6 bedroom detached house for sale

Hill Top, Knottingley

Sold STC £440,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 1000 BUYER'S INCENTIVE AVAILABLE ON THIS PROPERTY (subject to terms and conditions)
  • ***GUIDE PRICE 440,000 TO 490,000***
  • Six Bedroom Detached Victorian Residence,
  • With One Bedroom Annexe In The Garden
  • Mid 19th Century Property
  • Superbly Appointed
  • VIEWING IS ESSENTIAL

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


SUMMARY
Stunning six bedroom detached Victorian residence, believed to date back to the mid 19th century, when the original dwelling which is believed to date back as far as the 17th century was added to create what now stands as Quarry House.


DESCRIPTION
A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to purchase what must surely be one of the area's premier period properties occupying an imposing position, close to local shops and schools and offering easy access to both road and rail networks for those needing to commute. Benefiting from a one bedroom annexe in the garden making it ideal for the growing family or for those needing independent living accommodation for family members this substantial six bedroom detached Victorian residence, believed to date back to the mid 19th century, when the original dwelling which is believed to date back as far as the 17th century was added to create what now stands as Quarry House for local solicitors 'The Bentleys' and in later years resided in by the quarry owner , has been sympathetically and painstakingly renovated and refurbished in recent years, to the highest of standards, by the present owners and only by an internal inspection can one truly appreciate the space, quality and character this beautiful family home has to offer. Having the usual requirements of gas central heating, uPVC double glazing, an alarm system and CCTV and boasting a host of quality, original, period features throughout the internal accommodation briefly comprises : to the ground floor there is a an impressive 33ft long Reception Hall, with original Victorian tiling to the floor, spacious Lounge and Dining Room ( both having walk in bay windows ) and a stunning wood paneled Games Room.

Introduction  
A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to purchase what must surely be one of the area's premier period properties occupying an imposing position, close to local shops and schools and offering easy access to both road and rail networks for those needing to commute. Benefiting from a one bedroom annexe in the garden making it ideal for the growing family or for those needing independent living accommodation for family members this substantial six bedroom detached Victorian residence, believed to date back to the mid 19th century, when the original dwelling which is believed to date back as far as the 17th century was added to create what now stands as Quarry House for local solicitors 'The Bentleys' and in later years resided in by the quarry owner , has been sympathetically and painstakingly renovated and refurbished in recent years, to the highest of standards, by the present owners and only by an internal inspection can one truly appreciate the space, quality and character this beautiful family home has to offer. Having the usual requirements of gas central heating, uPVC double glazing, an alarm system and CCTV and boasting a host of quality, original, period features throughout the internal accommodation briefly comprises : to the ground floor there is a an impressive 33ft long Reception Hall, with original Victorian tiling to the floor, spacious Lounge and Dining Room ( both having walk in bay windows ), stunning wood paneled Games Room, beautifully appointed country style Kitchen with Breakfast Room and Rear Hall, having access to substantial Cellars, with Cloakroom and Utility Room off. To the first floor there is a 30' landing, with beautiful, original stained glass windows, five spacious Bedrooms, period style House Bathroom and Inner hall with second period style House Bathroom off and having stairs leading to the second floor where there is a further double Bedroom.

Reception Hall  
The focal point of this spectacular reception hall is the original ornamental steel sweeping staircase leading to the first floor. With feature archway, dado rail, ceiling coving, two central heating radiators and having the original Victorian tiling to floor ( covered by carpet at present ) With composite / glazed door with glazed panel detailing the house name above leading out to the front of the property.

Lounge 18' 11" into bay x 18' 4" into alcove ( 5.77m into bay x 5.59m into alcove )
Having a substantial walk in bay window looking out to the front of the property with seating area. Having a 1950's tiled fireplace, with open gate, picture rail, ceiling coving and central heating radiator & Sky TV point.

