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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Eastmoor Road, Wakefield, WF1

Offers in Excess of £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • GRACE, ELEGANCE AND PERIOD CHARM IN ABUNDANCE
  • CITY CENTRE LOCATION
  • DETACHED LATE 19TH CENTURY PERIOD HOME
  • ARRANGED OVER THREE FLOORS PLUS CELLARS
  • 5 BEDROOMS TWO BATHROOMS AND COACH HOUSE ANNEX
  • THREE RECEPTION ROOMS, KITCHEN AND PANTRY
  • WELL STOCKED GARDENS
  • GOOD ACCESS TO ROAD AND RAIL CONNECTIONS

Full description

GRACE AND ELEGANCE ARE TWO WORDS THAT APTLY DESCRIBE THIS BEAUTIFUL LATE 19TH CENTURY HOME THAT BOASTS ACCOMMODATION OF GENEROUS PROPORTIONS ARRANGED OVER THREE FLOORS. IT WILL BE DIFFICULT TO FIND ANOTHER HOME THAT RETAINS SO MUCH ORIGINAL PERIOD CHARM YET OFFERS ALL MODERN DAY CONVENIENCES.
You approach the property through a wide gated entrance and an imposing front elevation is revealed with a stone portico over the entrance door. Once inside the reception hall immediately radiates the grace and charm that runs throughout the property from the deep ceiling cornicing, wide carved door architraves, mosaic tiled floor, picture rails, heavy panelled internal doors with antique brass handles and escutcheons, and characterful brass door plates deep skirting boards and tasteful decoration. Leading off the hall you have an elegant drawing room, formal dining room, morning room, breakfast kitchen with a flagged floor, large pantry, and cloakroom. From the cloakroom there is an enclosed staircase leading to a set of cellars. At first floor level you have a stunning master suite comprising a bedroom, dressing room and large en suite bathroom, a second bedroom and bathroom and separate wc. On the second floor you have three further bedrooms and large walk in attic room. Externally there is a restored coach house providing spill over accommodation for visitors or a home office. This building, on two floors, also has a double garage, workshop and shower room. The well tended gardens are stocked with an interesting choice of plants, shrubs and trees. EPC rating E

The city of Wakefield is superbly placed for access to the M1 and M62 motorways enabling convenient commuting to the region's business centres including Leeds, Sheffield, York, and Manchester. From Westgate train station you can connect to an intercity rail service to London (2 hours) Newcastle (1 hour 40 minutes), and Edinburgh (3 hours 10 minutes). Leeds Bradford airport is within a forty minute drive and Manchester Airport can be reached in 1 hour 15 allowing access to European and worldwide business capitals. There are a number of high-achieving schools and academies in the city with the most notable being Queen Elizabeth Grammar School for Boys and Wakefield Girls High School - both are within an easy walk of the property. Wakefield has a vibrant centre with a number of new shopping precincts, restaurants, and a well supported theatre.

Ground Floor -

Entrance Vestibule - 6' x 4' (1.83m x 1.22m) - Heavy painted front door with a cut glass window over. Mosaic tiled floor with mat well. Panelled internal door with elaborately etched glass and matching side screens and overlight allows access to....

Reception Hall - 19' x 15' (5.79m x 4.57m) - An amazing entrance with a mosaic tiled floor, deep ceiling moulding and skirting boards, frieze between the cornice and picture rails and wide carved architraves to the doors leading to all ground floor rooms. Panelled easy rise return staircase to the upper floors with a frieze. The hall, stairs and landing are decorated with hand-painted Farrow and Ball wallpaper.

Drawing Room - 17' x 13'9" (5.18m x 4.19m) - This stunning principle reception room features ceiling panelling, deep cornicing and skirting boards, frieze between the cornice and picture rail. It has hand-printed Farrow and Ball wallpaper and a patterned timber floor. The period marble fireplace is fitted with a Jetmaster open fire. A tall wide front window that allows natural light to stream into the room.

Dining Room - 14' x 14' (4.27m x 4.27m) - A tall wide carved arch frames the full height splayed bay window. The room has an ornate ceiling panelling, deep and exuberantly moulded cornicing, and frieze between the cornice and picture rail. There is a patterned timber floor. Open fireplace with a granite hearth and French style marble surround.

Morning Room - 12' x 13'9" (3.66m x 4.19m) - Now used as a Library, it enjoys an outlook over the rear garden and towards the Coach House. There is an open period fireplace with a cast iron and tiled inset and having an Adam style surround with a mantle shelf over, deep ceiling cornice, picture rail and exposed timber floor boards.

Breakfast Kitchen - 11'6" x 16' (3.51m x 4.88m) - Approached from the hall via double panelled doors (upper panels are glazed and leaded), it has a side window overlooking the garden. Fitted with a range of hand painted bespoke units with a solid oak work top over. White glazed double butlers sink unit with a ribbed side drainer. Two full height panelled cupboards sit in the alcoves set either side of a former fireplace recess that now houses a range cooker. There is a flagged floor, ceiling cornice, and recessed ceiling spotlights. Directly off the kitchen you enter...

