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Sale

  • £210,000

    9 bedroom house for sale - Rocky Lane, Anfield, Liverpool

    ** ATTENTION INVESTORS - HMO INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY WITH RETAIL UNIT**The property has 9 rooms along with 2 kitchens and 3 bathrooms and 2 separate w/c . The retail unit is situated on the ground floor of the property and currently has 2 and a half years remaining of a 3 year lease . The property...

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  • £47,500

    3 bedroom flat for sale - Jason Street, Liverpool

    **TOP FLOOR** Andrew's Estates Wallasey are delighted to offer this top floor spacious three bedroom apartment situated within walking distance of Liverpool City Centre and benefiting from great accessibility to local transport links including the M53 motorway. The property currently has...

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  • £170,000 guide price

    4 bedroom house for sale - Colebrooke Road, Liverpool

    ***IDEAL OPPORTUNITY FOR BUY TO LET INVESTORS***Belvoir! Liverpool South are delighted to offer for sale this beautiful terraced house in the highly sought after area of Aigburth. The property consists of four bedrooms assembled over three floors, two reception rooms and a large kitchen with WC...

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Rent

  • £525 pcm (£121 pw)

    Studio to rent - 2 Moorfields, Liverpool

    Were delighted to bring to the market this fully furnished, 2nd floor studio apartment, right in the middle of Liverpool city centre thats available to rent now! This apartment is the perfect option if you like your own space and want to be in the heart of the hustle and bustle of city centre...

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  • £900 pcm (£208 pw)

    1 bedroom apartment to rent - 11 Mann Island, Liverpool

    Now's your chance to live in one of Liverpool's most stunning and iconic developments situated on the city's famous World Heritage Site. This fully furnished, luxury apartment offers the perfect living space for working professionals and is definitely not one to be missed out on.Take...

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  • £585 pcm (£135 pw)

    2 bedroom apartment to rent - Longmoor Lane, Liverpool

    * Extra £25 pm for Water to be included in your rent *Fancy living in a slice of Liverpools history just 20 minutes away from the city centre? Dont miss out on this incredibly unique and brand new development in Liverpool. Situated within a beautiful original building, this development of 1, 2...

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Agents

  • City Sales - Walton Vale

    19 Warbreck Moor Walton Vale Liverpool , Merseyside L9 4RN

    The property market has seen more legislative change in 12 months than the last 12 years…. but the City Property team have led the way, innovating and responding positively. It is this ability to connect with local vendors, tenants and landlords that have helped us grow year on year.

    We’ve helped customers on administration and processes, and in some aspects of legislative change, we've lobbied consistently for fairer and more reasonable changes within the property sector.

    Sales: 0151 382 8538

    Lettings: 0151 382 8538

  • Space Estate Agents - Liverpool

    448 Queens Drive Liverpool L13 0AR

    Space Estate Agents is a well established, privately owned, independent residential sales, lettings and management agency covering the whole of Merseyside.


    Since opening our doors in 2010, we have rapidly become one of Liverpool’s leading estate agents. With over 30 years combined experience in sales and lettings, our directors are experts in all property services, working alongside the rest of our highly qualified team.


    At Space, our aim is to listen to you, our customer, and your requirements. In turn, this allows us to provide you with the highest quality, unparalleled service. We are passionate about what we do and we ensure that we provide you with a modern and professional approach, giving a successful and rewarding result, for all bespoke packages.


    We pride ourselves in delivering a friendly, wholehearted service and will be personally involved from the outset. Your agent will be here for you to answer any questions or concerns you may have, and providing regular feedback – keeping you fully informed throughout the whole process.


    We know that, when it comes to property, it’s all about location, location, location. Our unprecedented wealth of local knowledge will ensure your move to the ideal area of Merseyside, a place that suits your individual tastes and needs.


    Our staff are also enrolled in continuous and extensive property training programmes, allowing us to guarantee that they provide you with a first-class, bespoke service. In the continually evolving property market, they are up-to-date with the latest market trends, and will always deliver the outstanding results our clients deserve. 


     We also know, first impressions count. Space Estate Agents understand that presentation is key when selling a home, and we strive to always produce vibrant, accurate and aesthetically pleasing representations of all our properties. Our desire is always to deliver the best possible price in the shortest possible time.

    Sales: 0151 382 8622

    Lettings: 0151 382 8622

  • Abode Group North West - Allerton

    4-6 Allerton Road Allerton, Merseyside L18 1LN

    We are an award-winning estate agent based in Liverpool, Merseyside. With two offices based in Crosby and Allerton, we have a highly trained and dedicated team of estate agents, who are determined to find you the perfect home.

    We pride ourselves on our specialised and friendly customer service; we are experts in finding houses and delivering homes and can help you to buy, sell, rent or manage your property, quickly and simply.

