Saxon Gate
Wickwar GL12 8NY

SHOW HOME NOW OPEN!^* A collection 3, 4, and 5 bedroom homes in a great location close to open countryside and the convenience of the town.  Call today for more details and ask about Home Exchange† or Smooth Move‡. 

Selected homes at this development are available to purchase on a part-buy-part-rent basis using Home Reach. Please contact the sales executive for further information

A beautifully-located collection of stylish and energy efficient 3, 4, and 5 bedroom new houses for sale in Wickwar, South Gloucestershire. This highly-sought after and picturesque location between Chipping Sodbury and Charfield offers all the joys of village life and plenty of vibrant nature spaces to explore nearby.

Why buy at Saxon Gate

  • Quality, brand new homes located in a picturesque village surrounded by countryside
  • Simple access to nearby motorway networks including the M4 and M5
  • Great selection of Ofsted rated ‘Good’ schools in close proximity to home
  • Home to sell? Ask about Home Exchange† where we could be your cash buyer or Smooth Move‡, where we’ll help you sell. Or if this is your first home or your next, the government-backed Help to Buy* scheme means you’ll only need a 5% deposit and 75% mortgage to make your dream move a reality

Nestled amongst beautiful countryside, this attractive South Gloucestershire village offers a picturesque location for our property for sale in Wickwar. On the western side of the village, the King George V Playing Fields provide a great space for those who enjoy the open air, with football pitches, a cricket pitch, and a playground. To the east is Lower Woods with trails to explore, a stream to splash in, and plenty of wildlife to spot, it’s ideal for family walks.

The neighbouring towns of Chipping Sodbury, Yate, and Charfield offer a good selection of amenities including supermarkets, convenience stores, restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. For those moving to the area with families, there are numerous nurseries and Ofsted rated ‘Good’ schools to choose from including a day nursery and preschool, a primary school, and a secondary school.

The village of Wickwar benefits from incredibly easy access to the M32, M4, and M5 motorways, and so it is well-placed for travel. The nearby Yate Railway Station is just a 15-minute drive from Saxon Gate, making it an ideal home for commuters.

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Wickwar: Countryside living with convenient access for commuting

Situated between Chipping Sodbury and Charfield, the beautiful setting of Wickwar offers long country walks and peaceful village life with all the amenities you could need in Yate. The village is home to the Ofstead-rated ‘Good’ Alexander Hosea Primary School, with secondary education and a popular day nursery and pre-school nearby.

The charming Wickwar Coffee Shop welcomes locals and walkers with friendly service, great coffee, and delicious food during the day. For a different atmosphere, the Buthay Inn boasts a well-stocked bar and a hearty menu including its popular Sunday roast. The Yate Shopping Centre is less than 5 miles away for some retail therapy - it offers free parking and has a cinema - and Yate Leisure Centre is kitted out with the very latest in strength and conditioning equipment for fitness enthusiasts.

The houses for sale in Wickwar are surrounded by gorgeous countryside. Castle Farm Livery & Cross Country is a family run equestrian centre on a 56 acre farm and offers a riding school for any level of experience, as well as space for general exercise and hacking. Lower Woods is perfect for exploring and experiencing nature. A stretch of the Little Avon river runs through the nature reserve there, and is a beautiful place to spot all sorts of wildlife from birds to butterflies.

What’s close to Wickwar?

Chipping Sodbury is 10 minutes south of our property for sale in Wickwar. The town lies at the foot of the southern Cotswold escarpment and with its 17th-century Cotswold stone buildings and Georgian of mellow brick houses, is a pretty place to visit and shop. At the foot of the Cotswold hills, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, the Chipping Sodbury Golf Club is adjacent to the town and welcomes golf societies, organisations, and individual golfers.

The vibrant city of Bristol can be reached in about 35 minutes. Steeped in history and rich in culture, it’s home to iconic Banksy artwork, the symbolic Clifton Suspension Bridge, and the maritime heritage of Blackbeard. Enjoy a pint of real ale in the Llandoger Trow, where Daniel Defoe is believed to have been inspired to create Robinson Crusoe, and for something to eat, experience creative street food vendors, or indulge in traditional fine dining restaurants located throughout the city.

Known as one of the UK’s most beautiful landscapes, the Cotswolds can be reached in around an hour from our houses for sale in Wickwar. With its picturesque towns and villages, National Trails, and 800 square miles of breath-taking scenery, there is so much to explore. Visitors can take a drive around the area, stopping at one of the village pubs for something to eat, or why not explore the famous Cotswolds Way trail on foot either navigating yourself or on a guided walk. Cycle hire is also available for another means of getting around, with well-maintained cycle routes to follow. For something a little different, swap saddles and try a horse riding tour.

Local Schools & Education

In the village of Wickwar itself, families will find the Ofsted-rated ‘Good’ Alexander Hosea Primary School just 2 miles away from their new home. For secondary education, Brimsham Green Secondary School is 5 miles away. This comprehensive is also Ofsted-rated ‘Good’. Cotswold Edge, a collaboration of the three sixth forms of Brimsham Green, Chipping Sodbury School and Yate Academy provides further education. South Gloucestershire and Stroud College, which has several campuses, are all within easy reach of Saxon Gate. For those wishing to pursue higher education, the universities of Bristol and Bath are easily commutable from Wickwar in around 40 minutes.

Transport & Travel

Commuters looking for houses for sale in Wickwar will find highly convenient transport links nearby. Junction 14 of the M5 for Gloucester (25 miles away) and Bristol (15 miles away) lies approximately 5 miles from Saxon Gate, and the A46 for Bath (20 miles away) is accessible in less than 15 minutes. Yate railway station, can be reached by car in around 15 minutes, and operates direct services to Gloucester and Weymouth. For travelling further afield, Bristol Airport is situated around 30 miles to the south of Wickwar with both domestic and international flights.

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Find your new home with Home Exchange

Stuck in a chain or have a home to sell? We could buy your current home when you buy one of ours.

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Have a home to sell? We could help sell it for you, so you can buy one of ours!

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^*Terms and conditions apply and only available on selected plots. Garden Furniture Package delivered upon legal completion. Ask Sales Consultant for details

Home Exchange is available on selected homes only. Acceptance is at our sole discretion and not all properties are suitable. We reserve the right to refuse to agree to Home Exchange of your current home and we are under no obligation to give reasons why. Home Exchange may not be available in conjunction with any other offer and is also subject to the terms of your Reservation Agreement with us. As a guide, your current home must not be worth more than 70% of the value of your chosen Linden home. Reservation fees may vary. For full terms and conditions please click here.

Smooth Move is available on selected new Linden homes only. Acceptance is at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to refuse to agree to Smooth Move and we are under no obligation to give reasons why. We will instruct local estate agents to undertake an independent valuation and marketing advice for your current home before we make you a proposal on a marketing price for your home. The realistic sale price may be lower than an initial marketing price and is based on a sale within a specified timescale fixed by us. Reservation fees may vary. For full terms and conditions please click here.

Home Reach is a new build ownership solution brought to you by heylo housing group. The Home Reach part-buy-part-rent scheme cannot be used in conjunction with any other Linden Homes purchase scheme, offer or promotion. Subject to affordability criteria as prescribed by the Homes and Communities Agency. Subject to individual mortgage lender qualification and affordability criteria. Shares of up to 75% of the home are available. Prices advertised can represent up to a 75% share of the home. More information on eligibility and affordability of using Home Reach to purchase your home can be found at


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