5 Bedroom Townhouse For Sale

St. Pauls Square, York, North Yorkshire, YO24 4BD


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A fabulous and rare opportunity to acquire a substantial Grade ll listed townhouse situated on York’s only Victorian garden square, a delightful location and one that provides excellent connectivity to York city centre and its railway station. With accommodation over 4 floors (plus a full height cellar) that is bursting with period features including a plethora of fireplaces, ceiling cornicing, sash windows, deep skirting boards, cast iron stove and more, the property will prove of interest to a range of buyers. The current owners reconfigured the second floor to create a ‘granny’ flat that will relatively simply be returned to 3 bedrooms. The accommodation comprises: Entrance Vestibule, Hallway, Dining Room with bay windows, study, breakfast room, kitchen, bathroom and WC to the ground floor. To the first floor is a grand drawing room with wonderful high sash windows and a superb fireplace, a double bedroom and WC. The second floor has three bedrooms (one as mentioned set up as a kitchen) and a shower room. There is a large Loft Bedroom with an en suite shower room. There is a good size cellar, the property has an attractive courtyard garden to the front, largely lawned gardens to the rear including a timber built garage opening onto the service road at the rear. A fabulous property that will make a comfortable home or a fabulous project depending on a purchasers requirements.

Rooms description

Entrance Hall

Entrance door to entrance vestibule, mosaic tiled floor, ceiling cornicing, dado rail and part glazed door to… Painted timber floor, dado rail, ceiling cornicing, ornate staircase to first floor with open balustrade, radiator, under stairs cupboard, door to rear garden and door to cellar.

Dining Room

Size: 15' 11'' x 15' 2'' (4.86m x 4.62m)

Bay window to front with sash windows including original shutters, 2 radiators, feature period fireplace, ceiling centre rose, ceiling cornicing, exposed floor boards, picture rail.


Size: 14' 1'' x 13' 1'' (4.29m x 3.99m)

Sash window to rear, radiator, period fireplace (no exposed grate).

Breakfast Room

Size: 14' 3'' x 10' 1'' (4.34m x 3.07m)

2 sash windows to side, ceramic tiled flooring, cast iron period range, 2 fitted cupboards to chimney recesses, radiator.


Size: 9' 0'' x 10' 0'' (2.74m x 3.05m)

A range of base level units with work surface, tiled splash backs, gas cooker point and plinth for range, externally vented filter canopy, radiator, stainless steel sink and single drainer, plumbing for dishwasher and window to side. (In the agent’s opinion most purchasers are likely to want to combine the kitchen and breakfast room to make one larger space subject to necessary permissions.

Rear Vestibule

Plumbing for washing machine.


Panelled bath with mains fed shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, window to side, tiled splash backs and gas boiler.

Separate WC

With low flush WC, wall mounted corner wash hand basin, window to rear and radiator.


There is a good sized cellar with a good level of head height, two windows to the rear and power and light.

First Floor Landing

Sash window to rear with coloured lights and further sash window to side, ceiling cornicing.

Drawing Room

Size: 14' 8'' x 21' 3'' (4.48m x 6.47m)

2 full height sash windows to front, ornate period fireplace with cast iron doors over aperture, 2 radiator’s ceiling cornicing, deep skirting boards, painted floor boards, centre ceiling rose, TV aerial point.

Bedroom 1

Size: 13' 4'' x 13' 11'' (4.06m x 4.25m)

Period fireplace with marble surround, painted floorboards, fitted cupboard, ceiling cornicing, radiator and sash window to rear.

WC Cloaks

High flush period WC with concealed cistern, period wall mounted corner wash hand basin, opaque glazed window to rear.

Second Floor Landing

Stairs to loft room, under stairs cupboard.

Bedroom 2

Size: 11' 10'' x 13' 6'' (3.6m x 4.12m)

Sash window to front, painted floor boards, feature period fireplace, ceiling coving and radiator.

Bedroom 3

Size: 11' 0'' x 14' 0'' (3.35m x 4.27m)

Painted floor boards, radiator, feature period fireplace and sash window to rear.

Bedroom 4

Size: 8' 10'' x 10' 1'' (2.68m x 3.07m)

Currently set up with a fitted kitchen to create a self contained flat on this floor. Sash window to front, radiator, base and wall mounted fitted oak style modern units, tiled splash backs, electric cooker point, pull out filter canopy, exposed floor boards.

Shower Room

With large accessible shower enclosure, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, tiled splash backs, radiator and window to rear.

Loft Room

Size: 14' 4'' x 22' 8'' (4.38m x 6.92m)

A superb room with a warehouse feel given the supporting timbers, 2 double glazed dormer style windows to front, large dormer window and 2 velux style windows to rear, painted floor boards, period fireplace, radiator, large walk in cupboard/wardrobe and access to lit under eaves storage areas.

En Suite

A modern three piece suite comprising: low flush WC, wash hand basin, quadrant shower cubicle with electric shower, centrally heated towel rail, velux style window to rear and access to under eaves storage area.


To the front of the property is an attractive courtyard garden with well stocked raised beds and borders, York stone paved paths and a combination of brick wall, iron railings and hedge to perimeters. To the rear of the property lies an attractive rear garden with areas of shaped lawn, well stocked beds and borders, box hedging, vegetable patch and high brick walls to perimeters. A gate provides access to the service road at the rear. There is a large single garage of timber construction with power and light and double doors opening to the service road at the rear.

Garden Square

The property looks onto and enjoys access to York’s only Victorian garden square which boasts mature trees a range of lawned areas shrubs and planting. The square is looked after by an association of residents and all residents contribute and annual amount towards its upkeep. For further information please just ask.

Agents Notes

Under the estate agents act 1979 we are obliged to disclose that this property is being sold by a relative of a Grays & Co employee.

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