North Yorkshire is a county in the north-east of England and full of fantastic things to see and do, as well as containing a range of property types and styles of living. North Yorkshire ranges from beautiful coasts to gorgeous rural settings to bustling city life, making it a perfect for young and growing families, professionals and retirees alike. Those looking for a city lifestyle can settle in beautiful and historic York, whilst those who are looking for a coastal home can choose beautiful Whitby. If you're looking for a quieter and more rural style of living, then North Yorkshire has lots of beautiful villages on offer, such as Boltby or Carlton. Nature lovers will adore the dramatic North York Moors, as well as the breath-taking Yorkshire Dales. Shopaholics can enjoy the fantastic range of high-street brands and quirky independent shops in York and Whitby, whilst foodies can enjoy the fantastic fare on offer in the county- which contains more Michelin Star restaurants than any other. Historians can explore Whitby Abbey, the location in which Brahm Stoker composed Dracula, or visit the many museums on offer in York, such as the Castle Museum or Jorvik. Sporty types can use the many gyms and leisure centres throughout the county, cycle through its beautiful scenery, and the more adventurous can make use of locations such as the Harrogate Climbing Centre. Arty types, meanwhile, can visit the Theatre Royal or Barbican in York, or visit the Whitby Galleries. With hundreds of things to see and do, it's difficult to get bored of North Yorkshire. Young professionals can make ample use of the excellent railway connections in Yorkshire, with easy travel to London and Edinburgh, whilst families can choose from the excellent range of independent and state schools in the area. Properties to rent in North Yorkshire range from flats in converted historic homes in the city of York to seaside cottages to extensive family homes in the countryside, and everything in between.