The price is right for this detached gem in York
“The big white radiators really stuck out and so I changed them for a contemporary tube-style that blended with the decor,” she says.
Jo is leaving to buy a house in the country with her partner.
“I was single when I bought the house and I have loved living here but we are each selling our properties to buy our first home together.
“I will miss this place. It’s really easy to maintain and the kitchen dining room is great for entertaining, especially as it leads out into the garden, which is completely private.”
Fulford is a popular suburb to the south side of York.
It has good primary and secondary schools, a range of local amenities and is well placed for the A64.
York city centre is about 1½ miles away and the village of Heslington and its University of York campus are nearby. REGENERATION company Urban Splash won four awards at the annual What House Awards.
Among the winning schemes was Sheffield’s own Park Hill, which picked up a bronze for Best Exterior. It is the third award this year for the former council flats, which are being turned into contemporary apartments.
Urban Splash has sold over half of the first phase of 78 apartments at Park Hill and has recently launched a shared ownership option in conjunction with housing group Great Places to give people on lower incomes an opportunity to get onto the property ladder. The first new commercial tenant was also recently announced.
It’s rare to find a detached home for this price in York. The house, in Fulford, has two bedrooms and a private garden.
18 Fordlands Road, Fulford, York. Price: £190,000. Contact: DHP Croft, tel: 01904 238222, www.dhpcroft.co.uk