Indeed, many people will be spending lockdown time doing up their house and pouring over property websites to find somewhere new when this is all over. Thinking of moving? This is your easy starting point guide to Leeds. In ascending order, starting with the bottom of the list and working towards the #1 most desirable place in Leeds, these are the 15 places estate agents find the most demand and interest from those looking to buy or rent a home. Manning Stainton published this list, with the suburbs ranked by factors including house prices, amenities, schools and crime rates.
Close to Roundhay Park, Oakwood has regular farmers' markets beneath its pretty Victorian clock. It also has a parade of cafes, bars and shops.
This Leeds suburb boasts parks and greenery, with open water and is close to Adel and Headingley
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Famed for its historic Norman church, Adel is the jewel in the north Leeds crown. The village is quiet, but very close to Horsforth
Guiseley is a great place for families, with an abundance of schools and outdoor space. The village has a lot of places to eat and drink and is home to the popular Guiseley AFC team.
Home to the popular Moortown golf club, Moortown is home to all sorts of people from young professionals to the retired.
Events and festivals are held regularly in Pudsey, and the market town is close to both Leeds, Bradford, and Leeds Bradford Airport (duh)
Located close to our #1 on the list, Calverley boasts beautiful canals and top cycling and walking spots
This little west Leeds village boasts a big community. Its main street has all sorts of drinking and dining sports, while also being steeped in local history.
Sandwiched between Headingley and Chapel Allerton, Meanwood boasts tons of bars, shops and an XL Waitrose, so you can always be within arm's reach of a sough dough loaf and quinoa.
Not just for students, Headingley pulls a strong young professional crowd with tons of pubs, bars and restaurants as well as the cricket, of course.
The famous Leeds park in the middle of Roundhay has 700 acres of lush greenery, despite being right next to the city centre. Noice!
The market town is on the fringes of Leeds but has a strong community with good links to Bradford, Ilkley and the Dales
This pretty village is situated on the edge of the beautiful Golden Acre Park, pushig it to number 3 in the list. Photo: Steven Sutcliffe
Chapel Allerton is packed with trendy bars, eateries and cosy pubs like The Mustard - and is just 10 minutes away from the city centre by car.
Horsforth is the best place to live in Leeds, say estate agents. Why? The West Leeds suburb is packed with trendy shops and quality bars and restaurants, as well as being close to the airport and with city centre links.