Newrown­tree houses for York

Yorkshire Post - Property - - FRONT PAGE -

NEW en­ergy-ef­fi­cient prop­er­ties have been launched for sale at Der­wen­thorpe, York, a de­vel­op­ment by the Joseph Rown­tree Hous­ing Trust (JRHT) and David Wil­son York­shire East.

A new show home has opened at the site, which in­cludes a biomass-fu­elled en­ergy cen­tre. The cen­tre will pro­vide the Der­wen­thorpe com­mu­nity with hot water and heat­ing as well as of­fer­ing a meet­ing place for res­i­dents.

There will be 540 homes on the site even­tu­ally and the first phase of 64 prop­er­ties is now for sale with prices start­ing from £241,995.

Nigel In­gram, JRHT di­rec­tor of de­vel­op­ment and as­set man­age­ment, says: “Our ul­ti­mate aim was to de­velop a sus­tain­able com­mu­nity.”

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