Homes for Sale in Wakefield, England

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The Green, Wakefield, ENG - Property For Sale
A beautifully presented and sympathetically restored Grade II listed stone built family residence dating back to the 17th century retaining many of its original character features and occupying a prominent position at the heart of the much sought after village of Woolley.Old Court House is a prime example of a carefully and sympathetically restored historic Grade II listed property dating back to around 1642. Over recent years the present owners have lovingly captivated the immense character of the building through an extensive programme of restoration in exposing and retaining a wealth of its original features. The property now also incorporates luxurious fixtures and fittings which complement the period of the house and includes a bespoke kitchen by Chalon from Little London Kitchen Company in Rawdon, replacement bathroom suite with period sanitary wear and feature Victorian radiators in the principal rooms. All of the rooms boast lovely character features however pride of place must be given to the magnificent central dining hall with substantial minster stone fireplace and open to the full pitch of the roof exposing a wealth of beams and central truss. On a historic note the Old Court House was originally built as a village farmhouse and reputedly boasts a tunnel leading from the cellar to nearby Woolley Hall a legacy from its English Civil War origins.Woolley itself is a charming village in a semi-rural location and yet most convenient for access to principal Yorkshire commercial centres including those of Leeds, Sheffield and Wakefield. Facilities within the village are limited but include a village hall, church and golf course with public bar however there are excellent shopping facilities within easy reach and the M1 motorway is some 3 miles distant for those wishing to travel further afield.The ground floor is approached through a six panel front door into the reception hall with beamed ceiling, stone flagged floor and the original stud door and stone archway leading into the sitting room. Off the hall is a cloakroom/wet room with travertine tiling, beamed ceiling, period style wash hand basin and WC.A feature of Old Court House is the stunning central dining hall with substantial inglenook style stone fireplace with log burning grate, stone mullion windows to the front, turned staircase leading up to a minstrels gallery with sitting area, exposed beamed ceiling open to the full pitch of the roof including a magnificent central truss. The formal sitting room at the rear of the house has a feature carved stone fireplace and hearth again with cast iron log burning grate, beamed ceiling and French doors opening out into the rear garden. The third reception room is a comfortable living room with exposed stone wall, splay stone fireplace with cast iron grate, beamed ceiling and stone mullion window to the front. The refitted breakfast kitchen has a comprehensive range of bespoke oak fitted Chalon units complimented by granite preparation surfaces, substantial matching oval central island and breakfast bar with integrated Miele oven, feature four oven Aga with canopy and concealed cooker hood above, matching fitted dresser unit with integrated fridge freezer and Miele combination/microwave oven and coffee machine, beamed ceiling, Jerusalem limestone floor, stone mullion window to rear.The first floor accommodation is approached off a minstrel's gallery overlooking the dining hall with sitting area and curved balustrade. The master bedroom is a characterful room open to the full pitch of the roof with exposed beams and a significant central truss, exposed stone wall, stone mullion window to the front, splay rustic brick fireplace with cast iron grate and luxury refitted period style en suite bathroom with free standing cast iron bath on ball and claw feet with rain shower head and travertine marble splash back, travertine marble floor, oak fitted vanity unit
Notton Green Farmhouse, Notton Green Farmhouse, 14, Wakefield, ENG - Property For Sale
An impressive and exceptionally well presented detached period farmhouse dating back to the mid 18th Century and having recently undergone an extensive programme of refurbishment and extension to a very high standard.Notton is a popular semi rural village with Post Office/general store, village hall and tennis club. There are excellent shopping facilities and schools within easy reach and good road access into the towns of Wakefield and Barnsley. For those wishing to commute to Yorkshire principal commercial centres such as Leeds and Sheffield, the M1Motorway is only some 3 miles away and Leeds Bradford International Airport is within approximately 19 miles.Notton Green Farmhouse has only recently undergone an extensive programme of sympathetic conversion and extension to form an impressive family home incorporating a wealth of character features with a high standard of appointment.The accommodation is approached through a wide panelled front door with fan light into an impressive reception hall with oak flooring, beamed ceiling, and staircase to first floor under which is a cloakroom. The principal reception room is a drawing room with heavily beamed ceiling and recessed fireplace with multi fuel burning stove and windows overlooking the front garden. A panelled door leads through into a games room/separate dining room with beamed ceiling, rustic brick fireplace and full height chimney breast, a cast iron stove and flanking book shelving. Accessed from the hall is a snug/family room with a polished stone fireplace, beamed ceiling and window overlooking the rear garden. A feature of the property is the recently completed craftsman made family breakfast kitchen with a comprehensive range of fitted units in tulip wood and oak with granite preparation surfaces, two oven Aga with integrated electric oven and four ring gas hob, integrated appliances comprising Neff microwave and dishwasher and Siemens American style fridge freezer. Oak flooring and windows on four sides. Central island with integrated twin bowl Belfast sink, granite and oak work surface, heavily beamed ceiling, sitting area with bay window and fitted window seat, recessed fireplace with wood burning stove and French doors opening out into a covered patio area to the rear.The first floor accommodation includes a light and spacious master bedroom with vaulted and beamed ceiling and windows to front and side, double doors open through into a spacious dressing room with oak flooring and beamed and vaulted ceiling off which is a washroom and wc. Matching double doors open through into a superb luxury en suite bathroom with oak floor, central freestanding cast iron bath, wash hand basin and full width walk through shower with slate walls and floor, walk in bay window, vaulted ceiling, exposed truss and ceiling beams. The second bedroom suite has a full width range of built in wardrobes and en suite bathroom with recessed corner bath, fitted wall mirrors, shower cubicle and fitted vanity unit with wash basin and wc. Oak strip flooring. The third bedroom suite also has fitted wardrobes and dressing table/desk unit, oak strip floor and en suite shower room with oak floor and Travertine marble walls. There is then a third bedroom suite with fitted wardrobes and dressing table/ desk unit and a fifth bedroom.Outside the property is approached through double five bar entrance gates into a brick pavier driveway providing ample private parking and in turn giving access to a built on double garage with automatic up and over door. There is a delightful walled front garden with stone entrance pillars and hand gate leading via a stone flagged pathway to the front door flanked by shaped lawns and well stocked flower borders with a wealth of mature trees and shrubs. There is access from either side of the property leading into the rear garden with boundary walls and lattice fencing, lawn and well stocked flower borders,








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