A guide to house prices in Yorkshire

Apr 27, 2022
A guide to house prices in Yorkshire

As one of the UK’s most prosperous and varied counties, Yorkshire is a brilliant place to buy a house. Whether you’ve been living here your whole life and are looking to upsize or downsize, or you’re moving for the first time from Sheffield or Leeds, there are so many property hotspots to take advantage of. Our lowdown on house prices in Yorkshire could help you make the best decision for your needs.

House prices in Yorkshire

The property market in Yorkshire has shown steady and significant growth over the years, with house prices up by more than 20% between 2016 and 2022. Despite this increase, properties are among the most affordable in the country, together with the North West and Wales. All types of budgets are catered for here, whether you’re looking to spend big or prefer going for a fixer-upper.


When it comes to the Yorkshire property market, Sheffield is the absolute star. With properties being more affordable than in the rest of the county, this Yorkshire powerhouse is also famous for its excellent transport links to nearby sites like Chesterfield, Rotherham and the spectacular Peak District National Park. 


This historic town in the heart of Yorkshire is one of the best places to invest in a property. With its majestic 13th-century cathedral and its timeless charm, it’s no wonder why house prices in York have been going strong. If you’d like to live on the outskirts of this beautiful city, our collection of 3 and 4 bedroom homes on Drovers Court could be ideal for you.


Another charming and historic city in North Yorkshire, the spa town of Harrogate is a top property hotspot, sitting midway between the beautiful Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors. It is also famous for its outstanding education and sporting facilities.


Sitting along the banks of the River Wharfe in West Yorkshire, Wetherby offers a wide range of properties to accommodate families, first-time buyers and property investors. If you’re looking for a mix between beautiful natural scenery and the buzz of the market town, our Ambler’s Meadow site in East Ardsley is a great choice.


Named as the ‘City of Culture’ in 2017, Hull is found on the north banks of the Humber and boasts a flourishing property market. It is home to the fascinating Maritime and Museum Quarter and the Wilberforce House and is well-connected to Leeds and Doncaster. If you’d like to live nearby, our Poppy Fields development is hard to beat.


Midway between the Forest of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales, Skipton offers a desirable location. Great schools, various green spaces and plenty of quirky boutiques and fine-tasting restaurants make it a brilliant place to buy a house. It also has its own train station, ideal for commuting into Halifax and Bradford.


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