Dining Room 25' 6" into bay x 13' into alcove ( 7.77m into bay x 3.96m into alcove )
This impressive formal dining room has a substantial walk in bay window looking out to the front of the property and with wood paneling to walls, laminate flooring, the original decorative ceiling coving, ceiling rose and having a period style decorative white fire surround with marble hearth and insert and open grate. With two trellised radiator cabinets housing the central heating radiators

Sitting Room /games Room  22' 8" x 18' 5" ( 6.91m x 5.61m )
This stunning room is full of character having wood paneling to the walls and vaulted ceiling and an inglenook fireplace with period surround, rustic brick hearth and insert open grate. With laminate flooring, two central heating radiators and having a window to the rear overlooking the park and widow to the side. Having a timber door giving access to a store.

Kitchen  
This superbly fitted kitchen has a comprehensive range of hand-made custom built country style cream solid wood units to both high and low level incorporating an integrated Neff dishwasher, freezer and two refrigerators and with glass display units and plate rack. Set within the granite worktops is a double Belfast sink unit with chrome pedestal tap and Inksinkerator hot water tap over and within the bespoke central tiled alcove is a Rangemaster Classic stove with five gas rings, double oven and grill having a neff extractor above. The focal point of this kitchen is the preparation work island with granite top having feature ceiling above incorporating the house original ceiling rose. With granite splashbacks, tiling to floor, underfloor heating decorative ceiling coving, window overlooking the rear gardens and composite / glazed door leading out to the rear of the property. Opening from either side of the central pillar to……..

Breakfast Room 13' 8" x 13' 7" ( 4.17m x 4.14m )
This lovely family room has a beautiful original period timber fireplace incorporating a mirror and mantle and having a country style cream dresser, with glass display shelves, wine rack and a Caple integrated wine chiller. With two Victorian style radiators , Sky TV point, window to the side of the property and picture window overlooking the rear gardens.

Cloakroom 
Having a Victorian style white suite with chrome fittings comprising a high low level w.c. and wash hand basin. With tiling to floor. Jack & Jill entrance providing easy access.

Utility/ Laundry Room  9' 9" x 9' 3" ( 2.97m x 2.82m )
With built in storage cupboard, wood effect worktops incorporating a Belfast sink unit, original pulley system to ceiling, tiling to floor, central heating radiator and spaces for appliances and plumbing for washing machine. Having windows to both the front and side of the property.

First Floor Landing 30' 3" x 6' 5" ( 9.22m x 1.96m )
Having two beautiful original stained glazed windows and with stairs leading to the second floor. With feature archway, two central heating radiators and ceiling coving.

Master Bedroom  14' 3" x 13' 6" ( 4.34m x 4.11m )
With window looking out to the front of the property, feature Victorian style fireplace with tiled insert, built in storage cupboards, ceiling coving, picture rail and Victorian style central heating radiator and Sky TV point.

Bedroom Two  15' 5" into alcove x 11' 3" ( 4.70m into alcove x 3.43m )
Having a window to the rear overlooking the gardens and church tower as well as neighbouring formal gardens & countryside beyond and with built in storage cupboard, ceiling coving and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three 13' 5" x 12' 11" ( 4.09m x 3.94m )
With window to the front of the property, central heating radiator, ceiling coving and picture rail & Sky TV point.

Bedroom Four 13' 5" x 10' 4" max ( 4.09m x 3.15m max )
With window to the front of the property, central heating radiator, ceiling coving and picture rail & Sky TV point.

Bedroom Five 12' 11" x 6' 10" ( 3.94m x 2.08m )
With window to the rear of the property overlooking the gardens, picture rail, ceiling coving and central heating radiator

Attic / Sixth Bedroom 15' 5" max x 14' 6" max ( 4.70m max x 4.42m max )
With window to the rear of the property offering views towards the church, the gardens and the
countryside beyond. With central heating radiator and Sky TV point.

House Bathroom One 13' 3" x 11' 5" ( 4.04m x 3.48m )
This superbly fitted house bathroom has a three piece Victorian style suite comprising of a free standing bath, with claw feet low level w.c. and wash hand basin. With paneling to walls at low level, built in floor to ceiling storage cupboards, timber fire surround, central heating radiator and ceiling coving. With window to the front of the property.

