Work begins on new homes at site of former hospital

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ross Clarkson, Bellway Yorkshire’s regional sales manager, outside the new development in Burley-in-Wharfedale

9:32am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

‘Coming soon’ boards have gone up outside Bellway’s new Scalebor Grange development, off Moor Lane in Burley-in-Wharfedale, which occupies part of the site of the former Scalebor Park Hospital.

Get a bird’s-eye view with family property

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Clifton Road, Ben Rhydding

9:29am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Thanks to its pleasantly elevated setting, this home in Ben Rhydding has views towards the majestic Cow and Calf Rocks to the front and over Wharfedale to the rear.

16th-century home is packed with quirks of the past

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Hoyle Ing House

9:08am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Off the beaten track in an idyllic little hamlet, Hoyle Ing House – one of the oldest properties in Bradford – offers the chance to own a piece of history.

Five-bedroomed barn conversion has plenty on offer - inside and out

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Blantyres Barn, Hill End Lane, Harden, Bingley, £579,950

9:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Blantyres Barn, Hill End Lane, Harden, Bingley, £579,950 Dacre, Son & Hartley, Bingley (01274) 560421

New mortgages are at a four-month low

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: New mortgages are at a four-month low

11:20am Tuesday 8th April 2014

The number of mortgage approvals granted to homebuyers dropped sharply to a four-month low in February, Bank of England figures have shown.

Sellers are ‘getting 96.2% of asking price’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sellers are ‘getting 96.2% of asking price’

11:18am Tuesday 8th April 2014

House sellers are achieving 96.2 per cent of their asking price typically, marking the highest proportion seen in a decade as buyers chase a scarce supply of homes, property analyst Hometrack has found. In London, sellers are getting around 99.3 per cent of their asking price and across every region the figure is above 93 per cent, pointing to further price rises, the report for the month of March said.

Home is right in the heart of village life

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Towngate, Scholes, £349,950

11:16am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Towngate, Scholes, £349,950 Robert Watts, Birkenshaw (01274) 878878

Estate agent celebrates 20 years in family business

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: John Watts, managing director of Robert Watts Estate Agents, marks 20 years with the firm

8:34am Friday 17th January 2014

John Watts, managing director (sales) of Robert Watts Estate Agents has reached the milestone of celebrating 20 years as an estate agent.

Corner house is a mix of new and old

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Egypt Road, Thornton, £124,950

10:30am Thursday 12th December 2013

Egypt Road, Thornton, £124,950 Whitegates, Bradford (01274) 306611

Luxury living for less at Cotton Fields View

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The three-bed Thirston townhouse at Cotton Fields View, Scholes

10:28am Wednesday 6th November 2013

Ben Bailey Homes is offering the chance to buy a luxurious new home at its Cotton Fields View development in Scholes from only £163,960 using the Government’s Help to Buy scheme.

Dream home in Wilsden was a joy to create

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Willows, Harden Lane, Wilsden, £565,000

10:26am Wednesday 6th November 2013

The Willows, Harden Lane, Wilsden, £565,000 Dacre, Son & Hartley, Bingley (01274) 560421

West End Barn, Wesley Way, High Eldwick, £530,000, Waite & Co, Bingley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dating back to around 1725, West End Barn was still a working farm up until 2005, when it was re-built and converted

1:34pm Friday 1st November 2013

After retiring from the health service in February 2011, Clive and Janice Goldsmith decided that because their family was in Yorkshire, this was the place to be. “We visited several estate agents in West and North Yorkshire and arranged several viewings all in one week, this barn conversion being one of them,” says Clive.

Step lively for a stylish update

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ideally, the colour of the door should go with the house’s other exterior woodwork and the brickwork or render

1:41pm Friday 1st November 2013

Your exterior doors do not only say something about your home’s style, they say something about your own style too. Julia Gray looks at the importance of first impressions hen we buy a property, we often inherit a front door we’re not particularly keen on. It’s only natural to want to replace – or at least redecorate – this, making your own personal stamp on the first thing that you and your visitors see.

New Saltaire base for Linley & Simpson

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Linley & Simpson’s Saltaire branch team will break new ground for the company by offering a sales service for the first time

1:16pm Thursday 17th October 2013

YORKSHIRE’S biggest residential letting agent is extending its services into the Aire Valley for the first time after the acquisition of another agent.

A dormer delight in Gomersal with family appeal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Latham Cottage, Gomersal, £449,950

1:10pm Thursday 17th October 2013

There’s a lot more to Latham Cottage than first meets the eye.

Period property in Bingley is full of charm

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cottingley Drive, Bingley, £325,000

2:48pm Wednesday 9th October 2013

Cottingley Drive, Bingley, £325,000 Dacre, Son & Hartley, Bingley (01274) 560421

Luxury living for less at Chevin Park

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chevin Park near Menston

6:20am Thursday 12th September 2013

Buyers in Menston now have more reasons to choose Ben Bailey Homes’ Chevin Park as the location of their new home, as the Government-backed Help to Buy scheme is now available on selected plots at the development.

