Village Living in Calverley

Village Living in Calverley

Do you want to live in one of the most picturesque spots in West Yorkshire, that also offers easy access to its best cities? Then you won’t be able to resist our beautiful three bedroom home in the village of Calverley.

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This lovely three bed town house has a spacious lounge with dining area, creating the perfect space for the whole family to eat and relax. The separate fully fitted kitchen is complete with oven/hob, fridge/freezer and washing machine, and also has an under the stairs storage cupboard. Leading out from the kitchen is a large enclosed garden with decking area and shed, making it perfect for entertaining.

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The property comprises of three good-sized bedrooms, two doubles and one single, all fitted with carpet and offering plenty of space for storage. The modern tiled bathroom is complete with white three-piece suite including shower over bath. As well as a large rear garden, this home has a front garden, on-street parking space, gas central heating and double glazing throughout.

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Location

23 Clarke Street is located in the stunning village of Calverley, just 20 minutes from Leeds and 15 minutes from Bradford city centres via ring road links, and easily reached by bus or rail, making it ideal for commuters. The village itself has a friendly feel and a welcoming community spirit, with great schools, delicious eateries and village pubs, a beautiful park, and surrounded by local farms and golf clubs. Other great villages and suburbs nearby include Greengates, Apperley Bridge, Woodhall Hills, Pudsey, Horsforth and Yeadon, which is adjacent to Leeds-Bradford Airport. This quaint village gives you the best of both city and village living, whilst being the perfect location for families.

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Village highlights

  • Calverley Victoria Park
  • Calverley Library
  • Calverley Old Hall and Crossfield Farm
  • Calverley Golf Club
  • The Little Cake Cottage
  • Schools: Calverley C of E Primary School, Calverley Parkside Primary School and Calverley Village Day Nursery
  • Restaurants/pubs: Cafe Village, Calverley Fish Shop, The Thornhill, The Calverley Arms, The New Inn

Local amenities 

  • Greengates: Asda, Sainsbury’s, Homebase, Matalan, Argos, Laura Ashley, Core Gym
  • Apperley Bridge: Train station, marina, The Moody Cow restaurant
  • Woodhall Hills: Golf club, Priesthorpe School
  • Pudsey: Odeon cinema, Owlcotes centre, Pudsey Park
  • Horsforth: Golden Acre Park, Horsforth Hall Park, Hunger Hills Woods, Newlay Valley, Trattoria Il Forno restaurant
  • Yeadon: Yeadon Tarn, Leeds-Bradford Airport

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Find your new home in Horsforth!

Find your new home in Horsforth!

Horsforth is one of the most sought after suburbs in Leeds, with its own village like community, unique shops and bars, and stunning nature; it always tops the list of the best places to live!

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The property

11 Glenwood Villas is a stunning two bedroom apartment within a converted hotel, full of character and unique features, with a cosy homely feel. The beautiful open-plan living area is bright and spacious, featuring laminate flooring and a striking floor-to-ceiling bay window, offering fantastic views over the gardens. The modern kitchen is complete with integrated stainless steel oven/hob and extractor fan, washing machine and fridge/freezer, providing everything you need in one convenient space.

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The apartment comprises of two spacious bedrooms, both light and airy, with fitted wardrobes and carpets. The master bedroom benefits from an ensuite bathroom with shower cubicle, whilst the second bedroom boasts French doors that lead out onto a patio area overlooking the beautifully kept gardens. The modern finished, part-tiled bathroom is fitted with white three-piece suite including shower over bath, as well as towel rail, mirror and electric shaver plug, and gives you the perfect place to have a bath and relax after a long day! The well kept grounds of Glenwood Villas provide peaceful gardens and space for parking.

