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Where to live in Leeds City Centre
The ultimate guide on where to live in Leeds City Centre
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent in Leeds, the chances are you’re probably wondering where to look for your perfect place. As one of the UK’s busiest cities, this is a great city to live in and offers contemporary urban pads, converted historical buildings and of course, quieter spots for those wanting to settle down. So, whether you’re new to the area or just want some advice, we’ve put together the ultimate guide to apartment blocks in Leeds. After all, we’re here to make your move as simple as possible.
K2 – A residential tower block, situated in the heart of the city centre, K2 is one of the tallest buildings in Leeds. Boasting 20 floors, the bottom two floors are commercial and are also known locally as The Cube.
City Island – A luxury lifestyle development, just outside the city centre, City Island is made up of 7 unique buildings. Set amongst waterways yet overlooking the hustle and bustle of Leeds, this is apartment living at its best. The development offers over 400 one and two bedroom apartments, duplexes and penthouses and Leeds City station is a short walk away.
Bridgewater Place – Dubbed ‘The Dalek’, this office and residential tower is the tallest building in Yorkshire and can often be seen from 25 miles away. Inside you’ll find a range of uber modern flats with incredible views of the city.
West Point – Located on Wellington Street is this 17-floor tower block. Housed in a former Royal Mail House, it was renovated in 2005. The old building was demolished and additional wings were added to make a modern residential block.
Citispace – Situated 10-minutes from the city centre, Citispace apartments are contemporary, vibrant and practical. Home to landscaped gardens, a private car park, broadband and Sky TV connections and a restaurant, there’s also a full-time management team, evening security patrols, and a maintenance team. Rentals start from six months.
Clarendon Quarter – The perfect blend of old and new, these apartments are housed in a characteristic building in a fantastic location and have state-of-the-art equipment. The old school building was converted into a mix of modern studio, mezzanine, and two-bed flats, featuring exposed brickwork, arched windows, and period features. Then there’s the new build, with a bright and luxurious feel. With a series of shared spaces, the community feel here is strong – there are gardens, lounges, a games room, cinema, reading room and gym.
53 The Calls – These flats rarely come up for sale or rent but when they do, they’re not on the market for long. With original Victorian charm and unrivalled period features, it’s no surprise as to why this apartment block is so popular. Plus, there’s only 19 flats in the whole block.
Pearl Chambers – You’ve probably walked down The Headrow a number of times without ever noticing the Grade II listed building that is Pearl Chambers. Interesting floorplans, huge windows, and slanted walls give this block bundles of personality and there’s even some original features.
Roberts Wharf – Situated on the north bank of the River Aire, this converted cotton mill is home to 193 studio, one and two-bed apartments, and classic loft-style flats. Boasting large balconies and just a 15-minute walk from the city centre, this is one of the area’s most impressive blocks.
Vassalli House – Head towards House of Fraser on Central Road and you’ll find this Grade II-listed building consisting of 20 flats including studios, one and two bedroom and duplex apartments. With the whole city centre on your doorstep, it’s no wonder this is one of the most popular buildings in Leeds.
Centaur House – Nestled next to Leeds General Infirmary, Centaur House is now one of the most coveted apartment buildings in Leeds. Offering a range of one, two and three bedroom flats, as well as duplexes, inside the apartments have metal spiral staircases, decent sized balconies and are just minutes from the heart of the city.
Granary Wharf – Located in one of the most popular areas, Candle House is the recognisable circular building that towers above. Promising jaw-dropping architecture alongside a fantastic location, some apartments even have a roof terrace complete with breath-taking panoramic views of Leeds.
Watermans Place – These extremely popular riverside apartments offer stunning views alongside minimalist design. Surrounded by the Leeds Liverpool Canal on one side and the River Aire on another, there also a host of bars and restaurants below to keep you entertained every night.
If you have any questions or would like to find your dream home today, get in touch with Cassini Properties Estate and Lettings