from £272 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:
from £272 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:
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House / 8 bedrooms / sleeps 18
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House / 8 bedrooms / sleeps 18
Comprising a spacious main house and attached wing with its own separate entrance, this exceptional house makes a perfect retreat for large groups or several families holidaying together and is excellently furnished. The main reception room has wooden floors and a wood-burning stove as well as wi-fi, Sky TV, DVD and surround sound - perfect for relaxing get-togethers - there is also a study area on a galleried floor. Nearly all bedrooms have TV, 8 bathrooms nearly all ensuite. The conservatory dining area offers enough space for all guests to dine together, with views over the large garden and doors opening onto a patio barbecue area with further outside tables and seating within the gardens of Dinckley Court, which lead down to the River Thames, overlooking open farmland beyond.
There is excellent boat mooring and local boat hire which can be moored privately here; fishing is also enjoyed when in season, or at Orchid Lakes with specialist carp coarse fishing lakes ½ mile away. Walking of local pub and other good establishments.
Located in 8 acres on the bank of the River Thames, the property lies in one of the most picturesque areas of South Oxfordshire, within the small hamlet of Burcot-on-Thames, close to the historic towns of Abingdon and Oxford (7 miles) with beautiful and historic Dorchester-on-Thames less than a mile away. From July to the end of August a marquee is set up in the garden, close to the house with seating, tables, crockery and cutlery for 18. All large supermarkets deliver supplies to Dinckley and for special occasions we can provide services of caterers, beauty therapists, wine tasting evenings etc.
|Size||Sleeps up to 18, 8 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham or Heathrow 50 km, Nearest railway: Didcot Parkway 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Boat available|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 6 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (6), Single beds (4), Cots (3), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 18|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details indoors|
Entrance hall with tiled floor.
Living room with wood-burning stove comfortable leather sofas and soft furnishings
Large and stunning conservatory/dining-room with stone floor, patio doors to patio.
Large beautiful well-equipped modern kitchen with Aga, double range cooker and stone floor.
Utility and Separate WC.
Double bedroom (5ft bed), en-suite shower room/W.C. Staircase from living room to first floor: Study area to dressing area with chair-bed (alternative sleeping).
Beamed double bedroom with en-suite bathroom/W.C.
Second staircase from hall to first floor: Small kitchen.
Double bedroom. Twin-bedded room. Bathroom/W.C.
Separate entrance to wing: Two double bedrooms, each with en-suite shower room/W.C.
First floor: Two bedrooms, each with en-suite bathroom/W.C; one double, one twin-bedded.
8 Flatscreen TVs (one satellite), Small DVD library,
Three cots (1 travel, 1 standing, 1 baby crib), Two h/chairs, Two Z-beds (alternative sleeping only)
|Further details outdoors|
Large garden, terrace, river frontage (toddlers beware!)
Marquee and banqueting table for use during July and August
Mooring for boat by arr
Fishing in season
Easy walking access
A £250 security damage deposit is required
About this location
The Oxfordshire region
Oxfordshire and the Cotswold is an area of outstanding natural beauty with breathtaking scenery, bustling market towns and picturesque villages. Walking, cycling, horse-riding, fishing and golf are among the activities that can be enjoyed here. The city of Oxford is home to one of the world’s top universities, beautiful botanic gardens, many great restaurants and pubs and exciting shops. An idyllic afternoon can also be spent punting on the river. Abingdon is a historical market town with sites of interest such as the ruins of a Benedictine abbey including the beautiful perpendicular gateway and the Unicorn Theatre and Long Gallery, which are still used for plays and functions and the picturesque narrow-arched Abingdon bridge over the Thames.
