8 Jan

Withington: Perfect for the Manchester commuter

Withington: Perfect for the Manchester commuter

Big cities offer plenty of options in terms of entertainment and job prospects, but this can also mean that the cost of living in the centre is often more expensive.

As a result of this, more and more professionals are now looking to suburban areas surrounding the city for a place to find a new home.

For those looking to commute to Manchester during the week, property for sale in Withington could offer the ideal place from which to travel into the city.

Perhaps the area's most attractive features are its great transport links into Manchester’s centre. A regular train service runs from Withington to the city and takes less than an hour.

If you own a vehicle, the drive into the city is even quicker with road access into the centre being particularly good.

Commuters can also make use of one of the many buses travelling into Manchester via Wilmslow Road.

In terms of local amenities, Withington has a number of shops and stores in the area, meaning residents will not always have to go into Manchester to get the basics.

Popular national brands such as Tesco and the Co-operative are both have stores in close proximity to the town.

Withington is served by a leisure centre for those who enjoy keeping fit and staying active. With a pool and fully equipped gym, locals can take advantage of the great facilities that the centre provides to the area. 

Any parents looking to move to Withington will be happy to know that the town is serviced by a number of schools. Local primary schools include Ladybarn Primary School and St Cuthbert's Roman Catholic Primary School. 

Younger children are also catered for as the area has various nursery services for parents to use.

Other useful facilities in the town include the Withington Library, which has a selection of DVDs as well as books, and the nearby Withington Golf Club, for those who enjoy a little time out on the fairway.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801680226-ADNFCR

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