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Family of three looking for a 2-bedroom for the academic year 2021/22

I am coming to Oxford to work toward a DPhil as a Clarendon scholar, together with my partner, working (remotely) in the arts, and our 7-year old son. We are looking for a friendly 2-bedroom flat or house for the duration of the academic year (though longer might be workable too), that can help us make Oxford a temporary home.

We've done quite a bit of academic home exchanges in the past--staying in wonderful, homely places in Taipei, London, Warsaw and Vienna--, and are experienced and respectful tenants hoping for yet another stroke of luck in finding a place with soul in Oxford, too :).

It is important for us to have access to a garden/patio and to be within a bike-friendly distance to University facilities. We are happy to do house sitting duties, including basic gardening, and are generally quite flexible with whatever arrangements you might be looking for.

Please do get in touch if you would like to know more!

Very best,

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Last Updated: Tuesday, March 16, 2021


Number of Bedrooms


Property Type
Any Type

Availability (Month/Day/Year)

Available from Wednesday, September 1, 2021 until Thursday, June 30, 2022
Flexible With Dates

Sabbatical Destination:

*Approximate location of destination is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.


State or Province
United Kingdom
Closest University
University of Oxford

Rental Price:

Maximum Rent Fee

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  • Rural Environment
  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Ocean
  • Near Restaurants
  • Sub Urban Environment
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Info:

  • Furnished
  • On Campus
  • Second Home
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Unfurnished
  • Off Campus
  • Architectural Gem
  • Holiday Term
  • Available for Short Term
  • SemiFurnished
  • Writing or Country Retreat
  • Historical Home
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Elevator
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • Security System or Doorman
  • Fireplace
  • Piano
  • Pool
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • ArtStudio
  • Gym
  • Baby Furniture


Kid Friendly

Perform housesitting duties?

  • Look after Pets
  • Care for Plants
  • Forward our Mail

About Member:

Name (Alias)
Academic Confirmed Graduate or Post-Graduate Student
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Member Since Mar 12 2021
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We are a small artist-academic family, spending our days reading, cooking, walking and watching films. In the fall, I will begin working toward a DPhil in philosophy, developing a political theory of childhood. My partner, Artur, is a music curator and publisher, who has worked for various cultural institutions and NGOs, most recently as the music director for the Austrian Cultural Forum. Our 7-year old son is a wonderfully curious reader and David Attenborough enthusiast, already bubbling with excitement to spend some time in the city of dreaming spires we have seen so many times on the screen.

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