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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.