Buddha House: Our Properties in Depth

Buddha House is one of the original properties here at Boutique Lux. It is set in Godmanchester, a local market town just south of Huntingdon that offers the perfect balance of tranquility and a community atmosphere. Buddha House offers so much for guests to enjoy during a well-deserved getaway!

Buddha House is a two-story property within walking distance to parks, the beautiful River Ouse, exciting things to do, and places to eat. If you want to know more about Buddha House, including property details, its location, and local places to visit and eat, then keep reading!

About Buddha House

Open, modern, and beautifully decorated, Buddha House is the perfect place for a much-needed family getaway, a friendship gathering, or as a stunning setting to host a celebration! Buddha House is a large, stunning, two-floor detached house and offers a little piece of luxury for you to be able to take some time out from daily stress!

Set against the cobbled historic roads of Huntingdon, Buddha House is situated in the quiet town of Godmanchester, surrounded by sweet little shops and restaurants, parks and green spaces as well as banks on the River Ouse. It is close to a variety of amenities and is within easy access to the larger towns of Huntingdon and St Neots by car or bike.

Key Features of Buddha House

Fully-Fitted Kitchen

Open-Plan Living/ Dining Area

Main Bathroom with Bathtub

Modern & Beautifully Decorated Space

Spacious Sizeable Bedrooms

Laptop-Friendly Workspaces

The Kitchen

Buddha House features a fully equipped kitchen, fitted with all the necessary amenities to allow guests to create delicious home-cooked meals. The kitchen offers high-quality integrated appliances and offers views out into the enclosed back garden.

The space is great for friends to chat with drinks whilst the budding head chef lets loose over the stove, cooking up some family favourites, new tastes, and world cuisines!

The Living/Dining Room

Our spacious open-plan living/dining area is just perfect for friends and family to gather and reminisce and spend much-needed quality time together.

The dining table leads out into the conservatory which overlooks the garden – perfect for summer! The living area features two large sofas as well as a comfortable armchair that looks out of the front window. Snuggle up, get the popcorn out and watch some blockbuster movies on the TV with the lights down low!

The Bedrooms

Buddha House boasts four bedrooms to sleep seven guests. This is perfect for families and allows children to sleep in their own separate rooms to be able to give the adults a bit of well-earned privacy!

The main bedroom is also a fantastic space for those workaholics who need to get that little bit extra done during a trip away. It offers a laptop-friendly workspace with a comfortable desk chair so that you can get work done in quiet and comfort.

The Bathrooms

Buddha House offers 2.5 bathrooms, with the main family bathroom featuring a spacious bathtub, a private ensuite leading off from the main bedroom, and downstairs there is an additional WC and separate shower room.

If you get back from one of our local walks and find that you are muddy from head to toe, then you will be in safe hands with our many bathrooms to hose yourself down or to immerse yourself in bubbles after a long day!

Buddha House Location

The luxurious accommodation is in a perfect location to access other towns and cities further out of the area. We are only a short 10-minute drive to the town of St Neots, where buses run every 30 minutes to take you to a variety of exciting cities including the old, beautiful city of Oxford, the historic city of Cambridge, and the up-and-coming new town of Milton Keynes, home to the definition of a fun day out!

Buddha House is also only a few minutes drive from the bustling market town of Huntingdon and the mainline railway station with links to London & Peterborough.

Local Activities for Buddha House

Hamerton Zoo Park

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Fun days out that are immersive and relaxing suit every family member, which is why a visit to Hamerton Zoo Park with its wide range of beautiful and unique animals, should be on your list!

It is set in over 20 acres of countryside and lush parkland, and features hundreds of incredible animals! Also on site is a coffee shop, beautiful gardens, and picnic areas to relax and recharge as well as an express railroad train that travels around the park, and also a large play area for children to let off steam.

  • Address: Hamerton, Nr Sawtry, Cambs PE28 5RE
  • Times: Open all year round except Christmas Day and Boxing Day
    • Summer Season: 10 am – 5:30 pm
    • Winter Season: 10 am – 4 pm
  • Prices:
    • Adult: £14.99
    • Child (3-12 years): £7.99
    • Child (under 3 years): FREE
    • Senior: £13.99
    • Disabled: £13.99
    • Carer: £13.99
  • Contact:
    • Phone: 01832 293362
    • Email: office@hamertonzoopark.com


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Towerfields Leisure Park

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The Towerfields Leisure Park is only a short drive away from our Buddha House accommodation and is a fantastic place to spend the evening, enjoying a blockbuster film followed by a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants in the park!

The leisure park offers a large Cineworld cinema and six restaurants including Bella Italia, for Italian cuisine, Nandos for peri-peri chicken favourites, Chi for a new venture into Asian cuisine, trusty McDonald’s, and KFC, as well as a new restaurant Dough&Co, which offers mouthwatering stonebaked pizzas.

