The first properties released at CALA Homes’ new Shepherd’s Fold development in the Cotswold village of Mickleton in Gloucestershire will be offered at a reduced price to local people.

Five, two and three-bedroom homes will be available at 70 per cent of the open market value to purchasers who meet the criteria agreed with Cotswold District Council. Robert Monkman, sales and marketing director for CALA Homes, said: “We’re delighted to be offering the first homes at Shepherds Fold to those who live, work or have a connection with the parish of Mickleton or the surrounding area.

“We’re offering a range of two-bedroom homes at £169,000 and three-bedroom homes at £189,000 for a limited period to those who meet the criteria.”

Currently available under the scheme are plots eight and 20, both end of terrace three-bedroom homes, and plots nine and 10, two two-bedroom cottages in a mews style.

To be considered for the scheme, purchasers must be over 18, have a household income of less than £60,000 per annum, and be purchasing for their sole main residence.

They must come from or have a local connection with Mickleton or the surrounding area which comprises Weston Subedge, Aston Subedge, Ebrington, Chipping Campden, Blockley, Saintbury and Willersley.

Shepherds Fold is a development of 79, one to five-bedroom homes. For more information about the scheme call 01608 652051 or visit