Rown­tree’s sweet legacy up for sale

Yorkshire Post - Property - - PROPERTY -

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.

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