The Residence, Bishopthorpe Road, York, YO23 1DQ | Property for sale | Savills
966 sq ft(89.74 sq m)
Guide price £435,000(€495,992)

The ResidenceBishopthorpe Road, York, YO23 1DQ

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Key features

  • Luxury duplex two bedroom apartment
  • Private balcony
  • Communal garden including children's play area
  • Two allocated parking spaces and bicycle storage available
  • Concierge and lift
  • Wonderful historic building full of character and charm
  • Conveniently located for all the local amenities on Bishopthorpe Road (about half a mile)
  • About one and a half miles from York train station

An immaculate two bedroom duplex apartment within a prestigious development with balcony and two parking spaces, ideally placed for the local amenities and the train station.

About this property

  • Apartment 121 is a stunning two bedroom, south-facing duplex apartment with 966 square feet of living space, set within the exclusive development The Residence, formerly known as Terry's chocolate factory, within the highly popular area of Bishopthorpe.

    There is an impressive communal entrance leading to a staircase or lift to the first floor landing which leads to the apartment. A concierge welcomes both residents and visitors, with the additional security of video entry system and CCTV cameras.

    In addition, the apartment boasts two allocated parking spaces, a communal cycle shed and beautifully maintained communal gardens.

    The first floor consists of an open plan kitchen, dining room and sitting room, which leads to the large balcony. The principal bedroom has an en suite shower room and a house bathroom completes this floor. The mezzanine floor has a second bedroom.

    The property has been decorated throughout with a neutral palette offering fantastic open plan living, with large windows bringing plenty of light into the space. There are French doors from the sitting area opening on to the delightful balcony with wrought iron railings, perfect for relaxing with your favourite drink and entertaining guests, providing views to the rear elevation.

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This is a comfortable and luxurious apartment found in a local landmark building. I believe this would be ideal as a permanent residence, an investment or a perfect "lock up and leave", you can enjoy low maintenance along with city living in very stylish surroundings.

Tanya CoffeyProperty agent

Local information

  • The Residence is an impressive Grade II listed building, the former Terry's Chocolate factory, situated in one of York's most sought-after residential areas adjoining York Racecourse. There is a an Italian restaurant/bar and deli The Old Liquor Store and a dental practice on site. Over on The Chocolate Works developed there is a local Co-op store and on Albemarle Road (0.5 mile) is a bakery, butchers, public house, barber and a beauty salon.
  • Close by is Bishopthorpe Road (about one mile) which was short-listed for the ‘Great British High Street of the Year' Awards in 2014 and won the ‘Great British High Street of the Year' award in 2015. It was voted by The Times as “one of the UK's coolest places to live “ and has its own dedicated website, www.bishyroad.net.
  • The area has a well-known parade of independent shops, café-delis and restaurants which host regular events and festivals.
  • The location also enjoys excellent pedestrian access to some of York's prettiest green areas including the Knavesmire, Rowntree Park, Millennium Bridge and walks along the River Ouse.
  • Conveniently located for the A64, city centre (2 miles) and York railway station (1.5 miles) which offers regular services to major cities including Manchester, Edinburgh and London with some journeys taking less than two hours to Kings Cross.
  • Please note all distances and travel times are approximate.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating: C
  • Tenure: Leasehold. Lease Expiry: 01/01/2267 (242 years remaining)
  • Service Charge: £2,820.00pa
  • Ground Rent: £250.00pa (review date TBC)
  • Council Tax Band: E