Chapel Lane, Bledington, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 6XA | Property for sale | Savills
280.75 sq m
Guide price £1,695,000(105,833,176 EGP)

Chapel LaneBledington, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 6XA


    Key features

    • Detached village house
    • Light and airy accommodation
    • Edge of highly regarded village
    • Parking and double garage
    • Rural views

    A quietly situated village house with exceptional views over the Evenlode Vale

    About this property

    • Walnut House is a wonderful family home in a splendid position on the edge of Bledington towards the end of a quiet no-through lane. There are spectacular views over the unspoilt countryside from the house and garden. The property was constructed in 2003 using Cotswold stone under a Welsh slate roof with distinctive red brick chimney stacks.

      Internally the property is beautifully appointed and has a flexible layout well suited to family living. The property has a large private rear garden and paddock adjoining open pasture. In the garden area there is also a Cotswold stone greenhouse and a wooden garden shed.

      The entrance hall with oak faced staircase welcomes you into the house. There is a substantial drawing room with a stone cut Tudor arch fireplace housing a wood burning stove. A pair of glazed doors extends through to a charming double aspect garden room with French doors to the terrace. The well proportioned double aspect dining room has French doors which lead out to the veranda and terrace. The kitchen/breakfast room is a special feature of the property and incorporates extensive handmade oak lined cupboards and drawers with polished granite work surfaces and upstands, integrated Miele dishwasher, double fridge and double freezer and a traditional cooking range by Everhot (150 series) set beneath an attractive canopy containing extractor and cooker LED spotlights. Additional features include a central island unit, a handmade double bowl ceramic sink with mixer tap and a separate utility room with superb storage. The utility room connects with the kitchen and in turn leads to the garden. Also on the ground floor is a study and cloakroom. Stone flooring is fitted throughout the ground floor and oak flooring to the first floor (excluding the bathrooms). There is underfloor heating throughout the ground floor.

      On the first floor accessed from an attractive landing with space for occasional furniture are four double bedrooms. The principal bedroom has an en suite shower room and dressing area with fitted wardrobes. There are three further bedrooms which all enjoy Cotswold countryside views stretching for several miles. One of those bedrooms has an en suite shower room and fitted wardrobes, and a third also has fitted wardrobes. There is a separate well appointed family bathroom with bath, shower and a French console style basin. The hot water system is pressurised.

      To the front is a gravelled area for parking along with a double garage.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    A cracking house in one of my favourite villages. Bledington is idyllic and Walnut House offers superb accommodation.

    David HendersonProperty agent

    Local information

    • The highly sought-after village of Bledington is situated in the heart of the North Cotswolds in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Principally centred around an idyllic village green, with children's swings, pub and a stream running through it. The village is mainly comprised of fine Cotswold stone properties. It enjoys a wonderful community spirit having a village hall, a parish church dating from the Norman period and primary school (Ofsted: Outstanding) There is a popular community shop and cafe and a renowned award-winning pub, The Kings Head, which is situated on the green. In addition to the local schools in Kingham and Bledington, there are a number of private schools including those in Kitebrook, Cheltenham and Oxford and the well-known Cotswold School. Day-to-day amenities can be found at Stow-on-the-Wold, Burford and Chipping Norton with a wider selection at Cheltenham and Oxford. The renowned Daylesford Organic Farm Shop and newly opened health and fitness destination, The Club by Bamford, is just three miles away with Soho Farmhouse a thirteen mile drive.
    • Kingham railway station is one mile from Bledington and provides rail links to Oxford and London Paddington and there is also access to the national motorway network via the A40 leading to the M40 Junction 8 and the M5 Junction 11A. Leisure facilities in the area include racing at Cheltenham, Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon and golf at nearby Lyneham. The surrounding countryside provides wonderful walking and riding along a network of footpaths, bridleways and byways. The Cotswolds' year is packed with events ranging from world famous international festivals like Cheltenham Literature Festival and Cheltenham Gold Cup Week to major musical events such as the Wilderness Festival and the Big Feastival, as well as a jam-packed events calendar featuring concerts, exhibitions, arts and literature festivals and theatrical productions.

    Additional information

    • The current owner purchased the property in 2005 and the Planning permission (granted in 2012) for the construction of the garden room , veranda and greenhouse also permitted conversion of the garage to a living room and the construction of a chimney at the rear to accommodate a wood burning stove and that unused part of the permission still exists.
    • Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. Oil fired central heating. Landline subject to BT Transfer Regulations.
    • Cotswold District Council. Telephone 01285 623000. .
    • Directions: From Stow-on-the-Wold take the A436 signposted to Chipping Norton. After about half a mile turn right, signposted to Kingham, on the B4450. Follow this lane into Bledington. Drive past the village green and bear left into Chapel Lane. Proceed until you approach the end of the lane and the property will be found on the left. What3words firework.belonging.riddle
    • EPC Rating: C
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G