Lettings: Whole range of homes on offer

York Press:

2:31pm Friday 24th October 2014

Brian Page views a selection of very different but equally stylish attractive homes to let in and around York.

New Homes: Affordable, modern living near York city centre

York Press:

2:26pm Friday 24th October 2014

Brian Page takes a look at two individual and imaginative new home developments close to York city centre.

A barn conversion that's a well located rural retreat

York Press:

5:55pm Thursday 16th October 2014

“ON a nice day,” Victoria Fearnley says, “this is just about the most idyllic spot you could ever imag- ine…”

A family home in York for less than £250,000

York Press:

5:49pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THERE is a school of thought among those of a pessimistic nature that you can’t possibly buy a good family home in York for less than £250,000 – the three per cent stamp duty threshold.

York surveyor warns homebuyers to get a survey

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7:56am Wednesday 15th October 2014

HOMEBUYERS are taking a massive risk with their biggest investment by not getting a survey, a York chartered surveyor has warned.

Beautifully presented homes to rent in and around York

York Press:

3:49pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THIS week we’ve come up with a trio of tremendous properties which are all very different in nature but have one thing in common – they are all beautifully presented with a great deal of taste and style.

New Linden Homes development at Market Weigton

York Press:

3:46pm Thursday 9th October 2014

WILLIAM Bradley was a big fellow. Known as the Yorkshire Giant, at 7ft 9in he was – and still is – the tallest recorded British man of all time.

A remarkably spacious family home in Malton Road

York Press:

3:16pm Friday 19th September 2014

Brian Page takes a look behind the modest exterior of a detached bungalow to find an extended home with a superb entertaining space.

Property to rent for all tastes and pockets

York Press:

2:07pm Thursday 11th September 2014

WE have, dear reader, been a busy little bee on your behalf this week – in town and out of town, putting together a collection of very different properties from period pieces to modern Millies to city centre town houses.

Stellar views for city living at the Hungate development

York Press:

2:06pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THIS week’s new homes column comes with the benefit of very definite first-hand experience.

Modernised detached bungalow in Strensall

York Press:

4:55pm Thursday 4th September 2014

MINDS have been focused this week on downsizing… The scenario is one which will be familiar to many. The little people who once rambled about the expanses of your rambling family home have become all grown up and flown the nest.

Renovated period property in Everingham

York Press:

4:53pm Thursday 4th September 2014

RICHARD SWEETING specialises in renovating period properties in Yorkshire – which is just as well because over the last two years he has put his heart and soul into renovating his own home.

Renting? You’re spoilt for choice in York

York Press:

3:28pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Brian Page offers a round-up of properties to rent in around york – from a period family home to a town house in the heart of the city.

New Homes: Copmanthorpe home amongst the trees

York Press:

3:23pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Small But Most Definitely Select… Brian Page Takes A Look At A Three-House Development Promising Top Quality Family Homes In Copmanthorpe.

Demand rises for homes in and around York

York Press:

4:17pm Thursday 14th August 2014

UK HOUSE prices have seen a ten per cent rise in the last year – the biggest annual change since September 2007 with the average cost of a house now standing at £186,332.

Beastlings Byre - a brilliant barn conversion

York Press:

2:42pm Thursday 7th August 2014

He and Sheila came to the local farm here after being married in 1972. “At one time we had 400 acres,” David says.

Beautiful homes to rent in York

York Press: The superb walled garden at 92 The Mount has a long shaped lawn with pond and water feature, terraces and patio areas and gravelled walkways

4:20pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A FEW weeks ago we introduced you to a fine period home in Bootham, York, which we suggested might be the best home to have come on to the rental market for some considerable time.

Pilgrims Rest: new Linden Homes development in Howden

York Press: The Pilgrims Rest development by Linden Homes features ten detached homes in four house styles,with prices ranging from £349,950 to £579,750

4:18pm Thursday 31st July 2014

LINDEN Homes are preparing to make a lot of noise about their Pilgrims Rest development – with lots of razzamatazz and all that jazz…

A home in Fulford with brilliant views and stunning secret gardens

York Press:

3:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

APPEARANCES, as everyone knows, can be deceptive. Take this week’s top property.

