The Cheshire postcodes where most people are sitting on a property goldmine

House prices across the country have recently seen their biggest monthly rise in 14 years.

According to the Halifax index, average UK house price jumped by around £4,400 in September, pushing it to a new high of £267,587.

This is the equivalent of an increase of 1.7 per cent month on month and by 7.4 per cent on an annual basis.

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Russell Galley, managing director of Halifax, said: “This also reversed the recent three-month downward trend in annual growth, which had peaked at an annual rate of 9.6 per cent in May.

“The price of an average house is now as expensive as it has ever been, standing at just over £267,500.”

There are some parts of Cheshire that are known for their high-value and expensive properties, including in areas like the ‘golden triangle’ – a magnet for the rich and famous.

Below we have accumulated the Cheshire postcodes that have the highest average house prices in the county.

Most expensive postcodes in Cheshire

SK9

Supercar spotters in Alderley Edge, Cheshire – the village so wealthy that practically every other car is a supercar
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The SK9 postcode covers much of the ‘golden triangle’ areas in Cheshire including Wilmslow and Alderley Edge.

This part of Cheshire is no stranger to people showing off their wealth and has become a magnet for some of the rich and famous, with many visiting the bars and restaurants in the area.

The Real Housewives of Cheshire are often spotted hitting the town for nights out, while Alderley Edge is also where David Beckham lived during his Manchester United days.

The wealth of the area is reflected in the property prices, with the average price of a home in SK9 standing at £536,324 as of October.

This denotes a 0.62 per cent price increase over the last few months from July, as well as a rise of 5.15 per cent since this time last year.

Flats in SK9 sold for an average of £265,528 while terraced houses went for £310,255.

WA16

Snowy morning at Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire
(Image: Andy Stenning Daily Mirror)

Located in the northern part of Cheshire, neighbouring SK9, the WA16 area also boasts an average house price of more than half a million.

As well as containing the town of Knutsford and rural villages, he area is also home to the Tatton Park estate, the perfect setting for family days out with the children as well as scenic country walks.

The average house price was recorded at £525,467 in October, a fall of 0.55 per cent in the last three months since July but a rise of 1.50 per cent since this time last year.

Flats in WA16 sold for an average of £251,598 and terraced houses for £355,991.

CW6

Beeston Castle
Beeston Castle
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CW6 is towards the southern end of the county, covering areas like Tarporley, Little Budworth and Bunbury.

As well as offering homeowners some nice, rural, scenic views across Cheshire, it is also home to some historic landmarks, including Beeston Castle – originally built in the 1200s.

And of course it is home to the Oulton Park race circuit utilised by various motorsports as well as for track days.

The average price for property in CW6 stood at £485,705 in October, a fall of 0.06 per cent in the last three months but a rise of 3.94 per cent since 12 months ago.

In terms of property types, flats in CW6 sold for an average of £216,358 and terraced houses for £316,212.

WA13

Lymm Cross, Lymm
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The WA13 postcode area at the north eastern corner of Cheshire covers Lymm and strays into the outskirts of Greater Manchester.

Being located near Warrington as well as not far from Manchester city, the area boasts great transport links with the M56 and the M6 easily accessed nearby.

According to Zoopla, the average price for property in WA13 stood at £448,509 in October, which was a fall of 0.41 per cent when compared to July but rise of 2.80 per cent since 12 months ago.

Flats in WA13 sold for an average of £206,940 and terraced houses for £320,710.

SK10

White Nancy, a 15ft-high landmark on the top of Kerridge Hill
(Image: (c) VisitBritain/Rod Edwards/Getty images)

To the north of Macclesfield is the SK10 postcode area with properties in that zone fetching an average of more than £400,000.

The vast area covers villages and towns including Prestbury, Bollington and Adlington.

If considering buying a home in this area, people can look forward to living close to the Peak District, where they can enjoy the many long walks and spectacular views.

The average price for property in SK10 stood at £412,975 in October 2021. This is a rise of 0.53 per cent in the last three months (since July 2021) and rise of 4.88 per cent since 12 months ago.

In terms of property types, flats in SK10 sold for an average of £212,805 and terraced houses for £226,613.

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