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Welcome to The Old Prebendal Court

Station Road,
Chipping Norton, OX7 6BQ
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The Old Prebendal Court

Fine Retirement Homes, Cottages  and Apartments

This beautiful Cotswold Stone development comprises four retirement cottages and sixteen retirement apartments of the very highest quality and in the most gorgeous of river garden settings. Each property, painstakingly finished with natural stone slates and leaded windows, represents the best of living in this most historic of surroundings.

Seamlessly blending comfort and independence, each home ensures a relaxing retirement on one of Oxford’s most sought-after private estates.

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Independence & Comfort

Each property within the Court has a 24-hour nurse call system, along with an automatic fire detection system, lifts and wheelchair access. Also, located nearby within the stunning estate grounds, the Old Prebendal House is an award-winning residential nursing home that can be swiftly called upon in an emergency.

In fact, if you’re a retiree to The Old Prebendal Court and you or your loved one’s needs should change, we can easily facilitate a move across the Estate to the Old Prebendal House with the minimum of fuss and disruption to either of you.


Court Living Highlights

  • Landscaped gardens with riverside walks
  • 24-hour nurse call system
  • Automatic fire detection system
  • Lift and wheelchair access
  • Waist high power-points and lever taps
  • High quality kitchen and bathroom fittings
  • Energy efficient gas fired central heating
  • Fireplaces in 12 of the properties
  • Fully carpeted
  • Audio entry system to apartments
  • Communal facilities such as dining in The Old Prebendal Court 15th Century Tithe Barn restaurant, hair dressing salon and airy conservatory

Expert care for couples with differing needs

If you’re a retiree to The Old Prebendal Court and your loved one should require residential or nursing care, then we can easily move them across the Estate to the Old Prebendal House with the minimum of fuss and disruption to either of you. That way, you’re still close to the one you love and able to spend time together whenever you wish, while continuing to live independently in your retirement cottage or apartment.

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Life in Shipton-under-Wychwood

The Old Prebendal Estate sits within Shipton-under-Wychwood, a small Oxfordshire village with a parish population of 1,244 according to the census of 2011. This quiet and picturesque spot in the Cotswolds is situated roughly between Oxford and Cheltenham and is home to a bowls club, a golf club, a church, a post office and three historic public houses.

Properties for Sale

Follow the link below to view the properties for sale within The Old Prebendal Court.

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Getting to the Old Prebendal Court

The Old Prebendal Estate is well situated for visitors, and Shipton-under-Wychwood boasts quick and easy access to London via the A40/M40, the South West via the A40/M5, as well as Birmingham and the West Midlands.

The nearest railway station is approximately 5 miles away in Charlbury, with regular trains to London Paddington (a journey of around an hour and twenty minutes).

" Very few retirement complexes are as impact-making as The Old Prebendal Court. Its setting, extensive grounds and beautiful gardens radiate peace and quiet. Having lived here for almost nine years I have no regrets. All in all – Retirement with the inevitable ‘downsizing’ is not so daunting when you find the ideal place and The Old Prebendal Court certainly fits that accolade. "

Mrs Levin (Resident, The Old Prebendal Court)


Val Baggott

We are very proud to introduce Val Baggot as the Director of Care at the Old Prebendal Estate.

Val is a highly experienced leader in the care sector – with over 20 years’ experience as a manager or general manager of care homes – and continues to be a Registered General Nurse.

Val’s experience and proven track record impressed us, alongside her approach, values and understanding and experience of a special place to live and work such as Old Prebendal. We have every confidence that Val will lead and support the team to continue to deliver a high-level service and care for the wonderful people living at Old Prebendal House and Estate.

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