Village Living in Craven

Village Living in Craven

The village of Sutton-in-Craven may be small, but it has plenty to offer! Enjoy the peaceful rural life in this beautiful duplex apartment.

 

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The property

This stunning two bedroom duplex apartment is situated within the award-winning Spinningfields development, a beautifully converted textile mill, mixing the old with the new.

The apartment embraces open plan living with a spacious lounge area and fully integrated kitchen. The lounge has large feature windows allowing light to flood the room. The beautifully-finished modern kitchen boasts integrated appliances including oven/hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.

 

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Both bedrooms in the property, one double and one single, are fitted with carpet, offer plenty of storage space, and feature large windows letting in plenty of light. The spacious, fully tiled bathroom features large bath, shower cubicle, and unique shelving area, providing a luxurious place to relax after a long day. As well as being set within a well-maintained development, there is an allocated parking space for each property.

 

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Places you MUST visit in the Yorkshire countryside

Places you MUST visit in the Yorkshire countryside

Yorkshire is called God’s Own County for a reason, it has everything you need! From stunning countryside to vibrant cities, it really does have it all. So for English Tourism, we’re celebrating all the amazing places that Yorkshire has to offer. In the first of two blogs, we’re exploring all the incredible countryside of our county.

North York Moors

Over 1400 miles of natural beauty including heather moorland (which turn purple in late summer), pine forests, rolling hills and wildlife. Picturesque and tranquil with historic abbeys, castles, priories, and traditional pubs. Fun acitivties for the whole family include walking, cycling and horse riding. Best towns in the region: Guisborough, Helmsley, Pickering, Rosedale Abbey and Stokesley.

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Yorkshire Dales

Exoplore the stunning scenery in the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The southern Dales are less remote, whilst the northern Dales have rugged scenery ideal for walking, and the West offers pretty villages and towns. Best towns in the region: Skipton, Pateley Bridge, Richmond, Settle, Malham, Ingleton, Wensleydale, Masham and Leyburn.

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Yorkshire Coast

 

  • Robin Hood’s Bay: the most raw of the coastlines, with towering cliffs, fishing cottages, and unusual architecture, the perfect ‘lost in time’ getaway
  • Filey: Traditional seaside resort with sandy beach, lovely promenade, and the best fish and chips in Yorkshire
  • Flamborough: Rugged white cliffs create the perfect environment for bird-watching, hiking and sea canoeing. Visit the scenic nature reserve and two ancient lighthouses in this beautiful conservation area
  • Whitby: A seaside town with a difference- cobbled lanes, ancient vampire legends and working harbour, as well as cosy taverns and lively bars
  • Bridlington: Walk along elegant promenades, sandy beaches and the historic harbour, where you’ll also find quirky seaside entertainment

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Peak District

Britain’s first National Park, home to moorlands, rolling hills and dales, scented meadows and leafy forests. Visit Chatsworth House, Renishaw Hall Gardens and Bolsover Castle. Great for an active holiday with climbing, mountain biking, hiking and horse riding. Best towns in the region: Ashbourne, Matlock Bath, Chesterfield, and Buxton.

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Yorkshire Wolds

Charming and peaceful countryside with glorious chalk hills, postcard-perfect villages and landscaped gardens. Stretches west from Flamborough to Malton then south to Humber Bridge. Walk around Sledmere House and Sewerby Hall, or walk along the Wolds Way National Trail (maybe not all 79 miles though!). Wold Edge lodge accommodation is the perfect place to stay, with local owners who share their knowledge for a hassle free stay. Best towns in the region: Howden, Hedon, Pocklington, Driffield and Beverley.

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Next week we’ll be talking about the amazing towns and cities in Yorkshire!

 

 

Rural living in Cononley

Rural living in Cononley

Would you love to live in a picturesque village on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales? This stunning two bedroom home is ideally situated on the village of Cononley between Keighley and Skipton, giving you the best of peaceful rural life.

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The property

On entering the house, you are greeted by a large hallway, leading up to the stairs and featuring a small WC, ideal when entertaining guests. To the left, a door leads into the modern kitchen which offers plenty of cupboard space, and is complete with integrated oven/hob. The spacious lounge to the rear of the home is the perfect place for the whole family to relax, fitted with carpet and offering views out into the garden. An under the stairs cupboard provides extra storage space, and the back door opens out into the private rear garden which offers amazing countryside views.

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The property comprises of two spacious bedrooms, one double and one single, making this home ideal for couples and small families, or even a single person. Both bedrooms are fitted with carpet and boast lovely countryside views. The modern part-tiled bathroom is complete with a white three-piece suite including shower over bath. The property is fitted with carpets and vinyl flooring throughout, and the quiet street provides safe parking.

