Property Type

House - Semi-Detached

Situated in this HIGHLY DESIRABLE LOCATION opposite Sandal Castle, a substantial semi detached four bedroom family home with a stunning living-dining-kitchen that has tri-folding doors to a lovely ORANGERY EXTENSION. Thoughtfully finished to an excellent standard. EPC rating D60.

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Situated in this highly desirable location opposite Sandal Castle, a substantial semi detached four bedroom family home with a stunning living-dining-kitchen that has tri-folding doors to a lovely orangery extension. Thoughtfully finished to an excellent standard, this characterful family home has been modernised and extended to create an enviable living space and with approved planning permission to extend further (application reference 19/02080/FUL).

An entrance vestibule opens into a formal reception hall that has a guest w.c. off to the side. The principal living room is of charming proportions and has a curved bay window that enjoys the view towards Sandal Castle. To the rear there is a thoughtfully designed L-shaped living-dining-kitchen with a kitchen area that is fitted to an excellent standard with a bespoke range of units and flows through into a superb family space that has an original period solid fuel fireplace as well as bi-folding doors that open onto an orangery extension with French doors out to the enclosed rear garden. Beyond the kitchen is a well fitted utility room that has a connecting door to the attached garage. To the first floor there are two well proportioned double bedrooms together with a third bedroom, all of which are served by a modern fitted wet room as well as a separate family bathroom/w.c. A staircase leads to a characterful fourth bedroom on the second floor with two Velux style roof lights, one of which enjoys far reaching Easterly views across the rooftops of Sandal and beyond.

Outside, to the front the property has ample driveway parking that leads to the garage as well as a neat lawned garden with mature tree. To the rear of the house there is a much larger garden again laid mainly to lawn with patio and a substantial summer house with electric light and power suitable for a variety of uses including a home office. In addition there is a built in BBQ area and a good degree of privacy.

This lovely family home is situated in one of the most prestigious addresses in the area, overlooking Sandal Castle and within easy reach of a broad range of local shopping, schooling and recreational facilities. Wakefield city centre is around two miles to the North and Sandal railway station is approximately 1/2 a mile away.

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE UPVC triple glazed entrance doors incorporating original glazed panel. Tiled floor, inner door to the reception hall.

RECEPTION HALL 4.4m x 2.9m (14'5" x 9'6")With stairs to the first floor, solid oak flooring, central heating radiator concealed in a cabinet and a useful cloaks cupboard.

GUEST W.C. Fitted with a contemporary white and chrome cloakroom suite comprising wall mounted wash basin, low suite w.c. with concealed cistern. Extractor fan and central heating radiator.

LIVING ROOM 4.2m x 4.1m plus window (13'9" x 13'5" plus windowCurved bow window to the front overlooking the front garden and Sandal Castle beyond. Solid oak flooring, central heating radiator, coved ceiling, central ceiling rose, picture rail and internet cabling. Feature period Edwardian oak fire surround, cast iron insert and tiled hearth housing a living flame coal effect gas fire.

FAMILY/DINING ROOM 4.3m x 4.2m (14'1" x 13'9")Solid oak flooring, aluminium framed tri-folding doors to the orangery extension. Original period solid fuel fireplace with detailed tiling and solid wood surround. Built in bespoke solid wood cabinets and display shelves, central heating radiator, coved ceiling with ceiling rose and picture rail. Open arch leads through to the kitchen.

ORANGERY 3.97m x 3.60, (13'0" x 11'9",)Oak wood flooring. Floor to ceiling UPVC double glazed glass wall providing an 'infinity pool' style view into the garden. UPVC double glazed French doors to the side. UPVC double glazed roof with fully automated temperature and weather controlled window. Spotlight and lantern roof light. Room can fully open up into the dining room and kitchen to provide a large entertaining space.

KITCHEN 5.7m x 2.8m (18'8" x 9'2")Fitted with a lovely range of cream fronted wall and base units with solid butchers block style Iroko worktops which are naturally moisture and temperature resistant, matching upstands and brick set tiled splash backs. 1 1/2 bowl composite sink unit with swan neck tap and hose attachment. Rangemaster cooker with a six ring gas hob with filter hood over, double ovens and grill and warming drawer. Vegetable storage unit, concealed composting bin, space for a tall fridge freezer, integrated dishwasher, walk in pantry style cupboard. Window overlooking the rear garden and a lantern style roof light for additional daylight.

