Living in the market town of Otley

Living in the market town of Otley

Otley is one of the most stunning areas of Leeds, located just on the outskirts of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We have a range of stunning 2 and 3 bedroom homes on the new build Garnett Wharfe development in Otley, available to rent this summer.

 

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The properties

We have several 2 and 3 bed homes available on the stunning Garnett Wharfe development. The two bedroom homes have a downstairs WC, separate modern kitchen with oven/hob, and a spacious lounge/dining area with patio doors leading into the rear garden. Upstairs are two double bedrooms and a beautifully finished bathroom with white three-piece suite including shower over bath.

 

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The three bedroom homes have a separate fully carpeted lounge, a stylish kitchen/diner with oven/hob, a downstairs WC and utility room. The dining area features patio doors opening out into the rear garden. On the first floor there are three bedrooms, two double and one single, with the master bedroom benefitting from an ensuite shower room. The house bathroom is fitted with a white three-piece suite including shower over bath.

All of the homes benefit from off-street parking, with two of the 3 bedroom homes benefitting from their own garage.

The location

The brand new Garnett Wharfe development is ideally located in the centre of the beautiful market town of Otley, 11 miles north of Leeds city centre. The development overlooks the River Wharfe, and is close to great schools, shops, a supermarket, sporting facilities, pubs and Wharfemeadows Park. Otley is home to the famous Chevin Forest Park, offering breath-taking views across Leeds.

 

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Otley is just half an hours drive from Leeds city centre, 25 minutes from Harrogate, and just over 10 minutes from Leeds Bradford Airport. Garnett Wharfe is also located just south of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales and the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Beauty, providing stunning natural landscapes right on your door step. Living in Otley gives you the best of a peaceful town, whilst being within easy reach of Yorkshire’s stunning countryside and its vibrant cities.

 

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Highlights of Otley
  • Chevin Forest Park
  • Otley Sailing Club
  • River Wharfe
  • Wharfemeadows Park
  • Nidderdale AONB and Yorkshire Dales
  • Lindley Wood Reservoir
  • The Courthouse Project arts centre
  • Pubs/bars: Black Bull, Bowling Green, North Bar Social, Otley Tap House, Rocca Bar, The Fleece, The Junction Inn
  • Eateries: Buon Apps Ristorante, Il Buco, Jewel of India, Korks Wine Bar & Brasserie, Red Pepper, The Stew and Oyster

 

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Upcoming events

 

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Towns & cities you MUST visit in Yorkshire

Towns & cities you MUST visit in Yorkshire

In this two part blog series celebrating the best place in Yorkshire for English Tourism Week, were looking at the best town and cities you need to visit!

Leeds

Quickly becoming one of the most popular cities in England, Leeds has something for everyone. You have amazing new shopping centres such as Trinity Centre and Victoria Gate, alongside traditional places including Kirkgate Market and Corn Exchange. The city has a fantastic range of restaurants and bars, in the centre as well as in the suburbs, which have  just as much to offer. As well as the glitz and glam, you have many beautiful parks and green spaces in the suburbs such as Horsforth Hall Park, Otley Chevin Park, Rodley Nature Reserve and so much more. Leeds also offers a unique and diverse range of events throughout the year including live music festivals, food shows, independent film screenings and many more special events.

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York

Known for its rich history and culture, York is definitely one of the top picks for a day out or weekend away. It not only has a fantastic selection of independent eateries, bars and shops, but there’s so much to see such as York Minster, the City Walls, Monkgate Bar and The Shambles. There is also a whole host of museums and galleries to explore including York Castle Museum and Gardens, Jorvik Viking Centre, and the York City Art Gallery. Whether your going as a couple, a group of friends or a family, there’s plenty to do for everyone!

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Hull

Named as the UK City of Culture 2017, Hull is fast becoming one of the most popular destinations in Yorkshire. With a jam-packed events schedule for the whole year, you’ll find plenty of reasons to go and visit, from dance performances to real ale festivals, live music to cultural celebrations, and everything in between. As well as a range of events, there’s loads of famous attractions including the Humber Bridge, The Deep, the Maritime Museum and Victoria Dock. And with ferries over to the Netherlands and Belgium, its the perfect stop off point!

