This unofficial capital of Yorkshire, Leeds is a lively city packed with arts, culture, history, gorgeous green spaces and community spirit

Leeds, West Yorkshire, is a cultural hub, filled with art, museums, galleries, a famous rock festival and a vibrant independent retail and food scene as well as prestigious national restaurant brands like The Ivy, Leeds, shopping centres to rival Knightsbridge, like Trinity Leeds, The Corn Exchange, Queens Arcade and Victoria Quarter and fantastic green spaces like Roundhay, Woodhouse Moor and Woodhouse Ridge, as well as a big-hearted outgoing community spirit, that makes it just perfect for retirement living.

Thackrah  Court - retirement Properties for sale - McCarthy Stone

Thackrah Court

Squirrel Way, Leeds, LS17 8FQ

Devonshire Grange - Retirement Properties for sale - McCarthy Stone

Devonshire Grange

Devonshire Avenue, Leeds, LS8 1AN
Blossom Court - Retirement Properties in Leeds - McCarthy Stone

Blossom Court

Rufford Avenue, Yeadon, Leeds, LS19 7BW

Retire to Leeds

Things to do in Leeds
Kirkgate Market

What with the shopping, theatres, art galleries, museums and independent cinema at the iconic Hyde Park Picture House, you won’t be short of things to do in Leeds.

History buffs will enjoy the ruins of Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds Industrial museum and Temple Newsam stately home.

Foodies will love the beautiful Victorian Kirkgate Market, which also houses fine dining restaurant Home. Or why not spoil yourself with afternoon tea at Malmaison, Leeds or push the boat out at the eccentric Michelin starred Man Behind the Curtain?

There’s also plenty to explore on foot, from strolling along the Leeds and Liverpool canal to pretty Park Square or the excellent Meanwood Valley trail.

If you’re looking for retirement homes, Leeds look no further than McCarthy Stone. We offer retirement living in the heart of the action.

Retirement Properties near Leeds Properties available to Buy or Rent

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“My son wanted me to move a bit closer to where he lives, and Atherstone is very pretty, so I was easily persuaded. I was a little bit worried about some parts of the move, but McCarthy Stone’s Smooth Move service made it so easy for me, I had signed within a fortnight!”