The Vicar of Dibley cottage for sale in Turville for £900,000

Fans of VICAR of Dibley will be able to live in the cottage which featured in the popular BBC TV series.

The stunning cottage in the village of Turville, Buckinghamshire, is on the market from estate agents Savills for an indicative price of £900,000.

The Vicar of Dibley was one of the BBC’s most popular television comedies, airing from November 1994 to January 2007.

The show was filmed throughout Turville with St Mary the Virgin’s Church doubling as St Barnabus of Dibley and Church Cottage adjoining the fictional home of Dawn French’s lead character, Geraldine Granger.

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The Buckinghamshire village is a popular location for film and TV crews, featuring films like Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Goodnight Mr Tom, Midsomer Murders and Killing Eve.

Church cottage in Turville

Estate agent Charlie Chavasse, of Savills in Henley-on-Thames, said: ‘The sale is an opportunity to own a piece of British television history in a village that is no stranger to the spotlight. Film crews have been coming here since the 1960s when Cobstone Windmill starred in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

“Accessed from the front via the grounds of the Sainte-Marie-la-Vierge church, the front door opens into the living room and benefits from a dual aspect and an open fireplace. The kitchen is on the other side of the property and has access to a cellar, while to the rear of the living room is a hall and a downstairs bathroom.

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“Stairs from the lounge lead to the first floor, where there are two double bedrooms with views over the village green, church and up the hill to Cobstone Windmill.

“The rear garden, on the other hand, is mainly grassed with a wooden shelter. Subject to planning permission, it may also be possible to extend the property.

This is the first time in over 60 years that Church Cottage has been available for sale, with a long-term tenant since the early 1960s.

The owners of Church Cottage, who do not want to be named, said: ‘It has been very exciting to own a property which has appeared on such a popular sitcom and its connection to the Vicar of Dibley has often proved a subject of discussion. interesting discussion among friends and family. It was nice to see the house on screen and I hope the new owners will be very happy here.

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