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

Bedrooms 8
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


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.

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Annette Godfrey
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Arabic
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Clifton Hampden in South Oxfordshire District

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 6 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.
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • 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.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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
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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Stunning Spacious house on the River Thames close to Oxford with Summer Marquee
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews

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: 13-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 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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Alton Hampshire

Excellent house in an excellent location

  • 5 of 5

12 Adults spent a fantastic long weekend at Dinckley. House was immaculately presented. Everything we needed was on hand and the house and grounds were a joy.

Strongly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay. The photos don't do it justice, the house was amazing with plenty of room for 17 of us. It was very clean and the attention to detail was appreciated. We had caterers come and cook for us one night and they said that the kitchen was so well equipped to do so. Annette was great to deal with and we met her at the house on the Friday. She showed us how to work everything and had even provided freshly baked bread! I would definitely recommend this to anyone for a weekend away. Thanks :)

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your fantastic review and more importantly letting us know what you appreciated most. Once again thank you for your booking and hope you will stay again in the future.
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Beautiful, spacious home in an ideal location

  • 5 of 5

It was the perfect house for 16 women on a Hen Do! Fantastic living room & dining area - just what we needed for the party. Kitted out with everything you could possibly need. Also great to have The Chequers pub just around the corner.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review and more importantly delighted you had a great time.
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A beautiful period property with a huge garden leading down to the Thames.

  • 5 of 5

16 of us stayed for my mum’s 70th birthday (aged 4 to 75) and absolutely loved it. The location is great with a lovely pub a hundred yards away. The communal spaces are great and easily accommodated us. The kitchen facilities are great including the lovely aga. The bedrooms are excellent and everything was lovely and clean. The garden is amazing - we had football, fireworks and wanders down to the river - we also loved watching the Kites fly above. The communication with Annette was perfect. All in all everyone loved it and our time there - we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your feedback. I am delighted you had such a lovely time celebrating your special family occasion. Delighted everybody enjoyed their stay at the property and beautiful grounds. Thank you so much for your booking and we would love to have you return again.
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Great property in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for a long weekend. We found the property had everything we needed and was nicely fitted out. The garden and riverside setting were idealic.

It’s a great base to get to Wittenham clumps or into Oxford and the local pub (Chequers) accommodated 18 of us for lunch very well.

Only slight complaint would be the beds were a bit uncomfortable but that is only a minor point.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you had a great weekend and enjoyed the property and facilities close by.
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Nearest Airport
70.8 Kilometres
Heathrow Airport
Nearest Barpub
The Chequers Burcot
Nearest Ferry
102 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
The Oxfordshire Gold Club
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Oxford Parkway or Didcot Parkway
Nearest Motorway
11 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
The Chequers
Nearest Beach
148 Kilometres
Car: recommended


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.


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Pet Fee £15
Damage Deposit £300

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