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Beautiful Oxfordshire House situated on the River Thames convenient to Oxford

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8 bedrooms
8 bathrooms
18 guests
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Comprising a spacious main house and attached wing with its own separate entrance, this exceptional house makes a perfect retreat for large groups or several families holidaying together and is excellently furnished. The main reception room has wooden floors and a wood-burning stove as well as wi-fi, Sky TV, DVD and surround sound - perfect for relaxing get-togethers - there is also a study area on a galleried floor. Nearly all bedrooms have TV, 8 bathrooms nearly all ensuite. The conservatory dining area offers enough space for all guests to dine together, with views over the large garden and doors opening onto a patio barbecue area with further outside tables and seating within the gardens of Dinckley Court, which lead down to the River Thames, overlooking open farmland beyond. Ther...Comprising a spacious main house and attached wing with its own separate entrance, this exceptional house makes a perfect retreat for large groups or several families holidaying together and is excellently furnished. The main reception room has wooden floors and a wood-burning stove as well as wi-fi, Sky TV, DVD and surround sound - perfect for relaxing get-togethers - there is also a study area on a galleried floor. Nearly all bedrooms have TV, 8 bathrooms nearly all ensuite. The conservatory dining area offers enough space for all guests to dine together, with views over the large garden and doors opening onto a patio barbecue area with further outside tables and seating within the gardens of Dinckley Court, which lead down to the River Thames, overlooking open farmland beyond. There is excellent boat mooring and local boat hire which can be moored privately here; fishing is also enjoyed when in season, or at Orchid Lakes with specialist carp coarse fishing lakes ½ mile away. Walking of local pub and other good establishments. Located in 8 acres on the bank of the River Thames, the property lies in one of the most picturesque areas of South Oxfordshire, within the small hamlet of Burcot-on-Thames, close to the historic towns of Abingdon and Oxford (7 miles) with beautiful and historic Dorchester-on-Thames less than a mile away. From July to the end of August a marquee is set up in the garden, close to the house with seating, tables, crockery and cutlery for 18. All large supermarkets deliver supplies to Dinckley and for special occasions we can provide services of caterers, beauty therapists, wine tasting evenings etc.More
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Annette G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2008
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This property is more than a house, it's a home. We were an extended family of 18 people and there was plenty of room, to where we did not feel like we were on top of each other (I had been having anxiety about that)....More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Kbfau
Reviewed 18 March 2019

A party of 17 (including 2 children) and our 4 dogs arrived ready for a weekend of 80th birthday celebrations. The house and the grounds are really beautiful and there was plenty of space for all of us. The bedrooms are great and spacious and...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank strawbkisses
Dreamer626891, VR Owner at Beautiful Oxfordshire House situated on the River Thames convenient to Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2019

We are delighted that Dinckley Court met all your requirements and more. The property is always maintained to a high standard. We would love to have you stay again and once again, thank you for your booking.

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

I stayed at Dinckley Court for a few days, along with my extended family who were there for a week. A well stocked and appointed property with a delightfully peaceful and tranquil frontage onto the Thames, not far from Abingdon for supplies, and roomy enough...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Management response:Responded 3 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Delighted you had a lovely time and intend on rebooking next year. The property is always maintained to a high standard and we do intend on making it even more lovely for our guests to...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

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Date of stay: July 2018
Dreamer626891, VR Owner at Beautiful Oxfordshire House situated on the River Thames convenient to Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: May 2018
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Ceiling Fans
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Boat Available
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
Entrance hall with tiled floor. Living room with wood-burning stove comfortable leather sofas and soft furnishings Large and stunning conservatory/dining-room with stone floor, patio doors to patio. Large beautiful well-equipped modern kitchen with Aga, double range cooker and stone floor. Utility and Separate WC. Double bedroom (5ft bed), en-suite shower room/W.C. Staircase from living room to first floor: Study area to dressing area with chair-bed (alternative sleeping). Beamed double bedroom with en-suite bathroom/W.C. Second staircase from hall to first floor: Small kitchen. Double bedroom. Twin-bedded room. Bathroom/W.C. Separate entrance to wing: Two double bedrooms, each with en-suite shower room/W.C. First floor: Two bedrooms, each with en-suite bathroom/W.C; one double, one twin-bedded. 8 Flatscreen TVs (one satellite), Small DVD library, Three cots (1 travel, 1 standing, 1 baby crib), Two h/chairs, Two Z-beds (alternative sleeping only)
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About the neighbourhood
A Salters Steamer Boat can be caught from Oxford and back to Days Lock and a walk taken back to Dinckley Court, or Nuneham Courtneys arboretum can be visited - full of amazing trees, plants and beautiful peacocks. Restaurants within 10 miles for food lovers include Raymond Blanc's Quatre de Saison, the famous Crazy Bear Thai restaurant, The Plough restaurant/pub, serving fabulous Tapas (can be delivered), and the Chequers pub, 400 yards away, serving great british food. Historic Oxford is 15 minutes by bus. Henley and Windsor, with its royal castle, are both within a hour's drive, with the Georgian Hritage city of Bath and the English Cotswolds slightly further afield.
How to get there
From Didcot Parkway station Dinckley Court is 15 minutes away by taxi, or from Oxford station 25 minutes.
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