The location

Residents of Glenwood Villas can enjoy access to beautiful landscaped gardens, with far-reaching views of the Newlay Valley. Glenwood offers a tranquil setting whilst only being a short distance from the amenities of Horsforth, including shops, eateries, bars and parks. The development is just a 15 minute drive from Leeds city centre, 20 minutes from Bradford, and is well serviced by regular trains and buses, with Horsforth Railway Station just 5 minutes away.

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Horsforth is a historical town and has a rich heritage, with the Village Museum hosting collections and displays illustrating life in the suburb. The location of this property makes the most of the open green spaces, with Cragg Hill parks, Bramley Fall Park and Horsforth Hall Park all being situated nearby. If you fancy a trip to the city, Horsforth Railway Station is only a 5 minute journey away, giving you easy access to the vibrant city of Leeds, also making it ideal for commuters. Horsforth is also surrounded by other fantastic Leeds suburbs including Bramley, Kirkstall and Headingley, and is just a short journey from Leeds/Bradford airport!

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Where to go

  • Golden Acre Park and Country Way
  • Horsforth Hall Park and The Japanese Gardens
  • Hunger Hills Woods, Cragg Hill and Newlay Valley
  • Horsforth Village Museum
  • Coco Thai Massage
  • Restaurants: Bar 166 & Bistro, Cafe Marinetti, East at Enigma, Pooky and Grumps deli, Trattoria Il Forno, Zio, Grappolo, The Agora,
  • Pubs/bars: ‘The Horsforth Mile’, The Brownlee Arms, The Brown Cow, The Abbey Inn, Town Street Tavern, Maverick’s, Sandbar, Medusa, The Black Bull, Kobe Bar

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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?

 

Leeds & Sheffield Bank Holiday Weekend!

Leeds & Sheffield Bank Holiday Weekend!

The August Bank Holiday is made for a long weekend of live music, food and drink. The holiday marks the ending of summer, so make the most of it with these great events in two of Yorkshire’s major cities; Leeds and Sheffield, both famed for their great music events and excellent bars!

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Leeds 

Leeds Festival 26-28th: One of the country’s biggest music festival, with headline acts this year including Biffo Clyro, Fall Out Boy, Foals, Disclosure, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Imagine Dragons.

Temple Newsam Beer Festival 26-29th: Temple Newsam Park’s first ever beer festival, offering an excellent selection of beers and ciders, as well as delicious food and children’s activities within it’s beautiful park.

Soak & Up Yer Ronson, Mint Warehouse, 27th: Spice up your bank holiday with Mint’s end of summer day and night party, with a line up full of the best house acts around.

Chebfest, The Library, 27th: Celebrating women in heavy metal with a line up of female-fronted metal bands and burlesque acts.

Merrion Street Festival, 28th: A long weekend of fun activities and events where all the bars along the strip open their doors for a proper street festival.

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The Garden Party, The Faversham, 28th: It’s not a bank holiday in Leeds without a Garden Party. The Faversham’s famous day and night party will return with Alan Fitzpatrick, Denis Sulta and Dusky.

Insomnifest, Beaverworks, 28th: For their 5th birthday, Insomnifest have loads of top DJs and six different areas to party in.

Northern Soul Bank Holiday Special, Smokestack, 28th: A more chilled way to spend your bank holiday with good old soul music you can really dance to.

Black Music Festival, Potternewton Park, 28th: An open air concert hosting the best reggae, hip-hop, grime, gospel, afrobeat and r&b artists. The perfect warm up for…

Leeds West Indian Carnival, Potternewton Park, 29th: A day of live music, entertainment, fantastic costumes, food and drink, along with the colourful parade through Chapeltown.

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Cannon Hall Farm Food Festival, Barnsley, 25-29th: If you’re a foodie you’ll love this festival; as well as delicious food stalls there will be demonstrations, workshops, live music and activities for children.

The Velvet Burlesque, Library Theatre, 25-28th: A fantastic and flamboyant burlesque and cabaret festival with excellent shows as well as workshops and classes!

