Property & Houses for Sale & Rent in Harrogate
Set against the backdrop of the rolling Yorkshire Dales sits the beautiful Spa town of Harrogate. Since High Harrogate and Low Harrogate combined some 200 odd years ago, the town has grown considerably in size as has the areas property market, with a range of Harrogate houses for sale and rent in the area.
However, unlike many other towns that go through the same transition, Harrogate has done exceptionally well to retain large open areas, such as the Stray, which covers around 200 acres of the town centre and gives way to a feeling of space whilst evoking memories of days gone by.
Thanks to its reputation for striking architecture and the positive effects attributed to its Spa waters, Harrogate has attracted many affluent home buyers over the last hundred years. Add to this its perfect location, which is close to Leeds Bradford International Airport, whilst only a short drive from the Dales and you have a town which is home to a variety of well sought after properties.
One of Harrogate’s greatest attractions is the Turkish Baths and Health Spa. The revitalising spa pool and hot sauna are a popular destination for both tourists and locals alike. Throughout the year, Harrogate is also home to various different festivals, providing a variety of diverse entertainment ranging from comedy acts to musical events.
There is also the Great Yorkshire show, which is held annually in the month of July. One of the greatest of its types in the country, the show is a perfect opportunity to learn about country life, whilst enjoying a variety of entertainment designed to keep members of the family both young and old entertained for hours.
For those who appreciate fine food Harrogate can offer an eclectic mix of quality eateries ranging from international cuisine to cosy little café’s, such as the renowned Betty’s Tea Room. These establishments compliment the relaxing parks in the town centre and theatres and together make for a very enjoyable trip out day or evening.
One can only assume that Harrogate’s considerable and diverse attractions are enjoyed every bit as much by the local community as they are visitors, a fact that has no doubt gone a long way to contributing to the town earning the title of the happiest town to live in throughout the country.
Thanks to this, any potential home buyer will no doubt be pleased when looking for Harrogate houses for sale. There is an excellent variety in both style and price range and with the unique setting, coupled with the friendliness of the community and safe area, you couldn’t be blamed for making a move to Harrogate, possibly the last one you ever make.
However, Harrogate’s greatest achievement is its identity. Despite being very much a modern town, this beautiful gem in the north of England has never lost its original charm and remains one of the country’s greatest places to lay your hat.
Harrogate is a great place to live, with a wealth of Harrogate houses for sale & rent more and more people are making the move to this charming area. Pop into our local office, perform a property search or visit the Harrogate estate agents & letting agents homepage for more information.