Property Type

Detached House

Superb FOUR BEDROOM family home, a FORMER Station and STATION MASTERS HOUSE and now a spacious family home set in stunning grounds with views over neighbouring fields. Built in 1846 and still packed with ORIGINAL FEATURES including ticket office, hallway, open fires and platform.
EPC rating G20

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Unique four bedroom family home in the popular village of Womersley. Built in 1846 and with over 2400 sq ft of accommodation, this very different property is packed with original features including ticket office, ticket hall, open fires and flagged railway platform.

Station House is one building, which encompassed the station master's residence as well as the Station's ticket office, ticket hallway and waiting rooms. It provides today an entrance hallway, lounge, separate dining room, kitchen and utility, ground floor w.c./cloakroom, study (formerly ladies waiting room), large sitting/family room, (main waiting room), ticket office and hallway to complete the ground floor. To the first floor there are four bedrooms, one with en suite shower room, and a main bathroom off the landing. Outside, there is an enclosed garden that runs around the front, side and rear of the property which is mainly laid to lawn and paving with flowers, mature shrubs and trees and a patio area with buxus hedging. There is also a gated driveway with ample parking for several cars and a sizeable garage to the rear.


ENTRANCE PORCH Front solid timber door, tiled floor, access to understairs storage cupboard, single glazed internal door to the inner hallway.

INNER HALLWAY Single glazed arched window to the front, central heating radiator, access through to dining room, double timber doors into the lounge.

LOUNGE 19' 0" into alcoves & bay x 12' 1" (5.8m x 3.69m) Feature arched windows to both sides, bay window to the front, central heating radiators, single glazed windows to the side, feature fireplace with marble effect surround and open fire with brick back. Wall lighting and t.v. point.

DINING ROOM 16' 4" x 13' 3" (5.m x 4.05m) Feature arched windows to the front, single glazed window to the side, central heating radiator, feature fireplace with cast surround, tiled cast inset and period style electric fire. Access to the kitchen.

KITCHEN 11' 9" x 8' 5" (3.6m x 2.57m) The kitchen has a range of high and low level kitchen units with butchers block solid wood work surfaces and inset 1 1/2 bowl ceramic sink and drainer with mixer tap, plumbing for dishwasher, space for electric cooker, tiling to walls and splashbacks and extractor filter hood, central heating radiator, access to inner hallway, single glazed window to the front, single glazed timber door giving access to the front patio and garden.

UTILITY ROOM OFF 9' 2" max x 6' 6" (2.8m x 2.0m) With original stone floor, stone slab cold shelf and storage with Belfast style sink, space for fridge freezer, plumbing for automatic washing machine with laminate work surface, single glazed window to the rear.

INNER HALLWAY Access to waiting room, study and downstairs w.c.

DOWNSTAIRS W.C. 5' 5" x 3' 5" (1.66m x 1.05m) Low level flush w.c. wall mounted wash hand basin, part tiling to walls.

STUDY 12' 5" x 10' 2" (3.8m x 3.1m) max Feature fireplace with timber surround and cast inset with electric fire inset and tiled hearth. Single glazed windows look out onto the garden and the platform. Single glazed timber door providing access to the platform.

WAITING ROOM 17' 0" max into alcove x 15' 5" (5.2m x 4.7m) Used as a sitting/family room. Three feature arched windows to the side, solid timber door giving access to the platform, original picture rail, original stone fire surround with open fire. Access to the ticket hall via timber double doors.

TICKET HALL 14' 9" x 6' 4" (4.5m x 1.94m) Wood cladding to the walls and double doors accessing the hallway from the front of the property. Access into the original ticket office.

TICKET OFFICE 15' 1" x 11' 5" (4.6m x 3.5m) Currently used as work office. Single glazed timber framed window to hallway originally used for issuing tickets. Access through timber door. Feature arched windows to the front and three to the side overlooking the platform and neighbouring fields. Inbuilt storage with built in safe, open fireplace with brick surround, original mahogany worktops, built in cupboards and drawers.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Single glazed arched window to the staircase. The landing has access to four bedrooms and house bathroom/w.c.

BEDROOM ONE 15' 5" x 15' 1" (4.7m x 4.6m) Feature arched single glazed windows to the front and side. Central heating radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 11' 5" x 10' 5" (3.5m x 3.2m) Feature arched windows, central heating radiator, built in cupboard, access to en suite shower room/w.c.

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM/W.C. 6' 10" x 3' 11" (2.1m x 1.2m) max Shower cubicle with pumped feed shower and tiling to walls, vanity unit has wash hand basin with mixer tap and a low level flush w.c. Electric towel rail and two single glazed windows overlooking the garden.

BEDROOM THREE 15' 1" x 13' 9" to recess (4.6m x 4.2m) L-shaped. Arched windows to the front and side, central heating radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 8' 10" x 8' 10" (2.7m x 2.7m) into door recess Original timber shelf and clothing pegs, single glazed window to the front.

HOUSE BATHROOM/W.C. 12' 5" x 6' 2" (3.8m x 1.9m) Three piece bathroom suite having bath with centrefill mixer taps and pumped feed shower over, low level flush w.c, and wash basin with mixer tap, part tiling to the walls, single glazed windows to the rear, central heating radiator and electrically heated towel rail.

EXTERNALLY To the front there is parking for several cars with drop kerb access to the tarmac parking area. Walled boundary to the front with pedestrian gated access. The front garden is primarily laid to lawn with mature plants, shrubs and buxus hedged herb garden. Access down the side of the house via gate. To the side and rear there is a generous sized garden with hedged and fenced boundaries, primarily laid to lawn with mature trees, plants and shrubs. Garage with up and over door, two pedestrian doors and single glazed windows currently used as workshop/storage. To the side/rear of the house there is the original yorkshire-flagged train platform with seating areas, hedged boundary and gated access.

WHY SHOULD YOU LIVE HERE? What our vendor says about their property:
"Station House with grand presence and noticeable architecture, likely resulted from a Lancs & Yorks Railway's belief it was in keeping with an 'Estate' village location, on this branch line aiming at bringing tourists to the Spa Town of Askern. For us it has been a wonderful family home benefitting parents, children and grandchildren for 40 years and this is the first entirely private sale opportunity (outside of any railway connection), since 1846. A unique opportunity to own a slice of history, mould to one's own design and satisfaction, taking advantage of previous and sympathetic modernisation. Having no listed building or conservation status the extensive accommodation offers flexibility in use including home working, fitness, hobbies, leisure and business subject to any necessary consents."

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

LAYOUT 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.

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


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