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Guide to Faringdon

Faringdon is a historic market town in the Vale of the White Horse, Oxfordshire. The name of the town means “fern-covered hill”. It rose to prominence in the 13th century after being granted a weekly market, which still operates to this day. As well as featuring many detached family homes, the Faringdon property market also offers a wide range of purpose-built and converted flats to rent or buy.

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Places of interest in Faringdon include Buscot House, a neoclassical grade II listed building open to the public, and the popular Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland. Restaurants in Faringdon include gastropub The Eagle Tavern and Spanish restaurant La Bobina, which is renowned for its tapas and paella dishes. Highly rated schools in the area include Faringdon Infant School and Faringdon Community College. Those who commute can get to Oxford in just 46 minutes and to Bristol in just over an hour-and-a-half via train. Swindon is just a half-hour drive away, while Birmingham and London can be reached in around two hours by train.

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Chancellors Estate Agents’ Carterton branch services the Faringdon area, and has many wonderful properties for sale and for let in and around Faringdon.