Skip to content

Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7

Key features

  • Grade II listed town house
  • Extremely private
  • Lovingly renovated and restored
  • Painstaking attention to detail throughout
  • Town centre location

Property description

A Country House in Town


Under the guidance of designer Nigel Daly, this 15th century Grade II listed Manor House has been sensitively restored and enhanced with painstaking attention to every detail, creating a unique family home. The Manor House is built of Cotswold stone under a slate roof, the greater part of which was replaced ten years ago.

The property has been completely rewired and replumbed. Original metal leaded light windows have been restored and replicated. Lime rendered internal walls, solid oak and stone flagged floors, oak beams and huge oak A-framed trusses. Both old and new have been used creatively throughout. There is underfloor heating to all ground and lower ground floor stone flagged rooms. All external walls are fully insulated.

Approached through 19th century oak gates, by a gravel drive under an enormous Cedar of Lebanon tree. The front door is accessed via a walled courtyard. The flag stoned entrance hall opens to the centre of the house leading directly to the kitchen with its four door gas Aga with ancillary electric oven and hob and bespoke units with honed slate worktop. Tall windows to the east facing front garden and French doors to the south terrace ensure plenty of natural light. A utility room with pantry and large built in storage cupboards is directly off the kitchen, as is a walk-in larder. Also accessed from the kitchen is the study/snug with one wall being lined with bespoke joinery fitted bookcases. Stone steps from the hall lead to the drawing room/ library with beautiful natural light and an oriel window with window seat. Bookcases made from reclaimed elm surround the open fireplace. From the inner hall, stone stairs lead down through an arch to the dining room with its vaulted ceiling and stunning stone fireplace created from reclaimed carved stone sections. A large versatile games/media room leads off, with dual aspect windows and door to the garden.

The 17th century style oak staircase leads from the inner hall to the first floor with its spectacular principal bedroom suite. Vaulted ceilings, triple aspect views of the garden and the hills beyond and a sitting area with open fireplace make this an enchanting room. The en suite bathroom leads off with a separate shower and cast iron roll top bath. Bedroom two with its charming en suite has views to the front garden. Bedroom three is oak-panelled with a quirky wet room. Bedroom four makes an ideal child’s bedroom or study. Stairs to the second floor lead to bedroom five with en suite bathroom and dressing room/nursery A large airing cupboard opens from the top landing.

The large terraced gardens are a particular feature of the property and unusually for a town centre location are entirely private and not overlooked. The stone flagged terrace with two loggias makes for easy al fresco entertaining. Steps up lead to the small walled vegetable garden and greenhouse and steps down lead to the main lawn with its high stone wall and established herbaceous borders. A gate and further steps lead to the privately tucked away swimming pool and pool house with sink and WC and ‘Den’ above. Next to the pool house is a Clearlight infrared sauna. The path to the west side of the garden leads directly back to the entrance courtyard. There is an open two bay stone garage with a large workshop and extensive storage above. A second, wide gated vehicular access opens to the lower lawn with additional parking. The whole property is surrounded by a high Cotswold stone wall.

Note: Many items in and around the house are available for sale by separate negotiation.

Agent’s Note: We wish to inform prospective buyers of this property that the seller is related to an employee of Savills.

Tenure: Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Services: All mains services are connected. Gas central heating. Security system. Fibre optic Broadband.

Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council. Tax band H.


Chipping Norton sits within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The town is well served with a large variety of shops, supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, a doctor’s surgery and local hospital. There is also a leisure centre and nationally renowned small theatre/cinema in the town. Daylesford Organic Farm shop is six miles away and Soho Farmhouse eight miles away.

Transport links are excellent with good mainline train services from Kingham and Charlbury to London, Banbury, and Oxford Parkway. The M40 can be accessed from junction 8, 9 or 11.

Oxford University, consistently rated in the top three in the world, together with excellent schools including The Dragon School, St Edwards etc is 20 miles away. There is a wide range of highly regarded independent and state schools in the immediate area including Kitebrook, Tudor Hall, Bloxham and Bruern Abbey.

Square Footage: 5,042 sq ft

Acreage: 0.75 Acres


From the centre of Chipping Norton take the A361/West Street towards Burford/ Churchill/Charlbury. Continue for approximately 135m. Turn right into the lane opposite The Kings Arms pub. The Manor House driveway is immediately on the right.


Web Details

Council TaxA payment made to your local authority in order to pay for local services like schools, libraries, and refuse collection. The amount you pay depends on the value of the property.Read more about council tax in our glossary page.

Ask agent

Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Kingham Station4.4 miles
  • Charlbury Station5.3 miles
Check your mortgage affordability with Nationwide
Nationwide pays Rightmove a fee for each completed mortgage. It's up to you if you choose Nationwide, or a different lender, to suit your mortgage needs and circumstances.
Market information
See similar nearby properties

About the agent

Savills, Stow-On-The-Wold

Cotswold House Church Street, Stow On The Wold, GL54 1BB

Why Savills

With over 160 years of experience, over 600 offices globally - including 130 in the UK, and thousands of potential buyers and tenants on our database, we'll make sure your property gets in front of the right people. And once you’ve sold your property, we’re here to help you move on to the next stage of your journey.

Outstanding property

Whether buying or renting a house, flat, country estate or waterside property, our experts make it their busin

More properties from this agent

Industry affiliations

Stamp Duty calculator



These notes are private, only you can see them.

Staying secure when looking for property

Ensure you're up to date with our latest advice on how to avoid fraud or scams when looking for property online.

Visit our security centre to find out more

Disclaimer - Property reference SWG200092. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Savills, Stow-On-The-Wold. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* This is the average speed from the provider with the fastest broadband package available on at this postcode. The average speed displayed is based on the download speeds of at least 50% of customers at peak time (8pm to 10pm). Fibre/cable services at the postcode are subject to availability and may differ between properties within a postcode. Speeds can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed at the property may be lower than that listed above. You can check the estimated speed and confirm availability to a property prior to purchasing on the broadband provider's website. Providers may increase charges. The information is provided and maintained by Stickee Technology Limited.

Map data ©OpenStreetMap contributors.

Your search history

You have no recent searches.