- 4 bedroom, Semi-Detached House
- The Rise Shipton Oliffe, CHELTENHAM, Gloucestershire, GL54
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Are you looking to buy or rent a property in the Charlton Kings area?
This charming suburb of Cheltenham has a lot to offer its residents. Situated in the heart of the Cotswolds, the area is home to the picturesque Lineover woods; Charlton Kings Common and Leckhampton Hill, which are all considered areas of outstanding natural beauty.
So, could Charlton Kings be the perfect place for you to set up home? Read on to find out.
You can catch regular buses from Charlton Kings to the centre of Cheltenham. The area also has to access to main roads, which run to London and Oxford (A40), Bath (A46) and Cirencester (A417).
In the Charlton Kings area there are a number of restaurants. The Royal on Horsefair Street serves food, features a 'cosy, modern bar' and hosts live music. The Langton, on London Road, offers a country pub style menu and is set in an ornate Georgian building.
Cheltenham city centre is approximately 2.3 miles away from Charlton Kings. Here you can find many more eateries serving cuisines from around the world.
Cheltenham Farmers' Market is held on the second and last Friday of every month, outside Cavendish House along the Promenade. Here you can buy locally sourced produce including meats, vegetables and fruit, as well as cheeses and bread.
There are a number of sports and leisure facilities in the Charlton Kings area; Aqua Zone Swim School is based at St Edward's School on Cirencester Road, Charlton Kings, and offers swimming lessons to all age groups. There are also a number of golf courses in the surrounding areas, including Lilley Brook Golf Club on Cirencester Road, Cotswold Hills Golf Club in nearby Ullenwood and Star Golf, which is also situated in Ullenwood.
On a sunny day in Charlton Kings, you can visit one of the many parks in the surrounding areas. Cheltenham is often referred to as 'a town within a park,' so there are many green spaces to enjoy.
A big attraction in the Sandford Parks Lido, just 1.6 miles from Charlton Kings, which has a 50m outdoor pool, children’s pool, paddling pool and slides.
You can also take a trip to the fishing spots in Pittville Park, which is 2.8 miles from the centre of Charlton Kings.
For theatre goers, there’s the Playhouse Theatre in Cheltenham, which is described as an 'intimate community theatre'. Alternatively, there's the Everyman Theatre, on Regent Street, Cheltenham, which hosts musicals, pantomimes and traditional plays.
Film fans are also catered for, with an independent cinema, The Screening Rooms, as well as a Cineworld cinema, located in central Cheltenham.
London Road has a range of independent shops for you to browse in. Here you will find gift shops, antique dealers and many other specialist stores. In central Cheltenham, there is also the Beechwood Shopping Centre, which is home to many high street chains.
For groceries, there is the Natural Grocery Store on Bath Road, Cheltenham, and a Sainsbury’s on Cheltenham's Priors Road. The Natural Grocery Store is 2.2 miles away from the centre of Charlton Kings, and Sainsbury's Priors Road store is also around 2.2 miles away.
Charlton Kings hosts its own annual summer fete and craft fair. Here you can see many homemade crafts stalls, and there's also a children's fairground and activities program.
The Sixways Clinic on London Road is Charlton Kings' local health centre. There’s also one local library in Charlton Kings, which is 0.6 miles away from the suburb's centre. Here you can borrow books, as well as gain access to computers and genealogy websites.
There are many pay and display car parks in the centre of Cheltenham, whilst in the Charlton Kings area itself there is on-street parking.
Charlton Kings has a main road to London and Bath, so at times the area may get quite busy in terms of traffic.
There are a variety of primary schools in the area, including Charlton Kings Junior School, which teaches children from years three to six, Charlton Kings Infant School, rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted and Glenfall Community Primary School, rated as ‘Good’ in its latest Ofsted inspection.
Secondary schools include Balcarras School, rated as ‘Outstanding’ in a recent Ofsted inspection, the independent St Edwards, Cheltenham College, which has been educating young people since 1841, and Bettridge school, a specialist school.
To find out more about buying or renting properties the Charlton Kings area, call or visit the local Andrews branch.
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