Rowntree’s sweet legacy up for sale
DEVELOPERS will be salivating at the potential offered by Penn House in York.
The grade two listed, neoclassical property on the corner of St Mary’s and Bootham has 8,213 sq ft of space over three floors, a large walled garden and a separate plot with planning consent for the erection of two houses.
Owned by Bootham School, it was built for Joseph Rowntree Senior and was lived in by the Rowntree family until 1920 when it was donated to the well-known Quaker school. It could revert to a private house or convert to a hotel, offices or apartments. Offers in excess of £1.25m for the house and £25,000 for the building plot. Contact JacksonStops and Staff tel: 01904 625033.