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Dragonfly Cabin

Cambridge - Cambridgeshire

Romantic cabin for two, overlooking a wild swimming pond, with firepit, and picture windows, five miles from Cambridge.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
from £100 per night
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

How to book...

Dragonfly Cabin is owned and managed by Jo Ward.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Jo Ward.

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  The Highlights...

  • Be at one with nature in this light and airy tinyhouse style cabin, whatever the season.
  • Large windows, your own jetty and a calm setting mean that you can experience the beauty of the flora and fauna in total comfort.
  • A truly stunning and remote-feeling cabin, within easy reach of twenty first century luxuries, plus full plumbing and excellent internet.
  • Dragonfly Cabin opened in August 2020, so all of the amenities and appliances are brand new.

  You should know...

  • There is no oven, hob or hot plate.
  • The pond is not enclosed.
  • The swimming pond is for your use exclusively, aside from 11am-12pm and 3-4pm when other guests may book a swim session.

  The Detail...

Overlooking a tranquil and placid swimming pond, Dragonfly Cabin is a newly renovated, super-romantic self-catering cabin with everything you need for a holiday for two. With pleasing, elegant design and access to the natural swimming pond, Dragonfly Cabin is the perfect retreat for individuals and couples looking to get away from the stresses of urban life and spend quality time in nature.

Dragonfly Cabin started life as a bird hide opposite an historic horse pond. Both pond and cabin have recently undergone judicious development, with the pond now a haven for wildlife and a unique, private swimming spot. Simultaneously, the structure has been converted into a comfortable cabin, with plenty of space for two, the standout attraction is the picture window which gazes out from the main living space over the pond.

Whatever the weather or time of day, this is the perfect spot to sit with a cup of coffee, glass of wine, or a book, watching the birds and the steady sway of the surrounding trees. The bedroom has a king-size bed, made up with Egyptian cotton, and wonderful views, while the en-suite bathroom has a unique copper lined shower. The toiletries come from a local organic artisan soap company, and there is no shortage of hot water or fluffy towels. The kitchenette contains a fridge, kettle, toaster and Nespesso machine, and there is even a small, well designed dining area.

Everything about Dragonfly Cabin has been judiciously selected, creating a homely and well-crafted space which exists in harmony with the surrounding environment. If your idea of a dream holiday involves Netflix, the occasional work email, or keeping in touch with relatives, youll be delighted that such a tranquil space has fast fibre broadband, although many guests choose to detox from the digital world during their stay, finding a peace and calm which comes from swimming in the pond and strolling out along the jetty while the dew is still on the grass and branches.

There is often no reason to leave the cabin and surrounding pond side space, but for those who fancy a jaunt to town, Cambridge is just five miles away. Stroll through the architecturally stunning colleges, take a punt along the Cam, and treat yourself to a delicious meal out. Alternatively, the local market towns of Saffron Walden and Bury St Edmunds are brimming with charm and culture. For a slap-up English breakfast delivered to your door, your hosts at Crafts Hill Barn have you covered, and also can provide brilliant platters and picnics. For a pub lunch with great ale and local cheer, head to The Black Horse, or The Three Horseshoes.


Essential Features
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Dogs
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Coffee machine
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Towels (beach)
  • Car Charging Point
  • Firepit
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking
  • Walking distance to pub

Dragonfly cabin is at the edge of a natural swimming pond, which guests are welcome to use.


  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Wildlife

  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

Stansted Airport - 30mins

  Detailed Pricing Information...

We keep our pricing very straightforward and do not raise the price at bank holidays or at peak times.
There is a 10% discount for single occupancy. We offer a full refund up to 3 days before arrival.
The nightly rate includes a home-baked continental breakfast selection in your room (topped up daily), but at weekends cooked breakfast options are available at an additional cost.



Have you stayed at Dragonfly Cabin?

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Alison says...
"A wonderful cosy cabin with very thoughtful touches throughout and the hosts having very much gone the extra mile with the delicious home made treats provided. The hosts were very welcoming and friendly and on hand if you needed anything but left you alone otherwise. A very relaxing spot which we would highly recommend."
(Stayed: September 2020 )

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Dragonfly Cabin is owned and managed by Jo Ward.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Jo Ward.

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