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The small town of Baildon is positioned three miles north of Bradford city centre and sits on the periphery of Leeds, bordered on two sides by Guiseley and Hawksworth with Shipley and Bingley to the other sides. Baildon was historically popular with the mill workers of Bradford who used to retreat to the area to take advantage of the rural landscape which includes Baildon Moor and Shipley Glen.

The property market in Baildon remains buoyant as it is driven by people moving into the area who wish to take advantage of the village life and community offered by the town, as well as excellent local schools and various recreational facilities.The area is now a popular choice for those looking for properties in the surrounding suburbs of Guiseley and Menston who have widened their circle of choice by a couple of miles and are looking for greater value for money from a property. Property prices range from around £100,000 for a small stone built cottage in the village centre, to £600,000 for a detached family home that sits off West Lane with good sized gardens. The rented properties in Baildon command a good price, a good sized well presented three bed semi would rent easily at £750pcm, with a two bed terrace achieving around £595pcm.

Baildon has several sought after addresses which tend to be the avenues that lead from West Lane. This is known locally as the top end of Baildon. These feature a range of properties that include three bedroom semis that sell for around £250,000 and detached properties that can reach up to £650,000.

Rented property prices in Baildon are strong owing to low supply of particular property types. Two bedroom apartments can be rented for around £550-£600pcm as can small two bed terraced properties. Three bedrooms often go for £650-£750pcm depending on its position within the village and condition. The average four bedroom detached family homes tend to have a ceiling price of around £1000pcm in this area.

Baildon attracts all kinds of residents, due to the access to good schools and good transport links to Leeds. Families are drawn to the area due to the good schools of;Baildon, Shipley and Guiseley. Residents working in the city can escape to the village but be near to transport links and city life. Baildon tends to keep existing residents and there is a large retired population with their families also residing and choosing to live or remain in Baildon.

Famous residents of Baildon include Richard Madeley (TV presenter), Sir Titus Salt (famous for mills supplying Alpaca Wool and creation of Saltaire Village Heritage site) and Ian Clough (1939-1970) who was one of the best British climbers of his time.

The types of properties within Baildon vary from appealing stone built cottages and former farm buildings dating back to the 1800s. Moving slightly out of the centre you will find slightly more modern family homes ranging in style from Victorian terraces to 1930's semis to detached larger style properties, many of which are of an individual design.

Your Move of Baildon is based in the village centre but covers the surrounding area of Shipley. Most popular style of property in Baildon include three bedroom family detached family homes, which range from £160,000 to £200,000 and anything below £150,000 appealing to first time buyers.

Baildon has a good selection of shops restaurants and take-aways. It has a Co-op in the town centre, but for larger supermarkets you have nearby Shipley and Guiseley. There are also easy transport links to Leeds City Centre where there is the new Trinity Shopping Centre with good high street stores, great pubs and restaurants.

Baildon has easy access to Baildon Moor which features Baildon Golf Course (golf is a prominent activity for many residents). Baildon is also home to Baildon Rugby and Cricket club. Shipley Glen is also nearby and features the oldest running tramway in the UK. Near to this is the world heritage site of Saltaire Village.

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