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Office for sale

King Street, WAKEFIELD, West Yorkshire

Guide Price £239,950

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION
FOR SALE
FORMER POLICE STATION / JAIL
14A & 14B KING STREET
WAKEFIELD
WF1 2SQ

DESCRIPTION
A TWO STOREY CITY CENTRE BUILDING FORMERLY A POLICE STATION / JAIL WHICH HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT OF EXTENSIVE REFURBISHMENT AND WHICH OFFERS MANY POTENTIAL USES INCLUDING RESIDENTIAL AND / OR COMMERCIAL USE AS OFFICES OR A CAFE / BAR SUBJECT TO PLANNING CONSENT

GROSS INTERNAL FLOOR AREA 123.30m / 1,327ft

ACCOMMODATION
OWN A PLACE OF WAKEFIELD HISTORY, NEWLY REFURBISHED
HOLROYD MILLER HAVE PLEASURE IN OFFERING FOR SALE THIS DETACHED UNIQUE BUILDING WITH AN HISTORICAL PAST, BUILT IN 1824 AS A GOVERNMENT OFFICE, LATER TO BECOME A POLICE CELL (THE ORIGINAL DOOR STILL IN PLACE WITH INMATES HAND CARVINGS STILL VISIBLE), AFTER WHICH BECAME A GOVERNMENT WEIGHT AND MEASURES OFFICE (IRON GANTRIES STILL EVIDENT) BEFORE BEING CONVERTED TO A RESIDENTIAL HOME IN THE 1960'S.
THE PROPERTY WOULD IDEALLY SUIT A PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS COMMUTER, BEING A FIRST FLOOR TWO BEDROOMED APARTMENT WITH 540SQUARE FEET GROUND FLOOR OFFICE SPACE WITH 2/3 CAR PARKING SPACES.
The property comprises of a substantial two storey Georgian building originally constructed in 1824 as a Government Office, later to become the first jail cell of Wakefield (the original door still in place with inmates hand carvings still visible) it then became a Government weight and measures office (Iron gantries still evident) before being converted to a residential home in the 1960's.

LOCATION
The building is prominently sited on King Street within the City Centre with the surrounding properties principally law professional offices together with a number of residential properties. Conveniently located for the City Centre, Shopping and restaurants with close cultural amenities; Wakefield Cathedral, Art Galleries, Museum, Wakefield One and College campus all in the immediate vicinity. Walking distance of Wakefield Westgate railway station with lines direct to Leeds, London and Edinburgh.

CONSTRUCTION
Brick built with pitched blue slate roof and brick chimney stack, traditional Georgian sash windows.

INTERNALLY
Insulted concrete to ground floor, suspended timber floors to upper level, plastered walls and ceilings with original exposed feature timbers in part.

REFURBISHMENT
Re-pointed with lime cement in accordance with conservation guidelines; with wooden gutters and original cast iron downpipes. New concrete floors with insulated dpc barrier, ground floor barrier dpc membrane behind insulated plaster board walls and insulated plasterboard first floor walls. All original timbers have been professionally treated. Ground floor ceiling is fire rated double boarded with acoustic insulation between joists should the property be split into separate future lets. The building has been replastered throughout. New central heating system (copper pipe work) plumbing designed for easy future split to separate floor lets. Totally re-wired, ground and first floor wire independently (abundance of double sockets throughout). Insulated with high performance quilted under eaves insulation (equivalent to 240mm Rockwool) enabled beam work to be visible. The original Georgian sash windows have been refurbished with new cords and pulleys. Laminate flooring, ground floor, carpeted first floor and paint decorated throughout.

ACCOMMODATION
Overall floor area net internal ex basement 723.20 sq m/ 1,327 sq ft
Net internal floor space 107.4sq m/1.15sq ft

BASEMENT/CELLAR
Brick construction with vaulted brick ceiling and original stone slab shelving, Yorkshire stone flooring split into two compartments (formally coal and scullery)

GROUND FLOOR
(Open plan but could be partitioned at minimal cost)

ENTRANCE ROOM NUMBER 1 20.96 sq m/ 1.156 sq ft
Brick fireplace (lined flue ready for gas fire with gas capped feed), beamed ceiling, laminated wood floor, windows to front and flank, six timber Georgian style wood door .2 No central heating radiators, access to basement/cellar.

ROOM NO 2 19.83 sqm/213 sq ft
Original cast iron grate feature fire place with tiled interior beamed ceiling 2 no central heating (this room was the original jail cell)

ROOM NO 3 14.35sqm/154sq ft
Large Georgian arched window to front, 1 No radiator, laminate wood floor future provision to put in ground floor WC and shower services (original existing services capped off)

Entrance 2nd Entrance And Hallway - to First Floor living area
Original cell door of substantial character with original feature iron door furniture and fascinating authentic prisoner engraved graffiti, timber staircase with wooden spindles, handrail, stone ceramic tiled floor with under stair plumbed washer utility area, 1 no heating radiator, fire door access to ground floor space.

FIRST FLOOR LIVING AREA

LANDING
Well presented landing with exposed beams to the ceiling, Velux roof light split level stair case landing with access to bathroom and bedroom two.

LOUNGE
Open plan L-shaped lounge, fitted kitchen area with Velux roof light and exposed original feature beams roofing trusses, newly carpeted throughout, fitted as a living space this space was also designed for potential commercial office space. Exposed old brick fireplace (new gas flue lined and capped pipe work ready for mains gas fire) with electric log stove, exposed original beams, stunning feature ceiling trusses. Elevated panoramic views to three sides of the building via original Georgian sash windows, 3 No heating radiators.

BEDROOM ONE
Accessed from the kitchen/lounge, having high ceiling with exposed beams and trusses , new combi gas boiler concealed with full width glass sliding wardrobe doors, 1 No radiator and original Georgian sash window, natural light.

BATHROOM
Walls and floor being tiled with complimentary grey floor tiles, WC pedestal wash basin and corner shower, 1 No shower rail radiator, recessed ceiling down lights, small frost glass window giving plenty of natural light.

BEDROOM TWO
High ceiling with exposed original beams and roofing trusses, velux roof light and original Georgian sash window, 1 No heating radiator, original exposed varnished floorboards.

OUTSIDE
Off street parking for 2 No / 3 No vehicles within setted Yorkshire stone flagged with part over gravel, unique feature original overhead industrial steel beam gantries with original lifting block from its days as a weights and measure building. Outside water tap with internal cut off.

Services
All mains services are connected including mains electricity, towns water, natural gas and drainage, a new gas central heating system (Fibre optic cable available in King Street)

SERVICES
Services
All mains services are connected including mains electricity, towns water, natural gas and drainage, a new gas central heating system (Fibre optic cable available in King Street)

VIEWING
By prior telephone appointment through the Agents.
Contact:
Call the Office: Tel 01924 299494
Email: info@holroydmiller.co.uk




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  • Wakefield Westgate (0.2 mi)
  • Wakefield Kirkgate (0.6 mi)
  • Sandal & Agbrigg (1.6 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Wakefield Westgate (0.2 mi)
  • Wakefield Kirkgate (0.6 mi)
  • Sandal & Agbrigg (1.6 mi)
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Holroyd Miller, Wakefield

70 Northgate Wakefield WF1 3AP

01924 767176 Local call rate

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