Cheshire is a ceremonial county in North West England, historically famous as a former principality and for the production of Cheshire cheese, salt, bulk chemicals, and woven silk. Property in Cheshire is thriving and most house sizes and styles can be easily found, whether buyers are seeking a new luxury development, older period property, or a decent-sized family villa. It boasts an extremely buoyant market due to its popularity and reputation as being the Champagne Capital of Britain. House prices in Cheshire are therefore mixed, but depending on location and size of the property sought, most budgets can be accommodated.
The area boasts 2 league football teams, which are Crewe Alexandra & Macclesfield Town, who both play in League Two. Allegedly, more millionaires live in Cheshire than any other county, and it is home to many Premier League footballers and their wives.As you would expect in an affluent county, the amenities - such as shopping, restaurants and bars - are second to none. Cheshire's county town of Chester has an extraordinary number of half-timber mediaeval buildings which are in excellent condition and can be found in the town centre.
The main railway line through Cheshire is the West Coast Main Line. Located in the north and south are also calling points for many trains, which are Crewe and Warrington Bank Quay. These are en route to London and Scotland, as well as Runcorn on the Liverpool branch of the WCML. The nearest airports are Manchester and Liverpool John Lennon. Cheshire is a highly desirable area in which to buy a property, and prices can reflect this. However, there are a number of places where you can buy very reasonably, and many people do push the boundaries to live in this most sought after location, location, location.
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