Lots of people come to Cheltenham to start a new career and this often involves buying their first property sometime shortly afterwards. Here are our best picks for first timers.
Fiddler’s Green Lane, Cheltenham, GL51 0JT, £199,000
This two-bedroomed upper-floor maisonette is less than 250 metres from the M5, making it an ideal property for commuters. It’s also near to GCHQ, has a separate en-bloc garage and a well-equipped kitchen.
As well as the kitchen, there’s also a spacious lounge/diner and a well-presented bathroom. There are 113 years left on the lease and the annual ground rent is £150, with a council tax band A bill of £1,373.
Fairview Road, Cheltenham, GL52 2AD, £220,000
This two-bedroomed, second-floor flat is right in the centre of Cheltenham and offers buyers a stylish modern space with lots of light, especially in the open-plan lounge/kitchen area.
Of the two double bedrooms, one is currently used as a study and there’s also a stylish bathroom with a shower over the bath. For an extra £15,000, the flat comes with an allocated parking space and the property also comes chain free.
There are 143 years left on the lease, the annual ground rent is £234 and the annual service charge is £1,511, with a council tax band C bill of £1,694.
Plot 9, Spectre Hill, Barley Road, Cheltenham, GL52 3ND £260,000
This upper-floor flat in an almost-completed new development offers two bedrooms and stunning views across Cleeve Hill, the highest point in the Cotswolds.
Most of the properties in the development will have balconies, some will have ensuite bathrooms as well as a main bathroom and an open-plan kitchen/living area.
The apartments have 999 years left on the lease and while the council tax bands and ground rents are yet to be confirmed, the annual service charges will range between £717 and £927.