For well-connected property for sale in York, it has to be Hungate
Those in search of sleek, central living in the centre of York, look no further than Hungate.
Live in one of the luxury apartments and the spires of the beautiful York Minster sit in your eyeline, with famed antique and boutique shops and the thriving food and drink scene of the town just a 4-minute walk from your front door. Indeed, the whole city can be traversed by foot in just 20 minutes. Hungate boasts some of the best-connected properties for sale in York and its position allows for a variety of options and connections to nearby cities and places of natural beauty.
Only two Hungate apartments remain to be sold, and it’s no wonder. With so much to explore, see and do right on your doorstep, we’ve compiled a handy guide to transport links to the site. . .
First Bus is the main operator in York, offering a nippy service from Merchantgate bus stop to nearby York Railway Station in 5 minutes, and the University of York in under 20 minutes. We recommend using First Bus Space Checker, a brand-new tool which allows you to track your service and monitors busiest times of travel.
For airport transfers, the First Bus 757 service from York train station operates every half hour during the day and hourly in the evenings. There’s also a super-fast coach service which can get you to Leeds Bradford in just 12 minutes.
Train links make Hungate some of the most accessible property for sale in York for those who commute to regions further than Yorkshire.
The journey on foot through the centre of the city to the station takes just 17 minutes and from there, the UK’s your oyster with trains to Leeds every 10 minutes, taking just over 30 minutes end to end.
Another city you can reach from Hungate in under an hour is Newcastle, with trains also every 10 minutes. Just slightly longer by rail is Manchester - you’ll be able to shop, watch football, have dinner and then pop back on the train all comfortably within the day.
For weekend jollies, the south offers London King’s Cross in just over 2 hours by train and Birmingham in 2 hours and 20 minutes. Travelling north you can reach Edinburgh in 2 and a half hours, making York one of the most central hubs in the UK, and Hungate the perfect perch from which to discover all it has to offer. If you can, plan your journey ahead to save up to 15% on ticket costs which you can save and spend when you reach your weekend retreat!
Cycling is a great way to reach the centre of York from Hungate, and beyond. The city boasts extensive networks of on-road cycle lanes and off-road cycle paths for inhabitants to enjoy going green while getting to and from. If you have recently purchased property for sale in York and are new to cycling in town, iTravelYork offers Urban Cycle Skills training and Children’s Cycle Training which helps bikers young and old switch to two wheels on their way to school or work.
Various taxi companies serve the Hungate area, with many offering competitive rates and account services with which create favoured trips and locations for fast ordering. Many offer minibuses for families or groups and average costs to Leeds Bradford airport range from £70-90 and take just 40 minutes making it a great option for those travelling in numbers.
Take a look at the last remaining plots at Hungate Apartments.