Friendly, supportive INCLUDES MEALS

Homestay in Saltaire (Leeds 17mins. Bradford 10mins) - Shipley, United Kingdom
£17Best room price
per night for weekly stays

About the Homestay

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  • Welcomes
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  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

Improve your English faster at my safe homestay near Leeds (17min) & Bradford (10min).
BREAKFAST, DINNER & LAUNDRY INCLUDED. Free WiFi. Free trips.

Living at my local homestay, you speak real English, every day, with me - a qualified English teacher, my daughter Bella, and 1 or 2 housemates.

I teach English at university in Leeds and Bradford. And I love hosting:
• international students....
• exchange students....
• language students....
• internship students (interns)....
• work placement students....
• overseas staff....
• university researchers....
• visiting teachers, lecturers and professors....
...working or studying near Leeds / Bradford, UK.

In my Leeds / Bradford homestay, you will:
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+ PRACTISE REAL ENGLISH, EVERY DAY - at breakfast, dinner and weekends.

+ GET INSTANT FEEDBACK - to feel more confident speaking English.

+ HAVE QUIET SPACE FOR STUDY / WORK - with USB charging for your phone & laptop, and high-speed WiFi.

+ AND PRIVATE SPACE TO RELAX - your room is warm, comfortable and safe.

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My 7yr old daughter and I live in a beautiful, warm, safe home. In the UNESCO World Heritage village of Saltaire (only 17 mins to Leeds).

Guests who stay with us want to improve their English. They visit the UK to work or study in or near Leeds or Bradford.

Our guests are international students, university professors, interns, language assistants... If you want to speak better English and experience British culture, you will be happy with us.

You will like the village we live in and the surrounding area because it is very pretty and traditional Yorkshire countryside.

Nearby are nice cafes, bars and restaurants. It is also close to Leeds and Bradford - very easy to get to class or work (unlimited train & bus pass costs £22 / week).

We love the outdoors. We go walking in the hills near home, and visit cities, mountains, lakes, coast every month. We take our guests with us.

We speak English and Portuguese, I speak a little French, and we love trying the languages of people who stay with us.

INCLUDED (no extra cost)
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In our homestay you will have :

+ Clean, comfortable, private bedroom with double bed
+ BREAKFAST & DINNER EVERY DAY*
+ Bedroom cleaned weekly
+ All bedding & towels cleaned weekly
+ Laundry (your clothes cleaned) weekly
+ High-speed WiFi
+ Desk, chair, USB charging
+ Modern, clean bathroom (toilet, hand basin, shower)
+ Cupboard & fridge space
+ Access to cooking facilities (prepare your lunch, snacks)
+ Monthly day trips (e.g. York, Lake District, Liverpool, Manchester...)
+ Occasional weekend trips (during university semesters - e.g. Stonehenge, Edinburgh, London...),
+ Support with your English learning

*I prepare fresh, healthy British & International dinner for you, every evening. e.g. lasagne, curry, fish pie, roast dinner, pizza night. Vegetarian & Halal available. BREAKFAST & DINNER ARE INCLUDED IN THE ROOM PRICE.

One night each month, we invite you to prepare a traditional meal from your country (we like trying food from around the world!)

If you want a nice, friendly, easy-going base where you can feel at home, make friends, explore the area and improve your English, our house is your house.

We look forward to meeting you!

Nev

House Facilities
  • Laundry
  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm

Bedrooms available for booking

   

3b
£20
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
£20
£20
Weekly Price
£125
£130
Monthly price
£590
£595
0 - Front ground floor room (village views)
£30
Double Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates
 1 guest
Nightly Price
£30
Weekly Price
£200
Monthly price
£650
2 - Back bedroom (south facing)
£30
Double Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Private double room (2.8m x 2.9m) for 1 person. 1st floor. Safe, clean, comfortable, warm and light. Beautiful, clean bathroom (shared with 1 or 2 guests only). Clean bedding and towels. USB plugs. High-speed WiFi. South facing (sunny aspect)

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
 1 guest
Nightly Price
£30
Weekly Price
£200
Monthly price
£650
1 - Front bedroom (village views)
£30
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Large private double room (3.2m x 4m) 1-2 people. 1st floor. Safe, clean, comfortable and warm. Beautiful, clean bathroom (shared with 1 or 2 housemates only). Clean bedding and towels. USB plugs. High-speed WiFi. Nice views across the village.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
£30
£40
Weekly Price
£200
£260
Monthly price
£650
£800
3 - Front loft room (village views)
£30
Double Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Private double room (4m x 2.6m) 1 person. 2nd floor. Safe, clean, comfortable, warm and light. Beautiful, clean bathroom (shared with 1 or 2 housemates only). Clean bedding and towels. USB plugs. High-speed WiFi. Amazing views across the village.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
 1 guest
Nightly Price
£30
Weekly Price
£200
Monthly price
£650
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About the Area

My house is located in the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage village of Saltaire, popular with tourists and film crews.

