Month: September 2018

A spectacular residence offering the perfect blend of urban and rural living with breathtaking views

“Three Chimneys” is a prestigious home that offers the perfect blend between urban and rural living with panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and Manchester’s skyline. This lifestyle property occupies a private and central position set within 4.5 acres with paddocks, stables and four garages. Steeped in local history and associated with the famous book and film ‘The Railway Children’, “Three Chimneys” and its outbuildings offer great potential with its current 6200 sq ft of floor space, idyllic location and breathtaking views.

In brief the property offers extensive living space with six double bedrooms, six reception rooms, separate annex, four garages, five stables and a menage.

Externally the property has four garages, five stables and tack room, a menage, and a view that must be experienced in person. Simply stunning.

Please contact the Marple branch on 0161 427 0755 for enquiries and/or to book your viewing.

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A truly outstanding property in Marple new to the market for £2500 pcm

AVAILABLE FROM THE 1ST DECEMBER. A truly outstanding secluded family home situated on one of Marple’s most prestigious roads. Spanning over 2900 square feet this beautiful property offers spacious accommodation for the whole family, a gated entrance with off road parking for multiple vehicles, large gardens with multiple patio areas, landscaped pond and a mature hedged boundary line.

This property offers to the ground floor; porch way which leads through into the breathtaking hallway with floor to ceiling windows which flood the room with natural light. A useful downstairs WC and store can be found immediately on your left. The family room is directly on your right and the large windows flood the room with light. The double garage can be found by going through the family room and offers plenty of space for storage or parking your prized possessions. The study can be found at the rear of the property along with a double bedroom with ensuite shower room, perfect for guests. The large lounge again is flooded with the natural light with thanks to the huge floor to ceiling window which looks out onto the rear garden. The kitchen/diner is definitely the hub of the home and offers plenty of room for entertaining. It comes complete with granite worktops, breakfast island with hob, integrated appliances and room for a formal dining table with French Doors that lead onto to a patio area. The useful utility room can be found off this.

The first floor reveals a light and spacious landing with four bedrooms leading off it, three of which are doubles with the master benefitting from an ensuite shower room and a further single. The family bathroom can also be found on the floor.

Externally the property offers a gated entrance with electric gates. The hedge at the front of the property gives you complete privacy from the road. There is off road parking for multiple vehicles and a front landscaped garden. There are two patio areas either side of the property and a large rear garden which has been landscaped to include a pond.

A wonderful family home offering a luxurious lifestyle.


Please contact the Marple branch on 0161 427 0733 to arrange a viewing.

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A fantastic semi-detached property situated in a quiet location in Romiley

New the market is this wonderful two bedroom semi-detached house situated on the quiet and central Heys Avenue, Romiley.  Offering the added benefit of a large conservatory, off road parking for two cars and a larger than average rear garden this will definitely tick the boxes for a lot of tenants.

To the ground floor this property comprises of; an entrance hallway, the lounge is well proportioned, the kitchen is open plan to the large conservatory which floods the room with natural light creating a second reception room. The kitchen has plenty of worktop and storage space and has been modern fitted. The first floor reveals two double bedrooms and a three piece family bathroom.

Externally the property offers a landscaped front garden with off road parking for two cars whilst at the rear there is a large garden and handy brick built shed for storage.

This property will yield a healthy 5.5%, this is based on £800 pcm.  It will attract first time renters and/or small families who need to be in the catchment areas for Romiley Primary School or Marple Hall High and within close proximity to the train station.

Currently on the market with Edward Mellor, Woodley for £175,000.

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A superbly presented four bedroom property offering a 6% yield

Situated on Higher Bents Lane, Bredbury is this four bedroom mid-terrace which has been superbly refurbished by its current owners meaning it is ready to move into. Offering spacious living accommodation, modern appliances and decor throughout and four well proportioned bedrooms. This will definitely appeal to the family market.

This fantastic rental opportunity offers to the ground floor; a modern well proportioned lounge, the kitchen can be found at the rear and offers breakfast island, modern integrated appliances and plenty of worktop and storage space. The first floor reveals two bedrooms and the modern fitted family bathroom. The second floor reveals two further well proportioned bedrooms with Velux windows.

Externally the property offers a rear flagged patio area with outhouse for storage.

The standard that this property has been appointed to means that you will be able to test the value at £800 per calendar month, giving you a fantastic 6% yield. The location is another positive with it being so close to the local schools, train station and shops.

A great rental property which is ready to move into with a fantastic return.

Currently on the market with Bridgfords, Stockport for £160,000.

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Why it’s a good idea to make your move in Marple before 2019

The benefits of owning a home in Marple and Marple Bridge are huge. While it’s true that across the country homeowners are benefitting from steady and reliable capital growth, here the rewards are even greater. The core reason is that the area we live in is popular and just keeps getting more so.

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Section 21: Changes in England from October

The Deregulation Act 2015 made changes to prevent ‘retaliatory evictions’ and all new tenancies starting on or after 1 October 2015 had to adhere to new guidelines as to when and how a landlord can serve a Section 21 notice.

This October all remaining Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs) will be subject to these rules, regardless of their start date.

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Make It Marple

If you haven’t already visited the Make it Marple be sure to visit on Sunday 21st October, It is located at the Railway Carpark, Rose Hill. From 11am – 3pm.

Make it Marple is a great community project to promote and showcase our local crafters and makers. A fun filled day with plenty to see and do, there is also lots of food and drink to try!

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Friends of High Lane Park Dog Show and Fun Day

Friends of High Lane Park are presenting an fun filled day on Saturday 29th September at High Lane Park.  If you have a loving pooch why not enter them into the competition, the categories vary from cutest puppy to waggliest tail, registration on the day from 12.30pm.

There will be other fun activities for all the family to enjoy including a dog agility course sponsored by Absolute Canine. Artisan food, hot drinks and ice-cream will be available on the day too!

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Marple food and drink festival

The event gets under way at 10am on Saturday 22nd September and will continue until about 4pm. All the stalls will be located in and around the Market Street area of town.

This is one of the most popular events in the town’s calendar, Marple Food and Drink Festival will have stalls selling foods, drinks, crafts, gift ideas and much more. There will be music from Marple Band as well as a face painting and crafts for the children. Look out for the buskers performing in the afternoon organised by the Music in Hospitals charity.

Last year the festival attracted large crowds from Marple itself and visitors from other nearby towns and villages.

From small beginnings, the festival has grown year on year and is now highly regarded as an excellent opportunity for the town to shout about what its local producers and businesses have to offer.


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  • The new school year is underway for over 10 million children across England and Wales and school catchments rate highly for many choosing a home. How much more are home buyers prepared to pay to live close to an Ofsted rated outstanding school?
  • An analysis of property sales across England and Wales (excluding London) over the last year reveals a 10% price premium associated to homes close to an outstanding primary school and 17% price premium associated to an outstanding secondary school.
  • Properties located within one mile of an outstanding primary school sold for, on average, £22,686 more than properties within one mile of other schools, the price premium for secondary schools was £37,558.
  • Detached houses attract the largest price premium, with buyers here having to find an extra £90,000+ to live within one mile of an outstanding school.
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