Shared Ownership in Cheshire
Discover Shared Ownership properties and developments in and around Cheshire.
Cheshire is a mostly agricultural county in North West England. There are lots of small villages and larger towns, as well as the city of Chester with its great communities and countryside. While you might have thought that living in Cheshire was out of your price range, Shared Ownership can make a home in the county your new reality.
With Liverpool, Manchester and Chester all within easy travelling distance, Cheshire is a great place to live if you want to balance city and country.
There are fantastic schools, lots of green spaces and fun activities for days out, rich Roman history and excellent shopping at the markets and nearby Trafford Centre. Employment opportunities and interest in the area have also increased since the BBC and ITV moved production to MediaCityUK in Greater Manchester.
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A fun day out for anyone, Chester Zoo has been an important landmark in Cheshire since the 1930s. Take a walk around the zoo’s 160 hectares of land and spot over 35,000 animals including bears, elephants, rhino, cheetahs and chimpanzees.
There is so much to explore at Tatton Park. From 1,000 acres of parkland to a farm, walled garden and plenty of activities for children, there is something here for everyone. Tatton Park also holds drive-in cinema experiences during the summer, as well as shops and restaurants for visitors.
The 6th Earl of Cheshire built Beeston Castle in the 13th Century after returning from the Crusades. Described as the castle on the rock, Beeston is protected by a sheer drop on three sides and is 350 feet above the Cheshire plain.
The county offers excellent schools, fast transport links to Manchester and other large cities as well as local post offices, gyms, libraries and more.
The responsibility for educational services in Cheshire is divided between the four authorities of Cheshire East, West and Chester, Halton and Warrington. The county provides both comprehensive and independent schools, with some of the highest rated including Alsager School, Adelaide School in Crewe and Park Lane School in Macclesfield. Independent schools include Abbey Gate College, Cransley School and The Queen’s School for girls.
Public transport includes a Park and Ride bus service, as well as other bus services across the county. There are good train links between the county and large cities and airports such as Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester airport. Major roads such as the M60 ring road and M56 make it easy to travel through the county and further afield.
All towns and cities in Cheshire have their own healthcare services for residents, including GP surgeries and dentists. Hospitals in the county include the Spire Cheshire Hospital in Warrington and the Leighton Hospital in Crewe with an accident and emergency department.