Best places to live in Manchester

Are you thinking of moving to Manchester? Well we have found the best places for you to buy a home.

Manchester is one of the most popular cities in the UK and for good reason. It offers a great city center with a fantastic food and drinks scene as well an impressive shopping, music and plenty of history to back it all up.

The surrounding areas also are a great places to consider either for a first house or for settling into a family home. With great transport links to places such as Liverpool, Leeds, and London, Manchester is also great for commuters with jobs both in Manchester and across the rest of the UK. 



Altrincham that has developed into one of the most prestigious areas in Manchester. It offers great schools and transport links. The area has beautiful Dunham Park along with great restaurants and shopping.  

It is highly sought after so if you’re thinking of moving here you'll need a larger budget and if you can afford it, you better keep your eyes peeled because homes here sell quick. £472,763 is the average property price.


Sale is five miles from the south of the city which makes it a perfect commuter town for those working in Manchester. With it being a popular town it has everything you need from a choice of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. It also gives  your kids the opportunity to go to Sale Grammar school, the 2nd best school in Manchester last year. 

With Sale being such a popular commuter town for Manchester the average house price is around £295,357.


Prestwich could be the perfect place to relocate if you have a young family thanks to the town's great community spirit. The area boasts accessible commuter links into the city and close proximity to one of the biggest municipal parks in Europe: Heaton Park, which offers plenty of activities and events hosted all year round.  

The average house price is £209,142 


Worsley is a beautiful village if you prefer a more peaceful surroundings, with leafy streets, lovely canals and Worsley woods. The peaceful surroundings may be perfect for you if you are retired or just prefer the quieter life.

Worsley's average house price is £276,869


Castlefield is great for young professionals who want to live and work in the city so they can have the choice of going out and socialising at the drop of a hat. It’s a great spot in itself as well with its choice of pubs and bars all sitting along the canal.

Castlefield has an average house price of £212,668 and it's highly sought after.