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Ebor Malthouse

Stunning architectural award-winning Malthouse conversion.

Ebor Malthouse

Wonderful architectural award-winning 3 bedroom historic house

Brand new conversion of York's grade II listed Malthouse providing superb and unique 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom accommodation over 4 floors with shared garden and on street/nearby car parking. Sleeps 6 guests.

Free parking for 1 cargardenFree WiFiNo smokingSleeps 6Two bathrooms
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Wonderful architectural award-winning 3 bedroom historic house

Brand new conversion of York's grade II listed Malthouse providing superb and unique 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom accommodation over 4 floors with shared garden and on street/nearby car parking. Sleeps 6 guests.

Free parking for 1 cargardenFree WiFiNo smokingSleeps 6Two bathrooms

3 Bedroom Grade II listed historic and award-winning building

Self Catering Holiday Accommodation - Sleeps 6 max


Ebor Malthouse is another superb addition to the highly regarded properties offered by multi-award winning York Luxury Holidays for unrivalled holiday accommodation in York. This fantastic and unique holiday accommodation was previously a late 19th century malthouse, used until 1950 for preparing the malt for York’s breweries. Indeed, the building’s main entrance houses the original processing equipment being a wonderful reminder of its historic past. Now a magnificent holiday home, this grade II listed property has won top design awards for its sympathetic conversion.

The interior of Ebor Malthouse is stunning and offers guests every possible modern-day comfort within its historic walls.

With three sumptuous bedrooms, one of which is en-suite, an additional family bathroom, a wonderfully comfortable living-room, mezzanine dining-room, designer kitchen, lovely private shared garden and located on a quiet Victorian Street only a short walk to the city centre, Ebor Malthouse has to be the place to stay to make lasting memories.

Guests can stay for two nights or more and can arrive any available day. (Please note restrictions apply at Christmas and New Year.)



The beautiful Ebor Malthouse is just about a ten minute walk from the city’s historic Castle and Coppergate areas where the Castle Museum, Clifford’s Tower, Jorvik Centre and, in summer 2018, Shakespeare’s Globe, are located. It is also just a couple of minutes from river walks and cruises and from the award winning Bishopthorpe Road, known as the Notting Hill of the North with all of its shops, delis, restaurants and welcoming atmosphere. York racecourse is just over a mile from the property.

Through the front door of the main building guests can visit the original malt processing room and view the equipment - a truly unique and historic feature.
The accommodation itself is spread over four floors and is furnished to the highest of design standards and offers lots of space, quality and comfort, inside and out, for up to six guests.

The front door leads into a lobby area (containing the doors to the historic malthouse furnace) and then into the superb high-roofed designer kitchen with breakfast bar and window seat. There is a separate utility room with washer and drier facilities.
At mezzanine level, open to the kitchen area below, is a lovely dining-room. The open plan design between the kitchen and dining areas make for a wonderfully sociable space.
Also accessible from the kitchen is the back entrance, leading via a corridor to the lovely private shared garden.

On the next floor, above the dining room, is a supremely comfortable living room, a compact but well appointed double bedroom and a spacious designer family bathroom with bath and shower over.

Then on the top floor are two sumptuous super-king bedrooms (one bed splits into twin beds) and an en-suite shower room to the main bedroom.

Parking is on the street outside or a permit can be provided for the nearby car-park.
This really is a superb holiday property offering guests a terrific location from which to explore York, and to be away from the hubbub at night.

Key Features

  • Secure on-line booking and payment facility 24/7 with no added fees.
  • Host welcome on arrival.
  • Secure entrance.
  • On street parking or one permit for nearby car park.
  • Spread over four floors.
  • Historic features.
  • Very high quality fixtures and fittings.
  • Complimentary Wi-fi.
  • Bluetooth sound system (including in the en-suite shower).
  • Supremely comfortable living room with Smart TV And NowTV (Sky)
  • Sumptuous main bedroom with super-king sized bed and en-suite shower room.
  • Beautiful second bedroom with super-king sized bed which can be split into twins.
  • Further super-comfortable double bedroom.
  • Designer family bathroom with bath and shower over.
  • Beautiful toiletries provided for use.
  • Plush Egyptian Cotton towels.
  • High quality bedding and linen.
  • Designer kitchen with everything to hand.
  • Located about a ten minute walk to the Castle and Coppergate areas of the city.
  • A short stroll to river walks and river cruises.
  • A wide range of restaurants, shops, delis and cafes within a 5 minute walk.
  • Complimentary welcome pack of tasty goodies on arrival. (Extras such as champagne & chocolates can be provided at extra cost).
  • Private shared garden.
  • Enterprise Car Club available close by.


