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Duck's harbour

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Side view of lodge
From the other side of the river
Entrance
Terrace -perfect for Al Fresco dining
Heated conservatory with panoramic views over the River lark and open countryside
Panoramic river and countryside views while you dine in the conservatory
Wet room with rainfall effect shower, basin, ,toilet
Rainfall effect shower
Spacious living room with 4k Tv , Denon AV receiver, blu ray player, Denon CD player ,cinema sound.
comfortable leather sofas.Extensive DVD , book and games library.
double oven ,dishwasher, hob microwave,  kettle .Washer dryer in shed
Kingsize memory bed, wardrobe ,chest of drawers, bedside lights, fan, DVD TV, sink
Kingsize or twin bed, wardrobe ,chest of drawers, bedside lights, fan, DVD TV, sink
1 seater 14 foot 7 inches long canoe with rear stearing aid
rowing boat for 3 people , with optional 55lb thrust 12v  electric engine
back of lodge -ample parking for 3 cars
Aerial photo of the lodges .Beautiful Riverside Island marina location.Great circular walks
Coop in Village open from 8am-10pm every day
Excellent local pub ,see their website for events, opening times
The Beeches community centre with fantastic children's play park.See website -events ,opening times
Cricket match at the Beeches.Isleham Gala festival takes place here too.
Excellent village restaurant.See their website for opening times, offers and menus
Thompsons local farm shop.4 minutes walk from lodge.See website for opening times and produce sold.
English heritage property -Isleham priory
another priory photo -thanks Graham
'Welcome to Isleham' sign
On the way to Ely
Isleham post office , since moved to opposite St Andrew's church.
The River lark lock
Other side of lock on the way to Jude's ferry pub
St Andrew's church -high street
another picture of St Andrew's church
Google earth image
Friendly(ish) swan
Geese convention
Geese welcoming committee
Winner of cutest Duck  family 2016.......
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Overview
Cabin -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Isleham, Cambridgeshire, England
Welcome to Duck's Harbour -your ultimate escape from the stresses of modern life.Our detached lodge is situated in the beautiful private and gated Riverside Island marina.The lodge is just 10 metres from the the River Lark.The accommodation offers excellent free fishing, bird watching and walks all year round (pets welcome).The lodge is cosy with every home comfort having been thought of.Now with free use of a 3 seater rowing boat with optional 55lb thrust electric motor and a 1 person canoe.Duck's Harbour is 1 of only 7 lodges that is not overlooked by other properties.

The village of Isleham offers 2 pubs within 1 mile (Rising sun and Griffin) a community centre with childrens play park ,post office, garage, Chinese takeaway,Farm shop , the excellent Merry Monk restaurant, and a Coop supermarket (open 7am -10pm).Fish and chip v...
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About the Owner, Marc and Nicky A
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Oct 2006
Overall rating: 4.4 / 5.0
Based on 42 reviews and 5 properties
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Very good - based on 7 reviews
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Jane T
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Just returned from our 5 day stay. loved it with the wife and our two noisy boys. The beautiful peaceful area was no more. Had a warm welcome from the caretaker Babs, who was happy to help with anything we needed. The lodge is on a complex with other residents and holiday let's. It is a very quiet area. The...

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brumfan
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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We visited this Lodge from August Bank Holiday Monday to the following Sat morning 5 nights. It was a surprise 50th Birthday present for my husband but when we arrived it was a real shock to us both and was not as described on this site and their own website which had said that the property had been renovated to...

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Management response:

Dear Brumfan, I was so sorry to see that your scam didn't work .Can I remind you how the scam played out: PART 1-you arrive at the property then in your own words "I have attached photos I took immediatey (sic) we arrived" of what you perceived to be faults.So this is the first thing you do on arriving ,...

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danielgoo...
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 9 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015
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I stayed at Ducks Harbour over Christmas and New Year with my partner and my mother and we had a great time. The accommodation is very peaceful, has everything you could need and the beds are fantastic. Ducks Harbour itself sits in a really pretty marina and the walks were perfect for us and my mother's two dogs. The owners,...

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Really appreciate what you said Daniel and thanks for being such great guests.

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
    1 Crib
    2 Super Kings
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£90
€124
£110
€468
£415
€1,857
£1,645
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: €113 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Fresh, Local and Affordable Meat & Eggs
Thompson's Farm Butchers - a few minutes walk from the Lodge
Fenrose Farm, 1 Fen Bank, Isleham, CB7 5SL -
Also at the priory garage on Saturday mornings
Thompson's Farm Shop (at Fenrose Farm) is a very short walk from your Lodge (couple minutes). Thompson's Farm run a 5-Star hygiene rated butchers shop on the farm. They only sell their own produce:Pork, Bacon, Ham, Free Range Chicken and Eggs & 21 day hung Hereford Beef. They also make their own sausages and chipolatas ,which are a wonderful addition to their eggs and bacon for breakfast.

Fruit & Veg - Isleham & Surrounding Area
Isleham Village has two large allotments. From Spring to late Autumn/Early Winter you'll see road-side stalls selling all manner of veg an...
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Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Stansted: 71.0 km
Railway: Ely: 17.0 km
Ferry: Harwich: 115.0 km
From A14 take A142 signed Ely.
Take the turn to Fordham. At Fordham take the first sign for Isleham on the right. You will come to a crossroads (next to a church) where there is no further sign for Isleham. Go straight over here and continue to village.
On entering the village continue past the Co-op, garage and Church. Turn left into Sun street immediately after the church and left signed Marina. Take the right turn to 'Riverside Island marina'.
Riverside Island Marina is a private gated marina. You will be provided with access FOBs when you are met in the lodge.
Upon arrival to the Marina the gate may well be closed. Please park in the parking area before the bridge and call us to open the gate. There is a number to call on the gate however that is strictly for emergency vehicles...
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 110.0 km.
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