House Prices in Wantage

Wantage is a market town and civil parish in the Vale of the White Horse, Oxfordshire, England. The town is on Letcombe Brook, about 8 miles (13 km) south-west of Abingdon, 10 miles (16 km) west of Didcot, 15 miles (24 km) south-west of Oxford and 14 miles (23 km) north north-west of Newbury.Historically part of Berkshire, it is notable as the birthplace of King Alfred the Great in 849. In 1974 the area administered by Berkshire County Council was greatly reduced, and Wantage, in common with other territories South of the River Thames, became part of a considerably enlarged Oxfordshire.

Valuations in Wantage

The most expensive recorded transaction in Wantage was £1,822,000 on 4 October 2013. The most recent recorded sale in Wantage was £364,000 on 22 August 2016. Properties in Wantage have an average price of £336,705 over the last 3 years.

Average property price


+4% since 2018
+44% since 2017

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Wantage

Wantage has 12 schools with capacities ranging from 58 to 2218. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Foundation School, Voluntary Controlled School, Community School, Other Independent School, Community Special School, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Wantage (by capacity)

  • King Alfred's (A specialist Sports College)


    A Mixed Foundation School for pupils aged 11 to 18 years. The school enrols 2218 students.

  • Wantage Church of England Primary School


    A Mixed Voluntary Controlled School for pupils aged 3 to 11 years. The school enrols 420 students.

  • Charlton Primary School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils 5 to 11 years. The school enrols 280 students.

  • Stockham Primary School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils aged 5 to 11 years. The schools has a capacity of 210 pupils.

  • St Andrew's School

    Pupils aged 5 to 10 attend this Mixed Other Independent School. The school enrols 85 students.

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