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Merlin Gate will offer a collection of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes in Newent.

Open space surrounds your new home with Newent Lake and the Forest of Dean just a short drive away - where you can enjoy long family walks. Close by, you'll find traditional market town pubs, a convenient store on your doorstep and great schools within walking distance.

However if you want to travel further afield, the M5 and Gloucester city centre are only 20 minutes away.

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  • New development launching Spring 2021
  • 5 Star housebuilder for 12 years in a row
  • Surrounded by open space
  • 59 new homes coming soon
  • Great transport links to the M5 and beyond
  • 11 miles to Gloucester city centre
  • Local pubs, shops and restaurants on your doorstep
  • Register your interest today
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5 Star housebuilder for 21 years in a row

5 star home builder

We are proud to have been awarded the maximum five stars from the House Builders Federation*.

We* are delighted to be the only major national builder to be awarded the 5 Star accolade for twelve years running. 

90% of our homeowners would recommend us to their friends*, and this knowledge allows us to continue our work providing some of the best new homes in the UK.

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*We are the only major national housebuilder to be awarded this key industry award 12 years in a row. “We” refers to the Barratt Developments PLC group brands including Barratt London, Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes. Based on HBF star rating scheme from 2010 to 2021 derived from the NHBC national new homes survey at eight weeks, over 90% of Barratt Developments PLC group customer would recommend our brands to a friend. Barratt Development brands include Barratt London, Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes.

Site and location

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About the area

A fantastic location

At Merlin Gate, you are located a short drive from Gloucester’s city centre yet with plenty of open space on your doorstep.

You can enjoy long family walks at Newent Lake or trek through the Forest of Dean.

Newent's high street is within walking distance and here you can find great restaurants, takeaways and a range of local shops.

Essentials on your doorstep

At Merlin Gate, you will find a Co-op supermarket just a 4 minute drive away, plus a few local convenience stores for your weekly shop.

For families, Newent community secondary school and local primary schools are only a 5 minute drive from the development.
Closeby, you will also find traditional pubs and restaurants to choose from or you could head into the city for something a little more lively.

Efficient, modern design

Merlin Gate will be creating a collection of 59 homes styles in the peaceful town of Newent, Gloucestershire, with varied home styles to suit all lifestyles.

With plenty of open grassy areas and trees for use by the community at Merlin Gate, this will be an attractive location for you to call home.

The landscaping, layouts, colour schemes, lighting and character of your new neighbourhood have been considered by our award-winning designers, so you know that you've bought quality with Barratt.


Please note that all images are for illustrative purposes only. Final elevations of the property purchased may differ from those shown. Images include optional upgrades at additional cost. Please see our Image Disclaimer for further details.

Super fast broadband is available on selected plots only. Broadband speeds may vary, which may be affected by various factors including distance from the exchange, time of day and internal home wiring. Actual installation time will be dependent on the broadband provider.

Square footage is the total internal floor area of the home, measured from the internal face of blockwork, excluding the garage (if applicable) and any area with less than 1.5m clear headroom under sloping ceilings. The area taken by stairs is included in both floors that the flight serves.

Gross annual projected rental yield figures are based on the projected yields of at least two independent valuations supplied. Figures do not represent guaranteed rental return and are based on the property being continually rented.

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