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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press Choir, together with the Royal Leamington Spa Bach Choir and the Oxford Girls' Choir, conducted by Janet Lincé, will perform Carl Orff's Carmina Buranaand Cecilia McDowall's On Angel's Wingat 7.30 p.m. on Sat. 17 June, at St Michael and All Angels, Lonsdale Road, Summertown. Tickets £10/£8 (restricted view) are available from the Oxford Playhouse, the Oxford University Press Bookshop, and on the door.

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Oxford University Museum of Natural History Shop

Among new items, Benedict Rubbra's book Paintings 1958--1998: Ideas and influences, will interest visitors to `Visualising Insulin Secretion', while several titles relate to the exhibition Ruskin and the University Museum. These temporary displays in the upper gallery run until 31 July and 31 Dec. respectively. In addition a wider than usual choice of dinosaur and dodo souvenirs celebrates the opening of the new permanent display in the main court. Museum open daily, noon--5 p.m. (inc. August Bank Holiday). Admission is free.

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Oxford Chamber Music Society

London Wind Trio and Sam Haywood (piano), works by Mozart, Milhaud, Walthew, Glinka, Canteloube, Poulenc. 25 June at 8 p.m., Holywell Music Room. Tickets: £11 (seniors £9): in advance from the Oxford Playhouse Box Office (Tel.: 01865 798600) £10 (seniors £8); students and juniors £4.50. n

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Bodleian Shop

Timothy Richards has become well- known for his fine architectural models, and we are pleased to present his new 270mm-high model of the Radcliffe Camera. Using only traditional materials- -British gypsum plaster with added etched brass, lead and copper, the model is available as a single piece (depth 145mm) designed to stand on the mantelpiece or shelf, or the same piece divided as 2 bookends. Radcliffe Camera architectural model and bookends: Price £175 pair bookends/£175 model. From the Bodleian Shop, open Mon.--Fri. 9 a.m.--6 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.--12.30 p.m. Mail order, tel.: 01865 277091, fax: 01865 277137, e-mail:

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Magdalen College School, Oxford

Magdalen College School, Oxford's leading academic day school for boys has a close and long association with the University of Oxford. We accept applications for competitive entry at 7, 9, 11, 13 and 16 years old. Further details are available from the Registrar. Tel.: 01865 242191. E-mail: The values of the school encompass a love of learning, a sense of responsibility towards each other and the wider community, and a respect for the individuality of each boy. Sport, music, drama and extra-curricular activities play an important part in the life of all pupils.

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Westminster Classic Tours

From Troy to Tarsus, we cruise the Turkish coast offering classical tours for a maximum of 12 per group, on traditional Turkish gulets. We also offer painting tours, private charters for friends or family, and tours of mainland Greece. For a copy of our brochure contact us at Westminster Classic Tours, suite 120, 266 Banbury Road, Oxford. Tel.: 01865 728565, fax: 728575, e-mail:

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Oxford Bach Choir

An evening of American and English music: Bernstein (Chichester Psalms, I Hate Music, and Suite from West Side Story); Copland (Old American Songs); Britten (Rejoice in the Lamb and Cabaret Songs). Principle conductor, Nicholas Cleobury.Date: Friday, 23 June at the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford at 8 p.m. Tickets: £30, £24, £20, £16, £12 (£6 for students), from the Oxford Playhouse Booking Office. Tel.: 01865 798600.

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Services offered

Garden design. Pershore qualified designer with 2 years experience at The Burford Garden Company, offers flexible service, including site survey, planting plans, imaginative designs and project management. Initial consultation free of charge. Lesley Simpson, tel./fax: 01993 880322.

Big or small, we ship it all, plus free pick up anywhere in Oxford. Also 24 hour photocopying, private mailing addresses (24 hour access, and mail forwarding worldwide), binding, fax bureau, colour photocopying, mailing services, and much more. Contact or visit Mail Boxes Etc., 266 Banbury Rd., Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 514655, fax: 514656, e-mail:

Computer Assistance, your friendly and local one-stop shop for computer advice, expertise and parts, can get your system working for you. We offer full support for Mac, PC and laptops, no fix--no fee. Full office facilities for word-processing, printing, scanning, web-surfing etc. 368 Cowley Road (corner of Howard Street). Tel.: 01865 451177.

