The market town of Banbury is located on the banks of the River Cherwell, just 20 miles from the university city of Oxford. New properties in Banbury can help bring you within reach of historic cities and sprawling areas of natural beauty in the Oxfordshire countryside.
Banbury town centre has a wide range of amenities and nearby shopping parks at Castle Quay Shopping Centre and Banbury Gateway shopping park, where you’ll find boutiques, high street names and restaurants. Take a trip down the M40 to the Bicester Village outlet village for a day of browsing fabulous boutiques with over 130 designer brands, then enjoy fine dining at quaint cafes and restaurants.
Things to do
If you enjoy the outdoors, Banbury has vast areas of parkland on your doorstep, as well as a number of manors and castles, including Broughton Castle and Upton House, which open their gardens to the public. The Oxford Canal runs through Banbury town centre, and you can explore the history of the canals by visiting Tooley’s Boatyard, the oldest working dry dock in Britain. A number of playgrounds, a skateboard park and sports centre with swimming and gym facilities can be found nearby for the whole family to enjoy.
Why ride a cock-horse to ride to Banbury Cross when you can hop on the train at Banbury station? Here you’ll find rail links to Oxford and Warwick, as well as to larger cities such as Birmingham and London. Victoria Park is just 3 miles from Junction 11 of the M40, which runs from Birmingham to London and has junctions to the historic towns of Royal Leamington Spa and Aylesbury. Birmingham Airport is just 40 miles up the motorway from Banbury.
Now is a great time to Buy
Interest rate cuts
With interest rates currently at 0.1%, monthly mortgage payments can be more affordable than they have been for some time. There’s never been a better time to buy a new home and take advantage of the low interest rates while they last.
Stamp Duty Holiday
There’s now no Stamp Duty to pay on homes up to £500,000 which could save you up to £15,000. Make the most of this saving. Your dream home could be a lot closer than you think!
Competitive Mortgage Deals
There’s no shortage of competitive mortgages available. With lenders competing to offer low interest products and better deals, it’s a buyers’ market and an ideal time to consider buying a new build home.