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Concerts

The Cherwell Singers will perform 20th Century French Music for women's voices and for men's voices, on Sat., 13 June, at 8 p.m., in Exeter College chapel. Tickets £6 (concessions £4) from Blackwells Music Shop and at the door.

Oxford University Philharmonia will perform Borodin's Overture from Prince Igor, Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, and Shostakovitch's Symphony No. 5, on Tuesday of 7th week, at 8 p.m., in the Sheldonian Theatre. Conductor: Rufus Frowde, leader: Sarah Rimer. Tickets £8 (concessions £4) from Blackwells Music Shop and at the door.

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Tuition Offered

Summer Arts Course for 10 to 14 year-olds; range of media inc. photography, ceramics, painting, drawing, computer graphics. Suitable for all levels---beginner to advanced. Small groups and experienced tutors. d'Overbroek's College, 1 Park Town, Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 310000.

Piano lessons: experienced teacher. Adults and children. All grades. Beginners welcome. Miss P. Read, BA (Hons.), LRAM. Jericho. Tel.: Oxford 510904.

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Services Offered

Financial planning: fee-based financial planning and investment advice for academics and professionals. We are authorised to review and advise on all types of pensions, health and life insurances, and collective investments. Free initial half-hour meeting. Apsley Cameron Associates. Tel.: Oxford 882621, e-mail: Camerons@dial.pipex.com.

JBA Secretarial and Office Services: word processing; spreadsheets---Excel 5.0; presentations---Powerpoint; sales and purchase ledger; PAYE; e-mail and Internet. Contact Jean Bennett, 5 Lenthal, Bletchingdon, Kidlington, Oxon OX5 3EB. Tel.: 01869 350655, e-mail: JBennett11@compuserve.com.

Frederick and Sudabeh Hine import old and new Persian carpets from Iran and sell direct to the public. We usually also have a good selection of hand-knotted rugs and runners from Turkey, Afghanistan, and China. Our Beluch tribal camel/tent bags make splendid cushions. Come and browse without obligation. Low prices, special offers, home trial. First class repairs and cleaning. Usual business hours are 10 a.m.--6 p.m., Mon.--Sat. Ring first or just drop in. Old Squash Court, 16 Linton Road, North Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 559396.

Personal Computer Consultants: we offer expert advice and tuition for both hardware and software. On-site service at home or in the office. We provide upgrades for most computers or alternatively we will supply or source hardware or software to your requirements. For a quality service matched with competitive prices, contact Chris Lewis. Tel./fax: Oxford 461333.

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

Oxford University Newcomers' Club. The club exists to welcome to Oxford the partners and families of academic visitors and graduate students. Come along to the Club rooms at 13 Norham Gardens, and sample our programme of events and outings. We are open each Wednesday morning, 10.30--12 noon, from the week before term starts to the week after term, also throughout the summer vacation.

Tax advice: ex-KPMG Chartered Accountant specialises in assisting academics and other professionals with their tax affairs, inc. self-assessment. Convenient North Oxford premises. Tel.: Oxford 513381, fax: 558064, e-mail: 100430.145@compuserve.com.

Fine Furniture: we specialise in restoration, and design and make pieces to your requirements. Furniture for restoration is surveyed free of charge. We will take a brief with no obligation for bespoke pieces in the fine art of cabinetry, where true inspiration and experienced skills can come together at affordable costs. Please contact Forman Fine Furniture, tel./fax: 01844 238389, and speak to Danny Forman.

Domestic Services

Experienced child-minder and English graduate student would like to work for a family in Oxford, 20 hours p.w., June and July. Good at origami, string games, bike rides, story reading, kitchen science experiments, adventure games, and generally finding fun. Babycare and cooking children's meals may also be part of the arrangement. Contact Abbey Noble at St Hilda's College, tel.: Oxford 251280.

Carpet/upholstery/curtain cleaning by Grimebusters, your local specialists. Quality work, competitive prices. Domestic, commercial, college. Also carpet/upholstery stain protection, pre-occupancy cleaning, flood cleaning/drying, oriental rug cleaning. For free estimates and friendly advice, call Grimebusters. Tel.: Oxford 726983 or Abingdon 555533.

