5 New Build Homes That Will Make You Double Down on Leeds

· Ali Turner · Property

There’s no place like these homes.

South Park Place, Pudsey

From village living to suburban life, there’s something for everyone at these new build Leeds developments…

New builds have a lot going for them. You can start on year zero, with everything freshly painted and finished. Plus, personalisation is a real possibility, so you can make it your own before you even get the keys. And it gets better, because these homes are designed for modern living – you can find a layout that fits your lifestyle in a place that suits your tastes. So what will it be? Countryside on your doorstep or an oh-so-cosmopolitan mix of independent bars, restaurants and cafes?

Vision at Meanwood

Location is everything at this new Meanwood development. You’ll find it at the intersection of Steinbeck Road and Potternewton Lane, where you’ll have everything you need, right on your doorstep. Aldi and Waitrose have your weekly shop covered, while the likes of Zucco, Terminus and Alfred will become your new locals. You’ll find a choice of good and outstanding schools nearby and Leeds city centre is just three miles away.

Vision is a new Taylor Wimpey development with six styles of houses and three styles of apartments, so you can find something to suit your budget and your lifestyle. First time buyers can get onto the property ladder with two-bed flats that boast sizeable open-plan living spaces, while new families can spread out into two, three or four bed homes, with everyone together on one floor or mum and dad upstairs in a statement master suite. Parking comes as standard, gardens do too, and there’s a big community space with a play area.

Potternewton Lane, Meanwood, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS7 2SF. Prices start from £184,995.


If being close to the city is a priority, Kudos is a great shout. This brand new development is wedged between Seacroft and Crossgates, which means your commute will be just 3.4 miles long. You’ll have everything you need, from supermarkets to parks, right on your doorstep, plus there are loads of good and outstanding schools within a mile. Travel further afield and you have a day out at Roundhay Park or visit the Ninja Warrior Adventure Park.

Kudos is one of the latest developments from Strata, which means you can choose from a selection of well-designed, contemporary homes, all with a distinctive Scandinavian vibe. Personalisation is key here, so you can customise everything from the kitchen counters to the bathroom tiles, making your home your own before you even move in. All that’s left is to pick your plot, and with a range of layouts, you’re spoilt for choice. Two, three or four bedrooms, with open-plan living or a separate lounge – you decide.

Kudos, York Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS14 6FU. Prices start from £310,000.

Radford’s Meadow

Want the best of both worlds? Check out Radford’s Meadow. It’s just 6 miles from Leeds city centre, and yet, you’ll find yourself surrounded by rolling countryside. Micklefield promises traditional village life, with supermarkets, high street stores and even a 10-screen cinema, all within a 10-minute drive. You’ll find good and outstanding schools nearby in Garforth and Sherburn in Elmet, both within a 15-minute drive.

Avant Homes have outdone themselves here with 15 different styles of homes for you to choose from, ranging from two to four bedrooms. Bifold doors open out onto private gardens, slick kitchens come complete with integrated appliances and well-placed windows let in oodles of light. You need only decide if you want off-street parking or an integrated garage, a separate lounge or an open-plan living space. There’s a swatch of parkland dedicated to the community and it has its own playground for the kids.

Radford’s Meadow, Micklefield, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS25 4AX. Prices start from £295,995.

Whitehall Grange

Your property search may not have brought you to New Farnley yet, but it’s about to. It sits to the south-west of the city and has a lively village-like feel, but that’s not even the best bit. You’re right on the intersection between city and country here, with endless fields in one direction and the bright lights of Leeds just 4.3 miles away in the other. Nearby Farnley Hall Park offers a fantastic day out, with 16 hectares of open grassland and woodland trails.

Redrow has created a development with all the variety you could need to find your dream home. They have 13 different styles for you to choose from, ranging from two to four beds, all built to cater for our modern lives. Expect storage aplenty, with cloakrooms, utilities and built-in wardrobes. Whether you go for a simple two-up two-down or a four bedroom behemoth with a second lounge, you’ll have the chance to put your own stamp on the place with a vast array of finishing touches to choose from.

Whitehall Grange, Whitehall Road, Low Moor Side, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS12 5EL. Prices start from £249,950.

South Park Place

Bustling suburb? Check. Outstanding schools? Check. Quick train into Leeds city centre to make your morning commute a little easier? Check and double check. It’s no wonder so many people are flocking to Pudsey – and if you’re one of them, this new development from Mandale Homes could be just the ticket. It’s right on the edge of the suburb, with beautiful Yorkshire countryside to the south and all your day-to-day amenities on your doorstep.

South Park Place is a small neighbourhood of just 21 homes. They have a choice of three, four and five bed houses, with five different styles for you to choose from. Downstairs, a modern kitchen-diner walks out into the garden, while a spacious lounge looks out on the street. Upstairs, bedrooms and bathrooms await, with the possibility of a home office or a dedicated dressing room that runs off the master bedroom. Meanwhile, behind the scenes, the air source heat pump offers the ultimate in energy efficiency.

South Park Place, Pudsey, West Yorkshire, LS28 8DR. Prices start from £359,950.