Redrow - Asquith Park, OX14
Sutton Courtenay is a much sought after Oxfordshire village. So rich in history that it was visited by Tony Robinson's Time Team searching for Saxon royalty. Now, with the arrival of this exclusive development of three, four and five bedroom homes from Redrow's award winning Heritage Collection, there's even more to attract you. These superb homes are perfectly placed in this historic village, as they draw their inspiration from the arts and crafts architecture of the past, combining it with the very best of modern living.
You'll find leisure at the pace you like it in Sutton Courtenay, with a choice of traditional village life, with regular shows and events in the Village Hall, or the excitement of the city close by. Oxford is home to countless theatres, including the Playhouse, Apollo and New Theatre and three cinemas, as well as an endless programme of fascinating talks and lectures amid the dreaming spires of the vaiour colleges. For sport, the village boasts cricket, football and angling clubs, while nearby Abingdon is home to the Old Goal Leisure Centre and Abbey Meadow Open Air Swimming Pool. quality local golf can be enjoyed at Drayton Park, Hadden Hill and Frilford Heath. Punting on the Thames is a must in the summer months, with boat hire in Oxford from £15.
As home to one of the world’s leading universities, education is high on the agenda in and around Oxford, and you’ll be spoiled for choice for both good quality state schools and excellent private education. The village is home to Sutton Courtenay Church of England Primary, just a few minutes walk from the development. Further afield the choice is huge, including Radley College, Cothill, Chandlings Manor, Our Lady's Convent, Abingdon School, St Helen’s & St Katherine’s, The Manor Preparatory in Abingdon, The European School at Culham, Headington School, St Edwards, Oxford High School and the Dragon School at Oxford.
For your weekly shopping, head to Abingdon for Waitrose or Didcot for Sainsbury's. Abingdon is also home to the Abbey Shopping Centre, while Didcot hosts the Orchard Shopping Centre. In the city, Oxford is home to Westgate Shopping Centre and the Clarendon Centre, as well as a fascinating array of small independent specialist shops where you can browse happily for hours. For designer bargains from all the most fashionable labels head along the M40 to Bicester Village Outlet.
Aside from the delightful rural life of the village, one of the biggest attractions is the excellent commuter links. Didcot Parkway station is just 3 miles away and has swift trains direct to London Paddington in just over 40 minutes, as well as regular services to Oxford and Reading in around quarter of an hour. The M40 and M4 are both just 15 miles away, while the A34 trunk road is even closer, Abingdon is just 2 miles away, Didcot 3 miles, Oxford 15 miles and Reading just 30 miles. Heathrow Airport is around an hour drive via the A34 and M4.
The village of Sutton Courtenay has a post office and two local stores for your day to day needs. Local doctors can be found in Didcot at either Oaktree Health Centre (Sat Nav) or Woodlands Medical Centre (Sat Nav OX11 0BB), with Dentists available at Didcot Dental Centre (Sat Nav 0X11 0AG).