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Situations Vacant

Trinity College Development Office. Part-time post: £5 p.h., 12 hours p.w., offered to computer literate graduate with database experience and confident and enthusiastic manner. Please apply to Trish Sterry, the Development Office, Trinity College, Oxford OX1 3BH.

Classics teacher (part-time) required for the academic year 1998--9, to teach Latin to Years 7 and 8 at Magdalen College School, Oxford. Applications, with full c.v. and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of 2 referees, to the Master, Magdalen College School, Oxford OX1 1DZ (tel.: Oxford 242191) from whom further particulars may be obtained.

Audio-visual/Systems technician sought by major new museum opening Aug. in Henley-on-Thames. Responsible for a/v equipment, interactives, displays, lighting, electrical equipment, etc. Must be lively, able, enthusiastic, and flexible. Salary around £15,500. Applications close Fri., 12 June. Interested? Tel.: 01491 415610.

Childcare after school wanted for 3 children aged 9--13. 3 days per week. Some holiday cover also required. Driver essential. Would consider share. Tel.: Oxford 750924 (eve./weekend), e-mail: alb@ermine.ox.ac.uk.

Linacre College: Development Office Assistant. 20 hours p.w., salary: University clarical C3 (£10,881--£12,595) pro rata. Applicants should demonstrate excellent interpersonal and word-processing skills, be well-organised, and able to work on their own initiative. They will have a good telephone manner and be able to fit into a small, friendly working environment. An essential part of this post is the upkeep of an extensive alumni database, and experience of database work is required. Arrangement of hours can take a flexible approach towards school holidays, if the right candidate prefers. Details from the Development Office, Linacre College, Oxford OX1 3JA, tel.: Oxford (2)71671, e-mail: development@linacre.ox.ac.uk. Applications close: 8 June, but position open until filled.

Residential staff required, 6--31 July, to ensure welfare and safety of international students on academic summer course. Energy, local knowledge, and positive team spirit required. First aid an advantage. Duties to include evenings/weekends. Application by c.v. to Ruth Crawford, OASP, 12 King Edward Street, Oxford OX1 4HT.

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Houses to Let

London: comfortable 3-bedroom house with garden, available Aug.--Christmas. Easy access Oxford by car or train (Paddington); central London by tube 15 minutes. Good shops and transport; all mod. cons.; references required. £225 p.w. Tel.: 0171 3286604.

Spacious, comfortable family house: 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sitting-room, separate dining-room; large gardens and parking; large kitchen with gas Aga, dishwasher, etc. Available 8 weeks July/Aug. Rent negotiable. Tel.: Oxford 552114.

Headington: 3 bedrooms (2 double), 2 reception; gas c.h. and hot water; telephone. Safe enclosed garden for children; very near buses, shops, London coach, library, schools; parking in the drive. Lease for 1 year, or more. Available mid-June. £600 p.c.m. Please tel.: Oxford 762404.

Central Oxford: quiet, on river bank with attractive views and riverside walks---yet 2 minutes walk to rail station (London Paddington 52 minutes), 5 minutes to bus station (Heathrow 70 minutes), and 12 minutes to Bodleian, etc. New town house built for easy living and to high specification. 4/5 bedrooms, 3/2 reception rooms, 3 bathrooms (2 en suite), downstairs w.c., modern fully-equipped kitchen, conservatory, small garden, parking. Available carpeted but unfurnished, £2,000 p.c.m., (but could be furnished). for details, tel.: 01844 208315, fax: 201511, e-mail: 100574.451@compuserve.com.

Newly-renovated detached house in Headington with latge garden overlooking nature reserve. Available from mid-June to non-smokers. Convenient for JR Hospital; 2 miles form city centre and University. Fully furnished to high standard with 3 bedrooms, 2 receptions rooms, bathroom, well-equipped kitchen (dishwasher and fridge-freezer), utility room (washer-drier), gas c.h., off-street parking. £900 p.c.m., plus bills and Council Tax. Tel.: Oxford 249429, e-mail: christine.bond@zoo.ox.ac.uk.

