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The house buyer is king with houses for sale in York

28 June 2011

A popular commuter town, Sherburn-in-Elmet’s location has always attracted a large number of workers needing access to Selby and neighbouring cities.

However, thanks to a large new employer moving part of its distribution arm to the town, Persimmon Home Yorkshire has noticed not only a significant increase in local house hunters but also those from around the region who have been surprised with all Sherburn-in-Elmet has to offer on two feet, as well as four wheels.

Sherburn-in-Elmet is a delightfully scenic market village in the heart of North Yorkshire. Boasting a wealth of amenities to cater for everyday modern living, the town has grown to become the preferred home for families, due to its two highly regarded primary schools and nearby high school, professionals and those looking for the quieter pace of life alike.

Attractions include recreational fishing for those looking for relaxation, watching the local football club, Sherburn White Rose and getting involved in the many sporting clubs the town has to offer for the sports fan. For culture vultures, Sherburn-in-Elmet offers a Roman legacy to explore alongside the fantastic shopping and nightlife available in nearby cities.

Nevertheless, Persimmon Homes found when researching the area that a large percentage of the population is made up of commuters, a trend which rose markedly in the early years of the recession when employees were forced to travel ever greater distances to secure employment and it in turn designed a community to meet the needs of all buyers in the area.

Houses for sale in York, located on Moor Lane, the new homes at King Aethelstan offer a perfect haven for commuters enabling them to enjoy all the lifestyle benefits Sherburn-in-Elmet has whilst being just a stone’s throw away from the motorway and public transport networks.

Both the Chatsworth and the Rillington property types available at King Aethelstan offer three storey living. A fond favourite with shift workers and those in need of office space separate to living areas, the second floor of both homes offer a great solution. Shift workers can escape to the second floor without disturbing, or being disturbed, by any other member of the family and those who need to bring the office home with them they can have full concentration away from any distractions.

Commenting on the creation of King Aethelstan, managing director of Persimmon Homes Yorkshire, Andrew Bowes says: “We pride ourselves on delivering developments that not only compliment and highlight the area’s surroundings and attractions, but also meet a direct market need.

“The success of the development is partly due to the fantastic location it offers. It’s close enough that commuters can gain easy access to the motorway network, without having to hear it when they’re trying to relax after a hard day’s work, whilst also being close to the heart of the countryside and town for those looking for a retreat outside working hours. And, I believe, due to the considerations we put into the design of all the properties and the feedback we’ve received from our buyers that we’ve achieved our goal.”

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