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Halifax is a historic West Yorkshire city in Calderdale, filled with interesting sights, cultural highlights and plenty of local amenities for residents to enjoy. Many homeowners relocate to Calderdale to benefit from affordably priced homes in a slightly greener location, while still enjoying easy access to nearby cities like Leeds.

Our new homes in Hipperholme, just outside Halifax, are well-situated to take advantage of Halifax’s amenities while also offering a taste of quiet village life. If you’re looking for new houses for sale in the Halifax area, you’ll enjoy having tons to see and do, with easily-reachable local amenities, great schools and plenty of green spaces to enjoy.

The highlights of living in Halifax

Halifax offers a great mix of historic and cultural sights, modern shops and restaurants, and local heritage. Our houses for sale in Halifax are situated near great educational institutions and lovely local shops.

One of the many benefits of living in Halifax is the number of ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rated schools available. ‘Outstanding’ primary schools such as Parkinson Lane, Lee Mount, Savile Park and Siddal are all easily accessible from our Hipperholme properties, which appeals to families looking to relocate for better or new schooling opportunities. 

There is always something to see, do and eat in Halifax, too, and the town boasts great transport options, making trips to other locations effortless and inexpensive. If you’re considering one of our contemporary new builds in Halifax, read on to discover more about your potential new home. 

Arts and culture

Arts and culture

Living in Halifax is excellent for anyone who’s passionate about the arts. Visit Shibden Hall to admire this 600-year-old medieval site, or venture there with the kids over the weekends and stroll across the perfectly manicured grounds. Appealing to young couples and families, Halifax Ski & Snowboard Centre sits five minutes away from the town centre via Bradford Old Road or Boothtown Road and the A647. Parents are particularly fond of this area because it offers direct access to the brilliantly fun and quirky children’s museum Eureka!, which is just 15 minutes from the heart of town. Forget stuffy exhibits - this museum was designed for kids, and it’s truly hands-on so they can discover facts about science, culture and more in a memorable way.


When looking for affordable housing with easy access to major areas, Halifax should be high on your agenda. With close access to bustling cities, Halifax is great for commuters. Regular train services run from Halifax Rail Station, operated by Northern Rail. Pay a visit to Hebden Bridge in just 30 minutes, Manchester in around 55 minutes and Leeds in approximately 40 minutes. Offering bike lockers for local cyclists, there are plenty of commuters who travel to and from Halifax every day, so you’ll be in good company. 


Halifax has plenty of shopping options to shout about. From your favourite range of modern high street shops in the centre of town to smaller independents, there’s tons to keep you busy on the weekend. One of Halifax’s biggest draws is the Piece Hall, which perfectly sums up the mix of traditional Yorkshire heritage and modern sensibilities in this part of Yorkshire. The Piece Hall is a former 18th-century cloth market with an open-air courtyard, which now houses shops, bars and restaurants, and boasts plenty of events and cultural highlights. Expect stylish and unique independent shops – perfect for gifting and something a bit outside of the usual. If you decide to opt for a new build home in Halifax or nearby Hipperholme, it’s easy to access this shopping location on foot. Simply follow the pedestrian signs for the Woolshops, or catch the 576 bus that stops at Halifax Bus Station, situated two minutes away. 


There are countless eateries and drinking spots to enjoy in Halifax. This welcoming town is filled with classic pubs to visit on your way home from work or after commuting from larger cities. Homeowners can relish fine plates at the award-winning country pub, Shibden Mill Inn. This country inn can be found in a tucked-away location, offering picturesque views of the surrounding Shibden Valley, making it an ideal place to catch up with new neighbours and friends in the area. Other spots such as The Hare & Hounds, Bardollinos and The Tannery are also frequented by locals, and sit close to the quaint village of Hipperholme.

Where to find new homes in Halifax

There are many great places to reside in Halifax, and the village of Hipperholme is one of them. Located around 2.5 miles east of Halifax town centre, the leafy surroundings, stylish new build properties and the variety of things to do make settling down here truly pleasurable. 

Plenty of commuters love Hipperholme as a convenient place to live, combining pleasant green spaces with excellent connectivity, as the village sits at a crossroads with lots of transit options. The A58 road connects Hipperholme with Halifax and the M62 motorway, allowing residents to swiftly travel to other locations, including Leeds, Hull and Wakefield

Our new builds in Hipperholme appeal to a range of residents – it’s a lovely place to call home. Primary schools such as Lightcliffe Church of England School and Cliffe Hill School are right on your doorstep, and there’s also a good selection of secondary schools in the area with the likes of Lightcliffe Academy or Hipperholme Grammar School. With so many choices, children will love living close to their school, neighbours and friends.