10 of The Most Affordable Places to Rent in Leeds
Are you looking to move to Leeds? Leeds is one of the most sought-after locations in Yorkshire for its many great areas on offer, so we thought that you may need some help! We've put together a list of 10 of the most affordable places to rent in Leeds to help your search.
LS11 Beeston/ Holbeck
Average Rent - £617pcm
Beeston and Holbeck located just over 2 miles from the city centre, within walking distance to the local shops and amenities, making this area increasingly popular with commuters who want city life without the hefty prices. The rental market within the area favours Cross Flatts, where good sized houses and flats are available to rent, for affordable prices. The area offers great transport links, with extensive bus routes and local taxi firms, which offer direct services to and from the surrounding areas.
LS10 Hunslet, Belle Isle and Middleton
Average Rent £671pcm
Bordering Beeston, the LS10 area sits in South Leeds and is just 3.6 miles away from the city centre. Whilst being close to the city, the area really holds its own with amenities, so venturing into the city for the essentials doesn’t have to be the way. With local supermarkets, clothes stores and restaurants on the doorstep, the area is rich in convenience, perfect for professional tenants.
LS4 – Burley
Average Rent £682pcm
Burley is a popular suburb of Leeds in particular with students and young professionals. LS4 certainly has a buzz, with a lively night life, great restaurants, entertainment complex and a museum on its doorstep. Also with a train station and excellent transport links into the city, the area is definitely one you want to consider.
LS28 – Pudsey, Stanningley and Farsley
Average Rent Price - £705pcm
Found in the West Leeds, bordering Bradford and approx 17 minutes from Leeds city centre, the LS28 area is predominantly dominated by Pudsey. Pudsey is a superb town, that has lots to offer. With an array of amenities, a combination of high street chains and independent shops, bars and restaurants, the area has become an attractive place to rent.
LS13 – Bramley
Average Rent Price - £706pcm
Bramley is a diverse area with a strong sense of community, with various parks, leisure facilities, local schools and variety of amenities. The properties on offer to let in the area include a wide range of styles, from characteristic Victorian terraces to modern newly built properties, making Bramley an affordable location, perfect for a growing family or young professional.
LS20 – Guiseley
Average Rent Price – £710pcm
Guiseley is a vibrant town in West Yorkshire, that offers community village life with a buzz. It’s home to 2 retail parks, offering a range of high street shops and drive through favourites. If you enjoy a good night out, the area has a lively night life, with local cocktails bars, pubs and restaurants that are extremely popular amongst the locals! The area has a variety of rental options and attracts a range of different tenants, with Victorian terrace houses being very popular.
Average Rent Price - £714pcm
LS12 is a great location for those who are looking for an easy commute and city centre living for a fraction of the price. Of the 2 areas Wortley is very popular with family-based tenants, as there is plenty to do in and around the area. If you enjoy the outdoors, Wortley has a range of good walks and outside activity space, and some impressive scenery. In both areas you’re not short for choice when it comes to amenities, with independent shops, restaurants and local pubs the retail therapy is endless.
LS27 – Morley
Average Rent Price - £724pcm
Morley is home to a whole host of amenities, attracting tenants of all ages. With plenty of local shops in and around the town of Morley, and White Rose shopping centre just 10 minutes down the road, there is no need to venture into the city centre for a spot of retail therapy. Morley also offers a good nightlife, with a hub of bars, restaurants, and local pubs, making the area an attractive spot for tenants looking for that city feel away from the bustle of Leeds.
LS7- Chapel Allerton
Average Rent Price - £792pcm
Despite being just a short drive from Leeds city centre, Chapel Allerton holds its own when it comes to a town. Labelled the ‘Notting Hill of the North’ it has become one of the top hot spots for young professionals and families. There are a range of bars, restaurants and under normal circumstances regular live music events making it a desired living location for a range of tenants.
LS6 – Headingley, Hyde Park
Average Rent Price - £845pcm
The suburbs of LS6 are well loved with young professionals, yet Headingley is becoming increasingly popular for a range of demographic. With an extensive list of local amenities, rivalling those of the city centre, Headingley and Hyde Park create a fantastic location to rent in! Only a 1.5-mile commute to the city with easy transport links to York and further afield from the local train station, only add to LS6’s appeal.
Whether you’re looking to make Leeds your new home or deciding on a change of scenery within the city, there are plenty of affordable places to choose from. If you would like any more information, or for properties available in the featured areas on the market, take a look here. Alternatively, you can contact your local branch here, who will be happy to help.
*All information based on data from Manning Stainton Jan 2020 – Jan 2020
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