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Bishopthorpe Road, York

Offers In Excess Of £325,000

2 bedroom apartment

Beautifully presented two bedroom apartment, with two parking spaces, in an iconic York development

The Residence is an iconic York building and part of the city’s heritage. Formerly Terry's chocolate factory, this Grade II listed building is now home to a selection of luxury apartments. No. 227 is a second floor apartment that offers light and bright accommodation with open plan living space and is characterised by high ceilings and tall multi-paned windows.

Entrance hall, kitchen and dining/living room, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 en suite)

2 allocated parking spaces

Concierge service, security coded lift access, communal bike store, communal gardens

  • Second floor apartment with lift
  • Two bedroom, two bathrooms
  • Well planned accommodation totalling 876 sq ft
  • Lofty ceilings, tall windows
  • Luxury fixtures and fittings in the kitchen and bathrooms
  • Grand communal entrance and concierge service
  • Two allocated parking spaces
  • Landscaped communal gardens and communal bike storage
  • Adjacent to York Racecourse
  • Easy access to York city centre and railway station
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Additional Information

The modern fitted kitchen is well equipped with integrated appliances and is open plan to the large living room with its tall windows and leafy outlook. Both bedrooms are doubles and the principal bedroom is L-shaped with fitted wardrobes and a large en suite shower room. The apartment has ample storage options including two large cloaks cupboards (one housing the boiler) off the hall. The apartment comes with two car parking spaces and lift access from the grand central foyer.


Bishopthorpe Road 1 mile, York railway station 1.5 miles, York ring road /A64 2.8 miles, Leeds 26 miles

The Residence is situated adjacent to York Racecourse and close to Bishopthorpe Road which has won the Great British High Street of the Year and was voted by The Times as one of the UK's coolest places to live. The area has a parade of independent shops, café-delis and restaurants. Nearby green spaces abound including the Knavesmire, Rowntree Park, Millennium Bridge and walks along the River Ouse. The A64 can be reached within some ten minutes’ drive providing rapid access to Leeds, the A1(M) and motorway network. The city centre and York railway station lie some 1½ miles to the south. The mainline railway station offers connections to major cities including Manchester, Edinburgh and London with a service to London Kings Cross in under two hours.


Tenure: Leasehold. Lease expires January 2267 (243 years remaining)

EPC rating: C

Services & Systems: All mains services. Gas central heating.

Service Charge: £237.00/month. £69.47 twice yearly to Estate Management.

Ground Rent: £125 half yearly, April and October

Fixtures & Fittings: Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others, such as fitted carpets, curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments etc., are specifically excluded but may be made available by separate negotiation.

Viewing: Strictly by appointment

Local authority: York City Council

Directions: Head south down Bishopthorpe Road and you will see the main gates to The Residence on your right hand side. Head straight down and the main foyer will be on your left hand side.

Photographs, particulars and showreel: June 2023

NB: Google map images may neither be current nor a true representation.

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