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Hungarian Coach Travel

Good quality service at affordable prices. Coach service from any M40 service station or junction to Budapest. Coaches begin June, continue running until August. For seat bookings, brochures, or any information tel.: 01782 302577 or 01782 790093 (Stoke-on-Trent). Return fare student £135. Http://go.to/PL_Travel.

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Christ Church Cathedral Choir

Friday, 26 May, at 8 p.m. Christ Church Cathedral Choir, together with narrators, Kevin Whately (Sgt Lewis in Inspector Morse), and Madelaine Newton, organist, David Goode, and director, Stephen Darlington, to perform Francis Grier's Around the Curve of the World. Tickets £12 available from the Chapter House Shop, Christ Church, or by phone on Oxford 201971 or 276155. Or on the door.

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Oxford Alumni Cruise to Antarctica 7--20 December 2000

Join fellow Oxford alumni on the 5 star exploration cruise ship HANSEATIC for this cruise from Tierra del Fuego to the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. Professor Christopher Perrins LVO FRS is the accompanying Oxford lecturer. Price from £4,340 per person double cabin occupancy basis. Includes flights from London, one night's hotel accommodation in Buenos Aires, full board on the ship and all excursions. Colour brochure from: IMA Ltd. Tel.: 020 7381 7600, fax: 020 7381 7601, e-mail: ima@cavwhite.demon.co.uk. The travel arrangements in this tour and cruise are operated by Air Vacations who are licensed and bonded by the Civil Aviation Authority under ATOL no. 2915. IMA Ltd., act as agents for Air Vacations.

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D'Overbroeck's College

Summer Courses for 10 to 14 year olds. Art in Summer (painting, drawing, ceramics, photography) and Jazz course. Both suitable for all levels. For more details contact Sami Cohen, d'Overbroeck's College, Oxford, on Oxford 310000.

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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.: Oxford 728565, fax: 728575, e-mail: info@wct99.com.

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Bodleian Shop

See our full range of postcards, greetings cards, and stationery with a difference! Our `Oxford Views' writing paper, using engravings from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera, is printed in the Bodleian on high quality conservation paper; A4 size, 16 sheets and 16 envelopes, £5.95. Shop open Mon.--Fri., 9 a.m.--5 p.m., Sat., 9 a.m.--12.30 p.m.

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Tuition Offered

Coaching and supervising your staff. If you supervise and train staff this training day will increase your effectiveness and confidence in getting the most out of your staff. You will learn techniques, and how they apply to your work: 14 Sept. Team building is fun. Learn to interact effectively as part of a team. Know how to compensate for imbalances in an existing team, how to set team goals alongside optimising individual skills and expertise: 15 Sept. Venue Oxford, £130 each day, discount for attending both days. Contact R & T S on Oxford 774554, e-mail: patlockley@rowingandtraining.freeserve. co.uk.

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Services Offered

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: info@kristontec.co.uk.

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.

Secretarial work/typing/word- processing/translating/teaching. I can offer up to 20 hrs p.w. Already work 12 hours at All Souls College. Use Microsoft Word. Bilingual (English-French). 15 years experience. Can work from home. Flexible hours. Contact: Michele Cohen, All Souls College. Tel.: Oxford 279349, e-mail: michele.cohen@all- souls.ox.ac.uk.

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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.: Oxford 726983 or Abingdon 555533.

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Situations Vacant

Wycliffe Hall, Administrative Assistant (40 hrs p.w.). To assist the College Administrator in all aspects of the administrative functions of the Hall. Further details from: The College Administrator, Wycliffe Hall, 54 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PW. Closing date for applications: Friday 2 June.

Abingdon School: a temporary teacher is required to teach biology for the autumn term. Please send your curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, as soon as possible, to Headmaster, Abingdon School, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 1DE.

The Examination Schools: Invigilators. We are looking for people to add to our Register of Invigilators. Work is on a temporary basis during the exam periods and involves laying out of question papers and invigilating during the examination session. Each session is approximately 4 hours. If you are interested please send a c.v. and covering letter to the Clerk of the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG. For further information phone the Deputy Clerk (Exams) on (2) 76911.