The location 

Airedale Ings is located in the beautiful village of Cononley in North West Yorkshire, situated 12 minutes from Keighley and 10 minutes from Skipton, with the Yorkshire Dales just beyond that. Enjoy the peaceful village life with local pubs, a primary school, village shop and post office all a few minutes away, whilst still being well connected by regular bus services and the Cononley train station just around the corner. If you want to venture into the city, Bradford is just a 35 minute journey away, and Leeds only 45 minutes by train.

 

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Highlights:

  • Cononley Community Primary School
  • Railway Inn and The New Inn
  • Cononley Train Station
  • River Aire and Leeds & Liverpool Canal
  • Cononley Village Shop & Post Office
  • Riverside Campsite
  • Something Arty art gallery
  • Cononley Village Insitute

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The Yorkshire Dales

Just a 20 minute drive from the property is the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, one of the highlights of Yorkshire. The Dales provides endless days out with 840 square miles of breath-taking scenery, protected wildlife and rich heritage. Whether you prefer a relaxed stroll, a serious hike or an adventurous bike ride, there’s something for everyone to do.

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As well as the stunning nature, you can discover the many castles in Skipton, Ripley and Bolton, and explore Fountains Abbey and Bolton Abbey to get a feel of it’s medieval past. Alongside the national park is the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a breath-taking dramatic landscape.

There are also many picturesque towns and villages nestled in between the Dales’ rolling hills, including Leyburn, Masham, Settle, Malham and Ingleton, which all offer great days out and their own unique village feel.

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Top 10 things to do

  1. Malham Cove
  2. Aysgarth Falls
  3. The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail
  4. White Scar Cave, Ingleton
  5. Janet’s Foss, Malham
  6. Ribblehead Viaduct
  7. Settle Carlisle Railway
  8. Ingleborough Caves
  9. Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

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Christmas special offer!

Christmas special offer!

Are you looking to move into a new home before Christmas? We have an amazing special offer on a range of properties across Yorkshire; if you move into one of these homes before Christmas, there will be no admin fees to pay, saving you loads of money!

Spinningfields, Sutton-in-Craven 

We have two large duplex apartments available on an award-winning development in the village of Sutton-in-Craven between Keighley and Skipton. The two bedroom apartments comprise of an open-plan living area with amazing views, modern kitchen with white goods, separate WC and allocated parking.

Location: These one of a kind duplex apartments are situated within the beautifully converted, award-winning Greenroyd Mill in the village of Sutton-in-Craven, located in the Aire Valley, providing plenty of nature and fantastic views. The property has easy access to local amenities such as shops, eateries and pubs. You’ll have the best of village life, whilst only being a short journey from lovely Yorkshire towns including Keighley, Skipton and Ilkley, and on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Bradford city centre is just over half an hour drive away, and Leeds just under an hour.

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Opus Point, Halifax 

Two bedroom apartment set in a picturesque location in Halifax, the perfect commuter town with easy access to Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield and Huddersfield. This two bedroom apartment features a modern kitchen with all the white goods, an ensuite to the master bedroom and a parking space.

Location: Opus Point is close to many great local shops, bars and eateries, and is located just 1 mile south of Halifax centre. This apartment has convenient access to the M62 motorway, great bus links and is close to Halifax railway station, making it ideal for commuters. The development is close to many green spaces and offers great long distance countryside views, but is also within easy reach of nearby Yorkshire cities including Huddersfield, Bradford, Leeds and Wakefield.

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Sandringham Court, Leeds

Be just 15 minutes from Leeds city centre in this stylish two bedroom apartment between Moortown and Aldwoodley. The modern kitchen is complete with white goods, and the living area features a Juliet balcony. The master bedroom of the apartment benefits from an ensuite bathroom, and you’ll also get off-road parking.

Location: This stylish apartment is situated within a highly sought after residential area in Leeds, close to all the local amenities that Moortown and Alwoodley have to offer, including bars, shops, restaurants and green spaces. The property is situated close to the amazing Roundhay Park, and is just a 15 minute journey from Leeds city centre, with great transport links and easy access to the motorway network.

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Westbury Fold, Elland

This modern two bedroom apartment is situated within a stunning converted mill development in the town of Elland just south of Halifax. The apartment has an open-plan living area with a large kitchen fitted with all white goods. Both bedrooms are doubles and fitted with carpet, and you’ll get an allocated parking space.

Location: The Westbury Fold development is situated within a converted mill in the market town of Elland, just south of Halifax. The M62 is located close by offering easy access to Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield, making this property ideal for commuters. The apartment is within easy reach of Elland high street with supermarkets, shops, banks, pubs and eateries.

