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This old saddler’s shop is now a characterful holiday let thanks to a no-expense-spared conversion

This old saddler’s shop is now a characterful holiday let thanks to a no-expense-spared conversion

Demolishing a crumbling old house that had been in her family for generations was a huge decision for Kate Mannion. She replaced it with a new-build so sensitive to its surroundings in the historic North Yorkshire village of Long Marston that it looks as though it has stood there for centuries. The interiors too are […]

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A remarkable redesign has made this end terraced house the most sought-after home for sale in Bedale

A remarkable redesign has made this end terraced house the most sought-after home for sale in Bedale

Take a former architect with a gift for furniture making and DIY and a talented designer with a brilliant eye for styling and you have the pairing for a perfect home. Kevin and Janet Stevens have proved this a number of times after taking properties in need of updating and turning them into places that […]

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This magical home in Scarborough contains an enormous collection of contemporary automata

This magical home in Scarborough contains an enormous collection of contemporary automata

**For the story and the video showing the automata in action click here: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/lifestyle/this-scarborough-couple-share-their-home-with-over-70-automata-1-10256156 The black silhouette of a witch and her broomstick by the front door hints that there might be something out of the ordinary inside Maurice Feely and Octavia Gausden’s Victorian terrace house in Scarborough. Could they be Goths? Maybe they embrace […]

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Lesson in great design at this school conversion – now for sale

Lesson in great design at this school conversion – now for sale

The former village school in Newton on Ouse has been given a new lease of life after a striking transformation that has turned the disused building into a contemporary four-bedroom home incorporating the building’s original features. The property is now for sale with Croft Residential and is priced at £900,000 Built in the 19th century […]

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This coach house conversion has created a stunning, contemporary home

This coach house conversion has created a stunning, contemporary home

When Gagarin Studio architects presented their ideas for the conversion and extension of an old coach house, Sarah Briggs and her partner Jonny were thrilled with the innovative, contemporary design. They couldn’t wait to get started and estimated that the project would take about 18 months. It took far longer because of a year-long planning […]

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Gorgeous Georgian home above Filey Bay is for sale

Gorgeous Georgian home above Filey Bay is for sale

The Inside story on Church Cliff House, Filey, Price: £895,000, www.blenkinandco.com This coastal home is a good example of how a property can transform your life for the better. Pat and Dennis Lofthouse saw it advertised in The Yorkshire Post 16 years ago and it prompted a complete lifestyle change for them and their sons. […]

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Historic home in Dacre has a 21st century makeover

Historic home in Dacre has a 21st century makeover

Menwith House, Dacre Price: £675,000 www.dacres.co.uk With a search area within a 30 mile radius of Leeds, Andy Clegg and his partner had plenty of properties to choose from when they began a search for the right home. “We were both working in Leeds but we wanted to live somewhere rural. After seeing this house […]

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Dowsing and Reynolds are renowned for design and it shows  in their stunning Leeds home

Dowsing and Reynolds are renowned for design and it shows in their stunning Leeds home

Keen to swap their 1980s, mock Tudor semi for a period property with character, Ally and James Dowsing-Reynolds had their heart set on a Grade II- listed house close to Headingley. To say it was in need of renovation is a gross understatement. It had been empty for two years, had a crack in the […]

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This house is in a rural idyll near Harrogate

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 […]

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Why this is the most expensive house for sale in Yorkshire

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 […]

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