Kilnfield Barns, Woodhall Hill, Chignal St James, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 4ST | New homes for sale | Savills
1,868 to 3,369 sq ft(173.54 to 312.99 sq m)
Guide price £1,250,000 -​ £1,875,000(€1,453,100 -​ €2,179,650)

Kilnfield BarnsWoodhall Hill, Chignal St James, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 4ST

  • New development

Key features

  • Exclusive gated development
  • Exceptional open style barns
  • Former farm setting overlooking countryside
  • Less than 3 miles to Chelmsford Rail Station
  • 3 & 4 bedrooms
  • Countryside views
  • High specification
  • Character features
  • Handmade craftsmanship

The final phase of exceptional new barns with 3 & 4 bedrooms with countryside views. Prices from £1,250,000 to £1,875,000.

About this property

  • Located less than 3 miles from Chelmsford Rail Station, Kilnfield Barns, Chignal St James offers the perfect blend of suburban convenience alongside idyllic rural charm.

    Ranging from 1640sq ft to over 3360sq ft, each of these carefully crafted barns offers unique character and exceptional living space. With certain homes featuring astounding vaulted ceilings, exposed timber beams and double height windows with far reaching rural views, the development is a simply breathtaking retreat in natural surroundings.

    Entered via electric gates, Kilnfield Barns provides privacy and exclusivity for its residents. Care and attention to its thoughtful landscaping and natural screening is evident throughout the development, with nearly 2 acres of shared courtyard, garden, meadow and ponds to explore - perfect for four legged residents.

    Quality and craftsmanship are recurring themes across all of the barns, with awe inspiring design and market leading specification underpinning all homes. Great care has been taken to select materials and hand made finishes that are in keeping with its historic Conservation Area site and the attention to detail is a perfect nod to its heritage.



    - Bricks/Cladding
    Handmade bricks blended to reflect historic buildings and walled paths, cement/lime and grit mortar, Flemish brick bond, timber cladding in true Essex barn style.

    - Windows
    Powder coated aluminium double-glazed windows.

    - Roofing
    Natural slate and handmade clay tiles, conservation roof lights.

    -Rainwater goods
    Powder coated Aluminium


    - General
    Oak staircase with newels and handrails, glass balustrades. Original timber frame visible in selected plots.

    - Doors
    High quality hand painted timber doors in a style to complement each unit, each with quality ironmongery, again complementing other finishes within the property.

    - Kitchen
    Hand-made Bespoke Thomas Hammond Kitchens, a selection of Crofts and Assinder handles, 30mm quartz worktops, high end appliances from brands such as Fisher Paykel, Siemens, Wolf and Sub Zero (fridge-freezer, electric double oven, induction hob, extraction, dishwasher).

    - Bathrooms
    Bespoke cabinetry by Thomas Hammond. A range of tiled or full stone clad walls available. Wall hung Pans, digital showers and bath fillers with high quality brassware throughout.

    - Bedrooms
    Fitted wardrobes to master bedroom, luxury carpet in a range of finishes.

    - Heating
    Air source heat pumps, underfloor heating to both ground and first floor (where applicable), heated towel rails to all bathrooms.

    - Finishes
    Bespoke architrave and skirting's and bespoke finishing touches to highlight the character of each property.

    - Electrical
    Quality electrical outlets to compliment internal finishes, Sky and Cat 6 outlets to all principal rooms. Audio system, Control 4 to selected plots.

    - Flooring
    A range of Mandarin stone floors and engineered oak flooring to highlight each buildings individual characteristics.


    - Garden
    Private walled/fenced garden with fully landscaped raised planters, paving, outside tap, and external lighting.

    - Landscaping
    Sparrow terraces, bat tubes, and Swift boxes for biodiversity.

    - Carports
    Traditional ‘open barn' with individual electric vehicle charging point, each house has one carport.

    - Parking
    Visitor cycle parking within courtyard.

    - Refuse
    Refuse store located adjacent to the carports with adequate capacity for refuse and recycling.


    - Alarms
    Security alarms to all houses.

    - Locking system
    Secured by Design multi-point locking system to external doors.

    - Smoke detectors
    Mains-supplied smoke detectors.

Local information

  • Kilnfield Barns is located approximately 3 miles from the centre of Chelmsford, which itself is the county city of Essex and is situated around 30 miles from London.
  • With opportunities for a rich and varied lifestyle, Chelmsford offers an attractive and unrivalled fusion of urban convenience and traditional rural Essex charm.
  • For dining and gastropub fayre, there is a wide selection of choices including the renowned Pig & Whistle (Chignall Smealy), award winning Galvin Green Man (Great Waltham) and Channels Brasserie (Little Waltham). There is also a vast array of cafes, bars and restaurants within the centre of Chelmsford itself, perfect for a brunch or lunch near the river at Bond Street or an evening out either in the city centre or along Moulsham Street.
  • For entertainment, Chelmsford offers a vibrant cultural scene. Central Park and the vast Hylands Park play host to festivals and shows, whilst offering vast expanses of outdoor space to explore, perfect for dog walking. The city centre boasts museums, art galleries and its own theatre as well as cinemas (Everyman and Odeon), indoor trampolining, escape rooms and a range of bars and clubs.
  • For schooling, the development is within easy reach of three renowned state schools: St. John Payne School, Chelmsford County High School for Girls and the King Edward VI Grammar School for Boys and is only approx. 4 miles from New Hall, which is a private co-educational school. The well reputed Felsted School, another private establishment, is under 9 miles away.
  • For sporting enthusiasts, Chelmsford is home to several sports clubs such as Chelmsford City FC and the Chelmsford Chieftains ice hockey team. The Essex County Cricket Club is also a popular venue, especially for the summertime T20 fixtures.
  • For transport, London (Stratford or Liverpool Street) can be reached by rail from Chelmsford Station in 30-40mins. For the motorist, the A130/A120 provide access to North Essex, Stansted Airport (circa 17miles) and the M11. The A12 also provides convenient northbound access towards Colchester and onwards into Suffolk and East Anglia or southbound into London.

Additional information

  • This development complies with ICW - The Consumer Code for New Homes (
  • EPC: Not yet available
  • Please note the images shown are of the show home and some images are computer generated.
  • EPC Rating: B
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: TBC