St John's House

$27,529,894
11
Bedrooms
12
Bathrooms
68 000
ft2
60
Ac
United Kingdom Sotheby's International Realty
Listed on September 01, 2021

Description

**FOR SALE BY TENDER - OFFERS INVITED BY 5PM BST ON MONDAY 15TH NOVEMBER**


St John's House offers the opportunity to build the largest new Palladian home in the U.K. for over 100 years.


Providing full planning consent for a 68,000 sq. ft. Palladian residence, plus ancillary accommodation and facilities - in total 74,000 sq. ft. Designed by the internationally r

**FOR SALE BY TENDER - OFFERS INVITED BY 5PM BST ON MONDAY 15TH NOVEMBER**


St John's House offers the opportunity to build the largest new Palladian home in the U.K. for over 100 years.


Providing full planning consent for a 68,000 sq. ft. Palladian residence, plus ancillary accommodation and facilities - in total 74,000 sq. ft. Designed by the internationally renowned classical architecht Professor Robert Adam (15th Driehaus Laureate and favourite of Prince Charles), set in around 60 acres of completely private parkland.


Located in a Golden Triangle between the Cornbury Estate, Blenheim Palace, and the Glympton Estate, St Johns House will occupy an elevated position with breath-taking views across the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


St John's House, located at the edge of the village of Ramsden, Oxfordshire, is a work of art in its own right. Planning for this Estate is the result of twenty-four years dedication, from initial conception for this green-field location, through years of planning applications and design precision, to ultimately satisfying all pre-commencement planning conditions and implementing the consents.


It allows for a world-class home of excellence - Professor Robert Adam, is one of the most revered British classical architects of our time and St Johns House is a masterpiece.


Designed and conceived for the world's most discerning buyer to enable they and their family to accommodate and enjoy their cherished possessions, from exquisite collections of art, fine wines and classic automobiles, to thoroughbred horses and antiquities. This is a home that is as exceptional and rare as the priceless collections you wish to enjoy.


The epitome of luxurious living and entertaining, St John's House overlooks some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK and is ready to build to your exacting standards and precise lifestyle needs. All internal spaces can be configured for your style of living and unique security requirements.


All principal rooms and terraces and gardens offer unrivalled views (see photos).


The 6,000 sq.ft principal suite (or twin principal suites if you prefer), occupies the entire top floor.


The first floor offers nine family and guest suites together with a grand study, positioned between the featured Palladian pillars.


The 'Piano Nobile' has been designed for entertaining splendour with exceptional (4.5m) ceiling heights and enormous entertaining spaces. From the formal dining room, a glazed link leads to the music room on the west wing; while the east wing leads from the formal living room to a games room galleried above the Orangery, with full height glazing providing views over the secret garden and outdoor pool. Opening onto the terrace walks, the family level provides the perfect blend of comfort and elegance. With a luxurious kitchen / informal dining room, utility, staff room and vast living spaces; it boasts a viewing room that opens onto your private museum beneath the entrance courtyard. This climate-controlled exhibition area is protected from direct sunlight, and is a safe and secure sanctuary for the display of priceless art, classic cars (up to 50 can be displayed), sculpture and antiquities.


St Johns House offers the ultimate in world-class entertaining, with the ballroom level - inspired by The Great Gatsby - providing a grand reception room, private dining, professional 'event' kitchen, bar, private cinema and extensive wine room. The eleven double-height arches open from the ballroom onto the secluded and secure grotto, designed for large-scale outdoor entertaining to provide your guests with the most spectacular uninterrupted landscape and sunset views across the Cotswolds AONB to the Chiltern Hills some 30 miles away.

Amenities

Lot

Outdoor

Building Info

Property type
Land

Location

St John's House Ramsden, Chipping Norton, OXF OX7 3AY, Chipping Norton, England, United Kingdom

Contact Agent

Guy Bradshaw
Show phone number
Thank you!
Your message has been sent to the seller. They will contact you soon.
Something went wrong...
We were unable to send your message to the seller. Please try again or contact us.

Listed by

Registered on JamesEdition
2015
Address
77-79 Ebury Street, London, United Kingdom
Listing Reference
CKH53V

You might also like

Related Stories

Weekly Luxury Newsletter

Receive the beautifully curated selection of what’s trending in luxury with inside stories and tips from our experts

By sharing your email, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy.
Thank you for your subscription!