House to let: 3/4-bedroom, furnished, in Old Marston. Excellent access, bus/cycle routes to centre; pleasant street; gardens; garage at rear. Available from Aug., 12 month lease preferred. £795 p.c.m. Tel.: 01527 579463.

North Abingdon: 5-bedroom, detached, house; available fully-furnished or unfurnished. Large sitting-room, dining-room, study, 2.5 bathrooms, gas c.h., garage, gardener included. Very convenient for bus to Oxford. Available 1 Sept. for 12--13 months. £1,200 p.m. (negotiable). Tel.: 01235 523340 (answerphone).

Walk to colleges: furnished central North Oxford house, available 15 Sept. for 1 year or less. Walk to colleges, train station, bus station. Near Port Meadow. Recently redecorated; desks, filing cabinets, several large closets; secluded garden; 2.5 bathrooms; c.h.; washing machine, drier, telephone, linen, dishes; 2 bicyles. Suit visiting academics. £950 p.m. (2 bedrooms), £1,250 p.m. (3 bedrooms; includes bedsit with separate entrance). Contact (Canada) A. Gaston, tel.: 613 745 1368, fax: 745 0299, e-mail: Tony.Gaston@EC.GC.CA. Local contact: J. Mackrell (eve.), tel.: Oxford 775567 or (27 May--1 June) 553679.

Headington, Derwent Avenue. Unfurnished semi-detached house suitable for professional family. Three bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, kitchen with washing machine, bathroom, gas c.h., garage, gardens. Near JR Hospital, direct bus to city centre. £750 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 762436 (eve.).

North Oxford : 3-bedroom detached house in secluded drive; washing machine, drier, garage, maintained garden backing onto playing fields. Convenient for shops and schools. Available Sept. 1998--Jan. 1999, shorter or longer period considered. Suit visiting academics. £925 p.c.m., inc. Council Tax. Tel.: Oxford 722630.

Available beginning July for 6--12 months plus: 3/4 attractive Victorian terrace house, central North Oxford. Suit family. Three double bedrooms, 28-foot sitting-room, bathroom, kitchen/diner. £950 p.c.m. Well-equipped. Gas c.h., street parking permit available. Write to 123 South Avenue, Abingdon, Oxon. Tel.: Oxford 559911.

St Ebbe's, in new development near the river and 5 minutes from Carfax. Terrace house, fully furnished: 2 bedrooms, open plan ground floor, fitted kitchen, c.h., telephone, sunny garden with parking space. Available 1 Sept. (or possibly earlier) for long let. £600 p.c.m., plus bills and Council Tax. Suit visiting academic. Mr Braithwaite, tel.: Oxford 244637 (agent).

Short-term/holiday lets in Witney, 12 miles Oxford, on good bus service. Fully-furnished and well-equipped cottages. Tel.: 01993 703035, fax: 771014.

Summertown, North Oxford, 1.5 miles from city centre, on quiet side street. Furnished house with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2 studies, large living-room, large eat-in kitchen, walled garden, gas c.h., and all key appliances. Available mid-Aug.--late Dec. 1998. Tel./fax: Oxford 552217, e-mail: paul.klemperer@nuffield.ox.ac.uk.

An Englishman's home is his castle---so the saying goes. We cannot pretend that we have too many castles on offer but if you are seeking quality rental accommodation in Oxford or the surrounding area we may be able to help. QB Management is one of Oxford's foremost letting agents, specialising in lettings to academics, medical personnel, and other professionals. Our aim is to offer the friendliest and most helpful service in Oxford. Visit our Web site at: http://www.qbman.co.uk and view details of all the properties that we have currently available to let. Alternatively, telephone, fax, or e-mail us with details of your requirements and we will do whatever we can without obligation. Tel.: Oxford 764533, fax: 764777, e-mail: info@qbman.co.uk.

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Flats to Let

Central North Oxford: spacious 1-bedroom flat in quiet road. Shared garden. Suit postdoc couple or similar. Available 1 July. Tel.: 0171 794 8965.

