Wilberforce Park
Pocklington YO42 2BS

This is the Year for living life to the full… and with a Ready to Move package** included on selected homes if you reserve today you can really get the most out of your next move.

Selected homes at this development are available to purchase on a part-buy-part-rent basis using Home Reach. Please contact the sales executive for further information

Following the popularity of our properties at Wilberforce Manor and Millers Retreat, we are delighted to offer further opportunities for you to buy a new 3 or 4 bedroom property for sale in Pocklington, a historic market town in the spectacular Yorkshire Wolds.

Why buy at Wilberforce Park

  • Fantastic local amenities, including Ofsted ‘Good’ rated schools for all ages
  • Simple access to the ‘A’ road network for journeys to York and Hull
  • Direct rail services from York to Hull, Leeds and London King’s Cross
  • Buy with just 5% deposit and 75% mortgage with Help to Buy*, or with Home Exchange† and Smooth Move‡, we can help you sell your home

Contact us to find out more about our excellent property for sale in Pocklington and make your dream move a reality in 2021.

You will find a whole host of useful amenities on your doorstep in Pocklington including supermarkets, independent shops, restaurants, leisure facilities, and charming public houses. In addition, there are Ofsted rated schools for all ages within easy reach making this an excellent community for all types of families. This historic market town is perfectly positioned at the foot of the stunning Yorkshire Wolds, and with its quaint old houses and stunning natural surroundings, it makes sense why so many people want to call Pocklington home.

You can reach York and Hull within an hour if commuting to work is a necessity, plus you will find a greater choice of leisure and shopping opportunities in both places. With easy access from A roads, York is just 14 miles away, and Hull is just 24 miles away. Within a similar distance, you can access the major motorways that link with the larger cities if work takes you further afield.

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Pocklington: A beautiful market town just 30 minutes from the city of York

Steeped in history, the market town of Pocklington is perfectly positioned at the foot of the stunning Yorkshire Wolds. Our stunning range of property for sale in Pocklington will provide something for all members of the family.

Those searching for new homes in Pocklington will find it’s a great place to meet people, whether during a shopping trip to the regular Tuesday market or joining one of the many sporting clubs. Whatever your sporting interest, you’ll find it here, from golf and gliding to rugby and running.
All this and much more makes Pocklington a wonderful location for Wilberforce Park, offering a lifestyle to suit the pace of our residents’ busy working and family lives.

For those interested in culture, you can enjoy a night out with friends at the hugely popular Pocklington Arts Centre, which presents a regularly packed programme of film, music, drama and workshops. Or for something slightly different, and in tribute to Munich’s traditional Oktoberfest, Pocklington also hosts its own annual ‘Pocktoberfest’, a fun-filled social event celebrating a range of ales and beers.

What’s close to Pocklington?

Just over 15 miles from our property for sale in Pocklington is the city of York. Perfectly located close to home for commuting or those looking to explore the city for leisure. A walled city founded by the ancient Romans, York boasts a whole host of culture and history, the perfect place to explore with your family.

Alongside a wide range of shops, cafes, and a variety of bars and eateries, York prides itself on having more attractions per square mile than any other city in the UK. The Shambles shopping street, for example, is one of Britain’s most preserved medieval streets. With its traditional storefronts and Harry Potter-themed stores, the street is well worth a visit. For the history enthusiasts, York Minster Cathedral is a must-see, as well York Castle Museum for a visual experience into the history of York.

Heading slightly further afield, 25 miles from the Millers Retreat development is the city of Hull. Labelled the 2017 city of Culture and known for its large programme of cultural events and creativity, Hull is another city worth a visit.

Local Schools & Education

For families looking to move to our property for sale in Pocklington, you’ll find a variety of schools close to home. For younger children, Pocklington C of E Infant School is located just over 1 mile from home and is Ofsted-rated ‘Good’. There are also several options for primary school aged children including Barmby Moor Church of England Primary School which is located under 3 miles from Millers Retreat and is also Ofsted-rated ‘Good’. Warter C of E Primary School is situated just over 5 miles from Millers Retreat and is Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’.

