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Asylum Welcome and Detainee Support

Bengali, Punjabi, Urdu, and Eastern European language-speakers badly needed, and others too. Asylum Welcome is a charity which visits and befriends asylum-seekers in Campsfield Detention Centre. We also support refugees and asylum-seekers in Oxford, helping them with accommodation, social services, education, legal services, and their general welfare. We would welcome donations and volunteers. Please tel.: Oxford 722082.

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E.H. New (d. 1932)

Publisher seeks to make contact with descendants of this Oxford architect and artist. Would anyone with information about his family or estate please contact Richard Webster, tel.: Oxford 558596.

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Tuition Offered

French conversation and tuition at all levels offered by French native speaker and experienced teacher. Tel.: Oxford 422673.

A new option for co-education at the age of 13 in Oxford. Your son or daughter can now join d'Overbroeck's College at age 13 and go right through to A levels. To find out more, tel.: Oxford 310000, or come to our Open Morning on 14 Feb., 10 a.m.--12.30 p.m.

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Services Offered

Bespoke Garden & Landscape Design: `one off' consultancy visits, or sketch and scaled layouts, planting schemes, construction details, and site supervision, as desired. Nation-wide service from Oxford/Gloucestershire base. Chelsea Gold Medal 1996 and 1997. Jacquie Gordon BA Dip LA (Glos) ALI. Tel./fax: 01531 822743.

Oriental carpet dealers Frederick and Sudabeh Hine have additional stock comprising: a good quantity of Persian and Chinese rugs made over 50 years ago, faded but little sign of use; a few Afghan and Persian tribal carpets approx. 3m by 2m, in good condition for 30-plus years of age; armfuls of small colourful Persian tribal bits and pieces for use as mats, seat covers, hangings; large numbers of Beluch runners and tent bag/cushions. Come and see the full display, inc. new and antique pieces, in business hours, 10 a.m.--6 p.m., Mon.-- Sat. Ring first if you can. Old Squash Court, 16 Linton Road, North Oxford. Tel./fax: Oxford 559396.

Town and Country Trees: professional tree surgeons. All aspects of arboriculture undertaken including orchard and shrub pruning, planting, hedge trimming, stump grinding, etc. Quality work at competitive prices. We are fully insured. For a free quotation, call Paul Hodkinson. Tel.: 01993 811115.

Oxuniprint, Oxford University Press—the University Printers: specialising in booklet and publicity material, typesetting, printing, and finishing; Output Bureau provides high-quality output from disk from all major DTP programs onto paper, bromide, colour-separated positive or negative film; high-quality specialist colour copier service. For service, quality, and competitive prices contact Oxuniprint, Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 514691, fax: 514010.

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Domestic Services

Wolfson College Day Nursery has places for children aged 3 years and over, available now and in Feb. Details and application forms from the Domestic Bursar's Secretary, Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UD. Tel.: Oxford (2)74071.

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Houses to Let

Old Headington: award-winning spacious converted chapel in quiet and secluded position among beech trees. Pall oak and natural stone; 2 storey. Fully furnished; living-room, 1 double bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, larder, fridge/freezer, garden, and parking; gas c.h. £750 p.c.m. plus bills. Tel.: Oxford 437750.

North Oxford : furnished bungalow, available end Mar.--24 May. Four bedrooms (1 or 2 to remain closed), 2 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast, utility etc. Gas c.h.; gardens. Suits visiting academic couple. Tel.: Oxford 558790.

Exceptionally pretty listed Elizabethan stone cottage (discretely modernised) in area of outstanding natural beauty. Open fire, beams, etc. Garden, garage, wonderful views, peace and quiet. Reasonable rent to careful considerate tenant. 20 minutes Oxford, 30 minutes Cheltenham. Ready now. Tel.: 01993 822152.

Attractive cottage and garden in South Oxford, 10 minutes walk from city centre. Fully furnished and well maintained; 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms; suitable for professional couple. Available for short lets during the year, or for the summer. £800 p.m.. Tel.: Oxford 727671.

Responsible tenant or couple sought for charming, well-maintained house, short walk from city centre. London-based academic owner visits at weekends, so would suit academic/professional person with a similar pattern. Three bedrooms, study, lounge, off-street parking, well-tended garden close to shops, handy for London coach. Tel.: 0171 586 1481, fax: 586 9016.

Delightful 3-bedroom house; excellent access to city centre via cycle track to University Science Area, also close to John Radcliffe hospital. Fully furnished 3 bedrooms, sitting-room, dining-room, kitchen, bathroom with bath and shower. Gas c.h. and all modern appliances. Small garden. Non-smoking please. Available from Jan. 1998. £850 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 554384, fax: 316659.

North Oxford family house; close to schools, station, hospitals, and city centre. Fully furnished; large kitchen, sitting-room, 5 bedrooms; south-facing garden, parking, c.h. Available from Mar. 1998. Tel.: Oxford 790640.

