Exploring York - Clifton

Situated just north of York city centre, Clifton enjoys the best of both worlds – a practical residential neighbourhood and easy access to the amenities of York city centre. The area boasts lovely parks and green areas, ideal for leisurely strolls or picnics. Homestead Park, in particular, is a popular spot for locals to enjoy outdoor activities.

Clifton features a mix of housing options, ranging from spacious detached houses to quaint apartments. Having a range of property styles attracts people from all stages of life and creates a wonderful varied community.

Families moving to Clifton will appreciate the selection of great schools in the area. The primary school, Clifton Green Primary School, is a large school with a strong sense of community according to its Ofsted report in 2022. The nearby secondary school, Vale of York Academy, is renowned for its quality of teaching and nurturing learning environment.

Clifton benefits from excellent transport links, making it convenient for residents to travel both locally and further afield. Regular bus services connect the area to York city centre and other nearby neighbourhoods. The nearby A1237 road provides quick access to the wider road network, ideal for commuters. The proximity to the city centre and Clifton Moor Retail Park allows for easy access to an array of shopping, dining, cultural attractions and leisure facilities. 

Clifton offers a delightful suburban lifestyle while being within easy reach of all the amenities and attractions that York has to offer. With its strong sense of community, great schools, convenient transport links, and nearby leisure opportunities, Clifton is a great place to call home.






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