Living in Headingley

Living in Headingley

HEADINGLEY is one of the most sought after suburbs in Leeds, and this modern two bedroom apartment puts you right in the centre of this vibrant community. Find out what makes Headingley such an amazing place to live.

Location

The Leeds suburb of Headingley is an ideal place to live for youngHeadingley2 professionals, with shops, eateries and bars within walking distance, and great transport links meaning Leeds city centre is easily reached by bus and train. Headingley is also home to Carnegie Stadium, Leeds Beckett University Campus and many green spaces including Beckett Park and Beckside Gardens. Headingley is also neighboured by other great suburbs including Weetwood, Kirkstall, Bramley and Chapel Allerton. Headingley has a great community spirit, and provides the perfect mix of suburban and city living.

Property

The spacious lounge area of this apartment provides a bright and open space to both eat and relax, with fitted carJefferson Housepets and a Juliet balcony, that lets in plenty of fresh air. The fully equipped modern kitchen is separated from the lounge area with vinyl flooring, and features an integrated oven/hob, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer, providing everything you need in one convenient place.

This apartment has two double bedrooms, both with fitted carpet, with the master bedroom featuring fitted wardrobes and an ensuite bathroom. The main bathroom is clean-finished and includes a white three-piece suite and shower over bath.

Where to eat & drink

  • Jino’s – nowhere does Thai food as well as Leeds, and this little cafe on Otley Road produces some of the best in the city, from classic Pad Thai to Thai curries at great prices, and you can even bring your Headingley3own drinks!
  • The Original Oak – a classic pub with a great atmosphere, and an extremely impressive beer garden which is more like a park, this place is packed on a warm summers day
  • Art & … The Secret Cafe – true to its name, this unique cafe is a hidden gem of the suburb, with eye-catching art work hanging on the walls, where you can grab a quick coffee or lose yourself for an afternoon in the back garden
  • Sebby’s Deli – whether you want breakfast, lunch or supper, Sebby’s will sort you out with their delicious range of food. Make sure you try their award-winning coffee and Italian flatbreads with a multitude of mouth-watering fillings
  • Beer Ritz – pop into this shop to pick up some of the best craft beer in the whole country! Beer Ritz is a specialist beer shop so you can count on them for top quality
  • The Agora – Headingley offers a vast range of cuisines, with The Agora serving amazing authentic Greek and Turkish food with an atmosphere to match
  • The Fisherman’s Wife – Headingley is famed for its fish & chips, wHeadingley4ith The Fisherman’s Wife on Weetwood Lane serving fish battered to perfection for the past 50 years
  • Salvo’s – with both local and national acclaim, Salvo’s is not one to miss! Cooking up exquisite Italian dishes in their homely Salumeria cafe, it’s not hard to see why everybody raves about this restaurant!
  • Arcadia – this pub stands out from the rest as one of the few that doesn’t partake in the famous Otley Run, with craft beers and real ales sourced locally and globally, and staff who really know their stuff
  • Shake It – a hugely popular 50s throwback cafe serving the most amazing milkshakes in every flavour possible, along with other American sweet treats
  • Artisian Bakery – brining back proper independent bakeries that will lure you in with the smell of freshly baked bread, as well as cakes, pies and much moreHeadingley5
  • Love Rouge Bakery – a vintage haven serving adorable cakes and a range of delightful teas, as well as the perfect full afternoon tea experience
  • Sukothai – one of the finest offerings of Thai food for miles, you must visit Sukothai for amazing authentic dishes full of flavour and zest!

Other best bits

  • Centre of sports – Headingley is at the heart of sport in Leeds, with Headingley Stadium and Cricket Ground backing onto one another and are home to two of the region’s most loved sporting sides – Leeds Rhinos and Yorkshire County Cricket
  • Beckett Park – an impressive area of lush greenery, perfect for an afternoon stroll, a peaceful lie down in the sun or even a place for a jogHeadingley6
  • Cottage Road Cinema – the oldest independent cinema in Leeds showing motion picture since 1912, and showing no signs of slowing down, with a small but carefully curated programme of films
  • Otley Run – probably one of the most famous bar crawls in the country, starting from Woodie’s Ale House, going through The Skyrack, Headingley Taps, The Original Oak and The Three Horseshoes and ending in town
  • Charity shops – Headingley has an abundance of charity shops that are anything but boring, where you can find books, music and fashion for an absolute steal
  • J R R Tolkein’s old residence – It’s a well known fact that JRR Tolkein once lived in Leeds, and it is here at 2 Darnley Road where the inspirations for his world of Middle-Earth began to take shapeHeadingley7
  • Headingley Castle – bet you didn’t know Headingley had a castle! Named The Elms since the 19th century, the castle is set within impressive grounds just behind The Original Oak
  • The Bear Pit – Headingley once has a Zoological and Botanical Gardens back in 1840, with the brown bear’s home still being visible today on Cardigan Road
  • HEART centre– Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre is a place for local business and creatives to make their next steps, run by local residents with a lovely cafe and a host of regular events

 

 

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Suburban Living in Pudsey, Leeds

Suburban Living in Pudsey, Leeds

The highly sought after suburb of Pudsey offers the best of both Bradford and Leeds, and our one bedroom apartment in the heart of this vibrant suburb provides easy access to both of these Yorkshire cities.

Property

This modern apartment makes the most of contemporary open-plan living, with the lounge and kitchen creating one large open space to both eat and relax. The conveniently equipped kitchen provides everything you need in one space; an oven and hob to make home-cooked meals, a fridge/freezer and a washer/dryer.Sommerville Mews External (3)

The double bedroom is spacious with plenty of room for a double bed and storage opportunities. Blinds an
d carpet are already fitted in this room, and this blank canvas enables you to turn this room into your own. The large, part-tiled modern bathroom features a white three-piece suite with integrated bath and shower, as well as a towel rail and mirror over the sink.

This property comes with many great additional features, including a storage cupboard in the hallway, blinds and carpet throughout, satellite, television and phone connection availability, a secure video door entry system, well-maintained communal grounds and off-road parking.

Location

 

pudsey2Pudsey is the suburb to be in right now. It’s central location between Leeds and Bradford make it highly sought after, especially for professionals needing to commute to the cities, made easy by regular and nearby bus and train stops, with New Pudsey train station being just a short walk away. Pudsey has a whole host of local amenities including large supermarkets, many great shops and eateries, green spaces including the lovely Pudsey Park and Woodhall Hills, and many sporting opportunities. In this apartment you’ll have the best of the open spaces of the suburbs and the busy city life of Leeds and Bradford.

Leeds is just under 20 minutes away by car or train, and Bradford just 15 minutes, meaning you can easily venture out of Pudsey to see what the cities have to offer. Leeds is known for its great shopping with many great buys to be found down Briggate and in the Trinity centre, with plenty of amazing eateries and bars, whether you want bradfordbig names or hidden gems, there is something for everyone.

Bradford also recently underwent a revamp of its shopping area with Westfield opening, but maintains its vast array of green spaces, with the well-known Bradford City Park often hosting the cities best events. Bradford is also home to the great Alhambra Theatre as well as the fascinating National Media Museum, providing you with plenty of cultural entertainment.

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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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