Welcome to The Dovecote, Drayton

The Dovecote is an exciting development new homes for sale in Drayton. Explore our superb homes, exclusive deals and make The Dovecote your new home.


Since 1969, we've always gone above and beyond for our customers. We do this by caring for you as much as we care about crafting the finest homes. Which is why more than 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend us.


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Our Show Homes 

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The Hylton - A wonderful 3 bedroom home - Book My Appointment 

Living in Drayton

Drayton is a semi-rural Oxfordshire village situated a couple of miles south of Abingdon and is within easy reach of the A34. Enjoy village life, good local amenities and surrounding countryside whilst being able to easily access the historic city of Oxford, just over 10 miles away. Commuters can also take advantage of good road and rail transport links to the surrounding area.

Your Home at The Dovecote

Our new homes in Drayton are designed with open plan living spaces, modern appliances and luxurious finishing touches for you to enjoy.

You can enjoy the benefits of buying new with superior build quality using the latest heating systems, double glazing and insulation resulting in lower energy bills, plus a blank canvas for you to stamp your personality on. Bloor Homes offer industry leading fixtures and fittings as standard with the opportunity to upgrade to numerous items - from kitchen appliances and floor finishes to bathroom fittings and more.


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Site Plan

Explore the The Dovecote development using our interactive site plan

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The Area Drayton in Oxfordshire

Our stunning collection of 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom houses for sale in Drayton have been carefully considered so as you can enjoy all that village life has to offer. Good local amenities. Beautiful surrounding countryside. And excellent transport links around the local area and beyond. It’s these and more that make the Bloor Difference.

The ideal location for stunning new homes. Drayton is a semi-rural Oxfordshire village that offers a relaxed way of life. Within a short walk of home there is a post office, two pubs, a church and a village hall. The church - St Peters - hosts the Pebbles parent and toddler group every week, which is ideal for those with very young children.The village hall is a popular venue for village residents, and has a calendar full of activities to take part in, including badminton, pilates and dance classes.

For those who enjoy golf, Drayton Park Golf Club is a short drive from The Dovecote. The 18-hole course, with its 4 lakes and 55 bunkers, is set within 90 acres of beautifully designed parkland, and provides a perfect place for serious golfers. And, if you're considering taking up the sport, you’ll be able to join the Jonathan Draycott Golf Academy, which provides weekly golf clinics and free taster sessions.

Transport in and around Drayton.

Houses for sale at The Dovecote are ideally positioned for commuters. They are situated a couple of miles south of Abingdon, just over 10 miles from Oxford, and are within easy reach of the A34, which links to the M40, M4 and M3. Rail travel is also easy, with Didcot Parkway Station being around 5 miles away. From here, regular journeys can be made to Oxford, Bristol Temple Meads, Cardiff Central and London Paddington.

Education in Drayton.

Families with young children searching for properties for sale in Drayton will find a choice of primary schools close to home. Drayton Community Primary School is the closest to The Dovecote, while a little further away are Thameside Primary School and Sutton Courtenay C of E Primary School. The Europa School in Culham, Abingdon is just under 3 miles away and is an Accredited European School from Reception to the Baccalaureate.


When you buy a Bloor home we want it to be your home, that's why we offer industry leading fixtures and fittings as standard, leaving you to just sit back, relax and enjoy your new home.

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New Home Specification

The Bloor Homes Difference

Buying a new Bloor home eliminates many of your worries as there will be no renovations or repairs to do, giving you more time to spend with your family and friends.

You can also relax, safe in the knowledge that your new home is designed & built to adhere to superior building standards. These standards relate to every aspect of the property, including structure, heat loss, ventilation, sound insulation, electrical and fire safety.

Along with your new home coming with a 10 year warranty and 2 years builders guarantee, your fantastic property is also finished with the following features outlined below as standard.
Award winning properties...

It's our excellent attention to detail, combined with brilliant design and highly competitive prices that continue to make us one of the UK's largest privately owned house builders. Furthermore, our reputation for high quality services makes us justifiably proud of our success, something that is backed up by the array of awards we have received for our homes.


Fully fitted quality Symphony kitchens with worktops and matching laminate up-stand and internal drawer system. Also including boiler housing (where applicable)

More choice for you...

