The most expensive property sold last year for an eye-watering £5.5m – but came with its own tennis courts in the garden.

Twenty-three homes in Greater Manchester sold for more than £1m each last year, according to property data.

And across Greater Manchester as a whole, there were 242 properties which were snapped up for seven-figure sums, new research by Property Solvers suggests.

Using Land Registry data on sold prices, they estimate that the luxury homes went for a whopping £383m in total in 2021-22 – but this was a drop from the previous year, where 429 million-pound+ pads changed hands.

And the latest data to September 2022 shows where those with the cash to flash made their homes …

Stanhope Road in Bowdon has seen property values ​​shoot up this year Credit Google

Here are the 8 most expensive houses which sold in Greater Manchester last year

8 Ringley Drive, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 7BX: the average house price on this street is over £1m – but one luxury pad with cinema room, steam room and six bedrooms went for a cool £2.5m.

7. Broad Lane, Hale, Altrincham, WA15 0DF: house prices on this desirable street climbed 25% last year – and one five-bed, four-bath mansion with landscaped grounds sold for £2.55m

6 & 5 Stanhope Road, Bowdon, Altrincham, WA14 3JY: Rightmove reports house prices on this plush street have shot up 84% last year – and one deatched pad sold for £2.55m in that period, while another six-bed with its own ‘leisure floor’ changed hands for £3m.

4. Parklands, Grasscroft, near Oldham, OL4 4JT: an absolutely stunning rural home, this seven-bed detached house has its own football pitch, home cinema and swimming pool, set in a lovely hillside location outside Oldham – and it fetched £.315m when sold.

3. Carrwood, Hale Barns, Altrincham, WA15 0EE: a detached home in the ever-exclusive Hales Barns was worth £1.1m in 2004 – fast forward to 2021 and it went for £3.4m.

2. Devisdale Road, Altrincham, WA14 2AT: with five-bedrooms, a quarter-acre plot and close access to two top schools, it’s perhaps no surprise this home shifted for £3.8m.

1. Rose Acres, Barrow Lane, Hale, Altrincham, WA15 0DN: you may need a lottery win – or be a Premier League footballer – to live here. Like a stately home from a Jane Austen novel, an exclusive four-bed home with five-acre manicured grounds, its own tennis courts and a paddock sold for an eye-watering £5.5m. You can see the listing on Rightmove here.


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