Ceramicist Eric Moss and his house in the country

Eric and Christine Moss spent 25 years holding on tight to their dream of moving to the country and becoming full-time artists. Their patience and persistence finally paid off. The couple gave up their previous careers, sold their home in Harrogate and bought a rural, riverside cottage in the pretty village of Asenby, near Thirsk. […]

Georgian gem Arthington Park is for sale

One of Yorkshire’s most elegant Georgian country houses, designed by renowned architect John Carr, is on the market. (Read more about John Carr) Built in 1755, Arthington Park, near Otley, is a handsome Grade 11-listed family home with a separate cottage. It is set in private grounds with an orangery, a stunning walled garden and […]

Wakefield refuses to let Brexit affect housing market

Estate agency abounds with tales of woe surrounding the Brexit effect, which has led to a paucity of property for sale as would-be buyers and sellers stay put so they can “wait and see what happens.” This approach is crippling the industry but there is a startling exception where it’s business as usual thanks to […]

Lovely five-bedroom house in Methley set in extensive grounds

Set in a semi-rural position in extensive grounds, this four-bedroom semi-detached house on Watergate, Methley, has plenty of appeal and will make someone a lovely family home. It has a good sized lounge, separate dining room, office and conservatory and a  downstairs shower room with WC. All four bedrooms are doubles and there is a four-piece […]

7 Tips for Hallway Storage When You Have Limited Space

Original article first published on Houzz Good storage is the first line of defence against clutter, but if you’re lacking in hallway space, it can be difficult to keep on top of everyday items such as coats, bags and shoes. Fear not – these smart storage solutions should give you plenty of ideas for how […]

Thinking of a kitchen extension? Here’s a beginner’s guide

Original article first published on Houzz Where once kitchens were small spaces to be concealed, people now love to have large, open cookspaces that form an important part of living. Extending a home to create that big, airy space is increasingly popular – and it’s a great way to add value, too. Here’s what you […]