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Sundial House, Welburn, York

Guide Price £595,000

3 bedroom house

Stylish detached village house with a garage and garden in a prime Howardian Hills village

Sundial House is a stone-built house constructed in the 1950s in the vernacular style and situated at the heart of this highly sought after village. Its striking contemporary interiors include a delightful kitchen with versatile open plan living space that connects to a south facing courtyard garden. The house comes with secure off-street parking and a garage with workshop.

Entrance and staircase hall, drawing room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, garden room, utility room, 2 downstairs WCs

Master bedroom, 2 further bedrooms, family bathroom

Courtyard, landscaped garden, garage and workshop, private parking

  • Detached village house
  • Ideal south facing orientation
  • Superb open plan ground floor living space
  • Sunny landscaped courtyard garden
  • Ample secure parking and large detached garage
  • View of Castle Howard from the first floor
  • Superb Howardian Hills village between York and Malton
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Additional Information

Sundial House has a skilfully designed layout, part open plan and with striking interiors. The sleek German kitchen has integrated NEFF appliances and slate floors that continue to the connecting dining room and also to the garden room. The elegantly proportioned drawing room is fitted with a living flame LPG fire and louvre shutters. From the entrance hall, a staircase of contemporary design rises to the first floor landing giving access to all three bedrooms and the tiled house bathroom with its stylish four-piece suite. The principal bedroom spans the width of the house and has wall-to-wall fitted wardrobes and louvre shutters on the south facing window. There are views across parkland to Castle Howard and its follies.


The house is set back from the road by a large grass verge and the front garden is enclosed by a low stone wall and clipped box hedge. A side drive with secure timber gates gives access to a rear, paved parking area with separate detached garage block and workshop. Beyond is an attractive landscaped garden, abundantly planted and with a paved terrace, forming an ideal spot for al fresco dining. From the garden room bi-fold doors open to an enclosed courtyard with attractively planted raised bed and water feature.


A64 1 mile, Malton 6 miles, York 14 miles, Scarborough 28 miles

Welburn is a particularly appealing village set on rising ground on the edge of the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with country walks on the doorstep. Once a part of the Castle Howard Estate, the village has retained its identity and integrity, and has a range of amenities. These include The Crown & Cushion public house, a highly regarded village shop/bakery/café, a garage, church, village hall and Welburn Community Primary School. Terrington Prep school is also within easy reach. The village has a regular bus route and offers easy access to Malton, York, Leeds and the A1(M) via the A64. Leeds Bradford Airport is about an hour’s drive away.


Tenure: Freehold

EPC Rating: F

Services & Systems: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating and LPG for the gas fire. Fibre optic ultra fast broadband.

Fixtures & Fittings: Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others, such as fitted carpets, curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments etc., are specifically excluded but may be made available by separate negotiation.

Viewing: Strictly by appointment

Local Authority: North Yorkshire Council AONB

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Directions: Heading into the village from the east, Sundial House can be seen on the right hand side of the main street, on the corner of Water Lane. What Three Words: //

Photographs, particulars and showreel: Summer 2017 and March 2024

NB: Google map images may neither be current nor a true representation.

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