Stockport is located just over 7 miles from the Manchester city centre. The Peak District National Park is also just a little over half an hour away, meaning that Stockport is a location that provides the best of city living, and the ability to get away from it all when the need arises.
Stockport is well connected, with transport links connecting the north of England and out to the rest of the country. The A6 provides quick access to Manchester city centre, while the M60 conntects to both the M56 and M62.
At the centre of town, you will find the Stockport train station. Services to the west all pass through Manchester Piccadilly, and there are also links to Liverpool, Preston, Blackpool, Wigan and Barrow-in-Furness. Southeast trains head to Sheffield, Cleethorpes, Nottingham, and Norwich. Head five miles west of Stockport and you will find Manchester Airport.
Stockport has everything the urban dweller could ever need, with plenty of options for shopping which cover all manner of high street brands.
Dining out can be a cultural affair with everything from classic American burgers to spicy Indian curries, to fresh seafood.
Cheadle and Gatley are a fantastic commuter villages, with regular train journeys into Stockport and Manchester city centre. Small independent shops line the village streets, whilst larger retail stores such as Sainsburys and John Lewis are also nearby.
“…fantastic commuter villages, with regular train journeys into Stockport and Manchester city centre”
Bramhall is an affluent area with house prices well above average for the region. Life is quiet and sophisticated in Bramhall with a splendid village shopping centre containing independent butchers, restaurants, bakers, hairdressers, clothes shops and more. Bramhall Hall and Park provides a lovely, picturesque walk set around the Ladybrook River.
The Heaton areas of Stockport comprise of Heaton Moor, Heaton Chapel, Heaton Norris and Heaton Mersey. All have a lovely, diverse mix of period properties and well performing educational institutions for children. Combined with proximity to the bustling centres of Stockport and Manchester, the Heaton’s border fantastic greenery in the Heaton Bowl, Pennine Trail and Reddish Vale.
Bredbury, Reddish and Romiley offer good value for money when purchasing a property and are well serviced with local amenities and transport links.
Mellor is a village between Marple Bridge and New Mills, bordering the Peak District national park and with stunning views across the Cheshire plain. With undulating hills and characterful architecture, Mellor is a tranquil setting which is perfect for people that love outdoor activities.
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