Personal computer consultants, offering 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 also supply our range of personally built, to your specification, KTec computers. We will also supply or source software to match your requirements. For a quality service, matched with competitive prices, tel.: Chris Lewis on Oxford 461222, fax: 461333, e-mail:

Town and Country Trees, arboricultural contractors. Tree surgery, felling, planting, hedges, orchard and shrub pruning, stump removal. Fully qualified, fully insured. Tel.: 01869 351540, or 01993 811115.

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Domestic Services

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.: 01865 726983 or Abingdon 555533.

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Situations Vacant

Harvest worker required, for farm near Nettlebed, Oxfordshire. Mid-July onwards. Suit undergraduate for Long Vac. Licence and previous experience of tractor driving essential. Tel.: Dave Young, 0831 198376, or 01491 641552.

Nutritionist and health writer seeks sparkling person for help with reading, internet research, sending e-mails etc. Please call, ideally in a.m., 01865 248403.

St. Anne's College. Temporary Cataloguer (OLIS) required to complete retrospective conversion project at St Anne's College, 1 Sept.2000--30 June 2001 (10 months). Salary at the rate of £13,018 p.a. (under review), pro rata. Previous experience of OLIS cataloguing preferred but not essential. Enquiries to Dr David Smith, The Librarian, St Anne's College. Tel.: 01865 (2)74810,

Pembroke College, Oxford. Appointment of Librarian. The College proposes to appoint a full-time Librarian with effect from 1 September or as soon as possible thereafter, to manage a medium-sized College Library (40,000 books, 400 users) just completing conversion to automated catalogue and circulation. Candidates should be Graduates and have appropriate professional qualifications and experience. The salary will be in the range of £16,286 to £24,479; free lunches, an attractive holiday package and Pension are offered. Applicants should write for further particulars and an application form to the Academic Registrar, Pembroke College, Oxford OX1 1DW (tel.: 01865 276411). The closing date for applications is 7 July 2000. Pembroke College is an equal opportunities employer.

Corpus Christ College, Oxford. Graduate Trainees, £9,794 p.a. Library and Clerical Grade 2. Required from August 2000 for 1 year, a graduate to undertake a variety of tasks in the College Library, and to receive relevant training. The post is open to graduates intending to pursue a course in Library and Information Studies in 2001. Main duties will involve Issue Desk work, including readers' enquiry work; shelving; processing of new books and journals received in the Library; preparing journals for binding; and a variety of other clerical tasks as required. All library systems are automated. As well as training received in post, the trainee will have the opportunity throughout the year to participate in visits and events arranged for SCONUL trainees by the University. Further particulars may be obtained from the Librarian-in-charge, Corpus Christi College, Oxford OX1 4JF. Telephone: 01865 276744. Fax: 01865 276767. E-mail: Closing date: 23 June, 2000. The College exists to promote excellence in education and research and is actively committed to the principle of equality of opportunity for all suitably qualified candidates.

Research Fellowship in International Organisations and Security in the Post- Cold War Era. Applications are invited for a post-doctoral fellowship in the area of international organisation and post-Cold War security, tenable from 1 September 2000, either in the area of transitions from war to peace or in that of regional organisations and security. The fellowship will be for one year, although renewal for a second year may be offered. College association may be arranged. Stipend will be on RSII scale (£22,579--£23,521), with additional university benefits. Further particulars can be obtained from Mrs Marga Lyall at the Centre for International Studies, Social Studies Faculty Centre, George Street, Oxford, OX1 2RL, tel.: +44 (0)1865 278705; e-mail: The closing date is 30 June 2000.

Academic administrators required for overseas study organisation. Full-time posts; one will also include some simple book-keeping. Salary up to £25,000 depending on experience. Please send c.v. to Dr Richardson at 8 Tennyson Lodge, Paradise Square, Oxford OX1 1UD.

