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Elegant Cottage in Oxford

Elegant sitting room with original art work and Persian carpet
4.5 of 5 stars
Very good
6 reviews
Elegant sitting room with original art work and Persian carpet
Cosy dining room furnished with high quality antiques
Well-fitted, light and airy, modern kitchen
Front entrance porch and pretty, secluded garden
Good-sized master bedroom overlooking garden
Pretty, secluded garden viewed from front door
Sunny aspect of master bedroom
View from sitting room over the South-facing garden
Front aspect of cottage with ancient village church in the background
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
This early Victorian artisan's cottage has been tastefully restored to provide comfortable modern accommodation to a very high standard. The property benefits from being uniquely situated close to all the city centre and university amenities yet is within the vibrant village community of Upper Wolvercote with its ancient church, village hall and school, and is in close proximity to canal, river and open countryside.

Warm and cosy in the cooler seasons, the cottage provides light and airy accommodation during the summer months. There is a pretty, secluded garden for visitors to sit out in and the combination of accessibility, amenity and ambience has led to the property often been described by visitors as a hidden gem. Owned and lived in for part of the year by an academic couple, the cottage offers a perfect home from home for the...
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About the owner, C M G M
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2008
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL40988 by: Holiday Lettings
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 6 reviews
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English first
cyril p
Rouen, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

This cottage worth 6 stars for the place (Wolvercote in the city of Oxford), close to the city center (by bike or bus). I have been for 2 years in Oxford, and I knew that this area was really nice, peaceful and really safe. Besides, a grocery shop is just behind the house which is very convenient. The house is... more

Susan E
Gearhart, Oregon
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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This little gem of a cottage is situated on the edge of Oxford in upper Wolvercote. I rented the cottage for two months as my daughter was expecting her first baby here. Our cottage was clean, comfortable, well situated (less than 5 min to catch the bus into Oxford), and truly a home away from home. The bedding was lovely,... more

Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 for a stay in May 2013
person found this review helpful

We were four people in the lovely and cozy house. There was everything we could ask for in terms of white wares and all amenities. The neighborhood was quiet and close by the river which was a great place for early morning and late night walks and runs. It is also within walking distance of Inspector Morse's pub, which my... more

  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
Fully equipped including all linen.
Weekly cleaning and linen change service.
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Dates Min stay Per week
Sep 12, 2015 -
Nov 27, 2015
7 nights
Nov 28, 2015 -
Jan 8, 2016
high winter
7 nights
Jan 9, 2016 -
Mar 18, 2016
7 nights
Mar 19, 2016 -
Sep 9, 2016
7 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
• Refundable £250 security deposit required with final
balance payment, refundable within two weeks of your departure.
• 25% deposit required to secure booking
• We can accept payments by cheque, banker's draft or bank transfer in GBP.
• Long stay or out of season rates negotiable.
• One week minimum rental throughout the year
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: London Heathrow or Birmingham Intl: 46.6 mi
Railway: Oxford: 3.1 mi
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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