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New Homes in Skipton

Sitting on the edge of the picturesque Yorkshire Dales, Skipton is a market town around 25 miles from Leeds. Surrounded by pleasant countryside, houses in Skipton also give you easy access to other prime spots in Yorkshire like Bradford and Halifax, as well as parts of Greater Manchester.


From castles and museums, to historic country houses and central parks, you’ve also the Forest of Bowland on your doorstep, as well Embsay Reservoir which is popular for sailing and walking. To find out more about our developments near Skipton, start your search below.

  • Saxon Dene, Silsden

    Saxon Dene, Silsden

    Belton Road, Silsden, BD20 0EE
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £274,995 to £446,995
  • Westminster View, Clayton

    Westminster View, Clayton

    Westminster Avenue, Clayton, Bradford, BD14 6SQ
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £204,995 to £369,995
  • The Bridleways

    The Bridleways

    Eccleshill, Bradford, BD2 3NS
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £204,995 to £334,995
  • Waddow Heights - Barratt

    Waddow Heights - Barratt

    Waddington Road, Clitheroe, BB7 2JD
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £293,250 to £433,500
  • The Brooks, Barrow

    The Brooks, Barrow

    Whalley Road, Barrow, BB7 9BN
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £238,000 to £380,000
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    Wadsworth Gardens

    Wadsworth Gardens

    Whitechapel Road, Cleckheaton, BD19 6HS
    • Coming soon
  • Lockwood Fields

    Lockwood Fields

    Chidswell Lane, Dewsbury, WF12 7SJ
    • 2 and 3 bedroom
    • £228,995 to £275,995
  • Ambler's Meadow, East Ardsley

    Ambler's Meadow, East Ardsley

    Bradford Road, East Ardsley, WF3 2DL
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £289,995 to £477,995
  • Bowland Meadow

    Bowland Meadow

    Chipping Lane, Longridge, PR3 2RG
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £207,995 to £354,995
  • Waldmers Wood

    Waldmers Wood

    Walmersley Old Road, Walmersley, BL9 6SB
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Coming soon
    Bernets Nook

    Bernets Nook

    Brokenstone Road, Feniscowles, Blackburn with Darwen, BB3 0LL
    • Coming soon
  • Coming soon
    Harclay Park

    Harclay Park

    Stump Cross, Chapel Hill, Boroughbridge, YO51 9HU
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • Coming soon
  • Rogerson Gardens

    Rogerson Gardens

    Cumeragh Lane, Whittingham, Preston, PR3 2AN
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £229,495 to £307,995
  • Drovers Court

    Drovers Court

    Great North Road, Micklefield, LS25 4DS
    • 4 bedroom
    • £299,000 to £451,000

Live the Skipton life

A beautiful part of Yorkshire to live in, Skipton is a charming town surrounded by miles of stunning open countryside. You can look forward to a wonderful lifestyle in this pretty corner of the country, while we could also help out with your purchase through our Part Exchange scheme. With this, you could enjoy a cheaper, less stressful move if we agree to buy your existing home as part of your purchase. 

Things to see and do in Skipton

A historic market town and one of the oldest mills in North Yorkshire, you can delve deeper in the local area’s history at the Craven Museum and Gallery. Browse the Mill Bridge Gallery art museum for more culture and visit Skipton Castle, a well-preserved fort that dates back to the 11th century. 

Local green spaces include Aireville Park, which is great for kids and dogs, while Embsay Reservoir to the north of town is ideal for relaxing walks. Climb nearby Sharp Haw on the southern fringes of the Yorkshire Dales, explore Thornton Hall Country Park and check out local follies Lund’s Tower and Wainman’s Pinnacle, both close together just south of town. 


Skipton has one primary school rated as outstanding in the heart of town, which is Water Street Community Primary. Greatwood Community Primary is just to the south east of the centre, which also has two outstanding secondaries. These are Skipton Girls’ High School and Ermysted’s Grammar School, which is for boys. Craven College, meanwhile, is rated as good by Ofsted and caters for 16-year-olds and over in the west of town. 

Skipton transport links

Skipton train station is on Broughton Road in the heart of town. It offers a good selection of Northern services and has its own dedicated bus stop. There are trains to Leeds which take less than 40 minutes, while it’s a similar journey to Bradford. 

The town is at the meeting point of four major A roads - the A56, A59, A65 and A629 - which you can use to easily get to places like Blackburn, Bradford, Harrogate and the Lake District. Leeds Bradford Airport, meanwhile, is less than 20 miles away. 

The Skipton property scene

Regularly ranked as one of the best places to live in the UK, Skipton has a thriving property market. Average prices are on a par with the rest of North Yorkshire though, so you can still pick up a great bargain in and around town. 

This could apply to everything from cosy 2 bedroom terraces to vast 5 bed detached houses, as well as stunning new homes on the edge of open countryside in nearby Silsden. Once you’ve picked out your new home, make sure you check offers like the government’s Help to Buy Yorkshire and the Humber scheme to see if you could get some extra help with your purchase.