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Location, Location, Location – Northwich

The delightful market-town of Northwich is perfectly positioned within leafy Cheshire, yet sits snugly between the two bustling North West cities of Liverpool and Manchester.

It’s location and great travel links make it the perfect area for those looking to commute to places of work in the region. However, there is so much more on offer in this historical riverside town to give local residents good reason for postcode pride.

Positioned on the conflux of the rivers Weaver and Dane, which meets directly at the town centre, Northwich has an abundance of links to the water.

Taking full advantage of a riverside setting is the convenient Barons Quay retail and leisure development. It is set to be a thriving retail and leisure quarter that will enhance Northwich town centre as a place where people can eat, drink, shop and enjoy. Scheduled for completion in Autumn 2016 it will be anchored by a new Odeon Cinema, M&S and an ASDA superstore and will feature six restaurants each enjoying tranquil waterside views.

If you’re looking for something a little more active, Northwich Rowing Club regularly take advantage of the River Weaver and are seen on the water perfecting their techniques. The club welcomes everyone and has teams that compete at local, national and international levels throughout the year. If the opportunity to wake at ‘rower o’clock’ and dip your toes in the water sounds like the ideal morning activity, then Northwich is the location for you.

For those looking for family activities, just three miles upstream and nestled between the River Weaver and Budworth Mere is the popular Marbury Park. The park offers the opportunity to walk, run or cycle with the added bonus of riverside views framed by an abundance of greenery.

It’s not only the activities and amenities of Northwich that make it so appealing. The community spirit is unrivaled which becomes clear each year over the August Bank Holiday weekend, when the Moss Farm site hosts the annual Northwich Festival, organised jointly by Northwich Rugby Club and the Cheshire West & Chester Council.

Finally, if catchment to great schools is a top priority when looking for a new home the you can be reassured as Northwich is surrounded by a number of schools and colleges. Primary schools include: Barnton Primary School, Hartford Manor Primary School, Kingsmead Primary School, while County High Schools include Leftwich, a specialist media arts college and Rudheath Community High School, a specialist in performing arts. Further education is also available through Sir John Deane’s Sixth Form College and Mid Cheshire College.

So, whether you’re looking for a two bedroom semi-detached in Barnton, a three bedroom detached family home in Whitegate or a town centre apartment over-looking the river, the team in our Northwich branch will be able to help you find the perfect home in this picturesque market town.

The beauty of Buxton

Referred to as England’s leading spa town, Buxton has so much to offer its residents from beautiful architecture and amenities to the stunning Peak District National Park that surrounds the town. In fact, the market town is so beautiful and historic it was recently named as one of the best places to live in the UK 2016 by the Sunday Times.

Beautiful architecture and history is evident all around the town, from the Opera House to the Pavilion Arts Centre, however The Devonshire Dome stands in pride of place. The dome, home to a fabulous spa, restaurant and salon, is even bigger than St Paul’s Cathedral in London and is Europe’s largest unsupported domed roof.

Other popular attractions to the town include the natural springs and the Poole Caverns, while the neighbouring Peak District is ideal for getting out into the countryside. Only a short drive away you’ll find an abundance of scenic walks and nature parks, including Grin Low Country Park and the Limestone Way which runs through the whole county of Derbyshire.

When in Buxton you are never short of somewhere to go for a spot of pre-theatre dining, a lazy lunch or traditional pub grub. Award winning establishments for food and drink are easy to find and there’s a broad range of styles from Spanish tapas and French bistros to Thai and Italian Seafood. There really is something for everyone, whatever their taste.

For those looking to commute to places of work, a train service operates hourly to Manchester, and nearby Macclesfield has direct services to London. The M6 lies less than an hour away to the West, or travel East and the M1 is also located within an hour’s drive.

For residents with children, the city offers an array of quality schools including Buxton Community School and St Thomas More Catholic School, which both have been praised by OFSTED. There is also a wide choice of primary and pre-schools all within close proximity of the town.

So, whether you’re looking for a family home in Fairfield, or a quaint bungalow in Tideswell or even a city centre apartment with Crescent Views, the team at our Buxton branch will be able to help you find the perfect home in this picturesque town.

If you would like us to show you what the city has to offer, visit our website or give us a call on 01298 445022.