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  • 2 bedrooms

  • 2 bathrooms

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Nestled beside the owner’s family home, this cosy cottage provides a welcoming retreat in leafy Summertown. From here, it’s just a twenty-minute stroll to the nearest shops and restaurants, while the centre of Oxford can be reached in just fifteen minutes by bus. There is free parking for two cars on the drive and you can enjoy access to a small private patio – perfect for evening drinks. Inside, the rooms are well suited to relaxing, socialising or catching up on work. You’ll also find a complimentary welcome pack with basic essentials included in your stay.


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What to expect


Highlights

Take the twenty-minute bus ride into the heart of Oxford

Take the twenty-minute bus ride into the heart of Oxford

Relax, read or catch up on work in the cosy living room

Relax, read or catch up on work in the cosy living room

Enjoy evening drinks served on the little terrace

Enjoy evening drinks served on the little terrace

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Home truths

    Please note this home is located next to the owner's home. You will also find there is private parking for up to two cars. Please note domestic electric vehicle chargers are not suitable here.

    This home is spread across two floors with low ceilings on the top floor.

    Your stay includes a complimentary welcome pack with a starter supply of essentials.

    There is a weekly linen change if your stay is longer than ten nights.

    If you’re planning on working during your stay, there isn’t a dedicated desk here. However, the dining table doubles up as a laptop-friendly workspace.

About this stay


Amenities

TV

Central heating

Microwave

Kitchen

Bedrooms & bathrooms

2 bedrooms, 2 beds

2 bathrooms

Local guide


About Oxford

Nicknamed the ‘City of Dreaming Spires’ by poet Matthew Arnold due to its thirty-eight honey-coloured colleges, Oxford is awash with tradition, culture and its prestigious University. Whether you’re streaming down the beautiful River Cherwell on a canal boat, discovering the city’s medieval roots or dipping in and out of designer shops, the world-famous edifices gloriously consume just about every crack, crevice and cobbled avenue. Certain buildings stand out – the...

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Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Explore the Tranquil Beauty of Oxford Botanic Garden

Explore the Tranquil Beauty of Oxford Botanic Garden

Britain's oldest botanic garden invites you to wander amidst a stunning array of plants from around the world. Discover a peaceful oasis in the heart of Oxford, perfect for a leisurely stroll or a relaxing picnic.

15 min
Dine at Cherwell Boathouse

Dine at Cherwell Boathouse

Understated but upscale European dining on the river. Enjoy delicious food and stunning river views. Don't miss the opportunity to rent a punt and explore the beautiful surroundings.

11 min
Explore Oxford Castle & Prison

Explore Oxford Castle & Prison

Step back in time with costumed guides and discover the 900-year-old crypt at this fascinating medieval castle. A must for history enthusiasts visiting Oxford.

13 min
Share unique cocktails and dishes at The Alchemist

Share unique cocktails and dishes at The Alchemist

Experience a night out like no other at this unique bar and restaurant. Indulge in interesting cocktails, outstanding food, and enjoy the laid-back ambience with great views of Oxford.

15 min
Enjoy a pub lunch or dinner at The Plough

Enjoy a pub lunch or dinner at The Plough

A quintessential English pub with a large garden overlooking Port Meadow. Enjoy classic pub food, real ales, and accommodating staff. Family-friendly and dog-friendly.

17 min
Explore the Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Explore the Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Immerse yourself in the grand neo-Gothic building housing an immense collection of zoology, entomology, and geology. From dinosaurs to rare minerals, this museum offers a treasure trove of knowledge and unforgettable experiences.

13 min
Explore the Ashmolean Museum

Explore the Ashmolean Museum

Discover ancient and modern art, antiquities, and fine and applied arts from around the world at this fascinating museum in Oxford.

10 min
Explore the treasures at Pitt Rivers Museum

Explore the treasures at Pitt Rivers Museum

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of anthropology and human history at the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford. Discover a cornucopia of ethnographic treasures, from shrines to shrunken heads.

15 min

Get around

Airport

Oxford (OXF)

13 min

Cotswold

1 hr 4 min

Blackbushe

1 hr 11 min

Train station

Oxford Parkway

8 min

Bus stop

Wolvercote Roundabout

14 min

Local shops & services

Convenience store

3 min

Cafe

3 min

Pharmacy

6 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Not suitable for infants under age 1

No pets

No smoking

No parties or events

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 10:00

No air con

No wifi

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    60

    days

    Cancel at least 60 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 60 days away.

Host


This home is managed by Cristina

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Cristina and her team provide short let cottages, apartments and homes across Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds. They're all local to the area and are more than happy to share their knowledge on the best places to explore. Whether you're looking for somewhere to work remotely or take a break in the fresh country air, you'll be in good hands with them.

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