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Mason Close, Upton

This is the last home on a stunning new development in the village of Upton near Pontefract. The beautiful three bedroom home is perfect for families with a roomy living area with a bay window, a spacious kitchen/diner, downstairs WC, a large two-level garden and private driveway.

Location: These new build properties are located on the Marguerite Gardens development, in the village of Upton. These family homes are ideally located to give you the best of village life, whilst still providing easy access to Pontefract, Castleford, Wakefield, Barnsley and Leeds. Upton offers a great community spirit, as well as great schools, parks, local shops, pubs and eateries, a post office and pharmacy, making it a great place for families.

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The Rise, York 

Live just 10 minutes from the city centre of York in this spacious two bedroom apartment near the Acomb area. The large open-plan living area features French doors and a Juliet balcony, and the contemporary kitchen has all the white goods and a breakfast bar. The master bedroom boasts an ensuite bathroom whilst the house bathroom is fitted with a white three-piece suite. The gated community provides secure off-street parking.

Location: Pateley Place is located a short walk from the village of Acomb and its huge offering of local shops and convenient amenities. The property is just over a mile from York train station, making it a perfect apartment for professionals living and working in York, or those commuting through to Leeds. York city centre is either a 10 minute drive or 30 minute walk from the apartment, or easily accessible by regular buses.  The eclectic city of York combines beautiful scenery and historic charm with cosmopolitan shopping and dining hotspots.

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Stylish Village Living in Craven

Stylish Village Living in Craven

Do you want the stylish apartment living often found in the city centre, but located in a peaceful, picturesque village? Then this 2-bedroom duplex apartment situated in the lovely village of Sutton-in-Craven between Keighley and Skipton is perfect for you!

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Fireworks & Food: Bonfire Night in Yorkshire!

Fireworks & Food: Bonfire Night in Yorkshire!

Get your sparklers ready and wrap up warm, its almost bonfire night! Kick off the autumn/winter season at one of these amazing bonfire and firework displays in Yorkshire! And if you’re in need of more food and drink, visit one of the nearby pubs and restaurants.

Roundhay Park, Leeds

Head down to Leeds’ biggest bonfire night at Roundhay Park and keep warm by the huge bonfire while you watch the spectacular firework display!

Nearby: The Roundhay Fox, White House, Napa Bar, Preston and Rico’s.

Soldier’s Field, November 4, gates open 7pm,  free entry.

Cathedral House, Huddersfield

A fun-filled night for all with fireworks, funfair and food stalls, as well as great live music and a gift shop.

Nearby: The Bridge, The Grove, The Star Inn.

November 4, gates open 5pm, advanced tickets £2.50.

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West Yorkshire Fireworks Extravaganza

Not only will you get a brilliant bonfire and a firework extravaganza, you’ll be treated to rides, live music, food and drink at the West Yorkshire Fire Service bonfire night!

Nearby: The Golden Fleece, Heathfield Farm, Mild Seven.

Oakroyd Hall (Birkenshaw), November 4, gates open 6pm, adults £6, children £4, under 5s free.

Bolton Abbey 

Have a magical bonfire night at Bolton Abbey, with a beautiful firework display set against the illuminated priory ruins. Enjoy warm food and sweet treats whilst you watch the street performers and fire eaters!

Nearby: Burlington, The Devonshire Arms, Cavendish Pavillion Cafe, The Tea Cottage.

November 4, gates open 5pm, advanced tickets: adults £10, under 14s £7, under 3s free.

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The Mustard Pot, Chapel Allerton

Enjoy a traditional Yorkshire bonfire night down at The Mustard Pot! Warm yourself up whilst watching the fireworks with homemade chilli, pie & peas, Yorkshire parkin and winter drink!

Nearby: Kith & Kin, The Pit, The Woods, Casa Mia.

November 5, starts 4pm, free entry.

The Poppleton Centre

Tuck into a delicious hog roast at this bonfire and firework spectacular! There’s also burgers, hot dogs and a full bar, as well as live music ’til 9pm.

Nearby: The White Horse Inn, The Lord Collingwood, The Lord Nelson Inn.

November 5, gates open 5pm, advanced tickets only: adults £7, children 5-16 £3, under 5s free.

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Elland Charity Bonfire & Firework Display

Have a wonderful bonfire night whilst also raising money for charity! There will be plenty to see and do, with a huge bonfire, two firework displays, a fire dance display team, game stalls and fairground rides, as well as cakes and sweets, delicious food and hot drinks.