Fisherman's Cottage - a period home with contemporary comforts

York Press: Fisherman’s Cottageis a splendid home dancing with character and charm and dressed with delightful gardens

2:50pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Fisherman’s Cottage in Church Lane, Elvington is a splendid home dancing with character and charm and dressed with delightful gardens.

Applewood House - an extended country home with delightful gardens

York Press: Applewood House has splendidly maintained gardens and beautifully presented spacious rooms

2:47pm Thursday 10th July 2014

SOME people stumble on their dream home by way of simple serendipity. They drive past and there it is – for sale sign board and all…

Superb properties to rent in and around York

York Press: CHERRY CLOSE: This home offers a large sitting room with patio doors leading into the garden, a dining area open to a well-equipped kitchen with oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. There are three double bedrooms and a single, a shower

4:09pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

WE are out and about, here and there, this week, looking at city centre pads, country homes and village houses.

Big, beautiful new home in Strensall, York

York Press: The superb kitchen breakfast room is fitted with a range of cream framed units topped with black granite work surfaces and a host of integrated appliances

4:07pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

HAVING concentrated recently on a few of the bigger developments in and around the York area, this week we are looking at a single home.

Perfect rural retreats

York Press: Haggbridge House sits in 2.6 acres of grounds – including a 1.8-acre paddock - and dates back to the late 1800s

3:45pm Thursday 26th June 2014

WHAT could be more pleasant, now that summer seems finally to have arrived, to pop out for a jaunt in the country?

A big, beautiful home in Earswick with the 'wow factor'

York Press: The double-fronted, three-storey house is in a lofty position in Whitelands, a tucked away cul-de-sac on an upmarket, exclusive development at Earswick

3:44pm Thursday 26th June 2014

“THE big thing about this house,” says Mark Johnson, “is that is a social house – it’s very family-friendly, very party-friendly… we have had a lot of good parties here.”

Imposing homes in South Esplanade, York

York Press: South Esplanade, overlooking the River Ouse in York city centre

3:12pm Thursday 29th May 2014

HOUSES, EH? They’re just like buses. You wait for one to come along in the right location and then two come along at once.

Ideal blend of old and new in Wheldrake

York Press: Number 5, Main Street, Wheldrake, is a stunning 18th century detached house which, from the moment you set eyes on its sprawling, mellow red brick frontage, tugs at the heart strings.

3:07pm Thursday 29th May 2014

“AH, that’s very Wheldrake…” I had been looking at the beautiful external picture of this week’s property pick on the screen of my computer. A surveyor acquaintance of mine immediately recognised the location.

Character properties for city or country life

York Press: East Lane Cottages, at Shipton by Beningbrough

12:37pm Friday 2nd May 2014

IN town or out, this week we are looking at a selection of homes to rent which have

Rural retreat with with masses of style and charm

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12:36pm Friday 2nd May 2014

ANNE Doherty was heavily pregnant the day she and husband Nick arrived in the village of Kelfield and first set eyes on George House.

Showrooms open at Ben Bailey development in Huntington

York Press: A typical kitchen in one of the Royal Forest homes, featuring integrated appliances and bi-fold doors

3:04pm Friday 25th April 2014

ONE of the most interesting trends in the property market in recent years has been the increasing number of people prepared to buy off-plan.

Luxury living without the mortgage

York Press: Monkgate Cloisters

10:18am Thursday 17th April 2014


'Housing market is best in 14 years’

York Press: House and money on scale (5390183)

9:58am Thursday 17th April 2014

In a 'state of the market' overview, Brian Page discovers that with house prices on the rise and property in short supply now is the ideal time to sell put your home up for sale.

Have a say in your new home's layout

York Press: Minster Walk: only one of the three homes remains for sale

3:25pm Thursday 10th April 2014

HEWORTH has always been one of our favourite spots in the York area. It might not be as ‘uber-trendy’ as the Sunday Times made famous Clementhorpe but it has a nice, welcoming ‘village feel’ and has a good mix of housing stock.

