Where to find the bright spots in the market Forest of Dean
By James Greenwood, of Stacks Property Finders
This area is becoming incredibly fashionable,” explains James Greenwood of buying agency Stacks Property Search. Hometrack found that property prices in this area of west Gloucestershire rose by 6.2 per cent in the past year, and Rightmove says the typical detached house costs £306,305, with terrace properties averaging £156,829. For some commuters, the scrapping of the Severn Bridge toll is a big saving, while more natural attractions include 27,000 acres of Forestry Commission land.