Persimmon Homes - Persimmon @ Windrush Place, OX29
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New homes in Witney – a charming Cotswold market town
Persimmon @ Windrush Place is part of a large development in Witney, Oxfordshire. As well as offering 440 new homes in a range of styles, residents will also benefit from a brand new primary school and a local centre.
- Choice of 2,3 and 4 bedroom homes (in phase 1)
- Brand new primary school and local centre
- Excellent shopping opportunities
- Good road links on A40 and M40
- 14 miles from Oxford city centre by car
- Good national rail links from Oxford train station
Witney was selected by the Sunday Times as one of the best places to live in Britain and it's easy to see why. Set on the River Windrush, with historic buildings and a picturesque centre, it's a sought-after Cotswold market town. Located on the outskirts of Witney, Persimmon @ Windrush Place offers excellent local facilities, including a choice of shopping opportunities, schooling for all ages and transport links via the A40 and M40.
The delightful town of Witney lies within the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, close to the city of Oxford and on the edge of the beautiful Windrush Valley. Once famous for its wool mills and blanket production, the legacy of its prosperous past is still visible with perfectly preserved streets and houses and the charming Buttercross market place.Fantastic choice of shops
Careful planning and sympathetic design has seen the town move easily into the 21st century, whilst losing none of its charm as an attractive Cotswold market town. The Woolgate and Marriott's Walk shopping centres are home to a range of top high street names and a selection of designer and individual shops. There's also a popular farmers' market where you can stock up on delicious local produce.
For day-to-day living Witney has much to offer: there's first class education at all levels, a choice of vets, doctors, dental surgeries and the Witney Community Hospital. You'll also be able to make the most of the excellent sports facilities available at the Windrush Leisure Centre and private health clubs, including fitness studios, squash, golf, tennis and swimming. Whilst for lighter entertainment, there are excellent pubs, restaurants, a 5-screen cinema and vibrant nightlife within the town.Local attractions on your doorstep
The countryside surrounding Witney is stunning. Bordering both the Cotswolds and the Windrush Valley, it's an ideal area for outdoor activities. Footpaths, cycle ways and bridle paths criss-cross the landscape, offering a relaxing area in which to unwind from today's hectic lifestyle. Popular local attractions include Cogges Manor Farm, a unique working museum of Victorian rural life, Bishops Palace - a fascinating archaeological excavation, Cotswold Wildlife Park, Witney Lake and Country Park and the majestic Blenheim Palace.
However, a description of this area would not be complete without mention of Oxford, the ‘City of Spires', a delightful destination, positively overflowing with restaurants, art galleries, theatres, gardens, waterways and stunning architecture. This truly is an area with a little something for everyone.
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Less than two miles from the development is the Windrush Leisure Centre, with a range of activities for your health and fitness. As well as the gym, swimming pool, fitness classes and sports hall, there's also a host of children's activities and an Ofsted registered holiday play scheme.
Family days out include Cogges Manor Farm, Blenheim Palace, The Leys adventure playground and the Windrush Path Mosaic Trail in Standlake.
Witney offers a choice of several schools, including the new primary school to be built as part of the Windrush Place development. For those wishing to further their education, Abingdon & Witney College college has both full and part time courses.
The town of Witney offers excellent shopping opportunities with a selection of supermarkets, traditional farmers markets and independent shops. Located in the heart of town, the Woolgate shopping centre is built from attractive Cotswold stone and is home to a range of High street brands, including Marks & Spencer, H&M, Next, Argos, WHSmith and Waitrose; and parking is free for 3 hours.
Commuting is easy; Witney is located off the A40 and close to the M40, linking to several centres of commerce. The main railway station in Oxford gives easy access to London in approximately 54 mins, Swindon approximately 30 mins, Reading approximately 30 mins and Newbury in a little under an hour.
As one of the largest towns in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, Witney is well-placed for commuting throughout the region and to towns further afield such as Banbury, Bicester, Cirencester, Cheltenham and Swindon.
Finstock, Combe and Hanborough train stations are all just a short drive away with regular trains from Hanborough to London Paddington taking just over an hour. Further train services are available from Oxford City or Oxford Parkway, providing direct services into London Paddington and London Marylebone in less than an hour.
Approximate travel distance by car to:
Finstock train station: 6.1 miles
Combe train station: 7.3 miles
Hanborough train station: 7.7 miles
Oxford: 14 miles
Bicester: 20.8 miles
Swindon: 23.3 miles
Cheltenham: 29 miles
Health facilties in Witney are very good, with a choice of doctors' surgeries, dentists and a first class local hospital.
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