2 bed Flat (for sale) Great Northern Tower, 1 Watson Street, Manchester M3

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Julie Twist Properties - City Centre Branch
239 Deansgate, Manchester
0161 506 9576
First Published

30th Jan 2019

Last Published

26th Mar 2019



  • Type: Flat
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Description Julie Twist Properties are delighted to present this penthouse duplex apartment in the well renowned Great Northern Tower Development. Situated on the 9th and 10th floors, the property boasts spectacular views over the city centre and Beetham Tower. Entering on the 9th floor into a welcoming, bright hallway with ample storage and floor to ceiling windows showcasing east facing city centre views. Stairs lead up to the main apartment level and another hallway offering more storage and access to the rest of the apartment. The main living area is very impressive with floor to ceiling windows, vaulted ceilings and 180 degree city centre views. It offers a huge entertaining space large enough for both a lounge and dining area and opening onto the modern, open plan, fully fitted kitchen and breakfast bar. The living area also offers access to the south facing private roof terrace with stunning views, a perfect place to spend the summer months.

Both bedrooms and the main bathroom is accessed via the hallway. The main bathroom is modern and fitted with a three piece suite. The second bedroom is perfect as a guest room and fits a double bed. The master bedroom is a fantastic size, offering plenty of room for storage and has its own private east facing balcony and ensuite.
The property comes complete with a secure underground parking space.

Great Northern Tower is an iconic building and considered one of Manchester most prestigious residential developments. Located right in the heart of the city centre, just off Deansgate, everything really is right on the doorstep. Train stations such as Oxford Road and Deansgate are just over 5 minutes' walk away and the nearest Metrolink is just 2 minutes' walk away. Well known areas such as Spinningfields, Peter Street and Deansgate offer a multitude of restaurants, cafes, shops and bars.

General Rental Yield: 4.9% (Based on current rental of £1800pcm)
Service Charge: £4052 pa approx.
Ground Rent: £275 pa approx
Lease: 150 years less one day from 31 December 2003
Council Tax Band: F, Aprx £2263.14 pa
Management Company: Rendall & Rittner

hallway 1 Laminate flooring, wall lights, access to two storage cupboards, wall mounted heater, double glazed window and stairs leading to floor above.

Hallway 2 Laminate flooring, double glazed floor to ceiling windows on staircase, wall lights, access to storage cupboard housing the boiler and with plumbing for a washing machine, access to another storage cupboard, wall mounted heater and intercom.

Living room Double glazed floor to ceiling windows, superb city centre views, air conditioning, vaulted ceilings, laminate flooring, wall mounted heaters, phone/TV point, double glazed door leading onto terrace, ceiling lights and wall lights.

Kitchen Open plan to the living area, the kitchen comprises wall and base units, integrated fridge/freezer, integrated slimline dishwasher, built-in oven, separate built-in grill, four ring hob and extractor over, stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, laminate flooring, spotlights and extractor.

Master bedroom Double glazed sliding door onto private balcony, laminate flooring, wall mounted heater, ceiling lights, wall lights and entrance to the ensuite.

Ensuite Accessed via the master bedroom, the ensuite comprises of a shower cubicle, WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap, heated towel rail, partially tiled walls, tiled flooring, extractor, wall mounted mirror and spotlights.

Bedroom 2 Double glazed double height window, vaulted ceiling, laminate flooring, wall mounted heater and ceiling lights.

Main bathroom Accessed via the hallway, a three piece bathroom comprising bath with shower attachment over, WC, sink with mixer tap, heated towel rail, partially tiled walls, tiled flooring, wall mounted mirror, extractor and spotlights.

Terrace Private south facing terrace with fantastic views of both the City Centre and Beetham Tower.

Parking There is one allocated underground secure parking space included in the sale of this property.


Local info for M3

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Property Value Data/Graphs for M3

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Flat 93.2% £236,873 1.6 1.2
Studio 5.7% £116,444 0 0.9
Other 0.5% £514,650 2.3 0.7
Terraced house 0.3% £275,000 2.5 1
Town house 0.3% £435,093 3 2

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£27,399 13.4%


Current Asking Prices in M3 Average: £232,035

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £62,950 (1) £442,625 (4) £349,975 (2) £493,685 (1) -
Flats £155,388 (271) £268,004 (287) £419,661 (46) £1,816,667 (3) -
All £155,049 (272) £270,405 (291) £416,758 (48) £1,485,921 (4) -

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