Central North Oxford: 10 minutes' walk from city centre, all main university buildings, and parks, and very close to the river. Available end Aug. for short/long let. Exceptionally well-furnished, comfortable, first-floor flat in extremely quiet, civilised, large Victorian house in this exclusive, leafy, residential Victorian suburb, with large, light, airy rooms. Double bedroom, drawing-room, kitchen, bathroom. Off-street parking; large secluded garden. Regret no children or pets. Tel./fax: Oxford 552400.

Available now! Choice of 3 luxury 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartments in prestigious location close to both the city centre and beautiful Port Meadow. Each apartment is unfurnished and includes quality modern kitchen apliances (fridge-freezer, washer-drier, integrated cooker). Details from Finders Keepers, 73 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PE. Tel.: Oxford 311011, fax: 556993, e-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk.

Sunny, modern flat with private balcony, large windows, and splendid south-facing views. Two bedrooms, off-street private parking, brand new refitted kitchen (inc. dishwasher and washer-drier). Quiet neighbourhood, central North Oxford. Available July 1998--Jan. 1999. £750 p.c.m., inc. utilities. Tel.: Oxford (2)76936.

Two-bedroom second-floor flat with parking. Woodstock Road, 1 mile from St Giles. fully furnished and well equipped (washer-drier, dishwasher, etc). Suit visiting academics or business people. Regret no smokers, children, or pets. £800 p.c.m., inc. Council Tax. Tel.: Oxford 515323.

Beautiful, new, furnished, ground-floor flat; 2 bedrooms, equipped kitchen; near Hinksey Park and river. Quiet non-smoking academic couple preferred. Available July/Oct. for 9--12 months. £700 p.m. Contact Rosemary Marcus c/o Brasenose College, or tel.: 01235 530794.

Pleasant studio flat available 1 July--12 Aug., and/or from early Sept. for the academic year 1998/9. For the first 2 weeks of August, use of the main house is also available. Flat has access to lovely garden, and all modern facilities; situated in the fashionable Summertown area of Oxford. Suit single visiting scholar or professional. Rent for period 1 July--12 Aug.: £100 p.w. (inc. services); long term rent from Sept.: negotiable. Contact Professor G.A. Dover, tel.: Oxford 554300 (Wed.--Sun.) or 0116 2523983 (Mon.--Wed.).

Peaceful and comfortable fully-furnished apartment, close to Oxford station. Bedroom with double bed, bathroom, kitchen with washing machine, bright living-room/study with small balcony overlooking meadows and river; posible use of undercover parking and cycle. Suit visiting academic/s. 1 Aug.--30 Sept. £450 p.c.m. (negotiable), plus bills. Tel.: Oxford 246239, e-mail: clsaf@csv.warwick.ac.uk.

Luxurious well-lit apartment on 2 floors, central North Oxford, near Port Meadow. Convenient for university, schools, shops. Three bedrooms (2 double, 1 single), sitting-room, dining room, modern well-equipped kitchen, 2 luxury bathrooms (1 with separate shower). Small terrace and paved, well-stocked garden. Beautifully furnished and decorated, carpeted throughout. Gas c.h., washing machine, drier, dishwasher, 2 telephones, TV points. £1,450 p.m. Families only. Available from mid-July. Tel.: Oxford 559614.

North and central North Oxford: 1- and 2-bedroom apartments, fully furnished to high standard; good security, off-street parking, a variety of sizes and available dates. From £575--£720 p.c.m. Best suited to professionals or visiting academics. Tel.: Oxford 516144.

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Summer Lets

Summer let in Oxford: live in comfort near the Thames. Four bedrooms, large split-level living-room, south-facing garden, dining-room, full-equipped kitchen, bathroom (with bidet and w.c.), shower room (with w.c.); c.h. Available 6 weeks 18 July--2 Sept. Price negotiable. Tel.: Oxford 725193.

