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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Brooklands, Batley Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

£650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Individual Residence
  • Spacious Family Accommodation
  • An Ideal Base For Commuters
  • Many Historic & Original Features
  • 3 Reception Rooms & Conservatory
  • Four Double Bedrooms, Two With En-Suite
  • Driveway, Garages, Stable & Tack Room
  • Mature Gardens Over One Acre, Tennis Court

Full description

A magnificent detached residence built circa 1910 set within extensive grounds to provide a wonderful and imposing family home. Situated in a popular residential area on the outskirts of Wakefield, the location offers highly convenient access to both the road and rail networks via the M1 and Wakefield Westgate Station. The spacious accommodation is arranged over three floors and is presented to a high standard retaining many characterful original features. Briefly comprising, to the ground floor; grand entrance hallway, drawing room, living room, morning/dining room, conservatory and wonderful modern fitted kitchen. To the first floor are four superbly proportioned bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities and further house bathroom with separate W.C. The second floor is a single open plan living space, originally a billiard room now with informal seating area, pool table and bar combining to make a delightful entertaining space.

Outside the property occupies a fabulous plot in excess of one acre offering a high degree of privacy to all sides. A large driveway is accessed via electric gates and allows ample parking for several vehicles, in turn leading to a detached double garage with electric remote doors, power, light and water and connected workshop as well as adjoining stable, tack room and greenhouse. Beautifully landscaped gardens include spacious lawns, established planted borders and mature trees and lead to a tennis court at the far end of the garden. The land and gardens belonging to this property have historically been classified as 'Green Belt', however as part of the Wakefield Local Development Framework, this has been re-categorised to allow for residential development (subject to all relevant planning applications and approval).

Discerning buyers will doubtless be impressed by the history and individuality of this impressive property, the likes of which rarely come to the market. We strongly recommend an internal viewing of this lovely home and its unique setting to experience first hand it's considerably appeal and future potential.


Sitting Room/Study 
Living flame gas fire set in feature fireplace with ceramic tiled surround, coving to ceiling, windows to side and rear aspects, central heating radiator.

Kitchen 
Fitted with a range of modern wall and base units with complementing granite work tops incorporating a sink and drainer unit with mixer tap, matching central island unit, integral appliances including double electric oven with plate warmer, integral dishwasher, five ring gas hob with extractor over, integral microwave, ceramic tiled splashbacks, ceramic tiled floor, spotlights to ceiling, window and door to rear aspect, door to storage pantry/utility room with ceramic tiled floor, plumbing for washing machine, access to;

Cloakroom 
Fitted with a two piece suite comprising wash hand basin, low level wc, window to rear aspect, ceramic tiled walls and floor.

Conservatory 
Double doors to both front and rear aspects, laminate floor, two central heating radiators.

First Floor 

Landing 
With picture stained glass window to side aspect, coving to ceiling, central heating radiator, stairs leading to second floor, doors allow access to;

Bedroom One 
Bay window to front aspect, fitted wardrobes, built in dressing table, coving to ceiling.

Bedroom Two 
Bay window to front aspect, fitted wardrobes, coving to ceiling, two central heating radiators.

En-Suite 
Fitted with a two piece suite comprising shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin, fully ceramic tiled walls and floor, spotlights to ceiling, extractor fan.

Bedroom Three 
Wall mounted wash hand basin, window to rear aspect, central heating radiator.

Bedroom Four 
Wall mounted wash hand basin, windows to side and rear aspects, central heating radiator.

Bathroom 
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising corner jacuzzi bath, wash hand basin, shower cubicle, fully ceramic tiled walls and floor, spotlights to ceiling, window to rear aspect, central heating radiator, built in storage/airing cupboard.

Accommodation 

Entrance Porch 
With ceramic tiled floor, half ceramic tiled walls, door to;

Entrance Hallway 
With ceramic tiled floor, half original tiled walls, staircase to first floor, coving to ceiling, feature fireplace, door to storage cellar, two central heating radiators.

Dining Room 
With bay window to front aspect, coving to ceiling, central heating radiator, inset fireplace and window to side aspect.

Lounge 
With bay window to front aspect, gas fire set in feature fireplace, coving to ceiling, decorative ceiling mouldings, central heating radiator, three wall light points.

Directions 
Off M1 Junction 40, take first turning to Dewsbury (A638), after 300 yards turn off to Ossett. After 300 yards turn right over the bridge (over A638), follow the road rounds approximately 200 yards then turn right to Low Laithes. Stay on road over M1 and past the Golf course to the T-Junction, turn right and follow the road for three quarters of a mile and where the road bends to the left, the house will be seen on the right.

Gardens 
Outside the property occupies a fabulous plot in excess of one acre offering a high degree of privacy to all sides. A large driveway is accessed via electric gates and allows ample parking for several vehicles, in turn leading to a detached double garage with electric remote doors, power, light and water and connected workshop as well as adjoining stable, tack room and greenhouse. Beautifully landscaped gardens include spacious lawns, established planted borders and mature trees and lead to a tennis court at the far end of the garden. The land and gardens belonging to this property have historically been classified as 'Green Belt', however as part of the Wakefield Local Development Framework, this has been re-categorised to allow for residential development (subject to all relevant planning applications and approval).

Separate WC 
Fitted with a two piece suite comprising low level wc, wash hand basin, fully ceramic tiled walls and floor, spotlights to ceiling, window to rear aspect, central heating radiator.

Second Floor 

Entertainment Room/Billiard Room 
A single open plan room with windows to both front and rear aspects, living flame gas fire set in feature fireplace, built in under eaves storage, access to further loft space.

Outside 

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06 August 2016

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