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Bagpuss Cottage Stunning 2 bedroom cosy cottage
Entire cottage · 4 guests · 2 beds · 2.5 bathrooms

Bagpuss Cottage Stunning 2 bedroom cosy cottageStunning open plan 2 bedroom cottage on the edge of the Cotswolds in the village of Curbridge nr Witney & Bampton, nestled in the private grounds of Willow House. Brand new and only just completed to a high standard. The perfect combination of character features including a wood-burner, flagstone flooring alongside modern facilities which include underfloor heating, wifi, smart TV, Sky, Netflix and an echo dot. Nespresso coffee maker and kitchen stocked with modern appliances.

Beautiful old cottage in the heart of Eynsham.
Private room · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 shared bathroom

Beautiful old cottage in the heart of Eynsham.Thank you for your interest in my home. I live in a beautiful cottage which is located down a quiet street centrally in the quaint village of Eynsham. We're close to shops, pubs & restaurants. This in an ideal location being on the edge of the Cotswolds so if you enjoy outside space, there are many beautiful walks nearby. Bicester Village & historic places like Blenheim Palace are also easily accessible. Eynsham is the ideal place to stay for work or pleasure.

Quiet Quaint Barn Conversion
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Entire cottage · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bathroom

Quiet Quaint Barn ConversionThis is my lovely one bedroom converted barn in the quaint village of Eynsham. The village boasts plenty of food and drink establishments and other local amenities. Oxford is just a short drive/bus away and there are excellent links to London via train or bus. Blenheim palace is nearby and the Cotswolds are a short drive away. The house offers plenty of character and full use of the Kitchen, wood burner and private garden.

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  • Kitchen
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  • Free parking on premises
  • Hot tub
  • Washing machine

Houses in Oxford

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  2. Boars Hill
A stunning house for an Oxfordshire staycation
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  1. Private room
  2. Boars Hill
Double room + En suite, Close to Oxford & Abingdon
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  2. Oxfordshire
Lovely house with garden in Jericho- free parking
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  2. Cowley
Central & Stylish 2 Bedroom Oxford Home
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  2. Eynsham
Beautiful Historic House in the Heart of Eynsham
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  2. Oxfordshire
Modern East Oxford Home with Parking
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  2. Oxfordshire
A gorgeous home in a village 2 miles from Oxford
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  2. Cassington
Luxury Barn - Oxford/Cotswolds/Bicester Village
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  1. Private room
  2. Oxford
A Colorful Modern Take on a Period Residence
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  2. Oxford
Single room in great location!
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  2. Cumnor
The Studio: rural riverside setting near Oxford
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  2. Elsfield
Fern at Church Farm Retreats - Luxury Country Stay

Pet-friendly cottages

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  2. North Leigh
Cosy 2 Bed cottage New Yatt Farm
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  2. Lidstone
Stunning Cottage in the Cotswolds
  1. Private room
  2. Eynsham
Beautiful old cottage in the heart of Eynsham
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  2. Chadlington
Light, spacious cottage in Cotswold village
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  2. East Hendred
Gorgeous Cottage in Stunning Location
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  2. Hailey
Secluded Cottage in the Oxfordshire Countryside
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  2. Wheatley
Teds Hideaway
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  2. Brill
Elegant Countryside Cottage near Oxford
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  2. Kirtlington
Gorgeous country cottage
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  2. North Leigh
Luxury Cotswold cottage at New Yatt Farm
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  2. North Leigh
Glenfield Cottage -Secluded luxury in Oxfordshire
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  2. Charlbury
Double bed in a curved Cotswold cottage near train

Cottages with kitchens

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  2. Crowmarsh Gifford
Gardeners’ Cottage (Georgian stable conversion)
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  2. Chipping Norton
Luxury Brand New Honeycomb Cottage-Chipping Norton
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  2. Ashendon
Victorian cottage, Ashendon, Bucks. All inc. price
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  2. Oxfordshire
Cosy Cottage, Chipping Norton
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  2. Oxfordshire
Barn conversion close to Bicester
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  2. Wallingford
Detached private cottage with private parking.
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  2. North Leigh
North Leigh home - entire annex with amenities
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  2. Aylesbury
Luxurious Converted Dairy in countryside setting
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  2. Oxfordshire
Well equipped private annex apartment
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  2. Headington
The Coach house in Oxford
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  2. Stonesfield
Rustic Cotswold stone cottage in Stonesfield
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  2. Stonesfield
Little Chestnut Cottage

Welcome to Oxford

History lives, breathes, eats, drinks, shops, celebrates, and gets its degree in Oxford, a university city where the halls of learning are temples to Gothic architecture, and the streets you shop in can be traced back 1,000 years. Oxford has Saxon towers and a Norman castle, medieval pubs, and a host of atmospheric libraries, churches, museums, and modern art galleries. But nothing beats the romantic spires and magnificent exteriors of the ancient colleges that dominate the city’s skyline. Step into their courtyards and you’ll find acres of hidden green lawns and gardens, while the banks of the River Cherwell are lined with meadows and parks. For all its bustle, there are plenty of places to find peace in Oxford, and its location between the Cotswolds and the Chiltern hills makes it a great place from which to explore some stunning English countryside.

How do I get around Oxford?

Oxford is one hour from London by train, and there’s a direct bus from London Heathrow (LHR), the United Kingdom’s biggest and busiest international airport. The station is a 15-minute walk from the town's compact and easily walkable centre. There you’ll find hop-on-hop-off tour buses, and an excellent local bus network for longer distances. Traffic gets busy in town and parking can be hard to find and costly; if you’re visiting by car, park-and-ride bus services can ferry you in from the outskirts of town, and taxis and rideshares are widely available. Oxford is a popular cycling city — its dockless bike share scheme includes electric bikes. Consider taking to the river, too – punts, pedalos, and rowing boats are all a fun way to explore.

When is the best time to book a Oxford vacation rental?

Summer gets the best weather and also the most visitors, although during July and August, most of the students have gone home, which evens it out. Oxford is a very floral city and springtime can be particularly lovely, while autumn is a delightful time for crisp walks among the changing colours. May can be busy for the academic community. It begins with May Morning, when students gather at Magdalen Bridge to salute the dawn and street festivities follow to celebrate the coming of spring. For the rest of the month, students in gowns flap along the street to their exams, and celebrate their conclusion with any number of balls and festivities; there’s usually lots of outdoor theatre to enjoy too. But this is a city of unceasing culture, whose playhouses, cinemas, and music venues are busy year round.

What are the top things to do in Oxford?

Worcester College

At only 300 years old, Worcester is a comparatively young college, but the 19th-century landscaping of its grounds make it one of the most breathtaking. With 26 acres of lawns, gardens, and playing fields, it’s a gorgeous retreat in the very centre of town, and even has its own orchard and lake — not to mention a picturesque cricket pavilion.

The Covered Market

Filled with independent traders, the stalls of this market have been serving Oxford with fresh produce, clothing, and other goods for nearly 250 years. It’s a great place to browse alongside the locals, pick up a coffee, stop for a bite, or just duck in for some shelter if it’s raining.

Port Meadow

Just a short walk from the train station, this 86-acre flood plain beside the River Thames is a huge open space to the north of the city centre great for walking, cycling, picnicking, and even swimming. Whatever you come for, you’re bound to encounter plenty of wildlife, be it the cattle that graze here, the migrating birds and wildfowl that are regular visitors, or its very own clan of wild ponies.

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