Looking for a new home but wanting to keep costs to a minimum? 

From a character cottage to an apartment in a former chapel, there are a variety of properties on the market in the Forest of Dean at the moment. 

We’ve rounded up five of the cheapest homes available right now, all costing less than £175k. 

Severn Bore Close, Newnham - £102,000

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The property is available via a shared ownership scheme. (TwoCan Estate Agents)

This end-terraced house in Newnham is a 40 per cent shared ownership home in a “picturesque” development. 

Inside, there is a lounge with a patio door, a kitchen and dining room, two bedrooms, a family bathroom and a WC. 

The property has views over the River Severn and comes with a garden and parking space. 

Silver Street, Littledean - £140,000

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The cottage has countryside views. (Town & Country Property Auctions)

This cottage for sale has character features and is for sale by unconditional online auction tomorrow [Thursday, December 14].

The property comprises a lounge with an inglenook fireplace, a fitted kitchen, two bedrooms, a large bathroom and a utility room. 

Outside, there are large gardens which have countryside views. 

Church Street, Cinderford - £159,000

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The apartment is in a former Sunday school. (Quicklister )

This apartment is set over two floors and sits in the former Sunday school rooms, retaining chapel features throughout. 

Inside, there is a hallway with a polished oak floor and wide chapel stairs, an open plan sitting and dining room with tall chapel windows, a kitchen with integrated appliances, two bedrooms and a bathroom. 

The property has views over the forest canopy and is one of five apartments in the development. 

Flaxley Street, Cinderford - £162,000 

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The property includes a rear garden and patio area. (KJT Residential)

This mid-terraced property is described as being in a “convenient location” and has no onward chain. 

The home comprises a lounge and diner with a fireplace, a kitchen, two bedrooms with built-in cupboards, and a bathroom. 

Outside, there is a rear garden which is laid to lawn and features a patio area, as well as double wooden gates. 

Speedwell, Coleford - £172,000

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The house is close to woodland walks. (KJT Residential)

This semi-detached house for sale is a modern home which is close to woodland walks. 

Inside, there is a living and dining room, a kitchen, two bedrooms with wardrobes, a bathroom, and loft space. 

Outside, there is a front garden with a lawned area, and a rear garden with a gravelled area, a garden shed and an outside tap.