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Executive living at its best

This executive detached home is situated in a delightful position on the edge of a desirable village, forming part of a small select residential area situated between York and Selby. Purchased off plan approximately 15 years ago and built by reputable local builders Hogg the Builder, the house boasts substantial room proportions and flexible living…

Elegant double fronted Victorian home

We are delighted to offer for sale this elegant double fronted Victorian residence boasting open countryside views yet within easy reach of York city centre and local amenities nearby. Thought to date around 1890, The Laurels offers beautifully proportioned accommodation with a wealth of period features, including high ceilings, ornate coving, ceiling roses, decorative fireplaces…

Arts & Crafts in abundence

Hillfield House is a truly magnificent example of the Arts & Crafts and later Art Deco styles blended together to create this superb period home in an enviable elevated position. Reputedly built by the architect as his own residence in 1935, this is only the second time it has been on the open market for…

Online or Traditional?

19th September 2018

With many new online agents popping up throughout the internet, capitalising on their inexpensive sales service and hooking in sellers to use this route instead of the traditional high street agent, we have set out below the points and pitfalls many sellers don’t consider when appointing an online agent to sell their home.  Remember, for…

How to make an offer

7th July 2018

Once you have found the property of your dreams, the next step is to make an offer. If you are submitting your offer to Lancaster Samms (or any other agent) you can usually do so verbally, either in person or by phone, or on occasion we might request this in writing. We are then obliged to…