Grendon Underwood is approximately 9 miles west of Aylesbury and is a pleasant and convenient location, ideal for family living. With a history dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries, many attractive thatched cottages and noted buildings can be seen in the village today, including Shakespeare House and the 12th century church of St Leonard. The village has a general store with post office, school, garage and a public house. The surrounding market towns and villages provide a wealth of historical and interesting places to visit including Waddesdon Manor, Claydon House and Quainton Steam Railway. Extensive shopping facilities are situated at Bicester Village Retail Outlet and at the refurbished Friar's Square Centre in Aylesbury. The A41 provides easy access into Aylesbury, Bicester and the M40 network. Rail connections are fast and convenient on the Chiltern Turbo reaching London Maylebone in under an hour from Aylesbury. Services to Euston are available from Cheddington and Leighton Buzzard.