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Wroxton House

Oxford, Oxfordshire (Ref. 915875)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
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  • Mr Jelly

    “Wroxton House is an excellent house well appointed and is close to bus routes and the city center.”

    I would have no hesitation in recommending this as a centre for visiting the Cotswolds, Blenheim Palace and the city of Oxford. The only slight improvement I think should be made as that the fridge public freezer is too small especially if there are six adults sharing. We enjoyed our stay – the main purpose of which was to attend the graduation of my daughter at New College Oxford.

The property

Oxford 1 mile.

A unique detached 1930's house, with a mock Tudor facade, located just 10 minutes’ walk from the River Thames and one mile from the centre of Oxford.

This charming Oxford cottage, built using timbers from Wroxton Abbey Estate, retains interior furnishings typical of a 1930s house, but with modern amenities and provides spacious accommodation, ideal for a family get together or city break with friends.

Boasting many character features including original oak floors, tiled fireplaces and a stunning oak staircase, this delightful Oxford cottage has four spacious bedrooms dressed with blankets and eiderdowns, typical of the time period, although duvets can be provided on request at the time of booking.

The sitting room at this cottage in Oxford boasts an open fire and baby grand piano, whilst the dining room also has an open fire, along with French windows to the rear lawned garden.

The well-equipped kitchen has a Belfast sink, a decorative AGA and a dining area, and why not relax in the garden at the end of the day, whilst enjoying a refreshing drink and planning the following day's activities?

This Oxford cottage has the benefit of being on a bus route, plus just a short walk away is Iffley village with its Norman church, whilst the thriving University city of Oxford, with its many shops, pubs and restaurants, is just one mile away and can be accessed via a riverside walk along the Thames.

A truly unique Oxford cottage for a memorable holiday at any time of year.


  • Four bedrooms: 2 x double, 2 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower and basin
  • Separate WC
  • Shower room with shower only
  • Ground floor WC
  • Utility
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Walk-in pantry
  • Dining room with open fire
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Gas central heating with open fires
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, telephone (incoming calls only), selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fires inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Garage for 1 car, plus off road parking for 2 cars
  • Secure bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned gardens with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5 mins walk, pub 1 mile
  • River Thames footpath 10 mins walk
  • Note: The AGA is only decorative
  • Note: Wroxton House is on a bus route and road noise can be heard when in the garden
  • Note: Sleeps 6 people including infants
  • Note: Property accepts bookings with arrivals on Saturdays only
  • Note: The bedrooms are dressed with blankets and eiderdowns, although duvets can be provided on request at the time of booking

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About the location


Oxford, the oldest university city in England and known as 'The City of Dreaming Spires’ has an abundance of prestigious attractions, namely the 38 colleges of the university, the oldest university teaching room, Bodleian Library, Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers Museums, and Botanic Gardens, as well as playing host to many festivals and markets. Enjoy a 'punt' on the River Cherwell, take a boat trip on the River Thames or visit the many individual shops, riverside pubs, cafes and the ancient buildings that this charming city has to offer. Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill and a World Heritage Site is just a short drive away where many walks can be enjoyed around the Capability Brown landscaped parkland, great lake and the beautiful village of Woodstock. Also close by is Henley-on-Thames with its annual Royal Regatta, attracting thousands of visitors each year to watch over 200 races on this charming part of the river. Cotswold Wildlife Park, one of the most beautiful in the country, is also worth a visit and is home to many rare and endangered species, and why not visit the many attractive Cotswold villages in the area? A little further afield Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, Warwick with its magnificent castle and Royal Leamington Spa make a lovely day out for all the family, plus London can be easily reached by coach. A memorable holiday destination at any time of year.

Region Information

Note: Property accepts max. 6 guests inc. infants.
Note: Property can accommodate bookings with a Saturday arrival only.

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