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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Park Lane, West Bretton, Wakefield

Offers in Region of £950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Extended Detached Residence
  • Abundance Of Quality Features
  • Five Excellent Bedrooms
  • Hand Crafted Bespoke Kitchen
  • Extensive Grounds & Driveway
  • Spacious Accommodation
  • Overlooking The Sculpture Park
  • EPC Rating E41

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

UNEXPECTEDLY RE-OFFERED. Located in one of the finest and most sought after villages within the Wakefield district, is this magnificent detached residence sited within extensive grounds of 0.54 of an acre bordering wooded pasture to the rear and overlooking Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

Constructed in the 1950s and being sympathetically extended in later years, the property is superbly appointed throughout with an abundance of quality embellishments which include a fine hand crafted bespoke kitchen by Clive Christians with oil fired Aga Cooker and large Belfast sink. The feature Reception Hall boasts castle style stone block wall art work extending up to the spacious 'Juliet balcony' galleried landing, created by the renowned interior decorative artist, Angela Beaumont.

In addition, the full accommodation provides an entrance vestibule opening onto the reception hallway with cloakroom off, dining room, large sitting room with feature stone fireplace and log burning stove, study/office, kitchen with an open aspect which leads into a stunning Amdega wooden conservatory overlooking the extensive rear gardens. The utility/laundry room provides access to the integral double garage with Horman remote controlled door. To the first floor level, the spacious galleried landing provides access to five excellent bedrooms, the principal bedroom having an en suite facility equipped with Villeroy and Boch ceramic sanitary ware. The large house bathroom boasts marble wall and floor coverings and a contemporary four piece Villeroy and Boch suite.

The property is approached via an extensive driveway that culminates in a planted roundabout feature with parking/turning area which in turn leads to the integral double garage. The driveway is flanked by lawned sections together with well established and mature shrub borders. Thoughtfully planned and landscaped extensive rear gardens boast an abundance of mature trees and shrubs as well as a large shaped central lawn, BBQ patio with hot tub and feature ornamental pond.

Junction 38 of the M1 motorway is only around one mile away and Yorkshire's major business centres are within easy reach. Leeds city centre is less than 19 miles away, Sheffield city centre around 20 miles away and Wakefield city centre within seven miles.

Properties of this calibre are seldom offered to the market with the current owner being in residence 17 years. We would consider a full appraisal essential. 


EVERYDAY ENTRANCE VESTIBULE 5' 10" x 5' 5" (1.80m x 1.66m) Solid Oak reception door, hand painted Angela Beaumont wall mural, enclosed radiator, sealed unit double glazed window and half-glazed multi-panel timber framed oak door leading into the reception hallway. 

RECEPTION HALL Oak flooring, radiator and cover, under stairs storage cupboard and staircase rising to the first floor galleried landing with Juliet style balcony. 

GUEST CLOAKROOM/W.C. Incorporating a contemporary round wash basin mounted in a solid wooden pedestal with marble half wall tiling and splash back. Low flush w.c. Oak floor, heated towel rail and opening window to the front.  

LOUNGE/SITTING ROOM 26' 6" x 15' 8" (8.08m x 4.80m) An exceptionally well proportioned living room with a rear aspect overlooking the formal gardens from two large sealed unit double glazed windows and French doors. The focal point of the room being the imposing stone fireplace and inset log burning stove. Under window enclosed central heating radiators and further enclosed wall radiators. An unusual remotely controlled electric dividing wall with an inner door leads into the office/study. 

OFFICE/STUDY 12' 5" x 11' 4" (3.79m x 3.47m) Double glazed window overlooking the rear garden. The remotely controlled dividing wall may be raised in order to utilise both the living room and study areas as one. Enclosed radiator. 

DINING ROOM 14' 3" x 10' 10" (4.35m x 3.32m) Oak flooring, double glazed window overlooking the reception gardens and enclosed central heating radiator. 

KITCHEN 17' 10" x 13' 3" (5.46m x 4.04m tapering to 2.14m min) Equipped with an extensive range of hand painted and crafted Clive Christians base and wall units together with granite work tops incorporating a Belfast ceramic sink unit with swan-neck mixer tap facility and traditional teak drainers. The kitchen is further complemented and completed with an oil fuelled Aga cooker and integrated appliances, complementary marble wall and terracotta floor tiling. Feature full-height stained glass window and deep storage walk in larder/pantry off. 

