If you have taken the family on a day out to Little Moreton Hall in Cheshire and have fallen in love with the beauty of a historic home, you may be tempted to trade in your 5-bed executive home in Preston for a 5-bed Tudor mini-mansion in the Cheshire countryside.
north west area
Apart from its fame as the home of two of the world's most illustrious premier league clubs, Manchester United and Manchester City, the city and surrounds are now also famous for the luxury dwellings of the players themselves. Stories abound of décor, landscaping and embellishments costing astronomical sums and horror stories of the gutting and defacing of formerly beautiful and irreplaceable historic features. Kitsch may come expensive, but at the end of the day it's still kitsch.