Properties of the week: fine homes in the north of England

Featuring a beautifully converted Methodist church and a cottage overlooking the ruins of Rievaulx Abbey

1. Moreby Hall, Escrick, York

Moreby Hall, Escrick, York

North Yorkshire: £395,000

A ground-floor apartment in this Grade II property set in ten acres. Main suite, 1 further bed, family bath, kitchen/dining room, recep.

£395,000; Savills

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2. Centre of Britain Hotel, Haltwhistle

Centre of Britain Hotel, Haltwhistle

Northumberland: £595,000

This boutique hotel is close to Hadrian’s Wall and is ideally situated to explore Northumberland and the Lake District. The property includes the Grade II Old Dairy and a medieval Bastle house, and parts of the building date back to 1417. 12 suites, kitchen, 2 dining rooms, 5 receps.

£595,000; Finest Properties

3. Bath House, Spurstow

Bath House, Spurstow

Cheshire: £1.5m

This Grade II* property dates back to the 16th century. Main suite, guest suite, 2 further beds, family bath, study, kitchen, 3 receps, 1-bed annexe; in all, 9 acres.

OIEO £1.5m; Jackson-Stops

4. Healds Green, Chadderton

Healds Green, Chadderton

Lancashire: £1.2m

A beautifully converted Methodist church. Main suite, 6 further beds (3 en suite), open-plan kitchen/living/dining room, gym, sauna.

£1.2m; Fine & Country

5. St Leonard’s Place, York

St Leonard’s Place, York

North Yorkshire: £785,000

An elegant first-floor apartment at the end of a Victorian crescent. The property enjoys views over the King’s Manor, York Art Gallery and the City Walls. Main suite, guest suite, open-plan kitchen/living/dining room, lift.

£785,000; Savills

6. Main Street, Thorner, Leeds

Main Street, Thorner, Leeds

West Yorkshire: £900,000

This charming Grade II property has retained plenty of period features, including vaulted ceilings and exposed beams. Main suite, 2 further suites, kitchen/breakfast room, double-aspect recep, family room, WC, study, garden.

OIEO £900,000; Fine & Country

7. Rose Cottage, Rievaulx

Rose Cottage, Rievaulx

North Yorkshire: £600,000

A detached cottage overlooking the dramatic and impressive ruins of Rievaulx Abbey, near the chocolate-box town of Helmsley. 3 beds, family bath, kitchen, living room, dining room, utility, gardens with store.

£600,000; Carter Jonas

8. Fountain House, Dunroyal, Helperby

Fountain House, Dunroyal, Helperby

North Yorkshire: £795,000

A picturesque village house with oak timber frames, dating back to 1607. Main suite, 3 further beds, family bath, kitchen/dining room, 2 receps, office, utility, snug, walled garden, orchard, garage.

£795,000; Savills

9. The Old Rectory, Kirkhaugh

The Old Rectory, Kirkhaugh

Cumbria: £725,000

This former rectory is nestled in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Main suite, 3 further beds, family bath, kitchen, 5 receps, gardens.

£725,000; Finest Properties

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