Harrogate HG3

Harrogate HG3

With its handsome historic buildings and gardens, Harrogate is one of Yorkshire’s most elegant destinations. Often described as one of the happiest places to live, Harrogate benefits from excellent schools, low crime rates and easy commuting to Leeds & York.

With acres of well-tended open green space across The Stray, the 120-acre Valley Gardens and the botanical gardens at Harlow Carr – visitors and residents are spoilt for choice when it comes to lush outdoor space.

Harrogate boasts some of the most beautiful homes in the country, with many large Regency, Victorian and Edwardian detached and semi-detached homes. Some of the most sought-after prestigious addresses are on land owned by the Duchy of Lancaster and command prices in excess of £1m.


Travel
With train stations in the town center and also within the popular residential areas of Pannal, Oatlands and starbeck, It connects to Leeds in just 35 minutes and York in 40 minutes, as well as offering direct services to London Kings Cross. Leeds Bradford Airport is also easily accessible from Harrogate in under 30 minutes.

Harrogate is around 15 miles from the A1M and there are also good bus services to Leeds, Wetherby and York. Harrogate is the perfect location for anyone who needs to travel for work but wants to make their home in beautiful North Yorkshire.

Amenities
Harrogate is a great shopping destination – crammed full with a selection of designer shops and independent boutiques for the fashion conscious, not to mention stylish homeware, jewellery, cosmetics and accessories.

Harrogate offers an elegant mix of boutiques and galleries, set within stunning architecture and handsome tree lined avenues. The town centre is home to more than twenty antiques dealers and many exclusive shops, pavement cafés and award-winning restaurants, many based around the Montpellier Quarter.

Schools
There is a good selection of both primary and secondary schools in Harrogate with over 60 to choses from. In the heart of Harrogate, popular secondary schools include Harrogate Grammar School and St Aidan’s Church of England School.

Food & Drink
Harrogate is home to one of Bettys tea rooms with visitors travelling far and wide for the Bettys experience. Harrogate is also home to a lot of independently owned restaurants and cafes together with some national chains, with so many to choose from you can be spoilt for choice. When it comes to eating and drinking in Harrogate the Ivy is the place to be seen with its glamorous deco and delightful menu.

Bramhope LS16

Bramhope LS16

Bramhope
Bramhope is undoubtedly one of the most sought-after village areas of Leeds due to its desirable location, rural environment and community feel.

Travel
Bramhope is particularly well placed for travel into Leeds City Centre being only 7 miles away, there is also easy access to the motorway and rail networks. Harrogate, Ilkley & Bradford are a similar distance from Bramhope and Leeds Bradford International Airport can be reached in less than ten minutes by car.

Schools
Bramhope is an ideal family location, with its highly rated ’outstanding’ Bramhope primary School. There is also a very good range of Secondary Schools in both state and private sectors within easy travelling distance.

Amenities
Recreational facilities include a bowling green, tennis courts, a cricket club and rugby club too. These local amenities are further enhanced by the shopping and leisure opportunities available in nearby Otley and the spa towns of Ilkley and Harrogate, plus, of course, everything that Leeds has to offer. Golden acre Park is on the doorstep and is the perfect place for a family walk. There is also a coffee shop to visit to take in the picturesque location and rest your feet after a long walk in the 130 acres of fabulous park land. With its array of facilities including coffee shops, a village pub, hairdressers, florist, a fish & chip shop, a doctor’s surgery, a dentist and a bakery it has everything you need in one place.

Adel LS16

Adel

Adel
Adel is in the sought-after residential suburb of North Leeds and is the perfect location for those who enjoy the outdoors and the calm away from the city centre. Whether you’re looking for a large detached home for a growing family or a smaller apartment, Adel has a property to suit you with Its wonderful blend of urban and rural living.

Travel
Adel is particularly well placed for travel into Leeds City Centre being only 5 miles away, there is also easy access to the motorway and rail networks. Harrogate, Ilkley & Bradford are a similar distance from Adel and Leeds Bradford International Airport can be reached in less than ten minutes by car.

Schools
There are a few primary schools within Adel, however there is a range of excellent schools in the local area all with good Ofsted reports. There are also independent schools within the area, these are Richmond House, Moorland Road and The Grammar School of Leeds.

Amenities
Recreational facilities include an array of facilities including coffee shops, a pub, hairdressers, florist, a doctor’s surgery and a dentist it has everything you need in one place. These local amenities are further enhanced by the shopping and leisure opportunities available in nearby Otley and the spa towns of Ilkley and Harrogate, plus, of course, everything that Leeds has to offer. Golden acre Park is on the doorstep and is the perfect place for a family walk. There is also a coffee shop to visit to take in the picturesque location and rest your feet after a long walk in the 130 acres of fabulous park land. With its array of facilities including coffee shops, a village pub, hairdressers, florist, a fish & chip shop, a doctor’s surgery, a dentist and a bakery it has everything you need in one place.

Otley LS21

Otley LS21

Otley
Otley is a busy historic market town which is set beneath the Chevin Ridge, it is surrounded by countryside with the picturesque River Wharfe meandering through.

Otley has a number of claims to TV fame. It features as Hotten in the award-winning TV soap Emmerdale. In the 1960s-based TV police series Heartbeat, made between 1992 and 2010, Otley’s courthouse was the location for Ashfordly police station, although most other scenes were in the North York Moors where the story was set. Otley has also been a location in the TV crime series DCI Banks.

