The county of Cheshire in the North West of England is home to around 673,000 people and some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes and architecture. Nestled among Cheshire’s country lanes and smart market towns are handsome red brick terraced and detached houses.
Historically, Cheshire was known for producing Cheshire Cheese, salt and silk. Crewe, a city in Cheshire, was once the centre of the British Railway Industry and Cheshire is still home to Bentley cars, Jaguar and Vauxhall Motors.
Famed for its cheese, Lewis Carroll’s Cheshire Cat and Elizabeth Gaskell’s novel Cranford, Cheshire has turned out a lot of talent in its time. More recently, Cheshire has produced successful musicians such as Gary Barlow, Harry Styles, John Mayall, Tim Burgess and Ian Curtis.
It will come as no surprise then, to learn that Cheshire contains some of the most affluent areas in Northern England. Benefiting from the counter urbanisation of nearby cities such as Liverpool and Manchester, Cheshire attracts high-earning individuals wishing to commute from Cheshire’s peaceful borders into the cities.
Cheshire’s proximity to Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United Football Club, has attracted many top football players to the area and with them, all the trappings high-end lifestyles desire. Alderley Edge, Wilmslow, Prestbury, Tarporley and Knutsford are all in Cheshire and form part of the county’s infamous ‘Golden Triangle’.
It’s not rare to find elegant shutters adoring the windows of homes in Cheshire. The Victorian and Georgian architecture lends itself well to the distinct style and grace of window shutters.
Shutters are a mark of good taste in Cheshire, and as such their use is widespread throughout the county. Modern homes are given a dose of character with the addition of shutters, while older properties benefit from the energy saving practicality of shutters as well as the total light control offered.
If you’re keen to add shutters to your Cheshire home, contact Shutter Boutique for a bespoke quote today