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Beautiful Oxfordshire House situated on the River Thames convenient to Oxford

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8 bedrooms
8 bathrooms
18 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
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. Ther...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.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
The property is always presented and cleaned to high standard. Although we are more than happy to welcome pets up to 3 dogs as the property is spacious enough - we do not permit them to sleep in bedrooms, so please bring your dog baskets and always clean after them within the grounds and when they return from walks if they are muddy. Please leave the property in a reasonable and tidy condition as found. HAVE A WONDERFUL STAY!
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 6 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Annette G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2008
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 November 2012

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Date of stay: May 2012
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 November 2012

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Date of stay: September 2012
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 October 2012

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Date of stay: October 2012
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 20 October 2012

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Date of stay: July 2012
Reviewed 15 September 2012

My family and I did not have a good start to the holiday when my daughter, who booked the accommodation was phoned by the owner and accused of damaging a TV. At that point we had not even arrived at the house! When we arrived...More

Date of stay: August 2012
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Management response:Responded 19 October 2012

I am most surprised to read this review. I apologised for the mix up of caliing this group and asking about damage. It was a genuine mistake and I apologied profusely. A TV was damaged and I organised a another one to replace it straight...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Grill
Blender
Boat Available
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
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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