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Oxford, Oxfordshire

Bannister House




No Pets

171.54 m sq


Located a brief 10-minute walk from Oxford's historic centre and renowned college grounds, is a splendid five-bedroom townhouse with a total of 170 Sq. meters of floor space, and five bedrooms sleeping up to nine guests. Features include parking for two cars, a sunlit garden, spacious balcony, Smart TV, a super king bedroom, bathtub, coffee machine and essential child amenities, like a travel cot and high chair, amongst other amenities.

Bannister House is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac along the Iffley Road which is one of the main arteries leading into Oxford from the south. The home overlooks The Oxford University Rugby Club and is adjacent to the Roger Bannister Running Track where the first recorded sub four minute mile was recorded in 1954. The home is a short walk to Oxford city centre and to the Cowley Road, which boasts an array of restaurants, coffee shops and food stores.

Bannister House in Oxford is an ideal base whether you are staying for a few days or an extended stay whilst working in the area. The home is professionally managed by Short Let Space and our team are on hand to help you have the best possible stay in this amazing Oxford short let home.
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Bannister House is a spacious family home with the following features:

-Situated in a quiet side street with no through traffic.
-Two parking spaces in front of the home.
-Private entrance.
-Entrance leads into a pleasant hallway with coat hanging and storage.
-Bedroom one off to your right (3.59 m x 4.29 m) with double bed, bedside lights and clothes hanging space.

Steps lead down to

-Bedroom two (3.62 m x 3.43 m) with double bed, bedside lights and clothes hanging space. Patio windows lead out to a spacious patio area with seating.
-Bathroom with shower, W.C. and wash basin.
-Utility room with washing machine, dryer, wash basin and storage area. Door opens to spacious a spacious patio area with seating.

First floor

-Spacious living room (5.61 m x 4.90 m) with views over to University Sports grounds and playing fields.
-Living room furnished with two comfortable two seater sofas, easy chairs, wide screen T.V, decorative fireplace and book shelves.
-Dining room (3.59 m x 5.25 m) with dining table and seating for nine.
-Kitchen with central peninsula with wash basin, double electric oven and grill, microwave, toaster and kettle, fridge and freezer, dishwasher.
-Kitchen is fully equipped with cooking utensils, coffee maker, chinaware and plenty of food preparation and storage space.

Stairs lead up to Second Floor

-Bedroom Three (5.55 m x 3.79 m) with comfortable super-king size bed, bedside table and lamps, clothes hanging and book shelves.
-Bedroom four (3.61 m x 3.62 m) with double bed, bedside lights and clothes hanging space.
-Bedroom five (1.88 m x 3.68 m) with double bed, bedside lights and clothes hanging space.

-Spacious patio area with seating.
-Features two driveway parking spot - a rarity in this locality.
-An expansive balcony offers views of a secluded garden and Oxford University's rugby field.
-A mere 10-minute stroll to Oxford's historic heart and renowned university precincts.
-A vibrant assortment of eateries, cafés, music venues and essential stores line Cowley Road, just 5 minutes away.
-Convenient 24/7 buses to London and nearby airports stop at St Clements, a 10-minute walk.

This short let home provides:

  • Expert Cleaning
  • Hotel-Grade Linens
  • Fresh Towels
  • Hassle-Free Self Check-In
  • Round-the-Clock Guest Assistance


-Washer and Dryer
-Ironing set


Unwind in the LIVING AREA on a plush sofa while enjoying the Smart TV (on-demand apps access; own login needed. No regular channels). Stable WiFi throughout the property

Relish the views from the spacious BALCONY off the living room.

The KITCHEN is fully loaded:

-Standard appliances
-Oven & hob
-Refrigerator & freezer
-Coffee machine (pods not included but available nearby). A comprehensive collection of cookware awaits the chef in you!

Feast at the dining table or grab a quick bite at the kitchen's breakfast bar.

Outside Area

There is a south facing private garden with seating and dining table.


There are two private off-road dedicated parking spaces.

Please note: Domestic electric vehicle chargers are not suitable for use at the property and are strictly forbidden. You are liable for any damage or loss suffered by us due to your unauthorised use of domestic charger

The Neighbourhood

Cowley Road boasts supermarkets such as Tesco Metro & Sainsbury's, both a quick 5-minute stroll. Also available: retail stores, ATMs and a Boots pharmacy. A farmer's market graces the primary school behind Tesco on Cowley Road most Saturdays between 10am-1pm - look out for the signs!


A mere 5-minute walk from the residence, Cowley Road presents a vast array of eateries and bars. Highlights include Antep Kitchen (Turkish), Oli's Thai, Spiced Roots (Caribbean), and The Magdalen Arms gastropub. For delightful steak dishes or Sunday feasts, consider The Chester Arms (reservations recommended). The Big Society offers an engaging environment with ping pong, while Kazbar serves up tempting Tapas. For a spirited time, The Cape of Good Hope offers food, quizzes, music and more.


In the vicinity of Cowley Road, explore the Ultimate Picture Palace cinema, the O2 Academy music venue, and the tranquil riverside paths of Aston's Eyot. For kids, Meadow Lane houses a playground and skate park.


Westgate: A sprawling new complex featuring shopping, dining and entertainment spots, complemented by a rooftop dining terrace and cinema.

Christ Church: Famously showcased in the Harry Potter movies.

The Ashmolean Museum: The globe's inaugural university museum, with panoramic vistas of Oxford from the Rooftop Restaurant.

Radcliffe Camera/Bodleian Library: An emblematic Oxford landmark, boasting a vast collection of over 12 million items. Optimal exterior views are accessible from St. Mary's Church.

Punting: A favoured activity along the Cherwell & Isis rivers.

Oxford Botanic Garden: The UK's oldest botanic garden and a historically significant scientific garden.

Music & Events: Experience Evensong at Magdalen College and concerts at Holywell Music Rooms and the Sheldonian Theatre.


The property includes two driveway spots, ensuring seamless movement in and around Oxford.


  • On foot: A scenic 15-minute journey across Magdalen Bridge.

  • By bus: Board the No. 3 bus, conveniently available outside the close.

  • By car: A swift 5-minute ride or consider Royal Cars taxi service.


For trips to London or airports, consider the Oxford Tube bus or the Airline bus from St Clements (a 10-minute walk). Alternatively, Oxford's central train station offers numerous connections.


Oxford Brookes University, JR Hospital and Churchill Hospital are within a 5-10 minute drive.


Payment & Cancellation

-Non-refundable deposit of 20% required at time of booking.
-Non-refundable balance payable if cancellation is less than 30 days before check in.

We advise that you obtain travel and cancellation insurance at the time of booking.



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