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Chinnor voted best place to raise a family

5th October 2012 Print

Chinnor has been listed in the top ten best places to raise a family in the UK according to a recent survey. The beautiful quaint village has been ranked highly due to the quality schooling in the area as well as an exceptionally low crime rate.

The historic village was rated as one of the safest places in the country and was also rated 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 stunning 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 large kitchen/diner with French doors opening onto the rear garden, a spacious living room and a handy cloakroom and store cupboard. Located on the first floor is a stunning master bedroom with an en-suite, 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, commented: “We could not agree more that Chinnor is one of the top ten locations in the UK 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.

“Our 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. We have a variety of family homes of offer for families to come and have a look around so I urge anyone looking to upsize to visit Old Kiln Lakes soon to avoid disappointment.”

Also available at Old Kiln Lakes is the five bedroom detached Thame property. Situated on the ground floor is a spacious kitchen/dining area, a separate dining room and a large living room, as well as a study, utility room and cloakroom. Located on the first floor is the stunning 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 beautiful property is priced at £480,000 and is ideal for families looking for their dream home.

For further information about the properties at Old Kiln Lakes, visit the marketing suite off Station Road, open daily from 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Sunday and 1pm to 5pm on Mondays. Alternatively, to make an online appointment log on to

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