Redrow Homes - Bloxham Vale, OX16
Located in delightful Oxfordshire countryside, just to the south of the ancient market town of the famous rhyme, Bloxham Vale offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the very best of both worlds, providing the ideal home for you and your family. Enjoy the country life, with a superb location, surrounded by open fields and charming rural villages, yet within a few minutes of thriving Banbury. And enjoy the big city career opportunities from these homes, with direct trains to London in under an hour.
Whatever your plans, whatever your priorities, Banbury has something for you. What’s more, Redrow has the perfect home for you too, with everything from two bedroom bungalows to three, four and five bedroom detached homes all available with just a 5% deposit with the Help to Buy scheme.
Banbury is a busy town, with lots to offer in the way of arts and culture, sports and leisure. Enjoy the latest blockbuster releases in the Odeon Multiplex, or take in a range of live entertainment from the rich and varied bill at the Mill Arts Centre. For sports, head for Spiceball or Wood Green leisure centres, or grab your clubs and take on the challenge of Rye Hill or Tadmarton Golf Courses to the west of the town. For a family day out, try a visit to the spectacular, moated Castle at Broughton, or take a drive out into the Oxfordshire Cotswolds and discover a wealth of chocolate box villages that have been frozen in time.
Education is always at the forefront of our minds when selecting locations for our new developments, and in Banbury you’ll be spoiled for choice. Bloxham Vale gives you the option of traditional village primary schools in the heart of thriving local communities, or more modern schools within the town. St Mary’s Primary, The Grange Community Primary, Queensway Primary and Harriers Ground Community Primary are all within easy reach. For older children, The Warriner School in Bloxham offers an alternative to nearby Banbury Academy, while North Oxfordshire Academy to the north of the town provides further choice.
Banbury is an historic market town and has been a gathering place for folk from the local villages for hundreds of years. The traditional market is still held weekly on a Thursday and Saturday, incorporating a farmers’ market on the first Thursday of the month and an antiques market on the second and forth Thursdays. While the town has developed over the years, the centre of Banbury still has a few old alleyways and hidden nooks where you’ll find quirky independent shops to capture your imagination. The more modern town centre shopping mostly focuses on the Castle Quay Shopping Centre, which has over 80 stores including High Street names and local specialists. There are also a number of large business and retail parks in the town, including Marley Industrial Estate, home to the likes of B&Q, Homebase and Dunelm and Wildmere Industrial Estate home to Marks and Spencer.
Just a few minutes from junction 11 of the M40, linking you directly to the M25, with London to the south and the West Midlands to the north. Banbury couldn't be better placed for your daily commute, with Stratford and Warwick both just over 20 miles away, Oxford, Northampton and Milton Keynes are all around 30 miles away. Birmingham International Airport being the closest airport to Banbury is 42 miles away and London Luton at 60 miles, make both holidays and business flights quick and easy. Direct trains from Banbury Station will have you in London Marylebone in under an hour, with regular rush hour services. Trains to Oxford take just 20 minutes and to Birmingham take just over 45 minutes. You'll find almost 800 park and ride spaces at Banbury station, making your journey so much simpler.
The nearest GP is Hightown Surgery with West Bar Surgery and Horsefair Surgery also close by. For dentists, register with Bloxham Dental on South Bar Street, or try Banbury Dental Surgery or Amsel & Wilkins Dental Care which are also located in the town.