Westgate Apartments is a sought-after development nestled between the River Ouse and the memorial gardens, just outside the historic walls of York centre, which provides the ultimate contemporary living experience.
The apartment building is perfectly positioned just outside the city’s historic walls and is close to 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, supermarkets and further landmark attractions.
Located beside the River Ouse is York City Rowing Club, York Pilates Space and The Perky Peacock, a cosy café in a medieval tower. Further along is Rowntree Park (about one mile) with café, playground, tennis and basketball courts.
Across the River is the Museum Gardens, the library, 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 about half a mile from Westgate Apartments and has a number of independent shops, pubs, cafes and hairdressers.
The well-known York Racecourse and Knavesmire are about two miles from the city accessed by a delightful walk or cycle along the river.
About a mile away is Bishopthorpe Road which won the ‘Great British High Street of the Year’ award in 2015. The area has a well-known parade of independent shops, Yoga studio, café-delis and restaurants which hosts regular events and festivals.
York railway station, located close to the complex 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 three 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.
Westgate Apartments is a dramatic seven-storey building, constructed in 2002 by Taylor Woodrow. This iconic development occupies an enviable riverside location, adjacent to the Memorial Gardens. A concierge welcomes both residents and visitors, with the additional security of a video entry system and CCTV cameras. Once inside the building there is an impressive atrium with water feature and lifts.
This is the first time that this particular apartment has been offered for sale since it was built in 2002. This sixth floor apartment has been decorated throughout with a neutral palette and offers a wonderful contemporary living space. There are two spacious double bedrooms; the principal bedroom benefits from an en suite shower room along with direct access to a private balcony. A separate bathroom is accessed from the good-sized entrance hallway.
The open plan living and dining area has full height windows with double doors leading out to the large private balcony with superb views to the river, city, Minster and Memorial gardens.
The dining area leads to the kitchen with a range of modern fitted wall and base units, providing storage and preparation spaces with integrated appliances.
The apartment benefits from an intercom system providing safe and secure access. This city centre apartment has the addition of an allocated parking space and access to the communal bike shed.
The apartment will appeal to buyers of all ages as a comfortable full-time residence, a secure "lock up and leave" proposition or as an investment opportunity.