2 Bedroom Flats in Stockport

08/03/2013 07:11:43

2 Bedroom Flats in StockportInterested in 2 bedroom flats in Stockport? Thanks to easy access to central Manchester, good travel links, excellent amenities and reasonable property prices, this area of Greater Manchester has wide appeal.

What’s Available?

Along with Manchester, Stockport is one of the north’s most famous textile towns and is renowned for its hatting heritage. Although many parts of the town have now been redeveloped, there are still plenty of heritage attractions and historic buildings. In this town, you’ll find everything from Grade II listed buildings, old factories and warehouse conversions to gleaming glass and steel structures. It’s a vibrant town with a friendly feel, good shopping, leisure and cultural facilities. There are plenty of urban parks, allotments and a couple of country parks, along with alot of sports facilities, including an Olympic-sized swimming pool.

2 bedroom flats in Stockport fall into a number of different categories. On one hand, you’ve got new builds with contemporary fixtures and fittings.  On the other, you have ex-local authority flats in blocks and a smattering of period conversions, thanks to the town’s Victorian housing stock.

Here’s the good news; there’s a good variety of really reasonably priced 2 bedroom flats in Stockport.

Prices for 2 Bedroom Flats in Stockport

These vary wildly according to exact location, size, spec and features. Popular areas of Stockport include Heaton Norris, Edgeley, Heaton Chapel, Davenport, Hazel Grove, Offerton and Stepping Hill. Each area is distinct and appeals to a certain type of buyer.

Stepping Hill, Offerton and South Reddish are popular with first time buyers looking to get on the property ladder. Meanwhile, Hazel Grove is favoured by young families thanks to its excellent schools.

There are also plenty of good pubs in Hazel Grove, making it a winner with young professionals.

The typical price for 2 bedroom flats in Stockport is approximately £110k but there are plenty of properties available above and below that figure in the different districts of this large town.

Those looking for shared ownership schemes are in luck as there are quite a number to choose from.

Some schemes offer a starting equity share of 25%, whilst others require at least 40% or 50%. Try The Citadel on Mottram Street. There are also shared ownership 2 bedroom flats in Stockport in Wildwood Close and Bexhill Road. For a 50% share, you’re looking at around £54k. There are also opportunities to buy a greater starting share of 60% or 70% for around £70k.

If you’re looking for a 2 bed priced at around £300k, there’s plenty of choice. From open-plan warehouse living in the Manhattan Building to 2 bed, 2 bath flats in Christopher Bell Tower, you’ll pretty much be spoilt for choice.

Looking for luxury 2 bedroom flats in Stockport? Check out Heaton Chapel for high spec apartments in gated developments for a cool £1.5million. 

New Build 2 Bedroom Flats in Stockport

If you fancy buying a new build there are a number of 2 bedroom flats in Stockport to choose from. These tend to be exclusive, centrally located and feature contemporary fixtures and fittings. Some are housed in buildings that have been styled to fit with the town’s Victorian heritage. Prices are currently hovering around the £125k mark.

Period Conversions

Don’t fancy a new build? Fortunately, there are a number of 2 bedroom flats in Stockport that fall into the period conversion category. Heaton Moor and Reddish are both good places to look for properties of this type. Reddish is home to the sought-after Victoria Mill development, which boasts flats with mezzanine levels and original features including exposed brick and timber ceilings. Prices start at around £120k.

What about Transport Links?

2 bedroom flats in Stockport are good for those looking to buy a property within close proximity to major roads. The A6 runs right through the town. Drivers also benefit from easy access to the M60 (Manchester Ring Road), the M56 and the M6.

Take a look at the My Homes Unlimited listings to 2 bedroom flats in Stockport for sale or to rent.

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