Easingwold is situated just off the main A19, midway between Thirsk (ten miles to the north) and York (12 miles to the south). It is also within easy reach of the A1(M) and the M62, giving access to Harrogate, Leeds and Manchester beyond.
Mainline rail services are available from York, with London just two hours away and Manchester just an hour and twenty minutes. International flights can be found close by at Leeds Bradford Airport.
Easingwold residents are spoilt for choice when it comes to high class pubs and restaurants. The Tea Hee Tearooms in the village was named by 'The Times' as one of the best in England, while the Michelin starred Black Swan in nearby Oldstead and the Durham Ox in Crayke have both been named 'AA Pub of the Year' in recent years.
For a small village, Easingwold has excellent leisure facilities too, with the superb Galtres Centre offering everything from cinema and theatre to presentations and leading productions via satellite. The attached sports complex includes a large sports hall, floodlit outdoor pitches, a fitness suite and even a rifle range. The village also boasts its own golf course, plus the essential Yorkshire village cricket team.
When it comes to high quality shopping, once again, Easingwold leads the way, with a range of top stores and delicatessens, including Fine Foods of Yorkshire, which was voted one of the top three deli's in Britain by The Independent.
Just a short drive away, York has a fascinating range of independent shops that are brilliant for browsing, while Leeds has all the fashion and high street names you could ever need.
The North Yorks Moors National Park and Yorkshire Dales National Park are both within easy reach, offering a wide range of leisure opportunities. Closer to home, there is also an extensive network of well maintained footpaths in and around the village.
York Minster, the Jorvik Viking Centre and the famous Shambles all make York worth a day out, while the 'dinosaur coast' is also within easy reach, including famous seaside towns such as Scarborough and Filey.
Local doctors can be found at Millfield Surgery on Millfield Lane (call 01347 821 557) with dentists available at Red Lea Dental Practice in the Market Place (call 01347 821 435).
Easingwold has its own primary school, Easingwold Community Primary, just under a mile from the development, while for secondary education, Easingwold School is just around the corner.
From Thirsk - follow the A19 south from Thirsk, passing through Thormanby. Pass over the first roundabout signposted Easingwold and continue on the A19 until you reach a second roundabout. Turn left onto York Road, signposted Easingwold. The development is on the left after approximately half a mile.
From York - follow the A19 north from York, passing through Shipton. Continue north until you reach a roundabout signposted Easingwold. Turn right onto York Road. The development is on the left after approximately half a mile.