£113 / night£791 / week
About the home
The holiday cottage is located along a quiet side road which runs parallel to the Oxford Canal and the canal itself is just a stone's throw from the front door. The stone built cottage was originally built around 1750 and is one of a terrace of cottages along the canal in Thrupp. The cottage was completely re-furbished and modernised to a high standard buy the current owners. The original character of the interior has been carefully retained but with all the comforts of a modern home.
The kitchen is fully equipped and refitted with country cottage style units, there is ample space to prepare family meals and then dine at the oak table in the dining room. Upstairs the main bedroom has picturesque views overlooking the Oxford Canal. All three bedrooms are comfortable, light and have good storage. The bathroom is stylish and modern with a high quality shower over the bath.
Canal Road holiday cottage is a haven of tranquility. Its pretty rear garden and quiet rural location will allow you to immerse yourself in the peace and quiet of the Oxfordshire countryside.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 4, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
|Access:||Car not necessary|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Internet access, DVD player|
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (2), Double beds (1)|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
Further details indoors:
The entrance to the cottage is off a quiet side road and the main door leads into the living room. The living room is furnished with a 3 seat sofa, sofa chair, gas-fired ‘log-burner’ and built-in bookshelves and cupboards. The living-room flooring is carpet.
The living room is connected to the kitchen-dining room at the rear of the cottage (mind you head when you step up into the kitchen!). The kitchen has been refitted with lovely country cottage style work units and work top. There is ample work space to prepare meals for a family and you will find the kitchen fully equipped with standard cooking equipment and utensils. There is a washer-dryer, dishwasher, electric oven/hob, fridge freezer and microwave oven. The kitchen floor is tiled and easy to keep clean. The dining area is offset from the kitchen with an oak dining table and six dining chairs.
The stair case to the first floor leads from the living room and the staircase is carpeted. The main bedroom is at the rear if the cottage and furnished with a double bed and built in wardrobes. The two single bedrooms are at the front of the cottage and furnished with single beds and built in wardrobes. Windows overlook the Oxford Canal.
The bathroom is stylish and modern with bath and high quality shower over the bath. There is a wash basin and counter units.
Further details outdoors:
The cottage has a rear garden which is a quiet space to enjoy the sounds of the surrounding countryside.
Cot and highchair are available upon request (please note there is an extra charge for this service).
£30.00 Booking fee
An initial deposit of £450 is required to secure the booking
The Central England / Cotswolds / Oxfordshire region
Oxfordshire is one of England's most beautiful counties. To the north and west lie the world-famous Cotswolds area of rolling hills and picturesque villages, to the east are the stunning Chiltern Hills, and to the south lie the chalk North Wessex Downs. Rivers such as the Thames, the Windrush and the Evenlode wind through all parts of Oxfordshire, adding to its distinctive character. It is the most rural county in the South East region with over 50% of people in Oxfordshire living in small towns and villages. Its charming and historic market towns and the architectural splendour of Oxford city make Oxfordshire a popular tourist destination and a highly sought-after film and TV location.
It would be impossible to list all the places in Oxfordshire worth visiting, but obviously the city of Oxford ranks very high, as does the charming town of Henley in the south-east of the county, famous for the Royal Henley Regatta, one of the finest traditional English spectacles, with boats and marquees alont the River Thames and everyone dressed in their finery. The Cotswold town of Woodstock will be enjoyed by all visitors and is home to one of the greatest palaces in the world, Blenheim Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our holiday cottage in Woodstock is a superb location to explore north Oxfordshire, as are many of our serviced self-catering Oxford apartments, particularly those in Summertown and North Oxford. We also have plenty of excellent short let accommodation for visitors who want to be based in South Oxfordshire, from serviced apartments in South Oxford to properties in Abingdon and the surrounding villages.