Four, well-spoken individuals required to form new sales team within friendly, pioneering Internet Company. Previous sales experience is not essential as we provide full and on-going in-house training. Successful applicants will possess natural confidence, enthusiasm and excellent communication skills. Basic salary of £12,000 plus commission = OTE £25--30,000 in first year. Please call John Cooper on 020 7713 5555 or e-mail your c.v. to, or snail mail your c.v. to: John Cooper, CW Communications, 2 Holford Yard, Cruikshank Street, London WC1X 9HD.

Do you enjoy your job, but you need more money? Or maybe you don't enjoy your job, and would like the chance to create something new. I am looking for people who are interested in health (even at just a personal level) to join my team of part-time distributors for a USA leading manufacturer. The products are sold by mail order from home. Full training is given, and continual support. The compensation is excellent. If you would like more details call Dr Joanna Hawke on 01865 865722.

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Houses to Let

Quiet, modernised terrace house, fully furnished, central north Oxford. Two bedrooms, garden, c.h. Suitable visiting academics. Available to let to 1 or 2 persons only from 16 Sept., for one academic year. For further details, tel.: Mrs Ockenden, Oxford 512747, or e-mail:

West Oxford, within walking distance of city centre and rail station, excellent, modern (3 years old), well presented and appointed 4 bedroom (1 en suite) terrace house, with garage and parking. Double glazed with gas c.h. Fully furnished, garden and close to park. Ideally suited for a visiting academic couple/family, or professionals, non-smokers, no pets. Available from around mid-Aug.for 1 year initially. £975 p.c.m. Contact the owners at 01865 727855, or the letting agents Pearce Alder & Co. at 01865 246502.

Delightful modern 4 bedroom house between LMH and Dragon School. Newly refurbished and equipped to an amazing standard. Main en suite, ISDN, central vacuuming, american fridge/freezer, TV/video, music, BBQ. Garage and gardens. Available inc. linen/bills from 1 week at £900 to 12 months at £1,8000 p.c.m. exclusive. Tel./fax Melanie on 01865 515323 or e-mail:

House to Let---3 months, Jan.--March 2001. A beautiful, old, 2/3 bedroom house available Jan.--Easter. Situated in a quiet Cotswold village, 10 mins.' from the railway station (15 to Oxford, or 30 mins. by car) with a garden next to the church. Suitable for quiet couple or family---local primary school across the green. Rent very reasonable, approx. £550 p.c.m., because two cats need love and food, and plants need watering! Enquiries to Sarah Brown on 01865 288298 or e-mail:

North Oxford . Four bedrooms, 2 receptions, 2 bathrooms, large kitchen- diner, parking, garage and small garden. Available from mid-July for the next academic year. At present arranged as 6 bed/study rooms and best suited to 5 or 6 academic shares. Rent £1,300 p.m. Tel.: 01865 516144 or fax 01865 437996.

Cobden Crescent, 10 mins.' walk Carfax. Beside river, near Folly Bridge. Handsome Victorian terrace house. Interior gutted and re-designed to high standard 1992, and just re-decorated. One car in drive plus residents' parking. Two bedrooms, 2 reception, kitchen, convservatory, upstairs bathroom, gas c.h. Sunny main rooms and south facing enclosed small garden, with 2 patios and wisteria and rose covered pergola. suit academic or professional couple, overseas visitors or individual. Furnished or unfurnished. One year or longer. Non-smoking. £800 p.c.m. Tel.: 01865 464198. Write: Revd W.L.R. Watson, St Peter's College.

