This house is in a rural idyll near Harrogate

The Inside story on …Stonesfield House, Pannal Price: £2.75m Contact: www.beadnallcopley.co.uk As locations go, Stonesfield House ticks all the boxes for those who want the perfect combination of town and country life. It sits in 6.5 acres of grounds in the sought-after village of Pannal, which is close to Harrogate while having a train station […]

Why this is the most expensive house for sale in Yorkshire

Businessman Richard Jackson fell in love with Loftus Hill after attending functions there when it was operating as a hotel. When it came on the market in 1991 and jumped at the chance to buy it and restore it to its former glory as a beautiful home. He did so knowing that he had the […]

This converted church is now a heavenly home and retreat with superhost status on Airbnb

God works in mysterious ways and Tina Hodges and her husband Jasper are certain that he had a hand in guiding them to their latest home. Both are Anglican priests who retired from full-time ministry and gave up the clergy residence that went with it. So when it came to buying their own property, the […]

How buying a part-exchange property can turn into a nightmare

Sleeping on her daughter’s sofa for four months and suffering from acute stress with the threat of a £22,000 penalty payment hanging over her wasn’t what Janet Walters envisaged after she exchanged contracts on what she thought would be the perfect home in Harrogate. Her experience lays bare the potential perils of buying a second-hand […]

At home with Graham Edward of Edward Architecture

Q&A with Graham Edward, founder of Edward Architecture, Leeds, which specialises in design and property and planning advice. Describe your home and its style? My home is a five-bedroom detached house that is a self-build project in a development of four similar houses in Morley, Leeds. The design and style of the property is a […]

How to ensure your pets have a smooth house move

A house move can be stressful enough for a human who knows exactly what’s happening, but for animals it can be a scary and confusing time. Here’s some advice from Mike McCarthy of Yorkshire-based  McCarthy’s Removals and Storage, www.mjmccarthy.co.uk At McCarthy’s Removals we’ve moved homeowners with many animals over the 50 years we’ve been in […]