Free parking for 1 cargardenFree WiFiNo smokingSleeps 6Two bathrooms
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Ebor Malthouse is in an excellent, secure and quiet location, just a short stroll to the city across the River Ouse. It offers beautiful accommodation for up to six guests in three sumptuous bedrooms.

The following is just a taste of what it offers. Please visit our FAQ and prices page, or contact us directly if you need any further information:

  • Secure on-line booking process available 24/7 with no added fees.
  • Secure entrance.
  • Host welcome.
  • On street parking or a permit for one vehicle to use at nearby car park.
  • Enterprise Car Club space close by.
  • Historic, listed and design award-winning building.
  • Living room with stylish furnishings and high quality fittings.
  • Complimentary wi-fi.
  • SMART TVs with Freeview and NowTV (SKY). 
  • Bluetooth sound system (Including to the en-suite shower).
  • Books, magazines, games.
  • Designer kitchen with breakfast bar and everything a guest could need.
  • Dishwasher (tablets provided).
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer (tablets provided).
  • Oven and hob.
  • Microwave.
  • Fridge & freezer.
  • Three sumptuous bedrooms all with a high quality beds and linen. A super-king bed which can be split into two single beds, another super-king and one with a double sized bed.
  • Hairdryers.
  • Fans.
  • Immaculate family bathroom with bath and shower over, sink and dual flush loo.
  • En-suite shower room with large walk in shower, sink and dual flush loo.
  • Lovely toiletries.
  • Plush Egyptian Cotton towels of all sizes.
  • Private shared gated garden with paving and raised shrub borders.
  • Fresh flowers, milk, tea, coffee, sugar and welcome goodies are provided for arrival.

Shop! Relax! Dine! Enjoy! Laugh! Remember!


Ebor Malthouse is located just across the River Ouse from Clifford’s Tower and The Castle Museum, being about ten minutes’ walk from the city. It is positioned just behind The Bishopthorpe Road where there are lots of lovely shops, delis and restaurants, on a quiet Victorian residential street. River walks and river cruises are just a couple of minutes away.


Access & Departure

If departing guests are leaving on the morning of your arrival, the accommodation will be ready around 3.00pm. If we do not have guests leaving on the morning of your arrival then access can be earlier by prior arrangement. Check out is normally for 10.30am. Guests will be personally welcomed on arrival.


Parking for more than one vehicle is on the street or one permit can be provided for use at nearby car park.


If arriving by train a taxi ride will take less than ten minutes.

Booking and Arrival Information

Full details with directions, parking and access information will be sent as part of the booking confirmation.

Are you open all year?

Yes! Stays can be as short as 2 nights or as many as 30 nights. Guests can arrive any available day. Please note, however, we do not accept arrivals/departures on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve or New Year's Day.

How central is Ebor Malthouse?

Just about ten minutes’ walk from the Castle area of the city across the River Ouse.

Is it noisy being in the centre of the city?

Despite being close to the city centre, Ebor Malthouse is in a quiet residential area just outside the city walls.  York is a bustling and busy city at any time of year as there is so much to see and do but it is rare for anyone to be disturbed by noise. Even The Minster bells are considerate and don’t ring at night! 

Are we likely to feel hemmed in?

Ebor Malthouse is a four-storey house with plenty of natural light flooding through the windows. The accommodation is bright and airy so occupants should feel comfortable and relaxed. The large malthouse building is set amongst but slightly separate from smaller terraced housing, in a well kept, quiet residential area.

How accessible are you by train?

Ebor Malthouse is a short taxi ride or a 15 minute walk from York Station. York is on the main rail routes between London and Scotland with trains running a few times an hour (2 hrs to London and 2.5 hrs to Edinburgh). We are also served very well with trains to the west and east, as well as Manchester Airport. The apartment is just about a 15 minute walk from the station. Call 08457 225 225 for fantastic deals on the East Coast Mainline, particularly first class tickets which, when booked in advance, can be cheaper than the standard price. Advance tickets can often be purchased cheaper than buying on the day.

If we travel by car where can we park?

On street parking is allowed outside for one or two vehicles if available, or a permit for the nearby car park can be provided for one vehicle.

I understand York floods regularly, will we be affected?

Threre are no records of Ebor Malthouse ever flooding, so it is very unlikely.  York has a flood alert system, and the property is well protected should an extreme flood event occur.

How far are the nearest airports and what is easiest transport?

