Double en-suite, Summertown, Oxford

Bed & Breakfast - Private room · Blenheim Dr, Oxford, OX2 8DJ, United Kingdom

Our spacious double room with an en-suite bathroom overlooks a beautiful garden and fields beyond. Our lovely house is in a prestigious and quiet neighbourhood but only 10 minutes from Oxford city centre. We also have a single room listed separately

Your host, Helena
73 Reviews
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

Our spacious double room with an en-suite bathroom overlooks a beautiful garden and fields beyond. Our lovely house is in a prestigious and quiet neighbourhood but only 10 minutes from Oxford city centre. We also have a single room listed separately

The Space

This is the listing for our spacious room with a double bed, an ensuite bathroom, and view of the garden. If you are looking for a single room, please book it on our other listing: 'Single and Double Room in Oxford'.

During the month of August we are looking for guests who are interested in visiting Oxford for a minimum of 2 weeks and preferably 4 weeks. Please contact us to discuss a price.

The ensuite bathroom is brand new and has a high quality shower, toilet and handbasin.

Remember, that if the dates you want are booked up on this listing, go to our other listing 'Single and Double Room in Oxford' as you might find a vacant room there.

Our house is in leafy Summertown, a prestigious suburb of Oxford just 2 miles from the city centre. The bus stop is 3 minutes walk away and the journey into the city centre takes 10 minutes. We also have a free car parking space where you can safely leave your car all day.

A pub serving good food is 10 minutes walk away and a 15 minute walk brings you to the many restaurants and shops in Summertown . The famous 'Trout' pub of Inspector Morse fame is a short drive away.

The spacious kitchen is available for breakfast (cereal and toast, tea, coffee and orange juice). A fridge and microwave are available for occasional use in the early evening, or if you would like to stay more than a week, these could be available more regularly, by agreement. Longer term guests can also use the washing machine and drying facilities for £4 per load. We have a lovely big garden and if you like walking or running, you can take a number of attractive routes from the house.

We have lived in Oxford for many years. Helena is a historian and former tour guide and so we can give you the 'Inside Oxford' view.

Guest Access

Guests will have access to the kitchen for breakfast and in the early evening by arrangement.
Guests may also use the garden.

Interaction with Guests

We interact regularly with our guests. One or both of us is always around at breakfast time and we are available to advise on the best places to see in Oxford, transport arrangements, trips out of Oxford and so on.

The Neighborhood

We are both in the country and the city. We have extensive views of the countryside from the back of our house but we are also in the city - inside the ring road and only 2 miles from the city centre and only 15 minutes walk from shops and restaurants. Perfect!

Getting around

We are on a regular bus route to the city centre (only 3 minutes walk to the bus stop) and also on the bus route to go out of town to Blenheim Palace and Woodstock.

Other Things to Note

We have lived in Oxford for many years and so can provide the 'insider' view.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 1
Extra people: $26 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $459 /week
Monthly Price: $1412 /month
Check In: 5:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Overall Guest Satisfaction
Check In
  • Helena and Jeremy were excellent hosts.

    The room is spacious with a brand new ensuite, everything was spotless. House as a whole is lovely. It's a decent way out of the hustle of the centre, but the neighbourhood is very peaceful.

    Breakfast was great, it's continental style with lots of choice of cereals, yoghurts, jams etc. Helena and Jeremy are often around for breakfast and very easy to talk to. Also both very knowledgeable about Oxford and surrounding area.


    July 2014
  • Everything was perfect! Staying with Helena and Jerry was like being with friends. They have been welcoming and amazing hosts. We enjoyed having breakfast together. They have been great with our little daughter as well.
    The room goes out to the back- it was so quiet that we could sleep with the windows open. The bed is comfortable, the bathroom is newly redone.
    Getting into downtown is easy with the bus running regularly around the corner.
    This was the perfect place for our brief stay, we would recommend it to anyone in a heartbeat!

    June 2014
  • Kami tinggal 2 malam di rumah Helena Chance. Helena seorang tuan rumah yang ramah, baik dan perhatian. Selama tinggal di rumahnya kami dapat bertanya mengenai informasi seputar Oxford. Helena dan Suaminya memberikan kami peta untuk panduan kami. Kamar tidur kami sangat nyaman. Semua yang kami perlukan telah tersedia mulai dari kebutuhan sabun mandi hingga sarapan yang selalu sudah disediakan di meja makan. Di kamar kami ada kamar mandi pribadi. Lingkungan tempat tinggal Helena juga nyaman, bersih dan tenang. kami sangat menyukai lingkungannya. Rumah ini tidak jauh dari bus stop. Yang kami dapat dari Helena sesuai dengan apa yang diiklankan Airbnb. Kami merekomendasikan rumah Helena.

    June 2014
  • Helena and Jeremy were great hosts. The bedroom was very clean and the garden view was excellent. My friend and I certainly enjoy our breakfast, especially the homemade bread.

    They gave us excellent suggestions for places to visit and even provided us Oxford maps :)

    The instruction to their house was very clear and buses are aplenty.

    June 2014
  • I had a wonderful time with Helena! The Chances are very caring hosts, the room is spacious and has the most lovely view.

    June 2014
  • Helena and Jeromy have been amazing hosts.
    The room was nice and the breakfast much better than we have expected.

    A place I can highly recommand.

    May 2014
  • Helena and Jeremy were friendly and welcoming hosts, providing a comfortable and restful environment during my recent research trip to Oxford. The room itself was clean and comfortable, and had access to two bathrooms in close proximity; one of which is very glossy and modern, and one which is scheduled for an imminent refit and conversion into an ensuite. Breakfast in the family kitchen overlooking the beautiful garden was generous, and conversation with Helena and Jeremy before heading to the library was a positive start to each day. The residential area is lovely and quiet, and travel into Oxford was easy along the Wolvercote Road bus route. I hope to return soon!

    May 2014
  • I really appreciate this airbnb. Great location,lovely big house, beautiful garden. I like the British breakfast with Jeremy, it's amazing. Jeremy will prepare everything at night which is very sweet. The hand made bread is great! Next year I will certainly come back again!

    April 2014
  • Helena and Jeremy could.t have been more welcoming and helpful. The room was very comfortable, and the house situated very near to town centre, but quiet at the same time. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Thank you, Helena and Jeremy !

    April 2014
  • Fantastic hosts. Beautiful house. Great location

    April 2014
Per Month
Subtotal Total

Add a profile photo to Instant Book this listing.

Save this listing to review later.
Saved 189 times
English, Français
I am a university lecturer and married to Jeremy who is a property consultant. We have four children who have all grown up and left home. They visit from time to time at weekends, but as we have 6 bedrooms, there is plenty of room for everyone. We love gardens and gardening as you can see.
View full profile
Response Rate
Response Time
within a few hours
Calendar Updated
4 days ago
Similar Listings