EAST Branton and Auckley are rural villages in the east that provide an opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of Doncaster centre. Each have local pubs, good amenities and a strong community spirit that welcomes newcomers. The villages have a number of older properties but are mainly made up of spacious, new-build family homes of varying sizes and lie in close proximity to Doncaster Sheffield Airport and Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Edenthorpe has some beautiful terraced, semi and detached housing and is a very popular residential area due to the easy access to central Doncaster. The village has several independent stores, the Eden Arms Pub, and is close to some great schools. Armthorpe has a range of properties and excellent transport links that are attractive to new residents. There is a choice of housing to suit all budgets and the town centre is just a few miles away. Nearby are Wheatley Golf Club and Town Moor Golf Club as well as some beautiful parks. NORTH To the north of Doncaster you will find several villages including Barnby Dun, Kirk Sandall, Carcroft and Hatfield. Barnby Dun is an attractive village with good local schools, easy transport links and great amenities, that prove popular with families. The north of the town is also home to Thorpe Marsh Nature Reserve which is teeming with wildlife. Hatfield has a great local community and plenty of amenities making it attractive to both families and single home owners. It also has the Hatfield Activity Centre where adventurous types can try their hand at lots of different land and water based activities. DONCASTER - FIRST FOR INVESTMENT - 8