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The Chocolate Works, York

Bishopthorpe Road, York, YORK, YO23 1LG

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Save up to £2,500 Stamp Duty on a luxury new home at The Chocolate Works when you complete by 30th September!


 With limited homes ready in time - and selling fast - act now to secure yours!

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Discover modern luxury with our stunning apartments and contemporary townhouses in this iconic location just a 25-minute walk from York city centre.

Adjacent to York Knavesmire, you could enjoy racecourse views and explore acres of open parkland. You'll be perfectly placed for walks along the nearby riverside, and to sample the lovely delis and restaurants of the popular Bishopthorpe Road.

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  • All homes now released for sale!
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  • Alongside York Knavesmire, home to York Racecourse and acres of parkland
  • 5% deposit scheme for NHS employees
  • Just 2.5 miles from York Hospital
  • 25-minute walk to York city centre
  • Less than 2 hours by train to London
  • Winner of Best Design at National House Building Awards
Images include optional upgrades at additional cost

Our Sales Office opening hours are... Monday to Sunday 10.00am - 5.30pm

Events and offers

Featured Home

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Plot 126 The George
2 bedroom coach house

  • Stamp Duty Paid worth £5,150
  • Luxury upgrades worth £14,000
  • £1,000 moving costs paid

From £353,000

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NHS 5% deposit scheme


Fabulous news! All NHS employees will be offered a 5% contribution towards their deposit, up to £15,000, when they legally complete on their new David Wilson home by 18th June 2021.

Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions NHS Thank You Scheme
1. This offer is available to all NHS personnel carrying an NHS staff identity badge who purchase a new David Wilson Homes/Barratt Homes/Barratt London property in England, Wales or Scotland.
2. NHS personnel are entitled to receive a 5% deposit contribution towards the overall purchase price of the property, up to a maximum contribution of £15,000.
3. Eligible purchasers must declare their intention to claim the deposit contribution at the time of reserving a property and before any other offer is applied.
4. Satisfactory evidence of eligibility for this offer must be provided.
5. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with other selected offers. Please speak with one of our Sales Advisors for further details.
6. This offer is available on residential properties to eligible purchasers buying the property with cash or with the aid of a mortgage (eligible purchasers must meet their lender’s mortgage eligibility criteria however) and does not exclude eligible purchasers from qualifying for Help to Buy.
7. This offer is not available on Buy to Let properties.
8. Offer is valid until 31st December 2020.
9. Purchasers must be over 18 years of age.
10. David Wilson Homes/Barratt Homes/Barratt London reserve the right to withdraw or alter the terms of this offer at any time prior to the payment of a reservation fee.
11. We reserve the right to vary the terms of the offer to meet the requirement of the purchaser where we consider it reasonable to do so.

Site and location

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About the area

A fantastic location

Renowned for its architecture, rich in ancient history,and its tangle of cobbled medieval streets, York is a spectacular city, just two hours by train from London.

Delve into the city's vibrant café culture, take time out to enjoy some of the country's most talented street entertainers or simply watch the world go by while sipping a drink by the river.

The Chocolate Works sits right next door to York Racecourse and the leafy green Knavesmire Park, and is just a short distance from York city centre where an enticing scene of entertainment awaits.

Essentials on your doorstep

The Chocolate Works is a truly unique development, that offers you the opportunity to live in a luxurious new home, in a special location next to the former Terry's Chocolate Factory. With the Knavesmire and miles of green leafy space on the doorstep and Bishopthorpe Road and it's restaurants, shops and cafés within walking distance, The Chocolate Works is the perfect base for you to enjoy the lively city of York and the surrounding countryside. What's more with York Railway station close by, you're only two hours from London.

Families will appreciate the fantastic choice of local schools including the 'Outstanding' Knavesmire Primary School just a few minutes walk away, The Mount independent school, and All Saints RC Secondary School & Sixth Form, also rated 'Outstanding'.

Superior design

The Chocolate Works is a passionate redevelopment of an iconic historical landmark that blends seamlessly with the very best of modern design, architecture and pallet of materials.  
Our townhouses have even been recognised as the best in the country at the prestigious national Housebuider Awards.

Every home at The Chocolate Works features a superior specification of luxury finishes. From spacious first floor terraces, juliet balconies and gold tinted window frames to large glazed windows and patio doors that flood our homes with light, you need to experience first-hand the luxurious award-winning collection that awaits at The Chocolate Works. 


Please note that all images are for illustrative purposes only. Final elevations of the property purchased may differ from those shown. Images include optional upgrades at additional cost. Please see our Image Disclaimer for further details.

Super fast broadband is available on selected plots only. Broadband speeds may vary, which may be affected by various factors including distance from the exchange, time of day and internal home wiring. Actual installation time will be dependent on the broadband provider.

Square footage is the total internal floor area of the home, measured from the internal face of blockwork, excluding the garage (if applicable) and any area with less than 1.5m clear headroom under sloping ceilings. The area taken by stairs is included in both floors that the flight serves.

Gross annual projected rental yield figures are based on the projected yields of at least two independent valuations supplied. Figures do not represent guaranteed rental return and are based on the property being continually rented.

'5 Star Housebuilder' awarded to Barratt Developments Plc Group brands

Following withdrawal or termination of any offer, we reserve the right to extend, reintroduce or amend any such offer as we see fit at any time.