House prices in Manchester: The 12 most expensive neighbourhoods to buy a home

Here are the areas of Manchester with the most expensive house prices.

Getting on the property ladder is harder than ever as the cost of living crisis rumbles on and Bank of England continues to hike the base rate, forcing up the price of mortgages.

But for the lucky few who can afford to splash out on a new property, certain areas of Manchester could have what they are looking for - from spacious rooms to the latest mod cons.

So which areas of Manchester have the most expensive house prices? Every three months, the Office for National Statistics releases highly localised figures showing how average sale prices vary across the suburbs, towns and villages of England and Wales.

The latest figures, covering the calendar year 2022, show Knightsbridge, Belgravia & Hyde Park in the London borough of Westminster had the priciest properties in England and Wales, with homes selling for an astonishing £4.1 million on average. This was nearly double the price of the second most expensive area, Kensington Abingdon in the London borough of Kensington and Chelsea, where homes sold for £2.25 million on average.

The latest set of figures also pinpoint the parts ofManchester which had the priciest homes, on average, in 2022. The figures are the median price, and encompass all home types and sizes.