Buying Guide

Cleckheaton offers a wide variety of options when it comes to property, from quaint and cosy terraced houses, to large period properties and recently built family homes. The town is just a short drive to the M62 & M606 motorway links connecting the town to cities such as Leeds, Manchester and Bradford, and has public transport links to a number of other towns and villages. In the town itself, there are numerous amenities including large supermarkets, banks, schools and a range of different restaurants. The average price of a home in this area is around £215,000, and has seen an increase of 3.5% in the last year.

1 Bedroom

One bedroom and studio properties are quite difficult to come by in the Cleckheaton area, but typically you can expect to pay anywhere between £55k and £70k for one when they do become available. Properties like this vary from cosy terraced houses in need of a little TLC to modern apartments, complete with mod-cons which are seen as ideal buy-to-let investments, or perfect for the single first-time buyer.

2 Bedrooms

The price bracket for a two-bedroom property in the Cleckheaton area varies considerably depending on the type of property you’re looking for. Prices start from around £55k for a ground floor apartment to £140k for a semi-detached property finished to a high standard, coming complete with double glazing, private gardens and off-road parking. Similarly to the one bedroom properties mentioned previously, two-bedroom houses in this area are an ideal buy-to-let investment opportunity, but also present themselves as an option for couples or young families looking to take their first step onto the property ladder.

3 Bedrooms

Three bedroom properties start from offers over £100k, which will see you walk away with a terraced or semi-detached house which is likely to be in need of some slight modernisation and decorating. However, prices have been known to touch £400k, although this is rare and properties in this price bracket often have extras such as basements, outside facilities and study areas. The average price of a three bedroom property in Cleckheaton is around £165k, and with this sort of budget, you’re likely to be able to secure a modern and well presented semi-detached house, which has a sizeable living space as well as off-road parking and a neat garden.

4 Bedrooms

Some four bedroom houses have been known to come onto the market at around £165k, however properties of this size and at this price are likely to need some improvements making to them. £250k is around the average price of a good-sized four bedroom property in this area, and for this you can expect a modern, spacious family home with a garden and garage. However, there are also four bedroom properties available for £400k+, and these are likely to be unusual in style and slightly more rural in location.

5 Bedrooms

If you have a large family and are looking for a five bedroom property, then you will typically need a budget of between £300k and £500k depending on your preferred style of property. Period property, although rarer, tends to have a higher asking price, but often have a large garden, period features such as fireplaces and bay windows. On the other hand, more recently built houses are decorated and finished to a more modern standard, come with quality fixtures and fittings and also have a good sized garden.