New Homes in Gloucestershire
Forming part of England’s border with South Wales, Gloucestershire is a South West county that sits between Bristol, Herefordshire, Oxfordshire and Somerset, in addition to Wiltshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. New homes in Gloucestershire can offer lots of potential, whether you want to be in county town Gloucester, or somewhere charming like Cheltenham or Tewkesbury.
From family activities at Puzzlewood to castles, cathedrals and National Trust properties, the county also boasts stunning natural spaces across the beautiful Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean. Visit country parks and beaches, when you set your sights on developments in Gloucestershire, which you can browse below.
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Living in Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire is a great place to live if you love rural environments, although there are some lively towns in the county where you can either settle down or visit. Buying a new home in any area can be daunting, but offers such as our Part Exchange scheme are designed to bring down both your stress levels and your costs. All in all, your moving experience can be a whole lot smoother when you buy with us.
Things to see and do in Gloucestershire
If you love exploring miles of open countryside either on foot or on your bike, you’re going to love Gloucestershire. From the Cotswolds to the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley, the county is bursting with beautiful natural settings which provide the perfect backdrop to spending your time outdoors.
Cultural draws across the county include Tewkesbury Abbey, Sudeley Castle and Gloucester Cathedral, as well as the British Motor Museum, the Corinium Museum and Westonbirt’s National Arboretum. If you’re into your horticulture, don’t miss Bourton House Garden, the Royal Gardens at Highgrove or Hidcote Manor Gardens, especially in the full bloom of spring.
If you have kids to think of, Sir Thomas Rich’s School in Gloucester is rated as one of the county’s best secondary schools for boys. If you have girls you can turn your attention to Denmark Road High School, with both institutions judged to be outstanding by Ofsted. The same goes for Stroud High School, as well as Powell’s CofE in Cirencester and Fairford CofE in the county’s south east. And likewise Blue Coat CofE in Wotton-under-Edge, which is close to Bristol.
Transport links in Gloucestershire
There are plenty of bus, train and park and ride services available across Gloucestershire, while the county council has also invested money into the region’s walking and cycling infrastructure to boost sustainable travel. If you do need to drive, the M5 motorway passes through the west of the county close to Bristol Channel, which you can use to head north all the way to Birmingham.
The Gloucestershire property market
As you’d expect from a large county, there are properties across Gloucestershire to suit all different types of tastes and budgets, whether you’re after a 1 bedroom flat or a vast detached home. House prices are significantly higher than the UK average, but you can still find great value in the area.
Hunts Grove, for example, is an impressive little neighbourhood on the southern outskirts of Gloucester, where you’ll find a superb collection of contemporary 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes. There’s also the neighbouring Nupend with its 3 and 4 beds on the edge of pretty open countryside. Wherever you’re looking, don’t miss offers like the Government-backed Help to Buy scheme for an extra helping hand with your move.
Help to Buy Gloucestershire
In Gloucestershire you can take advantage of Help to Buy South West of England if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy South West of England page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.