New Homes in West Yorkshire
Sharing a border with North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and Derbyshire, as well as Greater Manchester and Lancashire, West Yorkshire is a county of contrasts. With major cities like Leeds and Bradford and large towns like Huddersfield, you can also lose yourself in nature courtesy of the vast expanse of the Pennines.
From top museums and galleries to historic abbeys and cathedrals, houses in West Yorkshire open up green spaces like Roundhay Park and Ilkley Moor, in addition to grand stately homes like Harewood House and Temple Newsam House. Visit Snozone Yorkshire and the 11th-century Pontefract Castle, when you select from our developments in West Yorkshire below.
Live the West Yorkshire life
Whether you’re living in a major town or city, or looking to settle in one of West Yorkshire’s many beauty spots, this is a region that offers plenty of variety. You’ll find you have even more options when you take advantage of one of our offers, which include the government-led Help to Buy scheme, allowing you to play a deposit of as little as 5%.
Things to see and do in West Yorkshire
There are lots of top cultural attractions across West Yorkshire, including museums, galleries and leisure complexes in places like Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield. Youngsters will love Eureka! The National Children’s Museum in Halifax, while the National Science and Media Museum, Leeds Art Gallery and Xscape Yorkshire are just a couple more places well worth a visit.
If you love exploring the great outdoors then this is an exceptional place to live. From the Pennines to the Peak District, Yorkshire Dales, the Forest of Bowland and Nidderdale, there are lots of national parks and vast open spaces to enjoy long walks, hikes and bike rides.
Ofsted classes a number of schools across West Yorkshire as outstanding, with primary options including Wetherby’s Crossley Street Primary School and Crowlees CofE in Mirfield, which benefits from a great location in the heart of the county and a short drive from most of the major towns and cities. Guiseley meanwhile is just north of Bradford and Leeds, and is home to the outstanding Tranmere Park Primary.
The independent Grammar School at Leeds ranks as one of the best secondaries in the UK, while Allerton High School, Halifax’s Crossley Heath School and Dixons City Academy in Bradford are all rated as outstanding by Ofsted.
West Yorkshire transport links
West Yorkshire’s Metro transport network includes a wide array of bus, train and park and ride services, while Leeds Bradford Airport is in Yeadon in the north of the county. The M62 dissects the region on its way from Liverpool and Manchester in the west to Hull in the east, while the M621 branches off to Leeds and the M606 to Bradford. The M1 and A1(M) also pass through the county, giving you direct access to the South and the North East.
The West Yorkshire property scene
While some areas of West Yorkshire have been enjoying a property boom in recent years, others are more up-and-coming and could prove to be the place to go for a long-term investment. In the here and now, you can snap up great value apartment in Morley just outside Leeds, as well as large 4 bed family homes in Silsden, which is north west of Bradford and Keighley and surrounded by spectacular natural scenery.
Whether you’re choosing a comfortable detached home in the Eccleshill area of Bradford, a large 4 bed by Ardsley Reservoir in East Ardsley or a traditional village life in a hillside home in Golcar, don’t miss our Movemaker and Part Exchange offers to get even more from your purchase.
Help to Buy West Yorkshire
In West Yorkshire you can take advantage of Help to Buy Yorkshire & the Humber if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy Yorkshire & the Humber page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.