The Premier League property hotspots
If you’ve ever wanted to have a peek at a top flight footballer’s house, ex-Manchester United defender Wes Brown’s home in Prestbury, Cheshire, is currently up for sale at £3.25 million. But Prestbury only ranks eighth in a new table of Premier League property hotspots.
Oxshott in Surrey, home to ex-England captain John Terry and Jamie and Louise Redknapp, heads the list put together by property website Zoopla.co.uk which shows that average property prices there are £1,456,865. Hampstead in north London is in second place at £1,068,955, an area which is a favourite among Arsenal players including Andrei Arshavin.
Esher in Surrey is also popular – residents include Chelsea and England star Frank Lampard and wife Christine Bleakley, Ashley Cole and Gary and Danielle Lineker. The average property prices here are £756,016.
In terms of price rise, Cobham in Surrey – home to Chelsea FC’s training ground – comes out on top. Average house prices in the area have risen 6.3% since February 2012. In second place is Hale in Cheshire, home to Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic, where average property values have gone up by 5.90% over the last year.
Alderley Edge in Cheshire – whose current and former property residents include Rio Ferdinand, Michael Carrick, Gareth Barry and Joe Hart – has an average property price of £472,821 according to the figures from Zoopla (a partner of The Independent). Former residents include Cristiano Ronaldo and David Beckham.
Elsewhere, David and Victoria Beckham, are now property-hunting in London as they relocate from Los Angeles. Currently renting a £20,000,000 house in south London, they are rumoured to be considering buying in either Notting Hill (average property value £1,284,353) or Primrose Hill (£920,789).
PREMIER LEAGUE PROPERTY HOTSPOTS TABLE
|Rank||Location||Avg. Home Value
|1||Oxshott, Surrey||£1,456,865||2.73%||John Terry, Jamie Redknapp, John Obi Mikel|
|2||Hampstead, London||£1,068,955||5.82%||Marouane Chamakh, Andrei Arshavin|
|3||Felden, Herts||£908,629||3.95%||Theo Walcott|
|4||Cobham, Surrey||£828,660||6.35%||Michael Essien, Damien Duff, Andy Johnson|
|5||Esher, Surrey||£756,016||3.45%||Frank Lampard, Gary Lineker, Ashley Cole|
|6||Little Aston, West Midlands||£680,279||-1.91%||Stephen Ireland, Gabriel Agbonlahor|
|7||Weybridge, Surrey||£645,261||2.58%||Peter Crouch, Petr Cech|
|8||Prestbury, Cheshire||£627,308||0.25%||Wayne Rooney, Carlos Tevez|
|9||Cuffley, Herts||£554,824||3.31%||Jermaine Defoe|
|10||Hale, Cheshire||£492,864||5.90%||Nemanja Vidic, Emile Heskey, Robin Van Persie|
|11||Alderley Edge, Cheshire||£472,821||1.07%||Rio Ferdinand, Gareth Barry, Joe Hart|
|12||Chigwell, Essex||£418,810||3.21%||David Bentley|
|13||Buckhurst Hill, Essex||£386,151||0.34%||Aaron Lennon, Tom Huddlestone|
|14||Ponteland, Northumberland||£378,161||-1.29%||Alan Shearer, Steven Taylor, Asamoah Gyan|
|15||Knutsford, Cheshire||£369,017||0.46%||Phil Jagielka, Victor Anichebe|
|16||Wilmslow, Cheshire||£312,935||1.07%||Park Ji-Sung, Joleon Lescott, David Silva|
|17||London Colney, Herts||£296,335||2.95%||Jack Wilshire|
|18||Formby, Merseyside||£249,689||-0.91%||Stephen Gerrard, Leighton Baines|
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