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16 of the best property developments in the Cotswolds

PUBLISHED: 12:01 13 November 2018

A row of Cotswold cottages (c) AndyRoland / Getty Images

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After a new home in the Cotswolds or looking to relocate within the region? We bring you 16 of the best housing developments in the area

1. Miller Homes – Oak Grange

Nestled in the stunning Vale of Evesham, Miller Homes’ Oak Grange development in Mickleton comprises 90 luxurious three, four and five-bedroom homes set in landscaped green space.

The village of Mickleton offers residents charming village life, with a whole host of local amenities on its doorstep. Ideally located within striking distance of the M5 and M40 motorways, Oak Grange provides the perfect haven for those travelling to Birmingham and Stratford-upon-Avon.

A handful of stunning properties are still available at the development, including the five-bedroom Beaumont, the four-bedroom Birchwood, and the four-bedroom Darley. Each property boasts spacious family living, in one of the most desirable locations in the UK.

House hunters can enjoy an exclusive viewing of these properties by attending an Open House weekend event at the development on November 10/11 2018, between 10:30am – 5:30pm.

Contact address: Miller Homes Limited, First Floor, Miller House, 2 Lochside View, Edinburgh Park, Edinburgh. EH12 9DH (head office)

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2. Bloor Homes - Filands View

In a great location, on the southern edge of the Cotswolds, Malmesbury is known as the ‘Queen’ of hilltop towns. Bloor Homes’ Filands View development, which is situated in this beautiful market town is a collection of superior two, three and four-bedroom homes, which are available from £262,950. Built in a range of styles and finishes, all properties meet an exceptional standard and benefit from careful planning and consideration.

Located off Filands Road, the stylish properties are proving an attractive option for all types of purchasers, from first time buyers to growing families. Filands View has become a thriving community, and this is the last chance for buyers to own a wonderful new home at this popular development which has attracted purchasers from across the country.

With a number of incentives available, from Help To Buy to Home Exchange, for more information contact 01666 817870.

Telephone: 01666815868

Contact address: Filands Road, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 9JN

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3. Cotswold Home Developments - The Cross

A select development at ‘The Cross’ Nympsfield, of six high specification, architect designed homes by Cotswold Home Developments (Nympsfield) Ltd, set within the heart of a community centred village with public house and excellent primary school. The village is also close to the local amenities that Nailsworth has to offer. The properties are finished to a high standard throughout and all enjoy the use of gardens and parking. All of the homes are built from local quarried Cotswold Stone with traditional style, double-glazed cottage style windows, traditional tiled roofs, and solid hardwood front doors. The properties will also include tiled kitchen and bathroom floor. The bespoke interiors include designer kitchens with high specification fittings such as fully integrated appliances such as ovens, hobs and dishwasher. There are four detached properties, three of which have three bedrooms with the last having four bedrooms. Additionally, the two larger properties at the rear both enjoy the use of a gated entrance, with the four bedroom house also benefitting from a double open garage. There are two, two bedroom semi-detached properties also being offered as shared ownership properties.

Telephone: 01453 836736

Email: nailsworth@perrybishop.co.uk

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4. Colburn Homes - Amberley House

Contemporary, elegance, and charm best describe this beautiful Cotswold stone new build property built to a high standard by Colburn Homes Limited and located on the much sought after area of Rodborough Common offering plenty of flexible accommodation, a large level private garden and delightful views overlooking the adjoining countryside.

On entering there is a grand entrance hall with a cloakroom leading off. Leading on there is a spacious open plan kitchen/dining room with plenty of room for a seating area and benefits from a wood burner. The bespoke kitchen enjoys granite worktops and top quality built in appliances to compliment this well designed work space. There are two sets of sliding doors which lead out to the large paved terrace from which you can enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this prestigious home. Also on this middle level there is a good size utility which has direct access to the outside.

Leading downstairs there can be found a spacious sitting room, a cinema room and a study with doors leading out to the garden but of course these rooms are all flexible in their use and could be utilised for dual living accommodation.

To the top floor there are four bedrooms the master being of a generous size and benefiting from a luxurious en-suite bathroom with a separate shower and the second bedroom also enjoys its own en-suite. Both bedrooms have access to a large balcony to from which to take on the far reaching views. Also on this floor the other two bedrooms are of a good size and there is a family bathroom. The property also enjoys underfloor heating throughout.