UTILITY ROOM 3.6m x 3.1m (11'9" x 10'2")With a window and external door to the rear, tiled floor and fitted with a matching range of cream fronted cupboards again with solid wood butchers block style worktops incorporating a ceramic Belfast sink. Full height cupboards housing plumbing and space for a washing machine and a tumbler dryer. Central heating radiator and connecting door through to the garage.

GARAGE 5.4m x 3.0m (17'8" x 9'10")With a remote controlled up and over door to the front, wall mounted Valiant central heating boiler and pressurized hot water cylinder. Access to beneath the house can be gained via a manhole in the garage, if required.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING With a window to the side, picture rail and high level cupboards.

BEDROOM ONE 4.2m x 4.1m (13'9" x 13'5")With a curved bay window to the front overlooking the front garden and Sandal Castle beyond. Curved central heating radiator, additional traditional central heating radiator, picture rail, feature Art Deco style cast iron fireplace with a grate for an open fire and two custom fitted wardrobes built into the alcoves.

BEDROOM TWO 4.2m x 3.3m (13'9" x 10'9")Window overlooking the rear garden, central heating radiator, picture rail, Art deco style fireplace with grate to open fire. Walk in wardrobe hidden behind a "secret door" made from a full length mirror.

BEDROOM THREE 2.9m x 2.1m (9'6" x 6'10")Window overlooking the front of the property enjoying superb views towards Sandal Castle. Picture rail and central heating radiator.

WET ROOM/W.C. 1.6m x 1.5m (5'2" x 4'11")Fitted with a three piece suite comprising concealed thermostatic wall mounted shower with additional hand held shower, wall mounted wash basin and low suite w.c. with concealed cistern. Loft access hatch and window to the side. Fully Travertine tiled floor with under floor hearting. Part ceramic, part Travertine wall tiling.

FAMILY BATHROOM/W.C. 2.9m x 2.0m (9'6" x 6'6")Fitted with a white and chrome four piece suite comprising panelled bath with telephone style shower attachment, separate shower cubicle and pedestal wash basin. Low suite w.c. Frosted double glazed window to the rear, central heating radiator, part tiled walls and extractor fan.

SECOND FLOOR BEDROOM FOUR 5.1m x 5.0m into eaves (16'8" x 16'4" into eaves)Two Velux roof lights set in the characterful sloping ceiling with exposed beams, double central heating radiator and access to the eaves storage areas.

OUTSIDE To the front of the property there is a neat lawned garden with a mature tree and established shrubs together with ample driveway parking that leads to the garage. To the rear of the house there is a larger enclosed garden accessible from both the orangery and utility room. Steps lead down to the garden which is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, fruits trees and shrubs. Access from a patio area with stone built barbecue to the cabin.

CABIN French doors from the patio leading into the cabin. Inset spotlights to the ceiling, multiple power sockets and a living flame effect electric fire. Internet cabling available underground which is not currently connected. A further door from the garden provides access into a useful garden store.

DIRECTIONS Leave the centre of Wakefield in a Southerly direction along the A61 Barnsley Road. After passing the Range Rover garage and St Helens church turn right at the traffic lights onto Castle Road. At the end of the road turn left onto Manygates Lane whereupon the property will be found on the left hand side identified by our for sale board opposite Sandal Castle. Or alternatively, from junction 39 of the M1 motorway, head along A636/Denby Dale Road and turn right at the roundabout onto Asdale Road (passing Asda Superstore on the left hand side) which becomes Standbridge Lane then Barnsley Road. Turn left onto Manygates Lane where the property will be found on the right hand side.

VIEWINGS To view please contact our Wakefield office and they will be pleased to arrange a suitable appointment.

EPC RATING To view the full Energy Performance Certificate please call into one of our six local offices.

FLOOR PLANS These floor plans are intended as a rough guide only and are not to be intended as an exact representation and should not be scaled. We cannot confirm the accuracy of the measurements or details of these floor plans.


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