Live like a local in Oxford and experience the area from this fantastic 6 bedroom family house in Summertown. This ideally located family home carefully balances luxuries; with home comforts; creating the most relaxing way to explore one of the world’s most famous university cities. Perfect for families, academics, and holiday makers visiting Oxford. Just a short walk into Summertown and close to bus links. The Oxford Parkway train station is also close by providing easy access into London!
This beautiful home is the perfect space for hosting a family during their visit to Oxford! The house is tucked away on a quite side road in Summertown. It is only 10 minutes into Oxford City centre by car or there is easy access from the bus stop just a 5 minute walk away.
When you enter through the front door you find the kitchen area straight ahead full of light from the pretty garden. The garden is perfect for those summer evenings outside telling stories, whilst drinking a a glass of wine whilst the sun goes down. The open plan kitchen and dining area is ideally designed for entertaining a family and friends. The playroom is positioned just off the kitchen, meaning it is easy to keep an eye on the children as they play.
Also On the ground floor you will find the living room complete with library and piano room, as well as the laundry room with WC.
On the first floor there is the master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, a second double room, a bedroom with Bunk Beds and finally a toddlers room. There is also the family bathroom.
On the second floor there is a third double room with ensuite and a snug room which can be made it a small double pull out bed (On Request - no extra charge)
The study is not for guest use as it will be locked whilst the owners are away.
Once a booking is confirmed I will send you details relating to your check in. We will personally meet you at the property for your check in. Information booklet available on arrival.
Things to note:
The house is home to a family through out the year. Guests should therefore expect to find that the owners belongings are left in the property. All our properties are cleaned to professional standards and guests are provided with ample storage space. We ask that guests respect the owners home and belongings whilst living in the property.
I give my guests space but am available when needed
I am on hand throughout guests stay and provide an emergency out of hour's telephone number for your peace of mind. I like to give our guests space to enjoy their stay, but I am on hand and available when needed.
Bookings over 10 days will receive a complimentary weekly linen change carried out by our housekeeping team, I will inform you of the scheduled day that this will take place. An additional housekeeping service can be arranged upon request (additional charge)
Summertown is a one-mile square suburb of Oxford City north of St Giles bounded by the River Cherwell to the east and the Oxford Canal to the west. Home to several independent schools and boasting large and attractive residential properties, Summertown has the city’s most expensive houses. There are popular shops and cafes on both sides of the Banbury Road making this a vibrant shopping and business centre. There is also a smaller street of shops and restaurants, South Parade, which links the Banbury and Woodstock Road. Summertown is home to much of Oxford's broadcast media including BBC Radio Oxford and Jack FM and the BBC Television's Oxford studios are on Banbury Road. Sports and Leisure facilities are very close by with the Ferry Leisure Centre and Nuffield Health all within walking distance. Access to Oxford City is particularly easy from Summertown with buses running every few minutes throughout the day. Oxford Parkway with direct train links to Marylebone London Station and Bicester Village is a short bus ride away.
Oxford is a small city so you can get to most places by foot. The city recently introduced pay as you go bikes which can be used by downloading an app, such as OFO and Pony bikes. The central bus station is located on George Street. There are a number of bus services covering Oxford and the surrounding areas as well as London and southern airports, just jump on at your nearest stop! The main train station in central Oxford is on New Road, from here you have quick access to London. Alternatively there is the Oxford Parkway train station which travels between Oxford, Bicester village and London Marylebone. We recommend the Royal Cars taxi app.
The property has parking for several cars. Having a car is essential, however there is a good bus link from the village into Oxford city centre. It is just a 20 minute walk to the mainline train station to London. There is also a local taxi service available.