High Street, Blockley, Moreton-In-Marsh

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A single storey detached building with planning permission granted in 2013 for the change of use to form a self contained dwelling.


Oddity House is located in Bell Lane in the heart of the village. Blockley is an attractive and popular village with a good range of facilities including the Parish Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, a local shop comprising a grocer, newsagent, post office, off-licence and café and a primary school. Blockley has two public houses. The Crown Inn and Hotel and The Great Western Arms. There is a primary school and a sports and social club. The village is surrounded by the undulating Cotswold countryside and close to the villages of Chipping Campden, Broad Campden, Bourton-on-the-Hill and Longborough, the latter of which has a privately owned Opera House with a season between May and August.

Blockley is situated between Broadway to the west and Moreton-in-Marsh to the east. There are two supermarkets, a convenience store together with a variety of local and boutique shops as well as a weekly street market in Moreton-in-Marsh together with a main line train station with a service to London Paddington via Oxford and Reading. There is a secondary school in Chipping Campden together with an excellent range of private schools locally. There are a number of leisure centres and gyms locally. Cheltenham hosts various festivals including the 4 day National Hunt festival in March and cricket festival in July. There is premiership rugby at Gloucester and Worcester.


From the centre of Moreton-in-Marsh head in a westerly direction on the A44. Drive through Bourton-on-the-Hill and just after the petrol station turn right signed to Blockley B4479. Descend into the village and up the other side taking the left hand turn into Mill Lane and signed to the village shop and post office. Shortly and at the end of Mill Lane turn left into the High Street and Oddity House will be seen on the left hand side just after the shop.


Oddity House is a detached single storey building. It has a Cotswold stone front facade and brick side elevations under a pitched slate roof. It comprises one room 26'9 x 11'3 average and incorporates a cloakroom with low level w.c and wash hand basin. There is a side stable door and 2 velux roof lights. Planning permission was granted for the change of use to form a self contained dwelling in 2013.

Local Authority

Cotswold District Council, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Tel: 01285 623000

Business Rates

Oddity House

Rateable Value as a Shop and premises £2,275.

Council Tax Band: Yet to be assessed.


Oddity house is situated in the Blockley Conservation Area and Cotswold Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

Application Reference: 13/00615/FUL File Reference: Date of Decision: 2nd April 2013.

The planning history is as follows:

CD 1513

Change of use of premises from hairdressing salon to turf commission agents offices.

Consent 4th September 1954

CD 1513/A

Change of use from shop premises to use as a car showroom.

Consent 6th July 1961

CD 1513/B

Change of use of upholsters repair shop to estate agents offices.

Consent 10th January 1967

CD 1513/C

Change of use of existing building from office to use for craft leatherwork & retail sales.

Permission for Development 8th April 1981

CD.1513/D Application Reference: 13/00615/FUL

Change of use from office to self contained dwelling at Oddity House.

Date of Decision: 2nd April 2013.


This Property is Freehold.


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. Please Note: We have not tested any equipment, appliances or services in this property. Prospective purchasers are advised to commission appropriate investigations prior to formulating their offer to purchase.


Oddity House is exempt.

01451 798056

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