The Examination Schools: Room Assistants. We are looking for people to work full time, including some Saturdays, for a 6 week period in Trinity term to cover the exam season (22 May--30 June 2000). The duties include setting up examination rooms, tidying up between sessions, laying out script booklets and exam materials, and delivering packages in central Oxford. If you would like to apply please send a c.v. and covering letter to the Clerk of the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG. For further information phone the Deputy Clerk (Building) on (2) 76905.

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Houses to Let

North Oxford . Furnished, 3 bedroom house available for 1 year or longer, from mid-Aug. Garage, front and rear gardens, gas c.h. On bus route to city centre. £950 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 515547 or 01869 331575.

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.: Oxford 516615, fax: 01865 516616, e-mail: macdonaldreynell@netscapeonline.co.uk.

Edwardian Houseboat, River Thames, Oxford. Exquisite mooring on Port Meadow, 10 mins. Oxford centre. The historic Queen's Barge has been fully restored and fitted with period furnishings, and all modern conveniences. Grand saloon, main bedroom, additional bedroom, study, bathroom and kitchen. Parking available. Easy access to trains. From £1,250 p.c.m. Tel./fax: 01789 740 783, or e-mail: hamel@wanadoo.fr.

East Oxford. Excellent 4 bedroom , newly refurbished house. Huge fitted kitchen, diner, lounge, bathroom with power shower, utility room. Bedrooms carpeted---ground floor wooden floors throughout. Garden with side entrance. Near amenities and bus routes. Tel.: 020 8568 5390, or Oxford 747793.

Quiet, terrace house, available late Sept., for 1 year (exact dates negotiable). Situated near meadows and river. One double bedroom, 1 single bedroom/study, large kitchen with washing machine, gas cooker, fridge and freezer, dining room, lounge and sitting room, gas c.h., bathroom with power shower. Newly decorated. Forty foot garden and patio. West Oxford, 15 mins., walk from town centre. £750 p.m. exc. bills. Tel.: Oxford 728743.

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.

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 7611533, fax: 764777, e-mail: info@qbman.co.uk.

Pretty, old (17th-c.?), well-appointed house on Rosehill/Iffley border, 10 mins. from City centre by bus, to let for part or all of July/Aug./Sept. Living room with wood-burning stove, stone-floored dining room, conservatory, kitchen, utility room. Two bedrooms, third bedroom/study, bathroom, lovely walled garden, parking for 2 cars, near shops, P.O. Rent negotiable. Sorry, visiting academics or holiday lets only. E-mail: Catherine.Atherton@New.ox.ac.uk, or tel.: Oxford 715795.

East Oxford. Charming, well-presented terrace house, 2 bedrooms. Fully equipped kitchen, pine floors and doors. Newly furnished throughout. Secluded garden. Available 1 July. Suit non- smoking professional(s). £700 p.c.m. Phone Cathy on 01482 493508.

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: rosaleen@community.co.uk.

Three bedroom house in Old Marston, in very quiet cul-de-sac location, close to J.R. Hospital, and short cycling distance to the city. Living and dining room, conservatory for summer use, fully-fitted kitchen with dishwasher, extra cloakroom, large rear garden, own drive and garage. £650 p.c.m. No smokers or pets. Available for 1 year from Sept. E-mail: anindya.banerjee@economics.ox.ac.uk. Tel.: + 44 1865 764262 (eves.).

A beautifully converted old village bakery, in a peaceful relaxed environment, set in a village 15 mins. drive from Oxford. Double bedroom en suite, living room leading to sunroom, overlooking a secluded walled garden; kitchen with dishwasher, cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine/drier. C.h., TV's, video, telephone. Short or long term let (6--12 months) would be considered. £850 p.m. inc. electricity/heating. Tel.: 01869 350017.

Central North Oxford. Elegantly furnished, Victorian style house in landscaped surroundings, overlooking canal. Four bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen/breakfast, utility, dining room, sitting room. Short walk from city centre. Reserved parking. £1,900 p.c.m. Non-smokers. Available from 6 Aug. E-mail: vballeny@callnetuk.com.

