Smithills is a suburban area of Bolton sitting on the slopes of Pennine Moors. The area is located in the North West of Bolton, heading towards Blackburn and is considered one of Bolton’s most picturesque areas. Smithills consists of two schools, St Peter’s Smithills Dean Church of England Primary School and Smithills School (Secondary) meaning whatever age your children are, there is a local school for them.

Smithills is home to the popular Smithills Hall, a Grade I listed manor house dating back to the 15th Century. The Hall is free to visit and the adjoining Tea Rooms are becoming well-known for their cakes and afternoon tea. The Hall also regularly hosts family events and activities, a perfect way to spend a summer day.

Smithills is primarily a residential area, but there are a number of shops and stores within easy reach. Whether you are looking to buy a house, sell a property, or rent a flat in the Bolton area, The Purple Property Shop is here to help. We have a great deal of experience in helping people move to and from Smithills, and are here to help you find your perfect home. This desirable area of Bolton is always high on the list of places where locals want to live, and it’s not difficult to see why.

More About the Smithills Area

The countryside that surrounds the town of Bolton and the suburb of Smithills is spectacular. The gently rolling hills protect inhabitants from the harsher elements of winter, while still allowing for picturesque dapples of frost in the colder months. The municipal upkeep extends to well-maintained roads and neatly-trimmed trees. Spring flowers and budding trees always make a welcome appearance in early March.

If you enjoy an afternoon out with the kids, Smithills Open Farm homes over 100 animals for you to view and enjoy. For those who like to get a little more hands-on, the farm holds regular meet and greets and petting sessions with your favourite farmyard friends.  The recent addition of a Farm Ice Creamery is even more of a reason to pay the Farm a visit.

Being only 17.9 miles away from Manchester, it is easy to set up a delivery time for your groceries to arrive or make the trip into the city to shop for it yourself. If the thought of being able to have the best of both worlds is appealing to you, a home for in Smithills, Bolton or surrounding areas might just be what you are looking for. Estate agents in Smithills have been matching home buyers with the right home seller for many years. We know the market inside and out and will bring this expertise to help you find the ideal flat, house, or property.

No need to rush to decide right away. Contact our office in your own leisure to book a viewing of houses that suit your requirements, and our agents will do the rest.