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Harrogate, Leeds and York are big winners in Property Week living survey

Harrogate is the third-best place to live in the UK, according to a new survey.

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The retiring Yorkshire architect who has set a benchmark for future design

Architect John Fieldhouse transformed his over-55s retirement flat into a fashionable apartment and set a benchmark for future design. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by James Hardisty.

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One of the prints on sale at the Mercer Gallery

Exhibition celebrates genius of forgotten Yorkshire artist and textile designer

The genius of forgotten Yorkshire artist and textile designer Sheila Bownas is apparent for all to see at the Mercer Gallery’s latest exhibition. Sharon Dale reports. Main pictures by Gary Longbottom.

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Fancy living in a former foghorn station on the Yorkshire coast?

Fancy living in a former foghorn station on the Yorkshire coast?

Its romantic name evokes its past as a cornerstone of maritime history - and now Hornblower Lodge near Whitby is up for sale.

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An indelible impression

Printmaker Andrew Dalton’s live/work home in Thirsk is testament to his love of art. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Gary Longbottom.

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The Klein House, also known as High Sunderland.

For sale: the modernist fifties home by Farnley Hey architect

A house inspired by Yorkshire’s award-winning modernist masterpiece Farnley Hey is for sale and looks as fresh now as it did in the 1950s. Sharon Dale reports.

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The Shepherd's Hut, Meltham, is up for auction with a guide price of �50,000.

Straw bale self-build going under the hammer

The Shepherd’s Hut, Meltham

Guide price: £50,000

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Robyn Greig-Brown of Spatchcock and Wurzill makes canjos and ukuleles from tins, boxes and recycled furniture.

Man with a twang

What’s the connection between a Yorkshireman who makes instruments from upcycled tins and table legs and Donald Trump? Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Tony Johnson.

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Harrogate town centre

Here's how much you'll need to earn per hour to live in each Harrogate postcode

Ever wondered how much you'd need to earn per hour to buy a house in Harrogate, Ripon or Knaresborough?

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Artist in residence

Gallery owner Lotte Inch has applied her artistic 
and curatorial skills to her terraced home in York. 
Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Tony Johnson.

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A Student Cribs kitchen

Big players buying up student houses as style boosts profit

Student houses were a Cinderella sector. Now they’re being dressed up to maximise return. Sharon Dale reports.

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Vintage drawers that were built to last

Hunting for treasure

Something old is a must-have for fashionable interiors. Sharon Dale reports.

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The lone arranger: Yorkshire florist Susan Dobson turns her home and garden into spectacular live-work idyll

Flower grower and florist Susan Dobson has turned her home and garden into a live-work idyll. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

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House prices in Harrogate are ten times the average salary

Starter home in one part of Yorkshire now around ten times average salary

Nearly two thirds of private renters believe they will never be able to afford a property of their own, a report out today says.

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Waterside Residents Association members Judi Graham, Conrad Plowman, John Broadbent, Margaret Plowman. and Susan Martin. (1708051AM3)

Residents' worries in one of Yorkshire's nicest places

It’s always a pleasure to walk along the famous Waterside in Knaresborough to the sound of rowing boats and laughter.

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Yorkshire's 'hobbit house' gets listed status

Yorkshire's 'hobbit house' gets listed status

A spectacular underground home built into a Yorkshire hillside has been given listed status.

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The English Polisher’s home

Treasure hunter and furniture restorer Rob Cain also has a talent for interior design. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Laura Mate.

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The Georgian house has been extended to make the most of the views.

For sale: award-winning gorgeous Georgian with a modern twist

Westgate, Wetherby

Price: 1.15m

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Elderberry Cottages has two cottages, a barn, outbuilding and garden overlooking Slei Gill in Booze. O.O. �300,000 marcusalderson.co.uk

Yorkshire’s funny and rude place names may affect the value of your home

What’s in a name and does it affect the value of your home if you live in Slack Bottom or Booze?

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Chef Frances Atkins  outside the Yorke Arms at Ramsgill . Picture: Gary Longbottom.

Yorke Arms, legendary Dales restaurant, goes on sale for £1.75m

ITS MENU currently boasts truffled brill and smoked rabbit with buckwheat and wasabi, but one of Yorkshire’s finest eateries served up an even more unusual item today - the restaurant itself.

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