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Derwenthorpe – Joseph Rowntree Foundation

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A release of just two, new townhouses designed for sustainable greener living, including an Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP) for heating & hot water, and solar photovoltaic (PV) panels to generate electricity. Complemented by Battery storage to reduce the cost of powering the home outside of daylight hours.

Soon to be completed (Autumn 2018), The Oak and The Birch at Derwent Way, will include a wide entrance hallway from which is a downstairs WC. The hallway links onto the spacious open plan lounge/dining room. This wonderful sociable space boasts natural light coming from French doors at the rear which brings the outside in. The kitchen area consists of a series of wall and base units with a range of built-in appliances and modern conveniences.

On the first floor there are two well-proportioned bedrooms in addition to a home office space and a contemporary bathroom suite.

The master suite occupies the entirety of the second floor and includes and en suite shower room and dressing room.

Externally, there is a private rear garden with patio seating area and large storage shed. There is an allocated parking space with the house with additional parking options available.

Derwenthorpe is an exclusive community of award-winning homes specifically designed for sustainable greener living. Complemented by plenty of green open space, this development attracts first-time buyers, professionals and families alike.  The high specification has been implemented from beginning to end with eco-friendly green technology at its heart.  The specification includes:

• High levels of insulation and air tightness to reduce heating demand. Off-site timber panelised structure is used in lieu of traditional masonry.

• Renewable energy consisting of Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP) for heating & hot water, and solar photovoltaic (PV) panels to generate electricity.

• Battery storage to reduce cost of powering the home outside of daylight hours.

Location

Derwent Way forms part of the recently built Derwenthorpe development, situated between Osbaldwick and Burholme and within easy reach of York city centre, the A64 serving Leeds and the motorway networks beyond. Osbaldwick village includes a primary school which feeds into Archbishop Holgates Secondary School. Amenities include local shops, a church, convenience stores including a Sainsburys local and a public house.