For sale: country home near Otley with incredible views

The astounding views that stretch for miles are one of the biggest selling points for this rural house. It sits in the village of Weston above Otley and is 1.2 miles from the bustling market town. It also has quick and easy access to Harrogate and Ilkley. Owner Richard Petty says: “The views are amazing […]

Sarah Beeny has sold up so what’s next for Rise Hall?

  When Sarah Beeny recently waved goodbye to Rise Hall, near Hull, after 18 years, she left a vital legacy for its new owners. Not only had she and her husband, Graham Swift, renovated and revived the gargantuan Grade II*-listed historic building, they gave it the oxygen of publicity. The Channel 4 TV series that […]

New looks for old in this Pool-in-Wharfedale home

Georgina Gilks and her husband, Kevin, are a dream team when it comes to renovating property. He is a construction site manager and a joiner by trade and she has a flair for interior design. “I have the vision and Kevin makes it happen,” says Georgina. Between them, they had all the skills needed to […]

Jordan Yorath tips South Bank as one to watch in Leeds

Property People Q&A: Jordan Yorath has worked in the Leeds city centre residential property market for 15 years and is now branch manager of Hunters Leeds Lettings. How did you end up working in property? From as young as I can remember I spent most evenings after school following my mum around builders’ merchants when […]

Buyers are discovering Flamborough’s charms

Flamborough may not be the most fashionable place on the Yorkshire coast but this attractive village has its ardent fans, including a man who knows more about “location, location, location” than most. Nick Belt, who runs Nicholas Belt Estate Agency in nearby Bridlington, has lived in Flamborough for 38 years and says: “I’d find it […]

Build-to-rent market leader Grainger on why it’s backing Yorkshire

Build-to-rent is booming thanks to millions being poured into a sector that is seen as a long-term safe haven with steady returns. Planning departments in Britain’s biggest cities are being deluged with applications for the rental only, amenity-rich apartment blocks, though some critics see them as a bandwagon that may not deliver the incomes promised. […]