Chinnor is situated just 4 miles from the Historic and picturesque market town of Thame. The village nestles at the foot of the Chilterns, with the Ridgeway long distance path running close by. There are excellent facilities within the village that include; a selection of everyday shops, a supermarket, Post Office, butchers, hairdressers, Public Houses, restaurants and an active sports and social club.
For the commuter, junction 6 of the M40 is approximately 4 miles away, providing access to London, Oxford and Birmingham. There is a railway station at Princes Risborough offering regular direct line services to London Marylebone in approximately 40 minutes.
Dillamores was originally built in the 17th Century and is now a Grade II Listed family home. It is steeped in history and was reputed to be a field hospital during the Civil War. It has also been a savings bank during the 1890’s and then a village store until the 1950’s. Dillamores has also featured in Midsomer Murders. It now offers stunning accommodation that combines the historic with contemporary living and enjoys spectacular views over the countryside, all set in approximately 0.5 acres.
Upon entering the house, you are welcomed into an entrance hall featuring original terracotta tiling. This leads to a stunning, refurbished kitchen.
The kitchen / breakfast / family room is impressive, with its generous lantern window, vaulted ceiling, and bi-folding doors opening onto the beautiful rear garden. There are a range of luxury fitted storage units with a white quartz worktop finish, a double butler style sink and an AGA. Adjacent to the main kitchen there is a separate “cook’s” kitchen offering integrated appliances such as dishwasher, Lamona oven and electric hob. There is space for a American style fridge / freezer, plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble dryer, and also side access to the garden.
There is a vast entertaining space to the front of the property which is used as a living / dining room. This wonderful reception area (which was historically the shop front) features a stunning inglenook fireplace, oak flooring, exposed beams, exposed brickwork and two original shop windows.
There are two additional reception rooms. One is perfectly positioned next to the kitchen and forms an ideal family room with a cosy wood burner. The second is currently used as a music room but could easily make a TV room or study. There is also a generous cellar and a spacious downstairs cloakroom.
The first floor leads to a stunning feature bathroom, with solid wood floors and a roll top bath. There are three double bedrooms and the master benefits from a stunning en-suite shower room. The single room, adjacent to the master bedroom could easily be converted into a dressing room to enhance the master suite. There are two further stair cases leading to the top floor. This accommodation is flexible and is currently used as two guest bedrooms and a study area (den).
Grounds and gardens
The property is positioned on the historical High Street at the top on the driveway there is plenty of off road parking. There are several brick built outbuildings including a work shop, storage shed, storage barn and a garage which has been converted into a annexe. There is a fantastic extended terrace area which is perfect for entertaining during the summer months. The patio flows onto a large garden which is mainly laid to lawn, with spectacular rolling countryside views over Whiteleaf and Chinnor Hill. There is a wild flower meadow which blossoms in the Spring and separate a composting area.
House For SaleDillamores, 27, High Street, Chinnor OX39
Guide price £1,195,000
Positioned on the thriving High Street in the picturesque village of Chinnor, we are delighted to offer this beautiful six bedroom family home with outbuildings.
- Grade II Listed family home
- Immaculately presented
- Generous living / dining room with a host of period features
- Impressive kitchen / breakfast room
- Six bedrooms
- Landscaped gardens
- Spectacular views
- Summerhouse and out buildings
- Highly sought after village location