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Sheffield

The infamous Steel City may be small but its definitely mighty! Being close to the Peak District and named the Outdoor City, Sheffield has plenty to do for the sport and nature lovers, whilst also having so much more to offer. Known for its great live music scene, it is home to the notorious Tramlines festival and many legendary venues including Leadmill, Corporation, The Harley and West Street Live. For more peace and quiet, there’s many lovely green spaces such as the Botanical Gardens, Peace Gardens and Winter Gardens, as well as Weston Park, Ponderosa and Norfolk Heritage Park. For culture and history you have the Lyceum and Crucible theatres, Kelham Island Museum and the Millennium Gallery.

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Harrogate

Although not quite a city, the North Yorkshire town of Harrogate is filled with charm and elegance. Known for its quaint town centre with a selection of unique shops, cafes and restaurants, Harrogate is the perfect destination to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life whilst still having plenty to do and see. Must visits include the Valley Gardens, the RHS Garden Harlow Car and the Great Yorkshire Showground, host to many major events throughout the year. And continuously voted the best place to live in Britain, its definitely worth a visit to see what all the fuss is about!

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Ilkley 

A perfect base for exploring the Dales, the traditional spa town of Ilkley has the finest tea rooms and breath-taking countryside, as well as being home to the Cow and Calf Rocks. This town is a must visit if you love all things outdoors, as there’s plenty of walking and hiking to do in the Ilkley Moor and further afield in the Dales. Whilst its the perfect town for activities, it also ideal for relaxing with White Wells Spa Cottage, Ilkley Lido and many traditional hotels and pubs.

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New build apartments in Newton Kyme!

New build apartments in Newton Kyme!

Get the best of both city and rural life at our new build apartments on the prestigious Papyrus Works development. Located in the peaceful village of Newton Kyme in Tadcaster, you’ll be just 30 minutes from both Leeds and York city centres.

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The properties

We are offering a selection of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments on this stunning new development, which offer modern living in a beautiful village location.

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In all of the apartments, there is a bright and spacious open plan living area, with plenty of room for dining table and chairs. Each stylish kitchen comes complete with oven/hob and extractor fan. The house bathrooms are fitted with a white three-piece suite including shower over bath, and all apartments feature additional storage space in the hallway.

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In the one bedroom apartments, there are spacious double bedrooms fitted with carpet, whilst the two bedroom apartments comprise of one double and one single bedroom, with the master bedrooms benefitting from an ensuite shower room with WC. As well as all of this, each household will be given an on site parking space.

The location

These stunning new build apartments are located on the prestigious Papyrus Works development by Redrow, in the village of Newton Kyme near Tadcaster. Whilst enjoying the peace and quiet of rural living, the development is located just half an hour from both Leeds and York city centres, as well as the stunning towns of Harrogate and Selby.

The development is located next to Newton Kyme Hall and St Andrew’s Church, and close to the River Wharfe with stunning countryside views. The village has a great community spirit and is an ideal place for families. Newton Kyme has great transport links, being easily accessible via the A1 and A64, and with regular bus services to nearby towns and cities. There is also a train station just 10 minutes away in Ulleskelf.

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Closer by is the town of Tadcaster, which offers a range of local amenities just 5 minutes away. Here you’ll find a number of shops, pubs, eateries and a leisure centre. About 10 minutes to the west of Newton Kyme is the town of Boston Spa, which also offers a range of amenities including several schools, a library and excellent restaurants such as Stew & Oyster.

For a fun family day out or weekend away, the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a 50 minute drive, Hull just over an hour, the Yorkshire Dales National Park 90 minutes, and the seaside town of Bridlington just 1 hour 20 minutes!

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Living in Sherburn in Elmet

Living in Sherburn in Elmet

Do you want a rural family home where you have access to two of the best cities in Yorkshire? This new build, three bedroom home in the village of Sherburn in Elmet is just 30 minutes from both Leeds and York.

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This stunning new build home is set over three floors, with a spacious, separate lounge on the ground floor, fitted with carpet and featuring an under the stairs storage cupboard. Through a small hallway, which features a downstairs WC, is the modern kitchen/diner, complete with oak effect units as well as oven/hob and extractor fan. This space has enough room for a dining table and chairs, and boasts a set of French doors that open out into the private rear garden.

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On the first floor are two spacious bedrooms, one double and one single, as well as the house bathroom, fitted with a white three-piece suite including shower over bath. The large master bedroom is located on the second floor, and includes two built in cupboards and two stunning skylights. The property is fitted with carpets throughout, and benefits from off-street parking.

