Springfield Road, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 8ET
Open daily 10am to 5pm
This is an exciting new development in the historic market town of Wantage. There is a strong community atmosphere with shops, schools and amenities on your doorstep. The town offers good transport links and is set in the stunning countryside of the Vale of the White Horse with the ancient Ridgeway nearby.
Choose from a range of quality 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes carefully designed to suit your needs. So, whether you are choosing your first home, or need space for a growing family, East Gate is the perfect choice for your stylish new home in this charming market town.
East Gate has access to the M4 and M40 motorways with London approximately 70 miles away. Several major trunk routes, including the A338, A34 and A417 are also within easy reach with Oxford being 16 miles away and Swindon 20 miles away. There are bus routes serving Oxford, Didcot, Abingdon and Faringdon and train stations at Didcot and Oxford. For air travel Heathrow Airport is around an hour away.
A trip to the shops
Wantage offers a range of facilities from major supermarkets to some interesting independent shops, regular Farmers Markets offering lots of local produce together with cafes and pubs if you are catching up with friends for lunch or a coffee. The historic city of Oxford is also less than 20 miles away with a wealth of independent boutiques and retailers as well as larger department stores.
Taking time out
Discover the stunning local countryside including walks along the Ridgeway where you can visit the heritage site of Uffington Castle, Dragon Hill and see the famous White Horse on the hillside at Uffington. Wantage itself has regular markets, the Vale of Downland museum, a medieval Parish Church as well as cobbled streets and passageways to explore. There is an annual Summer Festival including arts and music events for all ages. Betjeman Millennium Park is a beautiful green space close to the town centre enjoyed by the community featuring poetry sculpture plaques designed by Alec Peever. Walks can be enjoyed along the Letcombe Brook Discover Trail from the Downland Museum to the Willow Walk Vale and Nature Reserve.
The area is well served by pre-school groups and primary schools. Two of the nearest to East Gate are Wantage Church of England Primary School, catering for ages 3 - 11 and Charlton Primary School that takes youngsters from ages 4 - 11. Secondary education is provided by King Alfred's Academy that also has a sixth form facility. Further education is available at Abingdon and Witney College.
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