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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Main Street, Badsworth, Wakefield, WF9

Sold STC £230,000

Property Description

Key features

  • CHARMING 17TH CENTURY STONE BUILT COTTAGE
  • LARGE BEAMED SITTING ROOM WITH DINING AREA
  • GENEROUS WELL EQUIPPED KITCHEN
  • REAR PORCH AND COURTYRAD
  • BEDROOM ONE WITH BEAMS
  • BATHROOM WITH PAINTED BEAMS
  • BEDROOMS TWO WITH SHOWER OFF
  • ATMOSPHERIC ATTIC ROOM
  • VIEW OF THE CHURCH
  • GOOD ACCESS TO M1 AND M62

Full description

AN ONLY TOO RARE OPPORTUNITY OF ACQUIRING A GRADE II LISTED HOME THAT BOASTS A WEALTH OF ORIGINAL FEATURES THROUGHOUT, SUCH AS EXPOSED BEAMS AND TRUSSESS. THIS IS A PROPERTY OF SIGNIFICANT HISTORIAL IMPORTANCE WHICH DATES BACK IN THE AGENTS OPINION TO THE EARLY PART OF THE 18TH CENTURY.
Built of mellow sandstone the property offers roomy accommodation arranged over three floors. Village Farm and the adjoining property, Kirkbank were originally one property and a number of years ago were divided to create two homes character. The entrance vestibule has separate entry doors to both properties. Once inside you find yourself in an amazing sitting room with a dining area that not only reveals a wealth of exposed beams but also a stunning Inglenook fireplace. An enclosed staircase gives access to the upper floors. Leading off the sitting room you go into the rear porch which gives access to a well equipped kitchen and the secluded rear courtyard garden. On the first floor you have a double bedroom that overlooks the village church and a large bathroom. Then on the second floor there is a small second bedroom, shower room and large attic room, which you access by stooping under a heavy roof timber. The attic room has a high pitched ceiling small mullioned window and velux roof light. Immediately to the front of the property you have a narrow colourful flower border. Badsworth offers limited village amenities which include a primary school, village inn and church. The nearby town of Ackworth provides a wide choice of facilities and schools, including Ackworth School. In Wakefield and Crofton there are a number of high achieving Secondary schools.

Ground Floor -

Entrance Vestibule - In the ownership of Kirkbank with owners of Village having a right of access to gain entrance to their property. Heavy timber entry door, Painted panelled door leads to

Sitting Room With Dining Area - 18' x 18' overall (5.49m x 5.49m overall) - Front sash window with fitted shutters. Exposed beams. Open fireplace with a slate interior and fitted with a cast iron wood burning stove set within a wide Inglenook recess. Two radiators. Enclosed staircase to the upper floors. Door gives access to...

Rear Porch - 8' x 4' (2.44m x 1.22m) - Windows on two sides. Glazed door opens up into the rear courtyard garden. Quarry tiled floor. Open doorway to....

Breakfast Kitchen - 14' x 11' (4.27m x 3.35m) - Wide side window looking into the courtyard. Inset white glazed butlers sink set in a granite worktop. Run of base units which comprise cupboards and drawers with a combination od wooden and formica worktops. Work tops over. Tiled floor. Integrated electric cooker with a four ring hob and extractor hood over. Tall cupboard which houses a wall mounted gas fired combi boiler that heats the radiators and provides instant hot water. Recessed ceiling downlights. Wall shelving.

Breakfast Kitchen -

First Floor Landing - 8' x 8' (2.44m x 2.44m) - Frosted window at half landing height. Return staircase to the attic floor. Built in cupboards in the under stairs recess.

Bedroom One - 14' x 9' (4.27m x 2.74m) - Front sash window in a splayed reveal. Built in wardrobe cupboards over the staircase bulkhead. Exposed ceiling beams. Overhead bedside wall lights. Radiator.

Bathroom - 10' x 9' (3.05m x 2.74m) - Rear window. White painted exposed beams. Fitted with a white suite to comprise a panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and low level wc. Radiator.

Attic Floor Landing - Exposed roof trusses and floor boards. Part opening allows access by stooping under the heavy roof timber to the attic room.

Bedroom - 8' x 6' (2.44m x 1.83m) - The landing opens up into bedroom two. Small stone mullioned window.

Shower Room - 7' x 4' (2.13m x 1.22m) - Shower compartment, pedestal wash basin and low level wc.

Attic Room - 18' x 10' (5.49m x 3.05m) - High pitched ceiling with exposed beams and trusses. Low level stone mullioned window at the front and additional window to the rear. Radiator. Recessed shelving.

Courtyard Garden - A delightful tucked away position enjoying a high degree of privacy and catching the afternoon and evening sun.

Parking - The owners of Village Farm park on the road outside the property.

Services - All mains services are connected to the property.

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24 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Moorthorpe (2.4 mi)
  • South Elmsall (2.5 mi)
  • Fitzwilliam (3.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Nearest stations

  • Moorthorpe (2.4 mi)
  • South Elmsall (2.5 mi)
  • Fitzwilliam (3.0 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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