New Homes in Osbaldwick
Live the life
Located on the outskirts of York and within easy reach of the countryside, the village of Osbaldwick is a well-connected suburb close to both city centre amenities and rural sights. From museums to shopping malls, festivals and sports facilities, there’s something for the whole family close to your new home in Osbaldwick.
Things to see and do
With its location right on the edge of York, Osbaldwick is close to city centre attractions including York Castle Museum, York Minster and York Dungeon. If you want to enjoy some retail therapy, York is home to a range of high street, designer and independent boutiques, from York Designer Outlet to Shambles Market, Low Petergate and Coney Street.
In the village itself, Osbaldwick Sports Club has community cricket, football and bowls teams, while Fulford Golf Club and Heworth Golf Club are both nearby.
For families, there are plenty of kid-friendly attractions to keep the little ones happy, including the National Railway Museum, the York Museum of Farming and DIG. There are also a number of festivals in the area including York’s Chocolate Festival, the Jorvik Viking Festival and York Festival of Food and Drink.
Other places of interest nearby include the Coppergate Shopping Centre, Monks Cross Shopping Park and The Ice Factor.
If you’re moving to Osbaldwick with children, it’s good to know there are a number of excellent schools in the area. Hempland Primary School, St Wilfrid's, York, Roman Catholic Primary School, Archbishop Holgate's School and Fulford School are rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, while independent education is available at The Minster School and Bootham School.
For older children and adults thinking about studying for a degree, the University of York and York St John University both offer higher education nearby. The University of York’s Heslington East Campus is only a 25 minute from the centre of Osbaldwick.
Getting to Osbaldwick
Osbaldwick is only a 15 minute drive or bus journey from the centre of York, where the city’s train station connects to Leeds, Manchester, London and beyond. The village is a 40 minute drive from Leeds, one hour from Scarborough and one hour 10 minutes from Sheffield.
If you’re travelling to the capital, the train journey from York takes just two hours 15 minutes. When you want to go on holiday, the journey to Leeds Bradford Airport takes around 55 minutes by car, while Doncaster Sheffield is one hour’s drive away.
Help to Buy Osbaldwick
In Osbaldwick you can take advantage of Help to Buy Yorkshire & the Humber if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy Yorkshire & the Humber page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.