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Location

This stunning home is located on the new Ceretic Park development situated in the village of Sherburn in Elmet, just a 30 minute drive from both Leeds and York city centres, giving you the best of rural and city life. You’ll be just a short walk from the centre of the village which has its own train station, several schools and a great range of shops and eateries, making it the perfect place for families to call home.

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Sherburn in Elmet is also a short drive from the town of Selby which offers an even wider selection of local amenities, and is under 20 minutes from Castleford, home to the amazing Xscape centre. Also close to the development is the Sherburn Willows Nature Reserve, perfect for a family day out. The village is perfect for commuters, being located a short distance from the A1 and M1, and also has great train and bus links.

  • Selby – 20 mins
  • Castleford – 20 mins
  • Leeds – 30 mins
  • York – 30 mins
  • Wakefield – 30 mins
  • Harrogate – 45 mins
  • Hull – 1 hour

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Events in the area

 

Art & Heritage in Yorkshire

Art & Heritage in Yorkshire

The Staithes Art and Heritage festival this weekend has inspired us to discover what arts and heritage the rest of Yorkshire holds. Yorkshire is home to many museums, art galleries and historical landmarks, so why not explore the wonders of this fascinating county!

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Arts

  • The Hepworth, Wakefield – renowned, world-class gallery offering a vibrant social space and a programme of film screenings, talks and events
  • The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds – the ultimate gallery for sculpture in the heart of the city
  • The Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax – a stunning complex of converted nineteenth century mills now home to 6 amazing galleries
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield – an international centre for modern and contemporary art, with 500 acres of landscape and 60 outdoor sculptures
  • Ashley Jackson Art Gallery, Holmfirth – illustrating the life and works of the country’s leading and most successful landscape watercolourists
  • York Art Gallery – enjoy a fine display of paintings and ceramics plus a busy events and exhibitions programme
  • Gallery Forty-Nine, Bridlington – a fascinating range of paintings, sculptures, jewellery and ceramics by contemporary British artists
  • The Civic, Barnsley – one of the town’s landmark creative spaces hosting design-led touring exhibitions from National Galleries, as well as creating unique exhibitions
  • Millennium Gallery, Sheffield – the city’s prestigious destination for art, craft and design where you can explore Sheffield’s heritage including it’s famous metalwork
  • Woodend Art and Craft Gallery, Scarborough – a contemporary venue featuring edgy and thought-provoking exhibitions, with free entry for all

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Heritage

  • Ripley Castle, Harrogate – set in a beautiful location, this historic attraction hosts numerous events year round including archery, falconry, classic car rally, concerts and plays
  • Scarborough Castle – discover it’s 2500 years of history defending a prominent headland between two bays with sheer drops to the sea
  • Rievaulx Abbey, Helmsley – one of the most complete and impressive abbeys in the country with an interactive museum, surrounded by stunning moorland
  • Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal, Ripon – Yorkshire’s finest Cistercian Abbey ruin with over 10 historics buildings spanning over 800 years of history
  • York Minster – the largest Gothic cathedral north of the Alps, with traces of every age from the Roman occupation
  • Beverley Minster – a Gothic masterpiece with a long and dark history, home to tombs that attracted pilgrims from far and wide
  • Eden Camp, Malton – transports you back to wartime Britain, house in an original prisoner of war camp
  • Kelham Island Museum, Sheffield – showcasing the infamous steel city’s industrial story, from early industrialisation to modern times
  • Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, Keighley – enjoy a ride on The Railway Children’s railway through the heart of Brontë Country
  • Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Bridlington – set in 50 acres of 19th century parkland on a dramatic cliff-top position, with stunning views, award-winning gardens and the heritage of the grand hall

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Living in Newton Kyme, Tadcaster

Living in Newton Kyme, Tadcaster

This stunning new build, four bedroom home is perfect for larger families, and ideally located on the modern Burden Mews development in the beautiful village of Newton Kyme, just half an hour from York, Leeds and Harrogate.

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0 (4)The living room of this property is bright and spacious due to a set of patio doors that lead out into the large, private garden,making this property ideal for entertaining family and friends, especially in the summer months. The beautiful, contemporary kitchen is finished to a high standard with wood-effect worktops and white gloss units, fitted with oven/hob and extractor fan. There is plenty of space for a dining table and chairs, ideal for enjoying sit down family meals. The property also boasts off-road parking and a large rear garden.

