Edgworth, Turton & Entwistle

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Country living in 3 idyllic country villages just minutes from the mainline rail network and a short drive from popular schools and amenities – an extremely popular lifestyle for more and more people.

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Edgworth, Turton, Entwistle

For truly rural village life set in breathtaking Lancashire countryside yet only a few minutes drive from mainline Manchester rail links, Edgworth, and its sister villages of Turton and Entwistle, really do represent the very best in country living, just a few miles from the centres of Bolton, Blackburn and Bury. With its name dating back to Saxon times, this attractive hillside village lies close to two pretty reservoirs and has a selection of local shops, pubs and restaurants and its own cricket and bowling clubs at the heart of this vibrant community.

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Properties in Edgworth, Turton and Entwistle

Beautiful, picturesque cottages line the main roads through the villages and sit very well alongside exclusive, modern developments while many of the area’s farmhouses have been tastefully restored and offer unrivalled, luxury country living. Properties for sale or rent in Edgworth, Turton and Entwistle do command a premium with terraced cottages commanding around 15-20% more than similar ones in Bromley Cross or Egerton, whilst luxury detached homes or converted farmhouses can be well in excess of £1,000,000 – truly rural living does come at a price yet demand in this area is always very high.

Leisure and Outdoors

If you love the outdoor life, then Edgworth, Turton and Entwistle are most definitely for you. The area is a mecca for walkers and cyclists with a rich variety of habitats and local wildlife punctuated of course by obligatory stops at a range of traditional local watering holes. The trails around the Wayoh and Entwistle reservoirs are particular favourites with the locals who often call in at the famous Strawberry Duck for its fine food and cask ales. At the heart of the village is the cricket club which really does attract a huge following and an opportunity to catch up on the team’s performance as well as local gossip and there are a number of good pubs and restaurants all within walking distance to work off those extra calories on a Sunday afternoon.

Schools, Shopping and Transport

With Turton and Edgworth Primary school in the centre of the village, the area also benefits from its easy links to not only high quality secondary schools in Bolton, such as Turton, Canon Slade and Thornleigh, but also to a range of schools in Bury, Darwen and Blackburn giving access to education a solid 10 out of 10.

A local butchers and deli, grocers and ice cream shop, pharmacy and post office are there for every day needs and supermarkets can be found 10 or 15 minutes away in Bromley Cross and Harwood for the weekly shop – of course there’s always online with the big supermarkets – quite a popular choice with locals!

Whilst there is a railway station at Entwistle, most local commuters use nearby Bromley Cross which lies inside the Transport for Greater Manchester zone and gives access to special fares and ticketing deals. Road transport in any direction begins with a journey through beautiful scenery – what better way to start off your day – with Bolton, Blackburn and Bury all easily accessible and only 20 minutes away.

Property for sale or rent in Edgworth, with Turton & Entwistle, Bolton

Property for sale or rent in Edgworth, with Turton & Entwistle, Bolton