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Stunning Spacious house on the River Thames close to Oxford with Summer Marquee

Overview

Property

Updated: 27-May-2017
  • Sleeps 18
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

8 bathrooms, mostly all ensuite close to Oxford city centre and enjoying countryside as well.

Dinckley Court is a wonderful spacious property within its own private grounds of approximately 8 acres directly on the River Thames. Close to Oxford city centre (6 miles) as well as enjoying countryside leisure. An exceptional house, with nearly all 8 bedrooms ensuite (7 bathrooms), comprising 8 bedrooms, two twins, and 6 doubles plus toddler bed, travel cot, free standing cot and two portable beds sleeping up to 18. In addition there is one freestanding cot, one travel cot, swing crib and toddler bed. Suitable for family and friends, special occasions, Hen weekends, celebrations and corporate away days. Unfortunately, we do not accept stag groups.

The property is beautifully furnished, in excellent location within 9 acres and with 240ft River Thames frontage. Within the garden you can view Red Kites, deer and many aspects of rural life in the natural grounds along the River Thames. Dining all together for 18, relaxing reception, log burner, underfloor heated conservatory.

The house interior is totally non-smoking.

Excellently equipped with kitchen utensils, crockery, champagne glasses, for all your in-house entertaining with Aga and range cooker.

We can also provide contacts for massage, and complementary therapies within walking distance from Wellbeing Treatments see www.wellbeingtreatments.co.uk and hair and beauty from Hair and Body Workshop in Dorchester on Thames telephone 01865 340194.

Should you require a babysitter I also have available to you direct Mrs Mandy Robinson who is currently employed as a Pre-School Nursery assistant, 26 years child care experience, working with both babies and older children and is CRB checked. Bookings should be made in advance.

During the summer months July and August you will also have use of marquee and banqueting tables for alfresco dining. Plus perfectly situated picnic tables along the Thames to enjoy the leisurely boats cruising by.

During the winter months heating is supplied constantly throughout making it lovely and warm with as much wood supplied as required for additional log burner in reception £80.00 for the weekend fuel supplement or £100.00 for the week.

We can also provide catering services for special occasions from Caroline Young : caroline@carolinejones.org

All linen and towels are provided.

It is also within walking distance of good local pubs close to Oxford for cultural pursuits.

For further images please visit www.dinckleycourt.co.uk or visit trip advisor to see our reviews.

The main reception room has wooden floors and a wood-burning stove as well as Sky TV and wi-fi, perfect for relaxing get-togethers. There is also a study area on a galleried floor. Nearly all bedrooms have TV, with the majority boasting en-suite facilities, and the conservatory dining area offers enough space for all guests to dine together, with views over the large garden which leads directly on to the River Thames. Seating is provided with a barbecue to enable guests to take advantage of scenic relaxing views. There is plenty of boat mooring or local boat hire which can then be moored privately. Coarse fishing can also be enjoyed from this position as well from June to March during fishing season. Located in 8 acres on the banks of the River Thames, the property lies in one of the most picturesque areas of South Oxfordshire.

More Details

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Annette Godfrey
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Arabic
Calendar last updated:
27 May, 2017

8 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

5

Perfect party house!

  • 5 of 5

Great house for entertaining large groups of friends or family. The kitchen/dining and lounge areas both accommodated the whole group easily. Kitchen is very well equipped with everything you could need to entertain in the house. Bedrooms are spaced out around the property so you can still have some privacy if not everyone staying knows each other well.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review Dinckley Court. It was a pleasure to accommodate your group and delighted to know you had a lovely stay. Thank you for your booking.
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5

Well appointed, comfortable and clean

  • 5 of 5

All 14 guests thoroughly enjoyed our stay for the week.and also the area. Super house and location.

Small problems you may wish to know about and rectify for the future: -

1. Downstairs bedroom off the lounge - toilet seat almost coming off it's securings, also the bottom half will not stand up on it's own for gentlemens use.

2. Annexe bedroom downstairs with double bed and shower - extractor fan doesn't cut out when light turned off which was disturbing through the night.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you had a lovely week and enjoyed staying at Dinckley Court. We are always on hand to assist if you have any problems during your stay. However we have checked fans and they are on a timer which do switch off but only when the lights are turned off. Apologies for any inconvenience anyway and thank you for bringing this to our attention as it always helpful in keeping everything up to standard. Thank you once again for your booking, it was lovely to meet you and we very much hope you will stay again.
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5

Warm friendly house

  • 5 of 5

Dinckley Court is a lovely family house suitable for large groups and families to spend quality time together. The house is warm comfortable and very clean. The grounds are extensive with plenty of room for parking. Would recommend Dinckley Court and also Sarah Wells catering who catered for family celebration last weekend.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

House was ideal and lived up to expectations. Great location, wonderful facilities. Everyone was very pleased and would be happy to go back. Will definitely book again

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A wonderful house in a wonderful setting

  • 5 of 5

I had been looking to find a house that could accommodate 18 people for my wife's 50th Birthday. Dinckley Court did not disappoint. The rooms, especially the lounge and conservatory, are spacious and accommodated everyone comfortably. The grounds are beautiful with the River Thames running at the bottom of the garden. There are a few nearby pubs. We went to the Seven Stars (which is about a 5 minute drive away) as they accepted dogs. The food and service there were also to a high standard. Annette was very friendly and welcomed us with a bottle of wine and a freshly cooked loaf. All in all I could not have been happier and highly recommend Dinckley Court

  • Review Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Post Wedding family celebration

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I booked Dinkley Court for a post wedding celebration for 16 of our closest friends and cannot recommend it highly enough. The setting on the river Thames was amazing and so picturesque. Am considering booking the smaller lodge for our 1 year anniversary...