Well appointed, furnished, centrally heated 3 bedroom house in Kiln Lane, Headington, Oxford. Bathroom, kitchen, lounge/dining room, charming easy care garden. Close to shops, John Radcliffe, Churchill and Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospitals. Easy access to city centre, University and London. Ideally suited to professional University or medical couple, overseas visitor or individual. £775 p.c.m, plus bills. References required. Minimum 1 year. Non-smokers only. Available from July/Aug. Please contact, tel/fax: Oxford 735540, e-mail:

Modern 2 bedroom house,near Iffley Turn. Fully equipped, c.h., with parking space. Very quiet leafy cul-de-sac, 2 miles city centre. Available 10 June. Minimum 6 months let. £600 p.c.m. plus Council Tax. Sorry no pets or smokers. Tel.: 01865 361494 for further details, or e-mail:

Sunny Victorian terrace house, Iffley Fields. Ten mins.' walk High Street. Two reception (period fireplaces), modern kitchen and bathroom, second w.c., large double bedroom, study/guest bedroom (double sofa-bed), utilities, cellar, antiques, pine floors and period features. Nice garden. Suit couple, no children. Available mid-July through Sept. £750 monthly inc. council tax. E-mail: Tel.: 01865 798069 or, 01873 810982.

Headington: detached property to let part/unfurnished in quiet area. Three large bedrooms, spacious kitchen, c.h., d.g., lovely garden, part garage, off- road parking. Close to hospitals, easy access to city centre. suit family, viting academic or professional couple. Lease for one academic year or calendar year preferred. Non-smokers only. Regret no pets. £925 p.c.m., plus all bills. Available end July (possibly one month earlier). References and deposit required. E-mail: Tel.: 01865 760668.

North Oxford (Upper Wolvercote). charming self-contained 2 bedroom maisonette with great views of Port Meadow. Spacious furnished accommodation on two levels. Gas c.h. Garage. Convenient for town centre and ring road. Available end June. £695 p.c.m. Tel.: 01865 512906, e-mail:

Pretty Edwardian house, newly refurbished to mix classic features with modern amenities. Central location in quiet residential area, close to University and riverside meadows. Three bedrooms, large study, lounge, dining room, completely new kitchen, bathroom and garden. Furnished and equipped to high standard; bed linen provided. Rent: £1,250 p.c.m. exc. bills. Available from September. Tel.: 00 44 (0) 1865 251003, or e-mail:

Well appointed and recently renovated, detached house in Headington, overlooking nature reserve, with pretty rear garden available to non-smokers from 1 Aug. Located within 1 mile radius of all Radcliffe Trust hospitals, convenient for city centre, University and easy access to London. Fully furnished to a high standard with 3/4 bedrooms, 1/2 reception rooms, bathroom, well equipped kitchen to include dishwasher and fridge-freezer, utility room with washer-drier, gas c.h. and off-road parking. Two references required. £1,000 p.c.m plus bills and Council Tax. Tel.: Tel.: 01865 249426, e-mail:

A spacious, detached family house with a large, beautiful garden, set on the threshold of Bagley Woods. Four bedrooms, one with en suite bathroom, family bathroom, separate wc, living room, dining room, sitting room, morning room, kitchen and separate utility room. Separate double garage at the front of the property, single garage at the side. Off-road parking for a number of cars. £1,450 p.m. Those who are interested should contact the Bursar at St Cross College on Oxford 278497. Please leave a message on the answerphone if necessary.

Fully furnished house to let, very quiet street in East Oxford. Two bedrooms, new bathroom, gas c.h., bookshelves galore, garden. Easy walking distance from University and city centre. Available Sept. 2000--June 2001. £675 p.c.m. E-mail:

Central Oxford, Rewley Park. Recently built 2 bedroom terrace house, within easy walking distance of the University and city centre. Situated in quiet cul- de-sac adjacent to railway station. Small private garden and patio. One double bedroom, 1 single bedroom-cum-office, ample hanging and storage space. Furnished and equipped to high standard, modern kichen, fully carpeted. Own parking space. Available from 25 June, either for 6--12 months at £830 p.c.m exc., or short let at £900 p.c.m inc. utilities and council tax. Apply Dr Josephine Reynell. Tel.: 01865 516615, fax: 01865 516616, e-mail:

