About Settle

Picturesque Settle is a small market town in the North Yorkshire Dales. Being at the centre of the ‘three peaks’ of Yorkshire,  the town also has its very own natural landmark, the ‘Castleberg Crag’, which can be climbed either on foot, or via one of the rock face’s 24 climbing routes!

Settle is also the starting point of England’s most scenic railway route, the Settle to Carlisle railway takes in the stunning sights of the Yorkshire Dales and Cumbrian Fells.

With a town centre full of quality independent shops, cafes, inns and restaurants and a weekly outdoor market still held in the town’s square, there’s a good sense of local community in the town. The Grade II listed Victoria Hall is the town’s entertainment hub, playing host to live music, theatre, world cinema and art exhibitions.

The landscape surrounding Settle makes it the idea place to pursuing outdoor activities, with fell walking, cycling and mountain biking all popular with both visitors and locals alike.

Local independent school, Giggleswick School, is highly regarded and has both day pupil as well as boarding options, which attract some to the area.

Chartered Surveyors Services in Settle

Properties in Settle range from traditional Yorkshire terraced houses and stone built cottages through to converted mills and barns with land.

The numerous tourist attractions of the area mean properties are sometimes purchased as B&B, holiday cottages and holiday lets.

Matthew Parkinson Chartered Surveyors offers a full range of surveying services to clients in Settle. The firm’s Principle Surveyor, Matthew, grew up in nearby Lancaster and has a wealth of experience of conducting surveys, valuations and other surveying services in Settle and the surrounding North Yorkshire Dales.

Providing a personal, local service to families, couples, individuals and business clients, Matthew has a built a strong reputation over the years. Matthew has extensive local knowledge built up over years of working in the locality, which can be invaluable to clients when it comes to property transactions.

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