Ultimate Guide to Chapel Allerton

Ultimate Guide to Chapel Allerton

Chapel Allerton is the most sought after suburb in Leeds due to its friendly community, village-like feel and amazing array of shops, restaurants and bars, whilst only being a 10 minute journey to Leeds city centre!

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Where to live?

Space Property currently has a stunning ground floor, two bedroom apartment on the prestigious Mansion Gate Mews development in the heart of Chapel Allerton. This spacious apartment has a large separate lounge area, fitted with laminate flooring making for easy cleaning, and features a large window creating a bright, open living space. Separate from the lounge is a stylish kitchen/dining area, fitted with white high gloss units and complete with oven/hob and extractor fan, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. The dining area offers space for a table and chairs to enjoy sit down meals,and features a set of French doors opening out onto a beautiful shared patio area.

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The apartment comprises of two bedrooms, both fitted with carpet and generously sized, offering plenty of room for storage. The master bedroom additionally benefits from an ensuite bathroom with shower. The main house bathroom features sleek black tiles, and is fitted with a white three-piece suite including shower over bath, as well as mirror over the sink and towel rail. The main living area are fitted with laminate floors, whilst carpets give the bedroom and hall a cosy feel. The apartment also offers parking within communal grounds, secure video entry system, security alarm and boiler room in hallway.

What’s there?

The Mansion Gate Mews development is located a short walk from Chapel Allerton’s high street, and is just a 10 minute journey from Leeds city centre, providing the best of both city and suburban life. Whilst being a suburb, Chapel Allerton is often described as an ‘urban village’ with a friendly community feel, offering unique shops, beautiful parks, excellent restaurants and vibrant bars. The apartment is close to regular bus routes, just over two miles from Burley Park and Leeds train stations, and opposite the Chapel Allerton Hospital. Situated just a few minutes walk away are Potternewton Park, a Lidl and Tesco Express, and the So Pilates centre. Chapel Allerton is also bordered by other great suburbs including Roundhay, Headingley and Meanwood.

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Where to go?

  • Chapel Allerton Park and Potternewton Park
  • Inkwell Arts and Seven Arts centres
  • Scott Hall Leisure Centre and Chapel Allerton Tennis, Squash & Gym
  • Edinburgh Bicycle Co-Op
  • Gledhow Valley Woods, Lake and Allotments
  • So Pilates and Yoga Kula
  • Cutting Room Creative, Cold Baths and Lucy Craske Health & Beauty Salon
  • Independent shops: Armadillo Toys, Chirpy, Angels and Angels Too, Simply Cakes, Casablanca, George & Joseph Cheesemongers, The Pink Banana, The Perfumed Garden
  • Bars/pubs: The Mustard Pot, Further North, Kith & Kin, The Regent, The Nags Head, The Woods, Veuve Bar De Champagne, The Pit, Zed Bar
  • Restaurants: El Bareto, Sukothai, Pinche Pinche, Siam Oriental, Aagrah, Sami’s, The Mad Greek, Olive Tree, Arti’s, Casa Mia
  • Cafes/delis: Cup and Saucer by Opposite, Nichols Vegetarian Deli, Crust & Crumb, The Sunshine Bakery, Wrap and Roll, House of Koko

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What to do?

 

Art & Heritage in Yorkshire

Art & Heritage in Yorkshire

The Staithes Art and Heritage festival this weekend has inspired us to discover what arts and heritage the rest of Yorkshire holds. Yorkshire is home to many museums, art galleries and historical landmarks, so why not explore the wonders of this fascinating county!

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Arts

  • The Hepworth, Wakefield – renowned, world-class gallery offering a vibrant social space and a programme of film screenings, talks and events
  • The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds – the ultimate gallery for sculpture in the heart of the city
  • The Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax – a stunning complex of converted nineteenth century mills now home to 6 amazing galleries
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield – an international centre for modern and contemporary art, with 500 acres of landscape and 60 outdoor sculptures
  • Ashley Jackson Art Gallery, Holmfirth – illustrating the life and works of the country’s leading and most successful landscape watercolourists
  • York Art Gallery – enjoy a fine display of paintings and ceramics plus a busy events and exhibitions programme
  • Gallery Forty-Nine, Bridlington – a fascinating range of paintings, sculptures, jewellery and ceramics by contemporary British artists
  • The Civic, Barnsley – one of the town’s landmark creative spaces hosting design-led touring exhibitions from National Galleries, as well as creating unique exhibitions
  • Millennium Gallery, Sheffield – the city’s prestigious destination for art, craft and design where you can explore Sheffield’s heritage including it’s famous metalwork
  • Woodend Art and Craft Gallery, Scarborough – a contemporary venue featuring edgy and thought-provoking exhibitions, with free entry for all

