The prestigious suburb is a highly desirable area containing many of Oxford's most attractive properties. It boasts an enviable range of attractions – including stylish restaurants, pavement cafés, wine bars and clothing boutiques – and is close to Oxford's many world-famous museums, libraries and heritage sites.

Summertown has excellent transport links, with the new Oxford Parkway station just eight miles away offering a direct rail link to London Marylebone and many other locations.

Unsurprisingly given its proximity to Oxford, Summertown has a wide array of excellent educational establishments, with several high-quality private and state schools located in and around the suburb. As such, the area is extremely popular with families, while many postdoctoral researchers and young professionals also call Summertown home.

The area has a large variety of housing, with the most popular results from a Summertown property search including modern apartments and characterful family homes.