Charming, well equipped, family accommodation, overlooking River Thames in Oxford. Friendly neighbourhood, convenient for trains and city centre. Two/three double bedrooms. Available mid-Sept., for 1 year. Non-smokers only. £1,000 p.c.m. exc. bills and local tax. Tel.: Oxford 244480, or e-mail: maukie@dtn.ntl.com.

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. excl. bills. Available from September. Tel.: 00 44 (0) 1865 251003 or e-mail: mpaehoney@aol.com.

Make finding accommodation easy. Finders Keepers have a dedicated approach to helping you find the right property. Browse through our website 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.: Oxford 311011. Fax: Oxford 556993. E-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk. Internet site: http://www.finders.co.uk.

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Flats to Let

North Oxford flat to let. Between Woodstock and Banbury Roads. Suit single graduate. Bed/sitting room, kitchen, shower, w.c. Separate entrance. £320 p.c.m. plus bills. Tel.: Oxford (2) 76189 (day) or 552456 (evening).

Jericho, excellent furnished first floor flat in prime location. Double bedroom, bathroom, large sitting room/dining room/kitchen. Shared use of garden. Garage if required. Available mid-July. Long let preferred. Suit non-smoking professionals, no children. £800 p.c.m. inc. heating and lighting. Tel.: Oxford 310800.

Pleasant self-contained flat available to rent from 1 October for a year. Grandpont South Oxford, approx. 10 mins. walk from city centre. Large sitting room with sunny terrace. Double bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. Suit non-smoking graduate couple. £550 p.c.m. plus bills. Tel.: Oxford 241845.

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-funrished, 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 23 June, large double bedroom, large drawing room, kitchen, bathroom; ground floor flat available from end June, and second floor flat available mid-Sept., 1 double, 1 single bedroom, drawing room, kitchen, bathroom. Off- street parking and secluded garden. Tel.:/fax: Oxford 552400.

Sunny Edinburgh flat, period features, and stunning views. Beautifully furnished, fully equipped. Drawing room, study, 1 double, 1 single bedroom, kitchen/dining, bath/power shower, g.c.h. Shared garden. Excellent amenities. Short walk to University and city centre. Available 21 June--21 Sept. 700 p.c.m. Tel.: 0131 229 8154, or e-mail:jolyon.mitchell@ed.ac.uk 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.).

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.: Oxford 310782, or e-mail: john@g.c.pipkins.freeserve.co.uk.

A luxury, self-catering, 1 bedroom apartment is available for short lets, minimum 1 week. ideal for visiting academics, business people, or for holidays. Next to the River Thames, yet only 5 mins. walk to the city centre, it is an ideal location. Recently refurbished to a very high standard it consists of: 1 double bedroom, a newly fitted bathroom, lounge/diner with T.V. Video, sofa/bed etc.; new kitchen with dishwasher, fridge, washer/drier and microwave. By taking advantage of the sofa/bed it will accommodate up to 4 people. The price is £395 p.w. incl. fresh linen, and cleaning once a week, heating and electricity. Oxford Riverside Apartments, tel.: Oxford 310782, fax: Oxford 310649, or: www.oxfordcity.co.uk/accom/pembrok.

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Accommodation Offered

Delightful, large loft sitting room/study. Plus double bedroom, separate kitchen and bathroom. Virtually independent in owner's home. Grandpont South Oxford. Approx. 10 mins. walk from city centre. Available from 1 Oct., for 1 year. Suit non-smoking single graduate, £400 p.c.m. or couple £450 p.c.m plus bills. Tel.: Oxford 241845.

Short Let or Long let, North Oxford. Independent male graduate wanted to share quiet house facing Port Meadow. Spacious room, shared kitchen. Rent £64 p.w. (inc. bills). Second room available. Tel.: Oxford 515379.

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.: Oxford 311011, fax: Oxford 556993, e-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk. Internet site: http://www.finders.co.uk.

Self-contained, luxury, open plan accommodation in North Oxford, well within Ring Road. Quiet, with patio, and lovely views to open countryside. Near convenient bus route. Suit visiting academic/professional, single or couple. Available June. Rent £650 p.m. for single, £700 for couple, inc. electricity and council tax. Regret no children, pets or smokers. Tel.: Oxford 515085, or e-mail: trishaboyd@hotmail.com.

