These luxury Grade II Listed self-catering countryside cottages started life as a humble dairy and are set in a scenic courtyard containing stables, a granary, and a magnificent 16th Century timbered barn. Surrounded by 23 acres of parkland on the edge of the picturesque village of Horningsea, just 2.5 miles from the historic and thriving City of Cambridge.
What makes a stay at The Buttery & The Old Dairy unique?
The cottages offer lovers a romantic retreat for stolen weekends and holidays within beautiful countryside with an abundance of wildlife around to enjoy.
Incorporating thoughtful design elements and eco-friendly features offering a modern retreat immersed in a scene of rural bliss. Wake to the gentle sound of Spring lambs playing in the fields and drift off to sleep to the comforting hoot of owls.
Sympathetically restored using reclaimed traditional materials but with an up to date modern sleek twist. Enjoy majestic views through floor to ceiling glass oak doors and let the worries of modern life melt away.
In summer stroll around the beautiful gardens of Eye Hall or refresh yourself in the heated outdoor swimming pool by request.
What is the capacity for The Buttery & The Old Dairy?
Each cottage sleeps 2 guests offering a romantic escape in a rural and luxurious setting, with an abundance of natural light, underfloor heating and wood-burning stoves, these cosy cottages are the perfect places to relax and unwind.
With underfloor heating throughout and beautiful lighting, the scheme creates an atmosphere of Old English charm with a contemporary twist.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Cambridge area?
Cambridge is one of the major tourist cities in England. Home to beautiful architecture, majestic colleges, numerous museums and art galleries.
The surrounding countryside has numerous cycling paths for those who wish to enjoy the scenery on two wheels or enjoy long country walks directly from your back door before coming home to relax in front of a roaring log fire.
Situated just 8 miles away is the famous town of Newmarket generally considered the birthplace and global centre of thoroughbred horse racing. Enjoy a day at the races or pay a visit to the National Horse racing museum or the home of the Horse Racing Project.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
Each cottage has a kitchen area which includes an induction hob, oven, microwave, kettle, Nespresso coffee machine, toaster, dishwasher and refrigerator with small freezer compartment.
A continental breakfast is provided including fresh home laid eggs, fresh bread and butter, homemade jams, a choice of cereals, tea, coffee and milk. There is an honesty bar offering drinks and snacks.
There are pubs and restaurants in the nearby village which is a short walk away. In Cambridge, which is under 3 miles away, there is an abundance of pubs and restaurants to choose from.