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Caravan of love: why more of us are buying into a retro getaway

They can’t compete with the investment potential of bricks and mortar but sales of static caravans are still buoyant. Sharon Dale reports.

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Elleron Lodge, near Pickering, part of a small country estate.

Country estate with “the best house in the world”

Elleron Lodge estate, Newton-on-Rawcliffe

Price: £3.5m

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EYG spots new trends in the home improvement market - such as a big focus on replacing old conservatory roofs with modern tiled or hybrid variations.

New jobs as EYG home improvement glazing solutions opens Scarborough showroom and Newark depot

EYG home improvement glazing solutions is creating new jobs across the North as it celebrates the rapid growth of the business including a showroom in Scarborough and a depot in Newark.

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The coastguard station at Flamborough has potential for conversion into a home.

Flamborough coastguard station goes under the hammer with a chance to create a grand design

Coastguard station up for auction with a guide price of £25,000

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Jonathan Morgan.  Photo by Barnaby Aldrick

Why it’s a great time to make Leeds city centre your new home

by Jonathan Morgan, managing director of Leeds city living specialist, Morgans.

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The contemporary, two-storey extension was designed by Brierley Groom and constructed by York Builder

Altogether heavenly 21st century update to Georgian rectory

Two contemporary extensions have added 21st century style to this Grade II-listed Georgian rectory. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

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Woodbank, Harden, near Bingley, �1.1m, www.dacres.co.uk

For sale: rural idyll with its own lake and heronry

Woodbank, Harden, Bingley

£1.1m

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Church Farm by  Merrell OFlaherty Dormer Architects for the Rudding Estate  won Best Design at the Yorkshire Residential Property Awards

Yorkshire Residential Property Awards...and the winners are

A rural grand design and a top agent were among winners at the Yorkshire Residential Property Awards.

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Lowgate, Sutton-on-Hull, �290,000, www.beercocks.com

For sale: Georgian gem in village between Hull and Beverley

Lowgate, Sutton-on-Hull

Price: £290,000

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Sellers could face hefty fees from estate management firms

John Robson, Residential Property Manager, Milners Law, Harrogate. www.milnerslaw.com

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Interior designer converts student digs into central York des res

Interior designer Carole Whitby has taken a student HMO and converted it into one of the most desirable homes in central York. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Joe Burn and James Hardisty.

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The walls and ceiling of this house in Sydney features sheets of ply set with within steel portal frames.

Go with the grain

Wood-lined rooms are enjoying a revival and the choice of materials has never been greater. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by James Merrell.

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Bert and May's distinctive hallway tiles.

A ray of sunshine

Interior designers and homeowners can’t get enough of Bert and May’s raw and elegant aesthetic. Sharon Dale talks to its Yorkshire-based founder.

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Kilnsey Smokehouse's smoked trout are award-winning.

Rent-free incentive to attract right person to Dales smokehouse

A year’s free rent is being offered to entice the right person to take over the running of an award-winning Yorkshire Dales business.

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The Piece Hall, Halifax, after its �19m makeover

Piece Hall set to boost Halifax property market

The property market is feeling the Piece Hall effect.

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Chair upholstered in Moon's Cosmopolitan Melbourne fabric in aqua flamingo, �53.95pm, with a  Bronte by Moon Mohair cushion in Rose Lavender, �49.95

Weaving a new future

It survived textile industry decline, now the 180-year-old Abraham Moon mill is opening a flagship shop in York

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Revealed: Yorkshire's five happiest towns and cities

Revealed: Yorkshire's five happiest towns and cities

Property website Rightmove has revealed Yorkshire's most contented towns as part of its annual Happy at Home Index.
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Revealed: The 10 most expensive streets in West Yorkshire

Revealed: The 10 most expensive streets in West Yorkshire

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Angus McArthur outside his shop Snowhome in York.

At home with...Angus McArthur

Angus McArthur is the founder of Snowhome on Gillygate, York. A fine art graduate, he opened the contemporary gift and homeware store 16 years ago. It is now a destination outlet for interiors lovers.

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Prime Minister Theresa May delivers her keynote speech at the Conservative Party Conference

Lettings regulation is not all good news for tenants

It’s all change for the lettings industry but regulation could lead to higher rents. Sharon Dale reports.

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