Savills | Charlton Street, York, YO23 1JN | Property for sale
1,465 sq ft(136.10 sq m)
Guide price £595,000

Charlton StreetYork, YO23 1JN


    Key features

    • Substantial four bedroom period property
    • High ceilings and period features
    • Walled courtyard garden
    • Amenities on the doorstep
    • About a mile from York train station
    • Within an area of excellent state and independent schools

    Impressive Victorian end terraced townhouse ideally positioned just a short walk to local independent shops and within a sought-after area of York.

    About this property

    • 28 Charlton Street is a substantial late Victorian end of terrace townhouse within the prime area of Bishopthorpe Road. This fine property, laid out over four floors, is full of charm and character with original features throughout.

      On the ground floor, the kitchen has original built-in cupboards, an additional utility area and entry to the rear courtyard. Steps down lead to the separate dining room with a pantry, built-in cupboard, original tiled flooring, a multi-fuel stove, a stone hearth fireplace with metal surround and a wonderful picture window overlooking Charlton Street.

      To the first floor is the magnificent drawing room with a marble fireplace, high ceilings, ornate ceiling rose and deep cornicing with a delightful bay window with views to the front. On the same floor is the family bathroom and a separate shower room.

      The principal bedroom is to the front elevation with built-in wardrobes and a marble fireplace, bedroom two is situated off the half landing and benefits from built-in cupboards as well as views to York Minster. There are two further bedrooms on the third floor with exposed beams and bedroom four benefits from a splendid view of York Minster.

      The walled courtyard garden is accessed through a tunnel leading from the kitchen, with a flagged terrace and access to Charlton Street. To the front of the house is a raised garden with wrought iron railings.

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    This is a rare opportunity to purchase a large home so close to Bishopthorpe Road which has a lovely mix of character and comfort, with the perfect location to the city and the station.

    Tanya CoffeyProperty agent

    Local information

    • Bishopthorpe Road is a highly popular area of York and has won the "Great British High Street of the Year" award in 2015, as well as being voted "one of the UK's coolest places to live" by The Times. The area has a well-known parade of independent shops, café-delis, bakeries, supermarkets and restaurants which host regular events and festivals.
    • At the end of Charlton Street is Rowntree Park with café, playground, tennis and basketball courts. Located beside the River Ouse is York City Rowing Club and York Pilates Space.
    • The property is perfectly positioned just 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 is approximately half a mile away and has a number of independent shops, pubs, cafes and hairdressers.
    • The well-known York Racecourse and Knavesmire are situated about a mile from Charlton Street.
    • York railway station is less than 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.
    • 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 are approximate.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating = E
    • Tenure = Freehold