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Hadrian's Wall Walk

Volunteers are sought by the Alumni Office to assist with the planning of the Oxford University Hadrian's Wall Walk, 15–20 Apr. 1996. Please contact the University Alumni Officer, Rodney Buckton, External Relations Office, Oxenford House, Magdalen Street, Oxford OX1 3AB. Tel.: Oxford (2)78128, fax: (2)78180.

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Tuition Offered

Piano lessons with Martin André, MA, ARCM; intermediate to diploma level. North Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 516985.

Piano and bassoon lessons offered in Wolvercote. All ages and stages welcome. I have many years' teaching experience and am fully qualified on both instruments. Noël Rainbird. Tel.: Oxford 52539.

Cello tuition offered by experienced teacher. Beginners to advanced players. Johanna Messner, Jericho. Tel.: Oxford 311981.

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Services Offered

Frederick and Sudabeh Hine, dealers in Persian, Afghan, and Turkey carpets and rugs, runners, and kelims. Wide selection of tribal, village, and workshop pieces. Many items heavily reduced to make room for new importations arriving end Oct. Browse through our warehouse without obligation 10 a.m.–6 p.m., for 7 days a week at present. Old Squash Court at the rear of 16 Linton Road, North Oxford. Tel./fax: Oxford 59396.

Furniture restoration and traditional cabinet-making by experienced craftsman; french polishing, upholstery, carving, gilding; clock and barometer repairs. Collection and delivery service. Mark Griffin Furniture. Tel.: Oxford 300171.

Flowers design studio, 13 North Parade, Oxford OX2 6LX. Exciting and unusual flowers. Delivers, weddings, parties, and balls. Open Mon.–Fri. 10 a.m.–5.30 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Tel.: Oxford 56358.

Furniture restoration: all aspects of furniture restoration, cabinet-making, carving, chair repairs, traditional upholstery, re- caning, and rush seating can be attended to by Brazier's of Oxford. Panelling, bookcases, and individual joinery also undertaken. Brazier's of Oxford, 57 High Street, Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 246574.

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Domestic Services

We are looking for a native German speaker to pick up our 5½-year-old from school in Headington at 3 p.m. and look after him until 5.30 p.m. twice per week (inc. Wednesdays). Tel.: Oxford 248019.

The House at Pooh Corner Montessori Nursery School, the Milham Centre, Jack Straw's Lane, Marston, Oxford. Ages 2½–5. Well-known small school. Specialist teachers for music, dance, art, French, and project work. Directress: Victoria King. Tel.: 01993 775744.

Situations Vacant

Serious academic summer program in Paris seeks Director. Candidates should have 10 years' experience in secondary school education, fluent French, and a good knowledge of Paris. Advanced degree preferred. Send references and c.v. to: the Executive Director, Academic Programs, 601 W110th St., Suite 7R, New York, NY 10025, USA. Fax: 212 663 8169.

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Houses to Let

Cunliffe Close, North Oxford: house, large sitting/dining-room, kitchen, cloakroom, 3 bedrooms (1 double), bathroom, detached garage. Fully furnished, inc. linen, washing-machine and clothes drier. Available now. Rent £740 p.c.m., negotiable. Tel.: Oxford 727386.

End-terrace, ideally located, newly-furnished Victorian house in Jericho to let; 2 bedrooms, first-floor bath, conservatory, courtyard garden. Available from 15 Oct. One-year rental at £750 p.m. Tel.: Oxford 54507.

Headington/Risinghurst: attractive, lightly furnished bungalow with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, c.h., and leafy garden; 12 minutes to city centre, reliable bus service. £550 p.c.m. From 1 October for 6 months. Tel.: Oxford 62674, or 01600 890207.

Old Marston: an attractive period property in the heart of the village with two bedrooms, study, living- and dining-room areas plus modern fitted kitchen. Ideal for professional couple requiring easy access to colleges and hospitals. Furnished. Available Sept. £750 p.c.m. Mallam's. Tel.: Abingdon (01235) 553064.

In East Hendred, 20 minutes from Oxford, stone-fronted cottage in beautiful village; 3 bedrooms, conservatory, laundry-room, etc., c.h., lovely garden, large garage. £750 p.c.m. plus bills. Tel.: 0378 064413 or 0171-262 9604.

