West Didsbury, Manchester Currently Full

We have two 1-bed self-contained flats situated on the leafy Palatine Road in West Didsbury, in an attractive Victorian converted townhouse, just 30 minutes from Manchester city centre. The flats provide a peaceful alternative to the city centre whilst ensuring you still have access to popular eateries, boutique shops and a vibrant community.

Location: West Didsbury, Manchester M20

What are the properties? Two 1-bed, self-contained flats.

Monthly cost: Large double room flat is £495pcm, comfortable double room flat is £445pcm. Prices include council tax and exclude utilities.

Transport links: West Didsbury Metrolink is under five minutes’ walk away and Manchester city centre is just 30 minutes away by bus and tram.

Top features

  • Popular location in the leafy suburb of West Didsbury
  • Under 30 minutes to Manchester city centre
  • Wide range of supermarkets and amenities within five minutes’ walk
  • Restaurants and cafes are close by on Burton Road
  • Free parking at the front of the property

The property

Layout: The flats offer double bedrooms, a generous living room, kitchen and bathroom. The first flat has a larger bedroom, and is £495pcm. The second flat has a slightly smaller but still comfortable double bedroom, and has the lower price of £445pcm. 

Outdoor space: West Didsbury along with the surrounding areas of East Didsbury and Didsbury Village boast a number of quiet and peaceful open spaces. The River Mersey also cuts along the underside of West Didsbury, and offers some charming riverside walks. Wrap up and stride out along the riverbank, or get acquainted with Fletcher Moss Park to while away an hour or two.

You can also visit Chorlton Water Park, Didsbury Park, Cavendish Park and Marie Louise Gardens.

Parking/bike storage: You can store your bike inside the property. There is free parking available in the car park at the front of the property. 

Food and shopping

Within five minutes’ walk, you can reach Burton Road and its range of popular pubs and restaurants including Piccolino for Italian dining; a bar with al fresco seating, Saison; Nepalese restaurant, The Great Kathmandu and The Lime Tree for seasonal, cutting edge British cuisine. 

Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre is within 10-15 minutes of the properties and includes a bowling alley, cinema, pool room, arcade, restaurants and a gym. Also nearby in Didsbury Village, you can access supermarkets including ALDI, Tesco and an M&S Foodhall. The area also provides access to a medical centre, dentist, range of banks, beauty salons and mosque. 

There is no shortage of independent shopping in the area, with top boutiques including the lifestyle store, Moth, for beautiful homeware, jewellery and crockery; The Epicurean for plenty of locally-brewed craft beers and Fusion Deli for a fantastic selection of local and regional produce. Visit Makers Market on the last Sunday of every month to showcase handmade goods. from pies and cakes, to ceramics and other design pieces by local artists. 

Community and activities

West Didsbury offers an unparalleled community feel and has a host of events taking place throughout the year including Didsbury Art Festival, Didsbury Beer Festival, Didsbury Festival and WestFest. 

For the sport enthusiasts among you, check out the Albert Bowling and Tennis Club for a friendly afternoon match, or spend the day at Cholton-Cum-Hardy Golf Club. There’s also Didsbury Sports Ground, where you can watch live sports playing regularly on the big screen, as well as big comedy nights and volunteering opportunities supporting the thriving independent community of Didsbury.

Travel and transport

  • West Didsbury Metrolink is under five minutes’ walk from the properties
  • Manchester city centre is within 30 minutes’ journey by bus or tram 
  • Manchester airport is 40 minutes away by bus

How to apply

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Popular Volunteering at this Location

Dot Dot Dot supports all of its guardians to volunteer at least 16 hours every month for good causes. Take a look at some of the volunteering opportunities in this area.
  • Didsbury Good Neighbours: Didsbury Good Neighbours offers support to senior members of the community through a befriending service and a programme of weekly activities. Visit their website to find out how you can get involved to make a difference.
  • Chorlton & Didsbury Foodbank: Volunteer with Chorlton & Didsbury Foodbank. They operate at three separate locations, one of which is at Christ Church Hall in West Didsbury. You can help to provide 3 days' emergency food and support to local people referred in crisis.

Fees & Costs

  • Large double room flat is £550pcm for sole occupancy or £358pcm per person for couples sharing
  • Comfortable double room flat is £500pcm for sole occupancy or £325pcm per person for couples sharing
  • Refundable security payment: £375-635 depending on the size of the property and how many people are living there.
  • Fees include council tax & exclude utilities
  • No hidden costs, service charges or admin fees

Dot Dot Dot will undertake a review of our licence fees every twelve months. This includes council tax and utilities, where they are included in the monthly licence fee. In such instances, any increases in council tax and utilities will be passed onto our guardians.

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