Discover your new home at Castle Gate – this development of stunning 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom new homes for sale in Knaresborough offer a charming market town location, close proximity to many picturesque areas, and excelling transport links.
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The desirable market town of Knaresborough located just 5 miles from Harrogate has its roots firmly embedded in history including being the location of the first ever Royal Maundy under King John’s reign in 1210, and Guy Fawkes home during his teenage years. There is even a pub named after him – the 17th Century Guy Fawkes Arms.
Knaresborough is also home to Mother Shipton’s Cave – one of England’s oldest attractions on the banks of the River Nidd, and of course there is the Knaresborough Castle. For modern day activities, Knaresborough offers an excellent selections of shops, supermarkets, a Wednesday market, a theatre, swimming pool and a library. In addition, you’ll find a great range of local pubs, cafés and restaurants.
For families with children, there are several local schools in the area catering for children of all ages with ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted-ratings. This location is ideal for commuting with easy access by road and rail to Harrogate, York and Leeds as it is situated just off the A59 York Road and 1 mile from the train station.
Our properties for sale in Knaresborough benefit from a number of local amenities. The town itself boasts a welcoming, friendly community, which is evident in its long tradition of bustling markets dating back to 1310. With food stalls selling local produce, eateries serving mouth-watering food, and stands for handbags, hardware and everything in between, these weekly markets are a popular event.
One of the town’s most popular tourist attractions is the promenade at the bottom of Knaresborough where it adjoins the River Nidd. With views decorated with brightly painted rowing boats, this is a lovely place to visit and take a stroll.
The stunning natural phenomena of Mother Shipton’s Cave and the nearby petrifying well are a must-visit. With the water being rich in minerals, the objects hanging from the well appear to turn to stone over time. This was historically believed to have been caused by the witchcraft of Mother Shipton, a local soothsayer and prophetess who was born in Knaresborough in the 14th century.
The ruins of Knaresborough Castle are a famous local landmark offering spectacular views from its hilltop location. The parkland surrounding the castle offers the opportunity for scenic walks and plays host to the annual Festival of Visual Arts and Entertainment.
Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) can be reached in just over 30 minutes by car from our houses for sale in Knaresborough, making this an ideal destination for a family day out. This amazing landscape offers exhilarating windswept moorland, steep river valleys, peaceful woodlands and tranquil expanses of water. There are National Trust sites within the area including the scenic Brimham Rocks, and walking trails including the popular Studfold Trail allowing for exploration of this stunning natural landscape. Visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to trying many exciting activities at Nidderdale like caving, kayaking, horse riding, or fishing. There are several picturesque villages in this area too, and so lunch in a cosy, welcoming traditional British pub is never far away..
The spectacular River Nidd, a tributary of the River Ouse, is a wide, tranquil waterway offering picturesque walks along its banks, and the opportunity to spot a variety of local birdlife - the majestic kingfisher, as well as herons, blue tits, goldcrests and sparrowhawks all call this area home. Scenic walks take visitors under the soaring arches of the impressive Knaresborough Viaduct. Dating from 1851, it was built using local stone from the Nidd Gorge and at 24 metres high it is quite the feat of engineering and a great source of pride for the local community.
If retail therapy is more your thing, the cosmopolitan city of York is an easy 30-minute drive from our properties for sale in Knaresborough and offers a fantastic range of shopping opportunities as well as an array of museums and galleries. Visit historic York Minster, get lost in York maze, or take in an entertaining show at the theatre. A stroll through The Shambles, a historic street with overhanging medieval buildings, allows for leisurely browsing in the many independent shops, and the selection of restaurants include fun street food pop-ups as well as high-end cuisine.
For those families with young children, Knaresborough offers a selection of nurseries making childcare in the local area easy. The nearest primary school is also less than a mile away; Aspin Park Academy, which has been Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ accepts children from 5-11 years of age and is part of the Elevate Multi Academy Trust. For older children, King James School, Ofsted rated ‘Good’, is a mixed comprehensive secondary school for pupils from 11-18 years of age, which also has a popular sixth form. Slightly further afield is Henshaw College in Harrogate, a specialist school for pupils aged 16-25.
The A59 and the A1M are within easy reach of our property for sale in Knaresborough, so travelling to and from Knaresborough by road is straightforward. Harrogate is 20 minutes away, driving to York takes 40 minutes, and Leeds is a 45-minute drive away. There is also an excellent local bus service. Alternatively, situated between Leeds and York, the attractive Knaresborough train station is a Grade II listed station and provides regular rail transport links to a variety of local destinations on the Harrogate Line. Travellers can reach York in under 30 minutes, and Leeds in just under 50 minutes, making this the ideal location for both commuters and those travelling for pleasure.
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