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Portholme Selby

Welcome to Portholme; a brand new neighbourhood in the heart of Selby

Preston Baker is proud to be the sales agent for Portholme

Originally posted: 12th August, 2021 Last updated: 25th March, 2024

Portholme offers homes ready-made for living

Preston Baker Estate Agents are proud to be the sales agent for Portholme, a brand new neighbourhood at the heart of thriving Yorkshire market town Selby.

Portholme offers homes ready-made for living. Whether you are looking for a first home, family home or forever home, your brand new house or apartment from Legal & General Modular Homes has everything you need to call home.

The Portholme show home is now open so book your slot and don’t miss out!

You can find the houses on Rightmove by simply searching for properties located in ‘Selby’.

About Portholme

Portholme is a pocket neighbourhood in the heart of Selby. It’s located just a short walk from the historic Selby Abbey, the town’s high street shops, traditional pubs and a great selection of independent bars and cafes. Portholme is at the centre of life in Selby and just a 10-minute walk from the railway station which has mainline trains to Leeds, York and a direct service to London.

The development features a range of two- and three-bedroom homes and one- and two-bedroom apartments.

Featuring light and bright areas that maximise the space available to practical finishes on units and fixtures, each property feels future-ready from the very moment you turn the key. From the balconies and communal areas in the apartments to the high ceilings and open plan living areas in the homes, every home at Portholme makes the very most of natural daylight for a light and airy feel.

About Selby

Selby is a popular market and minster town located amidst rolling North Yorkshire countryside, between Leeds, Sheffield, York and Hull. It has good schools and colleges and is rated as one of Britain’s safest areas. Selby is a fabulous place to raise a family. It was voted Best Place to Live in Yorkshire (and sixth in the UK) by the Halifax in 2020*.

Great location

At Portholme you have lots right on your doorstep, including:

  • Supermarket – 0.1 miles
  • Portholme GP Surgery – 0.1 miles
  • Selby Bus Station – 0.3 miles
  • Selby Abbey – 0.3 miles
  • Selby Train Station – 0.4 miles
  • Selby High Street – 0.4 miles
  • Selby Park – 0.5 miles
  • Selby Leisure Centre – 0.7 miles

Modular homes

Everything needed for the Portholme homes is manufactured at the Legal & General Modular Homes factory in Yorkshire, and assembled on site.

Building in this modern, modular way gives better quality control using techniques that have been pioneered in the aviation and automotive industries. This means better homes, built quicker and more efficiently.

Modular homes today are precision-constructed, digitally-modelled developments, which are built to the highest standard, and are robust and solid.

Modular homes are a more sustainable way of building houses; the environmental impact of each property is lower as they use less resources and waste in the build stage. High quality insulation is included into the fabric of the homes. The homes have an ‘A’ EPC rating, which only 1% of all new properties in England claim to have. All materials used in building are responsibly sourced and there is complete control over emissions produced in the process.

‘Life, built in’ – more than a slogan

Legal & General Modular Homes’ slogan ‘Life, built in’ is more than a slogan, it is a new philosophy on home.

Legal & General Modular Homes are determined to be a new type of housing developer, committed to creating desirable neighbourhoods in the UK, offering more people the chance to live in a sustainable, modern home.

When they say they offers Life, built in, it’s a way of thinking that guides every decision made.

“We think about today’s lifestyles and tomorrow’s aspirations, where light and space play a key part in boosting our well-being,” they said.

“We take this into consideration with every home we build.

“Our energy-efficient homes have lower carbon emissions than traditional builds, both when they’re built and as they’re lived in.

“And we embrace new methods of construction, using modular techniques in purpose-built factory settings to ensure efficiency, quality and precision.

“So all of our new-builds are ready-made for living, with everything you need to call home.”

Find out more about Portholme in Selby here.

*Source: Halifax Bank Quality of Life Survey 2020.

Pictures show Portholme; a brand new neighbourhood in the heart of Selby.

Portholme Road Ext
Street View
Portholme Road Ext 1
3 Bed House Portholme Lounge
Bedroom 2
Portholme Road Ext 2
Portholme Road Site Plan 8 7
Site overview