The quaint village in South Oxfordshire has been ranked highly due to the quality schooling in the area as well as an exceptionally low crime rate.

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  • Chinnor in South Oxfordshire was rated as one of the safest places in the country and ranked highly for its educational offering due to its superb Key Stage Two scores in maths and numeracy.

    For families looking to move to the area, Taylor Wimpey's Old Kiln Lakes development on Station Road in Chinnor is an ideal solution. The development offers families a wide range of properties from three bedroom semi-detached houses through to five bedroom detached homes. Prices start from just £270,000 for a three bedroom property.

    Purchasers looking to buy their first family home should look no further then the three bedroom, semi-detached Charleston property. Situated on the ground floor is a kitchen/diner with French doors opening onto the garden, a living room and a handy cloakroom and store cupboard.

    Located on the first floor is a master bedroom with an ensuite, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom and second storage cupboard. Priced at just £270,000, this property is ideal for young families looking for that bit of extra space.

    Darren McCormack, regional sales and marketing director for Taylor Wimpey, said: "We could not agree more that Chinnor is one of the top 10 locations in Britain to raise a family. The beautiful village is surrounded by gorgeous countryside and boasts of a wealth of amenities including convenience stores, a pharmacy, playgrounds, sports fields and a well loved community hall."

    The development is just three miles from the M40 and eight miles from Aylesbury and High Wycombe, making it perfect for commuters looking for a central, countryside location. 

    Also available at Old Kiln Lakes is the five bedroom detached Thame property. Situated on the ground floor is a kitchen/dining area, a separate dining room and a living room, as well as a study, utility room and cloakroom.

    Located on the first floor is the master bedroom with dressing area and ensuite, along with a second bedroom with ensuite and the third bedroom and family bathroom. The remaining two bedrooms and a second family bathroom are located on the second floor. This property is priced at £480,000.

    Some information contained herein may have changed since it was first published. SmartNewHomes strongly advises you to seek current legal and/or financial advice from a qualified professional. 

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