If the pandemic has meant that your working life has changed permanently and that you are now going to be working full time from home, this has meant for a lot of people that they have the freedom to move anywhere that they want. Away from being constrained to housing within a good commuting distance of the office, there are many people finally getting to live their dreams and move to places that suit them more.

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With house prices soaring and lots of people looking to move out of the city and start a new rural life, this has made the prices and demand higher for rural locations. However, there are places that you can get a good balance and won’t have to pay over the odds, Gloucester is one such place.

With miles of rolling countryside, the beautiful Forest of Dean and the Cotswolds, both areas of outstanding natural beauty, as well as historic sites like Gloucester Docks and the cathedral, there is plenty in Gloucester to please those looking for a quieter life in a beautiful area.

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Before moving to a new place, it is worth a good few visits to the area, as well as contacting local estate agents like Gloucester estate agents TGRES and letting them know what it is that you are looking for.

There are many places in Gloucestershire that will suit you – if you like the rural lifestyle, head to the Forest of Dean, if you want to be part of an artistic community then Stroud is for you, and if you want to have quality restaurants and shops but still be a stone’s throw from the Cotswolds, look no further than Cheltenham.