New Homes in Banbury
Lying on the banks of the River Cherwell in the South East, the Oxfordshire market town of Banbury is an excellent place to buy a new home. Houses in Banbury offer strong transport links due to their proximity to the M40 motorway, which you can use to get to places like Coventry and Oxford in just over half an hour.
With Northampton a similar journey away and Birmingham 40 miles to the north west, the Cotswolds are also close by for relaxing countryside walks. You can browse below to see our developments closest to Banbury, and discover more about the local area.
Live the Banbury life
Surrounded by beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, you can look forward to a wonderful way of life when you buy a new home in Banbury. Moving house can often be a daunting prospect, but offers like our Part Exchange scheme are designed to give you the best experience possible, while saving you money at the same time. With this, we could act as a guaranteed buyer for your existing home, significantly reducing your stress levels and the demands on your time.
Things to see and do in Banbury
A town with plenty of history, you can explore more about the local area at Banbury Museum, before heading south west from town to visit the majestic Broughton Castle. You can cross Crouch Hill if you’re taking that particular journey on foot, a partly artificial hill which offers spectacular scenery and views.
People’s Park, meanwhile, is right in the heart of town and home to a kids’ play area. The same goes for Spiceball Country Park, which also has a skatepark, while Grimsbury Reservoir is just north of town and perfect for pretty walks. A little further afield, the picturesque Cotswolds provide endless opportunities for more walks, as well as peaceful bike rides as you visit the local pubs and cafes.
There’s a decent selection of schools in Banbury, which has a large number of primaries rated as good by Ofsted. This includes St Mary’s CofE, Harriers Banbury Academy and Queensway School, while William Morris Primary is outstanding. At secondary level, Futures Institute Banbury, Wykham Park and Blessed George Napier Catholic School and Sixth Form are all good options. The Warriner School and North Oxfordshire Academy are also options close to town.
Banbury transport links
The M40 passes close to town, meaning Banbury is very well connected to the national motorway network. Birmingham is around 50 minutes north along this road, while London is a little further away in the opposite direction. Banbury’s train station is parallel to the A4260, with services to Birmingham taking 45 minutes. Trains to London only take an hour, making Banbury feasible if you work in the capital.
The Banbury property scene
In recent years, Banbury has been hailed as a great place to buy a new home in terms of getting more for your money. Prices remain higher than the national average, but significantly lower than across the rest of the South East, and much lower than other popular commuter towns.
From affordable 2 bedroom semis to large detached homes perfect for growing families, you can also find a wide variety of property over in nearby Buckingham. If Banbury is for you though, don’t miss the government’s Help to Buy South East scheme for some extra help with your purchase.
Help to Buy Banbury
In Banbury you can take advantage of Help to Buy South West if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy South West page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.