Heywood is a town located historically in Lancashire, but now resides within the Greater Manchester boundaries. It boasts a population of over 28,000 people. This town is situated in between Middleton, Rochdale, Bury and the Pennines.
The busy town has been nicknamed Monkey Town since 1857. This is due to a local legend that men from Heywood used to have tails and that public houses had holes in their benches for tails to fit through.
Heywood is surrounded on all sides by Green Belt, variously consisting of wooded river valleys and high moorland in the north, and flat farmland in the south, making this a fabulous place to live if you are looking for a mix of urban and country living.
Heywood is well-known for Queen's Park, with tranquil gardens and a picturesque lake for visitors to enjoy, It is not only a Green Flag Park it is also a great day out for all the family. Events are held every weekend and the park can also be the starting point for walks into the Ashworth Valley and along the River Roch.
There are great features to Heywood, and the property market is booming here. Contact us at Coppenwall to start your selling with us.
Last year most property sales in Heywood involved terraced properties which sold for on average £95,678. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £145,580, while detached properties fetched £223,699.
Heywood, with an overall average price of £128,133 was cheaper than nearby Bamford (£213,167), Middleton (£147,709) and Norden (£221,289).
During the last year, sold prices in Heywood were similar to the previous year and 7% down on 2015 when the average house price was £138,208.
If you have any questions or want some advice around selling a property in Heywood then get in touch with Coppenwall today.
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