Denton Area Guide
Denton is a town in Greater Manchester to the eastern side of the city centre. Located on the junction of the M60/M67 it is ideally positioned for those aspiring to commute. The town itself has great amenities with Crown Point North shopping centre, Morrisons, Sainsbury and Lidl supermarkets, major banks, post office, library as well as a swimming pool.
The real estate market in Denton is solid and Mary Ashton, Director of Your Move Mary Ashton, claims “Overall market activity is improving”. Denton is an inexpensive part of Greater Manchester with terrace homes frequently available for sale at ₤ 80,000 and 3 bed family houses available for less than ₤ 125,000. It is a complete market with a whole range of real estate stock including terraces, flats as well as modern apartments, semi detached homes, detached homes as well as cottages. The rental market is very solid in Denton making it a great area for both residents as well as property owners alike.
Denton is a recognized family area with the majority of shoppers with solid local connection to the area. Many people spend their entire lives residing in Denton and its excellent academic institutions, nearby parks as well as amenities.
Denton is well-known for its hat making as well as mining industries. Famous locals have included Mick Hucknall, Sir Geofff Hurst and Paul Lake.
The Director of Your Move Mary Ashton in Denton, Mary Ashton, claims “Denton is a very good place to live and work. I know of numerous households with 3 generations happily residing in the city, and having worked right here for over one decade I would not think twice to endorse it. It boasts superb transport links as well as amenities. 15 minutes to the East and you are in Manchester City Centre whilst 15 minutes to the West you are in the Peak District Natural Park. Towards the south you can get to Manchester Airport or the Trafford Centre. Where else provides this level of flexibility?”
There really is a complete range of residential and commercial properties in the Denton area. The earliest being weavers cottages constructed in the 1700’s. The bulk of the real estate stock consists of Victorian period properties through pre as well as post war Semis plus detached properties. There are a substantial portion of ex-local authority real estate constructed in the 1970’s as well as several brand-new build developments constructed in the last few years and still on going. You can buy flats, terraces, semis, mews as well as detached properties with 1 to 6+ rooms.
Your-Move Mary Ashton is the most successful real estate agency in the Denton area and has properties ranging from ₤ 50,000 for a 1 bed flat to ₤ 450,000 for large detached homes.
There are numerous prominent areas within Denton determined by a variety of various factors. Good institutions are definitely vital and with this in mind Dane Bank is a popular area due to its closeness to Denton West End Primary; Town Lane is prominent for St Thomas Moor secondary school. Those individuals shopping for more recent build style properties like the Whittles Farm and St Annes Estates whilst those shopping for Victorian magnificence like Stockport Road around the Fletchers Pub. If you like the countryside the Haughton Green is for you with numerous properties having expansive views over Haughton Dale country park as well as the Goyt valley.
Denton is a high rental area. It is popular with both private, social as well as housing benefit clients. A 2 bed Victorian terrace can rent from ₤ 400-₤ 500pcm whilst a 5-6 bed detached can fetch ₤ 1000pcm.
Denton is ideally positioned for consumers with a busy High Street situated on the cross roads of Manchester and Stockport Roads “Crown Point”. There is even a shopping centre at Crown Point North. M&S outlet and Tesco Extra are 2 of the large brands. For those who like eating out there are a variety of dining establishments providing pub food, Spanish, Italian as well as Indian cuisines. There is even your typical mix of fast food/takeaways such as McDonalds, KFC, Subway and Dominos. Denton is also the home of a massive Morrisons store as well as a Sainsburys.
Denton itself is home to several recreation facilities such as cricket clubs, Sunday league football teams as well as a swimming pool. On the cultural side Denton was home to Mick Hucknall (Simply Red) as well as Alan ‘Reni’ Wren (The Stone Roses). Thomas Bowler as well as his Uncle William were born in Denton and created the hat that carries their name. In the bigger Tameside area there is a cinema as well as bowling complex in Ashton-under-lyne, Swimming pool in Hyde, several league football clubs such as Droyslden FC, Staylbridge Celtic as well as Hyde FC.