Waters Edge
Droylsden M43 6BA


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All homes at Waters Edge are now sold. For similar homes only a few miles away, please visit our New Brunswick development close to Manchester City Centre.

New to Manchester, our superior collection of 3 and 4 bedroom houses for sale in Droylsden are located a short distance away from a variety of great everyday amenities and are ideally situated for first-time buyers, growing families, and commuters. This exclusive design offers a large 3 storey new home with an integral garage and driveway parking close to Manchester City Centre.

Why buy at Waters Edge

  • Great local amenities including a selection of local shops, a gym, and plenty of places to eat and drink
  • Easy access to Manchester city centre
  • Great selection of Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Good’ primary and secondary schools
  • With Smooth Move‡, we can help you sell your home

To find out more about making one of our houses for sale in Droylsden your new dream home, contact our Sales Executives today to arrange your viewing.

With a limited number of homes available, this new community is just 4 miles from the bustling city centre of Manchester and located on the Ashton Canal. Due to its incredibly easy access into the city centre, Droylsden is becoming an increasingly attractive area for young professionals.

Just 2 miles away from Waters Edge you’ll find the historical market town of Ashton-under-Lyne, which offers an abundance of historic landmarks, shopping, markets, and eateries. For commuters, Manchester city is just 4 miles away from Waters Edge and easily accessible by tram, bus, bike, and car.

Families with children can also benefit from a wide selection of primary and secondary schools, and a college (all Ofsted rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’), within just a few miles of home.

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Droylsden: A historic mill town situated on the edge of the Ashton Canal, just 4 miles from Manchester city centre

With incredibly easy access to Manchester and a good range of local amenities and schools nearby, our new apartments and houses for sale in Droylsden are an ideal choice for commuters, first-time buyers, and those with a growing family. Despite being an urban town, you’ll find several outdoor green areas in Droylsden for getting some fresh air with the family. Notably, Copperas Field is located just 0.6 miles from Waters Edge which is adjacent to the Ashton Canal and pleasant for an outdoor stroll.

Manchester city centre is located just 4 miles from Droylsden, with its world-famous football stadiums, host of museums, shops, and culinary delights. Our properties in Droylsden are perfectly located for those wanting to be near Manchester for both work and pleasure.

If you want to get out and about, Waters Edge is conveniently positioned close to motorway networks, tram links, and frequent bus services. Plus, with the stunning beauty of the Peak District just 40 minutes’ drive away, you can easily enjoy the area’s picturesque views.

What’s close to Droylsden?

Just 3 miles from Droylsden you’ll find Tameside’s Principal town, Ashton-under-Lyne. There you can explore a selection of lively pubs and independent restaurants, as well as a wide selection of high street shops in the Arcades Shopping Centre. There’s also a selection of major supermarkets including Tesco, Sainsbury’s, and Asda in the town centre. This town is perfectly located to Waters Edge for a bit of retail therapy if you don’t want to travel into Manchester city centre. For children, Ashton-under-Lyne has a roller-skating rink and a choice of soft play areas to entertain the younger members of the family.

Manchester City Centre is located just 4 miles from the Waters Edge development, the perfect distance for commuters and leisure-seekers alike. An industrial city and urban paradise, Manchester is rich in culture and sports history and is in the 3rd visited city in the UK. For shopping fanatics Manchester is the place to be; from the Manchester Arndale shopping centre, to the beautiful annual Christmas markets and department stores – Manchester is a shopper’s paradise. For food & drink, the city has an extensive culinary scene – from independents to old favourites, getting stuck for choice just isn’t an option in Manchester. If you take a day trip with the family, you’ll be in luck as the majority of attractions don’t have an admission fee and given the extensive history and cultural heritage of this city, you’ll find plenty of attractions - from the Manchester Art Gallery, Great Manchester Fire service Museum, and Manchester Town Hall, to the Science and Industry Museum, Chuck Gallery and the legendary Old Trafford Centre – Home of Manchester United FC for the football and sports fans. Our properties for sale in Droylsden are perfectly located for getting the most out of this bustling city.

Local Schools & Education

For those looking to move to Droylsden with a family, there is a very good selection of local Ofsted-rated educational facilities available. You’ll find two Primary Schools just over 1 mile from home: Greenside mixed Primary School (Ofsted rated ‘Good’) and Moorside mixed Primary School (Ofsted rated ‘Good’).

For children moving on to Secondary School, Droylsden Academy mixed Secondary School (Ofsted rated ‘Good’), is located less than a mile away from Waters Edge. Fairfield High School for Girls is also under a mile away from home and is Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’.

For your young adults looking for higher education, Tameside College is situated just over 4 miles from Waters Edge and is Ofsted-rated ‘Good’.

Transport & Travel

The extension of the Metrolink trams Ashton Line in recent years to Droylsden means that those commuting into the city for work, or travelling in for leisure, can be in the centre of Manchester, Piccadilly Train Station, in 20 minutes. Piccadilly Train Station is Manchester largest, and provides access to the wider UK train network, making even slightly longer commutes accessible.

Buses run regularly into the city centre from Manchester Road and Sunnyside Road and take approximately 24 minutes. Driving into the city centre from Droylsden can take just 14 minutes in usual traffic, and cycle lanes along Manchester Road mean that cyclists can be in the city centre in approximately 19 minutes.

The M60 is located just 3 miles away from Waters Edge and provides quick and easy access to neighboring towns and cities such as Stockport (8 miles), Rochdale (11 miles), Bolton (20 miles), and Macclesfield (25 miles).

For travelling further afield, Manchester Airport is located less than 14 miles from home and provides regular flights within the UK and Europe.

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