Furnished central North Oxford house to let, 7 Oct.–30 Apr. (dates flexible); walk to colleges, train station, bus station; near Port Meadow; c.h., recently redecorated, secluded garden, garden furniture, terrace; 3 bedrooms, 1½ bathrooms, washing-machine, drier, telephone, linen, dishes, 2 bicycles. Suitable for visiting academics. £830 p.m. Tel.: Oxford 775567 (J. Mackrell, evenings); or tel. (A. Gaston, Canada): 613 7451368/819 6710348, fax: 613 7450299, e-mail:

Very clean, peaceful rural but accessible beautiful old stone cottage (2 bedrooms) on ancient farm; wonderful views, walks, garden; tennis; comfortable antiques–-or unfurnished; insulation; c.h.; open log fire; garage; local pub. Six months min. Oxford 20 minutes. Tel.: 01993 822152.

A pleasant comfortable semi-detached house close to Iffley Village; sleeps up to 6 people; holiday or short let; parking, TV, linen. £350 p.w. Tel.: Oxford 778458, fax: Oxford 776477.

Coming to Oxford? QB Management are one of Oxford's foremost letting agents with a range of good quality flats and houses in the Oxford area. We specialise in lettings to visiting academics, medical personnel, and other professionals and our aim is to provide the friendliest and most helpful service in Oxford. Please telephone or fax us with details of your requirements and we will do whatever we can to help without obligation. Tel.: Oxford 64533, fax: 64777.

Mallam's Residential Letting and Management Department offers a complete letting and management service. If you are considering letting your property please call for a professional consultation without cost or obligation. Tel.: Oxford 241466.

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Flats to Let

Studio flat, central Oxford: large, light basement studio flat in Southmoor Road; own bathroom, cooking, and telephone. £105 p.w., which includes all utilities. Tel.: Oxford (2)70720 (w), or 54397 (h).

Central North Oxford: spacious modern ground-floor flat, well presented and furnished. Off-road parking. Available immediately for 12 months min. from 1 Oct. £500 p.c.m. Tel.: 01280 705191.

Superb new roof-top garden flat to let in very quiet location, 10 minutes from Oxford city centre; 1 very spacious bed-sitting room, fireplace, french doors onto terrace, new kitchen and w.c.; shower- room on separate floor. £595 p.m. Tel.: Oxford 247150.

North Oxford, Summertown: attractive spacious flat for one/two; bedroom, sitting-room (period fireplace, stripped pine doors and floors), kitchen/diner (6m by 2.4m), new bathroom, c.h., washer/drier, dish-washer; off-street parking; use of garden. Tel.: Oxford 58775.

North Leigh, at edge of Cotswolds, 11 miles from centre of Oxford, 6 miles from Woodstock and 3 miles from Witney: first-floor flat; one study/bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, c.h.; share entrance only; separate telephone; parking space; rural views; bus service but car an advantage. Ideal for someone writing a dissertation or book. £230 p.c.m. Tel.: 01993 881 667.

Central North Oxford, 10 minutes from city centre, two delightful and very comfortable flats available now in quiet, civilised family house: (1)–-large double bedroom, single bedroom, drawing-room, kitchen, bathroom; (2)–-large double bedroom, drawing-room, kitchen, bathroom. Off-street parking, garden. Regret no children or pets. Tel.: Oxford 52400.

Charming flat in converted barn; suit professional couple. Islip. Free from 10 Oct. Tel.: Oxford 376094.

Active retired doctor has comfortable self-contained studio flat available in Headington in exchange for approx. quarter- to half-time flexible help with housekeeping, occasional shopping, car-driving, etc. Might suit retired person with spare time or someone with other part-time interests. Tel.: Oxford 68925.

Woodstock Road, within walking distance of Summertown shops: modern purpose- built first-floor flat; d.g., fully carpeted, individual gas c.h., fully furnished and equipped; 2 double bedrooms, study, dining-room or third bedroom (single), large living-room, kitchen/diner, one large bathroom, gardens on ground floor, parking space. Most modern conveniences. £850 p.m. Available 1 Oct. for academic year or longer. Tel.: Oxford 515301; if no reply: 00 39 55 573056.

