As a very nice suburb of Manchester, Chorlton commands property values higher than the average of most areas of Manchester. The average property value of Chorlton is Â£220, 518 which is a .05% drop from the previous year. The average price paid for around 1,500 properties over five years is Â£216, 000 and the average market price is just under Â£260, 000. The average asking rent per month is Â£768.
Chorlton-cum-hardy is an area of South Manchester located around 4 miles southwest of the city centre. The suburban area is known locally as Chorlton.
Chorlton has historically been part of Manchesterâ€™s thriving arts and music scene. In 1964 Chorlton-cum-Hardy was the location for a famous concert involving well-known blues artists including Muddy Waters, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. The world renowned Stone Roses are a Chorlton based band- and Mike Pickering of M People also lived in Chorlton-cum-Hardy. The Bee Gees also spent their childhood living on Keppel Road in Chorlton in the 1950s. Other bands and solo artists whose members have resided in Chorlton include Morrisey, The Charlatans and Badly Drawn Boy. Quentin Crisp, a highly esteemed figure in the gay community died in Chorlton just before his 91st birthday.
The River Mersey runs along Chorltonâ€™s southern boundary. The area is also bounded by Sale, Withington, Whalley Range, Stretford, and Firswood.