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$170 / night
Total guests, Nights

Sweep's Cottage – Home 1466483 Cottage

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Ask about children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Located within the Old Headingtom Conservation Area ('one of Oxford's best kept secrets'), our comfortable, newly renovated one-bedroomed cottage, has secure off-street parking within a large private garden.

Oxford City Centre is an easy cycle ride (10-15 mins) or a 40-minute walk. Frequent buses to London (90 mins), London Airports (60 mins, LHR; 100 min LGW) or into Oxford (10 mins) just minutes away. Easy access to Headington hospitals and Oxford Brookes University main campus

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Full bed
  • 1 Half bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)

Amenities

  • Wireless Internet
  • Private garden
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest

We live in the main house and are available at anytime to answer queries, make suggestions or whatever. You are welcome to enjoy the garden (open to the Public twice yearly),

Policies

Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

100% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least two weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Peter M.
Calendar last updated:
23 Apr 2024
Years listed:
10
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

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Reviews

Excellent
29 reviews

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“very satisfied customer”

Reviewed 24 Sep 2023

Peter made us so very welcome and the cottage is very quaint. We were sorry to come home but alas all things come to an end.

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“Perfect little retreat”

Reviewed 30 May 2021

We were delighted with Sweeps Cottage, A very comfortable quaint little house equipped with everything that we needed for our 2 night stay Peter and Julie were the perfect hosts , just next door and a… More

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“Everything you would need”

Reviewed 15 Jun 2019

Well equipped, great location for local shops and buses into the city. Peter was a very helpful and considerate host. Off road parking a huge plus.

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Response from the owner Many thanks, Graham. Do come again!

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“Comfortable cottage in great location”

Reviewed 27 Sep 2018

Comfortable cottage in old part of town. Julie the owner was very friendly and helpful . easy walking distance to pubs , supermarkets and cafes etc. If you didn't want to walk to Oxford there is … More

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Response from the owner Many thanks,Mick. Peter was sorry to have missed you. And thank you for sorting out the smoke detector!

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“Excellent accomodation”

Reviewed 11 Sep 2018

Sweep's Cottage is a lovely restored holiday home, very clean, well equiped. Perfect location to go to Oxford or London. Beautiful walks and excursions can be made. Having a car park in the groun… More

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Response from the owner Thank you, Klaus. It was good to meet you both.

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“Pretending to be a sweep”

Reviewed 19 Aug 2018

Lovely cottage within easy reach of Oxford centre. Location close to supermarket and some great coffee places. Hosts were lovely.

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Response from the owner Many thanks Dennise. It was great to meet you both.

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“Excellent Property for 2 people”

Reviewed 28 Jul 2018

It was a pleasure to stay in this lovely cottage. It is beautifully renovated with everything you need provided. The garden is a lovely place to relax and the position is great as well. The owner, Peter, was very helpful.

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“Cosy retreat, a beautiful walk away from Oxford centre”

Reviewed 6 Apr 2018

Located in an almost village-like setting, a short hop from Oxford. It is a beautiful walk into Oxford. The cottage is close to shops and other facilities, and contains everything you need for a relaxed short break. The hosts are helpful, and available when required.

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“Fabulous cottage in heart of Old Headington”

Reviewed 25 Mar 2018

Beautiful and comfortable cottage in ideal location for Oxford City and transport links to London and Airports. Close to shops, banks and parks in gorgeous location of Old Headington.

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Response from the owner Thanks, Anna. Peter

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“Delightful in every way.”

Reviewed 19 Dec 2017

Charming,welcoming cottage with all amenities. Well situated for visiting Oxford,and magnificent Blenheim Palace. Owners very helpful with guidance on local shops,eateries and Cuckoo Lane walk to Oxfo… More

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Response from the owner Many thanks, Janet. it was good to meet you. Glad you enjoyed your Oxford visit.

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Peter (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Peter (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Peter (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Peter the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Peter (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Peter (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Ready to book? form, a booking request is sent to Peter (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know my booking is safe?

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your dates in the Ready to book? form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Peter (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Peter (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Peter (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Peter (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Peter (the owner) a message.

If Peter (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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