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The Island, Hardwick, Witney, Oxfordshire

Sleeps 7 - 22 7 Bedrooms 22 Dining

Fabulous dog friendly island holiday house near Oxford sleeping 22 with a hot tub and party room, for hen weekends and special occasions

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. The Island, Hardwick, Witney, Oxfordshire, sleeps 7 - 22 in 7 bedrooms.

The Island in Oxfordshire sleeps 22 in 7 bedrooms. An 8th bedroom can be set up with a sofa bed for 2 extra guests.

This private island holiday house in West Oxfordshire is ideal for multi generation families and friends to meet up for a reunion or birthday celebration. Park the cars in the private carpark, grab the keys to your own small motorboat and head out to the island getaway, an idyllic setting in the middle of a water ski lake. You can fish from The Island or book in with Hardwick WaterSports for ringo rides, paddle boarding, kayaking and wild swimmimg.  You can also use Hardwick Parks on-site clubhouse. 

Living spaces are modern and open plan design with 3, yes 3, kitchen spaces. The main kitchen inside is fully equipped and includes an AGA and appliances to make cooking for a big group a breeze. The outdoor kitchen is ideal for barbecues and the utility room kitchen handy for outside caterers to prepare a special meal. Dining is a pleasure inside and outside, with long tables and enough seating for a sociable group dinner. The family room has plush sofas next to a cosy wood burner and Sky Glass TV, and is also home to the games area offering pool, table football, karaoke and an Xbox for family fun.

The gardens are a lovely place to sit with a drink and for barbecues. Relax in the luxury hot tub bubbles and have a party in the Wonky Bar during the evening, with a jukebox and feature wonky floor for dancing. There is lots of outside space for kids and dogs to let off steam.

In the bedrooms zip and links can be configured as doubles or twins, and the dorm room for 8 is great for the kids or adults to chill together (perfect for hen parties). All rooms are individually designed with stylish soft furnishings and attractive occasional furniture. There are 3 shower rooms and 2 bathrooms, plenty for a large gathering.

Apart from the water sports, there's also the Waterside Therapy Rooms, so book in for an indulgent facial, massage or pamper package. The Island in Oxfordshire is only a 15 minute drive from the Cotswolds too with gems including Burford and Bourton-on-the Water for a country pub lunch or afternoon tea, or head to Oxford for culture and top restaurants.


Dog Friendly

Dog friendly.

Disabled Facilities

No specific facilities.

Hot Tub

Luxury hot tub.


Superfast WiFi is available throughout.

Games Room

Ping pong, pool, table football and an Xbox games console. Toys, games and exercise equipment.


Waterfront property with lake access. Patio and enclosed garden with furniture and barbecue. Hammock. Wild swimming in the lake.


Dishwasher, washing machine and dryer available. Outside kitchen. Utility with extra kitchen. Grocery can be delivered day of arrival (extra charge).

Dining Room

Inside dining for all guests. Outside dining on patio. Wonky Bar party room.

Sitting Room

Open plan family room and games room with lots of comfy sofas, a wood stove and large TV.

TV and Music Facilities

55" HDTV Sky Glass with Netflix in lounge. Sonos, Alexa Show, Juke Box, Echo show Bluetooth sound system.


2 double/twin zip/link, king/twin zip/link, superking/twin zip/link, double and 2 kings. Room for 8 with double/twin and 6 bunks.


2 bathrooms with baths and showers. 3 shower rooms, one of which is an en suite to the bunk dorm.

Children's Facilities

Cot, high chair, travel cot, baby bath, fire guard and baby monitor available upon request. Toys and games.

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating throughout. Wood stove in the family room.


Quality bedding and bathroom towels are provided.


Private carpark on the shore. Boat holding 5 guests to get to the island.


No smoking please.

Booking Information

Please note that the prices are based on 14 people for a minimum 3 night stay for 2024, additional guests are charged from £200 per person per stay. Two designated drivers for the boats are required, must be over 25 and hold a valid car driving licence. 1 access route for boat. Please do not veer off course for safety reasons. Check in from 4pm, check out by 10am. Dog friendly.

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The Island, Oxfordshire

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Weekly Price
From £6000
3 Night Weekend
From £4200


Located in Hardwick West Oxfordshire and 10 minutes from Witney, 15 minutes to Burford and the Cotswolds, Oxford is 35 minutes. Swindon and M4 40 minutes.

  • Hardwick near Witney.
  • Witney has Barry's Food Store and Shop Shortcuts as well as Waitrose and Sainbury's.
  • The Harcourt Arms Witney.
  • Heathrow.
  • Hanborough.
  • Regular buses to Oxford.

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This venue is available for Business Groups

Business Groups

Oxfordshire central location for a corporate gathering in a private island house in the heart of a watersports lake. Dining room for board meetings and presentations. Bar activity space. Great facilities include games room and hot tub.

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