To the outside there is a large driveway and a double garage. The garden is private and there is a large paved patio area. There is also use of the residents’ only tennis court. Guide price: £1,295,000.

Telephone: 01453 836736

Email: nailsworth@perrybishop.co.uk

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Colburn Homes - Amberley HouseColburn Homes - Amberley House

5. Colburn Homes - The Hollows

The Hollows is an exclusive new development of five very desirable 5 bedroom detached homes ideally located in the beautiful village of Long Compton, North Cotswolds. The homes boast generous proportions and incredible views over the surrounding Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Each home has five double bedrooms, one en-suite, two bathrooms, downstairs cloakroom, a study, utility room and double garage. Furthermore, folding doors open up from the kitchen and sitting room onto the garden to maximise the incredible view.

The local village of Long Compton is known for its pretty thatched cottages and thriving community, hosting a number of local businesses, services and areas of interest including shops, a primary school, a recreation ground, a popular pub, village hall and a traditional anglo-saxon church. All this is within easy access of the M40 making travelling to London, Birmingham and the North accessible.

Contact address: The Hollows, Long Compton, Warwickshire, GL7 5XF

Telephone: 01453 882280

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Colburn Homes - The HollowsColburn Homes - The Hollows

6. Colburn Homes - Huxley Court

Huxley Court is an exclusive and luxurious development on the edge of Bradley’s Lake in the Cotswold Water Park. The Huxley Court development consists of four homes, all offering extensive accommodation and incredible lakeside living. Each architecturally inspired home of contemporary design features open plan living, sitting room, master suite, four additional bedrooms with en-suites, double garage with annex, and don’t forget your very own jetty.

The Cotswold Water Park is England’s largest wetland nature reserve, offering an abundance of wildlife. As well as nature, you can enjoy fishing, watersports, hiking or just relaxing by the many lakes available. Less than a five minute walk away is the picturesque Cotswold village of South Cerney, offering some fantastic country pubs and local amenities. All this is just ten minutes from Cirencester, the largest town in the Cotswold District, and within a two hour commute of London.

Contact address: Huxley Court, South Cerney, Gloucestershire, GL7 5XF

Telephone: 01453 882280

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Colburn Homes - Huxley CourtColburn Homes - Huxley Court

7. Rivar Homes - Church Farm

Church Farm offers homes that combine traditional style with a contemporary twist and enjoys a picturesque setting, overlooking open fields and the village church.

Latton is a quiet village with plenty to offer and is located between two great towns, the renowned market town of Cirencester and to the south, Swindon. It also boasts fantastic commutability and easy access to the M4 plus a main line railway station.

Offering just seven individually designed properties with a very high specification consisting of a pair of two bedroom semi-detached barn style homes, a delightful three bedroom barn conversion, two detached four bedroom houses and two detached five bedroom houses.

Finished in beautiful Cotswold tones, each property benefits from allocated parking and the detached four and five beds have double garages. Paddock land is available under separate negotiation with plots 5 and 6. There’s also the opportunity to rent two acres of meadow land to keep ponies.

Help to Buy available. Prices from £325,000 - £825,000 with two already reserved. Completions estimated from late January 2019 to late Spring 2019.

Telephone: 01285 655355

Email: cirencester@perrybishop.co.uk

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8. Northleach (Chequers)

EPC: B

Telephone: 01285 655355

Email: cirencester@perrybishop.co.uk

A small development of just nine private houses built by the developer Kingerlee Homes who are based in Oxford.

Northleach which is known as ‘The Cathedral of the Cotswolds’ is tucked away from the busy A40 between undulating hills in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The properties are constructed of natural stone and render, with Bradstone or slate tiled roofing and hardwood external doors and double-glazed windows.

The front row of just four homes consist of two very pretty three bedroom cottages one of which is available at £345,000.

There are two apartments, a one bed (reserved) and a two-bed duplex at £265,000. The two detached properties all have four bedrooms of which two are sold. The three remaining houses are priced from £500,000 to £645,000.

All of the properties have private allocated parking with visitor parking, good size gardens and a ten year warranty. Help to Buy available.

Kingerlee Homes - ChequersKingerlee Homes - Chequers

9. Aura Care Living - Stratton Court

Aura Care Living is one of the up and coming names in luxury retirement and care.

In 2017 its first care home opened in the town of Camberley in Surrey and was awarded almost immediately at the Knight Frank Luxury Care Home Awards.

Aura Care Living’s second ambitious project was opened in early 2018 in the heart of the Cotswolds, in the Corinium town of Cirencester.

