5 Reasons to Live in Oakwood

Oakwood is often described as a hidden gem just 10 minutes outside of Leeds City Centre. The recognisable Oakwood Clock can be spotted from a distance and is a key part of Oakwood's landscape and community. We think Oakwood is one of the best places in Leeds to live; here are just a few reasons why.

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1. Easy Access to the City

Just a stone’s throw away from Leeds City Centre, Oakwood is the perfect spot for easy city access whilst being far enough away to take a break from city life. With just a 3-mile commute to the city choose between a 10-minute drive or a 20-minute bus journey to the centre.

2. Long List of Local Schools

Within Oakwood and the surrounding areas, you’ll find a range of schools both primary and secondary. With 6 primary schools located in Oakwood and Roundhay and 2 large secondary schools all easily accessible, Oakwood is a great location to bring up a family.

3. The Community Feel

Oakwood Centre has a number of independent businesses bringing a real local feel to the area. The community spirit in the area is shown through nothing more than Oakwood Day, gathering around the local clock, Oakwood Day is a day filled with music, entertainment, street food and drinks.

4. Things to Do & Amenities

There is plenty to do in and around Oakwood, starting with the ever-popular Roundhay Park. With 700 acres to explore, you’ll never get bored of visiting the local park. However, if the weather isn’t quite up to scratch, head just over the road to Tropical World, for a day of insects and animals, perfect for a family day out. Oakwoods close proximity to Leeds city centre means you are just minutes away from Leeds’ long list of attractions and amenities, from shopping to the nightlife, there is a reason Leeds is one of the best cities in the UK.

5. The Range of Properties on Offer

Oakwood offers a range of properties to suit all residents. Whether you’re looking to buy your first apartment wanting to benefit from the easy access to the city centre, or if you’re looking for a family home by a host of local schools, Oakwood has the answer. To see what is currently on the market visit our Oakwood branch today.Manning Stainton Oakwood | 659 Roundhay Road, Oakwood, Leeds LS8 4BA | Tel: 0113 235 1361