Osney, Oxford Currently Full

Our Oxford studio and 1-bed flats sit on the edge of Osney Marina on the River Thames and are just a ten-minute walk to the city centre. Enjoy Oxford for its history, architectural beauty and excellent bars and restaurants. The flats are also close to green spaces such as Grandpont Nature Park and Oxpens Meadow. Oxford itself is well-located between the beautiful Cotswolds and the Chiltern Hills.

Location: Osney, Oxford OX2

What’s available?: Studio and 1-bed self-contained flats

Monthly cost: £312-£550pcm depending on the size of the property and how many people are living there

Transport links: Oxford train station is under 10 minutes’ walk and Oxford bus station is within 15 minutes’ walk

Top features

  • Excellent central location
  • Close to shops and restaurants
  • Oxpens Meadow and Grandpont Nature Park are a short walk away
  • Within easy reach of shops and restaurants 

The property

Outdoor space: The properties sit on the edge of Osney Marina on the River Thames. The area offers picturesque riverside walks towards Oxpens Meadow and Grandpont Nature Park within ten minutes. Here, you can explore acres of woodland and footpaths to enjoy all year round. 

Parking/bike storage: You can store your bike inside the property. There is free parking available just outside the properties.

Food and shopping

Within a five minute walk you can reach the riverside and vegetarian pub, The Punter, where you’ll choose from a European/North African menu. Also close by is the Porterhouse Grill and Rooms, tucked away off the tourist trail. This classic steakhouse is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers an extensive wine and beer selection. 

Established in 1774, Oxford’s covered market is one of the most popular areas to shop in the city, and offers an eclectic selection of stores and eateries to peruse including A Taste of China for unfussy, quick-serve dumplings, noodles and buns; iSceam Gelateria for authentic Italian ice cream and sorbet; Missing Bean for freshly roasted coffee and pastries, and artisan cafes and eateries. 

Westgate shopping mall is Oxford’s newest shopping addition. You’ll find high street favourites including John Lewis; & Other Stories; Lush; Primark; Superdrug and JD Sports. In and around Cornmarket Street, you can find Boots; TK Maxx; a range of banks and supermarkets including Marks and Spencer, Sainsbury’s and Tesco. 

Arts and culture

Famous for its history, traditions and cultural activities, Oxford is host to an impressive range of things to do and see in your spare time.

The Ashmolean museum, established in 1683, showcases Oxford University’s impressive collection of archaeology and art. From the roof terrace, you can take in the breath-taking views over the city’s rooftops. You can visit C.S Lewis and J.R.R Tolkien’s favourite pub, The Eagle and Child; spend a sunny afternoon taking in the sights and sounds of the city punting on the river; explore the historic buildings of Oxford University or embrace the cycling tradition and take your bike on one of the many city tours. 

There are a range of historical performance theatres including New Theatre and the Christopher Wren-designed Sheldonian Theatre. Or if you’re after music, comedy and dancing, check out the selection of bars and pubs including Junkyard Golf Club; The Alchemist and Sandy’s Piano Bar, an underground speakeasy offering live entertainment and cocktails. For the latest blockbuster movies and independent releases, visit the vibrant Curzon cinema in Westgate Shopping Centre or the Odeon on George Street.

Travel and transport

  • Oxford train station is under 10 minutes’ walk 
  • Oxford bus station is within 15 minutes’ walk

How to apply

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Popular Volunteering at this Location

Dot Dot Dot supports all of its guardians to volunteer at least 16 hours every month for good causes. Take a look at some of the volunteering opportunities in this area.
  • Aspire Oxford: Aspire is an employment charity and social enterprise that helps vulnerable people move into the world of work. Volunteering roles include working on fundraising, office administration and providing employment support to trainees.
  • Flo’s - The Place in the Park: Flo’s is a unique, community-owned hub that was set up by, and still relies heavily on, volunteers. You can get involved with gardening, maintenance, outreach, communications and the craft stall.
  • Community Action Groups Oxford: CAG Oxford has a database of over 60 different community groups looking for volunteers. Take a look at the groups in the CAG Network to find one near you, or that inspires you to get involved. You can contact groups directly via their pages on the website.
  • Homeless Oxfordshire: Homeless Oxfordshire provides short term accommodation to homeless people via their hostel and community housing. Volunteer opportunities include kitchen assistants, medical appointment volunteers, events stewarding and more.

Fees & Costs

  • Studios: £480pcm for sole occupancy. We offer a discount to couples, working out at just £312pcm per person
  • 1-bed flats: £510pcm for sole occupancy, or £332pcm per person for couples
  • Large 1-bed flats: £550pcm for sole occupancy, or £358pcm per person for couples
  • Refundable security payment (equivalent of five weeks’ fees): from £360-635 depending on the property and how many people are living there
  • Fees include council tax and exclude all other utilities
  • No hidden costs, service charges or admin fees
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