If you want quintessential rural English living, have you considered a move to Cirencester? Home to royalty and celebrities, the area is rich with beautiful homes, many blessed with tennis courts and swimming pools. However, there is something to suit all tastes and budgets whether you are looking to rent or buy.
Britannia Herbert Davis are located just a quick 30-minute drive from Cirencester in Gloucester. If you are moving to or from the area, get in touch today to find out how the Herbert Davis team could help make your move seamless and stress-free.
Moving to Cirencester
Properties throughout the Cotswold all exude quality regardless of what time period they were constructed. From the quaintest of cottages to the grandest country manor houses, every home has unique charm and character. Opt for a home built in the local golden stone if you really want a slice of the Cotswolds.
Whilst the majority of homes would suit couples or families, there are options for those who require something on the smaller side. Cirencester also has a number of hamlets and villages on its peripheries which could be the perfect place for you to call home.
Schools in Cirencester
Those interested in farming and working outside will be pleased to learn that Cirencester is home to the UK’s best-known agricultural college. The Royal Agricultural University was established in 1845 and offers study in agriculture, farming, business, equine and real estate.
Cirencester’s championed independent schools include Beaudesert Park School, Westonbirt School, Rendcomb College and Hatherop Castle School. The local grammar schools include Pate’s Grammar School, Cheltenham, and several in Stroud. There are good primary and state schools throughout Gloucestershire.
Transport Links Cirencester
With the A419 on your doorstep, access to the M4 could not be easier. Eastbound you will head to London via Heathrow Airport whereas westbound you will head into South Wales. The M5 is just to the west of the town, heading to Exeter in south and Birmingham in the north.
Cirencester does not have its own railway station. The nearest is 6 miles away in Kemble – just a short drive or bus journey. Off-peak Monday to Friday the station is served by 19 Swindon bound trains (which continue to London Paddington via Reading) and 18 Gloucester bound trains (17 of which continue to Cheltenham Spa).