Month: February 2018

tenanted studio flat in an amazing west didsbury location

We have a studio apartment for sale in West Didsbury for £125,000 which is currently tenanted at £475pcm. With an annual yield of 4.5% this buy to let opportunity could be the low maintenance investment opportunity you have been looking for! Studio apartments are popular with professionals due to their lower rents, this one is located a stone’s throw from the West Didsbury Metrolink, Wilmslow Road and the village.

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HMO with an 11% yield!!

Marketed by Jordan Fishwick is this 8 bed fully licensed HMO in Withington with a great yield.

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buy to let opportunity in one of didsbury’s most desirable developments

Situated in the grand and imposing Holly Royde House, this one bedroom apartment would be a great buy to let for investors wanting a high end and low maintenance property. Located equal distances from West Didsbury village and Withington this apartment is close to excellent transport links and amenities. Depending on the time of year you can expect to achieve a rental of £800pcm but possibly more in the busy summer months, this gives a yield of 5.3% but remember there will be a service charge to pay. The property is marketed by Jordan Fishwick for £180,000.

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Welcome Yossef

Welcome to Yossef who has joined our busy Didsbury team as a Professional Viewer.

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fizz club 21st march at george charles

The Fizz club are running their first event in Didsbury on 21st March at George Charles on Burton Road.

The evening will be a special treat with a ‘fizz-off’ between New and Old World sparklers, brought to us by Reserve Wines on Burton Road.

Nic from Reserve will guide you through a delicious range including Italian traditional method sparkling, Cava, and Cremant and compare with fantastic New World alternatives – will you be able to taste the difference?

Plus there will be fabulous sharing platters of light bites from the George Charles chef.

You can come along to a Fizz Club night as a non member for £25, however, if you join, the cost will reduce to £20 and you will have access to a whole range of discounts and offers including one FREE Fizz Club night.

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bottomless brunch at the botanist

Introducing a wondrous way to spend your weekend, taking place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th March…..a botanical brunch, served with bottomless drinks!

For £25 per person, you are invited to enjoy delights from the marvellous brunch menu, whilst you sip from a selection of drinks and savour live music.
A £5pp deposit MUST be taken per guest to secure your booking. T&C’s apply.

Click the link above or call 01614348645 to book – Happy Brunchin

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the rise of didsbury gin!

Its really great to see a truly local and independent Didsbury venture take off, and this is clearly the case with Didsbury Gin.

Gin enthusiasts Liam Manton and Mark Smallwood took their inspiration for Didsbury Gin from the botanical gardens of Fletcher Moss & Parsonage, which were given to the village by Alderman Fletcher Moss.

From an initial experiment in the back room of Liams’s home, Didsbury Gin has now taken the drinks market by storm, with distribution in Harvey Nichols and Selfridges and praise from British Vogue, who recently hailed it ‘one of the most exciting new British gin brands’.Now hand-crafted in an eco-friendly copper in batches of 100 bottles, the flavours of the gin are inspired by the plants and flowers of the eponymous gardens, combining a blend of botanicals, fresh grapefruit, orange, lime and lemon peels, underpinned by British roots and aromas.

Didsbury Gin is a citrus take on a classic London Dry Gin.

They have plans to expand the brand in 2018, increasing the number of stockists and to grow in both the domestic and overseas market, and we wish them every success.

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Type of property

Property types are a handy measure of the shape of the market in a local area. For example, areas with lots of flats tend to be urban in character because there is huge pressure on land. A large number of detached homes means that the area is suburban and not very densely populated

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Annual house price index (house vs flat)

We know we live in a great area, and because most people agree, demand has driven up house prices. But how do prices in our area stack up in terms of property types? This chart looks at the comparison over the last eight years.

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The split of house and flat sales

We’ve included this chart to show the relative number of flats and houses selling in the last 11 months in our area. Due to the profile of the housing stock in the area, there’s nothing too surprising here, but it’s interesting to see how the different types of properties contribute to total sales levels.

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