Located in the county of Gloucestershire on the edge of the Cotswolds, Cheltenham is a large spa town. Originally made famous as a health and holiday resort, today Cheltenham is a thriving town and a great place to call home.
It has fantastic schools, a diverse cultural scene and is home to one of the UK’s most famous sporting events. At Wain Homes, you’ll find a number of new homes for sale in Cheltenham across our new build developments in the area.
Cheltenham was voted the best place to live in the South West in 2020
Stunning countryside on its doorstep close to both the Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean
There are 19 universities within a 75 mile radius of Cheltenham
The town is home to 14 schools rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted
Cheltenham enjoys superb transport links to the South West and the rest of the UK
WHY CHELTENHAM IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
Cheltenham continues to be an extremely popular place to live. In fact, it was voted the best place to live in the South West by the Sunday Times in 2022 and it’s easy to see why. Families that enjoy making the most of the great outdoors, will love being based in Cheltenham. Not only is it right on the doorstep of the stunning Cotswolds, the Forest of Dean is also close by.
The cultural scene in Bristol is just 40 miles away, but culture vultures will also find plenty on their doorstep in Cheltenham too. There’s the Cheltenham Literature Festival, the Cheltenham Jazz Festival, the Cheltenham Music Festival and the Cheltenham Food and Drink Festival. Sports lovers and fans of horse racing will also be drawn to the Cheltenham Festival and its iconic Gold Cup – one of the most famous events in the horse racing calendar.
Cheltenham also offers much for families with school age children. The town is home to 14 schools rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted, including Naunton Park Primary School, Belmont School and Balcarras School. There are also 19 universities within a 75 mile radius of Cheltenham, including the University of Gloucestershire close by.
The town also promises fantastic transport links, with Cheltenham Spa railway station providing regular connections to London, Bristol, Birmingham and Cardiff. Whilst the close proximity of the M5 motorway means London can be reached in two hours and Birmingham in one. Both Bristol and Birmingham airports are just over an hour away from Cheltenham.
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Cheltenham also has a fantastic employment market. The town is an established global centre for cyber security and digital businesses. It is home to GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters) and the NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) and has the largest concentration of companies in this sector in the UK outside London. The new £400 million Golden Valley Development is set to put Cheltenham at the forefront of the global cyber security industry.
If you want to call Cheltenham home, you’ll find a range of new homes for sale in Cheltenham with Wain Homes.
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