With property listings boasting aspirational photographs of blue skies and generous outside spaces, it’s hardly surprising to see certain homes across Gloucestershire selling in the space of weeks.
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 Poulton, via Tetbury and Stroud.
1. Oldbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire
Set behind wrought iron gates at the end of a tree-lined drive, this tastefully converted six-bedroom rectory on Church Road in Oldbury-on-Severn is the full package.
From flagstone flooring to working window shutters, panelling and period fireplaces, the property is certainly not short on charm – with a heated outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, orchard and olive trees all set within its two acres of grounds, too.
This property is on the market for £2,200,000. For the full listing, visit rightmove.co.uk.
2. Queens Road, Cheltenham
Made for entertaining, this elegantly restored home on Cheltenham’s Queens Road has a showstopping secret – a walk-in bar, concealed behind the shelving in the library!
Boasting five luxurious bedrooms, an impressive dining area, a formal drawing room and a sun terrace, the townhouse delivers on space and light, as well as privacy, while also being located within easy reach of Montpellier.
This property is on the market for £1,500,000. For the full listing, visit rightmove.co.uk.
3. Redmarley, Forest of Dean
Perfect for big families, Heath Cottage in the village of Redmarley offers seven bedrooms and a self-converted annex, surrounded by glorious countryside and wraparound gardens with a small paddock, too.
As well as a primary school, a tennis club and a pub in the vicinity, its future owners can also take advantage of two outbuildings and the chance to get stuck into some renovation work.
This property is on the market for £825,000. For the full listing, visit rightmove.co.uk.
4. Amberley, Stroud
Located on the outskirts of Stroud, this three-bedroom Cotswold stone cottage with landscaped gardens is ideally located for enjoying some of the best amenities in the area, including ice creams from the famous Winstones.
Decorated in a neutral style, features such as sash windows and wooden flooring ensure ‘Roseleigh’ has plenty of character, while its elevated position offers beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.
This property is on the market for £750,000. For the full listing, visit rightmove.co.uk.
5. Leighterton, Tetbury
With gardens to the front and back, a garden studio-come-office, as well as bi-fold doors in the kitchen that open onto a private terrace, you’ll really be able to make the most of Spring Cottage in Leighterton near Tetbury this summer.
Made from traditional stone, this beautifully presented cottage has a total of three bedrooms, two bath/shower rooms, one sitting room with a fireplace and an entrance hall – all arranged over three floors.
This property is on the market for £695,000. For the full listing, visit rightmove.co.uk.
6. Pittville, Cheltenham
Set well back from the road, this stunning villa opposite Pittville Park in Cheltenham has been divided into flats, with the lower ground floor offering two well-proportioned double bedrooms and one ensuite, alongside a large living room, contemporary kitchen diner and handy utility room – not forgetting underfloor heating throughout.
Located 10 minutes’ walk from town, the property also comes with a low-maintenance private patio garden, with a garage providing off-road parking.
This property is on the market for £465,000. For the full listing, visit rightmove.co.uk.
7. Poulton, near Cirencester
Daisy Cottage on Bell Lane in Poulton forms part of the Wheelers Rise development of nine new homes near Cirencester, combining traditional country living with 21st century style and comfort.
Embracing two bedrooms and two bathrooms, in addition to an entrance hall, kitchen, open plan living and dining room and cloakroom, this two-bed end of terrace house also benefits from a garden at the rear, as well as allocated parking.
This property is on the market for £430,000. For the full listing, visit rightmove.co.uk.
8. Alderton, Tewkesbury
Helping to make this attractive two-bed property in Alderton near Tewkesbury all the more desirable is an impressive amount of outdoor space, featuring a gravelled area and patio, a vegetable patch, as well as lawned areas with beds, borders and trees.
Inside, the cottage is as practical as it is inviting, with a light and airy home office with Velux windows in what was the loft, and a wood-burning stove making the sitting room as cosy as can be.
This property is on the market for OIE £310,000. For the full listing, visit rightmove.co.uk.