|Homes sold in the last 12 months||590||2067||1081||1243|
|Average house prices||£114,490||£162,903||£288,257||£109,500|
Wirral is a lovely Merseyside town, situated on what is known as the Wirral Peninsula, with a variety of attractions for modern-day residents to enjoy and a fascinating history to reflect on.
Not only is Wirral home to a number of nature and wildlife reserves, it is also situated only a few miles from the sea, and boasts 25 miles of dramatic coastline, which makes it the perfect place for both fisherman and water lovers.
Property in Wirral offers a variety of styles, from semis and detached family homes with gravel drives and extensive gardens, to tidy bungalows and new dockside terraced houses.
House prices in Wirral are moderate, and you can buy a three-bedroom terraced house in a popular area for an extremely competitive price.
Wirral can also claim to have some of the finest architectural designs in north-west England. Wallasey Town Hall is definitely one of the town's most spectacular buildings, featuring a signature set of stone steps leading up to the building itself.
Being situated across the Mersey from Liverpool, the place has a distinct Liverpudlian identity while retaining its own character. Shopping is excellent in Wirral, with a variety of independent retailers and high street names to be found. Welcoming pubs and restaurants add to the community feel of the area.
Wirral is just 45 minutes from Liverpool and John Lennon Airport and has excellent motorway access. You can take a trip on the famous "Ferry across the Mersey" or travel by train from Liverpool Lime Street. Moreover, Mersey Ferry operates "River Explorer Cruises" - a great day out for all the family.
Wirral is an extremely desirable place to live, offering a wide variety of properties to suit most budgets. Its proximity to Liverpool and all transport links are an added attraction, as is the family-friendly feel of the area.
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This material was last updated on 01 May 2015. It covers the period from 03 January 1995 to 31 March 2015.
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