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Scarcroft Hill is located in an excellent position just off The Mount, a highly regarded part of the Historic Core conservation area of York well known for its streets of genteel period town houses and a short walk brings you to the popular Scarcroft Primary School (0.3 mile).
Under a half mile is Bishopthorpe Road 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. 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 less than a mile away.
York railway station is just over half 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 two 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 and travel times are approximate.