    With a fantastic range of properties available to buy and rent in Liverpool, we’re proud to be Merseyside’s fastest growing estate agency.

    So if you’re looking for a reliable estate agent or letting agent in Liverpool, we’d love to hear from you.

    Sales: 0151 382 8589

    Lettings: 0151 382 8589

Liverpool estate agents

A guide to Liverpool

Liverpool is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city with an eclectic abundance of nightlife, parks, gardens, museums and art galleries. It is made up of small historic villages crammed with listed buildings and a booming city centre with new building projects and a revitalised waterside and cruise terminal.

Liverpool city centre
Liverpool city centre

While the historical origins of Liverpool city date back to the early 1200s – Liuerpul (c 1190 – meaning pool with muddy water) – it will always be synonymous with the swinging 60s and the sound of The Beatles with their timeless songs that put Liverpool on ‘the map’. But after a tough time in the 70s and 80s, when the city suffered from economic instability and unemployment, it emerged on the other side, reinvigorated to become a cultural centre and one of the UK’s most dynamic urban centres.

Famous landmarks include the Albert Dock, Liverpool Cathedral (the fifth largest church building in the world) and the Royal Liver Building (considered to be Britain’s first skyscraper).

Liverpool property

According to local estate and letting agents, city property prices have surged throughout 2015, with median selling prices for flats continuing to rise by an average of 32 per cent year-on-year. House prices continue to grow by seven per cent annually as demand outstrips supply.

However, if you’re looking to buy, property in Liverpool still remains a competitive choice because prices are lower than the national average, making it an affordable option for many first-time buyers compared with many of the UK’s other cities.

Liverpool has a huge range of housing. It was Europe’s first city to develop municipal housing as far back as 1869, when St Martin’s Cottages — a tenement block of 124 flats — were built in the Vauxhall region of north Liverpool, to house the city’s poorest people. This tenement rubbed shoulders with grand detached redbrick villas and the earlier Georgian terraces within the city itself.

Outlying areas such as Woolton and Hale Village on the south side of the city contain early examples of stone built terraced cottages which now sit side by side with 1960s and 1970s social housing estates and newer, upmarket ‘executive’ detached brick built housing.

Within Liverpool city centre, there is a thriving refurbishment market. Grand listed facades of warehouses are combined with new build, mixed use apartments. There is also a huge demand for purpose built student accommodation. In other words, there is something for everyone.

What are the average sale prices in Liverpool?

Depending on where you decide to buy, average prices vary considerably from the city centre to the more competitively priced northern areas and the affluent south end of the city.

  • One bedroom flat in Liverpool - £42,000 upwards to £230,000
  • Two bedroom flat in Liverpool - £80,000 upwards to £500,000
  • Two bedroom house in Liverpool - £45,000 to £750,000
  • Three bedroom house in Liverpool - £50,000 to over £1,000,000

Jenny Friar, Property Administrator at Marshall estate agents, said: “This year we have seen a huge uplift in demand from investors who are interested in buy-to-let properties for the purpose of student accommodation. These properties often attract a great deal of interest because it is easy to sustain 43 plus weeks of occupancy every year. However, there is also still a great interest from many young professionals who continue to seek affordable homes close to the city centre.”

Royal Liver Building, Liverpool
Royal Liver Building, Liverpool

What are the average rental prices in Liverpool?

Rental prices are rising across the board. The affluent south end of the city is far more expensive than that of the north and city centre rents continue to rise and outstrip the suburbs.

  • One bedroom flat in Liverpool - £450 pcm
  • Two bedroom flat in Liverpool - £550 pcm
  • Two bedroom house in Liverpool - £575 pcm
  • Three bedroom house - £700 pcm

Ms Friar (Marshall) said: “We come across a lot of hopeful tenants looking for one and two bedroom apartments in the city centre who tend to be working professionals or young graduates who have recently found their first job opportunities in the heart of the city.”

Bryan Crouch, Director of LPC Lettings, added: “With public transport being so frequent and all amenities on the doorstep, living in Wavertree or Kensington is ideal for both students and young professionals, so interest for rentals remains high. Student properties are already renting well for the next academic year and are achieving prices from £325 to £415 pcm.”

Where are the most desirable places to live in Liverpool?

Housing in Liverpool is diverse. There are million pound homes mixed with more affordable terraced housing. The Wirral — one of the six districts that make up Liverpool — contains three of the city’s most expensive roads. Many of the more expensive properties are five or six bedroom homes, with large garden plots, and offer a lot of space.

Top destinations for the most sought after homes include:

  • Freshfield Road, Formby
  • Baroncroft Road, Liverpool
  • Beaconsfield Road, Liverpool
  • Acrefield Road, Liverpool
  • Dudlow Lane, Liverpool
  • Westbourne Road, Southport
  • Beach Lawn, Waterloo

Essential information

What are the best and most popular schools in Liverpool?