Comfortable, 3-bedroom, semi-detached house, available 1--31 July. Garden, daily newspaper; use of bicycles, telephone, TV, video, hi-fi; convenient for bus, shops, and post office; 10 minutes by bus or 20 minutes' walk through University Parks to town centre. £650. Tel.: Oxford 725770, tel./fax: 310714, e-mail: owerd@werd.demon.co.uk.

Summer let: beautiful 2-bedroom terrace house in Jericho, with garden. Available June, July, Aug. Non-smokers only. £780 p.m. Enquiries to Clare, tel.: Oxford 516886.

Four-storey Victorian town house to let in Oxford, 1--29 Aug. Sleeps 4/5. All mod. cons. Small sunny garden to Oxford canal. Close to city centre and river Thames. Bikes, rowing boat. Feed 2 cats and water plants. Tel.: Oxford 557133, e-mail: sledwith@brookes.ac.uk.

Holiday accommodation: attractive and comfortable, 10 minutes to city centre, in quiet road, central North Oxford, near water meadows. Well equipped, sleeps 6/7. Available July, Aug., and Sept. Write to 123 South Avenue, Abingdon, Oxon. Tel.: Oxford 559911.

Exquisite part of Georgian stable block in beautiful Cotswold village near Burford. Two bedrooms, open fireplace, lots of light and beautiful views, surrounded by NT woods and rivers. Available fully equipped, 24 July--4 Sept. 1998. £200 p.w. Tel.: 01451 844829, fax: Oxford 794652.

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Accommodation Offered

Part of a luxury barn conversion in Cumnor village, 4 miles west of Oxford in secluded rural setting. Available through summer. Large lounge, fully-fitted and equipped kitchen, shower room, large double bedroom, adjoining bathroom, attractively furnished, telephone, off-street parking. £325 p.w. Tel./fax: Oxford 864690, e-mail: RFrancis4@aol.com.

Kidlington: accommodation available, either whole 2-bedroom house from end July for 4--6 weeks, or as lodger from end July. Would suit young Christian lady in 30's. Please contact Bridget, tel.: Oxford 378022, e-mail: 96143177@brookes.ac.uk.

St Clements. Available 1 June: comfortable self-contained basement studio flat. Own bathroom and kitchen; telephone, fax, washing machine, microwave; fully-equipped; use of garage. £475 p.m., inc. gas, electricity, and Council Tax. Available now: attractive single room with own shower and basin, use of kitchen. £220 p.c.m., inc. bills. Non-smoking woman preferred. Tel.: Oxford 721052.

Bed-and-breakfast available in the warm comfortable home of a semi-retired academic couple in exclusive, leafy, 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./fax: Oxford 557879, mobile: 0374 434489.

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Accommodation Sought

d'Overbroek's College is now looking for more good family and self-catering accommodation in North Oxford for A level students from 7 Sept. We are particularly interested in self-catering flatlets within private houses. Excellent rates are paid through the College. If you think you can help, or would like further information, please tel.: Oxford 310000.

Norwegian visiting fellow with spouse and children (3, 6, and 9) seeks furnished house in or around Oxford for period Aug. 1998--July 1999. contact Dr Nils-Henrik von der Fehr, Dept. of Economics, University of Oslo, PO Box 1095 Blindern, Oslo, Norway. Tel.: +47 22 85 51 40, e-mail: nhfehr@econ.uio.no.

Academic married couple (Medicine, English) seeks flat/house to house sit or rent in Oxford area, Jan.--Sept. 1999 during fellowships. No children or pets; non-smokers; tidy; references provided. Tel.: 0191 265 6341 (after 20 Sept. 456 0898), e-mail: 100653.404@compuserve.com.

House rental sought, 3/4 bedrooms. From 1 July for a year (or possibly 1 summer and 1 academic year rental). Anywhere in city considered. Contact Stella Tillyard, tel.: 0039 55 4685594 (day) or 0039 55 5002335 (eve.), e-mail: brewer@datacomm.iue.it.

Canadian professor, wife, and highly responsible teenage son require quiet accommodation from Sept. 1998, for up to 11 months. Local references available. Piano an asset. Maximum £750 p.c.m. Might consider non-furnished for significantly lower rent. Fax (Canada): 403 492 9234, e-mail: Reuben.Kaufman@ualberta.ca.