Central North Oxford: large, pleasant, fully-equipped centrally-heated 2-room flat with shared bathroom; garden. Suit graduate couple. Rent, inc. of bills, £375 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 515635.

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Accommodation Offered

Cottage just over Magdalen Bridge: quiet, sunny, civilised, all the usual accoutrements, pretty garden full of surprises. Equivalent lodger sought for very nice room at £240 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 245707.

Attractive bedsit available now for one person: one main room, lobby, own bathroom; independent access; fully carpeted and furnished; bedding; cooking facilities; heating; westerly outlook—in pleasant North Oxford location. Non-smoker please. £60 p.w. inc. Tel.: Oxford 58263.

Not quite a flat—two rooms to let to professional non-smoker; own bedroom and sitting-room, share bathroom and kitchen with owner; lovely house in Wolvercote, close to Port Meadow. Frequent buses to town. £320 p.c.m. plus council tax and bills. Tel.: Oxford 52539.

Rooms available in Grandpont, about 4 minutes by bicycle to city centre. Close to Isis and all amenities. Very reasonable rates for academics. Tel.: Oxford (2)74897.

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Accommodation Sought

Short-term accommodation needed. Visiting fellow seeks one-bedroom flat/studio in North/central Oxford, 1 Oct.–15 Dec. Tel.: Oxford 59566.

Mature female professional working within the University seeks pleasant independent or shared accommodation in central North Oxford. Tel.: Oxford (2)74224 (work).

Responsible, single professional male, non-smoking, recently started work with the University, seeks studio flat, above average bedsit or house-sit, in quiet environs, preferably with good access to Wellington Square. Rent available up to an absolute max. of £400 p.c.m. References can be provided. Telephone Mark. Tel.: Oxford (2)70053 (day), or 01793 432261 (evenings).

The Oxford School of Drama, Oxfordshire's only professional drama school, is looking for families who will provide bed, breakfast, and an evening meal for our students. This will be for two terms, beginning Oct. Please contact Hilary Davis, Administrator, for further details. Tel.: 01993 812883.

Going abroad? Or just thinking of letting your property? QB Management are one of Oxford's foremost letting agents and property managers. We specialise in lettings to both academic and professional individuals and their families, and have a constant flow of enquiries from good-quality tenants seeking property in the Oxford area. If you would like details of our services, or if you simply need some informal help and advice without obligation, telephone us. Tel.: Oxford 64533, or fax: 64777. n

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Accommodation Offered to Rent or Exchange

Three-bedroom semi available from Dec. for 1 year; to let or exchange with property in Sydney, Australia; close to Headington hospitals, quiet location, off-street parking, garden. Ingrid Wallace. £500 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 65182.

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Houses for Sale

In Iffley Fields, a high-quality small modern house with double bedroom, living-room, kitchen and bathroom, own garden and garage in a small secure and private courtyard development with open views, yet within half-mile of Magdalen Bridge. Gas c.h. and fully carpeted. Immediate availability. £64,950. Tel.: Oxford 739713 (p.m.). 289]

Beautifully presented and individual 3-bedroom detached house at Garsington (10 minutes' drive Oxford, easy access M40/London); in quiet location with views to open countryside front and rear; good decorative order; large lounge overlooking garden; separate dining-room and kitchen overlook front garden; downstairs cloakroom and access to adjoining garage; upstairs 3 bedrooms, bathroom; gas c.h. Designed and built with interesting features for present owners. £139,000 ONO. No chain; some flexibility possible over completion date. Tel./fax: Oxford 735540.

Flat for Sale

Kirtlington (Oxford 10 miles): attractively situated ground-floor flat overlooking Kirtlington Park; entrance hall, drawing-room, kitchen, utility-room, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, shower- room, double garage, garden. Offers around £165,000 leasehold. Savills, Banbury. Tel.: 01295 263535.

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Piano for Sale

A white upright Yamaha piano for sale; approx. 10 years old; one owner only, who is going abroad; piano in pristine condition. Tel./fax: 01491 839413.

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Book Sale

Mallam's Book Sale, Fri. 17 Nov. Antiquarian and modern books, bindings, prints, engravings, and folios. Maps and related items. Entries are invited. All enquiries: Benjamin Lloyd. Bocardo House, St Michael's Street, Oxford OX1 2EB.

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