Houses and flats for sale in Winchcombe
Despite being on the Cotswold Way with some super attractions and heaps of charm, Winchcombe is positioned just off the beaten track when it comes to the volume of the Cotswold tourists that pass through annually. The traditional relaxed pace combined with the location appeals to a variety of buyers from second home owners to retired downsizers moving into the town for the convenience that it offers.
The property market in the town is a highly competitive one. The town is modest in size with a limited number of period or sizeable family homes, thus putting them at a premium. Property worth over £700,000 rarely becomes available in Winchcombe but when they do, sensible guide prices are very often achieved and in some cases exceeded.
Winchcombe is a modest former market town but does offer a diverse range of property from pretty terraced cottages and manor houses in the centre to large family homes, former farm houses and barn conversions that are dotted around the surrounding countryside. Being in the large part, a Conservation area the town has seen some sensitive development in the past 20 years. New build homes in traditional styles and materials are contrasted by a handful of highly contemporary family homes.
Living in Winchcombe
Winchcombe is a thriving Anglo-Saxon market town, with warm toned Cotswold stone cottages, tea shops, good local amenities and traditional medieval architecture. The town has a wide range of facilities including butchers, bakers and greengrocers, excellent restaurants to including one Michelin starred, good primary and secondary schools, a parish church and excellent medical and dental services.< /p>.
Set in the folds of the Cotswold Hills, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), Winchcombe enjoys direct access to the open countryside surrounding, as well as the Cotswold Way which runs the length of the Cotswold Hills from Chipping Campden to Winchcombe, along the escarpment overlooking Cheltenham, onto Painswick and eventually Bath.
The town also enjoys close proximity to some stunning featured attractions including Cheltenham Racecourse, Sudeley Castle and gardens, Hailes Abbey and Stanway Water Garden. The Regency Spa town of Cheltenham is approximately five miles south of Winchcombe and is renowned for its fine architecture, famous gardens, National Hunt Racing, an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants and boutiques along with excellent schooling.
Private education in the area is exceptional with a range of renowned private schools such as Rendcomb College near Cirencester, Cheltenham Ladies College, Cheltenham College and Dean Close.
Why use Knight Frank
At Knight Frank Cheltenham we believe in customising our approach to meet with every one of our clients’ needs. We are a team of local people, all of whom have worked solely in the local Cheltenham market place for the duration of our property based careers. Selling with Knight Frank means you have the very best a local agent can offer combined with the vast marketing reach provided by the biggest privately owned property consultancy in the world.
We believe that giving good advice is the highest priority, even if this might not end in the most lucrative result for us. We have huge knowledge of the Cheltenham property market and have a specialist within every sector. So whether you are selling an apartment in town or a Cotswold Manor House we have just the expert to advise you.
For sound advice based on years of local experience, contact our team to discuss your property requirements whether you are thinking of moving now or in next couple of years.