CONSERVATORY 19' 7" x 15' 1" (5.97m x 4.60m) A superior Amdega wooden conservatory, once again overlooking the house grounds and affording excellent levels of natural light from a pitched glaze roof and windows to two elevations, twin French doors leading onto the patio area, concealed under window radiators and underfloor electric heating. a further door leads into the utility room. 

UTILITY/LAUNDRY ROOM 14' 5" x 7' 8" (4.40m reducing to 2.36m x 2.34m) Incorporating fitted base units with marble tiled work top and inset stainless steel sink unit having a swan-neck mixer tap facility and complementary marble splash back tiling. Double glazed windows to two elevations and half-glazed multi-pane Carolina-style outer access door. Further bespoke hand artwork to cabinetry doors and walls. Terracotta tiled floor. Three useful large storage cupboards off together with cylinder cupboard. Further door leading into the integral double garage. 

INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE With remote up and over Horman electric, insulated, door.  

FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION A 'castle style' staircase leads from the reception hall to a spacious galleried landing area with an ornate and intricate wrought iron balustrade, feature windows and radiator. 

MASTER BEDROOM 17' 8" x 16' 9" (5.41m x 5.11m) A most opulent principal bedroom enjoying a bright aspect from four double glazed windows to three aspects. Oak door leading into the en suite bathroom/wet room/w.c. 

EN SUITE BATHROOM/WET ROOM/W.C. 9' 10" x 6' 8" (3.02m x 2.04m) Stylishly appointed with marble wall and floor tiling incorporating contemporary Villeroy and Boch fittings to comprises a rectangular bath with central taps, mixer and retractable shower head facilities. Rectangular sink and free standing low level w.c. Walk-in shower enclosure, thermostatic mixer shower with 'Rainforest' drencher shower. Heated towel rail. Sealed unit double glazed window. 

BEDROOM TWO 14' 7" x 15' 9" (4.46m x 4.81m) max A most generously proportioned second bedroom featuring a wall length range of fitted wardrobes incorporating wash hand basin, and having sealed unit double glazed windows to both the front and rear elevations, radiator and further walk-in storage room/cupboard. 

BEDROOM THREE 12' 4" x 11' 1" (3.76m x 3.38m) Hand painted wardrobes and over bed storage incorporating wash hand basin, sealed unit double glazed window and radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR 12' 4" x 10' 7" (3.78m x 3.24m) Sealed unit double glazed window and central heating radiator. 

BEDROOM FIVE 12' 7" x 9' 1" (3.84m x 2.78m) max, tapering Featuring an extensive range of high quality veneered fitted wardrobes to two walls, sealed unit double glazed window and central heating radiator. 

HOUSE BATHROOM/W.C. 14' 1" x 9' 3" (4.30m x 2.84m) Incorporating a modern white Villeroy and Boch suite comprising a free standing bath set in contemporary casing with a free standing tower housing a mixer shower, shower head and glass shelf. Hand wash basin mounted on a vanity unit with tiled counter top, low level w.c. and curved shower enclosure with thermostatic rain forest shower. Marble wall and floor tiling with decorative inlay, underfloor heating, heated towel rail and three double glazed windows. 

EXTERIOR To the frontage, the property is approached from the road via an expansive driveway culminating in a turning circle with a delightful central island incorporating a mature tree and a variety of bushes, plants and shrubs, etc. The driveway is flanked by well established hedges with an abundance of well tended and shaped deep borders. A vehicular hard standing leads to the integral double garage. The picture book, manicured formal rear gardens occupy a secluded position adjoining wooded pasture and overlooking the renowned Yorkshire Sculpture Park. There is a large central lawn with paved pathway and feature pond with timber footpath bridge. Additionally, there is a substantial BBQ patio area with perimeter stone walls and hot tub. Log store and further oil store. The gardens are bordered by a vast and varied range of mature trees, bushes and hedges with plant soil borders. A secondary large lawn completes the extensive rear garden. 

DIRECTIONS From junction 38 of the M1 motorway heading north, turn off from the roundabout following it around and taking the second turning onto A637/Huddersfield Road. Continue past West Bretton Sculpture Park over the roundabout before taking the first left hand turning into Park Lane at the War Memorial. The property can then be located on the left 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 five 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. 

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 November 2016


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