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5 bedroom house for sale

Oaklea, York Road, Scawthorpe, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7UL


Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive 1920's family home.
  • Adapted for wheelchair use.
  • Four bedrooms and four reception rooms.
  • Self contained annexe.
  • Indoor heated swimming pool with changing facilities.
  • Grounds of 0.7 acres.
  • Electrically operated gates.
  • Log cabin in grounds.
  • Close to Doncaster Town Centre.
  • Good local amenities.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The main house comprises an impressive entrance hall, three reception rooms, two conservatories, a well fitted kitchen, utility room and front and rear WC’s on the ground floor with four bedrooms, the master with an en-suite bathroom as well as a family bathroom on the first floor.

In addition to the superb accommodation provided by the main house there are an extensive range of outbuildings which include a self-contained annexe, a studio/therapy room, and an indoor heated swimming pool complex with hydro pool and changing facilities.

The property stands in large gardens of around 0.7 acre with extensive lawns and terrace areas.

Ground Floor


Entrance door with leaded and stained glazed panels, part panelled walls, plate rail, tiled floor.

Reception Hall

Impressive staircase rising to the first floor, parquet flooring, plate rail, glazed door from the vestibule, exposed beams, modern stone fireplace with raised real flame gas fire.


Large walk in bay window to the front, impressive stone fireplace with inset cast iron stove set on stone hearth, wood effect flooring, moulded cornice and decorative ceiling rose, 4 wall light points, wheelchair lift to first floor.

Sitting Room

Modern fire surround with marble recess and hearth, real flame gas fire, wood effect flooring, moulded cornice and decorative ceiling rose.


PVCu sealed unit double glazed, French doors to the front garden, tiled floor, decorative cornice.


Hi level WC, wash hand basin on traditional wash stand, tiled floor, extractor fan.

Kitchen and Living Area

Fitted with an extensive range of gloss cupboards with work surface over and integrated appliances including twin electric ovens, hob with extractor fan over and a microwave, matching wall cupboards, central island incorporating breakfast bar with drawers beneath, feature lighting to lower plinths, gas fired Rayburn range, living area with large bay window to the front, attractive fire surround with marble recess and hearth and real flame gas fire, tiled floor, deep cornice and decorative ceiling rose, French doors to the Morning Conservatory.

Morning Conservatory

French doors to the side terrace area, wood effect flooring, wall mounted modern gas fire.

Utility Room

Fitted with cupboards to match the kitchen with plumbing and space for automatic washing machine and tumble drier, sink with mixer tap/spray attachment, larder unit and wall cupboards, tiled floor, extractor fan.

Rear WC

Close coupled WC and wall hung wash hand basin, tiled floor and half tiled walls, extractor fan.

First Floor


A large galleried landing area with wood effect flooring, moulded cornice to ceiling, 3 wall light points, built in Airing Cupboard with hot water cylinder and further built in Linen Cupboard.

Bedroom 1

Wood effect flooring, wheelchair lift and support equipment.

En-Suite Bathroom

Adapted bath, shower, close coupled WC and wash hand basin, heated towel rail, sealed floor and tiled walls, Dyson Airblade hand dryer.

Bedroom 2

Laminate flooring.

Bedroom 3

Built in wardrobe with hanging and shelving space.

Bedroom 4

Moulded cornice and decorative ceiling rose.


Suite comprising slipper bath with chrome Victorian style mixer tap with shower attachment, close coupled WC and wash hand basin with cupboard beneath, fitted cabinets, tiled floor and walls, heated towel rail, extractor fan.


The property is reached by a shared private drive from York Road, with two separate vehicular accesses.  The main entrance has electrically operated gates which open to a large parking area to the side and rear of the house, enclosed by the Annexe and Studio/Therapy Room.  There is external lighting, with a large terrace to the opposite side adjacent to the Swimming Pool complex and the Morning Conservatory.

The front of the property has a southerly aspect.  There is a large raise terrace enclosed by low stone walling with coachlights to pillars, and steps down to good sized lawns with pathways leading to a paved area at the bottom of the garden.  There is a log cabin with power and light, presently used as a Gymnasium.

Self Contained Annexe


Fitted with a range of modern cupboards and drawers with work surface over, electric oven and hob, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, tiled floor.

Bedroom and Sitting Area

Wood effect laminate floor, loft access.


Suite comprising corner bath with chrome Victorian style mixer tap and shower attachment, close coupled WC and pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, tiled floor and walls, extractor fan, loft access.

Studio/Therapy Room

French doors to the front, wood effect laminate flooring, loft access, large walk in storage area housing the gas boiler for the annexe and studio, with fully boarded and carpeted loft/storage area over.

Garden Store

Double doors to the front, power and light, radiator and extractor fan.

Swimming Pool Complex

A superb indoor heated swimming pool with hydro pool, fully tiled pool area, surround sound speakers and bi-fold doors to the side terrace.

Plant Room

With boiler, pump and filters for the pool.

Changing Room

Tiled floor and walls, heated towel rail.


Tiled floor and walls, two showers, WC and wash hand basin, extractor fan.

Log Cabin

Presently used as a gym, twin glazed doors to the front, pine cladding to the interior, power and light connected.


We understand that the tenure of the property is freehold.


Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage are connected.

Rating Assessment

We are informed by Doncaster Local Authority that Oaklea is in Council Tax Band F.


The property is conveniently located in Scawthorpe, only 3 miles to the North of Doncaster town centre and less than 2 miles from the A1 which offers excellent road communication to the North and South of the country, the M18 and M62.

The property is also well located for a number of highly regarded schools, and the commuter is also well served by an excellent rail link from Doncaster into London Kings Cross which takes from around 1 hour 34 minutes.


The property is accessed from the Southbound carriageway of York Road (A638).  Proceed South past the entrance to Doncaster North Park and Ride, continue past Mayfields and the private drive to Oaklea will be found after around 100 yards on the left hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 November 2017


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