Breakfast Kitchen -

Pantry - 7'6" x 12'6" (2.29m x 3.81m) - This room has an external entrance and window looking towards the garden, open wall shelving, storage drawers, and a Butlers sink.

Rear Vestibule - 6' x 3'9" (1.83m x 1.14m) - Accessed directly off the hall and having a mosaic tiled floor. Leaded-light stained glass windows in the door from the hall lead onto the terrace and garden.

Cloakroom - 9' x 5' (2.74m x 1.52m) - Leaded window to the side; tiled floor; fitted with a white suite which includes a low level WC and wash basin. A door gives access via a set of stone stairs to the cellars.

First Floor Landing - 11' x 11' (3.35m x 3.35m) - Leaded glass window at half landing height; patterned timber floor; return staircase to the second floor.

Master Suite - Bedroom One - 17' x 13'9" (5.18m x 4.19m) - Two tall windows to the front elevation overlook the College Grove bowling greens. It has a patterned timber floor, ornate ceiling cornice, picture rail. A wide, open reeded arch leads to....

Dressing Room - 12' x 8' (3.66m x 2.44m) - A tall front window overlook College Grove bowling greens. It has a patterned timber floor, ornate ceiling cornice, and picture rail. There is door currently behind a wardrobe leading directly onto the landing should this be returned to a separate room.

Ensuite Bathroom - 12' x 14' (3.66m x 4.27m) - It has a rear window. The room has an ornate ceiling cornice, and picture rail, fitted in a period style with a roll edged Slipper bath with a floor mounted mixer tap, timber wash stand with an inset wash basin and marble splash back with a double cupboard under. There is a walk-in oval shower compartment and steam room that has fixed and hand held shower heads and body jets, bidet, and low-level WC, double timber alcove cupboard, and parquet style floor. The bathroom can also be accessed off the landing.

Ensuite Bathroom -

Bedroom Two - 14' x 14' (4.27m x 4.27m) - Two tall windows in the front elevation. It has a patterned timber floor, ornate ceiling cornice, and picture rail. A bespoke set of book shelves with cabinets under is set into the former fireplace. This room is currently used as the vendor's music room.

House Bathroom - 6' x 9' (1.83m x 2.74m) - There is a rear window. Extensive wall tiling and is fitted with a white suite that includes a panelled jacuzzi bath, shower and steam room. There is also a pedestal wash basin and low-level wc.

Separate Wc - 3' x 5' (0.91m x 1.52m) - Period style high-level WC with oak panelling.

Second Floor Landing - Window at half landing height. Store cupboard.

Bedroom Three - 14 x 14' (0.36m x 4.27m) - A front oriel window enjoys a far reaching view. A set of book shelves is recessed into the chimney breast.

Bedroom Four - 9'6" x 7'3" (2.90m x 2.21m) - Rear window.

Bedroom Five/Study - 9'6" x 7'3" (2.90m x 2.21m) - Velux roof light.

Attic Store - 20' x 20' (6.10m x 6.10m) -

Cellars - There are four cellar rooms that mirror in size the four ground floor rooms, offering excellent storage. It will be a joy for anyone who has an interesting in storing and developing a wine collection.

Coach House - 30' x 14' (9.14m x 4.27m) - It is arranged over two floors and provides spill- over accommodation for visitors. On the ground floor you have an entrance hall with travertine stone floor and staircase to the first floor. A double garage has an electronic up and over door. There is also a workshop with sink and shower room with WC.

Double Garage - 17' x 17'9" (5.18m x 5.41m) - Wide metal electronic up and over door. Power and light fitted.

Workshop - 16' x 12' (4.88m x 3.66m) - Side window. Storage shelving. Power light and water.

Shower Room - 6' x 8' (1.83m x 2.44m) - Frosted side window. Shower compartment with a wall-mounted electric shower. Wash basin and low level WC.

Coach House First Floor -

Studio - 18' x 14' (5.49m x 4.27m) - A light and spacious room looking onto the garden and terrace, is paved with travertine stone and has a decorative wall basin with tap. An inter connecting door leads to....

Bedroom/Office - 12' x 14' (3.66m x 4.27m) - It has a windows to the front and rear elevation, and oak floorboards.

Gardens - The gardens though not vast are interesting. At the front, which is south facing, you have a number of beds either side of the central path that make up a Knot garden, planted with well shaped box hedging. There are a number of established trees and shrubs throughout the front and side gardens. The secluded rear terrace and garden catches the afternoon and evening sun and makes a delightful outside entertaining area.

Garden -

Services And Heating - The property is connected to all mains services. A gas heating system is installed and the boiler is located in the cellar.

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20 May 2016

Nearest stations

  • Wakefield Westgate (0.7 mi)
  • Wakefield Kirkgate (0.8 mi)
  • Outwood (1.8 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Wakefield Westgate (0.7 mi)
  • Wakefield Kirkgate (0.8 mi)
  • Outwood (1.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Simon Blyth, Wakefield

16 Wood Street, Wakefield, WF1 2ED

01924 767130 Local call rate

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