Named Stratton Court, it is the first of a new generation of luxury retirement neighborhoods, planned in response to major market demand by those wishing to retire in the Cotswolds. It is an innovative, stylish and vibrant community for over 55’s who wish to plan and shape their retirement to exact needs and standards, whilst continuing to live autonomous, purposeful lives. The village has its own cinema, hair salon as well as a restaurant and bar.

There are 31 apartments, prices start from £337,000 for a one bed and from £485,000 for a two bedroom apartment. There is also a ground rent and a service charge.

The impressive build also boasts a 61 bed care home offering residential, dementia and respite care. This home is situated behind the village apartments, the beds start from £1250 per week per room. There are also 12 Independent living suites for couples, starting at £1750 per week - a feature rather unique to the industry.

Contact address: Stratton Court, Gloucester Road, Cirencester; GL7 2JY

Telephone: 01285 842042

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10. CALA Homes - Foxgloves

Located less than one mile from Shipston-on-Stour town centre, CALA Homes’ Foxgloves development is a blossoming new community of two to five bedroom homes which provides the perfect balance between idyllic rural living and modern family life.

There are a number of four bedroom homes currently available for a 2018 move at Foxgloves, including the stunning four-bedroom detached ‘The Worcester’. Priced at £449,950, and available with CALA’s up to 100% Part Exchange scheme, The Worcester is the perfect family home with plenty of space for growing families, with its large kitchen/dining room with adjoining garden room, and generous light-filled bedrooms.

Whilst Foxgloves may seem far from the hustle and bustle of urban living, its transport links are excellent, making it ideal for commuters. With outstanding schooling close by and an abundance of retail and leisure facilities on its doorstep, it’s easy to see why so many are making a home at Foxgloves.

Telephone: 01608 433 767

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CALA Homes -  Foxgloves (c) Image Creative Partnership Ltd / Matt Streten / Christopher HadowCALA Homes - Foxgloves (c) Image Creative Partnership Ltd / Matt Streten / Christopher Hadow

11. Bewley Homes – Amberley Park

If you are looking for an ideal new home in which to spend Christmas this year, then look no further – your ideal Cotswolds country home can be found at Bewley Homes’ award-winning development of Amberley Park. Plus, with the Help to Buy scheme available it gives you a fantastic opportunity for you to invest in a home of your own with as little as a 5% deposit.

Situated on the edge of the traditional market town of Tetbury, there is a wide selection of property size and type to accommodate all tastes and budgets – choose from a two, three or four bedroom home, confident in the knowledge that each has been designed and constructed with the meticulous attention to detail and to the high quality standard and specification for which the Bewley Homes brand is renown.

At Amberley Park, buyers will find homes built in that enviable Cotswold style – absolutely perfect for a quintessential country Christmas and ideally placed for all the fun and festivities that Tetbury has to offer.

Contact address: Amberley Park,London Road, Tetbury , Gloucestershire, GL8 8GX

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Bewley Homes - Amberley Park (c) NICK AYLIFFEBewley Homes - Amberley Park (c) NICK AYLIFFE

12. Crest Nicholson - Stray Park

If you’re looking for a stylish, contemporary home within easy reach of Swindon, your dream home could be waiting at Stray Park at Tadpole Garden Village. Award-winning developer Crest Nicholson has created an exclusive collection of three and four-bedroom stylish and spacious homes, offering the best of open living.

Surrounded by the peace and tranquillity of rural Wiltshire, with plentiful green open spaces within walking distance, yhe homes at Stray Park are finished to the highest standard and the free-flowing living spaces encourage a cohesive family lifestyle, while bifold doors to expansive gardens allow you to seamlessly connect with the outside.

Stray Park is ideally located for commuters on the outskirts of the pretty Wiltshire village of Blunsdon. Residents are just a short drive from all the amenities of Swindon’s town centre and can reach Reading and London Paddington in under an hour from Swindon train station.

Three and four-bedroom homes at Stray Park are available from £310,000 and are eligible for the Part Exchange, Smooth Move and the government-backed Help to Buy scheme.

Contact address: Stray Park at Tadpole Garden Village, 6 Jekyll Close, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN25 2TZ

Telephone: 01793 279125

Email: strayparkattgv@crestnicholson.com

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Crest Nicholson - Stray Park (c) Walter DirksCrest Nicholson - Stray Park (c) Walter Dirks

13. Crest Nicholson - Faringdon Fields

Set in beautiful rural surroundings, Crest Nicholson’s Faringdon Fields offers a traditional collection of houses and apartments surrounded by beautiful Oxfordshire countryside.

