Posted on Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Living and Working in Boroughbridge

Spen House, Minskip (pictured) is an elegant 5 bedroom farmhouse in a pretty village near Boroughbridge.

Boroughbridge is a thriving market town with a strong community spirit that has become a sought-after spot for those wanting to live and work here.  

The bustling centre is bucking the national trend and has a great selection of independent shops and businesses with a loyal customer base. The town is home to an opticians, estate agents, bakers, wine shop, general store and many more shops and businesses. It’s a good spot for some Christmas shopping and there are some excellent pubs and cafes when it’s time for a well-earned break.

Just over 30 minutes from Leeds by car and a popular halfway stop off for cyclists on the coast to coast cycle route, The Ways of the Roses from Morecambe to Bridlington, North Yorkshire’s well-kept secret is becoming better known for its welcoming atmosphere and traditional charm.

In the summer months, music lovers travel from far and wide for the famous Northern Aldborough Festival, which takes place nearby and includes a finale concert in the grounds of Aldborough Manor.

We currently have some fantastic properties in and around Boroughbridge. Here’s a quick overview of our top picks:

Beautifully renovated farmhouse: Spen House, Minskip £675,000 (pictured)  

The pretty village of Minskip boasts a village pub with an excellent menu and an award-winning farm shop. Minskip offers characterful rural living with the shops of Boroughbridge nearby and within wasy communiting distance of Leeds, which is 40 minutes by car along the A1.

Spen House has been sensitively modernised without losing its charm and original features. It has a gated entrance with ample parking and a rear courtyard for al fresco dining.

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Self-contained office: Foundry Yard, Boroughbridge

Right in the heart of Boroughbridge near the Market Place and shops, Foundry Yard is a self-contained office across two floors with its own WC and parking space. The light and airy accommodation is part of a popular business complex in an excellent location. Available now for £11,500 per annum.

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Office in idyllic rural location: Jersey House, Roecliffe

Jersey House is part of the sought-after Roecliffe Business Centre which is set in the tranquil and landscaped grounds of the Roecliffe Estate. Despite its rural setting, the accommodation has everything a modern business needs including high speed internet and easy access to the A1 which is just 2 miles away.

The business centre is based in a courtyard of recently restored old stone and red brick buildings around a courtyard area with a water feature, making this an ideal spot for businesses that prioritise employee wellbeing. The L-shaped office space extends to 127.6 sq m with its own washroom facilities. Rent for the whole building is £15,000 per annum but could be split to create a smaller office for £6,000 pa.

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To find out more about any of these residential and commercial properties contact us on 01423 501211.


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