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This West Yorkshire city is well known for its top-class universities and trendy, cosmopolitan atmosphere. Leeds is the third largest city in the entire UK, so it naturally attracts students and expatriates from around the world. It also has a lot to offer in terms of tourist attractions, so you can fit in some obligatory sightseeing when you move to the North of England. It is situated close to the famous Peak District National Park which offers amazing sights and walking trails. The city itself contains some spectacular architecture, including the city’s Old Post Office and the ruins of Kirkstall Abbey.

There are a variety of houses and apartments in Leeds available for expats and students to rent. These suit a range of budgets and are overall more affordable than major European cities like London and Paris. For students coming to The University of Leeds or Leeds Beckett, accommodation and rooms to rent in Leeds city centre are widely available for students at affordable prices.

If you’re looking for apartments to rent in Leeds city centre or anywhere else across the city, you can find what you’re looking for on Nestpick – the largest search engine for furnished apartments.

Serviced apartments Leeds

Anyone coming to Leeds on a temporary basis might not want to commit to renting a house or flat, which is where serviced apartments in Leeds come in. These provide you with furnished accommodation complete with amenities like cleaning services and other on-site facilities. Serviced apartments in Leeds city centre are perfect for people travelling to the city for business. They make it easier for you to keep up with a busy schedule and are more affordable and practical than booking a hotel room. If you’re looking for a serviced apartment in Leeds, long stay options are also available on Nestpick.

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furbished big room, near campus, 102 bills inclusive, start July 1st

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Cozy attic room nr City Centr 1 mile All Inclusive

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Ensuite room available - Gateway East

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Large Coach House in Village Location with Private Garden, Family Frie

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Apartments in Leeds by area

Leeds has lots of nice areas within the centre of the city, giving you great access to all the amenities and entertainment facilities that you could ask for. There’s also plenty of opportunity to do some sightseeing here with landmarks like Millennium Square and the Corn Exchange in the city. Central apartments can be found in districts such as the Exchange Quarter and the Central Shopping District, both with easy access to the city’s railway station. If you’re in Leeds for work, then an apartment in the Financial district of the city is a good idea.

Then, there are areas around the city in more rural and suburban environments. These are a good choice for anyone relocating to Leeds with a family who are looking for a quieter environment with access to schools and other family essentials.

Best areas for Apartments in Leeds

Apartments Leeds Horsforth

Horsforth is a popular suburb located to the north west of the Leeds city centre. In fact, a few years ago The Sunday Times named it as one of the best places to live in the whole of England. It has a fascinating history tracing back to the 11th century and has been the home of a variety of famous Brits throughout the years, including Olympic triathletes, the Brownlee brothers and Malcolm McDowell, best known for his role in A Clockwork Orange.

Horsforth boasts a peaceful countryside environment in close proximity to the bustling city life, while still having plenty of local amenities to offer its residents, including plenty of pubs and bars to rival the city centre nightlife. This suburb is becoming increasingly popular among young professionals, thanks in part to its excellent transport links with the centre of Leeds and other nearby areas. Horsforth even has its own railway station that is perfect for commuters living there.

Apartments in Horsforth vary greatly in price and size, so you’ll be sure to find something that suits you and your budget, with properties available to both buy or rent. Whether you’re looking for a one-bedroom apartment or an entire property for you and your family, Horsforth is a great location to start looking at. The area has schools on offer for families with kids, including Horsforth School, and is also home to Leeds Trinity University College for students in further education.

Apartments in Chapel Allerton Leeds

Horsforth may have been one of the best places to live in 2016, but it was Chapel Allerton that made the list in 2018. Chapel Allerton is located to the north of the city centre and is just two miles away, making it a great location for anyone who works in the centre or frequently travels in for shopping trips or nights out. This is one aspect that attracts young professionals to the area, while the local school, parks, and Chapel Allerton Hospital also make it an attractive place for families with young children.

The area is becoming increasingly trendier and is home to lots of new local businesses as well as larger chains, including popular cafés, bars, and restaurants offering various cuisines. It’s also a place to go to for local culture, with two arts centres located in Chapel Allerton: Seven Arts and Inkwell Arts. You can visit these venues to listen to some music or poetry, or even watch a live theatre performance or dance show. On top of this, members of the community even arrange their own arts festival each year in the centre of Leeds.

Whether you’re looking for a house, a room to rent, or a 2-bed apartment, Chapel Allerton has a wide range of choice to suit you. Lots of improvements have been made to the area in recent years along with its rise in popularity, but accommodation is still reasonably priced for anyone looking to buy or rent apartments in Chapel Allerton, Leeds.

