Yorkshire schools and property for sale

Moving home brings with it a whole host of questions about location, style of home, budget and, if you're a parent, the important question of schools. Here we feature a selection of our Yorkshire properties for sale - and some further afield - that are close to great schools, whether that's situated in a city or located in a leafy North Yorkshire village.

Ensuring that you're in catchment for a fantastic primary or secondary school or a top performing independent school is of paramount importance to anyone with children aged between one month and seventeen. If you're considering a move to or within North Yorkshire or further afield, view some of our homes for sale that come with a fantastic school on the doorstep...

The Old Barn, Main Street, Askham Richard is a superb detached family house set in delightful gardens and grounds of approximately 1.45 acres in a private position in the heart of this picturesque and much sought after village close to York. Guide Price £1,375,000.

It's a hop, skip and jump away from the outstanding St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School and on the right side of York for both the acclaimed St Peter's and Bootham Schools.

  • Superb five bed detached family house
  • Situated in a private position in a picturesque and much sought after village
  • Finished to a good standard with high quality fixtures and fittings
  • Living kitchen with separate sitting and dining areas
  • Large private gardens with a south and west facing aspect and fenced paddock
  • Contemporary garden room, pond with water feature, summer house
  • In all approximately 1.45 acres
  • Coach House with garaging and stables
  • Extensive parking and useful tractor store/barn

Hall Farm Barns in Hillam is a truly deceptive and individually designed Grade II listed family house providing extremely well appointed and private accommodation extending to approximately 4700 sq ft in this highly convenient village. Guide Price £1,150,000

Less than half a mile away lies the outstanding Monk Fryston C of E Primary School. There are many schools close to this property including Queen Elizabeth Grammar School for Boys (3 to 18 years), Wakefield High School for Girls (3 to 18 years), Silcoates Wakefield co-ed (6 to 18 years) and The Grammar School at Leeds co-ed (6 to 18 years). All are served by coach service from the village.
Queen Ethelburga’s co-ed (6 to 18 years) is five miles away and served by a coach service, as are Read School, Drax co-ed (6 to 18 years) and Ackworth School co-ed (6 to 18 years).

  • Extensive and versatile accommodation
  • High quality kitchens and bathrooms
  • Contemporary glazed entrance
  • Full height double storey living area with galleried landing over
  • Exposed beams and trusses
  • Ground source heating, hard wiring and multi media cabling
  • Double and single garage and extensive parking
  • Private landscaped courtyard garden
  • Private position within the village

Cherry Tree Farmhouse in Whixley is a 19th century Georgian family house located between York and Harrogate. It has a master bedroom with large ensuite, guest bedroom and ensuite, three further double bedrooms, house bathroom, large kitchen and breakfast room and three further reception rooms. Externally there are front and rear terraces, a large walled garden, private parking, double garage and hobby room. Guide Price £975,000.

The multi award-winning faculty of Queen Ethelberga's is less than two miles away and caters for children from 3-18, both day and boarding pupils.

  • Five bedrooms
  • Four bathrooms
  • Five reception rooms 
  • Bespoke craftsmanship throughout
  • Stylish use of wood, stone & marble
  • Comfortable balance of traditional and modern features
  • Sought after village 5 miles from A1(M)

Bank End Farm, Blacko Bar Road, Roughlee, BB9, is an attractive country house together with a cottage, a substantial garage block and land of approximately 39 acres, with spectacular views. Asking Price £1,495,000.

Blacko Primary School is less than a mile away. Local secondary schools include Skipton Girls High or the independent Giggleswick School.

  • Country house together with a cottage
  • Stunning views
  • Spectacular master bedroom suite
  • Entertaining area and cinema room
  • Private tree lined approach
  • Extensive gardens
  • Fenced paddocks and woodland
  • 8 car garage with storage
  • In all approximately 39 acres

The Sycamores in Darlington is an individual detached family house providing generously proportioned accommodation, together with colourful and mature gardens and located in this popular village between Darlington and Yarm. Guide Price £575,000.


This property lies less than a mile from the outstanding St George’s Church of England Academy. Yarm School itself too has a great reputation.

  • Spacious detached family house
  • Generously proportioned rooms
  • Colourful mature gardens
  • Extensive private parking
  • Sought after village location

No. 12 Aldersyde in Aldersyde, York is a spacious two bed apartment with parking and outside space. It is part of the sympathetic restoration and conversion of this important Grade II listed building. Guide Price £195,000.

York College is a few minutes' walk away and is an outstanding further education college offering A levels, vocational courses, apprenticeships, NVQs, HNDs, foundation and undergraduate degrees and business training.

  • Spacious two bed apartment
  • Allocated parking
  • Close to City Centre
  • Fantastic communication links
  • Communal gardens and orangery

Clarghyll Hall, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 is an important Grade II* listed country house with great architectural interest, together with a former Estate Manager's house and enjoying a private position in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and set within walled gardens and grounds of approx. 8.8 acres (3.5ha). Offers In Excess Of £995,000.

Alston Primary School and Samuel King’s School are less than two miles away and sit on the same site. Towards Penrith lies Hunter Hall, which was the only primary school to be listed in The Sunday Times top 100 independent schools 2018 in the UK, and the only one to be shortlisted in Cumbria.



To find out about any of our properties for sale, their proximity to good schools or for friendly advice and skilled guidance on selling or buying a property in North Yorkshire, please contact our York branch on 01904 625033 or at york@jackson-stops.co.uk.

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