North Staffordshire, to date, has slipped below the radar on lists of buy to let hotspots but with so many fantastic areas to invest in, cheap purchase prices and good rental yields, 2017 could be the year that investors wise up to the fantastic investment returns North Staffordshire has to offer.
To paint you a better picture of The Potteries, here are our top 10 property hot spots in North Staffordshire...
With wide leafy roads, a private golf club, and a renowned independent school in the area, as well as a location accessible to rolling countryside plus a host of local amenities, The Westlands is one of the area's most affluent and desirable spots.
Situated just above The Westlands, Seabridge is a place packed full of impressive properties and its ideal location makes it a secure and peaceful place to live in North Staffordshire.
Another green suburb of the ever-popular borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Clayton is very accessible to the M6 and the town centre. The area boasts a variety of properties, particularly in the popular Westbury Park area.
Newcastle Town Centre is charming and packed full of quirky bars, independent boutiques, and great eateries. It's also walking distance from the area's many local amenities - a popular spot for teachers and doctors.
Maybank is pretty and becoming increasingly popular for professionals and families alike. Its location makes it incredibly accessible to the A500, Newcastle Centre, and The Royal Stoke University Hospital.
Next to Maybank stands Wolstanton, a suburb oozing with character and charm. Not only is it easy to reach Newcastle Town Centre from Wolstanton, but it also boasts its own local shopping area. Oh, and it also has a huge flagship Marks and Spencers.
Trentham is without a doubt one of Stoke-on-Trent's most revered areas. Not only is it a pleasant and prosperous place to live, but it's also home to the magnificent Trentham Gardens and Estate. A sight for sore eyes.
Penkull is close to the hospital, and its quaint village-like feel makes it an incredibly pleasant place to live. The best part is, you can enjoy the delights of Hanley and Newcastle without any bother.
Half of Basford belongs to Stoke, and the other half belongs to Newcastle. There are plenty of lovely little-hidden streets full of decent homes in the area and it's close the Newcastle's New Vic Theatre ; the first purpose-built theatre-in-the-round in Europe).
Hartshill borders Newcastle-under-Lyme, and it's very popular indeed. It offers plenty of choice property-wise and is home to The Greyhound pub, one of Titanic Brewery's premier ale houses.
Porthill is an excellent choice for families and city commuters as it offers easy access to the A500 in addition to many local shops, supermarkets, pubs, nurseries, schools, and medical centres.
Due to a recent upscale housing development and its proximity to Newcastle Town Centre, Silverdale is on the up and offers more affordable housing opportunities than ever before. It's also accessible to Keele University.
There are a great deal of excellent housing developments happening in Bradwell, meaning there's great stock and plenty of choice there at the moment, and more to come.
The key elements all of these North Staffordshire hot spots have in common are the fact that they have proven to be very popular, let quickly, attract good tenants. and command good rents. A win-win for any budding landlord.
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