New Homes in the North West
A region bursting with culture, history and natural beauty to explore, there’s plenty of potential in the North West. From the major cities of and , to towns set among open countryside, you can also find new homes in the North West in seaside spots across and .
Living in the North West
Whether you set your sights on Merseyside or Manchester, the Cheshire plains or the Lancashire valleys, the North West is a vibrant region where you can carve out your own kind of lifestyle. There are lots of great places to buy a new home in the North West, which we can help you do through offers like our Part Exchange scheme. With this, we could act as a guaranteed buyer for your existing home, meaning a stress-free move where you won’t have to pay any costly estate agent fees.
Things to see and do in the North West
From hotbeds of culture to seaside towns, country retreats and spectacular natural scenery, the North West covers every base. Liverpool and Manchester are packed with incredible cultural attractions, while Chester is another North West city overflowing with history and charm. Sport plays a big role for many in the region, while others are happier spending their time exploring the countless open spaces on offer.
The Lake District is one of the UK’s most beautiful national parks, spread out over more than 900 square miles and featuring an array of pretty lakes, striking mountains and welcoming towns and villages. The Peak District is another regional highlight, along with the Forest of Bowland. And when you want to have some family fun in the sun, head over to Blackpool with its piers, waterfront attractions and Pleasure Beach rides and rollercoasters.
The North West’s primary and further education sectors are among the best in the UK, and there are lots of outstanding schools across the region. In fact, some of the country’s best state schools are in the North West. With some top independents also available if you’re after a private education, there are some brilliant universities to choose between too including the Russell Group University of Manchester.
Transport links in the North West
The Merseyside and Greater Manchester areas are packed with top transport links for getting to and between the region’s most important towns and cities. Train and bus routes are sparser in the northern part of the region, and particularly in the Lake District thanks to the unspoilt nature of the area. A number of motorways pass through the North West, including the M6, M56, M60 and M62, while Manchester Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport provide links to a vast array of international destinations.
The North West property market
The North West property scene shows a lot of contrast between different areas, but in general prices are relatively strong. The average is lower than across the rest of the country but similar to neighbouring Yorkshire and higher than the North East.
There are lots of great areas to buy a new home across the region, whether you want to live in the well-connected town of Warrington or surrounded by Cheshire countryside in Wilmslow, Congleton or Macclesfield. From seaside towns in Merseyside like Formby to the Preston area, offers like our Movemaker scheme could help you secure your dream home in the perfect location.
Help to Buy North West
In the North West you can take advantage of Help to Buy North West if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy North Westpage to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.