Buckingham Town has a wide range of property styles, from grand town houses to workers’ cottages to new build estates, to suit all tastes and budgets. You are always moments from beautiful countryside, and the villages around Buckingham are sought after, but other than some good pubs, most amenities will be back in Buckingham proper.
Between Buckingham and Milton Keynes, east and northeast lie the villages of Maids Moreton, Bufflers Holt, Akeley, Lillingstone Lovell and Lillingstone Dayrell, Leckhampstead, Foscote, Nash, Beachampton, Thornborough, Thornton. There is some beautifully rural countryside in these areas, and properties with the views fetch a premium. For more on villages near Milton Keynes see here.
To the North and North West of Buckingham, Radclive, Chackmore, Stowe and Dadford villages are very desirable. In addition, villages which are technically in Northamptonshire are very accessible, such as Silverstone, so do ensure you are familiar with those locations as well when Househunting as you may get more for your money. See here for more information on looking for property in Northamptonshire.
Living West towards Brackley & Southwest towards Bicester, you are more likely to use the Bicester train stations. Tingewick, Water Stratford, Finmere are north of the A421, with Newton Purcell, Barton Hartshorn, Chetwode, Preston Bissett on the south side. HS2 is expected to the east of Brackley, see Future note below, and care must be taken to know the detailed route before purchasing property. However there is some extremely beautiful countryside in this direction, and some stunning properties to be had.
Coming round South & South East of Buckingham, Gawcott, Hillesden, the Claydons, Lenborough and Padbury have some amazing views, and a wide variety of property styles. You may look towards Winslow in this direction for your amenities. See Waddesdon & Whitchurch for more information on villages in the southerly direction.