For those whom location is key, this stunning period townhouse is on one of York’s most well regarded side streets just off Bootham with walks along the river into the city centre. The property is offered with the advantage of vacant possession and no onward chain.
The house has an abundance of period charm and features including the attractive box bay with gable and decorative brickwork. The property is approached at the front via a wrought iron gate to a block paved forecourt.
The front door opens initially into an entrance vestibule before opening further into the hallway. Internally the property boasts well-proportioned rooms including the lounge to the front which has been opened to the dining room. The space includes picture rails and cornicing, ornate fire surround, built in shelving into alcoves as well as a storage cupboard. Beyond the dining room is the kitchen with a series of wall and base units with space for appliances. Beyond the kitchen is a handy utility room with provisions for appliances and a separate shower room with WC which completes the ground floor accommodation.
Stairs from the entrance hallway lead to a first-floor split landing with three double bedrooms and a bathroom. The bedroom to the front of the house has unrivalled views into the Museum Gardens; a 10-acre botanic gardens which include a number of historic buildings including the Yorkshire Museum. A further bedroom occupies the loft space with Velux window.
To the rear is a low maintenance walled courtyard with option of off street vehicular parking off the alley to the rear. There is permit parking available via City of York Council for on street parking on Marygate.
In summary, a period townhouse in a sought after central location.
Marygate is a popular residential street with impressive period properties and is just a short walk from the city centre and railway station (just minutes via Scarborough Bridge). The well-regarded schools of Bootham and St Olaves/St Peters are close by. The property also has direct access to riverside walks into York.
Leaving the city centre at Bootham Bar, take the first left hand turn into Marygate and walk to the bottom where the property is on the right hand side. Alternatively the property is easily reached on foot via Dame Judy Dench walk along the river.