Gibson House, Dixons Yard, York, YO1
- PROPERTY TYPE
- Holiday let opportunity
- Two bedroom city centre penthouse within an exclusive gated development
- Open plan kitchen/sitting and dining room
- Modern bathroom
- Cycle store and communal garden
- Secure allocated parking space
- Located within the city walls
- View of Clifford's Tower
- EPC Rating = D
This wonderful two-bedroom penthouse is set in the heart of York, ideal for the proximity to the city centre and with the added bonus of a designated parking space set within a quiet and secure gated development.
The apartment is set on the third floor and on entry offers a good sized hallway with a useful storage cupboard. The highlight is the bright and airy sitting room extending through to the kitchen. The kitchen has a good range of fitted wall and base units, providing storage and preparation space as well as benefitting from a range of integrated appliances and views over the city rooftops and Clifford's Tower.
There is a spacious principal bedroom with views over the communal garden, the second bedroom is situated to the rear and is currently used as a home office and gym. The bathroom has been recently refurbished to a high standard.
The current owner has added brand new Smart electric radiators, a new bathroom suite, new flooring through-out which includes insulating and sound-proofing underlay, in addition the apartment has recently been decorated throughout.
Gibson House - located just off the historic street of Walmgate, which offers a variety of local restaurants, cafes and shops and bars. Fossgate is another thriving street with a further range of popular local eateries, bars and shops with a number of festivals hosted each year.
Within the city is the York Theatre Royal, Art Gallery, York Minster, Betty's Tea Rooms and the famous Shambles along with a range of local cafes, shops, restaurants, public houses, supermarkets and further landmark attractions.
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.
Located beside the River Ouse is York City Rowing Club, York Pilates Space and The Perky Peacock, a cosy café in a medieval tower. Rowntree Park boasts a café, playground, tennis and basketball courts.
The well-known York Racecourse and Knavesmire are about two miles from the city accessed by a delightful walk or cycle along the river.
Under a mile away is Bishopthorpe Road which won the ‘Great British High Street of the Year’ award in 2015. The area has a well-known parade of independent shops, café-delis and restaurants which host regular events and festivals.
York railway station is about a mile 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 is about three miles from the city centre giving access to Leeds, the A1(M) and the wider motorway.
York St John University is about one mile from Piccadilly and York University is about one and a half miles from the centre with a good cycle route.
The city offers a diverse range of primary and secondary schools including 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.
Please note all distances and travel times are approximate.
Square Footage: 731 sq ft
Leasehold with approximately 986 years remaining.
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£175 per year
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985 years left
Gibson House, Dixons Yard, York, YO1
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- York Station0.7 miles
- Poppleton Station3.2 miles
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