Looking to buy your first home this year? Look no further than the busy market town, Banbury. Whether you want a chic apartment or the spacious suburbs there is accommodation to suit all budgets, which is why buying a house in Banbury is a great choice for you and your family.
Banbury is perfectly situated close to the M40 making it ideal for commuters to get up and down the country. You can be in London in 2 hours and 20 minutes and Birmingham in under an hour. You also have Oxford, Northampton, Milton Keynes and Swindon within easy reach, as well as Banbury town itself.
One of the benefits of buying a house in Banbury is that it is on the edge of the Cotswolds. Known as an area of outstanding natural beauty, the Cotswolds offers stunning countryside, rural views and charming villages to explore. An abundance of antique stores and independent boutiques line the picturesque high streets, and tea rooms where you can sample traditional cream teas. For those who enjoy walking, you will be spoilt for choice as the Cotswolds is really best explored on foot.
There is so much to see and do in Banbury. Our top picks of things to do with children include exploring the walled gardens at Broughton Castle, getting up close and personal to animals at Waterfowl Sanctuary and Children’s Farm or getting crafty at Banbury Museum. There is also an ODEON cinema and bowling alley for the older kids and further afield you have Cotswold Wildlife Park. You are unlikely to hear the phrase ‘we’re bored’ during the half term holidays!
Magenta Storage has a facility in Banbury, conveniently located just off junction 11 of the M40. Storage units can be a life saver when moving house as you can use them as a holding bay for your belongings. This takes the pressure off while you exchange contracts or sort through surplus belongings while you settle in. Lockers and units can be rented for as little as two weeks, and as customer-focussed storage providers in Banbury, Magenta offer secure, flexible storage with no hidden charges.