For secondary school aged children, and those looking for further education, Woldgate School and Sixth Form College is situated just 2 miles from Millers Retreat and is Ofsted-rated ‘Good’. Pocklington Independent Day and Boarding School is one of the area’s finest co-education, fee-paying schools in the area. The school covers from ages 3 up to 18 and is located less than a mile from Millers Retreat.

Transport & Travel

Our new homes in Pocklington are located for commuters and those looking to travel further for Leisure. The A1079 road is situated less than 1 mile from home, providing easy access to neighbouring towns and cities for commuters. The city of York can be accessed via the A1079 in just over 30 minutes, and the city of Hull in just over 40 minutes. Access to the A64 via the A1079 provides an easy journey to the city of Leeds in just under 1 hour. Likewise, the nearby A614 provides direct access to the M62 and M18 motorways, making the city of Sheffield reachable in under 90 minutes. You can also access the city of Manchester in under 2 hours, and Liverpool in under 2.5 hours, both via the M62.

The nearest train station to Wilberforce Park is Howden Train Station, less than 30 minutes from home. From there you can find regular train services, including services to Hull (approximately 30 minutes), York (approx. 40 minutes), and London (just over 2 hours).

The closest airport to Wilberforce Park is Humberside Airport, an international airport located just over 35 miles from home.

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With Home Reach, you buy a share of your chosen home and pay a low monthly rent on the part you don’t buy. Prices advertised represent a 50% share of the home, however shares of up to 75% of the home are available.


** Ready to Move package, including standard flooring package, appliance package and turf to rear garden along with external tap, available on our selected new build homes only and limited to reservations made by 15.03.2022. Please contact one of our sales consultants for details of which homes are covered. Options on flooring types and specifications available will vary across homes, room type and developments. Purchaser’s taking advantage of this offer must claim at the time of reserving a property from us and it must be recorded on the Reservation Form. Any photographs of interiors are illustrative images only and exact specification may differ. Extra options are subject to availability and stage of construction, some homes may already have items installed due to stage of build. Purchaser may not select alternative items and there is no cash equivalent. Not in conjunction with any other offer or discount and conditional on paying full asking price unless otherwise stated. The offer is conditional upon the purchase proceeding to legal completion.

Home Exchange is available on selected homes only. Acceptance is at our sole discretion and not all properties are suitable. We reserve the right to refuse to agree to Home Exchange of your current home and we are under no obligation to give reasons why. Home Exchange may not be available in conjunction with any other offer and is also subject to the terms of your Reservation Agreement with us. As a guide, your current home must not be worth more than 70% of the value of your chosen Linden home. Reservation fees may vary. For full terms and conditions please click here.

Smooth Move is available on selected new Linden homes only. Acceptance is at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to refuse to agree to Smooth Move and we are under no obligation to give reasons why. We will instruct local estate agents to undertake an independent valuation and marketing advice for your current home before we make you a proposal on a marketing price for your home. The realistic sale price may be lower than an initial marketing price and is based on a sale within a specified timescale fixed by us. Reservation fees may vary. For full terms and conditions please click here.

Home Reach is a new build ownership solution brought to you by heylo housing group. The Home Reach part-buy-part-rent scheme cannot be used in conjunction with any other Linden Homes purchase scheme, offer or promotion. Subject to affordability criteria as prescribed by the Homes and Communities Agency. Subject to individual mortgage lender qualification and affordability criteria. Shares of up to 75% of the home are available. Prices advertised can represent up to a 75% share of the home. More information on eligibility and affordability of using Home Reach to purchase your home can be found at www.homereach.org.uk


All images are used for illustrative purposes only and are representative only. They may not be the same as the actual home you purchase and the specification may differ. Images may be of a slightly different model of home and may include optional upgrades and extras which involve additional cost. Individual features such as windows, brick, carpets, paint and other material colours may vary and also the specification of fittings may vary. Any furnishings and furniture are not included in any sale. Please check with our sales consultants for details of the exact specifications available at the development(s) for each type of home and the associated prices.