Yorkshire sales fall as demand 
drops, but prices buck trend

Yorkshire’s housing market continued to stutter in October, with both demand from buyers and agreed sales declining once more.

4 Knox Mill Close, Harrogate - �550,000 with Myrings, 01423 566400.

Find the best of both worlds 
in the peaceful hamlet of Knox

There are a lot of beautiful parts of Harrogate, but few are more tucked away than the tiny hamlet of Knox.

Oakdale, Harrogate - £1,350,000

Oakdale, Harrogate - £1,350,000

This imposing colonial style detached residence offers extensive accommodation backing onto woodland in the much sought after Duchy area of the town, according to agents Feather Smailes Scales. It features gas central heating, extensive accommodation over three floors with four reception rooms, refitted breakfast kitchen with Aga, additional cinema room and utility room, five bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. There is also a professionally landscaped lawned gardens and ample parking. Details at 01423 534183​.

Littlethorpe, near Ripon - �449,500

Property spotlight - Littlethorpe, near Ripon £449,500

An attractive and beautifully maintained and presented detached cottage located between Bishop Monkton and Ripon. Equipped with double glazing and oil central heating the cottage features a superb open plan kitchen and dining room together with a separate sitting room, utility room and wetroom. On the first floor are three double bedrooms, an en suite shower room and a family bathroom. There is a large single garage and private gardens with flagged patio area and lawn.

Valley Drive, Harrogate - �249,995

Property spotlight - Valley Drive, Harrogate £249,995

A well presented first floor apartment with lovely views over the Valley Gardens. The accommodation has the benefit of a private parking space, double glazing and central heating and comprises: communal entrance foyer with entry phone system, entrance hall with airing cupboard/store, living/dining room with wide bay window, open plan kitchen, master bedroom with juliet balcony and en-suite bathroom, second bedroom and house shower room.

Contact Nicholls Tyreman Estate Agents 01423 503076,


A house near the home ground: properties close to rugby clubs

At three o’clock on Saturday afternoon, 30 men from England and Argentina will run onto a field near London to chase an oval ball around for 80 minutes – watched by as many as 82,000 spectators.

Beech Cottage, Kirkby Overblow - �545,000

Property spotlight - Beech Cottage, Kirkby Overblow £545,000

This attractive 3/4 bedroom semi-detached village house stands in generous mature gardens in the heart of this highly desirable village. Beech Cottage extends to a floor area of 1,300 sq ft and has a nicely proportioned sitting room, separate dining room and kitchen. The downstairs utility room also has a shower and WC facilities for the fourth bedroom/study which complements a house bathroom and three first floor double bedrooms. Outside, there are two detached garages. For more details, visit or call 01423 877200.


The Yorkshire house made of straw

This straw bale self-build is one of a long line of achievements for young craftsman Sam Atkinson. Sharon Dale reports.


VIDEO: First look at Harrogate Grange Park show home decked out for Christmas

IT'S beginning to look at lot like Christmas inside this new luxury show home - decked out for festive viewing by David Wilson Homes on their Grange Park development near Harrogate.

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An illustration by Elizabeth Newsham from the Little Book of Building Fires.

Hotting up: how to make the best fire and how to cheat

Autumn’s chill is here so we look at how to build and light the perfect fire and what to do if you don’t have the time. Sharon Dale reports.


A room of one’s own

Thanks to help from the professionals a couple have made this stunning contemporary addition to a period property, Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Tony Johnson.

The open plan living kitchen with bespoke units and dining table by The Main Company, Green Hammerton

Patience paid off for the owners of this self-built grand design

It took almost two years to get planning for this contemporary self-build but it was well worth the wait. Sharon Dale reports. Photos by Jeremy Phillips.

North Landing, Flamborough.

Plans to turn Yorkshire coastguard station into ‘cutting-edge’ home

For 60 years it was the perfect lookout, over the green flanks of a golf course, to the white cliffs of Flamborough and the North Sea beyond.

Everyone agrees we need to speed up housebuilding. Photo: National Builders Federation

Experts reveal how to fix the housing market

The budget may bring stamp duty changes and funding for new homes but will it fix the housing market? Yorkshire experts give the chancellor their advice. Sharon Dale reports.


Scotton - the peaceful village that was Guy Fawkes' teenage home

It's hard to imagine now, but the village of Scotton, just north of Knaresborough, was once a hotbed of treasonous activity.

Under the hammer: Tribal mask and pine steps from Worksop Manor's attics and cellars

A country house sale is always a source of fascination for many and this was certainly the case when Morphets recently sold the contents of Worksop Manor's attics and cellars.


Scotton – the peaceful village that was Guy Fawkes’ teenage home

It’s hard to imagine now, but the village of Scotton, just north of Knaresborough, was once a hotbed of treasonous activity.

Woodland Drive, Thorp Arch

Property spotlight: Woodland Drive, Thorp Arch - £345,000

A deceptively spacious town house in this sought after location between the villages of Thorp Arch and Walton.

Meadow View, Cattal

Property spotlight: Meadow View, Cattal - £749,950

Meadow View is a substantial modern five bedroom detached family home perfect for entertaining.


Property spotlight: Red Kite Hall, Hall Drive, Bramhope - £1,695,000

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