East Oxford: academic working abroad seeks to let 3-bedroom house, up to the summer or beyond (flexible). £550 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 251328.

Large North Oxford house to let for Jul. and Aug. Tel.: Oxford 556507.

Central North Oxford, attractive family accommodation available soon, for 6 months plus; Victorian house, well equipped; gas c.h., 28- ft sitting-room, 3 double bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen/diner; excellent schools available; city centre 10 minutes' walk, plus Thames water meadows. £950 p.c.m. exc. bills. Tel.: Oxford 559911.

Available now for a min. of 6 months' let: 2-bedroom fully-furnished 2-year-old house with garden, off-street parking, c.h.; situated in quiet wooded close; suitable for professional couple—non- smokers please. Tel.: Oxford 361494.

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Flats to Let

Corner St Margaret's and Woodstock Roads: 2-bedroom flat; large living-room, kitchen with wash/drying machine, bathroom with shower. Available 20 Mar.--24 Aug. 1998. £550 p.c.m., inc. electricity. Tel.: Oxford (2)74872, e-mail:

St Margaret's Road: large comfortable flat; double bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, living-room, gas c.h.; fully furnished. Non-smoker only. £600 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 557113.

Woodstock Road, 2 miles from city centre. Self-contained, fully furnished, ground floor flat. Open-plan; living-room, double bedroom, bathroom, kitchen. Use of spacious garden; off-street parking. Next to bus stop. Available immediately, let of 6 months or longer preferred. £525 p.c.m. plus bills. Tel.: Oxford 557684, after 6pm.

Elegant 1-bedroom ground floor flat in St Margaret's Road, central North Oxford. Double bedroom, large sitting room, kitchen, and bathroom. Fully furnished; washing machine; gas c.h. Use of charming shared garden. Available late Jan./early Feb. Let of 6 months or longer preferred. £700 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 343384.

Cumnor Hill, 3.5 miles from city centre. Self-contained, spacious, furnished, 1-bedroom flat. Sitting-room, kitchen, bathroom with shower, own telephone, T.V., private parking, non-smoking. £450 p.m. inc. heating, electricity, and Council Tax. Tel.: Oxford 864241, e-mail:

Horton-cum-Studley: picturesque village location approximately 7 miles north east of Oxford, easy access to A40 and M40. Top floor flat of an attractive Victorian property set in private grounds, with panoramic views over Otmoor. Large bed-sitting room, farmhouse style kitchen, bathroom. Perfect for single person seeking peace and quiet just 10 minutes drive from Oxford ring road. Available Mar. £395 p.c.m. inc. heating. Tel.: Oxford 200012, e-mail:

Paris: flat, 30m squared, 11th arrondissement (Bastille area). Available Jan.--Jun. 1998. £350 p.c.m. Contact T. Lalande, Linacre College. Tel.: Oxford 431416.

Headington: comfortable fully furnished and equipped studio flat, convenient for central Oxford, and for John Radcliffe, Churchill, Brookes, etc. Self-contained, with own entrance, single bedroom, kitchenette, and shower etc. en suite. Metered gas and electricity, own c.h., and telephone with fax. Non-smoking. Suitable for mature postgraduate, professional, or academic. Shorthold tenancy. £365 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 768925.

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Accommodation Offered

Complex of 4 rooms on one floor; large Victorian house in North Oxford on the Woodstock Road side near the Radcliffe. Telephone connections; c.h., parking. Ideal as a main working HQ or as an annexe to another location. Tel.: Oxford 554326.

Jericho: short lets, 1 week to 3 months. Comfortable refurbished 2-bedroom house; 1 twin, 1 single, lounge, dining room, fitted kitchen with washing machine, bathroom and 2 separate w.c.'s; gas c.h., security alarm. £224 p.w., £824 p.c.m. inc. bills. Also basement flat; 1 twin bedroom, bathroom, lounge/dinner, and fitted kitchen with washing machine; small patio, gas c.h., security alarm. £133 p.w., £480 p.c.m. inc. bills. Suitable for academics, regret no children or pets. Tel.: Oxford (2)78334, office hours.

Require 2 students to share room with two bunk beds, self-catering, with Continental breakfast, £40 p.w. each. No other bills except personal washing. North Oxford, 9 Blandford Avenue. Civilised behaviour required. Tel.: Oxford 511657.

Short-term/holiday lets. Comfortable, well-equipped cottages, 12 miles west of Oxford on good bus route, in attractive Cotswold market town of Witney. Tel.: 01993 703035, fax: 01993 771014.

Bed-and-breakfast available in the warm, comfortable home of a semi-retired academic couple in exclusive central North Oxford; within easy walking distance of the city centre and all main university buildings; a stone's throw from the river, parks, excellent pubs and restaurants and a 9–9 corner shop. All rooms have colour TV, microwave, tea- and coffee-making facilities, c.h., and independent heating. Refrigerators available. Very moderate terms. Tel. and fax: Oxford 557879.