Visiting academic from New Zealand requires furnished accommodation for self, wife, and daughter (age 7); late Nov. 1998--July 1999. Especially Headington, but anywhere considered. Reply to Dr R. Phillips, History, Auckland University, Private Bag 92019, Auckland. E-mail: rt.phillips@auckland.ac.nz.

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Accommodation Sought to Rent or Exchange

Professional academic couple seeks house or flat with minimum 2 bedrooms in central Oxford, for 1 year sabbatical from Sept. 1998. No children, no pets, non-smokers; mature and responsible adults. Would also consider house/car exchange with persons coming to the Chapel Hill/Durham area of North Carolina for similar period of time. Contact Dr Valerie King, 1624 Hadley Mill Pittsboro, NC 27312, USA. Tel.: 919 542 2328, fax: 966 3811, e-mail: vking@med.unc.edu.

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Holiday Lets

France, Lot region. Comfortable spacious house in Medieval village; sleeps 6 (all en suite). Magnificent views over Cele valley; 5 miles main town Figeac. Available Mar.--Sept.: £300--£400 p.w. Same village: 1-bedroom cottage, available same period, £150--£225 p.w. Tel.: 01327 262889.

Charming terrace house for short and long lets in conservation zone of unspoilt Southwold (Suffolk), seconds from the sea. Some weeks still available in Aug. and Sept. Sleeps 4+. Marvellous area for walking, cycling (2 bicycles available), church-visiting, bird-watching, and pub-hopping. Tel.: Oxford 513464 (eve.).

Portugal: recently-renovated half duplex near beach. Four bedrooms (sleeps 6), 2 bathrooms (1 en suite), spacious living-room. Walking distance from beaches. Near lovely Sintra and 35 miles fron Lisbon. Ideal for EXPO 98. Available for weekly lets (£450 p.w.) or longer. Tel.: Oxford (2)71160, e-mail: ruy.ribeiro@zoo.ox.ac.uk.

Tuscany: 180 hectar, award-winning wine farm, formally Machiavelli property, half hour from central Florence but far from the madding crowd, offers newly-restored farm houses and apartments for short and longer-term rentals. Fattoria Corzano and Paterno, San Casciano VP, fax: 00 39 55 8249 120, e-mail: pgklpoggio@ftbcc.it.

South Shropshire, near Ludlow: 3-bedroom terrace holiday cottage with fabulous views over south Shropshire hills. Full of antiques and interesting objects. Perfect for exploring Welsh Marches. Dishwasher and microwave; garden. £220 p.w. during term time, £250 p.w. during vacation. 3 keys commended by tourist board. Contact William Longrigg, tel.: 0171 203 5090 (day) or 350 1435 (eve.).

Andalucia, house (or part) to let in magical Medieval village with stunning landscape. Our house is at the front of the village, with unobstructed views past Gibralter and the Mediterranean to the Rif mountains of Morocco. Excellent walking and bird-watching. Visit Granada, Cordoba, Ronda, Seville, Cadiz, and Morocco. Reduction for long let. Dr Campbell, tel.: Oxford 513935, e-mail: l.lustgarten@soton.ac.uk for brochure.

South-west France (Tarn et Garonne): traditionally-restored farmhouse and outbuildings in peaceful hilltop hamlet with fine views over unspoilt countryside, close to medieval market town on river Aveyron. Sleeps 8+. Small pool; large south-facing garden with some shade. Available Aug. Tel.: 0118 987 3095.

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Flat for Sale

Luxury 2-bedroom apartment at the top of a Victorian house in Summertown, affording splendid views of Wytham woods. First-quality workmanship and original features, inc. spacious sitting-room, dining-room, kitchen, bathroom, and cloakroom. Offers above £180,000. Tel.: Oxford 510362.

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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).

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For Sale

Allen digital computer organ, System 100, 2-manual, full-size pedal board, bench. £3,000 o.n.o. Tel.: Oxford 873388.

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