New Homes in York
An ancient city packed with history, York lies within in the of England. With the River Ouse providing an atmospheric feature in the city centre, there are plenty of reasons why new homes in York are always in demand.
Popular spots like and are close, while the suburb of and pleasant nearby towns like and offer lots of alternatives. So take a look at our developments closest to York below, and start your dream of living in this beautiful corner of the country.
Live the York life
You can look forward to a wonderful way of life when you decide to buy a home in York. With its historic and charming to enjoy, you can also get your house purchase off to a great start when you sign up to our Part Exchange offer. With this, we could act as a guaranteed buyer on your existing home, meaning you don’t have to worry about selling it or paying estate agent fees.
Things to see and do in York
The city centre is packed with great attractions such as the Yorkshire Museum, York Art Gallery and York Castle Museum. From iconic York Minster to the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre; the York Dungeon, York Guildhall and the Yorkshire Wheel are all ones to tick off your list too.
Whether you’re staying close to town at pretty park Little Knavesmire, visiting York Observatory or walking along the historic city walks, you can also head out of the city to explore the Howardian Hills, the North York Moors and Nidderdale.
No doubt good schools are high on your list of priorities, and York doesn’t disappoint. St Paul’s CofE is a good option close to the city centre, while Hempland Primary School on the north eastern outskirts is rated as outstanding by Ofsted. Dringhouses Primary and Dunnington CofE meanwhile have both been graded as good by the education board.
At secondary level, Fulford School is south east of the city centre and ranked as one of the best schools in the North of England. It’s classed as outstanding by Ofsted, along with the equally highly regarded Archbishop Holgate’s School in the Badger Hill catchment area.
York transport links
York’s public transport options include buses, park and ride services and a central train station on Station Road. The nearest major airport is Leeds Bradford Airport just under 30 miles away, while the city isn’t far from the A1(M) and the M62, which runs east to west between and .
The York property scene
North Yorkshire has a booming property market, with York and its surrounding area playing an important role in that. From central apartments to family homes on the outskirts, the Selby area just to the south of town is a great place to buy with a range of contemporary 2, 3 and 4 bedroom properties available in Barlby.
Wherever you want to settle down, you can maximise the value you get from your move by singing up for one of our latest offers. From our Movemaker Scheme to the Government’s Help to Buy, make sure you ask your adviser when you enquire about your next home today.
Help to Buy York
In York you can take advantage of Help to Buy Yorkshire & the Humber if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy Yorkshire & the Humber page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.