Oxfordshire is an extraordinary county steeped in history surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside yet under an hour from London. The county is highly sought after due to its internationally renowned schooling, the oldest English speaking University in the world. The renowned county stretches from the Chilterns in the South to Cotswolds to the North and West with the River Thames and Thames Valley to the Southwest. With excellent communications from the various transport hubs including Oxford, Didcot, Bicester, Thame and Banbury, the county attracts international buyers and Londoners. o the county. The M40 and M4 motorways flank the county providing links back to London, the Midlands and the West Country, with also an important private jet airport located at Oxford London Airport just outside the city. The county receives regular media attention with the innovative biotech companies constantly producing world leading products from the various science parks, the motor industry surrounding Silverstone and also media attention featuring on a number of glamorous celebrity venues including Soho Farmhouse, Le Manoir and Daylesford.
The Oxford office has over 100 years of experience in residential sales, acquisitions, private finance, building surveying, professional valuations and rural consultancy. The office as a regional hub is surrounded by expert sister offices in Beaconsfield, Henley upon Thames, Cheltenham, Cirencester, Stow-on-the-Wold and Stratford and these teams are supported by the largest Country House team in agency in London, providing an expert and tailor made service for our clients.
Houses and flats in Oxford
The architecture and property supply in Oxfordshire is eclectic ranging from Cotswold Stone farmhouses to period cottages in Chilterns villages, penthouse apartments in the City, villas in Oxford and modern contemporary commuter houses surrounding the various transport hubs. Demand for each is high and our houses and flats for sale regularly achieve premiums with competing buyers. View all our properties for sale in Oxford, Abingdon, Chipping Norton and Northamptonshire.
With its history and culture Oxford attracts buyers from all over the world. The excellent range of both state and independent schools within the city coupled with the two Universities and several hospitals make it a very popular choice for family buyers. The proximity to London (56 miles) and other major commercial centres make it a sought after destination and later this year a new rail station at Oxford Parkway in North Oxford will open with services from London Marylebone providing a significant boost for commuters to London.
The properties we have for sale and for rent in Oxford are mostly Victorian and Edwardian family houses and modern flats. The majority of our buyers are drawn to the city looking to purchase within the catchment area for popular primary and secondary schools.
We also see a high number of buyers moving into the city from the countryside who are looking for a lifestyle change with more amenities on the doorstep, easier road and rail travel and strong prospects for capital growth.
Our property services
- Residential Sales
- Professional Residential valuations
- Building Surveying
- Residential Development consultancy
- Private Finance
Living in Oxford
Oxfordshire is a wonderful county to live in. With Oxford City at its heart, the county is one of the most sought after regions within easy reach of London yet surrounded by beautiful open countryside. The city has an extraordinary and eclectic mix of architecture and places of interest including the wonderful colleges. University Parks, Ashmolean Museum, Botanical Gardens and Natural History Museum. Bordered by the River Thames and Cherwell the City provides City living, yet surrounded within minutes of the rolling countryside of the Chilterns and Cotswolds.
There are excellent transport links to London from Oxford, Didcot and Thame. By road the M40 and M4 motorways flank the county and Oxford itself has Oxford London airport, a large and important private jet hub. The motorsports industry and Formula One teams surrounding Silverstone provide a little glamour and the Chipping Norton set, Soho Farmhouse and Daylesford. The county area has regular national and international visitors.
Oxford is known throughout the world for its history, University and culture. It is a small city only 56 miles from London in glorious Oxfordshire countryside sandwiched between the Chilterns and the Cotswolds. With a population of only 150,000, it is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. It has a broad economic base and its industries include motor manufacturing, education, publishing and a large number of information technology and science-based businesses, some being academic offshoots. The city is known worldwide as the home of the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English speaking world. Notable buildings include the Radcliffe Camera and The Bodleian Library and it is known as the "city of dreaming spires", a term coined by poet Matthew Arnold.
Within the city there are many green spaces including Christchurch Meadows, South Parks, The Botanical Gardens, University Parks and Port Meadow. There is punting from Magdalen Bridge and when open to the public the colleges provide a fascinating insight into the academic world as well the chance to see the site of many films, including Harry Potter.
Why use Knight Frank?
With over 100 years of unrivalled experience in residential sales, the Oxford team have the expertise and market knowledge to help our clients with all their property needs.
Our negotiators specialise in the areas they know best providing world class coverage and local knowledge of the market.
We are supported in London by the largest team of Country House agents in the property world and the help ensures our clients receive the best possible advice.
We would be delighted to help with any property advice in the area and look forward to hearing from you.