We all know that location location and location are the 3 most important aspects when choosing property, but certain localities have an ill-fitting reputation that precedes them. Take a closer look at some areas that get a bad press and you might be surprised…
Croydon has never fared well when it comes to localities that with a ‘certain reputation’ but this outer London borough has a lot to offer. Aside from numerous nightspots, fantastic shopping and excellent rail links to London, it boasts some of the most glamorous pads in the South East just like the example below:
|This magnificent five bedroom double fronted detached property provides exceptionally spacious accommodation with three receptions rooms, kitchen, breakfast room and utility room to the ground floor and five bedrooms and 3 bathrooms (2 en-suites) to the first . The property provides ample space for parking, a double garage and a beautifully presented 140 ft garden.|
Rab C Nesbit did little for the reputation of this important Scottish city which has undergone much regeneration in recent years and is set to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games and is currently a candidate city to host the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics.
|3 Melfort Avenue is a distinctive and enchanting red sand stone villa occupying a prime position within enclosed mature gardens. Set over three levels the property retains a wealth of period features which include ornate plaster cornicing, decorative ceilings, original wood panelling, hardwood floors and beautiful stained glass windows.|
In the past Salford suffered from high-levels of unemployment, housing and social problems however, there have been many regeneration schemes to reverse its fortunes and it now has many tourist attractions, such as Ordsall Hall, the Bridgewater Canal, and the Lowry Centre. The waterfront development at MediaCityUK has made Salford a major centre of UK media production.
|This outstanding executive residence is set in gardens of approximately 3/4 acre and provides four good sized entertainment rooms, six double bedrooms and three bathrooms all with superior fixtures and fittings. Located in the heart of Broughton Park in North Manchester, within close proximity of many local amenities including schools, houses of worship and transport links.|