Make finding accommodation easy. Finders Keepers have a dedicated approach to helping you find the right property. Browse through our Web site for up-to-date detailed information on properties available and make use of our interactive database, priority reservation service (credit cards accepted), personal service and professional advice. For further information please contact Finders Keepers at 226, Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: 01865 311011. Fax: Oxford 556993. E-mail: Internet site:

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: 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.: 01865 764533, fax: 764777, e-mail:

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Flats to let

Overlooking the river yet under 10 mins.' walk from city centre, rail station and bus station. Modern fully-furnished top floor flat in quiet cul-de-sac. Includes double bedroom, light and airy sitting room with kitchen area, bathroom with bath and shower, balcony. Electric storage heating (Economy 7). Electric cooker, fridge/freezer, and washing machine/drier. Own covered parking space, bicycle store. Suit single person or couple. No smokers. Available from August. £650 p.c.m. Tel.: 01865 512138, e-mail:

North Oxford (Summertown), self- contained, ground floor, furnished flat, for non-smoking couple or single person. Separate entrance, hall, sitting room, double bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. £470 p.c.m. inc. c.h. (electricity extra). Tel.: 01865 512959 or 277280.

Luxury 1 bedroom flat, with extensive views over countryside. Recently redecorated, full amenities, private car park. Situated in the village of Wheatley. Available 1 July--31 Aug. at £600 p.c.m. Call Barry Grinham on 01865 873441/07771 881135.

North Parade. Charming, fully furnished 1 bedroom flat in the heart of North Oxford. Available August. £650 p.m. Tel.: 01865 513816 weekdays.

Writer's retreat--newly converted former stone stable block in grounds of quintessential country house. Three miles from Junction 10 of the M40, half an hour by car to Oxford. Two bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, private garden area bounded by medieval dovecote wall. Available now for up to 6 months at £695 p.c.m. For more details please contact Rachel or Fiona at Finders Keepers, 3 Horse Fair, Banbury, Oxon. OX16 0AA. Tel.: 01295 276766. E-mail:, or visit our Web site at

Stable yard conversion. First floor cosy and characterful, unfurnished apartment. Good value for single person or couple, regret no smokers or pets. Available now at £450 p.c.m. For more details please contact Rachel or Fiona at Finders Keepers, 3 Horse Fair, Banbury, Oxon. OX16 0AA. Tel.: 01295 276766. E-mail:, or visit the Finders Keepers Web site at

One bedroom garden flat in North Oxford, available 1 Sept.--31 May 2001. Easy walking distance to both University and shopping in Summertown. Includes sitting room/study, dining room/study, bathroom with shower, and kitchen with dishwasher and washer/drier. Ideal for academic couple. Rent £580 p.m. Phone 01865 559174 or e-mail:, by 28 June.

Spacious self-contained ground-floor flat in Littlemore, 3 miles city centre, frequent buses. Two double bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room. Fully furnished including automatic washing machine, tumble drier, microwave, oil c.h. Carport and use of large garden.Suitable for family or adults sharing. Available from 2 July for minimum 6 months. Rent £575 p.c.m., plus bills. Call 01865 777631 (eves.).

Comfortable well-furnished flat, in quiet rural surroundings 6 miles south- west of Oxford. Living room with kitchen annexe, bedroom, second bedroom/study, bathroom. All mod cons. Ample parking. Free use of private squash court. Available from Sept. for academic year (or more). Rent approx. £390 p.c.m. inc. hot water and c.h. Tel.: 01865 390535.

Flat to rent, Upper Wolvercote, Oxford---in excellent position. One bedroom flat in excellent condition and position, with superb views. Extremely convenient location on bus route, also car parking: in village atmosphere close to both Port Meadow and city with all its amenities. Available from mid-July onwards for up to a year.£550 p.c.m plus bills. E-mail:, or tel.: 01865 311436.

