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New homes in Abingdon

Welcome to Abingdon

Whether you’re exploring historic buildings, taking a day trip with the children or simply enjoying a spot of retail therapy, Abingdon is full of places to see and things to do. Located just 30 minutes south of Oxford, new homes in Abingdon are an easy commute from the city, part of a friendly local community and surrounded by rural landscapes.

A quick history

Abingdon is one of the oldest towns in England, with evidence of human life stretching all the way back to the Ice Age. During the Medieval era, Abingdon was an important place run by Benedictine monks and the ruins of the old Abbey buildings are still visible to this day. Over the centuries, the town grew and grew as different industries brought wealth to the town, including the market place, book making and brewing. Abingdon became the county town of Berkshire in 1556, but was eventually overtaken in size by Reading, and today is part of Oxfordshire.

Business and industry

Historically Abingdon has centred on manufacturing and trade industries, including an MG factory which opened in 1929 and eventually closed in 1980. Today Abingdon is home to a wide range of businesses including Abingdon & Witney College, Taylor and Francis Group, and Sophos PLC. Some of the biggest employers in the local region include Oxford University, Oxford Brookes University, Oxfordshire County Council, the NHS, BMW (UK) Manufacturing and Thames Valley Police, while London is also within commuting distance by train.

Things to do in the area

If you’ve moved to Abingdon with a young family, there’s lots to keep the little ones entertained in the local area. The Abingdon Treasure Trail is a fun self-guided hunt ideal, while Abbey Meadow Open Air Swimming Pool is also popular with families during the summer months. Pendon Indoor Model Village and Railways, Millets Farm Centre, Didcot Railway Centre and South Oxford Adventure Playground are also close by.

If you want to explore slightly further afield, the city of Oxford is home to lots of different attractions including the Museum of Oxford, Bates Collection of Musical Instruments, The Story Museum, the Museum of the History of Science, and the University of Oxford Botanic Garden.

Abingdon also hosts many different events throughout the year, ideal if you want to be part of a vibrant and welcoming community. The town’s bun-throwing ceremony is a tradition that spans four centuries, marking royal occasions including the Jubilee in 2012. Other unique traditions in Abingdon include the Election of the Mock Mayor of Ock Street which happens close to the summer solstice and includes a real election and lots of dancing. The town’s Michaelmas Fair is also the longest of its kind in Europe.

Travel and commuting

Abingdon is located close to Oxford, so it’s a popular place for commuters to live. The drive from Abingdon to Oxford takes around 30 minutes via the A34, while the bus takes around the same time to reach the city centre. There’s no train station in Abingdon, with the closest stations located in Radley and Culham. Travelling from Radley, Oxford station is less than nine minutes away by train.

Heading further afield, London is just one hour away from Oxford travelling by train or around one hour 30 minutes from Abingdon by car. For international travel, Heathrow Airport is just under one hour away from Abingdon via the M40. 

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Abbotts Meadow

Barnett Road, Steventon, ABINGDON, OX13 6AJ

On the edge of the chocolate box village of Steventon lies Abbotts Meadow, where we currently have a collection of 2, 3 and 5 bedroom homes available on a range of purchase schemes. Set amidst beautiful countryside, these spacious homes that are free flowing with flexible living space. Abbotts Meadow is a place you'll feel proud to call home. <b>We are now sold out at Abbotts Meadow, however we do homes available in Southmoor at <a href="https://www.dwh.co.uk/new-homes/oxfordshire/H536201-The-Paddocks/home-list/">The Paddocks</a><b>

  • 3.4 miles from your search location
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The Paddocks

Field Close, Southmoor, ABINGDON, OX13 5EZ
  • £ £373,000 To £450,000
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 6.1 miles from your search location

The Maltings

Borough Avenue, Wallingford, OXFORDSHIRE, OX10 0SP

There is only 1 Home left available on The Maltings, Plot 21. This is one of our impressive Stowford homes that offers living accommodation at 1545sqft. You could be moving into this impressive home in time for Easter. The Maltings is a development of mainly 3 & 4 bedroom homes set in the market town of Wallingford and provides easy access to a range of local facilities. <b>This remaining home is build complete and ready for early completion for further information please contact Allen & Harris on 01491 835135. They are based at 6 St Mary's Street, Wallingford, OX10 0EL.<b>

  • 8.3 miles from your search location


Burford Road, Witney, OXFORDSHIRE, OX28 6DJ

Launching August ’18, Kingfisher Meadows is a lovely development in the vibrant town of Witney. Our luxury range of two, three, four and five bedroom homes are designed with today's modern living in mind where space and style come as standard. Choose your next home here and enjoy views of the Windrush Valley, great transport links to the M40 and A40, and the convenience of a busy town nearby. Register your details for more updates on our launch event.

  • 12.2 miles from your search location

Swinbrook Park

Shilton Road, Carterton, OXFORDSHIRE, OX18 1BX
  • £ £483,000 To £505,000
  • 4 bedroom homes
  • 15.2 miles from your search location

Swan Mill

Mill Lane, Newbury, WEST BERKSHIRE, RG14 5QW

Swan Mill now have one last apartment available, If you are interested in purchasing this home please <b>book an appointment with our Sales Advisers at Newbury Racecourse<b> who will be happy to help you find out what purchase scheme is best for you. There are also a range of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments available at Newbury Racecourse. <a href="https://www.dwh.co.uk/new-homes/united-kingdom/H654101-Newbury-Racecourse/"><b>Click here to view our availability.</a><b>

  • 18.6 miles from your search location

The Chase @ Newbury Racecourse

Racecourse Road, Newbury, WEST BERKSHIRE, RG14 7PN
  • £ £389,950 To £525,000
  • 3 bedroom homes
  • 18.9 miles from your search location

Newbury Racecourse

Racecourse Road, Newbury, RG147PN
  • £ £231,000 To £930,000
  • 1, 2 & 3 bedroom homes
  • 18.9 miles from your search location

Willows Grange

Greenham Road, Greenham, RG14 7TA

Located in Newbury, Willows Grange will offer a range of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes with light and spacious layouts, ideal for growing families and first time buyers. You'll also benefit from excellent commuter links – travel just 1 hour by train to reach London and Reading is just 20 miles from home. Register your interest now and receive the latest information regarding the launch.

  • 19.5 miles from your search location

Deddington Grange

The Swere, Deddington, BANBURY, OX15 0AA
  • £ £420,000 To £725,000
  • 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 21.7 miles from your search location
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