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Gateforth Park now open for viewings

Gateforth Park now open for viewings

Gateforth Park re-opened for viewings from Wednesday, May 20th, in accordance with the latest Government guidelines. After more than seven weeks of restrictions, property viewings across the country have resumed under new coronavirus rules announced in Parliament on...

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The importance of a home base when traveling abroad

The importance of a home base when traveling abroad

If you have recently begun to work part-time or are about to start an early retirement, you may be looking forward to travelling abroad and embarking on numerous holiday adventures. Even if you plan to travel abroad frequently, it is important you have a solid home...

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Empty nesters have a golden opportunity to seize the day!

Empty nesters have a golden opportunity to seize the day!

Recent global events have provided an important reminder that life is precious, and we should grab opportunities to do the things we enjoy. For the over 50s, that becomes more of a reality if you have spare cash to spend on holidays to make magical memories. You can...

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Welcoming Dawn to the Gateforth Park team

Welcoming Dawn to the Gateforth Park team

We're delighted to welcome Dawn Hughes as Sales and Operations Manager at Gateforth Park, where she'll be welcoming visitors and showcasing everything our new residential park has to offer. We've recently launched the first phase of homes here as part of our...

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Gateforth Park statement about coronavirus

Gateforth Park statement about coronavirus

As the global situation around coronavirus COVID-19 develops, here at Gateforth Park we’ve been monitoring official guidance very closely and continue to take all necessary measures to support the health and wellbeing of all our staff and visitors to the site. We are...

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Show homes arrive at Gateforth Park

Show homes arrive at Gateforth Park

All eight show homes have now arrived at Gateforth Park, marking a significant step in the progress of our brand new residential park in the Vale of York. With the site cleared and roadways built, we’re now at an exciting time of phase one when we have put all the...

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What Are The Best Times For Residential Living?

What Are The Best Times For Residential Living?

More and more people over 50 are looking at new ways of living; mainly in the form of residential park homes. For those who want to explore the residential park homes Yorkshire has to offer, one of the best times to invest in one of these is for the spring/summer...

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Selby is one of the best places to live in England!

Selby is one of the best places to live in England!

Something we’ve known all along has been officially confirmed this week: Selby is one of the best places to live in England! A survey by the Halifax has named Selby as the top spot in Yorkshire when it comes to quality of life. Ranking sixth on the list overall, Selby...

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Everything you need to know about residential park homes

Everything you need to know about residential park homes

Residential park homes are perfect if you’re a homeowner abroad or travel extensively but need a base in the UK to keep in touch with family and friends. Here is everything you need to know about these relaxed, friendly communities: A new way of living These new...

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Over 50s guide to buying a residential park home

Increasing numbers of single people and couples approaching their 60s are contemplating downsizing and moving to residential park homes. Typically, these over 50s purpose built retirement villages offer high spec, luxury park homes and residential lodges with small...

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The perfect place for park living in Yorkshire

The perfect place for park living in Yorkshire

Gateforth Park: The ideal place for park living in Yorkshire When you're buying a new home, you're not just looking for a property – you're investing in life it will give you. That's why we think Gateforth Park is a great place for park living in Yorkshire. When we...

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Show Home Highlight: The Reprise

Show Home Highlight: The Reprise

Next in our series of Show Home Highlight blogs we take a look at the Reprise from Prestige Homeseeker Park & Leisure Homes. Arriving on site at Gateforth Park in Spring 2020, this 40' x 22' home will be full stucco, clotted cream with feature beams in black. Our...

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Why buy a park home instead of renting?

Why buy a park home instead of renting?

The choice to buy or rent a home, even in retirement, is often decided by financial factors. With many people choosing to downsize as they embrace retirement, renting all of a sudden becomes a viable option again, even after so many years of owning their own home. We...

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Show Home Highlight: The Avanti

Show Home Highlight: The Avanti

Next in our series of Show Home Highlight blogs we take a look at the Avanti from Prestige Homeseeker Park & Leisure Homes. Arriving on site at Gateforth Park in Spring 2020, this 40' x 20' home will be almond & sand clad under a charcoal roof. Our partners at...

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Great progress on site at Gateforth Park

Great progress on site at Gateforth Park

Over the last few months, work has been steaming ahead at Gateforth Park. Formerly a Mushroom Farm, the site is covered by circa 30 acres of concrete and houses a number of very large derelict buildings, so the challenge is certainly there to transform it into the...

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What it means to own a retirement home

What it means to own a retirement home

Many older people who decide to downsize are now swapping their family home for a retirement home. Residential park homes have grown in popularity for many good reasons. Below we explore what it means to own a retirement home and the many benefits it can bring. Secure...

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Development is underway at Gateforth Park

Development is underway at Gateforth Park

The development of our new residential park near Selby is now underway, with the site now secured and the clean-up beginning. We're excited to be at this stage in our plans for Gateforth Park, and are inviting people to register their interest now in a home on the...

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Gateforth Park development progressing well

Gateforth Park development progressing well

The development of a new residential park on derelict land near Selby in North Yorkshire is progressing well, with people now being invited to register their interest in a home on the site. Gateforth Park, a multi-million pound development from York House Leisure...

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