Bank Holiday Pimm’s Cocktail Weekender, Malin Bridge Inn, 26-28th: End the summer with a weekend full of cocktails, live DJs and a BBQ at this three day party.

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August Bank Holiday Beer Festival, West Street Ale House, 27-29th: A weekend full of the best craft beers, cask ales and live music; perfect for real beer lovers.

Dirty House Party, The Harley, 27th: What The Harley does best; an epic night of the best house music with DJ ej and Ste Haley.

Big Soul Night, Sheffield City Hall, 27th: A fantastic night of the best soul music, with three rooms hosting northern soul, Motown hits and modern soul anthems.

Live music @ Leopold Square, 27-28th: Two evenings of chilled live music, with Danny Maddocks’ soulful sound on Saturday, and a jazzy Sunday afternoon with The Big Swing.

The Charged Garden Party, Dam House, 28th: An all day and night party celebrating the Dam House 10th birthday, with a special after party until 6am.

Roger Sanchez & Late Nite Tuff Guy, Area, 28th: A bank holiday special with these two top artists and other great DJs, set to be an amazing night of house and techno.

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Living in North Leeds suburbs

Living in North Leeds suburbs

This amazing two bedroom apartment is located in a highly sought after residential area in Leeds, close to the beautiful Roundhay Park, giving you the peace of suburban life just 15 minutes from the vibrant city centre.38915001d557fcebfeaaa9feab5bac2b43e49d3b_645_430[1]

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This stylish apartment benefits from a spacious open-plan layout, with a large lounge area featuring French doors and a Juliet balcony to let in the fresh air. The modern, high specification kitchen is fitted with white high gloss units, and complete with integrated oven/hob and extractor fan, washing machine and fridge/freezer, providing everything you need in one convenient place.kitchen edit

The two double bedrooms are fitted with carpets for a cosy feel, and the master bedroom additional benefits from an en suite bathroom, whilst the second bedroom has a built in wardrobe for extra storage. The modern house bathroom is part-tiled and fitted with a white three-piece suite including shower over bath, and also comes with a mirror and electric shaver plug. A secure door entry system provides extra safety, and the apartment comes with an allocated parking space.

Location

Sandringham Court is situated in a quiet residential area between Alwoodley and Moortown, and is just 15 minutes from the amazing Leeds city centre. There are many golf courses and green spaces in the area, with the beautiful Roundhay Park just a short walk away, offering over 700 acres of parklands, lakes, woodlands, gardens and a tropical world, as well as many great events.Canal_Gardens_Aug_2007

In the suburb of Moortown there is a great range of amenities including a Marks & Spencer, banks, restaurants, bars and many other shops. And if you’re looking for more, Leeds city centre is only a 15 minute journey away and boasts a whole range of fantastic shops, bars, restaurants, clubs and entertainment venues; you will never run out of things to do in this city!

Highlights of Moortown

  • G-Wu – the raved about Chinese restaurant & takeaway
  • David Lloyd – high end gym
  • Blackbird Vintage – a unique vintage store selling furniture and designer clothes
  • Mama Doreen’s – a delicious cupcake shop
  • Haley & Clifford – ethical and home-cooked food
  • Ira B’s – classic Jewish food with loads of personality (pictured)
  • Tree Tops Community Centre – hosts regular Pilates classescars and Ira B's 056
  • Gourmet Foods – a kosher butchers
  • Amici – friendly Italian restaurant
  • The Lord Darcy Pub – classic suburban pub
  • Moortown Golf Club – in the top 100 golf clubs in the country
  • Marks & Spencer’s – Simply Food on Moortown Corner
  • The Street Lane Bakery – a range of cakes, pastries and bread
  • COOK – selling gourmet, frozen ready meals
  • Filmore & Union – upmarket café and deli
  • Peperoncino – authentic Italian takeaway
  • Roundhay Park – 700 acres of parklands and tropical world