North Oxford , Summertown. Spacious, interesting flat, convenient for town and shops. Recently refurbished, new carpets, furnished and with gas c.h. One large double bedroom with stripped pine floor, 1 single bedroom/study. Kitchen with microwave, fridge freezer and gas cooker. Sitting room with coal effect gas fire. Bathroom with bath and shower, separate w.c. Off-road parking, small garden. No smokers or pets please. Suit professionals, couple or family. Available from June for long or short let. £800 p.c.m. exc. Tel.: 01865 510467 or 01242 672088. E-mail: j.braithwaite@denso- Studio flat--London (Marylebone W1, close to Baker Street tube). Available for short or long term rental. Separate fully-fitted kitchen, bathroom/shower, TV, telephone. Sleeps 2. No agents fees involved. Tel.: 01865 250046 or 0961 436475 mobile.

Comfortable, warm, recently refurbished, tastefully furnished, 1 bedroom flat plus basement in central North Oxford. Very near Port Meadow, convenient for shops, schools and university. Oak floored dining room and sitting room. Large carpeted bedroom. Fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher. Separate washing machine and drier. Bathroom with separate shower. Gas c.h. Two telephones. TV point. Charming, secluded, paved garden at back and small garden at front. Rent £950 p.m. Call Rani Lall, tel.: 01865 559614.

Luxurious and well-lit 3 bedroom apartment on 2 floors, in central North Oxford. Near Port Meadow, convenient for university, schools and shops. Sitting room, dining room, modern well- equipped kitchen, 2 double bedrooms, 1 single bedroom, 2 luxury bathrooms (1 with separate shower). Terrace, and paved, well-stocked garden. Beautifully furnished and carpeted throughout. Gas c.h., washing machine, drier, dishwasher, 2 telephones, TV points. Rent £1,450 p.m. Families only. Tel.: 01865 559614.

Elegant 1 bedroom ground floor flat in St Margaret's Road, central North Oxford. Double bedroom, large sitting room, kitchen and bathroom. Fully furnished and equipped, newly decorated, washing machine and gas c.h. Use of charming shared garden. £750 p.c.m. plus utility bills and Council Tax. Available from Aug. Let of 6 months or longer preferred. Tel.: 01865 343384.

Reliable tenant(s) sought for exceptionally lovely, fully furnished flat in Cambridge, Mass. (USA), for June/July/Aug., part or inclusive. Especially suitable for 1 or 2 people seeking access to either Harvard or MIT libraries this summer. E-mail:, or tel.: 020 7611 8663.

Two bedroom furnished flat, in new development very close to River Thames, within 5 mins. walking distance of the city centre, with parking. Available any time Apr.--Sept. £350 p.w. inc. linen and weekly cleaning. Please tel.: 01628 591246 (day) or 01628 773326 (eves.).

North and central north Oxford. One and 2 bedroom apartments, very convenient for all university departments, above average standard of accommodation, space, parking and security. Best suited to mature professionals and visiting academics. Available for the next academic year, and various earlier dates from July. Rents ranging from £600--£750 p.c.m. Tel.:Oxford 516144 or fax 437996.

Central North Oxford, 10 mins. walk from city centre, all main University buildings and parks, and very close to the river. Available for short/long let. Exceptionally well-furnished, comfortable flats in extremely quiet, civilised, large Victorian house in this exclusive, leafy, residential Victorian suburb, with large, light, airy rooms. First-floor flat available from 1 Sept., and second-floor flat available mid-Sept., large double bedroom, large drawing room, kitchen, bathroom. Off-street parking and secluded garden. Tel.:/fax: Oxford 552400.

Self catering, short break apartment in Oxford. Situated on the beautiful tree lined Woodstock Road, only 2--2 1/2 miles from the City centre. This 1 bedroom apartment is ideal for business, academic, or holiday visits to Oxford. Kitchen, lounge/diner, double bedroom, and bathroom. Sleeps 2 people (3/4 if you take advantage of the sofa/bed in the lounge). £295 per week. Off-street parking and maid service are available. Tel.: 01865 310782, or e-mail:

