Snap-up remaining homes near Stroud, voted as the UK's best place to live


The diverse range of top-quality homes at Redrow’s popular Great Oldbury development are highly sought-after following nearby town, Stroud being named the UK’s best place to live 2021 by the Sunday Times.

Stroud topped a list of 78 locations around the country, praised for its ‘unique independent spirit’ that comes from local food and market scene that brings the community together. Situated in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, the nearby Great Oldbury development includes a selection of beautiful three and four-bedroom homes of remarkable quality from Redrow's Heritage collection which take inspiration from the past but designed for the future.

Starting from £429,995, the four-bedroom Shaftesbury is perfect for modern families looking for a spacious home. The large home offers an escape from the stresses of modern life with large spaces to unwind and relax in. The house features a large en suite master bedroom, a lounge area perfect for hosting guests and an open kitchen area.

The three-bedroom, Warwick is available from £324,995 as part of Redrow’s Help To Sell scheme which eases the sell and move process for new homeowners. The desirable three-bedroom, Ludlow home is also available with prices starting from £306,995 welcoming prospective buyers with large luxury bedroom.
Great Oldbury continues to grow in popularity, offering excellent local services, including outstanding schools and convenient commuter connections. The development is located five miles from Stroud, the ‘UK’s best place to live’.

Working from home has become common nationwide following the impact of the pandemic and many homeowners are reassessing where they live based on convenience and personal preference, with proximity to work now having less importance for many. Stroud has been highlighted as the top place to live based on its ease of access to schools, convenient transport links and greenery spaces.

When asked about the popularity of the development, Libby Bolton, sales manager at Great Oldbury said: “Great Oldbury is a beautiful development to live and work at, situated just on the edge of the Cotswolds. The site features a stunning range of homes from our heritage collection, and it has been great that we are able to show people round despite the restrictions the pandemic has brought upon us.

“It came as no surprise to us that the nearby town of Stroud was named as the UK’s best place to live based on all the location has to offer. Customers often come to the area as it has everything they need within walking distance and is small enough for everyone to feel a part of a community.

“As well as being situated in short distance to Stroud, the development is also praised for its excellent commuter connections to Gloucester, Bristol and Swindon making the location ideal for entrepreneurs and professionals. We are encouraging customers to act swiftly and book an appointment as the homes are in such high demand.”

To register your interest for the homes at Great Oldbury or book an appointment, physically or virtually, please contact the sales team on 01453 374075 or visit


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