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Wolvercote, Oxford, Oxfordshire
4.8(4 Reviews)

Port Meadow View


3
Bedrooms

Sleeps
6

3
Bathrooms

No Pets

119 m sq

Overview

Port Meadow View, a luxury three-bedroom retreat nestled in the village of Wolvercote, just a short three-mile journey north of Oxford.

This cherished family home boasts a chic interior, exuding a sense of style and comfort. The generously appointed open plan living-dining-kitchen area opens up to a charming walled garden, offering a delightful view for guests to savour. The bedrooms are adorned with a mix of king-sized and double beds, accommodating up to six guests with utmost ease and luxury. Embrace the warm summer breeze and bask in the outdoor seating area within the walled garden, creating the perfect ambience for relaxation.

For your convenience, parking is available at the front of the property, with ample space for two vehicles. Wolvercote, situated on the fringes of the scenic 'Port Meadow,' entices with its timeless charm and historical allure. Residents still cherish ancient rights to keep horses, cattle, or geese on this cherished common ground.

Immerse yourself in the enchanting walk along the River Thames, through the picturesque Port Meadow, leading you gracefully into the heart of Oxford. Additionally, indulge in leisurely strolls along the nearby Oxford Canal, embracing the natural beauty that surrounds this heavenly retreat.

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Description


About Port Meadow View:

- The heart of the home is the spacious open-plan living-dining-kitchen area which looks out over the pretty walled garden.
- Dining table and chairs for six.
- Living area with plush sofas and easy chairs and a wide screen TV and Wi-Fi are there for your entertainment.
- Central heating and under-floor heating in bathrooms ensures that you can stay cosy throughout your stay with us.
- Well equipped kitchen with gas double oven and hob, dishwasher, chinaware and cooking utensils.
- Washing machine and dryer in the utility room with iron and ironing board.
- The first floor hosts two charming double bedrooms. The first bedroom features a king-size bed, ample clothes hanging space, and an adjacent bathroom complete with a soothing bath, WC, and wash basin. The second bedroom offers a standard double bed, while a well-appointed family bathroom with a walk-in shower, WC, and wash basin caters to the needs of all guests.
- Climb the stairs to discover the third bedroom, offering another comfortable standard double bed.
- Spacious walled garden area with outside seating.
- Parking at front for two vehicles.
- Sorry but no smoking in the house or garden and no pets allowed.

Outside Area

There is a beautiful private rear garden with seating as well as a front garden area. The River Thames is a short walk away and there is a riverside walk through Port Meadow to Oxford.

Parking

There is off street parking for two cars. 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 chargers.

The Neighbourhood

Wolvercote is a pretty village on the outskirts of Oxford. The home is near to a wide open area of meadow land that runs along the River Thames into Oxford. The Oxford Canal is a short walk away which also has a footpath into Oxford which is around a 2.5 mile walk.

There are two excellent pub-restaurants in the village. The Trout Inn is an upmarket gastropub with outside seating and views over the River Thames. Jacobs Inn is a family friendly cosy gastropub. In the village there is a local shop and children's play area. The River Thames is a five minute walk from the home.

There is a popular River Thames bathing and swimming area near to Godstow Bridge which crosses the River Thames at Wolvercote. Wolvercote is an idyllic base to explore the City of Oxford and the Cotswolds. Oxford city centre is 30 minutes by bus or 3 miles by car. Several of the gateway villages to the Cotswolds such as Woodstock and Chipping Norton are just 30 or so minutes drive.

Food & Drink Nearby:
The Trout Inn - 0.5 miles
The White Heart - 0.1 miles
The Plough - 0.6 miles

Shops Nearby:
Port Meadow Convenience Store - less than 2 minutes walk away
Waitrose - 1.2 miles
Sainsburys Local - 1.6 miles

Days Out Nearby:
Oxford University Museum of Natural History - 2.9 miles
Ashmolean Museum - 2.8 miles
Oxford Castle & Prison - 3.0 miles
J R R Tolkien's Grave - 0.9 miles
Blenheim Palace & Estate - 6.1 miles

Walks Nearby:
Lower Wolvercote and Oxford Canal Circular - approx 11.5 miles in length
Wolvercote to Godstow Abbey - approx. 4.5 miles in total

Other Towns Nearby:
Oxford - 3 miles
Woodstock - 5 miles
Cotswolds - 7 miles

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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.

Additional notes

- Sorry but missing or lost keys are charged at £50 per key to cover cost of cutting and re-instating to the property.
- Only named guests are allowed access to the home. If someone has booked on your behalf, please ensure that they have given all of your details.

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Max Adults:
6
Max Children:
4
Max Infants:
4
Maximum number of adults and children is 6
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Reviews

Average 4.8 out of 5 (4 Customer Reviews)
Kate - Aug 2023 - VRBO

Had the most wonderful stay at Port Meadow View with my family. The home is beautiful, clean, and well appointed with everything we needed to feel like home for our 10-day stay. The back garden and patio are divine, so we cooked and ate dinner outside on several nights and I enjoyed sitting there to read. The beds are incredibly comfortable and we slept soundly. It was great having the local convenience store just across the street and we also enjoyed visiting the local Wolvercote pubs! Although not a problem for our 6 and 8 year old children, one of the three bedrooms is on the top floor and the stairs are quite steep and narrow, which could be difficult for some guests to navigate. Truly a gem if you’re looking to stay just outside the Oxford City Centre. We’ve already recommended this home to several friends and family and wouldn’t hesitate to stay again!

Sean - Jul 2023 - Booking.com
David - Apr 2022 - Air B&B

We enjoyed a lovely stay in Oxford. The house met all our needs, spacious, elegant and spotlessly clean. The bus into town every 15 minutes across the road was a lifesaver allowing us to avoid the traffic. We also enjoyed the lovely walks locally. A perfect base for an Oxford and surrounds holiday.

Jan 2022

Our stay was perfectly fine . It’s a nice house with spacious living area on a ground floor , two bedrooms on the first floor and the third one (which we honestly liked the most ) is on the second floor . Kitchen is quite big with a big gas stove . Garden is beautiful. We were having a rainy English weather during our stay but I’m sure it is stunning during summer . Check in is easy, and parking is right in front of the house . Our point of contact was Mandie , who was very responsive and helpful and gave us a plenty of options to dine in. We enjoyed the food in the Place called the Perch a lot . The food is to die for . For sure will stay there again once in Oxford .

Anna
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