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Accommodation Offered

Sunny single room to rent in North Oxford. Share bathroom and limited use of kitchen. Very near St Hugh's and St Antonys college. Pleasant walk or cycle ride to Carfax via road or canal path. Would suit quiet, non-smoking dog lover. Rent £250 p.c.m. inc. heating and electricity. Reference and deposit required. Ring: 01865 438983 or e-mail:

Finders Keepers specialises in managing your home and investment. With our 27 years' experience we assure you of a high level of service from dedicated and professional letting and management teams. Many of our landlords have remained with us since we opened and are still reaping the benefits of our high standards of property management. if you would like details of our services please contact Finders Keepers at 226 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: 01865 311011, fax: Oxford 556993, e-mail: Internet site:

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Accommodation sought

Israeli couple, both academics, with a newly born child are interested in a furnished house/apartment in Oxford (not far from centre), for a period of 1- -2 years from August 2000. E-mail: Tel./fax: 972 3 528 3530.

D'Overbroeck's College is looking for more good family and self-catering rooms in North Oxford for A level students returning in September. We have a particular need for self-catering flatlets in private houses. Excellent rates are paid through the College. If you think you can help, please telephone the Accommodation Office for further information on 01865 310000.

We are an academic couple with two wonderful teenage daughters who plan to spend the 2000 Michaelmas Term at Regent's Park College. Our maximum stay is from 12 Sept.--4 Dec., but we can make it shorter (possibly for Oct. and Nov. only). We are non-smokers looking for a well appointed 2 or 3 bedroom flat or house, not far from Oxford city centre--or North Oxford and accesssible by bus. Please fax Gerald Mattingly in the USA at 001 865 251 2337, or e-mail:

French development consultant and teacher, with 2 daughters 16 and 14, seeks a furnished 3 bedroom house or flat in Oxford, preferably within walking distance of the city centre, from Sept.,-- Nov.,(exact dates flexible). Possibly Bruxelles--Oxford exchange. E-mail: Tel.: 00 32 237 64562. Fax: 00 32 237 66536. Oxford contact Michele, tel.: Oxford 511058.

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Accommodation Sought to Rent or Exchange

Paris--Oxford. Two French academics offer a fully furnished flat in central Paris (70 m2, 3rd arrondissement). Quiet, 2 bedrooms, large living room, large kitchen. Available 1 Oct. for 1 or 2 years. Swap for 2/3 bedroom house in central Oxford (near station), or rental 7000FF p.c.m. Contact: +33 1 42 72 83 34 or e-mail:

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Summer lets

One bedroom flat, with balcony, and fully equipped kitchen to let from 15 July--15 Sept. Centrally and conveniently located, delightful and modern. Ideal for 1 person but will accommodate a couple. £620 p.m. Tel.: 01865 512790.

Charming 4 bedroom house,close to city centre and Port Meadow. Two bathrooms, utility room with extra w.c., kitchen with conservatory, garden with ahmmock, etc. etc. Available 1--31 Aug. £1,200. Tel.: 01865 553292.

Three bedroom Victorian house to let for the month of July. All mod cons, bicycles etc. Two gorgeous cats to feed. Rent negotiable. Contact Nick on 01865 725735.

Summer Let in Oxford. Live in comfort near the Thames, just a short walk to the city centre. Beautiful Victorian house, 4 bedrooms, south-facing garden. Centrally heated, large split-level living room, dining room, new and fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with bidet and w.c., shower room with w.c. Available 6 weeks, Sat. 22 July--Sun., 3 Sept. Price negotiable. Tel.: +44 (0) 1865 725193.

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Holiday lets

Rustic cottage in Parcent, Alicante. Enjoy the most cheerful and authentic atmosphere in Parcent. Lovely restaurants around, beautiful village surrounded by mountains. Nice festivals everywhere in August. Half an hour from beaches. Nice market squares nearby. Central club with swimming pool and tennis. Beautifully furnished with 4 bedrooms, large sitting room, private garden, fully equipped. Available August--September. Contact Rosa on 01865 288643.

