Cheshire East is home to a thriving economy, with the region comprising one of the largest scientific and technology clusters in the UK. The economic growth of the area is outperforming the rest of the UK by a massive 25%.

Alderley Edge is one of the wealthiest villages in the United Kingdom, and is said to have more resident millionaires per square mile than anywhere else in the country. Designer shops, coffee shops and other independent retailers line the quaint village high street along with a small railway station connecting the area to Manchester and Crewe. If celebrity spotting here isn’t your idea of fun, you can take a walk up the undulating terrain of the local National Trust site and witness the spectacular views over the Cheshire Plain.

“…is said to have more resident millionaires per square mile than anywhere else in the country.”

Wilmslow, Prestbury and Alderley Edge form what locals refer to as the ‘Golden Triangle’ – areas noted for expensive houses, pleasant countryside, famous footballers, celebrities and entrepreneurs. The neighbouring village of Knutsford also provides an utterly charming setting, with quaint streets, pretty shops and the nearby sprawling estate of Tatton Park.

Another affluent area in the region is Poynton – a thriving small town with great shops, fine pubs and wonderful recreational walks along Middlewood Way and Lyme Park.

Handforth is another pleasant area sitting in between Wilmslow and Cheadle, perhaps providing more value for money than the aforementioned areas. The schools in the Handforth area perform well, there’s a nice variety of local shops as well as a nearby retail park, and a direct route into Manchester via the A34.

Macclesfield is a market town in Cheshire bordering the Peak District national park. A bustling high street, convenient rail connections and fantastic country walks to Macclesfield Forest and Tegg’s Nose County Park make Macclesfield a desirable location.

Popular residential suburbs surrounding the town centre are Bollington and Tytherington with property types in the area ranging from solid terraced homes to modern detached properties.

Crewe is also an ideal location for commuters who need convenient access up and down the country. Crewe Railway Station forms a major railway hub containing 12 platforms and direct trains to London Euston and Edinburgh. The properties in Crewe are mostly terraced properties which offer fantastic value for money.

“…an ideal location for commuters who need convenient access up and down the country.”

Neighbouring areas such as Sandbach, Nantwich, Middlewich and Congleton are slightly more expensive offering an eclectic mix of property types ranging from medieval timbered historic buildings to characterful semi-detached and detached properties.

Cheshire East provides an environment where it’s possible to achieve a perfect work/life balance, with miles upon miles of gently undulating countryside, close knit community villages, and market towns. The two cities, Manchester and Liverpool, promise quick getaways to enjoy everything city life has to offer.

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Estate Agents Alderley Edge

Andrew J Nowell, Alderley Edge Estate Agents
Bridgfords, Alderley Edge Estate Agents
Gascoigne Halman, Alderley Edge Estate Agents

Estate Agents Wilmslow

Gascoigne Halman, Wilmslow Estate Agents
Jordan Fishwick, Wilmslow Estate Agents
Bridgfords, Wilmslow Estate Agents
Savills, Wilmslow Estate Agents
Reeds Rains, Wilmslow Estate Agents
Rooftops, Wilmslow Estate Agents

Estate Agents Poynton

Snapes, Poynton Estate Agents
Gascoigne Halman, Poynton Estate Agents

Estate Agents Macclesfield

Reeds Rains, Macclesfield Estate Agents
Rooftops, Macclesfield Estate Agents
Bridgfords, Macclesfield Estate Agents
Meller Braggins, Macclesfield Estate Agents

Estate Agents Bollington

Homles Naden, Bollington Estate Agents
Harvey Scott, Bollington Estate Agents
Michael Hart, Bollington Estate Agents

Estate Agents Crewe

Bridgfords, Crewe Estate Agents
Stephenson Browne, Crewe Estate Agents

Estate Agents Sandbach

Butters John Bee, Sandbach Estate Agents
Stephenson Browne, Sandbach Estate Agents
Bridgfords, Sandbach Estate Agents

Estate Agents Nantwich

Wright Marshall, Nantwich Estate Agents
Reeds Rains, Nantwich Estate Agents

Estate Agents Middlewich

Coulby Conduct, Middlewich Estate Agents
Townbridge, Middlewich Estate Agents

Estate Agents Congleton

Reeds Rains, Congleton Estate Agents
Whittaker and Biggs, Congleton Estate Agents