New Homes in Gloucester
Living in Gloucester
With a charming city centre best explored on foot and the surrounding area characterised by wide open spaces and pretty countryside, Gloucester is a wonderful place to live. You can find out more about the local area below, while you should head over to our latest offers page for more details about arrangements such as our Part Exchange scheme. With this, we could act as your guaranteed buyer if you have a home to sell as part of your move. This means you won’t be in a chain, and we’ll even pay your estate agent fees too.
Things to see and do in Gloucester
The city centre is packed with interesting historical and cultural landmarks and attractions, including Gloucester Cathedral, Blackfriars Medieval Priory and the Museum of Gloucester. The Gloucester Docks are a central feature, while there’s even a nature reserve in the heart of town - Lady Park Wood - as well as the large Gloucester Park.
The space opens up as you move towards the outskirts, with spots like Robinswood Hill Country Park giving you the perfect place to go walking and admire the local views. The panoramas from Leckhampton Hill are pretty special too, while the Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre is the place to hone your snowsports skills. With the Cotswolds also on your doorstep, this is a great place to live for enjoying an outdoor lifestyle.
There’s a good selection of schools in and around the centre of Gloucester, with top primary options including Kingsholm CofE. Close to the heart of town, it’s rated as outstanding by Ofsted. Likewise Coney Hill Community Primary, Hempsted CofE and Castle Hill Primary which are all on the outskirts of town.
Denmark Road High School is one of the best local secondary schools and also in Ofsted’s top bracket. It’s a girls-only state grammar school, while Sir Thomas Rich’s School is a state grammar for boys just over a mile away. The Crypt School is another outstanding secondary in the south of the city.
Transport links in Gloucester
Gloucester’s compact city centre make it perfect for exploring on foot or bike, although there are strong public transport links you can rely on too. There are plenty of bus routes, while the train station on Bruton Way provides services to Cheltenham which take less than 10 minutes. Trains to Bristol take just 45 minutes, while Birmingham is also under an hour away. If you have a car, the M5 motorway passes close to town.
The Gloucester property market
The Gloucester market has been buoyant over recent years and shown lots of strong growth, making this a great place for investing your money. With a wide selection of properties available in and around the city centre, house prices are on a par with the average across the rest of England and Wales.
From central flats and cosy terraces to large family homes in areas such as Brockworth, you can even find everything from 2 bedroom terraces to 4 bed detached houses within the same developments in place like Hunts Grove. So take your pick between our latest sites in the area, and give us a call to discuss offers like the Government’s Help to Buy scheme today.