Merseyside is extremely well catered for with a variety of schools to choose from. The Liverpool Blue Coat School in Wavertree was founded as early as 1708 and remains one of the city’s best known educational institutions. It is one of the top performing schools in the region and has some of the best GCSE and A-level results in the country. There are also other schools with a long history of excellence, including Liverpool College which originates from 1840 and Crosby’s Merchant Taylors’ Schools (numerous schools based in Crosby), which date back to 1620. In the West Derby area of the city is St Edward’s College, which is a strong draw to the area and Belvedere Preparatory in Aigburth.

There are three universities in the city – Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool. Liverpool enjoys one of the largest student populations in the UK, which brings with it a vibrant nightlife and large demand for student homes.

What types of local transport are available in Liverpool?

Liverpool is extremely well connected to the network of motorways in the north west of the UK. From the M6, visitors can take the M62, M58 or M56. The city’s major railway station is Liverpool Lime Street station, famous for its statue of Liverpool comic Ken Dodd. The city’s John Lennon Airport has become a regional air hub transporting more than four million passengers a year. The Mersey Tunnels connect the Wirral Peninsula with the rest of Liverpool, crossing under the famous local river. The oldest of the three, the Railway Tunnel, connects Liverpool to Birkenhead and was built in 1886.

Liverpool city at night
Liverpool city at night

Where are the best nightclubs and bars in Liverpool?

From the Cavern in the early 1960s to Cream in the 1990s, Liverpool’s nightlife has been world renowned for decades. And its large student population and plethora of bars, clubs and pubs still earn it the reputation as a great destination for a night out. The areas of Concert Square, St Peter’s Square, Seel Street, Hardman Street and Duke Street are now home to some of the most high profile clubs and best bars in Liverpool.

Suggestions for a night out in Liverpool include:

  • Berry & Rye: cocktail bar
  • Santa Chupitos: cocktail bar
  • The Bumper: cocktail bar and music venue

Where are the best restaurants in Liverpool?

The restaurant scene in Liverpool’s city centre is booming with hundreds of places to eat and every type of international cuisine you could wish to find, according to Mr Crouch (LPC Lettings). Ms Friar (Marshall) said: “There are great places to eat, from quirky little restaurants in Bold Street to the Liverpool docks, where you can enjoy a lovely view while eating your evening meal.”

Some popular restaurants in Liverpool are:

  • Fazenda (city centre)
  • Panoramic 34 (city centre)
  • Neighbourhood Café (Childwall)
  • Istanbul Turkish Bistro (Woolton)
  • Ying Wah Chinese Restaurant (Woolton)
  • Spice Lounge (city centre)
  • So Salsa (Crosby)

What are the top things to do in Liverpool?

Liverpool has a strong reputation as a cultural centre in the UK and this was reinforced in 2008 when it was crowned the European Capital of Culture. The city has a huge number of music venues, museums, galleries and performing arts centres. Leading Liverpool attractions include the Tate Liverpool, The Liverpool Maritime Heritage Museum, The Beatles tour of the city and the Beatles Museum. The Liverpool docks were also declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004.

The Albert Dock, Liverpool
The Albert Dock, Liverpool

No profile of Merseyside would be complete without mentioning its two world famous football clubs – Everton FC and Liverpool FC – which are among the best supported and most decorated in the game. One of the most famous horse races in the world, the Grand National, is also hosted near Liverpool at Aintree Racecourse, on the fringe of the city.

Where are the best places for shopping in Liverpool?

“The Liverpool One shopping centre is definitely one of the best places to shop in the city,” said Ms Friar (Marshall). It has a fantastic range of popular brands and department stores, so there is plenty available for all ages. However, if the high street shops in Liverpool don’t take your fancy, it’s worth visiting the smaller retailers and independent boutique style shops in the buzzing Cavern Walks centre.

The popular local markets held on Saturdays and Sundays in Liverpool are also great for food shopping — it’s worth visiting Great Homer Street near Everton and Monument Square Farmers’ Market, which opens twice a month and sells food from regional producers.

Are there many open spaces in Liverpool such as parks, commons or rivers?

Liverpool has more than 2,500 parks and open spaces, which make it one of the greenest cities in the UK. It has more than 10 Grade I and Grade II listed parks and its Victorian Parks are very popular with visitors. The best spots to visit are Sefton Park, Calderstones Park, Woolton Woods and Freshfield in Formby.

'Iron Men' Crosby Beach, Merseyside
'Iron Men' at Crosby Beach, Merseyside

Merseyside also has some glorious, windswept beaches to enjoy when the sun is shining, including 22 miles of sand at Southport Beach and Crosby Beach. The latter features the curious sculptures of “the Iron Men of Crosby” who stand defiantly against the tide as it washes among their feet.

References

City Portal Liverpool

Visit Liverpool

Museum of Liverpool

All information correct at 14/12/15

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