Paying guests, visiting academics, welcomed for short or long stays in the comfortable home of a semi-retired academic couple, in exclusive, quiet, leafy central North Oxford, within walking distance of all main university buildings, town centre, parks, river, good shops and restaurants. All rooms have colour TV, tea-/coffee-making facilities, microwave, and refrigerator and/or refrigerator and deep-freeze availability, c.h., and independent heating. Breakfast included in the very moderate terms. Tel./fax: Oxford 557879.

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Accommodation Sought

Japanese Professor with his wife (non- smokers), and son aged 12, seek a well appointed, centrally located 2 bedroom furnished flat, or similar, in Oxford for 2 months between 30 July and 29 Sept.,(exact dates are flexible). Please contact: Shirley Day, e-mail: shirley@comlab.ox.ac.uk, or tel.: Oxford 273885.

Wanted: a flat or a house in central/North Oxford, for a visiting professor. Fully furnished, 1 or 2 bedrooms. July--Aug. E-mail: Shasha@Vms.huji.ac.il, fax: 972 2 5610825.

Going abroad? Or just thinking of letting your property? QB Management is 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: Oxford 7611533, fax us: 764777, or e-mail us: info@qbman.co.uk. Alternatively, we would invite you to visit our web site at: http://www.qbman.co.uk and see how we could be marketing your property.

Family returning after 5 years Christian work in Uganda seek house- sit/caretaker accommodation at modest rent from July, preferably in Jericho/North Oxford/Summertown. Mother EFL teacher, father studying, and boy aged 11 and 9. Non-smokers, happy to caretake, housekeep, garden etc. References available. Contact Kathryn.Bunch@ccrg.ox.ac.uk, or tel.: Oxford 516492.

Academic couple (non-smokers), directing U.S. university exchange programme, seek furnished 2 bedroom flat, or small house, late Aug.,--late Dec. Central Oxford location within walking/biking distance preferred. Contact Prof. Ellen Todd, e-mail: etodd@gmu.edu, tel.: 001 202 363 5686, or fax: 001 703 993 1251.

Visiting American academics are looking for a 3/4 bedroom house to rent in Wolvercote, from 1 Sept.,2000--June 2001. Furnished, washer/drier, and ideally with view of meadows! Please contact Matthew Sparke (sparke@u.washington.edu; tel.: 001 206 526 5363) or, locally, Dr Peter Bull at Hertford College.

International Copyright Lawyer from continental Europe, frequently travelling abroad, is looking for a centrally located base in Oxford, ideally consisting of either a small self-contained flat, or a single bedroom plus study, or a very large room in a shared house or flat. Please contact: Brigitte_Lindner@Compuserve.com, or tel.: 020 7837 3927.

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Summer Lets

Small house, outskirts of Oxford, available July and Aug. Fully equipped kitchen garden, 3 bedrooms, large sitting room, overlooks fields. Fifteen mins. by bus from city centre. Suitable couple or family with 2 children. £600 p.c.m. inc. charges except telephone. Tel.: Oxford 373393.

Furnished flat for Summer let. Ten mins. from city centre. Small garden, off-street parking. Large rooms, double bedroom, second bedroom (2 singles), 2 receoptions, bathroom, WC, kitchen. Available 29 July--23 Sept.,(8 weeks). £1,650 plus bills. Tel.: Oxford 767863.

Oxford summer let available during August and September. Twenty mins., walk from the town centre. Three bedroom house with sitting room, kitchen and bathroom. £960 p.m. Please contact by e-mail: sarah.gray@st-hildas.ox.ac.uk, or tel.: Oxford 276890.

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.

