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Islip OX5 2RX United Kingdom

Listing # 141656

Rates From GBP 3500 Monthly
Academic Pending
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Last Updated: Sunday, August 9, 2020

4 bedroomed character cottage in historic village close to Oxford

The Old Fox is a former coaching inn known as the Old Fox and Grapes c.1723 situated in the heart of the village which is the birthplace of Edward the Confessor c.1004. It has a truly delightful walled garden with private parking offering huge amounts of privacy and seclusion. It incorporates wonderful period features with modern day living. The accommodation comprises a kitchen/family room enjoying a double aspect complete with 'Morso' wood burning stove, dining room, sitting room with 'Morso' wood burning stove, utility room and cloakroom on the ground floor. There is a cellar with under floor heating making ideal for storage or a great children's playroom. The first floor enjoys a master bedroom suite with a stylish en-suite shower room, two further double bedrooms, and single bedroom and a spacious family bathroom. The property retains much of its character such as exposed beams.
The village of Islip is within easy reach of Oxford and features a number of character properties, as well as the parish church, which is of 13th-century origin. There is an excellent community shop, primary school and GP surgery, plus a rail station with frequent train services to Oxford and London Marylebone. As well as being convenient for Summertown (5 miles), Headington (5.5 miles) and Oxford city centre (6.75 miles) the village is also convenient for Woodstock (about 7.5 miles), Bicester Village, and access to the M40. Junction 9 is 4.5 miles north, whilst Junction 8a is 10 miles south east. Sainsburys supermarket, Kidlington is 2 miles.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
1884 Sq. Feet
Suited for
7 people
Property Type
Cottage or Country Home


Available from Wednesday, September 30, 2020 until Thursday, September 30, 2021
Minimum Stay
11 day(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
From 1/10/20
*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Islip
Postal Code - State or Province OX5 2RX England
Country United Kingdom
Neighborhood Keywords Islip Village
Closest University Oxford
University nearby University of Reading, University of Warwick

Rental Price:

GBP 3500 Monthly

Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Rural Environment
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Architectural Gem
  • Available for Short Term
  • Writing or Country Retreat
  • Historical Home


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • Fireplace
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Baby Furniture
  • Other:


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe

Pets Welcome
Car Available

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About Member

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Academic Pending Confirmation Academic Faculty or Staff (Universities, Research Institutes, and Museums)
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Member Since Aug 9 2020
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I am a consultant physician currently at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London. I was a senior clinical lecturer and consultant at the Oxford University Hospitals for 18 years.

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