well equipped with dishwasher, cooker, microwave and fridge/freezer.
  • Sitting room with television, DVD player and double doors giving access to an enclosed patio garden complete with garden furniture that overlooks the farmyard and fields.

Acorn is the largest of the cottages and offers beautifully presented single level accommodation equipped to a high standard:

  • Four bedrooms (three doubles and one twin room) and four bathrooms (three of which are en-suites) - one shower room is equipped for those less able (grab rails and fold down shower chair)
  • The cottage has lovely hard wood floors throughout.
  • Open-plan living which provides plenty of space for relaxing. The kitchen/diner is well equipped with dishwasher, washing machine/tumble dryer, fridge/freezer, microwave and cooker. There is a dining table with seating for eight and sitting area with comfy seating, television and DVD player.
  • At the back of the cottage is an enclosed area which looks into the farmyard (apart from farm cats, there are no animals - only tractors).

Walnut is the smallest of the four and the most popular cottage. It is equipped to a very high standard offering the following:

  • One double bed.
  • Bathroom.
  • Living area with comfortable seating, flatscreen television, double doors leading out to the large enclosed patio and a fully equipped kitchen area offering fridge freezer, microwave and dishwasher.
  • The cottage is all on one level with polished hardwood floors throughout.
  • Patio area complete with furniture.

Please note: The cottages may be suitable for people with limited mobility - please discuss your requirements with the owner to ensure the cottage meets your personal needs both inside and out.

Additional information: Unfortunately, pets can not be accepted. All towels and linens are included in the price, as is the heating.

Prices: Please speak to the owner regarding your exact requirements and they will provide you with prices. Short breaks are available.

Star Rating: 4 Star

Highfield Farm Holiday Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 18 in 9 bedrooms (In four seperate cottages)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £700
To £760
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Margaret & John Codd
Member Since January 2009

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Highfield Farm Holiday Cottage 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 22nd March 2024