East Oxford is a vibrant and diverse neighbourhood located in Oxfordshire, England. Known for its lively atmosphere and rich cultural heritage, East Oxford is a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike.

Living in East Oxford

In a desirable spot within walking distance from the city, East Oxford is a diverse neighbourhood that has developed a personality of its own. With its blend of cultural richness, artistic flair, and a welcoming community atmosphere, it has a unique bohemian spirit that makes you fall in love with the place.

At the heart of East Oxford lies Cowley Road, a vibrant thoroughfare lined with independent shops, cafes, pubs, and a variety of eateries. This is also where the annual Cowley Road Carnival is held which includes a procession, eco floats, and street parties. Residents and community groups are encouraged to make their own carnival costumes and have the opportunity to take part in the procession.

East Oxford is a hub of artistic expression, with a thriving arts and culture scene. The Pegasus Theatre is a renowned venue for contemporary performing arts, and offers a diverse program of theatre, dance, and music performances. Additionally, the Ultimate Picture Palace is an independent cinema with vintage charm, showcasing a curated selection of arthouse films and cult classics. 

When you need a tranquil retreat, East Oxford is blessed with an array of green spaces and community parks too. South Park has fantastic panoramic views of the city of Oxford, which are a real treat and make for a great photo opportunity. Meanwhile Florence Park provides beautiful gardens and sports facilities, ideal for a leisurely walk, brisk cycle, or to stop for a picnic. 

From music festivals and street parties to local markets and art exhibitions, there is always something happening in East Oxford. It is a great spot to put down roots for families, young professionals, and students wanting somewhere with a diverse energy and a strong sense of community spirit.

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The stamp duty calculator presumes that none (or part) of the property qualifies as mixed-use for which the current SDLT would be 3%.

Please note that this tool is an indicator only, your solicitor or tax consultant will advise you as to the actual stamp duty land tax that must be paid on completion.

All calculations are correct as of 1st October 2021, which are subject to change at any time

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