Half a million pound homes – York’s priciest streets revealed

Properties for sale in a York estate agent's window. Photograph: YorkMix
16 Dec 2014 @ 5.23 pm
| Property

Properties for sale in a York estate agent’s window. Photograph: Richard McDougall
Fancy moving to York’s most expensive street? No problem. As long as you have £600K to spare…

Lloyds Bank have been doing some number crunching. Using figures of actual house price sales from the Land Registry between January 2009 and October 2014, they have worked out where you’ll have to fork out the most.

In each case the figures are based on at least five house sales.

None of the most expensive streets in Yorkshire are found in York. Eight of the top ten are found in the “golden triangle” between Harrogate, north Leeds and Wetherby – scroll down for the names.

Meanwhile, here are the top three priciest York streets.

1. Main Street, Fulford

Rich pickings… Main Street, Fulford. Photograph: Bing Maps
The priciest street of all is Main Street in Fulford, according to Lloyds Bank. The average price for a home here is £657,000.

That figure may have been skewed by the sale of 13 Main Street, a five-bedroom, two-bathroom detached house, which sold for £1,180,000 in 2013 (and is now worth £1.27m according to Zoopla).

2. St Paul’s Square

Lovely and leafy… St Paul’s Square. Photograph: Google Street View
In second place comes St Paul’s Square, off Holgate Road. Which isn’t so much a square as a three-sided horseshoe with a rather nice bit of greenery in the middle.

According to Lloyds, the average price here is £550,000. Number 37 sold in January 2014 for £890,000 says Zoopla – not bad for a terraced house.

3. Clifton Green

You’ll need a bob or two to join the Clifton Green party. Photograph: Google Street View
Clifton Green is a short street with some fine brick houses, the whitewashed Old Grey Mare pub and its own triangle of grass and trees complete with its own stone trough.

If it weren’t for the busy junction of Clifton and Water End, it could be the very epitome of an English village green.

The average price of a house here, say the Lloyds Bank team, is £512,000. Number 22, a detached house with five bedrooms and two bathrooms, sold in April 2014 for £765,000.

Elsewhere in Yorkshire

York not pricey enough for you? Then travel to heart of the golden triangle, where a house on the region’s most expensive street will cost you well over one million smackeroonies

But what do these streets have in common?

“All of these areas have outstanding homes, excellent schools, good shopping facilities and are close to the countryside”

– Andy Hulme, mortgages director at Lloyds Bank

Yorkshire’s Most Expensive Streets
StreetAreaPostcodeAverage house price
Rutland DriveHarrogateHG1£1,152,000
Park EdgeHarrogateHG2£1,078,000
College Farm LaneWetherbyLS22£1,012,000
Curly HillIlkleyLS29£1,012,000
The RidgeWetherbyLS22978,000
Hall DriveLeedsLS16£938,000
Bracken ParkLeedsLS14£932,000
Queen ParadeHarrogateHG1£923,000
Moor LaneIlkleyLS29£910,000
Wigton LaneLeedsLS17£864,000