8 Summerhouse Mews, York
- End of terrace house with triple aspect and south facing views
- Versatile living accommodation totalling more than 1800 sq ft
- Up to four bedrooms arranged over three floors
- Secure gated development, ideal lock up & leave
- Single private parking space
- Ideal for those downsizing to the city or as a second home
- Central location five minutes’ walk from city centre and railway station
- Alongside the green open spaces of the Botanical Museum Gardens
Tenure: Please confirm if this is a freehold or leasehold property with Blenkin & Co
This eye-catching brick and stucco fronted house sits within an exclusive Mews development in the heart of historic Marygate, probably the city’s most sought after residential district. Part of a smart gated development first designed in 2005, No. 8 enjoys a secure environment within a few hundred metres of the City walls and Minster. The original architect continues to own a property within the development, perhaps a testament to its enduring success and popularity.
8 Summerhouse Mews is a building of modern design both inside and out, highly insulated with superior fixtures and fittings, and underfloor heating within the open plan living area on the ground floor. All of the rooms have been stylishly decorated using Farrow & Ball paint.
The 24 ft kitchen breakfast room is part of a large living space that connects to the sitting room and sunny courtyard garden. The recently fitted contemporary kitchen includes a Pyrotechnic cooker, combi oven and microwave, Bora Induction hob with outdoor vent, and Quooker tap. There is a ground floor wc, and useful understairs cupboard as well as an airing cupboard on the second floor.
This is a light and bright town house with generous-sized windows and views from the upper floors towards historic St Olave’s Church within the medieval Abbey walls, and to the celebrated Victorian architecture of York Railway Station. The bathrooms and bedrooms are all well-proportioned with good ceiling heights and ample natural light.
Outside - The house faces its attractive walled courtyard garden, which is beautifully designed and low maintenance with artificial grass, raised beds, sculptural planting and exotic succulents as well as a circular terrace making an ideal space for al fresco dining. There are outdoor electric points, new garden lights, and a storage cupboard. In addition there is a lawned and landscaped communal garden on the eastern boundary of this small development. Within the paved forecourt is a private, allocated parking space with electric charger; this is set behind secure, double electric gates as well as a secure single pedestrian gate.
Environs - Summerhouse Mews occupies a discreet position off Marygate immediately south of Bootham, the northern thoroughfare into the city. Marygate is an historic street that slopes southwards towards the river Ouse with a Michelin starred restaurant, Roots, at its farthest point. The principal shopping streets of York are a mere few minutes’ stroll through the Museum Gardens past the medieval ruins of St Mary’s Abbey. Two independent schools lie on Bootham and the railway station - offering a mainline service to London in less than 2 hours - is no more than a pleasant five minute walk across Scarborough Footbridge.
General - Tenure and Management: Share of freehold. The management company is responsible for covering the costs of maintenance, window cleaning, gardening in the communal areas and accounts. The service charge is understood to be £1300 pa.
Services: All mains services. Gas central heating (boiler fitted 2019).
EPC: C rating
Fixtures & fittings: Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others, such as fitted carpets, curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments etc., are specifically excluded but may be made available by separate negotiation.
Viewing: Strictly by appointment
Directions: By car, drive down Marygate, turn right on Hetherton Lane towards the carpark, and you will see the drive into Summerhouse Mews straight in front. By foot, the property can be accessed from Marygate Lane.
Local authority: York City Council
Photographs, particulars and showreel: June 2021
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8 Summerhouse Mews, York
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- York Station0.3 miles
- Poppleton Station2.5 miles
About the agent
Blenkin & Co is one of York’s most successful and high profile estate agents. We are specialists in the middle and upper end of the market and handle sales across York, North Yorkshire and the East Riding.
Blenkin & Co is a long established estate agency firm, situated in an elegant Georgian building in the heart of York, abutting the Minster.
We specialise in the sale of residential property in York and the surrounding villages, market towns and countryside of North Yorkshire an
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