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The Stone House, Hovingham, York
Minimum 12 months
Property Summary
  • Substantial 4 bedroom detached house with large garden
  • Oil fired central heating and oil fired Aga
  • Garage and parking at side and rear of property
  • Large gardens with outbuilding
  • Council tax band G
  • High quality fitted kitchen/dining area with Aga and integral electric cooker
  • Family bathroom
  • Master bedroom with en-suite
Full Details

A delightful 4 bedroom, stone built, detached property with a substantial garden.


The property has stone elevations under a pantile roof. Part of the property dates back to 1672 and the house has full oil central heating. The property has the benefit of large gardens incorporating some high stone garden walling, mainly laid to lawn but with mature trees, shrubs and borders. It also has a useful stone built potting shed and garage which houses the oil central heating boiler.


Hovingham is situated 17 miles due north of York on the edge of the beautiful rolling countryside of the Howardian Hills.

This lovely Estate village still embodies many attractive qualities of a local Yorkshire village, including Hovingham Hall, a Saxon Church, a stream and a ford. Local facilities include a bus service, post office, a Methodist Chapel, The Worsley Arms Hotel, a pub and a village school.

Communications to the property are excellent with the main A64 Leeds to Scarborough road 8 miles to the east making the property readily accessible to all main centres in the region.

There are many natural attractions in the area within easy reach of the property including the North York Moors National Park and the nearby Dalby Forest which offer many miles of hill walking and outstanding scenery to enjoy.Attractions in the area include the North York Moors Steam Railway based at Pickering, Flamingo Land, Castle Howard, Rievaulx Abbey and the walled City of York with its superb Minster.

The property is also well situated for quick and easy access to the Yorkshire Dales, which together with the East Coast and the North York Moors comprise some of the most beautiful countryside anywhere

The town of Malton is a thriving market town with a variety of shops and supermarkets, a railway station, library, post office and schools.


In Hovingham, proceed in a northerly direction along the Main Street. The Stone House is situated immediately past The Worsley Arms Hotel.

Ground Floor

Kitchen/Breakfast room 20'6" x 12'2". Fitted kitchen units, oil fired Aga, plumbing for dishwasher, fitted electric cooker, Camaro flooring.

Inner Hall Useful understairs cupboard with shelving. Back staircase to first floor and doorway down to cellars. Utility area with space for washing machine & tumble dryer.

Cloakroom with wash hand basin, low level WC.

Cellars: 2 rooms, one used as a coal store, fuse box and burglar alarm box.

Central Hall with Yorkstone floor beneath fitted carpet. Lantern light, stairs to first floor.

Dining Room 13'2" x 14'1" wall lights with dimmers, small ceiling rose, shutters to windows, fitted carpet.

Drawing Room 15'10" x 14'1" Open fireplace in stone surround with wood mantel, TV point, shutters to windows.

Morning Room 13'10" x 12'3" with door to garden, open fire with cast iron insert and wood surround, window seat, shutters to windows, Yorkstone floor beneath fitted carpet.


A former walled vegetable garden now a well kept lawn to side of house has terraced beds with stone steps and large stone built potting shed. The high stone wall leads to the main lawn with mature trees and maintained flowerbeds.

Garage with double doors containing fitted shelving, plumbing for washing machine and central heating boiler with wall mounted timer clock.

First Floor

Family bathroom Wash hand basin in vanity unit, panelled bath and tiled surround. Linen cupboard with shelving.

Master Bedroom 15'11" x 14' with wall length range of fitted wardrobes and shelves, telephone point, door to:- en-suite bathroom with double wash basins, enclosed shower and w.c.

Bedroom 2 14'4" x 12'9" Wardrobe cupboard and concealed wash hand basin with light/shaver socket above, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3 12'5" x 13'3" with fitted wardrobes and carpet. Wired for office use. Door to staircase leading to:

Bedroom 4 12'2" x 10'4" with wash hand basin and towel rail, fitted wardrobe and fitted carpet. Additional wc and wash hand basin off this bedroom.

Attic with small window, boarded and carpeted floor, header and cold water tanks, power point.

Viewing Details

Viewing by appointment only through the Hovingham Estate Office. Telephone (01653 628771)