Waterfront apartments Leeds

The River Aire runs through the city centre of Leeds and the buildings overlooking the river offer some spectacular views. This has made the waterfront a popular location for hotels and high-rise apartment buildings. The Double by Hilton, Malmaison, and a Premier Inn, just to name a few, are all located along the waterfront of the River Aire. These are great options for short stays in the city, whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure.

For longer stays in Leeds city centre, you can choose one of the many apartment buildings and serviced apartments located on the Waterfront. Leeds Waterside Apartments and Whitehall Waterfront Apartments in Leeds are a couple of great options if you’re looking for a place to rent on a temporary basis. There are also lots of businesses and employment opportunities along the waterfront, making Waterfront Apartments in Leeds extremely popular among professionals.

Being right at the heart of the city obviously means you’ll also have access to everything it has to offer, including fantastic shopping locations, tourist attractions, cultural sites, and its lively nightlife. You can even enjoy restaurants and bars along the Waterfront itself, including The Sky Lounge, Oracle, and Mumtaz Leeds. For a little education in the city centre, the Royal Armouries Museum can also be found on the Waterfront along the River Aire.

Apartments in Headingley

Slightly to the north west of the city centre is the suburb of Headingley. This area is particularly popular among students thanks to its proximity to the Leeds Beckett University Headingley Campus. It is also close to the main campus of the University of Leeds, so you’ll find plenty of student accommodation in and around this area. But, it’s not all for students. Headingley also attracts lots of young professionals and some parts of the district are ideal for families who want to live close to the city.

Sports fans are also attracted to the Headingley area, whether that’s to live in or visit. The suburb is home to Headingley Stadium, where county cricket, rugby league, and rugby union matches are held. The main road running through Headingley is home to a variety of local businesses as well as bars, restaurants, and shops offering generous discounts to the local student population.

Whether you’re a student or not, there is plenty of property to rent in Headingley. Apartments in Headingley, Leeds are available at affordable prices and at a range of sizes and budgets. If you’re looking for apartments or houses to rent, Headingley has a lot to offer. One particularly desirable place to live for expats and students coming to the area is Headingley Park Apartments. This has a range of studio apartments available to rent as well as one and two-bedroom Headingley apartments.

Different sizes apartments Leeds

1 bedroom flat to rent Leeds

A 1-bedroom apartment in Leeds is the perfect option for a young professional who is relocating to Leeds and looking to live by themselves. It can also be ideal for young couples moving to the area. If you’re looking for 1-bedroom apartments for rent in Leeds city centre, then you can expect to find prices of £550 or more for a month’s rent. Prices outside of the city will vary slightly more, but you can find slightly cheaper properties from around £400.

2 bedroom flats to rent in Leeds

If you’re moving to Leeds with a small family or a simply looking for a little more living space for yourself or as a couple, then you’ll find plenty of 2-bed apartments in Leeds. Prices will vary across the city depending on what area you’re looking in. If you want to save money on your accommodation in Leeds, then you could opt to rent a room in a 2-bedroom apartment, either by yourself or as a couple if the flat offers enough room.

3 bed apartment Leeds

Larger apartments in Leeds are a good choice for families moving to the city or for students looking to share accommodation with their friends or course mates. Again, prices will vary, but 3-bedroom apartments to rent in Leeds city centre are typically available from around £800, while you can find cheaper alternatives in the surrounding areas, with monthly rent prices as low as £500 for a 3-bedroom flat.

Leeds university accommodation

With five universities in Leeds plus a variety of other colleges and further education institutions in the area, the city is home to a large number of students, both from within the UK and further afield. The two main universities found in Leeds are the University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett, so the majority of the student houses in Leeds are found around the campuses of these two institutions. There are lots of student properties in Leeds city centre as this is where the main Leeds Beckett campus is located as well as The University of Leeds just outside of the centre. Headingley is another popular area for students as it is close to the city centre and also the location of the Leeds Beckett Headingley campus. Overall, student accommodation in Leeds is plentiful and available at affordable prices to suit the budget of students.

Leeds public transport

Public transport in Leeds provides excellent links into the city for everyone living in the outlying suburbs. Most bus services operate out of the Leeds City Bus Station, located on Dyer street in the city centre. Leeds public transport is reasonably priced, with adult bus fares costing £4.30 for a day’s travel, or you can save money by using the mobile travel app. Monthly and annual passes are also available to help you save money on bus fares, with further discounts available for students.

Leeds train station is also found in the city centre with services going out to the rest of the UK, making it easy to visit friends and family outside of the city or take a day trip to a nearby city. You can get the train to Sheffield in less than an hour and even direct to London in just two and a half hours.