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The Horseshoe, York, YO24








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Key features

  • A very attractive, detached period family home on a corner plot
  • Available for the first time since 1977
  • Three elegant receptions in addition to the kitchen/dining room
  • Four bedrooms, a bathroom and shower room
  • Mature and established garden
  • Garage and off street parking
  • EPC Rating = D


A prominent Arts and Crafts house occupying a corner plot within a highly regarded area of York


2 The Horseshoe is a beautiful Arts & Crafts detached family home dating back to 1920, a property that was inspired by the late Walter Brierley, the noted York architect, known as the "Lutyens of the North" who designed The Horseshoe.

The house enjoys spacious, character and well-proportioned accommodation. Available for the first time since 1977, the house offers an exciting opportunity to enhance this superb home.

On the ground floor, there is a kitchen dining room with fitted base and wall units providing good storage and plenty of preparation space. Adjacent to the kitchen is the useful utility room with sink and fitted cupboards.

There are three elegant reception rooms with bay windows and high ceilings. A cloakroom with wc completes the ground floor.

On the first floor, all of the bedrooms are light, bright and enjoy a pleasant outlook over the gardens, three of the double bedrooms benefit from dual aspect as well as fireplaces. There is a house bathroom and one of the bedrooms has an en suite shower room.

The house enjoys a corner plot, surrounded by established gardens, mainly laid lawn with borders filled with mature shrubs and trees. The property is approached via double wooden gates on to a paved driveway, with a separate pathway leading to the front door via a wooden gate.


The Horseshoe is one of York's highly regarded residential areas just off Tadcaster Road and is well positioned for the city centre and the A64.

Steeped in history, Dringhouses, once a small Roman settlement has grown to become one of York’s most desirable and sought after locations. In medieval times a small farming community, Dringhouses became an important and affluent location during the 19th century where many prominent and influential York families started to build large residential properties, today remaining a symbol of their status.

The vibrant suburb now enjoys numerous facilities including a local Post Office, cafe, a sports club, a library, hotels, pubs, a regular bus service, bars and restaurants with two supermarkets being about three quarters of a mile away. The Knavesmire and York race course is less than half a mile away.

York railway station is just over two miles away and offers regular services to major cities including Manchester, Edinburgh and London with some journeys taking less than two hours to Kings Cross. The A64 ring road gives access to Leeds, the A1(M) and the wider motorway network.

York College is only a short distance (1 mile), York University can be accessed by car or bike and is about four miles away. The nearest Primary School is at Dringhouses (Ofsted Good 2019) just under half a mile away. The city offers a diverse range of primary and secondary schools including the popular Scarcroft Primary School (Academy), All Saints RC School (Ofsted Outstanding 2016) and Millthorpe School (Academy). Independent schools on offer are The Mount, St Peter's and Bootham.

The property is positioned a mile and a half outside the city’s historic walls and all the popular attractions including: York Theatre Royal, the Art Gallery, York Minster, Bettys Tea Rooms and the famous Shambles along with a range of local cafes, shops, restaurants, public houses and supermarkets.

The city boasts excellent restaurants including the award winning The Star Inn the City by Andrew Pern and the Michelin-starred restaurant, Roots, by Tommy Banks. In addition, there is Skosh by Neil Bentinck which also boasts a Michelin-star, positioned on popular Micklegate which also has a number of independent shops, pubs, cafes and hairdressers.

Please note all distances and travel times are approximate.

Square Footage: 1,968 sq ft


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Band: F

The Horseshoe, York, YO24


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • York Station1.6 miles
  • Poppleton Station3.1 miles
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