Upcoming events

  • Pilates Beginners – every Wednesday 7:30-8:30pm – Treetops Community Centre
  • Mustardstock music festival – 22 to 24 July – The Mustard Pot, Chapel Allerton
  • Summer Series – 22 July to 7 August – Millennium Square, Leeds
  • The Film House on the Square – 27 to 29 July – Millennium Square, Leeds
  • Fake Festival – 30 July – Roundhay Park
  • Leeds Pride – 7 August – Leeds city centre
  • Acoustic Night – 19 August – Headingley Arts Centre
  • The North Leeds Food Festival – 19 to 21 August – Roundhay Park
  • The Garden Party – 28 August – The Faversham, Leeds
  • Leeds West Indian Carnival – 29 August – Potternewton Park
  • Chapel Allerton Short Film Festival – 29 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
  • On Roundhay live concert – 17 September – Roundhay Park
  • St Gemma’s Vintage Fair – 17 to 18 September –St Gemma’s Hospice, Moortown

 

 

 

Suburban living in Horsforth, Leeds

Suburban living in Horsforth, Leeds

Recently named as one of the best places to live, the up and coming Leeds suburb of Horsforth is the ideal place to live if you want a peaceful and beautiful setting, and access to one of the best cities in the country.

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17 Glenwood Villas is a two-bedroom apartment situated in an old converted coach house, meaning it boasts its own entrance way. The lovely villa features a large open-plan kitchen and living area, with the kitchen complete with integrated oven, hob and extractor fan, and fitted with viLounge-Kitchennyl flooring. The two double bedrooms are fitted with carpet to create a cosy feel, and the master bedroom benefits from an en-suite bathroom. The main bathroom is a modern, white three-piece suite with a shower over the bath.

15 Glenwood Villas is also a two-bedroom apartment, situated on the top floor of the main apartment building. This property also features an open plan living area, witexternal (1)h a kitchen fully fitted with white goods and vinyl flooring, as well as a striking sloping ceiling with a Velux skylight window. The lounge area features a large bay window overlooking beautifully landscaped gardens. The spacious double bedrooms are fitted with carpet and wardrobes, and the clealoungen-finished, white three-piece bathroom has a bath and separate shower cubicle. Number 15 also has a large hallway with fitted storage, and both properties have allocated parking.

Location

Glenwood Villas has access to the beautiful landscaped gardens which provide lovely views from the apartments, and also overlooks the stunning Newlay Valley. Glenwood offers a peaceful setting, whilst only being a short distance from the local shops, eateries and bars. Horsforth is a historical town and has a rich heritage, and the Village Museum has collections and displays illustrating life in the village. If you fancy a trip to the city, Horsforth Railway Station is only a 5 minute journey away, giving you easy access to the vibrant city of Leeds, also making it ideal for commuters.

Why Horsforth is the best place to live

The Times named this beautiful suburb one of the best places to live in Britain, and it’s pretty obvious why. From its stunning scenery to great community spirit, it’s the ideal Yorkshire village to live in. The infamous Horsforth Hall Park is a gorgeous community park that offers something for all ages; with a unique Japanese garden, a “Trim Trail”, as well as outdoor play area and skate park. It’s perfect for a peaceful Sunday stroll on a sunny day. Pretty much the whole villageHorsforth woods is picturesque, but other great routes to walk are on the Leeds Country Way and in Hunger Hills Woods.

The village’s architecture is also a sight to behold; most buildings are made from sandstone, creating a distinctive style. The area is full of history, which you can explore in the Horsforth Village Museum. Horsforth is also full of unique and quirky culture, with Firefly pottery café where you can grab a drink and paint some pottery, whilst the annual summer event Walk of Art showcases plenty of weird and wacky creations. If you fancy the buzz of the city, Leeds is only a 10 minute train journey away, and is packed full of amazing places to eat, drink, shop, be entertained and anything else you can think of!

