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Victorian Terraced Cottage in Historic Oxford City Centre, Sleeps 7-9

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House from opposite side of the river, green front door.

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Last updated: 10/19/2014

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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Oxford house description

SUMMARY
House has WiFi
Rent all inclusive of utilities
All inclusive of Linens including towels
Washing machine and Dryer (line dried much nicer)
In city centre
Genuinely Walking distance of Bus and Train stations

4 Upper Fisher Row, Oxford, is a lovely terraced cottage in the heart of Historic Oxford, famed for its University and Dreaming Spires.The property is perfect for short lets, and longer stays by negotiation. I also own another property in the Jericho area sleeping 5, also very central so do enquire.

It is situated on a no-through road, off Hythe Bridge Street in the City centre, and everything of interest is within walking distance, including the University and its museums and libraries, the canal and the University Parks and Botanical Gardens. Oxford has a historic Covered market and an open air market which is held twice a week within 5 minutes of this house. No parking available unless very special circumstances as limited visitor permits.

There are 2 double bedrooms, with 4'6' beds each, and one twin room. There is also a separate study that can be used for a baby in a travel cot, otherwise it has a single futon chairbed which can be used by an extra guest, subject to surcharge. The sofa bed in the living room is great for emergency extras also subject to surcharge. There is a bathroom with shower over on the first floor and a shower room on the ground floor as well, both with WC.

The River flows in front of the house and also the 'cut' of the canal where narrow boats moor up, and to the rear is a stream, which is at the bottom of the garden. If you type the postcode (OX1 2EZ) into googlemaps 'my street view' you can see the area in detail and will recognise the view. It will also demonstrate how convenient the location is for the town centre, station and all amenities.

There are restaurants in Oxford serving food from around the world (Thai, Indian, Chinese, French, Italian, Mexican etc.) and to suit all price ranges, from bistros to Raymond Blanc's Brasserie, and Quod in the Old Bank Hotel. A rickshaw from OxonCarts (Google them) can take you to the charming Cherwell Boathouse restaurant where, in the summer, students and visitors alike hire punts to drift up the Cherwell river, (Cherwell to rhyme with Harwell).

Blenheim Palace and Historic Woodstock can be reached by bus easily from the town centre, and Stratford-upon-Avon is an hour in a car. There are car rental companies fairly centrally located, in Osney Mead.

London is only an hour on a direct train service and the station is less than a 5 minute walk from the front door. Oxford boasts classical music concerts, theatre at the Playhouse and the New Theatre as well as the Literary Festival held in the spring and Art weeks held in May where local resident artists hold open studio sessions.


We hope you have a wonderful stay in this beautiful city, and can give any help and advice on things to see and getting around.

Babysitting may be arranged.

Arrive after 4.00pm on day of arrival, and departure by 10.30am please.




Keywords: house, apartment, self contained, self catering, central Oxford,

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    please ask if you would like to bring a dog....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 7-9

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

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  • Upstairs bathroom is bath with shower over, toilet and basin; downstairs, off the kitchen is Bathroom 2, shower, loo, basin....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    River Thames is at the end of the street and can be viewed from two bedrooms...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Spring 2015
Jan 10 - Mar 20, 2015
2 night min stay
£280 £350
Fri, Sat
£1,500
Easter 2015
Mar 21 - Apr 17, 2015
2 night min stay
£350 £380
Fri, Sat
£1,800
Early Summer 2015
Apr 18 - May 29, 2015
2 night min stay
£300 £360
Fri, Sat
£1,750
Summer Peak Rate
May 30 - Sep 12, 2015
4 night min stay
£350 £390
Fri, Sat
£1,850
Autumn 2015
Sep 13 - Dec 3, 2015
2 night min stay
£280 £350
Fri, Sat
£1,500
Christmas 2015
Dec 4 - Jan 9, 2016
3 night min stay
£360 £390
Fri, Sat, Sun
£1,850

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Weekly Rate may be less than appears here, so call for accurate weekly price plus I am open to negotiation for filling in dates. I may not let 2 nights in my peak season even if dates available - it is at my discretion.

Travel cot, high chair available no extra charge. Please ask so linen provided.

PARKING not easy, but occasionally possible to provide permits £10 each 24hrs.

40% rent + £100 payable on reservation to secure. Balance 6 weeks prior to arrival.

In the event of cancellation, money paid is forfeit depending on my ability to re-let. The £100 deposit will always be forfeit.

Cancellation within 6 wks of arrival forfeits money paid to date.

More than 7 Guests: surcharge £30 per person per night.


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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
London Heathrow
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
the Oxford Retreat
0.1 Miles
Nearest Train
Oxford Station
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
M40 towards London/Birmingham

Car: Not Necessary

Finding a home away from home in the centre of Oxford is rare indeed, and this is one such house. You can walk to all the university colleges and departments as well as to the Museums and theatres. Depending on the time of year of your visit, there is a literary festival, folk music, much live music, university performances, in theatres and on the River Thames.

There are markets on Gloucester Green on Wednesday and Thursday every week, and that is about 200 yards from this property, as are the Rail and Bus stations making a car unnecessary. Little needs to be said about the attractions of Oxford's Dreaming Spires, and there are great places to eat out (independent restaurants and pubs which I recommend) and lovely places to walk, such as Port Meadow and the University Parks, or Christ Church Meadows.

 

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Photos

  • House from opposite side of the river, green front door.

    House from opposite side of the river, green front door.

  • The canal, opposite the house from where picture 1 was taken.

    The canal, opposite the house from where picture 1 was taken.

  • Small single room with futon bed and chest of drawers and garden view, W facing

    Small single room with futon bed and chest of drawers and garden view, W facing

  • Streetview of Upper Fisher Row. Green door is the house

    Streetview of Upper Fisher Row. Green door is the house

  • Top floor twin bedroom, overlooking river.

    Top floor twin bedroom, overlooking river.

  • Bedroom 2, top floor, double, west facing.

    Bedroom 2, top floor, double, west facing.

  • West facing garden, now a bit more mature.

    West facing garden, now a bit more mature.

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Date last modified - Friday, February 27, 2015

£280 - £390 per night (GBP)
Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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  • Sleeps
    9
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 24 hours
  • Response rate: 80%
  • Calendar last updated: 10/19/2014
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