New homes in Selby
Make the Move
The Yorkshire town of Selby is a charming and friendly place to live, full of striking historic buildings, quaint cafes and independent shopping boutiques. With good transport links by both road and rail, Selby is a great place for professional couples and growing families to buy a new house being within easy reach of York, Leeds and Hull.
Selby has excellent transport links, making new homes very popular with commuters. The town is located just 25 minutes south of York by car or 30 minutes by train, and 35 minutes east of Leeds by car or 25 minutes by train. Selby is 45 minutes west of Hull by car or 35 minutes travelling by train.
For journeys further afield, Selby has a convenient direct service to London with the journey to King’s Cross taking just 2 hours. For international travel, Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 40 minutes away by car, while Leeds Bradford Airport is around 50 minutes away.
Places of Interest
Selby is full of historic sites and hidden gems, making it a great place to enjoy a relaxing morning or afternoon stroll. One of the most striking sights is the medieval Selby Abbey, while other places of interest include Selby Town Hall and the Abbot’s Staith.
For a breath of fresh air, Barlow Common Nature Reserve is a lovely place to take a walk and look out for local wildlife, while Skipworth Common National Nature Reserve and the beautiful Yorkshire coastline are both just a short drive away. The North York Moors, Yorkshire Dales National Park and Peak District National Park are also within driving distance of Selby, and are perfect for hiking, cycling or simply taking a road trip.
For sports and entertainment, Selby Leisure Centre, Selby Superbowl and Jorvik Theatre and Arts Centre are all located in the town, providing great facilities for residents of new homes in Selby to enjoy.
Other nearby attractions include Lotherton Hall, Yorkshire Air Museum and the real snow slope at Snozone in Castleford. For high street shopping, you can take a day trip to Leeds or York by car or train where you will find popular shops and boutiques or visit York Designer Outlet for designer labels at discount prices.
Your new house in Selby is located near to a number of good schools, including Selby Community Primary School, Selby Abbey Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Selby High School Specialist School for the Arts and Science and Brayton High School. For higher education, the prestigious universities in York and Leeds are just a short train journey away.