School Lane, Chilson, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 3HT | Property for sale | Savills
1,316 sq ft(122.26 sq m)
Guide price £595,000(€678,426)

School LaneChilson, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 3HT

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in May 2023
  • No onward chain
  • Bight, dual aspect sitting room with impressive Inglenook fireplace
  • Dining room, also dual aspect, with woodburning stove
  • Kitchen overlooking the pretty garden.
  • Delightful cottage garden with sun trap terrace
  • Off street parking

Quintessential country cottage in picturesque Cotswold hamlet.

About this property

  • With origins believed to date 1800s The Old Post Office is constructed of Cotswold stone beneath a part slate/part Sunnyside slate roof and was extended in the late twentieth century. Full of character, the charming detached cottage retains an abundance of period features including pretty window seats, exposed timbers and Inglenook fire places. Well maintained by the current owner, the property today offers cosy, bright accommodation. Entered through the welcoming entrance porch to two reception rooms, which are bright due to their dual aspect windows. The dining room has a wood burning stove set in an Inglenook fireplace the sitting room a splendid open fireplace. Overlooking the cottage garden, the kitchen has integrated appliances including ceramic hob, electric oven, dishwasher and fridge freezer with space for a little breakfast table. From the kitchen a really useful boot room/utility area leads to the cloakroom and there is a rear door to the garden and terrace area. On the first floor are three bedrooms, one with ensuite shower and a family bathroom.

    Outside, the property enjoys a gravel parking area to the front and steps and pathway lead to the cottage. The pretty garden is landscaped with a sun trap terrace area in front of the kitchen. To the side of the property is a covered store area.

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This idyllic Cotswold cottage is cosy and bright. Situated in a rural hamlet, it is still very well located with Charlbury station just 3 miles away.

Nicky QuentelProperty agent

Local information

  • Situated in the Cotswolds, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Chilson is a picturesque hamlet, nestled in the Evenlode Valley between Chipping Norton (about 6 miles) and Burford (about 7 miles). Unspoilt by modern developments, the hamlet offers a wealth of period stone houses and cottages with amenities found in the nearby village of Chadlington (about 3 miles) and the market town of Charlbury, (about 3 miles). Daylesford Organic Farm Shop and Soho Farmhouse (Great Tew) are also within convenient reach. The surrounding countryside has many bridleways and footpaths for walking and riding. The area is well served for a good selection of state and independent schools. Communication is good with mainline rail from Charlbury station with a regular service to London Paddington from 75 mins. M40 Junction 9 is 18 miles to the east.

Additional information

  • Agents Note – The property has a right of way over School Lane which is owned by Cornbury Park.
  • We wish to inform prospective buyers of this property that the seller has a connection to an employee of Savills.
  • Services - Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired boiler.
  • Local Authority – West Oxfordshire District Council
  • Council Tax Band E
  • Photographs taken and brochure prepared March 2023
  • Directions: From Oxford take the A44 north as signed to Chipping Norton. Proceed through Woodstock taking the left turn and follow to Charlbury on the B4437. In Charlbury follow signs to the station and out of the town towards Burford remaining on the B4437. Go past the turning to Chadlington and take the next turning on the right into Chilson. Proceed into the hamlet and The Old Post Office is found on the corner of School Lane.
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: E