Travel time (train)
+ Bradford - 10 mins
+ Leeds - 17 mins
+ Manchester - 1hr 30
+ London - 2hrs 30

Leeds / Bradford airport - 30mins (pick-up / drop-off - £15)
Manchester airport - 1hr15 (pick-up / drop-off - £30)

Cafes, restaurants, bars, convenience stores and the train station are 3-5 minutes walk. There are also art galleries, a canal, river, large park, forests and open countryside 5 - 10 mins walks away (see the photos).

Local Area Facilities
  • Tennis
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Bowling
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Museum
  • Shopping Centre
  • Horse Stables
  • Sports arena
  • Health club
  • Fishing
  • Restaurant
  • Airport
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital

Meals

Please note that only a light breakfast is included in the room rate. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen
Available on request at an extra cost
  • Half Board
Diet Type available on request
  • Vegetarian
  • Halal

House Rules

You must be studying or working nearby to stay in our home.
18 years and over only.
Respect your host family and housemates.
Bedrooms are private (for you only)
Smoking is allowed outside only.

Smoking is not allowed.

6 Reviews

  • 5 hearts
    May 2018

    The best choice I could do for my holiday and improve my English. A peaceful place really near to the train station for going to Leeds, where I did my English course. I was worried because on the map it looked far from Leeds, but only takes 17 minutes train. I arrived to class quicker than mine classmates living in Leeds…
    I spent a lot of time practicing with my host, who helped me with grammar and pronounce questions…
    Nev´s house was very clean.
    Without a doubt, I will return to do my next English course. There, I have enjoyed “good vibes” every time!

    Thank you very much Nev!

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Nev in ,

    Thank you so much Dunia, it really was lovely hosting you. I enjoyed showing round and helping you with your English. It would be great to see you again!! Good luck with your studies :)

  • 5 hearts
    April 2018

    A wonderful place to stay! A modern, clean house with all of the amenities you could possibly need. A short walk to the train station, and to the nearest bus stop it is an ideal location for anyone who wants to explore England! New was a great host and offered great recommendations on local must see sights.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Nev in ,

    Thanks Alex, I'm really happy you enjoyed staying with us, it was lovely to welcome you! Hope you can come back soon :)

  • 5 hearts
    April 2018

    I stayed there for one night, Nev was an amazing host and gave me lots advises about where to go nearby. The accommodation is very nice, comfortable and clean. I would recommend nev's apartment !

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Nev in ,

    Thanks Ced, I'm glad you found it helpful :) and happy you enjoyed your time exploring Leeds & Saltaire. See you again soon!!

  • 5 hearts
    April 2018

    Hello mr Nev.
    thank you for hosting me, I really enjoyed staying with you.
    And I would love to go back again on day.
    The room was really good and the food was delicious I loved it.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Nev in ,

    Thanks Yazan, it was great meeting you! Glad you enjoyed your time with us, and hope to see you again soon!!

  • 5 hearts
    April 2018

    I stayed overnight at Nev's house, and it very nice house. It has very good location if you coming from Leeds or Bedford. I found very easy to move around. There is nice view in local area if you just want to go for a walk. The house is very clean and the owner very kind and pleasant. I enjoyed staying at Nev's house, highly recommended if you planning to visit Saltaire. Thank you so much Nev, all the best.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Nev in ,

    Thanks Karolina, it was great having you to stay. Thanks for choosing us and hope you visit again soon!!

  • 5 hearts
    March 2018

    I had a great night at Nev's House. The accommodation was very good. the owner was very good and polite with me and interacted with me as we used to meet. other people who were there were nice. I am going to stay again if I ever visited Saltaire.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Nev in ,

    I'm glad you enjoyed staying with us Arjun, it was a fun night :)

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