Nearby: The Fleece Inn, The Bridge, The Malt Shovel Inn, The Savile Arms, The Caddy Shack.

Hullenedge Park, November 5, gates open 5:30pm, adults £5, under 12s £2.50.

After Dark Fireworks Spectacular

Head down to Sheffield’s biggest bonfire night, with an incredible firework display, huge bonfire, giant funfair, food stalls and music from Hallam FM!

Nearby: Valley Centertainment – Prezzo, Handmade Burger Co., Bella Italia, Five Guys, Chiquito, Coast To Coast.

Don Valley Grass Bowl, Novemer 5, gates open 5:30pm, adults £10, children £5, under 3s free.

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Best holiday destinations in Yorkshire, England & Europe!

Best holiday destinations in Yorkshire, England & Europe!

Even though its nearing the end of summer, there’s still plenty of time for a holiday! September can be one of the best times as there are less tourists, children have gone back to school and prices are much lower. So whether you’re wanting to stay in Yorkshire, discover a new part of England, or find a cheap European break, we’ve found the best places to go!

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North York Moors – 1400 miles of natural beauty including heather moorland, pine forests rolling hills and wildlife, there’s plenty to discover in the picturesque and tranquil moors! Explore historic abbeys, castles, priories and traditional pubs nestled in hidden villages. Perfect for walking, cycling and horse riding. Best towns: Guisborough, Helmsley, Pickering and Rosedale Abbey.

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Yorkshire Dales – If you haven’t been to the beautiful Dales, you need to go now! The Dales National Park and Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are full of breath-taking scenery. Southern Dales is less remote, whilst the north is rich in rugged scenery, perfect for hiking, and the West Dales are known for pretty villages and small towns. Best towns: Skipton, Pateley Bridge, Malham, Richmond, Settle and Ingleton.

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Yorkshire Coast – whether you want a traditional seaside resort, or something more peaceful or quirky, Yorkshire’s coastline has it all. Head to Robin Hood’s Bay for a ‘lost in time’ getaway, with its raw coastline, staggering cliffs and quaint fishingcottages. For a more traditional feel, Filey is the place to be, with sandy beaches, bustling promenades and the best fish and chips. Flamborough is the best for wildlife with rugged white cliffs and clear seas, perfect for bird watching, hiking and sea canoeing, along with a scenic nature reserve and two ancient lighthouses. Whitby is one of the classic Yorkshire seasides, with windswept beaches, cobbles lanes, vampire legends along with cosy taverns and lively bars. If you want something a little different, you’ll love the quirky vibe of Bridlington, with kitsch seaside entertainment, elegant promenades and a fascinating Old Town.Holiday3

Peak District – Be enchanted by the Peaks moorland, rolling hills, scented meadows and leafy forests. The perfect active holiday with climbing, walking, mountain biking and horse riding all on offer. For some culture and history, visit Chatsworth House, Renishaw Hall Gardens and Bolsover Castle. Best towns: Ashbourne, Matlock Bath, Chesterfield and Buxton.

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England

  • Bath – World Heritage Site, Georgian crescents and terraces, theatres, museums and culture, cosy B&Bs, a thriving, ever-growing restaurant scene
  • Cornwall – 300 miles of dune and cliffs, unspoilt coastline, medieval harbours, wildflowers and remote beaches, rock pools and marine life, surfing and bodyboarding
  • Brighton – Eccentric city, lovely beaches, 98 stunning parks and gardens, unique museums, boho North Laine with quirky shops and sleek restaurants
  • Norfolk – Perfect for relaxation, clear coastline, nature reserves and wildlife, market towns, magnificent castles and churches, little rainfall
  • Devon – Caves, cliffs and cream teas, good food and great outdoors, surf breaks, strolls and picnics, artisan farmers’ markets
  • Lake District – Britain’s finest scenery, incredible views, glistening lakes, towering valleys, fascinating woodlands, perfect for walkers

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Europe

  • Budapest – the top budget city break in Europe, mix of neoclassical, baroque and art nouveua architecture, rich Jewish heritage, fantastic food scene
  • Prague – bustling city with a dark past, reflected in storied churches, looming Prague Castle and statue-lined bridges, a hidden gem to visit before prices start rising
  • Lisbon – Portugal’s capital set on 7 hills, coastal city, laid-back charm, colourful old buildings, cafe culture
  • Barcelona – sea and city, culture-rich, museums, markets, breath-taking gothic churches and cathedrals, beautiful architecture, lively nightclub scene
  • Amsterdam – a network of canals, house-boats, bustling cafes, intriguing museums, cute buildings, Red Light District, leisurely bike and boat rides, renowned art galleries

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