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The Best New Homes In Leeds

Posted 27 March 2023 by Keith Osborne

We take a look at some of the best current new homes developments in and around Leeds...

As one of the UK’s largest cities, and the diverse lifestyles that it supports through its amenities and job opportunities, Leeds remains a popular place to live for people of different ages and cultures. The city centre and suburbs offer new homes to suit many budgets and requirements.

Leeds was given the status of a city in the late 19th century following more than a century of rapid growth as it changed from a market town to one of Britain’s major industrial centres across a range of sectors. These days, the mills and ironworks have been replaced by national and international companies in finance, retail, digital and retail, among many others. The likes of Asda, Channel 4, Yorkshire Building Society and William Hill are just a few of the names illustrating the variety of roles that make it a popular place to call home for the employment opportunities it offers.

With five universities and a host of highly regarded schools and colleges across a number of disciplines, the city’s wider metropolitan area of some 800,000 has a high proportion of younger people. The market for energy-efficient new build homes here caters for them with a host of different property types to suit first-time buyers, through contemporary city apartment blocks to more traditional-design homes in established residential districts.

Leeds mapThe exceptional range of cultural, sport and entertainment venues in and around Leeds caters for everyone, and the city centre is renowned for its mix of premium brands and independent stores. There are festivals and other events across the annual calendar that draw huge audiences from across the city and beyond.

Its geographical location make Leeds very well served my major roads and one of the UK’s busiest railway stations. There’s an airport just eight miles from the city centre too.

For house-hunters considering buying a brand new home in Leeds, there are right now a host of options to consider. Any offers, initiatives and assistance schemes mentioned are all subject to terms and conditions.

Vision at MeanwoodVision at Meanwood

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Taylor Wimpey’s Vision at Meanwood has plenty of local amenities and is within easy reach of Headingley’s campus of Leeds Beckett University. Prices currently range from £184,995 to £354,995 for the current selection of two- and three-bedroom homes. The range starts with a two-bedroom ground floor apartment, with one of the house types being ‘The Byford’ which has 976 sq ft of living space across kitchen/dining room, lounge, three bedrooms (one en suite) and a family bathroom. Find out more about Vision at Meanwood.

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One of the busiest developers in the city right now is Strata. One of its current projects is called Kudos, a collection of apartments in the eastern suburb of Killingbeck, with shopping, green space and good transport links close by. When completed, this development will comprise 252 contemporary two-, three- and four-bedroom homes. Prices here currently start at £205,000 for the ‘Livorno’, a three-storey house type with bedroom/home office on the ground floor, open-plan kitchen/living room on the first floor and a spacious en suite bedroom on the top floor. For a larger budget, from £310,000, the ‘Barcelona’ is also set over three floors and comes with three double bedrooms. Find out more about Kudos.

Strata is also building not far away at Identity, with 116 similarly modern-design properties with two, three or four bedrooms. The ‘Rosas’ house type, currently priced from £285,000, has a kitchen at the front, a lounge/diner at the rear (with sliding doors to the garden); two double bedrooms, single bedroom and bathroom on the first floor; and spacious double bedroom with en suite on the top floor. Find out more about Identity.

Keepmoat Homes’ Affinity could make a perfect location for young families, being in the catchment area for Beechwood Primary School and Parklands Primary School, both of which are rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. The current two- and three-bedroom homes for sale here start at £215,995 and each comes with private gardens and parking. There are some essential amenities and a leisure centre within walking distance but get in the car for five minutes and there’s a host of things to hand, including major supermarkets and shopping centres, and the 700-acre Roundhay Park. For a closer look at what’s on offer, the development’s two show homes, called ‘The Bamburgh’ and ‘The Halstead’ can be viewed in person from Thursday to Monday. Find out more about Affinity.

Timeless is another collection of homes in Killingbeck, with two-, three- and four-bedroom options priced from £239,995. Buyers can ask about Deposit Unlock and, for people with a property to sell, Keepmoat’s own Easymove initiative. Find out more about Timeless from Keepmoat Homes.

LS15

Recently unveiled and being sold from the Timeless development is Synergy on the edge of Temple Newsam, another Keepmoat development of two-, three- and four-bedroom homes designed to appeal to many house-hunters. Prices currently start at £194,995. The area has lots of green space, from a country park to playing fields and the golf course, and there are a number of ‘Good’ schools to please parents. Find out more about Synergy.

Elysian FieldsElysian Fields

LS16

Adel is a village on the northern outskirts of the city, just 20 minutes from the centre and from the southern edge of the Yorkshire Dales. It’s where David Wilson Homes is well underway at Elysian Fields. A real array of buyers is welcomed here with the choice of two- to five-bedroom homes across a range of attractive house types. Prices currently range from £326,995 to £844,995, and the marketing suite and an impressive five-bedroom, three-bathroom show home are open from Thursday to Monday. Find out more about Elysian Fields.

Bramhope is only seven miles from the city centre and its where Miller Homes is building a collection of two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom houses at a development called Spring Wood Park. It’s not only the variety of house types and budgets that attracts a whole range of buyers here – the housebuilder also offers a number of financial incentives and initiatives from a First Timer Package to Part Exchange which could save buyers thousands of pounds. At the moment, there are several larger family house types for sale here. One is the ‘Buttermere’, planned for completion in Q4 2023. With an integral double garage, this house has bay-windowed lounge, open-plan kitchen/dining/family room, laundry room and five bedrooms, three of which have an en suite. This luxurious house is priced from £649,995. The sales office and two show homes here are open to visitors from Thursday to Monday, 10.30am to 5.30pm. Find out more about Spring Wood Park.

For house-hunters considering living in Horsforth, Strata’s collection of two-bedroom homes at Entice, located on Clayton Wood Road, could make a great choice. Prices here start at £235,000 right now for the three-storey ‘Liverno’. This area is very well served by shops, cafés, sports and leisure facilities and places to go out for the night. It also has a station on lines from Leeds to York and Harrogate to London. The development is open to visitors on Saturdays and Sundays, 10.00am to 5.00pm both days. Find out more about Entice from Strata.

 

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Featured Developments
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS7
£349,995 - £381,995
Vision at Meanwood
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS7 
3 - 4 bedroom properties
Taylor Wimpey
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS14
£290,000 - £355,000
Kudos
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS14
2 - 4 bedroom properties
Strata Homes
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS14
Price on application
Identity
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS14
2 - 4 bedroom properties
Strata Homes
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS14
Price on application
Affinity
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS14
Contact for more details
Keepmoat
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS14
£299,995 - £349,995
Timeless
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS14
Contact for more details
Keepmoat
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS16
£789,995 - £824,995
Elysian Fields
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS16
5 bedroom properties
David Wilson Homes
Bramhope, West Yorkshire LS16
Price on application
Spring Wood Park
Bramhope, West Yorkshire LS16
Contact for more details
Miller Homes
Adel, West Yorkshire LS16
Price on application
Entice
Adel, West Yorkshire LS16
3 bedroom properties
Strata Homes
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