The Preston property market is very diverse, covering all types of property and prices to suit any taste and budget. From studio flats around £10,000, to retirement housing, luxury apartments overlooking the marina, huge detached houses, bungalows, conversions up to around £500,000, buy to lets...whatever you need, whatever the budget, we can find something to suit.
We cover all types of property and price to suit any taste and budget. Preston would suit a range of buyers including first time buyers, investors, client’s upsizing, downsizing and many more.
Preston is known for many reasons but here are a few highlights. The great Sir Tom Finney, arguably one of the best footballers to grace the english game. Preston also has Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff, famous test cricketer and scourge of the Aussies with bat and ball on several occasions. As well as Nick Park – creator of the world famous 'Wallace and Gromit' series.
The manager of Reeds Rains Preston, Nikki Lindsay, says: “Preston is one of the friendliest parts of Lancashire; If you don't know Preston, it's a great place to move into – if you spend time here you are bound to make lifelong friends. The prime areas include, Ashton, Lea, Ribbleton, Broadgate, city centre and Frenchwood. Residents have access to the popular cycle/walk/run route 'the guild wheel' a 21 mile circuit around the whole of Preston.
As a popular residential area, there is a range of property types in Preston. With a wealth of beautiful Victorian and Edwardian period conversions, there is also a good selection of complete period buildings. In contrast to the many attractive period buildings, there are an increasing number of apartments, including the marina facing docklands location, and River Ribble. Popular first time properties include terraced properties which can be found in most areas of Preston including: Ashton, Broadgate and Preston - all within reach of the city centre.
Being within driving distance to more tranquil areas and outdoor sport and leisure activities, Preston estate agents have no trouble convincing potential buyers to make Preston their home. The popular 'Beacon Fell' has fantastic views and ideal dog walking locations or a family day out.
As one of Preston’s most popular estate agents, Reeds Rains has both flats and houses for sale in the area. The most popular properties are Victorian and Edwardian conversions, modern apartments, terrace houses and investment properties, The great thing about living in Preston is you are never far away from the city centre, motorway links or popular tourist attractions. In areas around Powis Road PR2 for example, three/four/five bedroom houses sell for between £150,000 and £500,000, popular because of its proximity to the excellent local shops, schools and city centre. Far out enough to have the peace and quiet.
Among the most sought-after addresses is Egerton Road, where Victorian and Edwardian houses range in price from £250,000 to £500,000 or as a contrast there is Bulmer Street PR2 a popular terrace street ideally for first time buyers or investors.
The price of property to rent in Preston starts at about £300 per month for a studio flat rising to £1000 a month for a luxury apartment on the docklands or city centre.
The Preston area benefits from a diverse selection of popular high street shops and smaller independent boutiques. These include Booths, Marks & Spencer’s and the Co-op for weekly grocery shopping. Preston Market is known for top quality cheeses and butchers, Huntleys is the perfect place to shop for fruit and vegetables, fish and even flowers and lovely ice cream.
UCLAN sports arena, West view and Fulwood leisure centres are popular with everyone from children’s play groups to football teams and residents enjoy taking full advantage of these. Preston is also noted for its diverse and multi-cultural community.Throughout the day and evening you’ll often see residents going to the local health clubs such as DW and Total Fitness. Popular venues include the ODEON Cinema and VUE Cinema.