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Andrew Rogers, MNAEA, Manager
Gascoigne Halman's Knutsford office is managed by National Association of Estate Agents Member, Andrew Rogers who has
over twenty years' experience in the residential property market. Andrew is backed by his team of enthusiastic and
experienced staff members; Frances, Sophie & Rhiannon who are very happy to discuss your personal requirements and
to assist you in successfully purchasing or selling a property.
Julia Kaz, Lettings Manager
Julia has over 10 years of Residential Lettings Experience, having worked in the Cheshire market for
most of those years she has extensive knowledge of the property market and prides herself on
providing an exemplary service. Having experience in assisting prospective Landlords in Buy to Let
investments, building property portfolios or dealing with day to day lettings, Julia will be able to
help and can assure you of receiving a thorough, reliable and professional service.
The cosmopolitan town of Knutsford is an old market town rich in heritage and brimming with a variety of architectural features, particularly those built in an Italianate Tuscan style by the famous local architect, Richard Harding Watt. The town was inspiration for Elizabeth Gaskell’s popular Cranford series, and retains its historical layout and atmosphere, whilst embracing a vibrant café and restaurant culture. The town centre, particularly King Street at the bottom of the town, is a unique example of historic architecture in the North West.
The town’s cobbled streets, traditional surroundings and vertiginous hills make many first time visitors fall head-over-heels in love with the charming little town. As well as being a unique place to live, Knutsford also has considerable practical appeal. For the commuter, access to the nearby North West motorway network is readily available, as is Manchester International Airport, and the historic rail station has links to Chester, Manchester and Stockport.
Excellent education facilities cater for children of most ages in both the state and private sectors. Knutsford High School has a fantastic reputation locally and regularly receives impressive Ofsted reports. The town’s six primary schools include a Catholic school and a local private school. Older children from Knutsford can travel to Altrincham using a direct bus service to attend the prestigious state grammar schools in the area, and south Manchester private schools including Cheadle Hulme School, Stockport Grammar School and Manchester High School.
Linked by a web of ginnels, cobbles and courtyards, the two main streets in the town centre are home to a variety of shops. The town in equipped with a high proportion of independent shops, ranging from boutiques to antique shops, purveyors of fine wines and chocolate to art galleries and interior design specialists. There are also a few familiar sites of larger multiple retail supermarket outlets, including Booths, Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and Boots.
Evenings in Knutsford are lively with many fine wine bars, pubs and restaurants catering for most tastes where customers travel from far and wide. For the outdoor enthusiast, Knutsford borders some of Cheshire's most beautiful countryside and has the famous Tatton Park Country Estate on its doorstep with its Regency mansion, glorious gardens, traditional farm and medieval old hall. The town centre offers Leisure Centre facilities as well as numerous private sporting clubs and notable golf courses within easy reach. There is also a local independent cinema and theatre as well as various clubs and societies providing entertainment for its community.
The town’s varied property opportunities include modern developments offering one and two-bedroom flats, to large independent properties with extensive gardens and facilities. A significant retired community is also testament to the availability of high-quality retirement properties in the area.
Knutsford’s convenient location, historic architecture and facilities and close-knit, friendly community mean that it is a uniquely attractive prospect for families, commuters and elderly people alike. Transport links and educational opportunities are also excellent, meaning that Knutsford can cater for the needs of almost anyone looking for a new home in the south Manchester area.