What's more, you will also be able to select your kitchen units, worktops and glass splashbacks from the range shown. (Subject to stage of construction)

Carron Phoenix granite effect Jet Black 1.5 bowl sink complete with Carron Phoenix tap to Kitchen  

Carron Phoenix stainless single bowl sink complete with Carron Phoenix tap to Utility (where applicable)

Bosch kitchen appliances:  

Electric hob
Single electric oven  (1, 2 & 3 bed properties)  
Double electric oven  (4 & 5 bed properties and 2.5 storey properties)
Fully integrated fridge / freezer

Contemporary style cooker hood

LED strip under-cupboard lighting to kitchen

Fitted wardrobes to:

Master bedroom (3, 4 & 5 bed properties)

Wardrobes Finished with silver mirrored door fronts and silver framing (3, 4 & 5 bed properties)

Brand new means just that, it's all yours. A blank canvas for you to put your own style on from day one. Buying a used home sometimes means you have to put up with the previous owner's decor. Everything in a Bloor homes is neutral and ready for you to make your mark.

Roca 'The Gap' contemporary style white sanitary ware (Roca 'Seville' bath) with complementing Hansgrohe chrome fittings

Ideal Standard metallic shower enclosure complete with Hansgrohe shower to en suite (and bathrooms where applicable)

White heated towel rail (thermostatic) to bathroom and master bedroom en suite 

Porcelanosa ceramic wall tiling
‘Standard Tiled Areas’ fitted as follows:  

Bathrooms and en suites: Generally half height tiling around bath and behind sanitary ware with full height tiling to shower enclosure

Cloakrooms: Splash-back tiling behind basin  

More choice for you....
Take your pick from a fantastic range of Porcelanosa tile designs that are on display for you in the Sales Centre. (Subject to stage of construction)

Internal Finishes

Internal walls and ceilings finished in matt emulsion

Painted MDF window boards throughout, except to bathrooms where tiling is included

Chamfered skirting board - 119mm x 18mm

Chamfered architrave - 69mm x 18mm

Painted five vertical panel internal doors complete with chrome ironmongery

Oak handrail with all other components finished in white


Green Lighting White downlighters to: Kitchen, bathroom and en suites

Pendant light fittings to all other locations


Deta White light switches and sockets, fitted as follows:

Living room: Loungeplate containing: 2 double sockets, TV point*, Telephone point (master) and data point (subject to fibre service) and two additional double sockets

Dining room: Two double sockets

Family room: TV point* with adjacent double socket

Study: Two double sockets

Hall: One double socket

Kitchen: Central appliance switching, cooker control panel, three double sockets and two low-level sockets for appliances

Utility: Low-level sockets for appliances and one double socket

Landing: One double socket

Master bedroom: Two double sockets (behind bed), Data plate containing TV point* and Data point (subject to fibre service) and one additional double socket

Other double bedrooms: Two double sockets (behind bed) with one additional double socket

Single bedrooms: Two double sockets 

Bathroom: Shaver socket

Garage: One double socket with batten light fitting (to integral and attached garages only, also included within detached garages to properties over 1500sq ft)

Deta mains operated doorbell and smoke alarms


Energy efficient gas boilers achieving over 88% efficiency under the SEDBUK 2009 rating system (subject to gas supply)

Saving you money and the environment....

All of our boilers meet and exceed the latest European standards for safety, energy efficiency, emissions and water bye laws. With additional heating and hot water controls, they improve the overall performance of the heating system, saving you money & reducing your carbon footprint.

Energy efficient gas fired central heating with compact radiators including top and side covers (subject to gas supply)

External Finishes

Turfed front garden

Paved area to rear garden using buff paving slabs  

1.8m high timber post and panel divisional fencing with Closeboard fencing to all external boundaries


High performance front door sets

Sealed double glazed windows throughout

Green Lighting motion sensitive (PIR) light fitting to the front of the property

Hormann steel manually operated garage door (where applicable)



†All times and distances are approximate values taken from Google Maps. Please be aware these are subject to slight variation.

*Help to Buy price represents 80% of the purchase price. Help to Buy, Part Exchange and all Bloor Homes’ incentives and schemes are subject to terms and conditions and are available on selected developments and selected plots only. Help to Buy is only available on developments in England, up to the value of £600,000 subject to contract, status and eligibility.

*Part Exchange, Help to Buy and all Bloor Homes’ incentives and schemes are subject to terms and conditions and are available on selected developments and selected plots only. Please speak to our sales team for further details.