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Eastfield Court


Church Street, Faringdon, Oxfordshire
 

Eastfield Court is an attractive development of mostly two-bedroom retirement apartments built in a horseshoe design just off the market square. The properties face on to the maintained landscaped gardens and some have delightful views of All Saints Church.

The development has a house manager and 24 hour Careline. Residents benefit from a residents' lounge and a communal laundry room. All properties have an emergency alarm and intercom system. Parking is to the east of the development and it is just a short walk to the town centre. There is a good range of local shops with the major centre of Swindon just over ten miles away.

The attractive town of Faringdon is north west of the Vale of the White Horse situated on a low range of hills which borders the valley of the Thames on the south.

Facilities: The development has a house manager and 24 hour Careline. Residents benefit from a residents' lounge and a communal laundry room. All properties have an emergency alarm and intercom system. Parking is to the east of the development and it is just a short walk to the town centre.

HISTORY

Faringdon House, close to the church was built by the poet laureate, Henry James Pye in the C18th. Lord Berners folly was erected in the grounds in 1936 and is recognisable from a distance. Several old buildings line the streets converging on the market square and the C18th Market Hall.

The very attractive 'low' Church of All Saints which was begun in the C12th although it is likely a church stood on this spot in Saxon times, lost its tower in the C17th and now emphasises its cruciform shape. Inside there are many interesting brasses and monuments. There is a copy of an original Elizabethan cartoon in the Upton chapel commissioned by Lady Upton and depicting various events in her husband's life.

Access:

Road communications to Faringdon are good being close to the A420 by-pass linking to the M4 (J16) approximately nine miles. There is an excellent train service from both Swindon and Oxford with trains running regularly to London (Paddington) taking about an hour. Lechlade is about seven miles and Wantage about eleven.

Scheme Features: Local Amenities: Environment:
  • Manager: Resident
  • Communal lounge
  • Laundry
  • Resident Secretary
  • Adult Education
  • Banking
  • C o E
  • Dental Surgery
  • Doctor's Surgery
  • General
  • Hairdressing
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Nursing Home
  • Parkland
  • Petrol Station Only
  • Podiatry
  • Post Office
  • Pubs
  • RC
  • Restaurants
  • Servicing
  • Walking
  • Yoga
  • Close to Church
  • Market Town
  • Town Square
  • Views
Available Properties at this development
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Address Manager type Beds    
Eastfield Court
Faringdon
Oxfordshire
SN7 8SL
Grange Management Southern Limited
[Resident]
Retirement
Apartment
2 £0
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