Morley local area guide

How is the Morley market performing?

House prices in Morley have increased 4.8% over the past 12 months.

Your Move for sale
Average property price in Morley
£175,974
+4.8%
Last 12 months
+19.0%
Last 5 years
Based on the Land Registry data for properties sold within the postcodes that Your Move Morley covers.
Your Move to let
Average rental price in Morley
£706
pcm
+9.0%
Last 12 months
+17.8%
Last 5 years
Based on the advertised rental prices for properties to rent by Your Move Morley in the last 12 months from today's date.

Why Move to Morley?

Morley is a lively and bustling market town situated south of Leeds which boasts a plethora of stone built character properties as well as popular and established newer build developments. Our branch coverage extends to the equally popular areas of Churwell, Tingley, East Ardsley, Drighlington, Gildersome, Pudsey and Farnley, which also all enjoy a range of fantastic amenities. The area as a whole is extremely sought after for Leeds professionals and commuters alike as there are convenient train links to the city as well as M62 and M1 links to the rest of the country. The wide range of well regarded schools, amenities and property make Morley and the surrounding villages a vibrant and sought after area to live and work in.

 

Properties

Properties in the area consist of stone built houses that are oozing with character and charm to pre-war semi detached houses and various ages of newer build developments that offer new style terraces, apartments, semi's and family detached properties.

No matter what style or size of property you are looking for, you are sure to find it in Morley or the surrounding villages!

 

Development

As a popular residential area, there are a range of property types on offer in Morley and the surrounding areas. Stone built back to back style terraces are offered in abundance providing excellent opportunities for first time buyers to get onto the property market and also giving fantastic rental yields for landlords. A schedule of development has happened over previous years with a mixture of many mill and chapel conversions along with various newer style family developments from builders such as Persimmon and David Wilson.

 

Location

Not only does Morley have a fantastic town centre with a covered market, it also has a further range of shops and amenities. Travel around the ring road and you cant miss the award winning White Rose shopping centre. Here you will find all the usual suspects in shopping and convenience all under one roof. A short train or car journey will take you to the cultural centre of Leeds where you will discover Victorian Shopping complexes and the fantastic Trinity Walk shopping development.

Morley boasts a newly refurbished leisure centre hosting a wealth of sports and leisure activities. The vibrant town centre has a range of traditional and contemporary style restaurants and bars to include a new flagship Wetherspoons pub situated in the historic Morley picture house building.

We are also blessed with many parks and points of interest including the historic Dartmouth Park and various similar green spaces. Many of these offer areas for sporting activities and also host children's play equipment making young families feel especially welcome. Travel a touch further out of the centre and you will discover East Ardsley reservoir which is a beautiful spot popular with walkers and pet owners.

Amongst the most sought after addresses in the area are Dartmouth Park with LS27 0 postcodes, Rooms Lane with LS27 9 postcodes, Rein Road with WF3 1 postcodes. Here you will find some beautiful older style properties. For popular newer build developments you need to search out properties on the "bird estate" in Morley with LS27 8 postcodes as well as the "Springfield" development with LS27 9 postcodes.

 

Transport

If you are looking for convenience and access to amenities, neighbouring cities/villages and the train station, central Morley is the place for you. Churwell also boasts a wealth of amenities and has the benefit of Cottingley train station at the bottom of Elland road with convenient train links to the city. Tingley and East Ardsley enjoy access to the popular Ardsley reservoir and are popular areas for commuters as you can get access the M1 and M62 links to the rest of the country.