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Pretty Cottage In Centre Of Historic Town

Overview

Property

Updated: 11-Oct-2016
Cottage in Oxford Centre, Oxfordshire, England - Quiet Location With Tourist Sites On Your Doorstep

This very pretty, light and airy cottage is on one of the most desirable roads in Oxford. Plantation road is so historic it has its own Wikipedia page. The house is architecturally interesting and is Grade II listed, which means is it guaranteed to stay pretty and original. The fashionable district of Jericho starts on your doorstep and provides restaurants, cafes and shops and a certain vibe, the famous Jericho Café is a two minute walk. You are minutes away from at least three convenience stores and a large supermarket is about a mile away, although you wont really need to visit it as the local shops are competitively priced. The Cottage itself is in perfect condition newly furnished this season. Laura Ashley furnishings, Egyptian Cotton sheets and luxury towels all provided.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I have lived in Oxford all my life and live locally so any problems at all and I can help.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"a very pretty cottage, we found walking to all the sites really convenient as well as the excellent restaurants an evening stroll away..."
Jul 2013
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based on 1 holidaymaker reviews

5

A pleasant townhouse convenient to restaurants and

  • 5 of 5

A colleague and I rented this two bedroom house during a brief visit to Oxford University. It's just a quick walk from the university (for us, the Math Institute), and the restaurants nearby on Walton Road are worth trying. I took the rear bedroom (to avoid light from street lamps through my open window and slept well. The spacious bathroom is well equipped, with both a tub and a large shower stall.

The house has a well equipped kitchen, so cooking is no problem. Of course, you have to go shopping upon arrival to buy your own food, supplies and perishables, such as garbage can liners, toilet paper, butter, coffee, and black pepper corns.

The bedrooms and bath are upstairs and the street is quiet, with little traffic. I would recommend it even for a longer sabbatical stay.

There were many DVD's by the TV and detective novels on the bookshelves, which might help while away the hours.

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Travel:

London Airport, Heathrow is an hour away, slightly less if no traffic.

Distances:

Woodstock with the famous home of the Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace is a twenty minute drive.

London is a very simple 1 hour coach ride away with coaches leaving every ten minutes.

The home of the Rothschild's, Waddesdon Manor is a forty minute drive.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £65

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
flexible

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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Entertainment

  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome

Location Type

  • town

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • One bathroom upstairs with separate bath and (rain drench) shower and one wc downstairs in a large utility room.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with King-size bed and walk-in wardrobe. Bedroom two with twin beds.

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Notes:

  • Outside: Decked Terrace overlooking garden. Steps down to lawned area surrounded by flower beds. Pretty and well maintained good for relaxing after a long day of site-seeing. Utility Room: Large area with WC, washing machine and tumble dryer, ironing board and iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Luxury towels and Egyptian cotton sheets supplied, changed weekly.

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