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Heritage

  • Ripley Castle, Harrogate – set in a beautiful location, this historic attraction hosts numerous events year round including archery, falconry, classic car rally, concerts and plays
  • Scarborough Castle – discover it’s 2500 years of history defending a prominent headland between two bays with sheer drops to the sea
  • Rievaulx Abbey, Helmsley – one of the most complete and impressive abbeys in the country with an interactive museum, surrounded by stunning moorland
  • Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal, Ripon – Yorkshire’s finest Cistercian Abbey ruin with over 10 historics buildings spanning over 800 years of history
  • York Minster – the largest Gothic cathedral north of the Alps, with traces of every age from the Roman occupation
  • Beverley Minster – a Gothic masterpiece with a long and dark history, home to tombs that attracted pilgrims from far and wide
  • Eden Camp, Malton – transports you back to wartime Britain, house in an original prisoner of war camp
  • Kelham Island Museum, Sheffield – showcasing the infamous steel city’s industrial story, from early industrialisation to modern times
  • Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, Keighley – enjoy a ride on The Railway Children’s railway through the heart of Brontë Country
  • Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Bridlington – set in 50 acres of 19th century parkland on a dramatic cliff-top position, with stunning views, award-winning gardens and the heritage of the grand hall

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Living in Chapel Allerton, Leeds

Living in Chapel Allerton, Leeds

Chapel Allerton is one of the most sought after spots in Leeds, withits own community of shops, bars, restaurants and events. Our one bedroom apartment in the Allerton Croft development will give you access to all of this, whilst being only 10 minutes from Leeds city centre.

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The apartment boasts a bright, open-plan living area, with a modern finished kitchen through an archway, helping to keep the two areas separate whilst still open and spacious. The kitchen is complete with integrated appliances including a stainless steel oven/hob, washer/dryer, and tall fridge/freezer. The kitchen area is fitted with laminate flooring for easy cleaning, whilst the lounge area is fully carpeted for a cosy feel.

The double bedroom of the apartment is fully carpeted and benefits from a spacious built in wardrobe. The modern tiled bathroom is fitted with a white three-piece suite including shower over bath, as well as a mirror over the sink and a towel rail. The property has a secure entry system for extra security, and parking facilities are situated within the communal grounds.Chapel2

Location

Allerton Croft is situated next to the beautiful PotternewtonPark, just a short walk from the centre of Chapel Allerton, which has a village-like feel with its own high street with unique shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and so much more. Chapel Allerton is a charming, sought-after area with a great community spirit, and offers excellent access to the buzzing city centre of Leeds, which can be reached by car or public transport in just 10 minutes. Neighbouring suburbs include Headingley, Roundhay and Moortown.

 

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Best bits

  • Culture – Inkwell Arts, Seven Arts, Chapel Allerton Library
  • Every day essentials – Tesco express, Esso, Lidl, The Co-op, Natwest, HSBC, Yorkshire Bank, Allerton Medical Centre, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Public Health Resource Centre
  • Exercise – Yoga Kula, Chapel Allerton Tennis, Squash & Gym, Elevations Academy for Dance, Scott Hall Leisure Centre
  • Parks – Potternewton Park, Chapel Allerton Park, Roundhay Park
  • Cafes – Nichols Vegetarian Deli, Crust & Crumb, The Sunshine Bakery, House of Koko, Opposite Cafe
  • Restaurants – Sukhothai, Aagrah, Siam Oriental, Casa Mia, Pinche Pinche Mexican, El Bareto, The Olive Tree, The Hummingbird, Sami’s Moroccan, Boss Burgers
  • Pubs/bars – Zed Bar, The Manor, The Hub, The Mustard Pot, The Regent, The Bay Horse In, Further North, The Woods, The Nags Head, The Three Hulats, Kith & Kin, The Pit, Veuve Bar De Champagne
  • Independent shops – The Pink Banana, Chirpy, Angels Too, Casablanca, New Collection, Armadillo Toys, Oaks, Fit to Bust, Rustic Pine, Sugar & Rhubarb, Form Bespoke Jewellers
  • Specialist shops – Simply Cakes, George & Joseph Cheesemongers, Tarbett’s Fishmongers, Neil Smith Butchers, The Perfumed Garden
  • Salons – Cutting Room Creative, Lucy Craske Health & Beauty Salon, Cold Bath Barber Shop, David Michael Hair, Mod Salons, Moriarty’s Hair Salon, Salon Style, Pout Beauty Salon, Beauty Spot, Jon Kinsey Salon, @ the Salon, Emerald Hair & Beauty, Noveau Nails, Aone Beauty Salon

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Events

  • The North Leeds Food Festival – 19 to 21 August – Roundhay Park
  • Seven Bar Sounds live acoustic – 23 August – Seven Arts
  • 8th Birthday weekend – 27 & 28 August – The Mustard Pot
  • Leeds West Indian Carnival – 29 August – Potternewton Park
  • Chapel Allerton Short Film Festival – 29 August – Seven Arts
  • Festival Words (An Evening of Poetry & Spoken Word) – 30 August – Seven Arts
  • Chapel Allerton Arts Festival – 29 August to 4 September – Chapel Allerton
  • Leeds International Beer Festival – 8 to 11 September – Leeds Town Hall
  • Saltaire Brewery Beer Festival – 9 September – County Works, Bradford
  • Yoga Foundation Workshop – 10 September – Yoga Kula
  • On Roundhay live concert – 17 September – Roundhay Park

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