Reddish Area Guide

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Local Area Guide from Reeds Rains Reddish, CheshireLocal Area Guide from Reeds Rains Reddish, Cheshire

Reddish is located five miles from Manchester City Centre and located on the edge of Stockport Centre, with excellent commuting links via North Reddish train station providing a ten minute commute to Manchester City Centre. In the centre of Reddish is Houldsworth Square which is well serviced with local amenities and transport links. Reddish also boasts its own country park in Reddish Vale and two popular golf courses. The area has a strong community spirit, with the historic Reddish Library situated on the main road, a community centre and an abundance of churches and religious buildings throughout the district. The historic mills of the area have now been developed into highly desirable ‘loft style’ apartments.

The property market in Reddish is very buoyant with a strong demand coming from first time buyers, buy to let investors and families attracted to the local schools and Reddish Vale Country park. For a first time buyer looking to get their foot on the property ladder prices can start from as little £70,000 for a one bedroom apartment and ranging up to £250,000 for a four bedroom detached family home.

Reddish is extremely popular with first time buyers and buy to let landlords looking for a good affordable starter home with excellent commuting links to Manchester City Centre and well serviced with local shops and amenities. The area also boasts its own nature reserve and has excellent local schools creating a high demand from families. The area has Cotton Mill conversion 'New York' loft style apartments, studio apartments, period terrace properties, semi-detached properties and modern detached properties

The area is renowned for its cotton mills built around the time of the industrial revolution by Sir William Henry Houldsworth who also donated the clock at Houldsworth Square which his name is engraved upon. 

Diane Tooley, Sales Negotiator at Reddish says “Having lived and worked in the area for  the majority of my life I find it a very friendly area with a good community and excellent schools”

As Reddish's most established estate agent we have seen many changes in the area within the last 30 years bringing highly desirable estates like Reddish Vale to the Cotton Mill apartment conversion offering modern city centre style living accommodation. The new developments have made the area increasing popular with first time buyers and landlords. 

Reddish Vale Estate modern development with new schools on the doorstep. Property rental prices start for £375 pcm for a studio apartment, one bedroom apartments start at £450 pcm, two bedroom terraced houses between £500 - £575 pcm and larger 3 bedroom family homes from £650 pcm.

Houldsworth square which is situated at the centre of Reddish benefits from supermarkets to banks, post offices and an array of independent local shops. Reddish is renowned for its Nature Reserve Park with green open spaces which includes the duck pond, scenic country walk ways and horse riding facilities. There is Reddish Vale Animal Farm which is a popular attraction to the public.