The Ellis-Miller House, Ely

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? NO

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As featured in The Times as number 9 in the "Best winter breaks in the UK" out of 50 other cottages.
This unique, stylish and award winning contemporary, self-catering, Cambridgeshire holiday property was designed by the architect Jonathan Ellis Miller as his own home in the late 80’s and is constructed largely of steel and glass. This self-catering Cambridgeshire holiday property is Ideal for a couple looking to experience top-flight architecture in a stunning rural setting within a short 5 mile drive of Ely.

Sleeps 2 | 1 King bedroom | 1 En-Suite Bathroom | 1 Small Wet-Room

What our guests say

"Our second stay and another lovely visit to Ely.  Ate at the excellent White Pheasant at Fordham. House warm and comfortable to come back to.  Spent most of our time at Cambridge at the BBC TV recording at Kings College, our son being a choral scholar this year."

"Our 5th stay at this lovely place - so calming after the business of the Christmas period. We will certainly be back.  Thank you and Happy New Year.

"A return visit to this architectural gem.  Perfect as ever.” 

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The Ellis-Miller House at Ely

This unique single-storey property is perfectly suited to couples looking to get away from it all with lots to do and see only a short drive away. With lawned garden and sun deck at the back couples can enjoy sunny alfresco dining from the BBQ and cosy nights beside the open fire.

Living Room
With panoramic views along the full length of this amazing room, guests at The Ellis Miller House can simply relax and look out over uninterrupted countryside and farmland.
Your feet will be toastie warm on the heated parquet floor and the fireplace takes centre stage separating the room in two, with a quiet reading space at the far end. There's a soft leather three-seat sofa and armchair and a large glass coffee table with a selection interesting architectural design books to peruse.

The glass doors along the front of the property slide all the way open letting the outside in. For privacy, when the doors are closed there are external electric blinds.

For your entertainment, the property offers a flat-screen TV with Freeview and BT YouView for your Netflix or Prime Video. There's a DVD player and lots of DVDs to choose from.

A very well proportioned room with everything you need for cooking at home. The single oven is situated in the central island with a ceramic induction hob and extractor over. Granite work surface with two circular sinks runs along one side of the room with a fridge, washer/dryer and slimline dishwasher underneath.

On the other side of the room are a circular table and four chairs with funky purple cushions. Windows with blinds run along the back wall and there's a door leading out to the carport.

Tucked away at the rear of the property is the carpeted bedroom which features a king-size bed with bedside tables and lamps either side. Guests have plenty of storage in the six large drawers and single wardrobe with hanging rail. Wide windows with blinds run along one side of the bedroom looking out to the garden and there's a door to the en suite bathroom.

En Suite Bathroom
Snug but with everything you need, the en suite bathroom features a bath with shower over, a WC and basin. There's a window for natural light and ventilation and plenty of space on the windowsill for your lotions and potions.

Wet Room
Beside the bedroom through a door from the living space is a small wet room with shower, WC and hand basin.

Behind The Ellis Miller House is a lawned garden with mature shrubs and trees and a fence to three sides. To the side of the carport which has space for two cars, is a sun deck with BBQ and two deck loungers which are stored in the locked shed. Guest can also use the shed to store bikes securely. Further off-road parking can be found on the gravelled space just a little further along the road.

Whats Included?

All prices include 100% cotton bed linen, towels, heating and electricity plus a welcome bottle of wine and biscuits to help you get your break off to a relaxing start.

The kitchen has a washer/dryer, undercounter fridge with icebox and a slim line dishwasher. There is a single oven in the central island and a four ring induction hob with extractor over.

For use in the garden there are two deck loungers and a table with four chairs.
The historic town of Ely, nestled in the Fen countryside is most famous for being home to its Cathedral known as 'The Ship of the Fens'. Full of charm and interesting things to see, it is also close to the city of Cambridge with its infamous University and river punting. Our stylish self-catering Cambridgeshire holiday accommodation can be found in the village of Prickwillow nr Ely.

Newmarket, the largest racehorse training centre in Britain is only a 25-minute drive. Visit the museums, racecourses, fabulous restaurants and see the horses around the town going out to the gallops.

If you're interested in Engines, Prickwillow has it's own Engine Museum which tells the story of the changing face of the Fens and it's network of drainage systems and pumping stations.
Sorry no pets or smoking permitted at the property.
Once you have filled out the online booking form, you will be given the option to pay by credit or debit card, or by BACs transfer. A 25% deposit is requested at the time of your booking to secure your booking. The balance and a returnable good housekeeping deposit are due six weeks before your holiday commences. Please click here to see our full terms and conditions of booking

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