Hanover Gardens, Bicester is a large estate offering a range of one and two bed apartments. On-site facilities include use of a laundry, a guest room and the attractive shared gardens. There’s plenty of opportunity to get involved with the resident community, with a variety of social activities and trips out taking place. Amenities are close at hand, with the town centre being less than a five minute walk away.
An on-site manager looks after the buildings and grounds maintenance, as well as offering further advice and support as required. Plus, with Hanover’s 24 hour emergency call system, you can relax in the knowledge that you have access to help and assistance should you ever need it.
The market town of Bicester has close proximity to junction 9 of the M40 motorway linking it to London, Birmingham and Banbury. The historic shopping streets, particularly Sheep Street and Market Square, have a wide range of local and national shops together with cafés, pubs and restaurants. Weekly markets take place on Fridays in the town centre along with farmers' markets and an occasional French market.
Bicester Village outlet shopping centre has luxury fashion shops, home ware boutiques and discounted designer stores. Further out of Bicester is the Bicester Avenue shopping complex which includes one of the largest garden centres in the UK.
Things to see
There are plenty of historical walks around the town and the surrounding countryside which explore Bicester's rich history and heritage. Bicester Village was responsible for the inception of the Bicester Jazz Festival, a free event which takes place every August. The event culminates in a wonderful free ’Picnic in the Park’ big band concert, suitable for the whole family, in the beautiful surroundings of Garth Park in Bicester.
Waddesdon Manor a short drive from Bicester. Built by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild to display his outstanding collection of art treasures and to entertain the fashionable world. It is a Renaissance-style chateau, based on those in the Loire Valley, with gardens by the French designer Elie Lainé. Another National Trust property, Claydon House is something of an unexpected treasure. It is a graceful Georgian building which boasts an extraordinary rococo interior and carefully maintained gardens. There are also mementoes of Florence Nightingale, who was once a regular visitor.
Bicester has good road links to Oxford, Kidlington, Brackley, Buckingham, Aylesbury and Witney, as well as rail service providing services to London, Oxford and Birmingham. Bicester also has local bus services to Oxford and Banbury, and is served by long-distance route between Oxford and Cambridge.
Distance to GP: 0.39 miles
Distance to shop: 0.28 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.28 miles
Distance to Post Office: 0.39 miles