Cosy Victorian house in quiet North Oxford street. Large family kitchen with Aga. Sitting room, bathroom, 3 bedrooms. Garden. Easy access to centre of Oxford. Meadow and river nearby. Available 22 July–12 Aug. £960 inc. gas and electricity. Tel.: Oxford 512397 or 311904. n

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Holiday Lets

SW France, Puycesli, Tarn. Three star hotel and restaurant in 15th.c. fortified village, overlooking the valley of the Vere. Eight spacious rooms, each with ch/air conditioning, en suite bathrooms, satellite TV, computer and e-mail access, to ensure a comfortable stay in the heart of the village. A casual and friendly restaurant where Chef Guillaume Roze melds his knowledge of regional products with a unique appreciation of spices, and contrasting flavours. Extensive wine list. Conference or banquet room also available. Contact Dorothy Alexander, tel.: 00 33 563 336 590.

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.

Norfolk: 18th.c. fisherman's cottage, mid-villaage, 3 mins. walk from unspoilt beach and nature reserve. Sleeps 4, 1 double, 1 twin. Oil-fired c.h., plus solid fule stove in lounge. Refurbished and well equipped. TV, VCR, and phone etc. Available 3--6 months let from June. From £300 p.c.m. Tel.: 01493 731612, or e-mail: maureen.clarke@virgin.net.

Detached country cottage (sleeps up to 5) near Dinan, Brittany. La Petite Maison on a quiet lane, short cycle or drive from Dinan. Lounge/kitchen, double bedroom, bathroom, garden. £120--£270 p.w. Contact: Ronwen and Alan Lovell, tel.: 01844 208401, e-mail: lovelake@btinternet.com, website: www.frenchconnections.co.uk/accom/438. html.

Burgundy (Morvan National Park): 19th-c. stone cottage in quiet hamlet. Sleeps 5+. Enclosed front and rear gardens backing onto own meadow with stream. Spacious sitting room, 1 double and 1 triple bedroom, study, bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, washing machine, c.h., telephone, log fires. Ideal for peace and quiet, walking, swimming in nearby lakes, wine-tasting, and sightseeing in Burgundy (1/2 hour from Vezelay and Avallon). Available all dates except 17-- 23 June, 22 July--19 Aug. £225--£275 p.w. Tel.: Oxford 721539.

Northumberland, between the Cheviots and the sea. A stone built cottage, in a small unspoilt village, with 3 bedrooms, and sitting room with view over the garden. Five miles Alnwick castle and easy reach of half a dozen more, plus miles of beautiful seashore. Please tel.: 01665 579292.

Venice. Holiday home of Anglo-Italian couple, tastefully modernised, and furnished, access on to quiet `Corte', sleeps up to 4. Available weekly or termly. Situated between railway and Rialto, near Ghetto, well served by water buses, shops and restaurants. Tel.: 0039 0644230361.

Skopelos, Skiathos, Alonissos. Lovely island houses available 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: thalpos@otenet.gr.

Pembrokeshire coast near Fishguard. Comfortable cottage in peaceful setting, with stove, books, garden. Coast path 1 km. Ideal for walking, studying, relaxing. Sleeps 3 +. Children and pets welcome. Accessible by public transport. Reasonable rates esp. May/June. Tel.: 01348 872080.

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.

Dordogne and Rome holiday rentals. Stone house in an acre of garden in the Dordogne, France, with a fabulous 270 degree panorama (sleeps 8/10). Also Rome, Italy, marble floored flat (4/5) and 19th-c., country farmhouse with lovely views, 115 mins. from Rome and 2 hrs to Florence (sleeps 4 with downstairs rooms available to sleep 4 more). Prices vary from £250--£550 p.w. Private owner. Tel.: 01223 353603 for details.

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Houses for Sale

Grandpont, South Oxford, 10 mins. from city centre. Three bedrooms (2 linked), living room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, separate WC, small patio. NBuilt c. 1900. Available 1 October or possibly sooner. Offers around £185,000. Tel.: Oxford 241845 to view (no agents).

High quality 2 bedroom house on Oxford Waterside development. Built in 1998, condition as new with high ceilings, gas c.h. and luxury fittings. Master bedroom with en suite shower, bathroom, gardens, allocated parking. Available now. guide £190,000. Tel.: 0370 753915.

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Flat for sale

Two bedroom split level, first floor flat, overlooking stream, on edge of exclusive 3 year old development, off Abingdon Road, a mile from Oxford centre. Guide price £125,000. Tel.: Oxford 513759 or e-mail: cliff@cliffpavelin.com for more information.

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