8 of the most exciting properties for sale in Gloucestershire in April

From sun-drenched Georgian apartments to cottages draped in wisteria, and one property that has popped up on Channel 4, SoGlos's Gloucestershire property series uncovers 8 of the most exciting properties on the market right now.

With the weather getting warmer, gardens bursting into bloom and features like balconies really coming into their own, April has to be one of the best times to start viewing potential new properties in Gloucestershire.

In this latest instalment of SoGlos’s property series, sponsored by The Mortgage Brain, discover a handful of the most exciting properties on the market this month, covering towns and villages from Cheltenham, to Painswick and Lower Slaughter.

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1. Britton Bottom, Badminton

For anyone tempted to follow in the footsteps of Jeremy Clarkson over in Chipping Norton, France Lane Farm in Britton Bottom near Badminton could provide the ideal opportunity for you to do just that – it even comes complete with an established farm shop!

Comprised of a four-bedroom farmhouse, not to mention various outbuildings including pig sties and stock sheds on around 70 acres, it’s got all you need to start your own farming empire, Diddly Squat style.

This property is on the market for £2,130,000. For the full listing, visit rightmove.co.uk

2. Longhope, Forest of Dean

As selling points go, ‘next door to popular bakery’ is pretty hard to beat. However, this four-bedroom detached cottage with white clematis, purple wisteria and a well-established grapevine growing over it, is not without its charms…

From the spiral staircase and the stained-glass window in the corridor, to the wooden shutters and the Victorian tiled floor – not to mention the artist’s studio, the ‘secret’ courtyard and the walled gardens – Walk House has no end of stand-out features.

This property is on the market for £550,000. For the full listing, visit rightmove.co.uk

3. Avening, near Tetbury

This intriguing looking property in the Cotswold village of Avening near Tetbury has been divided into flats, with the light and airy ground floor offering two good-sized bedrooms, a family shower room and an open plan kitchen, as well as a spacious sitting / dining room.

Contemporary on the inside and more classic on the outside, this two-bed flat within Simon House combines the best of both worlds – enjoying far reaching views and parking to boot.

This property is on the market for £225,000. For the full listing, visit rightmove.co.uk

4. Dymock, Forest of Dean

This sunny yellow four-bedroom farmhouse looks out over a garden, where alongside a large paved patio, lawned areas and flower borders, you can find an original apple press.

The inside is as every bit characterful as you might expect, with exposed wall and ceiling timbers, as well as flagstone flooring.

Features like the open fire in the living room, the claw foot roll top bath in the family bathroom, the triple garage and the cellar make this property all the more special.

This property is on the market for £825,000. For the full listing, visit rightmove.co.uk

5. Painswick, Stroud

As seen on George Clarke’s Old House New Home, The Chur in Painswick includes five bedrooms, two reception rooms and two shower/bathrooms – all beautifully renovated.

Hidden behind its medieval ‘donkey’ door lie yet more period features, including deep stone sills, lead mullion windows and exposed beams.

Meanwhile, the enclosed garden – complete with summerhouse and potting shed – offers seating areas for soaking up the sunshine from morning through to evening.

This property is on the market for £825,000. For the full listing, visit rightmove.co.uk

6. Lansdown in Cheltenham

Act now and you could be sat out on the balcony of your very own regency apartment in Cheltenham by the time summer rolls around… The current owner fell in love with it some 16 years ago and has enjoyed bathing in the light from the picture windows ever since.

Located on the first floor, there are three bedrooms – two of which still have their original fireplaces and shutters in situ. Boasting high ceilings, communal gardens and Montpellier district’s boutiques and restaurants on the doorstep, what more could you wish for?

This property is on the market for £425,000. For the full listing, visit rightmove.co.uk

7. Lower Slaughter, near Bourton-on-the-Water

With its historic watermill and River Eye meandering through the centre of the village, Lower Slaughter – along with Upper Slaughter – are consistently named among the most stunning villages in the Cotswolds.

This Grade II listed two-bedroom barn conversion sits in an officially designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, offering wonderful walks on the doorstep, while the courtyard garden to the side and rear of Wheelright Barn is easily maintained.

This property is on the market for £650,000. For the full listing, visit rightmove.co.uk

8. Cinderford, Forest of Dean

Currently run as a spiritual retreat, this imposing country house is located in suitably tranquil surroundings – but offers plenty of amenities on the doorstep.

As well as enjoying panoramic views over the River Severn, the formal terraced gardens at Hill House were designed by Chelsea multi gold medal winner Sarah Eberle.

Offering nine bedrooms and eight bathrooms in total, including one self-contained flat, the property could allow for multigenerational living, or again provide a business opportunity.

This property is on the market for £1,000,000. For the full listing, visit rightmove.co.uk

*By Eleanor Fullalove

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Friday 01 April 2022

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