Hazel Grove Area Guide

Local Area Guide from Reeds Rains Hazel Grove, CheshireLocal Area Guide from Reeds Rains Hazel Grove, Cheshire

Hazel Grove is a suburb within the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, in Greater Manchester. It its located close to the Peak District national park. Historically a part of Cheshire, until 1836 the area was known as Bullock Smithy which there is a pub named after it; however, this name was unpopular with its residents and so the settlement was renamed Hazel Grove, possibly due to the large number of hazel trees found in the locale. The SK7 postcode, which also includes Bramhall and Woodford, is one of the most sought after residential postcodes in Greater Manchester.

The Hazel Grove property market for both sales and lettings is very buoyant, from studio flats to large detached properties there is demand for all in this area. The most popular being the Norbury Hall Primary School catchment area (SK2 6). Also popular with commuters into Manchester, Hazel Grove has fantastic transport links and local amenities including Stepping Hill Hospital which brings many skilled workers to the town. Being close to the Peak District is an added advantage for residents of Hazel Grove.

Hazel Grove is a popular place to live for families and young professionals alike. There are a number of excellent primary schools within the area, within close proximity to the centre. Stepping Hill Hospital is located in the heart of Hazel Grove which has many nursing students this makes the town popular with students generally looking to rent whilst studying. The village is home to Adidas who have their warehouse on the edge of Hazel Grove.

The Branch Manager at the Hazel Grove office, Laura Furness says – Hazel Grove is a great area with a diverse range of properties from old to new which would appeal to the first time buyer market and families alike. With popular schools in the area makes Hazel Grove a popular family community.  There are a wide range of various bars, restaurants, cafes and supermarkets within walking distance of each other.

As a popular residential are there are a range of property types in Hazel Grove which range from flats, period terraced properties, semi-detached to detached homes. There are a number of retirement developments offering accommodation for the over 55's. New build developments are now starting to increase within the area bringing people into the town from out of the area. Reeds Rains offers a wide range of properties to buy in Hazel Grove from a flat or apartment to a large detached home. The price of converted flats would start around £80,000, apartments ranging from £105,000 through to £250,000 for a penthouse.  Houses are located both close to the town centre and in rural locations as far out as High Lane towards the Poynton area.

The most popular area of Hazel Grove is within the catchment area for Norbury Hall Primary School, houses range from £200,000 to £500,000.

The rental market in Hazel Grove and the surrounding area is incredibly buoyant and fast paced. Rent starts at at around £500pcm for a 1 bedroom flat and £600 for a two bedroom terrace. Depending on exact location and condition of the property can range up to £1250pcm for a large 5 bedroom detached house.

Hazel Grove has a number of restaurants in the town centre along the A6 offering a selection of cuisine, including Italian, Turkish, English and various sandwich outlets offering freshly made sandwiches and cakes, so if you are looking for a healthy lunch or considering dining out in the evening the choice is yours! There are a number of supermarkets including Marks & Spencer, Aldi, Sainsburys, Asda and The Co-operative.

Offering local bars and restaurants Hazel Grove is a great place to socialise with friends and families alike. Glenjakes riding school offers a wide range activities for all ages.  There are a number of exercise and dance classes for the young and old! Roller Grove rollerskating rink is located in the town centre close to Macdonalds restaurant on the A6.

Torkington Park is located within walking distance to the centre of Hazel Grove and is popular with all ages whether you fancy walking your dog, going for an Sunday stroll or taking the children out for a picnic in the sunshine.