What’s It like to Live in Wetherby?

11th February 2019 posted in Property News

So, you’re thinking about moving to Wetherby.

We don’t blame you - it’s a fantastic place to live. A small market town vibe, with big city connections, makes it suitable for almost everyone.

And with a population of around 20,000, it really is a small place. But full of character, history, and friendly people.

There are plenty of different housing options if you do decide to move to Wetherby, and we’ll go into more detail about those later.

But for now, we want to give you an idea of what the area is like, and what you can expect if you decide to live here.

It Has That Small Community Feel

If you prefer the quieter life, then opting to live somewhere like Wetherby, as opposed to one of the big cities, is the smart thing to do.

Being a small market town, Wetherby has a great sense of community. People have their local shops and pubs, where they know the owners and other visitors.

As opposed to living in Leeds where there is a lot more to do, but a more independent feeling amongst its residents.

And as it is nestled in the countryside, there is some fantastic scenery, which you can see the benefits of all year round.

Wetherby is also located on the banks of the River Wharfe.

Wetherby Is in a Great Location

As mentioned, Wetherby is located in the ‘Golden Triangle’ - the name of the area between Leeds, York and Harrogate.

And it has excellent transport links to all three, particularly Leeds. You’re just 20 minutes from the city centre.

It’s also worth noting that Wetherby is very well positioned in Great Britain - as it’s sits half way between London and Edinburgh, and acts as a mid-way stop between Liverpool and Hull.

So whichever way you’re going, if you’re travelling cross-country Wetherby will probably be on your radar.

Eating and Drinking - What’s on Offer?

As is the case in many Yorkshire market towns, there’s a great drinking culture in Wetherby.

Plenty of pubs and bars for you to choose from, whether you're looking for a quiet afternoon drink, or a Friday night out.

As for food, you won’t be short on quality or options. There is a fantastic array of restaurants, cafes, pub-grub and more.

The Wetherby Whaler is, as you would expect, a massive favourite with the locals.

Local pubs offer excellent British food, whilst there’s an amazing Indian restaurant named Mango that you should definitely check out.

The Property Market

As promised, a brief rundown on what the current housing situation looks like.

There are a number of different types of Wetherby properties for you to live in, including flats, terraced housing, detached and semi-detached properties.

Available for you to buy or rent, we’re confident you can find something suitable.

Housing prices are reasonable, you can purchase a three-bedroom, semi-detached house for less than £200,000.

A four-bedroom property can cost upwards of £300,000.

Whatever your needs are, the local Hunters office can help you find the perfect home. Our friendly team will be happy to assist in any way they can.

Simply call 01937 588228 to get started.