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InSpire Apartments. Central & Unique Spacious home. Contemporary with Character.

People6
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 1,829 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Generously Appointed with 5 bedrooms, 2 En-suite. Master with King Bed & bath.

Our lovely 5 bedroom house is a uniquely wooden fronted Edwardian dwelling. Our best guess is that the wooden frontage was designed to reflect the Corpus Christi & University sports house opposite. People are often surprised at the space once inside, the frontage hides the depth, space and floors provided inside this unique property. The living room is dominated by 2 large open fireplaces with beautiful Art Nouveau tiles that have provided the colour palette for the rest of the room. The wooden floor has been painted in a stunning new Farrow and Ball colour. The furniture is contemporary and the living room is set out in 2 seating zones around each fire place, 1 for viewing the 42 inch TV with sound bar and another for relaxing, reading, etc. The large and spacious kitchen includes a lovely 8 seater dinning table. The downstairs layout and space makes it possible for a family or group to all comfortably be in each room at the same time or to spread out in 3 separate areas. On the first floor there are 3 double bedrooms including the master and on the second floor there is a small double room and a twin. Parking can be arranged upon request.

More Details

Owner
Marc
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 February, 2018

About Marc

Diane & Marc are a Mother and Son team who enjoy hosting guests. We have welcomed visitors to Oxford for many years, initially we hosted students in our own home and then for a number of years we ran a very busy Guesthouse. With a long family tradition in hospitality we hope our experience will provide guests with a professional feel and an enjoyable stay. Cleanliness and Comfort are our first priority. We like to add some defining touches and include those little things a visitor may forget to bring with them. When travelling, often time is short, we provide the information, basics and comfort so guests may maximise their time spent in Oxford for sightseeing, business and relaxation. Both of us have a passion for cooking, I enjoy traveling, being outdoors, City breaks and I have an ongoing love affair with Iceland that has resulted in many return trips for more adventures and fun. Diane is an animal lover and spends a lot of time in Greece. As previously mentioned years ago Diane often let out a room in our home to students. We had a lot of fun meeting people from many different cultures, it is a huge privilege for us both to be able to continue welcoming visitors to Oxford.

Why Marc chose Oxford

This location is an ideal base to discover Oxford City Centre and the surrounding area. The house is conveniently situated for attractions and scenery, such as the Thames, Folly Bridge, Hinksey Park, lake and an open air swimming pool. We have plenty of local amenities nearby including Grocery Stores, a Chemist, Post Office, Pubs & Restaurants. The character of the House regardless of the new and contemporary furnishings speaks for itself, the clean decor and generous space mentioned above just has a lovely and special feel about it, We ourselves lived there for many years and have many fond memories.

What makes this house unique

Perhaps the biggest benefit for a guest who chooses one of our places for their trip is the professional service that we are able to provide. Having had many years experience in hospitality and property management we have gained the skills necessary to help meet the needs a visitor has when they are travelling. For example this includes remembering to provide small but essential items such as power adaptors and the ongoing maintenance of the fire prevention systems (alarms, doors, extinguishers, etc) by a professional company. We prefer to greet our guests at check-in, this allows us to explain all the information a guest will need about the property and Oxford, this also gives a visitor the chance to ask questions and allows for the best possible start to a trip. All of our linens are sourced out to a company and professionally laundered to a hotel standard.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Oxford in Oxford

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1829 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 of the bathrooms are En-suite, 1 with bath. The newly fitted main bathroom has a large walk-in shower. We provide professionally laundered towels, toiletries and a few little extras such as tooth brush kits and shaving gel.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • All bedrooms have New sturdy Divan base beds with a firm mattress and headboard. All linens and towels are professionally laundered to a hotel standard. All bedrooms have plenty of clothes storage, bedside tables and reading lights. 2 of the bedrooms are En-suite and in the spacious master bedroom bathroom there is a full size bath.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • swimming
  • tennis

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Location

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The Folly
This lovely restaurant offers great food and wine in a very pretty location.
Edamame
Superb Japanese restaurant. Check the opening times, shared tables - Can’t book but worth it.
Magdalen Arms
Gastropub, good one.
Mamma Mia Jericho
No frills, no nonsense great value Italian. Good pizza, lovely staff.. Don’t have the house ...
Brasserie Blanc
Restaurant and clientele with a certain pretension, great staff.
The Grand Cafe
A lovely rea room but pricey.
Mediterranean Fish Bar
Our local Chip Shop.
The Gardeners Arms
Pub - Restaurant, and garden, exclusively veggie and vegan, typical pretty north Oxford loca...
The Old Bookbinders Ale House
Pub - Restaurant, great atmosphere, fun staff, town and gown.
Chiang Mai Kitchen
Right in the heart of Oxford, authentic Thai food. Lovely old characterful building, friendl...
Pierre Victoire
Non-chain, wonderful mostly French servers, great best value food in Oxford, good house red,...
The Turf Tavern
Mind your head! Lovely Pub, lots of Ales and students.
The White Horse
Don’t miss this little characterful Pub.
King's Arms
Large central Pub with servers rooms, open fireplace, great atmosphere.
The Head of the River
Pub. Beautiful riverside aspect.
Malmaison Oxford Castle
This is a hotel bar with a difference. Located in an old prison visitors room. They also hav...
The Bear Inn
Brilliant little hidden Pub right in the centre of Oxford.
Jolly Farmers
One of the oldest Pubs in Oxford. Gay bar.
Jude the Obscure
Great Pub, no frills, friendly pub for a pint and keenly priced Pubs food.
Rose & Crown
Pub, great owners, quirky and characterful pub, lovely north Oxford street, easily missed. T...
The Victoria
Good Pub and garden, great location.
Nearest Airport
44 Miles
Heathrow
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Home, 200 Abingdon Road.
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Oxford Train Station
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
M40
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Folly Restaurant, 1 Folly Bridge.
Nearest Beach
94 Miles
Bournemouth
Car: not necessary

Centrally situated. You can experience all that you would expect from a typical British neighbourhood such as corner shops, pubs, a chemist, chip shop and a post office. Further to this there is a local horse riding school, park with a swimming pool, lake and allotments. Perhaps you will feel that you're in Oxford just by looking out onto the university sports ground or by taking a short walk to the Thames/Isis where you can catch a glimpse of Oxfords historic spires.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Oxford, Cotswolds

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Spring
8 Apr 2018 - 3 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
£1,000
£3,500
 
 
Summer 1
4 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£597
for 3 nights
From
£199
From
£219
Fri,Sat
£1,100
£4,500
 
 
July
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£507
for 3 nights
From
£169
 
 
summer 2
1 Aug 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£597
for 3 nights
From
£199
From
£219
Fri,Sat
£1,100
£4,500
 
 
Winter
1 Oct 2018 - 23 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£507
for 3 nights
From
£169
From
£189
Fri,Sat
£1,000
£3,500
 
 
Xmas new year
24 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,125
for 5 nights
From
£225
£1,100
£3,500
 
 
Jan low 19
1 Jan 2019 - 14 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£477
for 3 nights
From
£159
£750
 
 
jan-feb low 19
15 Jan 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
£537
for 3 nights
From
£179
From
£199
Fri,Sat
£1,000
£3,000
 
 
March/April med 19
1 Mar 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£567
for 3 nights
From
£189
From
£199
Fri,Sat
£1,000
£3,800
 
 
summer 2019
1 May 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
3 night minimum stay
£657
for 3 nights
From
£219
From
£229
Fri,Sat
£1,250
£4,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£555
for 3 nights
From
£185
From
£199
Fri,Sat
£1,100
£4,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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