What is life like in Cheshire?
A wide-ranging county where you’ll find traditional villages, old industrial towns and upmarket hotspots in plentiful supply, you can also base yourself in or close to some of the UK’s most vibrant cities when you buy a new home in Cheshire. Doing just that has never been easier, thanks to wonderful schemes like our Part Exchange programme, designed to help you sell your existing home as part of your move with the minimum of fuss.
What is there to see and do in Cheshire?
This part of the North West is packed with history and culture, not least in handsome county town Chester. A city brimming with Roman heritage, beautiful architecture and a whole host of cultural attractions, you can also spend the day hitting the shops, relaxing in cosy cafes and looking forward to an evening out.
Warrington is Cheshire’s biggest town, and home to popular places like the Gulliver’s World Theme Park and Apple Jacks Adventure Farm. Sankey Valley Park is yet another natural space to explore, while Dunham Massey, Tatton Park and Delamere Forest are further open spaces to enjoy across the county. From days out at the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre to trips into bustling Manchester and Liverpool, Cheshire has a great selection of things to do for all ages.
What is education like in Cheshire?
There are lots of great schools across the county, with some of the top performers including Bexton Primary School in Cheshire East, Lacey Green Primary Academy in Wilmslow and Macclesfield’s Ash Grove Academy. Delamere CofE is also highly regarded.
At secondary level, the County High School in Leftwich has a superb reputation when it comes to exam results. Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College is good, according to Ofsted. Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College, King’s Leadership Academy Warrington and Fallibroome Academy in Macclesfield are all also highly regarded.
How are the Cheshire transport links?
Cheshire may have a lot of rural arwas, but motorways like the M6 and M56 make it easy to get around. There’s a huge array of bus and rail services across the county if you need to rely on public transport, while you can use park and ride services to get into places like Chester. If you have your sights set further afield, Manchester Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport are both within striking distances of the northern and western parts of Cheshire respectively.
What is the Cheshire property scene like?
From affordable homes to vast luxury houses for the rich and famous, the Cheshire property market is well varied. Whether you have your eye on Alsager or Sandbach, Congleton, Macclesfield or Northwich, don’t miss our latest offers page for all the information you need about initiatives.
Ready to make your next move in Cheshire but unsure where to begin? Take a look at our North West property buying guide for help with your search.
New Homes Offers & Schemes in Cheshire
At Barratt Homes, we offer modern housing to cater for all lifestyles. We want you to enjoy your homebuying journey, which is why we offer a wide range of schemes.
Our low deposit schemes are designed to help you buy your dream home without worrying about the deposit. We can boost it up and support you along the way. And if you’re part of the armed forces, we offer a 5% deposit contribution to help you get on the ladder.
Whatever your unique situation, we support you every step of the way. Get in touch today and become a homeowner with us.