A Salters Steamer Boat can be caught from Oxford and back to Days Lock and a walk taken back to Dinckley Court, or Nuneham Courtneys arboretum can be visited - full of amazing trees, plants and beautiful peacocks. Restaurants within 10 miles for food lovers include Raymond Blanc's Quatre de Saison, the famous Crazy Bear Thai restaurant, The Plough restaurant/pub, serving fabulous Tapas (can be delivered), and the Chequers pub, 400 yards away, serving great british food. Historic Oxford is 15 minutes by bus. Henley and Windsor, with its royal castle, are both within a hour's drive, with the Georgian Hritage city of Bath and the English Cotswolds slightly further afield.
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18 Feb 2015
"Perfect house for a weekend getaway with friends"
A really lovely property that is perfect for a weekend getaway for a group of friends, or a relaxing hen do, with a good location only 15 minutes from Oxford. The living areas are fantastic and a perf… More
I am so delighted you had a lovely weekend for your pre wedding celebrations with your friends. Thank you for letting me know the large knives need replacing/sharpening. The property has always worked very well with families with children as well as only Adult groups because the bedrooms accommodate privacy and space for those that prefer it as well as closeness for those that wish to be near their friends and little ones. Thank you so much for choosing Dinckley Court to celebrate your special weekend. We hope you will visit again one day.
9 Feb 2015
"Great house, central location"
Just come back from a weekend at Dinckley Court for my family 50th birthday weekend. Great location, easy to find in a lovely village with a great pub in walking distance, and further pubs and restau… More
9 Sep 2014
"Perfect venue for our wedding"
We held our wedding at Dinckley Court, using the huge garden for a marquee, and caterers that the owner recommended, and had the most wonderful week there. The place is comfortable, attractive and spo… More
I am delighted that we able to make your special day so memorable and happy. Thank you for booking Dinckley Court.
8 Sep 2014
"Fantastic - especially the 'garden'!"
15 of us got together (8 adults, 7 children) for a 50th birthday gathering. The whole process of booking, liaising etc was very smooth indeed. Annette was very helpful when we arrived and ironed out… More
I am so delighted you had a lovely weekend and thank you for such a wonderful review and appreciated it your comments that you were happy with our response in handling any problems. Thank you so much for your booking.
27 Jun 2014
We just had a wonderful hen weekend at Dinckley Court. The house and grounds are beautiful and we all enjoyed it so much. We had very good weather and spent a lot of time sitting outside in the garden… More
Thank you for letting us know you had a wonderful weekend and hope to return again. I apologise you had a problem with shower, water pressure has never been an issue before. However, we will double check all shower heads to ensure they are working properly. One of the baths referred to which has a shower without curtain is solely for use for hair bath - it is not for standing use. Thankfully with the luxury of eight bathrooms should a problem arise it did not impact on your stay. Once again, thank you for your booking. Wishing you a wonderful wedding celebration.
19 May 2014
My family and I had been let down badly by Hoseasons after double booking our holiday so we booked Dinckley Court instead... Best mistake ever made!! There were 13 of us in total, 9 adults & 4 childre… More
Thank you. Its lovely to hear the grounds have been so enjoyable to you as well as the house. Thank you for your booking.
10 May 2014
"The property could not have been more perfect for our requirements!"
The house is well equipped, warm, spacious and bedrooms split into different areas giving privacy to varying age groups and separate families. Cooking facilities great for self catering.… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to review Dinckley Court and am particularly delighted it worked well for attending a very special occasion close by with a mixed group of family and friends of all ages. Thank you once again for booking Dinckley Court.
31 Mar 2014
"A beautiful place for a large group get together near Oxford"
I visited Dinckley Court for a Hen Do weekend with 15 girls. We had a fantastic time! The house is lovely, the location is beautiful and it is so close to Oxford that is ideal for visiting the City. T… More
3 Feb 2014
"Wonderful location for a special occasion party."
I recently rented Dinckley Court for my 50th birthday dinner party with family and friends. Everybody agreed it was a sensational property for a big get-together and the owner Annette couldn't ha… More
22 Aug 2013
"Fabulous week, great location for large groups"
We rented Dinckley Court for one week during the summer and there were 18 of us; with 10 kids under 10 years old!The accommodation allowed for each family to sleep separately, meaning more restful sle… More
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