The SpaceThis is a smart and fully furnished flat with two separate bedrooms, a separate kitchen/dining room, and a separate living room on the second floor. It is located in a beautiful and quiet area in central Oxford, next to the Hinksey Park.
The flat has two bedrooms (a double bedroom and a smaller guest room with a sofa bed expandable into a double bed), a living room and a kitchen with a dining table for six. The kitchen has quality fittings by Bosch. The washing machine is also by Bosch. It is a fully furnished flat, with quality furniture, has a cozy living room upstairs (sofa by Bo Concept) and oak wooden floor in the downstairs area. The bed and mattress in the double bedroom are of a high quality, manufactured by Warren Evans. The flat has wooden wardrobes, produced by Greens Furniture Oxford, and new double glazed sash windows, installed by windows specialist John Forkun. There is a TV set with a DVD player in the flat. There are many other useful things in the flat, kitchen utensils, a filter coffee machine, iron, hair dryer, a toy kitchen for children etc.
The flat is ideal for a couple. It can also host one to two children in the guest room. The internal area of the flat is 68 sqm.
Note: This is not a serviced flat. It contains some personal belongings. Two wardrobes and one chest of drawers can be used by guests. There is always a clean set of bed sheets/linen, but any additional sets might have to be washed, if the previous guest has not done so. Beds might need to be made by the guests upon arrival.
The flat has wireless internet connection (included in the rent) and a landline phone. Phone calls are not included in the rent.
The property is located in the south area of central Oxford. It takes around 15 minutes to walk to Carfax/the main shopping area. There is a bus stop just around the corner, with several bus lines going to the city centre. There are shops, pubs, a delicatessen café, a public swimming pool, free tennis courts, a park, a lake and the Four Pillars Gym and restaurant in the area. There is also a very nice playground for children just around the corner. It is one of Oxford's largest playgrounds.
One car can be parked in the garden of the property.
No smokers or pets, please. Children are welcome. Quiet times in the UK are 11pm-7am. Please observe them.
A cleaning fee of £70 per stay, done by a professional company, will be charged in addition to the rent. Guests are required to keep the flat clean during their stay. Vacuum cleaner etc. are provided.
To arrange a booking, please contact me with some information about your background, scope of your visit in Oxford etc. A link to a website (departmental, company etc.) with a photo would also be appreciated.
All payments have to be done via Airbnb's system. Airbnb offers an automatic discount for longer stays. Prices are not negotiable beyond that. This is one of the best short-term rental deals in Oxford.
Charges for standard usage of electricity, water and heating are included, but only for moderate use (ask me about this), and is subject to modifications by the utilities providers. A landline phone is provided, but any charges above the monthly subscription will be paid by the guest, and deducted from the deposit. To avoid extra charges it is greatly recommended that you use other means to make phone calls (e.g. via the Internet).
For stays longer than a month the owner reserves the right to make a monthly brief routine check, with advance notice.
Update July 2016: Most of the books have been removed from the flat. There is a new microwave and new kettle in the kitchen. Guest AccessOne parking slot in the garden.
Gym around the corner (around £10 for a day pass).
Free tennis courts and public swimming pool in the park next door.
Playground for children one minute away, also in the park. Interaction with GuestsOn a daily basis, if needed. The NeighborhoodThe flat is close to the city centre, next to a beautiful park (Hinksey Park), and close to the countryside, so it is in a great location. Getting AroundBuses for Oxford city centre leave from a stop just around the corner. Other Things to NoteYou will love Oxford and you love this flat! Over the years, it has hosted people from very different parts of the world, USA, China, Australia, South Africa, Brazil, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, Israel, India, France, etc.