Spacious property has panoramic views of Aire Valley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Broomfield, Wilsden, £322,950

6:00am Thursday 12th September 2013

Broomfield, Wilsden, £322,950 Bridgfords Estate Agents, Bingley (01274) 565133

Family home will make you smile

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Latham Lane, Gomersal, £359,950

11:09am Wednesday 7th August 2013

Latham Lane, Gomersal, £359,950 Barkers Estate Agents, Birkenshaw,(0113) 2879344

Property of Distinction - The Mystle, Hodgson Fold, Eccleshill

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Property of Distinction  - The Mystle, Hodgson Fold, Eccleshill

2:42pm Thursday 25th July 2013

The Mystle, Hodgson Fold, Eccleshill Offers over £285,000 William H Brown, Shipley (01274) 531233

Home of Distinction: Charming cottage in a beautiful spot

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Built for Brackendale Spinning Mill is  this delightful cottage has never been on the market before

11:03am Friday 19th July 2013

Margaret and Terry Pollard started married life in 1966 opposite the cottage they were eventually to buy 11 years ago – a property which although it is more than 130 years old has never been on the market.

Property of the Week - Croft House, Oxford Road, Gomersal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Property of the Week - Croft House, Oxford Road, Gomersal

12:46pm Thursday 11th July 2013

You can still ring the servants’ bells in Croft House, but as the days of upstairs and downstairs maids have long gone, it’s unlikely you’ll get an answer.

Property of the Week - Upper Lanes Farm, Queensbury

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Property of the Week - Upper Lanes Farm, Queensbury

7:55pm Friday 21st June 2013

Once owned by one of the first large lottery winners, Upper Lanes Farm – with a five bedroom detached property, adjoining detached barn conversion, self-contained flat, leisure complex, 13 acres of gardens and grazing land, stable and office block – is more like a small hamlet. In fact, I’ve driven through villages smaller than this.

Property of the Week - High Street, Thornton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Property of the Week - High Street, Thornton

6:00pm Wednesday 12th June 2013

Fourteen years ago we were living in Queensbury, and wanted to get down out of the clouds,” says Sue Hayton, who together with her partner John Murphy, swapped living in a village which lays claim to being one of the highest parishes in England – for something quite literally more down to earth.

‘Stay-cation’ is the first choice for many this summer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Miller Homes’ sales adviser Lyn Macklam demonstrates just how fun a ‘stay-cation’ can be.

7:50pm Wednesday 12th June 2013

As more and more of us choose to holiday on home soil, the ‘stay-cation’ is becoming a first choice summer break for many.

An extension can be a great way to get more space

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: You can get ‘flat-pack’ extensions, but most people opt for the services of a good architect and builder to make sure the work is done correctly

5:53pm Wednesday 12th June 2013

An extension is a great way to make your home bigger and better, – as long as you don’t make your garden too small in the process.

Poetic inspiration of Hallcroft, Bingley, home

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Even Grace

5:17pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

The first owner of this delightful three bedroom home was a poet, who would sit in a corner at the top of the wood on a summer’s evening, enjoying the view while she wrote her poems.

Play it safe when making changes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Extensions aren’t  permitted for houses on designated land,  such as conservation area and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

1:19pm Wednesday 1st May 2013

he weather’s finally warmed up, which should signal the start of the DIY season.

House has a lovely mix of old and new

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cliffe House, Raikes Lane, East Bierley, £425,000

1:17pm Wednesday 1st May 2013

Cliffe House, Raikes Lane, East Bierley, £425,000 Robert Watts, Birkenshaw (01274) 689589

Be on the safe side and get the right permission to improve your home

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The safest option is to check with your local council’s conservation officer before making any changes

6:40pm Tuesday 23rd April 2013

The weather’s finally warmed up, which should signal the start of the DIY season.

Lofty ideas of an extra bedroom will improve your home

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Converting the loft into an extra bedroom can be a solution if you have the right space

6:05pm Tuesday 23rd April 2013

One of the best ways to make your home more suited to your needs, especially if you have a growing family or want to work from home, is to add a bedroom.

Impressive views and location at Worlds End View, Thornton, Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The quality of the build and its location are two of the most

7:00pm Wednesday 10th April 2013

“When a friend of ours built three houses on this site, we came to see them, and were so impressed by the quality of the build and its location, that we bought one,” say the owners of the intriguingly named Worlds End View

Master craftsmen create luxury at Chevin Park, West Yorkshire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The new townhouses have a unique design

7:40pm Wednesday 10th April 2013

Buyers looking for a new home in West Yorkshire now have more choice than ever at Ben Bailey Homes’ award winning Chevin Park development, as the homebuilder has unveiled an exceptional collection of three and four-bedroom townhouses.

Keepmoat Homes gets the ball rolling with sponsorship

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Dudley Hill Devils U13’s Rugby team sporting their new strips

9:48am Friday 22nd March 2013

National housing and regeneration specialist Keepmoat Homes is proud to be the new sponsor of a local rugby team.