Towerfields is a favourite among locals and is the perfect place to relax with family and friends at the end of a stressful day!

  • Address: Tower Fields, Abbots Ripton Rd, Sapley, Huntingdon PE29 7EG
  • Suitable for: All Ages
  • Miles from Boutique Rooms’ Buddha House: 3.1 miles (13-minute drive)
  • Price: N/A
  • Opening Times: Dependant on restaurant or cinema showing
  •  Contact:
    • Tel: N/A
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Rumble Live Action Gaming

Looking for more of an active day out? Then look no further than Rumble Live Action Gaming, based in the stunning setting of Grafham Water. A fun-filled day out awaits with epic laser tag amid acres of Great British woodlands!

You will be kitted out in battle-appropriate gear to then complete a series of missions featuring den shelters and hidden reward boxes filled with much-needed ammo, extra lives, and the best weapons to help you in your mission to beat your friends and family!

  • Address: Marlow Park, Graham Water, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 0BH
  • Suitable for: Ages 8+
  • Price: £15 for a 1-hour session
  • Opening Times:
    • November – June: Saturday to Sunday 09:30 – 18:30
    • 1st July – 1st September: Monday to Sunday 09:30 – 18:30
    • 7th September – 21st October: Saturday to Sunday 09:30 – 17:00
    • 22nd – 27th October: Monday to Sunday 09:30 – 16:00
  •  Contact:
    • Tel: 01480 592135


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Local Eats for Buddha House

The Mermaid, Ellington

The Mermaid at Ellington from Booking.com

A 17th-century British pub set in the picturesque village of Ellington, the Mermaid offers new, exciting dishes as well as some of the best traditional favourites!

The chef has worked as a head chef in a variety of different restaurants and bistros and also was a sous chef in Bedford’s only Michelin Star restaurant! He aims for his food to be visually exciting and enjoys experimenting with various spices and flavours to create a truly unique dish.

The pub features two log burners for a warm and cosy atmosphere, perfect for a fancy evening out with loved ones.

  • Address: The Mermaid, High St, Ellington, Huntingdon PE28 0AB
  • Meals served: Brunch, lunch, dinner, drinks
  • Price range: ££-£££
  • Cuisines: European, British, Pub, Fusion
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, vegan options, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Takeaway
    • Outdoor & indoor seating
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Private dining
    • Parking available
    • Street parking
    • Highchairs available
    • Serves alcohol
    • Accepts Mastercard, Visa, and other major credit cards
    • Free wifi
    • Table service


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The Grand Piano, Godmanchester

The Grand Piano Cafe

Based in the heart of Cambridgeshire, The Grand Piano Cafe offers quality food, quality atmosphere, and quality dining, and is a family-run business that aims to provide customers with a unique food experience!

The quirky, distinctive cafe offers a delectable range of hot and cold foods, hearty breakfasts, delicious cream teas and much, much more!

If you are looking for a unique, personalised experience and service with a smile – look no further!

  • Address: 43 Cambridge Street, Godmanchester PE29 2AY
  • Meals served: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
  • Price: ££-£££
  • Cuisines: Cafe, British
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, vegan options, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Outdoor & indoor seating
    • Highchairs available
    • Serves alcohol
    • Free wifi
    • Table service
    • Wheelchair accessible


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Cinta, Godmanchester

Cinta from their TripAdvisor

One of the first local restaurants for a fancy evening out is Cinta in Godmanchester.

A personal favourite, Cinta is ranked the number 1 restaurant in Godmanchester by Trip Advisor and is also their Certificate of Excellence winner from 2015-2019 – and it is easy to see why! Unbeatable personal service, friendly and welcoming staff, beautiful decor, and a wide variety of unique and exciting dishes all cooked to perfection in an efficient and timely manner.

They pull out all the stops for celebrations and events, so if you are staying with us for a special occasion, let us know and we can personally book you at a table to ensure you have a fabulous evening!

There is an extensive variety of wonderful dishes to choose from – but just make sure you begin with the crispy aromatic duck starter…trust us on this one! Other fantastic dishes include the deep-fried prawns with garlic and butter, the deep-fried crispy shredded beef, and the Thai green curry.

Always service with a smile, you will leave feeling like family!

  • Address: 12 Post Street, Godmanchester PE29 2BA
  • Meals served: Lunch, dinner, late-night
  • Price range: ££-£££
  • Cuisines: Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, vegan options, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Takeaway
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Serves alcohol
    • Table service
    • Highchairs available


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There you have it – a deeper delve into the Buddha House!

We hope that this post has provided some more information on this stunning accommodation and as always, if you need any more information or have any questions, then please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of our trusted team!

Your happiness is our priority,

Team Boutique Lux