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The Ferry House

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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England
A beautiful and historic ferryman's cottage, the site of which is mentioned in Jerome K. Jerome's Three Men in a Boat, which is situated directly on the banks of the River Thames, adjacent to the Oxford University Rowing Club.
This unique property, which sits on Edwardian brick arches, overlooks its own private riverside garden and pontoon. On the other side of the river is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a working dairy farm.
Until c.1950 the house was occupied by the Wallingford ferryman, who transported horses, people and freight across the river at the point where the River Thames tow path changed sides. The raised outhouse was the ticket booth associated with the ferry.
The house is on the southern edge of the pretty medieval market town of Wallingford, situated along the banks of the River Thames. The centre of the...
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Rural Retreats
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

We stayed here for two nights it was amazing! The house was spotlessly clean and was furnished beautifully it was like home from home. The welcome hamper was unbelievable - eggs, bread, juice, butter, cheese, biscuits,cereal and lots more. It was a haven of wildlife...More

Thank Pam J
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Unknown type bathrooms (2)
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    2 Unknown types
Bedrooms
    2 Queens
    1 Crib
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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