These are 10 of the happiest and most desirable places to live in and around Manchester, according to house price data and a national happiness index. Photo: Marketing ManchesterThese are 10 of the happiest and most desirable places to live in and around Manchester, according to house price data and a national happiness index. Photo: Marketing Manchester
These are 10 of the happiest and most desirable places to live in and around Manchester, according to house price data and a national happiness index. Photo: Marketing Manchester | Marketing Manchester

10 of the happiest and most desirable places to live in and around Manchester - including a village that's home to Premier League footballers

The best places to live in Manchester based on an overall 'life satisfaction' score have been revealed.

If you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the centre of Manchester there are plenty of beautiful towns and villages in and around the city or within easy reach in the car or on public transport.

From hip and upcoming suburbs popular with families to quaint villages and the Golden Triangle of Cheshire loved by the city’s football and soap stars, there is no shortage of desirable places to live without going too far from Manchester.

The results have revealed a series of postcodes in and around Manchester that are deemed the happiest and most desirable places to live, based on an overall ‘life satisfaction’ score.

ManchesterWorld has teamed up with Barrows and Forrester, which has helped us to combine house price data for postcodes in and around Manchester with local authority scores in the national happiness index compiled by the Office for National Statistics. The result is this list of places people are keen to move to and where those already there are most contented. For anyone thinking of selling up and moving out, we’ve also included how much property is likely to set you back there.

The results have revealed a series of postcodes in and around Manchester that are deemed the happiest and most desirable places to live, based on an overall ‘life satisfaction’ score.

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