An education in finding a home in the right catchment area
Wayside Cottage, Halton East, near Skipton. £795,000. Contact: Carter Jonas tel: 1423 523423 THIS pretty cottage is in the catchment area for both Skipton Girls High School and Ermysted’s School for boys.
Both are grammar schools and there is an 11 plus-style entry exam for prospective pupils.
The property has a reception hall, cloakroom, family room, laundry/utility room, sitting room, breakfast kitchen and pantry.
On the first floor there is a master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite, three further bedrooms, a house bathroom and a study.
Outside, there is a garage, car port, parking area and gardens. Redwalls, Burley Woodhead, near Ilkley. Price: £2.65m. Contact: Carter Jonas, tel: 01423 523423 THIS property could be ideal for canny millionaires who either don’t believe in private education or who can see the benefit of saving money by sending their child to a good state school.
It is in the catchment area for Ilkley Grammar, a comprehensive, with no entrance exam.
The house has a drawing, room, living room, garden room, study/snug, living kitchen, cloakroom and utility.
Upstairs there are six bedrooms and four bathrooms.
The property also boasts a detached entertainment suite/games room with its own bar and snooker room and a two bedroom self-contained apartment
Outside there is garaging, a squash court, swimming pool, gardens stretching over two acres, stables, a tack room and 20 acres of grassland.
MILLIONAIRE’S ROW: Redwalls.
PRETTY: Wayside Cottage.