The long entrance hall to the stairs is where a storage cupboard providing extra 0 (5)space and the separate W.C, which helps to ease the morning rush, are located. The large family home comprises four spacious bedrooms, two doubles and two singles, all fully carpeted and with plenty of space for storage. The master bedrooms enjoys the whole of the top floor, and additionally benefits from en-suite with shower. There is also a modern family bathroom with cream marble-effect tiling, complete with a white three-piece suite including over-the-bath shower.

Location

The Burden Mews development is set in Newton Kyme, a delightful village near Tadcaster. Boston Spa is on the door step, with Leeds, Harrogate and York all just half an hour away, and easily accessible from the A1 and A64. The development is located next to Newton Kyme Hall and St Andrew’s Church, and close to the River Wharfe with stunning countryside views. The village has OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAa great community spirit and is the perfect place to raise your family.

The closest towns to Newton Kyme are Tadcaster and Boston Spa, offering local amenities such as good schools, shops, restaurants, pubs and leisure facilities. Tadcaster is just a 5 minute drive away or 20 minutes by bus, and Boston Spa 10 minutes by car or bus. There are also many sporting opportunities in the area including the Toulston Polo Ground, Lordswood Cricket School and even the Leeds United training ground, with Bramham Park also situated close by. This lovely location gives you the best of everything; the quiet village life, amenities in local towns, and easy access to the great cities of Yorkshire!

For a fun family day out or weekend away, the Howardian Hills (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) is a 50 minute drive, Yorkshire Dales National Park 90 minutes, and the seaside town of Bridlington just 1 hour 20 minutes! Newton Kyme also has good transport links with regular bus services to nearby towns and cities, and just 10 minutes away from the nearest train station in Ulleskelf.

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Village living in Newton Kyme, Tadcaster

Village living in Newton Kyme, Tadcaster

If you’re a large family and are looking for a home big enough Cleveland House Type artist impresionfor all of you, then this newly built, four bedroom home on the stunning Burden Mews development in Newton Kyme is perfect for you!

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The long entrance hall leads up to the stairs, and is also where the separate W.C and storage cupboard are located. The living room is bright and spacious due to a large set of patio doors that let in light, and lead out into the large private garden, making this property ideal for entertaining family and friends, especially in the summer months. This family home features a beautiful, contemporary kitchen finished to a high standard with wood-effect worktops and white gloss units, fitted with Loungeoven/hob and extractor fan. There is also plenty of space for a dining table and chairs in this area, ideal for enjoying sit down family meals.

Upstairs are the four spacious bedrooms, two doubles and two singles, which are all fully carpeted and have plenty of space for storage. The master bedroom enjoys the whole second floor, and also benefits from an ensuite bathroom with shower. The modern family bathroom has stylish cream, marble-effect tiling, and is complete with a white three-piece suit and shower over bath.

Location

The Burden Mews development is set in Newton Kyme, a delightful village in between Tadcaster and Boston Spa, with Leeds, Harrogate and York all easily accessible from the A1 and A64. Newton Kyme benefits from being a peaceful village with a great community spirit and stunning surroundings to raise your children, as well as being located near to larger villages and towns, and some of Yorkshire’s best cities and attractions. In Tadcaster and Boston Spa, there are many well-regarded primary and secondary schools, as well as shops, restaurants and bars, with Tadcaster also benefitting from a leisure centre and swimming pool. There are many sporting opportunities in the area including the Toulston Polo Ground, Lordswood Cricket School and even the Leeds United training ground, with Bramham Park also situated close by.Newton K2

If you want to venture further afield to some of Yorkshire’s best cities, Leeds and York are only a 30 minute drive away, and Harrogate just 40 minutes! For a fun family day out or weekend away, the Howardian Hills (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) is a 50 minute drive, Yorkshire Dales National Park 90 minutes, and the seaside town of Bridlington just 1 hour 20 minutes! Newton Kyme also has good transport links with regular bus services to nearby towns and cities, and just 10 minutes away from the nearest train station in Ulleskelf.

Upcoming events

  • Boston Spa Farmers Market – 10 June – Village Hall
  • Boston Spa Gala – 11 June – Stables Lane
  • Garden Part – 2 July – Deepdale Community Centre
  • Boston Spa Weekend Festival – 15 to 17 July – Boston Spa
  • Leeds Festival – 26 to 28 August – Bramham Park
  • Tadcaster Carnival – 11 September – Tadcaster Magnets Social Club
  • Arts Festival – 14 and 15 October – Boston Spa Village Hall
  • The Royal British Legion Major Series – 26 October – Bramham Park