Otley has an excellent mix of homes from apartments to large detached properties and attracts a varied range of homeowners. A small number of homes on the outskirts of the expanded town are in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire.

Travel
Otley is around 11 miles from the centre of Leeds and Bradford and is also close to the spa towns of Ilkley and Harrogate. The nearby railway station at Menston, which is connected by a regular Hopper bus, provides a direct service to Leeds and Ilkley. Leeds Bradford International Airport is approximately ten minutes’ drive and offers regular flights to UK destinations and overseas.

School
Otley have access to a range of state primary schools and secondary schools which includes Prince Henry’s Grammar School in the town centre which are rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. There are several highly regarded independent schools nearby, including Bradford Grammar School, which is a popular choice due to the very convenient train service from Menston station.

Amenities
Otley’s Farmers Market is held on the last Sunday of every month, on Otley Market Place where you can find over 40 stalls selling fresh and organic produce, direct from the producer and sourced as locally as possible. The Otley Chevin Country Park is a forested hillside with rocky outcrops offering magnificent views across Otley and the Wharfe Valley, a network of paths to explore, a variety of wildlife and some interesting tree sculptures. Otley boasts a wide range of amenities, there is a wide range of restaurants, shops, coffee shops, tea rooms and much more.

Menston LS29

Menston LS29

Menston
Menston is one of Wharfe Valleys most desirable addresses, young professionals, families and retirees are all attracted to the area for the village location and the vibrant community feel.

Travel
Menston sits to the north of Leeds within easy reach of the city and the countryside. Ideal for commuters, or those who enjoy the rural life but don’t want to be too far away from the cultural life a city like Leeds can offer. Menston is around 12 miles north west of Leeds and can be reached by car in approximately 30 minutes. Anyone looking to commute Menston will be delighted with the number of transport links on offer. Menston train station regular trains into Leeds and Bradford, both around 20-minute journeys.

Schools
Families looking to move to Menston will be particularly pleased with the variety of highly regarded schools in the local area, Menston Primary School, St Mary’s Menston Catholic Voluntary Academy. Under a 10-minute drive is Tranmere Park Primary School, which is located in Park Gate. For older students, the University of Leeds is just over a half-hour drive from Menston.

Amenities
Menston village boasts a wide range of local services and community facilities including a post office, a doctor’s surgery, a dentist and convenience stores. In addition, the village has traditional pubs, cafes, a bakery, hair & beauty salons, and take away restaurants.

Just under three miles away from Menston is Chevin Forest Park, a local nature reserve consisting of beautiful woodlands, heathlands, and meadowland.

Cookridge LS16

Cookridge LS16

Cookridge
Cookridge is a in a tranquil picturesque setting, located just five miles from the city centre, it is in the Adel and Wharfedale ward of northwest Leeds and offers a range of properties from detached family houses to apartments.

Travel
The nearest train station is in Horsforth and it takes just 13 minutes to get to Leeds city centre. The metro bus is also available with services to Leeds City Centre. The Leeds Bradford Airport is minutes away and can be reached via Cookridge Lane.

Schools
Cookridge is home to a range of excellent primary & secondary schools. All with good ofsted reports.

Amenities
Eating out in and around Cookridge is a real treat, Gustos is an Italian restaurant that has a modern setting and serves some of the most wonderful delights on the menu. Cookridge is also home to the one residential Cookridge Hall, which is now a leisure club and 18-hole golf course. The village also has a cricket club and the Leeds Modernians Sports & Social Club. Golden acre Park is on the doorstep and is the perfect place for a family walk. There is also a coffee shop to visit to take in the picturesque location and rest your feet after a long walk in the 130 acres of fabulous park land.

Horsforth LS18

Horsforth LS18


Horsforth
Horsforth has become a huge attraction for families due to its location, situated just five miles from Leeds City Centre.
The popular suburb Horsforth is the perfect mix of business and leisure making it one of the most sought after areas in Leeds.


Travel
Horsforth has excellent road transport links into the city centre via A65 and the town sits on the outer ring road giving easy access to the motorways – M62, M621, M1 and A1(M).
Horsforth railway station is on the Harrogate line between Harrogate and Leeds. Kirkstall Forge railway station is also located around two miles from Horsforth station.
The nearest airport is Leeds Bradford Airport, in neighbouring Yeadon approximately 2.6 miles away.

Schools
The main secondary school is Horsforth School. Horsforth’s state primary schools are West End Lane Primary School, St Margaret’s Primary School, Newlaithes Primary School, Westbrook Lane Primary School, Broadgate Lane Primary School, St Mary’s Catholic Primary School and Featherbank Primary School.
There is an independent primary school, The Froebelian School.
Leeds Trinity University, formerly Leeds Trinity University College, is an independent university. The residential campus is located off Brownberrie Lane, Horsforth.

Amenities
Horsforth is described locally as having a strong sense of community spirit with cobbled streets and small independent shops and boutiques. It is also blessed with plenty of open space, from the spacious Horsforth Hall Park to the canalside strolls along the Leeds-Liverpool towpath. There’s also a delightful riverside walk by the nearby River Aire with some delightful scenery.
Horsforth has access to a wealth of sports clubs that will suit any taste from Horsforth Harriers, Horsforth Tennis
Club, Horsforth Football Club, FC Pitchers, Leeds Hockey Club, Cricket Club and of course Horsforth’s very own golf course.
Horsforth has a high number of bars and pubs, from traditional pubs going back to the 17th century to more modern café bars and lounges. It’s a popular night out if you want to have a few drinks but don’t want to head into the City Centre.