The Kidlington / Thrupp area
The nearest shops are in the village of Kidlington which is 2km away with supermarkets, chemist and other shops and restaurants. The town of Woodstock is 4km away and one of the most pleasant and historically famous towns on the edge of the Cotswolds. In the town of Woodstock you can enjoy excellent shopping, fine dining at the Feathers hotel and restaurant and typically English pubs. You can also spend many days exploring the picturesque scenes of Blenheim Palace. There are two pubs in Thrupp within 3 minutes walk, both serving British pub food and frequented by the many passing holiday makers enjoying life on the Oxford Canal. The canal runs parallel with the River Cherwell which is a major tributary into the Thames. There are many picturesque walks along the cal and river which allow you to enjoy some of the best scenery of the Oxfordshire countryside, all within easy reach of the city of Oxford.
Thrupp is 2km from Kidlington, 4km from Woodstock,12km from Oxford, and 25km from Banbury. Junction 9 of the M40 is just 10 minutes drive and Junction 8 is 15-20 minutes drive. The cottage is tucked away along a quiet road just off the A4260 which is a main road leading from Banbury into Oxford.
How to get there
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Oxford has excellent road and rail transport links. It is 80kms from London, with a direct coach service that runs every 10 minutes, as well as a regular train service from London Paddington. Oxford is 65 kms from Heathrow Airport and 130 kms from Gatwick Airport, with a regular coach service to both.
You can also reach Oxford easily from Birmingham, Stansted and Luton Airports.
Canal Road is located in the village of Thrupp 1km from Kidlington. It is an ideal location for Oxford Airport and bus links to Oxford city centre.
Exact directions will be supplied upon booking.
Activities near Kidlington
Rural / countryside retreats
06 Nov 2012
This little gem booked through Weekly Home Ltd was the perfect end to our European holiday. We had been traveling around Europe for about six weeks and just wanted somewhere quiet and picturesque to chill for our last week on the European continent. Lesley and Esmee from Weekly home were superb in assisting us find this charming cottage on the outskirts of Oxford. The location, right on the canal, offered picturesque views, quiet and comfort. We couldn't have been happier. The cottage itself was well appointed, warm and included everything that one could possibly need for a self cater holiday. A home away from home. The welcome pack was very useful to tourists (Australian) such as ourselves who were travelling light. Great shower, large bathroom, good sized bedrooms, lounge, dining room and kitchen. French doors led to the courtyard and garden via the kitchen and dining room. The sun streamed into the lounge room and upstairs front bedrooms each morning. There is parking outside if you need it however we were without transport and used the local bus to get around. We did enjoy our walk along either the road or the towpath to the bus stop. We ate at Annie's Tea rooms just along the path and also tried the local pub. We shopped at Sainsburys in Oxford and carried our goodies back on the bus. The wi fi worked well. As travellers wi fi is essential no matter where you are staying. Of particular benefit was the orientation to the cottage by Esmee who met us at the cottage in the first day. This was invaluable for overseas travellers. Thank you Esmee. Booking the cottage via the net took time for us as tourists and Lesley was superb in assisting us sort this all out. Lesley kept in touch via phone constantly until all was sorted. Thank you Lesley. We valued both Esmee's and Lesley's professionalism and attention to detail. This little cottage was a great find and we would love to go back here again one day. We highly recommend Welcome Home Ltd.
25 Apr 2012
We were very impressed with the immaculate presentation of this property. The kitchen is very well equiped, the bathroom is brilliant, especially the shower, bedrooms are very good, beds very comfortable. We were also very pleased with the service of Weekly Home and will definitely use their services again.
The location of the property is right next to the canal and every day we saw various narrow boats passing. Plenty of walking opportunities in and around Thrupp and 2 pubs close by. Only disadvantage is the lack of private parking and sometimes it's difficult to find a parking space.
16 Sep 2011
Our family stayed here for 2 months July and August 2011. The setting is LOVELY. The canal is just across the road from the front door where you see different longboats everyday. There are 4... more
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|Prices for group size 4|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Low season||5 Nov 12||5 May 13||£ 721||-||-||1 Week|
|High season||5 May 13||29 Sep 13||£ 791||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Saturday and Sunday nights
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