New developments to boost housing stock

9:46am Friday 22nd March 2013

Yorkshire based housebuilder Barratt Homes has announced that it will start work on six new local projects during 2013. When complete, these developments will deliver 883 new homes and underpin hundreds of jobs in the local area. The new programme of projects will underpin future growth – including site acquisitions, major new planning wins and partnerships. Following an increase in sales to £35.6 across the Yorkshire region and legally completing 218 homes during the six months to December 2012.

Make your money go further

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Improve your living space to suit your lifestyle or boost resale value

9:38am Friday 22nd March 2013

You do home improvements to make your home more suited to your lifestyle and taste, but unless it's your forever home, you may also be interested in what would make it more sellable and valuable when you come to sell.

Sunny disposition and village living

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sunny Garth, Ellar Carr Road, Cullingworth, £699,950

9:44am Friday 22nd March 2013

Sunny Garth, Ellar Carr Road, Cullingworth, £699,950 Dacre, Son & Hartley, Bingley (01274) 560421

Peace of mind at Abbeyfield Woodlands development

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The apartments at Abbeyfield Woodlands development

12:04pm Tuesday 5th March 2013

A development of independent living apartments designed for the over-55s, that allows people to buy a part share in their new home, has hit the market.

Make a grand entrance with your hallway

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Make a great first impression with statement wallpaper in your hallway

11:57am Tuesday 5th March 2013

You’re not alone if you walk into your home and your spirits wilt as you’re greeted by a jumble of coats, shoes and bags, as the hallway is generally the most neglected area in the home.

It’s all change on the home front

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Changing the layout of your home can be expensive and challenging, but the transformation could be worth the effort

11:54am Tuesday 5th March 2013

If you have a house or flat with a bad layout, or you’re thinking about buying one, changing the layout can be expensive and won’t necessarily be easy, but it could transform your home life.

High praise for Dacre Son & Hartley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Patrick McCutcheon, chairman of Dacres Residential

5:00pm Thursday 7th February 2013

Dacre Son & Hartley, which has an office in Skipton has been ranked seventh in a league table of the top 20 estate agents in the UK by the Daily Telegraph and is the only firm in the north of England to be selected for the highly-prestigious ranking.

Accurate valuations are key to sale success

10:20am Thursday 7th February 2013

A well-known local estate agent says that accurate valuations are the key to a successful property sale.

Period cottage is steeped in history

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Upper Swain Royd Cottage, Wilsden Road, Allerton, £285,000

12:00pm Wednesday 6th February 2013

Upper Swain Royd Cottage, Wilsden Road, Allerton, £285,000 Bridgfords, Bingley (01274) 565133

Location is key as Branwell Park homes prove very popular with buyers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The homes at Branwell Park in Guiseley are a mix of modern and traditional

9:47am Wednesday 6th February 2013

The popularity of the properties at Branwell Park has helped earn Sam Brackenbury the accolade of sales consultant of the quarter for Redrow Homes (Yorkshire).

Scheme aims to kickstart the market

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Miller Homes are offering schemes to help first-time buyers and those who are in negative equity move up the property ladder

5:40pm Tuesday 29th January 2013

Potential homebuyers in the market for a new-build property can now take advantage of an additional incentive from Miller Homes after the home builder announced it would be offering 95 per cent mortgages with its Home Exchange scheme.

Family home is close to nature

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Branksome Drive in Nab Wood has woodland backing on to its garden

4:30pm Tuesday 29th January 2013

It wasn’t only the property that attracted the owners of this four-bedroom semi-detached bungalow in Nab Wood, with its over-sized tandem garage, ideal for a workshop – it was the larger-than-average garden, that was completely flat, with a secluded woodland at the rear which leads up towards Shipley Glen, along the river side, canal bank and the village of Saltaire.

Team brings wealth of experience to new Idle estate agency venture

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Sugden, company director of Idle’s newest estate agency

3:01pm Monday 28th January 2013

Opened in January 2013, Sugdens occupies a prime location on The Green in the heart of Idle village, providing a new Residential and Lettings Agent for the village and surrounding areas.

Local firm is selected to join estate agents’ network

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Local firm is selected to join estate agents’ network

2:58pm Monday 28th January 2013

Local estate agent JI Estates has been chosen as Relocation Agent Network’s leading estate agent in Saltaire, Shipley, Bingley & Baildon.

'We restored historic Bradford home's Victorian splendour'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mount Royd, Manningham, Bradford

8:51am Thursday 24th January 2013

Owners converted historic house back into one family home after falling for its storybook charm

Visit new Queensbury development to take advantage of offers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Harron Homes’ development, off Hill End Lane, Queensbury

9:29am Tuesday 22nd January 2013

Homebuyers with a property to sell could secure some great value from a guaranteed purchaser as part of a special Part Exchange Weekend being held on the February 3 and 4, at Harron Homes’ Burwood Heights development, off Hill End Lane in Queensbury.


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