Featured property: A charming four-bedroom Victorian house in Gloucester

Located just a short distance from Gloucester city centre in Kingsholm, this Victorian home has plenty of period charm – on the market with Naylor Powell.


On the market with: naylorpowell.com.

Property: Heathville Road, Gloucester, GL1 3DS

Location: The property is situated in the characterful suburb of Kingsholm in Gloucester, boasting plenty of local amenities including an outstanding Ofsted-rated primary school, while also being within walking distance of Gloucester city centre. Kingsholm is also home to the renowned Premiership rugby club, Gloucester Rugby.

For commuters, Gloucester’s train station has routes to Cheltenham, Bristol and a direct service to London Paddington, with the M5 also nearby.

Through the keyhole: This charming Victorian redbrick house was originally built in the late 1800s and retains plenty of its original features, alongside modern upgrades.

The original front door features stained-glass panelling and leads into a spacious entrance hall with plenty of room for coats, shoes and even a pram. Spread across three floors, the ground floor is home to a large living room with a feature bay window to the front of the property and wood burning stove to cosy up in front of on chillier nights.

There is a second reception room with another feature fireplace to the rear of the property, which could make an ideal formal dining room or a playroom, which leads onto the bright kitchen and breakfast room.

The modern kitchen has high gloss cabinets, an integrated dishwasher, space for a range cooker and leads onto the breakfast room which has space for a family dining table and French doors out into the garden. There is also a separate utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and room for a tumble dryer.

On the first floor there are two large double bedrooms with built in storage, along with a family bathroom with a corner bath and shower over, while the other two double bedrooms are on the second floor, benefitting from gorgeous wood floors.

Outside, the property has off-road parking for two cars to the front with gated access to the garden. With paved patio and gravel areas, the low-maintenance rear garden is ideal for alfresco entertaining, with planted borders and mature shrubs offering privacy.

Price: £425,000

SoGlos loves: As well as being a fantastic family home with plenty of period charm, its location is one of its best features, with Kingsholm providing a leafy suburban environment and strong community feeling, while being just a short walk away from popular shopping destinations like Gloucester Quays and beautiful attractions like Gloucester Cathedral.

For more information: Call Naylor Powell on (01452) 398010, or visit naylorpowell.com.

More on Gloucester Quays

More from Property & Interiors