Whitewell Recognised As Best Place To Live

Whitewell Recognised As Best Place To Live

The Duchy of Lancaster’s Whitewell Estate sits within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is widely acknowledged as one of the most spectacular and unspoiled landscapes in the whole of the British Isles. Thought by some to be the inspiration for Tolkien’s ‘Shire’, Whitewell in the heart of the Ribble Valley offers breath-taking views […]

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Lettings Agents Appointed In Lancashire and Yorkshire

The Duchy of Lancaster has appointed two firms of independent local estate agents to let and review applications for tenancies at its residential properties in Lancashire and Yorkshire. Armistead Barnett in Lancashire and Harris Shields in Yorkshire will assist the Duchy’s in-house rural team with the marketing of available properties and will assist in the […]

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Preserving the Past, Investing for the Future

The Duchy continues to repair, restore and upgrade its rural residential properties across all Estates, with record levels of capital investment and the ongoing roll-out of its quality specification and Design Standard.  Over £2m has been spent on refurbishment projects in the year to March 2017, adding to a similar level of investment last year. […]

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New Future For Grade II Listed Building in Burniston

A Grade II listed building on Rocks Lane, Burniston has been lovingly restored, updated and refurbished by the Duchy of Lancaster. Beck Farm has been part of the Duchy’s Cloughton estate since it was built in the late 18th century.  When the property fell vacant, the Duchy took the opportunity to invest in a full-scale […]

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Duchy Invests £1m in Yorkshire

The Duchy of Lancaster has continued its programme of restoration and renewal in Yorkshire, investing £1m to date in the refurbishment of its residential portfolio. A number of cottages in villages around Scarborough have been upgraded and refurbished in line with the Duchy quality standard and specification already this year, while larger period properties in […]

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