Located on the edge of the Cotswolds, 11km from Oxford and 25km from Banbury, 'Canal Road', is ideally located for an individual or family looking for a base to stay in the Oxford area from one week to several months.
The holiday cottage is located on a lovely village lane and looks out on to the canal, passing narrowboats and the countryside beyond. 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 by the current owners. The original character of the interior has been carefully retained but with all the comforts of a modern home.
-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 three 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 your 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 of 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.
-The cottage has a rear garden which is a quiet space to enjoy the sounds of the surrounding countryside.
Location and Amenities
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 three 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 canal 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.
BOOKING AND AVAILABILITY
Between April and September there is a minimum seven night stay. Shorter stays may be available inbetween bookings.
Short Break Pricing
Stays of less than 7 nights are calculated as follows:
3 nights: 75% of the weekly rate.
4 nights: 80% of the weekly rate.
5 nights: 85% of weekly rate.
6 nights: 100% of weekly rate.
What is included in your rental fee
--Bed linen (sheets and towels)
--Complimentary welcome pack of soaps, shampoo, tea and coffee
--Weekly linen change if your stay is longer than eight nights
There is street parking outside and nearby the cottage.