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New homes in Leonard Stanley

New homes in Leonard Stanley

Welcome to Leonard Stanley

If you want to move to a Gloucestershire village on the edge of the Cotswolds and within driving distance of Stroud, Gloucester and Bristol, Leonard Stanley could be the right place for you. Located near Stonehouse and with the motorway nearby, your new home in Leonard Stanley offers rural living within easy reach of bigger towns and cities.

A quick history

Leonard Stanley was once a bustling market town, with the 1801 census showing most people were employed in agriculture, trade and manufacturing. After a fire in the 17th century the town stopped growing so rapidly, and by today’s standards is the size of a village with around 600 residents. The village has a parish church, St Swithun, which dates back to the 12th century.

Business and industry

Although Leonard Stanley is a village, it’s close to a number of big employers in neighbouring towns and cities. Omega Resource Group, Nine Telecom Group and Smiths (Gloucester) are all based in Stonehouse, while Stroud is home to Tudor Rose International and renewable energy company Ecotricity.

If you don’t mind a short drive to work, St James’ Place, Safran Landing Systems, Ecclesiastical Insurance and the University of Gloucestershire are also major employers in the local area.

Things to do in the area

There are lots of things to see and do in the area surrounding Leonard Stanley, from walks through Hidcote Manor Garden in Chipping Campden to outdoor swimming at Stratford Park Leisure Centre. If you’ve got children, there are lots of family-friendly days out close to the village including WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Painswick Rococo Garden, Cattle Country Adventure Park and Prinknash Bird and Deer Park.

Neighbouring Stroud is home to a number of independent shops, cafes and restaurants, while Stroud Fringe Festival takes place each year with live music, entertainment and street food. If you visit Gloucester for a day trip, you can visit the impressive Gloucester Cathedral, go shopping at the popular Gloucester Quays, and see a play at Gloucester Guildhall.

If you enjoy being active, Stinchcombe Hill Golf Club, Cotswold Edge Golf Club and Stroud Cricket Club are all nearby.

Travel and commuting

Leonard Stanley is located just off the A419 and close to the M5, providing good transport links by road. The nearest train station is in Stonehouse, with regular services to Stroud, Gloucester and Cheltenham.

Travelling by car, Leonard Stanley is 5 minutes away from Stonehouse, 10 minutes from Stroud and 30 minutes from Gloucester, while Bristol can be reached in 45 minutes.

If you’re going to London, the car journey from Leonard Stanley takes two hours 30 minutes travelling via the M4. There’s a regular train service from Stroud to London Paddington with a journey time of just one hour 30 minutes, perfect if you’re commuting to the capital on a regular basis.

When it’s holiday time, Bristol Airport is 55 minutes away from Leonard Stanley travelling by car, while Birmingham Airport is one hour 15 minutes away via the M5 and M42. 

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Park Farm

Butt Lane, Thornbury, BRISTOL, BS35 1RA
  • £ £299,999 To £642,500
  • 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 12.4 miles from your search location
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Pembroke Park

Blackberry Walk, London Road, Cirencester, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, GL7 1GH
  • £ £330,000 To £460,000
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 14.5 miles from your search location

Saxon Gate

Bath Road, Leonard Stanley, STONEHOUSE, GL10 3LT

Saxon Gate is a new development of 4 and 5 bedroom detached homes coming soon to the sought-after village of Leonard Stanley. Located on the edge of Stroud, your home will be surrounded by countryside overlooking the Severn Vale. A doctor’s surgery, pub, restaurant and primary school are closeby while Stroud town centre is 4 miles away. The M5 and Stroud rail station are just a 10 minute drive away.

  • 0.3 miles from your search location

Thurstan's Rise

Staunton Road, Coleford, COLEFORD, GL16 8QR
  • £ £303,000 To £340,000
  • 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 15.2 miles from your search location

King's Wood Gate

Wonastow Road, Monmouth, MONMOUTHSHIRE, NP25 4DQ
  • £ £281,000 To £435,000
  • 4 bedroom homes
  • 19.9 miles from your search location

Tadpole Garden Village

William Morris Way, Tadpole Garden Village, SWINDON, SN25 2PT
  • £ £290,000 To £340,000
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 22 miles from your search location

Park View @ TGV

William Morris Way, Tadpole Garden Village, SWINDON, SN25 2PP
  • £ £315,000 To £370,000
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 22 miles from your search location

Bilbie Green

Off Charlton Road, Keynsham, BRISTOL, BS31 2RP
  • £ £399,000 To £515,000
  • 4 bedroom homes
  • 24.3 miles from your search location

Oatley Park

Hospital Road, Barrow Gurney, BRISTOL, BS48 3SF

Located in the Somerset village of Barrow Gurney, Oatley Park is an exclusive development of four, five and six bedroom homes, surrounded by tranquil woodland. Oatley Park has excellent transport links with junction 19 of M5 just 10 miles away and the development also has easy access to Bristol city centre 5 miles away. You will also be close to Ofsted 'Outstanding' schools including Flax Bourton Church of England School and Backwell School, making this the ideal place to call home for families.

  • 26.9 miles from your search location

Blossom Fields

Post Office Lane, Kempsey, WORCESTER, WR5 3NS

Coming soon to the picturesque village of Kempsey, and just three miles from the vibrant city of Worcester, is Blossom Fields. Discover a range of detached and semi-detached two, three, four and five bedroom homes ideal for couples, growing families and those looking to downsize. Blossom Fields is launching in October '17, register today for regular updates.

  • 28.6 miles from your search location
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