To keep up with the demands of modern life, the development will focus on fostering community and ensuring life at Icona is as enjoyable and seamless as possible. With a dedicated concierge service and gym planned for Icona II, the second phase of the development, residents across both sites will have full, lifetime access to all services and benefits.
If you're travelling by car, you'll find it easy to reach the motorways: the M1 and M62 are all easily accessible from York via the A64. Leeds is just 22 miles away
York Central a project of huge ambition, transforming underused land into vibrant and distinctive residential neighbourhoods, cultural spaces, and a high-quality commercial quarter at the heart of one of the UK’s most historic and desirable cities. It will power York’s economy into the future, helping to provide the homes the city needs and grow its economy by 20%.
York Central represents the biggest opportunity to transform York in generations, and the council's decision... marks a huge step forward in bringing much needed homes and jobs into the citySpokesperson, York Central Partnership
The whole fabric of York is suitable for buyto-let investors, the city is an affordable and attractive location. Its main services include finance, tourism, health and education, it’s full of history and culture which makes it a huge tourist hotspot and it’s ideally located right between London and Edinburgh which results in excellent transport links across the rest of the country.Amber Wren , Linley & Simpson
KEY MARKET STATISTICS
regeneration approved cover 45 hectares, is one of the largest regeneration sites in England
Best Place to Live in Britain
Voted The Best Place to Live in Britain' by The Sunday Times in 2018
UK Gigabit City
York is pioneering CityFibre’s first city-wide full-fibre infrastructure project and is their UK flagship Gigabit City.
2018 show York received 8.4 million visits an increase of 12%
Tenants renting in York in the year previous averaged an age of 31.
Over the past year, the average rent price has increased 8% for flats and apartments.
Remaining a firm tourist hotspot favourite, holiday let properties can generate yields of 11-12% on average.
During the last 12 months, the average rent achieved for properties let in York was £787pcm.
Property prices are 39.27% higher than they were 10 years ago
Property prices in York have enjoyed substantial growth of over 22.9% in the last 5 years.
At £260,713, the average price of property in December 2019 is 3.5% more expensive than a year ago
The average house value in York city centre is £301,928 October 2020, Zoopla