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Heathrow Airport at 70.8 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : The Chequers Burcot Nearest Ferry : Southampton at 102 Kilometres Nearest Golf : The Oxfordshire Gold Club at 9 Kilometres Nearest Train : Oxford Parkway or Didcot Parkway at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : M40 at 11 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : The Chequers Nearest Beach : Bournemouth at 148 Kilometres Car: recommended

Distances:

Close to good local restaurants and and pubs such as The Chequers Burcot, Maison Blanc, White Hart Dorchester on Thames, Seven Stars and Mole Inn at The Baldons, plus only 7 miles to Oxford city center, 15 minutes by car and served by good public transport.

Coarse fishing can also be enjoyed from this position as well. Located in 8 acres on the banks of the River Thames, the property lies in one of the most pictuesque ares of South Oxfordshire, within the small hamlet of Burcot-on-Thames, close to the historic town of Abingdon. The charming village of Dorchester-on-Thames is less than a mile away, with its own abbey, antique shops and pub/restaurants and there is a fine pub only 200 yards from the property also serving good food.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
MAY HALF TERM
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,575
for 7 nights
£3,575
 
 
JUNE
2 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£1,400
for 2 nights
From
£660
From
£1,250
Fri,Sat
£3,230
 
 
JULY
1 Jul 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£880
for 2 nights
From
£400
From
£1,200
Fri,Sat
£3,455
 
 
JULY
14 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£1,080
for 2 nights
From
£500
From
£1,100
Fri,Sat
£2,980
 
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add £50 per night, per additional guest
 
August
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£1,080
for 2 nights
From
£500
From
£1,250
Fri,Sat
£2,975
 
 
SEPTEMBER
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£1,080
for 2 nights
From
£500
From
£1,080
Fri,Sat
£2,875
 
 
OCTOBER
1 Oct 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£880
for 2 nights
From
£400
From
£1,050
Fri,Sat
£2,575
 
 
OCTOBER HALF TERM
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,975
for 7 nights
£2,975
 
 
OCTOBER
27 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£980
for 2 nights
From
£450
From
£1,050
Fri,Sat
£2,575
 
 
NOVEMBER
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£1,030
for 2 nights
From
£475
From
£950
Fri,Sat
£2,480
 
 
DECEMBER
1 Dec 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£880
for 2 nights
From
£400
From
£1,150
Fri,Sat
£2,480
 
 
DECEMBER/CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR
21 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,675
for 7 nights
£4,675
 
 
JANUARY
4 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£880
for 2 nights
From
£400
From
£850
Fri,Sat
£2,480
 
 
FEBRUARY
1 Feb 2018 - 8 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£880
for 2 nights
From
£400
From
£950
Fri,Sat
£2,480
 
 
FEBRUARY HALF TERM
9 Feb 2018 - 15 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,580
for 3 nights
From
£500
From
£1,000
Fri,Sat
£2,575
 
 
FEBRUARY
16 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£980
for 2 nights
From
£450
From
£995
Fri,Sat
£2,480
 
 
MARCH
1 Mar 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£1,030
for 2 nights
From
£475
From
£1,050
Fri,Sat
£2,575
 
 
EASTER WEEK
30 Mar 2018 - 5 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,060
for 3 nights
From
£660
From
£1,150
Fri,Sat
£3,330
 
 
APRIL
6 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£1,070
for 2 nights
From
£495
From
£1,100
Fri,Sat
£2,980
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£1,280
for 2 nights
From
£600
From
£950
Fri,Sat
£2,380
£7,080
 

Additional pricing information

Fuel £80
Pet Fee £25
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.
Short breaks: Mon to Thurs or Friday to Sunday or Monday.
Midweek special breaks - from: £900

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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Suitability

  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 6 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • The majority of bedrooms boast en-suite facilities.

Bedrooms

  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Bedroom 7
  • Bedroom 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 18 (8 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: In the Main House: Double bedroom (5ft bed), en-suite shower room/WC. Beamed double bedroom with en-suite bathroom/WC. Double bedroom. Twin bedded room. In the Wing: Four bedrooms each with en-suite shower room/WC.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Features: Elec, gas Aga, and full gas central heating, dual fuel double Stove range cooker, wood burning stove - wood included. Parking, shops 1 mile, Nine televisions (one satellite), Radio cassette/CD. Emal point (in each bedroom within separate wing). Two automatic washing machines, tumble dryer, microwave, dishwasher, freezer, cot by arrangement, two highchairs, two z beds (alternative sleeping only). Large garden, terrace, river frontage (toddlers beware)! One barbecue, mooring for boat by arrangement. Fishing in season. Easy walking access. Non-smokers only. Outside: The gardens of Dinckley Court are on the River Thames with 240ft private frontage overlooking farmland beyond, with the rising hills of Wittenham Clumps as a backdrop within 8 acres. From the conservatory there is also patio with gas barbecue and seating and chairs for 16. During the July and August we provide a beautiful marquee for guests use with additional banqueting tables and chairs for alfresco dining. Boats can be moored by arrangement and delivered for guests use from various companies. Utility Room: Two automatic washing machines, tumble dryer, microwave, dishwasher, freezer, Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Duvets with linen, and towels. Additional housekeeping service can be arranged if required. We can also provide caterers for special occasions etc

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