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Swinton is a town in Salford to the North West of Manchester town centre and situated inside the M60 ring road. Salford is steeped in history with an incredible industrial past. The recent investment in the city of Salford has been unprecidented and has really put the city on the map. Swinton and its surrounding areas are now amongst Manchester's most desirable postcodes.

There is an extremely high demand for property around the area with the Greens being the most sought after area. Worsley Green with its listed period cottages will be snapped up in days and can be yours for around £500,000. Roe Green with its popular cottages will sell for around £250,000 - £300,000 but has some outstanding bespoke homes that will sell in excess of £750,000. Monton Green, with its imposing period residences, can be found for £400,000-£500,000. There are plenty of more affordable but equally desirable properties with three or four bedroom family homes around Monton and South Swinton ranging from £160,000-£250,000 and apartments start from £80,000.

The areas are extremely varied with Worlsey being home to a host of household names living in some of the most desirable homes in the North West of England. The reason the area is most popular is due to the choice of superb and extremely popular schools in the area, particularly with younger families with Broadoaks, Monton Green, St. Mark's and Bridgwater all achieving results well above the national averages.

Salford is more notably known for L.S. Lowry and his famous paintings of the towns incredible past. These days there are a host of new famous faces who call the area home. Ryan Giggs, a hero of the city, lives locally and the area boasts a talented past with Russell Watson, Tony Wilson, Sean Ryder to name just a few. The area is also known for its industrial heritage with the Bridgwater canal dating back to 1761 and can boast the world’s only swinging aqueduct.

The manager of Your Move Swinton office, Lynn Owens, says the area is a fantastic place to live "I love it, it has everything from great bars to fantastic restaurants and you're never short of something to do." Cath Dore, Assistant Branch Manager for Your Move adds "living in Worsley is fantastic, I love the many beautiful walks right on my door step and my son Tom attends the excellent local primary school.

As a popular residential area there is a range of property types in the Swinton area boasting a selection of Victorian and Edwardian properties. There is also a wide range of modern properties and a selection of new build developments in the area with the most recent being at the historical site of Pendlebury Children’s Hospital where you can purchase a 3-4 bedroomed property in the price range of £175,000 - £250,000.

The most sought after address would be Leigh Road or 'Millionaires Row' as it’s known locally where you could pick up a individually designed detached home backing on to the famous Marriott golf course for around £2-3 million.

The villages of Worsley and Monton offer a range of independent restaurants, bars and boutiques with Tung Fong and Georges in Worsley being amongst the staff’s favourite places to eat. Worsley Old Hall is a fantastic pub/restaurant in the grounds of the Marriott Hotel and extensive gardens overlooking the golf course and is an extremely popular venue, particularly in the summer months. Monton has a more conventional high street with more in the way of shopping available with Tesco Express, fishmongers, bakers, and delis as well as a host of fantastic independent bars and restaurants. Leos, Blacksticks and Fellechinis are all really popular local paces to eat and more recently they have been complimented with some great places to drink The Blind Pig, The Malt Dog and Playfoots all offer something different. Of course we are only a couple of miles from the famous Trafford Centre with every brand you could expect to find on any high street and a host of restaurants, we are genuinely spoilt.

Salford's industrial heritage steeps the town in culture. We have over 50 miles of 'Orange' canals that provide fantastic walks and bike trails around the area. We have some fantastic outdoor spaces and parks that are dedicated to the people of Salford. We have an abundance of local football teams, cricket teams and rugby clubs.

The area benefits from a range of transport links, with bus links in to Manchester on almost every corner. We have rail links as well as metrolink in Eccles leading to Media City. We are on the cusp of Astley Moss open countryside that provides a range of recreational activity.

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