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South Bank York

(7 Posts)
SunshineOutdoors Tue 05-Mar-13 18:28:22

Hi, does anyone know this street, Adelaide Street in Southbank? It's near the knavesmire but is a no through road. Would you buy a house here if you had two very young children?

What are thoughts on Southbank v Fulford v Bishopthorpe as a place to live?

Thanks in advance

howardianhillsdweller Tue 05-Mar-13 18:35:25

Don't know that street. We looked at council flood maps quite a lot when buying recently.

SunshineOutdoors Tue 05-Mar-13 18:36:16

Have you bought in the South Bank area?

Andasliceofcakeplease Tue 05-Mar-13 19:46:47

Bishopthorpe is further out than the other two but town is easily reachable. There are excellent schools and playgroup and the village is in the catchment for two v good secondaries. There is lots going on for kids and a fair bit for adults to get stuck into as well.

howardianhillsdweller Wed 06-Mar-13 11:29:22

We didn't buy there but for a multiplicity of reasons (inc flooding). Beautiful though! Think about how much you want to drive (hideous for commuting - all of York) and how much you want local, accessible by bike for foot stuff.

sheridanielsmummy Fri 15-Mar-13 00:23:03

i was brought up in fulford and loved it! would do anything to move back x

SunshineOutdoors Tue 19-Mar-13 10:51:00

Might be looking somewhere totally different now. Bootham/Clifton Green area. Is it as nice as it seems?

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