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The Location

The thriving East Yorkshire market town of Pocklington: At the edge of the UK’s hidden gem, the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds, it’s just 12 miles from York with its reputation as one of the UKs best places to live and work. The connectivity to Leeds, London, Hull, Manchester, Newcastle and beyond via the road, rail and air networks is superb so you can commute and be in touch with big city bustle, all whilst enjoying relaxed country living.

The Setting

This development is a one off. Five prestigiously crafted houses, four with south facing gardens leading to private water frontage on Pocklington Beck and duck ponds. Mature trees and hedges and rich biodiversity provide a lush backdrop to the clear views over fields, whilst access to the town and its rich and varied amenities is just minutes away – even on foot.

The History

Pocklington has been the centre of a prosperous rural community since at least Roman times. This exclusive development is steeped in more recent history as the site of the town’s White Corn Mill and then Groves Farm, built in the 1890s. This has inspired the design, materials and bespoke craftsmanship to be used and enabled us to create unique references to the site’s heritage via the property names and special finishing touches.

The Groves Location
  • Open fields on one side and within a few minutes walk, exceptional amenities.
  • Superb schools – state and private; The Groves site entrance lies just 500m from Pocklington School
  • A bustling town centre with independent shops, cafes, bistros and pubs, plus two supermarkets;
  • Pocklington Medical Centre;
  • Pocklington Tennis, Football, Cricket and Rugby Clubs; a Sports Centre, Pool and Gym;
  • Award winning Burnby Hall Gardens;
  • Pocklington Gliding Club;
  • Pocklington Arts Centre, festivals and events;
  • – and not least, for 21st century families, Fibre Broadband.
The Area

The beautiful Yorkshire Wolds are the town’s backdrop with beautiful walks, cycle routes and plenty of cosy villages, farm shops and pubs to be found en route to the East Coast’s beaches. Hidden gems include the deserted medieval village of Wharram Percy, the stunning Kilnwick Percy Golf Club with views over the Vale of York to the Pennines, and Michelin starred restaurants The Pipe and Glass and the Star at Sancton. Allerthorpe Golf and Country Park and Allerthorpe Lakeland Park are just five minutes drive for watersports and family activities, and of course you can be in York in 25 minutes.