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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Mill Hill Road, Pontefract, WF8

Sold STC £545,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Five Plus Bedroom Detached House
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Spacious, High Ceiling Rooms
  • Adaptable Accommodation
  • Established Gardens and Views of Valley Gardens
  • Outbuildings, Coach House and Large Driveway

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

*** NO ONWARD CHAIN ***
Friar Wood House dates back to the 1840's and has a long history within the Pontefract area. Built for the famous printer George Fox who wrote 'The Three Sieges of Pontefract'. This exceptional property has spacious, adaptable accommodation, which would suit a variety of users and subject to the necessary consents could convert into flats or for commercial use.
Laying in good sized gardens overlooking the Valley Gardens park the property is approached by a large driveway with mature trees and shrubs offering privacy from the surrounding areas. The front of the property overlooks the well-established gardens and Valley Gardens Park.

Offered with no upper chain. Friar Wood House dates back to the 1840's and has a long history within the Pontefract area. Built for the famous printer George Fox who wrote 'The Three Sieges of Pontefract'. This exceptional property has spacious, adaptable accommodation, which would suit a variety of users and subject to the necessary consents could convert into flats or for commercial use. Laying in good sized gardens overlooking the Valley Gardens park the property is approached by a large driveway with mature trees and shrubs offering privacy from the surrounding areas. The front of the property overlooks the well-established gardens and Valley Gardens Park. There is a two storey coach house, currently used as a garage has planning permission to convert to a one bedroom accommodation with kitchen and living room. Extensive space in the large number of outbuildings attached to the rear of the Coach House in the courtyard are also suitable for a number of uses. Entering into the property you are greeted by a fabulous entrance hall with stone flooring and doors leading to the ground floor accommodation which includes the study, dining room, living room, kitchen and conservatory. The spacious dining room has large Georgian style windows with original sliding shutters to both the front and side of the property providing ample natural light. The living room has a feature open plan fire place with stone flagged hearth flanked by alcoves and overlooks the main garden with large French doors with original folding shutters and large Georgian style sash windows to either side. Two sets of stairs lead to the first floor accommodation and a set of steps lead down to the rear living accommodation, which has potential for an annex. The lower level consists of a an internal hall with access to the hobby room, family room, shower room, utility room and access to the cellar. The main light and airy staircase leads to a split level landing area with doors to three bedrooms, w.c and the family bathroom. A set of glazed panelled doors open into the main landing area and seating area with two large Georgian style windows overlooking the gardens and providing ample natural light. Doors lead into two bedrooms with en suite facilities. The master bedroom room adjoins a large dressing room with en-suite bathroom which offers potential for use as a further bedroom. Leading from the main landing room are a set of stairs leading to the upper room which has an attractive Yorkshire window and storage space. There is access to a large boarded loft which has electric lighting and eaves storage. The exterior of the property is as impressive as the interior with the house situated centrally in its ground with gardens on two sides, driveway, gardens on the third and an extensive courtyard to the fourth with outbuildings and coach house. The garden boundaries are defined with mature trees shrubs, security fencing and separated with stone walls. The gardens have a number of seating areas, vegetable plots and established fruit trees. A private gate gives access to the park.


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 July 2016

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