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Don Bosco, 1 bed

This is a very well-presented one-bedroom apartment in an elegant development in the Cowley area of Oxford. On the ground floor, with allocated parking, the apartment offers excellent accommodation for up to 3 people. It consists of a large, light living room with dining area and sofa bed (for the third guest), double bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. Designed by the architect owner, the apartment is very attractively finished with wooden floors and original art on the walls throughout. The East Oxford location is very convenient for Oxford Business Park, the BMW plant, the Oxford ring road and Oxford city centre (10 minutes away).

• The living room is large, light and comfortably furnished with an L-shaped corner sofa which is also a sofa bed (suitable for one person), coffee table, dining table and chairs, and TV/DVD player.
• The bedroom is a good-sized room with a double bed, two bedside tables, plus a large wardrobe and chest of drawers.
• The kitchen is equipped to a high standard with attractive tiling and a white finish. It has all the appliances which guests will need for a self-catering stay including a washing-machine.
• The bathroom is spacious and well-decorated and combines bath and overhead power shower.
• Allocated off-street parking for one car.
• Wi-fi and telephone available to receive incoming calls only. 
• Small communal garden area with clothes line.
• Intercom entry system for security.
• Shared entrance hall where bikes can be stored.


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Location and access
This self-catering Oxford apartment is in the Cowley area, to the east of the city centre, just off Junction Road and close to the main Cowley Road. There are frequent buses along the Cowley Road and the journey to the city centre is 4kms and takes 10 minutes. It is a 2-minute drive from the Oxford Business Park, BMW plant and Oxford ring road so has excellent access to all areas of Oxfordshire, including South Oxfordshire's science and business parks, such as those at Milton Park, Culham and Abingdon. It is ideal for executive accommodation in Oxford or for an Oxford holiday letting.

Local area and amenities
The apartment is five minutes’ walk from the Temple Cowley shopping centre which has shops of all types including a supermarket, chemist, newsagent’s, clothes shops etc. It is almost next door to Temple Cowley Sports Centre with an indoor swimming pool and fitness facilities. The Cowley Road area is one of Oxford’s top leisure and entertainment areas, particularly known for its Indian restaurants and the O2 Academy music venue. For a short stay in Oxford, it is well-placed and provides excellent value.


"We were looking for a place easy to get in and out of Oxford to see Oxfordshire, safe for our car and handy to go on bus to the centre of Oxford - this place fulfilled our expectations" George, Australia

"Very good. Very friendly woman who cleaned the apartment and the flat was beautiful. Really nice. I woud go there again" Anon, Switzerland

Pricing by period


  • Booking fee £30
  • Cot & Highchair £50
  • Refundable damage deposit £350 (£450 for bookings over 28 days)

Property grading

  • Weeklyhome rating: Very good
What are these ratings?


  • Double bedrooms: 1
  • Additional rooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Parking: Off-road
  • Lift access: NA
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette: Yes
  • Sitting room / Area: Yes
  • Infants welcome: Yes
  • Study / Area: Yes
  • Dining room / Area: Yes
  • Children welcome: Yes
  • Floor level: Ground
  • No. of floors: 1
  • Garden: Communal


  • Off street parking
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Kettle
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Sofa Bed
  • Washing Machine
  • Toaster
  • Television
  • Hair Dryer
  • Grill
  • Cable TV Satellite TV
  • Broadband / ADSL
  • Bed Linen Towels
  • Courtyard / Garden
  • Fridge with Ice Box
  • DVD Player
  • Drying Facilities

The following facilities are not available

  • Radio
  • Highchair
  • Stereo / CD PLayer
  • Video Recorder
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Camp Bed
  • Alarm Clock
  • Cot
  • Freezer
  • Freeview TV
  • Dishwasher