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Accommodation Sought

Visiting Canadian academic seeks self-contained single accommodation (eg. study bedroom with en suite shower) for approximately 3 weeks at the beginning of May. Tel.: Oxford (2)76019, e-mail:

Visiting scientist couple seeks flat/house in Oxford, available as soon as possible. Please reply to: Dr Eva Palsgard-Jones, SPM Unit, Keble Road. Tel.: Oxford (2)73412/(2)73414, e-mail:

Recently retired Canadian academic couple seeks 2-bedroom apartment for early May to end Aug. 1998. Preferably North or central Oxford. Careful tenants, local references. Tel.: Oxford 553294, e-mail:

Home exchange wanted in Oxford or region by four senior Canadians for 2 to 4 weeks starting mid-May. Comfortable home available in Guelph, Ontario, 50 minutes to Toronto airport, close to universities; car included. E-mail: for details and Web site.

Law lecturer and clinical psychologist (non-smokers) seek 2-bedroom property in or around Oxford for min. of 3 months, from mid-Jan. Prepared to house-sit. Contact Celia Hinton. Tel.: Oxford 358972 (evenings).

Wanted to rent, 3--4 months from 6 Jan., by Danish translator and wife: furnished cottage/house, 3 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen with appliances, utility room, etc., within 15--20 mile radius of Oxford. £500--£600 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 316936 or 01256 892010.

Mature Oxford graduate, professional, responsible, non-smoking, seeks quiet flat or reasonably independent house-sharing situation; preferably in North Oxford, but other areas considered. David Mowat, 7 Mount Street, Oxford OX2 6DH. Tel.: Oxford 310216, fax: 559298.

d'Overbroeck's College invites enquiries at any time of year from families in North Oxford who may consider offering accommodation to our A-level students. We offer excellent rates and are sensitive to individual needs. Telephone Christine Cox or Sylvia Hurst for further information. Tel.: Oxford 310000.

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Holiday Lets

Gaunt Hill Cottage and Fisherman's Loft offer charming accommodation; each sleeps 4, on the edge of the pretty village of Standlake, equidistant from Oxford and the Cotswolds. Situated in 4 acres of idyllic gardens by the river Windrush with resident kingfishers, swans, ducks, and moor hens. Private trout and coarse fishing also available. Tel.: Oxford 300227 or 01235 847494, fax: 01235 848204.

Keravel in the heart of Brittany. Cottages round the cobbled courtyard of a 15th-c. manoir. Hills, woods, silence. One hour from numerous beaches and harbours, and near the standing stones of Carnac. Details from Penny Allen, tel.: Oxford 556507.

Looking for value for money overnight accommodation in the UK? Then call Home from Home who specialise in arranging luxurious bed and breakfast accommodation around the country with personal service, friendliness, and a comfortable environment at no extra cost! Our aim is to keep prices under £50 p.p. per night with a nominal booking fee payable. For details, call Priscilla, tel.: Oxford 794727, or Jane, tel.: 0498 808502.

Andalucia, Gaucin: house or part to let; magical medieval white village; panoramic views from house to Morocco; stunning landscape, wonderful butterflies and birds; walking, fishing, and windsurfing; visit Ronda, Granada, Cordoba, Seville, Cadiz, Jerez, and Morocco. For brochure and photos: Dr Campbell. Tel./fax: Oxford 513935, e-mail:

Itazly---Umbria, Assisi National Park, and Lake Como. Assisi: 2 double bedrooms, kitchen/dining-room, big bathroom; own road; superb views; wildlife. Lake Como: village house apartment closely overlooking lake; 1 double bedroom, kitchenette, dining/sitting-room, terrace, 20 minutes Como city. For either let: £300 p.w., £550 per fortnight, £900 p.m. Tel.: Oxford 763886.

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Houses for Sale

Detached bungalow, North Oxford: 3 bedrooms, lounge, diner adjoining, good-size garden, workshops; also self-contained flat, bed, lounge, shower, w.c. Near park; quiet road. £180,000 o.n.o. Tel.: Oxford 552807.

Spacious, detached, chalet style house in attractive south Oxfordshire vilage. Oxford 20 minutes drive, 10 minutes train; London 40 minutes (from Didcot). Three bedrooms, self-contained studio, superb views, no chain. £200,000 o.n.o. Tel.: 01235 512102.

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Properties for sale at Oxford Waterside

Central North Oxford/Jericho. Classically styled homes built by nationally renowned quality house-builders, Berkeley Homes. Properties available include: 2-bedroom apartments from £118,500; 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom houses from £169,500; 4-bedroom, 3-storey houses with garages from £275,000. Marketing suite and show homes open daily, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Tel.: Oxford 311449, or 726000/515000 (joint selling agents, Savills and Thomas Merrifield). n

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