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Leckford Road Apartment

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Description from owner

Description

Fantastic location. Fully furnished bedroom short let in Oxford with all utilities included and weekly linen change. Fully equipped for a short or long stay.This property is situated in a small development of apartments and provides a quiet haven within walking distance of Oxford city centre and the prosperous area of North Oxford. The property is on a quiet road, tucked away from any noise by a mature landscaped garden. This well-apportioned, modern 2 bedroom flat is on the first floor and enjoys an open-plan living, dining and large kitchen for sociable entertaining and cosy relaxing evenings. Subtle and light decoration gives a feeling of space and calm while the practical layout provides clean lines and efficient room sizes.Furnished and equipped to a high standard the apartment provides a perfect home-away-from-home with modern artwork on the walls and many personal touches. The light and airy master bedroom is comfy and spacious and benefits from a king-sized bed. The second bedroom

Fantastic location. Fully furnished bedroom short let in Oxford with all utilities included and weekly linen change. Fully equipped for a short or long stay.This property is situated in a small development of apartments and provides a quiet haven within walking distance of Oxford city centre and the prosperous area of North Oxford. The property is on a quiet road, tucked away from any noise by a mature landscaped garden. This well-apportioned, modern 2 bedroom flat is on the first floor and enjoys an open-plan living, dining and large kitchen for sociable entertaining and cosy relaxing evenings. Subtle and light decoration gives a feeling of space and calm while the practical layout provides clean lines and efficient room sizes.Furnished and equipped to a high standard the apartment provides a perfect home-away-from-home with modern artwork on the walls and many personal touches. The light and airy master bedroom is comfy and spacious and benefits from a king-sized bed. The second bedroom has a flexible bed configuration with a side-table that could also be used as a workstation. Both bedrooms include fitted wardrobes. The communal gardens provide benches and shady corners to relax in the summer with a variety of trees and flowering bushes. This is an ideal base for an individual or small family for a short or long stay in Oxford.Superb central location within walking distance of City Centre or JerichoOff road parking available for one carKitchen fully fitted and equipped with dishwasher, microwave, washer/dryer, fridge/freezerSituated in mature managed gardensModern shower-room with large corner walk-in shower unitWiFi internet connectionComfy sofas for relaxing in front of the TVExtendable dining table to seat 6 for dinner with friendsNorth Oxford, consisting of Summertown and St Giles, mainly covers the fork of leafy Banbury and Woodstock Roads. Owned for many centuries by St John's College, the North Oxford area is considered to be the most affluent part of Oxford with large sprawling houses and many of Oxford Universities most beautiful and historic colleges nestled amongst private schools such as St Edwards and The Dragon School. Summertown is the perfect place to base yourself during an extended stay in Oxford with high end and budget supermarkets along with fashion and interiors boutiques. One route to town, along the canal, takes you to vibrant Jericho, with its independent shops and cinema and on to the train station and central Oxford. Eating out in North Oxford is a real pleasure with The Old Parsonage, Gee's and Browns restaurants along with many other independent and international restaurants and bistros. The smell of fresh coffee and croissants coming from the many independent delis in the morning is a particular pleasure. The Cherwell Boathouse, along the River Cherwell is the perfect place to work up an appetite with a ride on a punt, the unique row boats similar to those found in Venice and Cambridge, before lunch from their delicious menu.Attractions not to be missed include the famous Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers Museums, each housing some of the world's most fascinating and historical artefacts.

Location description from owner

The England region

This self-catering Oxford apartment is a 5-minute walk from the unique and vibrant enclave of Jericho, which has a wide variety of shops, restaurants and an independent cinema. Getting away into the lush Oxfordshire countryside is easy from this property. Within walking distance you can reach Port Meadow and take a walk along the Thames. Or 10 minutes away is the beautiful University Parks where you can walk, picnic, punt on the river and watch cricket in the summer. An excellent choice for anyone looking for a holiday cottage in Oxford.

Central Oxford

The bus journey to the city centre from this Oxford apartment takes 5 minutes and the service is frequent. Alternatively the walk to the city centre takes 15 minutes and is very pleasant: straight down the Woodstock Road/St Giles, taking you past North Oxford's distinctive Victorian Gothic architecture and university buildings.

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Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • No pets allowed

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Short Let Space Esmee Quinton (Property Manager Short Let Space)
Calendar updated:
27 Aug 2016

Languages spoken: English


This Apartment has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 24 Mar 2014. Located in Oxford, it has 10 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £753 to £891.

The Owner has a response rate of 65% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 27 Aug 2016.

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“A rest in Oxford.”

Reviewed 18 Nov 2015

Comfortable and very conveniently situated being a 15/20 minute walk from Oxford's centre and on a frequent bus route as well. All mod cons and very quiet although the parking space was a bit of a lottery. Very good king bed, but the twin beds in the second bedroom were a bit hard!

“Excellent”

Reviewed 30 Apr 2015

Very well located (close to city center), clean and organized! The kitchen is fully equipped. I really recommend!

“Fantastic”

Reviewed 9 Sep 2014

Owner extremely friendly and helpful. Apartment super clean. Great, quiet location close to town, Jericho, Summertown and Port Meadow. Garage very useful. Highly recommended.

“All our needs were graciously satisfied.”

Reviewed 14 Aug 2014

The location of this apartment was ideal. It was close enough to all attractions, an easy drive to the Cotswold's without going through the center of Oxford, and the bus into the center was on the corner, came often, and was a 5 minute ride into the center. The apartment was quiet. There were some problems with the apartment. The mattress was very soft. The dishwasher required the water to run in the sink for the full cycle and the clothes did not come out of the washer/dryer dry. This was dealt with by using the drying rack provided and it was a minor inconvenience. We washed the dishes by hand and used the dishwasher as a drying rack. I recommend not paying for extra cleaning since towels and sheets are changed weekly without cost and cleaning supplies and a vacuum are provided. In addition to the convenience to Oxford center, walking into Jericho, a neighborhood that is a 5 minute walk from the apartment was excellent. In Jericho there were many good restaurants and some small groceries. The apartment comes with a garage (important since there is virtually no parking in Oxford). the problem is that the garage was so small that our rental Audi was too big for the garage. If you come by car, be sure that your car is as small as possible. For Oxford, a car is not necessary. But if you plan side trips, then you might want one, or you can rent as needed. One of the best things about this rental was Astrid, the owner of the apartment. There was nothing that we asked that she did not quickly provide graciously. She was very easy to get along with and very responsive to our needs. Despite some of the negatives, I would strongly recommend this rental since the negatives can be overcome and the positives were very positive. The only thing I would recommend to improve this experience would be a good mattress.

“Perfect Family Accomodation for Academic Stay”

Reviewed 18 Apr 2013

We stayed at Butler Close for a number of weeks over December-January 2012 while I was a visiting fellow at Oxford (Two adults, two children 14yrs and 10yrs). The accomodation was central and a nice walk to a local corner store and into the centre of town. It is right on the bus route as well. It was very comfortable and warm. The owner was excellent and very helpful in ensuring the accomodation was ready and perfect for us. We were met at the property and given the key, and had the appliances explained. I highly recommend using this unit. We will stay here if we come back to Oxford.

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