About the Homestay
We live in the beautiful city of Oxford a large village called Kidlington. Buses run frequently expected time to wait for a bus 5-7 minutes the bus stop is 2 minutes walking from our property. Coach form Oxford to London is just over 1 hour. Laundry consent with owners arrangements.
I work 5 days a week weekends off however if you would to venture out I can possibly drive and make arrangements.
Local village has varies shops and amenities, local doctor, dental surgery, sport center and supermarkets.
We are Asian Chinese family myself Kar 36 with my mother & father, My mother enjoys helping out at the local Chinese community in Botley also enjoys some planting in her allotment. My father interest is cooking he has been a chef for many years. My weekends are spent mainly cycling and supporting development repair works to properties.
This is a family home with a sense of homey comforts, we are able to provide breakfast and some evening meals extra can be arrange at £5 per meal.
Laundry is £5 per load
We have a small single and a double room available please specify when booking. There is large living / dinning area however garden is fairly small. We are very close to Blenheim Palace a lovely traditional attraction among superb countryside of the Cotswold.
Id maybe asked to verify guest identity and to keep as a record of safe keeping, your details will not be shared.
Payment preferred on arrival however circumstances of guest requirements is key purpose this can be discussed prior to the booking if necessary.
At home languages spoken is Chinese (Cantonese, Haka) and english.
- Internet Access
- Non Smoking
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
This is very large village in the UK we have 3 supermarkets, petrol station, nice high street, banks, village hall this is sought after living area in Oxford. If you prefer scenery landscape the Cotswold is a wonderful spot.
Shopping there is Bicester Village outlet which is 20mins drive, to Oxford is 5 miles 15-20 mins with bus.
Coach to London takes just over 1 hour.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Bus Stop
- Train station
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
Please remove outdoor shoes in the porch before entering living, any unauthorized guest please make sure home owners are warned in advanced. Please keep noise down to a minimum from 10pm.
Smoking is not allowed.
They help me a lot with my arrive in UK.
I like the stay with Kar and his family. There place is quite and great. They are very kind and helpful. I recommend to stay with them if you want to visit Oxford.
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 250 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.