WITH plenty of warm summer evenings ahead, now is the time to buy a home with views to help you enjoy them.

First up, Your Move Anscombs has a modern, detached family house in Pulleyn Close, Strensall.

Boasting open views over fields, this house has four double bedrooms, two bathrooms, a lounge and dining room, family room, conservatory, utility room, cloakroom and a fitted kitchen/breakfast room.

It is stylishly presented and has been upgraded by the current owners to include a re-fitted kitchen with a large range cooker.

Outside, there is a lawned rear garden with open views, a driveway and an integral garage.

It is priced at £340,000.

Next, Winkworth has a second floor apartment in Bootham Place, York.

This two-bedroom apartment boasts a balcony with views of York Minster and is in a convenient location for the city centre.

Priced at £169,950, it has an open- plan reception room, kitchen with Smeg appliances and a bathroom.

If you would like to live in Great Ouseburn, have a look at 103 Main Street, This spacious, detached family property has open fields to the rear and offers exceptional views over farmland towards the Hambleton Hills.

Inside, there is an entrance vestibule and hall, a cloakroom, kitchen, breakfast room and a family bathroom.

There are three reception rooms - including a large conservatory - and four bedrooms, the master boasting an en-suite.

The property has central heating, a detached double garage and landscaped gardens on all sides to include paths with patios, flower beds, rose borders, herbaceous beds and a large expanse of lawn bordered by shrubs, an ornamental pond, a summerhouse and greenhouse.

It is priced at £465,000, contact Naish.

Next, Ashtons has a two-bedroom Westgate Apartments penthouse with views over the Memorial Garden, River Ouse and York city walls.

It is priced at £574,950, and has been extensively modernised by the current owners to boast an open-plan lounge/dining room, under-floor heating and en-suites in both bedrooms.

There is a roof terrace with an open balcony, open views and outside speakers and secure underground parking.

Alternatively, Stephensons has a four-bedroom detached in Huntington, with lovely views across Huntington Ings, This property enjoys a secluded corner within the Bishop's Manor development and has been skilfully extended to include three downstairs reception rooms and a master bedroom with en-suite facilities.

Priced at £495,000, it has an entrance hall, lounge with a feature bay window and feature fireplace, a dining room and a breakfast kitchen with NEFF appliances.

There is a feature garden room with French doors and a barn-type roof truss, a utility room and a family bathroom.

The front garden has been landscaped and has a gravelled herbaceous bed and rockery, while the rear garden, which can be accessed from the lounge, has a York stone-type flagged patio, a gravelled garden, a water feature and two lawned areas with landscaped borders.

Finally, Hunters has a single storey barn conversion in Wilberfoss.

Elderberry Cottage is a three-bedroom home which was finished about three years ago.

It enjoys views across farmland and is set within around 2.5 acres of grounds.

Inside, there is a breakfast kitchen with integral appliances, a dining room with solid oak flooring and a beamed ceiling and a lounge with a York brick fireplace Outside, there is a private drive and a walled garden mainly set to lawn with feature trees and borders.

There is a one acre-paddock and vegetable plot with fruit trees, a large pond with willow trees and a wildlife area.

There is also extensive double glazing, oil-fired central heating and a security alarm.

Elderberry Cottage is priced at £429,950.