North Yorkshire is a vast county in the north-east of England, with plenty to see and do. North Yorkshire also boasts a variety of property types and a range of styles of living. The county ranges from magnificent coasts and breath-taking rural settings, to a more bustling city life, thus it can be considered an ideal destination for young and growing families, professionals and retirees alike. Individuals who are looking for a coastal home can choose from the likes of beautiful Whitby, Filey and Robin Hood's Bay. Those who prefer city dwelling can settle in the equally bustling and historic city of York and its surrounding areas, where as for a quieter and more rural style of living North Yorkshire contains plenty of beautiful villages, such as Boltby or Carlton. Nature enthusiasts are sure to enjoy the dramatic North York Moors and spectacular Yorkshire Dales. There are a fantastic range of high-street brands and quirky independent shops in the likes of York and Whitby, meanwhile foodies can enjoy the splendid fare that the county has to offer, including more Michelin Star establishments than any other. Historians can explore Whitby Abbey, the location in which Bram Stoker composed Dracula, or visit the many museums on offer in York, such as the Castle Museum or Jorvik. Fans of the arts, on the other hand, can visit the likes of the Duchess, Theatre Royal and Barbican in York or one of the county's many art galleries. Young professionals can make ample use of the excellent railway connections in Yorkshire, with easy travel to London, Leeds, Newcastle and Edinburgh, whilst families can choose from the excellent range of independent and state schools in the area. Properties for rent in North Yorkshire include a variety of flats in converted historic homes, seaside cottages, extensive family homes in the countryside and everything in between.