It’s attracted avid fans of the Netflix series for years as a bookable holiday home, but Jean and Otis’ chalet as seen in Sex Education has officially hit the market – and it’s somehow even more beautiful than we imagined. Perched atop a hill overlooking the Wye Gorge, here’s everything you need to know about this stunning property.
Sex Education: Jean & Otis’ Chalet Is On The Market
The red Norwegian-style chalet exterior is immediately striking, but stepping inside this five-bed, three-bathroom property is equally breathtaking. Find a beautiful kitchen equipped with a central marble-topped island, a light-filled sunroom perfect for entertaining, and the cosiest of living rooms with a crackling wood fire.
Look Inside The Sex Education Chalet
The Chalet, as it is known, dates back to 1912, when it was constructed for use as a salmon fishing lodge. The current owner snapped it up in 2002, when the house needed a complete renovation, replacing the wiring, plumbing, roof and floors, installing a bespoke wood painted kitchen, and extending with a Norwegian design conservatory dining room.
The Chalet is perched in 4.52 acres of the Wye Valley in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and is best known for its appearances in the popular Netflix series Sex Education – though some interior scenes were shot elsewhere – which catapulted the whole stunning region into the spotlight. The real house is accessed via a long woodland drive, though there is also pedestrian access from the grounds directly to the Wye Valley.
‘The fact that this property is so well known only adds to the appeal of what is an incredibly rare opportunity to own a spectacular home, with exceptional views of the River Wye in a beautiful, private, woodland setting,’ says James Toogood, Office Head at Knight Frank Bristol.
Regardless of the series, the area has always been known for its stunning countryside setting, dramatic views, beautiful walks, and fishing on the River Wye. This is enjoyed best from The Chalet’s strategically built balconies and deck – where Otis and Jean often have breakfast – though the principal bedroom windows also frame picture perfect vistas, stealing the eye with their high ceilings and charming interiors. There are also lawns, two greenhouses, the remnants of a former kitchen garden with beds and pathways, a summerhouse, a garage, stone and tile outbuildings and a timber storehouse to enjoy, while a lower decking adds a touch of luxury with its Swedish hot bath.
If you fancy extending the charm even further, there’s an old chapel at the top of the drive away that can also be purchased, subject to separate negotiation.
Ready to take the plunge? Knight Frank’s Bristol office is taking the lead on this one, with a guide price of £1.5 million. knightfrank.co.uk
The Chalet, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
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