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Merlin Gate, Newent is a development of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes surrounded by 4 acres of open space - including play areas and a pond.

Only 6 minutes away, you can enjoy bike rides and long strolls around Newent Lake and admire the local wildlife. 

Your new home will be less than a 10 minute drive from local shops, schools, supermarkets, restaurants, and even one of England’s oldest vineyards the Three Choirs Vineyard.

For commuters, junction 12 of the M5 is 14 miles away.

  • 4 acres of open space within the development
  • Over 100 new trees to be planted
  • Walking distance to local shops, supermarkets and restaurants
  • Ofsted rated 'Good' schools nearby such as Newent Community School
  • Enjoy waterside walks with mallard ducks, coots, moorhens and kingfishers at Newent Lake
  • Three choirs vineyard on your doorstep
  • Less than a 20 minute drive to Gloucester city centre
  • 14 miles from junction 12 of the M5
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The story behind the name

Sales adviser holding a Merlin at the international Centre of birds of prey

We care about the nature and wildlife around us, big or small.

That's why in honour of The International Centre for Birds of Prey, we have sponsored a Merlin and named our brand new development after the bird of prey - Merlin Gate. 

Read more about it here.

Site and location

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About the area

A fantastic location

Set just north of the Forest of Dean, Merlin Gate is located within the historic market town of Newent, with buildings dating back to the 13th century. You have the charm of village life, yet you are just a short drive from Gloucester’s city centre.

At Merlin Gate, you can appreciate all that nature has to offer with plenty to do and see on your doorstep.

Enjoy beautiful walks, bike rides and take in the diverse wildlife at Newent Lake. Head down the high street where you can find a range of local shops, great restaurants and takeaways such as Newent Tandoori, The Italian Kitchen and The George.

For families there are plenty of Ofsted rated 'Good' schools within walking distance of the development.

Essentials on your doorstep

At Merlin Gate you can find local shops, great schools and leisure facilities all within easy reach:

- 7 minute walk to the local Co-op supermarket
- Ofsted rated 'Good' schools such as Newent Community School within walking distance
- 10 miles to the junction 2 of the M50
- Go for long strolls and take in the diverse wildlife at Newent Lake
- Enjoy the great outdoors with 4 acres of green open space
- Good commuter links - Only a 20 minute drive to Gloucester's city centre

Superior design

We believe your dream David Wilson home is a cut above the rest. You’ll experience imaginative use of light and space, generous open plan designs and fantastic family areas.

We’re committed to delivering the highest standards of Customer Service, the same exact standards that have helped us win numerous quality awards, year after year.


Please note that all images are for illustrative purposes only. Final elevations of the property purchased may differ from those shown. Images include optional upgrades at additional cost. Please see our Image Disclaimer for further details.

Super fast broadband is available on selected plots only. Broadband speeds may vary, which may be affected by various factors including distance from the exchange, time of day and internal home wiring. Actual installation time will be dependent on the broadband provider.

Square footage is the total internal floor area of the home, measured from the internal face of blockwork, excluding the garage (if applicable) and any area with less than 1.5m clear headroom under sloping ceilings. The area taken by stairs is included in both floors that the flight serves.

Gross annual projected rental yield figures are based on the projected yields of at least two independent valuations supplied. Figures do not represent guaranteed rental return and are based on the property being continually rented.

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