Strata - Ambition
Kentmere Approach, Leeds, LS14 1JP
Located in the popular suburb of Seacroft on the outskirts of Leeds, Ambition is a collection of 128 two, three and four bedroom homes perfect for first time buyers and families.
"We have all the benefits of an LS8 postcode without the hefty pricetag. I think the location is good value for money." - Kate, Ambition resident
Initially a small village, Seacroft has grown to be a popular suburb of Leeds, with great amenities and easy access to both the countryside and one of the north’s most vibrant cities.
LeisureThere are plenty of new amenities being created close to Seacroft, including the new £165 million Victoria Gate shopping centre in the centre of Leeds, which recently opened its doors. Transport links both in and around Seacroft are being improved over the coming years, with the development of the East Leeds Orbital Road beginning in spring 2018. The dual-carriageway will provide further links between the suburbs and the M1. Leeds train station is looking to have plenty of attention, as the lead architect behind the redevelopment of King’s Cross in London will be working on turning it into a key national landmark and preparing it to become a transport interchange featuring high-speed rail. Over the next five years, Leeds University will also see £520 million spent on new facilities, high-end technology and the student’s union to improve the services and experience for students.
TransportEarly years education is available at Kentmere Children's Centre Daycare, rated good by Ofsted, and 0.8 miles from Ambition. Jumping Jack’s Day Nursery was also rated good. It provides day care for children aged one to five. Manston St James Primary Academy was rated good by Ofsted and is located 2.5 miles from home or a nine-minute drive. Manston Primary School is 2.3 miles away, around an eight-minute drive and received a good rating from Ofsted. Austhorpe Primary School 3.5 miles from Ambition and was rated good by Ofsted. Roundhay School Primary Campus was given an outstanding rating. The school is spread across two sites, with the primary campus 0.7 miles from the development and the secondary and sixth form 3.1 miles away. Furthering your education Leeds Beckett University is 4 miles away. The University of Leeds is 4.2 miles and featured in the top 100 universities in the world in the QS Rankings, with both establishments offering a range of courses from teaching and nursing to engineering and English.
ShoppingSeacroft Green Shopping Centre is 1.2 miles from Ambition, where there’s a Tesco Extra supermarket which is open 24 hours a day and Seacroft Post Office. Crossgates Shopping Centre is 2.4 miles away and is home to a number of shops, such as Holland & Barrett, New Look and Peacocks, with Crossgates Bowling Club across the road. The Asda Killingbeck superstore is 2.9 miles away and has a range of services including a pharmacy, opticians, petrol station and foreign exchange bureau. Shopping in Leeds city centre Leeds city centre is famous for its shopping and being 4 miles outside the centre, you’ll never be short of opportunities for some retail therapy. There’s the Victoria Quarter, 3.7 miles from the development, with designer boutiques including Vivienne Westwood, Kurt Geiger and Mulberry. "Trinity is amazing for shopping and eating out, as is Victoria Gate. Greek Street also has lots of nice new bars & restaurants. Leeds is defintely my favourite city!" - Kate, Ambition resident Trinity Leeds has more than 120 shops, bars and restaurants as well as the Everyman Cinema, where you can order food and drinks from your seat. Top brand shops include DKNY Men, Armani Exchange, River Island, Swarovski and Victoria’s Secret.
Kentmere Approach, Leeds, LS14 1JP