Seaside Benicassim, Spain. Have a friendly summer and taste the regional products of Spain. Beautifully furnished flat between the splendid beach and the mountains. Cheerful atmosphere with shops around. Eighth-floor flat with a large and sunny terrace, overlooking the seashore. A fully equipped flat with 4 bedrooms (2 double, 2 single), 2 bathrooms and a sunny sitting room, with stunning views. Large garden, swimming pool, tennis, swings and garage. Golf nearby. Contact: Rosa on 01865 288643. Available July, August, September.

Tuscany, Italy. Unexpectedly available first 2 weeks of July. Charming 17th c.- farmhouse in unspoilt mountain village, with magnificent views. Spacious accommodation, fully modernised with lovely garden and swimming pool. Near Lucca, easy access to Pisa and Florence. Sleeps 8--10. Also available in June. Tel.: 0208 446 4913.

Seaside Benicassim, Spain. Nice flat, fully equipped and furnished to a high standard. Two double bedrooms, nice sitting room with beautiful terrace overlooing the splendid beach. Cheerful and friendly summer atmosphere. Lovely mountains behind with nice tracks for outings. Private swimming pool, on the seashore, and large garden. Private parking. Golf nearby. Gorgeous seafronts along the beach. Available July, August, September. Contact Rosa on 01865 288643.

Pembrokeshire Coast. Farmhouse (4 bedrooms) and barn (3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms). Log fires, panoramic views, spectacular cliff walks, National Trust beaches. £100--£440 p.w. Still available June and July. Tel.: Isobel Cox on 01923 856114, or see the photos and other details at:

Cornwall, near Sennen Cove. Converted barn, sleeps 4, comfortable, with microwave, washing machine, tumble drier, TV, video. Sea view, small garden. Available from July. £100--£250 p.w. Tel.: 01865 557713.

North Cornwall. This lovely old farmhouse (c. 1800) has been caringly divided to provide two holiday cottages of great character. A wonderful setting for nature lovers, the River Allen, which is a designated site of `special scientific interest' flows past the meadows of this 10-acre smallholding. Only 5 miles from the coast, a short drive will take you to the lovely old fishing village of Port Isaac. Polzeath and Boscastle are within 9 miles. Walkers and cyclists can enjoy Bodmin Moor and the Camel Trail is just a short drive. Lounge with woodburner, well equipped kitchen/diner, 2 bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin), bathroom/w.c. Full night storage heating. Linen, cot/high chair provided. Regret no pets. £166-- £419 p.w. Tel.: 01208 850280 for more details. E-mail:

Benicassim, Spain. Cosy summer house. Two bedrooms, sitting room and American kitchen. Fully equipped. Beautiful private garden with oranges. Five mins.' walk to lovely beach. Ten mins.' walk to mountains for lovely outings. Cycle paths and golf nearby. Shops nearby. Easy car parking. Available July, August, September. Contact Rosa on 01865 288643.

for rent. Town, country and seaside locations, sleeping from 2--8 persons, with prices from £49 p.p.p.w. For brochure tel.: 0030 424 22947, fax: 0030 424 23057, or e-mail:

Alpine chalet in farming hamlet at 3000 feet, Haute Savoie, France. Sleeps 2-7, garden, wild flowers, cowbells. Mountain walking, winter skiing or just unwinding. Not far from Lake Geneva, Annecy, Chamonix. Local swimming pool, tennis, riding. Jackie Becker, tel./fax: 01722 335762, e-mail:

French Riviera, ground floor, 2 bedroom flat, between St Raphael and Cannes. Five mins. walk from the beach, pool, shops, restaurants. Tennis and golf nearby. South-facing private patio; parking alongside. Linen provided. Reasonable rates. Tel.: Epsom, 01372 744246.

Self-catering accommodation 5 minutes walk to city centre. We have 4-bedroom self-contained flats to let from July to Sept., fully equipped kitchens for groups or families. Close to shops, restaurants and buses. A 24-hour lodge with CCTV. Pleasant gardens in tranquil surroundings. Use of the adjacent sports ground. Washing machines on site. Free off-road parking. For rates tel./fax Oxford 725364.

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