Hector’s House in Alne - an ideal rural family home

York Press: Hector’s House in Station Road, Alne

12:47pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

LET the sun come into your life, says the song… Well it would do if you were greeting the summer in this quite stunning house.

Elegant stable conversion in Upper Poppleton

York Press: The Old Stable, Villa Court, Upper Poppleton.

12:43pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

“THIS is a home that would sit comfortably within the pages of any of the glossy home magazines…”

Manor Farm: superb development of barn conversions and newly-built cottages

York Press: Manor Farm, Huntington

4:07pm Thursday 27th March 2014

THERE is something about barn conversions.

The Sycamores - a delightful detached home in Middlethorpe

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3:17pm Thursday 20th March 2014

DO YOU believe in love at first sight? The kind of love that strikes like a lightning bolt, makes your heart beat a little faster and has you reaching out in desire…

An elegant family bolthole in Haxby

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3:03pm Thursday 20th March 2014

The sun is warming its way through early morning mist, promising a pretty blue sky day. From where we are standing you can see the first early buds peeking out shyly on a row of cherry blossom trees.

Beautifully designed houses on select development in Stockton Lane, York

York Press: The 'Dalby' on The Orchard development at Stockton Lane

2:48pm Thursday 13th March 2014

LIVING in Strensall, it has been interesting to watch the progress of Bonneycroft, a small, select Daniel Gath Homes development... and even more interesting to see the sold signs go up on the website.

New-build homes offer lots of space and style

York Press: Oak House

8:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

The new homes market in York has exploded in recent weeks with developments started or planning permission granted for hundreds of new homes in a number of areas around the city.

Manhattan lifestyle of New York in Old York

York Press: The Roman House development brings a taste of Manhattan living to the centre of York

12:41pm Thursday 13th February 2014

Fancy a Manhattan-style apartment in the centre of York? Then check out the newly-launched Roman House development, says Brian Page.

The Old forge offers a taste of life in the country

York Press: The Old Forge in Canal Head at Pocklington

3:15pm Thursday 6th February 2014

IF YOU are in the market for a character-filled rural home then we have just the thing… The Old Forge in Canal Head at Pocklington is an outstanding example of its kind, a lovely, sprawling mix of period charm and contemporary comfort, all wrapped up in attractive and extensive grounds.

Stunning spacious family home in Strensall, York

York Press: 1 OakTree Close, Strensall

3:12pm Thursday 6th February 2014

YOU know a house is rather grand when it has two front doors. Of course that also provides you with a puzzle. Which one to knock on?

Royal Forest development in Huntington

York Press: Royal Forest development in Huntington

2:27pm Thursday 30th January 2014

A new development in Huntington may be on the site of a historic royal forest, but its new homes are very much designed for modern life, Brian Page reports.

Lettings: Town and country living for the family

York Press: Dawnay Cottages in Newton on Ouse

2:17pm Thursday 30th January 2014

Looking for a fine family home to rent? Brian Page takes a look at some good candidates in both town and country.

Town houses in Monkbar, York

York Press: Imposing townhouse in Monkbar which spreads living accommodation across four floors

12:20pm Friday 24th January 2014

THIS week we alighted on a pair of superb town houses in Monkbar, just outside York’s city walls.

Gable House: a grand rural home at Deighton, near York

York Press: Gable House at Deighton

12:18pm Friday 24th January 2014

THERE is something of a grand country home feel to Gable House at Deighton. Sitting in a peaceful tucked away rural lane, it has a handsome and imposing exterior, warmly attired in a reclaimed red brick facade.

The Tannery development, in Strensall is proving popular

York Press: The Tannery development, in Strensall

7:40am Thursday 16th January 2014

A smart new development is rising out of the ashes of an arson-ravaged wasteland at Strensall. Brian Page reports.

Perfect properties for a fresh new start

York Press: Newly-decorated apartment in Escrick Street

7:30am Thursday 16th January 2014

New year, new relationship, new home? Brian Page looks at properties ready for partners…

Some properties new to the market in and around York

York Press: The detached home in Teachers Close, Dringhouses

3:17pm Thursday 9th January 2014

THE New Year has seen the property market sparking back to life with a rush of fresh for sale boards appearing throughout York and surrounding areas.


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