From Canada & the US many flights can come in to Manchester which is nearer than London. From here it is a direct train journey of approx. 2 hours to York. We can also provide details of a local chauffeur, who we and many other guests use, as this can work out almost as cheap as train fares when there are a few travelling, and certainly more convenient. If flying into Leeds/Bradford from Europe or on the London shuttle you will need to take a taxi to Leeds railway station for a train to York or use taxi/chauffeur all the way to York.

How can we book our break?

The availability calendars are always up to date so check first that the dates you want are available by clicking on the ‘availability/search’ or ‘book’ tabs. Alternatively you can e-mail us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us on 07746 552478 / 01904 623508.  If booking your break more than one month in advance you will be asked to pay a 40% deposit. The balance will be due one month before arrival. If arriving within the month the full amount will be required upon booking. Payment can be made by card by using our secure on-line booking page. Just click on the ‘book' tab and follow the simple process to check availability, place your booking and to pay the deposit or full amount. We accept all credit and debit cards but please note we do not accept cheques, cash or bank transfers.

What happens when we have booked?

If booking on-line you will receive an immediate e-mail confirming your booking and the payment made. You will then receive a more detailed e-mail with further confirmation of your booking including information regarding access, directions, car-parking etc. If you have paid a deposit only, you will be sent a secure payment link approximately 5 weeks before your arrival so that your final payment can be made. Booking by phone will follow the same process.

How do we get the keys?

Arrangements will be made with you closer to the date to confirm arrival time so that your hosts can meet you to show you around and to hand over your keys.

What time is check-in and check-out?

Your accommodation will be ready from 3pm and, if no-one is leaving that morning, it may be ready earlier by arrangement. Check out is before 10.30am so that the property can be prepared thoroughly between guests.

Do we have to clean up when we leave?

No! Many self-catering properties ask you to do this or charge separately. Everything will be spotless when you arrive, and it is the owners' job to make sure the apartment is spotless again for the next guests. Obviously you are asked to respect the property and its contents, and to leave it in good order.

Do you accept children?

Because of the stairs and mezzanine area this property is not suitable for children under the age of six.

Is this property suitable for wheelchair users?

Because the property is spread over four floors with sleeping, seating and bathroom accommodation being on floors three and four, this property is designated as not suitable for wheelchair users.

Are there any restrictions?

There is strictly no smoking within the apartment, its building or the garden. Also animals/pets are not permitted. The property accommodates up to six guests and children six years old or more are welcome. We also do not allow hen, stag or other such parties, as the property is in a peaceful residential area.

Do you have any hidden charges?

No we don’t. Only unauthorised use of the phone may be charged (a phone is provided for emergency calls and to contact your hosts if required). Also any replacement or repair costs for damage during your stay. This forms part of our terms and conditions so you are advised to read the terms and conditions at our website and to ensure that your house insurance protects you against damage; and you agree to pay any recompense within 4 weeks of departure.

What complimentary goodies do we get when we arrive?

A complimentary drink and delicious Yorkshire treats are provided for your arrival. You will also find fresh flowers and ample tea, coffee (including de-caff.) milk, sugar and juice for the children. At an extra charge of £30 you can purchase champagne and chocolates for that special occasion.

Do you have computer access & what TV/entertainment do you have?

Complimentary wi-fi is provided throughout the apartment. There is a SMART TV with Freeview and NowTV (Sky) in the living area and a bluetooth sound system is also provided. An additional SMART TV with Freeview is in one of the bedrooms.

What is the easiest way to contact you?

You can contact us, Susan & Malcolm Kitchener, owners of “York Luxury Holidays” by:

•    e-mail 8.30am - 10.00pm, 24/7.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
•    Mobile/office phone:   44 (0)7746 552478.   
•    Home phone:    44 (0)1904 623508.  
•    You can also book directly and securely via our website using our on-line booking page 24/7.

“York Luxury Holidays” is owned by us, Malcolm & Susan Kitchener, who live in York. We have been managing high end holiday accommodation in York for more than 13 years.
We have won all the top awards including 5 star Gold and the winners of the best self catering accommodation for York, Yorkshire and England - awarded by the official tourism bodies VisitYork, Welcome to Yorkshire and VisitEngland.
When making your booking via “York Luxury Holidays” you can be assured that your details are safe and secure. You will receive immediate confirmation of your booking and payment. You will then receive further confirmation of your booking including directions, access and parking.

We are sure you will have a thoroughly enjoyable stay at Ebor Malthouse with wonderful memories made.

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