House Bathroom Two 10' 7" max x 9' 10" ( 3.23m max x 3.00m )
Another superbly fitted period style bathroom having a white suite with chrome fittings comprising of a free standing slipper bath, double shower cubicle with drench shower, high level w.c. and wash stand incorporating two wash hand basins. With attractive tiling to floor, part tiling to walls, Victorian style central heating radiator incorporating a chrome towel rail and windows to both the side and rear of the property.

Outside 
To the front of the property there is a stone boundary wall built with locally sourced limestone, with ornamental steel railings above and beyond delightful formal gardens laid to lawn ( artificial turf ) with pebbled borders having large stone circular ornamental beds to the centre and with mature tree in a stone walled surround and seating area. Double ornamental steel gates give access to a Indian Stone paved path leading to the stunning original stone pillared porch protecting the front entrance door. To the rear of the property there are private, enclosed gardens having boundary walls with double timber gates with mains electric access to a resin drive, providing ample off street parking, steps leading up to the rear entrance door. Log storage room with water supply and further store 11' X 9'1" with secret wine cellar. Beyond there are gardens laid to lawn bordered by apple, plum and cherry trees and having steps leading up to a raised seating area with pillared wall surround and built in seating and water feature- making this the perfect place to relax and enjoy the views over the parkland and church. There is an attached stone built workshop with uPVC / glazed entrance door and racking.
To the rear of the gardens is Clarabeck Cottage, the one bedroom annexe.

Annexe 

Annexe Kitchen  15' 3" x 5' ( 4.65m x 1.52m )
Having a range of Pear wood units to both high and low level incorporating spaces for appliances. Set within the wood effect work tops there is a stainless steel sink unit. With part tiling to walls, window over looking the gardens and having a timber stable door leading out to the rear.

Annexe Lounge 14' 11" x 4' ( 4.55m x 1.22m )
Having a rustic brick inglenook style fireplace with inset beam. With original beam to ceiling and window overlooking the gardens and window looking into the kitchen, Tv & Satellite points.

Annexe Bedroom  10' 7" x 9' 6" ( 3.23m x 2.90m )
With window to the side of the property and t.v. point. With door leading into……

Annexe Shower Room 9' x 5' 6" ( 2.74m x 1.68m )
Having a three piece suite comprising shower cubicle, low level w.c. and vanity unit with cupboard under incorporating a wash hand basin. With sparkle laminate to part walls, laminate to ceiling and window to the rear.


DIRECTIONS
Quarry House can be approached by leaving Pontefract town centre along the A645 Knottingley Road. Proceed into Knottingley and at the Hill Top Traffic lights proceed straight ahead. After passing Morrison's supermarket and then the sports centre on the left hand side continue along and Quarry House will be found on the left hand side identified by the William H. Brown for sale board.



1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.
5. THESE PARTICULARS ARE ISSUED IN GOOD FAITH BUT DO NOT CONSTITUTE REPRESENTATIONS OF FACT OR FORM PART OF ANY OFFER OR CONTRACT. THE MATTERS REFERRED TO IN THESE PARTICULARS SHOULD BE INDEPENDENTLY VERIFIED BY PROSPECTIVE BUYERS OR TENANTS. NEITHER SEQUENCE (UK) LIMITED NOR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS HAS ANY AUTHORITY TO MAKE OR GIVE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WHATEVER IN RELATION TO THIS PROPERTY.


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07 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Knottingley (0.6 mi)
  • Pontefract Monkhill (2.5 mi)
  • Pontefract Baghill (2.6 mi)
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26 Market Place Pontefract WF8 1AT

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

William H. Brown, Pontefract

26 Market Place Pontefract WF8 1AT

01977 325033 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Knottingley (0.6 mi)
  • Pontefract Monkhill (2.5 mi)
  • Pontefract Baghill (2.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

William H. Brown, Pontefract

26 Market Place Pontefract WF8 1AT

01977 325033 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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