New Homes in York
Sitting in North East England, York is a beautiful city in North Yorkshire, dissected by the River Ouse. Founded by the Romans in the first century, there’s lots of history to explore, although new houses in York very much cater for modern living.
Whether you’re going on family days out to Leeds or visiting the tea shops of nearby Harrogate, suburbs like Osbaldwick can be great to live in, as well as smaller towns such as Boroughbridge and Selby. So, don’t hang around – start exploring our developments near to York below.
Living in York
A handsome, historic city packed with rich heritage and culture, York is a charming place to live. And your first impressions of the city will be even better with some extra cash in your pocket, thanks to offers such as our money-saving Part Exchange scheme. With this, we could be your guaranteed buyer if you have a home to sell as part of your move, which will also help to reduce your anxiety levels too.
Things to see and do in York
York is a place that’s best discovered on foot. There’s some superb architecture to take in along the city’s atmospheric streets, which serve up historic landmarks such as the stunning York Minster cathedral, York Guildhall and York Castle, where you’ll also find an interesting museum.
Other cultural attractions include York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum, as well as the Jorvik Viking Centre, the National Railway Museum and York Dungeon. There are plenty of open spaces to enjoy in and around the city too, including Little Knavesmire park, the North York Moors, Nidderdale and the Howardian Hills.
York is a great place to be if you have children, with schools such as Fulford School to the south east of the city centre rated as one of the very best secondaries anywhere in the North. The Badger Hill area’s Archbishop Holgate’s School is another example of the outstanding institutions you’ll find in and around town.
There are plenty of excellent primary options too, including the central St Paul’s CofE. Hempland Primary School to the north east of the city centre is classed as outstanding by Ofsted, while Dunnington CofE and Dringhouses Primary are other good choices for younger kids.
Transport links in York
York’s main train stop is on Station Road and offers a large selection of local and regional services, in addition to routes to other parts of the country. There are plenty of buses you can use to get around, while there’s a park and ride service for getting into the city centre. The A1(M) and M62 motorways both pass close to town, while the closest airport is Leeds Bradford around 30 miles away.
The York property market
York is the fulcrum of North Yorkshire’s thriving property market, with house prices in the city significantly higher than the UK average. You can find all sorts of properties in and around town, including stunning modern 1 and 2 bedroom apartments sandwiched between York Racecourse and the River Ouse along Bishopthorpe Road.
If you need something a little bigger, there are 3 and 4 bed semi and detached homes just north of the city centre on Shipton Road. Or perhaps you need 5 bedrooms for a growing family, which you can get just to the east of town in the Stamford Bridge area. Whatever they area, give us a call today to discuss your needs, which could include access to Government initiatives such as the Help to Buy scheme.