Top eight Shared Ownership properties in Manchester 

Affordable first time buyer homes in the North West

With Shared Ownership, you can land an affordable property in one of the liveliest cities in the UK. Get your home-buying journey started with our eight top Shared Ownership properties in Manchester: 

Best for location  

Many people believe that Shared Ownership prevents you from owning a home in a desirable location. However, the stunning Islington Wharf development begs to differ.  

With a collection of one and two bedroom apartments to choose from, Islington Wharf from Latimer by Clarion Housing Group is in a central location that makes it easy to explore the rest of Manchester, with Piccadilly train station just a 10-minute walk away. If you prefer a cycle or stroll, most restaurants, supermarkets and bars are within walking distance! 

As well as being primely located, your home comes with a host of onsite benefits. You’ll be able to enjoy a great view of your surroundings with a Juliette balcony, as well as picturesque canalside walks at nearby New Islington Marina. 

An image of Islington Wharf by Latimer by Clarion Housing Group- available to purchase through Shared Ownership on Share to Buy!

Best for nature-lovers 

At these stylish Shared Ownership houses in Knutsford, you can enjoy both the benefits of city living, and the peaceful allure of the countryside. Located moments away from Tatton Park, you won’t have to look far for a lovely nature walk or summer picnic.  

But Park Gate Village by Garden City Homes isn’t just a showcase of Mother Nature – there are plenty of things to do in this historic town in Cheshire. Knutsford town centre has pretty much everything you need, from high-street stores to a selection of restaurants and pubs.  

With three spacious bedrooms and high-quality interiors, Park Gate Village is a perfect home for families and first time buyers alike. 

An image of Park Gate Village by Garden City Homes - available to purchase through Shared Ownership on Share to Buy!

Best for pet-lovers 

Looking to move into a new place with your four-legged friend? These pet-friendly Shared Ownership homes in Middleton could be right up your street.  

With spacious bedrooms and a layout that prioritises your space and comfort, The Cottons development, available through LWC Sales and Lettings Ltd, is ideal for you and your pets to explore, and features a luscious private garden that is ideal for young families.  

The Cottons may be in a quiet, cosy neighbourhood, but you’ll also have the luxury of visiting the city centre whenever you want to. With Mills Hill train station less than a mile away, you can be in the heart of bustling Manchester before you know it. 

An image of The Cottons by LWC Sales and Lettings Limited - available to purchase through Shared Ownership on Share to Buy!

Best for riverside views 

Situated on the riverside, Waters Cross is a stunning development located right at the heart of Northwich in Manchester. Available through Older Persons Shared Ownership, residents will enjoy the luxury of riverside walks, as well as gorgeous communal gardens and tasty meals at an onsite bistro.  

With a two bedroom apartment in Northwich, you’ll get to enjoy the very best of Manchester living thanks to Your Housing Group. Head to nearby Barons Quay for your shopping essentials, Vickersway Park for a picnic or summer stroll, or grab a bite to eat in Northwich’s thriving restaurant scene.  

With plenty of transport links at your fingertips, you can explore Manchester even further, or visit neighbouring towns like Chester. 

An image of The Waters cross by Your Housing Group - available to purchase through Shared Ownership on Share to Buy!

Best for things to do

Shared Ownership makes it possible to live in some of the liveliest parts of Manchester, where there’s always something fun to do. Homes at Your Housing Group’s Manor Gardens are nestled in the charming semi-rural community of Hartford, just outside of Northwich. 

With a two, three or four bedroom home in Hartford, there’s no limit to what you can get up to in your spare time. You can shop till you drop at nearby Barons Quay, eat at a great restaurant, or putt some holes at the Vale Royal Abbey Golf Course.  

This development is also ideal for people looking to start a family, with plenty of schools nearby, and three popular train stations that go to Chester, Manchester, and even London. 

An image of Manor Gardens by Your Housing Group - available to purchase through Shared Ownership on Share to Buy!

Best for peace and tranquillity

Are you drawn to the idea of living away from the busy city centre? With a three bedroom home at Waterside Point, you can find a perfect abode for you and your family, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. 

The Brindley by Your Housing Group is a semi-detached home surrounded by gorgeous green spaces, with nature reserve Pennington Flash just a mile away, and a relaxing canalside on your doorstep – perfect for dog walks and pleasant strolls. 

But if you crave more activity in your life, The Brindley is perfect for that too. Nearby Leigh town centre has all the essentials you’ll need, an active nightlife, and plenty of high-street favourites. With Leigh bus station just five minutes away, you’ll also have the luxury of visiting Manchester or Bolton whenever you please. 

An image of Waterside Point by Your Housing Group - available to purchase through Shared Ownership on Share to Buy!

Best for affordability 

Shared Ownership offers an affordable route to homeownership in Manchester, and High Definition is a perfect showcase of this. With a choice of spacious apartments to choose from, close The Quays waterfront, you can land your dream home without paying a fortune. 

You might be paying less, but you’ll still be able to enjoy the perks of a high-quality home. High Definition from Latimer by Clarion Housing Group comes with a landscaped podium terrace, co-working areas, and plenty of shared spaces to unwind with friends.  

Salford Quays is also a prime location to live in, with plenty of restaurants, gorgeous riverside views, and a Metrolink train that runs directly to Manchester Piccadilly and Victoria stations every 15 minutes. 

An image of High Definition by Latimer by Clarion Housing Group - available to purchase through Shared Ownership on Share to Buy!

Best for families  

Family homes might traditionally be more expensive, but Shared Ownership can help you find a home that’s fit for the whole family. If you’re on the hunt for an affordable family home, look no further than The Shires, a stunning collection of two and three bedroom houses in a peaceful, leafy part of Manchester. 

With schools, green spaces and plenty of bus routes to the city centre, The Shires by Your Housing Group is a perfect place for families looking to settle down. From the comfort of your home, you’ll also be able to take advantage of an open-plan living and dining area to host friends and family. 

As a bonus, The Shires is on the doorstep of the scenic Redbrook Nature Trail, perfect if you want some peace and quiet away from the kids!  

An image of The Shires By Your Housing Group - available to purchase through Shared Ownership on Share to Buy!

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