Surrounded by green fields and on the edge of the North Wessex Downs, Grove is an idyllic spot to enjoy walking, biking and exploring. Your new home is close to three pubs, The Baytree with a good choice of beers and SkySports, The Bell with a nice local vibe and the Volunteer Inn with a delicious traditional menu. Grove has thriving football and rugby clubs, catering for all ages. It has been home to the F1 team and constructor Williams Racing since their move in 1996. The Williams site offers tours, a museum and plenty of hands-on activities.

Living in Grove

A range of schools close by

There are two primary schools within walking distance, Millbrook Primary School and the Grove Church of England Primary School, both rated as Good by Ofsted. Wantage, a mile away offers the Outstanding SEN Academy, Fitzwaryn School for ages 3-19 as well as Stockham Primary School and Wantage Primary Academy, both rated as Outstanding. There are a further eight primary schools rated as Good in the area, as well as the nearest secondary school, King Alfred’s.

Perfectly located for travel

From your new house, you can take the A338 to the eastern edge of the village, heading north towards Oxford (15 miles) and south to Wantage (1 mile). The nearby A38, will take you to the M4 and commuter links to Reading (26 miles) and London (75 miles). Didcot and Abingdon are around 10 miles away. Swindon (22 miles) is easily accessible to the southwest via the A420. The village has a good bus service which links to Oxford and Wantage, as well as selected surrounding villages. The nearest train station with direct links to London is Didcot Parkway.

New build houses in Grove

Persimmon Homes has a number of new houses available in Grove, Wantage and Oxfordshire – including Thame and Didcot. To find out more about our available properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…