The 10 most expensive houses on the market in Greater Manchester this January

Whether you intend to actually move home or to simply dream of living in a luxurious property, here’s a rundown of Manchester’s finest. 

10. £2.675 million – Chapel Lane, Hale Barns

The Oakfield is a one-of-a-kind house created by multi award winning developer Huntsmere. Its crafted from a unique blend of handmade bricks, locally cut stone, glazing and natural slate, and will appeal to those with a contemporary taste. It features a large open plan kitchen, living and dining area, five/six bedrooms and a luxurious master suite complete with his and hers dressing rooms. The services of interior design company Hunter and Belle are included, giving the purchaser full access to in-house architects and designers. 

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9. £2.75 million – South Downs Road, Bowdon

This attractive, modern detached family home is located in the desirable location of Bowdon. Its arranged over two floors and has four main reception areas, a stylish open plan Martin Moore kitchen, five double bedrooms and four bath/shower rooms. In addition, it contains a study with bespoke cabinetry, Bose surround sound entertainment fitted throughout and half an acre of landscaped gardens.

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8. £3 million – Park Avenue, Hale

Afton is a magnificent crested Edwardian family home dating back to 1906. The property still retains many of its original features including parquet flooring, oak panelled walls, fireplaces and high ceilings. It has three reception rooms, fitted study, seven double bedrooms, five of which are en-suite, with one currently being used as a gym. The gardens are a foremost feature of the house, complete with a large sun terrace to enjoy its tranquil setting. 

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7. £3.25 million – Eyebrook Road, Bowdon

This six bedroom detached family home is full of modern features such as underfloor gas central heating, a home audio system and intelligent lighting. The master bedroom contains a large walk-in dressing room, bathroom, gym and balcony. It even has a self-contained annexe with kitchen, utility room, living room and three bedroom suites – ideal for guests or a dependant relative.

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6. £3.45 million – Dunham Road, Bowdon

This Arts and Crafts Victorian villa dates back to the 1880s and has been completely refurbished and remodelled by award-winning developers Huntsmere. It contains three reception rooms, five bedroom suites, a leisure area with pool, sauna, gym and games room, as well as two thirds of an acre of gardens.  

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5. £3.5 million – Beetham Tower, Deansgate 

This four bedroom, custom designed triplex apartment is set over three floors of the second tallest building in Manchester – the iconic Beetham Tower. Having been recently refurbished throughout, this ultra-modern apartment contains polished marble tiled flooring, home cinema room and a master bedroom suite with internal terrace, dressing room and en-suite bathroom. All this with uninterrupted panoramic views of the city centre from the floor to ceiling windows.

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4. £3.65 million – Brooks Drive, Hale Barns

Silverheys is a stunning five bedroom contemporary home complete with floating glass staircase, bespoke minimalist kitchen and a living room with floor to ceiling sliding glass windows and STUV wood burner. On the lower ground floor is a leisure complex with a 40ft swimming pool lit by LED lighting, gymnasium, steam room, shower and changing room. It also has a cinema room and office. The master bedroom suite is particularly impressive with its glass wall, rainfall shower and Juliet balcony overlooking the rear gardens.

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3. £4 million – Harrington Road, Altrincham

Harrington House is an elegant detached Victorian property built in 1891. It has been extensively updated in recent years with much of the interior by Janine Stone. Care has been paid to retain its period features which include high ceilings, stained glasswork and panelled doors. The well-equipped kitchen has 180 degree views over the gardens and stunning orangery with access to a large terrace. The lower ground floor is dedicated primarily to entertainment and fitness, complete with a games room and home cinema.

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2. £4.5 million – Rappax Road, Hale

Tramore is a fabulous six-bedroom detached home set over four floors. The property has a bespoke oak staircase, four principal reception rooms, as well as a master suite with a bathroom and dressing room. The lower ground floor is currently utilised as a leisure area, complete with cinema room and a fully fitted bar, a snooker room with patio doors opening up onto a courtyard, as well as gymnasium and wine cellar. The property is set in around two thirds of an acre and features a patio and decking area – perfect for al fresco dining!

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1. £5 million – Broadway, Hale

Kashaneh is an extensive, beautifully maintained family home on one of Hale’s premier residential roads. Arranged over two floors with four main reception areas, stylish open plan kitchen, five double bedrooms and contemporary bath/shower rooms. There is also a stunning indoor swimming pool with sauna, steam room and shower room. Its mature grounds extend to approximately two thirds of an acre.

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Leading estate agents Savills expect houses in the prime market, meaning the most desirable and aspirational, to increase by 2% this year and by 20.5% over the next five years. So if you’ve got the cash, now is the right time to buy your dream home! 

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