Ideally located between Leeds and Bradford, Flaxton Court offers a range of house types. There is a great community feel and homes are close to a host of local amenities required for everyday life. Just a short drive away is the wider commuter network meaning Flaxton Court is a great place to call home whilst making the drive to work that little bit easier. Family homes nestle alongside contemporary starter homes in a well designed, peaceful development.
Attractions and places to visit
Bradford is a city filled with culture and has witnessed a huge amount of investment and regeneration in recent years. The following attractions are all within three miles of Flaxton Court and will provide a great day out for the
Bradford Museum of Film and Photography
Take a tour through the history of popular photography and visit IMAX - the world’s powerful giant screen experience. Discover the past, present and future of television, play with light, lenses and colour in the Magic Factory and visit the Animation Gallery.
A classic West Yorkshire manor house, Bolling Hall has been furnished in keeping with its long and eventful history, and provides a fascinating insight into the lives of wealthy families of the 16th, 17th and 18th Centuries.
If you enjoy sport, then a day out at Grattan Stadium could be for you. Home to the world renowned Rugby League Champions, Bradford Bulls, this 27,000 seater stadium is an ideal treat for all ages. If you’re a football fan, Grattan is also the training ground for Bradford City Football Club, known locally as the Bantams.
Slightly further afield is the UNESCO World Heritage site of Saltaire and the town of Ilkley – known for offering some of Yorkshire’s most beautiful countryside and best eateries. And not to forget the picturesque village of Haworth, once home to the literary greats the Brontës!
Parks and open spaces
Bradford District has thirty six public parks, over one hundred recreation grounds, more than one hundred and forty play areas and large areas of woodlands. One of the most famous of these is the award winning Lister Park, situated just over three miles from the development, which encompasses acres of beautiful parkland alongside a recently refurbished pavilion and boating lake. The park also features botanical gardens, geological trail and the infamous Cartwright Hall art gallery. Also just three miles from the development is Pudsey Park which features a host of entertainment including live brass band, bowls, children’s playground, pet’s corner and tropical aquarium.
Bradford 01274 431209
Keighley Road 0113 2477958
Leisure and recreation
Flaxton Court is located close to East Bierley Golf Club which offers a fantastic course for all player levels with acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. This development is also within 1 mile of the Tong Recreation Centre which provides a swimming pool with adjoining sports centre available to all ages. For a wider range of fitness facilities there are a further eleven gyms within a 2 mile radius. There are also a number of quality restaurants and lively pubs within walking distance of the development. For a great night out, Bradford offers the Leisure Exchange which includes Cineworld, as well as Hollywood Bowl and nearby is the impressive Bradford IMAX. The jewel in the city’s crown is the Alhambra, a magnificent Edwardian Theatre, with regular visits from the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre. Alternatively spend an evening at the Victorian St George’s Concert Hall which hosts Bradford’s orchestral concert season and is often home to some of UK’s top stand-up comedians.
East Bierley Golf Club
South View Rd
Bradford, BD4 6PP 01274 680450
Tong Recreation Centre
Westgate Hill Street 01274 683 922
There are a number of primary schools close by to Flaxton Court and a choice of secondary schools and colleges within easy reach.
Pudsey Tyersal Primary School
Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College
Health services within a mile of Flaxton Court include the following:
Drs Miller, Fowers, Lobb and Longmore
Health Centre, Town St
Drighlington Medical Centre
0113 295 6888
P.J and H.M Olney B.Ch.D
Shopping in Bradford city centre offers a wide range of specialist retailers alongside high street names and local shops. Flaxton Court itself is within a short distance of several well-known super-markets and offers a range of local amenities including post office and grocers. Bradford’s Asian stores are one of the district’s shopping highlights, known for their dazzling array of fabrics and jewellery. Nearby Ilkley offers quality shopping in pretty surroundings with a variety of boutiques nestled between delicatessens and high street names. Bradford is also home to Oastler and Kirkgate markets which showcase the very best in home-grown Yorkshire produce.
The development is set only two miles from Bradford city centre and close to the A647 and A6177 which provide great links to Bradford’s own M606 motorway. The M606 also links to the M1, A1 and M62 meaning it is a fantastic commuter hub for the surrounding towns and cities including Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester. Flaxton Court is only eight miles from Leeds/Bradford international airport and three miles from Bradford Interchange Railway Station which operates direct trains to Leeds, Manchester, Blackpool and York.
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