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Banbury is a thriving market town located on the river Cherwell, packed with old world charm and perfectly located for easy commutes to nearby Oxford and Birmingham. Perched at the outer tip of the north east Cotswolds, a new home in Banbury is a gateway to historic Stratford upon Avon, breathtaking Blenheim Palace and ultra-modern Milton Keynes.

Take a walk along the Oxford Canal as it sweeps through the centre, fringed by excellent shopping, including the Castle Quay Shopping Centre with 7-screen cinema, bowling alley, adventure climb arena, mini-golf and more. Historic Tooley’s Boatyard and Banbury Museum, packed with artefacts from the area’s industrial past are nearby.

If you’re looking for a place to lay roots and thrive, a new build in Banbury offers access to more than its fair share of family-friendly facilities. There are good schools, play areas and the Spiceball Leisure Centre with 26-acre Spiceball Country Park as well as the People’s Park and bowling green.

Living in Banbury

Why a new build in Banbury?

Buy a new home in Banbury and you can take advantage of clean pedestrianised streets with farmers markets packed with delicious local produce. Stay in town or head to the Waterfront, where you have a choice of modern or traditional pubs and eateries – including Ye olde Reine Deer Inn, dating from 1570.

Your new home in Banbury

The rolling Cotswold Hills are just a stone’s throw from your new house in Banbury. Take a trip out out of town to one of the beautiful villages nestled in the Oxfordshire countryside or don your walking boots and take to the miles of footpaths and trails available.

Stratford upon Avon, birthplace of Shakespeare, is just 20 minutes’ drive away and a Mecca for theatre goers. With no less than four performing arts centres, this stunning historic market town is home to the world-renowned waterfront Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

Your new build home in Banbury is also just a stone’s throw from many ancient and elegant stately homes including the National Trust’s Hidcote and Upton House and Gardens. Check out the seat of Lord and Lady Saye and Sele of Broughton Castle, the Tudor Sulgrave Manor and awe-inspiring Blenheim Palace. Enthusiasts of the combustion engine will also enjoy the British Motor Museum.

An easy commute

Your new home in Banbury is perfectly placed for a commute into the city of dreaming spires, Oxford. Trains take less than 20 minutes from Banbury and the A4260 takes you straight into the heart of Oxford. There are also direct train links to Birmingham, with journeys taking just over 45 minutes, and Coventry is a very commutable half an hour. The town is also perfectly placed for the M40 to Central London (77 miles) and Birmingham (45 miles).

New homes in Oxfordshire

Persimmon Homes has a number of new houses available in Banbury and new builds in Oxfordshire, including new homes in Witney and Chinnor. To find out more about our available properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…