New Homes in North Yorkshire
A large county in the North East, North Yorkshire shares a boundary with Lancashire, Cumbria and County Durham, in addition to West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire. Developments in North Yorkshire are nothing if not varied, offering everything from major cities such as York to seaside resorts like Scarborough and affluent towns such as Harrogate.
Whether you’re visiting the family-friendly Flamingo Land theme park, taking the kids to Whitby Bay for a day at the beach, or exploring the Yorkshire Dales, you’ve also got the sprawling North York Moors to discover. So don’t wait around; browse our new builds in North Yorkshire below.
Living in North Yorkshire
Yorkshire is a beautiful part of England nicknamed ‘God's Own Country’, and you can expect to live a life filled with incredible natural landscapes when you buy a new home in North Yorkshire. The largest county in England, you can also make a large saving when you buy a new home through us, thanks to offers such as our Movemaker scheme.
Things to see and do in North Yorkshire
Whether you’re getting back to nature or you never left it in the first place, North Yorkshire is packed with stunning beauty spots such as Nidderdale, North Riding Forest Park and the Howardian Hills. You can spend weeks exploring the North York Moors and never get close to seeing it all, while the same goes for the expansive Yorkshire Dales.
There’s something to do for the whole family across the region, with child-friendly attractions including Lightwater Valley Theme Park and the fun-filled Flamingo Land. When you want to experience a slightly slower-paced day out, there’s a wide array of historic abbeys, cathedrals and castles to explore, as well as days out at the seaside in the east.
As such a large county, it stands to reason there are lots of great schools across North Yorkshire. Western Primary in Harrogate is one of these. It’s classed as outstanding by Ofsted, along with Hempland Primary in York. Linthorpe’s St Edward’s RC Primary is another outstanding option if you live in the Middlesbrough area.
If your kids are older or you have one eye on the future, one of the county’s top performing secondaries is Ripon Grammar School. It’s also outstanding according to the education board, while Harrogate’s St Aidan’s CofE, Richmond’s St Francis Xavier School and Ryedale School in York are all in the same bracket.
Transport links in North Yorkshire
Large swathes of North Yorkshire are dominated by the Dales and North York Moors, but there are transport links for getting both to and around them, including a selection of bus and rail routes. The A1(M) also runs through the heart of the county, which heads south to Leeds and north towards Middlesbrough and Newcastle. The rest of the county is served by a network of A roads, including the A171 which runs along the coast.
The North Yorkshire property market
House prices in North Yorkshire are similar to the average across England and Wales, although they’ve rising much faster than the national average in recent years. This shows the strength of the property market as a whole, although there are many micro-markets across the whole county.
One of these is in the beautiful city of York, which is a popular place to buy a home. With everything from unique 1 bedroom upside down houses to 4 bed detached family homes along Shipton Road, don’t miss offers like the Government’s Help to Buy scheme for some extra support with your house hunt.