The property market across Cheshire continues to command high interest, with one local postcode in particular meeting a staggering figure of value in property sales.
Over the past year, the pandemic has altered prospective homebuyers and home movers primary needs when upsizing or relocating across Cheshire. Generally, requirements now feature spaces internally to accommodate working-from-home offices and indoor gyms, through to boasting larger gardens in order to relax, unwind, and enjoy a drink or two in the sun (British weather permitting).
Demand for these amenities has kept demand in the Cheshire property market high and property prices climbing higher.
The result means that one Cheshire postcode has featured in the top ten in the country in terms of the total value of house sales.
The WA15 postcode, which covers areas such as Altrincham, Ashley and Hale, has seen a total of £120,660,020.00 worth of property sold in the last 12 months; enough to place it seventh on a list excluding London postcodes.
The top ten postcodes of the total value of property sold in 2021, features BN3 in Brighton taking the top spot; amassing £206,087,089.
- BN3 (Brighton and Hove) - £206,087,089
- BN1 (Brighton and Hove/Lewes) - £179,128,540
- SL6 (Windsor and Maidenhead/Buckinghamshire) £169,665,888
- BN2 (Brighton and Hove/Lews) - £156,968,190
- BH23 (Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole/New Forest) - £145,957,708
- SO41 (New Forest) - £125,872,492
- WA15 (Trafford/Manchester/Cheshire East) - £120,660,020
- SS9 (Southend-on-Sea) - £118,503,085
- BA2 (Bath and North East Somerset/Mendip/Wiltshire) - £117,124,277
- RH12 (Horsham) - £112,316,147
Within the WA15 postcode, the most expensive property sold was on Hill Top in Hale. This sprawling six-bedroom house features exquisite styling and living accommodation throughout, including a walk-in wardrobe, an indoor football court, swimming pool, and beautiful external gardens. The property was last sold in April 2021 for £5,100,000.00.
18 Hill Top, Hale, which sold for over £5m.
The surge in demand for property in Cheshire, at present, is being driven by a number of factors.
Confidence in the property market has been partly restored by the rollout of the vaccine against Covid-19, strengthening commitment to homeowners wanting to move in the short, medium and longer terms.
In addition, the outdoor spaces, with room for home working found in many properties across Cheshire, are attracting prospective home buyers and relocators looking for these factors. Cheshire's great variety of outdoor spaces, good connectivity across the region, a sense of community, leisure facilities, tourist attractions, in addition to good and outstanding local schools, are all contributing to the surging demand in our local property market.
If you’d like more information on the surging property demand in Cheshire, or how to get the most value from your home, Simon and Richard would be delighted to assist you further. You can contact us or call 0161 443 4830.