Places to eat &drink

Its amazing eateries and pubs also make Horsforth a great place to live. Everyone raves about Trattoria Il Forno’s incredible pizzas, and Café Marinetti also serve delicious Italian food in a family run restaurant. For Mediterranean cuisine heHorsforth 166ad to La Bistro, and for Indian dishes (and cheap pints) visit East at Enigma. If you are looking for snacks and lunches, Hamilton’s Sandwich Shop and Pooky & Grumps Deli are the best in town. For a taste of sophistication, Bar 166 & Bistro serves delicious British cuisine and the best burgers, and you’ll definitely want to stay for a drink with the locally brewed and worlds beers on offer, as well as cocktails.

The Brown Cow serves excellent American diner-style food, whilst The Brownlee Arms offers a combination of homemade food and real ale (with a superb Sunday roast). The village even has its own pub crawl, ‘The Horsforth Mile’, and a number of great pubs including The Forge, with craft beers and real music, The Abbey Inn which hosts the occasional gig, and Town Street Tavern offers a peaceful pint of craft beers and real ales.

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Town centre living in Huddersfield

Town centre living in Huddersfield

Located on the ground floor of a beautifully converted building, this one bedroom property to rent is situated just minutes from Huddersfield town centre, and boasts unique character features including original windows and high ceilings, giving a sophisticated and spacious feel.

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The open-plan living area offers great versatility so you can design your space however is best for you. The lounge area is connected to the hallway, and its fully fitted carpet creates distinct spaces. The adjoining modern kitchen, separated by a wall partition, comes fully equipped with integrated appliances including oven/hob, fridge/freezer and washing machine.

The bedroom is generously sized, and makes this apartment best for young couples who may be first time renters. Extra storage space comes in the form of a utility room opposite the bedroom. The fresh, modern bathroom includes a white three-piece suite with over-the-bath shower.

Location

Off-road parking is available with this apartment, but the convenient location of the Gledholt Park apartments on Edgerton Grove Road, means everything you need is within walking distance. This property is just minutes from the centre of Huddersfield and all the amenities it has to offer, and is ideal for professionals working in Huddersfield or commutiGreenhead-Park-1_1ng to either Leeds or Bradford, with the train station a five minute drive or 20 minute walk if you want to get some exercise and fresh air!

The stunning Greenhead Park is just across the road and is perfect for a scenic stroll, and a great place to relax in the summer months. Local pub The Junction is a one minute walk up the road and offers a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

Places to eat & drink

If you are a lover of curries, then head to Westgate, Market Street or New Street for the best selection of curry restaurants in Yorkshire. Huddersfield has a wide range if cuisines to offer- Try Thai Sakon for tasty Thai food and value for money, Apandana for Persian food served by lovely staff, or Med One’s well-priced, authentic Lebanese cuisine. Parky’s Bistro serves fresh, great quality dishes in a relaxing atmosphere, and try Eric’s for a special occasion or delicious afternoon tea.

For drinks, Magic Rock Tap is hailed as the best bar in Huddersfield- its tucked away location near the train station, great selection of beers and upbeat atmosphere make it a favourite with the locals, and they even offer tours. Discovery Lounge is a cocktail bar adjacent to the Discovery Bay restaurant, and is perfect for a relaxing drink with friends, and serves its own Caribbean-themed creations. If you’re looking for something a bit different, Bar Maroc is a must try, famed for its unique, quirky vibe and welcoming, relaxed atmosphere.

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Huddersfield offers all your favourite high street stores, conveniently located in the Kingsgate shopping centre, with retailers such as River Island, H&M, TK Maxx and House of Fraser. If independent shops are more your thing, you’ll love the Byram Arcade; a Victorian arcade with great architecture in the heart of the town centre, with stores selling homewares, fashion, arts & crafts and vintage pieces. Make an afternoon of it by visiting one of its cafes too. If all this isn’t enough for you, just hop on a train for a short journey to Leeds, which offers a wealth of different stores, and is home to the new Trinity Centre.