Situated just a short walk from the town centre, Faringdon Fields gives homeowners the opportunity to be part of an established local community. The fantastic links to larger towns and cities include Oxford and Bristol, making it ideal for commuters.

With properties ranging from two to four bedrooms available, Faringdon Fields can suit many needs. All of the Faringdon Field homes feature a high specification kitchen that includes built-in Bosch appliances, to help make life run a little bit smoother.

Two-bedroom apartments at Faringdon Fields are available from £196,500, with three-bedroom houses from £320,000 and four-bedroom houses from £395,000. The government-backed Help to Buy scheme is available for all properties at Faringdon Fields, allowing prospective buyers to pay a deposit of just 5% for their dream home.


Contact address: Faringdon Fields, 5 Ampthill Way, Faringdon, Oxon, SN7 7JX

Telephone: 01367 239000

Email: Faringdonfields@crestnicholson.com

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Crest Nicholson - Faringdon Fields (c) Walter DirksCrest Nicholson - Faringdon Fields (c) Walter Dirks

14. Crest Nicholson - Colwell Green

Launching in December, Colwell Green will be located on the edge of the Cotswolds in the historic market town of Witney. The development comprises a contemporary collection of one and two-bedroom apartments and two to five-bedroom houses.

All homes are carefully designed to blend in with local styles and aesthetics, including materials such as limestone exterior features. Many homes will be available to purchase using the government-backed Help to Buy scheme, enabling prospective buyers to secure their new home with just a 5% deposit.

Located around 30-minutes’ drive from Oxford, residents at Colwell Green will benefit from excellent road links to the A34, A40 and M40, as well as great rail connections via nearby stations. London Paddington is easily accessible for work and leisure with trains just over an hour from Charlbury station or in 40-minutes from Didcot station.

Contact address: Downs Road, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29 0SY

Telephone: 01993 648000

Email: colwellgreen@crestnicholson.com

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Crest Nicholson - Colwell Green (c) Paul Eccleston Arthouse LtdCrest Nicholson - Colwell Green (c) Paul Eccleston Arthouse Ltd

15. Edenstone Homes - Sealey Wood

Sealey Wood in Horsley is an exclusive development of eleven private sale homes in a beautiful edge of country setting between Cheltenham and Cirencester.

Martin Taylor, managing director for Edenstone Homes, said: “Sealey Wood is designed as a rural extension of Horsley. The picturesque Gloucestershire village location is a major draw for buyers, with homes enjoying panoramic views of the valley below. The properties themselves are just as stunning. They are being built using traditional Cotswold stone and sit comfortably alongside older properties. While they have a classic external look, inside the homes have a superb specification as standard and layouts very much designed to suit how people really live.”

There are now just three homes available: a four-bedroom detached Gatcombe at £1,495,000; a four-bedroom Woodchester at £995,000 and the four-bedroom Barrington show home at £750,000.

Contact address: Edenstone Homes at Sealey Wood, Horsley, near Nailsworth, GL6 0P

Telephone: 07384 259 091

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Edenstone Homes - Sealey WoodEdenstone Homes - Sealey Wood

16. Freeman Homes – Westcombe Place

Westcombe Place is located on the fringe of the ancient market town of Northleach. Set in the beautiful Cotswold countryside, this stunning development is within walking distance of the town centre but still provides glorious country views. Comprised of just five properties, serviced by a gated private drive, it retains its exclusivity while still providing easy access to local amenities and transport links. Designed by Freeman Homes and award-winning architects Nash Partnership, these detached houses feature Cotswold stone, slate roofs and timber sash windows that echo the region’s architecture and heritage.

These iconic exterior finishes are combined with sleekly modern interiors, including spacious rooms drenched in natural light. Each home has been individually crafted to make it unique, with special attention paid to the way the living areas flow into one another and provide lines of sight through the house to ensure a seamless join between indoor and out. Included as part of the boutique specification are luxurious finishing touches geared towards making the most of entertaining guests in the generous living spaces: a Worcester Greenstyle Bewdley woodburner, underfloor heating, Silestone quartz kitchen worktops and integrated NEFF kitchen appliances.

Contact address: Bassett Road, Northleach, Gloucestershire, GL54 3QJ

Telephone: 01451 263123

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